Tip & How-To about Apple iPhone Smartphone

How to connect an iPhone to the Internet

Connecting your iPhone to the internet is an easy process. You just simply use any application on your iPhone which uses internet service.

Your iPhone can either use WiFi or Cellular for internet access.

- A WiFi network is simply a wireless network. You can find them at coffee shops, libraries or even at your house if you a router setup for wireless access.

- Cellular data networks allow Internet connectivity over the cellular network. Check your carrier's network coverage in your area for availability.

When you use an application on your iPhone that requires internet service it will either connect to the last WiFi network used, or if that network is not available it will list all available networks in range. You can simply tap on the network you wish to join and it will connect. If the network requires a password it will show a lock icon. If no Wifi networks are available your iPhone will connect over the cellular data network and fees may apply.


To see all the Wi-Fi networks in range, from the Home screen choose Settings > Wi-Fi. Tap a network to join it.

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How to Jailbreak And Unlock Your iPhone With BlackSn0w and Blackra1n in Windows Posted by iunlock under Unlock on Monday Mar 1, 2010 google_protectAndRun("ads_core.google_render_ad", google_handleError, google_render_ad); Previously, we’ve released a tutorial to jailbreak and unlock iPhones for Mac Users. Now Windows users can do the same with their iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS by following this short tutorial. Remember this is specifically suited for those running Windows.
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  3. From here on, your iPhone or Ipod needs to be connected to the PC.
  4. You are now officially ready to start the jailbreak process. Proceed by selecting the “Make it ra1n” button.
  5. After this, you would notice that your iPhone is now in recovery mode. Instead of the recovery mode screen, the display features a picture of Geohot. Then you’re iPhone would reboot.
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  3. Blackra1n will now begin to download and install the packages you selected.
  4. When completed, you would see a post install log for sn0w. CommCenter would automatically be restarted. But if your carrier does not support 3G, simply disable it. Then select the close button to continue.
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