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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Apple Maps directions is not working on iPhone with iOS15

When I want to get directions on any place in my iPhone with iOS15, I get this message "Directions not available. It's very anoying because I cannot use the apple map. PD: I'm in Paraguay, the ...
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how can i turn off my read receipts?

So my friend can see when i read her messages but i’m confused i have my read receipts off? like i’ve tried youtube videos to see if there’s other ways to turn it off but there’s only 2, the settings ...
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Why does Windows 10 still ask me to confirm deletions of files on my iPhone, when it doesn't for files on my hard drive?

I already turned off file delete confirmation for my Windows 10, and this Dialog no longer appears for the files on my C:\ drive. But after I plug my iPhone into my Windows 10 thru USB, this Dialog ...
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Photos app offering to import existing photos from iPhone

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro and open Photos app and click on the iPhone in order to import the latest photos, hundreds of already existing (in Photo library) photos are among the new ...
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How do I open a .webarchive in iOS Safari?

My goal is to save (mobile) webpages so that I can comfortably read them offline in iOS 14 on an iPhone. So far I've tried: Asking the Safari reading list to save them offline, making sure to enable ...
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How do I import my RAW files from Google Drive to my iPhone?

I wanted to try out Darkroom+ on my iPhone to edit the RAW photos I took with my Sony a7iii but it seems like iOS does weird things with RAWs. I've tried exporting from Google Drive app, downloading ...
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iPhone not connecting to mac proxy over wifi but connecting over usb

I apologise in advance if this is a common question, i have tried almost everything i could find. I'm trying to make my iPhone route all its http traffic trough charls proxy... Both my mac which runs ...
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How do I backup photos to iOS Google Photos without duplicating photos on iPhone

My photos have synced to my Google account using the iOS Google Photos app. Each photo is now taking twice the storage on my phone: the iOS Photos app and the Google Photos app. Inside Google Photos ...
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iOS mobile hotspot errors using family shared devices

I regularly need to connect my sister‘s iPhone 8 to my personal hotspot (iPhone SE 2020) as I have an internet flat and she hasn’t. We both are part of the same Apple Family that is also used to share ...
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iOS and macOS synching messages, but old messages not restoring on Mac

I have been an iPhone user for a while, but just recently got back into the macOS game. I have configured Messages to synch with iCloud and messages are syncing. It was my intention, and half the ...
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How do I clear cache on KakaoTalk, on my iPhone?

I use KakaoTalk on my iPhone. On Mar 31 2015, @kakaotalk tweeted Hi @ZephPhillips you can clear up space by going to your KakaoTalk settings and clearing the cache. Hope that helps~ But I found no ...
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How can an app be asking for my iPhone's unlock passcode?

This is new, and scary to me, experience. I wanted to try to use Whatsapp from the web. To do this I was told to open the app on iOS and go to settings->Linked Devices->Link A Device And then ...
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How to add a 10 minute reminder through shortcut?

I'm on iOS 15 and what I'm looking for is a way to add a 10 minute reminder to 'wake up'. I can do the same by asking Siri to 'remind me to wake up in 10 minutes', but I'd like a way to create a ...
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How to retrieve data from an added-to-homescreen web page

Not sure which stack to ask this on... I would like to retrieve data from one of those added to homescreen web page shortcuts so that I can try and apply it to that same website either in Safari or in ...
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iCloud deletes my PDFs in Books App; How do I get them to be stored locally again

So, last month I decided to enable iCloud for Books in order to transfer all 400+ of my PDFs to my iPad automatically. However, in doing so, all of my PDFs were deleted from my iPhone! I did the whole ...
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Completely disable iMessages cloud sync

I have iMessages in iCloud disabled. However, when I bring new devices online, my message history is still synced to those devices. How can I prevent this, and how long are messages retained by the ...
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Phone not receiving sms after logging in icloud in other phone

I have a main iphone, and I just logged into another iphone with my icloud that I use for development. I always have iMessage disabled on my main phone. When I logged into my iCloud on my developer ...
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Using iPhone's microphone instead of headphone's for selected apps

I usually have Bluetooth headphones paired with an iPhone while I'm listening to music. However, now and then, I use the Voice Memos app or another app that requires a microphone. I only use those ...
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Erase iPhone 7 without service

The wifi on my child's iPhone 7 stopped working, so we got an iPhone SE to replace it. Now we want to erase the old phone, but we cannot turn off "Find My" because there is no apparent way ...
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Mathway.com can get to my iOS camera

Mathway.com has a keyboard on their site that looks like this when loaded into iOS safari. When you click on the camera icon, it loads the phones camera ready to take a picture. I would have expected ...
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what is the correct international mobile phone number format for UK-based iphones

A while back my iPhone would not dial mobile phone numbers correctly. The problem seemed to be that the '07' at the start of the UK mobile code was identified by the phone as being a country code. ...
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I can’t hear others on FaceTime calls when I’m talking on my iPhone

I've ran into this strange issue a while back and I cannot recall which iOS update it has been along since. Bascially whenever I'm using FaceTime, regardless of device, iPhone and MacBook Pro, the ...
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Airdrop between iOS and Mac, does it only work if both devices are mine?

I'll explain better, I can use AirDrop from and to my iPhone and my MBP. My Mac sees my phone and my phone sees my Mac. The problem is if my family members try to send me something on the computer, ...
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Lots of iOS apps apparently "corrupted", yet they work

This is on an Iphone 8, iOS 14.8.1. As mentioned in this question, I haven't been able to back up my Iphone to my PC using iTunes for a while. Using iMazing, I managed to locate the error message it ...
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What compressed file formats does the Files.app support?

