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My prefix may be what a device can be on
My infix is most likely in your device
My suffix is what devices can be
My whole is a reverse motion

Hint:

Think more about the whole, as it is probably easier since there won't be that many things that fill in the answer.

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You are:

Counterclockwise

My prefix may be what a device can be on

Many devices can be on a COUNTER

My infix is most likely in your device

Many devices (like phones) include a CLOCK function

My suffix is what devices can be

Sadly, Siri is more WISE than many people I know ...

My whole is a reverse motion

Counterclockwise is the reverse of the regular motion of a clock

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes! Nice job. +1 $\endgroup$
    – Duck
    Jun 17, 2019 at 3:06
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Long shot, but I think that the answer could be

Recoiled

Prefix

Rec - recording? (not sure about this one)

Infix

Coil - coils are used in most electronic devices

Suffix

Oiled (OLED) - OLED monitors, TVs, displays

Whole

Recoil is a "backward movement of a gun when it is discharged"

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  • $\begingroup$ For your suffix, the plain interpretation of the word seems to work too. $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:28
  • $\begingroup$ Check the hint, your answer it is not right, but my details for the prefix, infix, and suffix, are not immediately apparent and can be applied to other things as well. +1 :) $\endgroup$
    – Duck
    Jun 12, 2019 at 15:17
  • $\begingroup$ Edited the last line, maybe that helps. $\endgroup$
    – Duck
    Jun 12, 2019 at 15:29

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