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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Move data from iPhone to windows

I friend of mine has no space left on her iPhone, so we bought a external harddrive and try to transfer the photos and videos from the iPhone to the harddrive. I am using windows 10. I unlocked the ...
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Lightning cable pitted contacts fix?

Lightning cables are expensive, and I have 2 of them which are in great shape except that they are failing because of pitted contacts. That is, the gold metal of one of the 8 leads has been removed, ...
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Apple iPhone won't connect to insecure website

A certificate is expired of an application of ours and a client still wants to access it. He is using an Apple iPhone and gets the message Safari cannot open the page because it could not establish ...
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Face ID stopped working

Recently my Face ID on iPhone X stopped working. It didn't react to my face anymore and didn't even display an error while trying to unlock the phone, but rather just repeatedly trying to focus the ...
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Iphone 7 plus, IOS 12.3.1

Songs marked explicit won't play on my iphone. Was working well last week then suddenly stopped. I press the song and it looks as if it's playing but it is silent. Move to the next song and plays well....
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iPhone stops charging after unlocking to use accessories

I have searched all over the internet, and can not seem to find anything. I was hoping someone here had experience this problem. Recently, every time I plug my iPhone into my computer it says its ...
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Instagram upload picture problem

While uploading pictures to Instagram I am getting the following error: Could not open photo. Please try again in a moment The phone storage seems to be low, deleting pictures and restarting the ...
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Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp not opening the WhatsApp app on iPhone

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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Extending iPhone hotspot range using TP Link 300Mbps Wi-Fi Range Extender TL-WA850RE

Hello I am having trouble configuring my TP Link 300 MBPS range extender TL-WA850RE to extend the range of my iPhone personal hotspot. The repeater will not connect to the iPhone hotspot network, it ...
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How to make itunes stop asking “do you want to allow this computer to access information” on my iphone?

I have an iphone and a macbook. Whenever I plug the phone into the laptop for charging, itunes starts dancing in the dock cause this alert demands my attention: do you want to allow this computer ...
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Synchronize deleting photos from iCloud to iPhone [duplicate]

I know that deleting photos from iCloud Photos does not remove them from iPhone. But what should I do to synchronize deleting? I want to leave on iPhone only those photos, that I have in my iCloud ...
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Why won't the Control Center module let me turn on Airdrop on my iphone 8?

This has worked before in the past but I don't know why it doesn't work now. I used to be able to turn Airdrop on/off on my iphone by: Swiping up from the bottom of my phone Pressing and holding the ...
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I put my phone on airplane mode before I sent a text but it's still trying to deliver

I accidentally sent my boyfriend a video, I had the ugliest laugh in it and I'd rather have him never hear it. I quickly put my phone on airplane mode but I never got the option to cancel the message ...
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How to stop audio/video playing after an incoming call on Mac? [duplicate]

When I receive a call on my Mac once I pick up say on my iPhone, previously paused video in my browser starts playing. It tends not always to be on the window I'm on and it's very irritating trying to ...
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My iPhone keeps asking for my credit card information [duplicate]

My iPhone keeps asking for my credit card information when I try to download apps that are free but I don't have a credit card and there is no none option. I have looked on the internet but I can't ...
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Why would port 19421 be open on an iPhone?

Following up on the Zoom vulnerability, I decided to run nmap and scan my local network for devices with port 19421 open. One of the devices turned out to be my iPhone! What service would use that ...
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Move photos to a new iPhone without iCloud

I've got 24GB of photos on an iPhone 8 Plus that I'd like to move to an iPhone X. Normally, I believe I can just backup on iTunes and restore to the new device. Unfortunately, I am on iOS 12.3.2, ...
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Set Today View as default on Lock screen in iPhone

Is it possible to make Today View as the default on the iPhone Lock screen? Currently I need to swipe right on the Lock Screen to see the Today View screen (security is not an issue because Today ...
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Why have I stopped receiving weekly Screen Time notifications?

I used to receive weekly Screen Time notifications regarding my daily averages and such. However, around a month ago, I randomly stopped receiving these notifications. I've checked in the ...
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How do I transfer a note with 6+ images from an iPhone to a Mac?

I take notes on my phone (text, to-do lists), take photos from within the notes (click (+) and "Take Photo or Video"), and then need to merge those notes into a larger report on my laptop. I am ...
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iPhone suddenly unauthorized to use iCloud

My iPhone has been saying that I need to verify it on another device to use iCloud. I opened my MacBook and it's asking me to approve the iPhone. Has my device been pawned? What's going on here?
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Import a bazillion photos from iCloud to mac

I am very, very desperate and annoyed at this moment, being the family IT-Guy over long distance, having nothing but remote access to a mac with an iPhone, that is not in any way connected over any ...
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Apple Pay clashes with other cards in the phone case

I have Apple Pay enabled on my phone. In the phone case is a card that supports contactless payments. When using the phone case (containing both a phone and card) the phone seems to always have ...
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iPhone X 'Short' Press failure

I observed an iPhone X that would not respond to the 'short' press: applications (including settings) would not open. "long press" of the applications worked as expected. I do not have the right ...
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How to disable AirPlay service on playing video from iPhone

I don’t know what button I tapped, when I play video, it's just showing The video is playing on the TV using AirPlay screen. I don’t find anyway to disable that in settings. I am using an iPhone XS ...
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iPhone no message alert sound when near MacBook [duplicate]

I've noticed that when my phone is near my MacBook, I only receive notifications for Messages on my MacBook. My iPhone remains silent, and the screen does not light up. Is this an expected behavior (...
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How to change the Subscription plan for third party app purchased through iTunes?

