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How to Access Wi-Fi on Your iPhone

You may want to say that cellular is wireless, and you'd be right. But Wi-Fi is wireless, only better. Connecting to the Internet using iPhone's Wi-Fi feature is one of the fastest — and cheapest — ways [more…]

How to Use Bluetooth on Your iPhone

Your iPhone uses the Bluetooth 4.0 protocol. Bluetooth is a short-range (up to 300 feet) wireless protocol used to attach, or pair, devices to your iPhone. Unlike Wi-Fi, which broadcasts its availability [more…]

How to Use Push and Fetch for E-Mail on iPhone

Going to the Mail, Contacts, Calendars screen on your iPhone, you see a button called Fetch New Data. Think of the Mail app as the dog and your incoming e-mail messages as the ball. The mail server throws [more…]

How to Add Photos to Your iPhone Contacts

The first thing you see on the New Contact screen is a field in the upper left corner called Add Photo. This lets you add a photo of the contact and when a call comes in from any of the phone numbers of [more…]

How to Organize Apps on Your iPhone

Your iPhone comes with the included apps displayed on the first two Home screens. You may want to rearrange the apps so that the ones you use most frequently are at the top of the Home screen, you may [more…]

How to Use Siri on Your iPhone

Siri on your iPhone is a close second to her human counterpart, the executive assistant. After you establish a rapport with Siri, you may wonder what you ever did without her. Following is a partial list [more…]

How to Use Auto-Lock and Passcode Lock on an iPhone

Auto-Lock and Passcode Lock are iPhone security options that enable you to protect your privacy and personal data. To access the options that follow, tap Settings, and then tap General. [more…]

How to Unify Contacts on Your iPhone

When you import or access contacts from different sources on your iPhone, the result could be multiple information records for one contact. Unify a contact by linking multiple records that have the same [more…]

How to Add and Sync Microsoft Exchange Contacts for Your iPhone

You probably want all of your contacts in your new iPhone, but don't want to have to go through the process of creating new contacts in your phone. Don't worry – you can import them! Particularly in a [more…]

Import Google, Yahoo!, AOL, and Outlook Contacts to an iPhone

Apple has made importing your contacts from the most frequently used e-mail service providers simple. By configuring your iPhone to recognize your account from one or more of these providers, you can access [more…]

How to Configure LDAP or CardDAV Contacts Accounts for Your iPhone

With an iPhone, you can import contacts from many sources, including shared information from business and other organization settings. iPhone has a way for you to easily access LDAP and CardDAV accounts [more…]

How to Add Social Network Contacts to an iPhone

Both Twitter and Facebook have been integrated for the iPhone since iOS 6 and Flickr and Vimeo have been added in iOS 7. Instead of opening the profile of each member of your high school class to copy [more…]

How to Access Your Contacts from iCloud on Your iPhone

To transfer your contacts from an old iPhone to a new iPhone simply sign in to your iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, or Exchange account on the new iPhone. Your new iPhone accesses anything you already have saved [more…]

How to Add New Contacts to Your iPhone

You will certainly need to add new contacts directly to your iPhone. Fortunately, Apple made this a simple process. Follow these steps to fill in basic information about your contacts: [more…]

iPhone Contact Fields: Phone, E-Mail, URL, Ringtone, and More

With the iPhone, Contacts allows you to add many details in many fields within one person’s contact information. Here are the details of some of the basic fields: [more…]

iPhone Contact Fields: Related Name, Social Profiles, Notes, and Custom Fields

The iPhone's Contacts allows you to include all sorts of details about any person in your phone book, from their relationship to you, job title, or social media addresses. Here are some details of the [more…]

How to Add an Event to the iPhone Calendar

If you're familiar with Calendar on a Mac (iCal in OS X 10.7, and earlier), creating events in the iPhone’s version of Calendar will be a breeze. Even if you use Outlook or another calendar program, Calendar [more…]

How to Enable Restrictions on Your iPhone

If you share your iPhone with another person (or you're a parent or guardian who holds the keys to iPhone's kingdom), you can allow or restrict access to apps and features, or block access to content, [more…]

How to Use Passcode & Fingerprint on your iPhone

You may have set up Touch ID when you set up your iPhone. If not, follow these steps to add your fingerprint or that of someone else, like a child or significant other. [more…]

How to Talk to Siri on your iPhone

Siri, one of the incredible features offered on newer iPhones, acts like your own personal assistant who can help with many different tasks. In order for Siri to help you do all the wonderful things she [more…]

How to Use Voice Control on Your iPhone

If you have an iPhone 4 or are in an area without adequate Internet service, you can still instruct your iPhone to do simple tasks with Voice Control. Voice Control doesn't work if Siri is turned on; to [more…]

How to Add and Rename Folders on the iPhone Home Screen

Folders on your iPhone give you the option of putting like-minded apps together in one place so you can find them quickly and easily. Think of folders as a way to organize your iPhone Home screen. You [more…]

How to Take Photos with Your iPhone’s iSight Camera

The iSight camera is located on the back of your iPhone. This is a handy feature for those times you want to capture the moment. Here's how to take a photo with it: [more…]

How to Use Panorama on the iPhone Camera

A fun Camera feature on your iPhone is the possibility of taking 240 degree panoramic photos so you can capture the full width, or height, of your subject at hand. This feature comes in handy when you [more…]

How to Create Photo Albums on Your iPhone

You can create albums on your iPhone to make finding and viewing photos easier. You can place photos in an album from Camera Roll as well as from Photo Stream or from Collections, which include the photos [more…]

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