If you are new to iPhones and you go out and discover the wonderful world of apps, you not only may end up being overwhelmed by it all, you might also not be quite sure how you can get those wonderful apps onto your new phone. This could lead to frustration and a feeling that you wasted your money. But you didn’t, you just need a little bit of patience and guidance and you’ll be loving this little smart phone within just a few minutes. Below is a quick guide to getting those apps you want put on your phone with ease.
First thing to do is to press the middle button on your iPhone to get to your home screen on your phone. Once you get to this screen to can then move onto locating the App Store Button you the screen of your phone. Look for either a blue or purple icon and it has an “A” that has a circle around it. It also will say “App Store”. Once you find it, click on the button.
The next thing you will see is a screen that will have at the bottom “Featured, Categories, Top 25, Search and Updates.” The “Featured” option is going to let you know what is hot and what is new. The “Categories” option is going to give you a list of categories that you can search. The “Top 25” is what it is a listing of the top 25 favorite apps at the time. It will also separate them into the free apps and the pay apps. Search of course is obvious what that is, the ability to search the app store for a variety of different interests and the apps that might be available for those interests.
After you have found an app that interests you, simply press on it. You will be taken to the next screen that shows information about the app and will give a full detailed description of what the app is and what it does. If this is what you are looking for then you will want to look to your right and see if it’s FREE or there is a Price. Click on the FREE or the price when you are sure this is the app that you want. You won’t be able to download the app if you don’t click on this.
Once you have done this a green square will come up and it will say INSTALL across your phone. You just need to tap on that and then the iTunes dialogue box is going to appear. This is where your email will be generated and then it will ask you for your password. Go ahead and type in your password and then you can press the OK button.
After you have done this your phone will quickly direct you back to your main screen on your phone. You will see a small gray box that will say “Loading”. It should only take a few minutes and you should have your new app installed ready for your to enjoy.