How to Access AirPlay Audio in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

How to Access AirPlay Audio in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

Wondering how to access AirPlay audio controls in iOS 12 and iOS 11 on an iPhone or iPad? You might not be alone, as accessing the AirPlay controls for audio streaming is tucked away behind another panel in the iOS Control Center, making it very easy to overlook. If you’re looking for the AirPlay audio…

How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

Want to turn off sound on an iPad and mute the audio? You can do that rather simply, though it’s easy to overlook. The iPad and iPad Pro have a designated software mute switch, which when activated will silence the sound coming from the device. While older iPad models had a hardware mute switch, the…

How to Record Phone Calls with a Mac

How to Record Phone Calls with a Mac

Want to record a phone call from a Mac? Maybe you’re interviewing someone for a podcast and want to record both sides of the conversation? Maybe you want to record a phone call for quality and training purposes? Whatever the purpose, there are several different ways to record a phone call from a Mac, but…

iPhone X Ringer Volume Very Low? Here’s the Fix

iPhone X Ringer Volume Very Low? Here’s the Fix

Have you noticed the iPhone X ringer volume goes from loud to low? Often iPhone X users notice that the iPhone X ringtone will sound very quiet after initially sounding loud, but despite pressing the volume up buttons they can’t get the iPhone X ringtone to sound loud again, it’s just stuck quiet. Don’t fret…

How to Make iPhone Speaker Louder Sounding with EQ Settings

How to Make iPhone Speaker Louder Sounding with EQ Settings

The built-in iPhone speaker is fairly loud as is, but if you want your iPhone speaker to sound even louder than you’ll likely enjoy this tip. By adjusting iOS Music equalizer settings, you can boost the sound output volume of music playing from the iPhone (or iPad and iPod touch) speakers, giving the impression of…

iPhone Sound Not Working with Headphones? Loud Buzzing Sound in Earbuds? How to Troubleshoot

iPhone Sound Not Working with Headphones? Loud Buzzing Sound in Earbuds? How to Troubleshoot

A friend of mine recently plugged their Apple Earbud headphones into their iPhone to use, and rather than having normal sound and audio come through the earbuds, they experienced a ringing buzzing sound coming out of the headphones instead. Their first thought was “My iPhone is broken, the sound isn’t working!” but with a little…

Where’s the Startup Boot Sound on New iMac & MacBook Pro?

Where’s the Startup Boot Sound on New iMac & MacBook Pro?

The Mac startup boot chime has been around for decades, and is one of the most notable features defining a booting Mac. Nonetheless, the latest MacBook Pro and iMac models (from late 2016 onward) are quiet and no startup boot sound, meaning the Mac boots up completely silently instead of making the traditional chime sound…