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Activation & Initial Setup

Activation and Setup Guide for Apple iPhone 4s and iPhone 4 8 GB - New Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Activation and Setup Guide for Apple® iPhone® 4s and iPhone® 4 8 GB.
Activation and Shipping Guide: iPhone® 5, 4S or 4
[How to Use Guide]
Instructions on activating a replacement iPhone® 5, 4S or 4 and shipping your defective device back to us.
Apple® Article - Get help activating your iPhone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you see an error message when you try to activate your iPhone, view this info.
Apple® Article - Get help activating your iPhone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you see an error message when trying to activate an iPhone, view this info.
Apple® Article - Where to Find Your AppleCare Registration Number
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To find your AppleCare Registration Number, which is used to register the AppleCare plan for your new Apple device, view this info.
Apple iOS Support
[How to Use Guide]
Email and Web for Smartphone Download & Set Up Instructions
[PDF]
Instructions for setting up email on your Smartphone.
Equipment Protection FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our device insurance and protection programs that cover loss, theft, accidental physical and liquid damage, and defects after the manufacturer's warranty expires.
Found an iPhone 4s
[Community]
I found an iPhone 4s in the dumpster and was trying to see if it would accept my SIM card. Verizon isn't the carrier and I was wondering how much it would be to request it be unlocked by Verizon? It seems to work just the bottom screen is cracked by the Home Button and it works but only if you push hard....
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 2:59
How to Swap Phones on Your Account
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:38
Setting Up Apple iPhone 4s and iPhone 4 8 GB
[How to Use Guide]
If you purchased and activated an Apple® iPhone® 4s or iPhone® 4 8 GB in a Verizon Wireless store, refer to the steps below to complete setup of your device and get an Apple ID.
Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.
Verizon Cloud Content Transfer For Current Customers
[Video]
Verizon customers with a new device can easily copy contacts, photos, music and more from the old device with Verizon Cloud Content Transfer. See the steps in this video.
Length: 2:44
Verizon Cloud Content Transfer For New Customers
[Video]
As a new customer, you can easily copy contacts, photos, music and more from your old device with Verizon Cloud Content Transfer. Watch this video to learn how.
Length: 3:05
Verizon Cloud FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our digital cloud storage service that you can use to back up and sync your contacts, photos, videos and more.

Basics

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.
Apple® Article - Manage Content Manually on Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To learn how to manually manage content for quick syncing of specific items, view this info.
Apple iPhone FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about using iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network, including info on different iPhone models, iTunes®, Visual Voicemail and more.
Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Our Verizon coverage map may show why you're having trouble with device setup/activation, media transfers, apps, data connections, email, messaging, and placing/receiving calls. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues...
Display Icons - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Display Icons - Apple® iPhone® iOS 6
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Notification Center - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Prepaid Certified Pre-Owned iPhone 4s and iPhone 4 FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Prepaid Certified Pre-Owned iPhone 4, including what plans are required and how to buy it.

Battery & Power

Apple® Article - Charge your iPhone® and iPod touch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To learn how to charge the battery and what to do if a low-battery alert appears on your device, view this info.
Battery Inserting/Removing - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Issues - Battery Life
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Battery Issues - No Power - Apple®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Overview - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Extend Battery Life - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restart/Soft Reset - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A restart (soft reset) can help if a device is resetting (turning off and on), isn't working (crashing, freezes, not ringing, not vibrating, not placing or receiving calls), device locks up, keypad doesn't respond. A soft reset is like rebooting your computer and is often used as the first step in any...
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.

Bluetooth

Apple® Article - iOS: Supported Bluetooth profiles
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To learn the differences in Bluetooth-profile support for different Apple devices, view this info.
Bluetooth® On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Using the Bluetooth® Headset Pairing Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This links to our guide for connecting/pairing your device to Bluetooth headsets, speakers, keyboards and other accessories. Also links to the Bluetooth car compatibility matrix. Visit our Bluetooth FAQs for additional info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting...

