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Apple Shares New Videos in iPhone Tips Series Covering Wallet, Face ID, Live Photos, Apple Support App and More

Apple this afternoon shared several new videos that are part of its ongoing iPhone tips series called "iPhone Can Do What?" that was launched earlier this week.

The new videos cover getting help on Apple products using the Apple Support app, unlocking the iPhone with Face ID, accessing boarding passes in the Wallet app, and choosing a new key frame in a Live Photo. There's also a video highlighting the fact that Apple's iPhones are water resistant, which pertains to the iPhone 7 and later.






Each video's description links to Apple's full iPhone tips website, which includes additional short tutorial videos and tips on available iPhone features.



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2 weeks ago
Poor guy only has $78 left in his chase account after buying an iPhone.
Rating: 27 Votes
2 weeks ago
These are ads not tips. Nobody is going to learn a damn thing from these ultra short vids.
Rating: 11 Votes
2 weeks ago
Actually iOS now desperately needs tutorials for first time users because there is sooooo much hidden stuff that's difficult to figure out (and remember for the first time). Those of us who've been using iOS for a long time have memorized how it all works and how to get from point A to Point B (in the typical circuitous iOS maze) but for newbies? It's an extremely frustrating experience. I'd venture to say it's "horrible" for first time users.
Rating: 7 Votes
2 weeks ago
Last September, my iPhone X got wet like that video and it became a brick and had no insurance.
Rating: 7 Votes
2 weeks ago
Back on topic, I think this is a smart move by Apple.
Some of these options I did not even know existed...
Rating: 5 Votes
2 weeks ago

Sure you would. Yes it's true Apple is losing market share, and you'rec clueless if you think Apple holds the smartphone market share. You forgot Huawei/Xiaomi in India and China which are huge markets, same for Samsung in Europe. Apple may sell the most on US but that's about it.


Well can we blame them? Most features and services of iPhone is for US only, and probably a few select countries. Apple Watch ECG, Apple Pay, Wallets, Homepod, or Siri on Apple TV. You name it and US consumers may tick all the checkboxes.

Consumers abroad getting many features disabled/unavailable, they pay generally MORE for each iPhone and many have no carrier contracts or upgrade programs. Meaning they just buy their iPhone upfront, and getting less. That's crazy!!

Meanwhile most of China use local services like Wechat, Baidu, Weibo and they run better on $200 Chinese brand androids instead of $999 iPhone (due to less restrictions from manufacturers).
Apple could suddenly stop selling their products outside US and probably lose only a few percentage of sales in the process.
Rating: 4 Votes
2 weeks ago

How can an android phone be inferior, that’s just not fact based! Android is far superior in almost any category. Maybe You like the iPhone more, but facts are against your personal preference.


What facts are those? I didn’t see any in your post.
Rating: 3 Votes
2 weeks ago

What the heck are you even saying now?
If the product is easy to use and intuitive it shouldn't have a manual to know how to use.

You didn't get that? 'o_O

I get that you changed your argument when I called you out on your ridiculous reply to this article.

You: great products shouldn’t come with a manual on how to use it, iOS is so hard to use Apple now has to make a manual. Nice, what a clever burn on Apple lolololol!

Me: What the heck are you even saying? This isn’t a manual, it’s a video, duh.

You: You’re right, that was a pretty ridiculous comment. Let me try to save face by claiming Apple said something they never said: well, what I meant was I thought Apple said great products shouldn’t need a video on how to use them

Me: Nice attempt at trying to create a straw man (not)

You: If the product is easy to use and intuitive it shouldn't have a manual to know how to use

Me: What the heck are you even saying? This isn’t a manual, it’s a video, duh.


And we’re back to where we started. Why are you doubling down on the same ridiculous comment? Yikes.
Rating: 3 Votes
2 weeks ago

They never won the Best Display on the Planet award. By the time MicroLED arrives, Samsung will have marched full steam ahead with their foldable displays.


The caveat being, by the time micro LED does launch is, you have no idea and neither does anyone else, if foldable displays will be the future or not. It very well could be a niche technology that’s not fully adopted that will be phased out like the 3-D curved TV’s. It’s all innovative, but with the price and the lack of appeal for some, they’re generally not interested in certain technology if it doesn’t suit their financial needs. (Especially with a $2000 folding phone.)
Rating: 3 Votes
2 weeks ago

I don't think it's unreasonable to ask the user to meet the tech halfway. You either learn it or fight it.
I usually go through the Settings app on my phone after each major upgrade. I find all kinds of new options that way.


Apple has added a LOT of functionality to iOS over the years and the “it just works” mantra doesn’t apply anymore. Apple needs to better promote (educate) users on all the things they can do.
Rating: 2 Votes

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