New iPhone-SE? 8 things you should do immediately – CNET

New iPhone-SE? 8 things you should do immediately – CNET

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some of the time, to know that your new Apple device. 

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Apple’s brand-new iPhone-SE is here. But rather than just trying to figure things out as you go, if you are ripped you’ve got the plastic cover off the screen, you set aside an hour or two to set up and navigate your new device. Trust me, it’s time well spent.

The iPhone-SE comes with Touch ID, unlike the rest of Apple iPhone lineup, that has ditched the home button and relies solely on gestures. The iPad has its own share of gestures that you need to master. Plus, now that the iPad operates an in-house OS (iPad OS), separated by iOS 13, Apple’s tablet has much more of a laptop atmosphere than ever before.

Here is how I recommend setting up your new phone.


you back up your old devices before the establishment of the new. 

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getting started with your new iPhone or iPad

first things First: fuses, gestures, and setting up Face-ID.

If you have a new iPhone or iPad: backup your old device to iCloud before the establishment of the new

the establishment of a new iPhone or iPad is a fairly simple process, but if you have a backup of a previous model, it is a good idea to do some housekeeping before you make your final backup. You start by triaging your old photos and old apps you have not used in months, to save space and to speed up the process. 

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Once you have decluttered your old device, iOS-13 has a new feature this is by far the easiest way to transfer everything over

If you switch to the iPad, then you can wear your new tablet from an iPhone backup to your settings, data and apps. 

ditching Android? There’s an app for that

Apple has released a few Android apps, one of which is called iOS. You can use it to transfer most of the information on your Android device to your new iPhone, including all of the Android apps have a free version in the App Store of Apple. If you jump, be sure to check out our full overview covering how to use Move iOS

Get your new iPhone or iPad

the first thing you need to learn, with a newer iPhone how to work around it without a home button, the Apple iPhone X< - span section="inline-annotation|leads"> ($900 on Boost Mobile). 

The iPad app switcher is pretty cool. 

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On the iPad, the entire lineup, regardless of whether or not it has a home button, draws heavily on gestures for multitasking and Navigation in the interface. For example, you can open multiple apps on the same screen, or multiple Windows of the same app at the same time, but you need to know how to make that happen. this is our instructions, complete with animated images, that explains everything.

With the release of iPadOS 13.4 at the end of March, Apple real trackpad support on the tablet. And with it a whole new set of gestures, you need to learn comes. Of course we have a guide for that, once again, complete with animated images

After you FaceID get used to, you’ll forget it is even there. 

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Important note: the Use of a password and Face ID or Touch ID

Touch ID, which is what Apple calls its fingerprint reader in the home button, is still a thing on some iPad models and the iPhone SE. If your device over a home button, you set that to for quick unlock, convenient mobile payments and security. 

in the year 2018, the iPad pro and newer iPhones all have a facial recognition feature called Face ID, which you can use to unlock the phone, open the Apple Pay for mobile payments and complete purchases in the App Store. Face ID is not convenient, and safe, so that you want to, you can skip this step. here you will Learn a little more about Face ID and how to set it up

The setup process you are prompted to, ID set up, we can’t recommend it highly enough. Our phones and tablets have our private data on them, and you would not want anyone to go through it, would you? 


iOS 13, and iPadOS have a lot of new features, some of which are a little, well,. 

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you need more iCloud storage? 

Probably. A common frustration for iPhone owners is that they do not have enough iCloud storage. Apple gives everyone 5 GB of free, but it is hardly enough for the vast majority of people. Instead of waiting to receive a warning, a warning that you are doing storage yourself a favor and sign up for the 50 GB plan for $0.99 per month. 

Upping your plan will prevent the headache of failed backups down the road. You can make your iCloud data plan by opening the “settings” app on your iPhone and tap on your name at the top of the app Then select iCloud >  Manage storage  > Change storage plan, to make the change. 

Learn your device-the basics

Don ‘ T stop yet. Here’s the essential setup tips that you should learn, and a crucial function to turn on right away.

get your new device

new Apple device iOS 13, or iPadOS 13 pre-installed, i.e. you have to jump right in and learn all the fresh features. There is a special new dark mode, a simple way to connect to Wi-Fi networks, new features in the messaging and desktop-class version of Safari for the iPad. Here’s how they all, and then some. 

Not every feature is obvious, though, and that’s fine. Hidden features are often the best kind, and we’ve unearthed a lot of gems as a way to delete apps from the update screen, or the possibility of using a mouse to control your iPad. Yes, it’s pretty cool. 


The ability to record your iPhone or iPad screen in the operating system.

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If you find yourself struggling with things like display notifications or Face ID to not work the way you think it should, we offer some advice for Troubleshooting common problems. 

taking and sharing a screenshot is a quick and easy way to get help, Troubleshooting, or to show off a high score in your favorite game. You can take a screenshot by pressing the pages key and the volume up button at the same time, on newer devices, or if you have a device with the home button, press the power and home buttons at the same time. 

Although, sometimes a screenshot is just not good enough. You can use your iOS device’s screen with a built-in tool-here’s how. 


do not forget to setup from iCloud backup. 

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Keep your iPhone or iPad backed up

After you set up your phone and learning the ins and outs, participate in a extra five minutes and it is sure to be backed up regularly with your iCloud account. In the year 2020, there is no reason you should lose no data, if you get a new phone. 

If you have installed a Mac and MacOS Catalina, you already know iTunes is nowhere to be found. You can secure your iOS device is still possible, only via the Finder, now. 

Dónde Está o My de iOS-13

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Make sure the Find My

Last, but certainly not least, set up is to verify that Apple’s Find My service is set up and working. With My set of Find-up, you will be able to locate and track, as well as remotely lock or wipe her device is lost. If you lose your iPhone or iPad, you’ll thank yourself for taking the extra time now. 

See? That wasn’t so bad, was it? Whether you have a new Mac, new PC or an Echo, as long as you take your time and not rush you through each step, you will learn a lot along the way and save yourself time down the road.


Once you have the iPad, mastering it can fast a laptop replacement. 

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Released on Sun, 26 Apr 2020 17:45:00 +0000

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