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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Messages on iPhone Will Prompt You To Send Pics if Someone Asks for Them

Dec 1, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Asking someone to send photos or send pics will prompt them to select photos from their photo library to share with you

This is a cool little convenience feature that is not widely known; the Messages app on iPhone and iPad will prompt you to send photos if someone asks for them. The Messages app has become significantly more intelligent in the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS for iPhone and iPad, and now, alongside the usual … Read More

iOS 17.1.2 & iPadOS 17.1.2 Released for iPhone & iPad with Security Fixes

Nov 30, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iOS 17.1 update and iPadOS 17.1 update

iOS 17.1.2 has been released for iPhone users, along with iPadOS 17.1.2 for iPad. The small software update includes security fixes and is recommended for all users to install onto their eligible devices. It is unclear if any bug fixes are included in the release, as none are mentioned in the release notes, which are … Read More

How to Turn Off SharePlay on iPhone

Nov 28, 2023 - Leave a Comment
How to disable SharePlay on iPhone completely to stop these type of annoying popups on the iPhone

The latest versions of iOS for iPhone default to enabling a feature called SharePlay, which allows you to easily share Spotify, Apple Music, Podcasts, and many other media experiences, easily with whoever you’re having a FaceTime audio or FaceTime video call with. While this feature can be convenient for the intended purposes, it can also … Read More

How to Stop Instacart Ads Promo Notifications on iPhone

Nov 26, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Disable Instacart Promotional and Marketing Notifications on iPhone

The Instacart app for iPhone is convenient in that it allows you to shop for groceries and other items and have them delivered (if you live in a major city anyway), but like an ever-growing number of iPhone apps, it defaults to pelting you with annoying sales, promotional, and marketing notifications that are completely unrelated … Read More

How to Disable FaceTime Reaction Gestures on Mac, iPhone, & iPad

Nov 20, 2023 - 2 Comments
How to turn off FaceTime Reaction Gestures

Don’t want to have certain gestures trigger FaceTime Reactions? Don’t want an on-screen emoji to appear when you give a thumbs up to the camera, or maybe you don’t want a peace sign made with your hands to trigger a bunch of balloons appearing on your video chat? Then you can turn the FaceTime Reactions … Read More

How to Perform FaceTime Reaction Gestures on iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Nov 16, 2023 - 6 Comments
FaceTime Reaction Effects and Gestures

Apple has introduced all new reaction gestures for FaceTime on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, meaning if you make certain hand gestures, symbols, or movements, you will trigger a digital effect reaction. For example, if you make a thumbs up gesture with your hand, a thumbs up emoji will appear on the screen, or if … Read More

How to Make Stickers from Photos for Messages on iPhone

Nov 14, 2023 - 3 Comments
Stickers in Messages on iPhone

Stickers are a fun and creative way to enhance your iMessage experience, and the latest versions of iOS support a feature that allow you to easily make your own stickers from any of your own photos, right from your iPhone. For example, maybe you have a picture of a great dog or cat, or yourself, … Read More

How to Turn Off Uber Promo Notifications & Ads

Nov 11, 2023 - 1 Comment

Uber and Uber Eats are undeniably useful apps, allowing you to get a ride or have food delivered quickly and conveniently, right from your iPhone (or Android) either from the app or even from Siri. But one thing that is very annoying and obnoxious about Uber and Uber Eats is that the apps default to … Read More

How to Use Standby Mode on iPhone with iOS 17

Nov 9, 2023 - 13 Comments
iPhone Standby Mode

StandBy Mode is perhaps the most interesting feature for iPhone users who update to iOS 17, transforming the iPhone into a customizable display clock whenever the iPhone is placed horizontally and is charging. With StandBy Mode, your iPhone can become a table clock, a photo frame, an information display, amongst other possibilities, and since it’s … Read More

iOS 17.1.1 Released for iPhone, & iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad

Nov 7, 2023 - 1 Comment
iOS 17.1 update and iPadOS 17.1 update

Apple has released iOS 17.1.1 for iPhone, along with iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad. The point release updates offer bug fixes and security enhancements, and are therefore recommended for all users to install on their devices. Specifically, iOS 17.1.1 fixes an issue where the Lock Screen Weather widget may not display snow correctly, and an issue … Read More

How to Make a Contact Poster on iPhone

Nov 6, 2023 - 3 Comments
How to setup Contact Poster on iPhone

Contact Posters are a feature added to iPhone with iOS 17 and newer, that allow you to choose a custom photo, poster, and name that appears when you call another iPhone user (or send them a message). These personalized Contact Posters can be a fun way to further customize your iPhone experience, and they’re unique … Read More

How to Edit Messages on WhatsApp

Nov 4, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Whatsapp iOS Icon

WhatsApp now offers the ability to edit sent messages, a convenient feature for correcting typos, errors, mistakes, or hastily sent messages that you soon regret. If you’re ever in this situation and using WhatsApp, there’s no need to freak out, because you can simply edit the message, correct or modify whatever you typed or sent, … Read More

How to Drop a Pin in Google Maps on iPhone or iPad

Nov 3, 2023 - 2 Comments
How to drop a pin in Google Maps

Dropping a pin on Google Maps allows you to mark a location on the map for sharing with others, for saving that spot for yourself to reference later, or even for getting directions to that pinned location. It’s a very useful feature of Google Maps that has wide applications, so if you’re a Google Maps … Read More

What do Laundry Symbols Mean? Your iPhone Will Tell You!

Nov 1, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Get Laundry symbol meanings from iPhone

Your iPhone can help to decipher those crazy laundry symbols on your clothes, but if you didn’t know that, you’re certainly not alone. Anyone who has ever done laundry in their lifetime has undoubtedly looked at the back of a clothing tag and seen a variety of symbols, some of which may seem sort obvious, … Read More

How to Use iPhone as Microphone for a Mac

Oct 31, 2023 - 1 Comment
Use iPhone as a microphone on Mac

You can use the built-in microphone on your iPhone as an external microphone on your Mac, thanks to the Continuity Camera feature of MacOS. Yes, the same feature that allows you to use iPhone as a FaceTime camera on a Mac also lets you just tap into the microphone if you’d like to. The iPhone … Read More

How to change media sync options on iPhone & iPad to make more storage available

Oct 28, 2023 - 1 Comment
unable to update iOS or iPads because you must change media sync options to make more storage available error message

If you’re trying to use a Mac to update iOS on iPhone or iPadOS on iPad, you may see an error message that says something along the lines of “Updating to iOS 17.1 requires at least 975.2 MB of free space on your iPad. Please change your media sync options to make more storage available.” … Read More

iOS 16.7.2, iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 15.8, & iPadOS 15.8 Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Oct 26, 2023 - 1 Comment
iOS 16.6 update

Apple has released a series of software updates for older model iPhone and iPad devices, that have either not yet updated to iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, or are not able to run those versions of system software. The updates include important security fixes, and are therefore recommended for all users to install, especially if … Read More

iOS 17.1 Update Released for iPhone, & iPadOS 17.1 for iPad

Oct 25, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iOS 17.1 update and iPadOS 17.1 update

Apple has released iOS 17.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 17.1 for iPad, as the first major point release updates to the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 system software versions. iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 include bug fixes, security enhancements, as well as some new features, like the ability to continue AirDrop transfers over the internet … Read More

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