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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Does Siri have issues with voice recognition in noisy environments?

I'm watching this news story of a road rage incident and the individual whose dashcam footage made it to the local news depicts them repeating over and over again "Hey Siri call 911". There'...
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Mac can't receive call transfer from iphone

When I transfer a call from my MacBook Pro 2021 (Ventura 13.1) to my iPhone everything works perfectly. However, when I do the other way around, from my iPhone to my MacBook facetime opens (on the ...
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How to edit the end of the current page's URL in Safari on iOS?

In Safari on iOS, imagine I am on the page at this url: https://www.example.com/long-long-url/very-long/very-long-path/page-1 How can I quickly navigate to https://www.example.com/long-long-url/very-...
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How to get access to my iCloud backup if I neither have access to my other iDevices nor the phone number under which it was registered?

About a year ago, I changed my phone number but never updated it in my iCloud account to the new one. Now, I lost access to all my iDevices and I want to restore my iCloud backup to an iPhone I got ...
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What does the Music App on the phone synchronize to the Music App on the mac?

I think it synchronizes the play and skip count only. But I am not sure about the following: does the Music App synchronize deletes (from my observation it does not appear to) Playlists updated from ...
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How to temporarily disable iPhone SIM card?

It's easy to disable wi-fi connections or cellular data, but how does one disable connections to cellular networks? Three obvious solutions: use Airplane mode. remove SIM card. explicitly set the ...
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How can I block the Twitter website on iPhone with Apple Configurator?

Question: How can I block the Twitter website on iPhone with Apple Configurator? I want to block Twitter in order to reduce my screen time. Configurator is an app for installing configuration profiles....
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Windows Explorer is not showing all of the photos on my iPhone

I am trying to transfer all the photos/videos on my iPhone 14 Pro (running iOS 16.2) to my Windows 10 PC. Here is what my iPhone 14 Pro tells me: the "Recents" album has 2883 items under ...
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How do I backup Google Authenticator on my iPhone? [duplicate]

In 2022 I bought an iPhone 13 Pro Max. I had had an iPhone 12 Pro Max. I factory reset my iPhone 12 Pro Max and gave it to a friend who had lost his phone. My iPhone was doing a daily cloud backup. I ...
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Why is my iPhone crashing and reporting higher battery percentage?

I have an iPhone 6S and the battery is starting to reach the end of its useful lifetime. What I am noticing is how I can get the battery down to about 10 or 20 percent, power the phone off (completely,...
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Internet speed slow on iPhone but fast (at expected speeds) on Android Phone and Windows 10 laptop

I have 3 devices as listed below. All of them connect to the same WiFi network to access the Internet. I also have access to both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks. Devices: iPhone 12 Pro running iOS 16.3 ...
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How do I turn off ONLY sounds for notifications?

I want to set up my phone so that I have a ringtone and get notifications without sound (haptic only). I have tried 1000 different combinations and didn't manage to do it as I want but I noticed ...
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iOS/Notes app…Note lost after app crash…possible to recover?

I was editing a note in the iOS Notes app (iPhone 13, iOS 16.1.1) when I had an app crash and lost the entire content of my note. Possible to restore in any way? I was editing a lengthy note, and ...
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Partial Red Mark on top left corner of iphone 13 pro Max

I am experiencing a problem with my iPhone 13 Pro Max. A red mark is visible on the top left corner of the display; usually when I switch between apps. This is my second phone that is showing this red ...
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How do I limit the number of emails downloaded in Apple Mail for iOS 16?

