1. Meka Mac's Avatar
    I won't try to sell you. I can't....I don't know you.

    If you're thinking about it over the last couple of days, take a deep breath and back away from the media and even us. Because you may be reacting to the excitement from those of us who love our iPhones. You may also be reacting to the media coverage and from friends' comments, if you know anyone who has bought a new iPhone.

    You won't be able to customise an iPhone like you do an Android device. So if customisation is something that you really enjoy, you will be disappointed. Unless you jailbreak.

    As far as the keyboards, I prefer my iOS keyboard over my Note 4. The only thing that beats the experience of my iOS keyboard is the BlackBerry physical keyboard....but unfortunately it's not on an iPhone. You will be able to find several keyboards in the Apple App Store.

    Step back and take a deep breath. Then go give an iPhone a go at your local store. If you feel courageous get one and explore for two weeks. If you don't care for it, return it.

    This I will tell you....I won't do without my iPhone. It's the one platform that is non negotiable for me. I won't do without it.
    Before getting my s5 I was thinking about the iPhone then to but then decided that no I'm gonna stay with android and I kinda forgot about it. I think about switching every now and then and now I've been thinking of it for the last couple of days.

    I played with one in target last night and I really do like it. I'm playing with my ipad more often so that I can get used to it more somewhat. The back button is gonna be a little bit of a learning curve. I love that the iPhone has the podcast app right on it since I listen to those.

    I really just want to go and get it, I always have the 14 days to test it out and see how I like it, which I think I'll be able to decide if I like it or not in 13 days.
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    10-01-2015 02:16 PM
  2. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Not sure if you're aware but iOS9 has a tiny directional arrow to link you back to where you were. So there is something somewhat similar to a back button.
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    10-01-2015 02:53 PM
  3. jlzimmerman's Avatar
    Before getting my s5 I was thinking about the iPhone then to but then decided that no I'm gonna stay with android and I kinda forgot about it. I think about switching every now and then and now I've been thinking of it for the last couple of days.

    I played with one in target last night and I really do like it. I'm playing with my ipad more often so that I can get used to it more somewhat. The back button is gonna be a little bit of a learning curve. I love that the iPhone has the podcast app right on it since I listen to those.

    I really just want to go and get it, I always have the 14 days to test it out and see how I like it, which I think I'll be able to decide if I like it or not in 13 days.
    I would suggest buying a used iPhone 5 or something similar just to play on it for a while. This way you won't break the bank and will be able to sell it for the same price you purchased it in case you don't want to keep it. I think you would be pleased with your migration to iOS. I use WP, iOS and Android and iOS is better than Android simply because you can guarantee that iOS will not start to freeze, glitch, force close apps, and fragment after the first 10 months of using it.
    10-01-2015 04:39 PM
  4. Meka Mac's Avatar
    I would suggest buying a used iPhone 5 or something similar just to play on it for a while. This way you won't break the bank and will be able to sell it for the same price you purchased it in case you don't want to keep it. I think you would be pleased with your migration to iOS. I use WP, iOS and Android and iOS is better than Android simply because you can guarantee that iOS will not start to freeze, glitch, force close apps, and fragment after the first 10 months of using it.
    Well if I'm going to get the 6s it would be no money down and I would just be paying 19 monthly for it.
    10-01-2015 05:12 PM
  5. flyinion's Avatar
    I'm curious as well to see if you end up with one. I'm also currently an Android user (2014 Moto X) seriously looking at switching. Mostly for the increased app polish, faster updates, etc. I have played around with my wife's iPhone and iPad and especially with iOS9 realized most of the features I have loved in Android since the OG Droid days are now in iOS. Combined with the bigger screens of the 6 and 6s now, it's almost like what reason is there not to switch anymore unless you're using a Nexus phone and doing all the rooting and swapping ROMs around just to tinker.
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    10-01-2015 06:22 PM
  6. Meka Mac's Avatar
    My phone is also very limited on space. It is a 16gb and it only has 2gb available. If I want to download a new app I have to delete one
    10-01-2015 07:23 PM
  7. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Always hit the reply button to soon lol. But I have to delete something if I want to download another. I really want something bigger. So I was gonna get the 64gb one.
    10-01-2015 07:25 PM
  8. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Definitely get the 64G if you decide to get one! I always max out on storage.
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    10-01-2015 07:44 PM
  9. swarlos's Avatar
    I'm a brand new iPhone convert as well. Here are my thoughts:

