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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How long does it take your iphone Xs to sync with itunes? [on hold]

I have a new iPhone Xs running iOS 12.4 syncing to MBP using Mojave 10.14.6 via iTunes version 12.9.5.5. Using usb cord to sync selected items - pics, music, etc.. all things being equal, the old ...
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iPad or iPhone doesn't charge until unlocked?

When I plug my iPhone or iPad into my laptop with the USB cable, it doesn't start charging until I unlock the device with touch ID or code. Is there a way I can change this behavior? I don't think it ...
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Exit silent mode without vibrate

When using the hardware switch on the side of my iPhone to change from silent mode to non-silent mode, the phone vibrates once. How can I turn off this vibrate? There is no vibration from non-silent ...
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Is there anyway to set up more than one do not disturb schedule on iPhone?

I would like to have it so my phone has do not disturb on at night, and then have it turn on later in the day as well. As far as I know, you can only set up one schedule in settings. Is there an app/...
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My iTunes media files sometimes randomly get deleted

My iTunes media library is located on an external hard disk. Occasionally when I try to play an old saved podcast episode, I will get this alert box: This means the file was mysteriously deleted (or ...
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What if I download a different IPSW for a different Device? [duplicate]

I've always been doing research on how to download a firmware for a different device. What i'm trying to say is: What will happen if I download a firmware that is not meant for my device? I downloaded ...
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How do I fix the index on my iPhone?

When I type something in the index, no items appear. In addition, when I click on Siri and Search in settings, the app crashes. Is there any way to correct this issue? I've done a hard reset on the ...
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How do I import a MP4 audiobook into iTunes to be played on an iPhone?

How do I import several MP4 files that constitute an audio book into iTunes so I can synchronize it with my iPhone? I selected Audio Books, and tried to drag & drop the folder and files into the ...
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iPhone XS - face id will be available when iPhone cools down

I upgraded iOs to 12.4 yesterday on my iPhone XS and am having problem with Face ID since then. There is no other temperature warning. Only Face Id seems to be having problems. Have tried restarting, ...
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Getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing

I'm getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing. I'm on iOS 12.4 and macOS 10.14.6. iPhone is XS Max 256GB and Mac is MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) ...
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Did someone hack me? [duplicate]

I was on a public Wifi. When I returned home, reconnecting to my network, a panopli of numbers appeared on the network for 3 seconds. Then my network went after that. Going on google, I received a ...
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Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the iPhone XR or iOS 12 guide?

Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the manual for the iPhone XR or for the iOS 12 that it comes installed with? I mean downloadable (for example as a .pdf) without using Apple's ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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Locating AirPods using “Find My iPhone”

I saw this advertisement online: How does this work, technically? From my understanding, AirPods are only Bluetooth compatible. If I lost my AirPods, would I need to be within Bluetooth range to be ...
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Why can’t I use a Live Photo as a wallpaper

I've got an iPhone 6. I know it is capable to set a live photo as the device wallpaper. But I couldn't do it because it only gives me 'still' and 'perspective' as the options. So how can I set a live ...
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recover safaritabs/images after restore?

Recently i forgot my passcode and ended up at the connect to iTunes screen Before i restore, what's the likelyhood that my safari tabs or pictures have been saved to iCloud/itunes/some cloud service ...
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Can HID USB devices be connected to an iPhone using XCode?

I have a USB Bluetooth scale that is HID which can connected to an Android device and communicate with it. I was wondering if the same thing is possible with iOS? The scale is the Stamps Model 510. ...
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My iphone recently updated and started to backup to iCloud

Is this normal practise when your iphone updates the OS, it defaults to iCloud being enabled and it backs up the phone to iCloud? I turned iCloud off for a reason, and then I woke up in the morning ...
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What other materials, apart from flesh, can you use to interact with an iPhone Touchscreen? [duplicate]

The other day I was in my car and though I'm a little unsure about what candy bar wrapper I used but I believe I moved my screen using a candy bar wrapper. I keep thinking it was a York Peppermint ...
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Poor WiFi Performance on iPhone

When migrating to a new router I remarked my iPhone (7Plus) had lousy TX performance compared to the other 80211.ac Apple devices connected to the same wireless SSID as revealed in below screenshot: ...
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Recover Text within iPhone Notes (seeking advice other than “shaking” the phone)

In my iPhone notes, I had created a "note" and had lots of text typed in there. By mistake, I deleted most of the text I had typed inside of the "note". Is there a way I can retrieve that text? I did ...
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Regain data from iphone 6s(not sure if plus) factory reset?

Sorry if this is not the right place to ask this, but I'm not sure of anywhere else I can post this. Some time ago I changed my iPhone(iPhone 6s or 6s plus, not sure which, should be latest ios, 12 ...
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How to require password for redownloading apps from App Store?

Little kids keep redownloading deleted apps, and I can't stop them, because apparently Apple doesn't ask for a password to redownload deleted app, it only requires password when installing new apps. ...
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How do I stop my iPhone from repeatedly asking me to trust my Mac [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 7 with IOS 12.4 and a MacBook Air (Mojave). Just recently, my iPhone has started asking me to trust my MacBook EACH time I connect to it (eg, through the USB cable when charging), ...
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iPhone: Disable syncing for mail account, but keep existing e-mails

I have a university e-mail account (Exchange, if that makes a difference) which for reasons that aren’t relevant to this question does not work at the moment. The underlying user account has been ...
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iPhone 6 - no photos/videos in “Recently Deleted” Album but storage settings displaying that I have over 19GB of photos in “Recently Deleted” Album

As mentioned in the title, I have over 19gb of storage taken up according to the iPhone Storage settings, as shown: However, I have already deleted all my photos and videos in the "Recently Deleted" ...
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How to get date when photo is clicked from android phone and is transferred to iPhone via Xender?

