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

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My friends iPhone 4s charges slow

My friends iPhone is charging so slow! The iPhone charges slow even when it's off. It uses a third party cable and accessories and the 30 pin connector keeps popping out. iPhone 4s, iOS 8.3, my ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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Keep Maps/Waze on screen when answering call

I have my iPhone paired with my car's Bluetooth. I typically have my iPhone displaying Waze or Apple Maps in navigation mode. When I answer a call, the Phone app takes over the entire screen and I no ...
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Mac Calendar events do not sync with iPhone [on hold]

If I input an event in Calendar on my phone, it shows up on my computer. If I input on my computer, it does not show up on my phone. It used to work both ways, but recently I noticed that the ...
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Why does my phone only turn on when it's plugged in?

My iPhone 4 doesn't turn on unless it's plugged in. When it is plugged in, it briefly shows the Apple logo and then shows my lock screen. Where it should say Verizon and show how much signal I have, ...
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iPhone connected to Wi-Fi and cellular but unable to receive Whatsapp or use Internet

My iPhone 5S is connected to Wi-Fi but unable to use any app such as Whatsapp or Internet. There is nothing wrong with the Wi-Fi as all my other devices can connect to it. I tried using cellular ...
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How can I upload all photos from a burst on the iPhone?

I use Dropbox's automatic upload on the iPhone. Whenever I take a photo, it gets uploaded. But when I take a burst of photos on the iPhone 5s, only one of them is uploaded. I have to go in and tap ...
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Where does iPhone store information about current battery percentage?

I wonder how is it exactly with the calculation of the battery percentage: from 100% down the software calculates which resources were used and for how long and thus it approximates the current ...
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“Unable to download the app at this time”

My iPhone 4 can't download any apps. There's a warning message that says "couldn't download the app at this time" and "done" and "retry". What can I do?
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Siri can not activate some alarms on iPhone 6S Plus with iOS 9.2

When I use the "Hey Siri" feature to enable an alarm it usually works. But recently I've encountered a problem. The conversation with Siri would go like this: <me> Hey Siri, wake me up at 7 ...
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how to delete already imported pictures from iPhone in MacOS X Photos app?

I can't find a way to delete previously imported photos from the iphone in the Photos app (Version 1.0 (209.52.0)). Note that there is a check box to delete picture right after import, but I am ...
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Is it possible to share GarageBand projects from iPhone to Mac Mini via iCloud?

I want to copy a GarageBand project from my iPhone to a Mac Mini. I was hoping to do this through iCloud and not have to deal with iTunes. I think I have iCloud turned on for GarageBand on the ...
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How do I delete something only on my device and still preserve it in cloud?

I still have a very vague understadning of how iCloud Library and the new 'Photos' app operate. How do I distinguish between photos on my device and what is stored in cloud. How do I delete something ...
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How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow

How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow. I have two email accounts on my iPhone: Cox and Gmail. Each accounts have few messages in their respective Inbox. ...
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Accidentally tried to set time to 1969 on iPhone 6 and crashed

I am currently using iOS 9.2. I've had my iPhone 6 for a year now and have never experienced such a crash. I am a novice coder and am aware of 32 bit time restraints. Being as curious as I am I was ...
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How does the Apple Watch get the temperature?

The Apple Watch shows the temperature on the clock face. When my Apple Watch is disconnected from my iPhone, the temperature display becomes disabled, but the time still shows. That leads me to ...
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iPhone 4S speaker not working for apps but works for ringer

I have an iPhone 4S and the speakers are not working for applications. The speaker works when doing voice calls on speaker phone, adjusting the ringer, and other default things. However, when trying ...
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iPhone - prevent automatic hotspot tethering when connecting to computer

How can I turn off automatic personal hotspot activation when connecting an iPhone to a computer (Windows in this case)? I had it plugged in when downloading an iOS update and it downloaded the ...
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No service in my iPhone 3gs after restored to iOS 6.1.6

Firstly I forget my password, in order to unlock the device, I made a restore to iOS 6.1.6. I solved the password problem, but I got a big problem, the sim card procede with searching but give me no ...
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How does the iPhone 1970 bug work? [on hold]

Recently, there's been a realization that setting your iPhone to the epoch time (Jan 1, 1970) and restarting will kill the device since in some timezones this will result in a negative time value ...
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lost my iPhone 4s and its offline

I lost my iPhone 4s the other day and I went on find my phone but it said it was offline, so I clicked lost mode but have been checking every day, what does it mean by offline? is it cos the phone is ...
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Charging an iPhone 4S with a Samsung USB charger

I have an iPhone 4S that I charge via a USB cable (plugged into my laptop). I also have a Samsung USB charger with the following specifications: 5.0 V and 1.0 A. Is it safe to plug my Apple USB cable ...
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iPhone 4s downgrade from 9.2.1 to 9.0.2 [duplicate]

can I downgrade my iPhone 4s iOS 9.2.1 to 9.0.2? I try using ipsw but it isn't signed at this moment. Can I create custom ipsw 9.0.2? Its possible to downgrade my iPhone? Thanks.
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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' ...
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How to add calendar entries in iPhone 6?

