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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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Do apps running on iOS 10 take up more storage space than on iOS 12?

On my iPhone 6s Plus running iOS 10, the Clash Royale game app takes up 800 MB of space, but on my iPad mini 2 running iOS 12, it takes up only 190 MB. The Clash Royale account on my iPhone is the ...
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iPhone 6 iOS 12.3.1 (before Ios 12.2) apps stuck in waiting/loading/greyed out

I believe I have already read all related posts on stack. Hardware/Software: I’ve got an iPhone 6 with iOS 12.3.1 (before iOS 12.2). Problem: Some apps are stuck in loading/waiting or are greyed out....
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iPhone 10 Max Won’t Connect To Bluetooth

Why won’t my settings app (iOS 12.3.1) on my iPhone Xs Max search/find my old Bluetooth device(s)? I opened my settings>Bluetooth to search but even though it shows its searching, it won’t locate my ...
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Receive Apple Watch messages notifications from select contacts only

Is it possible to receive message notifications on an Apple Watch only from selected contacts? I’ve tuned my Watch notifications so that I basically only get notified of all calendar and call events, ...
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How can I change the volume level of the dictation sound in iOS?

In iOS 12, the system make a sound when you start and stop dictating. This sound is very loud and I cannot find a way to change the volume. "Problem 1", here describes the issue, too. In older ...
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Messages app on iPhone do not play alert/vibrate for SMS received from some numbers

I get no sound (or vibration) in my iPhone when a I receive a message from certain numbers. The number is not listed in my Contacts, it's a very short number sent containing SMS sent by my bank with ...
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iOS create ad-hoc network

Is it possible (with or without jailbreak) to create a wireless access point from iOS 12 to serve as a 'router'? I don't want to share iOS internet connection, the phone will be located in a place ...
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Can I measure time by counting frames and trusting the '240 FPS' of my iPhone 7+ slow motion?

I'm using a slow motion video recorded using an iPhone 7+ to track something but would like to avoid using a chronometer to know the time the process is taking. I need to measure about 10 seconds with ...
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How to call a phone number on a picture?

How to call a number on a picture without typing it over by hand into the phone app (because it is faster and more convenient that way)? Like: phone number on a piece of paper I hold in my hand (...
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Is there a separate GPS chip in the iPhone 6?

My mapping apps in my iPhone 6 have become almost completely useless. Both Google Maps and Apple Maps are unable to track my location with any kind of accuracy, often placing me on side streets or ...
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Change shazam language

My phone language is English, but in some apps (like Shazam) the language is Russian. I guess it’s because of my geographical location, but it shouldn’t be like that as my phone language is English. ...
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When I try to use Animoji, I see “Tap to resume”

When I try to use Animoji, I get the following message/error: Tap to resume Additionally, when I tap on my Memoji, I get Face tracking failed. Tap to retry However, tapping does not resolve ...
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Are macOS Photos supposed to be synced to iPhone Photos automatically?

I have an iCloud storage of 2 TB. I added a lot of photos on my Mac to the Photos library. They are synced to iCloud automatically and I can see the upload progress. Same on my iPhone, I activated ...
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iPhone 5s has 5+ Gb of free memory space but refuses to take photos saying “Storage is full”; reboot works for a while

I have an iPhone 5s (16 Gb). It currently has 5.6 Gb of free memory space, but refuses to take photos, saying "Storage is full". When I reboot it, it does take photos for a while, but then again this "...
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Privacy Policy for an iOS app? [on hold]

I have an iOS app and I need to show links for Privacy Policy and Terms of use. What is the recommended way to show it? Opening links in Safari on a button click or in a WebView inside the app? As ...
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How to enable search when using Emoji keyboard on iPhone?

I would like to search for Emojis using text when using an Emoji keyboard on iPhone. I have seen some people using this (also, I guess WhatsApp keyboard supports it?), and was wondering how to enable ...
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Difference between energy and charge of an electron? [on hold]

What is the difference between energy and charge for an outermost electron in a multi-electron atom (theoretically), which is less and which one is relatively more among them?
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Protocol specification for the new User Enrollment mode

Recently, Apple announced a new "User Enrollment" mode that will be supported by the upcoming iOS and Mac OS. There is a session on this at WWDC with some good information, but I haven't been able to ...
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How do I start my iPhone after it's been jailbroken?

I have an iPhone that was jailbroken and I tried to factory reset it. It said it was going to take about an hour but after all its processes, it turned off and now is stuck on this screen. How do I ...
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How to Clear Siri's recent shortcuts for phone…?

I am using iphone XR with latest OS. Under siri&search -> All shortcuts -> Phone if I click "See All" it shows recent shortcuts of all calls that i have made.. I need to clear this.. I tried ...
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Settings notification help

I have tapped the notification, I have deleted apps and files, I have signed out of iCloud, I have restarted my phone, what more does it want?
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Can I sync podcasts from the iPhone to my PC's iTunes? (not the other way around)

Back in the iPod days, I used to download podcasts in my PC with iTunes, then sync them to the iPod. Now that I use an iPhone, I download the podcasts directly on the phone, but I'd like to sync them ...
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Why are emails delivered as attachments from iPhone?

Why are my emails being delivered as attachments in .html format in my Outlook inbox when I send them from my iPhone, even when I am not attaching the HTML file with them?
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Is it safe to charge my iPhone using my lightning cable and someone else’s adapter at the Airport?

The airport has USB ports that say they are for charging and I don’t know how to tell if this situation is safe. Is it safe to charge my iPhone by using USB connections that are behind a wall plate ...
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Where are images metadata and album data stored on iPhone? and how to extract them?

