Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)




Using my mobile phone

Returning my mobile phone to standby mode
List of display icons
Turning the key lock on my mobile phone on or off
Guide to phone keys and sockets on my mobile phone
Writing text on my mobile phone
Ending active applications on my mobile phone
Restarting my mobile phone

First use

Charging the battery for my mobile phone
Turning my mobile phone on and off
Inserting a SIM into my mobile phone

Start using my mobile phone



When you start using your mobile phone, there's a few things you need to do first. Follow these instructions to start using your mobile phone.


Insert your SIM
  • Insert the opener for the SIM holder into the small hole in the SIM holder on the right side of your mobile phone.
  • Remove the SIM holder from your mobile phone.
  • Turn your SIM so the angled corner of your SIM is aligned with the angled corner of the SIM holder.
  • Place your SIM in the SIM holder.
  • Insert the SIM holder in your mobile phone.

Turn on your mobile phone
  • Tap and hold On/Off until your mobile phone is turned on.
  • Drag the arrow right.
  • Tap Unlock.
  • If required, key in your PIN and tap OK.

Select general settings
  • To change language:
  • Tap the required language.
  • Tap arrow right.
  • To change country or area:
  • Tap Show More....
  • Tap the required country or area.
  • Tap Next.

Select connection type
  • To activate your mobile phone using Wi-Fi:
  • Tap the required Wi-Fi network or Other....
  • Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
  • Tap Next.
  • To activate your mobile phone using the mobile network:
  • Tap Use Cellular Connection.

Turn location services on or off
  • Tap Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
  • Tap Next.
  • If you select Disable Location Services:
  • Tap OK.

Select option
  • If this is the first time you use an iPhone:
  • Tap Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 6a.
  • If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
  • Tap Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 6b.
  • If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
  • Tap Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 6c.

6a - "Set Up as New iPhone"
  • Tap Next.
  • To activate your mobile phone using an existing Apple ID:
  • Tap Sign In with an Apple ID.
  • To activate your mobile phone using a new Apple ID:
  • Tap Create a Free Apple ID.
  • To activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID:
  • Tap Skip This Step.
  • Tap Skip.
  • Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"
  • Tap Next.
  • Tap Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
  • Tap Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
  • Tap Next.
  • Tap Agree.
  • Tap Agree to confirm.
  • Tap the required backup.
  • Tap Restore.
  • Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
  • Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"
  • Tap Next.
  • Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
  • Find the download section on the website to download iTunes.
  • Download and install iTunes on your computer.
  • Start the program iTunes on your computer.
  • Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to the computer's USB port.
  • Click Restore from the backup of.
  • Click the drop down list next to Restore from the backup of.
  • Click the required backup.
  • Click Continue.
  • Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.

*Please refer to the Apple website for more information or further support.*

Sound settings

Setting the ring volume for my mobile phone
Choosing a ringtone for my mobile phone
Turning vibration on my mobile phone on or off
Turning silent mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a message tone for my mobile phone

Display settings

Choosing a language for my mobile phone
Personalising the phone display for my mobile phone
Setting date and time for my mobile phone
Using notifications on my mobile phone

Security codes

Turning use of phone lock code on my mobile phone on or off
Changing my mobile phone PIN
Turning my mobile phone PIN on or off
Changing the phone lock code for my mobile phone
Unblock SIM

Software update

Activating my mobile phone
Checking the software version for my mobile phone
Restoring factory default settings on my mobile phone
Backing up the phone memory on my mobile phone
Updating the software on my mobile phone

Network

Turning flight mode on my mobile phone on or off
Choosing a network for my mobile phone
Choosing network mode for my mobile phone

Making calls

Making a call with my mobile phone
Making a call with hidden caller identification
Using call waiting on my mobile phone
Turning call waiting on my mobile phone on or off
Answering a call on my mobile phone
Making a video call on my mobile phone (FaceTime)
Turning caller identification on my mobile phone on or off
Diverting calls to another number
Suppressing calls and notifications (Do Not Disturb)

Contacts

Copying contacts between my SIM and my mobile phone
Creating a contact for my mobile phone

Voicemail

Calling my voicemail
Diverting calls to my voicemail
Cancelling all diverts on my mobile phone

SMS

Writing and sending SMS/iMessage
Reading SMS
Setting up my mobile phone for SMS/iMessage

MMS

Setting up my mobile phone for MMS
Writing and sending MMS
Reading MMS

Email

Writing and sending email
Choosing a default email account for my mobile phone
Setting up my mobile phone for Exchange email
Reading email
Deleting an email configuration on my mobile phone
Setting up my mobile phone for email

Organiser

Using the calendar on my mobile phone
Setting an alarm on my mobile phone
Creating a note on my mobile phone
Creating a reminder on my mobile phone
Using Passbook on my mobile phone

Internet

Setting up my mobile phone for internet
Using my browser
Clearing browser data on my mobile phone

Apps

Downloading and using apps from App Store

Camera, pictures and video clips

Sending pictures and video clips from my mobile phone
Viewing pictures and video clips on my mobile phone
Using my mobile phone camera
Transferring pictures and video clips from my mobile phone to my computer
Using the video recorder on my mobile phone
Uploading pictures or video clips to social network sites
Sharing pictures using Shared Photo Streams

Music

Using the music player on my mobile phone
Creating a playlist for my music player
Transferring audio files from my computer to my mobile phone

GPS, maps and navigation

Choosing GPS settings on my mobile phone
Using map functions in Maps
Using GPS navigation in Maps

Voice control (Siri)

Selecting settings for voice control (Siri) on my mobile phone
Using voice control (Siri) on my mobile phone

Data usage

Turning data roaming on my mobile phone on or off
Activating or deactivating data connections on my mobile phone
Checking data usage on my mobile phone

Connecting mobile phone and computer

Using tethering on my mobile phone

Wi-Fi

Connecting my mobile phone to Wi-Fi network
Using my mobile phone as Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Turning Bluetooth on my mobile phone on or off
Pairing Bluetooth devices

Synchronisation (iCloud)

Using synchronisation on my mobile phone (iCloud)

Facebook

Installing Facebook on my mobile phone
Using Facebook on my mobile phone

Twitter

Installing Twitter on my mobile phone
Using Twitter on my mobile phone

Gmail

Using Gmail on my mobile phone
Installing Gmail on my mobile phone

Google Maps

Using Google Maps on my mobile phone

YouTube

Using YouTube on my mobile phone
Installing YouTube on my mobile phone