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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Extreme cyber bully,hacking, destroying my business Iphone MacBook iPad

I’ll try to make this a short story I’m divorcing an extreme narcissistic sociopath-he has every account under my name we owned a business together he refuses to sign divorce papers so they can say ...
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Can’t use ROBLOX devforum [closed]

I tried to log in to the ROBLOX devforum but I entered my ROBLOX login and then it said something like “Oops! You are unavailable to log in, but you can still browse current discussions” It didn’t say ...
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dfu-util (from xpwn) to install iOS 12.4.1 on iPhone XS?

I was wondering if I can safely use dfu-util from xpwn to install iOS 12.4.1 (from here) on an iPhone XS. In these dfu-util instructions, the syntax to use is listed as sudo ./dfu-util <custom....
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iPhone's power button doesn't lock, shows Swipe to Power Off instead

My iPhone SE, running iOS 12.4 reached its lower battery limits and went dead. I, foolishly pressed power button and then it stayed in an Apple Logo screen → power off → Apple Logo, loop for a while ...
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Can I automatically arrange the icons of the home screen according to the frequency of use?

Is there a possibility to arrange the icons automatically according to the frequency of use? Top left: the most important, then the 2nd most important, etc.
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Can I put my iPhone in quiet mode only for a limited period of time?

When going to the movie or attending to a talk, how can I put my iPhone in quiet mode only for a limited period of time, like one hour? In particular, it is mostly the case that I will forget to ...
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Tethering an iPad / iPhone to a Raspberry Pi

Questions My concerns are focused on enabling USB tethering in an iDevice (iOS 12 iPhone X and iPad Air): What are the steps for tethering IOS 12 devices? Is it just one switch on the Android or ...
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How to save/access current iPhone background image

I lost my background image file from my gallery. I would ask you if do you know a way to save the actual background image? I don't want to lose it.
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Apple Configurator 2 rearrange homescreen layout does not apply

Apple Configurator version Versie 2.11.1 (3K81) iPhone 11 Pro iOS 13.2 17B84 Macbook Pro 2019 i9 Catalina 10.15.1 (19B88)
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Default factory resetting iPhone 4

Is it possible to reset an old iPhone but keep the operating system with all updates?
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Gmail app on App store only has “Open” and not “Install” option

I have an iPhone X and I configured the pre-installed Mail app to my Gmail account. After using it for some time I recently got an email from Google saying "you are missing out, update to the Gmail ...
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How do I export text messages from android into iphone

When moving back from Android to iPhone, I'm unable to transfer my text messages with the "move to iOS" app. About half my text messages are missing for some reason. I'm looking for an alternative ...
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Troubleshooting the Network Connection on Apple Series 5 Watch (WiFi)

I bought an Apple Series 5 watch (WiFi), and although the updates are current its behavior calls into question whether the watch is misconfigured in some way or defective. Upon attempting to place a ...
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Can I use MacBook UDID registration for testing of iPhone application?

I am not having any iPhone ,I have MacBook and have my developer account. For archiving the app developed for iPhone I need to have provisioning profile, can it be done by using registering MacBook ...
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iPhone photos app says storage is full but Settings says 20 gb avail

I have icloud with 200gb storage. iCloud shows it has 30 gb available. My iPhone photos app says "Update Paused. Not Enough iPhone Storage". There's a "Manage Storage" link, which brings you to ...
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What can I do to regulate iPhone charging rate (make it charge slower)?

My iPhone is charging from my MacBook. I believe that it charges too fast and even heats quite sensibly. Also, I'm afraid the battery could degrade at a greater rate with such a fast charge. So, I ...
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Transfer MKV files to iPhone using Airdrop on iOS 13

For some time I've beeing using PlayerXtreme in order to watch mkv videos on my iPhone and I was able to drop them into it from my MBP using Airdrop. But since iOS 13, my iPhone doesn't wants to save ...
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Why Books sometimes can not be opened since iOS 13.2?

I’m not able to open the Books app sometimes since iOS 13.2, and it is not fixed yet in iOS 13.2.3. Relaunching Books does not fix it. Restart iPhone can make it work for a while.
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List of iOS applications that are non-compatible? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 11 Pro Max 13.1.3. On older iPhones, I could go to Settings/General/About - and touch Applications and a list of my non compatible apps would show up. With this newest version, when ...
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Your passcode is required to enable Touch ID - iPhone 6s [duplicate]

I have to enter my passcode every morning in order to unlock my phone instead of using Touch ID. What’s even more dumb is, that, I had locked the phone at 1 am and it had only been locked for 6.5 ...
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iPhone 11: Subtle clicking sound and vibrational feedback on performing several actions

A few days ago I noticed a silent click-sound and a subtle vibrational impulse when performing several actions on my iPhone 11. Examples of such actions are: activating buttons on the control center ...
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icloud photo Synced is not showing

I have iPhone 8 with iOS 13.2 and iTunes version Version 12.10.2.3 but the option to add photos(photo Synced) in iPhone is not showing
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iPhone camera portrait mode colors are wrong

My brother has an iPhone 7+ and for some reason sometimes when he is talking pictures using the portrait mode the colors are just off, not close to the colors that are in real life. One picture of ...
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nsurlsessiond hogging on internet when running iOS simulator

I try to stay as far away from iCloud as possible. I've not signed into iCloud on my mac. But for some reason, nsurlsessiond, the service associated with iCloud seems to be hogging my network ...
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What is killing my battery?

I have an iPhone XS (bought brand-new, About section says limited warranty until 14 april 2020, the date I bought it) running iOS 13.2.3 When I took it out of the box it was running iOS 12 and I ...
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How to block access to alarm app, after snooze, from a locked state?

