iPhone / iPod Sitemap - Page 9 2013-12-04
Visit JailbreakMe.com - Using JailbreakMe to JailBreak iPhone
When you load JailbreakMe.com in your browser, an onscreen message will tell you that to begin the jailbreaking process, all you need to do is tap the Free/Install button. Do so to start the process. Page 2.
Software Download - Using JailbreakMe to JailBreak iPhone
After you've tapped the Free/Install button, JailbreakMe.com will download Cydia to your device and your jailbreak will be complete. Page 3.
Start Using Cydia - Using JailbreakMe to JailBreak iPhone
With the jailbreak complete, you can now start using the Cydia app store on your device. Page 4.
Other Options for Transferring iTunes Music to a New Computer
Some other options for transferring your iTunes music to a new computer include backing up to DVD, an external hard drive, and iCloud. Page 2.
iTunes Radio Frequently Asked Questions
Apple's iTunes Radio is familiar in some ways -- it's a lot like Pandora or Spotify. But in many other ways, it's a unique Apple service. Get your questions about iTunes Radio answered here.
iOS in the Car Frequently Asked Questions
Thanks to iOS in the Car, your iPhone or iPod touch isn't just a passenger anymore. Now it's more like a co-pilot. Learn all about iOS in the Car here.
Wait for Processing - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
The process of converting DVDs to iPod-compatible files with MediaFork usually takes about 15 minutes of processing time for every 10 minutes of video. Page 6.
Edit File Information - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
The converted file created by MediaFork won't have information in it like the video's name or credits. You'll need to add these to the files through iTunes. Page 7.
Sync your iPod - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
Step eight in using MediaFork to convert DVDs to iPod video: once the video is in iTunes, you can add it to your iPod by syncing your iPod to your computer. Page 8.
Add Video to iPod with Videora
Videora is a Windows-only programs that helps you convert DVDs and other videos for the iPod. This guide shows you how to use Videora to convert video into an iPod format.
Download and Install Videora - Add Video to iPod with Videora
The first step to converting DVDs to iPod-compatible files using Videora iPod Converter is to download and install Videora. Page 2.
Choose Conversion Process - Add Video to iPod with Videora
One you've downloaded and installed Videora iPod converter, you're ready to convert DVDs to iPod format. The next step is to choose the conversion process you want to use. Page 3.
Select the DVD to Convert - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Once you've installed Videora and chosen the DVD conversion proces you want to use to create a new iPod file, you'll have to navigate through Windows to find the file to convert. Page 4.
Select the Video File - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Step five of converting DVDs to iPod compatible files with Videora: Once you've selected and opened your DVD, you'll need to select the correct video file to convert. Page 5.
Choose DVD Conversion Options - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Step six in using Videora to convert DVDs to iPod files: choose the conversion options. This includes audio and video quality, which effect the size of the final file, as well as whether the file is automatically added to iTunes. Page 6.
Convert the DVD to iPod Format - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Now you'll need to wait for Videora to convert the file you've selected to the iPod format. How long this takes is determined by the length of the file you're converting and the quality of the file you're creating. Page 7.
Add Video to iTunes - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Once Videora has finished converting the DVD file to the iPod format, you'll need to add the new video file to iTunes. Do this by dragging the file to iTunes. Page 8.
Sync with iPod - Add Video to iPod with Videora
Once all this is done, sync your iPod with iTunes and your video will be downloaded and ready to play. Page 9.
Add Video to iPod with Vixy
Vixy is an online tool that lets you convert FLV/Flash video files, such as those used at YouTube, to iPod video formats. This guide tells you how to use Vixy.
Go to Vixy.net - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
To begin the process of converting YouTube video to an iPod format using Vixy, you need to go to the Vixy website at www.vixy.net. Page 2.
Find YouTube Video to Convert - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
Step three in using Vixy to convert YouTube videos to an iPod compatible format: find the YouTube video you want to convert and copy its full address. Page 3.
Select Video Conversion Format - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
Step four in using Vixy to convert YouTube video to iPod format: Select the video conversion format for Vixy to use. Page 4.
Convert File - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
Step 5 in using Vixy to create iPod files from YouTube videos: Vixy will now go to YouTube and collect the file it's going to convert. Once it's done that, it will begin to convert the file. Page 5.
Download the Video - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
After Vixy has converted the YouTube video into an iPod format, you'll need to download the video from Vixy. Page 6.
Edit Video Info in iTunes - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
Step seven in using Vixy to create iPod-compatible YouTube files: The file that Vixy generates won't have an easy to read name, so you'll need to edit the file. Page 7.
Sync with iPod - Add Video to iPod with Vixy
After you've used Vixy to create an iPod file from a YouTube video, you'll need to add the video to your iPod by syncing with your iTunes library. Page 8.
Scan DVD - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
Once you've inserted the DVD, Handbrake will scan the DVD's contents. This is the third step in the process. Page 3.
Select Conversion Options - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
Step four in using Handbrake to convert DVD video to an iPod file: Navigate through your computer to the DVD and select the file you want to convert. Page 4.
Select File Destination and Convert - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
Once you've selected the DVD file to convert, you need to select where to save it. When that's done, begin the conversion process. The length of the process will depend on how long the file you want to convert is. Page 5.
Wait for Processing - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
Step six of using Handbrake to convert DVDs to iPod-compatible files: once processing has begun, wait for it to complete. This will take about 20 minutes for every 10 minutes of video to convert.. Page 6.
Sync your iPod or iPhone - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
Now you've got an iPod-compatible video file that you can add to iTunes and sync to your iPod or iPhone for later viewing. Page 7.
Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Among the many programs that can be used to convert video files to the iPod video format is iPod Video Converter, a tool created by a French programmer. IPod Video Converter boasts the ability to both convert video files, DVDs, and YouTube videos into the iPod Video format.
Install and Launch the Program - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Step one in using iPod Video Converter to add DVD video to the iPod: Begin by downloading and installing the iPod Video Converter application. Page 2.
Navigate to the Video File - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Step three in using iPod Video Converter to convert DVD movies to iPod format: navigate through Windows Explorer to find the DVD. Then navigate through the DVD until you find the video file you want to convert. Page 3.
Change Conversion Settings - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Step four in using iPod Video Converter to convert DVD movies to iPod format: Change the program's conversion settings to mirror what you want to get after the conversion. Page 4.
Preview and Convert the File - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Step five in using iPod Video Converter to make iPod files from DVDs: Preview the file you're going to convert with the settings you've selected and then begin the conversion process. Page 5.
Add Video to iTunes - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
Step six in using iPod Video Converter to create iPod files from DVDs: add the new video file that was created to iTunes. Edit the movie information if necesary. Page 6.
Sync with iPod - Add DVDs to iPod with iPod Video Converter
The final step in creating iPod video from DVDs using iPod Video Converter is to sync your iPod with iTunes once the new video file has been added to iTunes. After this, the new video will be on your iPod. Page 7.
Add Video to iPod with iSquint
ISquint is one of the many programs that helps you create video for the iPod. This guide shows you how to use iSquint to convert video into an iPod format.
Download and Install iSquint - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
The first step in using iSquint to rip DVDs to iPod video format is to download and install iSquint. ISquint is a Mac-only program. After that, insert the DVD you want to convert. Page 2.
