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[Fix] Applications crash and iPhone hangs after iOS7 upgrade

With the upgrade of iOS7 (the latest major version of iOS) on iPhone 4 many users have complained that their iPhone is not lagging in UI and the applications are also crashing. In short they are putting it as their phone has gone really slow. One of the user complained on the Apple discussion that when he wants to call anyone then he has to wait for the iPhone to respond for about 10 to 12 seconds on every step. Now this is something very serious because the lag at this rate makes your iPhone completely useless. So, there are the steps which can help you to deal with this problem.

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How To Fix It

Step- 1

Upgrade your iPhone 4 to iOS7.0.3. This is the latest update of the iOS7. This update will fix many of the fixes on your iPhone and the lock-screen bypass problem which created a lots of problem among the users. This update will reduce the lag to a huge extent.

Step- 2

Try to close the applications regularly when you exit an application, make sure that when you double tap the home button you don’t a huge list of application in the row. Following the same logic in mind, delete all those application which you seldom use.

Step- 3

If the lag is unbearable, then take the backup of your iPhone 4 and then restore it with the backup.

Conclusion

These steps will really help you keep your iPhone4 stable and reduce the lag to a huge extent. After restoring the device, it responds really well but then after a month or two it might start doing the same things again. So, you can think of repeating the above again and again after an interval of 2 or 3 months. Please let us know if you face any problem while dealing with this issue.

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[How To] Reply with SMS or iMessage On Call Reject on iPhone with iOS 6

After you update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS  i.e. 6 or you go ahead and buy Apple iPhone 5 which comes with Apple iOS 6. You are in for a treat of new features and going by numbers, Apple has introduced about 200 new features in this new version of iOS6. Today we are going to discuss about one such feature which is replying with a message and setting a reminder while denying a call.

Earlier when a phone call came on your iPhone you had two choices Answer or Decline. But now apart from these you will get two more options such as Reply With Message and Remind me Later when you will slide upwards from the screen. And in this post i am going to to tell you about how to use these options so that you will never have to remember who called you and who do you have to call.

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Here’s how you can do it

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When you receive a call and if you don’t want to answer it and you also want some more options while declining the call such as Reply with Message or Remind me Later as shown in the screenshot. Image Credit Apple.

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This is the symbol which will be present to the right of the unlock slider. So when your iPhone is locked and you receive a call from someone which you don’t want to answer and you need the two new options provided by iOS 6 i.e. with Message or Remind me Later then slide this symbol upwards with the help of your finger to reveal them.

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In case you select the Reply with Message option then you will get three preset replies as well as one custom reply. The default preset replies are I’ LL CALL YOU LATER, I’M ON MY WAY and WHAT’S UP?. If you tap on any of these options then a automatic text message will be sent which says, “I can’t talk right now…” followed by the message that you chose. In case you want to send something other than the default presets then you can tap on the CUSTOM option which will open a blank message addressed to the caller which you can type and send. Image Credit Apple.

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In case you don’t want to Reply with Message rather you want yourself to be reminded for the same. Then tapping on the Remind me Later option will provide you with following four default options In 1 hour, When I leave, When I get home, When I get to work and When I get to work. What all options are showinfg depend on your current location. For example, if you are at work, the WHEN I GOT TO WORK option will not be displayed. When you tap on any of these options it will automatically create a reminder in the Reminder App. Image Credit Apple.

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This is main screen of your iPhone. You can now unlock your phone by sliding across it. Image Credit Apple.

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After you will unlock your iPhone this is how your iPhone’s screen will look like. Now tap on the grey colored icon which says Settings on the bottom of your screen.

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Inside Settings you will find a lot of options now with the help of your finger slide up and then you will see Phone option which is highlighted in Red color in the above screenshot.

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After you tap on the Phone option the above screenshot will open. You can select the Reply with Message option highlighted in red in order to define your custom message that you want to send to the caller while you are not able to attend to the call.

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After you tap on the Reply with Message you can add up to three custom messages of your own which will show up in the list of messages when you tap on the Reply with Messages button.

Conclusion

This is a very simple tip, but can be very useful for many users who would like to explore more about reply with message and remind me later option on iPhone while declining a call. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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[How To] Install, Get Back Youtube App on iOS 6 on iPhone

After you update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS i.e. 6 or you go ahead and buy Apple iPhone 5 which comes with Apple iOS 6. You are in for a treat of new features and going by numbers, Apple has introduced about 200 new features in this new version of iOS6. But a very big disadvantage of updating to iOS 6 is that it doesn’t come with a built in YouTube app as in previous versions of the iOS.

But no need to worry for all those who like watching videos like me and have not been able to do so in iOS6 as in this post i will tell you about the steps to download the YouTube app in iOS6.

Steps to Download YouTube app back on iOS 6

Here’s how you can do it

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This is main screen of your iPhone. You can now unlock your phone by sliding across it

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After you will unlock your iPhone this is how your iPhone’s screen will look like. Now tap on the blue colored icon which has an ‘A’ in a circle and also it has a red outline in the above screen and says App Store.

