- 10-10-2011, 12:47 PM #2
- 10-10-2011, 12:47 PM #3
I believe it buying from apple website you may be able to go into an apple store, but not on launch day since it will be a zoo.
If from the carrier, you could walk into their store and they would do it.
However, you might lose some data.
I would call apple and ask them what is the best way to save as much data as possible.
For example, I use outlook and when I transfer from my bb to the iphone 4s, I will make the transfer and synch thru outlook so I will not lose any data in the transition.
- 10-10-2011, 01:36 PM #4
- 10-10-2011, 01:38 PM #5
Set up your Google Email as exchange server is "m.google.com" and it will load your contacts to your iPhone.
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- 10-10-2011, 02:08 PM #7
- 10-10-2011, 03:13 PM #8
how do i do that?
Edit: Nevermind, I just did it on my iPad to see if I could do it. Very simple.
Question though: After I set up the exchange Gmail account and select what I want to sync(mail, contacts, calendars), under Fetch New Data do I need to keep push on? Because I currently have push set to off and fetch set to manually in order to save battery.
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- 10-10-2011, 04:50 PM #10
- 10-10-2011, 05:44 PM #11iMore Intermediate
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Lots of good answers here but let's not forget one of the best reasons to own an Apple product: The Apple Genius Bar! Have questions or need help setting up a new device/computer? Make an appointment and get free tech support and setup. If you are unsure how to get these contacts over to your awesome new iPhone make an appointment with your local Apple Store online right now for this weekend:
Apple Retail Store
I am sure with the help of the great folk here you can figure it out on your own but if you are unsure or need a little help, the Genius Bar is free and a great recourse.
But if I set Push to ON won't it drain my battery? Since it will be trying to pull information? What if i set the exchange account setting to only contacts that are on? Would I still be able to retrieve my e-mail? Sorry for all the questions but this is my first iPhone. Thanks for the help!
- 10-10-2011, 06:04 PM #13iPhone Beginner
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it probably wont be doing enough to make much noticable difference. the whole point of PUSH is that something is PUSHING information to your device if theres no new information it wouldnt be pushing out info. thats the way I understand it anyhow.
- 10-10-2011, 06:46 PM #14
- 10-10-2011, 07:37 PM #15
One other tip: if you want new contacts added to your phone to also show up in your desktop gmail, go to Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars and scroll down to the default account setting for Contacts and make sure it's set to Exchange and not On My iPhone. Otherwise they will only be on your phone.
Coming from an android phone I am a little worried about the battery life. When I would have push enabled on my epic it would drain the battery much quicker. I don't want to have to limit what I do on my phone. When I am away from my Mac or iPad I like to check these forums and other such things as well play a few games here and there. I wasnt able to do that on my phone because if I did my battery would be dead in like 4 hours
- 10-10-2011, 08:37 PM #17
- 10-10-2011, 08:39 PM #18
- 10-10-2011, 09:39 PM #19
Coming over from a WebOS device...any suggestions on moving Palm/HP profile contacts to Iphone? I have begun to convert all my Palm/HP calendar dates to Google or Yahoo calendars for easier syncing. However contacts on Palm/HP profile has be stuck..... Thanks, looking forward to IPhone 4S in the mail.
- 10-10-2011, 11:47 PM #20
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