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

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If someone blocks my number on their iPhone, can I still iMessage them through a linked email on my Messages app on macbook?

So basically, my sister blocked me on her iPhone (iOS8) because she's being immature and I really need her to read my message. If I iMessage her through my Messages app, and start the conversation ...
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How do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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iPod Touch 5 vs iPhone 5s sound output (Line Out)

I bought an iPod Touch 5 two months back, I love the sound quality of the device. But after 1 month when my brother bought iPhone 5s, I checked the sound output of the device through the same earpods ...
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Is it possible to have two phones (one of which an iPhone) on the same number without changing the SIM card?

I have always wondered whether it was possible to use the same phone number on an "emergency phone" in case the main one gets lost.
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How do I get purchased and ripped music from my Iphone to Itunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old IPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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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 to transfer notes on the iPhone between different IMAP account?

After adding a new email account (call it gmail-2), my default note app account has been accidentally changed to the new gmail account(gmail-2). I did not realize it until after tons of notes to it. ...
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Question about Frequent Locations in OS 7

I have Frequent Locations turned on and it does a great job recording everywhere I go and for how long. A few nights ago I was at a residential address for about an hour, however Frequent Locations ...
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Ways to find messages from blocked contact info

Is there a way, or ways, to retrieve iMessages or text messages sent to me by a number or email address I have blocked on my iPhone 6?
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Music 'On this iPhone' not actually on my iPhone?

So I plug my iPhone in, and click on 'iPhone' in the top right corner. And click 'On this iPhone' and select Music. It shows 20 songs, 7 of which are on my phone. I have tried syncing but nothing ...
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Can I still downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.2 (iPhone 4)?

I am trying to jailbreak a friend's 16GB iPhone 4. It's currently running iOS 6.1.3. I'm aware that you can't jailbreak 6.1.3, so I am attempting to downgrade to 6.1.2, however I am having an issue ...
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iPhone: Disable vibration for all notifications except for phone calls

How can I disable vibrations for all notifications except for phone calls on an iPhone? This is for an iPhone 6 running iOS 8. For instance, if I receive a notification such as a new email, my phone ...
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How do I retrieve photos from an iphone backup?

I have an iphone backup with screenshots I'd like to extract. They aren't on icloud/iphoto. Is it possible to retrieve them? I no longer have the phone. Thanks.
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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Iphone 5 Is Over heating while using WIFI [on hold]

I had Purchased An Iphone 5 On December 30-2015 and i gifted it to my Sister on Her Birthday.. After a couple of days while using Wifi, skype,youtube the temperature gets hot and battery is poor ...
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How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad?

On the following screenshot from https://www.apple.com/icloud/icloud-drive/, it looks like I can use an iCloud app on iPhone and iPad. But some webpage such as ...
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How to figure out iOS device battery health?

I'm looking for ways, similar to coconutBattery for OS X to figure out current health of battery for iOS devices.
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The iPhone couldn't be restored. An unknown error occurred (3194)

I have an iPhone 6 iOS 8.0. And I want to restore it. So I downloaded the iOS 8 firmware for iPhone 6 from this link then I opened itunes and pressed shift+click on restore button and then chose my ...
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How do you type ~ on the iPhone's keyboard?

The iPhone keyboard has support for typing characters like ¿ by selecting a similar character on the keyboard and holding the key for a short time. However, there doesn't seem to be a way to type a ~ ...
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Apple said we can use iMovie to make App Previews, but I can't export the correct size using iMovie

I'm trying to create an App Preview for an iPhone app. I recorded a screen capture of the app in the native resolution of the phone. Then I imported the video in iMovie and used iMovie to add ...
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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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One Contact Receiving My Messages Under An Email, Not My Contact Name

My iMessage is working with all iPhone users, except with a specific contact. iMessage is working with this contact, except that he is only able to receive my iMessages as my email address and not ...
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iPhone photos sent to iCloud not showing up

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.1.2, and I sent some photos I took on the phone to iCloud, via the right-click menu (not sure what that is called). But they do not show up when I log in to iCloud on my ...
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reverse tethering [duplicate]

Hi i have an ipad mini 2 jail broken, but it has low radius to Wi-Fi. I was thinking of instead of tethering from iphone to pc I should reverse it and have internet from pc to iphone or ipad. I ...
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iPhone 5s camera takes random size photos

My iPhone 5s camera takes random size photos. Sometimes they are large and at other times they are postage size images. Any answers ?
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Facebook app won't load newsfeed when using Wi-Fi on iPhone

I am having a problem which has driven me mad for months. When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi the Facebook app's newsfeed won't update. If I turn Wi-Fi off and use the mobile 3G it works fine so I ...
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will jailbreak cause any damage to the device

Is it possible to cause any damage to the hardware due to jailbreak? Also, will it void the warranty attached to the device?
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iPhone app that shows app usage statistics?

