The iPhone X is almost within reach. In fact, you can preorder right now. We know you've been itching to get your hands on Apple's newest iPhone, but before you give up over $1,000 of your hard-earned money, make sure your iPhone X knowledge is up-to-snuff.
Sometimes it's worth breaking the rules. Check out the sneaky video below of a fashion blogger visiting her dad at Apple's campus, who filmed herself testing out the elusive iPhone X. It's worth a watch for anyone starved of real hands-on iPhone X footage:
If you want to make sure you get your iPhone X as soon as possible, you'll need to make sure you are up to speed with all preorder and release news. Preorders start on Friday, Oct. 27, at 12:01 a.m. PDT online with Apple. You can get them in Apple Stores and other retailers on Friday, Nov. 3. For more information about what retailers and carriers are participating, check out our coverage linked below.
On the fence about newest iPhone? There are some amazing Android smartphones out there, you know. To see how the iPhone X stacks against other 2017 flagships, check out our comparison guides below to see which one you really want to get. You don't want to preorder or buy an iPhone X if you end up thinking the Galaxy Note 8 or Pixel 2 XL would be better for you.
If you decided to go with the iPhone X, congratulations! Just be warned — Apple changed some fundamental iPhone features with this new device. For one, there's no more home button, which means no more Touch ID, and the new biometric solution to unlocking is your face. But that's not all that's different. Brush up on what's changed with the following iPhone X tips and tricks:
What to do now that there's no home button:
- How to Force-Close Running Apps
- How to Activate Siri
- How to Force-Restart
- How to Take Screenshots
- How to Open the Control Center
- How to Use the App Switcher
- How to Access the Home Screen
Other things you need to know about:
- How to Fast Charge
- Why You Need a $25 USB Type-C Cable to Fast Charge
- How to Set up Face ID
- How to Quickly Turn Off Face ID
- How to Shut Down & Restart
- How to Use Portrait & Lighting Mode in the Camera
- How to Use Apple Pay with Face ID
- How to Disable the True Tone Display
- How to Put the iPhone X into DFU Mode in iTunes
- The Best Wireless Chargers Available
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