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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 to restore only WhatsApp contents from a iTunes backup?

I have an iPhone 14 Pro, of which I regularly perform full backups (with encryption) using iTunes running on Windows. I uninstalled WhatsApp by mistake on the iPhone; I reinstalled it, but now all my ...
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Reusing Apple ID Issues

I'm trying to reuse my email in a new Apple ID, let's call it [email protected]. Knowing that this email would not be available, I first swapped the primary email to a different account, which we'll ...
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Airdrop Text File From Mac To iPhone Issue

When I airdrop a text file from my Mac to my iPhone, the phone automatically opens the contents as a new Apple Note. Not sure why it started doing this. I used to get the pop up menu that allowed to ...
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Can I override age restrictions for specific apps?

My young teenager has an iPhone with parental controls turned on. One setting will only allow apps rated 12+. I prefer 12+ as a default setting, but there are a couple of 17+ apps that I find ...
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Does iPhone play music on the HomePod via WiFi or Bluetooth?

I’m wondering if asking the HomePod directly to play a stream produces better sound than the same stream in an app on the iPhone playing through near-field handoff to that HomePod? Bluetooth would be ...
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Maps: avoiding unpaved roads?

Is there a way to get Maps (iPhone 17.2) to avoid unpaved roads? I don’t see anything relevant in Settings. I recently visited my parents, and my phone kept insisting on taking me down various dirt ...
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Notification sounds don't interrupt background sound

On my phone I always have some background noise playing like sounds of nature. I am almost always wearing headphones. My problem is that I can hear the ringtone both from the phone speakers and my ...
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Get total and average of minutes in each zone of exercise exertion

I have an Apple Watch and iPhone with the latest OS software. I also have the Gentler Streak app. These tools track my exercise including the intensity at each of the six zones, 0-5. I see these ...
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How to fix image import from iOS 17.x and iPhone 15 Pro Max to High Sierra's "Photos" application

This should be simple... I HAD seen this answered on a different forum, but now the thread can't be found. I posted new, asking for the answer or a link to the previous thread, and I got deleted ...
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Control which Bluetooth device get connected to by iPhone

My iPhone has been paired with my earbuds and my car. In the list of devices, my earbuds are above my car. Whenever I turn on my car, however, the audio goes from my earbuds to the car. In order to ...
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How can I transfer media in a loselessstate? Photos app VS Image Capture VS Air Drop [duplicate]

Trying to back up over 11k of photos and videos. (Back them up as in have a copy of every photo and video stored on backup media (NAS + external drive + my own cloud) as individual photo and video ...
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Imessage won't send texts as SMS until it times out and says a message can't be delivered

When I send a text without wifi, my phone plan has no data so Imessage won't be able to send a text like that, but it tries anyway for a WHILE and I am only able to send as SMS after it fails to send. ...
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Why do messages from one person go to iMessage on my Mac?

I have an Android phone. Never owned an iPhone. For some reason, there is one single person who whenever he texts me the text goes to iMessage on my Mac laptop and does not go to my phone at all. His ...
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Network problem with Apple music when using "Hey Siri"

I often use the "Hey Siri" function to switch between playlists or different artists in my itunes library (mostly while driving). After some recent update sometime within the last year, ...
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Search fails to find app on iPhone

My iPhone has the app Economist installed. I can find the app’s icon. A tap to that icon launches the app. Yet when I swipe down on the Home Screen to display the search bar, and type in the word ...
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Need to prove an app was NOT on my iPhone on a given date

I’ve been accused by a professor of using one of my iPhone’s study apps during a test. The app by Instructure is called “Canvas Student.” Not only did I not cheat, this app that I allegedly used was ...
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How do I start receiving emails again?

I got a notification that my iCloud subscription has ended and that my storage is full. I paid for my storage on that day and I need my emails but ever since I paid for my storage I still haven’t ...
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What is the proper way to transfer from an old iPhone to new one?

