Set a Live Photo as your Wallpaper on your iPhone

Hi guys and welcome to 123myIT. Do you have a favourite live photo that you show people all the time? You can set you live photo as your wallpaper. Let us show you how.

Tap on Photos, then Albums and scroll down to Live Photos. Select the photo you want to save as your wall paper. Touch and hold the live photo to see it play.

Next, Tap Share and then scroll down and tap on the Use as Wallpaper button. You can drag and pinch the photo if needed and once done tap on Set.

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Live Photos

Once done you can set it for Lock screen only or Home screen only or just set both. Alright here it is on our lock screen now. Ok here it is again.

If you want to remove it and put your old wallpaper back go to Settings Scroll down to wallpaper. Tap choose a new wallpaper. Select your wallpaper. Tap Set and your old wallpaper is back.

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Move from Android to iPhone

Hi Guys and welcome to 123myit. In this video, we will show you how to move from Android to iPhone. There is two ways to move from Android to iPhone. The Apple recommended way requires you to reset your iPhone. If you don’t want to reset your iPhone then fast forward to the 4 min mark and I will show you how to move your data without resetting your iPhone.

This video we will help you move contacts, message history, camera photos and videos. Web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars and free apps.

Resetting your iPhone the Official Apple Way – From Android to iPhone

The first step is to reset your iPhone.

Go into settings > General and scroll down to reset. Once you are there tap on Erase Content and settings.  Next Tap Erase iPhone. This will delete all media and data so do a backup first if you need too.

Once your iPhone has reset itself. Just follow the prompts and start setting it up again.

Next up connect to your WIFI and make sure your Android device is connected to the same WIFI.

Continue setting up your iPhone until you get to the Apps and data screen. Once you’re on the Apps and data screen. Tap move data from Android. Before you hit continue, go to your Android phone and download the move to iOS app from the Google play store. Play.google.com

Download the Apps Move to iOS – From Android to iPhone

I have already downloaded it therefore, I am going to press open. Tap continue, agree and then go ahead and tap allow.

Tap continue on your iPhone and on your Android device type in the code that you see on your iPhone. It now shows you the iPhone wifi. Tap continue. It comes up again with the wifi to connect to just tap connect.

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Transfer Data screen in move to iOS App

Ok great you are on the transfer data screen just deselect anything you don’t want to transfer and press Continue. Also here’s a tip if you have large video files it will take some time. So maybe delete any large video files you don’t need.

Cool your data is transferred now. Tap done on your Android phone and you can close the app. On your iPhone tap, continue setting up iPhone. Go ahead and set up your iPhone.

Install your FREE Apps

Awesome the last step here is to install your free apps. To do this you will need your Apple iD. Just tap add apps and then tap use existing apple id. And your iPhone will download all your free apps for you. If you get the Apple iD Verification just tap settings and then enter in your Two Factor Authentication. This will pop up as a message on one of your other Apple devices if you have it or as an SMS on your phone. Tap agree on the terms and then agree again.

If you swipe across you should see all your apps start to appear. You can also check if your if you photos messages and video copied across.

Don’t want to Reset your iPhone?

The second part of this video is if you don’t want to reset your iPhone. We will move the data with an App called, Copy my data. Go to the google play store on Android phone and download Copy my data. I’ve already downloaded it so I will tap open. Tap on to or From Another Device Over Wifi.

Open up the App store on you iPhone and download the same copy my data app. Tap open and then tap allow to give the app access to your data. If you don’t everything right yu should see the iPhone appear on your Andriod phone. Tap copy data to selected device. Enter the pin number from yoru android device onto your iPhone. On your Android phone deselect any data you don’t want to copy across.

Awesome all your data is copied across now. If you have a SIM card you can move it across now too.

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Hi Guys and welcome to 123myit. In this video, we will show you everything you need to know about the iPhone 12 Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro is the same as its little brother the iPhone 12 with the A14 Bionic processor. Pricing for the iPhone 12 Pro starts at $999 USD and it comes in three different colours, Graphite, Silver, Gold and Blue.

First up in the box you have the iPhone 12 Pro itself. Next will find the documentation a SIM card eject tool, quick start guide, Warranty information and Apple sticker. The only other accessory is the Lighting USB cable, which does up to 50% charge in 30 mins with a 20-watt adapter. Not to forget that the 12 Pro supports 15 watts wireless charging and is IP68 water and dust resistant.

Minimal Packaging – iPhone 12 Pro

It’s worth mentioning that Apple has removed the USB charger and minimised packaging and documentation. Which I think its great for the environment. However, I would have liked to see Apple minimised the price of the iPhone also.

