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How to Fix “This app is no longer shared with you” Error on iPhone & iPad

May 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Fix App No Longer Shared with You iPhone and iPad Error

Some iPhone and iPad users have discovered a curious “This app is no longer shared with you” error message when trying to use some apps own their devices. For some users the error is apparently random, but for others it is showing up after updating apps, or after updating their system software to iOS 13.5, … Read More

How to Open Pages File on Windows PC with iCloud

May 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Need to open a Pages file but you’re on a Windows PC? You can open Pages files from Windows or any PC by using iCloud. Pages files are generated from from the Pages app on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iCloud, but there’s no native Pages app for Windows. Not to worry, as you’ll soon see … Read More

How to Manage, Add, & Delete Podcast Subscriptions on iPhone & iPad

May 23, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Manage Podcasts Subscriptions on iPhone & iPad

Do you listen to a lot of podcasts? Perhaps while you’re working out, doing chores, driving, or going for a jog? The Podcasts app that comes pre-installed on iPhone and iPad devices offers a free way to listen to audio stories that keep you entertained in one way or the other.

How to Make Apple Music Playlists on a Mac

May 23, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Want to make an Apple Music playlist on the Mac? Playlists are a great way to group all of your songs together in different ways. That might be a collection of your very favorite songs, or a playlist full of songs that remind you about a particular vacation, or a collection of songs for an … Read More

How to Turn Off In-App Purchases on iPhone & iPad with Screen Time

May 22, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Turn Off In-App Purchases with Screen Time

Do you want to stop your children from making unauthorized in-app purchases on any of the iPhones or iPads they use? Thanks to the Screen Time functionality within iOS and ipadOS, it’s fairly easy to disable these purchases on any Apple device. In this article, we’ll be discussing how you can turn off in-app purchases … Read More

How to Enable and Disable COVID-19 Exposure Notifications on iPhone

May 21, 2020 - 29 Comments
How to Enable COVID-19 Exposure Notifications on iPhone

Apple and Google have teamed up to aid governments and health authorities in the fight against the SARS-COV2 / COVID-19 pandemic by releasing the first version of their COVID-19 exposure notification API for both iOS and Android devices. For iPhone users, this arrives as a COVID-19 exposure logging feature in iOS 13.5 and later that … Read More

How to Add Widgets to Today View on iPhone & iPad

May 21, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Add Widgets to Today View on iPhone & iPad

The Today View on iPhone and iPad is a handy feature that gives a brief information of the day like weather, screen usage, battery percent, news and a lot more. Additionally, you could also get information from your favorite apps with the help of widgets. This article will show you how you can add widgets … Read More

How to Manage & Delete Bookmarks in Safari on iPhone & iPad

May 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Convert Keynote to PowerPoint with iCloud

If you own an iPhone or iPad, chances are, you use Safari to browse the internet. It comes pre-installed on all iOS and iPadOS devices and it just works flawlessly. Like any other web browser, Safari allows you to bookmark countless web pages that you scroll through, and it even syncs them across all your … Read More

How to Use AirPods as a Remote Spying Tool

May 19, 2020 - 3 Comments
AirPods outside of their case

Did you know you can use AirPods and iPhone as a remote spying tool, or simply to boost the volume of some distant sound or speaker? Indeed, with a little planning and know-how, you can use AirPods, AirPods Pro, and PowerBeats Pro, like spying microphones or for amplification to better hear conversations! That may be … Read More

How to Video Chat from Facebook

May 19, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Video Chat from Facebook

Facebook, the world’s biggest social network, offers a convenient way to make video calls and group video calls for free. With multi-platform support, you can make or join these calls directly from your iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, or your Windows computer using a web browser. This is similar to the equally handy capability of making … Read More

How to Control What Apps Can Access Files & Folders in MacOS Catalina

May 18, 2020 - 3 Comments
Mac Finder, where you can copy the path of a file name easily

You can control which apps have access to files and folders on the Mac. This article will walk you through how to manage what apps can access files and folders in macOS.

How to Convert Numbers to Excel with iCloud

May 17, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Convert Numbers to Excel with iCloud

If you have a Numbers file that you need to convert to an Excel document format, you’ll be happy to know you can do this easily from anywhere by using iCloud. That means you can easily convert Numbers files to Excel docs from any Mac, Windows PC, Linux, iPhone, iPad, or Android device. In this … Read More

How to Access “Updates” in App Store for iPhone & iPad from Home Screen

May 16, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to access Updates in App Store on iPhone and iPad with IOS 13 and iPadOS 13

If you find the new way of updating apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 to be too slow or too many steps, there’s a faster way to access the Updates section of the App Store on iPhone and iPad, and you can jump directly to app Updates from the Home Screen. This article will … Read More

How to Make App Folders on iPhone & iPad

May 15, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Make App Folders on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to make folders to organize the home screen on your iPhone and iPad? Most of us have several applications installed on our iOS and iPadOS devices, and more often than not, the home screen is quickly a mess. In order to clean it all up, you’ll need to make use of the … Read More

How to Record Screen with External Audio on iPhone & iPad

May 14, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Record Screen with Audio on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to record external audio while you’re screen recording using your iPhone or iPad? This could come handy in multiple instances, like when you’re trying to record music that’s being played in the background or if you’re simply just making a tutorial using your device.

How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

May 13, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

If you have no use for iCloud Drive on the Mac, you may wish to disable iCloud Drive in macOS. By turning off iCloud Drive, all documents that are stored in iCloud will be removed from the Mac, though you’ll have an option to keep a local copy when turning iCloud Drive off.

How to Disable Red Badge Circle on System Preferences in MacOS

May 12, 2020 - 13 Comments
How to hide the red badge icon from MacOS System Preferences

System Preferences in MacOS shows a red badge circle icon when there is an available software update for the Mac. This can be helpful for users who want to be notified of software updates, but it can be annoying to other Mac users who are specifically avoiding a particular software update. For example, many Mac … Read More

How to Markup Screenshots on iPhone & iPad

May 11, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Markup Screenshots on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to annotate the screenshots you captured on your iPhone and iPad? Sure, there are plenty of third-party annotation apps on the App Store that you could settle for, but those aren’t always necessary once you become aware of how to use the built-in Markup tool in iOS and iPadOS, which allows you … Read More

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