Calendar

Reminders - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Calling & Dialing

Apple® Article - If you can't hear a person on a call or voicemail or if the sound quality is poor on iPhone®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't hear a person's voice clearly or hear crackling, static or experience poor voice quality while on a call or listening to a voicemail, view this info.
Call and Message Blocking - My Verizon
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add a free temporary block to stop unwanted calls and messages, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Dial a Number - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Ensure The 10-Digit Mobile Number Or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Placing an International Call
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Plus (+) Dialing - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Voice Dial - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Contacts

Add a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - Troubleshooting Sync Services on Windows® with Microsoft® Outlook® 2003, Outlook 2007, or Outlook 2010
[Device-Specific Instructions]
For issues with syncing contacts or calendars to iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iTunes for Windows via USB, view this info.
Delete a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
I used Backup Assistant and for the second time, contacts were deleted when it synced. How do I restore the deleted contacts?
[Community]
I have been sent to the same page on Verizon's website, but have had no luck finding the "trash can" to find my deleted contacts.  Can anyone help?
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.

Data

Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data, how to determine the right amount of data for the devices on your account, and tools to monitor your data usage
Fetch New Data - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Gmail and Instagram suddenly won't connect over 3G, only wifi. I've deleted and re-added both, I've rebooted - nothing has worked. Any suggestions?
[Community]
I've deleted and re-added both, I've rebooted - nothing has worked. I'd be grateful for any help. Gmail says Cannot Get Mail. The mail server imap.gmail.com is not responding. Instagram says Could not refresh feed.
Optimize Data Usage - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data Roaming On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps when you can't connect to the Internet / have no network connection or cannot send/receive email/text/pics/videos. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device....
Turn Off/On Facebook® Video Auto Play
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Date & Time

Date and Time Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device ID & Info

Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Charging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Screen
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Separated Hinges
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Water Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Water Damage - Apple®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's assessed if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement device and your returned device is found damaged.
Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
Signal Strength - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Troubleshooting FAQs
[FAQs]
Frequently Asked Questions about device Troubleshooting from Verizon Wireless. Get quick answers to common device issues.
View Mac Address - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Information - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View PRL/ERI - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Search

Apple® Article - iOS: Search with Spotlight
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To use Spotlight to search for content on your Apple device, swipe down on your home screen to reveal the search field. View this info for more Spotlight functionality.
Spotlight Search - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Allow App Usage - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to allow access to apps or can't see app icons, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Apple® Article - Keeping iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® within acceptable operating temperatures
[Device-Specific Instructions]
For operating temperatures and temperature management of your Apple device, view this info.
Apple® Article - Use Continuity to connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Continuity allows seamless movement between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, or when using them together.
Backlight - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Do Not Disturb On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Notifications On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restrict App Usage - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to restrict access to apps and hide app icons, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Set Up Printing - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Email/Gmail

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Create Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Email Account Settings (Personal POP/IMAP) - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This info is helpful if you need assistance with your personal (POP/IMAP) email settings and locating common email server addresses for your iPhone. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have...
Email and Web for Smartphone Download & Set Up Instructions
[PDF]
Instructions for setting up email on your Smartphone.
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Internet Spam Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To permanently block text message spam sent from email addresses, email domains and/or text nicknames, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps if you're receiving invalid Gmail user name/password errors or your account has been locked. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't remember your Gmail user name/password or your account has been locked, this info will help you. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
View Email Messages - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen Android, Apple, Windows or Blackberry device.

Google Backup & restore

GPS & Location Based Services

Add Layers (Maps) - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
E911 Compliance FAQs
[FAQs]
Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.
GPS Location - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reminders - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.

