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

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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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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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AirDrop between Mid-2013 MacBook Air and iPhone 6S not working

I have a MacBook Air from Mid-2013 and the new iPhone 6S, both running their newest OS (Yosemite and iOS 9). According to Apple, AirDrop only works on these machines: Use AirDrop between iOS ...
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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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Sensitivity of 3D/pressure/force-touch sensor in iPhone 6S in real, physical terms

There are 10 trillion reviews/news-stories about the force/3D touch sensors in the iPhone 6S. But has anyone tested how accurate/responsive it is in terms of exact pressure/force measurements? I have ...
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Lost all email composed and sent while in airplane mode

I just returned from an international flight that did not feature wifi access. While my iPhone was in airplane mode, I replied to a number of email messages attached to my exchange account and sent ...
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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 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 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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iPhone 6 Plus will not open epub files

When I try to download epub files on my iPhone from the internet it used to go directly to iBooks, now it just goes to a blank page. How can I make them open in iBooks again?
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iMessage on iPhone 5s iOS 9.0.2 : Delivered isn't showing up on sent messages

In my iMessages that I send to other iMessage users the "delivered" text is not showing up after I press send, but the people who I sent it to say they received it and are able to respond. Also my ...
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Can't restore nor update iPhone 4S

Whenever I try to turn on my iPhone 4S, it comes out with the Apple logo for a few seconds and then turn off. Turning it on while holding the + button makes the iTunes screen appear. (The provided ...
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(icloud photo sharing) Two phones, two cameras… one unified place to upload?

all I want is for photos from my wife's iPhone and my iPhone to background upload to the same place? My preference is to stay within Apple's ecosystem, but I will happily consider anything ...
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System Sounds Not Playing on iPhone 6s, iOS 9.0.1

For whatever reason my new iPhone 6s doesn't always play system sounds, such as the Siri chime (there's also no Taptic feedback), the "magnetic click" when I lock my iPhone (which sometimes does ...
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How do the cellular capabilities differ between the different iPhone 6s/6s Plus models?

Info Apple lists the LTE band support of its iPhone models on this page: iPhone LTE Support. It lists more information about the iPhone 6s models on this page, specifically in the Cellular and ...
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Text messages won't delete and message app freezes

iPhone 6 with ios8. After months of normal operation, suddenly now I cannot delete either a single text or an entire conversation. When I try, the message or conversation appears to be gone, but the ...
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iPhone: How to make the Facebook app play videos in HD by default?

I have an iPhone 6 and it annoys me that I have to click every time on HD when playing a video before it plays in HD. Does anyone know a way of making sure that all video's played in the FB iPhone app ...
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iPhone podcast app for binge listening to large back catalog?

Can anyone help me find an iphone podcast app that has features that allow efficient browsing through podcasts with large back catalogs? Specifically I would like to be able to go through the list of ...
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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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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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How to run diagnostics on iPhone?

My iPhone currently has me stumped. It's an iPhone 6 running the latest iOS. I have a Mac running Yosemite and the latest iTunes. I can't figure out what's wrong, so a diagnostic method would be ...
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Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an iPhone

On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone inputs. CamTwist lets me pipe custom content (such as images or video) to that webcamera input, and ...
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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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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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How to be notified only once for new Gmail emails?

I've just moved from Android to iPhone and I'm struggling to configure my Gmail notifications to work in the same way. On Android, I had it configured so that I didn't receive further notifications ...
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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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Can you merge two conversations?

Can you merge two conversations from the same contact if one is sent from an email and the other from the phone number?
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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 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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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 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 ...