Thursday, May 12th, 2016
With each update, iOS users end up with a smorgasbord of features that were not available before. The problem is that most people don’t even know they exist. The following are just some of the many iOS features that rolled out with 9.3
You’ve probably heard you shouldn’t use your iPhone or iPad before bed because it can keep you from sleeping well at night. Well, that’s not true anymore. You can use it, as long as you turn the Night Shift on. The Night Shift reduces the blue wavelength of the screen. Just go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Night Shift.
Yes, Wi-Fi calling. You can now call people through Wi-Fi rather than use airtime charges (if you don’t have unlimited). You will need to turn this feature on by going to Settings>Phone>Wi-Fi Calling.
AT&T Users: Guess what? You can call internationally with Wi-Fi calling!
Everyone is loving GIFs, especially since they are now a big part of Twitter. You can create GIFs easily with iOS 9 with it’s Live Photos feature. All you have to do is hold your finger on the picture when you view it afterwards and you’ll get a little live motion from when the picture was taken.
Bonus: Save your GIF as a wallpaper, for a really cool effect.
Forgot your charger? No worries; just turn low power on and you’ll likely save the battery long enough until you can get to it. Just go to Setting>Battery and then turn the low power setting on.
Before iOS 9.3, you had to tap each image you wanted to select. Now, you can simply drag your finger across the images to select them.
On the iPad, you can them select a word or sentence easier. Just tap your finger two times and then spread them to highlight what you want to select.
If you want to work while watching YouTube on the iPad, go ahead and use the picture in picture video. You can simply tap on the picture in picture icon to bring YouTube or whatever you’re watching to the top corner making it smaller, and then bring up the app you want to work in.
We hope you’ve enjoyed learning more about your iOS device. Have fun with these new features! If you ever have any issues with your device, remember iResQ. Our certified techs will take care of any problems you may have with your iPhone, iPad, and/or iPod.
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
Batteries don’t last forever, and usually, they last much less time than you want them to. Charging your device over and over again causes the battery to hold less and less. It can get to the point where you aren’t able to use your device at all without having it plugged in – or at least close to it.
Since iPhones, iPads, smartphones, and tablets are meant to be MOBILE devices, you shouldn’t have to be a prisoner of the charging cord and outlet. It’s time to break free from it!
At iResQ, we specialize in battery replacements for mobile devices. We have high quality batteries for iPhones, iPads, smartphones and tablets. Simply choose the device you have and the battery replacement service for your device.
When we receive your device, we’ll take out the old battery, install the new one, and test it out for you. This is to ensure when you get your device back, you’ll be completely satisfied with the repair.
A new battery means you will be able to use your phone or tablet longer than an hour without charging it. Depending on how much you use your device throughout the day, you may be able to go a whole day or maybe even two days without charging it. You will be able to use it just as you did when you first bought it. Seems like a dream right now, right?
Order a battery replacement service for your MOBILE device now. You don’t need to buy a new phone or tablet because of the battery. You just need to buy a new battery from iResQ and have our certified technicians put it in for you. We believe in saving you money, and getting your phone or tablet to last longer in your hands versus buying a new one is one of the many ways we do that.
Contact us if you have any questions at all.
Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Some of our customers are fearful of using our services because they don’t us to steal their personal information. While we can tell you we are trustworthy and would never take your personal information, we know that’s not going to matter much to you. Instead, you probably will want to remove all of the personal information from your phone before sending it in to us.
The first thing to do is back up all of your information. You can do this with iTunes. Hook it up with the USB and have it do the backup. This way, when you get it back from us, you will be able to just hook up your phone again to get all of your data back on your phone.
Once you’ve backed up the iPhone or iPad, you can reset it.
Without your device connected to iTunes, tap the Settings icon. You should then see “General.” Tap on “General.”
Scroll all the way down and find “Reset.”
You will probably see “Erase All Content and Settings.” Tap on that.
You will need to put in your passcode, and then confirm you want to reset your device.
The device will begin erasing all of the data.
When the device starts up again, you will see that it starts just like a brand new one. You can then send it in to us worry free that there is any personal information on it.
When you receive your device back, all you have to do is hook it back up to iTunes and do a restore from back up. It won’t take too long, and you’ll be happy that you’re device is working as good as new AND you didn’t compromise your privacy.
Now that you know how to do this, go ahead and order your iPhone or iPad repair. We’re ready to fix whatever it is wrong with quickly, easily, and for a low price.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Having insurance on a high dollar piece of equipment makes sense. You want to ensure you can have it fixed without paying top dollar, if something happens to it.
However, is it the best investment of your money?
We say NO.
Have you ever thought about how much money you are sinking into insurance each year? Go ahead and figure it out…we will wait.
If you did it, you’ll see you’re spending THOUSANDS of dollars on the insurance.
How many of those iPads are actually needing service?
Unless your employees are highly irresponsible, it’s unlikely you’re spending a lot of money on repairs. You may only send out a few over the year, if that.
The ones you do send out to be repaired, you probably need to pay a deductible. Maybe a hundred….or two hundred dollars – right?
SO – not only are you paying thousands of dollars a year on insurance, but you’re still paying hundreds of dollars in deductibles.
That’s a lot of money you’re wasting.
Why? You could cut out the insurance, pay for the repairs outright through iResQ, and still end up spending WAY less money than you would with insurance.
iResQ has qualified technicians fixing iPad every single day. Most repairs only take 24 hours with our techs since they are so skilled and knowledgeable.
What’s even better is the cost of the repairs is affordable. For just a couple hundred dollars, you can have a screen replaced. Yes, for about the same amount of money you spent on the deductible, you can have the screen replaced and you don’t have to pay the insurance premiums you’re paying now.
See how you’re saving money?
Intrigued? Good, we hoped you would be – contact iResQ right now. We have a business representative waiting to speak with you about your iPads. We can give you all of the details needed to help you set up an account with us. It only takes a few minutes of your time, and since time is money, this call will be one that is well worth it.
Thursday, December 31st, 2015
Each year, it’s a good idea to review the expenses you have and what you can do to reduce them. As you are doing this, we would like to encourage you to take an in-depth look into your mobile device costs, as far as insurance goes.
Many schools and businesses pay for mobile device insurance. This insurance usually covers damages for iPhone, iPads, smartphones, tablets, and MacBooks. Premiums can be rather costly when you factor in all of the devices you have as part of your organizations.
The problem is that even though you pay for the insurance, you may never use it. When you do use it, you have a deductible. This deductible can be as much as the repair would cost without insurance.
Have you ever done the numbers to see how much a repair would cost without insurance? And then take the amount you’re paying for the premium and the deductible? It’s likely you will find the cost is much more than just paying for the repair outright when/if something happens.
You have many options when it comes to mobile device repair. Not all of them are the, though. At iResQ, we have some differences that will make you want to choose us as your repair shop.
Our prices are low for the high quality parts and certified techs we utilize for our repairs. Feel free to research our business to see how many satisfied customers we’ve had over the years. We would love to serve your repairs for much less money than insurance will cost.
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