Go Back   Team-BHP > Around the Corner > Shifting gears > Gadgets, Computers & Software


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12th June 2014, 09:13   #6871
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Sheel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Purnea(Bihar)
Posts: 5,073
Thanked: 4,499 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Someone I know has got himself an iPhone 4, not sure whether it is 4 or 4S, but it is all black. He wants to sell it now. Reason for sale is - Android.

Will the 4 or 4S be upgraded to iOS8 when it is unveiled?
Sheel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12th June 2014, 09:29   #6872
BHPian
 
lazybrain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Bangalore/Mangalore
Posts: 191
Thanked: 91 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheel View Post
Will the 4 or 4S be upgraded to iOS8 when it is unveiled?
iPhone 4 will not receive iOS8 upgrade and for iPhone 4S iOS8 will be the last upgrade. If you ask me it does not make sense buying iPhone 4 at all at this point of time!
lazybrain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18th June 2014, 15:18   #6873
Senior - BHPian
 
mail4ajo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 1,824
Thanked: 213 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Guys who like to protect the phones but do not want to add too much bulk and also a clean back that shows the apple logo, consider the Spigen Ultra Hybrid. Very thin and clear back. Rs 999 on Flipkart. Watch out for knockoffs.
mail4ajo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th June 2014, 00:59   #6874
BHPian
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: New Delhi
Posts: 75
Thanked: 15 Times
Default

Guys I was robbed yesterday by 5 people, they took away my iPhone 5s. I'm trying to track the phone but it is continuously showing as offline, what shall I do?
raviacc2825 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th June 2014, 08:45   #6875
BHPian
 
dar3dev|l's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Hannover, DE
Posts: 293
Thanked: 88 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

^^ you can report the same to the local police authorities and also your ISP to check if they could track the phone based on your IMEI. You also might want to email Apple regarding your loss.

Did you activate Find My Iphone ? If yes, you should get the last location. The reason for it being offline could be either it is switched off or they have restored your phone with some other Sim and Apple ID.
dar3dev|l is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19th June 2014, 08:58   #6876
BHPian
 
iamswift's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Madras
Posts: 178
Thanked: 61 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by raviacc2825 View Post
Guys I was robbed yesterday by 5 people, they took away my iPhone 5s. I'm trying to track the phone but it is continuously showing as offline, what shall I do?
oops bad.
Did you file police complain? If not, do that.
Continue tracking. These goons will sell it off eventually and the new owner will connect to Internet.
Once you could locate, you can seek police help to get back your device.

I wish this is as simple as I mentioned.
iamswift is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd June 2014, 18:10   #6877
BHPian
 
jaaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Earth
Posts: 377
Thanked: 133 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by raviacc2825 View Post
Guys I was robbed yesterday by 5 people, they took away my iPhone 5s. I'm trying to track the phone but it is continuously showing as offline, what shall I do?
Sorry to hear about that.

Keep tracking your Phone with Find my Phone. If the thieves are not Smart enough ( I wish !!!!!) You could even locate the Phone No. (SIM No.) through your iTunes Account. But all these happens only when the phone goes Online.

Wish Apple had introduced Kill switch by now (May be in iOS 8 ).

How about your Finger Print Scanner ? Have you set that ?

Check with your Apple dealer also. Police Complaint is a must.

Last edited by jaaz : 23rd June 2014 at 18:13.
jaaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd June 2014, 18:47   #6878
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Back to Chndgrh
Posts: 2,061
Thanked: 2,565 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Quote:
Wish Apple had introduced Kill switch by now
It's already on ios7
Quote:
I'm trying to track the phone but it is continuously showing as offline, what shall I do
Login to your icloud account & enable Lost Mode

http://www.intego.com/mac-security-b...phone-or-ipad/
Turbanator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24th June 2014, 12:03   #6879
BHPian
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: New Delhi
Posts: 75
Thanked: 15 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Hello All,

Thanks for all the suggestions, steps i have taken:
> I have put my phone on lost mode, using icloud. It will give my custom message.
> Reported to police but have not filled FIR

