[access-uk] Re: New iPhone questions, please?

I like the word gubbed, meaning run out of power juice seemingly. I've
never heard it before. Shall we adopt it as an official list term? 

 

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From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Kevin Cussick
Sent: 03 March 2011 11:58
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Subject: [access-uk] Re: New iPhone questions, please?

I can't really add much to terry's post except I agree with him.

I also think it's very bad that once the battery is gubbed you throw the
unit away.

On 03/03/2011 11:11, Terry Clasper wrote:
> Hi Jackie..
> Now the handsfree thing I can help with.
> Basically if you move the phone away from your ear it automatically 
> goes into handsfree mode.
> This apparently is a feature and certainly if you know about it is 
> fine but if you don't can be a tad annoying.
> I use touch typing mode on the screen and find it OK I intentionally 
> didn't get the keyboard for around a month as I was determined to 
> become efficient at screen typing: don't think I've got there yet but 
> certainly am far faster thanI was a few weeks ago.
> I love everything about the IPhone apart from the phone, for me this 
> is the weekest component of the product.
>
>
>
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> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Jackie Cairns
> Sent: 03 March 2011 11:04
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: New iPhone questions, please?
>
> Carol, stick with your iPod Touch for now my girl! (smile).  It's not 
> as easy as it sounds, and I keep cheating with the keyboard which 
> isn't really helping me in the long run.
>
> I like it, and I'm determined to persevere, but it's very different 
> from Nokia handsets, and there are one or two things that irritate me.

> Firstly, if you are speaking to someone on the phone and a text 
> message comes in, you get your jingle, then VoiceOver reading out the 
> message.  Now if someone is having a conversation with you, they can't

> hear that, but you can, and it's bloody annoying.
>
> It also tends to jump into speaker or hands free mode during my 
> conversations, and I'm not sure why it does that.
>
> I'm sure I'll get to like it, but I'm not a wild convert at the 
> moment, though think it was the right thing to do regarding O2.
>
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Jackie Cairns
> J&M Work-Ability
>
> jandm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> www.work-ability.co.uk
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> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Carol Pearson
> Sent: 03 March 2011 09:55
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: New iPhone questions, please?
>
> Jackie,
>
> I didn't see your question about voice mail, but if you need to switch

> on and off in O2, 1750 switches on and 1760 switches off, I think.
>
> I haven't used them myself for ages but did write them down so give 
> them a try.
>
> Thanks Ed.  Now we all know how to answer Jackie's calls and I'm 
> getting more keen as I realise I could probably manage the phone too
if I wanted.
>
> --
> Carol P
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> From: "Edward Green"<edward@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To:<access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2011 6:32 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: New iPhone questions, please?
>
>> Hi Jackie,
>>
>> Apologies if someone has answered your questions already, but I 
>> haven't seen a reply.
>>
>> To delete a contact, open it, and double tap on edit.
>> Then flick with three fingers to the right.  Your iPhone should say 
>> something like "rows 3 to 8 of 8".  The delete contact option should 
>> have appeared after "add field".
>> If for some reason flicking with three fingers to the right doesn't 
>> work initially, flick with one finger until you're a little further 
>> down the list of fields already visible.
>>
>> You'll see that you already have some options to delete different 
>> numbers without doing the 3-fingered flick, but this will leave you 
>> with a blank contact unless you use the delete contact option.
>>
>> There are a couple of ways to answer calls.  You can either do a 
>> 2-fingered double tap which is the quickest if you are comfortable 
>> with the gesture. If not though, then you can use the standard flick 
>> right or left with one finger gestures to navigate the screen.  You 
>> will see a "slide to answer" option.  Double tapping on this (with 
>> one
>> finger) will also answer the call. This sounds longer but, as I say, 
>> you may find you're able to accomplish it quickly enough if the 
>> 2-fingered double tap is giving you problems.
>>
>> I'm afraid I don't know how to turn the voicemail off on o2.  Could 
>> it be somewhere in the message settings when you ring the 901 number?
>> Alternatively, are you able to change either there or on the phone 
>> itself how long it takes for the voicemail to kick in? You could 
>> always lengthen this interval if so.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Ed
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jackie Cairns
>> Sent: 02 March 2011 14:20
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] New iPhone questions, please?
>>
>> Well, all the contacts are in now, but I have a few questions please?
>>
>> 1.  How do I remove an unwanted contact?
>>
>> 2.  What does one do to delete read or unwanted messages to be 
>> discarded?
>>
>> 3.  I'm still having finger gesture problems, so don't always manage 
>> to answer the phone until Voicemail kicks in.  As I'm on O2, what is 
>> the number to turn Voicemail off.  I know it is 901 to dial it.
>>
>> Getting there, but finding it a bit frustrating at times.
>> For example, I don't like the way a text message alert will sound 
>> when you are talking to someone on the phone, and VoiceOver reads out

>> the text message you have just received.  Is there a way of stopping
it?
>>
>> Thanks for your help as ever.
>>
>> Kind Regards,
>>
>> Jackie Cairns
>> J&M Work-Ability
>>
>> jandm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> www.work-ability.co.uk
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