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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Extract emails directly from Apple mail app on iPad (without syncing to mail server)

My friend's email was hacked, the password changed, and all emails and folders deleted. They are only Apple users - Mac, iPad, iPhone. After fixing the email password and hack, this empty mailbox was ...
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iPhone 12 personal hotspot stuck on 2.4Ghz

I have an iPhone 12 64GB and the 5GHz personal hotspot stopped working a few months back. The "Maximize Compatibility" switch doesn't seem to do anything, it always shows up as a 2.4GHz ...
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Keep Calendar's events alive in Notification Centre, until user sees them (independently of the "end" time)

Is there any way to keep alive in "Notification Centre", each Calendar event, until the user sees it? The current state is, that if the "End" time passes, the event disappears and ...
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Personal Hotspot: WiFi vs Bluetooth, which uses less battery on the MacBook Pro/iPhone

Note: I read this post, but it didn't answer my question Which Personal Hotspot mode uses least battery? I often use my iPhone as Personal Hotspot for my MacBook Pro. I found the linked question above ...
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iPhone camera takes a 3 second exposure causing blurry photos instead of using the flash. How do I disable?

Every time I want to take a photo, the iPhone enables a 3 second exposure in low light. This feature is horrible and does not work for any situation. I want it to use the flash always. Does anyone ...
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Does deleting messages in a group chat delete them for everyone else?

I wasn’t thinking and sent some messages and pictures to the wrong group chat. I have iOS 16, and I think most everyone else does on it. I didn’t see unsend, so I just deleted them. The group chat I ...
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Is there a way to get back my lost photos on iPhone?

I accidentally restored an old backup on my iPhone and I lost some important photos. I used EaseUs's data recovery app but it would only find the photos that I now have restored from the old backup, ...
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Slow and preservative charging options for day to day use, iPhone 14 Pro

I want to preserve my phone to the best extent I can, so I need advice on what charger I should be using day to day. The phone does not come with a charger and the official page encourages us to reuse ...
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Problems getting iPhone 11 to charge even when using wireless charger

Can someone help me to understand why my iPhone 11 won't charge (most of the time, multiple combos of charging methods)? Sometimes I will get a %6 but then it will stop, sometimes like now (well I ...
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How to make Chrome Browser not automatically sign out from outlook.com email on iPhone?

I use a trick on Windows which is very useful and it allows me to stay login in two accounts at the same time without entering password again and again, great for home pc. Of course you can stay ...
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How do I de-duplicate iPhone messages in the text message history?

Some bad data backup/recovery software caused most texts in my message history (inside of "Messages" app in iOS) to get duplicated (repeated) 8X. BEFORE Alice: Hello, Bob. Bob: Hello, Alice....
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What settings should I use to send MMS group messages

When my iPhone was new I noticed that I couldn't send messages to phones which only accept SMS messages. Therefore I enabled the setting "Send as SMS" in Settings > Messages and that ...
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iPhone X iOS 16.3.1 how to save folders starting with “.” (Dot)

I am connected to a shared folder on Windows 10 x64 via SMB by using iPhone’s Files app. I saved a zip file containing folders starting with a dot “.” When i extracted these folders within the Files ...
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Unable to generate a recovery key

I am using an iPhone 12 (iOS 16.3.1) and would like to turn on ADP for iCloud. In order to do that, I need to create a recovery key but whenever I try I get this error: Account Not Eligible Your ...
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Distinguish multiple iPhone hotspots

I often work in trains or at other locations where many people are close together. I share the Internet connection of my iPhone with my other devices for this purpose. What do I do if several people ...
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Loading hi-res music from mac mini to iphone - sample rate not supported

I have a Mac mini late 2014 with macOS Catalina (10.15.7). I have an iPhone 12 mini with iOS 15.6.1. In iTunes, I try to sync 192 kHz/24 bit songs, but get the error "sample rate not supported by ...
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How to make sure a video file can be stored in the Photos app? (iPhone)

I would like to offer a video of our festival promotion towards our fans to be then shared on social media. However it seems impossible to offer it in a way that the video can be stored to the Photos ...
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Missing photos when accessing iPhone via Windows Explorer

I always transferred photos from an iPhone to a Windows PC via Windows Explorer, simply by entering the DCIM folder on the phone, navigating to the month folder and copying the files. Some weeks ago ...
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How to 'reconnect' photos transferred from iPhone so that favourites are discoverable in Photos?

