What to do if you drop your iPhone in water

iPhone water

It’s a surprisingly common occurrence in our iPhone forums to hear a story about how someone has accidentally dropped their iPhone in water. While there is technology out there to make an iPhone waterproof, that doesn’t help you with your current mishap. So what should you do if you drop your iPhone in water? First things first You might want to cry a little. That’s understandable, but once you shed a tear, you’ll need to jump into to action to prevent further calamity. The first thing you’ll want to do is to completely power down your iPhone. To do so, press and hold the power button at the top right. You should see the see the ‘Slide to power off’. Tip: If you see the white spinning wheel, you’ll want to continue holding the … [Read more...]

How to clean your iPhone or iPad

How to clean your iPhone

If you’re anything like me, cleanliness is one of the most important details of your iPhone. Keeping the screen clean is essential, after all, you don’t want anything smudging that beautiful retina display do you? Here are a few simple tips on how to clean your iPhone and iPad, making it spotless. … [Read more...]

How To Fix iPhone Battery Life Problems

Fix iPhone Battery Life Problems

With the release of iOS 5, there have been a number of reports of poor iPhone battery life. While recent iOS updates have helped some, there are still plenty of accounts of iPhone battery life problems. Apple continues to offer maintentance releases, the latest being the forthcoming iOS 5.1 release. Our team has tackled these issues on more than one occasion and here's our latest attempt at helping you fix your iPhone battery life problems. You can also check out our extensive iPhone Battery Life resource guide. … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Fix an iPhone App That Won’t Stop Crashing

If you're careful to only purchase reputable apps on the app store (always get recommendations or check reviews), you usually won't run into any major problems. But every so often, be it due to an iOS update, an app update or just pure bad luck, you'll find yourself stuck with an app that keeps crashing. If you're lucky, it only crashes once in a while. If you're unlucky, you might not be able to open it. When this happens, many iOS users will simply leave a bad review and then delete it, but that's such a waste of money. Before you go to that extreme, consider a few simple steps that might clear up the problem. … [Read more...]

How To Restore iPhone To Factory Settings Without iTunes

Reset iPhone

There are a number of reasons why you might want to restore your iPhone factory settings. If for some reason your iPhone isn't working properly or maybe you are selling it. If you are away from your computer, it's very easy to restore your iPhone to factory settings. Simply follow these steps. As a reminder, make sure that you have synced all of you data to your computer. Following these directions will restore your iPhone back to the way it was when you first cracked open the box. That means all of your data and personal information will be deleted. With all the necessary warnings out the way, here's how to restore your iPhone to factory settings without iTunes: Tap on 'Settings'. If it's on on your homescreen, swipe to the … [Read more...]