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Sync iphone to outlook

Can anyone instruct me how to synchronize my iphone to my outlook.

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Only way i could get any sync was first strangling the cat,wrapping its limp body round my neck,then getting two pieces of celery of equal length.Soaking these overnight in a mixture of lemon juice and urine.Drink the juice at 2 minutes past twelve on a full moon,insert the celery where the sun dont shine and whilst hopping on one footand circling the p.c with the iphone balancing on my forehead.First few times no joy then bingo synched right off.

hope this helps

Posted on Dec 11, 2008


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iPhone won't shut off.

Okay, here's my problem. Earlier today, I was trying to check a missed call on my iPhone, and I tried to click the phone button, and the iPhone wouldn't let me click on anything, so I try to shut it off, and it acts like it's about to shut off (With that circle thing that lights up, like it's loading...the sign that tells you the iPhone is about to shut off.) and the iPhone has been like that for about an hour now, and won't shut off.

Can someone help me?


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From the website - the 2nd one worked for me:

If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond

  1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
  2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
  3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008


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Iphone won't charge and now won't work

I dropped my iphone whilst ina changing room and when i picked it up it sed no sim but worked fine the following day although it was runnin out of battery. The battery ran out so i plugged it in the plug socket charger and soon realised it wasn't doing anything so i plugged it in the laptop usb and still nothing happened put it in the docking station in the computer still nothing and the same when i plugged it in to an upstairs socket now if i press the on button it comes up with a battery with a bit of red tht flashes with a lighting bolt and a plug image if i hold it for long enough when the apple comes up it goes onto the password screen but if i press a number it goes bck to the battery again how can i fix this also this is an unlocked phone

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I left my phone charging for a few hours and it appeared not to be charging as the battery icon was staying at 10% of charge. I was confused because it had the charging icon in the upper right hand corner. If your phone is doing something similar i simply powered the phone down and turned it back on. The charge went from 10% to 100% on the display. This is what worked for me hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008


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cannot connect Youtube on iphone

I have a unlocked version of iphone i have been able to use safari and other features over EDGE network but when i try to connect to Youtube it says "cannot connect to Youtube"

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Step 1: backup your settings and files on itunes
Step 2: restore iphone to default( this will erase everything)
Step 3: try Youtube before Jailbreak to make sure its working
Step 4: ***important*** run ziphone for JAILBREAK only!
YouTUBE remains working. when I tried to DO-IT-ALL youtube never worked afterwards.
Step 5: Sync iphone to get your settings, contacts, emails back

Posted on Apr 07, 2008


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Error Message "no SIM card installed"

Hello, All has been fine with my Iphone but..... I just got on a plane earlier today and watched a Heroes episode on the phone... about half way through I realized the phone said "No Sim" in the Service Carrier area (top left).

Now I'm home I have restarted 10+ times, re-seated the sim 5 odd luck. I put my wifes sim card in and it knew it was the wrong carrier sim, I also took off the Next Sim 2 from my sim and tried that on its own..... Again, it read the sim and knew it was not the right carrier. I put the Next Sim 2 back on tried again but it just went to "no sim installed again"

I live in Australia so its a huge pain to send it back.... can anyone help??

I have a "Next Sim 2" on my Vodafone sim with a JB'ed 1.1.2 otb.

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Hold down the power switch at the top and the main selection button at the bottom. After a few seconds a new screen should come up that allows for shutdown should you slide the slider to the right. DO NOT SLIDE THE POWER OFF. Keep holding the two buttons down. Wait until the silver apple logo comes on the screen. At this point you may release the two buttons. Continue to wait while the iPhone reboots. Once the iPhone finishes booting the "No Sim" message should be gone and you should see bars again. No new sim card or reactivation required!

Posted on Mar 05, 2008


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Dead iPhone?

I had my iPhone at work today and the battery was dying. I got a red battery icon saying to connect to power, then after hitting the main menu button, it just went blank. I got into the car and put it to the charger, no familiar recharge noise nor the green battery icon. I have it home now on the base charger but still nothing is going on. Maybe let it charge for 8 hours before I touch the thing again? Or is there something more serious going on?

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I had a blank screen and couldn\'t do anything. I just held the Home and On/Off button together for about 6-10 seconds and the Apple logo appeared, after that it was all sweet :)
It is a pity this happens. Oh well, at least it was simple to reset the phone and fix my problem. Good job Apple :P

Posted on Jan 16, 2010


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Phone will not ring

i cant get my iphone to will only vibrate

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Thanks, The orange dot on my phone was showing as well. That fixed the problem.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008


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bluetooth problems iphone

My iphone will not detect other bluetooth devices or allow any others to send to it

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This is not strictly true - my iPhone connects wonderfully to my Plantronics Voyager 520 headset. It will not connect to other phones, headphones, etc. via bluetooth. It is intentionally crippled and will only connect to a headset via bluetooth.

My guess is that Apple sells songs and doesn't want you trading them around to your friends via bluetooth. Whatever the reason, it's quite annoying.

Posted on Jan 29, 2008


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downloading contacts from Palm to iphone

I want to download my contacts from my Palm Pilot to my Iphone

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Just save the contacts as described above "Bring up Palm Desktop. Make sure your Palm phone is sync'ed up. Show the Address page, select all contacts (Ctrl-A), and export them with File, Export vCard... This puts all contact information into a single file as a sequence of vCards."
Then send the file you saved as an e-mail attachment - using any mail (i.e. gmail, yahoo, outlook, etc) - to your i-phone e-mail. Open this email on the i-phone and push the attachement - it then asked you if you want to add these, click (push?) yes, and select eithr merge or new and voila you got them.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009


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how to insert sim card into 3g ipone

how to insert sim card into 3g ipone

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Found it!!

There is a little hole along the top of the iphone, stick a paper click in and it ejects a tray to put your sime in.

It's not electric, so you need to give it a push

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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