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The iPhone is a smartphone made by Apple Inc. It and the iPad, along with several other mobile devices from Apple, run on the iOS operating system, which has its own topic, as does the iPad for device-specific questions. Native iOS applications are written in Objective-C or in Swift using the Cocoa Touch frameworks or HTML5 compiled with the help of a package manager such as Adobe PhoneGap; a common IDE is Xcode.

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I have 3500 + pics/vids on iPhone 6
After almost a week of going through the backup torture that many others have described. (Saying 1 item left, then 3000 left...)
Well yesterday I finally got the "backup comple" cloud with check mark. So I went to free up storage, and only 125 of the 3000+ say they were backed up, obviously clearing no space.

The phone only has 59mb free storage left. I have no access to iCloud (long long story), so I am afraid if I go the uninstall/reinstall route that there may not be enough space for google photos to reinstall.

Any thoughts, suggestions, answers?

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I just created a tool/calculator for my wife to use at work. I used VBA and Userform in Excel (input text boxes and sliders, and then several outputs). Once I got it working, she informed me it would really only be useful if she can access/run this calculator on her iPhone or iPad on the go. Is there any way to do this?

Here's the scenario:

Corporate setting with multiple VLANs and HP MSM720 WAPs that are configured with multiple SSID for those VLANs. Mail is Exchange 365. Everything used to work fine. I'm not exactly sure when the issue started, but the only change to the network which may have happened around the same time is the ISP changed some of their equipment and assigned a new IP.

The problem is that phones (Android or iPhone) that are connected to WiFi -- on any VLAN -- are unable to send email attachments when using the native mail client on the phones. This is not a size issue. Attachment can be 66 bytes, and the message will just sit in the Outbox. (On an Android phone, you get a "Send Failed" message as well. Not sure about iPhone.)

To clarify, if the user tries using a Gmail account and sending via the Gmail app or via the native app, they can send an attachment. If they use their 365 account in the Outlook app, they can send an attachment. The attachments only fail when using 365 through the native mail clients on Android and iPhone.

We also have the issue with scan to email on the multi-function printer. It can send an email with a link to the scanned document, but it can't send the scanned document.

Firmware on the WAPs is up-to-date, and there hand't been any updates until after this issue began. Firewall firmware is up-to-date. Everything has been rebooted.

"Don't use the native mail app" is not a valid solution.

This is a really weird one. Any help …
I've juste installed IOS11 on my iphone 5s.   After reboot, it blanked my iphone.  No more picture, no more phone contacts, nothing!
So i wanted to restore a backup, but no matter which password i'm using, it keep saying that the password is incorrect.
I've tried:
  • The password to unlock the phone (the old one, with 4 digits)
  • The password to unlock the phone (the new one, with 6 digits)
  • My Apple ID password

The backup seems to done automatically Before the upgrade to IOS11, but it never asked for a password.  

Anyone can help about this?   Which password do i have to provide!?  Is there any other password than the 3 i've mentionned above?  I'm not the kind of guy who don't remember his password.


I'm trying to get a text thread (with someone with a droid? their text bubbles are green) off an iphone. Yes, we can do screen captures of each page.  that's tedious and kinda long.

I looked on line and played with ifunbox and a couple other apps / iphone file browsers (phone is NOT jailbroken (is that a thing these days)).

None of those were successful / I didn't even know where to look for the thread.

But one - ibackup viewer has a free and paid version. Using the free version, it had me backup the phone with itunes then it read the backup file and easily let me export the thread as text - cute that it right and left justified the text from each person like it shows on the phone. And each was time stampld..  

it also lets you export the conversation as a PDF with colored text bubbles. Very nice!!!.. but the free version says 'demo' all over it. Understandable. Lets you try the product and if you need that feature, you buy the app.

But anyone know of other apps that will do this (pull off conversation as text or even better as PDFs / more graphical). Free or paid.  Just want to know if I was using the free apps wrong or there's more fully featured paid apps before I lay out $$

I have the following:
Windows 7 PC running iCloud
Windows 8 laptop running iCloud
Apple iPad
Apple iPhone

When I create an event in the calendar on the PC it synchronises with the other devices but when I create an event in the calendar on any of the devices apart from the PC it synchronises with all except the PC. It appears that the PC can send events to iCloud but cannot receive them.
Hello Experts,

Can someone let me know of any iPhone Apps that will allow me record conversations?


A number of years ago I decided I had to try an iPhone at least once. So, I purchased a 5S. I'm an avid cyclist and carry my phone with me during rides. It fits neatly in the middle jersey pocket, where it stays unless I need it.

