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 do I jailbreak my iPhone 4? [closed]

I'm looking to go rogue. Where do I jailbreak my iPhone 4.
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Where can I get a case that is also a battery for the iPhone 4?

I have seen ones for previous versions of the iPhone - is there one for the new iPhone though?
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How can I upload HD video from iPhone 4 directly to web?

How can I upload HD video from iPhone 4 directly to web?
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Is there a way to block images from untrusted senders on the iPhone?

I got a spam message on the iPhone and I accidentally opened it. It loaded an image and now I guess the spammer knows this is a valid address since they are sending more spam. I'd like to prevent ...
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Can I have my iPhone navigate through my car's stereo?

Is there an iPhone navigation/GPS app that will announce the turn-by-turn directions through a car's stereo via bluetooth? I already have my iPhone synced with my car via bluetooth for calls, so I'm ...
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Where can I find free WMA Conversion Software?

I have a huge collection of WMA files (from my Zune days). And of course, my iPhones can't do anything with them. Does anyone know of TRULY free (preferably open-source) WMA conversion software? Is ...
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What is the best method to apply a screen protector to a touchscreen?

Installing a screen protector on a touchscreen is not always easy. Bubbles and dust can make your screen look horrible. What is the best method/procedure you have found to apply a screen protector?
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How do I erase an iPhone?

I had an iPhone on loan from a friend to try it out and now I need to give it back. How do I make sure that everything is erased from it? SMS, Calendar, Phone Logs, contacts?
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Playing music from the iPhone wirelessly to a stereo that doesn't support Bluetooth

I'm looking for a way to stream music from my iPhone to a stereo which doesn't support Bluetooth, but does support connecting a standard audio cable to it. For example, I can take a standard audio ...
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How can I get photographs off the iPhone 4 wirelessly?

My new iPhone 4 takes pretty good pictures (for a phone); they're comparable to a lower-end point and shoot. Very convenient. But it's a pain in the butt to get the pictures off the phone. I have to ...
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Windows live hotmail on iPhone

Setting up mail on my iPhone, I didn't see an option for MS Live Mail/Hotmail. I understand (due my mastery of search engines) that there are a few options. What's the best?
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How can I export my iPhone notes to text files, preserving the modification date?

I have hundreds of notes on my iPhone. I want to export these to a different program that can import text files. I'm trying to preserve the modification date (e.g. by storing it in the file's ...
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Will initiating recovery mode on an iPhone permanently disable it until it is recovered?

I'm trying to solve an issue I'm having, and I thought that placing the phone in recovery mode temporarily might resolve the problem. I'm afraid to try this though, since the phone contains valuable ...
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Any way to recover data from a semi-bricked iPhone?

My iPhone turns on, shows the white apple logo, and then after a few minutes shuts off. It is not a battery issue, it happens even when it's plugged in. Is there any way I can get the data off the ...
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BBM-like iPhone app?

I keep hearing all this hoopla about BBM (Blackberry Messenger) and I want in on the fun. Is there anything similar to BBM out there for the iPhone? I heard WhatsApp was something like it, but just ...
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Speed up iPhone SMS app

I found that after some weeks of usage, my SMS app on a iPhone 3G (iOS 3.0.1, JB) seems to take a few more seconds to start than usual. On all other cellphones I had, you had to delete old messages ...
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What does the square button in FastEver do?

It seems to insert a square. Considering that it only has 3 buttons it seems like it should do something more?
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What is that circle that replaces the WIFI icon on my iPhone 2G sometimes?

It's probably the phone's way of showing me there is no WIFI connection. Is that it? Probably not since that would probably be a "no icon" thing. Anyway, couldn't find it in the user's manual so ...
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What is the best way to discover good iPhone apps? [closed]

So I can browse the App store myself, and read ratings and reviews, but with the 100,000+ iPhone apps out there, are there better ways to do this? Word of mouth? App review sites? Cool app-of-the-day?...
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Do I need a screen protector for my new touch-screen smartphone?

With my old dumbphone I never really worried about the screen, but my new iPhone 4 has a pretty gorgeous screen that I certainly would never want to come to harm. So I was wondering how many people ...
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Can I create a new contact from an unknown MMS number?

I am looking for a way of creating a new contact using an unknown number that sent me an MMS. The new number is not detailed in the message itself. Is this possible? Currently I'm having to write the ...
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What are some undocumented iPhone features?

With included documentation as sparse as Apple's, there are plenty of them...
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What's the best way to sell my iPhone 3G in the UK? [closed]

The same as this question ( http://gadgets.stackexchange.com/questions/9/what-do-i-need-to-do-to-sell-my-iphone-3gs ) except with the UK in mind. I have a 16GB iPhone 3G and have recently upgraded (...
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Can I prevent my (jailbroken) iPhone from retrieving mail between certain hours?

I have a jailbroken iPhone which is set up to retrieve mail every 30 minutes. Is there a way I can prevent this from happening at 3am when I'm trying to sleep?
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Is it worth upgrading my jailbroken 3G to iOS4?

