How to erase an iPhone before selling it

A well kept iPhone can fetch significant cash on the second hand market, and it is an excellent way to help pay for your upgrade. Apple does not make low-end phones, and they continue to provide software updates for years after release. This makes Apple gadgets easy to sell. So how do you securely erase your iPhone, and do a proper factory reset?

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How to turn off repeating Message notifications on the iPhone

Ever notice how your iOS device will notify you twice about an incoming text message? By default the Messages app will inform you when the text/sms arrives, and once again two minutes later. The idea is to grab your attention in case you were away the first time around. But it can get very annoying, especially if you did see it the first time but intend to respond at a later time.

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Apple’s new USB 3 Lightning SD Card reader brings photo imports to the iPhone

Apple’s recently updated Lightning to SD Card adapter is the easiest and most reliable way to import photos from your digital camera to the iPhone. While this has been possible before with WiFi SD cards, and newer cameras with built-in WiFi, the new SD card adapter is fast, easy to use, and allows you to shoot with any camera and share. Continue reading Apple’s new USB 3 Lightning SD Card reader brings photo imports to the iPhone

Forward SMS text messages from the iPhone to your mac

Thanks to the new Continuity feature introduced in OS X 10.10 Mavericks, it is possible to receive and respond to SMS text messages right from the Messages app on your mac. This makes messaging quicker and easier as you can reply from the device that is closest to you. Take advantage of the full size mac keyboard for quickly writing longer texts.

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