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Apple Inc. is an American worldwide technology company based in Cupertino, California. Apple designs, creates and sells consumer electronics, gadgets, computer software and online services. The hardware products of Apple are the sought-after iPhone smartphones, Mac personal computer, iPad tablet computer, Mac personal computer, iPod portable media player and Apple Watch smartwatch, which is has been making huge buzz in the market today.
Apple products software includes the OS X and iOS, the Safari web browser, the iTunes media player and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites. iTunes Store, iCloud, iOS App Store and Mac App Store the online services of Apple.
Apple Online Store
You can go visit the Apple Online Store to buy products, software and third party accessories. Call Apple support UK to order over the phone. They are open from Mondays to Fridays 8am-9pm and Saturdays to Sundays from 9am-6pm.
Apple Retail Stores
You can experience the virtual lifestyle at any of the Apple Retail Stores across UK.
The sales support of Apple helpline allows you to know more information about your Apple Online Store order. Go visit the Order status page to change, monitor or return your order, or simply update your personal account information. Call Apple support number for other question you have in mind. They are available Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 21:00 and Saturday-Sunday from 09:00 to 18:00.
How to Buy for Education
Go visit the How to Shop page if are still a student or teacher, or you can give them a call. If you are buying a product in behalf of your educational institution, call the Apple contact number or visit the HE National Contract Store. Phone lines are available from Monday-Friday 9am‑5pm.
Product & Technical Support
You can visit the Apple Support site for quick answers, guidelines and comprehensive technical articles. Go to Apple Support Communities to get assistance and tips from fellow users.
You want to ask support with your Beats by Dre headphones and speakers, go to the Beats Support page.
Contact Apple Support
Do you need support or further service? You make a request online and they will find a solution. You can also call the Apple UK support number above. The Apple customer service department and Genius Bar are both famous for their excellent service.
You can Contact iTunes Store support
iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple TV, Apple smartwatch users and Apple TV and Apple display customers in 90 days of possession are authorized for free telephone technical support. The online technical Apple support for products is available beyond the initial 90 days.
Lost or Stolen Apple Products
If your Apple device has been lost or stolen, you can contact your local police station to report it or you can find a list of serial numbers associated with your Apple ID and get details about using Find My iPhone on their support website.
Apple Gift Cards
Depending on which Apple Gift Card you pick, they can be used for Apple products, apps, music, games movies, accessories and more.
Apple Store Gift Cards
This is for Apple hardware and other products. They are sent to you through email.
iTunes Gift Cards
This is for apps, music, movies and more. They are delivered through postal address free.
Apple Store Gift Cards
You can use your Apple Store Gift Cards to buy Apple hardware and accessories at any Apple Online Store, Apple Retail shop or by calling. They are available in any amount from £25 to £2,000 and you can receive them within minutes through your email.
Common Apple Support Question Answers
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions we have found answers to when searching the internet. We want to be a helpful resource to help you find a solution fast. We are in no way affiliated or represent Apple or Apple customer services. The information that appears on this website has been sourced publicly and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content as it may have changed or been updated.
Do I need a credit card to create an Apple ID?
Usually people think that you need a credit or payment card to register an Apple ID for use on the app store, but actually this is not always the case, and there is a method that you may follow to avoid having to use a credit or payment card if you do not have access to one.
When you register your new account and fill in the information including your email address, preferred Apple ID and name, there should be an option below the card payment list (the list which says Visa, American Express, and so on) which is simply labelled ‘none’. Select this option and you will then be able to proceed to registering your Apple ID. Note that you may want to add a payment option at a later date if you’d like to make purchases on the App store or on iTunes.
Does the Apple Watch have a camera?
While Apple Watch, and the new generation of Apple Watch, have been incredibly popular as one of the most innovative smart watches, the Apple Watch does not have a camera. There is another option though – an application called ‘camera remote’ allows you to connect your Apple Watch to your iPhone camera and control the camera remotely.
This is also useful as it incorporates a timer, so if you want to set up your iPhone and take a picture from afar, you can do that with the Apple Watch and camera remote app.
How do I charge my Apple Watch?