I want to transfer the 'favourite' status of photos on my iphone to my Photos.app library... Background: syncing photos from iphone to Mac via USB loses favourite tags I have previously synced photos ...
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Flagged email count different on iPhone and Mac

In Mail app on iPhone 12 running iOS 16.3.1, the number of emails marked as flagged is 48 when on MacBook Pro M1 running macOS Ventura 13.2.1, it is 38. There is the right number of flagged emails on ...
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iPhone 12 pro vs iPad pro 6th gen battery life

I've been playing call of duty mobile on my iPhone 12 Pro (battery health at about 92%). 100% battery gives about 6-7 hours of game play. I also tried with a brand new iPad Pro 6th generation, and it ...
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Should I turn iCloud Photos off before resetting iPhone?

If iCloud photos is turn on, any addition or deletion of photos in the iPhone is reflected in iCloud. So, since I'm resetting the iPhone, which will delete all the photos on it, should I turn off ...
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Xcode using wrong signing key

I have two different versions of the same app that I'm trying to release for different audiences. I upload one using Xcode and the other with Expo. As such, I have two different Apple certificates, ...
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Problems connection new iPhone to Raspberry Pi WiFi

I have setup a Raspberry Pi 3 as WiFi hotspot at home. For this, my home's WiFi signals it tethered to ethernet with connmanctl, showed here : $ sudo connmanctl technologies /net/connman/technology/...
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Why would an iPad or iPhone contain DOS executables?

OR, how to identify type of file if file fails. Apple took away the ability to copy Voice Memos from iPhone/iPad, so I went to copy them from the backups. in the process, I found (apparently) 206 DOS ...
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No forward option in URL address bar to see end of text iPhone [duplicate]

How can one get to the end of what they have texted in URL bar for example, in safari on iPhone without having to select everything, delete, copy paste, etc. Why isn’t there a way of holding the ...
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Is there any way to route an audio file into an iPhone mic input?

I have an iPhone-only app which only accepts microphone input. I want to input a pre-recorded high-quality audio file into the app, but it only accepts input from the microphone. On macOS, it would be ...
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Sync Mac Keychain Passwords to iPhone *without* iCloud?

I'm a current 1Password 7 user, loved that I could sync logins from my desktop to my phone over LAN. Now that version 8 is pushing online sync only, I want out. Mac's built-in keychain has been ...
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How can I make an iOS shortcut that adds all my Arabic songs (Arabic songs in my library) to specific playlist without duplicates

I want to make an iOS shortcut that adds all my Arabic songs (Arabic songs in my library) to specific playlist. Meanwhile, my shortcut keeps getting stuck because there are too many processes for my ...
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Show battery percentage in status bar/notch

As it is possible on lastest iPhones, I want to put my battery level IN the status bar. This is what I want it to be : This is what it is: Is it possible on iPad 6th gen running iPadOS 16.2? If ...
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iPhone ringtone cuts off after 1-2 seconds, then goes fully silent and I miss a lot of calls

I've been writing about this problem for the last year, I haven't figured it myself and I tried nearly everything. When I receive a call, there is like 33 % chance my phone will not ring. Or otherwise,...
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How to get Home bar on older iPads with Home button?

On my iPhone, I have a Home bar (at the bottom of my screen and no Home button and I find this very good). Therefore, I would like to know if this is possible to do on an iPad (6th generation, running ...
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I don't see the "delete app" button on my iPhone, how do I do? [duplicate]

Per a post, there would be "delete app" button in General | iPhone Storage ... However, my iPhone shows as follows per apple support, I could "Touch and hold the app in App Library, ...
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Is is possible to delete recently closed tabs without deleting Safari history?

