iPhone 4S new users guide
Did you just get a new iPhone 4S? TiPb's here to help you get set up, get up to speed, get apps and games, get accessories, and get going as fast as possible! Whether you upgraded from a previous iPhone, or from another smartphone, or it's your very first smartphone, once you're powered up we've got your back!
Note: If you haven't bought your iPhone 4S yet, start here:
What are we talking about?
Before we start, if any of the terms below are unfamiliar you can find descriptions in our handy glossary:
If you've never had an iPhone before there are a few very useful accessories that come in the box, and a some buttons and ports on the iPhone 4 itself that you should become familiar with.
Get set up
With iOS 5 and iCloud, you don't even need a computer to set up your iPhone 4S. You can do it right on the device. Of course, iTunes is still an option if you prefer it, or if you have an older iPhone backup you want to restore from. We've got both covered for you.
- How to setup your new iPhone 4S
- How to transfer your data over from your old iPhone to your new iPhone 4S
- How to transfer your data over from your old Android, BlackBerry, webOS or Windows Phone to your new iPhone
Once you're up and running, you're ready to find out about all the amazing things your iPhone 4S can do. Here's a great place to start!
Get tips and tricks
Whether you're a beginner, a techie, or a flat out ninja, there are always new tips and tricks coming out for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Out daily tips cover everything from the most basic features to most advanced hacks, and our how-tos provide in-depth video and screenshot walkthroughs to help you get more out of your device. We've also got weekly podcasts, iPhone Live! and iPad Live! if you prefer audio, and a new video show, TiPb TV if you prefer to watch along!
Get apps and games
There are hundreds of thousands of iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps in the iTunes App Store and more and more of them have now been updated to really take advantage of iOS 5. We're also keeping track of our Top 5 and Top 10 apps in a bunch of great categories.
Every Apple device looks the same and every Apple Store sells the same stuff. If you're wanting something different -- a splash of color, a bit of style, a new look, check out:
Get talking, get help
If you just want to talk about your new iPhone 4, iPod touch, iPad, or Apple TV and all those apps and accessories, or if you need help getting started (or to trouble-shoot bugs), or advice and recommendations, we have the best community on the web waiting for you (yes, you!):
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