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How to Use Every New Feature in iOS 14.6

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Apple’s iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6 launched this week, adding several new features to iPhones and iPad devices including new voice controls, expanded tracking functions for AirTags, Family Sharing options for Apple card payments, and, of course, tons of bug fixes.

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How to Filter Messages Inbox by Known Senders on iPhone

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Do you regularly receive random text messages, SMS, or iMessages to your iPhone from people you don’t know? Whether it’s from SMS spam or random people messaging you, the Messages inbox on your iPhone can become a mess quickly if you’re inundated with unknown and spam messages. Fortunately, you can filter these unwanted messages using a feature available on iPhone.

Not every text or iMessage that you receive is going to be from a friend, family member, or someone you just know. The inbox for most people would include transactional messages from banks,…

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How to Enable Eye Contact for FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

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Do you regularly use FaceTime for making video calls? If so, you probably already know how there’s a lack of proper eye contact most of the time, since people look at the screen instead of the camera. However, Apple has managed to fix this with the modern iOS and iPadOS releases.

Whenever you’re in an active video call, you tend to look at the other person on your iPhone or iPad’s screen rather than the camera. For them, it looks like you’re not trying to make eye contact at all and the video chat is a little less personal, or maybe even a little…

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How to Create and Edit Widget Stacks on iPhone & iPad

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Modern versions of iOS and iPadOS offer widgets to be added to the Home Screen. By allowing widgets to live amongst apps, Apple instantly made them more usable and more important for iPhone and iPad users. It also introduced stacks.

Stacks are super widgets that house more than one standard widget. That not only brings more functionality to a widget but it also saves space – there is no need to have two widgets visible if you only need one at any given time. Switching widgets within a widget stack is a simple case of swiping on them, as it should be.

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How to Check Your Headphone Volume Level In Real Time to Keep Your Ears Safe with iPhone & iPad

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Plenty of us know that listening to music too loudly can impair our hearing in the long term, but how loud is too loud? Apple has offered historical data on how loud your earphones have been blasting music for a while, but with modern iOS and iPadOS versions, that feature is now available in real-time, and for the first time, on iPhone and iPad.


Doctors say that listening to anything of around 80dB for more than 40 hours per week can increase the chance of loss of hearing – and that isn’t something you want to risk. This new feature helps us to visualize how…

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How to Translate Webpages in Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know you can translate webpages in Safari on iPhone and iPad? If you’re on a foreign language website, you can easily translate it into English using a fantastic language webpage translation feature built into Safari for iOS and iPadOS. And yes, this feature also exists in Safari for Mac, in case you were wondering.

Not everything that you see on the web is written in English, and whether you’re browsing foreign news sites or just ending up with something not in English, you may find it useful to translate a webpage into something you can read….

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How to Use Precise & Approximate Location on iPhone & iPad

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Modern versions of iPhone and iPad system software offer the user more control over their location data that is shared with apps. This privacy-centric feature allows the user to choose either precise or approximate location data on their iPhone and iPad, whichever the user is more comfortable with or finds most appropriate for that particular app.

Prior to the release of iOS and iPadOS 14, users had the option to share their location always or while using the specific app. To take things a step further, Apple now gives users the additional choice to share…

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How to Check for Compromised or Leaked Passwords on iPhone & iPad with Security Recommendations

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Have you ever wondered if the passwords to any of your online accounts have been compromised in a data breach? You’re certainly not the only one in that regard, but now you can now check for breached password security easily right from your iPhone and iPad.

In the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS (14 and later), Apple has added a security feature called “Security Recommendations” that would provide security alerts for the passwords stored on iCloud Keychain. If one or more of your accounts use a password that’s easy to guess, uses a sequence like 123,…

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How to Check Privacy Report in Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wondered which websites you visit have cookies and ad trackers, and what those trackers are while browsing the web? Well, it’s now possible to check if you use Safari to browse the internet on your iPhone and iPad, and you’ll find the majority of the web uses these cookies. But not to worry, because not only can you easily see which trackers are being used on sites, but you can also block them if you want to.

Apple is putting its users at the forefront of privacy with the latest iOS and iPadOS versions, and the Safari Privacy Report feature is…

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How to Change Default Web Browser on iPhone & iPad

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Ever wanted to change your default web browser on iPhone from Safari to something like Chrome or Firefox? Perhaps you use another popular third-party browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Opera to browse the web instead on your other devices, and you want to keep consistent. Whatever the case, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now change the default web browser on your iPhone and iPad.

Safari has always been the default web browser on iPhones and iPads, and up until now there was no way you could change that, though you could always install other browsers and…

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