You can easily create zip archives on iPhone and iPad of any files or folders through the Files app. For example, if you have a folder or file you want to compress and archive, share, or upload somewhere, you can easily create a .zip of that data right from the iPhone or iPad, and without … Read More
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Tips and tricks for all things Apple! Whether you want to learn tips for a Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or much more, you will find many tricks, tips, tutorials, and excellent walkthroughs for Apple devices and software here.
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All modern iPad models have the ability to use Split Screen mode, allowing you to have two apps open at once, side-by-side. Using Split Screen on iPad is fairly easy once you learn how it works, but it’s also not necessarily discoverable or intuitive, so if you haven’t learned how to use the multitasking feature … Read More
You can easily unzip and uncompress zip archives on iPhone and iPad, directly from the Files app. This makes it easier than ever to access data and files stored within any zip file, and you don’t need any third party apps or tools to open the zip archive.
Ever wished you could search for a song by lyrics? You can perform lyrics searches with Apple Music on iPhone, iPad, or even Mac, to identify a song by words. Have you ever been in a store, bar, club, restaurant, or any public venue where you actually liked the song that was being played, but … Read More
Would you like to download music directly from Apple Music to iPhone or iPad? Doing so allows for offline listening, which is a really handy capability for many situations.
Want to make a playlist with Apple Music? Of course you do! We all have a bunch of songs that we really like and listen to on a regular basis. If you’re an avid music listener, you might be interested in sorting out some of your favorite songs, so that you can listen to them … Read More
If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you probably use some sort of a payment method to make purchases on the App Store and iTunes Store. This could be a credit card, debit card, Apple Pay, PayPal or even Apple ID credit that you get from redeeming gift cards. Sure, your payment information is secure … Read More
If you work or play a ton on your iPhone or iPad, there’s a good chance you’ve missed several notifications while you were in the middle of something. That’s because of how the banner style notification system works on iOS. Regular notifications pop up from the top of the screen for a few seconds and … Read More
Have you ever stumbled into something while browsing the web in Safari on Mac that you’d like to continue reading, watching, or listening to on your iPhone? This is the perfect scenario for the Handoff feature, which allows you to pass an app session from one Apple device to another so long as a few … Read More
You can quickly create new notes directly from the locked screen of an iPad if you have an Apple Pencil. This is a great feature for anyone with an iPad who needs to do quick note taking, since it treats the device a bit like a sketch pad or sketchbook of sorts. Using the iPad … Read More
Do you own a Playstation 4? If so, consider yourself lucky because you can now use your iPhone and iPad to play all your favorite PS4 games using a feature known as Remote Play. Sony added Remote Play support for iOS devices via a firmware update for the hugely successful gaming console and also released … Read More
Deep Fusion is a camera technology from Apple that aims to increase detail of a photograph snapped on iPhone. The Deep Fusion Camera feature is currently only available on the newest phones like iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but unlike many other new camera features for these iPhones, like ultra … Read More
Ever wanted to see the song lyrics accompanying the music you were listening to on iPhone or iPad? With Apple Music, you can easily view live song lyrics to any playing song, karaoke style. The words and lyrics stream across the screen, making it easy to keep tabs on what is being sung and when. … Read More
Did you know that you can annotate photos on your iPhone and iPad? Thanks to the built-in Markup feature in iOS, you don’t even need to install a third-party application like Annotable or Skitch from the App Store.
Want to put a website directly on your iPhone or iPad home screen for super easy and quick access? If you have a website you visit often (like osxdaily.com of course) you may want to add that website to the Home Screen of iPhone or iPad. This places an icon for the chosen website on … Read More
Apple introduced Memoji Stickers as a part of the iOS 13 software update. These stickers might be a great way to make your conversations more engaging in iMessage and other messaging applications, but some iPhone and iPad users probably don’t really use them as much as some other enthusiasts do. There have even been some … Read More
If you’re an avid iPhone or iPad user, there’s a pretty good chance that you use the Calendar app to schedule events or add reminders in order to keep track of your appointments throughout the week. Thanks to Siri, it just takes a couple of seconds to create an event or reminder too. These reminders … Read More
Do you use iTunes to play your favorite songs on your PC or Mac? You might be interested in taking a look at the iCloud Music Library nifty feature that could potentially add a lot of convenience, especially if you’re using iPhone or iPad. Dubbed iCloud Music Library, this feature essentially stores your music library … Read More