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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Installing Previous Firmware in iPhone | New Firmware keeps Rebooting iPhone [duplicate]

After upgrading to iOS 14.4.2 my iphone keeps rebooting every 5 mins! I would like to restore my iphone to iOS 14.3.7. After finding signed firmware I tried using iTunes but kept getting error 9 . I ...
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What exactly happened with Apple throttling iPhones? [closed]

I'm doing a business report on Apple Inc. and I'm on the legal issues section and I have to list and describe a few recent (last ~5-10 yrs) issues/lawsuits that the company faced. So far a major one ...
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How to whitelist service provider messages in iOS Messages with Family Sharing?

I have an iPhone 6S that is managed via Family Sharing. The phone can only communicate with contacts that are in the phone book. The service provider sometimes sends important messages, e.g. when the ...
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Is it possible to train iMessage dictation to avoid certain errors?

When I dictate, iMessage does not recognize plurals most of the time but creates a possessive instead, even when the grammar is unambiguous. I will say something like "it has useful features"...
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iPhone Next Backup Size Bigger Than Total Of All Apps Being Backed Up

A while back, my iPhone (running iOS 14.4.2) stopped backing up to iCloud as I was running out of space. When I went into the backups section of the app to see how much data my next backup will take ...
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Different AirDrop dialogs between two Macbooks sending same file to an iPhone

Have a problem which I cannot get solved actually. It's related to sending a file (GPX) downloaded on my computer(s) via AirDrop to my iPhone 8 (iOS 14.4.2). On one macbook (MBP 2019 BigSur) I just ...
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How to stop iPhone from deleting local music?

I download music to my iphone. When I try to play the media offline some days or weeks later, it says I cannot because I am offline. They have cloud symbols next to them. How can I stop this happening?...
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iPhone8 Showing Pictures On Device Even Though I Removed All Photos

I don't get it. I removed all my pictures from my iPhone8 but iPhone Storage is still showing pictures are in the iPhone8.
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Transfer accounts from Mac or iPhone to new iPad?

Is there an easy way to transfer accounts between an iPhone and an iPad without wiping the iPad? I just got a new email account and don't want to manually configure each device.
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How to report mindful minutes from macOS to Apple Health?

As an example, I use DayOne for journaling, both the phone and desktop app, but the minutes only count when I use the phone/iOS app. I often have a lot to write, so most of the time it's just easier ...
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How can I fix my iPhone not showing up in Screen Time on my other devices?

My iPhone SE 2020 won't show up in Screen Time on my Mac or iPad. All three are signed into the same iCloud account and fully updated to the latest releases of iOS, macOS and iPadOS respectively. All ...
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My iPhone thinks there are 3.5 GB of photos but I literally have no photos there (just deleted everything!)

I’m not sure why this is happening. I tried deleting my photos and emptying the deleted photos file. I also deleted all shared albums etc. there’s literally nothing on my photo album. This issue ...
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Can I make/receive calls on a MacBook if connected to same iPhone's personal hotspot

My MacBook pro is connected to my iPhone's personal hotspot. I am not able to make/receive cellular calls on my MacBook, is that a limitation that I have to be on the same network applies to it should ...
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iPhone 7 recording issues

For a while now my Voice Notes on WhatsApp record blank. I mean you can’t hear anything. The same goes for Voice Memos app. I can make cell calls without a problem, use speech-to-text and even record ...
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Does deleting a game and reinstalling it over and over can harm the gameplay on IOS devices? [closed]

I’m currently playing games on my iPhone 8+ device and I deleted and reinstalled the same game few times. Now I’m wondering if each time that I’m deleting the app the performance of the game is ...
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Make and receive land line phone calls on my mac?

I have two phones, an iphone and a land line. I'm spending several hours a day on the phone. I know I can use my iphone and my mac working together, but I want to be able to do this with my landline ...
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Securely deleting data in iOS

My understanding is that resetting an iOS device by using Erase all Content and Settings is considered secure deleting, as the key for the encryption is obliterated and no data can be recovered. Just ...
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Using Model i phone 12 mini( A2399) in USA?