Home Screen

Lock/Unlock Screen Portrait Orientation Mode - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the screen/display on your device doesn't flip or rotate, this shows how to fix it. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Internet & Web Browser

Add a Browser Bookmark - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Browser Cookies On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't browse the Internet or view website images on your device, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Clear Temporary Internet Files - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having trouble connecting to the Internet or a web page won't display on your device, follow these steps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
JavaScript Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't view websites or pages won't load/render on your device, checking your JavaScript settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Browser History - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Web Browser - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Websites - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Keyboard

Apple® Article - Use AssistiveTouch on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to perform certain gestures on your iOS device, like a pinch or multi-finger swipe, view this info on AssistiveTouch.
How to type symbols such as $ using 4S keypad?
[Community]
How to type symbols such as $ using 4s keypad?
Keyboard Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Language

Language Selection - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

Check Memory - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Storage Meter/Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To see how much Cloud storage you have left or to add more storage for pictures, music, videos and documents, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about Mobile Hotspot which lets you share your device's Internet connection with other devices using Wi-Fi. Also, find out how to use it and how you're charged for it.
Personal HotSpot Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To change Personal Hotspot settings, like the Wi-Fi password, on your device, use this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Set Up HotSpot - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To setup or activate the hotspot on your device for use as an Internet/Wi-Fi connection, follow these instructions. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Turn Personal HotSpot On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This shows how to turn the hotspot feature, which enables your device to be used as an Internet connection for other devices, on or off. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.

Navigating & Multitasking

Apple® Article - Family Sharing
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - Family Sharing and Apple IDs for Kids
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To create Apple IDs and manage Family Sharing accounts for children under 13, view this info.
Apple® Article - iOS: Switch Control helps you navigate your iOS device
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To learn how to control your iOS device using a single switch or multiple switches view this info on Switch Control.
Recently Used Apps - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To view, open and close recently used apps, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Operating System & Software

Erase all Content and Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Erasing all content and settings (hard reset) may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), app issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing....
Install System Updates - iTunes®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
iOS Updates - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This provides instructions for updating the software/iOS on your iPhone. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Reset All Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your device crashes and resets itself, apps freeze/hang or reset the device, restoring your device to default settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device....
Reset Network Settings - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to the Internet or send/receive emails and messages (text/picture/video) on your device, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Restarting the Operating System - Macintosh
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Software Update: Apple iPhone 4s
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update available, and view instructions for how to download it to your Apple iPhone 4s.

SIM Card

4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - If you see 'No SIM' alert on iPhone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you see an "Invalid SIM" or "No SIM Card installed" alert on your iPhone, view this info.
Can I use de-activated 4S in Europe with foreign SIM card?
[Community]
Can I use a de-activated 4S in Europe with a foreign SIM card?
Insert the SIM Card - Apple® iPhone® 4s
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Locate the 4G SIM PIN/PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive calls or connect to the Internet, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Modify the SIM PIN - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove the SIM Card - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
Unblock SIM PIN - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View the SIM Card Number - Apple iPhone 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Apple® Article - If you hear no sound or distorted sound from your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch® speaker
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your can't hear anything from the built-in speaker on your iPhone; or iPad, or if the sound is distorted, muffled, intermittent or you hear static or crackling noises, view this info.
Do Not Disturb On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Ringtones - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Speakerphone - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Apple® iPhone®
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Apple® Article - iOS: Using Messages
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Signature - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Create and Send a Text Message - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to send a text message from your computer/PC to another Verizon Wireless number, this info helps. If you're having issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Delete Message - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Determining Message Type - Apple iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Garbled Message - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Group Messaging - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to type symbols such as $ using 4S keypad?
[Community]
How to type symbols such as $ using 4s keypad?
How To Use Verizon Messages
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to customize messages, use Integrated Messaging on your phone, tablet and computer and take picture messaging to the next level with Verizon Messages.
Length: 3:05
iMessage On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you've recently changed OS types (Apple, Android, Windows, BlackBerry) or are unable to send/receive text messages on your iPhone or messages from other iPhones aren't blue (iMessages), this may help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
MMS Messaging On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive picture messages, checking your MMS messaging settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Picture / Video Messaging email address
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Send Picture/Video Message using Email
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Text Messaging FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn all about text messaging, including how much it costs, how to do it and more.
Text to Landline FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Reduce Motion Setting - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]
TTY Settings On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

VisuAlly™/Hearing Impaired

Wallpapers/Theme

Wallpaper - Picture - Apple® iPhone® 4S
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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