Select the Save Location - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Step two in using iSquint to convert DVDs to iPod format: Once you've installed the software and inserted the DVD, you need to determine where the converted file will be saved. Page 3.
Add the Video File to iSquint - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Step four in using iSquint to convert DVD video to iPod format: Locate the video file you want to convert on the DVD. To do this, navigate through your computer and the DVD. Page 4.
Select Conversion Settings - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Once you've found the video file you want iSquint to convert, you'll need to choose your conversion settings. This can allow you to create videos specifically optimized for the iPod. Page 5.
Convert the Video - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Step six in using iSquint to convert DVDs to iPod video files: After selecting the file and choosing your settings, begin the conversion process. The time this takes will be determined by the length of the video. Page 6.
Add Video to iTunes - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Once you've converted the DVD file to an iPod format, you'll need to add the new file to iTunes so you can sync it to your iPod. Page 7.
Sync with iPod - Add Video to iPod with iSquint
Step eight of creating iPod video files using iSquint: Once all this is done, sync your iPod with iTunes and your video will be downloaded and ready to play. Page 8.
Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
There are a number of ways to do convert DVDs and TV shows, movies, and video files into a format that the iPod can play, including programs that you can download and use. One of these programs is called the Jodix Free iPod Video Converter. This guide will show you how to use Jodix to convert video into an iPod compatible format.
Install Jodix and Prepare Your Video - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Begin the process of using Jodix to convert DVDs to iPod-compatible video files by downloading and installing Jodix. Then insert the DVD that you want to convert into your computer. Page 2.
Add Video File to Jodix - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Step three in creating iPod video files with Jodix: Insert the DVD to convert and navigate to the file you want to turn into an iPod video file. Page 3.
Confirm Conversion Settings - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Before you can start the conversion, you must choose a number of conversion settings in Jodix, including setting the quality of the audio and video in the file you create. Page 4.
Add or Edit File Tags - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Before you begin the conversion process, Jodix lets you add file information like name and credits. Do that at this stage. Page 5.
Convert the File - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Step six in using Jodix to create iPod compatible video files: Click to convert button and then wait. Conversions are generally pretty fast. Page 6.
Add the Video to iTunes - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
Once you've created an iPod video file with Jodix, you'll need to add it to iTunes by dragging it in. Page 7.
Sync Your iPod - Using Jodix iPod DVD Conveter
The final step to adding the new iPod video created by Jodix to your iPod is to sync your iPod with your computer. Page 8.
Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
You can add video to your iPod by buying movies and TV shows at the iTunes Store or by using a program to move video from your DVDs to your iPod. MediaFork is a program that does this, and this article explains how to use it.
Download MediaFork - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
Step two of using MediaFork to convert DVDs to iPod video files: Download and install MediaFork. Then insert the DVD you want to convert into your computer. Page 2.
Scan DVD - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
Once you've inserted the DVD and opened MediaFork, the program will scan the DVD to read its contents. This is the next step in converting the video to iPod format. Page 3.
Select the Video to Convert - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
Step four in using MediaFork to convert DVDs to iPod video: Navigate through the DVD to select the file you want to convert. Page 4.
Select File Destination and Convert - Using MediaFork iPod DVD Conveter
Once you've run MediaFork and scanned the DVD you want to convert, you'll need to determine where the new file will be saved. Once that's done, begin the conversion process. Page 5.
Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
You can add video to your iPod by buying movies and TV shows at the iTunes Store or by using a program to move video from your DVDs to your iPod. Handbrake is a program that does this, and this article explains how to use it.
Download Handbrake - Using Handbrake DVD to iPod Converter
The first step is using Handbrake to convert DVDs to iPod files: download and install Handbrake. Then insert the DVD that you want to convert. Page 2.
Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
At launch, the iPhone’s ringtones were limited only to the ones that came preloaded on it. A program called iFuntastic has been released that lets you add your own custom ringtones, including those made from your iTunes music collection, to the iPhone.
Launch iFuntastic, Prep iPhone - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
To add iPhone ringtones through iFuntastic, you have to go through a few steps of preparing the phone. Page 3.
Enter Ringtones Screen - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
To choose which ringtones will be added to your iPhone, enter iFuntastic's ringtones screen. Page 5.
Add Ringtones to List - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
Select the ringtones you already created with Garageband to be added to your iPhone. Page 6.
Select Ringtones for Addition or Deletion - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
From this screen in iFuntastic, you can select the ringtones to be added or removed from your iPhone. Page 7.
Update and Restart iPhone - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
To complete the addition of ringtones to the iPhone, you must update the phone and restart it, following the instructions provided by iFuntastic. Page 8.
Start Using Your Custom iPhone Ringtones - Creating Custom iPhone Ringtones with iFuntastic
Now that you've restarted, your new ringtones are on your iPhone and you can assign them to contacts and sounds. Page 9.
Using Do Not Disturb on iPhone
Ever want some peace and quiet without your iPhone bothering you? Do Not Disturb lets you block calls except those you want, and emergencies, whenever you want. Learn how to use it here.
How to Check iPhone Upgrade Eligibility
If you want to get the latest iPhone, but only want to pay the subsidized (i.e., not full) price, find out here if you're eligible for the lowest-cost upgrade.
Apple's Sept. 9, 2009 iPod Media Event Announcements
Coverage of Apple's
Used iPhone & iPod Trade In Reviews: BuyMyTronics
Of all the iPod trade-in companies I’ve used, BuyMyTronics is the only one whose President called me directly to deal with a problem with my sale.
Which iPhone Should You Buy: iPhone 5S vs 5C vs 4S
Choosing which iPhone to buy means you need to decide what carrier you want and choose between the iPhone 5S, 5C, and 4S. This article makes the choice easier by offering the pros and cons of each model.
Which iPhone Should You Buy: iPhone 5S vs 5C vs 4S, page 2
Wrapping up the discussion of the pros and cons of the iPhone 5S, 5C, and 4S, and offering a side-by-side comparison chart to make it simple to decide which iPhone to buy. Page 2.
Apple iPad Models & Prices
When it comes to buying an iPad, there are a lot of choices. There are eight standard iPad models, plus another six iPad minis. Get a clear picture of the options and prices with this chart.
Best Free iPhone Music Apps
Some of the best iPhone music apps don’t cost a dime: if you're looking for free music for your iPhone, look no further than this collection of great free music apps.
Best Free iPhone Music Apps, page 2
Part 2 of our collection of the best apps for delivering free music to your iPhone. Page 2.
Apple's Sept. 9, 2008 iPod Media Event Announcements
Coverage of Apple's
iPad vs Netbook: Which Should You Buy For Your Teen?
It’s increasingly common to see middle- and high-schoolers receive computers to help them with their school work. Parents seeking low-cost computers have many choices these days, among them iPads and netbooks. The question is: which is best for your teen?
iPad vs Netbook: Which Should You Buy For Your Teen?
It’s increasingly common to see middle- and high-schoolers receive computers to help them with their school work. Parents seeking low-cost computers have many choices these days, among them iPads and netbooks. The question is: which is best for your teen? Page 2.
Should You Buy a Prepaid iPhone?
