Questions tagged [iphone]

iPhone is Apple's smartphone line. All iPhones are shipped with iOS, Apple’s mobile Operating System. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.

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Nextcloud sync'd photos do not show up in Photos app

I've got a "new" iPhone 11 and I'm new to iOS. My previous smartphone was a Android phone and I used to sync my photos with NextCloud for Android. So I've now installed NextCloud for iOS and ...
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how to get camara 0.5x [closed]

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Latest downloaded Songs

How do I play a sequence of my various latest downloaded songs without creating a playlist on Apple Music. Eg playing all songs downloaded this week without necessarily creating a playlist. Sony ...
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How to change the backup location of multiple iOS devices using symlink?

This article outline the steps to take in order to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive... https://www.imore.com/how-move-your-iphone-or-ipad-backups-external-hard-drive What I'm ...
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Mark unsorted recents photos in iPhone

I've a habit of sorting all my 'recent' photos into different local albums on my iPhone. I've 30,000+ photos in 'recent' album and NOT all are sorted in various local albums. How can I mark the photos ...
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Why Might an iPhone Crash and Reboot in Safari?

A few days ago I accidentally clicked an ad in Safari on my iPhone (iOS 15.4.1) which sent the browser through a long chain of redirects, and then the device rebooted. I've heard in the past about ...
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When “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” is enabled, when does sync happen?

I can trigger sync on macOS in Finder, but how often does it sync? Can I trigger a sync using command line or on iPhone? Thanks for helping out.
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iPhone does not reconnect to WiFi automatically

I recently upgraded my iPhone from XR to 13. I still use it mostly at the same two locations (home and work). XR used to automatically connect to WiFi when I arrived to a location. If I was at home or ...
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Is there anyway to have your iPhone notifications on Windows 10?

Is there a way to get call notifications and alerts on Windows 10 from my iPhone? I spend a lot of time on PC and I always get missed calls. Also my room has no signal so I put my iPhone in the main ...
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iPhone - Return to set up mode while keeping installed software [closed]

On iOS 14 installed on iPhone 13, is it possible to return to the setup mode (the settings we need to do when we turn on the phone for the first time) while still keeping the installed apps? I don't ...
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Pausing music for more than a few minutes causes airplay to disconnect, how to extend timeout?

Playing music from my iphone ios 15.1 to an airport express via airplay. Hit pause. Wait some minutes. Press play. Airport express now disconnected! How to extend this timeout (and also bonus points ...
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Instant Hotspot persistency for iPad nightly iCloud backups?

Sharing iPhone cellular connection with iPad proved not to be persistent. Configuration: iOS and iPadOS 14 latest Bluetooth 4.2 is ON for both 802.11ac / WiFi 5 is ON for both Background refresh is ...
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iPhone 11 keeps rebooting and won’t let me update

My iPhone 11 keeps Ree booting and won’t let me update please can someone help every time I try upgrade it reboots it’s self
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How can I stop my iPhone (X) randomly connecting to my Bluetooth speakers?

I have some Bluetooth enabled Klipsch speakers connected to my TV via ARC. When the TV is turned on, the speakers automatically come on and play the sound from the TV. However, my iPhone then randomly ...
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How accurate is Find My Network for a turned off iPhone

I had my iPhone 11 stolen last week. The theft shut it down but I'm still able to localize it from time to time with Find My Network. It seems to be in an underground parking garage. I was wondering ...
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How to add a Google account without triggerfing facial recognition or other biometrics?

There are several gmail accounts on an iPhone already but adding a particular account generates an error. All that I seem to get is a generic error message about security. Logging in via a browser on ...
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Call recording on an iPhone 13 Pro

I just bought a new iPhone 13 Pro to use as my main phone. Are there any call recording apps, or ways of recording calls, regardless of whether they are free or premium? After searching through the ...
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What is this unknown 10-digit device address? Found on an iPhone [duplicate]

I saw this unknown address under my personal hotspot summary on an iPhone: e:69:a5:97:7:17 Apparently, it has used 9,3 KB of data. Interestingly enough, it only has 10-digits so it cannot be a MAC ...
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What is this unknown 10-digit device address? Found on an iPhone

I saw this unknown address under my personal hotspot summary on an iPhone: e:69:a5:97:7:17 Can this 10-digit number be a MAC address?
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Parental control of a child's iPhone without using a second iPhone device

I have just set up an iPhone for my child, for which I have created a normal AppleID (with my adult age). I would like to limit this phone to only a limited set of apps. (for example screen-time ...
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How to determine which apps are incompatible with an iOS upgrade?

Since apps sometimes stopped working after an iOS upgrade in the past, I’m curious as how to know in advance which apps will be affected (I don’t wanna use any trial-and-error approach). This ...
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Restore lost iMessages on iPhone after changing mobile service provider; preventing loss when changing provider (AU)

I recently ported my mobile number to a new provider (Australia Internode: Optus -> Vodafone). When I sent an iMessage to my partner her iPhone (iOS 15) showed the message as being from my number ...
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Why are photos in iCloud storage as well as iCloud backups for each device?

My partner and I both have an iPhone and iPad. My photos are in iCloud and iCloud backup is enabled for both devices. Photos are not included in the backups as expected. My partners photos are in ...
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Access iOS voice memos from macOS ≥ 10.15

Since macOS Catalina, Finder replaces iTunes as the way to manage iOS devices. However, the panel/ability to access and transfer voice memos seem to disappear. Currently, I either AirDrop those voice ...
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If I'm using password manager provided by Apple on my iPhone, what would happen if I lose that iPhone?

