Sunday, 14 January 2018

How to Activate New iPhone X without SIM Card?

When we get a new iPhone, the first thing we need to do is to activate them . but sometimes we may don’t have our SIM card yet, how could we activate new iPhone without SIM card?

As iPhone X and iPhone 8 are latest released iPhone, so from this article, we’ll take iPhone X for example, and should you how to activate new iPhone X without SIM card. Now you can follow below steps and activate your new iPhone.

Activate New iPhone with Wifi or Cellular Connection

If it’s your first time to activate an iPhone, don’t worry, the process can be easy and clear, just follow it and have a try.

1.Open your new iPhone and begin the set up process, then it will ask you to choose the language you use and your location.

2.Then you can connect your iPhone with Wifi or cellular network, and when you choose Wifi, it will ask you to input the password.

3.Now wait for a few minutes for the activating of your iPhone, and you version iPhone will contact the activation servers when you connec to network.



Activate New iPhone with iTunes

When you have no SIM card, or you don’t want to activate your new iPhone with SIM card, you can do it with iTunes. See below steps.

1.Launching iTunes on your PC, and make sure it’s with latest version.

2.Then open your new iPhone, choose the language and region you need. And click “Connect to iTunes” under available wireless network.

3.Now connect your iPhone with PC by using its USB cable, and iTunes will activate AT & T iPhone automatically.



4.When you’re asked to set up AT & T iPhone as new or restore from a backup, you can choose the one you need, and it won’t affect the activation process.

5.Now click “Get Started” and “Sync”, then your iPhone will sync to PC and the AT & T cellular activation will be applied.

6.Then disconnect your iPhone with PC, and continue with the set up on the iPhone screen, now your AT&T iPhone is activated with no SIM card. Now you can continue with it and finish other process, like creating passcode, signing with Apple ID ect.

Now do you get how to activate your new iPhone?

Tips: when you lost or deleted some iPhone iPad data occasionally, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, call history, WeChat messages ect. Also it can help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

How to Fix Deleted iPhone Messages Still Show Up Problem

“There are some messages on my iPhone that i don’t need any more, so i deleted them, but when i go back to my message app, i can still see those messages. What happened? How to fix deleted iPhone messages still show up problem?”

Actually it’s quite easy for us to delete messages from our iPhone, but there will still remain in our iPhone even we delete them, and we just couldn’t see them. When we rely on some third-party software, we can still get them back. Now how to fix deleted iPhone messages still show up problem? We’ll try some ways to permanently delete our iPhone messages.

Permanently Delete iPhone Text Messages by Syncing them on iTunes and iCloud

When we sync our iPhone messages to iTunes and iCloud backup after deleting them, then they will help us mark those messages with deleting. Then those deleted messages will be gone.

Now follow below steps and delete your iPhone text messages permanently, then they won’t show up.

For iCloud:

1.Connect your iPhone with Wifi, go to Setting--iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password.

2.Then Turn on iCloud drive and Message button, tap on “Backup”, and confirm with “Backup Now”. Also we can turn on “Auto Backup” option, and our messages will be synced to iCloud by itself.



For iTunes:

1.Launching your iTunes, connect your iPhone with PC.

2.When it’s recognized, click iPhone image icon, tap on “Backup Now” on the right page, and confirm with “Backup”.



Delete Message App from Spotlight Search

When our messages are deleted, we can still search them via Sportlight search, but if we remove our messages app from Spotlight search, we won’t search them via Spotlight search.

1.Open your iPhone, go to Setting--General--Spotlight Search.

2.Then find option “Message”, turn it off. And go to Spotlight, you couldn’t search your messages there.

Restore iPhone to Factory Setting

We can also delete our messages by restoring our iPhone to factory setting, but it will erase our iPhone data, so we’d better not to do it.

And when you watn to know how to restore iPhone to factory settings, you can refer to below article for detailed steps:

Factory Reset iPhone without Passcode

Get Back Deleted iPhone Messages

When you delete your messages by mistake without backup, don’t worry, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can not only help us backup more than 16 kinds of files selectively, but also can help us recover them even we have no backups, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, voice memo, WeChat messages ect.