With their low monthly costs prepaid iPhone carriers look like a great way to get an iPhone and save money at the same time. But what do you lose by choosing one?
T-Mobile iPhone FAQ
Now that T-Mobile is offering the iPhone, all the major carriers in the U.S. have Apple's flagship smartphone. But T-Mobile's approach to the iPhone is very different. Find out how, and whether it's for you, here.
How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
One of the most eagerly awaited features of iOS 4 is iPhone tethering, which allows you to use your phone as a wireless modem for a computer. When you use tethering, anywhere that your phone can get on the 3G network, your computer can get online, too.
Choose Tethering Plan - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
There are two options for the kind of tethering plan you can use: Enterprise and standard. Page 2.
Determine Tethering Start Date - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
When you enable tethering, you have options for when you can begin using the feature - and when you'll start getting billed for it. Page 3.
Confirm Tethering Addition - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
You'll be presented with a page detailing the addition of tethering (and the replacement of your unlimited data plan with the new 2GB plan). Page 4.
Configure iPhone for Tethering - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
Now that tethering has been added to your AT&T account, you need to configure the iPhone to use tethering. Page 5.
Connecting iPhone to Computer - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
Instructions for tethering an iPhone to a computer via USB or bluetooth. Page 6.
iPhone is Tethered to Computer - How to Set Up and Use iPhone Tethering
Your iPhone is now tethered to your computer and providing it Internet access. Page 7.
Why Are Some Files "Purchased" and Others "Protected"?
Eagle-eyed observers will notice that some songs they buy from iTunes are called protected, while others are referred to as purchased. What's the difference? Find out here.
4th Generation iPod Shuffle Specs, Features & Hardware
The features, hardware, and changes introduced with Apple’s 4th-generation iPod Shuffle, which debuted in Sept. 2010.
4th Generation iPod touch Specs, Features & Hardware
The features, hardware, and changes introduced with Apple’s 4th-generation iPod touch, which debuted in Sept. 2010.
6th Generation iPod nano Specs, Features & History
The features, hardware, and changes introduced with Apple’s 6th-generation iPod nano, which debuted in Sept. 2010.
5th Generation iPod touch Specs and Hardware
Find out what new features the 5th generation iPod touch has to offer, including its larger screen and new accessory.
There Is No Such Thing as an iTouch
If you listen to the discussion online or out loud about iPods, you’re bound to hear someone refer to the “iTouch.” But there’s no such thing as an iTouch.
Getting iTunes Support for Purchases by Reporting a Problem
Most purchases from iTunes happen without any kind of problem. But when there is a problem -- something doesn't download, there's a problem with the file -- what do you do? Read on for a step-by-step guide to getting support at iTunes.
Account Overview Page - Getting iTunes Support
Step 2 of getting support for an iTunes purchase is finding the right section of your account. Page 2.
Review Recent Purchases List - iTunes Support
In your iTunes purchase history, find the purchase you had a problem with to request support for it. Page 3.
Select Purchase for Support - iTunes Support
Once you've selected the order that needs support at iTunes, you need to specify which specific purchase has the problem. Page 4.
Explain the Problem and Submit - iTunes Support
The final step of reporting a problem with an iTunes purchase is to explain the problem to iTunes support and submit the support request. Page 5.
How to Recover iTunes After a Hard Drive Crash or Theft
Whenever a hard drive is lost — whether it’s to a crash, accidental deletion, or theft — it’s a big problem. You lose things that you’ve bought as downloads, such as music purchased from the iTunes Store. If you’ve lost the contents of your hard drive, what can you do about getting your iTunes Store purchases back?
When Ripping CDs to iTunes, Songs Have No Names. Why?
When you import a CD to iTunes, you normally get an exact copy of the CD’s song and title information in iTunes, including all the songs' names, the album name, the artist name and other information. Sometimes, though, you’ll find that you’ve just a got a list of songs called “Song 1” and “Song 2” on an album by the ever-popular “Unknown Artist.
Choose the Wireless Network - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
You’ll be shown a list of the available wireless networks in your area. Select yours to add the Airport Express to. Page 5.
Airport Express Restarts - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
When the changed settings are committed, the Airport Express will restart. Page 6.
You're Done - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
When it restarts, the Airport Express will appear in the Airport Utility window with the new name you gave it and will be ready to use for sharing music over Airtunes, sharing printers, and many other things. Page 7.
How to Use Apple AirPlay
AirPlay, Apple's technology for streaming audio and video to and from iOS devices, is pretty awesome. While it requires AirPlay-compatible hardware and software, more devices and apps than ever support it. Read on to learn how to use AirPlay with iTunes, the iOS, and the Apple TV.
Using AirPlay with AirPort Express - How to Use Apple AirPlay
Apple's AirPort Express is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to connect your household speakers to your iTunes library via AirPlay. Page 2.
AirPlay and Apple TV - How to Use Apple AirPlay
The Apple TV is a terrific AirPlay device. Besides just streaming audio, it also allows you to stream video and photos from iTunes and compatible iOS apps to your HDTV. Learn more here. Page 3.
Getting iTunes Support when Report a Problem Won't Work
Sometimes, problems with making purchases from the iTunes Store are so tricky or weird that you can’t follow the standard report a problem process for getting iTunes support.
AirPlay and Apps - How to Use Apple AirPlay
Apps--both those created by Apple and ones developed by third parties--can also take advantage of AirPlay. Read on to learn what categories of apps can do this, and what hardware and software you'll need to make it work. Page 4.
Using Speakers with AirPlay - How to Use Apple AirPlay
Some high-end stereo receivers and speakers are also out of the box compatible with AirPlay, while others can be upgraded to add that functionality. Page 5.
Resyncing iPhone After Changes - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
After you've changed all your sync settings, resync the iPhone to add all the new content you've specified - or remove the content you want to get rid of - from your iPhone. Page 11.
How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
Once you’ve got your iPhone 3G home from the store, the first thing to do is set it up. If you’re upgrading from the first-generation iPhone, the process is almost exactly the same. If you’re new to the iPhone, though, you’ll find the process pretty easy, too.
Connect iPhone 3G to Your Computer - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
Begin by buying your iPhone, of course, and then connecting it to your computer. Page 2.
Agree to Software License - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
The third step in setting up the iPhone 3G is to agree to the software licensing terms. Page 3.
Create or Enter iTunes Account - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
In order to use the iPhone 3G, you must have an iTunes Account. If you haven’t created one, do so. Page 4.
Enter Personal Information - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
The fifth step in setting up the iPhone 3G is to enter your personal information. Page 5.
Decide About Mobile Me - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
The set-up process will then ask you if you’re interested in trying Apple’s Mobile Me service, which offers wireless syncing of calendars and other data. Page 6.
Restore iPhone from Backup - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
Next you have the opportunity to set up your iPhone 3G as a new phone or restore it from the backup you made before buying the new phone. Page 7.
Complete Restore Process - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
If you chose to restore from a backup, iTunes will proceed with this; if not, you'll head right to the sync page. Page 8.
Complete Sync - How to Upgrade iPhone 3G
And that's it. About an hour after I brought my new iPhone 3G home, I had it up and running. Page 9.
