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How to Track Symptoms with Health App on iPhone

Jul 16, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Track Symptoms with Health App on iPhone

Do you use Apple’s Health app to track your activity and keep a medical record on your iPhone? In that case, you’ll be pleased to know that Apple has added a whole new section to add symptoms with the most recent iOS update.

How to Fix iOS 14 Stuck on “Preparing Update”

Jul 16, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Fix iOS 14 Stuck on Preparing Update

Trying to install iOS 14 beta on your iPhone (or iPadOS 14 on iPad), but you’re finding the installation is stuck on “Preparing Update”? Luckily, this can be quickly resolved by forcing your device to restart the update.

How to Change Apple ID Password from iPhone or iPad

Jul 15, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Change Apple ID Password from iPhone

Looking to change your Apple ID password from your iPhone or iPad? There are multiple ways to go about it, but the most convenient way would be to change it right from the comfort of your device.

How to Create a Bootable MacOS Catalina Installer Drive

Jul 14, 2020 - 8 Comments

Some Mac users may wish to create a bootable MacOS Catalina installer drive, typically using a USB flash drive or with another similar small boot disk. Bootable USB installers offer an easy way to upgrade multiple Macs to macOS Catalina, to perform clean installs of MacOS Catalina, to perform maintenance from a boot disk like … Read More

How to Block Websites on Mac with Screen Time

Jul 14, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Block Websites on Mac with Screen Time

Did you know you can block websites on a Mac by using the Screen Time feature? Whether you’re aiming to reduce your own distractions or you’re aiming to restrict a kids access to particular websites, blocking specific websites is easier than ever on the Mac.

How to Connect to Wi-Fi Network on iPhone & iPad

Jul 14, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Connect to Wi-Fi Network on iPhone & iPad

Connecting to Wi-Fi networks on an iPhone or iPad is a fairly straightforward procedure. If you’re not already familiar, you’ll find that learning how to connect to a wireless network is pretty easy. Depending on whether the Wi-Fi network is public, private, or hidden, the way you connect to the network may slightly vary. In … Read More

How to Prevent App Installation on iPhone & iPad with Screen Time

Jul 13, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Prevent App Installation on iPad & iPhone with Screen Time

Do you want to restrict your kids or other family members from installing apps on to their iPhones and iPads? Thanks to the Screen Time feature, this is very much possible and fairly simple to set up.

How to Reset Lost Apple ID from iPhone or iPad

Jul 12, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Reset Lost Apple ID from iPhone or iPad

Did you accidentally lose your Apple ID details or forget the password? This can be distressing, but have no worries, as you can easily reset your Apple ID password right from the comfort of your iPhone or iPad within a matter of minutes.

How to Watch Free Movies on iPhone & iPad with Plex

Jul 11, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Watch Free Movies on iPhone & iPad with Plex

Do you want to access and watch free movies on your iPhone and iPad? You’re not alone. After all, who doesn’t like free stuff, right? Thanks to the Plex app for iOS and iPadOS devices, you can access a plethora of video content without paying money, and you’ll find Plex has free movies and TV … Read More

How to Install iOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone

Jul 10, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Install iOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone

Do you want to try out iOS 14 on your iPhone right now? As long as you’re willing to experiment with your device, you can try out the iOS 14 public beta right now.

How to Type & Access Emoji by Keyboard Shortcut on iPad

Jul 10, 2020 - 1 Comment
Emoji keyboard shortcut on iPad

The ability to access and type Emoji and switch keyboards quickly by keyboard shortcut is yet another handy feature available to iPad when used with a hardware keyboard. And if you use multiple language keyboards on iPad, you can use the same keystroke to switch between those keyboards too.

iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Public Beta Downloads Now Available to All

Jul 9, 2020 - Leave a Comment
iOS 14 public beta and iPadOS 14 public beta

Apple has released the first public beta versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

How to Enroll in iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone & iPad

Jul 9, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Enroll in iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Public Beta

The Public Beta of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available to any user who wishes to participate in the beta system software testing programs for upcoming iPhone and iPad software.

How to Select Multiple Emails, Messages, Notes, Files on iPhone & iPad with Two-Finger Tap & Drag

Jul 9, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Select with Two Finger Tap and Drag

Have you ever wanted a quicker way to multi-select items on your iPhone or iPad? Thanks to a handy new gesture, selecting multiple emails, messages, notes, files, etc. is now easier than ever before.

How to Download Podcasts on iPhone to Listen Offline

Jul 8, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Download Podcasts on iPhone to Listen Offline

Do you regularly listen to podcasts on your iPhone while you’re driving, working out, or going out for a jog? If so, you’ll be interested in taking advantage of the offline listening feature that’s available in the Podcasts app, which allows you to download podcasts to your iPhone.

How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

Jul 7, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

AirPods are undoubtedly the best-selling truly wireless earbuds out there, as you see them almost everywhere today. If you happen to own a pair, you probably use AirPods to listen to music, podcasts, make phone calls on an everyday basis. However, AirPods can do a lot more being a smart wearable, as these earbuds also … Read More

Anyone Can Install iOS 14 Beta Without a Developer Account, But You Shouldn’t

Jul 6, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Install iOS 14 Beta Without Developer Account

As you may already know, iOS 14 betas are available to download now for developers. While developer betas are intended to be limited to registered developers, technically speaking, anyone can actually install the iOS 14 dev beta onto a compatible iPhone or iPod touch right now. But that doesn’t mean you should.

How to Block & Unblock Senders on Gmail (via Gmail.com)

Jul 6, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Block & Unblock on Gmail

Are you receiving unwanted emails from a person or organization? Maybe it’s an annoying individual sending you obnoxious stuff, or perhaps it’s even promotional or spammy emails for companies, all of which may be showing up unwanted in your Gmail inbox? No worries, because you can block email addresses in Gmail and make sure your … Read More

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