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7 tips that will help you get the most out of your new iPhone

Published Dec 30th, 2014 12:30PM EST
iPhone Tips And Tricks

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Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were two of the most desirable smartphones of the holiday season. And if Apple’s holiday quarter is as huge as analysts think it’s going to be, millions of people will have been gifted new iPhones this past Christmas season. But now that you have your sleek new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or another new iPhone model, where should you begin if you’re a new user?

The first stop you should make is our app sale hub, where we share a new list each day of paid iOS apps that go on sale for free. After that, you should check out this list of seven tips that will help you get the most out of your new iPhone.

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Writing at Forbes, Ewan Spence has assembled a nice list of tips that will help new iPhone owners get the most out of their devices. Since so many people receive new iPhones as holiday gifts each year, it’s obviously the perfect time to share a list like this.

Spence does a good job of covering most of the basics, and he starts with two tips that will help users configure cloud sync and storage on their iPhones. This is important for several reasons, not the least of which is ensuring that all data is backed up in the event something goes wrong with an iPhone.

Also included on the list are tips that will help users find good apps and games, as well as get the most out of their iPhone cameras.

The full list is linked in the source section below.

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Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content. Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment.

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