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When the App Store app opens up it will look like this and you will have five options at the bottom i.e. Featured, Top Charts, Genius, Search and Updates. You will have to select the Search option which is outlined in Red and in the search box present at the top enter YouTube. And you will get a YouTube app with an Install button. Just tap on the Install button to install the app.

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The app will start installing after you will tap on the Install button.

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The above screenshot shows the app and the status of installation in the blue bar.

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After being installed you can open this app. It has a new interface compared to what it has in iOS 5. The main page slides to the right just like Facebook to show you all the menu options. The first option is Sign In which will allow you to Sign In to the App. The various categories present in the app are Popular, Films and Animations, Autos and Vehicles, Music, Pets and Animals, Sports and then you can slide up with the help of your finger to reveal more options.

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After you slide up in the previous page the various other categories that get unveiled are Travel and Events, Gaming, People and Blogs, Comedy, Entertainment, News and Politics, Howto and Style, Education and Science and Technology.

Conclusion

This is a very simple tip, but can be very useful for many users who like watching videos on YouTube and were searching for this app in iOS 6. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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[Tip] Store iPhone Contacts On Google Servers With Calendar Synced Up

For many of us including me Google Mail or Gmail has been the only Email client that they are using due to the impeccable service they offer and various other add-ons available with the Gmail like our Contacts and Calendar events. We can access them easily on our computer or laptop.

But in case we have to access them on our iPhone then we may not be able to do that until now. But you will be very excited to hear that today i have got a solution to your problems of not being able to access the Gmail contacts and Calendar on your iPhone. In iPhone we normally configure our Email in our Email app provided by Apple which allows us to configure the Gmail as a Gmail Account due to which we are not able to sync our Contacts and Calendars with iPhone.

But today i will tell you how to configure your Gmail Account as a Microsoft Exchange Account so that you are able to sync your Google Contacts, Calendars and mail in iPhone.

Sync Google Contacts, Calendars and Mail on iOS 6

Here’s how you can do it

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This is main screen of your iPhone. You can now unlock your phone by sliding across it.

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After you will unlock your iPhone this is how your iPhone’s screen will look like. Now tap on the grey colored icon which says Settings on the bottom of your screen.

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Inside Settings you will find a lot of options now with the help of your finger slide up and then you will see the Mail,Contacts, Calendars option.

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Select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option highlighted in a Red Border by tapping on it.

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Inside Mail, Contacts, Calendars options you will see an option which says Add Account as highlighted in red in the above screenshot. Please select this option by tapping on it.

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Now here is where it get tricky, don’t select Gmail instead select Microsoft Exchange as highlighted in red by tapping on it.

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After you select Microsoft Exchange above screen will open for you which will have three fields i.e. Email, Password and Description.

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Now you need to enter your Full Email Address in the Email field, Password in the Password field and in the Description field you can anything according to your convenience as it will be used as a name for your Gmail Account so that you can recognize it if you have one or more Microsoft Exchange Accounts configured in your iPhone.

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After Entering all the three fields you can press Next button on the top right hand side corner and it will start verifying all the credentials.

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After the above credentials get verified the above screen will open in which you will again have to enter some fields so that you can setup your Gmail account as Microsoft Exchange.

  • In Email Field enter your full Gmail address
  • In Server field enter m.google.com
  • Leave Domain field blank

Now with the help of your finger slide up and you will see some more fields.

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  • In Username field enter your full Gmail address
  • In Password field enter the password for the Gmail account
  • In Description field you can anything according to your convenience as it will be used as a name for your Gmail Account so that you can recognize it if you have one or more Microsoft Exchange Accounts configured in your iPhone

After entering all the fields press Next button on the top right hand corner of the screen.

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After you credentials get verified the above screen will come up and you can use to toggles to sync according to your choice.

Conclusion

This is a very simple tip, but can be very useful for many users who would like to sync their Gmail Contacts and Calendars on iPhone. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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[Tip] Freeze iPhone in Portrait Mode

Sometimes when we are working on our iPhone and we suddenly tilt it in the landscape mode the orientation of your phone will change to the landscape mode. This is a very awesome feature of iPhone and the Gyrometer present in it is very responsive so it immediately changes its orientation from portrait to landscape and vice versa depending upon how we will tilt the phone. If you are sitting or lying down in a position such that you are holding the iPhone in a way that its getting tilted and you don’t want your iPhone to change its orientation and you don’t know how to stop it then i have got a solution for you today.

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This is main screen of your iPhone. You can now unlock your phone by sliding across it.

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After you will unlock your iPhone this is how your iPhone’s screen will look like.

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Now press the home button twice and this is how your screen will turn into. There will be a apps bar at the bottom which contains all the apps that are currently running.

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Now you should slide from left to right and when you do that this screen will appear. At the bottom left hand corner of this screen there is a grey button with a circular arrow which when pressed will lock the orientation of the iPhone in the locked mode.

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After you will press this button you will see a lock that appears in the middle of the circular arrow which signifies that the Portrait Orientation is locked for iPhone. You will also see a message at the bottom of the screen which says Portrait Orientation Locked.

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In order to unlock the portrait orientation you can press the same button again and the portrait orientation will get unlocked. You will also see a message at the bottom which says Portrait Orientation Unlocked.

Conclusion

This is very simple tip, but can be very useful for many users. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.