Charging the Apple Watch is a little bit different to charging a mobile phone. When you buy your watch you will receive a magnetic circle which attaches directly to the back of the watch, Using something called magsafe technology, there is no need to connect any external cables or plug anything into the watch in order to charge it. Just place the connector over the back of the Apple Watch and it should snap into place and begin charging.
If you believe your charger or device are malfunctioning then contact support
How can I check if my Apple product is covered under warranty?
Normally buying any item from Apple will include a warranty, although the period of warranty differs depending on the product. If you buy an iPhone, one of Apple’s most popular products, then the warranty is for one year and is covered at all Apple service centres around the world.
To find the nearest service centre which can help you, you may wish to get in contact with them by calling the Apple phone number listed at the top of this page.
Remember that if you bought your device second hand or refurbished, then it may already be out of the warranty period as the warranty only extends to when products are bought brand new from an established and licensed sales retailer.
I don’t know how to turn off my Apple TV, how do I do that?
If you’ve just purchased Apple TV you may be wondering how to turn off your device, as there is no clear power off button. Aside from unplugging Apple TV, you should hold down the play and pause button simultaneously for a minimum of 3 seconds, which should turn it off. In addition, you may also select Apple TV’s ‘sleep’ option, where it will sleep for a predetermined period of time and then turn back on afterwards.
If you’re having trouble using Apple TV or are having problems with your Apple hardware, then you may wish to get in touch with the Apple customer services department themselves either online or via telephone and find out the solution to your problem in more detail.
What do I do if my iPhone / iPad / Mac has a crashed app or is unresponsive?
Apps and games, or even videos can all ‘freeze’ on any number of electronic devices. This isn’t particularly common with their devices, but it does still happen from time to time.
To reset your device there are some simple steps that you may wish to follow. Firstly, you can double tap the home button on your device which should bring up a menu called the ‘app switcher’, and from here you can turn the app off. If this doesn’t work and your phone is truly frozen, then holding down the reset button, which on the iPhone is the power button plus home button for five seconds, will allow you to reset your hardware entirely.
If it is still frozen then you may wish to get in touch with support by calling the Apple customer service number above or attend an Apple service centre to seek further advice.
I have forgotten my Apple ID or I am locked out of my account, what can I do?
It’s frustrating when you lose your Apple ID, password, or end up being locked out of the account that you need to access information, apps, or other Apple services. This is a situation that happens fairly commonly and there are several steps you may wish to follow to remedy this problem.
Firstly if you’re using a later generation of iPhone or iPad, you should be able to use your fingerprint recognition to log into your iCloud or Apple ID account, which means that you do not need to remember your password or even your ID as this will be saved automatically.
If you have an earlier generation of hardware or are using a different product then you should be able to reset your information with the email address you initially provided by visiting the Apple website.
If you are still unable to do so then you may wish to contact Apple’s help centre by phone or via mail or using an online form. You can then have their support help you to reset your information so that you may start using the services associated with your Apple ID or iCloud account again immediately.
Apple is a technology company that was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in 1976 with the ambition of selling personal computers.
Apple is currently the largest information technology company in the world and the second largest seller of mobile devices after the Korean giant Samsung. Apple has continued to provide innovative technology products to the market, including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and more.
How can I ask Siri a question?
If you want to ask Siri a question using your device, you may want to hold down the ‘Home’ button on your device, or if you have the newest iPhone, press the button on the side. You might also be able to simply say ‘Hey Siri’ if you have enabled this setting on your device.
Following this, there should be a response when Siri says ‘What can I help you with?’. Then you may ask your question out loud, and the microphone will be animated on screen to demonstrate that the app is picking up your voice. You can also touch the microphone symbol again to rephrase your question or ask a further question. Once you’ve done this, the app will pause for a second while it searches for your results.
Does Siri work with headphones?
Yes, Siri works with both headphones and with Bluetooth headsets. If you’re using headphones with a microphone you can press the microphone button on your headset and then say ‘Hey Siri’ assuming you’ve got this feature enabled.
What does Siri do once I finish asking a question?