After several years with an Android phone, I have an iPhone again. I have a few Gmail accounts, as well as an iCloud account (from years ago). I connected one Gmail account, and the iCloud account is ...
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No longer able to import HEIC photos from iPhone using the Photos.app on High Sierra

I run High Sierra on my old Mac. Importing pictures from my iPhone running 15.7.2 was never a problem. Roughly since December 2022, I haven't been able to import photos. The error message is always ...
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How to make device with Apple IOS 16.1+ stop using "Limit IP tracking"

We have a public WiFi with auth portal, where access to the internet is granted to a user after watching ads. Access to the internet in unauthorized state of a client is restricted by IP access ...
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How to retrieve older (1 week) call on iphone 13 ios 16.3

Need to retrieve a call done a week ago (Wed 18th Jan 2000hrs). This was just a dialed number hence isn’t available on carrier billing history. Whats done so far: Deleted recent (20th to 25th) calls. ...
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iPhone family sharing: removed family member can't change country in account

I wanted to download the netflix app on my gf's phone, and in order to do that I have to change her country, because the netflix app is not available in my country. Problem is, when I tried doing that,...
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Is it possible to use an external camera with an iPhone or iPad for Zoom/Facetime

I am trying to figure out if it is at all possible connect an external webcam to an iPhone or iPad, as I am trying to build something that improve quality and changes camera positioning during video ...
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Notes app doesn’t sync all notes from iCloud

To fix my Notes widget problem, I deleted the app from my iPhone 8 and reinstalled it, hoping it would resync with my iCloud account. I did resync, but not completely. There are still plenty of notes —...
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Notes widget shows blanks after upgrading to iOS 16.2

When I upgraded my iPhone 8 to iOS 16.2 -- from 16 or 16.1, I don't recall -- the Notes widget now looks like this: If you tap on it, it will correctly open the Notes app and all the notes are there, ...
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Video recorded in android cannot play in apple devices Using HTML Video tag

Video screen is black using HTML Video tag I am trying records the video from any device and saving in aws server using java script and HTML video tag, and trying to play recorded video in any Device ...
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How to connect iPhone to external monitor via HDMI with mouse support?

The problem I have an iPhone 8 with a busted touch-screen. Specifically, everything visible on the screen is upside down and moving/shaking, and not all parts of the screen are sensitive to physical ...
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Play Count and Last Played date not updating from devices

I use Apple Music and iCloud Music Library (and iTunes Match). In the past my play counts from my devices update the shared library. I use this for my smart playlists. But lately they update only on ...
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Transfer contacts from older iPhone [duplicate]

I have an older iPhone. I updated the iOS as much as I could, but it only goes up to iOS 15. With iOS 16, in the Contacts is a "Lists" link, which gives the option to AirDrop all the ...
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Mac calendar not syncing with iphone

My icalendar on mac syncs with my ipad but my iphone calendar is not syncing with these for some reason. Does anybody know a fix for this?
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Can't get iPhone "Shortcuts App" shortcut to execute a Siri integration with ChatGPT

I have downloaded 4 shortcuts from doing some Google searches that each claim to be able to program Siri to send a question to chat GPT and return it as spoken audio. Each of them seems to be able to ...
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Can I restore WhatsApp history from iCloud onto older iphone

I had an iPhone 13 pro and had iCloud backup activated for WhatsApp. I think it complained about not being able to backup further anymore for a couple months due to insufficient iCloud storage. I‘d ...
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Backing up Whatsapp on Mac mini

I have been trying to backup WhatsApp with the app functionality but it seems impossible; it will throw a problem every time. I have tried backing it up using the iCloud "Back Up Now" inside ...
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'Message Send Failure' to one contact from iPhone - have tried everything

I'm trying to send messages to my father's phone number (iPhone) but the 'Not Delivered' error is always being thrown back. Currently, iMessage is disabled but I've tried it enabled but, as suspected, ...
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"Your iPhone and Mac must be on the same Wi-Fi network"

When I tried to make an outgoing call on my (Ventura 13.1) MacBook Pro, the call failed with the message: Your iPhone and Mac must be on the same Wi-Fi network I checked that the iPhone 7 is using ...
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How to restore configuration data for a single iPhone app from iCloud backup?

iPhoneX, iOS 16.1.2 (and a Mac computer). Config for one application seems to be broken. How could config for that single application be restored from iCloud backup without affecting anything else on ...
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Can I disable the mute button on an iPhone? [duplicate]

iPhone X has a mute switch on left side. I constantly miss important calls, notifications or meetings, because that switch gets pressed in pocket. How can I disable it?
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How to switch off backward auto correction?