When I transfer from an old iPhone to a newly purchased one using the auto detect (i.e. hey we found a new iPhone nearby, click to continue), I need to log into all the apps and set up Face ID again, ...
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How to view Shortcut steps when a company firewall blocks importing shared Shortcuts

Is there a website, app or API that I can use to view the contents of a shared iPhone shortcut, and manually enter the steps when my company firewall blocks directly importing the Shortcut?
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Why won't my iPhone show the latest iOS 16 update (16.7.3) but does show iOS 17.2?

I have an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.7.1, and when I go to Software Update, it shows iOS 17.2 as being available, but not 16.7.3, which is running on my older iPhone X. Shouldn't I have the options to ...
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How to rename voice memos to their titles? (Mac)

I'm trying to get all my voice memo's, with their original name, onto a external hard drive. (My filenames are all just the date of the recording). (I was able to find this script for Windows, but not ...
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How to transfer voice memos with their titles? (External hard drive, Mac)

I'm trying to get all my voice memo's, with their original name, onto a external hard drive. (My filenames are all just the date of the recording). And it's my 3rd evening trying to figure this out ...
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How do I get my missing Fitness badges from my old iphone to my new iphone?

I backed up my old iphone onto my laptop, then restored everything from my laptop onto my new iphone. My apps, contacts, photos, podcasts, etc. seems to have transferred over. However, when I looked ...
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My iphone 14pro’s hotspot is being used from “other devices” when i have already changed the password multiple times

My iPhone's (17.1.2) hotspot is being used and I have changed the password multiple times and the “other device” is using like 60mb in 30seconds. For most of the other people who have had this problem,...
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Corporate VPN on macOS disconnects when I answer a call on my iPhone while connected to local Wi-Fi. Why could this be?

I work from home so I connect to my corporate VPN from my MacBook Pro (M1 Max/16"). My MBP is hardwired to my network. Any time I get a call on my iPhone while I'm connected to Wi-Fi, the VPN ...
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iPhone X screen issue

I have an iPhone X that recently had the screen replaced but now when it charges up to 100% the screen doesn't turn on. I have figured out that by unplugging the connection cables and plugging them ...
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iPhone Photos thinks both my kids are the same person

In the iPhone photos app, my two boys were labelled as the same person (the older one). I've gone through about a dozen photos and done the 'This is not John' -> Rename Person routine. Is there a ...
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Hacked on all fronts [duplicate]

I found this post, and I felt like I had written it. I'm in almost the EXACT SAME situation. I’ve tried everything I know how to do including things I didn’t know how to do that I had to learn how to ...
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Which AirPlay receiver devices work with which sources?

I have a Samsung TV from 2018 with built in Airplay. I can stream to it from iOS 16 on an iPhone 8, from iOS 12 on an iPhone 6, but not from iOS 10 on an iPhone 5. The TV is simply not showing up in ...
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The built-in Phone app hangs and crashes, how to restore without resetting the phone?

iPhone 13 Pro Max running iOS 17.1.2. Starting several months ago, the Phone app began to hang noticeably when started. It would display a blank black page for ten seconds or so, then the app's ...
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Photos can't be copied from phone since iOS 17 upgrade

I'm trying to copy a photo from my iPhone and am unable to do so since Apple unilaterally upgraded my phone to iOS 17.1.1 Firstly, I can't copy any photos using AirDrop, WhatsApp, iMessage, Copy, or ...
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Viewing login attempts on an iOS device

Is there a way to access a log of login attempts on an iOS device? I'm specifically looking for the following: When was the function activated for the first time? Dates and time that the device has ...
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How to easily copy a folder from Files app in iphone to a PC?

