iPhone Tips

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How to Facetime

April 21, 2012

Facetime functionality came with the iPhone 4 which has 2 cameras. One on the front and one on the back, both of which can be used by Facetime. Facetime for iPhone is personal video calling. It actually feels comfortable to use even with other people around due to the personal nature of it. Perhaps it’s [...]

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iPhone Is Dead

February 13, 2012

My iPhone died today. It left me feeling sick to my stomach. I hadn’t backed it up for a long time, I only had some of my photos and videos in the iCloud and I had a number of notes that I hadn’t recorded elsewhere. I tried the iPhone hard reset a number of times, [...]

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What Attachments does the iPhone Support

February 3, 2012

The iPhone has a viewer which will display a number of known formats when you open an attachment. If it doesn’t recognise the format, then then you will just see the name of the file, but you won’t be able to download it. The formats that are supported by iOS5 are: Microsoft Office – *.doc; [...]

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Cool iPhone Weather App Tip

January 21, 2012
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I cannot believe I didn’t know about this cool iPhone Weather Tip! Is it new in iOS5 or have I been living under a rock for 3 years? Anyway, you can actually view hour by hour for the current day, simply by tapping on the actual day and it will give you the expected temperature [...]

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How to Add Signature to iPhone TXT Messages

January 5, 2012

Unless you have a jailbroken iPhone you cannot automatically add a signature to your SMS/TXT Messages when sending from an iPhone. However, there is a nice workaround for this in iOS5 using Shortcuts. To insert a Signature to your iPhone SMS or TXT messages go to: General Keyboard Add New Shortcut Enter the text you [...]

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How to Setup Photo Stream

October 18, 2011
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With iOS5 came a wonderful feature of iCloud called Photo Stream. Photo Stream for the iPhone will let you take a photo on an iOS device and then wirelessly synchronize it to other iOS devices. This means you can take a photo on your iPhone and have it appear on your iPad. To setup Photo [...]

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iPhone Dropped in Water

October 12, 2011
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Dropped your iPhone in water? Or into the basin and found it’s dead on retrieval? Then try this rice trick to bring your iPhone back to life. Firstly, do not try to power it on when wet as this is how you could fry it’s little chips sky high. 1. Remove sim card 2. Try [...]

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How to Change your Apple ID

August 20, 2011
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Your Apple ID is used to log into iTunes to download iPhone or iPad apps to your device. If someone else has preconfigured your iPhone it may still have their Apple ID set up. Or if you have ever wondered why your App downloads appear on your partners device it could be your Apple ID [...]

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How to Delete iPhone Apps from iCloud

August 6, 2011
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Remember all those iPhone Apps that you purchased or downloaded for free and then decided you didn’t want them? They have now come back to haunt you! With the new iCloud feature introduced in iOS 4.3.3 you can view your purchase history including those you thought you had deleted ages ago. But you cannot at [...]

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How to Screen Capture your iPhone

July 31, 2011
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Have you ever wondered how to take a screen capture of your iPhone of some configuration settings or of some of your cool iPhone apps? Then the simplest way to do this is to use the built-in screen capture shortcut. Just hold down the Home key and press the off/sleep key and you will hear [...]

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iPhone Exchange Synchronization

July 30, 2011
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How to Setup your iPhone’s connection to Exchange Mail If you have a Corporate Exchange Server you should be able to setup mail synchronization to your iPhone from the Exchange server. Tap Settings Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars         Tap Add Account Tap Microsoft Exchange           Enter your E-mail [...]

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