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Questions tagged [iphone]

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

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Automatically answer phone call on iPhone

Is there a way (setting or via some app) I can set up my iPhone to automatically answer phone calls for me? I work in an environment where I constantly receive a number of incoming phone calls. To ...
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Automatically tag photo locations

Quite often I have a situation when photos are taken both from iPhone (which would record GPS coordinates) and at the same place/time with DSLR which will not add any location information. Is there ...
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Like camcorders or actioncams, is there any way to see what is being recorded on another cellphone?

I have a canon camcorder, and I can use my iPhone to start/stop recording and see what is being recorded. A very convenient approach. My iPhone video quality is much better than my camcorder, and I ...
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iCloud keeps insisting my iPhone passcode is incorrect. It's not. How do I convince it?

Trying to get an old Mac back up and running. Frustratingly it recognizes my iPhone, but doesn't acknowledge the passcode. I changed the passcode on the iPhone, but the new one won't work either. What ...
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Is it possible to make Google calendar lock screen notifications persistent?

I am looking for a way to make the Google calendar notifications (specifically, reminders) that appear on iPhone's lock screen persistent. By persistent, I mean that I want them to only disappear if I ...
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iPhone 7 Plus touchscreen won't work!

On my iPhone 7 Plus, after I upgraded to iOS 12.0.01, the touch screen stopped working. I'd restart it, but the touchscreen just doesn't work at all (so I can't slide it to "off").
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Red number 1 didn’t go away after iOS 12.0.01 update

I saw the red number 1 over settings in my iPhone 6. I checked and it said 12.0.01 update was available so I updated it. Now, the red number 1 is still there. Everyone online suggested resetting ...
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Is this a valid Apple request to download software?

I seem to have a USB connection that's a little flaky and will address it. When my iPhone, connected to my MacBook made that sound it does when it is first connected a few times in rapid succession, ...
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Bought European SIM card for traveling but cannot complete reinitializing process

I am from Canada and travelling to Europe. I have bought a new SIM card and am going through the process of reinitializing my phone but to do so it asks me to enter a 6 digit code to another of my ...
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How to get an iPhone 5 from Verizon to get data service on Project Fi?

I have an unlocked Verizon iPhone 5. I put a Google Project Fi SIM card on it (which uses T-Mobile's network) and I could only make/receive calls and text messages. I would not connect to mobile data, ...
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How do I get an imessage conversation from my mac onto my new iPhone when it hasn't already been transferred through iCloud?

Recently had to get a new iPhone, set it up and logged into the same iCloud account used with my mac and it has restored some old messages from the last backup but not more recent ones already on my ...
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Is there a way to transfer old iphone text messages to a macbook?

Is there a way to transfer old iphone text messages to a macbook? iPhone 7 Version 12.0.1 Mac OS 10.13.6
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My iphone X with latest iOS says 'Location Shared by another device' but I have no other device

My iphone X with latest iOS says 'Location Shared by another device' when I open Find my Friends, but I have no other device. I also have 2FA enabled so I'm not too worried about someone logging in as ...
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Apple global warranty [duplicate]

I want to know that iPhone Xs max for global warranty you have to buy it from apple store or you can buy it from any other retailers? Any also if it covers global warranty do I have to register my ...
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iPhone 6s with iOS 12.0.1 not connecting to MacBook Pro mid2015 with macOS 10.12.6

I am using an iPhone 6s with iOS 12.0.1 and a MacBook Pro mid2015 with macOS 10.12.6. Since recently (I am not exactly sure when it started), I cannot charge the phone with my computer anymore. As ...
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My iPhone is acting possessed [duplicate]

Hardware: iPhone 6s OS: Official iOS 11.4 First, this started a few weeks ago. How do I fix erratic battery meter behavior on iOS? I previously blamed and associated this behavior with a specific ...
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Audio In to BT out on iPhone

I want to get audio in (from TV or other audio source) into iPhone and use iPhones capabilities to send this audio over Bluetooth (BT) to a external BT receiver. Any possibilities to get audio in via ...
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How to connect iPhone to USB Type-C Portable Monitor?