I bough an iPhone 12 mini (A2399) in Asia. My research indicates that T-Mobile US supports band n41, which apparently works with this iPhone model. Will I be able to receive 5G or at least 4G at its ...
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How to prevent iPhone 12 Pro from overheating?

My iPhone 12 Pro (Max) gets extremely hot (to the point the screen dims, and beyond) with regularity, usually several times per day with just regular use of fairly basic apps. Others have reported the ...
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How mac detects that personal hotspot is available without internet?

I am curious about how mac automatically detects that iPhone is close without internet and suggest connecting to iphone's personal hotspot whats the tech behind it? situation is iphone has hotspot OFF,...
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Recover iPhone from an older iCloud backup

There's some data I want to recover I've lost this morning due to an accidental synchronization. Unfortunately, it made a new backup, so recovering the lost files via iCloud doesn't seem possible ...
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Watching the ThermalState of iPhone and notify the user [closed]

I'm not very familiar with iOS development and I've a question for an use case that I want to implement and would like to get your feedback or input regarding the feasibility of the idea. I basically ...
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Is it possible to connect two iPhones to the same external GPS device?

I can connect an iPhone to an external GPS device, but when I use another iPhone to also try to connect to it, it won't connect. But there are posts that stated we can connect two iPhones to a single ...
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suggestions on easy way to add location data to jpegs that will be recognized in iPhone

I have lots of .jpegs taken either w/ iPhone (location data turned off) or DSLR w/ no location data. Id like to find an easy way to add the locations to photos so that when synced to iPhone, photos ...
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Backup button for iPhones greyed out in iTunes

The backup button in the iPhone summary in iTunes is greyed out. I tried it with a different phone and it was still greyed out but it works as soon as I switch users. I Used an iPhone 8 iOS 14.3 and ...
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Call/Cancel Popup in Google App on iOS [Clarified] [duplicate]

A few days ago I was using the Google iOS app (not Chrome, but the specific "Google" app that you can download in the App Store) to go to shady website in an attempt to stream a movie online....
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“Call/Cancel” popup in Google App

A few days ago I was using the Google iOS app (not Chrome, but the specific "Google" app that you can download in the App Store) to go to shady website in an attempt to stream a movie online....
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How to disable a floating right arrow button that makes FaceTime calls

My mom keeps accidentally FaceTiming me and we think it's because of a floating gray button with a left angle bracket on it: I've been trying to help her remotely turn it off. She must have ...
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Click sounds in control center?

I have a 2020 iPhone SE on iOS 14.4.1 and it seems when I tap and hold on the brightness or sound bar (or really anything in the control center) it always makes a keyboard click sound. I’ve attempted ...
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How to find the current temperature of an iPhone's CPU?

There are extremely useful utilities like iStats for viewing the CPU temperature on a device running macOS. Is there a way to view the current CPU temperature of an iPhone? Note: the reason I want ...
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Facetime audio calls not working using iPhone

I have a Netgear Nighthawk MR60 mesh system with a WiFi router and one satellite. Since I installed it, I cannot make calls using my iPhone xs with either of my Mac computers. The window comes up ...
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Will Reset > Delete Data and Settings, prevent recovering my Data? if I am planning to sell my iPhone?

