Typing on an iDevice can be a frustrating endeavor. Besides the annoyances of auto-correct or having carrots for thumbs, there are shortcuts, punctuations, and symbols that can complicate matters even more. No matter how comfortable you are with typing on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, there are a few simple tricks that you might not have known about.
iPhone Guides, iPhone Tutorials
“You’ve reached Osas Obaiza. I am not available right now so please leave a message with your name and number…” How many times does your phone ring before it’s forwarded to voicemail? My iPhone rang six times before the voicemail picked it up. Forcing a caller to wait that long to leave a voicemail dissuades them from even leaving a voicemail in the first place. Luckily there is a little known, and somewhat complicated process to changing just how long callers have to wait before they get your voicemail.
While Apple’s iCloud service didn’t have the greatest 2014, just ask Jennifer Lawrence, it is still the best and most convenient way to store and access your iPhone or iPad files online. Apple provides 5 GB of free iCloud storage, but as with all things concerning space, you can run out of it. So, if you don’t feel like ponying up to pay Apple for more space, you can delete your backups to free up more space in your iCloud account.
If you’ve just got your shiny new iPhone 5s and can’t wait to use it, here’s our step-by-step guide on how to set up and start using it.
If you’re planning to buy the new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c and wondering how to transfer data from your old iPhone to the new iPhone, then follow the steps mentioned below to first take a back up of your old iPhone and then restore the backup to your newly purchased iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c using iTunes or iCloud.
Having your iPhone locked to a carrier can be a pain if you need to switch SIMs. Especially while you’re travelling, and you try slipping in another SIM card only to find that you’re blocked from using it. Knowledge is power, and to be forewarned is to be forearmed. Here’s how to find out, in advance, if your iPhone is locked to your carrier or not.
If you had upgraded your iOS device to iOS 7 beta to check it out and want to downgrade back to iOS 6, then the good news is that you can downgrade. This is despite Apple’s warning which states that you cannot downgrade back to earlier versions of iOS.