Siri will then turn the question into text on the screen, or possibly prompt you for more information. As an example, if you ask to set a reminder, then the app might ask what time you wish to set the reminder for. Following this, Siri will complete the search, function, or question, and deliver the results on screen as well as saying them out loud.
Do I speak to Siri like a speak to a person?
Yes, you should be able to get Siri to work by addressing it in the same way that you’d address any person, speaking naturally and with your normal pronunciation. You can ask many questions, of all sorts of nature and it should be easy enough for Siri to return the correct answer.
You might even ask something along the lines of ‘Do I need a jacket?” rather than, ‘What is the weather like’ and Siri may be able to return the relevant answer to your question.
Do I need to fill out settings before Siri will work?
No, Siri is designed by Apple to work as soon as you begin using your Apple device. However, if you continue to use Siri on a regular basis then it will learn to deliver feedback and results that are more tailored to your voice. In the same way that a person or animal recognises your voice, accent, sounds and so on, Siri does the same.
What apps can I use Siri with?
Siri is compatible with many iPhone and iPad apps, including Facetime, settings, calendars, messages, weather, Wikipedia, and many more. If you want to see if Siri is compatible with a specific app, then you may wish to try asking Siri a request with a function based on the app you want to use.
Does Siri know who I am?
Siri is able to know who you are by the listed name on your phone in the settings. If you wish to update this, you may want to update your settings. This includes information like your address, where you work, and other info, and is used to give detailed answers. So for example, if you ask how to take the quickest drive to your friends house, Siri can use your address and your friends address to calculate the shortest route.
Siri will also be able to develop an ability to know who are important contacts, so for example,. If you ask to call your brother Siri may learn who your brother is.
I am blind, can I use Siri?
Yes, Apple builds in an accessibility app called VoiceOver which enables Siri to speak answers out loud, so you do not need to read them. You are able to use different responses from Siri and have them read out loud, meaning you can still use this application.
What are AirPods?
Air Pods are the newest product from Apple in their headphone section. Air Pods are different from the classic EarPods because they do not have any wires. They are larger than conventional Apple EarPods too.
Are AirPods as comfortable as EarPods?
This depends on personal preferences. That said, Air Pods have received favorable reviews for being a slightly larger size than normal EarPods, and this has contributed to many reviewers claiming they are more comfortable. To make an informed decision you may wish to try both regular earpods and Air Pods before deciding which one you prefer.
Are AirPods easy to lose?
Many people assume that because Air Pods are wireless then it will be easy to lose them compared to regular headphones. However, Air Pods are offered with a small carry case which is designed to keep them safe. As long as you place the AirPods back in their carry case then it is much less likely that you will lose them.
If you do still manage to lose them you are able to order replacement Air Pods from Apple. The replacement price is lower than the price to purchase them new.
How can I setup my AirPods to work an iPhone?
If you want to pair your iPhone with your AirPods, all you need to do is make sure that your Air Pods are in their case and in close proximity to your iPhone. Once they are close enough, an option to pair them will appear on your phone’s screen, and all you’ll have to do is select the ‘connect’ option on the screen to begin the process.
This happens automatically and also registers your AirPods with other devices that are under your iCloud account, like an iPad or Macbook.
Is it possible to pair my AirPods with an Android phone?
Yes, it may be possible, although it will not be as effective and straightforward as with an iOS device. Firstly, tap the button located on the front of the AirPods case until the light begins to flash intermittently. Following this, select the Bluetooth tab on your Android device settings, and select AirPods.
Can someone register my AirPods with their phone?
After the pairing process with your phone is complete, it is possible to use AirPods with a separate phone, although they will need to undergo the same registration process with an iCloud account.
Is it possible to use a single AirPod, so not wearing both at once?
It is possible to listen to music or use the AirPods in one ear only, and your phone will automatically adjust the settings to make sure that you don’t miss out anything that would’ve been playing in stereo.
How long do AirPods batteries last?
Apple state that their AirPods can be used for up to five hours after a single full charge. When you place your AirPods into the charging case, they will begin to charge automatically, and just fifteen minutes of charging in this way may enable you to use your AirPods for up to three hours.
How can I work out how much battery my AirPods have?
