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Questions tagged [iphone]

iPhone is Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.

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TP-Link TL-WR902ac in “Client mode” won't connect to iPhone (6) Hotspot

Anyone else having problems with the above ? I can connect to the home wifi and produce an output on the ethernet socket, which is what is required - it connects using an android - but NOT using the ...
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“software update required to connect to your iOS device” pop up when connecting my iPhone 7

I hope you can help me with this weird problem I've been having since I got my MacBook Air. The problem is each time I plug my iPhone into my MacBook I get this pop up.. When trying to install I ...
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iPhone 7 low audio output

My iPhone 7 has really low output through the headphone jack, I’ve compared it with two other iPhone 7 using the same app and same song. The output of built in speakers is perfect but headphone jack ...
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Recover Google Authenticator settings

My old phone packed up and although the iPhone that I have now has all my apps which I saved from iCloud, unfortunately the settings have not been saved. I never backed up my 16 digit security key. I ...
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Hook second iPhone to first iPhone Sim on home network

I have two iPhones. One with a SIM card in it, which I use when I'm out and about, doing projects, and so on. The second iphone I use ONLY at home For browsing, photos, etc, and there is no sim in it,...
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Receiving text alerts on Macbook but not iPhone

I have an iPhone 7. I only recently synced it to the Messages app on my computer. At first, I received text alerts on both devices, but now, when I have the computer open (not the computer's Messages ...
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Some SMS senders cannot be saved as contacts on iPhone

I'm rephrasing the question posted some months ago as the issue is still there. When receiving SMS messages from automated services (BlaBlaCar, Bank, Commodities etc.) seems there is a "fake" sender ...
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iPhone upgraded to iOS 11 - retrieve log data from an old incompatible app called “Articles”

I mistakenly upgraded my iPhone to iOS 11.4.1, and my Wikipedia app called Articles, which I've been using for 8 years or so, is now no longer compatible. Does anyone know if there is a way to ...
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List calls together on iOS including inbound calls and outbound calls

Is there a setting to group all calls, in and out, from the same number on my display? For example if I send or receive calls from the same number regularly I want to make those show up in a single ...
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Wirelessly debug Safari web app running on iOS using Safari on macOS

I need to plug an iPad/iPhone into a Mac Mini so I can debug web pages running ApplePay on them using the macOS Safari developer console. Complication: The Mac mini is in a server cupboard three ...
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Work computer, windows 10, no iTunes, stop iphone pop up “allow this device…” [duplicate]

Windows 10 Professional (10.0.17134.228) and iPhone 6 (iOS 11.4.1). iTunes is not installed, can't have it, and don't want it. (Work computer) Under: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple , there is ...
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Why the system takes up almost all the storage of iPhone

I barely installed apps on my iPhone, but it is obviously the system takes up almost all my storage? iPhone 6: 15.9GB of 16GB used. I do not know why. How to find the lost space on my phone? I ...
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Prevent text messages from being sent to recipient's email address

Recently when I sent a message to an iPhone recipient, it was sent via SMS, presumably because one of us couldn't connect to iMessage. However, the strange thing is that my iPhone sent the text ...
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PDF added to iBooks on Mac does not sync to iCloud Drive or my iPhone

A few minutes ago I added a small PDF to iBooks on my Mac (DRM-free, not purchased through iTunes). My Mac has iCloud Drive enabled. My understanding is that this should cause it to be uploaded to ...
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How to install Apple's Game Center app on iPad

How do I get Game Center app on my iPad Wi-Fi? I am unable to find the app on the device as well as the App Store.
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Unable to Register on WhatsApp after resetting on iPhone [on hold]

I'm using iPhone 4 with iOS 7 installed. For some reason, I had to reset the iPhone and now I'm having issues registering WhatsApp number. The issue is, I'm trying to register new number after reset, ...
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Unable to restore WhatsApp data beyond a certain date

Recently my sister gave her phone away for repairs and so switched to her older model which we still had at home. We followed the recommended routine of reinstalling WhatsApp and restoring from iCloud,...
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iPhone 6s Plus - video chat problem

Friend called me using Facebook Messenger. She could see me, but I was not able to see her (Everything else was perfect). There was a large, grey square area with a camera icon with a line through it. ...
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How to check device logs for alarms?

I upgraded my iPhone 6S to iOS 11 this year, and now the alarm clock occasionally doesn't ring even I make sure silent mode is turned off, the ringer volume is up and I have enough battery. This is, ...
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Using one phone with another number of my own [closed]

I have an i4 (# starting 847) as my main phone. Have an old LG flip (528) as secondary phone. Needless to say texting from the i4 is a lot easier than the LG. Is there someway I can text from the ...
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iPhone won't stop connecting to bluetooth, interferes with mouse

My iPhone keeps pairing itself to my Mac. I know because every time it happens my mouse lags horribly until I remove it. Things I've tried: Reset the Bluetooth module Factory reset all connected ...
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Disable iPhone 1.8 GHz radio transmitter?

Is it possible to turn off the 1.8 GHz transmitter on an iPhone via software? I would like to use WiFi calling only.
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Why is my iPhone transmitting in airplane mode?

I switched my iPhone 8 into airplane mode, but it continued periodically transmitting on 1.8 GHz, as measured by an electrosmog meter. Why? Isn't airplane mode supposed to turn off the radio ...
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How to use Mac microphone for a phone call on iPhone

My iPhone is plugged into my Mac. I have a nice USB mic on the Mac I'd like to use for calls. I'm used to using Rogue Amoeba's software (e.g. Airfoil) so I know it's possible to pipe the audio around. ...
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Is it possible to download an older version of an app if you purchased a newer one on a different phone using the same Apple ID?

