Got a new iPhone? Is it your first iPhone device ? Ofcourse, the amount of things to setup can be overwhelming for first-time users. So, here's what you need to get started with your new iPhone, whether you're a first-timer or an iOS pro.
If you have an iPhone, you should get to know how the iTunes works. This software is mandatory for the iPhone users, where it can perform functions like stores and plays your music, add and remove music, video, photos, apps, and more from your iPhone. If you are a Mac user, the iTunes comes pre-installed, while for the Windows users, they have to install it.
2. Create Apple ID
The next big thing in the iDevice is to create Apple ID. This ID allows users to download apps, access iTunes stores. This free account not only lets you buy music, movies, apps, and more at iTunes, it's also the account you use for other useful features like iMessage, iCloud, Find My iPhone, FaceTime, and many other awesome technologies on the iPhone.
3. Activate your iPhone
The first and foremost thing you have to do is after creating your Apple ID is to activate your iPhone. The basic setup process activates the iPhone and lets you choose fundamental settings for using features like FaceTime, Find My iPhone, iMessage, and more.
4. Set up and Sync your iPhone
Once you are ready with Apple ID and iTunes, its time to sync your iPhone with your computer. Once you've synced via USB once, you can change your settings and sync over Wi-Fi from now on.
OneDrive is for Microsoft! iCloud is for Apple ! This iCloud basically works as a cloud storage device, which collects the features together into a single place, including backing up your data to Apple's servers and re-install it over the Internet with one click or automatically sync data across devices. With iCloud you can redownload anything, suppose if you have deleted any file unfortunately.
6. Set up Find My iPhone
This feature comes handy, in a situation when you have lost your mobile phones. Find My iPhone is a feature of iCloud that allows the users to see iPhone, with the help of built-in GPS.
7. Set up Touch ID
Coming to the fingerprint sensor, not all the iPhone have this feature. Apple has equipped this Fingerprint sensor from iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus. The Touch ID is used for unlocking the phone, and making iTunes or App Store purchases, in iOS 8 any app can use it. You can also use it in Apple Pay.
8. Use Find My Friends
You can use the Find My Friends app to locate your friends and family, as long as they have an iPhone. First of add the contact of the person, whom you want to follow. In that App, add the information of the other users. They will receive a request to allow you to see their location, and after accepting it, send a counter-request for your location information as well.
9. Install New Apps
Now you can install some new app from the App Store of your choice.
10. Set up Passcode
They will receive a request to allow you to see their location, and upon accepting it, probably send a counter-request for your location information as well.