How to Sync iPhone to Computer (updated April 2013)
The data management tools that iTunes offers to iPhone users are pretty powerful. Syncing your iPhone to iTunes can be much more than just a dump of data to your phone. Learn how to manage even the most minute sync settings.
Info Tab: Sync Contacts, Email, Calendar to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
This step in the syncing iPhone shows you how to manage which calendars, contacts, and email accounts are synced to your iPhone and updated each time to sync. Page 2.
Sync Apps to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
On the Apps page, you choose what apps you sync to your iPhone and how you arrange those apps on your iPhone's screen. Page 3.
Syncing Ringtones to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Syncing ringtones to your iPhone via iTunes takes just a few clicks. Here's how to do it. Page 4.
Syncing Music to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Because it's a music phone, one of the main kinds of data that most users sync to the iPhone is music. This step shows you how to control what music is synced from your iTunes library to the iPhone. Page 5.
Syncing Movies to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
The Movies tab in iTunes lets you choose what movies and videos are synced to your iPhone for watching on the go. Page 6.
Sync TV to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Sync entire seasons of TV, or individual episodes, to your iPhone from the TV Shows tab. Page 7.
Syncing Podcasts to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Just like music, podcasts can be synced to the iPhone, both with intelligent or catch-all settings. Here's a guide to setting podcasts to sync to your iPhone. Page 8.
How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
The Apple Airport Express base station allows you to share devices such as speakers or printers with a single computer, wirelessly. Whatever your goal, if you need to share data from your Mac wirelessly, the Airport Express makes it happen with an electrical outlet and a little configuration.
Launch Airport Utility - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
The second step in setting up the Airport Express is to install and/or launch the Airport Utility software. Page 2.
Add Name and Password - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
In the fields presented in the window, give the Airport Express a name and a password that you’ll remember so you can access it later. Click continue. Page 3.
Choose Airport Express Connection Type - How to Set Up Apple Airport Express
On the next screen, you’ll be asked whether you’re connecting the Airport Express to an existing network, replacing another, or connecting via Ethernet. Page 4.
Using Cydia on the iPhone
To use Cydia, you must first jailbreak your iPhone (or iPad or iPod touch). Some jailbeak tools, such as JailbreakMe.com, install Cydia as part of the jailbreaking process. If your tool doesn't, download Cydia.
Browsing Cydia - Using Cydia on the iPhone
Now you'll come to the main Cydia screen, where you can browse its content. Page 2.
Browsing the List of Apps - Using Cydia on the iPhone
The list of packages, or apps, in Cydia will look familiar to those who have used Apple's App Store. Scroll through the main screen, browse by section (aka category), or search for apps. Page 3.
Individual App Page - Using Cydia on the iPhone
Each package, or app, has its own page (just like in the App Store) that gives information about it. This information includes the developer, the price, what devices and operating systems it works with, and more. Page 4.
Choose Your Login - Using Cydia on the iPhone
Cydia allows you to use your existing user account at either Facebook or Google as your Cydia account. Just like you need an iTunes account to use the App Store, you need an account with Cydia to download apps. Page 5.
Link Device to Account - Using Cydia on the iPhone
Once you've authorized your account to communicate with Cydia, you'll need to link your iOS device running Cydia and your account. Do this by tapping the
Choose Your Payment Option - Using Cydia on the iPhone
When you buy through Cydia, you have two payment options: Amazon or PayPal (you'll need an account with either to make payments). Page 7.
Syncing iBooks to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Manage how iBooks files, PDFs, and audiobooks are added to your iPhone from the Books tab. Page 9.
Syncing Photos to iPhone - How to Sync iPhone to Computer
Control how photos are synced to and from your iPhone on the Photos tab of iTunes. Page 10.
Is It Illegal to Unlock the iPhone?
Is it illegal to unlock the iPhone? The answer is complex--and it may surprise you.
How to Activate the iPhone
The first step to using your new iPhone is to activate it. Activation isn't particularly difficult, but there are choices you need to make to complete the process. Learn how to activate your iPhone here.
Set Language & Location: How to Activate the iPhone
When you've begun the iPhone activation process, the first step is to set the language and location that you'll use the phone in. Page 2.
Choose a Wi-Fi Network: How to Activate the iPhone
The first preferences you have to set when activating the iPhone are related to Wi-Fi. Page 3.
Enter Account Details: How to Activate the iPhone
This new step, introduced in iOS 7, has you confirm your phone number and then enter some billing details to ensure that you own this phone. Page 4.
Enable Location Services: How to Activate the iPhone
Enable the iPhone's Location Services in order to take advantage of its GPS features in this step in activating your iPhone. Page 5.
iPhone Activation Set Up Options
Next, you'll be asked to decide how you want to set up your iPhone: as a new phone, from a backup, or from iCloud. Page 6.
Create or Enter Your Apple ID: How to Activate the iPhone
One of the most important steps in activating your iPhone is to create or enter your Apple ID. Do so here. Page 7.
Enable iCloud: How to Activate the iPhone
The next step in activating the iPhone is to decide whether your phone will connect to Apple's suite of web-based services, iCloud. Page 8.
Security Features: iPhone Activation
The next-to-last step in activating your iPhone is to deciding what security features, including Find My iPhone, you want to enable for you device. Page 9.
iPhone Set Up Guide
Many iPhone 3GS owners are upgrading from earlier models, either the original iPhone or the iPhone 3G. While the setup process for the iPhone 3GS is fairly similar to that used for both earlier models, here's a step-by-step guide to setting up and using your iPhone 3GS.
Choose Language & Location - iPhone Set Up Guide
The first step in setting up the iPhone is to choose the language for your iPhone and your country location. Page 2.
Location Services & Wi-Fi - iPhone Set Up Guide
Next, you'll need to choose whether or not to enable Location Services and Wi-Fi. Page 3.
Activate iPhone - iPhone Set Up Guide
You need to activate your iPhone, by connecting to your phone company servers, in order to continue the set up process. Page 4.
Choose Set Up Type - iPhone Set Up Guide
At this point, you need to choose how to set up the phone -- using iCloud, a backup, or as a new phone. Page 5.
Log In to iTunes Account - iPhone Set Up Guide
When setting up your iPhone, you'll need to log into, or create, your iTunes account. Page 6.
Enable iCloud - iPhone Set Up Guide
One major factor in setting up an iPhone is to decide whether, and how, to use iCloud. Page 7.
Complete iPhone Setup - iPhone Set Up Guide
The last step in setting up your new iPhone is to decide whether or not to use Find My iPhone. Page 9.
Enable Siri - iPhone Set Up Guide
Step 8 in iPhone activation is choosing whether or not to enable Siri, the iPhone voice assistant. Page 8.
Enable Siri: iPhone Activation
The final step in activating the iPhone is to decide whether you want to turn on Siri. Page 10.
Complete iPhone Activation
Now that your iPhone is activated, learn how to use it. Page 11.
Using Game Center on the iPhone & iOS
The iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad are increasingly becoming mobile gaming powerhouses. As gaming has grown on the iOS, Apple has added an app that makes multiplayer gaming easy and lets you keep track of how you stack up against other gamers worldwide: Game Center. Learn about Game Center and how to use it here.
