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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MacBook Pro (macOS 10.15.1) waking up from sleep … with Reminders from iOS?

the weirdest thing is happening and I can reproduce it quite reliably. I put my Mac to sleep by closing the lid and check it has gone to sleep in the evening. In the morning, both my iPhone and iPad ...
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Can I hide or dismiss this music player?

I’m listening to an audiobook with the Audible app, and while it’s playing (and for a while after) this playback controller shows up above the Notification Center. However, because of the small ...
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What’s the best browser to stream video to a Website with?

Just curious for those of you that regularly stream video to a website from your phone, which browser gives you the best quality video, lowest amount of lag, doesn’t add lag, and doesn’t crash on you ...
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How to find when “Find My” location tracking was enabled for a contact

I noticed that "Find My" location tracking on my phone was enabled for one of the contacts. Is there a way to find when this was turned on for that contact?
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How to disable swipe down for Notification Center in apps on iOS?

When I’m playing games on my iPhone and I try to do some action on the upper end of the screen I often accidentally open Notification Center, cancelling my action. In Settings I found a Setting to ...
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Can I access iCloud/device data of the hacker who logged into my account?

I noticed someone else has been using my iCloud but it doesn’t show up under “my devices” Since they are logged into my iCloud and can receive my Messages/FaceTime etc, is there anyway I can access ...
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IPhone Set up for small to medium size business to be used by employees

Been looking at answers related to business giving IPhone to it's employees for business usage and related problems (e.g. Small-Business iPhone Deployment), it seems the simplest way is to just hand ...
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Can I check iPhone, iPad, Watch battery on Mac?

My goal is to have battery status of other Apple device on my Mac (preferably on menubar). I'd like to have a glimpse of the battery status of my iPhone, iPad, Watch, and Airpods. I'm a user of ...
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iPhone 6 - Dictation mispelled

When using dictation, I can't make it spell my wife's first and our last names correctly. I have tried entering phonetic & pronunciation fields, to no avail. Wife's name is Rindy, but dictation ...
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Reminders app not showing in Location Services

My first iPhone is the XS, it’s up to date with the latest iOS 13. I want location based reminders (remind me when I get to work...) but I need to allow Reminders to access my location. However, ...
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What's the cleanest way to integrate apps across multiple devices?

I have an iPhone and two Macs. I sync my files across all three using iCloud and want to do something similar with my apps: I want to be able to use an app on my iPhone, and use the same app on both ...
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Send data to apple watch

I have apple watch series 4 and an iPhone. I want to send data like links,images,text to my watch. Usually I emailed these data to myself and open it on my watch . Is there any efficient way to do ...
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Get data from iPhone in DFU mode, by having all the passwords

I have and iPhone 7 in DFU mode, It is blocked during normal use. The iPhone had iOS 11.4, after it crashed following the instructions I tried to update it to iOS 13, but the update didn't go well. ...
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I have just purchased an iPhone 11 Pro Max and the backup from the cloud from my previous iPhone XR has added my wife's contact list to my new phone?

I have just purchased an iPhone 11 Pro Max and the backup from the cloud from my previous iPhone XR has added my wife's contact list to my new phone? How does this happen and how can i get my contacts ...
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Screen wake - go to home screen

The apple watch has "On screen wake show last app" with a time limit that means if the watch is unused for a period of time, go back to watch mode. I've found this so useful in avoiding ...
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Export battery usage report

Is it there any tool that I can use in order to export the battery usage from my iPhone SE? The device is running iOS 13.2.2. Thanks in advance.
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iPhone: list of calls of a contact

On iPhone, how can I see the list of calls (incoming and outgoing) with a certain contact? Tapping the last call in the call history only shows the last (sometimes two or three last) call(s). iPhone ...
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Is the iOS 13 'Optimized Battery Charging' feature on the iPhone optimised for smart battery cases?

I have the iPhone XR Smart Battery Case, I charge my phone every night and therefore my phone very rarely ever goes below 100% charge as it uses the charge in the battery case first. As I understand ...
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Why does the Character Count when composing a new message from within Messages change depending on the context of how the new message was started?

This assumes that both Smart Punctuation and Character Count have been enabled from within settings. From the Messages app, navigate to an existing thread with a non-iMessage contact (i.e. somebody ...
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Dismissing Notification on one device persists on other devices

I don't recall the exact OS version I had on my iPhone and Watch, but starting with a recent update it seems like if I clear/dismiss a notification on my iPhone, it does not clear on my Watch. I'm ...
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iPhone holiday calendar off by 1 day

The build in holiday calendar of my iPhone 8 running on iOS 12.4.1 is off by one day. For example, it shows New Year's Eve on december 30 and not on december 31. So far I tried to : Enable automatic ...
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Camera QR Code Scan always open in different safari

I have eCommerce website with number of products QR code. When user scan products 1 by 1. It always open new Safari window. So session is not maintained for that user. For each product there will be ...
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How to delete an old iCloud account from an iPhone if the Apple ID has been deleted

I deleted my old Apple ID but forgot to log out from iCloud. I now can't reset my phone without turning off Find my iPhone because you need to sign in to iCloud to turn it off. I asked Apple Support ...
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Whatsapp backup stuck at 0% [duplicate]

Same problem as this person. I want to run a whatsapp backup since I want to completely restore my phone to factory and not restore from backup. My iphone is: Updated to latest iOS 13.2.2 No ...
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Does Apple Pay Still Work in Lost Mode?

I have a long pin and FaceID enabled and have used my AppleID to place my phone in lost mode. This message was the result of my actions: Unable to Suspend Cards on iPhone. If credit or debit ...
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How to best untangle messages on multiple apple devices?

