iOS

iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified version of OS X, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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8 iPhone 3D Touch Tricks That Are Actually Useful

May 2, 2016 - 10 Comments
3D Touch Tricks for iPhone

Many iPhone users with a 3D Touch display use the feature sporadically, if at all, often because it’s a bit of a guessing game as to what actions are available with the activation of the push and pop abilities. While 3D Touch may seem a bit gimmicky at times, there are some legitimately useful cases … Read More

Save Pictures Automatically from Facebook Messenger

May 1, 2016 - 10 Comments
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If you’re an avid Facebook Messenger user who sends a lot of pictures back and forth, you may appreciate having the app automatically save those photos and images directly to your iPhone, without having to manually do so yourself. With the help of a simple settings switch, you could do exactly that.

How to Disable (or Enable) True Tone Display on iPad Pro

Apr 30, 2016 - 5 Comments
How to Disable True Tone Display on iPad Pro

The display on the new iPad Pro includes a feature called True Tone, which uses ambient light sensors to automatically shift and change the displays color hue and intensity according to the surrounding light, shifting from cooler to warmer as the surrounding lighting environment changes. It’s kind of like a smarter real-time adapting version of … Read More

Schedule Night Shift to Automatically Adjust Colors on iPhone

Apr 27, 2016 - 3 Comments
Night Shift on iPad

The Night Shift feature of iOS shifts the display color profile to be warmer, which reduces blue light output, and makes using an iPhone or iPad display much more pleasant in the later hours of the evening (or early morning). While you can toggle Night Shift mode on and off through Control Center anytime in … Read More

iOS 9.3.2 Beta 3 Released for Testing

Apr 26, 2016 - 2 Comments
iOS 9.3.2 beta 3

Apple has released iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 to users participating in the beta testing program. The new build arrives versioned as 13F65 and presumably focuses on bug fixes and improvements to the mobile operating system.

Open Winmail.dat Attachments Files on iPhone & iPad with TNEF Enough

Apr 25, 2016 - 3 Comments
Opening winmail.dat files in iOS Mail on iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners who regularly receive emails from Windows-based users may find ‘winmail.dat’ files attached to the email messages, a file type which Mail.app can struggle to identify or open. Since winmail.dat files can be anything from a simple styled rich text email, to a calendar invite, vcf contact card, or even a legitimate … Read More

How to Set Any Picture as Background Wallpaper on iPhone & iPad

Apr 21, 2016 - 4 Comments
How to Change Wallpaper Background to Any Picture on iPhone

“How do you change the picture on the background?” is one of the more common questions heard from newcomers to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This is all the more true when you took a great picture with the devices camera and you want to set that picture as the wallpaper on the iOS … Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 , WatchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 Available

Apr 20, 2016 - 6 Comments
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Apple has released the second beta versions of OS X 10.11.5, iOS 9.3.2, WatchOS 2.2.1, and tvOS 9.2.1. The updated beta releases are available now to individuals running the prior beta builds.

How to View Unread Email Only in Mail on iPhone & iPad

Apr 11, 2016 - 11 Comments
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It’s easy to fall behind on email and let unread messages build up over time, but the iOS Mail app offers an excellent solution to this problem by allowing users to enable a hidden optional “Unread” only email message inbox on their device. Just as it sounds, the Unread message mailbox will display only the … Read More

How to Add Email Attachments in Mail for iPhone & iPad

Apr 10, 2016 - 8 Comments
Send an email with attachment in Mail for iOS

Mail app in iOS allows users to easily add any type of file attachment to an email, as long as the attachment in question is coming from an associated iCloud Drive. This means you can add files from Pages, Microsoft Office documents, PDF, PSD, text and rtf files, or just about anything else, directly to … Read More

Enable & Disable Night Shift in iOS Quickly from Control Center

Apr 7, 2016 - 17 Comments
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Night Shift in iOS causes the device display to readjust to a warmer color spectrum, thereby reducing the displays output of blue light. This makes the screen of an iPhone or iPad not only more pleasant to look at in the evening and dark hours, but it also is easier on the eyes and potentially … Read More

How to Password Lock Notes on iPhone & iPad

Apr 5, 2016 - 12 Comments
Use Touch ID or enter a password to view the note

The latest versions of the Notes app for iOS allow users to password protect particular notes within the app, making it an excellent place to store personal information and private snippets that you’d like to keep away from prying eyes. In addition to password protection, Notes in iOS also allows users to lock and unlock … Read More

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