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

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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: What is `accountsd` and why is it using 80% CPU?

I just got a new iPhone 6 for my SO and noticed that it is quite toasty to handle with the battery draining quite fast. It has been 24 hours since I first set it up. I plugged it into Instruments ...
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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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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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Is there any app to make/receive calls on iphone from another non-apple device?

I have an iPhone that I use mainly to connect to internet and another device that simply makes calls and not have much features. It becomes frustrating using two devices when answering calls. There is ...
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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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Reduce the minimum iPhone volume (bluetooth speakers)

When connecting my iPhone (4S or 6) to a JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speakers, the minimum volume is too loud. Under that, it mutes. It is not a problem of the speakers, as the volume using another, ...
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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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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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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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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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Diagnostics on M7 motion coprocessor

I own an iPhone 5S and use the apps Argus and Nike+ Move that utilize the M7 motion coprocessor. A few weeks ago both apps were unable to properly import motion data (they would hang when loading up ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Can I use a straight talk iPhone on Verizon's network?

Can I use a straight talk iPhone (prepaid) on another carrier's network - specifically Verizon? My understanding is that such a phone comes factory unlocked, so it should be possible.
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iPhone 4S capability to read android hidden files

I sent an email with hidden files from an android to my iPhone 4S. When I opened the mail attachment it's was several lines of boxes and com.apple.textencoding. What are these files and how can I ...
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The volume control on my iPhone 4S is not responding after update to iOS 6.1.2

After downloading music from iTunes, audio suddenly stops and become uncontrollable with volume controls.
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iPhone 3GS not working with any docks, ideas?

About a month ago, my iPhone 3GS just stopped working with docks in terms of playing music. It can still charge via docks and I can still connect it to my computer and iTunes for syncing, but it just ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle detectable by iPhone 4S/5

I bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 dongle, when plugged into my computer, initially my iPhone 5 could not detect it, but if I set the dongle to broadcast as Headset mode in the Bluetooth settings, the ...
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How delete remaining photos AFTER reset from Photo Stream on icloud and on iPhone?

After having reset Photo Stream on icloud.com and turned off Photo Stream in the pref. on my iPhone, deleting all photos, I still got a total of 423MB worth of images on my iPhone. According to the ...
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Why does a deleted contact's name continue to show up in Messages?

I deleted a contact from my iPhone. However when I type that person's name when sending a text message, their contact details still show up as their name and other: 111-111-1111. I did a reset ...
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Does the new iPhone 5 Lightning connector still provide serial output (or does it when the dock connector adapter?)?

I'm working on an iPhone DIY dock kit, that exposes the serial connection for controlling the music playback controls through the serial port (Apple Accessory Protocol). Does anyone know if the AAP ...
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Is it possible to VIEW Google Contacts Customized Fields on iPhone?

We have some Google Contacts with Customized Fields (not customized email titles) such as: Certifications Attained: Years Experience in this Field: Among other customized fields that show up ...
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iPhone syncs same songs over and over

Every time I try to sync my iPhone to the songs on my MacBook it constantly keeps re-syncing the same ones over and over. I have my songs compressed before they are synced so this ends up being a ...
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iPhone tries to load local open WiFi login page over mobile data

When connecting to my college's open WiFi network my iPhone attempts to open the pop-up login page over it's mobile data. The issue is that this page is obviously only available over the internal ...
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Use USB Iphone tethering for Macbook and use AirPort for Printer

I already set up the iPhone tethering to have Internet on my Macbook via the iPhone phone-line. I'm using it via USB because I want to use the Wifi from the AirPort for a connection with my printer - ...
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Appointments longer than 24h will lose their exact start and end time when syncing with active sync?

We´re just about setting up a McAfee MDM solution to sync the iPhones and iPads of our company with our Exchange servers. Now when I have an entry in my Outlook calender e.g. from Monday 9 pm to ...
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iPhone 2G, iOS 3.1.2 and YouTube doesn't work

So, YouTube application doesn't work. What I mean by that is that it won't playback any videos, nor will it log me into the YouTube so I can't see my subscriptions, or my videos/playlists, etc. Did ...
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SMS transfer clarification

I am new to the world of iPads and iPhones, so forgive my ignorance if something sounds silly. I am trying to find a solution for transferrring my SMS messages from a Nokia backup file which only ...
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Sync Music but Manually Manage Videos on an iPhone?

After switching to wi-fi sync with iOS 5, I've been running into problems with it syncing videos that are already on the device. It slows things down too much, so I thought I'd try manually syncing ...
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Voice memo does not use the digital output socket

iPhone 4 voice memos will not play on my docking station. Is this normal or do I have a problem? The iPod app plays fine, and of course I can connect to the headphone jack, but what about the dock ...
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My iPhone 4 won't send text messages!

My iPhone is not sending text messages through. It will take a long time to send (progressing the little bar at top very slowly), then it says "Message not Delivered". Why and how can I resolve this?
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
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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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How to sync my contacts in my iPhone 6 to a Mercedes C300 bluetooth handsfree?

I need to transfer my iPhone 6 contacts so I can use them on my Mercedes Benz C300 handsfree device without having to manually dial a phone number on my iPhone while driving. I used to have a ...
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Can I stream Audible audio books from Airstash or a Seagate Wi-Fi Hard drive?

I made the mistake of buying a 16 GB iPhone 5s and now it is full. Can I put Audible audio books on my AirStash and listen to them?