3 Hidden AppBox Pro Currency Converter Secrets That Will Turn You Into a Pro

Secret #1: Reorder the Currency List

The currency converter on the AppBox Pro has two separate screens to convert the amount.
The one with the currency picker that does the single conversion.

Currency Converter with Currency Picker

Currency Converter with Currency Picker

You can change the currency by rolling the picker. The currency selector has two wheels one for the source and the other for the target. You would wonder how you can change the order of the currency list on the screen. You can alter the order of the list with the following steps.

Currency Converter Screen

Currency Converter Screen

Switch the converter to the table style. It will convert to multiple currencies at once, and you can easily compare the results. It has many hidden features like reordering by dragging or swapping and watch the currency rate history chart.

Currency Dragging

Tap and hold the GBP

Just tap and hold the GBP row and the screen will turn to like this. Then drag it up and down to change the order. You can even put it on the top of the list.


Secret #2: Smarter way to convert

We often encounter situations where we have to do the reverse calculation when doing the exchange rate calculation. So there is a swap button in the converter, and you can do it easily just tapping the button.

Currency Converter Swap Button

Currency Converter Swap Button

You can swap the currency even in the table converter. Swipe the USD row, and you can reveal the hidden menus. There is a swap button. Just tap the swap button, and you can swap the source and the target.

Currency Converter Hidden Menu

Currency Converter Hidden Menu


Secret #3: Reveal the Chart

Finally, there is the Chart button to show the historical rates chart. If you are interested in the currency conversion, you may have an interest in the historical graph. Just reveal the hidden menu and tap the Chart button and you can see the graph for five different periods like one day, one month, three months, one year and five years.

Currency Converter Chart

Currency Converter Chart


Resolve issues like device freezing, crashing

A restart (soft reset) can resolve issues like continuous resetting/rebooting, device crashing, freezing, won’t ring or vibrate, can’t make or receive calls, device locks up, and keypad doesn’t respond.

Please visit following website and try it.

5s http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-85249/

6s, 6s Plus http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-178739/

iPad http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-41053/

How to restart iCloud Sync

0. IMPORTANT: Backup your device – It is important to run a system backup in case something goes wrong

  • Backup all your devices with iTunes or iCloud

1. Select single main device and backup your AppBox Pro data

  • Open AppBox Pro, tap “Apps > Backup & Restore on Dropbox”.
  • Link you Dropbox account and tap “Backup”.

2. Disable iCloud in AppBox Pro – Disable iCloud sync in AppBox Pro on your main device.

  • Open AppBox Pro, tap “Apps > Settings”.
  • Turn the “Use iCloud” switch to the “Off”.

3. Delete AppBox Pro from all other devices while keep remain in main device

4. Delete AppBox Pro iCloud data

  • Open Settings of your device and tap “iCloud”
  • Tap “Storage”
  • Tap “Manage Storage”
  • Tap “AppBox Pro”
  • Tap the “Edit” button
  • Tap “Delete All”
  • Wait more than 10 minutes

5. Enable iCloud in AppBox Pro on your main device

  • Open AppBox Pro
  • Tap “Apps > Settings”
  • Turn the “Use iCloud” switch to the “On”.

6. Install the AppBox Pro on your other devices and enable iCloud sync

How to use the Wallet

Wallet is your personal data manager.

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Wallet has 19 pre-configured categories such as Accounts, Bank Accounts, Calling Cards, Combinations, Credit Cards, Driver License, Email, Family, Frequent Flyer, Insurance, Memberships, Memo, Passport, Personal Info, Photos, Prescriptions, Software, Vehicle and Video. You even change the pre-configured categories but also can even create your own categories.

The main screen has several tabs and it has Favorites, All, Accounts, Bank Accounts, and More.

Favorites tab will list your favorite items.

All tab will list every item you added in the wallet.

Accounts and Bank Accounts are one of the pre-configured categories.

More tab will show other categories like in the following screen.

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Add an item

Tap Family and go to the Family category.

Let’s start with adding an item. To add an item, tap add01@2x button.

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Each and every category has its own fields according to the type of the category. The family category has fields such as the birthday, mobile phone, dress size and more while Driver License category has License number, Expires and more.

Enter your data.

If you want make this item as a favorite, tap star02 button.

Tap “Done”.

That’s it.

You’re all done.

Let’s see your item.

Tap “More” then you can see your categories.

The number in the right-hand side of the name is the number of items belongs to that category.

Tap “Family”.

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You have an item named “Steven” in the Family category.

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Swipe “Steven” to the left, you can delete the item.

Tap “Steven” to see the contents of the item.

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You can see details of your item. Any of your data has a phone number, you can make a call or send message right in this screen.

Tap “Edit” to modify your data or delete this item.