Firstly, you should look at the light on the inside of the AirPod case. If there is a green light showing, then it means that your AirPods have full battery and do not need additional charging, they are ready to use. If, on the other hand, the light is orange, then it means that the AirPods are not yet fully charged.
In addition to this, you should be able to see on your iPhone, once you open your AirPods case, what the charge status of the AirPods is.
Finally, you may wish to select the ‘batteries’ display widget and put it on your home screen under the ‘Today’ section. This means you will have the battery level on display and easy to view at all times.
How can I make the AirPods louder?
If you would like to increase the loudness of the music or sound playing through your AirPods you can ask Siri to make the music louder. Otherwise, you may do so manually by using the controls located on your iPhone.
How do I pause music with AirPods?
Firstly, whenever you remove an AirPod from your ear then the music will pause straight away and automatic. This is the same as when you unplug conventional headphones from your device.
If you then put the headphones back into your ear, then the music will begin to play again.
It is also possible to control the function of your music, play, pause, increase or decrease the volume, and more by using the Siri app, provided that you are using an Apple device like the iPhone and not an Android device, which does not have Siri.
How can I answer my phone using AirPods?
You may be able to do this by double-tapping on the AirPod, in the same way, by doing this you can activate the Siri app. That said, you are not able to use voice commands on the AirPods at this time.
Can I use Siri if I don’t have access to the internet?
Siri requires access to the internet in order to work, so for that reason, if you attempt to use Siri when you do not have a connection to the internet, either through WiFi or through mobile data, you will not be able to use the application.
What comes inside the AirPod box?
Inside the AirPod box is the case which contains the AirPods, a guide which comes in Apple’s signature envelope, and a charging cable.
Can I get AirPods wet?
Apple do not explicitly state whether the AirPods are able to survive water damage, but for that reason, it may be best to avoid getting your AirPods wet when possible.
What is the MacBook Air?
The MacBook Air is Apple’s flagship product in the ultra-lightweight laptop category. The MacBook Air is known as a small, elegant and light Mac with a smooth and curved shape. Macbook Air’s are preferred by those who travel a lot as they are lighter and easier to carry around than the traditional MacBook and MacBook Pro.
If you’re considering portability as one of the key requirements of your computer then you may wish to opt for a MacBook Air.
Who is the MacBook Air for?
The MacBook Air is not meant for use as an everyday computer in the same way as a traditional MacBook. As it’s smaller and more portable, it may not be suitable for those who require larger screen, larger storage, or larger space for applications.
How big is the MacBook Air?
The MacBook Air is close to 0.8 inches high at the rear and smaller than 0.16 inches at the front.
How can Apple make the MacBook Air so small and thin?
Part of this is due to Apple’s exceptionally small circuit board which is implanted in the MacBook Air. In addition, there are fewer ports, there is no CD drive, and Apple created an even smaller special processor specifically for this device. In addition, the battery cannot be removed, which again, saves space.
How can I watch DVDs or install programs without a CD drive on a MacBook Air?
In this case, you will have to use an additional device that does have a CD or optical drive. You can then set up a service called Remote Disc software. Once this has been installed on a separate device then you can use that device to insert the disc and connect your MacBook Air to that computer.
Can I get an external drive addition for the MacBook Air?
Yes, Apple sell a product known as a SuperDrive, which is essentially a CD drive that connects to your MacBook Air via the USB port. The cost of the device at the time of last enquiry was ninety-nine dollars.
How much storage does the MacBook Air have?
The MacBook Air comes with 80 gigabyte hard drive as standard. This can be upgraded at an additional cost to a 64 gigabyte solid state drive, known as an SSD. The reason that this is an upgrade, even though the size is smaller, is that SSDs are more efficient and faster than traditional hard drives.
How long does the MacBook Air’s battery last?
Apple state that from a single full charge on the MacBook Air you should be able to use the device for up to five hours, assuming that you are connected to a WiFi network. If you have WiFi turned off, then it may be possible for the device to last longer, although this can vary from device to device.
Can I get an additional battery for a MacBook Air?
It is not possible to remove the battery from the MacBook Air, meaning that people who use this device cannot make use of a spare battery. This is the same principle that applies to the iPhone and iPad. If your battery ceases to work then you will need to send it to a verified repair centre, to an Apple store to have it replaced or setup an appointment by calling the Apple nubmer.
If your warranty period is over then this could incur an additional repair fee.
What is Apple TV?
Apple TV is a television service using a special box. Apple TV can allow you to access services like Netflix and other on-demand television products.
Does Apple TV have channels?
Apple TV works a little differently from television in the traditional sense, and so you do not have channels in the same way that you would on a normal TV. When you use Apple TV you can rent movies, download music and play media through iTunes.
Additionally, you can use a number of different apps which are provided by other content providers. These include Netflix, sports organisations like the NHL or NBA, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, and more. This means that you can access a range of different media through your Apple TV, but there are not channels per se.
What is Apple TV’s quality like?
Apple TV’s quality is 720 pixels and has a frame rate of 24 per second. However, you will need to ensure that the media you download is downloaded in this setting to make use of it.
Does Apple TV also work with Windows?
Yes, Apple TV works with book Mac and Windows operating systems, as it runs through iTunes which is available on Windows. If you are used to Windows and are unsure of iOS, it should not matter when using Apple TV.
What is the difference between an iPhone 8 and an iPhone 8 Plus?
The main difference between the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is the dimensions, that is to say the size of the handset. Aside from this, the iPhone 8 Plus has some minor advancements in software and applications.
How much does the iPhone X weigh?
The iPhone X is reported to weigh in at 174 grams in total.
How much Random Access Memory (RAM) does the iPhone X have?
The iPhone X, according to the latest details, has up to 3 gigabytes of RAM.
How many Megapixels is the iPhone X’s camera?
The iPhone X has a rear camera and a front camera. The camera on the rear is a total of 12 megapixels, while the one on the front comes in at 7 megapixels.
What colors does the iPhone X come in?
At the time of writing, the iPhone X has been released in two separate colors. One of these is called Silver, and the other is called Space Gray.
How much storage does the iPhone X have?
At the time of writing the iPhone X comes in two different storage capacities, 64 gigabytes and 256 gigabytes.
Can I use dual SIM with the iPhone X?
No, the iPhone X has a single SIM slot and for that reason you cannot use two SIM cards or have Dual SIM functionality.
How is the iPhone X different to the iPhone 8?
Generally speaking the iPhone X is superior in many ways. This includes the quality of the camera lens and picture quality, as well as the OLED screen display which is edgeless. This makes the iPhone X more visually appealing than the iPhone 8. In addition, two of the main features included in the iPhone X that aren’t present in the iPhone 8 are Face ID, where the device can recognise and unlock based solely on your face, and the ability to use animated emojis. These features are only present on the iPhone X
Does the iPhone X have Touch ID?
The newest iteration of the iPhone, the iPhone X, has only the ability to recognise and unlock via the user’s face, known as Face ID. As a result, the iPhone X cannot be unlocked using Touch ID.
What does IP67 mean in relation to Apple products?
IP67 is a certification of a device’s ability to resist dust and water. This means that the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus can be placed in up to one metre of freshwater for up to half an hour without significant damage.
Does the iPhone X have wireless charging?
The iPhone X uses a new technology from Apple called Qi, which means that the device is able to charge wirelessly simply by placing it on the charging pad that is provided with the handset at the initial purchase.
Where is the home button on iPhone X?
The iPhone X is different from other handsets in that it no longer has a home button which has been one of the design staples of previous models. The function that was once used by the home button has now been switched for swiping. This means that to access the home screen you would swipe up, while for access to the control center you would swipe down.
Does the iPhone X have a headphone jack?
No, the new model of the iPhone, iPhone X, does not have a headphone jack, much like the previous model. This means that it is not compatible with 3.5mm headphones.
What network speed does iPhone X support?
The iPhone X can be used with 4G LTE networks, meaning that the maximum download speed may be up to or in excess of 450 megabytes per second, depending on other network and external factors.
Does the iPhone X have fast charging?
The iPhone X has fast charging, which is also in place on the newest iPhone 8. This means that if you’re out of battery it is possible to charge the phone in a fraction of the normal time. Apple state that it’s possible to charge the iPhone X up to fifty percent of its full battery live in under thirty minutes.
