Getting Started With Your New iPhone 5S or 5C

Posted in Apple, Apple News, iPhone on 20/09/2013 by Chris Hauk


If you just got your hands on the iPhone 5s or 5c, you probably have some questions. We’re here to help! We’ve rounded up some tips and tricks for how to get started with your iPhone 5s or 5c and take advantage of its new features.

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How To Set Up Your New iPhone

Now that you’ve finally got your iPhone 5s or 5c, you might be wondering how best to set it up. Apple provides two ways to do this – either using iCloud or using iTunes. Here’s what you need to know.

iOS 7: What You Need To Know

iOS 7 is here! Apple has released their latest and greatest version of iOS to the world, and they have included some exciting new features that take iOS 7 to the next level. Here are the most important new features you’ll want to know about. Other iOS 7 details, tutorials, and more can be found in our complete iOS 7 launch coverage.

How to: Migrate From Your Current iPhone to the iPhone 5S or 5C

A complete guide to transferring all of your documents and settings from one device to another.

Other Resources

Information, Accessories, and Resources


What to Do With Your Old iPhone

Check out our iPhone 5S and 5C launch page for our full assortment of tips, guides, apps, resources, and other iPhone launch coverage!


Chris Hauk

MacTrast Senior Editor, and self-described "magnificent bastard," Chris Hauk owns Phoenix Rising Services and writes for everyone's favorite "bad movie" website, Big Bad Drive-In.

His first Apple product was an iPod Classic 9 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, a number of iPads, iPhones, and multiple Apple TVs to his collection.

He lives somewhere in the deep Southern part of America. Yes, he has to pump in both sunshine and the Internet.