Well, Apple may not want you to do it but you just can't help yourself, you want to get inside that beautiful iPhone 4 and see what's inside. This clear, detailed guide shows how to remove the back panel, safely get inside your iPhone and remove your battery as well.
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In this video by PI Classroom you get to learn how to remove the sim chip from an i-phone. The video provides a step by step process for removing the sim chip. The only tool required is a paper clip. *Turn the i-phone on its head so that the power button and the plug for the h ...more
Old people are usually perceived as wise and enduring, whereas an old smartphone, like my iPhone 4, becomes the butt of a joke every time I take it out of my pocket. I mean, come on, it's not like I'm still rocking one of these... And if I was, I guarantee you wouldn't beat my ...more
Jailbreaking gives you root access to the iOS file system, allowing you to install third-party apps and tweaks on your iPhone that aren't available in the App Store. It opens up a whole new realm for what your device can do, but it can also cause instability across the system ...more
Remember the live fish wallpapers from iOS 9? They may be a fading memory at this point since Apple removed them all from the iPhone in iOS 11, but there is a way to get those fishies animated on your device again. They'll be live photos for your lock screen, which is as good ...more
Since iCloud's introduction in 2011, you get only 5 GB of complimentary cloud storage with your Apple account. With iPhone backups, app data, iCloud Drive files, and even emails (if you have a Mac, Me, or iCloud email address), you'll quickly run out of space to back up photos ...more
Since iOS 6 has been released, it's had its fair share of problems. From battery drainage, to photo uploading errors, to the Maps debacle, lots of users have been less than pleased. So much so that some are even downgrading. Another issue that's been a frequent complaint is i ...more
The newest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 10, has been out for about a month now. But like every year beforehand, some of you who updated will not be happy with the latest and "greatest" iOS version. If that happens to be the case for you, you've still got a ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to back up and transfer your iPhone or iPod touch apps. First, right click on the desktop and create a new folder, make the name of this "backup apps". Next, go into your iTunes account and go to the applications. Click on the app that you want t ...more
Whether you're used to 3D Touch or Haptic Touch, deleting and rearranging apps and folders on your iPhone is a little bit different in iOS 13. Before 3D Touch existed, you would just long-press for a second on any icon on the home screen to bring up the edit options. When 3D ...more
Jake von Slatt of The Steampunk Workshop kept breaking the rear glass panel on his iPhone. So, he ended up making his own gorgeous replacement out of brass to replace the standard Apple logo ones who kept getting. The only problem was that it made his signal strength super wea ...more
Apple released iOS 8.2 on March 9th for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, which contains bug fixes and stability enhancements for certain stock features. If you've updated your device already, you've probably already noticed that you get the new Apple Watch app, too—no matter if y ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove the SIM card out of an iPhone. First, turn your phone all the way off, then insert a pin into the top hole next to the circular button. Insert this until the SIM card pops out of the hole next to it. There will be a cover along with it, ...more
How To : Remove Unnecessary Profiles & Certificates on Your iPhone to Protect Your Privacy & Security
When you want to install a new tool or game on your iPhone, you go straight to the App Store to do so — but it's not the only place you can get apps from. Some developers use back alleys to get their apps to you, while others can trick you into installing them without giving i ...more
Out of the box, when you shoot a photo on your iPhone using the stock Camera app, it will either shoot a normal or HDR photo. That's because Apple's high-dynamic-range setting is set to automatic by default. However, there's a button in the app so you can turn HDR on or off ma ...more
Before iOS 10 existed, you were stuck with every single app Apple shoved down your digital throat. While you could hide a few of them with some trickery, you couldn't remove any of them. Now, you can remove almost any Apple app you want from your home screen — for good — just ...more
As far as customization goes, there's nothing you can do to change the look and function of the Control Center on your iPhone. By default, you can't alter the system toggles, but if your device is jailbroken, it's a completely different story. With the help of a tweak from dev ...more
There's a good chance you've never used the Dictation function on your iPhone's keyboard, or even knew that it existed for that matter. That small microphone icon in between the emoji key and the space bar is great if you use dictation, but otherwise, it just gets in the way w ...more
When iOS 7 was released, there were actually news reports of people getting disoriented and sick due to the motion of the parallax effect, along with the speedy animations when opening and closing apps and folders. Reducing motion in your Accessibility settings can help calm ...more
On your iPhone, your phone number and Apple ID email address are the default ways in which somebody can contact you on FaceTime. While you can't remove your phone number as an option, you can remove your Apple ID email account. More importantly, you can add any other email add ...more
By default, there aren't many customization options for the notification badges on iPhones — you can either leave the numbered red bubbles there, or turn them off. But thanks to a new jailbreak tweak, you can now give your badges a unique look with new functionality. Aptly na ...more
Is your iPhone frozen and stuck on a single screen? Don't worry: In most cases, your iPhone isn't broen. A frozen iPhone seems to be a common problem and thanks to this youngster, fixable. Learn how to fix and turn a frozen iPhone back on with help from these steps.
