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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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Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID

Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID. When I enter my password, it keeps saying my account is disabled. So I have to reset it, and when I reset it, the same problem exist.
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iPhone “disabled” when trying to enter recovery mode

I forgot my iPhone's lock code. I don't believe I have an iCloud/Find my iPhone configured on there. I never synced with iTunes. I'm fine with deleting all the content on the device. I tried ...
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Change default travel type maps

I have an iPhone running iOS 12. Is there anyway to change the travel type as I walk a lot so that it automatically gets walking directions where possible and shows travel times as walking times?
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Weird behavior when charging iPhone on MacBook

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook to charge it, a sound is played on the iPhone, the green battery symbol appears instead of the clock, the small battery symbol the upper right corner turns green ...
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Is there a way to save a note as a txt file onto the iPhone and then transfer it to a computer via USB?

I'm pretty sure the process is quite simple, but I'm not being able to do it. I wrote a rather long-winded note on my iPhone 6S Plus, and would like to save it as .txt file so I can keep working on it ...
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iPhone System Storage over 50 GB

The extremely high system storage is making my phone unusable. What do I do? None of my apps have any storage more than 3.44 GB. When I connect to iTunes it shows like 30 something GB available. It ...
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Is there an app that allows an iPhone-to-iPhone local network call with shared music?

My wife and I started going to a gym recently. We each have our own separate workouts and we listen to music through our earbuds. We realized though that this has reduced our evening chat time, so I ...
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Does an iPhone battery drain faster in cold?

I have an iPhone SE and I have noticed the battery drainage is quicker when outside and in the winter. I have heard some websites and people say that batteries drain faster in cold. Is this true? I ...
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Can I have my iPhone play sound for MacBook?

Say I am playing a video on my MacBook Pro, and I don't want to distract others with the sound. The problem is, I don't have a 3.5 mm Headphone or AirPods at my hand, but I have an iPhone 8 Plus and ...
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iPhone restore WhatsApp media. free space won't free

My wife's iphone 6s needs repair and the temporary 5s has only 32 gigs of storage. I cannot restore the WhatsApp media because after downloading the backup (probably 8.03GB) it appears WhatsApp tries ...
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Getting verification error cannot connect to Apple ID server on iPhone 7 after I had to restart phone

My phone locked up on me after I did a restart. I then had to hold down the off button and volume down button to do a hard reset. When I finally got my phone back on I cannot get into any of my apps ...
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VLC does not play all songs

I copied a couple dozen MP3s to an iPhone through iTunes. To play them I used VLC however VLC does not play the next song. How do I have VLC play all the music on the device without having to ...
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How do you delete a mailbox from your Yahoo app on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 8 running the latest version of the yahoo mail app (4.37) In the app, I can either "Add another mailbox" or add another account thru "Manage Accounts" I initially added my account ...
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How to stop iTunes from syncing voice memos from my iPhone?

iTunes 12.8.0, iPhone with iOS 12.1.2. Sync over wi-fi enabled to sync photos, everything else is manual. Every time iPhone syncs over wi-fi it imports voice memos in my iTunes library and I delete ...
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How to determine if my iPhone XS is Fast Charging?

I recently got myself a USB Type C to Lighting Cable and a 30W USB Type C Adaptor(USB-PD). When I plug in the charger to my iPhone, I find my phone charging noticeably faster than normal but there ...
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Extracting identifying unique iPhone either via Dock or Wirelessly

I am looking to create either a dock to either detect a plugged in or nearby iPhone uniquely. Is there anything available when the device is plugged in? Alternatively, is there a unique identifying ...
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Why did Apple decide to lock my account and force me to change the password?

A few days ago I got a message on my Mac that my Apple account was locked and I had to change my password. I did that, but ever since then, using Apple products has become a nightmare. I have Mac, ...
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Help how do I fix this it keeps wanting me to rest my Apple ID for the whole phone an I don’t need to do that [on hold]

How do I get all my saved games from my android to my iPhone in my game Id back from my android
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iPhone thief phished iCloud password. Can they decrypt iPhone contents?

Long story short, a close friend had their iPhone stolen a few months ago. Just yesterday they got a text saying their phone was found with a link claiming to show the phone's location. Unfortunately, ...
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get contact off iphone 3/ios6 to iphone 5s.ios12

I have an old imac running 10.6.8 (sacred and never to be updated!) I have a 'new' imac running 10.12.6. I have my old iphone 3G running ios 6.0.1, with all my latest phone contacts on it. I have a ...
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How to find out why my iPhone just beeped?

Sometimes when I have the ring/silent switch set to "ring", my iPhone will beep, and I don't know why. I've got some apps set to notify with sound, so this is totally fine with me. There's other ...
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How do I find a specific app's location on my iPhone screen when I forget where I've put it? [duplicate]

I guess most people may have this question: I have installed a LOT of apps on my iPhone. And I have put some of them in groups. I can find any app by searching, but that's only for using this app. ...
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Stolen iPhone - Activation Lock email

I got my iPhone 6 stolen in Brazil a few weeks ago. It had a pass-code and 2 factor authentication. Unfortunately the pass-code was set to only be required every 4 hours so if the thief kept the ...
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help! I need more control!