Giving Music and Movies at iTunes Store
While we all like to shop at iTunes for ourselves, iTunes can also be a great source of gifts since you can give almost any kind of content for sale in it to others. Learn how to give gifts through iTunes here.
Choose Gift This Option - Giving Music and Movies at iTunes Store
Next to the price of the item you want to give, you’ll see a small button with a down arrow in it. Click that arrow to reveal a menu. In that menu, choose the “gift this” option. Page 2.
Sign Into iTunes Account - Giving Music and Movies at iTunes Store
In order to pay for your iTunes gift, you'll need to sign in to--or create--an iTunes account for yourself. Page 3.
Confirm Gift Details - Giving Music and Movies at iTunes Store
When you've selected an item to gift in iTunes, you need to fill out information about the recipient. Page 4.
Review and Place Order - Giving Music and Movies at iTunes Store
The final step in giving a gift in iTunes is to confirm the order and place it. Page 5.
How to Make an iTunes Account
An iTunes account is one of the most important things an iPod, iPad, or iPhone user can have. Without one, you won't be able to activate your device, buy music or apps at iTunes, or use a number of other valuable features.
Choose iTunes Account Type - How to Make an iTunes Account
The second step in creating an iTunes account is choosing your account type. Page 2.
Enter Account Information - How to Make an iTunes Account
If you're creating an iTunes account from scratch, you'll need to begin this process by signing up for an account. Page 3.
Enter Billing Information - How to Make an iTunes Account
In order for Apple to bill your for your purchases at the iTunes Store, you need to enter billing information into your iTunes account information. Page 4.
Enable Additional Features - How to Make an iTunes Account
And with that, you've created an iTunes account and you're ready to start downloading! Before you do, though, there are a few other features you may want to enable. Page 5.
Using Your iTunes Account - How to Make an iTunes Account
Once your iTunes account has been created, there's lot of great content you can download and enjoy. Page 6.
How to Check Your iPad or iPhone Data Plan Usage
With the introduction of AT&T’s new iPad and iPhone data plans, and the removal of the unlimited plan for new customers, it’s more important than ever before to know how to check your iPad 3G and iPhone data plan usage each month. Not keeping track of it could result in overage charges on your monthly bill.
How to Make an iMix
Publishing your own iMix to the iTunes Store for anyone to buy as easy as creating a playlist and clicking a few buttons.
Create Playlist - How to Make an iMix
The first step in creating an iMix is simply to make a good, old fashioned playlist. Page 2.
Click Playlist Arrow - How to Make an iMix
In the left-hand tray in iTunes, single click the name of the playlist you’ve created to highlight it. You’ll see an arrow at the end of the highlighted bar. Click that arrow to begin the process of publishing the mix to iTunes. Page 3.
Confirm iMix Publishing - How to Make an iMix
A pop-up window will ask you if you want to create an iMix or give the collection of songs as a gift to another user. Page 4.
Finalize iMix Details - How to Make an iMix
Now you’ll have the chance to double check the order of the songs in the iMix, change its title, and write a description of the mix. Once you’ve finished this, click the “publish” button to send the iMix to the iTunes Store. Page 5.
Wait for Publication - How to Make an iMix
The iMix is sent to Apple for review and then made available to all users on the iTunes Store. When your iMix goes live on iTunes, you’ll get an email at the account used for your iTunes account. Page 6.
Using iTunes Genius to Discover New Music
One of the coolest features of iTunes is Genius, which uses the collective intelligence of all iTunes users to suggest new music you'll love based on your favorite bands. Learn how to use Genius to buy new music here.
Anatomy of iTunes Genius Recommendations for New Music
After getting your Genius recommendations, you can view them in three categories: Top Songs, Top Albums, and Recommended Songs. Page 2.
Using the iTunes Genius to Preview and Buy Music
Learn how to use iTunes Genius to preview and buy songs and albums from iTunes. Page 3.
How to Make a Smart Playlist
Playlists are a cool way to create custom mixes of your music around themes, events, or topics. Smart Playlists are playlists that can be automatically created based on rules you set up. Here's how to use them.
The Smart Playlist Window - How to Make a Smart Playlist
Step two to creating Smart Playlists in iTunes: In the Smart Playlist pop-up window, review and select the options you want to use to create the Smart Playlist. Page 2.
Naming and Syncing the Smart Playlist - How to Make a Smart Playlist
Step seven to creating Smart Playlists in iTunes: name the playlists and then sync your iPod in order to add that new playlist to it. Page 3.
Using Sound Check with iTunes
The volume that songs play back at in the iTunes can be different. This can be annoying – especially if you’ve just turned the volume up to hear a quiet song and the next one half deafens you. Sound Check is a tool built into iTunes that plays all songs at roughly an equal volume.
How to Browse Content at the iTunes Store
Most people find for songs, movies, and TV shows by searching the iTunes Store. But it's not the only way. You can also browse content in the store. Here's how.
Browse Genres/Categories - How to Browse Content at the iTunes Store
Step two in browsing the itunes store: Decide what kind of content you want to browse: music, movies, TV shows, etc. Page 2.
Select Album/Season - How to Browse Content at the iTunes Store
Once you've selected a subgenre, you'll see a listing of the bands and TV shows in that subgenre. Select the one you're interested in. Page 3.
Preview and Buy - How to Browse Content at the iTunes Store
Once you've selected an album or TV show season, you can do all the standard iTunes Store things: listen to or watch previews, buy content, or add it to a shopping cart. Page 4.
How to Add Album Art in iTunes
When you buy songs at iTunes, Amazon, or other online music stores, they come with album artwork. But what about songs ripped from CD or obtained from other sources? How do you get artwork for them? Through a built-in tool in iTunes.
Review Missing iTunes Album Art
Once iTunes has completed the process of getting album art, it will display a list of the albums for which it couldn't find any art. Page 2.
Adding CD Cover Album Art from the Web to iTunes
If the iTunes Album Art finder tool doesn't find and add all of your album covers, there are many sources on the web that can provide the rest of the covers that you need. Page 3.
Syncing CD Album Covers to iPod
You can also add this artwork to your iPod. When you sync your iPod, go to the Music tab. There's a checkbox that says
Creating Playlists with iTunes Genius
Genius Playlists use iTunes Genius to create intelligent playlists of songs that sound great together. Learn how to create them with these simple steps.
Review Your Genius Playlist - Creating Playlists with iTunes Genius
Once you've chosen the song to use as the basis of your Genius Playlist, iTunes takes over. Page 2.
Revise or Save Genius Playlist - Creating Playlists with iTunes Genius
After your genius playlist is created, you'll be able to revise and save it. Page 3.
How to Set Up an iTunes Store Allowance
An iTunes Allowance is a great gift: every month it adds a set amount of money to the recipient's account. Here's how to set one up.
How to Set Up an iTunes Store Allowance - Step 2
Step 2 in setting up an iTunes Allowance involves logging into your iTunes account and going to the allowance page. Page 2.
How to Set Up an iTunes Store Allowance - Step 3
Step 3 in setting up an iTunes Allowance involves selecting a recipient and the amount of the allowance. Page 3.
Create iTunes Account - How to Install iTunes on Windows
After iTunes has been installed, you'll probably want to create an account at the iTunes for music and video purchases. Page 5.