How much storage does the iPhone X have?
The iPhone X has two different storage models. The first of these is sixty four gigabytes, the second is two hundred and fifty six gigabytes.
What comes in the iPhone 8 box?
Inside the iPhone 8 box are several different items. Firstly is the handset itself, and then also the charging device. There is then a USB-to-Lightning cable, a tool for removing the sim card from the sim tray, EarPods, and a guide, warranty information, and other documents.
When did the iPhone X go on sale?
The iPhone X was made available for pre order from October 27, 2017. That said, the official launch date was set at November 3 2017.
How much does the iPhone X cost?
There are two models of the iPhone X. At release date, the iPhone X 64GB model was priced at $999 USD, while the larger 256GB model was priced at $1,149 USD in the United States.
What is an iPad?
Apple’s iPad is its signature touch-screen computer. It is designed to fill the space between a large smartphone and a laptop computer. The model has the availability to use mobile data networks like 3G, and all types of iPad can be used with wireless internet (WiFi). The iPad is especially useful for taking away from home, due to its lightweight portability, easy-to-use design and capabilities.
Is the iPad the same as a Mac?
The iPad is a tablet computer, but this is not the same as the Mac. The iPad differs from the Mac in many ways, and cannot run Mac applications. The operating system used is also vastly different from the MacBook operating system.
What are the most common functions for the iPad?
Many people use the iPad to browse the internet, access electronic mail, send work email, use calendars and schedules, play some games, and other purposes. It’s possible to write documents and edit documents on the iPad also.
Can iPads run iPhone apps?
Yes, it’s possible to run iPhone and iPod touch apps on an iPad. However, these applications are often designed to be much smaller and fit on a smaller screen. For that reason, the iPad automatically enlarges the app by two times to ensure that it fits the screen well. That said, this can occasionally cause problems or not work entirely effectively
Will apps I’ve bought on my phone work on the iPad?
Yes, if you’ve purchase the apps already then it should be possible for them to work on your iPad as well.
What is the email functionality of the iPad?
The iPad uses similar email functionality to the iPod and iPhone Touch mail application. This allows you to link multiple email addresses to a single inbox, while having all the regular functionality required for sending and receiving email.
Can I charge my iPhone using an iPad charger?
It may be possible to charge your iPad with an iPhone charger and vice versa.
That said, the iPad requires a larger amount of power than the iPhone, so using an iPhone charger on an iPad may not result in an efficient charge.
Is it possible to expand the memory of an iPad, like add more storage?
It is not possible to expand the existing memory or capability of an iPad, so for that reason you may wish to consider purchasing one which will meet your future anticipated memory requirements.
If I buy a non-3G iPad, can I add 3G later?
It is not possible to upgrade this functionality. This means that if you purchase an iPad which is only designed to work with WiFi, you will not be able to add 3G functionality later. For this reason you may wish to consider what your needs are what you would expect from using your iPad.
If you’re likely to want the ability to use the internet and data without connecting to 3G then it might be advisable to opt for a 3G enabled iPad.
Can I put my iPhone SIM card into my iPad?
It’s not possible to use an iPhone SIM card in an iPad as they use a different types of SIM Card. The iPhone uses a small sim known as a Micro Sim which can’t be put into an iPad.
Can I use a keyboard with my iPad?
It is possible to buy an accessory, like an Apple keyboard, which functions wirelessly through Bluetooth. For that reason, if you would like to use a keyboard to type using the iPad then this could be a workable option. In addition to this, you may also be able to purchase a third party accessory, although it’s not guaranteed that this will work effectively and seamlessly as the genuine Apple product will.
Can I use my iPhone settings on my iPad?
When you begin initialising your iPad, then iTunes will suggest using backups from your previous or current Apple device like an iPhone. This should enable you to use the settings on your existing Apple device on your iPad.
How many megapixels is the iPhone 7 camera?
The iPhone 7 has two distinct cameras. The first of these is on the back of the device, and has twelve megapixels and a number of other features, include stabilising images to reduce blurring effects, and a number of standard filters. The iPhone 7 also has a camera on the front of the device for ‘selfie’ style pictures and video calling. This camera has 7 megapixels.
