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How to Check iOS Feature Availability Per Country

May 25, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Check iOS feature compatibility per country

Have you ever wanted to know if a particular iOS feature is supported in your country, or perhaps a country you are traveling to with an iPhone or iPad? As you may know, some iPhone and iPad features are limited to specific countries. This can be for varying reasons, perhaps due to initial feature availability, … Read More

How to Import Photos from Camera / SD Card to iPhone

May 23, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to copy photos from camera or SD card to iPhone

Want to transfer photos from a digital camera to iPhone? You can easily import photos and video from a digital camera or SD card to an iPhone with the help of an appropriate adapter and the super simple iOS Photos import procedure. This tutorial will walk through the steps to copy images and media from … Read More

How to Turn Off Auto Capitalizing Words on iPhone and iPad

May 22, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to stop auto capitalization of words on iPhone and iPad

The iOS keyboard defaults to having a setting that automatically capitalizes a new word that is typed after the end of a sentence. This auto-capitalization applies to the first character of any word typed after a period, and while many iPhone and iPad users love this feature since it can make typing faster on iOS … Read More

How to Set a Do Not Disturb Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

May 21, 2019 - 1 Comment
Set a Do Not Disturb keyboard shortcut on Mac

Want to toggle Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac with a keyboard shortcut? You can easily enable a custom keyboard shortcut to turn on or off Do Not Disturb mode in MacOS, and we’ll show you how to set it up. Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac is one of the best features … Read More

How to Export Health Data from iPhone

May 20, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to Export Health Data on iPhone

The data contained within Health app on iPhone can be saved and exported for other uses. Perhaps you want to export Health app data to use in another health or fitness app, importing it to elsewhere, or maybe you want to use the raw Health data for your own purposes. Exporting Health data from iPhone … Read More

How to Delete Spotify Cache on iPhone and iPad

May 19, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Spotify

If you use Spotify for streaming music, over time you may discover the Spotify app increases local cache storage, which can sometimes grow quite large. These audio cache files can make the Spotify app appear to take up a lot of storage space on an iPhone or iPad. But fortunately Spotify offers a simple functionality … Read More

How to Use Gmail in Basic HTML Mode

May 18, 2019 - 9 Comments
Gmail

The Gmail web email client is very fancy, but some Gmail users may wish to use the much more simplified Basic HTML mode for Gmail. Basic HTML Gmail strips away the fancy actions, features, and functions as well as JavaScript from the default Gmail web view, turning Gmail.com into a much more simplified webmail experience. … Read More

How to Show iCloud Status Indicator in Mac Finder

May 17, 2019 - 5 Comments
iCloud Status indicators in Mac Finder

If you’re a Mac user who relies on iCloud Drive for data syncing and cloud storage, you might appreciate knowing that you can enable an optional iCloud Status indicator in the Mac Finder. The iCloud Status indicators in Finder can tell you if a file or folder is only in iCloud, on the local Mac, … Read More

How to Turn Off Auto-Correction on iPad Hardware Keyboards

May 16, 2019 - 3 Comments
iPad on a stand with keyboard

If you use a hardware keyboard with iPad you may have noticed that auto-correct and some other keyboard settings that applied to iOS are no longer taking effect. This is because the iPad has separate settings for the software keyboard onscreen, and a hardware keyboard if one is connected to the iPad, and thus disabling … Read More

How to Send Your Location on iPhone by Messages the Fast Way with a Phrase

May 15, 2019 - 7 Comments

Let’s say you’re in a Messages conversation and you want to quickly send someone your current location from iPhone. In this scenario you might go to the Messages conversations Info / Details section and use the “Share Current Location” feature, but did you know there’s an even faster way to instantly share your current location … Read More

How to Take iPad Screenshots Using Keyboard Shortcuts

May 14, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to take screenshots on iPad with keyboard shortcuts

Using an iPad with a hardware keyboard provides access to several keyboard shortcuts to quickly take screen shots on iPad. These keystrokes offer a consistent and quick way to take a screenshot on iPad without your fingers having to leave the keyboard to use the other approaches of the Home / Power button iPad screenshot … Read More

How to Fix Unzip Error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”

May 12, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Mac Terminal icon

Rarely, you may attempt to unzip a zip archive and come across an error that states “End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on the last disk(s) of this … Read More

Disabled Apple ID? Here’s How to Fix When an Apple ID is Disabled

May 11, 2019 - 6 Comments
Disabled Apple ID can be fixed online

For a variety of reasons, an Apple ID may become disabled. Usually this corresponds with an obvious message like “Apple ID Disabled” or “This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons” or some other notification that you are unable to sign in to the locked Apple ID because it has been disabled. This can … Read More

How to Hide Holidays on Calendar for Mac

May 10, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to Hide Holidays from Calendar on Mac

Don’t want to see dozens of holidays on the Calendar for Mac? You can easily disable the Holiday Calendar in the Mac Calendar app. By turning off the Holiday Calendar, you will no longer see the broad array of religious holidays, cultural holidays, national holidays, political holidays, and other holidays on the Calendar app for … Read More

How to Delete Health Data on iPhone

May 9, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to Delete Health Data on iPhone

Want to delete the Health app data from iPhone? Some users may decide they want to remove their Health data from iPhone for a variety of reasons, perhaps as a storage conservation mechanism if a user discovers the Health app data is taking up multiple gigabytes of storage on a device, or to clear out … Read More

How to Download Microsoft Edge Beta for Mac Right Now

May 8, 2019 - 2 Comments
Microsoft Edge for Mac Dev

Want to try out and download the upcoming Microsoft Edge web browser for Mac? You can do that right now, without having to wait for the final version to come out. Microsoft has announced that the Microsoft Edge browser will be coming to the Mac platform natively, meaning you won’t have to run Microsoft Edge … Read More

How to Remove Holidays from Calendar on iPhone & iPad

May 7, 2019 - 11 Comments
How to disable Holiday Calendar on iPhone or iPad

A wide variety of Holidays are shown on the Calendar of iPhone and iPad by default, including many religious holidays, cultural holidays, secular holidays, national holidays, and traditional holidays. If you do not want these Holidays showing on iPhone or iPad Calendar app, you can easily hide them by removing the Holiday Calendar in iOS … Read More

How to Convert a Numbers File to CSV on Mac

May 6, 2019 - 1 Comment
Convert Numbers to CSV on Mac

If you need to convert a Numbers spreadsheet file to CSV format from a Mac, you can do so quickly with the Numbers app. CSV stands for Comma Separated Values and is broadly used by many spreadsheet, database, and data storage uses, whereas Numbers is a spreadsheet app that is exclusive to the Mac and … Read More

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