How to Change the Maps Navigation Volume on the iPhone 5

While there have been a lot of well-publicized problems with the Maps application on the iPhone 5 (when running iOS 6), it can still function well in a lot of situations. If you happen to be in a place where the app is working properly, then you have probably used the turn by turn voice… Continue Reading How to Change the Maps Navigation Volume on the iPhone 5

How to Use Private Browsing on the iPhone 5

Privacy is a big concern when you are using mobile devices, particularly if you share that device with another person, or someone else is constantly using your phone. Whatever your reasoning is for wanting to keep the websites that you visit a secret, the ability to use private browsing is something that many people will… Continue Reading How to Use Private Browsing on the iPhone 5

How to Create App Folders on the iPhone 5

iPhone apps are great. They provide convenient, quick ways to access applications, websites and services that you use a lot. But, because of their usefulness, you may find that you have too many on your phone. However, you don’t want to eliminate any apps because you still use them, so you want to be able… Continue Reading How to Create App Folders on the iPhone 5

How to Turn Off the iPhone 5 Lock and Unlock Sound

By default, your iPhone 5 can make a lot of noise. Most of these noises are meant to give you an audio indication that some sort of event or action has occurred but, as you become comfortable using the phone and know what actions will cause certain results, those sounds might be unnecessary. Fortunately your… Continue Reading How to Turn Off the iPhone 5 Lock and Unlock Sound

How to Lower Screen Brightness on the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 has a relatively long battery life but, if you are constantly playing games, listening to music or pairing Bluetooth devices, then that battery life can get shorter and shorter. Since many people are unwilling to alter the way they use their devices, one simple choice is to look for other options that… Continue Reading How to Lower Screen Brightness on the iPhone 5

How to Check Data Usage on the Verizon iPhone 5

The Verizon Share Everything plan provides an interesting option for families or groups of people that want to lower the cell phone bill. You get unlimited minutes and text messages to share amongst everyone that is on the plan, but you have a limited amount of data to share between all of the devices. If… Continue Reading How to Check Data Usage on the Verizon iPhone 5

How to Turn Off Keyboard Clicks on the iPhone 5

One of the biggest challenges when using a touch screen keypad is getting some feedback or response to indicate that you have typed a letter. This response can be very helpful when you are typing an email or text message, and can even give you a feeling similar to the one that you would get… Continue Reading How to Turn Off Keyboard Clicks on the iPhone 5

How to Delete a Contact on the iPhone 5

Sometimes the easiest way to remember or access a phone number on your iPhone 5 is to simply save it as a new contact. Since you can store a very large number of contacts on the device, there are very few drawbacks to creating as many contacts as you want. But occasionally you may end… Continue Reading How to Delete a Contact on the iPhone 5

How to Turn Off Auto Correct for Text Messaging on the iPhone 5

Auto correct on your mobile device, especially one whose navigation is entirely touch screen, can be very helpful. We have all inadvertently touched the wrong letter at one time or another, but auto correct can often fix this mistake. But if you are frequently typing abbreviated words, or words in text-speak, auto correct can be… Continue Reading How to Turn Off Auto Correct for Text Messaging on the iPhone 5