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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

iOS5-Trouble iPhone Battery Drained Problems


UPDATE: 11/15/11- Apple’s iOS 5.0.1 update evidently addressed some, but not all of the battery issues troubling iPhone users. In a statement issued moments ago, the company acknowledged there may still be a few problems that need troubleshooting. “The recent iOS software update addressed many of the battery issues that some customers experienced on their iOS 5 devices,” the company said in a statement. “We continue to investigate a few remaining issues.”

UPDATE:10/13/11- Apple customers are complaining that iCloud, one of the key features of the new iOS5 mobile operating system launched on Wednesday, is not working properly. On the Apple support system icloud status page you get these two mesages:(iCloud: Account - Users Affected: Some) "Users may experience intermittent slowness when signing in to iCloud. Normal service will be restored ASAP. We apologize for any inconvenience."(10/13/2011 09:55 PDT) and this; "Some users are experiencing intermittent authentication errors when trying to use mail. Normal service will be restored ASAP. We apologize for any inconvenience."(iCloud: Mail & Notes - Users Affected: Some 10/13/2011 09:58 PDT)
Numerous reports, including users of Apple's existing online service MobileMe attempting to migrate to iCloud, are seeing a blank screen and error messages asking them to try again later. Others having problems after installing OS X and trying to enable iCloud
SOLUTIONS: FIRST be patient. My best advice is to wait till the traffic has cleared. Let the others who want to be first wait in a LONG line. It's NOT going anywhere. SECOND: After installing OS X 10.7.2 and enabled the new iCloud services a number of users have found that the system is displaying a Guest User account at the log-in window. Upon clicking on this the system will show a warning that states the system will restart into a Safari-only mode for the guest user, and if any accounts are currently logged in then they will be forced to log out and may lose unsaved work.
To solve this: Cnet has the solution which you can find here→THE FIX!!

Today was the day, October 12, 2011, that Apple released there new operating system the iOS 5. UNFORTUNATELY many users are having MAJOR problems in downloading the update as Apple's servers obvoiuly can NOT handle the massive demand for the new system

If you have an older iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, you can upgrade it to Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 5.

So, too, can iPad and iPad 2 owners, and those with a third or fourth generation iPod Touch. Note that many people are reporting problems with the iOS 5 installation; the following covers the basic procedure as it's supposed to go.

To get iOS 5, the first order of business is to update to iTunes 10.5.→ Open iTunes and then click iTunes > Check for Updates to install version 10.5. 

←Once iTunes is up-to-date, connect your iOS device. 

If you aren't prompted automatically to start downloading iOS 5, select your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch under the Devices header in the left-hand column and click Check for Update. 

A pop-up window will appear,→ alerting you that a new iOS version is available for your device. Click the Download and Update button. (Or, if you are going to need your phone in the near future, opt for the Download Only button to download it now and install later. iOS 5 is a 668.8MB download for the iPhone, which could take an hour or more, depending on your connection and the amount of traffic hitting Apple's servers.)

←Click through the next three screens to start the download. If you want to see its progress, click Downloads under the Store header in the left-hand column of iTunes. It shows you the estimated time remaining and how many megabytes have been downloaded.

Once the download completes, the installation will begin automatically if you chose the Download and Update option. Once iOS 5 is installed, you'll need to hop through a few setup screens on your device before it's ready to use. You'll be asked to enable location services, sign in with your Apple log-in, enter your birthday, agree to terms and conditions, set up iCloud, and enable Find My iPhone. 
On an iPhone 3GS, it looks like this: 
You phone may be different.

Apple says that iOS 5 includes more than 200 new features.Lets look at the top 10! 

1- Notifications Center: No longer interrupts, Now an animated on top can touch to go, single place combines ALL, Get to it by swiping finger from top downward. And the Lock screen displays notifications so you can act on them with just a swipe. Notification Center is the best way to stay on top of your life’s breaking news.

YouTube,Contacts Integrated.

2-Newsstand: Subscribed PAID service in App store.Read all about it. All in one place. iOS 5 organizes your magazine and newspaper app subscriptions in Newsstand: a folder that lets you access your favorite publications quickly and easily. There’s also a new place on the App Store just for newspaper and magazine subscriptions. And you can get to it straight from Newsstand. 

3-Twitter: iOS 5 makes it even easier to tweet from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Sign in once in Settings, and suddenly you can tweet directly from Safari, Photos, Camera, YouTube, or Maps. Want to mention or @reply to a friend? Contacts applies your friends’ Twitter usernames and profile pictures. So you can start typing a name and iOS 5 does the rest. You can even add a location to any tweet, no matter which app you’re tweeting from.

4-Safari: Reader tap on button, E-Mail contents of story, Reading List Save story and read it latter, Tabbed Browsing. Safari Reader displays web articles sans ads or clutter so you can read without distractions. Reading List lets you save interesting articles to peruse later, while iCloud keeps your list updated across all your devices.

5-Reminders: Store list of things, Dates, Locations, Sync with iCal & Microsoft Exchange. Next time you think to yourself, “Don’t forget to...,” just pull out your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and jot it down. Reminders lets you organize your life in to-do lists — complete with due dates and locations. Say you need to remember to pick up milk during your next grocery trip. Since Reminders can be location based, you’ll get an alert as soon as you pull into the supermarket parking lot.

6-Camera: Lock Screen shortcut for quick access even with passcode, use volume-up button to take picture, optional grid lines, pinch to zoom, AE/AF lock with finger touch, edit photos on your device.Use grid lines, pinch-to-zoom gestures, and single-tap focus and exposure locks to compose a picture on the fly.

7-Mail: Adding rich text formatting, Indentation control, dragable a dresses, flag messages, search entire message on device and in mail center, for iPad swipe to inbox, added support for S/Mime.

8-PC Free: If you want to cut the cord-You Can, Now more sync to Mac or Pc through iTunes, activate on device, software updates over the air, Delta updates just downloading what has changed.

9-Game Center: Adding Photo's, Achievement points, friends of friends & discovery game downloads, turn-based game support.

10-iMessage: Now supporting iPad & iPod Touch as well as iPhone, text,photo's,video,contacts,group message NEW - Delivery Receipts, Read Receipts, Typing Indications, Pushed to ALL Devices, 3G & Wi-Fi, Secure encrypted.

And of course Apple's iCloud in the sky!