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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Decent sweat-resistant headphones with mic (ie, iPhone compatible) [closed]

Similar to this question already posed: Decent headphones with a Mic for Android and iPhone, I'm looking for a pair of decent sweat resistant headphones that are good for working out. Originally I ...
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How to disable notification badges for the iPhone Mail app (iOS4)?

Any way to turn the notification badges for the Mail app off without turning all notifications off?
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How can I watch MegaVideo/DivX videos on my jailbroken iPhone 3G?

I'm looking for a way to play megavideo (flash) and divx on my iPhone 3G which is jailbroken. Flash seems to require 3G S and above (like everything these days sigh) Should I be able to do this, I ...
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Can I get the Canon EOS Utility to stop bugging me when I plug in my iPhone?

I'm not sure if this belongs here or SuperUser, so I'll ask here and if the community decides to close it, I will re-ask there. Every time I plug my iPhone in to my MacBook, the Canon EOS Utility (...
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How to perform hard / cold reboot of iPhone or iPad?

I understand that when I press and release the power button on the top of my iPhone or iPad, it stays on but turns off the screen. Whereas if I press and hold the power button, a "slide to turn off" ...
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iPhone 3GS on T-Mobile Connecting to iTunes Question

I just purchased iPhone 3GS. Currently it is running Version OS 4.0.1. Now if I update my iTunes on my Mac and plug then connect the iPhone to the Mac to sync it then will it brick or not. I need ...
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When does Safari on iPhone change the text size when the orientation changes?

I've noticed that when I am browsing a web page in Safari on the iPhone and change the orientation from portrait to landscape, sometimes the text size and/or wrapping changes. For example, in ...
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How do I sync up my iPhone with my Google Calendar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I sync my Google calendar with my iPhone? So I want to be able to add appointments/events/tasks on either and have those changes reflected on both.
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What are the benefits of iPhone jailbreak?

Some days ago I read a news that said iPhone Jailbreak is legal. So I get 2 question in my mine. before this news jailbreaking was illegal?(if yes why? "because when we buy something we can do ...
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How can I synchronize old notes with an email account on the iPhone?

I had hundreds of notes on my iPhone before I upgraded to OS 4.0. Now there is the new feature which allows me to sync the notes with an email account. I added my email account, but rather than sync ...
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Is there any way to get a pop-up notification on my iPhone or iPad when mail arrives?

I have gmail set up to send me "true" push notifications (using the exchange server setup). So my mail arrives in realtime, and I instantly get badges on my springboard screen to indicate new ...
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Sync iPhone with multiple Macs

Is it possible to sync an iPhone with multiple computers? I know the music will be restricted, and I don't mind. I want the contacts, bookmarks, etc. to be in sync across my home iMac and my MacBook.
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iPhone Taskbar close all applications

Is there a way to close all application in the taskbar at once?
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Can an iPhone be restored from an iPod Touch backup?

If I have an iPod Touch backup on my computer, can an iPhone restore from it? How about vice versa?
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Is Apple's warranty international?

I'm about to travel to the US, where iPods / AirPods / iPhone are much cheaper than in my country. I wonder if Apple's warranty is international, and/or what warranty coverage exists when I return ...
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Multitasking on iPhone

Does the iPhone close the background programs if it runs out of memory or battery?
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How can I install .deb files for Cydia manually (without wifi)?

as I already said here my wifi is not working so I need to install Cydia .deb files like SBSettings, Installous, Winterboard etc. manually...well I did, but they wont work properly. I got some .deb ...
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Network problems after Jailbreakme on iPhone

I recently jailbroke my iPhone 3gs with jailbreakme. At the beginning everything was working well. But since yesterday I am having problems with the network. It would disconnect from wifi and there ...
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Why can't my jailbroken iPhone connect to a wifi network?

I have an iPhone 3G 16GB with iOS 4.0.2 and my wifi is not working, I tried to fix it with reset network settings and other quick fixes like that but it still doesn't work. Sometimes it sees wifi ...
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How can I watch an AVI file on my iPhone?

I understand that the bundled apps for iPhone does not support AVI files. However, I have lots of these files which I want to watch on my iPhone. Can you suggest a streamlined, automatic way of ...
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iPhone/iPod Touch App Review Sites and Payola [closed]

Some of the iPhone/iPod Touch app review sites require developers to pay them to have a review posted. This raises obvious concerns about the independence and objectivity of the reviews. (See this ...
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iPhone 3G GPS is unreliable; seems to use assisted-gps only

A few months ago the GPS in my 3G has become really unreliable. The blue circle in google maps looks to be about 2 miles in diameter, and never shrinks to a pinpoint. Apps like RunKeeper can never ...
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Offline iPhone app to recognize Japanese words

I am looking for an offline iPhone app to recognize Japanese words: I take a picture of a kanji or Japanese word or short piece of Japanese text The app recognizes the kanji and converts it to text ...
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Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4?

Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4? If so, can you FaceTime in following situations? A initiates FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. B is also on 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4. A ...
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iPhone 4 as webcam for Mac

I'm searching for an app and software to to let me use my iPhone 4 as a webcam for MSN and others. My phone is 4.0.1 and jailbroken. I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.4.
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Unscrupulous apps on iTunes — bank account hacked by iTunes merchant? [closed]

I recently had $500 stolen from my bank account via the iTunes store. I am not certain whether the charges are directly from Apple or via some other company whose iPhone app has somehow circumvented ...
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Is biteSMS or iRealSMS a better all-around iPhone SMS replacement app?

