As for previous models of Apple’s iPhone, MacWorld today published an article on things to do first after getting a new one: Got an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus? Do these 10 things first.
Well, you did it. You pulled the trigger on a shiny new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus. Nice! Before you head out to take a squillion photos or plop it down on your new wireless charging pad, there are a few housekeeping details you should tend to first.
- Backup and restore
- Finish the setup
- Set up Touch ID and Apple Pay
- Choose the Home button’s feel
- Update your apps
- (Pair your Apple Watch)
- Try the new camera
- Edit a Live Photo
- Customize your Control Center
- Charge it up
- (Call your mom)
And this CNET video “Favorite features in iOS 11 in 60 seconds (Tech Minute)” (below) highlights new features in iOS, if you got a new iPhone 8 or upgraded your older iPhone or iPad.