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Apple iPhone 5c Manual

Here you will find all the features listed in the Apple iPhone 5c manual which will show you how to do a factory reset on the iPhone 5c as well as how to block calls, make backups on your contacts on the iCloud as well as other features. These are the most commonly used features as well as other features such as call barring, change notification sounds as well as setting up your APN internet settings.

Apple iPhone 5c Manual

The first is how to copy all your contacts, settings up or correcting your date and time. There is also the most important one. How to disable your mobile data. These are similar to the Apple iPhone 4 as well as the Apple iPhone 4s as seen elsewhere on this website. You can also see the Apple specifications on this website.

Copy contacts from device or SIM

The phone does not allow for you to copy your contacts onto your SIM. With Apple you will need to copy your contacts onto the iCloud. This is standard with all the early versions of the iPhone. To complete this you will click on Settings and then on Contacts. Click on Import SIM contacts and the click on sync which will now be copied onto your iCloud account. You will need to do this if you are selling your phone or if you are going to do a factory reset and still want your contacts afterwards.

How to enable or disable mobile data

You can enable to disable the mobile data especially if you are going abroad. Don’t forget that you will also need to disable your email after you have disabled your internet mobile data. So click on Settings, Mobile Data and then click on Mobile data and this is where you can enable or disable the mobile data on the iPhone 5c.

How to set your date and time

To setup or correct you date and time you start by clicking on the Settings button. Now click on General and then click on Date & Time. Adjust the data and time with the rollers. If you do not see this then you will need to look at “set automatically” and turn this off it it is in the On position. Turn off the automatic and then set the date and time manually again.

Messaging / Email

The Apple iPhone 5c manual shows you how to use the messaging and email features on the phone. These include checking your MMS and SMS settings. Also the ability to change the notification sounds and blocking callers as well as other features.

Block messages from individual numbers

In order to block a specific user you only need to click on Messages and then press the contact that you wish to block. Now click on the info icon and then click on the user or contact name. Then click on Block this Caller and then click on Block Contact. You have now blocked a contact from your mobile phone.

How to change the notification sound for text messages (SMS)

It is easy to change the SMS notification sound. Click on Settings and then click on Sounds & Haptics and then click on Text Tone. You now have the option of changing the sound of your notifications. Click on the Sounds & Haptics button and then click on return.

Change the email retrieval settings frequency

To change the frequency that your phone will check your email you will need to click on Settings. Now click on Mail and then click on Accounts and then on Fetch New Data. Now select your your preference and there is a Push and Fetch. If the mobile service provider does not provide a Push option then the Fetch option will do almost the same as it will send your email according to the Fetch settings.

How to check your MMS Settings

If you want to check your MMS settings or add your MMS settings then you must click on Settings. Then click on Mobile Data and then Mobile Data Options. Then click on Mobile Data Network and proceed to check or add your MMS settings. If you are in Africa see here and if you are in Asia then see the MMS settings here.

Check text message settings (SMS settings)

Much like checking your MMS settings. This is how to check your SMS settings. You do this by clicking on Settings and then on Messages. You will note that the SMS number cannot be changed. This is stored on the SIM and cannot be viewed.

Check your email account

You can check your email account or setup your email. The example used is Google and Yahoo. Follow the process to setup and check those email settings. Click on Settings and then click on Mail. Now click on Accounts and then click on your Email Account. You can see your settings there. If you want to add a new one then you click on Settings, Mail and the click on add account. Fill in the details from there.

Google Mail Settings

Type: IMAP
Email format: username@gmail.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: imap.gmail.com
Incoming server port: 993
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
Outgoing server port: 465
TLS/SSL: Yes

Type: POP
Email format: username@gmail.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: pop.gmail.com
Incoming server port: 995
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes

Yahoo Mail Settings

Type: IMAP
Email format: username@yahoo.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
Incoming server port: 993
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes

Type: POP
Email format: username@yahoo.com
Username format: Full email address
Incoming server: pop.mail.yahoo.com
Incoming server port: 995
Outgoing server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing server port: 587
TLS/SSL: Yes

Check your phone number for iMessage

Click on Settings and then click on Messages. You will need to ensure that the iMessage has been enabled. Now click on Send & Receive and it will show you your number under the “You can be reached …” notice. If this is not correct then enable iMessage and then enable it again. Check if it works then.

Connectivity

If you want to check your connectivity then the Apple iPhone 5c manual is most useful. See how to enable or disable Bluetooth or change your internet or APN settings.

Check Internet mobile data usage

To check the mobile data usage for the internet the Apple iPhone 5c manual states that you should press Settings and then Mobile Data. Then click on usage as Mobile Data Usage and this will tell you your bandwidth usage for the period recorded. You can reset this and start from today again.

