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Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
shraddha
Enthusiast

I was forced into getting a new phone. I liked the LG I had, with a pull out keyboard, but of course it went berzerk exactly one year and one month later, so one month after warranty expired. I was sort of talked into (yes, I went along with it) getting an iPhone. My first "smart phone," and I've never felt so dumb. I really hate it right now but will try to learn it. 

No one at the store would tell me anything. There was no manual in the box. I had to be told by someone at work to tap Safari and then find the manual -- they couldn't even tell me THAT at the store ?! How would I know "Safari" means anything? 

Also, since "tapping" wasn't working at all for me, I had to get that stylus pen thing and I kept asking the woman "isn't there a case where you can have both the phone and the pen together? Where am I supposed to put this pen thing without constantly having to look for it?"  She just basically ignored me and made me buy a case that was useless because she went along with my question about there being no case that holds the pen. Now I'm told that of course there are cases like that -- somewhere !! Not in that store though ! I feel so ripped off.

Anyway, how do I know if I'm being charged when I go to YouTube etc. from my phone now. I have no idea what my bill is going to be. The store is right across the street from me, but the people are useless there. Can someone tell me the best way to get the best information about the phone and also about my account ???

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
kaebfly
Champion

You had to add a data plan to your plan (you stated this is your 1st smartphone so I assume you are in one of the newer tiered plans) so the first question is, what plan do you have? You can track your data usage by logging in to My Account on verizonwireless.com. As long as you don't go over your alloted data plan then you won't be charged extra for using data. You can cut down on data usage by using wifi access whenever possible.

As far as a case that fits your needs...you can search the internet to see if something fits what you're looking for. I don't use a stylus so I can't recommend anything but maybe someone else can. If you aren't happy with the case you already purchased you can simply take it back for a refund.

Apple.com is one of the best places to get support info on things related to your new iPhone. You can also download the manual on there (and print it out if you prefer having a physical copy). http://support.apple.com/manuals/

If your local VZW store offers classes on the iPhone 4s then you may benefit from taking it. It is free. You would need to check the website or call your local store to find out if and when they next have one. If there is an Apple store in your area you can also take a class with them to learn about your new iPhone.

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
shraddha
Enthusiast

Thank you, that was very nice of you.

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
gina7239
Specialist

Safari is the web browser first. If u have the 8gig then u don't have Siri. Siri basically one button u can ask anything and if it dosent know it or can't do it then it will tell u. Anything u download or watch it browse uses date like email etc. app market u can download all apps including my Verizon app which u can check ur min balence data. Or u can call #min #bal #data to check everything. It is worth jumping up to the one with Siri if u don't have it. There is alittle tips and tricks book in the box too.

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soupcannon
Specialist

If you are looking for a iPhone case with storage and a pen holder look for the book book cases

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
FastRedBike
Newbie

Yah, if you've got an 8 Gb iPhone, you don't have the 4s for starters, and it takes a special stylus to work with any touchscreen. And seriously - with all the troubles you claim you had with the salesperson, why didn't you walk out and go to a different store?

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
B33
Legend

@Shraddha: If you haven't returned your Iphone already i thought this might Help you as well it's the Main page to Apple products that can possibly assist you with your phone. The link below just click on it. an it will take you there.

http://www.apple.com/support/

Here's another link to Apple Support for your phone it may be the same as above but it may be more an i hope it Helps you Out.  Here's the Link to it.  Good luck an Hang in there..  B33  Smiley Happy 

http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/

Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
shraddha
Enthusiast

Thank you to everyone. I'm much more used to the iPhone now and like it much better. Still can't find a case. But everything else is better. Sorry i kind of over vented.

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
B33
Legend

Hey Shraddha thats ok Dood that's what were here for give us the low down an we'll try an Help ya   as much as we can. An did i Here Accessories. Check out the Link i provided an it can hook you up with some Cool stuff.  Just click on the Link an have fun B33

http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/accessory?action=refineByPhone&phoneId=5654

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Re: Just got iPhone 4s 8gb and need help
gina7239
Specialist

Apple.com has a wallet/iPhone/pen holder. Costly but would hold everything u need. Many colors to choose from. What version iPhone do u have?

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