During a recent ride my phone rang, so I pulled over to the side of the road to answer it. I didn't reach the phone in time, so I had to use the callback button. At the end of the call I tried hanging up, but was reminded that, more often than not, I'm unable to do so. What usually happens is that, at the end of a call, the screen starts flashing – which prevents me from accessing the hang-up button. Well, that's exactly what happened this time. I placed the phone back in my jersey pocket and continued my ride without giving it another thought.

A couple of hours later I heard talking coming from my iPhone. As I listened, I realized it was dictating instructions on what to do in the event I wanted to leave a message. I surmised that somehow a call had been initiated to a number which had redirected me to voicemail. Keep in mind that I had not touched the phone! I chose to ignore the phone and continue my ride.

When I finished the ride I got back in my car, where I expected the phone to automatically connect via Bluetooth. It wasn't until I tried to initiate a call that I discovered the phone had not connected. I assumed that the battery was depleted. Once I got home, my suspicion was confirmed.

I still have "landline" service from AT&T. …
We have HP 810 G3 laptops running Windows 7 and it previously connected fine to an Android phone hotspot, the user now has an iPhone 6s and the laptop see's the hotspot but will not connect. AnyConnect version is 3.1.14018

Any ideas?
I am developing an iOS phone app to display contact information for a large organisation.
Contact information consists of several data types (classes) and includes images.
The phone app uses core data to store this information locally.

This information will be shared across all users of the application but there is also a requirement to store additional information locally that is not shared (favourite contacts).

There is a requirement that some people will have permission to update the contact information and that this will be distributed to all users of the application.

We require a cloud server to store the central data and to distribute updates to all users of the application.

The question is:

Which cloud environment will be the best fit?  We are considering Microsoft Azure and Apple CloudKit (public database) with the following design considerations as we see them.

Develop web site and database.
Provide admin module for updating of contact information.
Use web service to transfer data to devices.

Challenges with Azure
Need to identify changes and notify uses of changes.
Transferring cloud data to local storage.  How to identify what data has changed?
Security - How to ensure only authorised users of app can connect to cloud server.
Not sure how to transfer images to phone application - is this a showstopper or can this be done?
Requires extensive calls to web service to deserialize data from XML or JSON
a bit expensive

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we are using Airwatch to push the certoficate and it installs successfully. for some users we get the error “Cannot get email,connection to the server failed” , Same account works fine if we add the account manually. We are on O365. This issue gets fixed automatically but after few days comes up for new users. Any help will be appreciated.
Date/Time:           2017-10-09 13:31:57.3320 -0400
Launch Time:         2017-10-09 13:31:40.4276 -0400
OS Version:          iPhone OS 11.0.2 (15A421)
Baseband Version:    2.00.01
Report Version:      104

Exception Type:  EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note:  EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY
Triggered by Thread:  0

Application Specific Information:
abort() called

Filtered syslog:
None found

Last Exception Backtrace:
(0x186787d38 0x185c9c528 0x1867951f8 0x18678d6e4 0x1866730dc 0x192142f48 0x1913955b8 0x19a2df7a4 0x18fb978a4 0x18fb977d4 0x18fd1ce28 0x18fc3ee04 0x18fc3ea34 0x18fc3e95c 0x18fb95000 0x18a7650b4 0x18a769194 0x18a6d7f24 0x18a6fe340 0x18a6ff180 0x18672f8b8 0x18672d270 0x18672d82c 0x18664e2d8 0x1884dff84 0x18fbfb880 0x10461ad4c 0x18617256c)

Thread 0 name:  Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
Thread 0 Crashed:
0   libsystem_kernel.dylib              0x00000001862a1348 0x186280000 + 136008
1   libsystem_pthread.dylib             0x00000001863b5354 0x1863b2000 + 13140
2   libsystem_c.dylib                   0x0000000186210fd8 0x1861ae000 + 405464
3   libc++abi.dylib                     0x0000000185c74068 0x185c72000 + 8296
4   libc++abi.dylib                     0x0000000185c74210 0x185c72000 + 8720
5   libobjc.A.dylib                     0x0000000185c9c810 0x185c94000 + 34832

Out of nowhere and all at once, a batch of appointments the user created in Outlook 2016 via Exchange Server 2010 SP3 were cancelled with no user intervention. A cancellation email was sent to those invited and the appointment was removed from Outlook Calendar. I cannot find a common thread in the appointments that were "automatically" cancelled, and many appointments, including some of the same type (meeting organizer inviting others) were not cancelled.

This has happened to the same user twice within three weeks. There is no report of this happening to any other user. Has anyone experienced this phenomena, or have any clue where I should look? I wrote off the first occurrence, but if this is recurring, I need to ferret it out.

More info: User has an iPhone connected to Exchange. The iPhone now has zero future appointments on it! (Outlook still contains many future appointments that are absent from the iPhone.) This leads me to suspect something is happening at the iPhone.

