iPhone is Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.

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Iphone 4S 8.1.1 Battery Problem

What Else can I do to make my Iphone 4S work for as long as possible? I have done all the "standard" battery saving techniques recommended on most sites, like: turn off background app refresh, ...
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Pulled too hard when opening iPhone. Did this kill my iPhone 5 screen?

So I bought a replacement home button for my iPhone 5. I tried to gently lift the screen with a suction tool, but when it finally lifted, it yanked something off and now the screen won't work :( I ...
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my iPhone keeps losing wifi connection. Why is this?

My laptop connects to my Wifi but my iPhone does not. I connect my macbook air from the basement to the wifi and i get all 3 bars, but then i connect my iPhone from same place in the basement, the ...
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Contacts sync iCloud/iPhone/Mac after clean OS X install

I have an clean Yosemite installation without any data transfer from an old mac. My iCloud account is synced with my iPhone, and the mac is using the same iCloud account. After a sync some contacts ...
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Accessing WiFi on an iPhone 3 which is unlocked but has no sim

I have a UK iPhone 3G which I got unlocked when I moved to the states. I used to be able to use it to listen to music (via the Music button, not the iTunes button) fine but now it skips certain songs ...
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Stolen iPhone 5c questions

I had my iPhone stolen earlier today. I went through the steps of trying to find it using Find My Phone, etc. I ended up getting my phone back miraculously through a system of Find My Phone and just ...
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Macbook wifi invalid password

I made a hotspot using a WiFi receiver with a program called Connectify just today. I use USB wifi stick connected to my PC that gets the Internet via LAN connection. I have noticed that only my ...
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My phone is water damaged and while waiting to see if it will come back to life, can I have my texts be emailed to me?

Is there any way to access what is on my phone while it is recovering from water damage? A way to forward my texts to my email? Please let me know! Any suggestions for what I should do? I have it in a ...
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iPhone 4 reset is taking a very long time

I'm passing my IPhone 4 on to my mother, and I wanted to reset it. So I went into settings -> general -> reset, and I picked the option to reset all settings and remove all the data. Now I'm seeing a ...
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I want to use an iPhone5 S bought in the US in India

I bought an iPhone 5S from the US. It is unlocked. In India I am unable to use it with the local (Indian) service provider. When I insert a nano sim card, I am getting an error msg: "activation ...
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iPhone 5 Battery - Help me diagnose issue

I'm having a weird issue with my iPhone 5, that I think is related to the battery, but might be something else. Symptoms The battery indicator is wrong. It sticks to the value it fetches when ...
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Are replacement iPhone 5's unlocked?

I got a free replacement for my damaged iPhone 5 at my local Apple Store. I watched the clerk take a SIM card out of the old iPhone and pop it into the new one, which surprised me because I thought ...
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Can I update to iOS 7.1.2, instead of iOS 8.1, on iPhone 5S?

Can anyone help me? My iPhone 5S is on iOS 7.1.1. Can i still update to 7.1.2 without Apple forcing me to update to iOS 8.1?
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How do I get a notification sound on my iPhone 5?

For apps like Instagram or Snapchat, when my screen is on the lock screen and a notification shows up, there is no sound. Can I enable notification sounds for Instagram or Snapchat?
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What are some useful apps and/or settings to make my iPhone stalker-proof?

What are some useful apps, settings or processes/behaviors to protect my iPhone communications, mails, finance/payment data, etc. from stalkers? I don't have anything to hide from the government, but ...
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transferring photo modifications to iPhoto

When I transfer photos taken and edited on the iphone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1) to iPhoto (9.6) on my mac (OS X 10.10.1), only the original picute is transferred but not the modifications. Is there a ...
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Fixing iMessage/Message to not use email address (OSX and iOS)

How do I fix my little Apple ecosystem, iPhone (8.1) and Mac (Yosemite), to not associate any email addresses with my identity? Background: Years ago (may well have been before Mavericks), you could ...
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How can I get my iPhone to automatically download podcasts I have subscribed to?

I am using the standard podcast app that comes with iOS 7. I have subscribed to about 8-9 different podcasts. Commonly I will take my phone with me when I leave the apartment, and then when I get on ...
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How to recover photos from an iPhone 3G?

I used an iPhone 3G from May of 2009 until around the spring of 2013, at which time I upgraded to the iPhone 5. I've always been a prolific iPhotographer :) and recently pulled around 12,000 photos ...
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How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone

I would like to stop receiving alerts every time I sign into find my iPhone. How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone?
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Can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac?

Using Yosemite, can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac? I know it is possible to go from FaceTime on the mac to the iPhone. I want to go the other direction.
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Any way to make phone calls with an old iPhone using continuity

I just got an iPhone 6 Plus and I have set up my old iPhone 5 as an iPod. I'm a college student and having an extra screen to display notes or my textbook can come in handy. After setting up the ...
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How can I tell what model iDevice is plugged into my USB via Terminal?

This website has a useful list of the various iDevice models. And the "identifier" column is helpful for any iOS developers, as this is the string you can fetch in your application to determine what ...
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Double-tap Home During Call

I cannot seem to access the list of open applications during a call by double-tapping the Home button. Is this the expected behaviour? Edit: After restart, everything is fine. Recommend deleting ...
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Can I get non-iBooks Store ePub files into my iCloud iBooks library?

