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The iPhone is a smartphone from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Between its apps, communication features, the camera, mobile internet access, and other functionalities, the iPhone has quickly become an integral part of many peoples tech lives.

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How to Disable “Shake to Send Feedback” in Google Maps for iPhone and iPad

Feb 17, 2019 - 4 Comments
Disable Shake to Send Feedback in Google Maps for iPhone or iPad

Have you ever been using Google Maps on iPhone or iPad and noticed a little pop-up alert message stating “Shake to send feedback – You shook your device! Your feedback suggestions help us improve Google Maps.” with options to report data problems, send feedback, or to dismiss the alert. Sometimes Google Maps users on iPhone … Read More

How to Update iOS Automatically on iPhone or iPad

Feb 15, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to enable Automatic Software Updates in iOS

If you want to stay on top of the latest iOS system software updates but don’t like bothering with manually installing the software updates, or you routinely fall behind, you might want to consider automating the installation process of iOS software updates. Thanks to a new feature in iOS, you can set an iPhone or … Read More

How to Make Text Size Much Larger on iPad

Feb 14, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to make text size larger on iPad

Some iPad and iPhone users may prefer to have larger text sizes and font sizes visible when using the device. Having bigger text size can make reading things on an iPad screen easier for many people, particularly if you find the default font sizes on iPad to be too small, or difficult on the eyes. … Read More

iOS 12.1.4 Update Available for iPhone & iPad, Download Now to Get Group FaceTime Back

Feb 7, 2019 - 11 Comments
iOS 12.1.4 update

Apple has released iOS 12.1.4 for iPhone and iPad, the new update resolves the serious Group FaceTime security flaw that existed in prior iOS 12.1.x builds that allowed for unauthorized eavesdropping of a FaceTime call. The update is recommended for all iOS users, and is necessary for those wishing to use Group FaceTime. Separately, Apple … Read More

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max

Feb 6, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to enter and exit DFU mode on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max

Placing an iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max into DFU mode may be necessary as a troubleshooting step in some situations in order to restore an iPhone. DFU mode is a low-level device restore state that allows for an iPhone to be restored directly from firmware, it requires a Mac or Windows PC … Read More

How to Schedule Sending Text Messages from iPhone

Feb 4, 2019 - 7 Comments
How to schedule sending messages from iPhone

The ability to schedule the sending of text messages and iMessages on iPhone has long been desired but up until recently it was not really possible. Fortunately now there are several options available to schedule text messages from iPhone so that the messages are sent at a particular time, and with the help of the … Read More

How to Set a Timer on iPhone or iPad

Feb 3, 2019 - 6 Comments
Set a timer with Siri in iOS

Both the iPhone and iPad have an easy to use timer mechanism that allows you to time events and tasks, playing an alarm sound when the timer completes. The timer functionality is convenient for many obvious reasons, whether you need a simple reminder for something in an allotted time, be it for cooking, exercise, childcare, … Read More

How to Disable Screen Time Weekly Report Notifications on iPhone or iPad

Feb 2, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to Stop Screen Time Weekly Notifications on iOS

Want to turn off the Screen Time Weekly Report notification that appears on iPhone or iPad? There are a few ways to do that, and one is particularly quick and easy that allows you to disable the weekly screen time reports right from the iOS device lock screen. Note this does not turn off Screen … Read More

How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

Jan 31, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to mute iPad and turn off sound

Want to turn off sound on an iPad and mute the audio? You can do that rather simply with a few different methods, though some may be easy to overlook. The iPad and iPad Pro have volume adjustment buttons which can serve as mute, and there’s also a designated software mute switch for alerts which … Read More

Serious FaceTime Bug Allows Eavesdropping of Microphone on iPhone & Mac, Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Jan 28, 2019 - 10 Comments
FaceTime

A serious privacy bug has been discovered in FaceTime for iOS and MacOS that allows remote eavesdropping on another persons iPhone or Mac, even if they don’t pick up and answer the FaceTime call. Essentially this means that anyone can remotely listen to the microphone of a targeted iPhone or Mac by a remarkably simple … Read More

How to Show Website Icons (FavIcons) in Safari for iPad & iPhone

Jan 28, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to show website favorite icons in Safari for iPhone or iPad

Website favorite icons can help to visually distinguish one website tab from another when looking at a crowd of Safari tabs, and in the latest versions of iOS you can now enable website favicons in Safari tabs for both iPhone and iPad. This tutorial will show you how to quickly enable the display of website … Read More

iOS 12.1.3 No Service or Cellular Data Problems on iPhone? Try These Fixes

Jan 26, 2019 - 13 Comments
iPhone No Service no cellular data problems

Some iPhone users have discovered cellular data issues after installing the iOS 12.1.3 update, showing “No service”, no cellular data, no cellular reception bars, and sometimes seeing a “Cellular Update Failed” message similar to what was happening with some iPhones after installing iOS 12.1.2. This seems to mostly impact iPhones on particular cellular networks, but … Read More

iOS 12.1.3 Update Released for iPhone & iPad, Download Now [IPSW Links]

Jan 22, 2019 - 2 Comments
iOS 12.1.3 download

Apple has released iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone and iPad users. The software update is a fairly minor release, including a handful of bug fixes and security enhancements to the mobile operating system. Additionally, Apple has released MacOS Mojave 10.14.3 and Security Update 2019-001 for High Sierra and Sierra, watchOS 5.1.3 for Apple Watch, tvOS 12.1.2 … Read More

How to See Recent Files from iOS Home Screen or Dock on iPhone or iPad

Jan 18, 2019 - 17 Comments
How to see recent files on iPhone Files app with 3D Touch

If you interact with the Files app frequently in iOS, you might be pleased to discover that the Files app offers a quick and easy way to see recent files, right from the Home screen of iPhone or iPad. Even better, you can launch recent documents directly from this quick Files access feature in iOS. … Read More

How to Take Live Photos in FaceTime on iPhone or iPad

Jan 15, 2019 - 1 Comment
FaceTime icon

You can capture Live Photos of FaceTime video calls at any time during a FaceTime video chat on iPhone or iPad. This offers a fun way to capture moments of a video chat, and just like any other Live Photo, the resulting image will be a short video clip with audio that is saved and … Read More

How to Quit Apps on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max

Jan 12, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to quit apps on iPhone XS and iPhone XR

If you have an iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max, you might be wondering how to quit apps and access the multitasking App Switcher, since there is no Home button. Instead, all modern iPhones and iPads without a Home button have the ability to access the App Switcher and to quit apps by … Read More

How to See the Size of App Store Updates on iPhone or iPad

Jan 9, 2019 - 5 Comments
App Store for iOS

Knowing the exact size of an available App Store update before beginning the app update and download process can be helpful for many iPhone or iPad users. The iOS App Store offers the size of available app updates, but you must know where to look to find that download size information. This trick is probably … Read More

How to Fix Photos App Crashing & Freezing on iPhone or iPad

Jan 8, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to fix Photos app crashing freezing and not working on iPhone or iPad

Some iPhone and iPad users may rarely discover the Photos app freezes up when attempting to use it, or the Photos app crashes repeatedly or is unusable when trying to open the app. Typically this is associated with an unresponsive screen as well, and the only thing you can do is exit out of the … Read More

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