Recently I’ve purchased a used MacBook Pro. Clean wipe, started with Mojave then moved to Catalina. The ‘Messages’ app wasn’t working at first. But I think I solved that by logging out of iCloud and ...
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IOS 13.2.2 Incorrect Wifi password

I have an iPhone with iOS 13.2.2. Until today, my wifi connection was totally normal. After I turned wifi off and back on again, it keeps saying "Incorrect WiFi password". I tried the following steps ...
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Skype notifications disappear while there are unread messages, on iPhone

I have an iPhone SE with iOS 13.2.2 and latest Skype. Today I noticed, that notification about new messages in Skype are not shown on the lock screen. What happened was that I has a chat with a ...
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Magnification glass doesn't come up anymore when moving text cursor?

When I type, say if I want to move the cursor to some position back to do the edit, I would hold the finger down and then it will display a magnification glass that was very handy to use to move the ...
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iPhone still has 90% battery but telling me it has degraded and should be serviced

My iPhone is not brand new (it's an X), but certainly not old enough to present any problems. My battery is at a healthy 90% after a couple almost a couple years of use (bought in Jan 2018 if I'm not ...
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iPhone 7, Difficulty getting multiple alerts for a text message

Since my most recent operating system update, I can get only one alert after a text message. I have it set to get five additional alerts after the first, but I still only get one alert.
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How do I set all of my apps to Vibrate but my calls to Sound in iOS?

I have tried to do this by hand, but it just doesn't work and shuts off all notifs. Additionally, there are apps like WhatsApp which just don't have a Vibrate setting. Is there a systematic way to do ...
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Can I download all the files under File app without copying them on iPhone?

I want to download locally all the files under a directory in the File app on iPhone, but there seems to be no option but selecting all the files and copy them. However, I want to just download all ...
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iPhone not syncing old iCloud photos

Our iPhone doesn't sync with old iCloud photos. It only syncs the past 5 years or so. How can you force a full sync? My devices have a lot of space I believe.
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How to delete all photos on a phone based on certain criteria (ie not screenshots, not favorites, created before a certain date)?

I want to delete some photos on my phone while keeping others. Basically I want to delete all photos except for those that are screenshots, those that are favorited, or those that were created after a ...
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Creating an NFC tag with contact info that iPhone background tag scanning can read

While several nfc tag scanning apps on iOS can read vcard-encoded tags and properly add contact info to the contacts app, it seems that Apple's background tag scanning (which is available in Xs and ...
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Keeping mail accounts with separate Mail apps on iOS

I have three email accounts that I use two different Mail apps to manage on my iPhone 5 (iOS 10.3.4). I read two accounts with Apple Mail, and one with myMail. This allows me to keep work and personal ...
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Not receiving notifications from Facebook Messenger

I have installed both the Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app. When I am connected to the internet (either through wifi or data), I receive one notification per message. When I am not ...
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WiFly/Mikrotik Captive portal page doesn't close on iOS, but works on Android

When connecting an Apple device to a guest hotspot, the authorization page of the Apple Captive Network Assistant does not close after authenticating. On Android it works like it should. My setup: ...
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Play all playlists inside Playlist Folder with Apple Music app (iOS) as with iTunes

In iTunes we can create a Playlist Folder (playlist folder) and include regular playlists to it: Then we can play the entire folder (from the screenshot two playlists are played as one), but in Apple ...
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How to find exact location of my lost iPhone

I lost my iPhone. I used Find My iPhone. It is located in a furniture store which I have visited today. I want to know where exactly is my iPhone located. I have my portable WiFi hostspot and I ...
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Cannot access content from icloud in imovie

I am new to iMovie. I have several photos/videos on my iphone, which is already synced in iCloud. Now on my Macbook with iMovie I would like to merge/edit them. But I am unable to access them from ...
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Unable to remove Phone and Email field when using Apple Pay on my Apple Watch

On the Watch app on my iPhone I had entered my Email and Phone field under "Wallet & Apple Pay". However, when I delete both fields and go onto my Apple Watch and invoke Apple Pay my old Email ...
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Can the AirPods info be shown on the iPhone bottom more reliably?

Sometimes when I opened up the AirPods case near the bottom of the iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone X, the info of the AirPods will be shown (percent of battery left for case and AirPods). But other times no ...
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Upgrade iPhone to current iOS minor release versus going to the new major release version?

When updating my iPhone from settings the only option is iOS 13.X, however I am currently on 12.4.1 and want to simply go to the still current patch version 12.4.3 which came out just a few days ago. ...
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Turn off iCloud Music library on iPhone?

I have recently got rid of my Apple Music subscription (and moved to Spotify), as part of my sub I used to use iCloud Music Library. Now with Apple Music gone I want to just sync my library the old ...
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iPhone printer settings [duplicate]

Is it possible to set iPhone printer to default to black and white rather than color? I've looked in settings and cant find the printer driver.
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Can I use iTunesConnect even if I don't have a phone number?

I don't have any SIM card (in the past I had, and used it on iTunesConnect) and I just found that when I tried to log in, the SMS verification page popped up and forced me to enter the verification. ...
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How do I restore the “Quick Start” migration from my iPhone X to a newly bought iPhone 11 Pro Max?

I just bought a new iPhone 11 pro max. After turning it on and did some very simple settings, it asks me to transfer data from my previous iPhone. However, I accidentally switched to another app on ...
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Can I use any USB charger with my iPhone?

I'm not sure its the right place to ask but, I just wondered whether I can charge my iPhone Xr with my Samsung adapter. I understand it works and no harm is done to the iphone. I know that the iPhone ...