Now, whenever i check the status on icloud, it shows that phone is in offline mode. It can mean two things, my phone has not been switched on and connected to net since last 1 week or it has been factory reset somehow in GAFFAR MARKET.
What you guys think, shall i just forget about the phone now or shall i keep checking on icloud.
Bought myself Grand2 for now, dont want to invest again in 5s as 6 will be launching near Diwali.
raviacc2825 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th June 2014, 15:49   #6880
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Mumbai - Pune
Posts: 136
Thanked: 46 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

If you own a jailbroken iPhone, I strongly recommend you install iCaughtu pro from the cydia store. It has many features like it can take picture using the front camera when someone enters the wrong passcode.
You can also disable turning off the phone when in lock screen mode.
The picture taken is immediately emailed to your predefined email id along with the location of the phone (can many a times be inaccurate if the phone is indoors).
raksrules is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2014, 00:35   #6881
Senior - BHPian
 
ashis89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 1,202
Thanked: 827 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

I have been facing a recurring problem with my IP5 since I upgraded to iOS7. The phone hangs while the screen was locked. The usual pattern of occurrence is when the phone is kept in the pocket for long or while it is charging. I can decipher that it has got something to do with heating, probably. Till iOS 7.1, I could pull up the shortcut screen and pull down the notification screen but now, after 7.1.1 even that is not possible.
The only solution is to reboot the phone or if I received a call. Receiving the call 'activates' the screen.


Off-late, I am facing this problem quite often, sometimes even more than once in a day and it is spoiling the whole purpose of the phone. Has any one been facing this problem?
ashis89 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2014, 05:49   #6882
BHPian
 
lovecars21's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Asansol
Posts: 150
Thanked: 764 Times
Default

I am using an iphone 5c with iOS 7.1.1 and I am also facing the same issue.


Sent from my iPhone using Team-BHP
lovecars21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2014, 10:21   #6883
BHPian
 
Gokrish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chennai and AR
Posts: 290
Thanked: 157 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ashis89 View Post
I have been facing a recurring problem with my IP5 since I upgraded to iOS7. The phone hangs while the screen was locked.
Is your phone screen locked with PIN? Double tap on Slide to unlock and without lifting the finger, slide it! Whether this opens the screen?
Gokrish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th July 2014, 17:40   #6884
BHPian
 
jaaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Earth
Posts: 377
Thanked: 133 Times
Default Re: The iPhone Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by ashis89 View Post
I have been facing a recurring problem with my IP5 since I upgraded to iOS7. The phone hangs while the screen was locked.


Off-late, I am facing this problem quite often, sometimes even more than once in a day and it is spoiling the whole purpose of the phone. Has any one been facing this problem?
This problem was there in iPhone 4S also, but somehow it got rectified. I guess there were 3-4 Software Updates after releasing iOS 7. So, it got rectified before 7.1.1 in the case of iPhone 4S.

In any case, the current Version is 7.1.2, Update your Software and check. Apple will be aware of these problems through background data collection, and constantly updates Software for any bugs. Since, the hardware of 4S and 5 or 5C are different, it might have been corrected in 4S and not 5. iPhone 5 and 5C are the same in a different shell. Where as 5S is more advanced.

This is a Software glitch, so it'll be rectified in future updates. iPhone 5C Owners can check with the Dealer's, since it'll be under warranty.
jaaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12th July 2014, 00:11   #6885
Senior - BHPian
 
ashis89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 1,202
Thanked: 827 Times
Default

@Gokrish- I have a PIN lock on my phone screen. I tried many ways out of frustration but the screen was unresponsive in such a situation. Will try out your suggestion. Somehow the problem hasn't cropped up today.

@jaaz- I am running on 7.1.2. IIRC the problem wasn't there in 7.1.1. I guess it has resurfaced recently. Lets hope it gets sorted out soon. The only saving grace is the boot time is far less than my previous Android phone.


Sent from my iPhone using Team-BHP
ashis89 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Iphone - now $100 since Iphone 3G S (speed) launched D-Man Gadgets, Computers & Software 32 14th February 2010 18:11
Apple iPhone Launched!!! OMG, OMG!!! (EDIT: Feb 5th - New memory sizes) hydrashok Gadgets, Computers & Software 107 21st August 2008 14:33
this is completely insane - Guy waiting in line for iPhone for 5 days in NYC whatcanthisbe Shifting gears 20 1st July 2007 21:04


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 08:21.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks