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How to Use Face ID with a Face Mask on iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Use iPhone X without Face ID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it an unfortunate fact that we need to wear face masks when and wherever possible, whether by choice in some regions or by government regulations and orders in others. The idea of course is that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of SARS-COV-2, and so if we want the … Read More

How to Use Fall Detection on Your Apple Watch

Aug 10, 2020 - 1 Comment
Fall Detection

Fall Detection was a feature added to Apple Watch Series 4 and later that allows the watch to call emergency services if it believes the wearer has taken a tumble. It’s a wonderful feature that has already been shown to save lives and it’s absolutely one that you should consider enabling. We’re going to show … Read More

How to Start & End a Swimming Workout on Apple Watch

Jul 22, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watch workout

Your Apple Watch is a wonderful exercise companion and it can not only keep tabs on your workout but provide insights into your health as well. Apple Watch Series 2 and later can also be used to track swimming, just like running or other activities. But the way Workouts handles a swim is slightly different. … Read More

How to Find COVID-19 Testing Locations with Apple Maps on iPhone & iPad

Jul 21, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Find COVID-19 coronavirus testing with Apple Maps

If you are interested in finding a COVID-19 testing location, Apple Maps may be able to help track down a place where you can get tested for the novel coronavirus. Finding COVID-19 testing facilities near you, or even in a different region, is quite easy with Apple Maps. Here’s all that you will need to … Read More

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 Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

Jul 3, 2020 - 2 Comments

If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work … Read More

How to See & Change What Apps Can Access Health Data on iPhone

Jan 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
Health app data control

The more sensors and gadgets that we wear the more our phones and watches know about us, and if you use some of the various Health apps and fitness trackers you’ll find personal health data can be gathered as well. You might be surprised just how much data your iPhone and Apple Watch can collect … Read More

How to Export Health Data from iPhone

May 20, 2019 - 15 Comments
How to Export Health Data on iPhone

The data contained within Health app on iPhone can be saved and exported for other uses. Perhaps you want to export Health app data to use in another health or fitness app, importing it to elsewhere, or maybe you want to use the raw Health data for your own purposes. Exporting Health data from iPhone … Read More

How to Delete Health Data on iPhone

May 9, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to Delete Health Data on iPhone

Want to delete the Health app data from iPhone? Some users may decide they want to remove their Health data from iPhone for a variety of reasons, perhaps as a storage conservation mechanism if a user discovers the Health app data is taking up multiple gigabytes of storage on a device, or to clear out … Read More

How to See Air Quality on Maps for iPhone & iPad

Apr 13, 2019 - 6 Comments
AQI Index information from AirNow website

Want to know what the air quality index is at a particular destination? The Apple Maps app on iPhone and iPad can give you this information. Those who are concerned about air quality will find it useful to know that the Maps app on iPhone and iPad has an optional feature that allows you to … Read More

WatchOS 5.1.2 with ECG & Irregular Heart Rhythm Alerts Released for Apple Watch

Dec 6, 2018 - 17 Comments
Apple Watch with ECG feature

Apple has released an update to Apple Watch that adds significant new health features to the Apple Watch Series 4, including an ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notifications. The WatchOS 5.1.2 update arrives along with iOS 12.1.1 for iPhone and iPad and MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 for Mac.

How to Disable Breathe Reminders on Apple Watch

Feb 9, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to disable Apple Watch Breathe reminders

The Apple Watch will periodically remind you to breathe with the Breathe app, which attempts to guide a user to take a series of deep breathes after it nudges you and tells you to “take a minute to Breathe.” This is much like the Apple Watch reminding you to stand up and move around, as … Read More

How to Disable Emergency SOS on iPhone to Stop Dialing 911 Accidentally

Dec 4, 2017 - 22 Comments
Emergency SOS screen on iPhone X

The iPhone XS, XR, XS Max, and iPhone X offers an Emergency SOS feature which will automatically dial 911 when the devices side buttons are held down for several seconds. The Emergency SOS countdown then starts blaring an alarm and counts down from 3, 2, 1, before dialing emergency services on your behalf, thanks to … Read More

Set Up Medical ID for Emergency on Your iPhone

Jan 7, 2017 - 11 Comments
Check Medical ID on an iPhone

The Health app on iPhone is primarily used to track fitness and activity, and likely much more once the Apple Watch and other sensors connect to the device, but another handy and lesser known feature is called Medical ID. Medical ID can be filled out on your iPhone to show important information about the iPhones … Read More

Tips to Increase Accuracy of Heart Rate Monitor on Apple Watch

Nov 16, 2016 - 58 Comments
Apple Watch heart rate reading

The built-in heart rate monitor feature of Apple Watch is great for exercise and monitoring general heart health, but from time to time you may notice the heart rate number reported back seems unusual given your present state. For example, you may be sitting at your desk working and see some number way out of … Read More

Switch Distance Measurement to Miles or Kilometers on Health App for iPhone

Jul 14, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Kilometers or Miles in Health app for iPhone

Active individuals who use the iPhone Health app to track their fitness and distance may find it helpful to switch distance measurements from miles to kilometers and vice versa. This is particularly useful for people who would be doing something like training for a 5K but they’re accustomed to using miles as a distance measurement, … Read More

Get Specific Details in Health App for iPhone by Rotating a Dashboard

Mar 15, 2016 - 7 Comments
Tap to see specifics for dates, time, hour in Health app

The Health app on iPhone is able to track steps and mileage, and if you have an Apple Watch it will keep track of your heart rate, active calories with a pedometer, and other fitness data as well. When you open Health app, the Dashboard offers an overview of activity for the day, week, month, … Read More

How to Share Activity Progress with Apple Watch & iPhone

Jan 21, 2016 - 4 Comments

The Activity app on iPhone gathers much of the physical activity, pedometer, and health and fitness data from Apple Watch and presents it in an easy to read format. But the info found in Activity app is not limited to just the iPhone and Apple Watch, because you can share Activity progress easily with others … Read More

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