    I've used about a dozen different Android devices in the past 5 years. It seemed like I was always chasing the PERFECT device and every device I tried came up short. For example I loved how the M8 was snappy and fluid (I've always been a Sense fan) and it had AMAZING speakers...but the camera was awful. My Note 4 was probably the most aesthetically pleasing Android device I ever had, and I loved the size, s pen, and the plethora of awesome features...but I hated the TouchWiz lag and the GPS was pretty much unusable. My LG G4 was pretty snappy and the GPS was on point and I loved the leather back...but the IU was a bit boring and the battery life was pretty dang bad. You get the idea .

    I've used the iPhone 6s Plus now for 5 days and I have nothing to complain about. It's a beautiful device (and highly customizeable with the vast array of accessories), battery is nothing short of incredible, GPS is on point, it's as fast or faster than any Android device I've used, the app quality is a lot better, the keyboard was a cinch to get used to (coming from about 4 years on SwiftKey), the OS is intuitive and fun to use, etc. Sure, it doesn't have all of the bells and whistles that are baked into certain Android devices, but I found that a lot of those bells and whistles were just fun to show off to my friends and aren't really deal breakers if I don't have them anymore. Other things that I'm used to, like a file manager, I could easily find an app for.

    I know I've only had this phone for 5 days, but I can easily see myself being happy with this phone for a year since I don't have to make any compromises.
    That seems to the consensus for a lot of Android users who switch. Same thing happened to me when I was on Android, not so much trying to find the perfect device, but just always wanting to have the latest and greatest.

    I'll admit the new Nexus phones that Google just announced especially the 6P had me salivating LOL but then I remembered how much I love my iPhone and remember regretting ever switching in the first place when I finally came back from using Android. There's just really no compromise when using iOS and I know the Android faithful will use the customization factor as the nail in the coffin but seriously I got so bored of that at the end of owning my Galaxy Nexus and now if I do feel the need to theme and stuff I can just jailbreak.


    The Lannisters send their regards
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    10-02-2015 05:37 AM
  10. pantlesspenguin's Avatar
    That seems to the consensus for a lot of Android users who switch. Same thing happened to me when I was on Android, not so much trying to find the perfect device, but just always wanting to have the latest and greatest.

    I'll admit the new Nexus phones that Google just announced especially the 6P had me salivating LOL but then I remembered how much I love my iPhone and remember regretting ever switching in the first place when I finally came back from using Android. There's just really no compromise when using iOS and I know the Android faithful will use the customization factor as the nail in the coffin but seriously I got so bored of that at the end of owning my Galaxy Nexus and now if I do feel the need to theme and stuff I can just jailbreak.


    The Lannisters send their regards
    It just came to a point where I was like "Maybe this one will have everything I need...no? OK, maybe THIS one will have everything I need...ugh no again? OK, let's try THIS one...etc etc etc." I was switching way too much, buying cases and screen protectors for my new phones every few months, etc. It was a money pit! I've spent a bit up front on getting some extra chargers and cables for my iPhone and of course a case and screen protector...but now I can sit back and do something fun in 6 months or so at the time that I would be shelling out $200-300 to pay off my JUMP balance for a new phone and accessories .
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    10-02-2015 11:03 AM
  11. John Yester's Avatar
    Exactly been there done that.... you will be back if you switch...
    10-02-2015 11:07 AM
  12. Gadgetry's Avatar
    There's just really no compromise when using iOS...
    I wish that were the case for me. I have had my 6S for 1 day and I'm considering paying a restock fee etc to go to the S6 (maybe Edge b/c of wireless charging). One feature that I really enjoy with a phone is full integration with my truck's infotainment system and Nissan created an app specifically for that purpose. Nissan does make the app for iOS but the functionality isn't there. My biggest gripe is with Pandora. Yes, I could just stream Pandora but I'd rather use the app built into the radio b/c it allows me like/dislike, scroll through my station list, create stations from songs...etc. To do this with an iPhone it must be plugged into the USB port. This makes absolutely no sense to me and is what I'd consider a compromise. I'm not what I'd call a super user of smartphones but what I do use, I want to work well and why use something plugged in when it should be wireless?

