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iOS Tip #1: Enable FaceTime if you've upgraded to an iPhone 4

I should know better, especially because the Apple Genius told me to do this, but I was so preoccupied with other features...

If you have upgraded from an older iPhone, and done a Restore using iTunes, FaceTime will NOT be activated even though it is active by default on a new iPhone.  The act of restoring turns it off.

To remedy this, go to Settings -> Phone and toggle the switch for FaceTime.

Now I'm ready for my closeup!

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Todd Bernhard is founder of No Tie Software, an app developer specializing in Ringtones and Sound FX including AutoRingtone.

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip, but over the years, Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62.

In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.