I have clicked few pictures from my android phone few months back. Today when I transferred those photos to my iPhone, it shows me created date as today. Is there a way in iPhone to get actual created ...
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iphone 7 wont do anything after replacement screen!

i had to replace my iphone 7 screen after getting pink lines across my screen. I disconnected the battery etc and fitted the new screen, i plugged in battery and switched it on the apple logo appears ...
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I can use my watch to ping my phone, but how can i use my phone to ping my watch

I have an Apple Watch and one if its most useful functions is that I can swipe up and tap the ping iPhone icon to make my iPhone beep at me. This saves my bacon 4 or 5 times each week when I misplace ...
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iPhone: How do I change the default start time of an event?

Often I find myself finishing a meeting and setting up one the following week, same time same place. Apple is pretty good about suggesting the place and even autocompleteing the title, but the time ...
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WhatsApp calls on an iPhone and “data” and “minutes”

Am I right that if I use my iPhone (which I have not yet bought) to make a WhatsApp to WhatsApp call then the position is as follows? If I am using wifi, this activity does not incur charges (because ...
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Understanding iPhone battery health [closed]

Are there any factors which affect the iPhone battery life and battery health? Such as charging while wifi turned on, continuous charging, charging after 100%. I couldn't find anything to understand ...
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How can I extend the iPhone call log to have more than 100 entries? [duplicate]

After some calls, the earlier call records are deleted from the iPhone. My system has at least 50-60 gigabytes free space, so there should be enough room for more entries. How can I extend the call ...
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Why can't I send iMessage directly from my Apple Watch? [closed]

My Apple Watch series 4 has wifi capabilities but when my iPhone is offline I can't send iMessages directly from my watch. If I can't send the message directly from my watch then what is the true ...
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Cant access to the camera on iPhone 6

My friend has this iPhone 6 which is worked just fine until recently. Now she couldn't access the camera and whenever she trying to do it there is a message saying "Flash is disabled. The iPhone ...
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What happens if I delete an icloud backup?

Ok so, I currently have filled up 2 tb of icloud storage. If I delete an iphone’s backup from icloud, will that also delete all the data that is stored in icloud for that iphone? What I mean by this ...
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Why is my iPhone storage full if my iCloud is empty? [duplicate]

This has been bothering me for so long, my phone never has storage no matter how much I delete. I have less than 40 photos, and only around 2 very big games. But that’s not the issue. Yesterday my ...
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How to file-manage an iPhone from a Windows box?

I am considering buying an iPhone, probably an XR, XS, or X. Is it possible to file-manage such a device from a laptop that is running Windows 7 Pro and is connected to the iPhone by USB cable, and ...
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New iPhone XS People & Places People album not populating - nothing

I have a new iPhone Xs running iOS 12.4 syncing to MBP using Mojave 10.14.6 via iTunes version 12.9.5.5. Using usb cord to sync selected items - pics, music, etc.. The People album under People &...
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How to reset/bypass iphone password after restarting iPhone [duplicate]

Last night I changed my iPhone's password, but now I've forgotten what it was, and since then it ran out of power so now it's at Before First Unlock mode. So now I can't access my iPhone, and I've ...
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If I delete synced Google contacts on my iPhone, does that affect my google contact?

I needed some of my gmail contacts to email them and get some info, so I decided to sync my google accounts to my iPhone. The problem is that I have some repeated contacts and I want to delete those ...
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Safari cache and download history (iPhone)

Does anyone know where can I find the the directories that have all information regarding download history and cache of Safari browser? I couldn't find anything related to it. I did search online and ...
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Is there a way to figure out when was my ipad / iphone disconnected from charge cable?

Ok, it may sounds weird but I just found my iPad in the trash (yeah you've read it right haha). So the last thing I remember that I connected it to the charge cable. After I arrived home I've found it ...
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How to make a dump of my iPhone so as to make forensics

I would like to be able to run a forensic analysis on my iPhone from a disk dump copy made on my Mac or any kind of Unix as I would from any external disk with a dd command. (For those who are ...
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Can iPhone's Handoff be configured to be more reliable?

I have an iPhone, an older iPhone, an iPad Pro, iPad, Macbook and iMac, and they have the same iCloud account. Is there a way to make the "Handoff" feature work more reliably on them? It can be for ...
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Why is my selfie flipped?

I take a picture, facing front, and I get a reduplication of the reality in front of my with the right and left sides equivalent between earth and digital. However, once I step over to take a selfie ...
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Screen Time not working in iPhone 8

One of my nieces has an iPhone 8 but the Screen Time limits that her mother set is not working on the device. As an example, she set a limit on Youtube for 2 hours per day. After the 2 hours, the app ...
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iTunes cannot backup into Time Capsule

I followed this guide to make iTunes store my iPhone backups on my Time Capsule drive, which has free space to spare instead of my MacBook, which is low. However, when I run a backup now, I will get ...
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How long does it take to restore from an iCloud backup?

I have 12.8gb worth of photos and videos and I remember shooting videos in particular that was 1 hour long and another 30 minute one. Last night it didn't take long for the 5,000 photos (inc. short ...
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Extracting info.plist file from an iOS app binaries

I want to retrieve the privacy permissions declared by an iOS app (it could be any app on App store) in their info.plist file. In order to do this I need to first get the binaries for the app. Is ...