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Have an iPhone? Sister site EveryMac.com has a Mac specs app -- that also details the specs of the iPhone line -- thoughtfully designed for the iPhone's small screen.
As requested by readers, EveryiPhone.com is designed to not only make it quicker to find iPhone specific info from Everyi.com -- including iPhone specs and answers -- but also provide convenient links to official iPhone instruction manuals and unofficial iPhone forums for support, as well as a collection of quality iPhone reviews and video reviews.
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Established in 1996, EveryMac.com long has been answering Mac questions submitted by readers. EveryiPhone.com's iPhone Q&A and iPhone Troubleshooting & Repair Q&A answer iPhone specific questions with the same exacting attention to detail.
Click on each tab for the five most frequently asked iPhone questions in each category.
If your question is not answered above, be sure to see EveryiPhone.com's comprehensive iPhone Q&A and iPhone Troubleshooting & Repair Q&A. Official iPhone manuals as well as unofficial forums for community assistance may be helpful, too.
Apple's official instruction manuals in PDF format are below. An applicable program likely already is installed on your computer or device, but if not, the free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read PDFs.
The model number is a specific identifier listed on the back of each iPhone in tiny print. For more help identifying a specific model, please refer to iPhone Identification.
|iPhone (Specs)||Model No||Instruction Manual|
|iPhone (Original/2G)||A1203||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 3G||A1241||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 3GS||A1303||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 3G (China/No Wi-Fi)||A1324||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 3GS (China/No Wi-Fi)||A1325||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 4 (GSM/AT&T)||A1332||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint)||A1349||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 4S||A1387||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 4S (GSM China/WAPI)||A1431||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5 (GSM)||A1428||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5 (CDMA)||A1429||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5 (International GSM)||A1429||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5 (CDMA China)||A1442||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5 (GSM/AWS)||A1428||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (GSM/North America)||A1532||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (CDMA/Verizon)||A1532||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (China Telecom)||A1532||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (CDMA/US/Japan)||A1456||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (UK/Europe)||A1507||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (China Unicom)||A1526||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (Asia Pacific)||A1529||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5c (China Mobile)||A1516||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (GSM/North America)||A1533||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (CDMA/Verizon)||A1533||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (China Telecom)||A1533||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (CDMA/US/Japan)||A1533||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (UK/Europe)||A1457||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (China Unicom)||A1528||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (Asia Pacific)||A1530||Apple Instruction Manual|
|iPhone 5s (China Mobile)||A1518||Apple Instruction Manual|
Sometimes answers to reader-submitted questions and the instruction manual are not enough to solve an iPhone problem. Other times, it is nice to get a variety of user opinions about a product. For both of these scenarios, official and unofficial iPhone forums can be quite helpful.
A selection of active iPhone communities include:
|Apple (Official)||iLounge Forums||Everything iCafe||iMore Forums|
|ModMyi Forums||iPhoneForums||iFans||iPhone Forums|
|iPhoners||Digital Fix||iPhone-Dev||iPhone Dev SDK|
Before joining any online forum, be sure to search thoroughly before posting a new thread to see if your question has been answered previously. Be sure to review the rules of each community as well. When posting a new message, it also is wise to provide links to information related to your topic from the forum itself in addition to elsewhere around the web to show that you have done research on your own before posting.
Hand-selected, quality reviews for the latest iPhone line as well as all earlier models are below. For the current iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, video reviews also are provided.
The well-known iLounge has detailed reviews for the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s that cover features, technical info, apps, accessories and more. The same site also has a useful seven page iPhone 4S review along with earlier reviews for the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPhone 4 CDMA, and iPhone 5.
AnandTech provides self-described "thorough" iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews with in-depth coverage of technical details, performance, camera functionality and quality, battery life and much more. AnandTech provides equally thorough reviews of the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.
ArsTechnica likewise offers multi-page iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews focused primarily on design, features, camera quality, and benchmarks. Ars also has reviews of the older original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5.
The venerable MacInTouch skipped the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s models (as well as the iPhone 4S), but provides detailed reviews of the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 from the perspective of a long-term Mac user.
Although they're not as detailed as the others, for those interested in a more concise take, the WSJ also has quality iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews and reviews for the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5, too.
iPhone Video Reviews:
In-depth video reviews for the current iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s follow for your viewing convenience.
The first one, from Geekanoids, provides a detailed evaluation of the iPhone 5c and real-world use, and the second one, from TLDToday, covers the iPhone 5s in-depth along with comparison to a variety of popular Android devices. You also may be interested in detailed written reviews of each iPhone from around the web.
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