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 Disable (or Enable) 3D Touch on iPhone 6S

Feb 25, 2016 - 3 Comments
iPhone 6S with 3d Touch

New iPhone models include an interesting feature called 3D Touch, which allows you to press the screen at varying degrees of pressure to get various app shortcuts, as well as various ‘pop’ and ‘peak’ features. While 3D Touch is a useful feature for many and one of the primary selling points of the iPhone 6s, … Read More

Remove Unwanted Email Suggestions from Mail on iPhone & iPad

Feb 24, 2016 - 1 Comment
Removing an email address from the recent suggestions list in iOS Mail

The iOS Mail app will automatically suggest recently used email addresses in the recipient feel when compiling a new email message or forwarding an email. While this is often accurate and helpful, sometimes an unwanted email address can pop-up in the automatic suggestion list, as can email addresses of people who are no longer in … Read More

Access Handoff in iOS Quickly from the Multitasking Screen

Feb 16, 2016 - 2 Comments
Handoff is part of Continuity in iOS and OS X

Handoff is the great feature which, much as it sounds, allows iOS and Mac users to ‘hand off’ activity from an app on one device to another, whether that’s an email composition, web browsing session, chat, or work in Pages. Assuming you have Handoff enabled on multiple Apple devices using the same Apple ID, you … Read More

How to Record iPhone Screen with Mac OS X and QuickTime

Feb 15, 2016 - 14 Comments
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If you would like to capture and record the screen of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can easily do so thanks to QuickTime, the video app that comes with every Mac. This offers a simple solution for recording the screen of an iOS device for demos, presentations, tutorials, and much more, and it’s … Read More

How to Disable Frequently Visited Sites in Safari for iOS

Feb 14, 2016 - 4 Comments
Disable Frequently Visited sites in Safari for iOS

The Frequently Visited sites section of Safari in iOS appears when you open the browser on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a new tab or blank page. While this can be a convenient way to offer quick access to the webpages and sites you visit often (like this one, right?), it can also … Read More

How to See Long Term Stock Performance Charts in iPhone Stocks App (5 Year & 10 Year)

Feb 10, 2016 - 4 Comments
See long term stock charts on iPhone Stocks app

The Stocks app on iPhone makes it easy to keep an eye on the markets and portfolio holdings, and you can quickly see what performance is on a given day with just a quick glance. Once you select an individual ticker symbol or market index, you’re able to drill down further, with Stocks app offering … Read More

How to Delete a Picture or Video from Messages on iPhone & iPad

Feb 10, 2016 - 1 Comment
Messages

Want to delete a photo from a message on iPhone or iPad, but without removing an entire message conversation in iOS? With the trick we will show you, you can selectively delete a single picture or video from the Messages app in iOS, without interfering with the rest of the conversation or with the other … Read More

How to Add RSS Feeds & Sites to Apple News in iOS

Feb 8, 2016 - 15 Comments
Manually add RSS and websites to News app in iOS

The News app is bundled in modern versions of iOS, accessible from the home screen as a standard app icon and from the Siri Suggestions screen in Spotlight under the News section on an iPhone or iPad. While News app includes a handful of curated Apple-approved sites, users can customize the app on their own … Read More

OS X 10.11.4 Beta 3, iOS 9.3 Beta 3, WatchOS 2.2b3, tvOS 9.2b3 Released for Testing

Feb 8, 2016 - 5 Comments

Apple has released an array of new beta operating system builds, including the third beta versions of OS X 10.11.4 beta, iOS 9.3 beta, WatchOS 2.2 beta, and tvOS 9.2 beta 3. Each release includes bug fixes and feature enhancements for their respective hardware, along with a few new features.

How to Read a Message Without Sending Read Receipt on iPhone with 3D Touch

Feb 5, 2016 - 6 Comments
Messages

The iOS Messages app defaults to sending what is called a “read receipt” when an iMessage is opened and read within the application. That Read Receipt feature can be helpful for some conversations but it’s not always desired for every message, and though disabling Read Receipts for Messages in iOS is certainly one option that … Read More

How to Switch Multiple Instagram Profiles & Accounts on iPhone Easily

Feb 4, 2016 - 16 Comments
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Many Instagram users have multiple IG accounts, perhaps a public facing Instagram profile (often referred to as ‘finstagram’, short for “fake instagram”), a more private Instagram profile (the “rinsta” for ‘real instagram’), a profile for their cat, dog, or turtle, and maybe even a business or work account they use and manage (why yes of … Read More

How to Disable Contacts Found in Mail in iOS

Feb 2, 2016 - 4 Comments
How to Disable Contacts found in Mail in iOS

The latest versions of iOS support a feature which scans a users mailboxes for contacts and contact information. While this feature can be really helpful in potentially identifying callers and contacts, it can also lead to erroneous information being filled in to your address book contact cards, erroneous assumptions about callers, and even improper suggestions … Read More

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