Got a new iPhone and not sure where the SIM card goes? Well follow this tutorial and we'll have you and your iPhone set up ...
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Male speaker: In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to setup your Apple iPhone 3G1 including controls and overview.
Please find your envelope provided inside your box to remove the SIM card tray pin. Now push the end of the pin into the whole just as shown in the video and remove the SIM card tray. Once you've removed the tray, put your SIM card into the tray just as shown. Now slide SIM card tray with the SIM card into the designated slot on the handset.
Press and hold the power button found at the top right of your handset. Your handset will vibrate and then display the Apple logo as part of the startup.
You will now need your USB cable and computer or a laptop. Plug one end of the USB cable into your Apple iPhone just as shown and then plug the other end into your computer or laptop.
We're using Windows Vista. Once you've have plugged in your USB cable into your computer and your iPhone, it will try and install the drivers for the handset and the iTunes Sync. You need to use iTunes to complete the setup of your iPhone.
When you're ready and it's all complete, click start and then find and select iTunes. Your iTunes software will automatically detect that the iPhone is connected. It will now show you some settings for you iPhone. You can type your iPhone's name for instance and which programs to sync with. You can also opt to have iTunes Sync with your iPhone every time you connect it. You can select different programs by clicking it in the dropdown box area. Once you're complete select done. Upon selecting done, your iPhone will begin to sync. From here you can now update your iPhone software or restore to a previous version. You can also see your memory status at the bottom of the screen and view what is stored on your handset. This includes ringtones, music, pictures, podcasts, videos and applications. If you want to use the App Store on your iPhone, it is advisable to register for an iTunes account. Once complete your iPhone will display the following message, iPhone is activated. Slide the slide at the bottom of the screen to unlock your iPhone.
Your phone boasts a large 3.5 inch multiple touch touchscreen. At the bottom of the handset, you have your home key. Underneath you have your charger and USB points and mike and loudspeaker. At the top, you have your power button and your standby lock key; you also have a 3.5 millimeter jack so you can use it with the headphones. On the left side of the handset, you have your volume controls and silent shortcut key. On the reverse of the handset, you have your 2 megapixel camera.
When the screen is blank, you can press your home button to bring the phone to live. This is your home screen with all the applications and access to various settings, slide your finger across the screen to access other applications. At the bottom you have your home screen shortcuts which can be customized, and at the top, you have your date, time, network name, signal strength and status. Pressing the phone icon will give access to your virtual keypad, so you can dial numbers. No matter where you are, press the home button to close the application and move back to the home screen.
In this video tutorial, we showed you how to setup your Apple iPhone, insert your SIM card, and covered all your basic controls.