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Easy Maintenance Tips for iPhone 6

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iphone 6You are a proud owner of iPhone 6! Though there are all possibilities of arrival of new iPhones in the course of time, you are not soon going to part with your beloved iPhone 6, because it is such a pricey investment. Let’s face it, unless you are born with a silver spoon in your mouth, you can’t change an iPhone every now and then. So, why not maintain your iPhone 6 in such a way that it will serve you for a long, long time? It’s just the matter of learning about iPhone 6 parts, their problems and solving them, and your iPhone 6 will be your most considerate partner.

Increasing the Speed of Your iPhone 6

Whether you have the latest iPhone 6 or 6S (Plus) or a comparatively older iPhone 4S, your device can slow down in the course of time. In that case, cleaning your phone is something that every iPhone owner should do as a regular routine. Though you have recently bought your iPhone 6, there is no harm, but benefit in learning how to perform a cleanup of your iPhone 6 so that it can run faster.

First go to Setting > General > Usage. This will show you a full list of apps along with the space they have occupied.

Delete the Apps You Hardly Use: Long press on the app on the home screen till it wobbles. Then tap on the cross sign in the right hand corner so as to delete it. You can do this more easily from the Usage menu where you can see how big the app was before you delete it. You just have to tap the option of Delete App and you are done.

Delete Some Photos, Videos and Music: Upon checking the usage of your phone, you may find that a lot of space has been taken up by photos, videos and music, particularly photos! Delete them, but don’t forget to backup them to iCloud or iTunes.

Discard Old Messages: A lot of space is taken up by messages too. They include the messages in the form of not only text, but also audios, photos and videos – both received as well as sent. In your Message app, you may find a long series of messages with someone. You can delete it by swiping left across. But you can also delete all the messages at a time with the help of PhoneClean.

Close Apps Running in the Background: By closing apps running in the background too, you can make your iPhone run a bit more smoothly. Double tap the Home button and swipe on a thumbnail to finish the multi-task.

Discard Cache and Other Junk of Files: If your iPhone has overly Safari cache data, it can slow down. To remove it manually, tap Settings > Safari > Clear History/Clear Cookies and Data. A Professional cleaning tool by iOS, PhoneClean, helps you to delete all the junk files and increases the speed of your iPhone.

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Enhancing the Battery Life of iPhone 6

You may have wondered always exactly where your iPhone’s battery drains. It can now be found, courtesy to new feature for battery usage by iOS 8, by going to Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage.

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Charge Less: It’s not recommended to keep your iPhone 6 charged continuously; instead, keep the battery running at around 50% to 80%. Overly charging may slowly damage your iPhone’s battery.

Avoid Heat: Remember that heat is bad for your iPhone 6; so, avoid using it constantly for watching videos or playing games when environmental temperature is high. Overcharging also heats it up causing battery damage.

Reduce Brightness of Screen: This is the simplest step towards increasing the battery life of your iPhone. Bring the brightness level of the screen to the lowest level comfortable. Go to Settings and tap Display & Brightness. Turning off the option of Auto-Brightness is useful too.

Turn Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Location Off: Turning off location affects multiple apps and also Bluetooth and Wi-Fi can also save your iPhone’s battery life.

Turning Airplane Mode On: When you are not using your iPhone 6 actively, switching it to Airplane Mode can further save its battery life. Just this little task turns many wireless features off, such as cellular antenna, Wi-Fi, location, Bluetooth and GPS.

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Protecting the Content of Your iPhone 6

Regular Backup: Make it a habit of backing up your iPhone 6 regularly. There are several reasons for that, including recovery in the event of accidental deletion and restoration of the entire device in case of an unsuccessful software update.

  • For backing up with iTunes, connect the phone to computer. Run iTunes if doesn’t automatically open. Click on Device, next click on This Computer in the columns of Backups and then choose Backup Now.
  • For backing up with iCloud, Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Backup Now
  • AnyTrans is an all-in-one contents manager of iOS. You can backup with AnyTrans too.

Passcode Lock Function: Keeping your iPhone 6 locked with a passcode prevents others from accessing your iPhone. Go to Settings and then to Passcode; next turn Passcode on and set a Passcode.

Find My iPhone App: If unfortunately your iPhone 6 is lost, protect your contents by using Find My iPhone to detect your iPhone’s location on a map, lock it remotely, show a message, play a sound or erase all the data. “Find My iPhone” is free and can be downloaded from App Store.

Get the Data on Lost iPhone Back: Whatever precautions you take, there is at least a slight chance that the contents of your iPhone 6 can be lost, because of accidental deletion, damage to the phone, iOS update, etc. If you have got backup in iCloud or iTunes, you can just restore your data from there. If you want to restore only select content, PhoneRescue is a good option. It helps restoring contacts, messages, photos, videos etc without destroying previous contents.

LogicFix ( are dedicated to ensure that smartphone owners don’t need to wait for repairs when their phones stop working. They have an extensive range of iPhone parts, tools and repair accessories which include iPhone 4 repair kit. They also have beautiful protective cases for iPhones protecting your phone from all damages.

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