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iPod® and iTunes® for Dummies®, 7th Edition by Tony Bove

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Chapter 23. Ten Tangible Tips

In This Chapter

  • Keeping your battery juiced and your screen clean

  • Rating your songs

  • Deleting apps, videos, and podcasts from your iPod touch or iPhone

  • Using international keyboards on an iPod touch or iPhone

This book is filled with tips, but I've put ten truly handy ones in this chapter that just didn't fit in elsewhere but which can help make your iPod or iPhone experience a completely satisfying one.

Saving the Life of Your Battery

Follow these simple rules to extend your battery life:

  • Don't keep an iPod or iPhone in a snug carrying case when charging — that snug case can cause overheating.

  • Top it off with power whenever it's convenient.

  • Set your iPod touch or iPhone to automatically go to sleep by choosing Settings

    Saving the Life of Your Battery
  • Set the iPod nano or iPod classic backlight to turn off automatically by choosing Settings

    Saving the Life of Your Battery

Everything else you need to know is in Chapter 1.

Keeping Your Screen Clean

If the iPod or iPhone display has excessive moisture on it from humidity or wet fingers, wipe it with a soft, dry cloth. If it's dirty, use a soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth — an inexpensive eyeglass cleaning cloth sold in vision-care stores or pharmacies is a good choice. By no means should you use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives ...

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