    The driver for me switching to back iOS (I've had 2 iPhones previously) was the battery life of my Android which is still likely much worse that the 6S. I'm always concerned about running out of battery life but there are some fairly small/efficient devices to charge on the go.

    We'll see...
    10-03-2015 09:29 AM
  13. Meka Mac's Avatar
    I wish that were the case for me. I have had my 6S for 1 day and I'm considering paying a restock fee etc to go to the S6 (maybe Edge b/c of wireless charging). One feature that I really enjoy with a phone is full integration with my truck's infotainment system and Nissan created an app specifically for that purpose. Nissan does make the app for iOS but the functionality isn't there. My biggest gripe is with Pandora. Yes, I could just stream Pandora but I'd rather use the app built into the radio b/c it allows me like/dislike, scroll through my station list, create stations from songs...etc. To do this with an iPhone it must be plugged into the USB port. This makes absolutely no sense to me and is what I'd consider a compromise. I'm not what I'd call a super user of smartphones but what I do use, I want to work well and why use something plugged in when it should be wireless?

    The driver for me switching to back iOS (I've had 2 iPhones previously) was the battery life of my Android which is still likely much worse that the 6S. I'm always concerned about running out of battery life but there are some fairly small/efficient devices to charge on the go.

    We'll see...
    That is definitely a reason to switch back if it is important to you and easier for you to use everyday.

    Now after I say that is that the only thing that makes you want to take it back after leaving android?
    10-03-2015 06:45 PM
  14. dfb8085's Avatar
    All I can say is that I switched from my iphone 6 and went to android and man was it a mistake, I have kicked myself so many times its not funny. The galax6 s6 edge which is a pretty high level phone and still I'm not happy. I can only say if I ever manage to get back to a iphone I hope somebody slacked me around if I even think of leaving. By the way my wife is extremely happy with what used to be my iphone 6
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    10-03-2015 07:01 PM
  15. doogald's Avatar
    My biggest gripe is with Pandora. Yes, I could just stream Pandora but I'd rather use the app built into the radio b/c it allows me like/dislike, scroll through my station list, create stations from songs...etc. To do this with an iPhone it must be plugged into the USB port. This makes absolutely no sense to me and is what I'd consider a compromise.
    Wow, that was one of the main reasons why I switched to the iPhone - my car stereo would only play media from my Android phone over BT, and most of the time it was a coin flip if the playing would start. For the iPhone I can connect by cable, though, unlike you, I can still use BT for media playback if I really want to. But, I *want* to plug in - the sound quality is better, I charge while I play, and I still get BT for calls. Oh, and I don't have to worry about the unit picking my wife's phone over mine if it connects first when we're in the car together.

    The one thing I was worried about was battery life, but so far the 6s is actually better my Droid Maxx was with half the battery.
    10-03-2015 09:04 PM
  16. Gadgetry's Avatar
    That is definitely a reason to switch back if it is important to you and easier for you to use everyday.