What compressed file formats does the Files.app support extracting from? I can't seem to find any official documentation to this effect. Any trial-and-error tales?
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How to backup iPhone over WiFi without iCloud? [closed]

Whenever I connect my iPhone to my wifi, I want it to automatically create a backup to either my MacBook Pro or to a NAS, so that I can be sure my iPhone data is always backed up without having to ...
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Prevent app from disabling lock screen

The Roku app on iPhone keeps the screen on and prevents it from locking. You either have to click the physical lock button or minimize the app. Sometimes I wake up to see that my battery has been ...
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Text messages including a .casa TLD link are never delivered to iPhone users?

I bought a .casa domain name (whose content is a javascript redirect) with the hopes of sending it over SMS. It is delivered fine to Android devices. But iPhone users never receive the text nor any ...
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How do I change my username on Zoom, on my iPhone, without logging into Zoom?

I need to change my username in Zoom. It's incorrect. I can't log in because I don't have a zoom account. All instructions I can find on the Zoom website or on other sites (which seem to have ...
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No call audio when using lightning to 3.5mm adapter

I'm trying to use 3.5mm headphones with my iPhone 11 running iOS 15.3. I've tried a few different lightning to 3.5mm adapters and they have the same issue: music, games, videos work great; phone or ...
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MacBook dead; get music from an iPhone?

My mom's MacBook Air recently bit the dust and thus took all her music with it. Since I do not own an adapter for the old SSD, it's been sent to archive first for when I get a proper adapter again. ...
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Why are foreign items appearing in my Spotlight?

I accidentally put in @_ in my search bar in my iPhone Spotlight and all kinds of strangers' accounts appeared. All mostly specifically from Ukraine, about Ukraine, Ukraine news, and also about ...
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Does the Music app still exist for iphones?

I'm trying to get my iPhone 12 (running iOS 15) to play music (originally from CDs, not locked to any Apple account) that I synced using iTunes from an older mac. I've seen instructions referring to ...
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How to make the slack app appear in iOS search?

How do I make the slack app appear when I search for it in my iPhone? As you can see in the screenshots, the Gmail and Spotify apps have no such problem -- how do I make slack behave the same? /YGA
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why after updating my iphone and trying to hotspot to my mac air, both updated, a get the message: a software update is required to connect to <MAC> [duplicate]

This message comes up after I have updated, or factory reset my phone and I try to hotspot to my mac air. It has been happening for a few years now, I cannot get rid off the box however I can still ...
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iPhone call and data services stop working until toggling flight mode

I have an iPhone 12 Pro that is only about a year old. It stops receiving texts and calls and I'm unable to use data services until I toggle flight mode on and off. These services then function for a ...
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How to save voicemail when carrier does not support visual voicemail?

I received a voicemail but I am not able to save/share it as my carrier does not support visual voicemail. It also does not seem possible to do a screen recording to capture this audio. Any other work ...
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Delayed notifications on iPhone / iOS

I have similar issue like described here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/251826290 After update I started to get delays between received messages and notifications. Sometimes it can be 5 minutes,...
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Deleting previous iCloud iphone backups and only keeping the last one?

I reached the 5gb limit of my storage, and when I go into my iCloud settings in my iphone, I see the following: Would I lose any data if I delete the previous backup of 3.62gb and create a new backup ...
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Calendar: Receiving Google calendar invites as email, not in iOS calendar app

My girlfriend has a Gmail set up on her iPhone, attached to her AppleID of the same email address. Her Google Calendar is synced with iOS Calendar and works a treat. The issue is, when she sends me an ...
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Why won't iPhone charge?

I have an iPhone 13 Pro, it is running iOS 15.4. It will only charge when it's dead, and even then it charges really slowly. It only will charge to 1% and then stops charging. I have tried restarting ...
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Is it possible to record video on an iPhone 13 mini and have sound coming from an external audio interface?

I would like to record videos of myself playing musical instruments and have the sound being fed via my USB-C audio interface (MOTU Ultralite MK5). I have tried the answer given in another post but ...
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Is there any way to interrupt my AirPods reading me a new text message?

A lot of times I'll hear my iPhone start announcing a text message through my AirPods, and want to "cancel" it for some reason (I already saw the notification on my computer, I'm in the ...
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iPhone 13 and missing features on Instagram

Issue On my iPhone 13 Pro, I do not have the same features available as on my friend's iPhone 13 Pro. For example, in Stories, I cannot post location and tap a few times on it to change it to black ...
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Why doesn't file picker on macOS show recent photos taken on an iPhone?

Super simple use case: Take a picture on iPhone. Go to Mac, open a program where I can choose a file to send to a friend. Click on Media / Photos in the shortcuts bar. Wait for it ... intended ...
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WhatsApp Not Showing in Notification's settings on iPhone in iOS 15.3

I asked the same question at (Apps Not Showing in Settings on iPhone in iOS 15.2), but no one knows the answer. I have a bad problem, please can anyone help me? I update it to iOS 15.3 and nothing ...
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Setting to download app updates only when connected to power?

The last 3 days the app using the most power according to my iPhone is the App Store. I'm guessing it's downloading app updates. Is there a setting to only download updates while the phone is charging?...
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Apps Not Showing in Settings on iPhone in iOS 15.2

I updated my iOS to (iOS 15.2.1) after that I did not receive notification from WhatsApp. I opened the notification bar in setting but I can't find WhatsApp there I did multiple things (reboot all ...
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iOS 15.3 Disable Music Autoplay in VW

I have an iPhone SE (2020), and recently bought a 2019 Jetta with the low-end infotainment system. There's a single rotary volume knob on the infotainment system, along with buttons ("Phone,"...
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WhatsApp chat no backing up on iCloud

My WhatsApp chat history won’t back up on my iPhone 12/iCloud account. When I try to do so it says I don’t have enough storage and I need to free up 8GB, despite the fact that I have an 2TB iCloud ...
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