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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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iOS 12 devices randomly wakes to Home screen and doesn't turn off again automatically

I've got an iPhone 8 and an iPad mini 4 (both running iOS 12) that both seem to have the same issue. For some reason they randomly turn on the Home screen when they are resting, as if they have just ...
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Mac Wi-Fi can automatically connect to my Samsung hotspot but not my iPhone [duplicate]

I have tested this with 2 iPhones, and one Samsung phone. Whenever I put close my Macbook (put it on sleep), and I open it again, I have to reconnect to my wi-fi. Initially the hotspot will not be ...
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iPhone hook up to Car audio system for music [on hold]

Was trying to hook up music from my iPhone to car audio - failed and then couldn't hear anything from the iPhone except when I put on earbuds. Why?
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Photos.app Album not sorted chronologically

I am having very weird issues with Photos.app. I recently took some photos with my camera and my phone. I made a mistake with the time-settings inside my camera so I adjusted the time afterwards in ...
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My iPhone 6 problem

My iPhone 6 has a broken home button I tried to restore it on to a different iCloud backup and did it up to the point where it says press home to upgrade but I can't do that so my phone is stuck on ...
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Disabled phone and no computer

My phone says it I disabled and I should connect to itunes. I have no idea what to do and all the answers here require a computer.. Can you help?
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How can I check how many times an iPhone or iPad has been charged?

On my MacBook Pro, I can see in the About this Mac → System Report → Power link, how many times the laptop has been charged. It lists the condition (currently as "Normal") on my laptop. I've seen it ...
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Command-line for iPhone Wifi Sync

I have a Mac mini which is on sleep but set to wake for network access. This works very nicely with something like Carbon Copy Cloner as the machine indeed wakes when I sync another machine to the ...
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None of the videos or photos on my iPhone show up in iTunes on my macbook?

It detects the iPhone when it's connected by USB cable, but when I open up the phone's videos/music/photos in iTunes, it's all empty. What could be the matter?
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Is it possible to send notification to Apple Watch but show alert on iPhone?

I want to receive notifications for Messages.app on my Apple Watch (so that I can see the notifications in the control center), but I don't want my watch to vibrate every single time I get a message. ...
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How do I get my Touch ID (home button) to work? [duplicate]

I changed my screen on my IPhone 6 16GB and now my Touch ID doesn’t work anymore?
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What does “Other Languages” item in iPhone settings mean?

What does the Other Languages... item found below iPhone Language under Settings app → General → Language & Region mean? Tapping on the item shows me two sections, namely: IPHONE LANGUAGES and ...
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Is it possible to lower bitrate of music downloaded from iCloud music library to iPhone?

I have a lot of music in my iCloud Music Library, most of it matched to 256 kb/s AAC files in iTunes Match. If I were to sync music to my phone by connecting it to iTunes on my desktop, I could choose ...
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How do I delete photos from my iPhone without also deleting them from my Mac (both are connected to iCloud)

I currently have about 7k-8k photos and videos stored on my Mac. Recently, I purchased 200 GB iCloud plan so I can have access to all my photos and videos on my iPhone. I dragged my Photos library ...
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Implications of giving app access to camera roll

If I give an app access to my camera roll, what exactly does that imply? Can the app in theory upload all my photos to their server? E.g. when I upload an image to Instagram I can scroll through my ...
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Force Strong Password Generation

Is there any way to prompt iOS to generate a password when it doesn't detect a New Password/Change Password field?
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Enable Two-factor authentication without being logged into an iOS/macOS device

The Apple ID I use for my developer account is separate from my personal Apple ID. All my devices are signed in with my personal Apple ID. I was trying to set up Xcode on my machine, and when I went ...
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How to stop the Apple Music ads every time I launch the Music app?

Lately, the Music app on my iPhone XR has been showing the "Join Apple Music!" call-to-action interstitial screen pretty much every time I launch it. Usually this happens when I'm in a bad-network ...
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How accurate is the gps on the iPhone 6? [closed]

I'm looking at it on a Samsung 6 (work phones). Everything I read is saying 10 meters but is that correct?
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iPad Air loses hotpost connection from iPhone 7

If my iPad Air is idle for more than a few minutes, it loses the hotspot connection from my iPhone 7. I have a Bluetooth keyboard connected to my iPad, so I can’t also have my iPhone Bluetooth ...
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How to add corporate calendar to apple calendar in iphone

I work at a company where we need to install admin profile in iphone to get access to corporate mail and calendar. Only option to access those without company profile in my phone is to use Gmail and ...
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How to prevent DNS caching on iOS

Does anyone know how to prevent DNS caching on iOS? My DNS cache keeps getting fouled up and it causes all sorts of issues that affect: Population of the bonjour pane in the VNC app Detection of ...
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Use different Country/Region from Family in App Store

My family is from Brazil and I live in Romania. I use family sharing so I can use Apple Music from my family account without paying for an extra individual subscription. This is the main feature I am ...
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Make sure iMessage is going through

I have read so many different answers and really just need a truthful answer. My ex-boyfriend and I both have iPhones. I been trying to send him messages but it doesn’t say 'Delivered'. It doesn't ...
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SpriteKit width for iPhone X seems off [closed]

My code works the same for all devices, from iPhone 5 to 8, iPad, iPad Pro, etc. but for iPhone X it's a bit off to the sides (not a safe area thing). Any tips on how I can account for that?
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Transferring data from android to iphone

