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Obtain Apple ID from son/daughter for tracking app

I have signed up for TeenSafe to monitor my 15 year old's usage of her iPhone. In order to establish the link, it says that I need her apple ID and password. I don't want her to know that I am going ...
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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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iMessage and FaceTime automatically turned off. Probably a bug

I have an iPhone 5S with iOS 8.1 on it and MacBook Pro with latest OS X Yosemite installed. The problem is that iMessage keeps automatically turning off for no reason. Here is the steps: Turn on ...
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Do I buy a 64gb or 128gb iphone?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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How to see movie taken from other android device via xender on iphone

I have I phone 5s and I have installed xender for iOS but when I have take movie from android via xender the transfer was complete bUt that file is not working Just saw delete. And send
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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I do not want my text messages to sync between two iPhones

My text messages are also appearing on my husband's iPhone. How do I get them to not sync?
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An apple genius broke my iPhones screen

Some time ago my headphones' connector recently broke into my iPhone's socket. My phone is out of warranty but I thought I'd consult with Apple regarding the case as I have no sound anymore because ...
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When EarPods with microphone are attached, does iPhone use internal or external mic?

Is the internal or external mic used? Is there a difference in quality between the two mics?
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Music downloading

I recently got a new phone and when I was taking music from my library and putting it on my phone, not entire albums would download. When I would look at my phones music library the songs would be ...
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AirPlay video with audio on iOS device

Is it possible to send video through AirPlay and have the audio on the iOS device? I want to watch a movie on the Apple TV but have the audio in my EarPods connected to my iPhone. The Apple TV can ...
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iPhone battery life continually worsening

I purchased my iPhone 4S on November 8th, 2013, now the iPhone first started having problems in summer, maybe in July. The phone first died at 15%, eventually the problem got even worse. The phone ...
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Headphones makes noise when i touch the jack. (MacBook)

I have a MacBook Pro 13" and have plugged the iphone 5 headphone into it. When I touch the jack they make some noise, I doesn't matter how gentle I touch they always make a noise. They seem to fit ...
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How to rotate pictures in iOS 8?

Updated to iOS 8 some time ago, now I have to rotate a picture and the "rotate" option is gone. Where is the functionality located?
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iPhone OTA update: How to get hidden space back?

I've downloaded iOS8 and updated to each version up to 8.1. However, the disk-space on my iPhone is shrinking and shrinking with this OTA update. Is there any way to get space back without having to ...
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iPhone Music Problem

I have an app which plays music, and before it updated I could play my music once the phone was on the lock screen. Now I cannot. Does anyone know how to downgrade an app or at least try and make it ...
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Why is my iPhone using 4G data when in range of my WiFi?

This month my data usage is very close to my plan limit, so I am trying to limit usage to prevent going over. But every day I notice it is still creeping up, and when I look at the log my provider ...
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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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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Disable iPhoto auto launch when connecting an iPhone in Yosemite [duplicate]

iPhoto starts launching when iPhone is connected even though it never used to before Yosemite.
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How do I reset my passcode on my iPhone?

I can't remember my passcode for my iPhone 5s—can I reset the passcode?
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How to transfer photos not in Camera Roll from iPhone to PC?

I upgraded my iPhone and now the photos are in a folder Second images (no reel) and when I try to view them on the PC they are not shown. On the iPhone it only gives me the option to send them by mail ...
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iPhone hotspot prioritized over ethernet

In Yosemite, when I connect my iPhone to my Macbook Air through USB the iPhone becomes a internet hotspot for my Mac, even though I've connected the MBA via ethernet. If I enable Wifi, then Wifi is ...
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How do I downgrade a jailbroken iPhone 4 on iOS 7.0.3 to iOS 6.X.X? [duplicate]

I know about other similair questions on AD, but they are from quite a while ago. Things can change quickly. I do know about this method: ...
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Blank temperature in iOS 8 Weather app (showing just underscores)

Since upgrading to iOS 8 on iPhone, the Weather app will occasionally show a "blank" temperature (using an underscore: _ for each empty digit, so two underscores: __). The blank temperature also ...
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finding my clippings: highlights made with the iphone kindle app

I'm looking for a free way to retrieve the myclipping files from iPhone kindle app. I made these highlights on "personal documents" (books not bought through amazon). (There is a paid app that could ...
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Music files don't copy from iTunes to iPhone, appear grey with a dotted circle

When I drag music files from iTunes (desktop) onto a connected iPhone, many times the files just don't copy to the iPhone - the tracks appear in the list on iPhone, albeit grey and the most-left ...
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Is handoff available for Safari with Yosemite and iOS8.02?

