How to Remove Apps from iPad & iPhone the Fastest Way in iPadOS / iOS 13.3

Mar 15, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to remove apps from iPadOS and iOS quickly by menu

Want to quickly remove an app and uninstall it from your iPhone or iPad? There’s a faster contextual menu-based way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad, and it’s available to any user who has a device running the latest releases of system software at versions iOS 13.3 or iPadOS 13.3 or later.

You may already be familiar with the process or deleting apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, which is basically a variation on the longstanding tap, hold, wait for the apps to wiggle, then Delete trick, but with the latest iOS and iPadOS releases you have an even faster way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad devices that relies on a quick contextual menu action.

This tutorial will show you how this works with easy to follow pictures, and there’s also a short video to follow the process for uninstalling and removing apps from iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone using this menu trick too.

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How to Use Look Around on Maps for iPhone & iPad

Mar 14, 2020 - 6 Comments

How to Use Look Around on Maps for iPhone

Did you know that Apple Maps has a feature that lets you ‘look around’ as if on the ground in some regions? Indeed it does, available for iPhone and iPad.

Most of us are familiar with Google’s “Street View”, a nifty feature within Google Maps that lets you view panoramic street-level images of various cities across the globe. When Street View was first introduced back in 2007, it was ahead of its time, but today, Google isn’t the only player in this space with plenty of competition to look out for, the latest one being Apple.

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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 6 Comments

How to Restore Lost Safari Bookmarks with iCloud

Mar 13, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Restore Lost Safari Bookmarks with iCloud

Have you deleted or lost Safari bookmarks from iPhone, iPad, or Mac somehow? If so you can use a procedure we’ll outline here to restore and recover lost Safari bookmarks back to your device.

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How to Share Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone & iPad

Mar 12, 2020 - 2 Comments

How to Share Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone & iPad

Apple Music allows you to create, manage and share your playlists with other users, similar to any other major music streaming platform that’s available today. If you are an avid music listener, then there’s a pretty good chance that you have already curated some playlists on your iPhone or iPad, and you might want to share those Apple Music playlists with other people too.

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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Zip Files on iPhone or iPad

Mar 11, 2020 - 1 Comment

How to make zip files on iPhone and iPad

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 needing any additional software.

This approach to making a zip file archive works in Files app for data stored locally, on a remote server, external device, or on iCloud Drive, as long as it can be accessed through the Files app of iOS or iPadOS it can be made into a zip file.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 1 Comment

How to Split Screen on iPad to Run Two Apps Side-by-Side

Mar 10, 2020 - 1 Comment

How to Split Screen apps on iPad

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 on iPad yet to split screen two apps then don’t feel left out.

This article will explain how to use Split Screen on any iPad with iPadOS 13, iOS 12, or later.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, Tips & Tricks - 1 Comment

Beta 5 of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, MacOS 10.15.4 Available for Testing

Mar 10, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Beta system software for iOS, iPadOS, macOS

Apple has released the fifth beta versions of various Apple operating systems under development, including iOS 13.4 beta 5, iPadOS 13.4 beta 5, macOS Catalina 10.15.4 beta 5, watchOS 6.2 beta 5, and tvOS 13.4 beta 5.

The new beta builds are available to download right now for users enrolled in either the developer beta or the public beta testing programs.

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How to Unzip Files on iPhone or iPad

Mar 9, 2020 - 3 Comments

How to open zip files and unzip zip archives on iPhone or iPad

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.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Search for Songs by Lyrics on Apple Music on iPhone or iPad

Mar 8, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Download Music from Apple Music for Offline Listening

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 couldn’t really figure out its name? Certainly many of us could relate to this situation, and this happens to some music lovers fairly often. Sure, there are apps like Shazam that detects music or if you’re using an iPhone or iPad, you could just ask Siri to identify the song playing, but most of us still take the old-fashioned route and use Google to find the song by typing out the lyrics we heard.

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How to Download Music from Apple Music to iPhone or iPad for Offline Listening

Mar 7, 2020 - 2 Comments

How to Search for Songs by Lyrics on Apple Music

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.
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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Create Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone & iPad

Mar 6, 2020 - 4 Comments

How to Create Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone & iPad

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 while you’re on the go. Similar to any music application or streaming service that’s available today, Apple Music allows you to create, manage and share your playlists.

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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 4 Comments

How to Remove Apple ID Payment Method on iPhone & iPad

Mar 5, 2020 - 2 Comments

How to Remove Apple ID Payment Method on iPhone & iPad

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 and there’s nothing to worry about it, but nonetheless there are still scenarios where you might want to remove the payment method from an Apple ID. Perhaps you’re sharing your device with others, or you want to replace the payment method with a new one, or perhaps you have an iPhone or iPad that gets used by kids frequently and you want to avoid any unintended purchases.

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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Enable Persistent Notifications on iPhone & iPad

Mar 4, 2020 - 2 Comments

How to Enable Persistent Notifications

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 simply disappear. In some cases, that’s not even enough time to read the entire message that’s displayed.

This is exactly where Persistent Notifications come in, which stay at the top of the iPhone or iPad screen until you switch to a different app or exit to the home screen, unlike regular notifications.

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By Hamlin Rose - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

Beta 4 of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, MacOS 10.15.4 Available for Testing

Mar 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment

iOS 13 betas, ipadOS 13 betas, MacOS Catalina betas

The fourth beta versions of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, macOS Catalina 10.15.4, watchOS 6.2, and tvOS 13.4 are available for testing to those users who are enrolled in the Apple OS beta testing programs.

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How to Handoff Safari from Mac to iPhone

Mar 3, 2020 - 4 Comments

How to Handoff Safari from Mac to iPhone

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 conditions are met.

This article will show you how to use Handoff to pass a web page from Mac to iPhone.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 4 Comments

How to Take Notes from Locked iPad Screen with Apple Pencil

Mar 2, 2020 - 3 Comments

How to take notes from iPad lock screen with Apple Pencil

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 lock screen notes feature is super easy, here’s how it works:

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Play PS4 Games on iPhone & iPad Using Remote Play

Mar 1, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Play PS4 Games on iPhone Using Remote Play

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 a companion app on the App Store. The feature has been around for quite a while now allowing Remote Play on Mac and Windows, and Android devices, allowing users to remotely stream the content that’s displayed on their consoles over the internet. And now it’s available for iPhone and iPad too.

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How to Use Deep Fusion on iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro Camera

Feb 29, 2020 - 9 Comments

How to use Deep Fusion on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro camera

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 wide angle lens, zoom lens, or night mode, how do you use the Deep Fusion camera?

This is where things get a bit more interesting, as Deep Fusion is different from other camera features on iPhone.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 9 Comments

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