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How to Search the Web with Your iPhone 4S

Searching the web with your iPhone 4S usually involves accessing a search engine, the most commonly used being Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft Bing. Although you can certainly use the virtual keyboard to [more…]

How to Set Up E-mail on Your iPhone 4S

First things first: To use Mail on your iPhone 4S, you need an e-mail address. If you don’t have an e-mail account yet, you can sign up for a free one from [more…]

How to Download Apps to Your iPhone 4S

Your iPhone 4S gives you a third option for downloading apps. In addition to getting and installing apps on your computer and on your iPhone, you can use the Automatic Downloads feature. After you switch [more…]

How to Download Periodicals to Your iPhone 4S with Newsstand

You can easily download magazines and newspapers to your iPhone 4S with iOS 5’s new Newsstand. Don’t look for periodicals in the iBooks app’s iBookstore. The handy Newsstand icon on your Home screen is [more…]

How to Create a Safari Home Page on Your iPhone 4S

You may have noticed that there’s no home page website on the iPhone 4S version of Safari. Instead, when you tap the Safari icon, you return to the last site you visited. However, if you want a home page [more…]

How to Use GarageBand to Create Free Ringtones for Your iPhone 4S

If you have a Mac, you have Apple’s GarageBand application and with that, you can create free ringtones for your iPhone 4S. iOS 5, the system that runs your iPhone 4S, lets you use ringtones as text tones [more…]

How to Activate Your iPhone 4S

Instead of activating your iPhone 4S all alone in your own home, as original iPhone owners did, you’re now supposed to activate the iPhone where you bought the thing, just as you do with other cell phones [more…]

How to Use Siri’s Clock

You can quickly set an alarm or timer on the iPhone 4S by asking Siri to set it for you. You can use Siri’s timer to tell you when it’s time for something like getting your cookies out of the oven, and [more…]

How to Convert Currency with Siri

With iPhone 4S and Siri, you will never be embarrassed because you don’t know currency exchange rates. Consider this scenario: You're on the phone with a hotel in Paris, France, and the desk clerk wants [more…]

What Is Siri?

Siri is a personal assistant that resides on your iPhone 4S. Siri responds to the words you speak rather than requests you type. Just as you can talk to your iPhone 4S to perform a range of tasks [more…]

How to Use Siri

Siri is a personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, so you don't need to download anything to start using it. When you turn on the iPhone 4S for the first time, you're prompted to set up a few things [more…]

How to Use the Siri Calendar

Staying organized is easy with the Siri Calendar on your iPhone 4S. Siri makes it drop-dead simple to add or access calendar entries, without having to stop to type in all the information. By speaking [more…]

How to Change a Siri Calendar Entry

With Siri and your iPhone 4S, you can do more than just create a new appointment. You can also use Siri to review and change calendar appointments. The following are a few examples of what you can say [more…]

How to Use Siri Reminders

Apple’s handy Reminders app is included with Siri on your iPhone 4S. This app lets you create and view reminders, without having to add them to your calendar. Siri makes using Reminders a lot easier as [more…]

How to Use Siri Notes

The iPhone 4S ships with a Notes app. You can use Siri to start a new note, add words to an existing note, and pull up notes based on keywords. The Notes app isn't a full-blown word processor. For example [more…]

How to Find People and Places with Siri

The iPhone 4S has built-in GPS technology that communicates with satellites to pinpoint your location on earth. When paired with the Maps application on the phone, you can use it to ask Siri how to get [more…]

Using Siri to Find a Location with an Address

While the iPhone 4S is not as powerful as standalone GPS navigation units that speak to you, it's very convenient for Siri to take you to a particular location. Siri isn't just for finding addresses you [more…]

How to Find Businesses and Services with Siri

With an iPhone 4S, Siri can help you find establishments around your hometown or even in another city. For example, you can find a restaurant not just by name but also by type of food you're looking for [more…]

How to Get a Weather Report from Siri

As long as you have your iPhone 4S handy and a voice to ask Siri a few questions, you can get a quickie weather forecast right on the spot. Siri can fill you in on the weather — not just today but in the [more…]

How to Use Siri to Get Information

With Siri on your iPhone 4S you can get all sorts of information. Whether you want to know what the Family Guy TV show is all about, who won the World Series in 1990, or need to figure out how much to [more…]

How to Solve Math Problems with Siri

Siri and Wolfram|Alpha aren't one-trick ponies. This powerful duo on your iPhone 4S can answer math-related questions. For example, you're at your bank machine and you need to deposit a few checks. You [more…]

How to Get Stock Quotes from Siri

Sir and your iPhone 4S are likely your lifeline to the world. For example, to get stock information all you do is ask Siri to provide it for you. Using your voice, simply state your request, and you should [more…]

Install the Mobile Bookmarklet with the Pinterest iPhone App

The Pinterest bookmarklet — which is similar to the Pin It button you use on your home computer — allows you to pin something on Pinterest from your iPhone’s Safari browser. Using this bookmarklet is currently [more…]

The Following Tab in the Pinterest iPhone App

In Pinterest's iPhone app, the icon on the far left of the menu on the bottom of the screen is the Following tab. This is the default tab that you see when you launch the app. The Following tab shows you [more…]

Pin Your Photos with the Pinterest iPhone App

Not everything you pin on Pinterest has to come from a website. You can pin your own images in Pinterest to share them with your followers. If you're using the Pinterest iPhone app, you can either take [more…]

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