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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An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. 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.