When you need, you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.



Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, click “Start”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. After scanning, you can preview and choose messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC” or “Recover to Device” to get them back.



Sunday, 7 January 2018

Take Screenshots on iPhone X

“There is no home button on iPhone X, how could we take screenshots on iPhone X?”

When you get an iPhone X, you may have many similar issue with how to take screenshots on iPhone, as it’s with full screen and no home button on it. Fortunately, although there is no home button on iPhone X, we can still do it with other ways. Now you can follow this article and learn some tricks about how to take screenshot on iPhone X.



Trick 1. Take Screenshot on iPhone X

Although there is no home button on iPhone X, but there are some other buttons we can use to take screenshots. See below steps and take some screenshots.

1.Unlock iPhone X with yout face ID or its password, then go to the page that you need to take screenshots.

2.Now click power button and volume up button together, then you will hear shutter sound, and your screenshot will be saved on your photos app.



3.And you can repeat this process and take more screenshots. Then finish it, you can check those screenshots from your photo app.

Trick 2. Take Screenshot on iPhone X with Assistive Touch

Also we can take screenshots on iPhone X with Assistive Touch, see below steps.

1.Unlock your iPhone X, go to Setting--General--Accessibility.

2.Then you can see “Assistive Touch” option, turn it on.



3.Now click “Customize Top Level Menu”, then you can tap on an icon to change it or add a new one, like “Screenshot” by pressing the plus sign icon in the bottom right-hand corner.

4.Then many choice will show up, and you can scroll down and find “Screenshot” to add it.



5.When you need to take screenshots with Assistive Touch, you can open it and click “Screenshot” button, and it will be ok. You can also find your screenshots on photo album.

Backup Screenshots on iPhone X Selectively

When you want to backup screenshots on iPhone X selectively, or you want to view some of your backups, or you lost some iPhone iPad data occasionally, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone not only help us backup iOS data, but also can help us recover lost data with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. And it allows us to do it selectively without erasing all content and settings.

Now when you need, you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.



Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone X with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Photo” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose screeenshots you need to backup, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.


Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Read Someone Else's Text Messages on iPhone

“I just picked up one iPhone 6s yesterday when I was shopping. But i couldn’t unlock it, is it possible for me to access some iPhone data? How could i read someone else’s text messages on iPhone?”

Now it’s possible when you come to third-party iOS data recovery software iRefone for help, you can view and restore its data selectively, not to say text messages. And from this article we’ll show you some to read someone else’s text messages on iPhone.

What is iRefone

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files even we have no backups, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, call history, voice memo, WeChat messages ect. Also it can be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod with latest iOS version.

And you can download and install the free trial version to have a try from below link or its website.



Read Someone Else’s Text Messages on iPhone

Now you need to find an USB cable which matchs to the iPhone you have, then we can connect it with our PC.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Message” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. After scanning, you can preview the messages you need to check. Also you can tap on “Recover to PC” to extract them.



Remark: When you have some backups on iTunes and iCloud, and want to extract data from your backups selectively without erasing all content and settings, you can also come to iRefone for help.

And you can check below article for reference:

View Former Thanksgiving Videos from Backups

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Restore Messages from Stolen iPhone

When our iPhone is lost or stolen and we want to get back some messages from it, actually it’s not possible unless we have done some backups before losing our iPhone. And as more and more people are requiring about how to restore messages from stolen iPhone, here we’ll show you how to do it when you have backups.

And to restore your messages from stolen iPhone selectively, we’ll need the help of third-party software iRefone, which can not only help us extract data from our iPhone when we have no backups, but also can help us download files from backups selectively without erasing all content and settings.

Now download and install the free trial version you need to have a try.



Restore Messages from iCloud

When your iPhone is stolen, we can still help you get back your lost messages from iCloud, and don’t need other iOS device.

Step 1. Run iRefone, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup”, log in it with your Apple ID and password.



Step 2. When log in, all your backups files on iCloud will show up. Find the one you need, click “Download” at the end of the files you need.