I'm trying to figure out a way to connect iPhone 5 (lightning) to ASUS MB16AC portable monitor with USB type-C input as only connector that at the same time serves as power supply. Thought about some ...
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Erratic iOS battery meter and usage from Music app randomly playing on mute

Since 3 weeks ago the battery meter on my iPhone 6s with iOS 11.4 has been highly inaccurate. The meter will stick at a certain percentage far longer than it should, then rapidly drop down to a lower ...
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iPhone8 vibrates in response to some interface - how to disable?

I have an iPhone 8 for testing iOS apps. It has some weird feedback feature, where the phone vibrates mildly in response to actions, like flipping on/off switches in the settings app. It feels similar ...
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Safari 12: how to sync tabs *only* across devices?

Is there a way to sync opened tabs only (i.e., without syncing Favorites page) in Safari across Mac and iPhone? I have a different set of Favorite websites on iPhone and Mac — and turning sync on ...
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Issues with Adding second GMAIL account to Iphone 6s (Software 12.0.1)

I used to have two Gmail Accounts under my EMAIL on the Iphone and I deleted one and then tried to add it back but I am not having luck as after I choose Google as the email and entering the required ...
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I hate that the caller id display moves across screen

I have an iPhone 6s. Ever since the last update, when I get a call, the caller ID display moves across the screen like a news ticker. Instead of just glancing at it, I now have to wait for the number ...
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How to unlock an iPhone 4 with 04.12.09 and 7.1.2 iOS? [closed]

I have an iPhone 4 with 04.12.09 and 7.1.2 iOS which I have been trying to unlock unsuccessfully so far. I tried the gevey SIM card, ultrasn0w and many other methods but nothing seems to work. Any ...
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iMessage adding contacts to group message

I have an iPhone 7, as does my sister, and my mom has an iPhone 8. All running latest iOS 12, although this has been happening with the last version of iOS 11. My mom has an iPad (email) and iPhone (...
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iAP2 over lightning or bluetooth

I developed a remote control for iPod/iPhone in the past. I made use of the serial connections on the 30-pin dock connector and iAP protocol to control music. I would like to port to the lightning ...
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On the iPhone, can I let YouTube run in the background and play the audio while I use other apps?

For example, if there is some live stream, or some videos that I can just listen to, and then I'd like to use other apps such as Gmail or Facebook, can I go to those apps without YouTube interrupting ...
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iPhone XS Random Hard Reset

I have an iPhone XS (on Verizon) that randomly does a hard reset. Sometimes a few days, sometime in hours. When it restarts it is like a brand new phone, starting the setup prompts again. Apple ...
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Recovery/Restore of Photos

I'm hoping someone can help me with an issue with recovering photos on an iPhone. I'm an IT person (but mostly work in the Windows world), and am trying to help a friend. This friend had an iPhone 7 ...
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Help installing ios 10 on iPhone 4S

I'm aware of the risks, I just want to try to install ios 10. I've tried these two sites: https://www.restore-iphone-data.com/install-ipsw-file-on-iphone-ipad.html https://www.tenorshare.com/iphone-...
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My iPhone creates data traffic even when using wifi [closed]

For a while my iPhone 7 Plus has been creating a load of data traffic. When I’m using my phone no one else can use wifi. It has been like this for like 2 months now. I can’t even log into the ...
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Earlier messages on whatsapp don't load

When scrolling up in one contact's chat it stops at a day on this month and can't scroll any further They haven't been deleted -the older messages- Why don't they appear? I tried searching for a ...
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iPhone how to disable “No speakable content can be found on the screen”

My phone randomly pops up “No speakable content can be found on the screen”. In response to some gesture. How do I disable this feature completely?
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Apple Rejected My Game (Design: Spam 4.3) [duplicate]

Apple Review Team rejected my game because of Guideline 4.3 - Design Spam. I'm pretty sure about my game isn't similar any other game in App Store but they said : We noticed that your app provides ...
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How to fix alerts for calendar app?

