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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 Make Video & Voice Calls on Signal

Oct 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Make Video & Voice Calls on Signal

Want to make a video call or voice call with Signal app on your iPhone? You can do that. Not only is Signal a messaging app, but it offers voice and video communication methods too.

How to Use Private Relay in Safari to Hide Your IP address on iPhone & iPad

Oct 4, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Use Safari Private Relay on iPhone

Alongside the release of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple introduced a privacy-oriented feature that changes the way you browse the web on your iPhone or iPad. Dubbed Private Relay, it’s a part of the company’s new iCloud+ program that you can access as long as you’re paying for iCloud.

How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone Maps Between Car, Bike, Public Transit, Walking, etc

Oct 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone

Do you usually rely on public transport a lot while traveling? Or perhaps, you use cycling directions for your daily commute? Maybe your standard mode of transportation isn’t a car? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you may want to change your default navigation method to make sure you get your desired routes faster.

How to Use Guides in Apple Maps on iPhone

Oct 3, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Guides in Apple Maps on iPhone

Apple Maps has a potentially useful feature called Guides, which shows you some of the best points of interest in a selected city. This makes it a lot easier for you to explore a new destination whether you’re with friends, family, or colleagues. These recommendations are provided by Apple’s trusted partners which include The Washington … Read More

Downgrading from iOS 15 Without Losing Data

Oct 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Downgrading iOS/iPadOS 15 beta without losing data

Want to downgrade from iOS 15 and revert back to iOS 14, but you’re concerned about losing data? Want to remove iOS/iPadOS 15 from your iPhone or iPad, but you don’t want to go through the restore process? While many users may be familiar with the typical methods of downgrading iOS/iPadOS betas by relying on … Read More

How to Share ETA from Apple Maps on iPhone with Siri

Oct 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Get Siri to Share ETA When Navigating with Apple Maps

Are you driving to meet up with your friends, family, or colleagues? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you’ll be excited to know that you can share your ETA with them right from your iPhone by using Siri.

How to Schedule & Automate Focus Mode on iPhone & iPad

Oct 1, 2021 - 2 Comments
Scheduling Focus mode on an iPhone

Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 introduced an all-new feature called Focus. Focus replaces the Do Not Disturb toggle in the Control Center and Settings, and you can use it to filter notifications from your contacts and apps. With just a few steps, you can set your iPhone or iPad to schedule Focus depending on … Read More

How to Stop Phone Calls from Favorites When Focus / Do Not Disturb Mode is Enabled on iPhone

Oct 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Stop Phone Calls from Favorites When DND is Enabled

Are you still getting incoming phone calls and notifications from certain contacts even though you’ve enabled Do Not Disturb on your iPhone? Not sure why this is happening? We understand how frustrating this can be, but it’s really easy to fix and mute these contacts as well.

How to Use Live Text with Images on iPhone & iPad

Sep 30, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Live Text on iPhone

One of the most exciting features for iPhone and iPad with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is Live Text. Live Text is kind of like OCR (Optical Character Recognition) but for your images, and it allows you to grab text content from photos, whether it’s a screenshot, or a picture of a handwritten note.

iOS 15 Battery Life Drains Faster? Try These Tips

Sep 29, 2021 - 2 Comments
Fix iOS 15 battery life issues and draining

Do you feel like battery life is worse after the iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 on your iPhone or iPad? Battery draining issues are commonly reported after major system software updates, and iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are no exception. Fortunately there’s usually an explanation to these battery life woes, and resolutions too.

MacOS Monterey Beta 8, iOS/iPadOS 15.1 Beta 2 Released for Testing

Sep 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS Monterey public betas

Apple has released new beta versions of macOS Monterey, iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, and tvOS 15.1 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The versions arrive as macOS Monterey beta 8, which must be nearing it’s public release, and iOS 15.1 beta 2, iPadOS 15.1 beta 2, … Read More

How to Install & Use Safari Extensions on iPhone & iPad

Sep 28, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Install Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

Safari Extensions are now available on iPhone and iPad since the iOS 15/iPadOS 15 update. This is one of the biggest functional changes to Safari, and it’s something that’s long been available on the Mac. With Safari extensions, you can improve your browsing experience with third-party tools and plug-ins published on the App Store.

How to Search Photos by Captions on iPhone

Sep 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Search Photos by Captions on iPhone

If you have thousands of photos stored on your iPhone or iPad, then finding a specific photo could be a tedious process. If you use Photos captions, the search feature in the Photos app makes it a whole lot easier to filter out specific photos and find just the ones you need.

How to Use Focus Mode on iPhone & iPad

Sep 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Focus Mode on iPhone and iPad

Focus Mode is the revamped Do Not Disturb mode, offering more options and control over how you can keep some peace while working on iPhone and iPad. Introduced with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, it’s a bit different from simple Do Not Disturb mode, but that doesn’t mean it’s hard to use. Read along and … Read More

How to Set a Picture for Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

Sep 27, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Set a Picture for Group Conversations on iPhone & iPad

Do you regularly engage in group conversations over iMessage on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you may be excited to know that you can set a custom photo for your iMessage group chats with ease.

How to Enable or Disable Spatial Audio on AirPods Pro

Sep 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enable or Disable Spatial Audio on AirPods

AirPods Pro support Spatial Audio, which is Apple’s take on Dolby Atmos surround-sound experience where there’s a huge emphasis on 3D audio. With this feature, Apple intends to bring a theatre-like surround-sound experience to your AirPods Pro while watching supported video content. Combined with AirPods Pro’s dynamic head-tracking capabilities, the audio for the content you’re … Read More

How to Watch 4k YouTube Videos on iPhone & iPad

Sep 25, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Watch 4k YouTube Videos on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to watch YouTube videos in 4K resolution on your iPhone and iPad? If you have one of the supported iPhone models, you can watch full 4K high resolution videos on YouTube.

How to Use Attention Mode in Translate on iPhone

Sep 24, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Attention Mode in Translate

Have you been using the new built-in Translate app to communicate with people who speak a different language? If so, you may be excited to learn about the hidden Attention Mode feature that the app has to offer. Attention mode helps the other person to be able to read the translated text on your phone … Read More

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