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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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ITunes 12.8.1.2 does not recognize devices nor see backups

Running Yosemite 10.10.5 on MacBook Air (early 2014), with Safari v. 10.1.2, iTunes 12.8.1.2, iTunes updated dec 14 2018. Devices (iPhone, iPad) do not register in iTunes. Are seen in USB device tree ...
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Pairing an Xbox controller with an iPad

Is it possible to pair an Xbox controller to an iPhone/iPad with iOS 12? I've read several articles that say it's possible using Bluetooth but it's not working for me. I turn on the controller, hold ...
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No Handoff icon in dock

I'm missing handoff icon in dock. I remember that when I had open safari/messenger on my iPhone, I could easily click on the icon that showed on left side of dock. It's not there anymore. What could ...
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Why I’m unable to sign in my account on hangouts? [on hold]

how Can I be able to login my account on my hangouts because it’s keep saying unable to add account but unfortunately I login the account on the email
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My phone number has been “ghosted”. Is there anything I can do about that?

I’m now receiving phone calls from my own number. This ghosting of numbers has gotten completely out of hand! Is there any way to fix this?
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IOS 12.1.1 won't sync contacts to google

I am trying to push all of my iPhone contacts into my Google contacts in preparation for dumping my iPhone. IOS 12.1.1 is different than all previous versions in this respect. Here's my current ...
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Does Automatic Downloads on iPhone 6 use cellular data on international roaming?

Under Automatic Downloads for iTunes & App Stores, there's a setting for downloading app Updates. Does it use cellular data while on international roaming?
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Automatic downloads in iTunes & App stores UPDATES on

In my iPhone 6 iTunes and App stores there is automatic downloads in which my Updates are on. Can I keep these Updates on or shall I turn off to prevent mobile data usage on roaming, or will these ...
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Is it possible to combine two iPhones with tethering to increase bandwidth or fault tolerance?

I'm using a MacBook as a "server" and want to keep it always connected to the internet, over cellular. I have two mobile phones (one GSM, one CDMA) and would like to connect to each of them to ...
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Retrieving an accidently deleted notes folder well after 30 days

Back in April, I believe I essentially accidentally deleted notes at a concert. I done this through the Manage Storage section (not through the actual Notes app), and when I went into the Notes app ...
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iPhone 6: Mobile data activation when on international roaming

I am travelling to a different country. I'll be turning on my iPhone only after landing in the visiting country. I'll be turning off my iPhone before I leave my country and will be turning it on ...
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WhatsApp calls with background data disabled

With Mobile Data and background app refresh turned off, can WhatsApp receive a call while the Wi-Fi is enabled, and the iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi access point with active Internet connection? If ...
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Use SIM card on international roaming only for voice calls (sans mobile data)

I would like to know whether I can use my iPhone 6 with Pakistani SIM card to make and receive phone calls while roaming in UK. I would not like to consume any mobile data (for Internet/background ...
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WebDAV client for iOS [on hold]

Are there any? I need to synchronize my files on WebDAV server with my iPhone 6s. More particularly, I need to synchronize KeePass file, if there are any iOS KeePass client with built-in WebDAV, that ...
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iPhone keeps disconnecting & connecting when transferring data

I have a MacBook Pro (2015), and an iPhone 7 Plus. The problem is the following: If the iPhone is connected to my Mac, then whenever I run an app via XCode, or the Mac is just transferring data, the ...
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How to force iPhone to upload to iCloud over mobile data

Using iPhone 10.3.3 with no possibility of WiFi. Is there a way to force the use of mobile data to upload to iCloud? I understand why the phone will not update using a potentially insecure signal but ...
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Are iMessage encryption keys sent to all listed devices even if they're broken?

Are iMessage encyption keys sent to all authenticated devices listed under Apple ID, even if the device isn't powered on and is broken?
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How do I fix an unresponsive touch screen? [on hold]

I have an iphone SE and the touch screen isn't working whatsoever. I dropped it a couple days after I got it and it has a couple miniscule cracks, which have never been an issue, and I haven't dropped ...
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iPhone and FaceTime [on hold]

Since a couple of days, when my wife calls from her iPhone in Turkey to my iPhone in France, my screen shows unknown telephone numbers in Germany. Can anyone can explain what is happening?
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iPhone Hotspot no longer showing on iPad

I have my iPhone's hotspot turned on in both the Cellular and the personal hotspot area. I used to be able to open my iPad and if there was no wifi around I could see my phone on the list and connect....
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Can I disable speakerphone on HomePod?

I really like my HomePod, but I never want to use it as a speakerphone. When I'm on a call on an iOS device in my house, and tap the (🔈) icon to turn on speakerphone, the presence of the HomePod ...
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Home-button makes moderate-loud click noise when clicked

Recently more and more on my iPhone SE it ha seven making a moderate-loud click noise when clicked. This doesn’t happen all the time when I click it. What is the reason behind this? Do I click it to ...
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Is it time for a new battery?

