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For Seniors: Add Calendar Events to Your iPhone 4S

With the Calendar app on your iPhone 4S, you can add events and edit any event at any time by simply tapping it in any view of your calendar and, when the details are displayed, tap Edit. The Edit Event [more…]

For Seniors: Create Repeating Calendar Events on iPhone 4S

If you want an event to repeat on the iPhone 4S Calendar app, such as a weekly or monthly appointment, you can set a repeating event. [more…]

For Seniors: Add Alerts to iPhone 4S Calendar App

If you want your iPhone 4S to alert you when an event is coming up, you can use the Alert feature of the Calendar app. [more…]

For Seniors: Subscribe to and Share Calendars on iPhone 4S

If you use a calendar available from an online service such as Yahoo! or Google, you can subscribe to that calendar to read events saved there on your iPhone 4S. Note that you can only read, not edit, [more…]

For Seniors: Create and Edit Tasks in Reminders on iPhone 4S

With the arrival of iOS 5 for the iPhone 4S, the Reminders app appeared. Reminders is a kind of to-do list that lets you create tasks and set reminders so you don’t forget them. [more…]

For Seniors: Schedule an iPhone 4S Reminder

One of the major features of Reminders on your iPhone 4S is to remind you of upcoming tasks. You can display various lists of reminders (these include Reminders, tasks that come from My Calendar, which [more…]

For Seniors: Set Notification Types on iPhone 4S

Notification Center on your iPhone 4S is on by default, but you don’t have to include every type of notification there if you don’t want to; for example you might never want to be notified of incoming [more…]

For Seniors: Use Notification Center on iPhone 4S

Once you’ve made settings for what should appear in Notification Center on your iPhone 4S, you’ll regularly want to take a look at those alerts and reminders. [more…]

For Seniors: Back Up Your iPhone 4S to iCloud

You used to be able to back up your iPhone 4S content using only iTunes, but with Apple’s introduction of iCloud, you can back up via a Wi-Fi network to your iCloud storage. [more…]

For Seniors: Open and Create Notes on iPhone 4S

Notes is the iPhone 4S included app that you can use to do everything from jotting down notes at meetings to keeping to-do lists. It isn’t a robust word processor [more…]

For Seniors: Copy and Paste in iPhone 4S Notes App

The Notes app on your iPhone 4S includes two essential editing tools you’re probably familiar with from other word processors: copy and paste. With a note displayed, press and hold your finger on a word [more…]

For Seniors: Navigate among Notes on iPhone 4S

You have a couple of ways to move among notes you’ve created in the Notes app on your iPhone 4S. You can tap the Notes button to see a list of all notes you’ve created. Tap an individual note to display [more…]

For Seniors: E-mail a Note from Your iPhone 4S

If you want to share what you wrote in the Notes app on your iPhone 4S, you can easily e-mail the contents of a note to a friend or colleague. [more…]

For Seniors: Delete a Note on iPhone 4S

When you’re done with a note in the Notes app on your iPhone 4S, it’s time to delete it. There’s no sense in letting your notes list get cluttered, making it harder to find the ones you need. [more…]

For Seniors: Keep the iPhone 4S Screen Clean

If you’ve been playing with your iPhone 4S, you know (despite Apple’s claim that the iPhone has a fingerprint-resistant screen) that it’s a fingerprint magnet. Here are some tips for cleaning your iPhone [more…]

For Seniors: Extend the Battery Life of Your iPhone 4S

The much-touted battery life of the iPhone 4S is a wonderful feature, but you can do some things to extend it even further. Here are a few tips to consider: [more…]

For Seniors: What to Do with a Nonresponsive iPhone 4S

If your iPhone 4S goes dead on you, it’s most likely a power issue, so the first thing to do is to plug the Dock Connector to USB Cable into the 10W USB Power Adapter, plug the 10W USB Power Adapter into [more…]

For Seniors: Update Software on Your iPhone 4S

Apple occasionally updates the iPhone 4S system software to fix problems or offer enhanced features. You should occasionally check for an updated version [more…]

For Seniors: Restore the Sound on Your iPhone 4S

Here is a quick course in sound recovery on your iPhone 4S. Following is a list of tips for what you should do to restore sound if your sound suddenly stops. Make sure that [more…]

For Seniors: Get Support for Your iPhone 4S

Apple is known for its helpful customer support, so if you’re stuck with your iPhone 4S, try out customer support. Here are a few options you can explore for getting help: [more…]

For Seniors: Find a Missing iPhone 4S

You can take advantage of the Find My iPhone feature to pinpoint the location of your iPhone 4S. This feature is extremely handy if you forget where you left your iPhone or someone steals it. Find My iPhone [more…]

iPhone for Seniors: Working with the Stocks App

The Stocks iPhone app is a handy little pre-installed app that helps you keep track of your investment portfolio. Stocks is displayed in Notification Center by default, so having your stocks rather than [more…]

For Seniors: Useful Siri Commands for Your iPhone

iPhone's resident know-it-all, Siri, can do more than most people realize. Tell Siri to schedule reminders, meetings, and wake-up-calls. Ask Siri to play music on demand or search for trivia answers. And [more…]

For Seniors: Explore Great News and Weather Apps for iPhones

Using your iPhone to keep up-to-date with constantly changing information is an obvious choice. Here are some great news and weather apps to check out for your iPhone: [more…]

iPhone for Seniors: Customize Your Stations on iTunes Radio

After you create a radio station for yourself on your iPhone, you can edit it in several ways. You can get the perfect mix on iTunes Radio by adding songs, genres, and artists; you can even choose which [more…]

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