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Search: Posts Made By: Mikeo1938
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Mikeo1938
Here’s a reply in response to my own question –...

Here’s a reply in response to my own question – hopefully this may help others who get screwed up with the App Store.

The cause was ‘finger trouble’. When my wife got the iPad mini, she didn’t...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Mikeo1938
Unable to get updates from App Store

I have an infuriating problem when trying to connect to the App Store via my wife’s iPad mini and would appreciate some help.

Her iPad mini is definitely signed in to the French App Store and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again … now all in hand. M

Thanks again … now all in hand.
M
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Mikeo1938
There's a snag. Just looked at Numbers and Open...

There's a snag.
Just looked at Numbers and Open Office but they are both asking for more recent OS than my 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). Numbers needs 10.9 and Open Office needs 10.7.
I really don’t want...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and...

Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and helpful reply.
I’ll now investigate the options. I presume that Numbers, OpenOffice and LibreOffice would all come down over the broadband and that I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Mikeo1938
XLSX files with Numbers

My accountant has sent me a spreadsheet suffixed “.xlsx” that I cannot open via Apple Works 6. Will I be able to open it if I get Numbers?

Also, will I be able to send him “.xlsx” spreadsheets...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thank you very much for taking the trouble to...

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to reply.
Earlier today I tried all kinds of things including the “Do not Disturb” function. I’m now not quite sure what I did but it is (touch wood!) OK....
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-28-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Mikeo1938
Calls go straight to Voicemail

Calls to my iPhone 5s (7.1.1) go straight to voicemail – the phone does not ring at all. The only exception is when the phone is not asleep (i.e. with all the icons showing) – in this case the phone...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for the helpful replies. Regarding...

Thanks for the helpful replies.

Regarding the setting of Mail to receive emails only when you check manually: this was done in the Apple store when we bought the iPhone. However, there does not...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Mikeo1938
On the same tack as the above, I will be using...

On the same tack as the above, I will be using the iPhone essentially for phone calls for a while and restricting my internet use to when I’m at a hotspot. However, even if I don’t go on the internet...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Mikeo1938
Downloading text of webpages without images?

Is it possible with an iPhone 5 (7.1.1) to arrange matters so that Safari will download only the text of webpages but not any pictures? Presumably this would serve to reduce the data download for...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your interest. Well, I think it...

Thanks for your interest.

Well, I think it was to do with the “Do not disturb feature”. However, I was feeling pretty woozy after a long lunch with friends when I tried some of the suggestions at:...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Mikeo1938
Problem solved but I’m not quite sure how! There...

Problem solved but I’m not quite sure how! There are various posting accessible via Google for this very problem.
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Mikeo1938
How to make iPhone ring for in-coming Skype call?

My iPhone does not yet have a SIM but it works via Skype. However, when there’s an incoming call, it does not ring or vibrate although I do see a visual note to the effect that there’s a Skype call...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK, thanks for that helpful info. M

OK, thanks for that helpful info.
M
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much for that clarification. M

Thanks very much for that clarification.
M
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Mikeo1938
IPhone via WIFI without SIM?

My understanding is that iPhones also work when connected to a WIFI network. However,
if I get an iPhone 5 before the SIM card comes through, will I be able to get it running to some extent via...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 05-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Mikeo1938
Sorry not to have acknowledged your reply before...

Sorry not to have acknowledged your reply before … VMT for the information and the link.
M
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Mikeo1938
Very many thanks to ‘bobtomay’ and Ian for the...

Very many thanks to ‘bobtomay’ and Ian for the helpful explanations. The matter is now sorted. I appreciate having ‘Image Capture’ brought to my attention; I had never opened this before and was not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your reply. Yes, that’s right. It...

Thanks for your reply.

Yes, that’s right. It happens when iTunes is already running and then I plug in the iPad2 (7.1.1).

On a different tack, iTunes sometimes crashes when I start it up and an...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Mikeo1938
iPhoto opens each time I open iTunes!

How can I stop iPhoto from opening each time I open iTunes? I’m currently doing a lot of PDF transfers and it’s irritating to have to keep closing iPhoto.
Thanks in advance for comments.
M
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-25-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Mikeo1938
Not been able to try your suggestion yet but...

Not been able to try your suggestion yet but thanks for your help. I’ll report back.
M
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-19-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Mikeo1938
We have both types of iPad and I can tell you...

We have both types of iPad and I can tell you that the WIFI reception via the mini is poor compared with the standard size iPad.

M
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Mikeo1938
Can send Gmail but not receive!

I have always used the Mail app for Gmail on my iPad mini (7.1.1) but when I went away and connected from another location, this would not work. Accordingly, I used Gmail (webmail) via Safari.
...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-25-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much for the further explanation -...

Thanks very much for the further explanation - all is now clear.
M
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