In Windows I know that when you delete a file or even format your PC, then some data can still be recovered from the hard disk using some tools. Now I have iPhone 11 and I am planning to sell it. So I ...
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iPhone storage is full and stuck into a restart loop

My iPhone XS's storage is full and I removed a couple of applications to free up space, but I thought that a restart could help to delete its cache files... And well, it entered into a reboot loop. I ...
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What i need to do to backup and secure my mobile data before sending it to repair

I have iPhone 11 and its screen was broken, so I will send it to an authorized reseller for Apple. but before doing so I will remove all the data I have these data include; photos, videos, apps (mail ...
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Recording video on 4K produces weird sounds

I’ve an iPhone 11 Pro that never gave any problem. Currently using iOS 14.2. Yesterday I recorded a video, using 4K and 60fps, and the result was this: (please be advised, loud and annoying audio on ...
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Backing up huge iCloud photo library to external HDD

I have a large iCloud photo library of about 30,000 irreplaceable images and videos. It is entirely hosted on icloud - I am using the 'optimise iphone storage' setting and have no high res images ...
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New Cookie Dialog on SE Websites, iPhone only [migrated]

iPhone SE (first generation), iOS 14.4.2 (18D70), iOS Safari I have regularly used this phone to browse the SE sites in which I'm interested: Travel, Expatriates, Mechanics, Home Improvement, and Ask ...
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Whats the difference between backing up my photos on iPhone and storing them in iCloud?

If I go to settings -> iCloud -> manage storage There are 2 categories: Backups (118 GB) Photos (18.3 GB) In my backups, there's photo library (109.25 GB) I'm confused, what's the difference ...
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Something keeping my iPhone awake

For the past week or so, perhaps since updating my iPhone 6S to iOS 14.4.1 or 14.4.2 periodically if I plug my phone in to charge, or even just raise to wake, whether I fully wake it with TouchID or ...
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Moving contacts between groups in iOS devices? [duplicate]

Can I move a contact from the All group to another group in an iOS device? I don't see a way to do this on my iPhone XR with iOS 14.4.1
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Will turning off and delete photos via icloud preferences on macbook delete my iphones photos?

I was writing a note in my notes app when a popup came up saying my cloud was full, it prompted me to go to references, so I did. Now in iCloud preferences I see the following: For a while now I have ...
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iPhone7 transmits excessive _sleep-proxy._udp.local mDNS messages

I noticed suddenly increased battery discharge rate while my phone is on home Wi-Fi. Fired ngrep and observed mDNS packets with a rate about one per second. Other phones on the same network don't ...
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How does the iPhone round when calculating averages in the Health App?

Tracking steps month by month and am curious how the app rounds numbers. For example, a calculated average of 99.53 does not round up to 100, but shows as 99. This is deep in the weeds, but wanted to ...
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Is it possible to long press on Apple Maps screen in CarPlay and get directions to that location?

I'm familiar with long-pressing on Apple Maps on iPhone to drop a pin and then getting directions to that location. Is it possible to long press on Apple Maps screen in CarPlay to a drop a pin?
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Can’t delete payment method because active subscriptions but no active or hidden subscriptions

I keep getting charged every month but there is no active subscriptions or hidden payments showing. How do I track it down and remove the subscription? The payment shows it is from Apple Pay. And why ...
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What happens if you do not listen to an audio message an iPhone?

I do not want to open an audio message that was sent to me via iMessage. How do I get it to go away without deleting the whole conversation? Sidenote… I do not have my read receipts on, so if I open ...
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iPhone 11 What are the authorized manufacturer/s for iPhone 11's Screen

I have an iPhone 11, and today the screen broke when my mobile fall down. I want to buy a new screen for my iPhone 11 from Amazon, but I am not sure which are the authorized brand(s) for iPhone 11. Is ...
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Camera doesn't work on any video call service

I found this to be a really weird one. So i dropped my iphone and the camera stopped working. I turned it off and on again and the front camera started working again when on the apple camera however ...
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Can I get an alert when my iPhone 5S is unplugged?

My iPhone 5S gives a beep or buzz when I plug it in to a charger, but doesn’t provide any notification, apart from the lightning bolt in the top right hand corner disappearing, when it gets unplugged. ...
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How to edit and save documents on an iPhone (iOS 14.4) using MS Word without “signing in” to Microsoft?

When I create and write a document on my laptop using Word 2003 on Windows 10 Pro and then save it on my iPhone which runs iOS 14, I can read it using Word on the iPhone but that program asks me to &...

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