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As requested by readers, EveryiPhone.com is designed to not only make it quicker to find iPhone specific info from Everyi.com -- including iPhone specs and answers -- but also provide convenient links to official iPhone instruction manuals and unofficial iPhone forums for support, as well as a collection of quality iPhone reviews and video reviews.

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Select the iPhone of interest for complete technical specs on the specific model.


Also see: What are all the differences between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and the earlier iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s? Which is for me?

For specs on all iPhone models -- not just the currently shipping ones -- click the "All iPhone Specs" tab.



iPhone Q&As:

Established in 1996, EveryMac.com long has been answering Mac questions submitted by readers. EveryiPhone.com's iPhone Q&A and iPhone Troubleshooting & Repair Q&A answer iPhone specific questions with the same exacting attention to detail.

Click on each tab for the five most frequently asked iPhone questions in each category.



Five of the top iPhone Q&As covering the differences between models include:

  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus models? Which should I buy?
  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and the earlier iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s? Which is for me?
  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s? What are the differences between these models and the iPhone 5 replaced?
  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, and iPhone 5? Are these older models still worth considering?
  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 3GS and the iPhone 4?

Five of the top iPhone Q&As covering performance and features include:

  • How fast are the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus compared to one another and the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s models?
  • How fast are the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s models compared to one another? How fast are they compared to earlier iPhone models?
  • Which iPhone models support iOS 8? For models that "partially" support iOS 8, which features are and are not supported?
  • What is Siri? How well does Siri work in "real world" use? Are hacks available to run Siri on iOS devices earlier than the iPhone 4s?
  • What is "FaceTime"? What devices are compatible with FaceTime? How well does FaceTime work in "real-world" use?

Five of the top iPhone Q&As covering troubleshooting and repair include:

  • How can I unlock my iPhone if I forgot the passcode?
  • How do I reboot or restart a "frozen" or "hung" iPhone? How do I reboot or restart a "frozen" or "hung" app or otherwise "force quit" an app?
  • How can I transfer or copy music, photos and videos from my iPhone to my computer?
  • How do I replace the battery in the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s?
  • How do I replace the glass cover, digitizer and display on the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s?

If your question is not answered above, be sure to see EveryiPhone.com's comprehensive iPhone Q&A and iPhone Troubleshooting & Repair Q&A. Official iPhone manuals as well as unofficial forums for community help may be useful, too.




iPhone Instruction Manuals:

Apple's official instruction manuals in PDF format are below. An applicable program likely already is installed on your computer or device, but if not, the free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read PDFs.

The model number is a specific identifier listed on the back of each iPhone in tiny print. For more help identifying a specific model, please refer to iPhone Identification.

iPhone (Specs) Model No Instruction Manual
iPhone (Original/2G) A1203 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 3G A1241 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 3GS A1303 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 3G (China/No Wi-Fi) A1324 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 3GS (China/No Wi-Fi) A1325 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 4 (GSM/AT&T) A1332 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint) A1349 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 4S A1387 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 4S (GSM China/WAPI) A1431 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5 (GSM) A1428 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5 (CDMA) A1429 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5 (International GSM) A1429 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5 (CDMA China) A1442 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5 (GSM/AWS) A1428 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (GSM/North America) A1532 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (CDMA/Verizon) A1532 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (China Telecom) A1532 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (CDMA/US/Japan) A1456 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (UK/Europe) A1507 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (China Unicom) A1526 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (Asia Pacific) A1529 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5c (China Mobile) A1516 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (GSM/North America) A1533 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (CDMA/Verizon) A1533 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (China Telecom) A1533 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (CDMA/US/Japan) A1533 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (UK/Europe) A1457 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (China Unicom) A1528 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (Asia Pacific) A1530 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 5s (China Mobile) A1518 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 (GSM/North America) A1549 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 (CDMA/Verizon) A1549 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 (Global/Sprint) A1586 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 (China Mobile) A1589 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 Plus (GSM/North America) A1522 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 Plus (CDMA/Verizon) A1522 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 Plus (Global/Sprint) A1524 Apple Instruction Manual
iPhone 6 Plus (China Mobile) A1593 Apple Instruction Manual

If the manual does not provide the info you need, be sure to see EveryiPhone.com's answers to frequently asked questions and search iPhone forums, as well.




iPhone Forums:

Sometimes answers to reader-submitted questions and the instruction manual are not enough to solve an iPhone problem. Other times, it is nice to get a variety of user opinions about a product. For both of these scenarios, official and unofficial iPhone forums can be quite helpful.

A selection of active iPhone communities include:

Apple (Official) iLounge Forums Everything iCafe iMore Forums
iPhone Forums iFans iPhoners Howard Forums
ModMyi Forums Sinful iPhone iPhone-Dev iPhone Dev SDK

Before joining any online forum, be sure to search thoroughly before posting a new thread to see if your question has been answered previously. Be sure to review the rules of each community as well.

When posting a new message, it also is wise to provide links to information related to your topic from the forum itself in addition to elsewhere around the web to show that you have done research on your own before posting.




iPhone Reviews:

Hand-selected, quality reviews for the latest iPhone line as well as all earlier models are below. For the most recent models -- the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus -- video reviews also are provided.

The well-known iLounge has a detailed review for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that covers features, technical info, cameras, accessories and more. The same site also has reviews for the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s along with the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPhone 4 CDMA, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.

AnandTech provides self-described "thorough" iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reviews alongside equally in-depth iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews with in-depth coverage of technical details, performance, camera functionality and quality, battery life and much more. AnandTech provides thorough reviews of the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5, as well.

ArsTechnica likewise offers a multi-page iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review in addition to iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews focused primarily on design, features, camera quality, and benchmarks. Ars also has reviews of the older original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.

Although they're not as detailed as the others, for those interested in a more concise take, the WSJ also has a solid iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review as well as reviews for the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. The site has reviews for the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5, too.




iPhone Video Reviews:

In-depth, and objective, video reviews for the most recent iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus follow for your viewing convenience.

The first one, from Zollotech covers the iPhone 6, whereas the second one, from PocketNow covers the iPhone 6 Plus. You also may be interested in detailed written reviews of each iPhone from around the web.




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