My son has use of an iPhone 6+. I enabled the parental controls and limited his gaming time to 1 hour, but keep finding him playing the same game longer than one hour. I have turned off safari. ...
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Is there a way to get logs for WiFi connectivity in iOS? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to get a log file of WiFi connection activity on iPhone iOS 12? We are trying to test how often device drops connectivity due not network issue.
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Issue with app store downloading [duplicate]

When I need to download any app from the App Store, it is directly taking me to put in my Apple ID and password to confirm the way of purchasing. This app is free. Previously, there was an option "...
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My iPhone 6S makes camera shutter sound when taking photos even I after muting the ringer or volume [duplicate]

Even after I disabled the ringer and muted, shutter sound can still be heard on my iPhone 6s. Why? I tried to fix it in Settings, and followed the instruction, but the camera still makes shutter ...
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Disable tracking location by app, and other privacy features

I own a macbook and a old Android phone that needs to be replaced. To protect my privacy i had installed X-Privacy on my phone. Among other things, this allowed me to turn off location tracking by ...
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G mail-not reviving any messages

Says there is an error and I cannot access my email- tried changing my settings from iCloud to gmail but O have not gotten an email since Sunday. Error:
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Neural Engine iPhone/iPad Programming [migrated]

Google has not helped me at all with the question of how to program this "Neural Engine" on the latest iOS devices, and especially what happens if a NE app gets downloaded on older devices without the ...
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Apple Music Smart Playlist not syncing correctly with iPhone

I've just created a very simple Smart Playlist that selects all my "Loved" songs. That's it, not referencing other playlists, not referencing any song outside my library, no nested rules. Just "Love ...
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Disable Share Sheet options with no switch

Is there a way to disable some Safari Share Sheet options with no switch: I don’t use most of these so is there a way to disable them somewhere in Settings? I am using iOS 12 and to navigate to the ...
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Extend “Hey Siri” Timeout?

If I breathe or pause longer than half a nanosecond, Siri decides I'm done talking and ends the command there. "Hey Siri remind me tonight at 11 to update vmware tools on---" I couldn't even get the ...
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Can I automatically mark/categorize photos as “uploaded” on iPhone?

I take a lot of photos on my iPhone, and they occupy a significant percentage of my storage space. Many of these photos, however, are eventually uploaded to several services (Facebook, Instagram, ...
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Apple Maps Won't Navigate (Sporadic Problem)

Has anyone else ever had this problem? It seems to happen randomly. I do on-site repair work, always going to a different location. So I use my navigation almost daily. I just use regular old Apple ...
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Hey Siri not working when on battery

I have an iPhone SE and I have activated Hey Siri. On the setup screen it says it will only work when plugged in but it works even on battery. My friend has an iPhone 6 and it only works on power ...
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Facetime Call I didn't make + received call from someone who didn't call

Late last night, after I had gone to bed, my cell phone rang in another room. I didn't answer. This morning, the call log said that my niece had called me via facetime. I texted her this morning ...
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Deleting contacts on iCloud does not remove them from iPhone

I've used iCloud's website to clean up contacts that were imported and the changes work...except - if I delete a contact on the iCloud website it does not get deleted on the iPhone. How can I force ...
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How to restore messages when Messages in iCloud is enabled?

How can I restore deleted messages when Messages in iCloud is enabled? Historically one would just restore the iPhone to an earlier iCloud Backup however I have attempted to do that but since ...
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How to change time on iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 9. I can't figure out how to change the time. How do I change the time on it?
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iPhone keeps restarting itself every 3 minutes

I just got an iPhone 5 from my friend. It worked well and I decided to restore it to reset it. Yet it is now restarting itself every 3 minutes so I'm trying to do a factory restore. While letting it ...
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What are the various ways to skip a song on youtube on Apple TV using the iOS remote app or Apple Watch remote app

What are the various ways to skip a song on youtube on Apple TV using the iOS remote app or Apple Watch remote app Currently, it seems like the easiest way to do this is to just fast forward till the ...
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Manually Copy music from Windows PC to iPhone

I tried using the charging/USB data cable and Windows Explorer to copy music to an iPhone, however it doesn't do anything and there are no error messages. I'd like to avoid using iTunes as it loves ...
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“Missing” file disappeared from Garageband iOS and from my iCloud and my phone…?

I was working on a song on Garageband on my phone, saved it on my phone, went to find it and it had suddenly disappeared! I was unhappy about this but luckily, it was easy-ish to remake so I did that....
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Correcting photo number sequence

I have approximately 1100 photos on file. At number 1291 the numbering jumped to 3300s How can I correct the number to read the next view as 1291? And so on. Thank you
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Shazam with SoundCloud?

Is there a way to get Shazam to listen to music in SoundCloud or MixCloud while I am listening on headphones on my iPhone?
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How can I (re)activate my phone without upgrading iOS?

Shortly after midnight just after New Year's, I opened my phone and was face with a "Hello" you need to activate your phone. 15 minutes earlier the phone was working fine. Smells like a certificate ...
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Showing “Return Completed” as status but didn't receive refund yet

I have ordered an IPhone and the phone was not delivered(not sure about the reason) and was returned back to apple warehouse. The status in the order page shows as "Return Completed" on 22nd of ...
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Verification Fails [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5c and I've been trying to log onto my iTunes and Apple Store in my settings, but I keep getting a "Verification Failed. There was an error in connecting to your Apple ID." error. I ...