I want to clear my recently closed tabs but I still want to keep my Safari history. To open my recently closed tabs, I need to long press the "+" button and then it appears. This answer ...
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How can I connect the bluetooth headset's microphone to the iPhone?

I have tried a couple of different headset / microphone combinations and the headset is fine but the microphone is either the iPhone or zero volume - apparently in the case the iPhone thinks it is ...
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What is the name of the tweak that allowed you to lock landscape orientation from the Control Center?

I went through an unintended restore of an iPhone and lost a tweak I know exist. What it did was basically enhancing the original functions of the “Portrait Orientation Lock” control center button for ...
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How to change settings via the Shortcuts app on iPhone

I want to make shortcuts for my iPhone to change my AirPods settings for different situations and pre-set different profiles with different settings. I wanted to do that via the Shortcut app from ...
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Play YouTube podcast audio only

I saved some interviews and seminars on YouTube.com to you YouTube playlist. Initially, I accessed the video using Navigator. I want to play them on my iPhone SE when doing other things, so I want ...
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Unable to pair iPhone 13 mini to Mac Mini

I have an iPhone 13 mini running 16.3.1 I recently purchased a Mac Mini (Apple M2) updated to 13.2.1. I transferred from my iMac to Mac Mini and have been setting it up and transferred my operations ...
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Does the bird daemon log anywhere // troubleshooting stuck iCloud sync

Is there a way to enable iCloud Sync telemetry/logging? Something is getting stuck uploading to iCloud but I can't tell what it is. Popular suggestion is to kill -9 bird but that is not working for me....
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How to find referenced files in Photo library

In an attempt to transfer the photos off my iPhone to the Mac Photos app, I selected the "Import New Items" button and something seemed to process. No photos got imported and I noticed a ...
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How to make iPad software split keyboard identical to the iPhone default one?

The iPad software split keyboard is slightly different than the iPhone, which makes it infuriatingly difficult to type when you barely use the iPad. Is there a way to make the iPad split keyboard ...
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Stop Dictation from being affected by network changes

Dictation seems to have a dependency on internet connection. When I'm walking around talking to my phone, when internet connection changes between different Wi-Fi access points, mobile data, or no ...
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How to unfreeze phone in Guided Access mode when triple click to prompt passcode won’t work? (iPhone 12)

I put my iPhone into Guided Access. I tried to triple click to prompt my passcode, but it’s not showing up. Holding Volume Up and sleep is not working to shut down my phone. Do I have to wait until ...
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How can I convert a RAW (DNG) photo to a JPG on my iPhone?

I have an iPhone 14 Pro. There are some photos that were taken in RAW (DNG) format. I want those photos to be in JPG format. I have the Photos app's "Transfer to Mac or PC" setting on "...
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How can I make forwarded calls show my number instead of the one calling in?

I have an iPhone 8 being used for call-forwarding. When calls come in I need to forward them, but I need the receiving phone to know every time that it is a forwarded call from the iPhone. I imagine ...
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How to remove Continuity Camera for deleted iPhone

Recently, I set up an iPhone 12 Pro, which I decided not to keep and deleted its data following Apple's advice. However, in web conferences, I can still select this camera and it even shows a battery ...
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AirTags chiming after data transferred to new iPhone and new iPhone deleted

I got an iPhone 12 Pro for testing. In order to have all the functionality and settings cloned from my old iPhone SE (2nd gen), I used the Quick Start as described by Apple. The new phone worked fine ...
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iCloud Hacked and trusted number changed - is there anything I can do?

Note: This might be more of a rant than a question, but I'd still appreciate advice. I have a dual SIM phone. All of a sudden, the eSIM (personal line) kept getting calls on loop from a number saying ...
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App to mount iPhone as disk accessible from Terminal [closed]

Is there an app which mounts my iPhone as an external drive on my Mac through wifi so that I can access its files from Terminal? It would be great if I could sync files with rsync (or maybe even ...

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