The iPhone 12 Pro has a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display. It has a 2532 by 1170-pixel resolution at 460 ppi. If you compare it with the iPhone 8 on the left, you can see the Pro has allot more screen real estate on its 6.1-inch OLED display. In addition, for those of your who are thinking about upgrading from the iPhone 8 it would be a big update.

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Compare the screen sizes between Samsung S20+ and iPhone 12 Pro

Here’s a quick compassion between the screen size on the 12 Pro and the Samsung S20+.

Design Change on the iPhone 12 Pro

Apple has changed the design of the iPhone 12 line up as well. It now has smooth flat edges, which allows the iPhone to stand up on its end. I love this design we first saw it on the iPhone SE. However, the aluminium frame does show fingerprints. This might not be an issue if you decide to buy a cover.

The left side of the iPhone, you have the Ring Silent and Volume up and down buttons and a SIM card slot.

On the right side, you have the Sleep Wake power button. On the bottom, you have the lighting connector, microphone and 1 of the stereo speakers. Actually, the Stereo speakers are impressive. Take a listen.

Face Unlock

Face unlock is standard on the iPhone 12 models. Along the front top of the 12 Pro we have a 12 megapixel True Depth Camera which has a F2.2 aperture. While you can’t see them there is actually a whole bunch of sensors hidden here. Ambient light, Proximity, Flood illuminator, infrared camera and dot projector.

On the back of the 12 Pro you have a Triple Camera setup which features a Ultra Wide, Wide and Telephoto cameras. The Ultra Wide camera has a 120-degree field of view. The new Wide camera has a f 1.6 aperture and a 7 element lens which lets in more light. Moreover, the last camera on the iPhone Pro 12 features a 52 millimetre telephoto camera for stunning portrait shots.

Camera

Therefore, out of the box the iPhone 12 Pro will take amazing photos. Here are some comparisons between the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 8. Can you spot the difference?

The iPhone 12 Pro has the A14 processor. A fast processor is important when playing games and videos or when generally moving around the iPhone. Here’s the Geekbench scores for the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 8.

In terms of Battery life for the iPhone, you can expect up to 17 hours video playback. This will get you about 11 hours of streamed video playback. Say from the web.

So what’s my thoughts pretty amazing phone you can’t really go wrong. However I think the price could have dropped a bit since Apple no longer includes a charger and battery life could be also be improved in my mind. I would like to see it last longer.

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How to use the Camera app One-Handed on iPhone

Hi guys and welcome to 123myIT. In this video, we will show you how to use the Camera App one-handed on iPhone. In iOS 14 you can use the Camera App one handed. Lets show you how.

First of all start up your camera app.

If you want to take photos in burst mode swipe the shutter button left.

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Using the Shutter Button – swipe to the left.

If you want to record quick take video, touch and hold the shutter button. You can see the video recording time at the top. To stop recording the video just lift your finger.

Recording a Video – One-handed on iPhone

To record video without having to hold down your finger. Just hold to start recording the swipe right to the lock icon. To stop recording just tap the stop button.

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Apple iPad 8th Gen 2020

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Apple iPad 8th Gen 2020

Hi guys and welcome to 123myIT. In this video, we will show you everything you need to know about the Apple iPad 8th Gen 2020 in four minutes. Apple has released two different versions of the iPad and iPad Air. Pricing for the base model iPad starts around $329 USD and it comes in three different colours, Silver, Gold and Space Grey.

First up in the box you will find the iPad 8th Gen and the colour that we have is Space Grey. Next you get the documentation, Quick start guide, Warranty information and Apple stickers. Other accessories are USB C to lighting cable and a 20 watt USB C charging adapter. Twenty watts should charge the battery from empty to 50% in thirty minutes. Don’t quote me on that because it was hard to find any exact data on this. However Apple says you should get Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi or watching video and 9 hours on Cellular models.

Display 10.2-inch

The 2020 iPad has a 10.2-inch LED-backlit Multi-Touch Retina Display with IPS technology. It has a 2160 by 1620-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch. And the display also has 500 nits of brightness which is fine. Here’s the viewing angels and stereo speaker test.

The display is also not laminated this means it has a small pocket of air between the LED display and the glass surface. This might make the touch feel a little less sensitive. But Unless you are use to an older iPad you might not even notice.

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Slight gap on the display which might make the touch less sensitive.

In terms of size this iPad is thicker than all previous models going back to the iPad Air 1. And you do notice this. Does it really matter though? Probably not.