How To : Get Your Missing iPhone Back by Remotely Setting a Message & Contact Info on Its Lock Screen
So, you're on the way back from a restaurant and realize you left your iPhone there, but you're late for a meeting and can't go back yet. You may as well kiss that iPhone goodbye, right? Not yet, as long as the right person gets their hands on it first. But that potential do-g ...more
Want to protect your investment and add some personal style to your cell phone, but aren't quite sure how to install that cool new skin? We've got you covered - just check out this quick video on how to install and remove an iPhone case. If only getting ready for work could be ...more
The iPhone and its cousin the iPod Touch are products of genius design, but sometimes we get a little bored of all that black and white with nothing in between. Inject some personality into your mp3 listening or phone calling by simply switching up your black plate, or the bac ...more
Have you forgotten your iPhone or iPod touch password, and find yourself locked out? Way to go! In this video tutorial, learn how to get around the iPhone passcode, and start enjoying your device again. This will let you unlock someones password on an ipod or iphone touch.
Grill and barbecue pit masters remove the membrane from their pork loin ribs, Baby Back, and Spare ribs so that their dry rub and sauce will permeate the meat, and produce a real tender rib. Watch this how to video as one of the BBQ Pit Boys show you the tips and tricks on how ...more
Whether you haven't touched your iPod or iPhone for the longest time and have simply forgotten your passcode, or you want to have a little fun on your friend's (or frenemy's) iPhone, you have to unlock the gadget, and that means bypassing the passcode. While most of us are al ...more
From waxing to shaving to that new-fangled thing they call laser hair removal, there are a lot of options out there when you decide to start taming the hair on your back. Here are the best ways to get rid of your back hair.
Collodion—it's one of those things that you probably never heard of before, but have actually come across many times in life. It's used for all kinds of applications, from photography to special effects, and it even has a few medical uses. So, what exactly is collodion? Photo ...more
It's the bane of many a tech geek's existence that the customizability of Android software cannot be combined with the sleek design of the iPhone. A new Kickstarter project titled Eye, however, is looking to change that with a new iPhone case that allows you to combine the two ...more
Well, you've opened up your iPhone 4 and taken the battery out. Now, you want to remove the LCD display and the logic board and the phone's proximity sensor. Apple doesn't like you doing it, but this great, step-by-step guide shows you clearly just how to do it.
Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Coyle Connolly, D.O., removes a mole from a patient's back for a skin cancer biopsy.
iPhones and the entire Apple i-line are incredibly gorgeous. Streamlined, minimalist, and futuristic, they're the epitome of both form and function. But we've always had a bit of a problem with the fact that it seems like every other person walking down the street has the SAME ...more
While the iPhone 4G claims to have vastly improved battery life, some are still not impressed. If you are not convinced of your battery's longevity and wish to replace it, check out this clip. Apple won't do this for you and a repair shop will be pricey, but if you follow thes ...more
Everyone is excited about the new iOS 4 update for the iPhone and iPod Touch, right? Well, if you have installed it and decided you liked the 3G version better, check out this clip. In this tutorial, learn how to get back to your familiar 3.1.3 version of iPhone firmware and b ...more
Enabled from the moment you first booted up your device, there's a feature deep in the iPhone's settings that automatically backs up your device in the background. As long as you're connected to Wi-Fi and a power source and your screen is locked, your photos, text messages, ap ...more
When Apple released the iOS 10.2 update to the public on December 12, 2016, iPhone users got a slew of new features, including new emojis, a brand new TV app, the ability to save camera settings, and more. But out of all of these new features, the one that interests me the mos ...more
Widgets are great ... if you actually use them. A quick swipe right on the lock screen will reveal the Today view and its widgets, and it's very easy to accidentally open. Plus, others can see your widgets without any authentication. You could manually remove every widget, but ...more
On your Apple iPhone or Apple iPod Touch, your applications have icons, and those app icons have an automatic glossy feel to them, which presents a white streak on the top. If you don't particularly like that gloss effect, there is a way to remove it. This video tutorial will ...more
Are you terrified of massages because of the deep pressure applied to your body? Don't be afraid. There are gentler ways of removing tense knots from your back. In this video, Athena shows you how to gently remove knots without using deep pressure.
