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  One of the iPhone’s tricks is the ability to keep an always up-to-date backup of your info, apps, settings and personal preferences in the cloud. If you switch phones or buy an iPad, log in and all your info comes with you. To set up iCloud backup:   Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup Under iCloud Backup, slide the switch to On Your phone will back up to the cloud any time it’s on, locked, connected to a power source and connected to the internet via Wi-Fi. To restore your phone from a backup, choose Restore from iCloud Backup on the initial setup screen and enter your Apple ID and password.
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Maxed out your storage? If so, it’s time to clean up and make room.   Here’s how:   1. Swipe through your screens and identify the apps you never use or games you don’t like playing anymore. Tap and hold your finger on one until they all start wiggling.   Tap the X   on the corner for each app or game you want to delete. When you’re done, press the Home button to stop the apps from wiggling.   2. It’s especially important to delete big apps that you don’t use. To find out how big some apps or games are, go to   Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage, and you’ll see a list of everything you have installed, from largest to smallest. Select what you want to remove and then tap   Delete App   to finish the job.   3. Photos and video take up a lot of space, so delete what you don’t need anymore. But no need to delete one by one. Go to your   Photos app > Camera Roll > Select   to handpick each and every image you want to delete, then tap the garbage can icon. Follow the same steps for   video clips   and you will have saved some valuable space.   4. If you’re an avid iPhone photographer you might want to use this neat little trick to save from doubling up on images. When shooting in   HDR mode   (three images combined for best exposure), iOS saves both the final image and the original, but you can change that. Go to   Settings > Photos & Camera   and toggle off   Keep Normal Photo.   5. Your   Messages   app may be cluttered with all the messages you’ve received, and you can do something about it by deleting entire threads. Simply swipe left on a thread and tap   Delete   to remove it. You can also set messages to delete automatically after 30 days or one year.
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 Restoring isn’t for the faint of heart. It will erase all your date, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, calendar information and any other data. (We did say “all” your data!).  Your phone will be restored to its factory condition.     Desperate? Need to restore your iPhone? Here’s how:   TIP:   Apple highly recommends that you perform a sync prior to restoring in order to back up any changes since your last sync.   Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed and running. Connect your iPhone to your computer. Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes under   Devices. Select the   Summary   tab. Select the   Restore   option. When prompted to back up your iPhone settings before restoring, select the   Back Up   option. NOTE:   During the Back up and Restore process, do not disconnect the iPhone from the computer or shut down iTunes.  This may corrupt the data in your iPhone or possibly corrupt the iPhone software altogether. Select the   Restore   option when iTunes prompts you. Once the restore process has completed, the iPhone restarts and displays the Apple logo while starting up. Note: After a restore, your iPhone will display the “Connect to iTunes” screen. Keep your device connected until the “Connect to iTunes” screen goes away or you see “iPhone is activated.” If iTunes does not have an Internet connection, you cannot complete this step. Select the backup you want for your iPhone (select “as new”) and select the   Continue   button in order to complete your device’s restoration.
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  Got the latest and greatest iOS device? Looking to take advantage of its video calling feature? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     To use FaceTime, you’ll need one of these compatible devices: iPhone 4 or later iPad 2 or later iPad mini iPod touch (4th generation) or later Steps: 1. To get started, tap on setting. 2. Next, select FaceTime and swipe to toggle FaceTime On. 3. Now the next time you’re on a call, just tap the FaceTime icon to invite the other person to a video call.   Making a video call using the FaceTime app Just choose the person you would like to video call and tap the FaceTime icon next to their name to get started.   Making a video call using your Contacts app Open the app, choose the person you would like to video call and tap the FaceTime icon next to their name to get started.
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  Are you not in range of a Wi-Fi network and still want to get on the internet with your iPad, iPod touch, Laptop or Personal Computer? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps: To start, tap on Settings, then Cellular, and then tap Personal Hotspot to turn on the feature. Next, tap on Settings, and then toggle Personal Hotspot to On. Once that is completed, click on Wi-Fi Password to set up a Wi-Fi password for your Personal Hotspot You can now connect your other devices to the Personal Hotspot via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or by USB Connection  
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  Switch over your contacts, calendars and music from your old device to your new one. BlackBerry has made it super easy to make the move, with an easy-to-use device-switching app called, appropriately, Device Switch.   The Device Switch software will transfer contacts and calendars between your devices over Wi-Fi. Before you do anything, ensure your iPhone and BlackBerry 10 device are on the same wireless network. Preferably your home network.     Moving Contacts and Calendars     On your iPhone: Tap to open the App Store. Search for “Device Switch” (made by Media Mushroom) and tap to download and install. Grant the app the permissions it requires: - Access contacts - Access Calendars - Access Reminders - Access Photos     On your New BlackBerry 10 Device:   Open BlackBerry World, search for an install and launch “Device Switch.” Swipe left to begin the process. Select “iPhone.”     On your iPhone:   Tap your BlackBerry in the Select Device window. All you need to do now is hit a few on-screen buttons; your iPhone and your BlackBerry 10 device will communicate with each other and complete the transfer.     Switching from Android to BlackBerry 10     On your Android:   Tap to open the Play Store. Search for “Device Switch” (made by Media Mushroom) and tap to download and install. Open the app and tap Next to get started     On your New BlackBerry 10 Device:   Open BlackBerry World then search for an install and launch “Device Switch.” Swipe left to begin the process. Select “Android.”   Your Android device and your BlackBerry 10 device will talk to each other wirelessly (provided they’re on the same wireless network) and will complete the transfer.     Moving Music   On your iPhone:   Sync your iPhone with iTunes using your iPhone’s USB cable. On your computer, download BlackBerry Link. Install and run the software. Connect your BlackBerry 10 device  to BlackBerry Link, go to Music Content, then drag and drop music from the Desktop tab to the BlackBerry tab.     On your Android:   If your Android device has a microSD card inserted and you’ve been saving your music there, remove it and put it into your BlackBerry 10 device. Did your music show up? Great! If not, no problem.   Here’s what to do:   Connect your BlackBerry 10 device and your Android device to the computer. Your BlackBerry 10 and your Android device will appear as removable drives. On your computer, drag music from the Android device removable drive and drop it onto your BlackBerry 10 removable drive.
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