Thank you.
One of our company iPhone users (User 1) has a problem where he cannot call or text some other iPhone users (User 2) in our company.  When he calls User 2, it goes right to their voice mail and never rings on the User 2's phone.  When he texts User 2, it show that it is delivered on User 1's phone, but User 2 never receives the text.

There have been times when User 1 sends User 2 a text, he receives it and he replies, but User 2 never receives his reply.  The text conversation is recorded on User 1's phone, but User 2 never gets his replies.

Neither user is on a block list.  What could be disrupting both text and calls between these users?
Hi, need help to restore individual APPS (only) from iTunes backup (iOS 10.3.3).  
Free software preferably.

Client believes that they are being watched by private investigators.
I looked up one investigator that advertises online, and they claim to be able to:
  • Uncover browsing history
  • Uncover deleted evidence
  • Uncover instant message or email conversations
  • Uncover deleted pictures
  • Uncover deleted text messages
  • Uncover deleted call history
Client uses Macintosh computers and iPhones.

I called an digital investigator, and they said that their main method was to get a hold of an unlocked phone for 45 minutes to clone it.  

I am aware of Teensafe, (as an example) which downloads iPhone backup history, but requires the iCloud password and permission.
Client has Two-Factor authentication.

My thoughts were to:
  • Delete the entire iCloud backup of the iPhone  (I recall how all the actresses had their selfies stolen by a password hack)
  • Stop the iCloud backups, and have the client backup to a secure computer that they don't own.
  • Set the retention of messaging to 30 days on the iPhone, which appears to be the minimum.
  • Delete Call history and message history regularly, and use a security erase program.  

Any links and advice would be greatly appreciated.
I was working with a client/friend and told him to hook up to his iphone 5's personal hotspot. I showed him how to do this and his laptop saw his iphone, but would not hook up. Then we tried to hook up to his wife's iphone 5 hotspot and it would not work. Then he tried to hook up to my iphone 6 hotspot and it worked fine.  Then we restarted his laptop and the two iphone 5's.  Now his laptop DID hook up to the hotspot, but NOT make an internet connection.  His wife's laptop hooked up completely to his hotspot, including internet. We restarted everything with the same result.  We called an IT guy for his laptop and he could not get it to happen either (though his knowledge seemed limited).  He could still hook up fine to my iphone 6 hotspot.  All iphones were running the latest IOS.

Later that day, he called me and said now his laptop DID hook up to his iphone 5 hotspot, then later that day it would no longer do so. I can't figure out why this is happening nor how to fix it or make adjustments on his laptop/Windows 10.  Signal strength was decent to good at all times.
I can't seem to get my iphone 6 to pick up wireless networks in our office.  I have an old ipod touch 4g and it sees all the wifi just fine.  What can I try to remedy this?  WHen I turn wifi off and on this does not help and I have already reset network settings.
Dear Experts,

We are facing the email attachment issue with iPhone and iPad, I am unable to send more than  7 MB attachment by using apple devices but if I use same email account on Samsung device or OWA then I am able to send more than 15 MB email. Please advice.

We are Exchange 2013 activesync.

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How can I set up a default app for opening pdf files on an iPhone?
To sync both directions is iCloud good ?

Customer has 2000 contacts there in iCloud and wondering is sync both directions possible from this modern galaxy ?

Is it easy to config ?

I would like an iPhone app which will allow me to open PDF documents in any app ie Telegram, WhatsApp, etc.. and then edit the PDF and save it.. and the edits will also be saved, and could be shared with both iPhone and Android phones etc.
My IPhone 6+ is showing "IPhone is disabled connect to iTunes". When I tried to connect it with iTunes it said "ITunes could connect to this IPhone. an unknown error occurred (0xE8000015)". There is important data in my IPhone. When I connect this iPhone to computer and tried to locate data. it is showing data in internal memory but when I open the folder it said that folder is empty.
Dear friends kindly guide me.
have anyone encounter this issue.

iPhone 7 Plus iOS 10.3.3. with exchange Mail setup, when using automatic reply from iPhone, he modify the message and saved, when he went back the message wasn't saved, it shows as previous message. basically unable to save on iPhone, therefore, the change didn't come over to his outlook.

if he clear all the message saved it as blank, and then go back to enter new message, then the new message will able to save.
Can anyone explain to me how I set up a shared calendar on office365 that we can all see and edit on our individual iphones?


The iPhone is a smartphone made by Apple Inc. It and the iPad, along with several other mobile devices from Apple, run on the iOS operating system, which has its own topic, as does the iPad for device-specific questions. Native iOS applications are written in Objective-C or in Swift using the Cocoa Touch frameworks or HTML5 compiled with the help of a package manager such as Adobe PhoneGap; a common IDE is Xcode.