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Dumb things about iPhones?

06-08-2017, 08:21 PM
#11
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 575
Well, since I posted.... 3 major issues with my phone....

It would not connect to a network when I went to Boston.

It would not go past the Apple logo screen until Apple worked with me on it.... took over an hour for them to get it working.

And then, last week it asked me to "register your new iPhone." That was another bitch to fix.
06-09-2017, 10:09 AM
#12
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,549
Actually there is one thing that drives me crazy. In Apple Maps if you are navigating and then use the feature that lets you sub-navigate to coffee or a restaurant. After you do that, and tap to resume the original route, the screen will dim after a while instead of staying bright like it normally does. It's been doing this for a while and they've never fixed it. Maybe in iOS 11....

06-11-2017, 05:20 PM
#13
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 931
Quote:
Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
1) I would have been happy with an option to stay unlocked if plugged in / charging. Time should either be a dial or include a few others like 10, 15, 25, 45, 60 / etc...
Yup. I had that on my old HTC Tytn II Windows Mobile phone years ago. It's annoying that that useful functionality is lost in the iPhone.
06-11-2017, 05:22 PM
#14
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 931
Quote:
Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
And that reminds me - storage of app data sucks. Unless the app developer builds something into the app (like the aforementioned The Quest with iTunes File Sharing) you lose your app data if you remove the app from your device. The only other place where it gets saved is your backups (and there is software to explore those) made while the app was installed.
iOS 11 has the option to remove apps, but leave their data behind.
06-13-2017, 01:23 AM
#15
To me the most stupid one is the fact they remove the slide to unlock.
That's like the iconic feature of iPhone.
06-14-2017, 07:49 AM
#16
Joined: Nov 2016
Posts: 6
As a previous Symbian 60, Windows Mobile, Android and now iOS user, getting an iPhone 6 from new.
The most annoying thing I've found with it, is the fact the SNOOZE time is set to 9 minutes and cannot be changed.
06-14-2017, 11:03 AM
#17
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,113
Quote:
Originally Posted by dancj View Post
iOS 11 has the option to remove apps, but leave their data behind.
Good news!

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!