Modify the category.

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Tap info button to see category information.

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Tap “Edit” button to edit category information.

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You can rename the category, add, rename and delete fields and reorder fields in the category.

Re-order category list.

Tap “More” and you will see additional categories.


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Tap “Edit” button and you can reorder categories.

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Hide category.

Tap check button to hide the category. The category will be unchecked and it will not appear when you tap “Done” button.

Tap add03 button to add the new category.



How to use Ruler app

The Ruler is a very simple tool.

“⇄” button switches units between inches and centimeters.

“⇅” button switches the 0 position of the ruler.

“C” button resets the ruler position and the red line position.

“>>” forward button forwards the ruler.


1. Something is shorter than the ruler.

Place it on your iPhone or iPad.

Drag the red line bar. Align the red line to match the end of the thing.

Read the number.




2. Something is longer than the ruler.

Prepare a small piece of paper like in the picture.

Step 1.

Align the left end of both the ruler and the object.

Align the right end of the paper on the red line.



Step 2.

Keep hold the paper and move the ruler(iPhone) to match the left end of the ruler and the right end of the paper.

Tap Forward button >>.


Step 3.

Keep hold the ruler and move the paper to match the right end of the paper and the red line.


Step 4.

Move the ruler to match the left end of the ruler and the right end of the paper.

Tap forward button (>>).


Step 5.

Finally drag the red line bar and read the number.



How to backup and restore the AppBox Pro data with iTunes File Sharing

In this tutorial, the user interfaces of iTunes and iPhone are in English.

Please find the corresponding buttons and items in your language.

Download AppBox Pro backup data onto your desktop.

1. Connect your device (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) with iTunes. Click “Apps” tab on the top.
Navigate to the bottom of the page where you can see the “File Sharing” section and click the app icon.
(If you can’t see the “File Sharing” section, please sync your device first, and this section will appear.)

2. Under the “Documents” on the right side, select a file named like “AppBoxBackup-2014-09-09-10-30.backup”. Click “Save to…” and download it to your desktop.

3. You can delete the backup file on the device by pressing the “delete” key.



Upload AppBox Pro backup data onto your device.

1. Connect your device to iTunes.

2. Click device in iTunes.

3. Click “Add…” and select the backup file.

4. Go to the device.

5. Open AppBox Pro.

Tap “Apps” button in the top left corner of the screen.

Tap “Settings > Backup & Restore on iTunes”.

Tap “Restore” and select the backup file.


How to enable passcode lock for the wallet

Please try following steps to enable the passcode protection.

Tap “Apps”

Tap “Settings” in the main menu.

Tap “PasscodeLock” and turn “Simple Passcode” switch off, if you don’t want to use the 4 digit simple passcode.

Tap “Turn Passcode On” and enter your passcode.

Swipe the screen up to see the bottom of the screen.

Turn off the “Starting” and other switches except for the wallet.

Now you are ready to use passcode protection for the wallet.

How to use in Translator

Open the AppBox Pro.

Tap “Translator“.

Tap “+” button in the bottom center of the screen.

Tap + button in the top right corner of the screen in the “To:” row.

Select language to translate.

Tap the text box in the left of the “Translate” button.

Type in your text to translate.

The “Translate”.


Use iCloud with AppBox Pro™

iCloud stores your data and keeps them up-to-date across your iOS devices.
You always have the most current versions at hand, no matter which device you used to make your latest edits.

Set up AppBox Pro™ to use iCloud

To use iCloud, you must sign in with your Apple ID in Settings, and make sure iCloud is turned on for AppBox Pro™.

1. Tap Settings on your Home screen, then tap iCloud.

2. Sign in to your account using your Apple ID, or request a new Apple ID, then sign in.

3. Tap  > next to Documents & Data, then turn on Documents & Data.

4. In the list of apps, turn on AppBox Pro™. This setting allows AppBox Pro™ to store data in iCloud.

When iCloud is turned off for AppBox Pro™ on this device, edits or new data that you create aren’t saved to iCloud, and new or changed data from other devices aren’t available in AppBox Pro™ on this device.

If you edit a item on more than one device before saving any of your changes to iCloud, you will get conflicts. To avoid conflicts, make sure your edits are always saved to iCloud before editing the same item on another device.

Troubleshooting AppBox Pro’s Data in the Cloud.

Data are not updated when changes are made on my iOS device

1. Your data or its changes may not yet have been uploaded to iCloud.

2. Confirm that you’re connected to the Internet. Test your connection by opening apple.com in Safari.

3. Make sure that you’re using the latest version of iOS and AppBox Pro.

If your data  in iCloud aren’t the same on all your devices you can reset your iCloud documents and data for all apps. 

Please, see the Apple Support article.