I am trying to make entries in the calendar on iPhone 6. I complete everything as on my previous iPhone, but there is no 'done' button. Checked online and it says to press 'add' once complete. I do ...
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iMessage delivery status different on iPhone and iPad?

I sent today an iMessage through my iPhone, and on the iPhone there is still no "delivered" status, but when I checked on my iPad which is on the same AppleID there is status "delivered" indicated ...
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Why can't my iPhone connect to the mail server anymore (and how can I fix it)?

A few days ago my iPhone stopped downloading new emails. The Mail app now brings up an error: Cannot Get Mail The connection to the server failed. Though it can't connect to the server to ...
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iPhone / iPad: Reply to Email with embedded image — Image gets replaced with image.png

Here is the case: User Receives an email with and embedded image in the body of the email. replies to the email and the embedded image gets removed from the body. forwards the email.. its fine the ...
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iPhone 5S vibrating constantly when I view a message

My iPhone 5S (iOS 9.2) is having the following problem: it can receive text messages and iMessages as normal, but when I view them my phone vibrates constantly until I stop viewing them, and moreover ...
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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Restoring selected iOS apps and data to my new iPhone

I made a full backup of my old iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1) with iTunes. I'd like to restore only some of the apps and app data to my new 5s from the iTunes backup. Is this possible? I don't need much of the ...
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iTunes sync does not delete songs

My wife's iPhone 4 has some albums synced on her iPhone that are not selected to be synced in iTunes. She has "Selected playlists, artists, albums and genres" selected. She is using a wired sync and ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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How to change the language of the App Store to be able to see accurate star ratings?

I have an iTunes account with an italian billing address; because of this Apple assumes that I want the app store in italian which is not the case. Part of the UI is in italian (other parts are in ...
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Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
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I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and want to listen to it on my iPhone

I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and I wanted to listen to it on my computer. I plugged my iPhone in, and synced "Audiobooks" and selected the audiobook in the list, via iTunes on my Mac. So, I ...
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iPhone pauses or plays songs when the headphone plug moves

My iPhone 3GS has decided to pause music playing when the headphone plug happens to move a bit or to start playing music without warning for the same reason. Sometimes it also skips to the next song ...
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How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive for backup copies?

How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive using my Mac? I need to clear up space on my phone already and can't believe how frustrating it is trying to figure ...
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How can I save iOS Notes that maintain remain formatted?

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.4.1 I have many Notes that are formatted using spaces, Bold, Italic, carriage returns etc. How can I save these Notes off to my laptop via iTunes or some 3rd party ...
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Recents on the double click home page

Why does the double click home page store recents and how do I delete them?
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Is it possible to update an iOS device to a version older than the current version?

My question title probably sounds confusing, so allow me to explain... Let's say you have an iPhone 3GS that's still running iOS 5. Is it possible, today, to upgrade that device to iOS 6 (the latest ...
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Missing advanced network settings for iPhone USB/Bluetooth tethering

I have the same problem described here: http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=10082848#10082848 My iPhone is tethered to my Mac laptop via Bluetooth or USB. I want to set up a proxy ...
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Send audio from my laptop to my iPhone over Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 4, and Philips dock speakers which I use with the phone. The dock doesn't have any aux input, and I would like to use the dock as a speaker for my laptop. I know I can achieve it ...
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Junk mail filter for iPhone via imap

I have: Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.10.2 iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.1.3 On my computer I run Mail, which checks the email every 1 min. On my iPhone it runs every 15 mins. So most of the time, ...
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I can no longer play my songs consecutively on my iphone

I have been playing music on my iPhone for years, updating it with new songs I purchase regularly from iTunes. Recently, my list of songs looks different and I can only play one song at a time, and if ...
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How can I turn down the ringer completely using the iPhone's volume buttons?

This question relates to all iPhone OSs... I am making leather iPhone cases and the mute slide switch is covered so I am looking for a way to use the volume buttons to turn the ringer volume ...
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I upgraded my iCloud storage to 50 GB from the free 5 GB but my iPhone doesn't recognize the up grade

In my storage it shows that I've used 4.3 GB and have available 676 MB. Under iCloud it shows total storage 50 GB available 43.7 GB. When I go to manage storage under iCloud under backups my iPad has ...
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How to update whatsapp with new apple ID [duplicate]

I need someone to help me I got this iphone5 a months ago from my cousin and I already have my own appleID and also my iCloud, and I could download the apps and everything but now when I got a notice ...
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iPhone Field Test mode permanently in iOS 7

I have seen 2 different methods of putting your iPhone in Field Test mode permanently in iOS 7, a short one and a long one. The short way: Open your phone app and dial *3001#12345#* (I recommend ...
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Will an iPod touch suffice for testing iOS apps?

I am buying a testing device for iPhone apps. I cannot afford an iPhone 4 so I am thinking to buy an iPod touch. Can I use an iPod touch for testing iPhone apps? What will be impossible to test on an ...