What if I told you by following only five easy tips, you could completely change the way you use the iPhone? What if I told you that following these five easy tips will make using your iPhone much easier and enjoyable to use. What if I told you that following these tips can even save you money in the future? Sounds good, right? Yep, it is. So let’s get started, shall we?
1. Familiarize Yourself With The Operating System
The first thing you should do after getting your iPhone, or any computer for that matter, is familiarize yourself with the operating system. And I don’t mean just opening up a few apps and playing around, I mean really digging into it. Check out all the features. Read up on some articles to find some tips you may not know about. Play around in the Settings. You may discover things you didn’t even know existed.
2. Browse The App Store
The applications that come with your iPhone are nothing compared to the vast amount of apps available on the App Store. And although the name implies that you’ll have to pay for additional applications, a large amount of them are free. Want fun games to play? There’s an app for that. Want tools you didn’t even know your iPhone was capable of emulating? There’s an app for that. Want to turn your iPhone into a guitar, piano, or drum kit? Yep, there’s an even an app for that. You could get lost for hours exploring the different applications in the App Store, and it’s something every new iPhone user should do.
3. Set Up iCloud
One of the scariest things for any iPhone user is the fear that everything they’ve ever done on their iPhone could be erased if their device broke, or needed to be restored. All the precious photos, messages, video, and other media could be gone forever. That would suck, right? Luckily that’s only possible if you haven’t set up iCloud. iCloud is a cloud based storage service provided by Apple which automatically saves all your important data in the cloud – but only if you set it up. For more information in iCloud check out this iCloud Overview.
4. Get The Right Accessories For Your iPhone
If you think your purchasing was done after you bought your iPhone, think again. Although you could get away without any additional accessories, you’ll be much happier if I do. Check out our Top 5 Accessories For Getting The Most Out Of Your iPhone. By purchasing some of these accessories, you may actually save money in the long run. And who doesn’t want to save money, right?
5. Jailbreak Your iPhone
If you truly want to get the most out of your iPhone, you have to jailbreak it. Jailbreaking your iPhone removes all restrictions Apple has put in place on your iPhone, and completely changes the way you’ll use your device. If you want to learn more about jailbreaking your iPhone, check out our Jailbreaking FAQ.
And that’s it folks, but the list certainly does not end here. What tips do you have for getting the most out of your iPhone? Let us know in the comments or on our forums. We’d love to hear from you!