I buy quite a few ePub e-books from sources other than the iBooks Store. I used to use iTunes to sync these to my iPad and iPhone. However, I’m trying to set up my iPad and iPhone to purely sync ...
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How i recover my icloud username and password

My device is iPhone 4. I forgot my icloud username and password. How can i recover my username and password ? Would you please help me ? Its important as i cant use my device.
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Is the iPhone 6 model A1549 (CDMA) compatible with T-Mobile?

According to this site, there are three models of iPhone 6: A1549(GSM), A1549(CDMA), and A1586. It says the A1549(CDMA) model "supports all the same spectrum" as its GSM counterpart, but also supports ...
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iPhone can't access internet/iMessage

My wife's iPhone 5 is exhibiting strange behavior: It isn't receiving iMessages. It can't access the internet. It can send texts, but they come across as plain SMS instead of iMessage. I'm sitting ...
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Can I charge my iphone from my macbook pro (late 2013) without turning the laptop on?

I am trying to charge my phone using my laptop but that requires the laptop to be on. On my Lenovo, I can do that without turning the laptop on. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
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Will running games like hayday or clash of clans in the background for a very long time consume battery?

I noticed that I often open 4 games at once. Hay day, clash of clans, infinity blade, and boom beach. I wonder if I should terminate those apps when I no longer use it? If i keep it on will it ...
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Air Play to “iPhone Speaker” (iOS 7)

So I upgraded to iOS 7 this morning. I checked Control Center a bit later and saw an Airplay icon going to "iPhone Speaker". I have no idea why (we don't have any air play devices, let alone with that ...
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How to make iPhone turned on after charging

I often charge my iPhone when it ran out of battery. I often postponed charging my iPhone until it really run out of battery. After I charge my iPhone, I usually go to sleep or rest or forget about ...
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If we run out of battery and then charge iPhone, will it turn back on?

I just called by my lawyers 133 times for some very important message. My iPhone is just 3 meters in front of me being charged. Finally my lawyer come to my apartment and we both saw that the iPhone ...
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Can two different phone numbers be used to receive voice and text on one iPhone?

Can I have two different numbers asigned to the same iphone and receive text from both numbers on one device?
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Why does my iPhone heat when charged and when in use

My iPhone gets really hot when charging and sometimes when I use it. I thought it might do this because my iPhone is cracked and I've thought about getting the screen fixed but I'm not sure if that's ...
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How to “unshare” a video in iCloud

I shared a home video on my iPhone with myself via iCloud using my cell phone number. I was hoping that this would allow me to see the file somehow on my Mac but alas that did not work. I'm assuming ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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iPhone 6 stops airplay after few seconds

I have a news iPhone 6 and a airplay speaker. When I listen music on the speaker through the iPhone, I lost the music after fews seconds. This for each music. When I do the same things with a mac ...
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How to delete thousands of contact email addresses

A year ago when I upgraded my iPhone to the latest model, the computer technician who works on our business computers helped me with a couple of issues with which I was having problems. He doesn't ...
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MacBook Air syncing with my iTunes on my iPhone

I plugged my iPhone into my MacBook thinking that all my iTunes music on my iPhone would magically sync onto my new MacBook Air... unfortunately not, there is only one song in my iTunes library on my ...
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Replacement iPhone 5c - photos from iCloud have stopped downloading. How do I get it to start again?

I recently cracked my iPhone screen so I backed up everything on icloud and got a replacement iPhone. Everything I had has come back on my phone apart from all my photos. The photos and videos started ...
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How to play videos in HD on youtube.com in Safari on iPhone 6

I just got my first iPhone. There’s an issue with connecting to the App Store, so I’m watching videos on youtube.com in Safari. I’ve noticed that the videos are low-res. I don’t see the setting to ...
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Can I use a Verizon iPhone 5 on T-Mobile’s LTE network?

I'm thinking of switching to T-Mobile and I am waiting for the 6 to come out. I don't want to switch, have to buy a 5s use it for a week and then turn around and buy the 6. So will the Verizon iPhone ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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How do I mass delete photos from my iPhone in Yosemite / iOS 8?

I previously used Image Capture (ie. this solution: How to mass delete your photos in your iPhone?). It seems like the delete functionality was removed in Yosemite. Now what? I have 800+ photos and I ...
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Can I use a t-mobile contract free iphone 6 in europe with a sim card from a local provider? Or: How do I know if my country has a compatible network?

A friend of mine is going to NYC. I'd like him to buy a contract free t-mobile iphone 6 for me cause they are cheaper in the US. I would like to use this phone with my european sim card provider. Is ...
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The phone number “is not registered with iMessage”

Right now I can't seem to send some text messages from my OS X. Here is a list of things I have done that will have caused the error: I fresh installed Yosemite about 2 days ago I updated my iPhone ...
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How to disable iOS 7 warning about mobile data being turned off for an app [duplicate]

I use an app that can consume a sizeable amount of bandwidth, so I have disabled mobile data for that app under Settings > Mobile > USE MOBILE DATA FOR > [App Name] > OFF. The setting works great, and ...
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Keep iPhone images on cloud only

In order to conserve space locally I'd like to delete local versions of my photos and keep them entirely in the cloud (or only keep the latest week or so on my phone).
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How to tell if an iphone is hacked and how to prevent it?

A friend of mine said he thinks his iPhone has been hacked. How do you find out if it has been and more importantly how do you stop it? Update: He called me up because his girlfriend says things ...