Auto-Correction is disabled in Settings > General > Keyboards. But the keyboard still auto corrects!? I swipe [word 1], then [word 2] and suddenly [word 1] changes. It btw never ever changes to ...
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How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture?

I use iPhone 11 mini with iOS 15. I don't see where to adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture: How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture with an iPhone?
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Is there a macro photography mode in the iPhone 14?

I’m a bit confused regarding this feature I thought was standard on all phones including Android. Does the iPhone 14 non pro model have the macro photography feature? I’m looking at the iPhone 14 ...
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iPhone has suddenly "forgotten" Wifi SSID passwords

My iPhone is now prompting for the home wifi password. I was under the impression that it was designed to be "set it and forget it". Did it "forget" the password? Or is this ...
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Is there a way to tell the charging speed (or wattage or estimated finish time) on an iPhone/Watch

I've bought so many Apple chargers and cables over the years that I have no idea which ones go to which device. Apple doesn't label any of these, which further confuses things. Even if I threw out ...
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Why does iCloud mail badge push notification updating not work

I’m looking for a good reason to move to iCloud from Fastmail but testing out iCloud, I am perplexed why when opening new mail on my iPad for instance, doesn’t update the read badge on the iPhone in ...
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Apple Freeform app: stop geometry snapping to centre

In Freeform, if I insert geometry on top of an image, the top node snaps to the centre of the image and will not move. How can I move both the top and bottom nodes of the geometry?
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iPhone 13 Pro Restarts Unexpectedly with Panic Log

The iOS and all Apps are updated to newest; it will restart unexpectedly without regular. The last reboot time is 2023-01-03. Some panic log: {"bug_type":"210","timestamp&...
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Why does my video uploaded to iPhone Photos to OneDrive lack vibrancy when viewed on iPhone?

After uploading a video from iPhone Photos to OneDrive I noticed the vibrancy of the video had substantially changed (eg greens were substantially less green, blues less blue). Whilst I would expect ...
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How can I transfer data from my iPhone 11 Pro to my new iPhone 14 Pro? Why is my backup so large?

Like the title says, I've got a new iPhone 14 Pro and I'm trying to transfer data from my old phone to my new one, but I run into a lot of errors. As far as I know, there's three official ways for me ...
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Is there a way to lock an iPhone that disables most on-screen touch functionality?

When commuting I travel with my iPhone in my pocket, which randomly presses the screen. Over time as more and more functionality has moved to the lock screen, this has become very problematic. As of ...
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How to Sync Google Fit Data to Apple Health?

I'm using a NestHub2 to log my sleep activity which outputs its data to GoogleFit. Is there a way for me to import that data from the Google Fit app into the Health app to use with Sleep? In the ...
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Notes not synced to iPhone

I went to read notes on my iPhone - there were only 28 (using iCloud) My Mac has 35 - those I had added recently are not there. This has always worked in the past. Any idea what is wrong (and how to ...
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Trying to connect iPad to iPhone hotspot. It pulls up a blank page “captive.apple.com” that never loads

So I was trying to connect my iPad to my iPhone’s hotspot. It does connect, but as soon as the connection appears to be established, it pulls up a blank page with the URL “captive.apple.com”. This ...
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Is there an iPhone app that displays scientific notation during calculations?

I'm teaching students online and find they have a lot of trouble doing calculations involving scientific notation. I think the reason is that as they are doing the calculations, what appears in the ...
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Hide event indicator in Month view on iPhone

IOS 16.0.3 on iPhone 11 I have events in my calendar for my father's caregivers, so I can see who is there on any particular day. They are all day events so they take up little space in my view. In ...