Chapter 5: Anticipating and Tackling iPhone Troubles

In This Chapter

check.png Keeping the battery charged

check.png Avoiding common iPhone problems

check.png Troubleshooting Q&A

You might think that near the beginning of a book is a strange place for the troubleshooting chapter. We decided to do things a little differently.

Often, when something goes awry, you panic — it’s human nature. No one likes a glitch, or feeling unprepared or stupid. That’s why we put this chapter up front. You can skim through the topics so if one of the problems we mention occurs, you won’t be surprised or panicked. You’ll know where to look to resolve the problem calmly and quickly.

We include some information here to help you avoid problems, along with the traditional troubleshooting question-and-answer format. In each chapter, we include some warnings of things that could happen and tips for how to resolve problems specific to the chapter at hand.

Keeping the Battery Charged

When you connect your iPhone to a power source, it charges in record time. Even if you have zero charge, in about an hour, you’re up and running at 100 percent. Technically, you should get about 8 hours of talk time on an iPhone 5 on the 3G network. Realistically, ...

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