Using ios 11.4 on my iphone 8 and cannot get the calendaralerts (google app and apple) to work. I tried: -turned Do Not Disturb off -restarted Any ideas on how to resolve the calendaralerts?
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Changed passwords stored in iCloud Keychain don't sync to other devices

This evening, I've updated some passwords on my primary device, an iMac, and unfortunately these didn't update on either my iPad nor my iPhone, nor my work MacBook's keychains. I've triple checked on ...
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Stop opening finder/photos when airdrop

When I send a photo to my MacBook (macOS 10.14) from my iPhone via AirDrop, finder opens and steals focus. When I send a photo to my iPhone (iOS 11) from my MacBook via Airdrop, Photos opens. How do ...
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Stolen Iphone 6s and yet its off

My iphone was stolen yesterday, and yet it appears turned off and offline. I got into icloud to find my iphone but nothing. Someone told me that I had to turn on find my device in my device so I can ...
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How do I free up space on iCloud when I have already deleted many photos and turned off iCloud photos but not “my photo stream”?

How do I free up space on iCloud when I have already deleted many photos and turned off iCloud photos but not "my photo stream"? I want to be able to back up my iPhone with the iCloud but there are ...
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Stop iPhone from ringing on my Mac in Mojave

This was answered in 2015, but it's not working for me: How do I stop my Mac from ringing when I get a phone call on my iPhone? Following the instructions there and elsewhere, I've turned off "Calls ...
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Messages asks for two factor authentication in iCloud settings

I updated to iOS 12 on my iphone SE and didn't like what it was doing so I reverted to iOS 11. Now my wifi iPad, also iOS 11 won't sync messages and in iCloud settings if I try to slide Messages on it ...
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How can I access call history that no longer shows up on my phone?

I understand that the call log on the iPhone only holds 100 calls.I missed a call a few weeks ago and I know the approximate date and time I received it. Scrolling through the call log on the iPhone I ...
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iPhone syncing to wrong device name in iTunes

I have an iPhone SE with iOS12, that was migrated from 5s a year ago, but in iTunes it shows its as iPhone 4s and iOS 8.3 and syncs to this. No other device is listed although it is in the Manage ...
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iPhone 6: battery replacement and display problem

I'm planning to have a battery replacement procedure for my old iPhone 6. However, at the same time, I'm also experiencing another problem with it: the bottom of the display seems like not to be fully ...
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iTunes requesting password to create the very first iPhone backup

This question is similar to others e.g. here but I still can't find a solution. I am trying to back up my iPhone for the very first time on a brand new MacBook Pro. When I log in to iTunes to ...
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How do I turn off presidential alerts on my iPhone?

I already have Settings > Notifications (bottom) > AMBER Alerts and Emergency Alerts turned off, yet I still get Presidential Alerts. How can I turn off Presidential Alerts? iPhone 5, iOS 10.3.3.
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Is it possible to send reduce resolution photos from iPhone using the gmail app?

I take high res pix on phone but find they take half a forever to upload when I attach normally in gmail. I don’t like Mail due to threading issues. Photos has an option to send reduced res pix ...
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Purple dot near app which downloaded by iCloud sync

I added my account to my old iPad mini and I downloaded this app on it. Then, I used my iPhone and saw that the app downloaded too on it. Is the purple dot DOES mean that it downloaded by sync? And ...
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Problem with text messaging on new xs iphone with shared itunes account

We just recently got the new iphone xs. We have a shared account with several devices. For some reason, when I text my daughter it goes to my husband or vice versa. The same thing happens when my ...
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How can I turn off the internet for all the apps, except the one in use on my iPhone?

When turning on the Low Battery Mode, some apps stop working in background. But, somehow they are still using the internet and I receive notifications from specific apps (which I am sure they need ...