I tried to use File Sharing stuff via itunes but it seems their Files app doesn't support File Sharing? (am I missing something or this is really dumb?) Any way to easily or with a free app to achieve ...
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Change iCloud account name in iPhone Mail app

Version: iOS 17.1.2 This was already posted at How can you change the iCloud account name on iOS 10? but the answer didn't help. I'm looking for a way to change my iCloud account name in my iPhone's ...
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is it possible to forward ios sms message to server or android device

I have two phone, one is ios and another is android. Now I need to make the sms message forward from ios to android automatically. is it possible to forward the ios sms to some server side? I have ...
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How do I unpair iPhone as the microphone of my macbook?

One year ago, while using an external Dell display as my monitor, I consistently kept my MacBook closed to concentrate on a single screen. However, I encountered an issue: the MacBook's microphone ...
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Pair AirPods Pro 2 with 2 different Apple devices with 2 different Apple IDs

I've had the same problem with my AirPods 1 but somehow managed it some time. I now got my brand new AirPods 2 (A3048) with Version 6B32 (Case 61.3.0). I factory-reset them and successfully paired ...
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How to read PDF on iPhone in narrower columns?

How can I read the text of a PDF on my iPhone redrawn to fit narrower columns? So that the words on screen can be bigger and I won't need to scroll sideways to read a line. The best I've found so far ...
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Cannot access a part of a particular website on iphone only

As ridiculous as this is, its a real issue that I have to deal with intermittently. Every now and then, I can't access any of the messages on the onlyfans website while using an iphone. It works fine ...
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iOS DNS falls back to cell network to work around filtering?

I have my home wireless router configured to use Cloudlfare's 1.1.1.3 for DNS, which is intended to block malware and porn sites. With previous versions of iOS this seemed to work. I've noticed that ...
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When I just view the screen time settings in MacOS it changes iOS screen time settings

We have screen time settings for our girls and we have had various issues over the years but have been able to work through most of them. We recently discovered a pattern that we need some insight on. ...
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How can 5G impact the reliability of some voice calls and data?

In the iPhone (in this case 15, with iOS 17), when I go to Mobile service > Mobile data options > Voice & Data and 5G is enabled (On or Auto) the following message is displayed: 5G may ...
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Double-factor auth to unlock iPhone in general and, especially, Passwords app in particular?

Is it possible to make iPhone require both FaceID and passcode when unlocking the device? Especially the built-in password manager is guilty of relying solely on FaceID to pull up a password for a ...
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Internet sharing from MacBook / Studio lingers after switched off

I guess for a bit of context: I'm trying to deploy a WebDriverAgent on iOS 17 which requires a live Internet connection for the 1st time deployment as per: Provisioning profile updates - Apple ...
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Playing tracks from Apple Music on Mac via iPhone (a la Spotify)?

I have a 2015 MacBook Air running Mojave MacOS. I have an iPhone running the latest iOS. I have just recently switched from Spotify to Apple Music. I liked the feature on Spotify whereby I could ...
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Exporting ProRes video correctly in macOS Photos.app

According to Apple, it is possible to edit ProRes video in the Photos app on macOS. I took some ProRes Log video on my iPhone 15 Pro directly fed into an external drive and connected the drive to my ...
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Wrong number calls to my business from Siri

For the last 4 months we have been receiving at least five wrong number calls every single day. All calls are coming through one particular number even though we have four numbers on our website. ...
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Display the bluetooth headset and battery status icons in the iPhone status bar

I would like to show in the iPhone status bar the bluetooth headset and battery status icons. The icons provide an easy visual confirmation that the headset is connected/disconnected, and the visual ...
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Install iOS 17 Developer on iPhone 8 Plus to run Apple Watch 9

I bought the Apple Watch 9 not knowing that it cannot run on my iPhone 8 Plus. I am trying to make a save! I signed up for iOS 17 developer beta and got it installed, but it is not running. My ...
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How to disable all "Allow paste from" prompts?

When I open many apps, I get prompted "App" would like to paste from "Last app" Do you want to allow this? Don't Allow Paste Allow Paste I always want to select "Don't Allow ...
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