iphone 5s

  1. bad03xtreme

    iPhone 5 or earlier How to activate iMessages on an old iPhone w/o SIM

    So my son is 11 and some of his friends have phones and he wants to be able to message them. I let him have an old iPhone 5s we had sitting in the closet, and I set up a child account under my iCloud account. However I cannot figure out how to get iMessage to work, I keep getting an activation...
  2. B

    Can't update to Watch OS 5.2 (or later)

    Hi, I just purchased a series 4 watch. It's currently on Watch OS 5.13 and I would like to update to at least 5.2 so I can use the ECG function here in the UK. Admittedly, my iPhone 5s is a grandpa by today's standards. But I don't feel the need for a new phone, and it runs iOS 12.4.2 perfectly...
  3. ImNotARobot58

    My phone deleted all my photos...help

    My iPhone 5s deleted all my photos when i signed in on my wife's apple account. I don't have a apple account, and all my photos are gone. I check through all my photos, albums, and recently deleted. I have no idea where they went. I had around 100 photos that i need for work and personal ones...
  4. emlit

    iPhone 5 or earlier How Best to Move Away from 5s

    Considering a) my wife's 5s took an inadvertent bath, b) we're out of our current contracts, and c) Verizon is running a decent Mother's Day promo, I need advice for upgrading our old 16GB 5ses. I don't want to spend a ton of money, so what's your take on the following options: 1) Take...
  5. mnni

    iPhone WhatsApp Media restore. Storage won't free

    My wife's iphone 6s needs repair and the temporary 5s has only 32 gigs of storage. I cannot restore the WhatsApp media because after downloading the backup (probably 8.03GB) it appears WhatsApp tries to unzip the backup files. Now the local storage consumed is separated into: 8.03 GB in my...
  6. iPhoneAndTechReviews

    iPhone 5 or earlier Should one upgrade to the iPhone 5S in 2018?

    Is it recommended to upgrade to the iPhone 5S or the iPhone 6 in 2018? One of my younger cousin's (David) who is 23 (12 years younger than me) and uses the iPhone XS's younger cousin (Alina ) who is about 14, has just switched from an undefined Android phone to an iPhone 5S (not SE). Some of the...
  7. Z

    iPhone Is it possible to downgrade from 11.4.1?

    I've recently bought a used iPhone 5s. The old phone I have is also a 5s but is on 10.2.1, while the new one is on the 11.4.1. I prefer the old ios version for cydia, but many online resources claim downgrading to unsigned versions (jailbreakable ones) are pretty much impossible. So is there...
  8. Jordan246

    Carrier iPhone battery question

    hey guys i got a question for you my friend has a iphone 5s and when he updated to ios 12 he has been having random shutdowns around 50 to 60% of battery, and also sometimes once it hits 60% to goes directly to 14% and then dies. When he plugs the phone in it jumps back to what percent it died...
  9. S

    iOS 12 Final vs. 11.4.1 on 5S! Is it usable?

    I use this 5S as my secondary phone, so I don’t really use it but would it be usable with the latest iOS? In fact, not the worst but not the best, too. :D
  10. C

    problem with Iphone 5s usable storage

    Hi, today i've uptaded some apps on my iphone 5s (with 16gb of capacity), like instagram, whatsapp ecc...when i've tried to open whatsapp, i ran into the "optimizing" interface, that warned me that i havent enough avaible space to use whatsapp (so basically i couldnt respond or receive...
  11. O

    iPhone iOS 12 on iPhone 5s? (Speed, battery)

    Have any of you tried iOS 12 on your iPhone 5S? How is it holding up? I did not upgrade to iOS 11 out of fear of significant lag. There are really big reasons for me to upgrade to iOS 12, but I would hate to make my phone unusable. How is the performance of the beta? Battery life? (Not just...
  12. MY_USERNAME

    iPhone 5 or earlier 5s and HDMI AV Adapter No Longer Work.

    In May of 2018 I upgraded to an iPhone X from an iPhone 5s. I love the X and recommend it. My problem isn’t with the X though. My old 5s, after the update to the X, stopped supporting the AV HDMI adapter. The plan was to use the 5s for work presentations so that I would not put extra wear on...
  13. Austin4321

    General iOS 12 VS Android P 9.0

    So iOS 12 just came out. Both iOS 12 and Android P are incremental updates with optimisations and performance improvements. iOS 12 is said to double the speed and performance across all Apple devices starting from iPhone 5S, that’s crazy as the 5S was launched back in 2013. It mainly optimises...
  14. B

    iPhone 5 or earlier iPhone 5s – white spot on front, camera extremely blurry

    Hi, I just purchased a used iPhone 5s. Phone is in good condition, and everything works fine... apart from the front camera. Camera works, but the picture is VERY foggy – nothing is recognisable. Looking at the phone's screen, the camera looks "white". The screen itself isn't cracked. But...
  15. A

    iPhone SE Help identify small rubber part in Iphone 5s/SE

    Anyone know here these parts go? I was replacing front screen and it probably came of either camera or home button. Its a bout 3mm wide and 2mm high Thx!!
  16. idkedy28

    Other olx iphone 5s from 4s

    Sooo...on Olx.ro in Romania you can do swaps you give the person an phone or anything you want to and the person gives you something in return,i have this iPhone 4s that is on ios 6.1.3 and i want to swap it with an iphone 5s. Should i do it?
  17. PracticalMac

    iPhone 5 or earlier iPhone 5s fail, should Apple replace free?

    Last March (2017) I had my iPhone 5s battery replaced ofter 2.4 years of use (batt dying). In changing the battery they tore the tab, so instead they only allowed me to replaced the entire phone (same $79 charge). So in March 2017 I received a BRAND NEW iPhone 5s, however they only provided a...
  18. A

    iPhone 5S turns off when it is not run out

    Hi there, I was doing a run this morning and suddenly my iPhone 5s turns off. There's not even the the loading wheel you get when it normally shuts down after running out. Just a black screen, nothing. I try holding down the home button but i get the symbol which tells me to charge it...
  19. Sovon Halder

    Install iOS 7 on iPhone 5s 2017

    iOS 11 made my iPhone 5s pathetically slow for day to day usage. Situation gradually became worse with every single release from iOS 7. Want to go back to iOS 10 or earlier. How do I do that?
  20. PilgrimSoul

    iPhone iOS 11 on iPhone 5s

    I'm still using an iPhone 5s running iOS 10.3.3. It works great BTW, just slower than the latest phones. Other iPhone 5s users out there: Have you upgraded to iOS 11? Can you recommend it?