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How to See if Your iPod or iPhone Has the Latest Software

Your iPod (or iPhone) works best with the latest or newest software installed. iTunes tells you whether your iPod or iPhone contains the newest software. Connect the iPod or iPhone to your computer and [more…]

How to Change the E-Mail Settings on Your iPhone

You can customize the e-mail you send and receive in lots of different ways. There are four e-mail settings that you can change; you start by tapping Settings on the Home screen. [more…]

How to Choose a Ringtone for Your iPhone

You can choose a distinctive ringtone for your iPhone. Apple has included 25 ringtones in the iPhone, ranging from the sound of crickets to an old car horn. [more…]

How to Record a Voicemail Greeting for Your iPhone

You can record your own voicemail greeting for your iPhone. Your phone number comes with a default, generic recorded greeting (by now, we've all heard that pleasant-but-robotic voice telling us that, [more…]

How to Write with Notes on Your iPhone

The Notes application on your iPhone lets you write text notes that you can save for yourself or send through e-mail. To create a note on your iPhone, first tap the Notes icon on the Home screen, and then [more…]

How to Add Calendar Entries on Your iPhone

Your iPhone has a calendar that lets you add personal entries. With your busy schedule, keeping your calendar entries up to date can keep you from missing those all-important appointment and to-do items [more…]

4 Easy Steps for Using the iPhone Camera

Your iPhone takes pictures, using the Camera application icon on the Home screen. The Camera icon is positioned on the upper row of icons on your iPhone, all the way to the right and adjacent to the Photos [more…]

How to Turn Your iPhone On and Off

The Sleep/Wake button is what turns your iPhone on and off. Apple has taken the time to partially charge your iPhone at the factory, so when you buy it, you’ll get some measure of instant gratification [more…]

How to Lock and Unlock Your iPhone

You can lock your iPhone so its touch screen doesn't work. This prevents the iPhone from dialing phone numbers, playing music, or doing anything else when it's in your pocket, rubbing against your pants [more…]

The iPhone Keyboard

The keyboard is the heart of your iPhone. Knowing what makes this keyboard smart will help you make it even smarter when you use it. [more…]

Training Your Fingers to Use Your iPhone

It takes your fingers a bit of practice to get used to some of the iPhone's more unique movements. But after a few hours of performing the taps, flicks, pinches, and spreads, you’ll look like you've been [more…]

Setting Your iPhone's Maximum Volume for Music and Videos

You can set a maximum volume on your iPhone for music and video playback. This prevents your volume level from accidentally being turned up beyond your comfort zone. [more…]

How to Set a Playing Speed on Your iPhone for Audio Books

You can change the playing speed on your iPhone when listening to your audio books. You can choose to slow down the speed if you're studying, taking notes, or want to make sure that you listen intently [more…]

How to Adjust the Equalizer on Your iPhone

You can adjust the equalizer settings on your iPhone. Some equalizer settings emphasize the bass notes (low end) in a song; other equalizer settings make the higher frequencies more apparent. Consider [more…]

How to Use a Picture as Wallpaper on Your iPhone

You can grab any photo that you have saved on your iPhone and use it as wallpaper. The iPhone's wallpaper is similar to the wallpaper you would use on your PC; it’s the background picture or photo on which [more…]

Visiting Web Links on Your iPhone

Web links on sites you are browsing on your iPhone work just like they do on your PC or Mac. Web links, usually text that is underlined in blue, transport you from one site to another. [more…]

How to Bookmark Web Sites on Your iPhone

Bookmarks are saved Web sites you visit frequently that are added to a list so you can return to them quickly. You can bookmark a Web page on your iPhone just as you would on your home computer. [more…]

How to View Web Page History on Your iPhone

The History feature of your iPhone keeps track of Web pages you have visited recently. To return to a recent Web page, especially if you didn’t bookmark it, tap the Bookmarks icon, tap History, and then [more…]

How to Search the Web on Your iPhone

You conduct a Web search on your iPhone in pretty much the same way you search the Web on your home computer. The iPhone relies on the Google and Yahoo! search engines, although you can use others if you [more…]

Using the Maps Feature on Your iPhone

The Maps feature is one of the great things about having an iPhone. With Maps on your iPhone, you can quickly and easily find nearby restaurants and businesses, get turn-by-turn driving directions, and [more…]

How to Bookmark a Map on Your iPhone

You can bookmark your Maps on the iPhone. In the Maps application, bookmarks work just like they do in Safari. When you have a location you want to save as a bookmark so that you can reuse it later, tap [more…]

How to Use Maps Recents on Your iPhone

Your iPhone's Maps has a feature called Maps Recents. Maps automatically keeps track of every location you’ve searched for in its Recents list. To see this list, tap the bookmarks icon in any search field [more…]

How to Use Playlists on Your iPhone

You can use playlists on your iPhone just as you can on an iPod. To use playlists on your iPhone, tap the Playlists icon at the bottom of the screen; a list of playlists appears. If you don’t have any [more…]

How to Customize Your iPhone's Audio Collection

If you’d prefer to browse through your iPhone's audio files by criteria other than playlists, artists, or songs, there is a way to customize your collection so it suits your needs. Tap the More button [more…]

How to Play Slide Shows on Your iPhone

You can play slide shows of your photos on your iPhone. If you store a lot of photos or images on your iPhone, watching a slide show is a fun way to see them all. [more…]

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