I had a Samsung S7 edge phone that broke and won't turn on. I have my data, including text messages, saved to Google Backup. I am trying to figure out how to use the Google Backup to restore my data ...
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In IOS Phone for PWA apps, when a page has input field, the double tap is showing a white space at the bottom of the page [closed]

In IOS Phone for PWA apps, when a page has input field, the double tap is showing a white space at the bottom of the page. The same behavior is observed for other apps like Gaana and Snapdeal. Is this ...
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Replacement/alternative to mikoto (angelXwind) tweak? [closed]

Due to KarenLocalizer trying (and failing) to install (even though it is already installed and working) every time I try to install/remove anything, I can no longer use any tweaks that use ...
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2Gb free but can’t record video

My phone says it has paused uploading images to iCloud, despite there being 25Gb space free there, and it won’t record video due to lack of storage on the device, despite it having over 2Gb free. ...
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Connect 2 earbuds iPhone 6s

Need ability for 2 people to listen to my iPhone 6S at the same time. Visiting museum while traveling. Tried finding spliters online. Only find ones the have charging and listening, not 2 sets of ...
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iPhone 8 home button won’t recongnise pressure

My home button isn’t working properly, it will recognize my finger print and when I double tap it, but won’t work to open my iPhone or to get off apps, I had my phone screen replaced yesterday and ...
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Jailbroken iOS 10.3.3; iCleaner won't open; can't reinstall/turn on tweaks

A couple of days ago, I disabled all tweaks (with iCleaner), and then upgraded it to v7.7.2. I have tried downgrading it and installing it from different sources, but I can't open it to enable all ...
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Siri not working on iPhone SE, iOS 12.1.4

My siri stopped working completely. It seems like she is not receiving the sound at all. Needless to say, the "Hey, Siri" also doesn't work. since I switched to iPhone SE it stopped working. I hold ...
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IphoneX and iwatch series 4 incoming call problem

I have done pairing of my Iphone X and apple watch series 4. I have enabled bluetooth mode in my watch. With this setting I am facing a problem that few incoming calls on my phone are getting ...
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How do we mute the <censored> Facebook app?

IOS 12.1.4 (16D57) on iPhone MG5D2LL/A With Facebook not allowed to give any notifications except badges, … the sound turned off for Facebook in notification settings, … notifications turned off in ...
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Unable to insert images in a Note

I'm trying to insert an image from my Camera Roll into a Note. I've been able to do this in the past, but for some reason the option isn't showing anymore: How do I add photos to a Note? iOS 12, ...
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iOS 12.1.4 - Photos stuck on uploading after iTunes restore

I restored my iPhone XS using the iTunes Backup I had saved on my Mac. Everything went back in place and also the pictures showed as being all there but, at the bottom of the Photos Library there was ...
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Is there a shortcut to connect Bluetooth headphones on iOS?

Every time I want to use my Bluetooth headphones with my iPhone (iOS 12) I have to open Settings, tap Bluetooth, then select the device. Is there a way to connect with less friction?
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What’s the point of iTunes backup restoring?

I have just substituted my iPhone XS due to a camera fault and restored it from iTunes backup. My phone is 256gb in storage and therefore I use to have all my Photos library (about 12.000 elements) ...
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Taptic Engine stopped working on my iPhone 6s

One fine day, the Taptic engine on my iPhone 6s decided to stop working. The phone is being used normally and there was no mishandling, dropping, jerks/shocks to the device or exposure to moisture/...
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Shortcut to turn off “do not disturb“ after period of time

I have made this attached shortcut that turns on “do not disturb” and sets a timer for 25mins. What action can I insert into the shortcut that will turn off “do not disturb” after 25mins when the ...
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How to do eternity-infinity sign?

I couldn't make my infinity sign on my phone. Does anyone know how to make an infinity sign on iPhone phones? infinity
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How do you force a “Waiting to Upload” Wav format file, in iCloud Files app

I’ve read some of the other posts on this issue about forcing "Waiting to Upload" files, but none of the solutions seem to work for me because I am using an iPhone 7 (transferring from iPad) and most ...
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iTunes splitting albums containing songs from multiple different artists [duplicate]

As seen here, my iTunes is splitting my albums up. More specifically, albums that contain songs that have different artists names in the tags. Those "Avengers - Age of Ultron" albums are supposed to ...
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Shortcuts action to open an excel file stored in Dropbox

I’m using an iPhone X on iOS 12. I have an excel (.xlsx) file saved in Dropbox. Is there a way of getting the Shortcuts app to open the excel file in the Microsoft Excel for iOS app?
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Does the biometry backup with iTunes?

I have an iPhone X with my FaceID registered. I back it up using iTunes. If I restore this backup to another iPhone with FaceID support, will my registered FaceID be restored? Or do I have to ...
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Is it possible to know what type of iPhone installed your apps in App Store Connect?

If it's possible can I search how many iPhones installed my app for each type of iPhone?
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iPhone 5s screen faded to white, then to black, then died

I was using my iPhone 5s 16 GB housed in a rubber and plastic case on a metal shelf running IOS 12 to play some music off the YouTube website (not app). I looked down and noticed that the screen was ...
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Updates for apps on app store come in slowly

I'm noticing on my phone that updates for apps seem to come in slowly for some reason. Yesterday (March 10), I had updated all my apps so everything was "up to date". Today, I see I have like 13 ...
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Outlook to iPhone contact synchronisation

I ran into a weird problem involving the synchronisation of contacts between Outlook (on a Windows Computer), an iPhone and an iPad. It all began when I had to do a couple of changes to a number of ...