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My iPhone / apple account might be hacked/ infected, looking for clarification and advice

Today I accidentally opened the Mail App on my iPhone after many years, never used it but it is connected to my apple ID/ iCloud. When it opened I noticed it had around 40 emails started. Each one was ...
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Photos App showing blank photos after doing Recover All

Last week I had to backup my iPhone X due to it reaching it’s storage limit (64gb). My plan was to use iTunes to do a backup and then delete the photos in my photos app. I was able to successfully ...
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Can’t change phone time - set automatic time grayed out

Currently traveling in Europe on a cruise with intermittent cell coverage. Having to change my phone and watch time frequently. Seems to be impossible to do manually. The set time toggle is locked in ...
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Can I upload photos from my camera roll, if an app only prompts me to use the camera directly?

Scenario: I want to use an app, which prompts me to take a photo of some documents so they will be uploaded. However, instead I want to select an existing photo from my camera roll, which is not ...
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Jailbreak: where is the location of the inbuilt “voice memos” app? (Where inbuilt app are stored on IOS6?)

I'm on IOS6 (*) I don't find it in /var/mobile/Applications (I don't find any inbuilt app here). (I want to look at the code to see if I could disable that annoying red bar that shows when recording) ...
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How do I see what song just played?

I'm trying out Apple Music for the first time and confused by its interface. I've been listening to a "radio" station (e.g. Radio → Charting Now) and want to see what song just finished playing. Where ...
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How do I downgrade from the iOS 13 beta to iOS 12 without a backup/resetting my device? [duplicate]

I have an iPad 6 running the beta of iPadOS (iOS 13) and I want to downgrade to iOS 12. All the articles on the Apple support page referenced restoring to a backup, but I didn't make one before ...
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Is there a way to get a tab key on an iPhone XR (iOS 12.4)?

Can this be done, and if so how? I am not seeking merely a solution that allows the input of a tab character, for example using voice; I'm asking for a way to make a tab key appear on the keyboard on ...
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Sync Exchange Calendar with iCloud Calendar on iPhone

I have an Exchange account at work that contains my calendar. I'd like to sync that Exchange calendar with my iCloud Calendar on my iPhone so that I can see and create appointments on my home computer ...
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iOS app missing keyboard language selection

I am having an issue with an iOS application which doesn't allow choosing between configured iOS keyboard languages except for English and Emoji The very same app (in this case, Bolt) shows the ...
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iPhone says icloud password is incorrect but it's right [duplicate]

I shattered my iphone so I changed the sim card with the one from a family member's old phone and I wasn't signed into icloud on the not shattered phone but I keep forgetting my password and having to ...
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Spam (or just email) filters in iOS Mail.app

I know that iOS' Mail.app doesn't do automatic spam filtering. However, my ISP's spam filter is quite good, so it automatically marks all suspicious emails with "[SPAM]" on the Subject line. Thus, I'm ...
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Can’t use man command on iSH

I have recently downloaded iSH from TestFlight, that I have downloaded from the App Store, and I can’t use the command ‘man’, it returns me an error. -ash: man: not found Is there an alias or can’t ...
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How to delete all photos from iCloud library without having to manually delete every 1000 items?

I have a friend which has 2 TB of media data. I backed it up to my PC and now I want to delete all files from iCloud so that she has free space again, but I am restricted to delete 1000 items at a ...
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iPhone 7 - how to maximalize hotspot quality and stabize it

I use hotspot in my Iphone 7 for playing computer games. Ping is really important in Counter Strike, so i would like to stabilize my connection. Sometimes there is packet loss ~5%/10% and ping jumps ...
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Is there any way to see iPhone logs on Mac's Console over wifi?

As the title says, is there any way to read the console logs without connecting the iphone to the mac via USB? I've tried putting the iPhone on the same Wi-Fi and it still does not work. I need to ...
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Check Network requests happening from iPad without any proxy setting changes

Can we check network requests of an application whose bundle identifier is known? Note: Application is not created by us - its from another third party. We don't have code we just have ipa and we ...
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Old phone won't connect to new XS hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone Xs and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the XS's hotspot. What puzzles me is that other phones can connect to my Xs without ...
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Mozilla like Dynamic bookmarks in Safari browser

I was using Mozilla previously and Mozilla has a very good bookmark feature, also known as dynamic bookmark. It would allow me to pass a variable to a bookmarked URL and the variable's value will be ...
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Is there any way to make apps with fixed vertical orientation rotate?

A number of apps on my iPad (iPad Air 2, iOS 12.3) are designed so that they won't rotate--they are vertically oriented only with the camera at the top of the screen. Is it possible to get these apps ...
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Can my admin manage my iPad without me knowing?

Can my admin manage my iPad (download programs, change settings, etc.) without me knowing? (Configuring it so that I cannot tell that it's managed.) My iPad is running iOS 12, and there are no ...
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How to solve “BLE Error: Authentication is insufficient”?

Thanks in advance for all your help. Upon scanning for services and characteristics, we find two characteristics for which we would like to receive notifications. On turning on notifications, we are ...
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iTunes - reset sync settings on device

I'm running iTunes 12.9.5.5 on macOS 10.14.6 iOS 12.4 on iPhone 8 How do I reset the sync settings on iPhone? What I have tried: General > Reset > Reset All settings (this doesn't reset the sync ...
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Mobile data Network selection

In settings > mobile data > network selection, there is an option called automatic. I turned this off, and it seemed to show which other mobile networks there were available, e.g. EE, 3, and so ...
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Apple Music in Canada on iOS 12.4. what's with “not available in your region”?

