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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What are the two beeps my iPhone makes before bluetooth connection is made in this video?

See the video here: https://youtu.be/RDEszGStvjY I'm using an app called Zello, and triggering a walkie talkie message using a bluetooth button called a Pryme BT-PTT-Z. In the video you can hear ...
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What is the power input to the iPhone 7 and where is the spec page?

I have an option of chargers with different amp ratings ... The voltage is 5V but what is the current? For example ... 2.4A, 1.0A ... More importantly were is the Apple site for the iPhone 7 where ...
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Where can I redownload iOS system sound files?

I have a jailbroken iPod touch, so I am able to view root level files. I attempted to swap the names of engage_power (wireless charging sound) and engage_power_short (regular charging sound), but ...
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Anyway to block apps iOS iPhone from using Wifi-Network? [duplicate]

Wondering if anyway to block an application from using wifi network like i am able to restrict cellular data? specifically on ios iphone. Or what application could I use?
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How to import photos/videos from iPhone 7 on Windows when moving fails with “A Device attached to the system is not functioning”?

When I try to move photos off my iPhone 7 on Windows 10 it suddenly stops saying "Error Moving File or Folder: A Device attached to the system is not functioning." The error occurs on only some ...
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Cover photo duplication issue via Facebook app on iPhone

When I try to update/change my cover photos via Facebook mobile app (iOS) a copy is being created as a cover photo without retaining likes and comments. These are previously set cover photos in cover ...
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on iOS, will reinstalling Skype delete my chat history?

I'm having an issue with Skype on my iPhone, that appears to have been solved for many people by deleting and reinstalling the app. But I'm hesitant to do this for fear I will lose all my ...
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iCloud log in requires old phone number i neither have nor remember

I recently got rid of my iPhone & tried to log in via icloud on my laptop so I could get some contacts. I know my Apple ID & my password well. However, on entering my credentials, iCloud ...
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How to get the number of registered touchIDs or faceIDs [closed]

I am working on a project using react-native, where I am trying to show a switch box, to enable/disable passcode, which should only appear if touchID capable devices, don't have touchID data (no ...
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Can be iPhone used to burn CD/DVD?

Is it possible to burn CD/DVD with iPhone and USB CD/DVD Writer? I have a camera module for the iPhone to make it as if it has USB female socket instead of lightning one. I’ve verified it works for ...
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Phone calls on iPhone doesn't ring on Bluetooth headphones

I recently started using Bluetooth headphones. Today I received my first phone call since I started using the Bluetooth headphones, and to my surprise my iPhone rang out loud instead of playing the ...
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How to make App Store forget an app [closed]

It won't let me comment so here is my answer. You have to go into the App Store, click on your profile in the top right hand corner and then click on purchases. If the app isn't currently on your ...
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Sophisticated reading for a first-time smartphone / iPhone user? [closed]

I finally got a smartphone (iPhone SE) and I was wondering whether there are guides / tutorials / etc. which target people like me who know their way around a computer, but are just late to the ...
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached

So yesterday I went to sleep and I saw an update. I didn't update since I couldn't be bothered, but when I woke up and turned on my iPhone it said update completed. But when I tried to activate it I ...
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Can an iPhone 4S take microphone through audio jack?

I can play audio of an iPhone 4S through the 3.5mm audio jack to headphones. I would like to use it with a headset that includes a microphone for making phone calls or recording audio. I'm not sure if ...
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iPhone, Keyboard and Audio Output

I have a question about dual lightning port and data transfer. I am now using camera module to connect iPhone and portable keyboard which sends midi signal to GarageBand. But thanks to apple’s policy ...
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Can't add new local calendar

I'm using an iPhone 6 running iOS version 12.4.5. In the calendar app I have two calendars which are synced with my employer's Exchange Server. Now I want to add a third, local calendar. I enter a ...
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iPhone calendar: How do you set up an event for next year?

