What do you use your iPhone for? :Top 10:

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Eso, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Eso
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    Eso

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    #1
    What are the top 10 things that you use your iPhone for? It doesn't have to be in order of most you use it for most frequently. I don't mean your top 10 apps. I mean the activities that you do with your phone.

    Here's what I use it for most often:

    1. Surf the web
    2. Set alarms
    3. Read my email
    4. Listen to music
    5. Track my workouts
    6. Text
    7. Find location/number of a business
    8. Make a call
    9. Check new DVD releases
    10. Navigate with GPS
     
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    iRetired

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    #2
    In order of use:

    Make & return calls
    Send, read & answer my email
    Read news & entertainment blogs
    Take pictures
    Show pictures to family & friends
    Update social apps & post pictures
    Listen to music
    Play games
    Watch videos
    Banter with Siri

    Yes, I realize some of those have multiple parts.
     
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    tymaster50

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    #3
    light browsing when I'm not on laptop
    texting
    music sometimes
    the occasional video
    instagram
    playing some apps
    phone calls sometime
    pictures of my baby neice
    reading tech news
    flashlight if I'm in the dark
     
  4. macrumors 6502

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    I think I've spent more time talking with siri than I have on the phone with other people. Web browsing, texting and whatsapp are my most used things I'd say.
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

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    #5
    Ok, I'll bite.

    1. iTunes Match
    2. Texting
    3. Checking facebook (i know you said no apps, but cmon!)
    4. Play with Siri
    5. Watch Videos
    6. Check MR!
    7. Make my own ringtones
    8. Test Speed of LTE in different places
    9. E-Mail
    10. Phone Calls
     
  6. QuarterSwede, Nov 3, 2012
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    QuarterSwede

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    #6
    I do everything with it. I almost never use my MacBook anymore (I'm talking maybe twice a month) but since you want a top 10:

    Read News/RSS
    Listen to Podcasts/Music
    Text/Calls/FaceTime
    Keep in touch with old friends
    Take/Edit/Upload Photos/Video
    Browse the web
    Alarms
    Reminders
    Navigation
    Play Games
     
  7. macrumors 68000

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    #7
    :p


    1. Porn
    2. Porn
    3. Porn
    4. Make a call
    5. Porn
    6. Porn
    7. Porn
    8. Text
    9. Porn
    10 Porn

    :p
     
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    sviato

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  9. macrumors member

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    #9
    Calls
    Texting
    Music
    Facebook
    Browse web
    Navigation
    Notepad notes
    Reminders
    Calendar appointments
    Alarm clock
     
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    Confuzzzed

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    #10
    Music, photography & productivity are key ones for me. Evernote, Tripit and dictation in particular for productivity.

    Also use it significantly for FaceTime with family overseas. Twitter. Weather. Maps. News. Apps (be it eBay, Mapmyrun or Tapatalk).

    Light browsing.
     
  11. macrumors member

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    #11
    1) web surfing
    2) texting
    3) email
    4) phone calls
    5) alarms
    6) calendar
    7) apps
     
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    QuarterSwede

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    #12
    You need to get out, strike that, do other things more. Lol.
     
  13. macrumors member

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    #13
    1. Texting/whatsapp-ing
    2. Facebook-ing
    3. Listening to music
    4. Browsing the web
    5. Calls
    6. Checking/ responding to email
    7. Alarm clock
    8. Using calender for lecture timetable
    9. Taking photos/videos
    10. Using it as a nice paper weight for when the battery runs out ;) (which is often!!!)
     
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    KittyToy

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    #14
    1. Text/iMessage
    2. TV shows/Movies
    3. Chat apps
    4. Macrumos
    5. Web surfing/ Googling
    6. Online shopping
    7. eBay
    8. Games
    9. Phone calls
    10. Skeet shooting
     
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    Sedrick

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    #16
    4S here. Keeping in mind how small a 2" wide screen is.

    • Music
    • Camera
    • Phone
    • Text
    • Reddit
    • G Maps
    • iBooks
     
  17. macrumors member

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    #17
    1. Play/Record music (Garageband, iKMedia, iRig)
    2. Listen to music
    3. Email
    4. Watch movies/Netflix/Youtube
    5. Play games
    6. Surf web
    7. Take photos/videos
    8. Obviously use it as a phone to text, call, etc.
    9. Laugh at Fandroids, lol jk ;)
    10. Look at it's beautiful design :cool:

    I'm missing so much. My 9 and 10 also proves that I was short on thinking.
     
  18. macrumors 65816

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    #18
    On my data-only iPhone, with 1) being the most frequent & 10) being the least,

    1) Heavy web browsing (Macrumors & soshified forums)
    2) watching YouTube videos on Jasmine
    3) checking new/top apps in the App Store
    4) whatsapp
    5) checking mail
    6) twitter with Tweetbot
    7) Facebook
    8) checking eBay
    9) Google Maps
    10) adding calender events.
     
  19. macrumors member

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    #19
    In order:
    Mail
    Texts
    Documents to Go (Word, Excel)
    Finance apps like WSJ, AMEX and Schwab
    Travel: AA and Marriott
    Banking
    Maps and navigation, Waze
    News & the Web
    Phone
    Clock & alarms
    Movies when on the plane
     
  20. macrumors 68020

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    #20
    Check email
    Texting ( because it won't make voice calls - which is why I probably will dump it this week in favor of something else )
    Extremely light browsing

    Soon it will be demoted to " iPod Touch "
     
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    SlasherDuff

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    #21
    Music
    Apps
    eMail
    Web
    Calls
    Texting
    Maps
    weather checks
    alarms
    taking photos and sharing them
     
  22. Eso
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    Eso

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    Oh don't worry, I really don't think that most people use their devices for too many different things on a regular basis

    Don't worry, facebooking is a thing

    Can you elaborate on 2? What sorts of things do you do with apps?
     
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    Minhimalism

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    #23
    You need to recognize a joke when you see one, haha.
     
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    Sital

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    #24
    1. Texting
    2. Phone
    3. Email
    4. Calendar
    5. Games
    6. Twitter
    7. Weather
    8. Music
    9. Other apps
    10. Web browsing (only if I have to on phone)
     
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    Adutrumque

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    #25

    I read phornography.

    Is that normal?
     

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