Sync iPod/iPhone - How to Install iTunes on Windows
Installing iTunes step nine: Once you’re ready, you can connect your iPod and perform your first sync. Page 6.
Begin Installing iTunes on Windows
Step two to installing iTunes on Windows: double-click the iTunes installer that you've downloaded. Page 2.
How to Install iTunes on Windows
A quick guide to downloading and installing iTunes on Windows, as the first step to using it and your iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
Choose Installation Options - How to Install iTunes on Windows
As part of the iTunes installation process, you'll need to choose installation options. Page 3.
Import CDs - How to Install iTunes on Windows
Once iTunes has been installed, you can begin importing CDs into your iTunes library. Page 4.
How to Create an iTunes Playlist
Playlists can help you make custom song mixes, burn CDs, or sync multiple iPods to the same computer. Here's a guide to making and using playlists in iTunes.
Name the Playlist - How to Create an iTunes Playlist
Step two in creating an iTunes playlist: Once you've started creating the playlist, the next step is to give the playlist a name. Page 2.
Add Songs to the Playlist - How to Create an iTunes Playlist
Step three in making an iTunes playlist is to begin adding songs to the new playlist you've just created. Page 3.
Order the Songs in the Playlist - How to Create an iTunes Playlist
Once you've added songs to your playlist, you'll need to decide what order they go in. You can do this by dragging and dropping the songs into the order you want. Page 4.
Optional: Burn a CD or Sync Playlist - How to Create an iTunes Playlist
In iTunes, playlists are also used as the first step in burning a CD. Once you've created the playlist, you can insert a blank CDR and burn the playlist to disc. You can also sync your new playlist to your iPod or iPhone. Page 5.
Deleting Playlists - How to Create an iTunes Playlist
You can also delete playlists in iTunes once they've been created. Here's how. Page 6.
The History of iTunes Versions
Curious about the history of iTunes? Want to know where the program came from, who wrote it, and what each new version of the software added? Even better: do you really need a copy of iTunes 4.7? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
How to Add Folders to iTunes
You don't have to add songs to iTunes one at a time. Instead, you can put them into folders and add the whole folder, all at once. Here's how to add folders to iTunes.
Add The Folder to iTunes
Step two in adding a folder of songs to iTunes - dragging the folder into the main iTunes window. Page 2.
Select to Folder to Add to iTunes
A window will pop up asking you to select the folder you want to add. Find the folder you created on your desktop and choose it. Page 3.
How to Burn CDs with iTunes
A step-by-step illustrated guide to using iTunes to burn custom CDs.
Add Songs to Playlist - How to Burn CDs with iTunes
Step 2 in burning a CD in iTunes: add songs to the playlist and give it a name. Page 2.
Insert & Burn CD - How to Burn CDs with iTunes
The third step of burning a CD in iTunes is to insert a blank CD. Page 3.
Choose Settings for Burning CD - How to Burn CDs with iTunes
Even after a blank CD is inserted and you've clicked burn, iTunes will ask you to choose the settings you want to use to burn your CD. Page 4.
Eject Disc and Use Your Burned CD - How to Burn CDs with iTunes
When the burn is complete, iTunes will make a noise alerting you that your CD is ready. Page 5.
Redownload Apps from the App Store with iCloud
If you accidentally delete an app, you can redownload it from the App Store--for free-using iCloud. Page 5.
How to Buy from iBookstore
Purchasing ebooks through the iBooks Store is very similar to buying any other media via Apple's iTunes Store. One key difference, though, is how you access the store.
Review Choices - How to Buy from iBookstore
Once you enter the iBooks Store, the browsing and searching experience is very similar to using the iTunes Store. Page 2.
Book Detail Page - How to Buy from iBookstore
In the iBooks Store, when you tap a book title to get more details (synopsis, reviews, etc.) a window pops up and the background grays out a bit. Page 3.
Enter iTunes Password - How to Buy from iBookstore
You buy at the iBooks Store using the same iTunes account and password as you do at the iTunes Store or App Store. Page 4.
Read eBook - How to Buy from iBookstore
Once you've entered your iTunes account password, the eBook will download to your iPad. Page 5.
Confirm iPhone Ringtone Check - Finding iPhone Ringtones in Purchased Music List
Once you have enabled the Ringtones column, iTunes will pop up a window asking you if you want to check which of these songs is eligible to be turned into a ringtone. Click the
Review Ringtone Eligible Songs - Finding iPhone Ringtones in Purchased Music List
Once you've checked for songs that can be made into iPhone ringtones, you can review the songs by sorting the iTunes columns. Page 5.
Syncing iPhone Ringtones
Once you’ve created and purchased your iPhone ringtones, you need to sync them to the iPhone in order to be able to use them.
Manage iPhone Ringtones - Syncing iPhone Ringtones
To manage what ringtones get synced to your iPhone, click on the Ringtones tab at the top of the window in the iPhone management screen. Page 2.
Select Ringtone Syncing Options - Syncing iPhone Ringtones
In the Ringtones window, you’ll see your syncing options, as well as a list of your iPhone ringtones. You can either sync all ringtones or select the ones you wish to sync. Page 3.
Assign Ringtones to Contacts on iPhone - Syncing iPhone Ringtones
Once you've added ringtones to your iPhone, you can assign different ringtones to various contacts so that each has a distinct ring when they call. Page 4.
How to Get iPhone Apps at the App Store
One of the neatest features of Apple's iOS is the ability to run apps from the App Store. Read on to learn how to buy and download apps from the App Store and how to sync them to your iOS device for use.
Find iPhone Apps at the App Store
The second step in using the App Store to get new programs from your iPhone is to browse the store and find the apps you want. Page 2.
Download or Buy an iPhone App at the App Store
When you're ready to buy or download (if it's free) the program, click the Get App/Buy App button. Page 3.
Sync the iPhone App to Your iOS Device
The last step in adding programs from the App Store to your iPhone or iPod touch is to sync the programs to the device. Page 4.
8 Video Apps for iPod touch and iPhone
The iPhone and iPod touch have always offered users the ability to watch movies synced through iTunes – whether they’ve been purchased, rented, or ripped from DVD. With the introduction of the iPhone Apps Store, though, the range of video applications available for both devices has grown substantially.
How to Install Apps Removed from the App Store
There are lots of reasons that Apple might remove an app from the App Store. But just because you can't get that app at iTunes, doesn't mean you can't install and use it--if you know what to do.
Changing The Selected Section - Using iPhone Copy and Paste
When you select a single word, you'll see it highlighted in light blue. At either end of the word, you'll also see a blue line with a dot on the end of it. Those boundaries signify what you're going to copy. Page 3.
Only One Copy At a Time - Using iPhone Copy and Paste
How to deal with copied text - how long it stays copied, how it gets erased, etc. Page 4.
Pasting Content - Using iPhone Copy and Paste
How to paste copied text into another application in iPhone OS 3.0. Page 5.
Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
Making iPhone ringtones using iTunes 7.4’s built-in ringtone editor is a fairly simple process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making and buying ringtones.
Sync the iPhone - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
Once you've finished creating and buying the ringtone, you can add it to your iPhone by syncing the iPhone with your computer. Page 10.
