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How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

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Are you getting unwanted messages or texts from a random phone number? Or perhaps, it’s just an annoying contact who’s overloading your inbox on iMessage? Either way, you can easily block text messages on the iPhone, preventing your Messages app from getting any contact or communication through the block.

The native Messages app on your iPhone is the home to both regular text messages as well as iMessage conversations. Although iMessage doesn’t offer a dedicated blocking feature unlike most other instant messaging services, you can still block the contact…

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How to Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted to hide your phone number from iMessage, or stop using a phone number for iMessage, whether for privacy reasons or another purpose? Ever wished you could use an email address instead? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can indeed get this done pretty easily on your iPhone or iPad.


Apple lets users access iMessage with either their phone numbers or email addresses, but the issue here is that when you set up the service on an iPhone, your phone number is used by default. Some users may wish to keep their personal phone numbers private…

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How to Generate an Apple Support PIN

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You’ve exhausted all the online resources and you’ve reached the end of your own troubleshooting capabilities, in which case you’re likely contacting official Apple Support. Whether you’re reaching out to Apple support for warranty queries or troubleshooting account-related issues, you may sometimes be asked to verify yourself. This is done by simply sharing your support PIN with the Apple Support agent.

Sure, most of the time, you wouldn’t need a support PIN, but when you’re contacting Apple regarding certain problems that involve your identity,…

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How to Add & Remove iMessage Email Addresses on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use iMessage to stay in touch with your friends, family, and colleagues? If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you might not necessarily be aware of the fact that you can use an email address with iMessage instead of your phone number.

Apple’s iMessage service that’s baked into the stock Messages app is extremely popular among Apple users, as it offers a free and convenient way to text other iPhone, iPad, and Mac owners. If you’re on an iPhone, your phone number is used to activate iMessage by default. However, you can manually add the Apple ID…

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How to Install Beta Firmware on Your AirPods Pro (and Why You Should)

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In the wake of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, AirPods Pro have joined the ranks of Apple devices getting beta updates. Apple will now release regular beta updates for AirPods Pro that can be installed by anyone using an Apple Developer account.

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How to Set a Video as Wallpaper on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted to set a video as the wallpaper on your iPhone or iPad? You’re certainly not alone in that regard, as it sounds like a neat customization right? Although there’s no official support for video wallpapers, there’s a workaround that you can use to enjoy videos as your wallpaper of an iPhone, at least on your lock screen.

If you’re already familiar with setting a GIF as wallpaper then you might know where this is going. For some quick background, the Live Photos feature has been around for a while now, and they are basically animated…

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How to Force Sync Apple Music Library on iPhone & iPad

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Did you open the Music app just to find that some songs are not available as you expected them to be, or even the entire song library is empty all of a sudden? Or maybe, some of the new songs you added using a different device aren’t showing up on your iPhone? Either way, you can resolve this type of issue usually by force syncing your music library.

These type of issues may be encountered particularly by some Apple Music users and here’s why: Apple Music gives you access to a feature called iCloud Music Library that allows you to store your entire music…

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How to Trim Voice Memos on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the Voice Memos app on your iPhone or iPad to record audio clips? In that case, you may be interested to trim these recorded voice clips and remove the unwanted portions to make the final recording more appealing.

The built-in Voice Memos app offers a convenient way to create custom audio recordings for free within a matter of seconds. This could be anything from a personal voice clip to even a podcast with professional audio equipment. In addition to this, Voice Memos can also edit the recorded clips so that you don’t have to rely on a third-party…

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How to Speed Up or Slow Down Any Video in Safari on iPhone / iPad

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Do you want to speed up or slow down video playback on a website where the feature isn’t supported? As long as you use Safari to browse the web on your iPhone or iPad, there’s a nifty Shortcuts workaround that you can use to adjust the video playback speed according to your liking.

Popular video streaming platforms like YouTube allow users to conveniently change the video playback speed from the player itself. Unfortunately, a lot of websites don’t support this feature and you may have noticed that you’re unable to change the speed of all the videos…

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