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Synchronize Media from Your Computer to Your iPhone 5

When you sync (synchronize) media from your computer to your iPhone 5, you're ensuring that the media that's downloaded (or deleted) on your computer gets copied [more…]

Make Video Calls with FaceTime on Your iPhone 5

Think of all the people who will want to see you, such as an old college roommate living halfway around the world or grandparents living miles away. Using FaceTime is as easy as making a regular call on [more…]

The 5 Views of the iPhone 5 Calendar App

The Calendar app lets you keep on top of your appointments and events (birthdays, anniversaries, and the like). You open it by tapping the Calendar icon on the Home screen. The icon is smart in its own [more…]

AirDrop and Your iPhone 5

AirDrop is a fast, safe, and secure (through encryption) wireless method of sharing photos, videos, contacts, documents, and more with people you are close to physically. You just tap the share icon [more…]

The Outside of Your iPhone 4 and iPhone 5

The iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 are sleek devices with a few buttons, windows, and connectors on the top, sides, and bottom of the device. Here's a brief look at what each of them does. [more…]

iPhone 5's Fingerprint Lock

If you have the iPhone 5s, you should at least try Touch ID, the clever new fingerprint authentication scheme that not only lets you bypass the Lock screen by pressing your thumb or another finger against [more…]

Linking Your iPhone to Home Security

You probably have your iPhone with you most of the time, so what better way is there to keep an eye on what's going on at home when you're away? We looked into some of the apps and accessories available [more…]

How to Make Custom Ringtones for Your iPhone

You can assign different ringtones and vibrations to your contacts so you know who's calling — even when your iPhone is out of sight — just by the ringtone you hear. And your iPhone comes with a vast selection [more…]

How to Use Your iPhone as a Slideshow Remote Control

When you make presentations at client meetings or conferences, you may use an electronic slideshow to support your spoken words, and that slideshow is more than likely projected on a large monitor or projector [more…]

How to Adjust iPhone Settings

Let’s explore the non-app customize-your-iPhone button: Settings. Here you adjust iPhone's numerous settings to suit your style, including date and time, screen brightness, default ringtone, and background [more…]

How to Create an Apple ID for Your iPhone

Your Apple ID is your entry ticket to just about everything iPhone. You need it to sign in and make purchases at the iTunes Store, the App Store, the iBook Store, and the online Apple Store, as well as [more…]

How to Use iCloud with Your iPhone

iCloud is Apple's over-the-air syncing, sharing, and storage service you have access to with your iPhone. Your data is stored in a remote Apple location, somewhere in North Carolina [more…]

How to Keep iPhone Documents in iCloud

Documents in the Cloud lets you save documents directly in iCloud and then access them from all your devices, like your iPhone, that have the same app installed, and from your computer either in the app [more…]

How to Sync Your iPhone with Multiple Devices

Technology is constantly changing. The relationship between iPhones and computers is no different. Used to be that you had one computer every two and a half households and the only music you heard through [more…]

How to Sync Your iPhone and iTunes

Now, you're ready to connect your iPhone to your computer and iTunes. You can set up a daily wireless sync, which is called iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, or you can physically connect your iPhone to your computer [more…]

How to Load Your iPhone’s Backup

Sooner or later the backup you created using iCloud or iTunes might come in handy. You may have to erase and reset your iPhone because it's gone haywire or maybe you had to send your iPhone in for repairs [more…]

How to Review Apps with Your iPhone

When you look at new apps for your iPhone you may want to look at reviews. Purchase decisions today are often based more on what someone else has to say about a product than on what the company says about [more…]

How to Reinstall Apps on Your iPhone

Mistakes happen. Computers crash. iPhones fall out of windows of moving cars. The result may be that you accidentally lose an app, could be a favorite game that you purchased or your online banking app [more…]

How to Use iPhone to Check in with Passbook

In the ongoing effort to eliminate paper, you iPhone’s Passbook steps in to provide electronic versions of boarding passes, movie tickets, coupons, and store cards. [more…]

How to Check Your iPhone's Storage Capacity

When you're ready to sync, make sure you have enough room on your iPhone before actually hitting the Sync button. Your iPhone's storage capacity depends on which version of iPhone you have. [more…]

How to Make Calls with Siri on Your iPhone

Both iPhone's Voice Control and Siri (iPhone 4s or later) features are all ears when it comes to using your voice to make your iPhone do things for you — including making phone calls. [more…]

How to Make Dual and Conference Calls on Your iPhone

While you're engaged in an active call on your iPhone, you can make a second call, or you can answer an incoming call. If you have a GSM (Global System for Mobile)-model iPhone, you can also initiate a [more…]

Basics of iPhone Voicemail

For the times when you can't respond to a call on your iPhone, voicemail is a great way for your caller to let you know what she wants so you can respond when it's convenient for you. This article helps [more…]

Talking on Your iPhone: How to Use FaceTime

With iOS 7, FaceTime got its own app button on the Home screen of the iPhone along with the capability to make audio-only calls as well as video calls. [more…]

How to Change Message Settings on Your iPhone

By now, you're probably familiar with the Settings app on your iPhone. It's where you turn the features for the other iPhone apps on or off. The settings for Messages let you personalize the way iPhone [more…]

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