Is your iPhone or iPad’s screen stuck in landscape or portrait mode while using a particular app? Or perhaps, you’re unable to switch between the orientations no matter what you do on your device? This issue is not exactly uncommon, but it’s frustrating, and fortunately, it’s very minor and pretty easy to fix.
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Apple has released iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2 for iPhone and iPad users. The update is small but includes an important security fix, and is therefore recommended for all iPhone and iPad users running an iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 release. Additionally, iOS 12.5.2 was released for older iPhone and iPad models to address the … Read More
If you’re trying to install an iOS or iPadOS software update and discover a failure error that states “Unable to Install Update – An error occurred installing iOS 14.5” (or any iOS/iPadOS x.x.x) with an option to Retry or to Remind Me Later, you may be understandably frustrated. Fortunately this is usually pretty easy to … Read More
If you use Read Receipts for Messages on iPhone or iPad, you may be wondering if it’s possible to read new inbound messages without triggering the sending of the “Read” read receipt. Well you’re in luck, because it turns out that with a little Haptic Touch trick, you can preview messages and keep them as … Read More
You may already know that you can search Safari browser tabs on iPhone or iPad for matching terms, words, and keywords, but a lesser known iOS and iPadOS Safari trick allows you to close those search-matched Safari tabs too. For example, if you have a bunch of browser tabs open in Safari on an iPad … Read More
If you’re new to the iPhone or iPad ecosystem, you might want to learn how to switch between apps, which is a significant part of a multitasking experience. There are actually more than one way to switch between apps on your iOS or ipadOS device, so let’s review how app switching works.
Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS 14.5. The new betas arrive not long after the final versions of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 became available to iPhone and iPad users. A first beta for macOS Big Sur 11.3 is not yet available, but is likely … Read More
iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 have been released by Apple for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The software updates include various bug fixes resolving issues like the lagging keyboard, security enhancements, and minor feature adjustments, and are therefore recommended to all iPhone and iPad users running prior versions of iOS 14 or iPadOS … Read More
The iPad can immediately start and connect to an iPhone Hotspot, without having to interact with the iPhone to turn it on manually. This makes for an ultra-fast way to connect an iPad to the internet through an iPhone’s shared internet connection. This iPad ability is quite similar to using iPhone Instant Hotspot from the … Read More
Have you ever gone to update apps and then realized you don’t even want some of these apps installed on your iPhone or iPad any longer? Now you can easily delete those apps right from the Updates section of the App Store. As you likely know by now, updating apps on iPhone and iPad with … Read More
Want to quickly remove an app from your iPhone or iPad? There’s a faster way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad, and it’s available to any user who has a device running a modern version of system software.
Apple has released iOS 14.3 for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 14.3 for iPad. The new software update includes support for AirPods Max, Apple Fitness+, privacy reports for App Store apps, amongst various other small features, bug fixes, and security enhancements. Users who are actively running a prior iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 please … Read More
Wondering how to add a new contact to iPhone? Maybe you just met someone you’ll be chatting with in the future, or perhaps you want to add a business to your contacts list for easy future access and communication, there are many reasons why you’d want to add a new contact to your iPhone address … Read More
The third beta versions of iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 are now available to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Both public beta and developer beta versions are available. Separately, new beta builds of watchOS 7.2 and tvOS 14.3 are also available for users testing beta system software … Read More
Did you know you can send iMessage effects by using only your voice? Thanks to the Voice Control accessibility feature, you can not only control every aspect of your iPhone or iPad hands-free, you can also send those fun iMessage screen effects without touching your device too.
Apple has released iOS 14.3 beta 2 and iPadOS 14.3 beta 2 for users involved in the beta testing programs for iPhone and iPad system software. Separately, Apple also released macOS Big Sur 11.1 beta 1 for Mac beta testers.
The stock Messages app on iPhone and iPad lets you send iMessages and SMS text messages too. But the great thing about iMessage is that you can communicate endlessly with other Apple users with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, entirely for free, through the encrypted iMessage protocol. But what if Messages is not working … Read More
How often have phone calls interrupted what you were doing while using your iPhone? Maybe you were reading an article, or writing an important email, and suddenly the whole screen is taken over by an incoming phone call. Sure, you can send the call to voicemail but that may be rude on undesirable, depending on … Read More