Space for a Keyboard – iPad 8th Gen

On the bottom, you have 3 little dots which allows you to attach an Apple keyboard. However they are expensive and not that great to type on so you might be better off with a Logitech keyboard and I will leave an Amazon link in the description.

Around the back of the iPad we have the space grey finish with colour matched apple logo.

At the back of top we have an 8 megapixel camera with a f2.4 aperture and beside that one of the dual microphone pin holes. On the top right side you have Sleep Wake power button. Along with that the another microphone pin hole and headphone jack. Down the right side you have the volume up and down buttons. On the bottom you have a lighting port and stereo speakers.

Around the hardware

On the front bottom you have the all familiar Home button and it comes with finger print unlock. There is no face unlock on this model.

The top you have a 1.2 mega pixel FaceTime HD Camera with a f2.4 aperture. Not super outstanding but it does the job.

The biggest upgrade for the iPad 2020 is that it includes the A12 Bionic processor which is a 64-bit chip. A fast processor is important when playing games and videos or when generally moving around the iPad.

And for those that are interested in the Geek Bench 4 scores here is the single and multi core scores and compassion.

The Apple iPad 8th gen is a stock standard iPad with a fast processor. And would be perfect for most people. If you are doing design work however you might want to look at the iPad Pro model instead.

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Transfer Data Huawei to iPhone

Hi Guys and welcome to 123myIT. In this video, we will show you how to transfer data from Huawei to iPhone.

Ok Guys by following this video you will be able to transfer Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, Documents, Apps, Zipped Files and more from your Huawei phone to your iPhone.

Download the App – Huawei to iPhone

Let get started. I will show you how to move your data from Huawei to iPhone. And we will need to download a app FREE called AnyTrans. So open up AnyTrans on your Huawei device and download the app from the Apple App store on your iPhone. Open up the app and tap on the Connect to Phone icon on both phones.

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Using an App to move the data.

Allow Access

You might have to allow the app access to your phone. And you should then see both your phones appearing on the App. If not make sure both phones are on the same WIFI. On your Huawei phone tap the phone you want to transfer data too. In this case your iPhone. Then tap send files and select the files you want to transfer.

I am going to transfer my photos. Tap receive to receive the photo from your Huawei phone. 

Awesome you have now transferred all your data from your Huawei phone to your iPhone. The cool thing about this app is you can Transfer Data from Android to Huawei too. Just repeat the process in the opposite direction.

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Apple’s September 2020 event in 10 minutes

A cut-down version of Apple’s September event for 2020. Apple is releasing new hardware such as Apple Watch Series 6 with blood oxygen reader & monitoring. Along with a new more affordable Apple Watch SE. Apple also unveiled an all-new iPad Air which has an edge-to-edge display & features the A14 Bionic processor. Also releasing a new eighth-generation iPad.

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iPad Air 2020

Apple’s September 2020 Event doesn’t include the iPhone 12 model range.

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Transfer Data iPhone to Huawei

Hi guys and welcome to 123myIT. In this video, we will show you how to transfer data from iPhone to Huawei.

What can you copy across? iPhone to Huawei

Ok guys by following this video you will be able to transfer Contacts, Photos, Videos, Calendar items and more from iPhone to Huawei. Let get started. If it’s a new phone we will need to do a reset first to start to copy the data. If you don’t want to reset you phone skip to the 3 min mark on this video. And open the Clone phone app.

. To reset the phone go to Settings, Then System and then reset. Resetting your phone will wipe the data on it so make sure you back it up first if you need too. While that’s doing a reset go into the App store on your iPhone and download Clone Phone.

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A reset will wpie your data.

Move data from another device

Now that your Huawei phone has reset itself follow the prompts to setup your phone. Once you get to the data import screen, tap move data from another device. Tap on iOS iPad. Press next and then start up Clone phone on your iPhone.

Tap agree and then tap Allow to give Clone phone access to your data so it can move across to the Huawei phone.

Next tap on this is the old phone. And then tap continue. On your Huawei phone do the same thing tap allow. Grab your iPhone and scan the QR code. Tap join on your iPhone and then select the data you want to copy across. I only want to copy the contacts across. Tap transfer and then tap yes.

Awesome you have now transferred all your data from your iPhone to your Huawei phone. If you don’t want to reset you phone just open the clone phone app on both phones. Allow on both phones and tap this is the old phone on your iPhone. Tap continue and tap This is the new phone on your Huawei phone. Tap iOS iphone and tap next. Again go ahead and scan the QR code with your iPhone. Just go ahead and select what you want to transfer. Tap yes

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