Category: iPadOS

How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

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Did you know that you can use Siri to take a picture instead of pressing the shutter button yourself? This may come in handy when you’re taking group photos and you want everyone in the shot. Apple’s Shortcuts app makes this possible and it’s pretty easy to set up.

You may already know how Siri is capable of opening apps which includes the Camera app as well. Normally, when you say “Hey Siri, take a picture”, Siri just opens the Camera app, but it cannot really take a picture, which beats the whole point of that voice command. However, thanks to the…

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How to Turn Off Address Bar Color Effect in Safari for iPhone & iPad

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Safari for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 received a pretty significant visual overhaul, and one very obvious change is that the Safari browser screens tab bar and navigation/search bar now have a color effect that tints the Safari interface towards the color of the webpage in view.

If you’d like to disable the Safari color tinting effect on iPhone or iPad, you’ll find it’s easy to do so.

How to Turn Off Safari Color Tinting on iPhone & iPad

The color tab bar feature are in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 or later, earlier versions will not have the settings option:

  1. Open the…

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How to Make Video & Voice Calls on Signal

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Want to make a video call or voice call with Signal app on your iPhone? You can do that. Not only is Signal a messaging app, but it offers voice and video communication methods too.


Much like almost every other instant messaging service, Signal offers the ability to make video and voice calls. Video calling is now being widely used more than ever before and it’s a feature that anyone would be expecting from a messaging app today. Both voice and video calls that are made via Signal are end-to-end encrypted, so there’s no need to worry about data…

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How to Force Restart M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

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Got yourself the new iPad Pro with Apple’s M1 chip? If this your very first iPad Pro or you’re switching from an older iPad with a home button, you may have trouble trying to force restart your device. Fortunately, it’s still pretty easy and we’ll help you out.

For those who aren’t aware, a force restart differs from a regular restart where you just power off and power on the iPad Pro back again. This alternate way of restarting your iPad is mostly used to troubleshoot software-related issues that you’re facing on your device, which usually involves…

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How to Turn M1 iPad Pro Off & On (2021 Model)

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Turning off and turning on an iPad Pro may be one of the simplest things you can do, but you’ll be actually surprised to know that a lot of iPad and even iPhone users rarely ever turn off or restart their devices. Now, you might think it’s as easy as pressing the power button, but that’s not really the case on the latest iPad Pro.

It turns out that Apple has made this process a little tricky, and this may affect people who’re new to the platform, and Apple users who’re upgrading from an iPhone or iPad with a physical home button. You can blame Siri…

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How to Schedule & Automate Focus Mode on iPhone & iPad

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Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 introduced an all-new feature called Focus. Focus replaces the Do Not Disturb toggle in the Control Center and Settings, and you can use it to filter notifications from your contacts and apps.

With just a few steps, you can set your iPhone or iPad to schedule Focus depending on the time, location, or even an app you use.

For the unfamiliar, you can consider the new Focus mode a more advanced version of the Do Not Disturb mode focusing on your current activity. While you can access the various Focus modes from the Control Center…

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How to Use Live Text with Images on iPhone & iPad

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One of the most exciting features for iPhone and iPad with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is Live Text. Live Text is kind of like OCR (Optical Character Recognition) but for your images, and it allows you to grab text content from photos, whether it’s a screenshot, or a picture of a handwritten note.

Apple understands that people store a lot of information in the form of image files on their phones. This includes photos of documents, notes, important files, screenshots, and whatnot. Live Text can detect text information from pictures as well as your camera’s preview….

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iOS 15 Battery Life Drains Faster? Try These Tips

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Do you feel like battery life is worse after the iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 on your iPhone or iPad? Battery draining issues are commonly reported after major system software updates, and iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are no exception. Fortunately there’s usually an explanation to these battery life woes, and resolutions too.


For most users, updating to iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 goes without a hitch, but for others there is trouble and difficulty, with battery issues being amongst the top frustrations.

1: Just updated to iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 and battery life is worse? Wait

If you…

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How to Install & Use Safari Extensions on iPhone & iPad

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Safari Extensions are now available on iPhone and iPad since the iOS 15/iPadOS 15 update. This is one of the biggest functional changes to Safari, and it’s something that’s long been available on the Mac.

With Safari extensions, you can improve your browsing experience with third-party tools and plug-ins published on the App Store.

But, you won’t find the option to add new extensions within the browser itself, so it’s easy t understand why you may not know how the feature works, or how to install them into Safari on your iPhone and iPad.

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How to Search Photos by Captions on iPhone

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If you have thousands of photos stored on your iPhone or iPad, then finding a specific photo could be a tedious process. If you use Photos captions, the search feature in the Photos app makes it a whole lot easier to filter out specific photos and find just the ones you need.


Apple allows users to add context to their photos with captions. This feature extends to photos search as well, as you can now search for specific photos by the captions you added. Photos captured by your iPhone, screenshots, and other images stored on your device will all be indexed by the…

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