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setting up a new iPhone from scratch

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,

I ordered a new iPhone SE 2020 today and it's supposed to ship in about 3 days so I'm expecting it likely early next week.

I ordered it through the TMobile store but it'll be shipped directly to me, and I'm trying to decide if I should take it back to the store when I get it and have them restore the backup I made from my old phone or if I can try to restore it myself. How difficult will restoring the backup be, and will that be all I'll need to do to get the phone working or will I need to do other things such as entering my 8-digit code from the old phone etc? I know that I'll likely have to put my fingerprint in again on the new phone but will there be anything else?

I remember when I received my first phone 4 years ago that I had to do the entire setup from scratch, and I remember being able to get voiceover going but then I had to have help from my sighted cousin to get things like the language set, my id code put in, etc. If I have to do the same thing with this new phone I'll just take it back to the store and have them help me. I've purchased I think 2 new phones since the first one 4 years ago and each time I had somebody at the store I bought it from help me get it going.

Thanks in advance for any answers.

Troy


Re: facebook changed

Kimsan
 

I have the same issue and it's frustrating that what wasn't broke, they broke it lol.
I'm on 14.1 and using the same phone as you.

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-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Shelly Kane
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 2:48 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] facebook changed

Hi Group:


Since we are on the topic of Facebook, I have a question and it's not about the site. I sometimes use Facebook on my iPhone SE 2020 second generation. I have never had a problem with the app before but when I wanted to check in somewhere, voice over wouldn't read the surrounding places to me. All it would do is keep saying button whenever I would swipe to the right. You could also type in your search and it would come up but I have never had this happen before. Whenever I press check in, the places are listed where you are near and I could tap on one but this time, it doesn't do anything but say button. Has anyone had this happen to them? I wish they would leave things alone. Thanks in advance.


Shelly

On 10/25/2020 3:52 PM, lynn white wrote:
Anne, thanks for this. Now it's acting like mobile Facebook did before.

On 10/25/2020 4:41 PM, Ann Parsons wrote:
Hi all,

Yes, FaceBook has changed. Try going to:

mbasic.facebook.com

Ann P.




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Re: Repairing Windows

lynn white
 

I appreciate everyone's response to my question. I did the /scannow and found everything to be okay as far as Windows is concerned.

So now I have to look further as to how to solve my problem with Station Play List.

On 10/24/2020 1:14 PM, Norman wrote:
Hi.

From the desktop press windows q to open the search dialog. Type com and you should here command prompt. press applications or shift f10 to bring up the right click menu and press down arrow until you here run as administrator.

press enter and alt y if you get the user account control dialog.

now you should be in the command prompt.

type sfc /scannow and hit enter.

Wait for the command to complete, note, it could take a while.


There are other ways to get to the command prompt as well, feel free to use any one that you wish, but you do have to run it as administrator for the command to work.


HTH.



On 10/24/2020 1:35 PM, lynn white wrote:
I have Windows 10. Could someone give tips how to run the sfc / scannow command?








DVS TV. shows

Michael Rodgerson
 

What is the best site for DVS TV. shows?

Thank you


Michael


Re: another question about outlook

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

You need to check, when in Contacts, whether what's being viewed is Contacts versus Address Book or some other collection of contacts.

Once you've done your CTRL+3, and presuming the Folder Pane is open (which it is by default), navigate back over to it and see what has focus, and if there are other items than the one that's got focus, try selecting each in turn then going over and looking at the list of contacts contained in same.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


another question about outlook

DAVID GLOBE
 

I hit control 3 for my contact list, and there are only four or five people listed there, but I know I have more.  Where would they be located?

David


Re: I can't find my trash

DAVID GLOBE
 

Thanks Monty.  Very helpful.

David

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: October 26, 2020 3:47 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

 

Press control plus y,

This opens  your folers list in outlook.

Press the letter d til you hear deleted.

This is the deleted item folder; press enter to open.

This is where the deleted  messages are until you delete them for good.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: October 26, 2020 1:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

 

Ok that’s a silly statement.  If I delete an email that I’d like to find, how would I find it?  I’m using Microsoft outlook.

Thanks all.

David


Re: I can't find my trash

DAVID GLOBE
 

Many thanks Carolin.
David

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carolyn Arnold
Sent: October 26, 2020 3:52 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

Press Control+Y, then T until you get to Trash.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 3:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

Ok that's a silly statement. If I delete an email that I'd
like to find, how would I find it? I'm using Microsoft
outlook.

