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Tech Tip: Battery Myths – The App Switcher

Welcome to Battery Myths, a new series of tech tips from ITS about how your phone’s battery REALLY works. This first part debunks the idea that closing apps from the app switcher preserves battery power. The app switcher is the

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Tech Tip: How Slow Is Your iPhone?

Given the recent controversy surrounding Apple’s practice of slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life, you may be wondering if your phone was affected. Fortunately, this is easy to test with the website SlowApple. Note: you must have low

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Clearing Space on Your Phone

Nearly all cell phone users have experienced the dreaded message telling them that they don’t have enough storage. Most user’s go-to is to delete old photos that they no longer want. However, there are a few other things that you

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717 and 223 Area Code Overlay Information

The Public Utility Commission is adding a new 223 area code in Pennsylvania, and it will cover the same geographical area as the 717 area code. Now, all calls dialed within the 717 and 223 area codes will require dialing

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717 Area Code Overlay

Pennsylvania 717/223 Area Code Overlay – NEW Dialing Instructions for the 717 area code The Public Utility Commission is adding a new area code in Pennsylvania.  The 223 area code is being added to the same geographic area currently served

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Tech Tip: Out of Office Replies and Phone Messages

Leaving your office or campus for the summer requires some planning. Here are a few things that you should keep in mind before heading out for a well-deserved break: Out of Office Email Response Setting your email to automatically reply

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Spring Cleaning Your Devices

Spring is a time of renewal. Flowers are blooming, and you drag everything out of the Tupperware cabinet and re-organize. While you’re at it, you should spring clean your devices too. From wiping the dust from under the case to

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To-Do List Apps to Organize Your Life

Gone are the days that you dealt with to-do lists on physical paper. Since our phones are always on us, worries of misplacing our lists are in the past. But getting organized is still a daunting task. Here’s several apps

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Top 10 iOS 10 Tips

The change to iOS 10 was jarring for some, but it comes with plenty of cool features. Read these ten tips to decipher some of iOS 10’s best features.   Unlock your phone by resting your finger on the home

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What’s Your Backup Plan?

Personal devices make it much easier to work on the go, but they’re easier to steal or misplace. Keeping your devices secure is crucial in this age of identity theft. Here are a few ways to make your device easier

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Tech Tip: Out of Office Messages

Leaving your office for winter break requires some planning. It may not be quite as long as summer break, but you still may need to set your Out of Office Replies or change your Voicemail. Out of Office Email Response

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Security for Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices are one of the most common ways to communicate and interact now. We can do nearly anything right from our smartphones such as banking, shopping, viewing medical data or history, and even working remotely. That information is good

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New Wireless Network FAQs

Over the summer, ITS revamped the entire Wi-Fi network on campus. As such, there may be some people with connection problems until we all settle in with the systems. Are you have trouble staying connected to the Wi-Fi? Does your

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Help Desk Hours

The Help Desk is your Information and Technology Services (ITS) physical location. We have students and staff members available to help you solve or navigate problems you may be having with your electronic devices. ITS also offers phone support (x3333)

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Setting Up E-town Email on Phone

Setting up your smartphone or tablet to receive emails right to your mailbox is quick and easy, and it will save you a lot of hassle in the future. To set up your email, select the type of device you

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