I am trying to connect to my iPhone via iTunesMobileDevice.dll and other libraries provided by iTunes. So far I am able to reach the file system and copy images from iPhone. However images are stored ...
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Use iPhone for internet and keep access to home network

I have my home network set up through my ISP provided router/modem. I know how to set up the cellular connection with my iPhone. What I want is to combine the bandwidth of that cellular connection and ...
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How to create two-week recurring alarms and reminders?

I have many events that recur on two-week time spanned schedules. For example, I have several things that happen based on a two-week period where these things repeat on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, ...
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How do I stop iTunes from re-syncing to iPhone?

I would like to upload voice memos from my iPhone to my computer using iTunes, and then delete them from my iPhone to save space. However, after deleting my voice memos from my iPhone, it seems that ...
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what can an adult do with Family Sharing?

I'm told that some children have iPhones, that are part of 'the same iCloud' as a parent. I've seen that their messages appear to be mixed in with the parent's: the child's message to a friend is ...
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Transfer custom ringtones to iPhone using a computer running Linux

I received an iPhone 7 from my employer. I am traditionally an Android user and have never used iPhone before. I have Linux running on my PCs at home. How can transfer ringtones from PC to iPhone ...
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How to stop iPhone from automatically dimming the brightness?

I have unchecked Auto-Brightness under Settings app → General → Accessibility → Display Accommodations. I have also disabled Night Shift under Settings app → Display & Brightness. I have Low Power ...
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Android message import with iCloud Message

I used to use an iPhone, and used Messages in iCloud to store them. I then used an Android phone for a while, which contains new messages. I've subsequently switched back to an iPhone, and am trying ...
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What functionality is lost without LTE?

According to Apple, A1660 and A1661 cannot do LTE in most of the world. My experience suggests that many functions are unpleasantly slow or even impossible without LTE. But I haven't been able to ...
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Limit iPad data when tethered to iPhone (iOS equivalent of “Trip Mode” or “Little Snitch”)

I am using an old iPhone to create a Wi-Fi hotspot when I need to work at my cabin. I found "Trip Mode" for limiting data usage from my MacBook; however, my iPad seems to be a little data-hog. Is ...
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iPhone 7 won't activate and can't access Apple Support or iTunes

My new iPhone 7 recently had an error that said it lost cellular connectivity and required an update. I'm traveling and don't have access to iTunes (on work computer and I cannot install software). I ...
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VoLTE Indication

Wifi calling provides an indicator so that the user knows that wifi calling is engaged: very useful when roaming abroad. Is there a similar indicator to enable the user to understand if VoLTE is ...
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Issue with iPhone for playing music in the car

For the past 2 days, I haven't been able to play music from my iPhone in my car with bluetooth, nor with a USB connection. If I connect the iPhone with bluetooth, the phone-calls work well. I have ...
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How to access iPhone text messages without iPhone?

Is there any way to access my iPhone text messages on my PC without using my iPhone? Otherwise, is there any way to have a second copy of my iPhone text messages sent to my gmail?
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Restoring iPhone 5

I have an iPhone 5 that I tried to restore iOS 10.3.3 to. I have made sure that the .ipsw file matches the phone, and have updated iTunes. In iTunes, I get this error when I try to restore or update (...
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Adjusting volume in car switches iPhone to music

Since our phones updated to 12.2 my wife and I have both experienced the following problem in each of our Toyotas - when listening to a podcast (on Stitcher) if we adjust the car audio volume the ...
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Will the iPhone Lost Mode override disabled location tracking?

We have an iPhone that has location services disabled since we've usually been able to find the device simply with the Find My Phone "Play Sound" function. Unfortunately, we think the device might be ...
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Music plays when I stop a Call

This has been happening for a week or so, since the last IOS Update. When I make a call and I stop the call, music plays from my music app, but the app is turned off. How can I make this stop? Thanks
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VoLTE iPhone calls

iPhone 6 and later support VoLTE calling. As I understand it this is done through data. If I am roaming on a 4G data network that throttles my data speed to 2G, can I expect that a VoLTE connection ...
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iPhone 4s headphone jack stops and starts working randomly

iPhone 4s headphone jack will stop working at times and I have to believe this is some sort of software or internal error. Reason being is it will start working again after a while. I've done a hard ...
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Restore Back up [duplicate]

I accidentally clicked "restore backup" on iTunes when suddenly all my latest photos were deleted instead my past and deleted photos and videos were restored back and I wasn't able to backup my latest ...
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I can't get messages from my iPhone to my car's audio system - does iPhone support MAP?

I recently purchased a new car (a Toyota if that matters), and on the weekend I discovered that I should be able to receive SMS and MMS messages via the car’s audio/navigation unit. I spent about ...
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Music on iPhone not showing up in iTunes on macOS

If I connect my iPhone to my Mac via USB cable, iTunes launches and shows the iPhone icon in the toolbar. But if I click that, no content whatsoever is displayed under the "On My Device" header (...
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Tapping on notification unlocks my iPhone 8

When my iPhone is locked and I have notifications, certain ones allow me to touch the notification and it unlocks the iPhone without requiring me to authenticate by entering a passcode or Touch ID. ...
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View charging speed (in watts) on iOS

Somtimes I am curious what speed my iPhone in charging at. If I attach my iPhone to the charging brick which comes out of the box, it will charge at 5W. If I attach it to an iPad charger, it will be ...
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Unable to delete photos on iOS

Following the difficulty in getting photos out of the iPhone reported here, I am now unable to delete photos on the iPhone. Image Capture can see the photos. I select all and right-click "Delete", ...