Thanks all.

David


Re: I can't find my trash

Carolyn Arnold
 

In my Outlook, it's called Trash. It used to be Deleted.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 3:47 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

Press control plus y,

This opens your folers list in outlook.

Press the letter d til you hear deleted.

This is the deleted item folder; press enter to open.

This is where the deleted messages are until you delete
them for good.



From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: October 26, 2020 1:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash



Ok that's a silly statement. If I delete an email that I'd
like to find, how would I find it? I'm using Microsoft
outlook.

Thanks all.

David


Re: I can't find my trash

Carolyn Arnold
 

Press Control+Y, then T until you get to Trash.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 3:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

Ok that's a silly statement. If I delete an email that I'd
like to find, how would I find it? I'm using Microsoft
outlook.

Thanks all.

David


Re: I can't find my trash

Monte Single
 

Press control plus y,

This opens  your folers list in outlook.

Press the letter d til you hear deleted.

This is the deleted item folder; press enter to open.

This is where the deleted  messages are until you delete them for good.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: October 26, 2020 1:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't find my trash

 

Ok that’s a silly statement.  If I delete an email that I’d like to find, how would I find it?  I’m using Microsoft outlook.

Thanks all.

David


I can't find my trash

DAVID GLOBE
 

Ok that’s a silly statement.  If I delete an email that I’d like to find, how would I find it?  I’m using Microsoft outlook.

Thanks all.

David


Re: microsoft edge changed languages

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Look in the Edge Settings, Languages Pane, which is near the bottom of the list of settings panes.

Make sure the Preferred Languages section shows English first in the list.  If French is actually shown in the list, there is a control for each language individually that lets you move it up or down, or remove it entirely, from the Preferred Languages list.  There is a corresponding list for spell checking as well, so you might want to check that, too.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


microsoft edge changed languages

DAVID GLOBE
 

Hello all

My wife was doing some stuff on her computer, and somehow the language of her edge has changed to French.  Can you tell me how to get it back to English please?

David


Re: facebook changed

Gene
 

While Internet Explorer shouldn't be generally used except in possibly rare cases where it may work on a specific site better than other browsers, still, the main Facebook site has changed and is the subject of ire not just among blind people but among a lot of infuriated sighted users. We'll see if Facebook backs down at all.
https://www.searchenginejournal.com/facebook-design-hated/378881/

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Kennedy
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2020 10:01 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] facebook changed

first, you should you should not be using Internet explorer. It is old, it will never be updated, and it is no longer secure. Try switching to Google Chrome or Firefox. They will work a lot better.


Re: facebook changed

Ann Parsons
 

Hi all,

<grrrr> That's a parochial statement. The original poster may not have a smart phone. If he does, he may have an android phone so that urging him to upgrade to IOS14 is counterproductive.

Ann P.

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
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Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Re: facebook changed

Ann Parsons
 

Josh, MSIE does still work, it is indeed legacy software now, but that has nothing to do with the matter at hand. People have heard so many people advising them to switch browsers that instead of being helpful, you're just adding to the noise which they are probably ignoring at best and deleting while screaming explitives at worse. They will change to FF or Chrome when they make the decision to do so. Nagging at them will not help.

You can still access:

http://mbasic.facebook.com

with it.

Ann P.

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Is It Possible to Review and Edit an Input Field On a Fire TV Device?

David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

I have a question regarding entering text in an input field using a Fire TV device and the VoiceView screen reader. I am able to navigate the keyboard to actually enter text, such as in the search input field. However, once text has been entered I can't seem to find a way of navigating through the text in order to edit what was entered. I am aware of the review mode but I don't think that this mode allows for editing. And, yes, I am aware of the voice search capabilities and I acknowledge that searching by voice is far more efficient. However, this was something I was asked about by a third party regarding a project they are working on and so I wanted to do some research for this individual.

When entering text using an Apple TV does the OS allow for editing text which has been entered in native apps?

Many thanks.


--
David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

www.davidgoldfield.org


Re: facebook changed

Josh Kennedy
 

also try updating to IOS14.1 and using voiceover recognition. 


Re: facebook changed

Josh Kennedy
 

first, you should you should not be using Internet explorer. It is old, it will never be updated, and it is no longer secure. Try switching to Google Chrome or Firefox. They will work a lot better.

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