Suppose that my iPhone is locked. The alarm rings. Turns out I can tap the alarm snooze notification bubble, and that will take me to the alarm app, where all alarm settings can be read and changed. ...
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iPhone receives SMS from Info

I am receiving an SMS from Info on an iPhone running iOS 13. There is no contact Info in my address book. Does this perhaps mean that the sender suppresses her address/telephone number? Or what else ...
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How do I show Apple Maps turn-by-turn navigation for public transport on my lock screen and Apple Watch?

I use the iOS Apple Maps app frequently for public transport directions. In the past, if I was actively navigating using public transport, Maps would display turn-by-turn directions on the lock screen ...
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iPhone asks to trust computer each time when tethering hotspot is on

When tethering hotspot is on, and I connect with my laptop via USB (in order to tether), I get asked each time to trust the computer which is annoying. Latest iOS 13.2 17B84 ; Mac OS Catalina 10.15....
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How to remove frames and have text wrap itself to borders in iOS Safari?

The attachment shows a typical email showed in safari on iOS13. The white frame is the body of the email, through which I have to scroll with the finger left and right, up and down and I find this ...
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USB-C to Lightning cable: Connecting iPhone to USB-C peripherals

The iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max come with USB-C to Lightning cables for fast charging, and the regular iPhone 11 supports them. Regular Lightning supports HDMI output via an Apple dongle. Does the USB-C ...
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How can I ensure or force a message I'm composing to go via SMS on my iPhone 6 in iOS 12? [duplicate]

In answers to When does Messages message via iMessage vs. SMS? I learned that if a contact is set up such that they have received iMessages from me, there still may be a way to force a new message I'm ...
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Manage iOS automatic connection to public Wi-Fi

I use Skype to make some international calls. This works well if I am at home/office and connected to Wi-Fi. However if I am on move, I prefer to turn off Wi-Fi to prevent connection to public Wi-Fi ...
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When does Messages message via iMessage vs. SMS?

This is probably an embarrassingly noobish question. I sent a standard SMS text message from my iPhone 6 to a colleague's iPhone, who mentioned that my message was green and not blue, and that meant ...
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Viewing Text Message Histories on Windows PC

I have an iPhone 6s, and there are some very, very, long text message conversations on there that I'd like to be able to read through on my PC for the sake of convenience. I've already backed up my ...
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iMessage from computer not syncing with iPhone , not being sent

I have the latest iOS on an iPhone SE and macOS Mojave on a desktop computer with Airdrop and everything (not that latter matters). However, SMS messages sent to my iPhone do not popup and now I am ...
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iPhone's volume low on Bluetooth speakers

Anytime I connect to a Bluetooth speaker it won’t play full volume, I have the volume all the way up on my phone and the speaker but it will only play at about half the volume than other phones will ...
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Apple Configurator 2 and iPhone page reorganization

I have rearranged my iPhone X screen pages on Apple Configurator 2 (version 2.11.1) and then select apply, but the change does not take effect: the next time I pull up the page arrangement, it is the ...
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Official reason why Apple does not allow restricting iOS app's Wi-Fi access?

According to: Restrict an iOS app from using Wi-Fi internet https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/iphone-sold-in-china-has-a-unique-feature.2030268/ https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6645022 ...
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iPhone 6S network locked out of ONE specific telecom operator

So I have an iPhone 6S 64GB purchased in the US, unlocked from the Apple Store. For the last couple of years I'm living in Paris. Recently I changed my SIM from CIC Mobile to Free Mobile. ...
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How to stop itunes from asking permission to allow computer to access info on my iPhone everytime i connect my phone?

I connect my iPhone daily on a MacBook I don't want to access any info on my phone, so I don't want this question to pop up every time I connect my phone.
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Can a Home member handover music from their iPhone to a HomePod?

My wife and I are in a Home account. I am the primary account holder signed in to the HomePod. I can transfer music from my iPhone to the HomePod and back without a problem. However my wife can’t ...
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Does iOS download only changes or whole app when updating an app?

I noticed the downloading of app updates is really fast on my iPhone X (iOS 13). Like for example the facebook app shows about 250MB in size on the update screen of the appstore but it's finished ...
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App or method to automatically sync photos to webdav server (FileRun)

I'm looking for a way to automatically sync my photos to a self hosted webdav instance (in particular a FileRun instance, which is dav compatible). I'd ideally not have to do anything, other than take ...
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Spoken content has stopped in Apple CarPlay

Up until last week, when iPhone spoke screen it would play on car speakers when connected to CarPlay. Below is what screen looks like when speaking screen. I’ve got an iPhone X on iOS13. But suddenly ...
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Is it possible to know which apps are installed on other's iPhone?

So, it happened that one of my known associates Mr.X installed a certain app on his iPhone. In a few days, one of his family friends somehow came to know that Mr.X installed that app. How could ...
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Manually adding books to Nook App on iPad

I need to "side load" a number of eBooks (mostly epub and PDF) onto my iPad to be used with the Nook app. This is something I am able to do with my dedicated Nook eReader like the Nook HD or the ...
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Are iPhone Wireless Chargers Good for Batteries?

I heard that the external wireless iPhone chargers for the XS MAX are not good for for the battery. Anyone know anything about this?
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Custom notification size on iPhone

I would like to receive customized notifications from any specific app on my iPhone so that I can never ignore it because they are super important. One solution I thought of is to show notification ...
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Is my battery in my iPhone faulty, or something more?

I have an iPhone 7. I had the battery replaced approx 6 months ago. I've noticed the battery life hasn't been overly great considering it's a new battery. Yesterday, my phone started turning off at ...