Unboxing the iPhone 12
If you’ve just bought a new iPhone 12, the first thing to do is to unbox it. Inside the box, you should find the iPhone 12, a power adapter, and a pair of wired EarPods with a Lightning connector. You should also find a Lightning to USB cable and a quick start guide in the box. To remove the iPhone 12 from the box, just press down on the top of the box and lift it up. Once out of the box, you can discard the box.
Charging the iPhone 12
The next step is to charge the iPhone 12. To do this, you need to plug the power adapter into a wall outlet or power strip and then connect the Lightning to USB cable to the power adapter. After that, plug the Lightning cable into the Lightning port at the bottom of the iPhone 12 and the other end into the power adapter. Once the cable is connected, the iPhone 12 will start charging. You should let the iPhone 12 charge for at least an hour before turning it on.
Turning On the iPhone 12
Once the iPhone 12 is charged, you can turn it on by pressing and holding the side button until the Apple logo appears. You may need to press the side button a few times to get it to turn on. Once the Apple logo appears, you can let go of the side button and the iPhone 12 will start the setup process.
Completing the Setup Process
The setup process is fairly straightforward and should only take a few minutes. Once the iPhone 12 is turned on, you will be asked to select a language, connect to a Wi-Fi network, and set up a passcode. Once these steps are completed, you will be asked to set up Touch ID, which is a fingerprint scanner used to unlock your iPhone. Finally, you will be asked to set up Apple Pay and iCloud. Once these steps are completed, the setup process is complete and you are ready to start using your new iPhone 12.
Using the iPhone 12
Now that you’ve completed the setup process, you can start using your iPhone 12. The first step is to familiarize yourself with the home screen and the different apps available. You can also customize your home screen by rearranging the app icons and adding widgets. You can also explore the settings menu to customize your iPhone 12 according to your preferences.
Using the Camera on the iPhone 12
The camera on the iPhone 12 is one of its most impressive features. To take a picture, just open the camera app and tap the shutter button. You can also access the camera from the lock screen by swiping left. The camera app also offers several other features such as Live Photos, panoramas, and Time-Lapse mode. You can also adjust the exposure and focus of your photos by tapping and holding on the screen.
Using Siri on the iPhone 12
Siri is a virtual assistant available on the iPhone 12 that can help you with everyday tasks. To use Siri, just press and hold the side button until Siri appears. You can then ask Siri to send a message, set a reminder, or look up information. You can also use Siri to control your HomeKit-enabled devices such as lights and thermostats.
Installing Apps on the iPhone 12
The App Store is where you can find and download apps for your iPhone 12. To access the App Store, just open the App Store app and search for the app you want. You can also browse the App Store by category or featured apps. To install an app, just tap on the install button and enter your Apple ID password. Once the app is installed, you can open it and start using it.
Using iCloud on the iPhone 12
iCloud is an online storage service from Apple that allows you to store your photos, videos, documents, and other data in the cloud. To use iCloud, just open the Settings app and tap on your Apple ID. From there you can sign in to iCloud and choose what type of data you want to store in iCloud. Once you’ve set up iCloud, your data will automatically be synced across all of your Apple devices.
Transferring Data to the iPhone 12
If you’re switching from an old iPhone to a new iPhone 12, you can transfer your data using the Move to iOS app. This app allows you to quickly transfer your contacts, photos, videos, and other data to your new iPhone. To use the Move to iOS app, just download it from the App Store and follow the on-screen instructions.
Using Apple Pay on the iPhone 12
Apple Pay is a digital wallet that allows you to make payments with your iPhone 12. To use Apple Pay, just open the Wallet app and add your credit or debit card. You can then use Apple Pay to make payments at stores, in apps, and online. For added security, you can also use Face ID or Touch ID to verify payments.
Using AirDrop on the iPhone 12
AirDrop is a feature that allows you to quickly and easily send files to other Apple devices. To use AirDrop, just open the Control Center and tap on AirDrop. You can then choose who you want to share the file with. Once you’ve chosen a recipient, they will receive a notification and can accept or decline the file.
Using FaceTime on the iPhone 12
FaceTime is a video calling service available on the iPhone 12. To use FaceTime, just open the FaceTime app and tap on the “+” icon. You can then choose a contact or enter a phone number to start a video call. You can also use FaceTime Audio to make voice calls over Wi-Fi or cellular networks.
Using Maps on the iPhone 12
The Maps app on the iPhone 12 is a great way to get directions to any destination. To use Maps, just open the app and type in an address or search for a business. You can then get directions to the destination by car, on foot, or by public transit. You can also get real-time traffic updates and estimated travel times.
Using iMessage on the iPhone 12
iMessage is a messaging service available on the iPhone 12 that allows you to send text messages, photos, videos, and other files to other Apple devices. To use iMessage, just open the Messages app and tap on the compose icon. You can then enter a contact or phone number to start a conversation. You can also send audio messages, stickers, and more.
Using Apple Music on the iPhone 12
Apple Music is a streaming music service available on the iPhone 12. To use Apple Music, just open the app and sign in with your Apple ID. You can then search for songs, albums, artists, and playlists. You can also create playlists and listen to radio stations. You can also download songs for offline listening.
Using Apple Books on the iPhone 12
Apple Books is a digital bookstore available on the iPhone 12. To use Apple Books, just open the app and browse the store. You can search for books, magazines, and audiobooks. You can also read sample chapters of books before you buy them. Once you’ve bought a book, you can read it on your iPhone or other Apple devices.
Using News on the iPhone 12
The News app on the iPhone 12 is a great way to stay up to date with the latest news and stories from around the world. To use News, just open the app and select a news source or topic. You can also select your interests to get personalized news recommendations. You can also save stories for later and share them with your friends.
Using Home on the iPhone 12
The Home app on the iPhone 12 is a great way to control your HomeKit-enabled devices such as lights, thermostats, and more. To use Home, just open the app and select a device. You can then turn the device on or off and adjust its settings. You can also create custom scenes that allow you to control multiple devices with one tap.
Using Shortcuts on the iPhone 12
Shortcuts is an app that allows you to automate tasks on your iPhone 12. To use Shortcuts, just open the app and create a shortcut. You can then add actions such as sending a message or launching an app. You can also create voice commands that allow you to invoke shortcuts with your voice. Once you’ve created a sh
ortcut, you can save it and run it whenever you want.