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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How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access

May 11, 2016 - 5 Comments
iBooks in iOS

You can easily save any webpage to iBooks as a PDF file for later reading on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by using a new feature built into the action sheet of iOS. This ability will create a PDF of the active web page and store it in iBooks in iOS, available for quick … Read More

How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone & iPad

May 10, 2016 - 10 Comments
How to restore and recover deleted notes in iOS

The Notes app in iOS is widely used by many users for many purposes, whether for keeping a shopping list, password locked personal notes and data, a diary, sketches and drawings, checklists, or whatever else you may want to keep handy on an iPhone or iPad. Because much of the Notes data is personal, if … Read More

How to Rotate Video on iPhone & iPad

May 9, 2016 - 9 Comments
How to Rotate Video on iPhone

Many people record video on the iPhone or iPad and have the device oriented vertically, and while there is nothing inherently wrong with that, a side effect is you end up capturing vertical videos with large black bars on the sides. Fortunately there’s an easy way to rotate movies in iOS with little effort, which … Read More

Quickly Turn iPhone Battery Saving Low Power Mode On & Off with Siri

May 9, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Turn Low Power Mode on and off with Siri on iPhone

The excellent battery saving Low Power Mode available to iPhone users in modern versions of iOS typically requires being enabled through battery settings, but there’s an even faster way to toggle the feature on and off again at any time; Siri.

How to Find a Router IP Address from iPhone or iPad

May 5, 2016 - 4 Comments
Find router gateway IP address info in iOS

Getting the IP address of a connected router or default gateway is pretty simple in iOS, so if you find yourself in a situation where you’re using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and need to get a connected router or gateway address, you won’t have to leave iOS to do so. This is frequently … Read More

How to Record Voice Memos & Audio on iPhone

May 4, 2016 - 13 Comments
Record Audio and Voice on iPhone with Voice Memos

The iPhone includes a Voice Memos app that allows anyone to quickly record their voice, a speech, something nearby, or any other ambient audio from the devices built-in microphone. The resulting audio quality is quite good, and going further, you can save and share the recorded sound with another iPhone, Mac, Windows PC, Android user, … Read More

Improve “Hey Siri” on iPhone by Re-Training Voice Recognition

May 3, 2016 - 7 Comments
Setup Siri with voice training recognition

Having Hey Siri enabled for hands-free activation of the virtual assistant is undoubtedly useful, but sometimes you may find that Siri doesn’t always respond on the iPhone. Conversely, sometimes you may experience Hey Siri activating out of the blue seemingly unsolicited. Both of these issues are usually a result of Siri not recognizing your voice … Read More

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 - 11 Comments
Facebook app icon

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.

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