Many users find the iPhone a bit daunting to understand. If you are among the confused and frustrated people who feel like they are missing part of the experience, read on. There are many simple tricks that will make using your phone a much more enjoyable and understandable experience for you.
To disable your edge connection or 3G GRPS connection, press the setting button. Then tap general, network, and cellular data network. When you get to the field that asks for your APN username and password, put in a few words that will prevent your iPhone from giving providers the right values. Then restart your phone.
It is the world of phone applications, and pretty soon phones are going to replace laptops. If you haven’t already gotten into iPhones and using applications, you need to get started now. There is a world of different applications out there that can handle much of your daily business.
iPhone Edit Photo
You can edit the pictures you take on your iPhone. Go to the picture you want to edit. Once you find the picture, click the Edit button in the top right corner. This will allow you to fix red eye, crop, rotate or auto enhance. After you make your fix, click Save in the top right corner.
Are you sick of the annoying “suggest words” when trying to type a text or email on your iPhone? This problem can be easily taken care of. If there are a suggest words that you do not want to accept, just tap the small “X” found at the end of the word.
Before putting your iPhone to sleep, press the home button. This ensures that all apps are turned off, and it saves you battery life in the process. If you simply put the phone to sleep without pressing home, you may have some apps running in the background and reduce your battery life.
If you are not happy with the current settings of your iPhone, you can reset everything to the default settings that your phone came with in the first place. This can be found under the general section under settings and will help you to start fresh if you did something that you did not want.
If you are using certain apps that allow you to select a word, you can get definitions for any word that you do not recognize. All you need to do is press and hold the word and a box will come up that will ask if you would like to define it.
If you are a parent, and you do not want your child looking at “adult” things on your phone, all you have to do is turn on the parental control feature. To turn on this feature, all you have to do is go to settings, tap on “general” and then tap on “restrictions”.
iPhone Personal Hotspot
If you are looking for wi-fi for your laptop, you can turn your iPhone into a personal hotspot. This basically turns your 3G signal into wi-fi that any of your other digital devices can use to log onto the Internet. Some carriers charge for this ability, so look into it before trying.
A good tip if you’re new to using the iPhone is to learn about the built-in video recorder. A lot of people don’t even know that their phone is capable of recording videos, which is pretty sad. A lot of users submitted videos on youtube are straight from someone’s phone.
Many people spend a lot of money each and every month on ringtones for their iPhone. You can save money if you use the Ringtone Maker app to create your own. The app is absolutely free and it shows you how to create ringtones out of many of your favorite songs.
You should learn how to use your phone to get directions to anywhere that you want to go. All you need is the map’s application, and you can choose your destination and starting point to get the directions that you need. It is very easy and is almost always right.
Are you constantly running out of space on iCloud due to the size of your backup? You can fix this by controlling exactly what it is that you are backing up. Go into iCloud in the settings of your iPhone and click on Manage Storage and then again on the device backup of the device. There you’ll see backup options that you can toggle on and off, all of which can save you space.
If you are looking to zoom in on an internet page on your iPhone, you can do this by putting both fingers on the screen and moving them in separate directions. This will help a lot when you are on a page that has a font that is too small, and you want to see it more clearly.
iPhone Contact List
You can go through the contacts list three different ways. You can select a single letter to go to the names beginning with that letter, use your finger tip to go through the list or press slightly on the list. When you hold your finger down on your contact list on your iPhone your entire contact list will scroll more quickly than it would when you use other methods.
Connect with all your friends through social media on the iPhone. The iPhone helps you update your status on Twitter and Facebook. You’ll have all the latest information at your fingertips.
One of the best ways to communicate with others via your iPhone is the FaceTime feature. FaceTime is a video call option that you can use over wi-fi. To use FaceTime, just look under contacts for Facetime. Press it and you will see and hear the other person.
Now that you have learned some of the tips to getting the most from your phone, you should feel less confused and frustrated than you previously had. Try these suggestions and take the time to learn your phone. You are certain to be pleased as you learn to use your device effectively.