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iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified variation of Mac OS, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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How to View & Remove Apps that Can Access Your Apple Music

Jan 15, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to View & Remove Apps that Can Access Your Apple Music

Did you know that some third-party apps installed on your iPhone or iPad can access your Apple Music library? Of course, they can only access it if you granted access for some reason, but you may have forgotten about it. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to check all the apps that have access to your Apple … Read More

How to Change Auto-Reply Messages while Driving on iPhone

Jan 14, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Auto-Reply Message for DND While Driving on iPhone

Do you want to customize the text messages sent as an auto-reply for incoming calls to iPhone while you’re driving? This allows you to buy some time while you keep your hands on the steering wheel and focused on the road, letting the caller know you’re currently driving. Customizing the auto-replies for Focus modes / … Read More

iOS 15.3 Beta 2 & iPadOS 15.3 Beta 2 Released for Testing

Jan 12, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iOS 15 public beta and iPadOS 15 public beta

While Apple just released iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 update for all users, they also released the second beta version of iOS 15.3 and iPadoS 15.3 for users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Apple mobile system software. Additionally, new beta versions of watchOS 8.3 and tvOS 15.3 are also available to users beta … Read More

iOS 15.2.1 & iPadOS 15.2.1 Update for iPhone & iPad Released

Jan 12, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iPadOS 15.2.1 and iOS 15.2.1 updates

Apple has released iOS 15.2.1 for iPhone along with iPadOS 15.2.1 for iPad. The iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 updates are relatively minor and includes a bug fix for an issue with photos loading over iMessage, an issue with CarPlay apps, and offers a security fix for an issue with HomeKit. If any other issues … Read More

How to Use A Different Apple ID for Game Center on iPhone & iPad

Jan 8, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Use A Different Apple ID for Game Center on iPhone

Do you want to use a different Game Center account on your iPhone and iPad, perhaps to restore the progress of some games that you play? Fortunately, this is not nearly as hard as you may think, and you can do this within a matter of seconds.

How to Remove Old Devices from Apple ID on Mac

Jan 7, 2022 - 5 Comments
How to Remove Old Devices from Apple ID on Mac

If you’ve owned a variety of Apple devices over the years, you may eventually get to a point where you have sold, handed down, or traded away some of those older Macs, iPhones, iPads, or other Apple hardware. Whatever the situation, once a device is no longer in your possession, you should remove the devices … Read More

How to Disable Spotlight Search from Lock Screen on iPhone

Jan 6, 2022 - 3 Comments
Disable search on locked screen of iPhone

Spotlight Search is enabled by default on the iPhone Lock Screen, along with Today View. This may be convenient for some users, but for others it’s either annoying, unnecessary, or a potential privacy breech as anyone who picks up the iPhone can see and search through your apps, calendar, and other personal data. While the … Read More

How to Schedule Fake Incoming Calls on iPhone

Jan 5, 2022 - 3 Comments
How to Schedule Fake Incoming Calls on iPhone

How often have you been in conversations that you didn’t want to be a part of, on a bad date, or in some other undesirable situation? Sometimes you want to avoid a conversation or experience, but there isn’t an easy escape. In these uncomfortable moments, perhaps the easiest way to to this without making things … Read More

How to Change Default Search Engine on Chrome for iPhone & iPad

Jan 4, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Default Search Engine on Chrome for iPhone & iPad

Do you use the Chrome web browser for iPhone or iPad, but want to change the default search engine? Sure, Google is without a doubt the most popular search engine, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other search engines, and even though Chrome pairs well with Google search, you can change the default search engine … Read More

Need an RSS Reader for iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Get NetNewsWire

Jan 3, 2022 - Leave a Comment

If you’re looking for a great no-nonsense RSS reader for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, then you’ll find NetNewsWire is an excellent choice. You can add as many RSS feeds as you’d like, and scanning through them is easy no matter what device you’re using. And if you’re on an iPhone or iPad, you can … Read More

How to Convert Keynote to PowerPoint on iPhone & iPad

Jan 3, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Convert Keynote as PowerPoint on iPhone & iPad

Do you use Apple’s Keynote app to create presentations on your devices, but the colleague that you’re working with uses a Windows PC instead? These situations are common, and you may run into compatibility issues when you switch between platforms. Fortunately this can be avoided if you can allocate an extra few seconds of your … Read More

How to Disable Location-Based Naming for Voice Recordings on iPhone

Jan 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Location-Based Naming for Voice Recordings on iPhone

If you’re some who makes use of the built-in Voice Memos app, you may have noticed how the audio recordings are sometimes named after your location. So, looking to stop Voice Memos from using your street name or building name for your next recording? That’s what we’ll cover here.

How to Send Disappearing Messages in Signal

Dec 31, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Disappearing Messages in Signal

Signal messenger has an interesting privacy feature that allows messages to disappear after a set amount of time. It’s a handy feature that is compelling to some privacy advocates, so if you’re interested in checking it out read along.

How to Use Private MAC Address on iPhone & iPad

Dec 30, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Use Private MAC Address on iPhone & iPad

iPhone and iPad users can further safeguard their privacy by using a private MAC address feature in iOS and iPadOS. This should be particularly useful if you’re frequently connecting to different public wi-fi networks, and you don’t want the devices MAC address tracking to be used.

How to Lock Signal with Face ID or Touch ID on iPhone

Dec 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Lock Signal with Face ID or Touch ID on iPhone

Want to add some extra on-device security to Signal? You can protect your conversations in Signal with a passcode lock feature, allowing you to require face ID or Touch ID to access Signal conversations.

How to Add People to Your Home Group on iPhone & iPad

Dec 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Invite People to Your Home Group on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to allow other people in your home to have control over your HomePod and other Apple HomeKit accessories? This is something that needs to be configured first by inviting the users to your Home group. Luckily, it’s not too hard since you can do this right from your iPhone or iPad.

How to Remove a HomeKit Accessory with iPhone & iPad

Dec 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Remove a HomeKit Accessory

Are you planning to sell, get rid of, or replace one of your HomeKit accessories? If so, you’ll have to first remove it from your Home app to make sure it’s no longer paired to your network. If you’re fairly new to HomeKit, you may have trouble figuring this out, but it’s actually pretty easy.

How to Add HomeKit Accessory with iPhone & iPad

Dec 25, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Add HomeKit Accessory on iPhone & iPad

Are you trying to set up a smart home or a room with Apple HomeKit accessories? If this is your first accessory, you may have trouble setting everything up. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy and Apple makes the process pretty straightforward with the Home app.

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