Choose Song to Edit - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
To begin creating a ringtone for your iPhone using the built-in iTunes editor, you must begin with choosing the song you want to edit and making sure that it has the ringtones bell icon next to it. Page 2.
Update iTunes Terms of Service - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
To enable the built-in ringtone editor in iTunes, you must update your agreement to terms of service built in to iTunes and the iTunes store. Page 3.
iPhone Ringtone Editor Launches - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
Once these steps have been taken, the built-in iPhone ringtone editor launches. It will display at the bottom of the window in iTunes and show a series of editing options. Page 4.
Choose Clip Length and Position - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
The built-in editor in iTunes allows you to create an iPhone ringtone with settings such as how long the ringtone is, what part of the song the ringtone will come from, and fades in and out. Page 5.
Choose Loop Interval - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
Another of the options that the built-in iPhone ringtone editor in iTunes gives you is to determine how long the ringtone waits before repeating. Page 6.
Buy or Cancel the Ringtone - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
Once you’ve created your iPhone ringtone and have previewed it, you can either buy it - by clicking on Buy – or cancel it by clicking on Cancel. Page 7.
Reauthorize Your Computer - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
When you create a new ringtone for the first time, you’ll be asked by iTunes to reauthorize your computer to play content from the iTunes Store. Page 8.
Ringtone Added to Ringtone Menu - Making iPhone Ringtones Using iTunes 7.4
After your iPhone ringtone purchase is complete, your new ringtone will show up in the Ringtones menu at the left of the iTunes window. Page 9.
Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
You can find out what songs you own can be made into ringtones using your main iTunes music library by enabling the Ringtone column. Here’s how to find out which ones are eligible.
Select All Items in Your Music Library - Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
To find out what songs in your music library can be made into iPhone ringtones, you just need to sort your music library library and look for the bell icon indicating a ringtone. Page 2.
Enable Ringtones Column - Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
To begin the process of searching for songs in your music library that are eligible to be turn into iPhone ringtones, you'll need to enable the Ringtones column in iTunes. Page 3.
Confirm iPhone Ringtone Check - Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
ITunes will ask you if you want to check which of the songs in your music library is eligible to be turned into an iPhone ringtone. Page 4.
Review Songs - Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
Once you've enabled the ringtones column and asked iTunes to check which songs in your library are eligible to be turned into iPhone ringtones, you should review the the songs that are listed. Page 5.
Sort Songs - Creating iPhone Ringtones From Your iTunes Music Library
To get the easiest view of what songs can be made into iPhone ringtones, click the bell icon for the ringtones at the top of the list and sort the column. Page 6.
Finding iPhone Ringtones in Purchased Music List
One way to check for what songs can be made into ringtones is by using your Purchased list. Some of the songs, though not all yet, in this list can be made into ringtones. Here’s how to find out which ones are eligble.
Go To The Purchased List - Finding iPhone Ringtones in Purchased Music List
To being to check what songs that you own can be turned into iPhone ringtones, you can start in your Purchased playlist in iTunes. Page 2.
Enable Ringtones Column - Finding iPhone Ringtones in Purchased Music List
Once you've in the Purchased playlist, enable the ringtones column to begin the process of checking which songs can be made into iPhone ringtones. Page 3.
iPhone Rate Plans for Regional Carriers
AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon aren't the only phone companies that sell the iPhone in the U.S. A growing list of small, regional carriers also offer it. Find out which ones, and the details of their rate plans, here.
How to Check Your iPhone Data Use
Whichever iPhone carrier you have, learn how to find out how much wireless data you've used to avoid overages or your speed being reduced.
Using iPhone Copy and Paste
One of the major additions that arrived in iPhone OS 3.0 was the ability to copy and paste text, images, video, and other content. But how to use copy and paste is not immediately obvious.
Select or Select All - Using iPhone Copy and Paste
Using the Select All and Select options in iPhone copy and paste. Page 2.
What To Do With an Old iPhone After an iPhone Upgrade
Once you’ve upgraded to an iPhone 3G, you may be wondering what to do with your first-generation iPhone. Turns out there are a lot of options.
Tips for Using iPhone Voice Control
As I’ve noted before, Voice Control is somewhat hit and miss with its accuracy and responsiveness. Just because it doesn’t get things right every time, though, doesn’t mean that you can’t use some tips and techniques to help the chance of an accurate response to your Voice Control commands.
How Apple Transformed Music and Our Lives
The evolution of the iPod and iTunes is a microcosm of many of the sweeping changes – in entertainment, business, and culture - of the last decade.
How to Redownload Songs from eMusic
One of the key differences between eMusic and the other music download services that work with the iPod is that if you accidentally delete a song from your computer and iPod, but you got it from eMusic, you can redownload it without having to pay for it a second time. No other iPod-compatible download service offers this feature.
Click on "Your Profile" - How to Redownload Songs from eMusic
The second step in redownloading songs from eMusic is to visit your profile at the site. Page 2.
Click on "Downloads" - How to Redownload Songs from eMusic
The third step in redownloading songs from eMusic is to visit your downloads history at the site. Page 3.
Review Your eMusic Downloads - How to Redownload Songs from eMusic
The fourth step in redownloading songs from eMusic is to review all your downloads. Page 4.
Find Songs and Redownload - How to Redownload Songs from eMusic
The final step in redownloading songs at eMusic is to find the song you want and to begin the download process. Page 5.
How to Reboot iPod touch
Using an iPod touch is usually a pretty smooth process. But from time to time, you’ll find that an app crashes and locks the iPod or that the touch freezes up completely.
Do I Need the Find My iPhone App to Find a Lost iPhone?
Losing your iPhone, or having it stolen, is bad enough. But what if you didn't install the Find My iPhone app? Are you out of luck? Maybe not.
Can You Uninstall iOS 7?
Unhappy with the iOS 7 upgrade? Wondering whether you can return to iOS 6? Find out what's involved in that here.
Siri for iPhone Definition
A definition of Siri, a voice-activated assistant app built into the iOS that allows users to interact with the iPhone 4S by voice.
What Devices Are iOS 6 Compatible?
Want to get the most exciting, innovative features from iOS 6, Apple's latest version of the software that runs the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad? Make sure you've got one of these devices.
Why Can't I Turn Off iTunes Genius?
If syncing to iTunes Genius is too slow for you, you may want to turn off Genius off. But in some cases, you won't see an option to turn it off. Does that mean you can't turn off Genius?
My iPod or iPhone Is Disabled. Why, and How Do I Fix It?
Whether the message says your iPhone is just disabled, or disabled for 22 million minutes, find out what's happened and how to fix it here.
Definition of iPhone MMS, Texting for Media Files
MMS is the service that allows cell phone users to send multimedia messages – music, photos, video – from one phone to another.
iPhone 4S Specs and Features
All the details of the hardware and software of the iPhone 4S, including its improved still and video camera, Siri voice recognition, and the carriers it works with.
iPhone 3G Specs, Feature & History
The iPhone 3G is Apple’s second iPhone model. It builds on the success of the first-generation iPhone and adds a number of new features to the device. One key addition is 3G wireless connectivity, an improved data standard that makes downloads nearly twice as fast as on the original iPhone.
Can You Get IE for iPhone?
