How to Move & Arrange App Icons on Home Screen of iPhone & iPad (iOS 13 / iPadOS 13)

How to Move & Arrange App Icons on Home Screen of iPhone & iPad (iOS 13 / iPadOS 13)

If you’d like to change the layout of app icons on the Home Screen of iPhone or iPad, you can do so easily. This allows you to place apps where you use them most, to tidy up the devices home screen, or to customize how you want your Home Screens to look on an iPhone…

How to Passcode Lock an App with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

How to Passcode Lock an App with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wanted to put a passcode lock on an iPhone or iPad app? If you want to prevent people from having access to specific apps, even if they have access to your iPhone or iPad and know that devices lock screen passcode, you’d need an app passcode. The problem is that iOS and…

How to Update Apps in iOS 13 & iPadOS 13

How to Update Apps in iOS 13 & iPadOS 13

How do you update apps on iPhone with iOS 13 and iPad with iPadOS 13? You might be asking this question if you opened the App Store and discovered there is no longer an “Updates” tab since updating your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 or later. Not to worry,…

How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free

How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free

You don’t need a pricey app or fancy hardware. In the video above, I explain how to record high quality footage of your phone screen for free. Quick Fix is a new video series where I tackle your most commonly asked tech questions in 90 seconds or less. If you have a question you want…

How to Change the Size of Your App Icons in iPadOS 13

Screenshot: David Murphy One of the more jarring experiences you’ll encounter when updating your iPad to Apple’s iPadOS 13 this fall—including having to call it that from now on—are the slightly smaller icons now gracing your iPad’s Home screen and pages. Like a juice cleanse, this icon diet is only a temporary fad. It appears…

How to Disable Camera Access for Apps on iPhone & iPad

How to Disable Camera Access for Apps on iPhone & iPad

Want to disable Camera access for an app on iPhone or iPad? At any time, you can easily revoke camera access for any application on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By turning off camera access for an app, that app will no longer be able to use either the front or rear cameras on…

How to Find an iOS App's In-App Purchases Before You Buy It

How to Find an iOS App's In-App Purchases Before You Buy It

Because why not, Apple has tweaked App Store product pages and made it impossible for you to see an app’s in-app purchases prior to buying it. Why does this matter? Because if you throw down $5 for an app, you’re probably expecting it to have all the features you read about in the app’s description.…

How to Not Get Scammed by Bogus Subscription Apps

How to Not Get Scammed by Bogus Subscription Apps

There’s a special corner in Tech Hell reserved for app developers who try to sucker people into paying obscene amounts of money for an underwhelming product. I’m not talking about the kinds of situations where you’re pissed off because your favorite band’s album just dropped off Spotify. Quit the service, if you must. No problem…

How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS

How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS

Ignore that email count.Screenshot: David Murphy If you’re the kind of person who uses a little creativity when organizing the apps on your iPhone or iPad—by icon color, for example—it might be time to take your device’s look to the next level. Sure, you can name your folders something descriptive and/or witty, like “yellow” instead…