    Now after I say that is that the only thing that makes you want to take it back after leaving android?
    So far, that's the only thing. I'm receiving an iOttie windshield mount with a10 foot USB lightening cable. I'll give that a shot and see how it goes.
    10-03-2015 11:17 PM
  17. swarlos's Avatar
    I wish that were the case for me. I have had my 6S for 1 day and I'm considering paying a restock fee etc to go to the S6 (maybe Edge b/c of wireless charging). One feature that I really enjoy with a phone is full integration with my truck's infotainment system and Nissan created an app specifically for that purpose. Nissan does make the app for iOS but the functionality isn't there. My biggest gripe is with Pandora. Yes, I could just stream Pandora but I'd rather use the app built into the radio b/c it allows me like/dislike, scroll through my station list, create stations from songs...etc. To do this with an iPhone it must be plugged into the USB port. This makes absolutely no sense to me and is what I'd consider a compromise. I'm not what I'd call a super user of smartphones but what I do use, I want to work well and why use something plugged in when it should be wireless?

    The driver for me switching to back iOS (I've had 2 iPhones previously) was the battery life of my Android which is still likely much worse that the 6S. I'm always concerned about running out of battery life but there are some fairly small/efficient devices to charge on the go.

    We'll see...
    So far, that's the only thing. I'm receiving an iOttie windshield mount with a10 foot USB lightening cable. I'll give that a shot and see how it goes.
    That is frustrating for sure and I also noticed that in my car with Bluetooth streaming it won't show the meta data when using my iPhone but when I tried the Nexus 5 and 6 that had no problem but that didn't bother me too much since I have my music hard wired when I listen to it. There are some things about Android that I miss like being able to download ringtones directly to the phone, the multitasking is still a littler superior and the interoperability of course but iOS is closing the gaps in that regard.


    The Lannisters send their regards
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    10-04-2015 05:17 AM
  18. Meka Mac's Avatar
    I have another question. I have Sprint and I am really leaning towards getting the iPhone but here is my question, do I stick with the 11 dollar insurance from sprint or do I get apple care from the apple store?

    I know apple care doesn't cover the phone being lost or stolen and the insurance sprint has does. Also can I wait until the year that you get from apple to be almost over before I purchase apple
    care?
    10-04-2015 05:39 PM
  19. Meka Mac's Avatar
    So far, that's the only thing. I'm receiving an iOttie windshield mount with a10 foot USB lightening cable. I'll give that a shot and see how it goes.
    I have an iOttie mount, it works great but I just don't know if it is going to fit the 6s. I am going to go to work tomorrow and see if my coworkers 6 fits in the one I have
    10-04-2015 05:41 PM
  20. Gadgetry's Avatar
    I have an iOttie mount, it works great but I just don't know if it is going to fit the 6s. I am going to go to work tomorrow and see if my coworkers 6 fits in the one I have
    Yep, I installed mine today and it works great!
    10-04-2015 07:40 PM
  21. swarlos's Avatar
    No you can't wait. AppleCare+ is within 30 days of purchase, I think.
    Yes like warcraftWidow said you only have 30 days after the date of purchase to get AppleCare+ just keep in mind they will check the phone for any damage prior to the purchase of the insurance.


    The Lannisters send their regards
    10-05-2015 04:51 AM
  22. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Yes like warcraftWidow said you only have 30 days after the date of purchase to get AppleCare+ just keep in mind they will check the phone for any damage prior to the purchase of the insurance.


    The Lannisters send their regards
    Oh ok thanks. I already plan to throw a case and screen protector on it as soon as it comes out of the box.
    10-05-2015 01:42 PM
  23. Meka Mac's Avatar
    Ordering my 64gb rose gold iphone tonight! Should have it in 2 to 5 days
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    10-07-2015 07:38 PM
  24. jdhooghe's Avatar
    Ordering my 64gb rose gold iphone tonight! Should have it in 2 to 5 days
    Have fun exploring a new OS!
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    10-08-2015 12:39 AM
  25. Gtech21's Avatar
    No you can't wait. AppleCare+ is within 30 days of purchase, I think.
    You have 60 days from the date of purchase to get AppleCare plus. As long as you don't have an accident with it within the 60 days


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    10-08-2015 12:50 AM
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