Category: iOS

10 Must-Know Tips for iOS 14

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iOS 14 is now available to the general public and you may have already updated your device (if not, here’s a guide to help get ready for iOS 14). Some of you who have been keeping track of Apple’s events recently may already know what iOS 14 brings to the table, whereas most others may not be aware of all the new features and changes.

To make things easy for you, we have compiled a list of all the major additions to iOS 14 that you can take advantage of once you update your iPhone (or iPod Touch) to iOS 14. Note that most of the iOS 14 features coexist on…

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How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

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If you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad, you may know already that the app saves all of your recent searches for places and directions, just like a web browser. If you want to remove the Google Maps search history to clear out outdated suggestions, or for privacy purposes, you will be happy to know that you can clear the Google Maps search history on iPhone and iPad rather easily.

Like all other maps apps, Google Maps knows a lot about you if you use the app often, from where you’re headed, the places you’ve been to, the directions…

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How to Fix an iOS 14 Update Bricked iPhone or iPad

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Is your iPhone stuck on the Apple logo screen after attempting to update iOS to the latest version? Or maybe you see the ‘connect to computer’ screen on the device? If considerable time has passed and the device is stuck on the  Apple logo or connect to computer splash screen, there’s a fair chance that a failed update bricked your iPhone. But don’t panic, as this can be usually resolved with some troubleshooting and patience from your end.

Although updating the software on an iPhone or iPad is a pretty simple and straightforward procedure, things…

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How to Remotely Control Windows PC with TeamViewer on iPhone

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TeamViewer is a popular remote desktop software that’s used by millions of users to establish a remote connection between devices. With the TeamViewer app for iOS and iPadOS, you can remotely control your Windows PC right from your iPhone or iPad, for free.

With the remote desktop feature of TeamViewer, you can have complete control over a Windows PC at your fingertips with an iPhone or iPad, no matter where you are. Need to view a document left on a work computer? No problem, you can do that remotely. Forgot to turn off a PC at home or the office? You can…

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How to Leave iOS 14 Beta & iPadOS 14 Beta

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Did you participate in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public beta to try out Apple’s major software update early? Well, now that the final stable versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are available to the general public, you may not be interested in receiving beta versions of system software anymore.

To participate in the iOS 14 / iPadOS 14 beta, you would have signed up for the Apple Beta Software program. Once you enroll your devices and download the beta profile, your device becomes capable of receiving beta firmware updates from Apple. Although you’ve updated to…

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How to Send iMessage Screen Effects from iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to express yourself with more than just emojis when you’re messaging and texting your friends and family from iPhone or iPad? With iMessage, you can use various fun screen effects like balloons, confetti, fireworks, lasers, shouting, and more, when you send messages from your iPhone and iPad.

Apple iMessage service is a major feature of the Messages app and Apple ecosystem, it’s extremely popular as a way to freely text message other iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch users. Over the years, Apple has tweaked and added new features to the…

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How to Hide WhatsApp Messages on iPhone by Archiving Messages

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Do you want to keep your WhatsApp conversations and media private? You’re certainly not alone, but WhatsApp allows users to conveniently hide their conversations within a matter of seconds by archiving them.

The world’s most popular instant messaging app has over 1.5 billion active users, thanks to its popularity in Europe, Asia, South America, and increasingly in North America too. If you’re a regular WhatsApp user and you’re looking for ways to hide your chats before letting someone else use your device or your kids use your iPhone to play games, you…

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How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with GarageBand (No iTunes Required)

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How’d you like to set a song as the ringtone on iPhone? If you want to use your favorite song as a custom ringtone for incoming phone calls or text messages, you’re certainly not alone. Thanks to Apple’s GarageBand app, you can set literally any song as a ringtone right on your iPhone, and without needing iTunes.

With the old iTunes ringtone creation method, you had to rely on a computer to get the music you want as ringtones. Therefore, GarageBand is a better alternative for people who don’t have access to a computer, or who would rather just do it all…

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How to Send Bubble Effects with Messages from iPhone & iPad

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How would you like to try some iMessage special effects? Emojis are great and all, but what if you want some of your messages to stand out when you’re texting your friends and family? Thanks to iMessage, you can use various bubble effects like Slam, Loud, Gentle, etc. to express yourself in flashy and fun ways when messaging from iPhone or iPad.

Apple iMessage service is baked into the Messages app that comes pre-installed on iOS and iPadOS devices. It’s extremely popular among Apple users, as it offers a free and convenient way to text other iPhone, iPad,…

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How to Use Guided Access on iPhone & iPad to Lock an App on Screen

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Guided Access is an extremely useful accessibility feature that can be utilized to lock your iPhone and iPad’s screen to one app. It can also limit what you can touch on the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch screen. Guided Access is a great feature of iOS and iPadOS, particularly for parents, educators, and even businesses wanting to put an iPad into a form of kiosk mode.

If you often let your kids use your iOS or iPadOS devices to play games or access homework apps, you can take advantage of Guided access to limit access to just the one app that they want to use…

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