If you have an older iPhone whose contract is over or because you bought a newer version, you can continue using it as an iPod touch. A support article in Apple lists out instructions to convert your iPhone that can be used as an iPod touch with Wi-fi support facility. Once you go for a newer model for your iPhone or cancel your tariff/wireless service account for your iPhone, now it is still possible for you to continue with your older iPhone use without an active cellular service. You can do this by using it with your Wi-Fi.
For older versions of iPhone such as 1G/2G, what you need to have is original SIM card for technical support. This is important without which it would be of no use. However, 3G iPhone and 3GS iPhone can use any SIM card to activate the phone that is to be used for your iPod Touch. So do not throw away or sell that old iPhone. Instead, why not create a nice surprise gift for someone who has been waiting to get an iPod Touch.
It may be that you have now brand new 32GB iPod touch. You have been playing with its trendy features, installing applications, and listening to your favorite music. There are so many interesting things that you will love to do by discovering it for the first time in your brand new 32GB iPod touch. You can expect a lot of tips and tricks in your favorite online tech support forum.
For instance, you were looking for an application that will allow you to take screen shots on your iPhone/iPod touch. However, you did not find anyone. Taking screenshots in your iPhone is now easily possible. You can take a screenshot on your brand new 32 GB iPod touch for your iPhone by pressing power button on the top and the home button together. Once you do that, your phone will flicker for a second and you will hear a sound. With a touch of a button together, surprisingly, you have completed the process of taking your screenshot. Your photo will be saved in your new album named as “Saved Photos”.
Your iPhone/iPod Touch can be affected by malicious software worms. A recent report in a popular tech support forum suggested that a worm has affected jailbroken iPhone users. This malicious software specifically affects devices that are installed with OpenSSH on your iPhone.
In order to avoid such malicious worm, you first go to Cydia and install Terminal. Next, open the terminal app. You will now be shown the command line terminal. Type “su” in it and press enter. Once completed, you will see the default OpenSSH password to login as root. Enter the password into the terminal window. Now, enter your new password and click enter. Once you reconfirm your password, you are now safe from being affected by the rogue worm on your jailbroken iPhone device.
However, information technology experts at your computer forum do not endorse users jailbreaking their iPhones. The above fix to avoid worm that affects your iPod or iPhone is just for informational purpose.
Today, iPhone is part and parcel of your high-quality lifestyle. There is lot more you can do with recent iPhone/iPod Touch. There are many interesting models on the offerings such as one with that comes with pillows and comforters.