I have an iPhone SE, for just over a year. My battery health which I find in settings is decreasing quite rapidly. Right now it is at 94%: Recently it has been going down around 1% a month. After ...
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Save multiple photos from iPhone camera roll to dropbox

As you know, when you're in the camera roll on an iPhone you can select one or more photos from the "send" button and take various actions. One such action I have is "Save to Dropbox", but this is ...
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iPhone 6 and iPhone X: Mail app not showing attachments correctly

I have been encountering issues with both an iPhone 6 and an iPhone X using Apple Mail app. When receiving multiple automated reports from SRSS, the attachments will clone from other, similar reports. ...
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Does iCloud data get deleted if I don't renew subscription? [duplicate]

I want to change the billing date on my Apple Music and iCloud subscriptions. Having researched online I see that the only way that I can do this is to cancel the subscriptions and then renew on the ...
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iCloud Backups removed by Apple

I was hoping to restore my iPhone (that I use regularly and have iCloud backup enabled on) to a backup from a few days back. I have purchased a ton of space from Apple for iCloud for the purpose of ...
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How can I use anytrans to import multiple audiobooks into iphone

I use Anytrans to import music (because I don't want to have to keep the track in my hard drive) I tried to add two audio books using Anytrans (this is a tutorial) but both individual books (audio ...
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Which iOS plist contains activation information for iMessage and FaceTime?

I'm looking for which plist or sqlite file iOS 12.1 uses to determine which mobile device number to (attempt to) activate with iMessage and Facetime. I have an iPhone which is trying to activate ...
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Remove non-existent devices from “Calls on Other Devices” on iOS?

On my iPhone 8 running iOS 12.1, under: "Settings / Cellular / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Phone / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Messages / Text Message Forwarding"… …I see two ...
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Disable physical SIM line with eSIM

Is it possible to keep a physical SIM in one of the new iPhones that support dual SIM via eSIM, keeping only the eSIM active for both calls and data? Apple‘s support page on the topic is a bit ...
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Split sound from video using iPhone and monitor

I'm duplicating the image from my iPhone to an HDMI monitor screen using a lightning digital AV adapter. The screen does not have audio output, while the phone is muted by default. How do I keep the ...
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MDM software on iPhone - Monitoring hotspot use?

I have a company phone (iPhone 8) which I use as a hotspot for my personal phone sometime. My company uses Blackberry MDM. In "rights", it says they can "list network information." What does that ...
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Phone App in Mobile Data settings

Why can I disable/enable Mobile Data for "Phone"? Are there any public mobile network providers transmitting voice that way? Can voice "channel" get broken along with data "channel" still functioning?
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How could I access all data points for Significant Locations from my iPhone?

On my iPhone, I can do the following: go to "Privacy"-> "Location Services"-> "System Services"-> "Significant Locations" This gives me a list of locations and times whereby I was at the locations. ...
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iPhone drastically slowing down wifi

Every time I connect my iPhone to the home wifi the connection slows down drastically. I don't have any uploads running neither system updates so I cannot understand what is causing this issue. I ...
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Labels on addresses and phone numbers revert to Home

I’m using iOS 12.1 on an iPhone 6. Sometimes (not always) when I label an address or phone number with one of the standard labels or a custom label, it appears on the screen, but after I save the ...
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What is the maximum luminous intensity of the rear and front flash (screen flash)?

The question title says it all, I've been searching through the specs however I couldn't find information about the luminous intensity of the rear and the front flash for an iPhone 6 (front flash ...
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Can I change iPhone Mail app to show archive button on detail screen?

When I go into the detail screen of an email in the Mail app on my iPhone the center button at the bottom is move to trash. Can I change that to archive instead? I realize I can long press on that ...
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How Do I remove video playback on my iPhone 7 completely?

Hi I want to completely disable the ability to play videos on my iPhone. I don't mind jailbreaking the phone to change some core settings if this is the solution. I'm not just not sure what to change. ...
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Apple ID / Exchange

Under a contact in my iPhone, under category "Notes" it shows sharing iCloud and sharing Exchange. What does this mean and how do I un-share with this person?
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I was looking at an app from the US app store, now I can't find out how to change store back to UK?

When trying to update apps I had previously installed I get the message "Account not in this store", saying I must leave the US store. My region is UK and I have Apple iD and valid payment for UK. ...
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Has anyone tried using FFMPEG for converting Slow Motion video captured on an iPhone to something usable on PC?

I was searching for how to move Slow Motion video from my iPhone 7 to my Windows PC. All the answers were coming up using iMovie and other Apple software. As I was not moving the video to a Mac this ...
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Can you stop marketing messages on an iPhone X (e-sim)

On Android, to avoid the marketing popup messages from the SIM Toolkit, I need to force stop it, and everytime I reboot, I need to force stop it again. On iPhone X, with the e-sim, what happens to ...
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How do I get my iPhone to type the word “Period” instead of the punctuation?

I love using my iPhone to dictate long emails, first drafts of documents, and such. It does such an amazing job and I can capture my thoughts quickly. Unfortunately, a lot of the work I do is ...
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Restarted phone now its stuck in a loop

I restarted my iPhone 6s and it went to the apple logo then went off and will repeatedly do so when on charge. It is a black screen unless I click the power button when off the charger in which case ...
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When I jog with my iPhone, sometimes my phone will start items from my iTunes library. Why? More importantly, how do I prevent it?

This doesn't happen every time I jog. It seems more likely to happen if I sprint, change direction quickly, or stumble. So, it seems related to some sort of jarring motion. But, it's not just this ...
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What happens if I restore an iPhone with Find my iPhone off?

I have an old iPhone of mine and I made its Apple ID on a burner email (I know very stupid of me, I was in middle school then). I recently found it again after like 2 years of it sitting in some box, ...
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“iPhone cannot be activated”

I was searching through the Lost And Found in my local school and found an unclaimed iPhone. I tried to turn it on but i got this message saying that it cannot be activated when I tried to connect to ...
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Stop iTunes from attempting to update carrier settings every time I connect my iPhone

I'm irritated by the iTunes prompt to check for update to the carrier settings every time I connect the iPhone (or when the lightning cable moves, which happens a lot of times). Even after allowing ...