Everyone has their preferred web browser. For some people, their favorite browser is Microsoft Internet Explorer, also known as IE. What if those people are iPhone users, though? Can they get IE for iPhone?
iPhone 5 Specs and Features
Discover the improved hardware and exciting software features of the iPhone 5, including its larger screen, 4G LTE support, and iOS 6 compatibility.
What Devices Are iOS 7 Compatible?
Excited to use all of the cool new features of iOS 7? Then you have to make sure your device is compatible. Check out this list for all compatible devices and what features they support.
iPhone 5C Specs and Features
Learn all about the features and options of the new lost-cost iPhone, the iPhone 5C, including its multi-colored casing.
A List of & Info About Every U.S. iPhone Carrier
There are many, many more companies in the U.S. that offer the iPhone besides the four major carriers. Learn about the pre-paid and regional phones companies that offer the iPhone here.
iPhone 5 Rumors
Want to know what to expect out of the new iPhone? Check out these up to the minute rumors about the features, release date, software, and price of the iPhone 5, set for release in 2012.
iPhone 5S Specs and Features
Get all the details of the new iPhone 5S, including its key hardware and software features, such as its improved camera and all-new fingerprint sensor.
iPhone 4S Questions & Answers
Answers to some of the most common questions about the iPhone 4S, including about upgrading to it and switching from one carrier to another to get it.
iPhone Number Portability
Cell phone numbers are portable —you can move them from one provider to another when you switch carriers. This means that people switching to AT&T or Verizon for the iPhone will be able to keep their old phone number when they buy a new iPhone.
How to Update iPhone Firmware
Given that the release of new firmware for the iPhone is usually a bit of an event and widely discussed in many places, you’re not likely to be surprised by its release. However, if you’re not sure whether you have the newest iPhone firmware, the process of checking (and installing the update, if one is available) is quick.
Click "Check for Update" - How to Update iPhone Firmware
When the syc is complete, the iPhone management screen will have a button in the middle that reads “Check for Update.” Click that button. Page 2.
iTunes Checks iPhone - How to Update iPhone Firmware
ITunes will check to see whether your iPhone has the latest firmware on it. If it does, you’ll see a message saying that. Page 3.
Download New iPhone Firmware - How to Update iPhone Firmware
If there is new iPhone firmware available, a dialog box will pop up allowing you to cancel, download the firmware and install it, or just download it for installation later. Page 4.
Review Firmware Details - How to Update iPhone Firmware
Before the firmware downloads, a pop up window will explain what new features, fixes, and changes the new software offers. Review it if you'd like, and then click Next. Page 5.
Agree to License - How to Update iPhone Firmware
In order to download and install the firmware, you need to agree to the user license agreement that is included. Page 6.
Firmware Downloads and Installs - How to Update iPhone Firmware
Once you've agreed to the terms of the license, the firmware will begin to download - which you'll see in the download item in the left-hand icon tray. Page 7.
How to Download iPhone Firmware
Given that the release of new firmware for the iPhone is usually a bit of an event and widely discussed in many places, you’re not likely to be surprised by its release. However, if you’re not sure whether you have the newest iPhone firmware, the process of checking (and installing the update, if one is available) is quick.
Click "Check for Update" - How to Download iPhone Firmware
When the syc is complete, the iPhone management screen will have a button in the middle that reads “Check for Update.” Click that button. Page 2.
iTunes Checks iPhone - How to Download iPhone Firmware
ITunes will check to see whether your iPhone has the latest firmware on it. If it does, you’ll see a message saying that. Page 3.
How to Delete iPhone Data and Settings
You don't want a stranger looking at the personal data you've got on your iPhone or iPod touch, right? Well, if you're sending your device in for repair or are selling it, you need to erase its data and settings before you do.
Sync iPhone and Locate Reset Options - How to Delete iPhone Data and Settings
Once the sync is complete and your phone is backed up, you can disconnect it from your computer. When this is done, go to your phone's homescreen and tap the Settings app. Page 2.
Choose iPhone Reset Type - How to Delete iPhone Data and Settings
In the Reset menu, choose the kind of reset you want - either reset iPhone settings or erase iPhone data. Page 3.
Confirm iPhone Reset - How to Delete iPhone Data and Settings
Because you may deleting the iPhone's data, the phone will confirm the reset or deletion before you commit the change. Page 4.
You're Done - How to Delete iPhone Data and Settings
After you've made your selection and committed it, your phone will restart and you'll be done. Page 5.
How to Restore iPhone From Backup
Losing your iPhone's data may seem like a catastrophe, but it's not. Every time to sync your iPhone, iTunes makes a backup of it. To get your data back, you just need to restore your iPhone from backup.
Enter iTunes Account Information - How to Restore iPhone From Backup
Now you’ll be prompted to enter your iTunes account information. This is the same account that you set up either when you started buying things from the iTunes Store or when you activated your iPhone originally. No need to set up a new account. Page 2.
Choose Backup to Restore iPhone From - How to Restore iPhone From Backup
iTunes will display the list of iPhone backups that you can restore your iPhone from. Choose the back up you want to restore from and continue. Page 3.
Begin Restore Process - How to Restore iPhone From Backup
Once the proper backup file is selected, iTunes will begin the restore process. The process is fairly quick because it only transfers data and settings, not all your music. Page 4.
Choose Whether to Share Diagnostic Info - How to Restore iPhone From Backup
Losing your iPhone's data may seem like a catastrophe, but it's not. Every time to sync your iPhone, iTunes makes a backup of it. To get your data back, you just need to restore your iPhone from backup. Page 5.
Sync Music and Check Settings - How to Restore iPhone From Backup
After all other items are synced to the iPhone, music syncs to your iPhone based on the settings of the backup you’re using. Page 6.
My iPhone Screen Won't Rotate. How Do I Fix It?
The iPhone and iPod touch automatically rotate their screens based on how you're holding them. But sometimes, no matter how you turn them, the screen won't rotate.
My iPhone Won't Turn On. Help!
If your iPhone won't turn on, it's possible that you've got a dead iPhone on your hands. But before you head to the store to plunk down hundreds of dollars on a new one, try this tips to resurrect it.
Fix Disappearing Personal Hotspot in iOS 5
Upgraded to iOS 5 and found that your Personal Hotspot menu has disappeared? Learn how to get it back here.
I'm Missing Calls Because My iPhone Isn't Ringing
It can be a puzzling situation: you’re getting voicemails and missing calls, but your iPhone doesn’t ring. It may seem mysterious, or like your iPhone is broken, but it’s probably not. The missing sound of your phone ringing probably is caused by mis-assigned ringtones.
Dealing with iPhone Program Crashes
The iPhone’s programs can crash just like those on your desktop or laptop computer. And, just like on your regular computer, this can be pretty frustrating. If you’re running into frequent iPhone program crashes, here are some tips for getting better stability from your iPhone.
iPhone Remote App Help
Connecting your iPhone or iPod touch to your computer or AppleTV using Remote is usually pretty easy. However, sometimes - even when you follow the proper connection steps - you can’t establish the connection. In that case, try these troubleshooting steps.
How to Force Quit Frozen iPhone Apps
The iPhone 3G is essentially a small computer and just like on larger computers, sometimes programs freeze and keep you from using the phone for anything else. In this situation, it’s easy to quit that program.