How to Hide the iOS Screenshot Previews in iOS 11

How to Hide the iOS Screenshot Previews in iOS 11

After you take a screenshot of an iPhone or iPad in iOS 11, a little thumbnail preview of the screenshot appears in the bottom left corner. Tapping on that screenshot preview opens Markup where you can draw on the screenshot or quickly share it, but if you’re not going to markup your screenshot then you…

How to Scan QR Codes with iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

How to Scan QR Codes with iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

The iPhone and iPad now include native QR code reading built directly into the camera app, allowing you to scan QR codes quickly using an iOS device and without having to download any third party software. QR codes are commonly encountered in the outside world, they typically look like a square of some scattered pixelated…

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

Have you ever wondered how to turn off an iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re not alone. While most users keep their iOS devices turned on all the time, sometimes users may need to power down a device completely, be it for storage, shipping, to preserve battery life, or whatever other reason. The latest versions…

How to Refresh Updates in App Store for iOS 11

How to Refresh Updates in App Store for iOS 11

Keeping apps updated on an iPhone and iPad is generally a good idea, as app updates frequently include bug fixes, performance improvements, enhancements to compatibility, or even entirely new features to apps and games. iOS users can update apps by opening the App Store and going to the “Updates” tab, but sometimes an update may…

How to Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

How to Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

With iOS 11, the new Control Center toggles for turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth do not actually turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on an iPhone or iPad. Yes, you read that correctly. Instead, if you hit the buttons for disabling Wi-Fi or Bluetooth in Control Center, the iPhone or iPad will disconnect from wi-fi or…