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How to Hide the Hidden Photos Album on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the Hidden photos album feature on your iPhone or iPad to hide photos you don’t want others to see? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can finally hide the “Hidden” album, preventing it from being visible within the Photos app.

Although the Hidden album has been an easy and convenient way to hide some of the photos in your library, it hasn’t really done a great job of truly hiding your photos so far. Anyone who opens the Photos app and scrolls down will be able to view this hidden album and access the photos like they…

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How to Use the Compact Call Interface on iPhone in iOS 14

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How often have phone calls interrupted what you were doing while using your iPhone? Maybe you were reading an article, or writing an important email, and suddenly the whole screen is taken over by an incoming phone call. Sure, you can send the call to voicemail but that may be rude on undesirable, depending on who is calling. Regardless, we’ve all been there at some point, but this shouldn’t be an issue anymore because of the compact call interface that has been introduced to iPhone in iOS 14 and later.

Until recently, whenever you received a phone call…

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How to Create a Countdown Widget in iOS 14

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There are plenty of apps you can use to make countdown widgets on iOS 14. Don’t go searching for the word “countdown” in the App Store though, you’ll just get frustrated. I’ve been toying around with one called Countdown Widget Maker, and while it’s not free—very few are—it gets the job done if you’re looking for…

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How to Change App Icons in iOS 14 with Shortcuts

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Did you know that you can set a custom icon for any app that you want to launch on your iOS or iPadOS device? Thanks to the Shortcuts app that comes preinstalled on iOS and iPadOS devices, you can actually use any image as an app icon. This lets you effectively change icons of apps on your home screen, and if you get really committed to it you can basically theme your device screen this way.

With the recent release of iOS 14, home screen customization has become increasingly popular, mostly due to the fact that you can now add widgets to your home screen of…

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Can You Disable App Library on iOS 14 / iPhone? Alternatives to Using App Library

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Not a big fan of using App Library on iPhone with iOS 14? In that case, you may be looking for ways to disable it on your iPhone. If you’re looking for a short answer, then no, you can’t completely disable the App Library. However, the long answer is more interesting than you think.

App Library is one of the best new features and biggest visual changes that iOS 14 has to offer for iPhone. With App Library, Apple intends to clean up your home screen that’s cluttered with apps that you’ve installed over the years. However, some people may have trouble…

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How to Set Google Chrome as Default Browser on iPhone & iPad

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You can now change the default web browser app on iPhone and iPad to be Chrome, so if you’d rather use Chrome instead of Safari, that’s now an easy option, as long as your device is running iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 or later.

For the longest time, no matter what third-party browser you used on your iPhone, Safari was still the default web browser. This meant that whenever you click on a web link within apps, the page opens up in Safari, even if you’d rather use another browser like Google Chrome. You would then have to pass the link over to Chrome manually….

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How to Change the Default Mail App on iPhone & iPad in iOS 14

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One of of the more exciting new changes to iPhone and iPad is the ability to set third-party mail apps as default. This ability requires iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 or later.

For now, you can change the default mail app to a different email client and change the default browser app too, so if you’re not a fan of the stock Mail app, or if you simply rely on another email app frequently, you’ll be excited to learn about this change.

Want to learn how you can set a different email client as the default mail app on your iPhone and iPad? Then read on!

How to Change…

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How to Customize Home Screen of iPhone in iOS 14

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Apple has added some interesting visual features to change the way your iPhone home screen looks with iOS 14. However, you likely won’t notice any change right away after updating your device, but you can customize it yourself and completely revamp your iPhone home screen’s appearance.

Ever since the introduction of the original iPhone, the iOS home screen has stayed pretty much the same for the most part, with grids of apps and folders, making it consistent but perhaps lacking in terms of some functionality. Thankfully, this all changes with the iOS 14…

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How to Mute Conversations in Messages on iPhone & iPad

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Are you getting unwanted text messages from a random phone number? Or perhaps, it’s just an annoying friend or group who’s sending you constant tests on iMessage? Either way, it’s pretty easy to mute these message threads on your iPhone and avoid all notifications every time they send you a text.

The stock Messages app on your iPhone is the home to both regular text messages as well as iMessage conversations. Unlike most other instant messaging services, iMessage doesn’t offer a blocking feature. Of course, you can block the iPhone contact altogether,…

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How to Hide App Pages on iPhone App Library

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Do you have too many app pages on on your iPhon ehome screen? Thanks to the App Library feature of the latest iOS, you can now clean up your home screen by hiding unnecessary pages. This is made easy with the help of the new App Library feature, and much like you can move and delete apps from the App Library you can also hide app pages too.

If you’ve been an iPhone user for the past few years at least, you would have filled up several pages of your home screen with just apps that you’ve gradually downloaded and installed from the App Store. At this point,…

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