iPhone 5s

iPhone Quickies

I don’t get asked daily about how to get the most out of your iPhone. I do , however, offer it up when someone has a problem and I notice ‘default’ settings.

Apple Developers do a great job at optimizing their iOS out of the box. With a few settings changes, we can gain optimal battery performance and enhance our personal security.

 

  1. Get updated!
    Latest Update iOS 7.1
    Latest Update iOS 7.1

    The latest version is iOS 7.1. If you don’t have it, your iPhone will not like you for it.

  2. Disable “Background App Refresh”
    Disabling B.A.R. will increase battery life
    Disabling B.A.R. will increase battery life

    Settings> General> Background App Refresh

  3. Disable Frequent Locations
    Big Brother is watching
    Big Brother is watching

    …so the NSA will have a harder time finding you (well maybe)!
    Settings> Privacy> Location Services> System Services> Frequent Locations