One of the best things about an iPhone is everything you can do with it.

Check in for your flight. Make a movie in minutes from your home videos. Set your alarm so you can catch the sunrise. With lots of great Apple-designed apps built in, and more you can download free from the App Store, you’ll run out of daylight before you run out of things to do with your iPhone.


It’s everything you love about viewing, editing and sharing photos — with the power and simplicity of Multi‑Touch. You can quickly organise and compare photos. Brush adjustments onto an image with your finger. Apply professional-quality effects in a single tap. And create beautiful photo books, prints, slideshows and web journals to share with family and friends.4

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Quickly and easily turn your home videos into beautiful HD movies and Hollywood-style trailers with stunning graphics and cinematic soundtracks. Tap Share to have your instant world premiere on YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo. And with the new iMovie Theater, screen them all on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac — even on your HDTV via Apple TV. It’s like having your own personal cinema, everywhere you go.4

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Touch Instruments and Smart Instruments make it surprisingly easy and fun to create music on your iPhone. You can also record other music apps into GarageBand or capture live audio with the built-in mic. Record, edit and mix up to 32 tracks, then share them — across the room or across the globe. GarageBand on your iPhone is a music production studio that goes wherever you do.4

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The advanced writing, editing and design tools in Pages allow you to produce great-looking documents, newsletters, reports and more. Choose a custom template. Add dynamic tables and charts. Then easily share your documents with colleagues and friends.4

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The days of the boring spreadsheet are over. Numbers comes with over 30 Apple‑designed templates to work with. Sophisticated yet easy‑to‑create formulas. And intuitive tools that allow you to be more creative with your data than ever before.4

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Enhance the drama of any presentation with powerful graphics tools that turn each slide into a show-stopper. Start with one of 30 Apple-designed themes. Add photos, interactive charts and cinematic transitions. And use AirPlay to wirelessly present on an HDTV straight from your iPhone.4

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The 8MP iSight camera lets you take beautiful photos, even in low light. Create epic panoramic images. Shoot in square format. And apply eight live filters.

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Swipe through images grouped automatically into Moments and Collections, or view them as a slideshow. Post pictures to Facebook. And share specific shots with a group of friends using iCloud Photo Sharing.

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Build an iTunes library full of your favourite songs, artists and albums. Create custom playlists. Tap Shuffle to mix things up.


This is browsing at its most beautiful. Pages look crisp and sharp, and they load almost instantly. Tap the Reader icon to read web articles without ads or distractions. And view items on your Reading List on any device — even when you’re offline.


Incredibly sharp graphics and text, even when you zoom in. Spoken turn‑by‑turn directions. Real‑time traffic conditions. And photo‑realistic, interactive 3D views with Flyover mode. The Maps app is a destination in itself.1

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Dial with a single tap. Instantly reply to a call with a text message. Activate Do Not Disturb. And check messages in any order you want with Visual Voicemail.


With FaceTime, you can make video — or audio‑only — calls over Wi‑Fi or a mobile network to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Use the FaceTime camera in front for chatting. Then switch to the iSight camera on the back to share the view from your end.2


Send free messages to anyone on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Attach some photos or a video. Share locations and links. Or forward a contact. You can send to one person at a time or to an entire group at once.3

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Send, receive and reply across all your accounts. Flick to scan your inbox, and tap to open attachments. Keep track of email conversations by thread. Turn iPhone from portrait to landscape to change your view. Everything is razor sharp and easy to read on the Retina display.

Game Center

The world is your arcade with Game Center. Challenge your friends or take on an opponent six time zones away. When you’re done dominating, check the leaderboards for scores and achievements.


Boarding a flight? Walking into a film? Redeeming a gift card? Just scan your iPhone. Passbook stores boarding passes, tickets, coupons and more — and automatically displays them on your Lock screen exactly when and where you need them.

iTunes Store

With millions of songs and thousands of HD films, it’s easy to find your favourites — and discover new ones — when you shop at the iTunes Store. With iCloud, you can access everything you buy on all your devices.

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App Store

The App Store has over one million apps — many of them free — to help you do just about anything you can imagine.5 Browse Featured apps or categories like Music, Education, Kids and more. Or tap Near Me for app recommendations based on your current location.

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Download and read everything from classics to the latest page-turners. Add bookmarks and notes. Adjust the font size and background colour for easier reading. And with iCloud, you can start reading a book on your iPhone and pick up where you left off on your iPad, iPod touch or Mac.

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Use the Contacts app to store names, numbers, email addresses, Twitter handles and more. The profile information of all your Facebook friends is integrated into Contacts too, so whenever they make a change, you automatically stay up to date.


Manage all your busy schedules with the Calendar app. View by list, day or month. Switch from portrait to landscape to see a full five days on your Retina display. Facebook events are integrated into Calendar, so you can see what your friends are up to.


iPhone never forgets, so you won’t either. The Reminders app lets you set location- or time-based alerts for all the things you need to get done.


Whether it’s a weekly shopping list or your top ten favourite bands (today, anyway), Notes lets you keep important information close at hand.

Voice Memos

Can’t jot it down? Say it instead. Voice Memos keeps those sudden thoughts from slipping away. Once you’ve finished recording, you can edit your memo, then send it via email, iMessage or MMS.


Check the current time in cities around the globe with the world clock. Set the alarm for five minutes before kick-off on Saturday. Time your morning run with the stopwatch. Even use the timer to ensure perfectly cooked burgers.


Check out the latest episode of your favourite TV programme over breakfast. Watch an HD film on the bus. With no letterboxing on the Retina display, you can enjoy everything as it was meant to be — in full widescreen.


Dynamic weather displays in iOS 7 make checking current conditions anywhere in the world like looking out the window. You can get forecasts for up to six days. And even use List view as a beautiful world clock.


No matter how much the market changes, the Stocks app is always there to keep you in the know. Check out charts and relevant articles.


Work out a tip. Do the bills. Check maths homework. With iPhone, you always have a fully featured calculator handy. When you’re in landscape view, you can even use complex scientific formulas.


With Newsstand, all the magazines and newspapers you subscribe to are just a tap away. And new issues download automatically in the background, so you never have to think about it. To search for new titles, just tap the Store button.


The Compass app is all you need to get your bearings. Just hold your phone flat in your hand to see the four cardinal directions and the degrees of each. Or swipe to the left for a level or an inclinometer.


Discover, subscribe to and play podcasts of all genres. Browse hundreds of thousands of free audio and video titles in the Podcasts Store. And create customised stations that add new episodes automatically.

iTunes U

Take complete courses from universities and other institutions — and access the world’s largest online catalogue of free education content — all on your iPhone.

Download iTunes U from the App Store

Find My Friends

Use detailed maps and location-based alerts to find your way to the party, keep track of family at a crowded theme park or meet your co-worker at the airport.6

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Find My iPhone

If you lose your iPhone, all is not lost. Now turning off Find My iPhone, erasing your device and reactivating it all require your Apple ID and password. So even when your iPhone is out of your hands, you can still protect its contents.6


Don’t get up — use your iPhone to wirelessly control iTunes music on your Mac, PC or Apple TV.

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iPhone 5s Tips and Tricks

Make text bigger on the screen. Print email and web pages. View closed captions in films. These are just a few helpful features of iPhone you may not know about.

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