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Sounds And Silence; Do Not Disturb; Airdrop, Icloud, And Other Ways To Share - Apple iPhone 3GS A1325 User Manual

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For example, in the United States, iPhone 4s or later can receive presidential alerts and you
can turn AMBER and Emergency Alerts (which includes both Severe and Extreme Imminent
Threat alerts) on or off (they're on by default). In Japan, iPhone 4 or later can receive Emergency
Earthquake Alerts from the Japan Meteorological Agency. Government alerts vary by carrier and
iPhone model, and may not work under all conditions.
Close Notification Center. Swipe up.

Sounds and silence

You can change or turn off the sounds iPhone plays when you get a call, text, voicemail, email,
tweet, Facebook post, reminder, or other event.
Set sound options. Go to Settings > Sounds for options such as ringtones and alert tones,
vibration settings and patterns, and ringer and alert volumes.
Set vibration patterns. Go to Settings > Sounds and choose an item from the Sounds and
Vibration Patterns list. Tap Vibration to select a pattern or create your own.
If you want to temporarily silence incoming calls, alerts, and sound effects, see the following
section and
Ring/Silent switch

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb is an easy way to silence iPhone, whether you're going to dinner or to sleep. It
keeps calls and alerts from making any sounds or lighting up the screen.
Turn on Do Not Disturb. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center,
then tap
. When Do Not Disturb is on,
Note: Alarms still sound, even when Do Not Disturb is on. To make sure iPhone stays silent, turn
it off.
Configure Do Not Disturb. Go to Settings > Do Not Disturb.
You can schedule quiet hours, allow calls from your Favorites or groups of contacts, and allow
repeated calls to ring through for those emergency situations. You can also set whether Do Not
Disturb silences iPhone only when it's locked, or even when it's unlocked.

AirDrop, iCloud, and other ways to share

In many apps, you can tap Share or
depending on the app you're using.
Tap to share with
Tap to share with
a nearby friend
a nearby friend
using AirDrop.
using AirDrop.
Chapter 3
on page 11.
appears in the status bar.
to see sharing and other options. The options vary


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    When making a voice call, I can hear the [person on the other end,but they can't hear me ,then the 'phone switches off & I can't find anywhere in the manual on line that can help me.
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