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Questions tagged [iphone]

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iPhone5 Restore Backup Failing [on hold]

Trying to restore back-up on an iPhone 5 with 32GB memory. There is 134GB space free on my PC. The process has failed multiple times siting insufficient free memory on the PC.
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Can an iPhone's headphone jack output RS232 ? [closed]

I was looking at this 3.5mm to DB9 connector on amazon and the 4th thumbnail shows an iPhone on one end of the wiring diagram. Up until Apple removed the headphone jack on iPhone 7 > could previous ...
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Transfer some photos/videos from one iPhone to another [closed]

I want to add some photos and videos from someone else’s iPhone to my iPhone’s photo library. I want to keep the photo’s dates so that they appear at the right time chronologically in my library. I ...
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What is this being backed up on my IPhone? [closed]

While configuring backup settings on my iPhone, I noticed this section which is evidently not an app I installed: What is this app and what is being backed up?
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How to disable Facebook Messenger vibration on iOS 12 [migrated]

I want to disable Messenger notifications from vibrating on my iPhone iOS 12, but keep them silent. How to do that? There doesn't seem to be an option for it anywhere.
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How to route network traffic from iPhone through another host [migrated]

I have three hosts, A, B and C in the same LAN. Host A is an iPhone 7, host B is a Mac and host C is a Ubuntu running in virtual box in host B(with bridged adapter). Down below is a simplified diagram....
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openvpn on iphone established but can't ping local hosts

I have successfully imported Openvpn keys and conf files on my iPhone (via iTunes) client and established connection to my home Raspberry Openvpn server. Openvpn is green and saying connection ...
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Retaining work emails on office exchange server - iPhone

I am considering leaving my current employer as the ethics practiced there are not the ones I grew up with (being kind). I have a work email account on my personal iPhone where I have all my prior ...
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Linux Mint 19 - mirror iPhone

I have been doing some googling to figure out a way to mirror my iPhone in Linux Mint 19, using either USB or WiFi-direct (AirServer-ish). I've been trying several work-arounds, e.g. Linux' Totem (...
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ffmpeg mp4 video not working on iphone

I have ffmpeg working on my site to let users create various mp4s, and they all work fine on all devices except for one of my conversion functions, which isnt allowing the video to play on my iphone. ...
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Is it possible to sync iCloud (iPhone) calendar with Outlook (PC) calendar?

I've tried to install iCloud application for Windows but it does not have a checkbox to select "Calendars, Contacts, ..". I've also tried to install Outlook app on my iPhone but still when I create a ...
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How do I robocopy files from iPhone DCIM folder to my computer?

I want to copy photos from my iPhone to my computer, and I want to retain the creation dates. Without installing third party programs. Is this possible? I would think it should be possible with ...
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“Force” Bluetooth headphones to change connected device under Windows 10

This feels like one of those, "Yea, that's just how Bluetooth works" questions, but in the year 2018 I'm holding out hope that there's a better answer. I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones, and they'...
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Bluetooth audio from an iPhone to windows 10 PC (A2DP sink)

I was able to do this in Windows 7, but now I have a Windows 10 PC and I can't get it to work. The iPhone is running iOS 11.4 and the PC has Windows 10 with latest updates (version 1709, OS Build ...
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When designing on my Macbook Pro using bright colours, the colours appear dull when AirDropped to iPhone - how can I match the colours?

When I design on my 2018 Macbook Pro using Figma I'm using some very bright colours which appear super vibrant and amazing. When I export as PNG and AirDrop it to my phone the colours are very dull ...
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iPhone Photos import to Windows 10 PC not working

I would like to troubleshoot my inability to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10. I am an advanced user struggling to find relevant help on the internet since most results are unusable masked ...
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How can I view photos of my iPhone on Windows WITHOUT transferring them?