Which one is better in terms of features, ease-of-use, and performance?
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With an iPhone, is there a way to automatically sync photos taken with the camera to Picasa

I would like all photos taken with the camera on my iPhone automatically synced to a private picasa web album. What's the best way to do this? (jailbroken/cydia solutions if avail would work as well)
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How does Facetime compare to normal video calling?

So, Apple is billing Facetime as though it is a revolutionary technology. I'm not going to ask you whether you think it is, as that is clearly a subjective question. What I will ask instead is how ...
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How can I turn off the photo preview when I plugin in my iPhone on my PC?

When I plug in my iPhone 3GS into my Windows XP machine, it automatically opens up Word and displays a preview of all my photos from my phone. I believe I may have accidentally selected an option to ...
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How can I hide the onscreen keyboard in the iOS messaging app?

When I enter the text message / SMS "app" and tap on the input field a keyboard pops up. When I'm done writing and have sent the message I would like to dismiss the keyboard again. I haven't found out ...
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Is iOS 4.1 faster than iOS 4.0 on the iPhone 3G?

There are numerous questions (and good answers!) about the fact that iOS 4.0 is horribly slow on an iPhone 3G. How about iOS 4.1? Does anybody have any positive experiences to share? I'm staying on ...
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How to unlock iPhone after completing the contract without jail breaking?

My iPhone 3G contract was completed a while ago. I have the 3GS now. I would like to give it to someone else who is not on AT&T. I called AT&T and they wouldn't do anything about it. I heard ...
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Twitter for iPhone dead after update

I updated Twitter for iPhone on my second generation iPod Touch running iphone OS 3.1.2. After the update, the icon was nowhere to be seen, and I had to restart my iPod to get it back. Attempting to ...
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How can I turn my iPhone into a tv remote control?

Which software/hardware can turn my iPhone into a decent remote control for my TV? (Are there any reviews out there that compare the options?)
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Can I sync an iPhone to multiple computers without erasing all the applications?

I have followed advice from this website to sync my iPhone on multiple computers, but it is determined to erase my applications. I have about 50 apps on my iPhone. If you try to untick "Sync ...
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Why is the top button on my iPhone 3Gs not working consistently?

My iPhone 3Gs got slightly damp (not wet) from being in my pocket in a rain storm. Since then, the top button (power on/off) is not working consistently. By that, I mean that sometimes when I hold ...
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Is it possible to stream an RTSP feed to an iPhone?

A co-worker of mine wants to stream an RTSP streaming video feed to his iphone so he can tap into his child's daycare center here and there. Any ideas on how to do this?
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What are some alternatives to Shazam for iOS?

What are some good alternatives to Shazam?
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Can any apps print from the iPhone?

Can any apps print from the iPhone? Preferably via WiFi...and to an Epson PX710 all-in-one in my case.
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Is there any way to view full podcast title on my iPhone running iOS 4?

Most of the time the podcast title is long and it is truncated with dots at the end. I think since iPhone OS 3.?, title font size has gotten smaller so I can see more of the title. However, I still ...
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Is my iPhone cheating me with data usage? How can I check it?

I reset my data usage on my iPhone after asking this question, so at 28th of July. Since then I was using my phone all the time, watching YouTube, talking on Skype (both voice and text), downloading ...
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Is it possible to activate an iPhone 4 without a SIM?

So we bought an iPhone 4 from the Apple store. But we didn't get a micro-SIM as there are no PAYG tariffs on micro-SIM available. Is there anyway to activate the device without getting hold of a SIM? ...
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What jabber clients are there for iPhone?

My girlfriend just got an iPhone, and we are wondering what are the available (and recommended) applications to chat using jabber.
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iPhone custom label in contacts

I am having trouble saving a contact with a custom label in iOS4. I received a phone call from a number not stored in my phone. After the call, I clicked the blue chevron next to the number >> Create ...
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Are iPhone screenshots geo-tagged?

When I take a picture using my iPhone's camera, it attaches the current location to the image in the metadata. Does it also do this for screenshots that I take?
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“locked” iPhone video playback mode for children?

After we upgraded to iPhone 4, one of our old iPhones was pressed into service as a children's video playback device for our 1.5 year old. That's one of the best things about an iPhone upgrade -- ...
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Is it my imagination or do iPods charge faster using a car charger?

Maybe I'm crazy, but it sure seems like when I plug my electronics (iPhone, iPod, etc.) into a car charger it gets up to a full charge MUCH faster than if I use a regular charger and an outlet. Do ...
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iPhone backlight blinks on then goes out. What are my options?

This morning I woke up to find my iPhone dark. If I pressed the home button to turn on the screen, the backlight would flash on briefly and then die. I've turned it on and off, done a hard reboot (...
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Why is my jailbroken iPhone not booting?

I have an iPhone 3GS with firmware version 3.1.3 running on tethered jailbreak (blackra1n). Yesterday the wifi didn't work so naturally I: reset network settings (as I did once or twice before). got ...