I set the 30 day Premium subscription for LinkedIn through iTunes. I cancelled the subscription but i am not able to change the plan from premium to basic. I reached LinkedIn which advised me to get ...
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CarPlay with different audio source?

I just got my first ever car with CarPlay (along with Bluetooth and an aux port), and I’m about to break it in on a road trip with my friend next week. The one issue is, I’m not much of an audiophile, ...
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iPhone using cellular data even if disabled

I'm currently abroad and my carrier is charging absurd fees for data plan. I decided to turn off completely cellular data and rely only on WiFi but my iPhone is still using few KBs of data every day. ...
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iPhone slow to complete an unsecured Wi-Fi connection

I have an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 12.3.1. Have been through a few posts about Wi-Fi problems, but this is quite peculiar. When connecting to a free/unsecured Wi-Fi access point, the checkbox ✓ (...
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How to keep all attachments downloaded all the time in Messages app?

I am using Messages app in iOS 12 and also forwarding them on to my Mac running macOS Mojave 10.14.5. I exchange photos with my friend and we discuss edits etc., sometimes on very old ones. When I go ...
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Is it possible to write a new note in Notes app using an old date

My ex has put together a journal on iPhone Notes, claiming that it was written on a daily basis (2016-2018) which is timestamped. However, after reading the journal I know these facts are untrue, and ...
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iPhone Photos Geolocation Displayed in Wrong Language

My phone language has almost always been set to English and I've always had my geolocation on for my pictures. A couple of months ago I rearranged the Preferred Language Order to bring Persian to the ...
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Siri spells mnemonic like the disease pneumonic

How do I get Siri to change her to spell it correctly?
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iMessage workflow for incoming texts from someone?

Are there any ways to start any sort of workflow based on incoming iMessage texts? When I'm at work, I usually have my iPhone on silent mode. But when my wife texts me, I'd like to figure out some ...
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“Operation cancelled” popup on iOS

The following screen has popped up without any user interaction. Already twice in the afternoon. What is it? Edit: I have been wrongly receiving SMSs from an Apple service provider telling me the ...
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Apple Watch app won’t download on iPhone XR

I recently got a new iPhone XR. When I restored it from a backup, I realized that the Watch had offloaded. I tried reinstalling, but it didn’t work. I deleted the app from my Home Screen. Now ...
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Weird and Inconsistent Behaviour Syncing Books with iTunes

I have spent quite a bit of time debugging this, and still can't figure it out. While debugging, I ended up turning off the "Sync Books" option in iTunes. My iTunes sidebar, after clicking on the ...
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Unlock iPhone X while screen is broken and won't turn on?

My iPhone X had a fault this evening (second time I've had an iPhone X die on me). The screen went bright white all of a sudden and then turned black, and it won't come back on. The touchscreen ...
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Transferring photos from “Documents by Readdle” app to Camera Roll without uploading it to cloud or connecting to a PC?

I have found that that the photos that I have added to the Documents by Readdle app are not visible to any other app on my iPad. I recently installed a GIF maker app which is not able to find any ...
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Connect different wifi/4G on different iPhone

I have 2 iPhone signed in using the same Apple ID. What I want to achieve is this. At my office, I want one of the phone to connect to wifi and the other to connect to 4G. I know I can turn off wifi ...
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Do Shared Albums take up storage space on iPhone 8/iOS 12?

I am running iOS 12.3.1 on an iPhone 8. Currently, the only photos I have in my Photos app are in Shared Albums, mostly created by others. I've cleared everything else, including Recently Deleted. ...
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Same number of app icons on each page for iPhone and iPad?

App icons on my iPhone are 6 rows by 4 columns = 24 per page but iPad has 5 rows by 4 columns plus ‘dock’ Is there a way to have 6 rows by 4 columns on the iPad also?
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Why did Siri stop responding to “Hey Siri” on iPhone X iOS 12.3.1?

Since late March/early April of 2019, which means since iOS 12.2 through 12.3.1 Siri stop responding to "Hey Siri" on my iPhone X. I purchased the iPhone new in January 2018, and it has incurred any ...
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iOS: App installed on device can't be found via the search feature

I've got an iPhone 8 running iOS 12.3.1 (latest as of writing). Recently I've noticed that when I search for an app that is already installed on my iPhone by using the built-in search feature, the ...
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How to add MP3 music from iphone files to my music

I have bought some mp3 with music remix and downloaded it to my iphone with phone drive app. Now it is available from my iphone through the iphone files ... icon files - that was added to iOS i thing ...
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Download video via Web links to iPhone

Sometimes I want to download files straight from the link on a website as it can be done on a desktop computer. I'm not talking about streaming video sites like YouTube, just plain href links designed ...
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I have available storage, but can’t install apps

For a while now I’ve been having trouble installing apps on my iPhone. Even a small app (50-100 mb) can’t be installed. It says that the device has no available storage left to install this ...
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Suddenly Siri started to drain battery on iPhone SE (iOS 12.3.1)

About 4 days ago I noticed a firm and steady battery drain on my iPhone SE, that the Settings attribute to Siri (see screenshot below). I did not (or don't remember doing) do any changes in settings ...
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Whatsapp backup issue on iCloud with iOS 12.2

I've been using this iCloud account for 3 years and now it is having issues with the WhatsApp backup. If I try to do a manual backup in WhatsApp settings, it sticks on preparing or either goes to max ...