Step 3. After downloading, you will enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover. Find and click “Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 4. After scanning, you can preview and choose messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.



Restore Messages from iTunes

Also we can restore messages from our iTunes backup with iRefone selectively, see below steps.

Step 1. Run iRefone, launching your iTunes. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup”, then all your backup files on iTunes will show up.



Step 2. Then find the one you need, click “Select” at the end of the files you need. And new interface with many data icon and media icon will show up, find and click “Message” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.



Sunday, 24 December 2017

Disable WhatsApp Recording Feature

When you’re still wondering how to disable recording feature in WhatsApp, now you can come to this page and learn the ways to disable WhatsApp recording feature.

WhatsApp allows us to make phone calls and send audio messages, so most of them are using it to connect our friends and colleague ect. Also it allows us to recording our WhatsApp calls by using WhatsApp built-in recording feature. But some people just don’t want to use it any more, how could we disable WhatsApp recording feature?

How to Disable WhatsApp Voice Messages Recording Feature

Now you can follow below steps and disable your WhatsApp voice messages recording feature.

1.Open your iPhone, go to Setting--Privacy--Microphone.

2.Then find “WhatsApp Button” in Microphone page, and turn it off. When it’s off, the button will be with gray color.



Now your WhatsApp recording feature is turned off.

Make WhatsApp Voice Calls when WhatsApp Recording Feature Disabled

Even WhatsApp recording feature is disabled, we can still make WhatsApp voice calls, and we can also enable WhatsApp recording feature when we need. See below steps.

1.Open WhatsApp on your phone or iPhone, and click “Phone” image icon as we make WhatsApp voice call before.

2.As we have disabled WhatsApp recording feature, so there is no access for Microphone. Now it will prompt a message and ask us to enable access to Microphone.



3.Click “Setting” on the pop up message and we’ll enter the new interface, find “Microphone” button, now turn it on. And we can make WhatsApp voice call now.



4.After making WhatsApp voice calls, we can also disable WhatsApp recording features again according to above process.

Tips: When you need to backup or recover your WhatsApp messages on iPhone, or you lost some of them or other iPhone data, and you want to extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, you can come to iRefone for help.

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Extract Videos from iPhone to PC

“I record some videos about Christmas activities, now we need to plan our Christmas, so i want to extract those videos from iPhone to PC, any one can help me with it?”

When you need to keep your videos safe, or you need to save some storage of your iPhone and you need to extract your videos from iPhone to PC, you can come to this page and learn some methods about how to get your videos from iPhone to PC.

Extract Videos from iPhone to PC by Using USB Cable

The traditional way for us to extract videos and photos from iPhone to PC is using USB cable, now you can follow below steps.

1.Connect your iPhone with PC, when it’s recognized, click This Computer on your PC screen to find your iPhone folder.

2.Then you can copy videos you need to transfer on your PC folder to save them.

Transfer Videos to PC with iTunes

Now you can also transfer your videos from iPhone to PC via iTunes, now follow below method and transfer your videos.

1.Launching your iTunes and make sure it’s with latest version, and connect your iPhone with Mac by using its original USB cable, and unlock it with your Apple password.

2.And when it ask your to “Trust this computer”, just trust and continue with it.

3.Then open Photo app on your Mac, and it will show us import screen. If not, click Import tab at the top of the photos.

4.And can tap on “Import Selected” or “Import All”, it’s according to your needs.



Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC via Windows AutoPlay

Also we can transfer our photos and videos from iPhone to PC via Windows AutoPlay, see below steps.

1.Connect your iPhone with PC, then AutoPlay windows will pop up automatically.

2.Then click “Import Pictures and Videos”, and confirm with “Import” to transfer your videos from iPhone to PC.



Selectively Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC with iRefone

Also when you need to selectively transfer your iPhone data from iPhone to PC, or you need to transfer your iPhone data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively and doesn’t need to erase all content and settings, you can come to iRefone for help.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Photo” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.



Step 3. When finish scanning, you can preview and choose videos you need to transfer, tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.