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iPad / iPhone Quick Fixes

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 


iPad / iPhone stops receiving email -  hard reset*, remove and replace SIM, restart

iPad / iPhone calendar stops syncing - update device software

iPhone: can’t phone out, can’t end calls, no ring tone – update device software

iPhone: can receive SMS text messages but cannot send SMS – refer to Telco who’ll need to adjust configuration

iPhone / iPad: no ringtone but speaker works – check the physical mute button on the side of the device

iPhone / iPad: can’t backup as iTunes...


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Supporting iPads & iPhones in an Enterprise environment

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 

Where resources permit, have a dedicated PC for mobility users - replete with the necessary adapters and software. You'll need iTunes, and the iPhone configuration utility should you decide to utilise an enterprise configuration file for security reasons.
 
Mobility is now deemed part of the old "Desktop Support" environment which is gradually being renamed IT Support. I bring numerous phones or tablets on line each week, all of which have sizeable data plans enabled. Once the go ahead is given...


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iPad Screenshots: an in-built feature

Posted by John Cowburn on Sunday, June 19, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 

Screenshot capability is built in to the iPad and users don't need to pay for a dedicated iPad screenshot App, though plenty are available.

  • While holding the iPad Home button, quickly press and release the Power Button at the top right hand side (when the iPad is held as per the illustration)
  • You'll hear a camera shutter sound and see a whitish flash
  • The screenshot will automatically have been saved to the Photos App

 

This can be transferred to a computer via iTunes or similar; anot...


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iPad waiting icon

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 18, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 



Should a "waiting" icon appear as an App on your iPad, and refuse to be deleted even after doing the icon jiggling trick (no "x" will appear) - it is likely waiting for a wi-fi connection in order to download a file larger than the 3G limit (about 20 MB.) Either connect to a wi-fi network to complete the download, or:

  • sign out of the App Store
  • do a hard shutdown (i.e. hold down Home and on/off buttons simultaneously, and do not use the slide to switch off: it will eventually power down b...


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Showing Tag: "ipad" (Show all posts)

iPad / iPhone Quick Fixes

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 


iPad / iPhone stops receiving email -  hard reset*, remove and replace SIM, restart

iPad / iPhone calendar stops syncing - update device software

iPhone: can’t phone out, can’t end calls, no ring tone – update device software

iPhone: can receive SMS text messages but cannot send SMS – refer to Telco who’ll need to adjust configuration

iPhone / iPad: no ringtone but speaker works – check the physical mute button on the side of the device

iPhone / iPad: can’t backup as iTunes...


Continue reading ...
 

Supporting iPads & iPhones in an Enterprise environment

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 

Where resources permit, have a dedicated PC for mobility users - replete with the necessary adapters and software. You'll need iTunes, and the iPhone configuration utility should you decide to utilise an enterprise configuration file for security reasons.
 
Mobility is now deemed part of the old "Desktop Support" environment which is gradually being renamed IT Support. I bring numerous phones or tablets on line each week, all of which have sizeable data plans enabled. Once the go ahead is given...


Continue reading ...
 

iPad Screenshots: an in-built feature

Posted by John Cowburn on Sunday, June 19, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 

Screenshot capability is built in to the iPad and users don't need to pay for a dedicated iPad screenshot App, though plenty are available.

  • While holding the iPad Home button, quickly press and release the Power Button at the top right hand side (when the iPad is held as per the illustration)
  • You'll hear a camera shutter sound and see a whitish flash
  • The screenshot will automatically have been saved to the Photos App

 

This can be transferred to a computer via iTunes or similar; anot...


Continue reading ...
 

iPad waiting icon

Posted by John Cowburn on Saturday, June 18, 2011, In : Software & IT-related 



Should a "waiting" icon appear as an App on your iPad, and refuse to be deleted even after doing the icon jiggling trick (no "x" will appear) - it is likely waiting for a wi-fi connection in order to download a file larger than the 3G limit (about 20 MB.) Either connect to a wi-fi network to complete the download, or:

  • sign out of the App Store
  • do a hard shutdown (i.e. hold down Home and on/off buttons simultaneously, and do not use the slide to switch off: it will eventually power down b...


Continue reading ...
 
 
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