I just realized something, so I'm curious to know the answer. I bought an iPhone and seem to like the password manager that is built into it. I set up all my email passwords (Gmail and all) in it, as ...
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Are *.mov and *.m4v files from older iPhones today (2022) to be considered legacy?

I have made many videos with different generations of iPhones. The vast majority of my videos are in *.mp4. However, I still see older videos in *.mov and *.m4v. Are *.mov and *.m4v files considered ...
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How to export all my SMS messages from my iphone? [duplicate]

I want to export all my sms conversations and messages to my computer any time. I have Windows. CAn it be done via itunes? Thank you.
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Disable option for USB accessories

I have an iPhone SE. I want to disable USB Accessories so that my phone cannot be connected to via USB after an hour, protecting my security. The problem I have is that the option is enabled, and I ...
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Audio Midi Setup iPhone greyed out and loading for forever

I keep on losing all my Audio Devices, connection of AirPod Pros to itunes breaks up for seconds, than it works for a second, then it breaks up again. WTF is happening? :( Im trapped in Audio-Hell! :D
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iPhone keeps connecting and disconnecting from Mac when charging

When my I connect my iPhone 7 to my MacBook Air (2015) with the original Apple USB cable it endlessly alternate between connected and disconnected, i.e. charging and not charging. Thus, the iPhone ...
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Sync imported books WITH NOTES from iOS 9 to iOS 15

There are imported EPUBs with hundred of notes on my iPhone 4S (iOS 9, non-upgradable). I want to import these books with their notes to my other iPhone running iOS 15. I tried various options, from ...
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WhatsApp Videos not working after i upgrade my iphone

I just upgraded my iPhone recently I did backup for my WhatsApp using iCloud, but after installing WhatsApp in my new iPhone and restoring my chats all my VIDEOS are not working anymore. Videos are ...
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Constantly missing my calendar notifications

For the last few months, macOS and iOS have both decided to stop actually alerting me to my meetings with an audible alarm, and I keep on missing meetings as a result. My meetings have alert times set ...
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iPhone - delayed notifications on home Wi-Fi

I'm close to losing my mind with this stupid issue. I've been trying to fix it for like 6 months now. So, push notifications from all apps are delayed or don't arrive at all. They all arrive only ...
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Access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from MacBook Pro

While I saw many tutorials about how to access your MacBook Pro from iPad/iPhone via SSH, I wonder if it is possible to do the opposite, namely to access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from ...
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why is Photos using so much space on my iPhone?

We have two iPhones, one with 16GB and one with 128GB. Both of them show a very high storage use of Photos, to the extent that the phone becomes unusable for the 16GB phone (the 128GB still has a way ...
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I am unable to remove profile in iPhone

I have tried all the things but I am unable to remove the profile from my iPhone. The web clip has no removable type. So if you have any solutions then please answer me as fast as possible.
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iPhone app to track stocks that allows me to set price alerts

My task I'm looking for an iOS app that can track a set (technical name is portfolio?) of stocks: show the (time, value) plot of each stock in real time (this is something even the barebone Stocks ...
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Mac connected to iPhone hotspot but no internet

My MacBook disconnects from my iPhone hotspot automatically after it enters sleep mode. But after it exits sleep mode and reconnects to the hotspot, there is no internet. This can be solved by ...
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Temporarily changing the Apple account on an iPhone

Why I'm asking I am a developer. I'm a very recent newcomer to the world of iOS apps. And I only have a crappy old 2nd hand iPhone I bought specifically for this purpose. I have developed an app and ...
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Manage Corporate and BYOD iOS devices with Intune

We have several corporate iPhones which are intended to be managed through ADE (Apple Business Manager). The company's M365 domain has been registered w/ABM so all accounts are 'managed apple IDs'. ...
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iCloud account recovery

A friend of mine received a phishing text message, he followed the link and arrived at a webpage looking like an apple website, he sent his iCloud account information He doesn't remember the details ...
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How can I stop my iPhone camera roll pictures from converting to .heic format when sent using iMessages?

I’m using iPhone 13 pro max on iOS 15.4.1. I have camera formats setting on “most compatible”. When I take a picture with iPhone, the picture is in .jpeg format. However when I share the same ...
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Why [Watch]->[Settings]->[Bluetooth] says no connection, but iPhone says there is a Bluetooth connection to the Watch?

I have no problem with 2-way communication between my AppleWatch Series 3 (os v8.5.1) and iPhone 12-mini (iOS v15.4.1). The iPhone Settings shows the Apple Watch as a connected device. However, on the ...
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Is it possible to add a list of contacts to an iOS/iPhone device?

Could I add a text file containing a list of my friends' phone numbers to my contacts without doing it manually/individually?
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Add self-signed certificate

I would like to access my Synology NAS via HTTPS, but don't have the money to buy a certificate. I've read that you can generate your own and manually trust it. So after following the step here, I ...
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Apply custom web content filter

I would like to block some specific ad domains in Safari (iOS 15), but I can't find a software solution to do that (all ad blocker software I tried do not allow adding manual rules). Manually create ...
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Did the Microsoft Translate add-on stop working in Shortcuts(app)?

I had a small shortcut created to translate the copied text to english using the Microsoft translate. But it does not seem to work for the last one week. Any idea what could have happened ?
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How do I find the absolute pathname of the Files directory on an iPhone?

On my iPhone, there's Files app that allows me to browse iCloud Drive etc. For an app I'm writing, I need to know the absolute pathname of this Files folder, or any other folder where I could save a ...
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Voice memos fails when trying to share a recording with "Preparing Failed" message

A voice memo plays fine but when trying to share it, it says "Preparing Failed" "New Recording ## is being optimized for sharing at this time" but even after waiting hours and ...
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