Category: iPadOS

How to Set Up an AirTag on iPhone & iPad

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Have you picked up a few AirTags to keep track of all your accessories? In that case, you may be curious about how you can set them up and add them to the Find My network. There’s nothing to worry about since it’s pretty easy.

Apple is entering a completely new product segment with AirTags. For those who haven’t been keeping up with the news, AirTags are small, button-shaped tracking devices that work with the Find My network. You can put an AirTag in your bag, add it to your keychain, or even attach it to your pet’s collar. Basically, no matter where…

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How to Follow Podcasts & Automatically Download New Episodes on iPhone

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Do you listen to podcasts using your iPhone or iPad on a regular basis? If so, you may have noticed that the Podcasts app’s user interface and options have changed, especially if your device is updated.

Apple has updated the Podcasts app as they’re bringing premium subscriptions to the platform. Prior to the update, users had the option to subscribe to their podcasts, but due to the introduction of a paid subscription model, the subscribe option has been replaced with a new Follow button instead. This allows you to continue to keep up with your free…

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How to Add HomeKit Accessory Without QR Code

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Are you facing issues setting up a new HomeKit accessory using the Home app? Perhaps, you’re unable to scan the QR code successfully, or the product’s QR sticker is damaged? Thankfully, you have other options to configure your accessory, as it’s possible to manually add accessories without having to use a QR code. We’ll cover this process using the Home app on an iPhone, but it’s the same for the Home app for iPad and Mac too.

Most HomeKit accessories come with a QR code sticker or NFC label either on the packaging box or on the device itself. If…

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How to Use Mentions in Messages for iPhone & iPad

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If you regularly use iMessages with group conversations, you’ll likely appreciate the Mentions feature that is part of Messages on iPhone and iPad.

Group chats are fun and all, but at times, it could get confusing especially when someone in the group conversation wants to direct a certain message at someone else. Sometimes this leads to responses like “Who are you talking to?” from other participants in the group. Well, that should no longer be an issue since Apple now allows users to mention their contacts in iMessage and notify them. And combined with

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How to Block Facetime Callers on iPhone & iPad

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Is someone bothering you by constantly trying to call you on FaceTime? Regardless of whether it’s a random phone number of it’s someone in your contacts, you can easily block these callers on your iPhone and iPad.

Blocking is a feature that’s available on almost all social networks, video calling, and phone calling services today. You can even block contacts on iPhone completely if you want to. This is to make sure that users have complete control over who can try to communicate with them. As a result, you have preventive measures to stop any further…

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How to Use Inline Replies to Messages on iPhone & iPad

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If you’re a regular iMessage user, you may have come across a situation where you’d like to reply to a specific message sent from somebody, and have it be obvious that is the message you are responding to. This is where inline replies come in, which allow you to specify a message you are replying to from Messages on iPhone and iPad.


Inline message replies are useful for any iMessage conversation, but they may be particularly handy for group chats, or where you find yourself catching up to a conversation or wanting to reply to a specific message from some…

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How to Install AltStore on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to install some apps to iOS or iPadOS that are not available on the Apple App Store? Perhaps you want an emulator, or a torrent client on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you will need to rely on a third party store called AltStore that lets you sideload apps on to your iPhone and iPad with just your Apple ID.

Apple has some strict guidelines on the apps that can be published to the App Store to ensure the safety and privacy of its users. As a result, iOS and iPadOS users aren’t able to install apps like console emulators, torrent clients, etc to their…

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How to Pin & Unpin Messages on iPhone & iPad

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Do you receive a lot of messages from multiple people on your iPhone or iPad? Do you frequently message back and forth with a few people in particular? If so, you may find the pinning feature of Messages to be useful, which allows you to pin a message thread or contact to the top of the Messages app in iOS and iPadOS.

People who get a lot of messages often have trouble keeping up with the conversations, as frequent iMessage users can attest. As you get new texts and messages from different people, the message threads keep going down and away from the screen,…

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How to Change HomePod Wi-Fi Network

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If you recently purchased a HomePod or HomePod Mini, you may remember how you didn’t have the option to even connect to a Wi-Fi network while setting up the device. Accordingly, you may be surprised to know that the HomePod wi-fi network can in fact be changed, albeit to a limited extent.

By default, when you set up your HomePod using an iPhone or iPad, your HomePod makes use of the Wi-Fi network that your iOS/iPadOS device is currently connected to. This makes sense since both the HomePod and your iPhone need to be on the same network to function properly….

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How to Install iPadOS 15 Developer Beta on iPad

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If you’ve been waiting for the next major version of iPadOS, we’re pleased to inform you that the wait is finally over since Apple unveiled iPadOS 15 at the annual WWDC event. Just like last year, it was an online-only event with some big software announcements. Developers can already download and check out iPadOS 15 so that they can prepare their apps before the final release.

Regular users have two choices at the moment. You can either enroll in the Apple Developer Program by paying a $99 annual fee or you can simply wait a few more weeks for Apple to…

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