How to Speak Screen on iPhone and iPad to Have iOS Read Anything to You

How to Speak Screen on iPhone and iPad to Have iOS Read Anything to You

Did you know the iPhone or iPad can read aloud anything that is on screen? The Speak Screen feature of iOS is helpful for many reasons, but in order to use it you must first enable the ability within the device settings, and then learn how to use the speak function. The Speak Screen feature…

How to Send Invisible Ink Messages from iPhone and iPad

How to Send Invisible Ink Messages from iPhone and iPad

iOS Messages includes the Invisible Ink feature which allows people to send obfuscated messages to and from iPhone and iPad. The invisible messages arrive visibly obscured, and the content of the invisible message can only be revealed by swiping a finger on the blurred message(s) to temporarily reveal the message text, image, or video. And…

How to Search Safari Browser History on iPhone & iPad

How to Search Safari Browser History on iPhone & iPad

Did you know you can search through web browsing history in Safari on an iPhone or iPad? With the excellent Safari History search feature you can easily retrieve and find previously visited sites, webpages, and videos, whether from earlier in the day or even well over a year ago – assuming the searchable Safari history…

How to See How Much Time is Spent in Apps on iPhone & iPad

How to See How Much Time is Spent in Apps on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wondered just how much time you spend in a particular app on your iPhone or iPad? Whether you’re curious how long you spend in Messages, or you’re concerned you’re wasting time all day in an app like Facebook or Minecraft, you can use a neat little iOS trick to see exactly how…

Anyone Can Install iOS 11 Beta Without a Developer Account, But Don’t

Anyone Can Install iOS 11 Beta Without a Developer Account, But Don’t

Every time a new fancy iOS beta surfaces, many users rush to find a way to install it and try out the latest and greatest, fanciest new features, and experience the nuisances of running beta system software. iOS 11 is no different, freshly released and carrying with it a lot of excitement. It turns out…

How to Convert Firmware Zip to IPSW Easily

How to Convert Firmware Zip to IPSW Easily

iOS firmware files should always arrive in IPSW file format so that they can be identified and used properly. Sometimes, users may download an IPSW firmware file for iPhone or iPad and it arrives as .zip file instead of .ipsw as expected, this usually happens on Windows computers but it can happen on a Mac…

How to Update AirPods Firmware

How to Update AirPods Firmware

AirPods are the wireless earbud headphones from Apple which are enjoyed by many iPhone users. Much like iOS devices have firmware updates, so do AirPods, and you may be wondering how you can update AirPods firmware, and how to check and see if your AirPods are up to date. Managing firmware updates on AirPods is…

How to Reveal Hidden Message Previews with Touch ID on iPhone Lock Screen

How to Reveal Hidden Message Previews with Touch ID on iPhone Lock Screen

The iPhone defaults to showing message previews on the lock screen of iOS, revealing the sender name and message content text. Because of potential privacy ramifications, many users turn off message previews on the lock screen which hides the message content, but then to read the full message users have to go to the Message…

How to Prevent iMessages From Accidentally Appearing On Other Devices

How to Prevent iMessages From Accidentally Appearing On Other Devices

GIF If you own multiple Apple devices, you’ve probably signed into all of them with your Apple ID. You’ve also probably noticed that when you get a Facetime call your computer rings, or when you get an iMessage your iPad beeps. For most of us, this is a small annoyance worth fixing. For others, it’s…