If you've ever attempted to remove Cydia apps from your iPhone or iPod Touch using the traditional long-touch method, you will have quickly discovered the Cydia-distributed applications have no 'X' to delete them. Watch this short video to understand the correct way to remove ...more
Learn how to back up and restore your iPhone or iPod touch contacts free without being jail-broken. Download and install iDrive lite from the link ibackup. Launch the application and sign up for the service and log on. Tap the back up button and a status bar will appear showin ...more
Getting through the iPhone's 4-digit passcode may seem almost impossible, but it is actually quite easy. Permanently remove any passcode with this simple trick. But beware: everything else will be lost on the device as well! This will let you unlock someones password on an ipo ...more
Overtime while using Cydia on your iPhone or iPod touch you may discover that you've collected tons of applications that you'd hate to lose. Well, no need to worry! Check out this video for instructions on how to download an application from Cydia which backs up your Cydia app ...more
You know what's in your folders, so it's not always necessary to label them and ruin that clean look you're going for on your iPhone's home screen. I mean, how many folders am I going to have to title "Stuff" or "Junk"? Don't Miss: How to Place Folders Within Folders on Your ...more
Apple introduced recent contacts for the app switcher (aka multitasking menu) in iOS 8, useful for quickly calling and texting your most-contacted friends and family. Just tap on one of the contact bubbles and an assortment of options appear—call, message, or FaceTime. While t ...more
Whether you're in high school or college, you no doubt will have your iPhone in your pocket all day long. To make your iPhone last the whole time and even help you out with your studies, these are the accessories you'll want to get your hands on. You might not think you need ...more
It's easy to back up and restore your iOS devices using iCloud, but the trade off is that iCloud backups only include what Apple deems "the most important data," i.e., documents, photos, and videos. Plus, you're limited to only 5 GB of data for free before needing to upgrade y ...more
I've been an iPhone user in the iOS ecosystem for years now after a brief stint in the Android realm. But, I'm also enthusiastic about varying forms of technology in general; I realize that iOS is far from perfect and that healthy market competition is beneficial for all. So, ...more
Directive Games received the enviable honor of unveiling their ARKit game, The Machines, on stage as part of Apple's iPhone launch presentation. The developer gave us a taste of the "moba-inspired AR PVP game" in July. At the time, they were one of the first game makers to pr ...more
What happens if your jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch gets destroyed? What happens if it merely malfunctions and poof—all of your applications are gone? You're screwed—unless you backed up your apps. If you want to prevent loss of all your Cydia and jailbroken apps, then you h ...more
The iPhone 4 is brand new, but accidents still happen - even right after you get it, right? So, if you have cracked or scratched up your screen and can no longer use it, check out this tutorial. Apple won't fix the damage if they think you did it, and a repair shop will charge ...more
Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple process of removing the SIM card from an iPhone. It doesn't take much to pull the SIM card out of an Apple iPhone - just a small paperclip will do the trick. Check out how it's done by a technician in t ...more
The "share sheet" is the small window that pops up whenever you tap the share icon on your iPhone, and in iOS 7, the options listed are limited. No Instagram. No Dropbox. No Pinterest. Besides email, messages, and iCloud, the only third-party options to choose from are Faceboo ...more
Apple's goal with iOS 12 is to smooth out the problems with its famously flawed predecessor. Of course, change isn't for everyone, and by iOS 11.4.1, Apple had a pretty stable thing going. If you're not digging all the bugs and new features included in iOS 12, here's how to do ...more
It's been a long time coming, but Tamagotchi has finally ditched its iconic toy egg and arrived as a mobile game. The new iteration is called My Tamagotchi Forever, and though it's currently only available in Canada, you can actually download the game anywhere and care for you ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to remove apps from your iPhone Touch or iPhone with cydia. This is useful if you have a hard time removing your apps from your device. First, open cydia and find cydelete. Download and install this application to your device. Once this ...more
The new lock screen in iOS 10 is a lot different than previous versions, but one thing that stuck around is the quick access camera shortcut. The only real difference aside from aesthetics is that now you don't have to swipe up from the camera icon. Instead, you can simply swi ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to open your SIM Card slot, remove the SIM Card and replace it with a new one. All in iPhone 4. Video: .