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

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Can I block incoming calls using wildcard patterns?

Recently I have been getting a few unwanted telemarketing calls, all coming from the same source. Each number though is different at the end. For instance, if the numbers to be blocked are: ...
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Unable to communicate with secure web proxy on iOS 8

I am attempting to connect to a web proxy server using the Charles proxy application installed on Windows. I have two iPhones - a 5 running iOS 8.0.2 and a 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I have used both of ...
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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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How to export all elements in a iPhone WhatsApp chat?

I need to export all contents in a WhatsApp chat, going back several months, including lots of audio and other media. This is for legal reasons, thus I absolutely need each and every element in the ...
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Periodic batch notifications on iPhone

I wanted to ask if it is possible to have periodic batch notifications on iPhone? It's annoying to be distracted by every notification but I would be fine with getting a notification every hour or ...
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Can I pair and use two microphones with my iPhone 6+?

I want to connect two bluetooth microphones to my iPhone 6+ to record a conversation during a walk/hike. I know the iPhone can handle up to 7 connections, but can only output sound to one device at a ...
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Can Siri be set to read characters?

So my iPhone 5 digitizer broke, and since I have an upgrade coming up soon, I'm trying to do without a working phone until i can get the new 6. My problem is, however, that I have some websites I need ...
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iPhone iOS Exchange not showing new folders

for some reason my iPhone's Exchange account won't add new folders that I created in Outlook. Emails come in, but not new folders. I am not sure how long I've had this problem so I can't pinpoint to ...
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Music lags after pause

I'm listening to music on my iPhone. For some reason I need to pause it, so I press the button on my iPhone earbud thingies. Then when I start the music up again, it very often lags like crazy. The ...
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Why do iTunes and iPhone not show the same space used?

Unlike this previous question, it's not related to iTunes Match (haven't ever had it on). [][3] Why is there such a discrepancy?
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Does iTunes iPhone Restore wipe the encryption key and securely wipe your data?

I know that using Erase all Contents and Settings destroys the encryption key, securely wiping your data, but does simply doing the restore through iTunes then setting it up as a "New iPhone" do the ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Music missing from storage management

I am trying to purge the stored music on my iPhone 5s after canceling my Match subscription. I've gone to "Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage > Music" to do so and I simply cannot find ...
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Airdrop Name is Incorrect

I have both an iPhone 6 Plus and a Macbook Pro, and both have Airdrop. On my iPhone, the name of my mac is correct, but on my mac, the name is of one of my contacts. The contact only has a name and a ...
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Shuffle by album on iOS-devices?

In iTunes and on iPods (excluding the most recent Nano) there is an option to playback a playlist shuffled by album. This option does not exist in "Music.app" on iOS-devices. However, since you can ...
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How do I delete empty DCIM folders from my iPhone?

I regularly transfer all photos from my iPhone to my Windows PC. However, I cannot delete subfolders of DCIM. So I'm getting a little collection of folders that I want to delete, but can't. To be ...
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Quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app

Is there a way to quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app? For instance, the Home screen is an example of a tabbed "app", with the dots at the bottom. Except, to get to the first page, you of ...
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iPhone sending multi-part texts as 60 character parts. Unicode punctuation to blame?

From one specific iPhone user, I keep receiving multipart texts for small messages. Instead of 160 characters each, I'm getting about 60. It looks as though if any part of the message contains a ...
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iPhone 4S 64GB not charging unless switched off

My iPhone is simply not charging unless I switch it off while it is already plugged in. I suspect it to be a software problem, as when its off it charges. Windows does not seem to recognize the device ...
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Where did the video go? It ran off with the voice memo

The Messages app in iOS 8 provides a convenient function to record and send voice & video messages as part of an ongoing chat dialog. Receiving a call while using Messages' build-in recording ...
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U2 Album songs still not leaving

I went to https://buy.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZFinance.woa/wa/offerOptOut to remove the album but it still won't go away! I signed in with my apple ID and when i hit "sign in" it just prompts me ...
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How to access GPS data from command line on jailbroken iPhone

Are there any binaries available via the command line to get information from the GPS on a jail broken iPhone? I've searched through Cydia and haven't found anything, but I wouldn't imagine this ...
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Access Iphone through emuatlor

My friend's iPhone just fated out today. The screen is just white when she turns it on. The apple store told her she is going to lose everything... this is stupid because I'm 100% positive a hard ...
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iPhone calendar “+” button to add events grayed out

In my iPhone calendar, the "+" sign is grayed out and will not allow me to add an event. I have tried going to calendars in iCloud (Settings, iCloud, turn on Calendars) and calendars was on, so I ...
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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iPhone 5 requires very firm press to register the home button

Seemingly overnight, my iPhone 5 went from working normally to requiring very firm presses to register the home button. I've tried the single water drop trick posted on Youtube (put a single drop of ...
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cellular network not working in iPhone 4S after update of iOS 8