When I open the DCIM folder of my iPhone on Windows 7/10, I can choose between: Preview: opens the image with Windows' default preview (?) program. I can jump to next/prev photo and delete the ...
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Tried to backup iPhone to external drive by mklink/J. Now it won't backup at all

I intended to use this command: mklink/J "C:\Users\DELL\Appdata\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup" "G:\iPhoneBackup" to directly backup my iPhone to the folder iPhoneBackup on an external ...
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I would like to use my Macbook Pro as a powerbank but

I would like to use my Macbook Pro as a powerbank but when it's closed the Usb port doesn't provide energy. How i can do this? If i plug the phone while using the mac it works but after some minutes ...
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Exiftool's “-tagsfromfile” does not help recover all metadata (#iphone)

This is a long standing practical problem (more than one year). I always want to finish it, but every time I tried I failed. I have consulted several threads for it. I have a bunch of daily-life ...
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How to block social-network push notifications via dns blocking domains?

I want to block some push notifications of sochial networks (like vk.com and fb.com). I have iphone and ipad. I cannot understand, what kind of domains I should block. Firstly, I block vk.com and ...
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Apache server on raspberry pi refuse the incoming connections if it was from iphone or from the flat internet on android

I have a web server installed on RPI 3, it's working great except if the connection is coming from a public wifi, an iPhone device, an Android device if it was using the mobile data/flat internet. He ...
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Mac to IOS tethering via USB stopped working

i've been using the usb tether for years but it stopped working this week and i can't find any issues/errors. i can still tether via wifi hotspot but when i plug it into usb, it does not do anything. ...
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Internet connectivity stops on iPhone but no issues on Windows 10 Laptop?

For the past 10 days, I've submitted complains to my ISP regarding loss of internet connectivity at frequent intervals. However, the ISP reported everything to be working fine from their end. This led ...
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Linux, virtual box, windows, npm, vpn, iphone, how to connect?

I am developing front-end for a website. In work, on my Linux PC, I have to use Virtual box with Windows, because our client want us to use VPN that is only for Windows - (check point end point ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi to Ethernet on Linux ?

Let's say I need to connect "computer A" to the internet using Ethernet (and nothing else than Ethernet) in a place that has no internet access other than my iPhone acting as a wi-fi AP. In order to ...
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How can I get my iPhone photos to sync?

I occasionally have trouble synchronizing my ±20k photo album to my iPhone, where (new) photo albums aren't added, or only show up as empty albums. Does anyone else have this problem and more ...
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Why suddenly no removeable device list showed up in VMware macOS?

I use VMware workstation player 14 with macOS High Sierra. I need to connect my iphone to this VM machine, it works fine usually, but today when I launch the VM machine, it dont have any device as ...
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VPN Configuration issue with internet pass through not showing home network

Ok a little history. I am a windows guy and way back in 08 I had a file/VPN server running on Win Server 03. I used it to secure the connection when on say Mcdonaolds WiFi on my iPhones and also to ...
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VirtualBox Mac OS X High Sierra guest crashes when connecting iPhone device with USB passthrough [closed]

I am running Mac OS X in VirtualBox (no, this question is NOT off-topic 1 2). When I connect my iPhone 5S to the virtual machine through USB passthrough, the virtual machine crashes, the VirtualBox ...
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My internet comes from my iPhone tethered to my desktop, can I connect a router to this?

I have internet on my desktop from my cel phone which is tethered. I have devices which were formerly connected to my home network through the DSL modem, but I can't use them now because at some ...
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Viber. Restore from PC using viber.db file

I have viber.db from my PC ..AppData\Roaming\ViberPC\ViberNumber.. Is it possible to restore viber messages on iPhone from PC?
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VLC sharing address on iOS

I'm running VLC on my iPhone and it has a feature to run a Web server called sharing over WiFi. When this is on you can access it from a computer on the same network at an address like http://192.168....
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How to open Apple iOS .AAE file?

I recently uploaded images from an iPhone to my windows computer. Some of the images were cropped on the iPhone itself prior to upload. The upload includes 2 files for the edited images: my-image-...
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Is there any way to check if a iPhone video file has been trimmed via metadata?

