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My iphone 3g has gone into large font so it is impossible to enter passcode at log in screen as the screen will not move up and across in order to get to key in numbers. can you help Thx Les

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Hello Sam,

Switch off the phone and then switch on it and then try. It will help you.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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Icon very big how can i make it small


First of all try this: Tap the iPhone with three fingers twice in succession. The home screen icons will be magnified to 200 percent. To adjust the zoom level, touch the screen with three fingers then move them up to increase the zoom, and down to lower it. The next time you tap the screen twice with three fingers, the iPhone will automatically return to your custom zoom level.
If it doesn't help, follow the steps below and repeat the above (step 5.)
  1. Tap the "Settings" menu from the iPhone home screen.
  2. Tap "Accessibility."
  3. Tap the word "Off" next to "Zoom" to turn the Zoom feature on.
  4. Return to the iPhone home screen.
  5. Tap the iPhone with three fingers twice in succession. The home screen icons will be magnified to 200 percent. To adjust the zoom level, touch the screen with three fingers then move them up to increase the zoom, and down to lower it. The next time you tap the screen twice with three fingers, the iPhone will automatically return to your custom zoom level.
Let me know if you need further help.
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Jun 09, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

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My iphone the screen es in big font but i ca'nt fix what i do?


Go to Settings/General/Accessibility and switch off "zoom" and "large text"

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Jan 20, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

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I forgot my iPhone Passcode. What can I do to unlock it?


iPhone setting:*
- Auto-Lock: 1 Minute;*
- Passcode Lock: On, require passcode immediately, after 15 min or 4 hours etc;*
- Network: Turn 3G Off

Scenario 1: Home screen is active with screen on*
1. Press power button for seconds until asked to '"slide to power off"
2. Slide to power off
3. press power button to turn on iPhone
4.*When asked to enter passcode, touch the "Cancel" key, then slide to unlock
5. bypassed passcode

Scenario 2:*
1. On the screen of being asked to enter passcode, press power button for seconds until asked to '"slide to power off"
2.*Slide to power off
3. press power button to turn on iPhone
4.*When asked to enter passcode, DO NOT touch any key on the screen, press power button for seconds until asked to '"slide to power off"
5. Slide to power off
6. press power button to turn on iPhone
7.*When asked to enter passcode, touch the "Cancel" key on the right bottom corner, then slide to unlock
8. bypassed passcode

Notes:
1. When Network setting changes to Enable 3G: ON, "3G" signal shows up, passcode CANNOT be passed through
Go to a underground parking lot or a lift where 3G signal is weak, when 3G signal switches to "E" (Edge), passcode CAN be passed through following above steps
2. When no 3G or Edge signal, above steps don't work

Conclusion:
Seems passcode security is related to network status
Possible security hole under Edge

Jan 15, 2011 | Apple iPhone 3G

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Can an locked Iphone work as an MP3 oe MP4, I do not make any call, just use it as a media player


font.f1 {font: 12.0px Helvetica} Thanks for asking your question with FixYa Support.

A locked iPhone cannot work at all, because you need to have the pass key to get into the main screen of the iPhone, in order to access the iPod player feature.

font.f1 {font: 12.0px Times} • If you cannot remember your pass code, you will unfortunately have to restore your iPhone which will wipe everything off the iPhone and restore it back to factory settings.

The only positive side to this is that your music, video, contacts and calendar settings will still be in tact but you may lose text messages mail and so on.

One more possibility: if you were able to recently sync your iPhones with iTunes before you forgot your passcode, when you perform a restore, iTunes will put all of the data of your last sync in iTunes (before the passcode issue) back onto your iPhone.

• This is the process which will allow you to regain access to your iPhone.

To assist you in restoring your iPhone, and syncing the most current back up file, here is a helpful link to assist you with that process:

Forgetting your iPhone passcode

I hope this information helps

Regards,
-Mactechtrainer

Apr 05, 2010 | Apple iPhone 3G

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I forgot the password for my iphone


If you have forgotten your iPhone’s Passcode you will need to restore your phone via iTunes.

1. First you have to put your phone into the restore mode which is a slightly fiddly process.
2. Plug your iPhone into your PC or Mac with the USB cable
3. Press and hold the power button at the top and then slide to power off the iPhone
4. Press the power button to power the iPhone on and keep it held while simultaneously pressing the home button
5. After a few seconds a yellow alert triangle will appear and the iPhone will say it is iPhone Restore Mode.
6. Open up iTunes and click on the Summary tab
7. Click on Restore to restore your iPhone. This will reset all your iPhone’s setting to the factory defaults, including the Passcode.

You should then follow these steps below to activate the passcode again.
  1. Click the Home button to bring up the main menu
  2. Click on Settings
  3. In the Settings screen click on General
  4. In the General screen click on Passcode Lock
  5. This will open the Set Passcode screen. Enter a memorable 4-figure code and re-enter it when prompted
  6. You will now be at the Passcode Lock screen. You can change when you are prompted to enter the Passcode. The default setting – Immediately – means you will be asked to enter it as soon as your start using the iPhone. But you can change the setting so that the prompt appears after a certain period of use
  7. Press the Home button to return to the main menu.

Dec 11, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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Forgot my passcode


Bad News... you may have to Restore from iTunes. Here is some info from the users manual:
Passcode Lock By default, iPhone doesn’t require you to enter a passcode to unlock it. Set a passcode: Choose General > Passcode Lock and enter a 4-digit passcode, then enter the passcode again to verify it. iPhone then requires you to enter the passcode to unlock it or to display the passcode lock settings.
Turn passcode lock off: Choose General > Passcode Lock, enter your passcode, and tap Turn Passcode Off, then enter your passcode again. Change the passcode: Choose General > Passcode Lock, enter your passcode, and tap Change Passcode. Enter your passcode again, then enter and reenter your new passcode.
If you forget your passcode, you must restore the iPhone software. See “Updating and Restoring iPhone Software” on page 204.
Set how long before your passcode is required: Choose General > Passcode Lock and enter your passcode. Tap Require Passcode, then select how long iPhone can be idle before you need to enter a passcode to unlock it.

Nov 10, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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I forgot my itunes password and i also I forgot my apple id and could not find it as the iforgot.apple.com says the information provided is not sufficient to retrieve apple id


font.f1 {font: 12.0px Times} General Process:

If you cannot remember your pass code, you will unfortunately have to restore your
iPhone which will wipe everything off the iPhone and restore it back to factory settings.

• The only positive side to this is that your music, video, contacts and calendar settings will still be in tact but you may lose text messages mail and so on.

• One more possibility: if you were able to recently sync your iPhones with iTunes before you forgot your passcode, when you perform a restore, iTunes will put all of the data of your last sync in iTunes (before the passcode issue) back onto your iPhone.

• This is the process which will allow you to regain access to your iPhone.

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In order to fix your Apple ID, that I cannot assist you with, as that is an Apple authentication issue.

You may want to contact the iTunes Store via this link below and send their support an email in order to get that Apple ID issue resolved.

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Apple Support Link:
iTunes Store Customer Service
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Hope this helps!

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

Oct 05, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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My iphone 3g suddenly froze on the loke screen


you can try to reset it hold the home and the power button for at least 10 sec or until the ipod resets and shows the apple logo

Jul 27, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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Passcode


You will have to restore your iPhone, this will reset your iPhone but will fix the passcode issue.

Jul 20, 2009 | Apple iPhone 3G

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PASSCODE IS HANG!


remember your password

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