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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Do microphones with a 3.5mm jack work on iPhones with an adapter? [closed]

I'm personally dissatisfied with the audio quality of Voice Memos on my iPhone XR. I have a microphone with a 3.5mm jack that works with my PC, and I know 3.5mm to Lightning adapters exist. If I were ...
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How to "pull down the screen to reveal the search bar" in iPhone Messages

I am trying to do a search through my messages according to How to Search Messages on iPhone & iPad (2022 Update) It says to "pull down on the screen": However when I do that on my ...
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How do I take a .jpg photo instead of .mov

I'm trying to use an Iphone 13 Mini to take pictures of some documents, but when I use the camera app., it keeps creating .mov files, when I want a format like .jpg. I tried changing the camera ...
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Does my iPhone send feedback based on who I block?

I block numbers from spam calls. Does this signal get sent to either my carrier or Apple to help them identify spammers?
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How to get the IP address and other information about someone who tried to log into my Apple account?

A few weeks ago I got a notification on my iPhone that someone from Germany was trying to access and log in to my apple iCloud account. I think they were successful in figuring out my password, but ...
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Can't sign into an iPhone 4 to set it up as a new device - stuck in a loop

When I sign into an iPhone 4 to set it up as a new device, my other Apple devices receive a prompt to allow the sign-in, I click yes, then receive a 6 number code. However, on my iPhone 4, I am still ...
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Cannot activate password auto-fill on iPhone 13 with iOS 15.5

I just started using an iPhone 13 with iOS 15.5. I use Bitwarden as a password manager and I'd like to activate the auto-fill functionalities. When I try to activate such functionalities, in Settings &...
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Find my iPhone keeps tracking me?

I have disabled Find my iPhone (under Settings > My Account > Find My > Find my iPhone > Off): As suggested by bmike, I've also disabled tracking for the "Find my" app: However,...
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Deleting a friend’s ECG related data

I let my friend borrow my watch to try out the ECG feature. However, now I want to delete all data collected while my friend was wearing the watch so it doesn’t appear in my health data. What items ...
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How to find out which apps aren't shown on home screen?

Somehow my daughters worked out how to remove apps from the homescreen on my iPhone (long press > remove app). Is there any way to figure out which apps aren't shown on the home screen but still on ...
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How can I edit a mistyped or incomplete recipient address in the ios mail app?

When trying to send a mail to a new recipient it quite often happens that I mistype it on the tiny iPhone onscreen keyboard or that I unintentionally touch the screen in a different field while typing,...
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On my Wi-Fi network, a Safari URL that contains an IP address is always redirected to Google search

When connected to my Wi-Fi network, my iPhone (iOS 15.4.1) always opens Google search when I use Safari to try to connect to my local website using an IP address like https://192.168.1.1:3000. This ...
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How to copy/backup photos from iPhone wirelessly to Windows shared folder

I have an iPhone with several 10 GB of photos (also some videos - I'm talking about the Photo Library, as in the Photos app). I want to copy/backup them all to my Windows PC. The destination folder is ...
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'Hey Siri' becomes unresponsive when asking to text a contact

I recently noticed that my 'Hey Siri' started to become unresponsive when asking it to text a contact. I use this service almost 40 times a day as I am a disabled person with limited use of hands. ...
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NextCloud sync'd photos do not show up in Photos app

I've got a "new" iPhone 11 and I'm new to iOS. My previous smartphone was an Android phone and I used to sync my photos with NextCloud for Android. So I've now installed NextCloud for iOS ...
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how to get camara 0.5x [closed]

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Latest downloaded Songs

How do I play a sequence of my various latest downloaded songs without creating a playlist on Apple Music. Eg playing all songs downloaded this week without necessarily creating a playlist. Sony ...
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How to change the backup location of multiple iOS devices using symlink?

This article outline the steps to take in order to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive... https://www.imore.com/how-move-your-iphone-or-ipad-backups-external-hard-drive What I'm ...
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Mark unsorted recents photos in iPhone

I've a habit of sorting all my 'recent' photos into different local albums on my iPhone. I've 30,000+ photos in 'recent' album and NOT all are sorted in various local albums. How can I mark the photos ...
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Why Might an iPhone Crash and Reboot in Safari?

A few days ago I accidentally clicked an ad in Safari on my iPhone (iOS 15.4.1) which sent the browser through a long chain of redirects, and then the device rebooted. I've heard in the past about ...
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When “Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected” is enabled, when does sync happen?

I can trigger sync on macOS in Finder, but how often does it sync? Can I trigger a sync using command line or on iPhone? Thanks for helping out.
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iPhone does not reconnect to WiFi automatically

I recently upgraded my iPhone from XR to 13. I still use it mostly at the same two locations (home and work). XR used to automatically connect to WiFi when I arrived to a location. If I was at home or ...
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Is there anyway to have your iPhone notifications on Windows 10?

Is there a way to get call notifications and alerts on Windows 10 from my iPhone? I spend a lot of time on PC and I always get missed calls. Also my room has no signal so I put my iPhone in the main ...
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Pausing music for more than a few minutes causes airplay to disconnect, how to extend timeout?

Playing music from my iphone ios 15.1 to an airport express via airplay. Hit pause. Wait some minutes. Press play. Airport express now disconnected! How to extend this timeout (and also bonus points ...
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Instant Hotspot persistency for iPad nightly iCloud backups?

Sharing iPhone cellular connection with iPad proved not to be persistent. Configuration: iOS and iPadOS 14 latest Bluetooth 4.2 is ON for both 802.11ac / WiFi 5 is ON for both Background refresh is ...
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iPhone 11 keeps rebooting and won’t let me update

My iPhone 11 keeps Ree booting and won’t let me update please can someone help every time I try upgrade it reboots it’s self
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How can I stop my iPhone (X) randomly connecting to my Bluetooth speakers?

I have some Bluetooth enabled Klipsch speakers connected to my TV via ARC. When the TV is turned on, the speakers automatically come on and play the sound from the TV. However, my iPhone then randomly ...
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How accurate is Find My Network for a turned off iPhone

I had my iPhone 11 stolen last week. The theft shut it down but I'm still able to localize it from time to time with Find My Network. It seems to be in an underground parking garage. I was wondering ...
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How to add a Google account without triggerfing facial recognition or other biometrics?

There are several gmail accounts on an iPhone already but adding a particular account generates an error. All that I seem to get is a generic error message about security. Logging in via a browser on ...
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Call recording on an iPhone 13 Pro

I just bought a new iPhone 13 Pro to use as my main phone. Are there any call recording apps, or ways of recording calls, regardless of whether they are free or premium? After searching through the ...
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What is this unknown 10-digit device address? Found on an iPhone [duplicate]

I saw this unknown address under my personal hotspot summary on an iPhone: e:69:a5:97:7:17 Apparently, it has used 9,3 KB of data. Interestingly enough, it only has 10-digits so it cannot be a MAC ...
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What is this unknown 10-digit device address? Found on an iPhone

I saw this unknown address under my personal hotspot summary on an iPhone: e:69:a5:97:7:17 Can this 10-digit number be a MAC address?
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Parental control of a child's iPhone without using a second iPhone device

I have just set up an iPhone for my child, for which I have created a normal AppleID (with my adult age). I would like to limit this phone to only a limited set of apps. (for example screen-time ...
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How to determine which apps are incompatible with an iOS upgrade?

Since apps sometimes stopped working after an iOS upgrade in the past, I’m curious as how to know in advance which apps will be affected (I don’t wanna use any trial-and-error approach). This ...
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Restore lost iMessages on iPhone after changing mobile service provider; preventing loss when changing provider (AU)

I recently ported my mobile number to a new provider (Australia Internode: Optus -> Vodafone). When I sent an iMessage to my partner her iPhone (iOS 15) showed the message as being from my number ...
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Why are photos in iCloud storage as well as iCloud backups for each device?

My partner and I both have an iPhone and iPad. My photos are in iCloud and iCloud backup is enabled for both devices. Photos are not included in the backups as expected. My partners photos are in ...
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Access iOS voice memos from macOS ≥ 10.15

Since macOS Catalina, Finder replaces iTunes as the way to manage iOS devices. However, the panel/ability to access and transfer voice memos seem to disappear. Currently, I either AirDrop those voice ...
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If I'm using password manager provided by Apple on my iPhone, what would happen if I lose that iPhone?

I just realized something, so I'm curious to know the answer. I bought an iPhone and seem to like the password manager that is built into it. I set up all my email passwords (Gmail and all) in it, as ...
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Are *.mov and *.m4v files from older iPhones today (2022) to be considered legacy?

I have made many videos with different generations of iPhones. The vast majority of my videos are in *.mp4. However, I still see older videos in *.mov and *.m4v. Are *.mov and *.m4v files considered ...
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How to export all my SMS messages from my iphone? [duplicate]

I want to export all my sms conversations and messages to my computer any time. I have Windows. CAn it be done via itunes? Thank you.
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Disable option for USB accessories

I have an iPhone SE. I want to disable USB Accessories so that my phone cannot be connected to via USB after an hour, protecting my security. The problem I have is that the option is enabled, and I ...
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Audio Midi Setup iPhone greyed out and loading for forever

I keep on losing all my Audio Devices, connection of AirPod Pros to itunes breaks up for seconds, than it works for a second, then it breaks up again. WTF is happening? :( Im trapped in Audio-Hell! :D
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iPhone keeps connecting and disconnecting from Mac when charging

When my I connect my iPhone 7 to my MacBook Air (2015) with the original Apple USB cable it endlessly alternate between connected and disconnected, i.e. charging and not charging. Thus, the iPhone ...
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Sync imported books WITH NOTES from iOS 9 to iOS 15

There are imported EPUBs with hundred of notes on my iPhone 4S (iOS 9, non-upgradable). I want to import these books with their notes to my other iPhone running iOS 15. I tried various options, from ...
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WhatsApp Videos not working after i upgrade my iphone

I just upgraded my iPhone recently I did backup for my WhatsApp using iCloud, but after installing WhatsApp in my new iPhone and restoring my chats all my VIDEOS are not working anymore. Videos are ...
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Constantly missing my calendar notifications

For the last few months, macOS and iOS have both decided to stop actually alerting me to my meetings with an audible alarm, and I keep on missing meetings as a result. My meetings have alert times set ...
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iPhone - delayed notifications on home Wi-Fi

I'm close to losing my mind with this stupid issue. I've been trying to fix it for like 6 months now. So, push notifications from all apps are delayed or don't arrive at all. They all arrive only ...
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Access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from MacBook Pro

While I saw many tutorials about how to access your MacBook Pro from iPad/iPhone via SSH, I wonder if it is possible to do the opposite, namely to access the content of the iPad/iPhone via SSH from ...
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why is Photos using so much space on my iPhone?

We have two iPhones, one with 16GB and one with 128GB. Both of them show a very high storage use of Photos, to the extent that the phone becomes unusable for the 16GB phone (the 128GB still has a way ...
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I am unable to remove profile in iPhone

I have tried all the things but I am unable to remove the profile from my iPhone. The web clip has no removable type. So if you have any solutions then please answer me as fast as possible.
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