I am analyzing a .mov video recorded using an iPhone with ExifTool in macOS. It was recorded using the internal camera app on an iPhone. I have looked at the metadata of this file, but cannot figure ...
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How to copy HEIC files from iPhone (ios 11.1) to Windows PC

I need to transfer iPhone live photos, saved in HEIC, to my Windows PC. When I try to copy the photos in explorer, they get automatically transcoded to JPEG which I don't want (double lossy ...
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Some computers show “Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)” but not all

In the past few days I've run into an issue where the internet connection seems to drop out on a few devices at a time. This started Monday but has persisted despite appearing to be fixed a few times. ...
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Lost years worth of passwords & bookmarks on my Chrome desktop, but still on my iPhone

I don't know what I did but I lost years worth of saved passwords and bookmarks on my desktop. They are still on my iphone but I'm so afraid of "syncing" and losing them permanently. I checked the ...
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How do I click on “Call Using iPhone” using Accessibility Inspector's Hierarchy?

Here's the AppleScript code: set phone_num to "1111111111"-- (put your own number here) tell me to activate display dialog "" buttons {"FaceTime", "Call", "Cancel"} default button 2 with icon path to ...
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Calendar event times a mess when in travel

how to make the calendar times to work worldwide? I use Calendar on all my devices but when I travel the times turns to a mess. For example, a flight from A to B is always set as the local time of ...
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Connecting iPhone to Linux PC via USB cable works only once

Connecting an iPhone via USB cable to a Thinkpad laptop running Manjaro Linux works only once. The connection will be confirmed by the phone vibrating three times and the power connection lightning ...
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Getting mmap() error when extracting 7z files

Every time I run 7z x test.7z Or any other command using 7z I get Can't load '/usr/lib/p7zip/7z.dll' (dlopen(/usr/lib/p7zip/7z.so, 6): no suitable image found. Did find: /usr/lib/p7zip/7z.so: mmap()...
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How to input data from QR code into an Excel for iPhone sheet, using iPhone as a QR code reader

I need to work offline (no Wifi, no internet connection), with only an iPhone 6. I want to input data into an Excel for iPhone spreadsheet (say column A), by just scanning QR codes in "continuous mode"...
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How to resolve iTunes sync issue (grayed out icons)

For many years I have been unable to fully sync my iPhone to my iTunes music collection on my MacBook, as there were a number of songs that, for unknown reasons iTunes would refuse to sync. The main ...
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Rails 5.1 w/ Webpacker cannot find assets while working via local wifi

I'm using Rails 5.1 with the Webpacker configuration that is now by default integrated in Rails. I've followed this article "Rails 5.1 loves Javascript" to get me on the right track. So far so good. ...
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How to change which toolchain scons utilizes

I am trying to compile OpeniBoot on an ARM device, namely the PocketCHIP, as per this guide (abeit with some minor modifications, considering I am not using a Raspberry Pi.). OpeniBoot is a custom low-...
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How can I connect my iPhone to an office network that has no WiFi? [closed]

My office does not have a WiFi network, yet I need to connect my iPhone to the network to test some stuff. Can I buy some type of an access point that I can plug into my laptop and then have my ...
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How to block ports on iPhone?

I have a scenario in which some apps on iOS that use different ranges of ports to access the internet need to be tested with our proxy. I need to check how do the app and proxy behave when different ...
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Does an older device being used in the WIFI space of newer devices slow your overall connection speed?

I inquired about certain things in regards to wifi connections with an expert on it in a reddit thread once, this was what he explained: a 2010 iPhone will NEVER be able to get 200 Mbps download. ...
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Recover edit points in exported iPhone slow motion video with ffmpeg

You can export unmodified slow motion video files from the Photos app or using Image Capture, and the resulting file will display the slow motion start and end edit points in Quicktime. However, I ...