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How to Share Calendars from Mac

Oct 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Share Calendars from Mac

Do you want to share your work schedule and upcoming meetings with a colleague? Or perhaps, you want to plan on events together? This can be done easily by sharing your calendar from your Mac.

How to Set Gmail as the Default Mail App on iPhone

Oct 12, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Set Gmail as the Default Mail App on iPhone

Do you use the official Gmail app on iPhone or iPad, and you’d rather Gmail be the default mail app for sending and receiving mails? If so, you can make this change rather easily on iOS and iPadOS.

How to Change Menu Bar Size in MacOS

Oct 12, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Change Menubar Size in MacOS Big Sur

Do you find the menu bar items on your Mac’s display to be too small or difficult to read? If you’d like to make the menu bar size larger (or smaller), you can change the menubar size, which impacts the size of the fonts in the menu bar on the Mac.

How to Disable 120Hz ProMotion on iPhone 13 Pro & iPhone 13 Pro Max

Oct 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable 120Hz ProMotion on the iPhone 13 Pro & iPhone 13 Pro Max

Apple’s latest flagship iPhones, the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max, have a 120Hz high refresh rate display. While it’s great to experience buttery-smooth animations and motion clarity in videos, games, etc., it’s not for everyone. Some people may not notice the difference since the iPhone dynamically adjusts the refresh rate to … Read More

How to Clear Cookies & Website Data on Chrome for iPhone & iPad

Oct 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Clear Cookies & Website Data on Chrome for iPhone & iPad

If you use Google Chrome for iPhone or iPad, you might occasionally want to clear cookies for websites, or other website data. And perhaps you want to specifically clear website cookies without affecting all your browsing history, search history, and saved passwords in Chrome? That can be done in iOS and iPadOS easily and within … Read More

How to Enter & Exit DFU Mode on M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

Oct 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enter & Exit DFU Mode on M1 iPad Pro

DFU mode is a lower-level restoration state that’s utilized by advanced users to troubleshoot serious software issues. It’s something that can be used across all iPhone and iPad models, but the technique to enter the DFU mode varies on the newer iPad Pro models due to the hardware involved.

How to Enter Recovery Mode on M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

Oct 9, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enter Recovery Mode on M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

Recovery Mode is a troubleshooting mode that’s available on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. It allows users to troubleshoot various issues they’re with facing with their devices. Entering this mode varies depending on the device and the model you’re using. Therefore, someone who recently upgraded from an iPad with a home button to an M1-based iPad … Read More

How to Set Ecosia as the Default Search Engine on iPhone & iPad

Oct 9, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Set Ecosia as the Default Search Engine on iPhone

When we think of search engines, the first thing that comes to mind for many is Google. Rightfully so, since it’s by far the most widely used search engine in the world. But, if you’re one of those people who use Ecosia, you’ll be happy to know that you can now set it as a … Read More

How to Clear Cookies Only from Safari on iPhone & iPad

Oct 8, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Clear Only Cookies on iPhone & iPad with Safari

If you’re a Safari user on iPhone or iPad and you’ve ever tried clearing website cookies or browsing data, you may have noticed that it’s not possible to remove them without deleting your browsing history as well. However, there’s a hidden setting in iOS and iPadOS that allows you to do clear only the cookies … Read More

How to Stop Sharing Calendars on iPhone & iPad

Oct 8, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Stop Sharing Calendars on iPhone & iPad

Did you change your mind on a calendar that you’re sharing using your iPhone or iPad? Perhaps, you want to remove one or more people who have access to your shared calendar? It’s pretty easy to stop sharing a Calendar within the Calendar app of iOS and iPadOS.

How to Make a Calendar Public on iPhone & iPad

Oct 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Make a Calendar Public on iPhone & iPad

You may be familiar with calendar sharing on your iPhone and iPad. However, if you’re looking to share a calendar with more than just a few people, there’s a better way to do it. It turns out that you can use the Public Calendar feature to make a calendar accessible to a large group of … Read More

How to Turn Off Tab Bar Colors in Safari for Mac

Oct 6, 2021 - 2 Comments
Safari for Mac

The latest versions of Safari on Mac apply a color tint effect to the tab toolbar. This shifts the browser window towards the color of the webpage in view, giving it a sort of transparent look. The color effect applies to the area of the search / URL bar, back/forward buttons, tabs, bookmark buttons, and … Read More

How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Oct 6, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Did you know that you can use Siri to take a picture instead of pressing the shutter button yourself? This may come in handy when you’re taking group photos and you want everyone in the shot. Apple’s Shortcuts app makes this possible and it’s pretty easy to set up.

How to Turn Off Address Bar Color Effect in Safari for iPhone & iPad

Oct 5, 2021 - 8 Comments
Disable Safari tinting color effect on iPhone and iPad

Safari for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 received a pretty significant visual overhaul, and one very obvious change is that the Safari browser screens tab bar and navigation/search bar now have a color effect that tints the Safari interface towards the color of the webpage in view. If you’d like to disable the Safari color … Read More

How to Make Video & Voice Calls on Signal

Oct 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Make Video & Voice Calls on Signal

Want to make a video call or voice call with Signal app on your iPhone? You can do that. Not only is Signal a messaging app, but it offers voice and video communication methods too.

How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone Maps Between Car, Bike, Public Transit, Walking, etc

Oct 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone

Do you usually rely on public transport a lot while traveling? Or perhaps, you use cycling directions for your daily commute? Maybe your standard mode of transportation isn’t a car? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you may want to change your default navigation method to make sure you get your desired routes faster.

How to Force Restart M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

Oct 3, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Force Restart M1 iPad Pro

Got yourself the new iPad Pro with Apple’s M1 chip? If this your very first iPad Pro or you’re switching from an older iPad with a home button, you may have trouble trying to force restart your device. Fortunately, it’s still pretty easy and we’ll help you out.

How to Use Guides in Apple Maps on iPhone

Oct 3, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Guides in Apple Maps on iPhone

Apple Maps has a potentially useful feature called Guides, which shows you some of the best points of interest in a selected city. This makes it a lot easier for you to explore a new destination whether you’re with friends, family, or colleagues. These recommendations are provided by Apple’s trusted partners which include The Washington … Read More

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