I'm looking for an app that can tell me how much time I spend on each installed iPhone app. This would be useful for identifying apps I really should delete, and also "lite" apps I really should ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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Family Sharing iPhone syncing

I'm downloading family shared purchases (music) to my iPhone. It seems as though after I sync my phone to my computer it removes all the shared content I downloaded. Is anyone else experiencing this ...
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Iphone 4 won't turn on and home button does not work

My iPhone is dead in black screen. I was walking on the street when it was the last time i used the iphone normally. The next time back home, i realized that after trying to use the phone again by ...
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iPhone and MacBook Pro with a single wireless headset

Is it possible to have a single wireless headset that works simultaneously with both an iPhone and a MacBook Pro? Imagine this scenario: I am watching video on my screen, listening via my wireless ...
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iPhone shows 1.3GB of photos but I don't have any [on hold]

My iPhone 4S shows that I have 1.3GB of photos but I don't have any. How to empty this amount of space and make it available? I go to "settings" -> "general" -> "usage" -> "manage storage" and then ...
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Why my Nike+ Running has no map and friend info?

I'm using iPhone 4S, downloaded app Nike+ Running. It records the distance and time properly, however there's no map: While my friend's result has the map at the background, plus a message "running ...
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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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7.0.4 iCloud password forgot

I have a phone that has a friends iCloud account on and they don't know the password for it. How do I get rid of the account.
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iPhone 5s not playing through stereo systems

I work in different gyms and normally play music from my iPhone 5s through the stereo systems. Up until a few weeks ago everything was working. It now works only on speaker but not when I put ...
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how to force sync of calendars on iPhone?

I have various calendars from iCloud and Google and it's very often that an event will be deleted from Google calendar but the iPhone will still show it. The same calendar is on iCal on my Mac and it ...
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EarPods sound problems

I have a pair of earpods and when I connect them to my MacBook the sounds is more bass-y that it should.. The fun fact is that if I don't plug the mini jack completely into the port the sound is 'as ...
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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 make Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time?

How can I make iOS's Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time? I set many alarms on my iPhone5S running iOS7, and sometimes it's hard to remember what I set them for when they go off. ...
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Do I need to set up individual Apple IDs for all my kids' iPads?

I will be giving my three children three iPads as their christmas presents. I am now currently using my iPhone 4 with my only one Apple ID for the App Store. My question is if I set up their iPads ...
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Does overcharging an iPhone degrade its life?

I often like to charge my iPhone for long periods at a time (like say when I'd get home I will just plug it into the charger regardless of how much battery there is left). Will this spoil my phone by ...
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How to explicitly password-lock an iPhone regardless of timeout setting?

Can I explicitly lock the iPhone, so that it needs a passphrase to unlock? I want to instantly lock the iPhone and not be waiting until "Require Passcode" (currently at 1 hour) kicks in. Basically ...
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Friend Dropped iPhone. Is it okay?

Okay, so I have a speck candy shell grip on my phone, I have never dropped my phone before but yesterday I let my friend do something on it in the YMCA and he dropped it. It was only from no more than ...
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Stanza replacement recommendation?

Now that Amazon has sunk the usability flagship among e-readers, Stanza, I am looking for a replacement but it turns out to be very difficult. It seems every app praises itself beyond reason. Every ...
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Changes made to Apple account won't apply

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it won't let me: It's explicit (just swear ...
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How to make the Google search app open Youtube links on the Youtube app?

On iPhone (iOS 8.1.3) If I run a search on the Google search app (the one with the Google Now integration) for something like a song, some of the results would be, of course, Youtube videos. If I ...
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iPhone 5 doesn’t connect or show up in iTunes

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15 3521. I replace my iPhone 5 with Apple, and my new phone doesn’t show up or connect in iTunes. It doesn’t even show any device as attached. I’ve reinstalled iTunes three ...