Any way to turn OFF and hide songs you're not getting anyway? If you look at the screenshot below, it tells me I have 19 songs and 55 minutes of music. But because I live in Canada, only 2 of them ...
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How can I create an iOS Shortcut to email a photo?

I want to be able to quickly send a photo to myself using a shortcut. I can create the shortcut and make it available via the share icon, but the Siri-suggested building block of sending it to myself ...
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How to stop this icon from appearing on the taskbar?

I'm not sure how to explain this. I recently upgraded my iPad. And this thing wasn't happening before. Let me show it with a screenshot: Say, if I close one app and want to go to the Mail icon. I ...
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Is cellular phone functionality in an iPad theoretically possible?

Is it theoretically possible that with the existing hardware in a cellular iPad model that software for the device could enable it to become a large iPhone (make phone calls + send receive texts ...
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iPhone - Running hot, odd CPU usage

I have a really strange issue with my iPhone. I had an iPhone 6 and suddenly I would notice the rear case was very warm and the battery was being discharged at an excessive rate. I have an app called ...
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How to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection on iPhone 6 IOS12.4 [duplicate]

I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the WLAN settings in the iPhone. I'm wondering whether it is also possible to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection. So I started ...
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Make GIF element in Shortcuts crashes shortcut

I’ve created a shortcut which should make GIF out of burst image but when I run a shortcut it crashes and doesn’t make GIF. Has anyone had the same problem? Here’s how my shortcut looks like: iOS 12....
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What if I download a different IPSW for a different Device? [duplicate]

I've always been doing research on how to download a firmware for a different device. What i'm trying to say is: What will happen if I download a firmware that is not meant for my device? I downloaded ...
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How to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection?

Reasons why I want to configure the proxy is to surf anonymous, for security reasons, to gain access in blocked websites in some locations. I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the ...
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Is the app age rating a warning?

I would like to know if the app age rating is a warning. This is a very simple question but the answer is important for me. For example, by default, will people under 17 be able to download an app ...
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How can I block using of YouTube app as well as YouTube website in all browsers on iPhone 5s?

My 10-year-old son is using YouTube every day for like 5-6 hours on his iPhone 5s. Is it possible to block using YouTube app as well as accessing www.youtube.com, so that he is not wasting his ...
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Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the iPhone XR or iOS 12 guide?

Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the manual for the iPhone XR or for the iOS 12 that it comes installed with? I mean downloadable (for example as a .pdf) without using Apple's ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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Hardware keyboard keypress repeated in Safari HTML5 content

I use Safari on iOS 12.4 on an iPad 6th Generation. When I use my hardware keyboard as input into an HTML5 game, it repeats until clicking on a button outside of the game. What can I do to avoid this ...
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Can HID USB devices be connected to an iPhone using XCode?

I have a USB Bluetooth scale that is HID which can connected to an Android device and communicate with it. I was wondering if the same thing is possible with iOS? The scale is the Stamps Model 510. ...
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How to require password for redownloading apps from App Store?

Little kids keep redownloading deleted apps, and I can't stop them, because apparently Apple doesn't ask for a password to redownload deleted app, it only requires password when installing new apps. ...
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iPhone 6 - no photos/videos in “Recently Deleted” Album but storage settings displaying that I have over 19GB of photos in “Recently Deleted” Album

As mentioned in the title, I have over 19gb of storage taken up according to the iPhone Storage settings, as shown: However, I have already deleted all my photos and videos in the "Recently Deleted" ...
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How to get date when photo is clicked from android phone and is transferred to iPhone via Xender?

I have clicked few pictures from my android phone few months back. Today when I transferred those photos to my iPhone, it shows me created date as today. Is there a way in iPhone to get actual created ...
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Duplicate emails when sending to group on iOS

I have a group in my contacts where some people have multiple emails addresses. Starting an email on macOS does what I want, but starting email on iOS tries to send email to all their addresses. ...
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Does Google Maps upload my photos?

Just the other day I got a push notification message that asked if I wanted to upload certain photos I took at a certain place to Google Maps for that place. It kind of shocked me since I never ...
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How to remove all checked items in Notes?

How can I remove all checked items in Notes on iOS easily? From e.g. a grocery list, I want to remove all items (checkbox and text) that have been checked with a simple action. I think I did this ...
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I-Phone XR unable to resume music through USB with car

I am trying to understand a disconnection issue with YouTube USB streaming from an I-Phone XR(iOS 12.3). The phone is connected through USB to the Ford SYNC 2 audio system. Every time, there is a call ...
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WhatsApp calls on an iPhone and “data” and “minutes”

Am I right that if I use my iPhone (which I have not yet bought) to make a WhatsApp to WhatsApp call then the position is as follows? If I am using wifi, this activity does not incur charges (because ...
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How can I extend the iPhone call log to have more than 100 entries? [duplicate]

After some calls, the earlier call records are deleted from the iPhone. My system has at least 50-60 gigabytes free space, so there should be enough room for more entries. How can I extend the call ...
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No prompt to accept files when Airdropped to myself?

Ive just airdropped a file from my phone (iPhone 8, iOS 12.x) to my computer (MacBook Pro, OSX 10.13.x). Both devices use the same Apple / iCloud ID. The file was received fine, but I was not ...
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Correct an Apple ID Child account birthday to a teen account?

Apple has different age restrictions in different regions, but most of them trigger on/off based on the age of 13. If the birthday of a child account is entered incorrectly identifying the account as ...