Sunday, September 23, 2012

Top Tips for iPhone 5 and iOS 6: Google Map and Battery Life

Apple Map

The iPhone 5 is on your hand and iOS 6 has been updated for iPhone and iPad. Even though you love them, you have to admit that they also make some troubles to you, such as Apple Map, battery life. Thereby, we pick up some top tips to help you solve these problems.

Replacing Apple Map by Google Map on iOS 6

You may have complained the new Apple Map app so much, which has less, wrong information, and some terrible satellite photos. As we all know, the key point of map software is its richness and accuracy of data. To save your trouble, why not replacing the Apple Map by Google Map? Here is a useful video we pick from YouTube to tell you how to get Google Map back on iOS 6.



App: Tips & Tricks for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 - Video Walkthrough Secrets

This app, Tips & Tricks for iOS 6 and iPhone 5, is designed for both iPhone and iPad. You will get over 1000 unique iOS 6 tips and easy ways to master your iOS and iPhone 5. Most of the tips are step-to-step videos. We think it is worthy to own. Download it on iTunes.

App:tips for iPhone 5 and iOS 6


Extending the battery life of the iPhone 5

As Apple claims, iPhone 5 offers talk time of up to 8 hours on 3G and video playback of Up to 10 hours. But are you satisfied with it? No! So here we pick up some top tips to tell you how to extend battery life of iPhone 5.

1. Reduce screen brightness (browse to Settings > Brightness and adjust). There is also the option to set this on an automatic setting (browse to Settings > Brightness > Auto-Brightness On).

2. Turn off the functions and apps you don't use often.

Services like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when not in use, turn off them and ensure Vibration Mode is turned off (browse to Settings > Sounds and set it to off).

Location Services (like Maps), when it is not in use, turn off (browse to Settings > Privacy > Location Services).

Turn Push Email function off, if not in use (browse to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar > Fetch New Data and set Push Email to off).

3. Disable some default settings. Some apps use Push Notifications by default and this drains the battery. To disable, browse to Settings > Notifications and disable notifications for chosen apps.

4. Switch to Airplane Mode when low on battery or in an area with no network coverage (browse to Settings > Airplane Mode).

5. Keep iPhone away from direct sunlight and other heat sources.

 More tips for iPhone 5:

3 Ways to Play Flash SWF as HD Video on iPhone 5
iPhone 5 Tips - How to Transfer Videos and Music from iPhone 5 to Computer
Data Recovery Tips: How to Recover Deleted Files for iPhone 5

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