I want to set up a reminder for 1 Aug 2021, but there's no way to set the year. All I can do on the scrolling wheel of dates is set it up for this 1 Aug 2020 and add a "repeat annually" to the entry. ...
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I get spinning circle is data transfer … why and by whom is caused this spinning [closed]

I understand that spinning circle means data or upload or whatever but why? Who did this, what is different, is this done by somebody else? Never saw this befire
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People can't hear me after about 5 minutes on my iphone6

After 5 to 10 minutes into a phone call the person I am talking to can no longer hear me but I can still hear them. I call back and it works fine for a few minutes. In every other respect the phone ...
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Mute all notifications for Microsoft Teams?

Is it possible to mute all notifications in Microsoft Teams on iPhone? Ideally there would be some mode that would allow me to mute all Teams notifications for one hour, two hours, eight hours, etc. ...
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How to password protect opening specific app without disabling notifications

I'd like to password-protect an app, so that every time that I open the app, I'll need to enter a password (the idea is to make it more burdensome to access the app). Right now, I can password-protect ...
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How to really turn off call announcements on iPhone XR?

I have an iPhone XR and Bose 700 headphones. Every time someone calls while I have my headphones on, it plays "Joe Schmoe is calling". I have already been into the iPhone settings and set "announce ...
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Question: Will an Apple Watch 4 work/pair with an iPhone 6 that has IOS 12.4. but IS NOT an activated phone?

I can't seem to find any reference to this scenario. I have the iPhone wiped, updated, and set-up with a new apple ID. But I would prefer not to activate it as that would require a dedicated plan. I ...
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Can I preview iPhone photos on my MacBook display before actually importing?

Background I just took a ton of photos on my iPhone 6 in order to capture a few good ones (I'm a lousy photographer I suppose). My MacBook Air has been chronically short of disk space for years (I'm ...
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Is it possible to set a different ringtone for each line of a dual SIM iPhone?

I have an iPhone 11 with a nano-SIM and an e-SIM. I've searched the internet but haven't found anything yet. I didn't see any setting about it, and it would seem normal to me to have two different ...
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Is there any way to tell my iPhone to use a different mic than my AirPods?

I use my AirPods for streaming on YouTube. I don’t own a computer only an iPad and iphone. A friend bought me a usb mic not thinking that I don’t own a computer. So I bought a usb to lightning adapter....
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Where to enter verification code?

I have an iphone 8 and when I tap on my accountinfo in settings (where it has my name and says apple ID, cloud, itunes and more) and I get to the menu where it says "password & security" -- I tap ...
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“Memory Trace Upload was successful” message randomly appeared on iPhone

While in the Facebook app, a grey box with light grey text appeared randomly at the top of the screen, saying “Memory Trace Upload was successful”. I don’t have a jail broken iPhone and did not do ...
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My iPhone got stolen and they locked my icloud account. How can regain access to my icloud account to erase my data?

My iPhone got stolen and apple locked my iCloud account. I don't have access to the reset email for iphone cause it uses an icloud email address that's on the iPhone and I don't recall the security ...
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Two different notification settings for one iMessage contact?

I have a problem with iMessage notifications from some contacts. If I turn off their notifications entirely, I'll miss some important messages. If I leave them on, I'll get bombarded with a dozen ...
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What does iCloud Mail sync actually do?

