iPhone Life magazine

Featured Tips

Featured Tips
  • If you want to see a more precise measure of the amount of power remaining in your battery, activate the Battery Percentage feature on the iPhone.
 Open the Settings app and go to General >Usage.
 Flip the "Battery Percentage" switch...
  • To transfer music, video, and other content to your iPhone or iPod touch, you must sync with iTunes. Once you have disconnected from iTunes, you cannot delete the synced content directly from the device. You must reconnect to iTunes,...
  • You should always use the latest version of iPhone software on your device. You do this through iTunes and have two options: to update the device or to restore it.   Update: The software is updated but your settings and any songs...
  • To search for missing artwork, open iTunes on your PC or Mac, select Advanced >Get Album Artwork. As long as you have an iTunes account and an active connection to the Internet, iTunes will attempt to retrieve artwork for any albums and...
  • When you're entering text into a note or e-mail message, you can end a sentence by going to the Symbol or Numeric keyboard and hitting the period. A faster way is to double tap on the spacebar. It will enter a period followed by a space....
  • The iPhone’s “Favorites” (speed dial) feature lists your most important or frequently called phone numbers. To add a number to Favorites, follow these steps: From Contacts: Open the individual contact and tap on the...
  •  If you’ve browsed the Web, you know how annoying pop-ups can be. Fortunately, modern Web browsers, including Safari, allow you to block pop-ups. From the Home screen go to Settings >Safari and turn on the button next to...
  • Here are three tips that should make Web browsing in Safari easier: No matter where you are on a Web page, you can tap the top edge of the screen to bring up the Address bar (this will bring you to the top of the screen as well). Tap...
  • If you want to get to a particular date quickly in Calendar, simply tap and hold on the forward and backward buttons next to the day or month in the Day or Month views—the dates will fly by in no time. To get back to the current...
  • If you’re using the headset that came with your iPhone to listen to a video, you can control playback with it. Click on the mic button once to play or pause a video (or song). Click on the mic button twice to go to the next...
  •   
Persistence is an admirable quality in some circumstances, and very annoying in others. For example, a broker keeps calling you about an investment opportunity involving sub-prime mortgage-based derivatives. “Thanks, but no thanks...
  •  Contacts is designed to store individual names, phone numbers, addresses, etc. But it can be used as a simple list database to store other information. For example, if you travel a lot on business, you can keep a list of the things...
  • You can further reduce the drain on the battery and reduce e-mail overload by limiting the amount of e-mail you download to your iPhone. Immediately below the Auto-Check setting on the Home >Settings >Mail screen is the Show...
  • The recently-released iPhone 2.0 OS allows 
iPhone users to capture screen images and save them in the Photo application. Say, for example, that you want to capture a screen image of a new game you just downloaded from the App Store. Do...
  •   Set birthdays, anniversaries, and other recurring meetings as repeating events. From the Add Event screen, tap on Repeat and select from Every Day, Week, 2 Weeks, Month, and Every Year. You might set the Alert time a day or two...
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