Assumptions: Yosemite installed on a Macbook Pro Retina iOS 8.02 installed on an iPhone 6 I was able to receive a call on my iPhone and have the handoff of the call to my Macbook Pro work ...
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Duplicate photos, side by side in “My Pictures” from my computer

I have duplicate photos side by side on my iPhone in the Photos. It is in the album named 'My pictures 2296 from my computer' (the number of pictures in this album). I back up and sync my phone to my ...
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Rotate a video taken on an iPhone, and save it as an MP4

I was recording a video on an iPhone and I had it "upside down" by mistake, meaning the camera was in the bottom-right corner rather than the top-left. When I watch the video on my Mac in Quicktime, ...
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How to find my synced mp3 on my iphone

I synced my iphone 5 with itunes and one mp3 should be then on my iphone. I cannot find that one. There is only lists of ones they are trying to get me to download. Where can I find the one that I ...
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How to record iPhone screen on OS X Yosemite?

OS X Yosemite brought support for recording iPhone screen natively without having to using AirPlay softwares like AirServer or Reflector. How do I screen record my iPhone on OS X Yosemite ?
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Two Clash of Clan villages, Two iPhones, one Game Center

I have my Clash of Clans Village under my Game Center on my iPhone and my brother has his own village on the same Game Center account on his own phone. Soon my brother is getting a new iPhone and if ...
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iPhone app that allows disabling upcoming alarms

In Android, it's possible to dismiss an upcoming alarm before it goes off (for example, because you woke up before your alarm). Is there an iPhone alarm app that provides this functionality?
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Restoring messages from multiple backups on iPhone

I was able to restore a backup of my iPod on my new iPhone 6. However, old messages were not successfully restored due to an error. I've been using my iPhone since then and now have new messages. Is ...
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How to keep messages after deactivating imessage?

I disabled imesseage (and removed the addresses) on my iphone 4. Afterwards, some old messages to some friends disappeared from my phone. I don't understand why. I restored imessage and the ...
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Does Yosemite's Continuity use WiFi or Bluetooth to carry Voice?

Regarding the ability for 10.10 to be paired with an iPhone to make phone calls: does the Mac act as a bluetooth headset, -or- is bluetooth just for "pairing", and the voice actually goes over wifi ...
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What should I do about iCloud if I have a Mac with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and an iPhone 4 with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4, and that's not likely to change any time soon (unless I break it). Being a 4, it can only use iOS 7; I can't install iOS 8 on it. On my Mac, I've installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite. ...
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Is it possible to restart an iPhone?

I just want to restart my iPhone not turn it off + turn it back on. In Android there is an option.
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Time & Location - High data usage

iPhone 5s running iOS 8.0.2 I am on a 2GB/month plan so I tend to keep a close eye on cellular data usage. Recently noticed that Settings > Cellular > System Services > Time & Location was almost ...
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Calls from Yosemite via iPhone fail when connected via WiFi and Thunderbolt Ethernet

I am able to make and receive phone calls from my MacBook running Yosemite via my iPhone when I am only connected via WiFi to my home network (Airport Extreme). When I connect additionally via my ...
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Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up after unlocking iPhone

The Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up in my WiFi network list after unlocking the iPhone - is it supposed to be like that? I thought it should be possible to use it "without touching the ...
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Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up after unlocking iPhone [duplicate]

I only see the Personal Hotspot of my iPhone 6 listed in the list of Wi-Fi Networks after unlocking the iPhone - is this the way it should be? I thought it should be possible to use the Hotspot ...
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How do iPhones get carrier locked remotely?

My original iPhone 5 came directly from Virgin Mobile. As such, it's carrier locked. A few months back, I had what seemed like a hardware issue, and in the process of troubleshooting it, Apple ...
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How to make continuity and handoff working [iPhone 5S; iOS 8.1][Macbook pro mid 2012]

How to resovle the issues: As per @bmike's answer http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/151856/52168, I made sure the time in my iPhone and Mac are same. This resolved the issue of not able to receive ...
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Any way to reboot a iDevice that is connected to a USB port via terminal (Mac terminal)?

So, I am making a program to reboot iDevices (if there power buttons are broken), is there any way to induce the iDevice to reboot via the Mac shell? Take you'r time.
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Iphone 6 iCloud account

I can't edit my payment credit card on my iCloud account. I've tried to tap on my expired card info but nothing happens.
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Facebook Crashes When Trying To Display A Map

I have an iPhone 6 plus. Just recently, Facebook crashes every time it tries to display a status, in the news feed, that contains a map of where someone checked in. I've tried a hard reset as well as ...
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Downgrading from iOS 8.1 beta 2 to iOS 8.0.2

I have to use a backup of my iPhone but iTunes says that is not compatible with the beta distribution. So I need to downgrade to iOS 8.0.2 but it seems not possible. Any Idea? Now I'm downloading ...
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Can I use 802.11ac instead of 802.11g for Personal Hotspot when both of my devices support it?

I have an iPhone 6 and the 2013 rMBP. Both support 802.11ac WiFi, yet the iPhone always sets up the hotspot as 802.11g for backwards compatibility (I think). Is there a way to change this? My ...