Does the iPhone 7 have a headphone jack?
The iPhone 7 substituted the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack for a Lightning connector. This allows for headphones to connect and for battery charging. The iPhone 7 also works with AirPod wireless headphones.
Can I get an adapter for my headphones to work with an iPhone 7
Yes, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus come with an adapter which converts the 3.5mm traditional headphone jack into a Lightning port. That means that if you currently have headphones that you prefer to use, you are able to adapt them and connect them using this device.
What is iPhone SE?
The iPhone SE is one of the more affordable lower end models of the iPhone. It encompasses all of the core technology of the iPhone but in a smaller, traditional style case and at a lower price. The iPhone SE has a Retina display and 12 megapixel camera. It has much of the functionality of other models.
What is the Apple Watch?
The Apple Watch is the latest in wearable technology from Apple. It’s essentially a watch in the traditional sense, that it is worn around the wrist, but apart from that, it has many functions other than telling the time.
The Apple Watch has a variety of different applications, and can be used to do many different things that you normally would associate with a smartphone or computer. For that reason, the Apple Watch is now known as a Smartwatch, along with the other major competitor, the Samsung Gear.
How many sizes does the Apple Watch come in?
Every different version of the Apple Watch comes in two distinct sizes, at 38mm and 42mm, designed to meet the requirements of many people with different size wrists.
The Apple Watch is designed to work for both genders, all ages and sizes equally, and this freedom to choose between sizes offers some flexibility for you to choose which suits you the best.
Can you swap the bracelet on the Apple Watch
Yes, it’s possible to swap out the bracelet on the Apple Watch. There are a variety of different styles, including leather, metal, plastic, and more in a number of different patterns and colors. These can be chosen to reflect your mood, your taste, or what you intend to do during the day. For example, if you’re going to play sports you may wish to switch from a stylish metal bracelet to a more convenient rubber strap.
Apple has its own system that is incorporated into the design to allow you to switch the straps out. For that reason however, it’s likely that it will only work with straps specially designed for the Apple Watch.
Also, it’s worth keeping in mind that different styles of the watch, for example the rose gold version, won’t match some of the bracelets, like the sports straps. Either way, swapping out the bracelets is one of the key visual features that makes the Apple Watch so appealing to a wide range of consumers.
Do I have to buy watch straps designed by Apple?
No, if you aren’t keen on any of Apple’s offerings then there are several other avenues to explore. Apple operates a programme for the Apple Watch which allows third parties to create accessories and bands for the Apple Watch. This means that you can find suitable Apple Watch bands online or in stores that aren’t the stock options and designed offered by Apple.
Which phones does the Apple Watch work with?
The Apple Watch is designed to work with a lot of iPhones. Although you won’t be able to use the Apple Watch with an iPhone 4, or iPhone 3, it will work with other later models, including the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and later iPhone models. This means that if you wish to purchase an Apple Watch but currently only have an older iPhone handset, you don’t need to concern yourself about having to also get a new phone.
Does the Apple Watch work for people who aren’t right handed?
Yes, Apple have designed the Apple Watch so that the display will rotate, thus making it perfect for those who are left handed.
To wear it on the left hand, all you have to do is rotate the watch so that the crown is on the opposite side. When you connect the watch and the phone, you can simply select the orientation setting. This means that it’s suitable for right handed, left handed, and ambidextrous individuals who wish to use the Apple Watch.
Can the Apple Watch track my heart rate?
Yes, the Apple Watch has a number of different high-technology sensors. To track your heart rate, the Apple Watch uses light and infrared devices. This means that the Apple Watch can deliver a reasonably accurate picture of your pulse rate. The Apple Watch also has an accelerometer to detect speeds, and can use GPS information to pinpoint your location in the same way that smartphones do.
What fitness functions does the Apple Watch have?
The Apple Watch can not only monitor your heart rate before and after exercise, but it can also be used as a pedometer which monitors your steps, thus showing how active you’ve been throughout the day. This data can be used by itself, or in conjunction with other information for calorie counting, weight loss, general fitness, and more.
