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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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How to create a Playlist from Beats 1 “on demand” radio episode

How to create a playlist with all the songs from an old (pre-recorded) Beats 1 (on-demand) episode? I have done it before by listening to the entire show. Paying attention each time a new song comes ...
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How can I manually lock an iPhone X screen

I have my iPhone X configured to auto-lock in 30 minutes. But sometimes I want to manually lock sooner, is this possible? By lock, I mean require the passcode. I know that I could set the phone to ...
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iOS App Store: Can't scroll to see more results

When searching with a keyword in the App Store app on my iPhone, I unable to scroll to see more results. What could be causing the issue? I am running iOS 12.
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Remote call from another phone

I am in US now and I need to call Ukraine, it would be way too expensive as I need to make a lot of calls (business related). I have a friend in Ukraine so I though if there was a way to connect my ...
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iTunes Sync Calendars does not show Outlook

I want to sync my iPhone calendars with Outlook via iTunes. Here are the instructions from Microsoft support Office, which require iTunes. Step four says: Under Calendars, click Sync calendars ...
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Will restoring iPhone from backup lock my device again? [on hold]

I had my iPhone X unlocked yesterday, and the guy told me not to restore the iPhone to keep it unlocked. I do need to transfer data from my iPhone 6s so I'm wondering if using "restore backup" will ...
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iPhone Music search in “My Library” misses words

A search in Music "My Library" makes some obvious misses. For instance searching "blue" will not show "Big Blue" (and will show "Electro Glide in Blue" and others). It seems the songs index is not ...
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constant popup: “iTunes has found purchased items on the iPhone ”xyz“ that are not present in your iTunes library”

I keep getting the popup shown below every single time (or almost every single time) I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro with a Lightning cable. Every time I click "Transfer" but it always comes up ...
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The screen on my iPhone 5s no longer turns off automatically while I am talking on a call

How to turn the screen off of my iPhone while on a call? Screen remaining on is causing unintended things like putting people on hold and unintended button presses. This is really annoying.
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App Store won't install free app

My wife and I arrived in Spain but we're still on the US store. We installed WhatsApp on her iPhone 6 and used it a lot with our workgroup. When the iPhone 6 was damaged, we bought an iPhone 7 and ...
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Where is the Next Backup Size entry on iOS 12?

I briefly saw the Next Backup Size entry on my phone deep in the Settings somewhere, but not I cannot find it at all. Where exactly is it?
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Is there a lightning cable power splitter / double charger?

A small example use case will make this clearer. I have a really long lightning cable that I use to charge my iPhone on my bedside table at night (there's no wall socket close). I'm thinking of buying ...
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Upgrade iPhone 4 to run iOS 9 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade my iPhone 4 to run iOS 9.0? Can this be done without a computer? I need it to download Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp.
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Can an iPhone 7 be made to function as a NFC Tag?

From what I’ve read, I know the iPhone 7 can work as a NFC reader, but I want it to be a NFC Tag. I have a NFC reader (an ID-12 RFID reader) for my house that controls a door. I’d like to be able to ...
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How to stop headphones activating Voice Control (even though it’s disabled) when unpausing music?

I use a pair of in-ear, noise-cancelling Sennheiser headphones with my iPhone 6S. I don’t know exactly which model they are, but something like the CX 5.00i isn’t far off. The headphones have a little ...
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Set up an iPhone 6 with non-working Home button

My brother recently gave me and iPhone 6 and he reset it before before handing it over. I turned it on and it says "Hello, Press home button to unlock and get started". But the Home button on the ...
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iOS and Burp Suite Certificate - Impossible to trust certificate? [on hold]

I have the same question as this guy and it seems like trusting SSL certificates on the iPhone does nothing -- it's essentially broken, from what I can tell. I have proxied my WiFi traffic to my ...
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'Unable to downloaded at this time' [on hold]

Please help. I cant updating app. Its says 'Unable to downloaded at this time' error message. How do i fix it? Thank you.
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Sending unknown callers to voice mail automatically?

It's gotten to the point with spamming phone calls here on the West Coast of Canada that I'd like to set up my iphone to automatically send any caller who's not in my contact list to voice mail. Is ...
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iOS 12.2 Control Center Remote Control Finds no TVs

We have two Apple TV 4s and a number of iOS devices. After the iOS 12.2 update, my iPhone XS would not find the TV called LIVING ROOM but would work with PORCH just fine. I uninstalled the Remote app, ...
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AirDrop: My iPhone appears as an option in my MacBook, but not the opposite

I'm trying to user AirDrop from my iPhone to Mac, but my device doesn't show up. But I can share from my Mac to my iPhone. It's can be something related to my company's internet connect because at ...
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Prevent Voice Memos from ending up on iPhone when connecting to iTunes

I deleted Voice Memos from my iPhone. However, after I connected it to my laptop and open iTunes, it just restored all the Voice Memos again. How do I get rid of this? I just need all notes on my ...
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I erased my stolen iPhone instead of putting it in lost mode

Recently my iPhone was stolen, and instead of putting it in lost mode, I erased it via Find My iPhone. Is there any way to switch it to Lost Mode? Can I see its last location? And will the thieves be ...
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Pair my Apple Watch back to my iPhone

My iPhone and Apple Watch were paired but the iPhone went in for repairs. On return, the pairing to my Watch was broken. Now I want to re-pair the Watch without losing my exercise data gathered for ...
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Access app data of a 3rd party iOS app

I want to access data stored in a 3rd party iOS app called FriendLoan. This app crashes every time I try to open it. Also, it's not available on the App Store. I just need to recover the data somehow. ...
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iOS 12.1.4 : Lost keychain passwords after signing out from Apple ID

I have an iPhone 7 running iOS 12.1.4. Today, I just randomly signed out from my Apple ID. Then I again signed in using my Apple ID and received all my pictures and videos back from iCloud. But I lost ...
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Removing old Apple ID

When trying to update, or download apps from app store, my old Apple ID is being used. How do I remove it and use my new one?
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Photos from iphone [closed]

It seems ludicrous that you must retain all Photos on all Apple devices. I can't download new software on my iphone SE because of lack of storage space, even when optimizing storage space. In lieu of ...
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How Apple EarPods send the volume up/down signal?