Can someone explain to me please what the 'Mail' feature of iCloud syncing on macOS, iPad, and iPhone etc actually achieves? I have searched online, and some articles from a number of years ago ...
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Apple Contacts wont sync and contain ghost profiles

I have an Iphone 8 running IOS 13.3.1 and a MacBook Pro (2015) running Catalina (10.15.3). For a while now I have dealt with my contacts on the 2 devices being different, but i am now using the ...
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Why is this Wi-Fi problem happening to my Mac and iPhone constantly and how to fix it

I have a dual-band Netgear router, an iPhone 6 and a MBP 13" early 2015 (Both devices were on Beta tester OS but not anymore). When I try to connect to the 5GHz network from the router I end up ...
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Where is the backtick on iPhone keyboard [duplicate]

When I type on iOS keyboard, I don't find the backtick (`) character. Where is it located? If there isn't, why?
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iphone 5 hangs when connected to MBP as an Audio Input Device

Connecting my iphone 5C to my MBP 17 early 2011, macOS HighSerra 10.13.6, with a Lightning cable to USB, opening Audio MIDI Setup I can see the device. The moment I enabled it, it hangs with a ...
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iPhone-Mac connection issue and what does the usbd process do?

I know there's 2-3 questions in this community relating to connection issues between iPhones and Macs via a USB connection, and I know a temporary solution to fix it. But I would like to know what ...
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EssentialPIM PC sync with native PIM on iPhone without iOS EssentialPIM & iTunes?

I use the iPhone's native Calendar, Contacts, and Notes apps (not email). It used to sync with Outlook on my Windows lapop. It synced over local WiFi, as I am not comfortable having my information ...
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How to delete old SMS messages, but retain backups?

I have an extensive history of SMS messages going back to early 2013. However, it's taking up nearly half of my iPhone's storage space and counting. I understand that there's a feature that ...
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How to decrease the font size / zoom out in Chrome on a mobile device

I prefer very small fonts: on my MacBook I use full retina 2560x1600. My iPhone7 Plus can show a lot - if I can force chrome to stop making huge fonts on it. But how to do that? The desktop chrome ...
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Disable both animoji and memoji

I can't seem to disable both animoji and memoji in iOS 13.3.1. What I've done so far: Settings > General > Keyboard > Memoji Stickers > OFF In Messages, tap: ... > Edit; then: More Apps > Animoji > ...
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iPhone case material for best heat dissipation?

What case material for iPhone is most effective at dissipating heat. With my current case, my iPhone 11 often feels hot at the bottom of the screen but cools down when I take the case off, so I am ...
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iPhone photos uploaded on iCloud - not appearing in photos mac when connecting iPhone via the cable

iPhone 6S - IOS 13.3 MacBook pro - El Capitan. I have enabled iCloud Photos on iPhone - with Optimize iPhone Storage. On Mac, I haven't enabled iCloud Photos, as I don't wish to have all my local ...
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How can I identify the cause of unexpectedly large sync data requirements?

iPhone 6, 64 GB memory, updated to iOS 12.4.5 this morning. I attempted to sync with my Mini afterwards and got an error: "cannot be synced because there is not enough free space to hold all the ...
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iPhone photos still stuck on “Restoring from iCloud”

I'm on the second day of processing and it still shows under all my photos "Restoring from iCloud". Should it also show at the iCloud backup that its restoring? Thinking about resetting my phone and ...
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Why does sharing even a single photo to a shared album take days?

I've seen numerous questions about this general problem (slow sharing speed) but they always seem to involve macOS and large numbers of photos/large amounts of data. My question applies to even just ...
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Which part of iPhone is responsible for radiation

I wonder what part of the iPhone is responsible for the radiation? Is it battery?
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Why Safari is trying to Download web pages even thought I don't want that (iOS 13.3 - iPhone 8)

Sometimes When I use safari to look news, Its trying to Download instead of open normally, I see on screen a dialog box has Download button for ex: index.php. I searched for this problem, but found ...
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Can I buy iOS apps on a computer, and then gift them to the end user?

In my organization we have different employees who use iPhone in their work. Sometimes they need to buy applications. In order to make that process smoother, I (as an administrator here) would like ...
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What's the latest iOS that iPhone SEs shipped with?

I found a similar question, but it's a few years old, and the answer wasn't definitive. Here's the question: Did the 64GB iPhone SE ever ship with iOS 10 installed? I need an iOS 9 device (for ...

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