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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Shortcut apps to change iOS contact names

I'm fairly new to this whole Shortcuts app and I'm not too strong with lots of programming terminology. I've had a hand-me-down phone and all contacts are in this format: Alex's Work - Jane R Alex's ...
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Icloud photos all synced onto iphone

I've turned on icloud photos on my macbook but once I backed up my iphone, all my icloud pictures have synced backed onto my iphone and now I have duplicates of most my pictures. I've trued to select "...
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Need to add service [on hold]

I was sold an iPhone that was given through a buy-one-get-one-free deal with AT&T. The owner passed away long ago. I have been working out of town and had left the phone back home. Now that I'm ...
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I deleted my apps but they keep showing up as if they are installed [on hold]

OK so today I had deleted three apps, I thought that was the end of it until my phone battery went empty, and when it turned back on I noticed that the apps where back on my home page, but they weren'...
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Web/PC interface for iPhone text Messaging

There is a great web app at https://messages.android.com that syncs with an Android phone's SMS/messaging to allow texting from the computer. (This is great for those of us who type faster than we ...
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Is there a way to AirPrint nytimes articles from iPhone? [on hold]

Does anyone know if it’s possible to AirPrint a nytimes article from an iPhone?
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Weird iPhone 6s home button issue

So I was using my iPhone and then, all of the sudden my home button stopped working randomly. I can’t figure it out I replaced the home button and it still doesn’t work. It seems to be software ...
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Disable all iOS notifications

I have set up an old iPhone 5 for my grandmother (85) which I set up with Apple Configurator to be in single app mode for the phone only. I had turned off all the notifications, and made sure that ...
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Would iOS 13 GM have 3D Touch App Switcher?

As some of YouTube videos and other sources are saying that iOS 13 will probably kill 3D touch. It will function as a haptic touch. Will it have the 3D Touch App Switcher to swap between apps? or any ...
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sync iBooks page currently reading between iPhone and MacBook

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) (macOS Mojave 10.14.6) and an iPhone 7 (iOS 12.4.1). I downloaded an ebook from the internet, and started reading it on my MacBook. A few days later ...
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Why do I suddenly get a maybe in a text in front of long-term contacts? [on hold]

Iphone Is acting up by sticking maybe in front of names of my long-term contacts
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iPhone connectivity issues abroad

I have a fully functional iPhone X which works as expected in Sweden. However, when traveling to some countries I experience connectivity issues. Eg. in the US I get no reception at all, whereas in ...
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iPhone 6 and iCloud contacts reverted back to an old list

I recently noticed my contacts seem to have reverted back to what they were several years ago. I've lost contacts I added within the last year or so and old contacts I deleted years ago have made a ...
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Configuring Wi-Fi calling with MVNO

Given a T-mobile issued iPhone that is Wi-Fi compatible and SIM unlocked, How can I configure wifi calling to work with a corresponding Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) (i.e. Mint Mobile)?
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Office365/Outlook calendar and synch issue with iOS devices [on hold]

Anyone having this issue? Parameters are: Office 365 Iphone 6 (unsure of build version) Calendar is causing errors with past meetings, recurring meetings, etc.... Thanks in advance.
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Maximum Hertz on iphone speaker [on hold]

What are the maximum Hertz an iphone speaker can go to? Could it go to 3000 Hertz? Is there any speaker the size of an iphone speaker that reaches 3000 Hertz?
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How do I create live wallpapers of similar quality to the default wallpapers?

If you look at the stock wallpapers, the perspective stays the same when you 3D touch and the animation plays in reverse when you release. Custom wallpapers are different. Firstly, as soon as you ...
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Suggestions on how to configure the settings for podcasts

I have a Mac running the latest (10.14) along with an iPhone also running the latest (12.4). I also have a couple iPads (12.4). I also have a Watch. I think I have 7 podcasts that I subscribe to ...
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How to set default paper size for scan with continuity camera

How can I set the default paper size when scanning with continuity camera using my iPhone? I am using the fantastic new Mojave feature to scan documents directly into Preview with my iPhone using ...
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Remove playback speed control

I like that my Apple Watch (series 3) shows a Now Playing screen whilst listening to a Podcast on my iPhone; however I often accidentally press the playback speed button on it. This is annoying and ...
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Delayed Voicemail Notification

Country: USA Carrier: AT&T iPhone: Xs iOS Version: 12.4 I’m wondering if this is more carrier-related than phone-related, but on occasion I won’t have a Voicemail notification show up until ...
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Is it possible to access Voice Memos from site icloud.com?

I'm using Apple app Voice Memos on my iPhone. In the iPhone settings I have iCloud Drive enabled and as well as Voice Memos. But on the site https://www.icloud.com I can't see my saved voice memos. ...
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Import back video into iPhone after adjusting time & location in Photos app on macOs

While travelling, I like to exchange photos/videos via WhatsApp with other people. Doing it usualy at night, or a few days later, the time of the received item need to be adjusted in order to have a ...
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How can I listen to my mp3 audiobooks on iPhone?

I have a collection of seminars recorded as mp3. In iTunes, I marked them as audiobooks. I have an Apple music account, so I can access my music library through iCloud, including those I recorded ...
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How to restore an iPhone backup from an external hard drive (windows)

I backed up my phone on itunes and it took a lot of space on my laptop so I put the backup on an external drive, however, not knowing any better, I did not create any symlink. Is there any way I can ...
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What's the earliest model of the iPhone to support 802.11ac?