I am trying to trigger an iPhone's camera with my own development board. I figured it out volume up/down signal is trigging the iPhone's camera, but I managed it at an Android device with touching an ...
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How do I troubleshoot WiFi networking issues with my iOS 12.2 iPhone 8? Can't load apple.com

How do I troubleshoot networking issues with my iPhone 8 plus with iOS 12.2? I can't even load web pages like apple.com or status.twitter.com. The progress bar is stuck at 10%. It seemed to work OK ...
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How do I fix the “auto-reboot” bug on my iPhone X without resetting it to factory?

Here are some backgrounds: I've got my iPhone X in early 2018. The device model is MQA92CH/A. I have NEVER Jailbroken it. I only install apps from the App Store. I have dropped it to the ground for ...
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iPhone keeps asking to update Cellular software, but at the same time no update is available. how to fix?

The iPhone suddenly suddenly stopped working with the simcard, calming that an update is required. "Cellular update failed" was the initial message. I tried everything described here, but no luck. The ...
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Restore only Photos and iMessage from an iTunes backup?

When restoring from an iTunes backup, does it overwrite everything on iPhone? Is it possible to select what sections to restore?
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iPhone backup switches to “This Computer” in iTunes and I want it to back up to iCloud

When I open iTunes and click on my phone icon, all of my settings look good except for backups which is set to "This Computer." I check off iCloud and click "Apply" and it instantly switches back to "...
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Upload MP3 to iPhone 4 and listen it from there [closed]

I have iPhone 4 and I want to upload some MP3 files to it to listen them from there. I know that I may use iTunes to do this, and I did this in the past, but, as far as I know, iTunes will delete all ...
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Trapped in iPhone 4 and WhatsApp, need help to escape

I have an iPhone 4 with WhatsApp messenger installed. The iPhone doesn't update anymore, works deadly slow, and does not have any free space. WhatsApp also does not update anymore, because newer ...
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Move Photos and Videos from an iPhone 4 to PC

I have an iPhone 4 that does not update anymore, works deadly slow, and has zero free space on it. For some reason (subject for another question), I has to use it and, to make using it more ...
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Gap in Apple Messages sent/received during macOS reinstall

I backed up my Mac with Time Machine, erased the drive, and reinstalled 10.14.4 from USB. After the install process was complete, I restored my data from the Time Machine backup I had made a couple ...
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Windows: Can I set the folder where iTunes backs up my iPhone

I have a PC running Windows 10 with 2 Hard drives. C: smaller SSD which runs windows and Office D: large (2 TB) SATA that stores all my data. When iTunes backs up my iPhone to my PC, it will default ...
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Voicemail error message iPhone [closed]

Phone error 1035 Says my voice mail is full. It’s only has 7 voice mails. Can you please reset voicemail.
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How to find a Message from 2012 that my replacement iPhone 6s now says failed to send?

I recently had my iPhone 6s replaced (strictly speaking, a battery repair). Since I restored my backup to it (iOS 12.2), every time the phone reboots I get an alert about a message that failed to send ...
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AppleCare - Can I Cancel The Monthly Plan After Doing a Repair?

If I get AppleCare today and pay $7.99 a month for coverage on my iPhone and then do a screen replacement next month, would I then be able to cancel the monthly subscription the month afterwards? I ...
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Is it possible to merge camera rolls of two different iPhones?

I have iPhone 7 and iPhone XS Max and both of these iPhones are on the same iCloud account, but have different camera rolls. Is there a way to copy all the photos from the iPhone 7 in to my XS Max ...
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Play mp4 with subtitle on iOS device

I added a subtitle to a mp4 file use ffmpeg, I can turn on/off the subtitle with quickplayer on MacOS. However, the native player on iOS Photos app no longer have subtitle control/support for mp4 ...
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iTunes on iPhone not working properly

iTunes on my iPhone used to start playlist via bluetooth where it left off. Now it always starts at the beginning of the playlist when it reconnects. How to I get iTunes to work properly again?
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Is there any way to know in how many hours the alarm will go off?

I need to know in how much time exactly the alarm will go off. The information it very important since when I go to bed I plan how many hours of sleep do I get and which alarm should I activate. ...
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How can I add a Shortcut to my Apple Watch Home screen?

I want to enable/disable my iPhone's Cellular Data using my Apple Watch. Here's what I've done so far: 1) Created two Shortcuts, one to enable, and another to disable Cellular Data. 2) Added these ...
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Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInvalidArgumentException', reason: 'Receiver () has no segue with identifier 'pizzaSegue' [migrated]

I am new to swift programming and running into errors with performing a segue from a tableview cell when it is pressed to a view controller giving details about that cell. The error I am getting is: ...
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Copying old photos from an iPhone to a PC

A couple years ago, I switched from Android to iPhone 7 Plus. The person helping me at the Sprint store transferred all my photos from Android phone onto their computer, and then to my iPhone. I need ...
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How do I get notification first on active device?

I hear my iPhone chime upon the arrival of a notification. Minutes later it shows up on my Mac, even when I am working actively on the Mac. Is there a way to tell the notification to arrive on the ...