Connect to another Bluetooth device

The iPhone 5c cannot connect to other mobile phones. The Apple iPhone 5c manual shows that it can however connect to other Bluetooth devices. These are devices such as headphones and other devices, but not another mobile phone. Click on Settings and then click on Bluetooth. If the device is discoverable you can connect to it and then pair. You will need to enter the password to complete the pairing with the Bluetooth device.

How to enable or disable Bluetooth

The Apple iPhone 5c manual shows that you can enable or disable Bluetooth as follows. Click on Settings and then click on Bluetooth. From here you can switch to enable or disable the Bluetooth on the phone.

Calling

The calling features list in the Apple iPhone 5c manual is explained below. Blocking calls and other call features are explained. You can also enable and disable call waiting and other features.

How to block calls from individual numbers

Click on Phone and then Recent. Next click on the info icon and click on next to the Contact that you want to block. Now Block the caller and click Block Contact again. The caller is now blocked.

Check your IMEI of your phone

To check the IMEI on your mobile phone you need to click on the Call button and then type #06# which will tell you what the IMEI is of the mobile phone.

How to enable or disable call waiting

Click on Settings and then click on Phone. Now click on Call Waiting and press on enable or disable. You can switch it on or off there.

Enable or disable Caller ID

The Apple iPhone 5c manual show you how to complete this process. To disable or to enable Caller ID you will press on Settings, Phone and then Show Caller ID. You can enable or disable Caller ID from there.

Copy contacts from device or SIM

You cannot make a backup of your contacts onto the SIM. You can however make the backup onto the iCloud. You can see that this has already been explained above. Click on Settings, then Contacts and finally click on Import SIM contacts. You can now sync your contacts with iCloud.

Settings

These are the main settings from the Apple iPhone 5c manual. This user manual covers most of the important settings on the phone. You can see these ones listed below.

How to add a fingerprint

Click on Settings and then on Touch ID and then click on Fingerprint. Lift and place your fingerprint on the home button a few times. Each time you lift your finger the phone will vibrate. Press on Continue. Now you have to lift and place the tip of your finger on the home button. Then press continue again.

Adjust your screen timeout

If you want to adjust the screen timeout on the phone then click on Settings and the Display & Brightness. Then click on Auto-Lock. From there you will need to select your screen timeout. Then press Display and Brightness and the phone screen timeout will now be set.

Change the backlight settings

To change the backlight settings, click on Settings and then click on Display & Brightness. Now use the slider to set the brightness of the screen manually. This also saves on your battery life.

How to change your screen lock password, pattern or PIN

Click on Settings button and then click on Touch ID & Passcode and click on Change Passcode. Now enter the OLD password and then enter your NEW password. Re-enter the NEW password and you have now changed the screen lock password.

Check what available storage you have

To check your available storage click on Settings and then click on General. Next click on Storage &iCloud Storage. Now click on Manage Storage. You can now see how much storage you have available.

Check internet APN settings

You can find your APN settings here. Click on Settings and then click on Mobile Data. Now click on Mobile Data Options and then Mobile Data Network. You can check your settings there. The APN settings will allow you to connect to the internet.

How to enable or disable 4G connection & 3G connections

Click on Settings, then Mobile Data and then Mobile Data Options. Next click on Voice & Data and then you can enable 4G. Click on the 4G and choose there for 3G and 2G. See which connections you wish to enable or disable.

Performing a factory reset

Ensure that you have made a backup of your data, settings and contacts if you wish to use it later. The factory reset will reset the phone and the erasing will be permanent. Click on Settings, General and then click on Reset. Now you click on Erase All Content and Settings option. Click on Erase iPhone and the repeat it. The iPhone 5c will now complete the factory reset.

Change the font size

You can change the font size or text size can be changed by clicking on Settings, Display & Brightness. Then click on Text Size and use the slider to adjust the text size on the phone.

Accessibility

These are some of the most used shortcuts for the phone. The Apple iPhone 5c manual features all of these.

Enable or disable high contrast text

If you want to disable or enable the text contrast then you need to click on Settings then on General and then click on Accessibility. Click on Increase Contrast and click on Reduce Transparency. You can work from there as to how you want to balance the contrast on the phone. You can increase the contrast on the iPhone 5c or decrease it. The same goes for changing the transparency.

Magnify items on my device

Click on Settings and then on General. Next click on Accessibility and then click on Zoom. You can enable or disable it.

Activate vibrating alert

Click on Settings and then on Sounds & Haptics. Click on Vibrate on the Ring menu. You can now enable or even disable the vibrating alert on your phone.

Change the wallpaper (background)

Click on the Settings button and then on Settings. Next click on Wallpaper and then pick your new wallpaper. Press on Set and then pick where you want it and then click on Set.

Apple iPhone 5c Manual

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