As the title suggests. :) What's the earliest model of the iPhone to support this specification?
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How can I change my iPhone's camera's resolution?

I know that Android phones let you change camera resolution. How can I accomplish the same on iOS?
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upload photos videos from iphone to ssh location?

Is it possible to upload photos from iphone to an ssh location on local network? I have a local NAS setup at home that is running plex that shares media with rest of family members. So I want to know ...
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Help me help help help [closed]

my iphone 5s tells me that I need to press the main screen button in the next setup after Im format, but there is no one who can do video narration to me the main screen button is corrupted
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My iPhone 7 Plus died after being exposed to cold weather and a bit of rain. Will I be able to retrieve my data?

My iPhone 7 Plus won't respond to a hard reset. I'm not able to switch it on either. The phone detects the Home button being pressed only sometimes. I haven't backed up my data in a long time and ...
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IPhone X randomly crashing while in use

This started yesterday morning, and crashes about every 20 min or so of use, it was fine all night. And when it crashes, I get this red spike in battery performance. What’s going on and how do I fix ...
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How do I remove ALL PHOTOS from iPhone?

I have 26K photos on a 64GB iPhone 7 and running iOS 12.4 How can I delete all photos en-masse? That is, removing all photos from the iPhone's Camera Roll.
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Deleting contacts from “All iPhone” also delets them from “All Exchange”?

On my iPhone SE, I found that my "Default Account" for Contacts was iPhone. That was why newly created contacts would not sync with an Exchange Server. So I changed it to Exchange. I did not like ...
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Reduce the size of photo sent with Messages.app on iPhone

When using Apple’s Mail.app, a mail message offers a pop-up menu to reduce the size of an enclosed image. ➥ How can I do the same when shooting and sending photos from within Messages.app on an ...
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iPhone backlight changes it’s brightness

When reading things on my iPhone, the backlight will get brighter by itself, and I don’t really acknowledge but I guess it dims then gets bright again.
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Does charging to 100% damage an iPhone battery

I have an XR and as I am indoors a lot of the time, my phone does spend a few hours charing at 100% (although I unplug at night). It's rare that I let the phone run past 80% and even rare that it ...
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Moving from an old Iphone with faulty charge connection to android,

I'm not a iphone user so my knowledge is limited about them. My mother in law has a old iphone (5 i think) with os 10.3.4 it does not charge very well anymore and the pc does not recognise it when ...
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How can I copy part of an iMessage message? - What prevents Apple and Google from offering this functionality?

Starting from iOS 10, Apple changed1 the "tap and hold" gesture in Messages so that you cannot select just a couple of words from the messages to copy. And, as far as I know, Google did the same ...
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Precisely timed Custom Vibrations

Is there a way create a precisely timed Custom Vibration in iOS 13 or later? Additionally, is it possible to make the vibration short enough to mimic the 3D Touch haptic feedback on devices with the ...
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iPad ringing persists after iPhone accept calls

The iPad is configured to ring and is able to accept inbound iPhone calls when both devices are connected to the same wifi network. Devices are updated to IOS 12.4.1 For some reason, when I pickup ...
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Low Battery Notification for All Devices

Is it possible to get "low battery" notifications for all the devices that are connected to my iPhone? I have AirPods and Apple Watch connected to it. I know I can see the battery levels in the "...
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How to display photo albums in iOS12.4 as a list rather than an array of thumbnails?

I dislike the array of thumbnails or large icons as a user interface. Is there a way to get my iPhone XR running iOS 12.4 to display my photo albums as a list?
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How can I take control of photo “Categories” on my iPhone XR (iOS 12.4)?

When I tap Photos|Search on my iPhone XR (running iOS 12.4), I get links to "Categories" of images. Clearly a program has assigned categories to some of my photographs. For example I have three photos ...
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check why iPhone restarted

Is there a way to check why iPhone restarted? My iPhone restarted once during the day, not being connected to power, so I believe that wasn't update. It happened just once today, so I'm curious what ...
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Macbook Pro stopped syncing photos to and from iCloud suddenly

I know there is a similar question but nothing suggested there worked, unfortunately... I have an iMac (OS v10.13.6) which has the original photos and it syncs flawlessly with an iPhone X, iCloud.com,...
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Booting into safe mode without keys

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6s running iOS 12.2. It was working well until I used Chimera to jailbreak and it went into a reboot and then got stuck in the Apple logo. (I used Chimera multiple times to ...
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Wrong caller ID showed for call and “000000” in calls journal

My friend has an issue with her iPhone. For some reason, the phone app suddenly started to show the wrong caller name. After this she tried to logout/login into iCloud and then all callers in the call ...
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Can a brand-new iPhone be stored in its box long-term?

I purchased an iPhone SE last year but still haven’t opened it. Is it safe to leave an iPhone unopened in its box long-term (at room temperature if that makes a difference) without any negative ...
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Family sharing and non-organizer's previous purchases

So, my wife has been using her iPad for a while, I have been using it for a while. Now, we added both of us to a family account (with me being organizer). And, while I purchased an app which my wife ...
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Does anyone know if I can use Siri to make a phone call using Google Voice? [duplicate]

Either that or place a call with the phone app using my Google Voice number. I ported my main number out to Google Voice. I want to be able to make hands-free phone calls from my main phone number on ...