I have an app that I want to download but it requires iOS 11.3 or higher. That app has been available since iOS 9 and older versions are compatible with 9 and 10. Some apps which similarly require ...
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How to get rid of ‘Other’ in storage

My iPhone does not have that much space left, so I went into storage and it seems this Other is taking up a lot of space and I’m wondering how I can minimise this. I know there is another question ...
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iPhone app access log

I accidentally brought my iPhone 7 into my university examination and was wondering if I would be able to produce a log (record) of iPhone app access, to show that I never used it during that ...
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Weird Password/iCloud stuff going on - baffled. “This is impossible.”

I've had some weird stuff going on in the last few days. On Wednesday, I was listening to a Podcast on my iPhone. This one is rated "E" for explicit. I was about 5 minutes from the end, when I ...
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iPhone not connecting to cellular service

For about two weeks now the service bar on my iPhone 7 Plus only says searching. I contacted my service provider and they said it was the SIM card but I switched my SIM card with another iPhone user ...
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Problems with Bonjour WiFi on iOS devices

I have an app that uses Bonjour Wifi to connect to my iPhone app from an iMac. I also have 2 SSIDs. However the iOS app will work for some hours and then cannot connect to one SSID. If I toggle to the ...
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iOS11 find contacts in other apps not working

I have iPhone 6s with iOS 11. Somehow I accidentally turn off Siri setting Find contacts in other apps (Settings > Siri & Search > Contacts > Find contacts in other apps), but after turning it ...
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Problem installing iCloud Drive app in iOS 11

If I try to download the iCloud Drive app on my iPhone 6 and iPad Pro running iOS 11, I get the following message on the app download screen: This app requires specific features not available on this ...
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Stop songs shuffling in iOS Music app

In the Apple's Music app on my iPhone, when I press the play button, the music titles begin shuffling through all of the songs and will not stop shuffling. How do I stop songs from shuffling?
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iPhone 7 - Can't update apps

When I try to update an app, it says Verification Required, and when I try to fill in my PayPal account, it declines due to an issue with my PayPal account, and I think the same problem applies to ...
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Use wiped iPhone 5s as an iPod [duplicate]

I want to use my old iPhone 5s as an iPod. It showed Wi-Fi service before the cellular service broke and but tech support was unable to repair it so we wiped it clean and tried to restore functions ...
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Apple iPhone screen problem [duplicate]

So I’ve noticed when my hand or anything gets close to the little dot on the screen above the speaker my iPhone screen turns off. It’s not the camera on the back or the front. It’s the little dot ...
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Allow Wallet access on lock screen “only” when the device is unlocked

When using the Apple Wallet app shortcut from the lock screen (double press the home button to bring Wallet up), I noticed that it was possible to bring up the Wallet even when the device is locked. ...
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Anyone figured out the system storage too-high problem?

iPhone SE 16GB, latest iOS. Been having this problem for well over a year now. Never have space. Out of "16GB", 11.5GB are currently taken by "system storage". Been reading about the topic here and in ...
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How to sync iPhone songs to MacBook Pro?

I synced my Windows iTunes with my iPhone 7 and put a lot of songs on my phone. Today I got a USB to USB-C hub for my MacBook ( I have a windows PC and a macOS laptop ), and my iPhone appears on ...
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How can I prevent the MLB At Bat app from going into “Offline Mode”?

Frequently (sometimes several times a day) I see the following when I launch the MLB At Bat app on my iPhone X, running iOS 11.4.1: The app then refuses to let me use certain functionality (like "...
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Messages - Is there a way to implement an “archive” feature?

For those of us for whom text messages often represent an undone or unorganized task, it would be helpful to have an archive feature in Messages apps. That way, we could see which messages have not ...
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Can similar apps be uploaded on Apple Store?

I have uploaded 2 similar apps with different colors,name,icons. ios team rejected my latest app upload giving the following reason: Guideline 4.3 - Design We noticed that your app provides the same ...
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iTunes encryption Password

Is there a way to access iTunes encryption password on Windows 10? I can't remember the password and without the password ,I can't restore my backup on a new iPhone. The old iPhone is broken ..
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iPhone storage increasing over time

My iPhone 5s storage increases for some reason. It used to have 4.3 gb yesterday and now it’s 7.48 gb! I didn’t do much. My photos are still there. I’m scared. What do I do and why is it happening? ...
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Disable iCloud Photo Library on iOS device and keeping all photos and videos

Somehow iCloud Photo Library was turned on unintentionally and I would like to disable iCloud Photo Library on my iOS device but retain all photos and videos on my iOS device in it's full resolution. ...
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Does it look like a Fake iPhone 6 or original? Specially The accessories. I'm confused with power adapter (rounded Pin)

Does it look like a Fake iPhone 6 or original? Specially The accessories. I'm confused with power adapter (rounded Pin). I have only this two images. Thanks I just needed info on the USB charging ...
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How much does an iMessage cost on Mobile data?

How many Megabytes does an iMessage use when sent over mobile data? I’m asking because I’m on a pay as you go plan and I want to send iMessages on mobile data. I want to know how much will it cost me?
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Termius ssh-client on iPhone - and the Esc-key

With the Termius app I am able to ssh into my servers straight from the phone, no need to carry anything else (like laptops). The app can use the virtual keyboard, but, for prolonged typing, one can ...
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cant update application in another country apple store

i moved to japan, and i have both indonesia and japan application store but in japan, when i tried to update my application , it said "verify your billing information", when i try to verify and add ...
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Personal Hotspot not staying Connected

I'm not sure if I have an issue or if what I am seeing is by Apple-design. I have an iPad Pro (11.4) that I have the Personal Hotspot switched on. My iPad Pro is active and screen on. I connect my ...