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iPhone For Seniors

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For Seniors: Search for Contacts on iPhone 4S

If you're looking for a particular person's phone number or other contact information in your iPhone 4S, use the Contacts app. With iPhone 4S Contacts open, tap in the Search field at the very top of your [more…]

Seniors Share iPhone 4S Contacts

After you've entered contact information on your iPhone 4S, you can share it with others via an e-mail message. With Contacts open, tap a contact name to display its information. [more…]

For Seniors: The iPhone 4S Calculator App

The Calculator app on the iPhone 4S works just about like every calculator app you’ve ever used. iPhone 4S has a Utilities folder, which you’ll find on the second Home screen. The Calculator app is tucked [more…]

For Seniors: Open an iTunes Account for Your iPhone 4S

To buy or download free items, such as movies and music, from iTunes or the App Store on your computer or iPhone 4S, you must open an iTunes account. [more…]

For Seniors: Set Up an iCloud Account for iPhone 4S

Before you can use iCloud, you need an iCloud account, which is tied into the Apple ID you probably already have. You can turn on iCloud when first setting up your iPhone 4S or use Settings to sign up [more…]

For Seniors: Add Web Clips to the iPhone 4S Home Screen

The Web Clips feature on the iPhone 4S allows you to save a website as an icon on your Home screen so that you can go to the site at any time with one tap. [more…]

For Seniors: Record, Trim, Label, and Share Voice Memos

On the iPhone 4S, you can record, trim, label, and share Voice Memos. This utility, available in the Utilities folder from the second Home screen, allows you to record memos, edit memos by trimming them [more…]

For Seniors: How to Set Brightness on Your iPhone 4S

Some iPhone 4S users face visual challenges. To make your screen easier to read, you can adjust the brightness or change wallpaper. Especially when using your iPhone 4S as an e-reader, you may find that [more…]

For Seniors: How to Turn on Zoom on Your iPhone 4S

The iPhone 4S Zoom feature lets you enlarge the screen even more than the standard unpinch gesture does. The Zoom feature enlarges the contents displayed on the iPhone screen when you double-tap the screen [more…]

For Seniors: Turn On White on Black on Your iPhone 4S

If you are an iPhone 4S user who has visual challenges, the black-and-white screen option offers a black background with white lettering that some people find easier to use when reading text. The White [more…]

For Seniors: How to Set Up VoiceOver on the iPhone 4S

The iPhone 4S VoiceOver feature reads the names of screen elements and settings to you, but it also changes the way you provide input to the iPhone 4S. In Notes, for example, you can have VoiceOver read [more…]

For Seniors: How to Use VoiceOver on Your iPhone 4S

After the iPhone 4S VoiceOver feature is turned on, you need to figure out how to use it. Using VoiceOver is awkward at first, but you’ll get the hang of it! Here are the main onscreen gestures you should [more…]

For Seniors: How to Adjust the Volume on Your iPhone 4S

Even though individual iPhone 4S apps, such as Music and Video, have their own volume settings, you can set your iPhone 4S system volume as well to help you better hear what’s going on. Volume settings [more…]

For Seniors: Use Mono Audio on Your iPhone 4S

If you have hearing challenges and want to use iPhone 4S with a headset connected, you should turn on the Mono Audio feature. Using the stereo effect in headphones or a headset breaks up sounds so that [more…]

For Seniors: Have iPhone 4S Speak Auto-Text

iPhone 4S uses the Speak Auto-text feature to tell you whenever text you enter in any iPhone application is autocorrected or capitalized. The Speak Auto-text feature speaks autocorrections and autocapitalizations [more…]

For Seniors: Turn On Large Text and AssistiveTouch on iPhone 4S

On your iPhone 4S, you can set a larger text size for your iPhone to bring text into better focus and turn on the AssistiveTouch control panel to help you with making gestures and choices if you struggle [more…]

For Seniors: How to Activate Siri on Your iPhone 4S

The real reason to buy iPhone 4S is Siri, a personal assistant feature that responds to the commands you speak to your phone. When you first go through the process of registering your phone, making settings [more…]

For Seniors: All that Siri on the iPhone 4S Can Do

Siri allows you to interact with many apps on your iPhone 4S by voice. You can pose questions or ask to do something like make a call or add an appointment to your calendar, for example. Siri can also [more…]

For Seniors: Call Contacts with Siri on the iPhone 4S

If you want Siri on the iPhone 4S to make phone calls, first make sure the people you call are entered in your Contacts app and include their phone number in their records. [more…]

For Seniors: The iPhone 4S Siri Reminders and Calendar Apps

On your iPhone 4S, you can use Siri to add reminders and alerts and to schedule or add events to your colendar. You can use Siri with the Reminders app and can set up events on your Calendar. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Music and Get Directions from iPhone 4S Siri

On iPhone 4S, you can have Siri play your favorite tunes and can use the Maps app and Siri to find your current location, nearby businesses such as restaurants or a bank, or get a map of another location [more…]

For Seniors: Ask Siri on Your iPhone 4S for Facts

Siri on your iPhone 4S uses Wolfram Alpha, a self-professed online computational knowledge engine, to search for facts to answer your questions. That means it’s more than a search engine because it provides [more…]

For Seniors: Search the Web and Send E-mail with iPhone 4S Siri

Siri on your iPhone 4S responds to general requests for information by searching the web. You also can use Siri to create an e-mail or an instant message. [more…]

For Seniors: Helpful Tips for Using Siri on Your iPhone 4S

You’re going to have a wonderful time learning the ins and outs of Siri on your iPhone 4S, but here are some tips to get you going: [more…]

For Seniors: Make a FaceTime Call on Your iPhone 4S

FaceTime lets you call other folks who have a FaceTime device (iPhone 4 or 4S, iPad 2, a fourth-generation iPod touch, or a compatible Mac computer) and chat while sharing video images of each other. This [more…]

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