I have iPhone 4S was working perfectly on iOS 7.0.1. After updating to 8.1.2, cellular networks fail often on my iPhone 4S. I've performed these steps: restore it from iTunes downgraded to 8.1.1 ...
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Restoring data from both an iCloud and iTunes backup

I backup my iPhone to iTunes manually about once a week, and backup to iCloud automatically every night, when I charge my iPhone. If I want to restore from an iTunes backup, then I just connect my ...
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Problem with iPhone 6 camera

I couldn't find any information about that problem, First of all, it's not always like that, sometime it's working fine. I taught that it is a problem with the iOS because it's affecting both ...
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False Facetime notifications

I keep getting Facetime Audio notifications from a cousin of mine at random times even though my phone doesn't ring. The notifications always come in pairs with the same timestamp. I thought my cousin ...
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AirDrop where do files go when you AirDrop

Where does AirDrop files go when I transferred from iPad to iPod to iPhone I airdroped from Google docs from iPad to my iPhone where did my files go the file was a list of tools
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Apple Remote for iPhone won't discover iTunes library without network gateway to internet enabled

This may be a networking question as much as an Apple-specific question; however it's directly related to configuration / behaviour of Apple Remote, so hoping to find an answer here. My goal: Build a ...
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Gmail calendar do not receive answer from iCloud calendar

Problem: I do not see whether an iCloud user accepted/declined my invitation which I created in Gmail Calendar. My steps: I create a new event in Gmail Calendar. Add them user with iCloud email ...
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How to backup and access iOS Safari's reading list?

I have an iPhone, with iOS 7. In Safari, I have a lot of pages saved in the reading list. How can I backup the reading list to a computer and then access it ? On a PC, I have a backup of my iPhone. ...
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Turn off snap to road

Is it possible to turn off the snap-to-road functionality on an Iphone 5 (IOS7)? On my commute to work I ride on a bicycle path next to a highway. The problem is that the bicycle path does not exist ...
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Bypass proxy for local addresses

I want to use proxy on my iPhone to be able to access the internet from my organization Wifi, but I face a problem when accessing local intranet addresses (e-mail mainly) as it has to bypass proxy ...
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Audio Recording iPhone app with hardware button control?

I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that has hardware button support. Like how you can press one of the volume buttons in Camera to take a photo. For use on a standard device ...
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How can I disable a root certificate in iOS?

I want to disable all root certificates in iOS since I'll be using a proxy to access all HTTPS sites. How do I disable all root certs in iOS?
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iPhone heat and battery drain

In december 2013 I bought an iPhone 5s. A couple of weeks ago I restored my iPhone to 7.1.1 using a back-up on my Mac. Since then, the battery drains very quickly and the devices heats up most of the ...
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iPhone 5s touch screen is extremely buggy after repair

My iPhone 5s fell out of my pocket and smashed the glass. Everything still worked perfectly. The touch screen was just as responsive as ever, and Touch ID worked fine. I had the glass (whole screen ...
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Connect to guest WiFi automatically

In the place where I work, there is excellent wireless coverage, but it is a "guest" network...that means you can connect to the wifi hotspots (they all have the same name), but before you can begin ...
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Remove accepted self-signed certificate from iOS Safari

I was experimenting with self-signed certificates and while viewing my website from Safari on an iPhone I first got the warning that it is an untrusted site and I could review the details of the ...
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Only First Track Played on iPhone gets updated to iTunes Playlist

I've searched and found issues similar to mine, but not exact. I've got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1. I've got two Macs: Work: Macbook Pro running 10.9.2 with iTunes 11.1.5 Home: iMac also running ...
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iPhone Mail or GMail apps settings for Gmail label notification

I am just wondering how can I set the settings of iPhone Mail App or even GMail apps that could make notification for new incoming message on particular Gmail label and not the inbox only. I would ...
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Change which microphone iOS 7 applications use?

Here's the problem. I have an iPhone 5c and when I use the front facing camera to record video (whether using default camera app, Instagram, SnapChat) or when I use anything that uses the front ...
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Does the IMEI block also blocks the Find My Phone feature?

I followed a similar question about SIM blocking and still don't know whether I should request an IMEI block. I spoke to a store and when I asked them about what happens if I give them the IMEI ...
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In the disk of an iPhone, are both HFSX slices journaled?

The question Is journaling enabled for the system partition? Background Answers to three questions show that both HFS slices of the disk are HFSX: What is the file system on iPhone? (2011-10-12) ...
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My address lines are missing from my address book in iOS 7

Just upgraded to iOS 7 and thought all was well until I noticed that all addresses are missing from my address book. All of the other data is ok - name, email, phone numbers, but no home or work ...
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Export/import iPhone keyboard shortcuts as text file

On an iPhone 5, if you go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts its possible to input text shortcuts that expand into longer words. Is it possible to both export this list of shortcuts in a ...
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iphone (or ipad mini) as a helmet mounted display

I like to watch educational videos from coursera on my iphone or ipad mini while I walk. I was thinking of making a helmet mounted mount where I could essentially do without holding the ipad in my ...