Everything you need to know to master your new iPhone
Receive a new iPhone this holiday season? Sit down, relax and read this to learn everything you can about using it.
Jason CiprianiContributing Writer, ZDNet
Jason Cipriani is based out of beautiful Colorado and has been covering mobile technology news and reviewing the latest gadgets for the last six years. His work can also be found on sister site CNET in the How To section, as well as across several more online publications.
hasn't changed much over the years, so there's a level of familiarity for those who have previously used an iPhone. However, this year no phone in the entire iPhone lineup has a home button, replacing navigation with a series of swipes.
Touch ID is no longer used either. Now, your face is the key to unlocking your iPhone.
Regardless of whether you are a first time iPhone user or an old pro, there's still a lot to learn after unboxing a shiny new iPhone. Here we've collected together all our how-to guides on the latest iPhones and latest version of their iOS software. Let's take a look.
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Force close apps. Because I've been asked quite a few times about doing this by new iPhone owners, it's worth pointing out how you force-close apps now.
Software is important. If you received an older iPhone as a gift, there's a chance it might not be running the latest version of iOS 12. Make sure you update your iPhone.
Get the hang of iOS 12. Regardless if you're new to
or a veteran, Apple's latest mobile operating system has a lot of features. From Animoji to Memoji to Screen Time -- there's a lot to learn. Here's how to use the best new features.