Whether you have a new iPhone 5c or you just upgraded your existing iPhone to iOS 7. We're here to show you the new features and help you get the most out of your iPhone.
You'll also appreciate our clear teaching style which makes the iPhone easy to understand and use, even if you're new to smartphones.
Tips and tricks to help you learn with this video class.
Learn to touch the screen.
Touch slightly below where you would normally think to touch
Make your Taps deliberate, but don’t move your finger
Don’t use wet or dirty fingers
From the Lock Screen on iOS 7, you can do four things:
Access the camera
Slide to unlock
Quick Access to Common Features
Airplane Mode, WiFi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb, Portrait Orientation Lock
Air DRop, Air Play
Flashlight, Clock & TImers, Calculator, Camera
Quickly view your calendar and upcoming events and see what your Apps are saying to you.
Here's what you'll find on your Home Screen
Pages of apps
Tap to launch app
Hold and Drag to rearrange icons
Drag icons onto another icon to make a folder
Tap x to delete third party apps
Swipe down to search
Advanced Tip- Customize the Search (Settings-General-Spotlight Search)
Tape once to return to the first home screen
Tap twice for Multi-tasking switcher
Hold for Siri, tell her what you want
Some people complain about iOS 7 because of the thin fonts which can be difficult to read and the motion effects that can be dizzying. These settings will help you.
The iPhone is a great Phone.
You can setup your Favorites like a Speed Dial, Access Recent Calls, Dial or Quick Redial, and Access your Visual Voicemail.
When you can't take a call, don't leave your caller's hanging, use these iPhone options.
Some features of Messages:
Setup email on your iPhone in 2 minutes.
Here's some ways you can better manage your email on your iPhone:
Composing an email with formatting and images is really easy to do. Here's a few tips:
Siri is a great Personal Assistant. Please refer to the PDF handout for some great things you can do with Siri.
The Photos App on your iPhone does everything from organize your photos, to creating online galleries, to simple photo editing.
Apple's Maps App is a great way to get around.
Safari is a beautiful way to browse the internet. And integrated with iCloud and Twitter, it makes powerful features readily available to you.
The iPhone is a great device to listen to music. Here's an overview of Music App and iTunes Radio
The Calendar App is a great way to manage your schedule. Here are some tips.
We all make lists to help us remember things and stay organized. Now you can use Reminders to assist you.
iCloud has a ton of great features, but two incredibly useful features are: iCloud backup and Find My iPhone.
Purchasing new Applications is simple and easy in the App Store.
The Stock Apple apps are great to start off with, but when you want to be a Power User, you purchase Apps which have special features, and work the way you want to work. Fantastical 2 is one of my Must install apps.
Some closing thoughts...
What are your favorites apps or What problem do you need to solve? Leave a question and I'll help find the perfect app for you.
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