Apple Watch has two different settings related to this: the first of these is called ‘Activity’ which shows your general activity on a day-to-day basis, while ‘Workout’ is used for more in-depth analysis of your exercise regime. Some independent and third party fitness apps may also work on the Apple Watch, although they may not be as functional or effective as those designed and released by Apple.
How do I use the Apple Watch?
The Apple Watch benefits from having a touchscreen in the same way that the iPhone and other modern smartphones do. However, the crown of the watch, which is the small silver button on the side of the device, is also used for scrolling, much like the control wheel on an early iPod. This allows you to complete a number of navigational functions, like zooming in and out or skipping through a list.
The Apple Watch also has a button located just underneath the crown. This is used to access your contact list, and after doing so you will be able to send routine messages, make calls, or contact with the selected contact that you’ve chosen.
The digital crown is a useful innovation because when dealing with the smallness of the Apple Watch, it means that your finger won’t accidentally hit other parts of the screen.
One other important means of navigation is using the ‘swipe’ function, which has now been incorporated into both the Apple X and the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+. Swiping up on the Apple Watch gives you an overview of all the key information related to your apps and activity.
How do I pay for things with an Apple Watch?
This smartwatch can be used to pay for items, much like the later models of the iPhone (from iPhone 6 onwards). To do so, firstly you must enable Apple Pay, and following that, you just need to ‘wave’ the watch over a payment terminal that is enabled to use wireless payment methods. This technology is called ‘Near Field Communication’ and means that the devices just have to be close to one another to work effectively.
What Apps can I use on Apple Watch?
There are many apps available for the Apple Watch, including most of those that you would expect to find on an iPhone. This includes Mail, Weather, Music, Photos, Passbook, Messages, and a number of others. That said, the Apple Watch cannot function as a camera.
It can act as a device that helps you use your camera, including setting a timer so that you can take shots of yourself from afar. The Apple Watch doesn’t have a camera of its own though.
How long does the Apple Watch battery last?
Apple state that this watch can be used for up to eighteen hours of use on a regular day. This means you could theoretically use an app for 45 minutes concurrently, check the time up to ninety times, access ninety notifications, and have a half-hour workout while playing music from the watch’s’ internal storage before it ran out of power.
As a basic watch, you can access a power-saving mode which offers up to seventy two hours of battery life. The Apple Watch is best charged every evening, similar to the manner in which you charge your phone.
Can I change the face of the watch?
Yes, Apple offers a range of different watch faces in different colors and styles, with unique graphics, services, and display data customised to fit every look and preference.
Does Apple Watch have Siri?
Yes, the Apple Watch comes equipped with a microphone and a small loudspeaker, meaning that you can speak to it and receive replies, like with Siri. You can also make calls and transfer calls to your iPhone.
Can I get the Apple Watch wet?
The Apple Watch is not waterproof in the way that some watches are, meaning that you may not want to swim with it in case it incurs water damage. However, the Apple Watch is water resistant, which means that you can expose it to small amounts of water, for instance, if it’s raining, without negative consequences.
It can also be worn while exercising and cleaning your hands under the tap, but you should take care not to put the entire Apple Watch underwater. The official water resistance rating of the Apple Watch is known as IPX7. This standard states that the watch can survive for up to half an hour when submerged in water at a depth of up to a metre. Longer than that may mean that the phone is damaged beyond repair.
What is AppleCare and AppleCare+?
This is an insurance service offered in many countries around the world, which is designed to protect your Apple product, including your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. When you purchase Apple Care you can simply take your product to an Apple Store and arrange for it to be fixed. Applecare can be purchase online.
Can I give my AppleCare plan so someone else?
AppleCare protection plans, and AppleCare+ plans may be transferable. This means that it is possible for you to sell, or to give away your product, and then transfer the protection plan too, although Apple may have additional terms and conditions to consider.
Do I have to complete registration for AppleCare?
AppleCare is normally registered automatically. This means that if you buy the protection plan at the same time you buy your device, you shouldn’t need to complete any additional registration process as it’ll be done in the store during purchase. You should receive a protection plan at that point.