I have a jailbroken (not unlocked) iPhone 3G running the 3.1.2 firmware. What are the pros and cons of upgrading this to iOS4? Being jailbroken, I already have multitasking and home-screen wallpapers....
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How do I restart my iPhone and why should I?

Often people talk about restarting an iPhone in the same way you restart a computer. How do you do this, what buttons do you press? Also how/why is this different to just turning off the iPhone ...
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My iPod Touch / iPhone is frozen!

My iDevice is frozen on one screen and won't let me do anything. What can I do to fix it?
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Silence calls from everyone but a defined set of numbers?

If I'm on-call, I only want to be woken by important calls or text messages. How can I set up an iPhone to ring during certain hours only for calls or texts from a certain set of numbers? If it can'...
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iPhone: play podcasts via voice command?

Is there a way to get the iPhone 3gs to play a Podcast via voice command? I've tried all sorts of things and it doesn't seem to work. I believe the official answer is no, but I was wondering if there ...
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Can I use my iPhone 2G with Bell Canada?

Long ago, I purchased an iPhone 2G in the US before Rogers came to Canada to provide iPhone service. Before I got my 3GS, I had unlocked it and was using it with my Rogers SIM with no problem. ...
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iPhone push notifications?

I'm fairly new to the iPhone, so apologies if this is an obvious question. Are the default programs on the bottom bar (Phone, Mail, Safari + iPod) the only applications that can show 'new' event ...
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Can iPhone battery apps actually prolong battery life?

I've seen a few apps that claim they do some kind of conditioning/deep charge/other jargon to extend the life of an iPhone battery. Is this just hokum or do I really need one of these apps to maximize ...
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iPhone apps to keep a toddler amused in an 'emergency'?

Preferably free - kids shows / films from iTunes are an obvious one.
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Can I restore an iPhone from iPod Touch Backup?

If I buy an iPhone, can I restore it (along with app data) from an iPod Touch backup?
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What car stereos work well with iPhone Bluetooth A2DP Streaming Audio

The iPhone 3G supports Bluetooth stereo (A2DP) but lacks any volume control. As a result, my JVC stereo with the KS-BTA200 Bluetooth adapter clipped stereo audio so horribly that I ended up removing ...
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How do I create new albums within my iPhone 3GS camera roll?

I'm looking for a way to create new albums within the Photos app on my iPhone 3GS, preferably without having to connect the device to iTunes. Is this possible?
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How can I disable multitasking in iOS4?

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS4 and although I love most of the new feaures, multitasking keeps me checking for open apps. Is there a way to disable multitasking support in iOS4 or a "kill all apps" ...
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How can I import contacts into iPhone from Palm Centro?

I'm planning on purchasing an iPhone 4, and I want to know the most direct method of copying my contacts from my Palm Centro to my iPhone. Extra points for solutions that work on Linux.
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How can I make iPhone clock alarms obey vibrate-only mode?

In the Clock app, if I use a timer or alarm that goes off while my iPhone is on vibrate mode, the alarm sound still goes off. Is there a way to make it obey the vibrate mode? Or a way to tell it ...
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Is there any way to speed up my iPhone 3G since upgrading to iOS4

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4 and there is some noticeable performance issues will some of the basic tasks (text messaging, loading application, etc.) I have restarted my iPhone and ...
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Is there an iPhone podcatcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone I was glad to see that you can download podcasts directly from the iTunes app on the iPhone, rather ...
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Is there any way to suppress the “incompatible accessory” warning on the iPhone?

Every time I connect my iPhone to the dock in my vehicle, the following warning message is displayed: After dismissing the warning dialog, everything appears to works fine. Is there any way to ...
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What do I need to do to sell my iPhone 3GS?

I've upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4 (and my wife's as well). The new phones came with their own US/AT&T microSIM cards and have been activated. So we still have our old phones with the old SIM ...
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What is the procedure for replacing the battery on an iPhone?

What is the procedure for replacing the battery on an iPhone?
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iPhone application compatibility

Does the Nike iPhone Sport Kit will work on a 2nd generation iPhone that has the 3.0 update applied? In the Q&A on the website, some say it will, but others say it only works on a 3GS iPhone.
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Can the iPhone play Quicktime VR files?

Couldn't find anything anywhere. Does the iPhone support Quicktime VR files?
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How do I set site restrictions on iPhone?

I would like to restrict some sites on my iPhone? How it would be possible? (if it is)
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Can I disable the iPhone's auto-rotation to landscape mode?

I can't stand iPhone's auto-rotation feature, e.g. rotate your phone just past some threshold, and the screen rotates from portrait to landscape. This is always tripping me up, especially when I'm ...
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How do I show a percentage battery indicator on the iPhone?

How do I show a percentage battery indicator on the iPhone?
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How do I attach more than one photo to a single email sent on my iPhone?

There doesn't seem to be a way to attach photos to an email in the Mail app on the iPhone. I can send photos from the Camera Roll in the Photos app, but I can only attach one photo per email? Is ...