Trying to untangle the encyclopedic instructions to back up my contacts and messages from Verizon, Sprint, et al, demands humor and patience. I have both, nearly in equal part. If you do not have patience, you need wit. You will want a techy, if you do not have wit. I requested my sister relating to this. She has no comedy. My Sister’s answer was her 4 G. Perhaps she’s a small resistance to learning something new.
For the sheer delight of reading about iPhone4S’s topic, I began with an assumption. Could one phone maker give clearer instructions than others? My interest in linguistics kicked in here. I started with Verizon. But then myself pictured a rocket scientist looking instructions on his iPhone especially on reverse thrust up.
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1. Back up voice messages and your contacts. 2. Activate iPhone 5 unlock. 3. Set up added services. That is quite straight forward, I thought in the beginning. Afterward I recognized these are three classes of instructions each with a set of directions.
Turn off your old apparatus, in order to avoid losing your contacts and existing voice mail. Scary idea losing all my contacts. I jumped to 3 and perused the Transfer Contacts. Set up added services. From there myself bypassed to “I have contacts saved on Google. Five more instructions follow.
1. Harness the Settings program on iPhone. 2. Tap Email, Contacts, and Calendar. 3. Tap Add Account 4. Exploit Microsoft Exchange. 5. Enter your Gmail username and password, then tap Next. Keep the Domain Name field blank. 6 In the Server field, enter m.google.com, and then tap Save.
Was not that fun? Next section ask, “Traveling Abroad?
Verizon Wireless offers global roaming to more than 200 nations on iphone 5. To activate service that is international or get the latest coverage, data rates and voice, dial 611 from iphone 5 or (800) 922-0204 from a landline – a landline? Who has a landline? That might be the most difficult step , but wait. Get a phone anyway, and call that 800 number.
I want to interject. If these instructions are not bad, why do I have to speak to a representative?