Category: iPod Touch

How to Send Message Effects with Voice Control on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know you can send iMessage effects by using only your voice? Thanks to the Voice Control accessibility feature, you can not only control every aspect of your iPhone or iPad hands-free, you can also send those fun iMessage screen effects without touching your device too.

Apple’s iOS and iPadOS both offer a ton of accessibility features like Color Filters to help people who have challenges with some colors or are color blind, VoiceOver for people with imperfect vision, the ability to use AirPods as hearing aids, and more. Voice Control is another such…

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Messages Not Working on iPhone? How to Fix iMessages on iPhone & iPad

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The stock Messages app on iPhone and iPad lets you send iMessages and SMS text messages too. But the great thing about iMessage is that you can communicate endlessly with other Apple users with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, entirely for free, through the encrypted iMessage protocol. But what if Messages is not working on your iPhone or iPad? That’s when you’ll want to try out some troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem, and get iMessages working again as intended.

When you send a text message to an Android user or any non-Apple device, it’s…

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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 Completely Turn Off Live Photo on iPhone Camera

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Most iPhone users know that you can enable or disable Live Photos directly from within the Camera app on iPhone every time you take a photo. But you also may notice that if you turn off Live Photos in the camera app by toggling the button, the next time you use the Camera app the Live Photos feature is back on again. This is because the default behavior of the Camera app is to automatically reset the have Live Photo turned on, even if you turned it off the last time you used the camera on the iPhone (or iPad for that matter).

Fortunately there’s a solution to…

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How to Recover Deleted Photos and Videos on iCloud.com

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Did you accidentally delete some of your photos or videos from your iPhone or iPad? As long as you use iCloud and the photos were deleted in the last 30 days, you can easily recover the deleted images on Apple’s iCloud website from any device that has a web browser.

Apple’s iCloud is baked into iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices to provide a seamless cloud storage experience. If you take advantage of iCloud to store your photos, videos and other data securely on Apple’s cloud servers, all the changes you make on one of your Apple devices are automatically…

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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 Delete All Health Data from iPhone

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Apple’s Health app that’s pre-installed on iOS devices keeps track of your footsteps, nutrition, hearing audio levels, heart rate and a lot more. However, you can easily remove all this data at any time from your iPhone or iPad.

Most people would prefer to keep their Health data for sharing it with their doctors or family members. Over time, the data that’s collected by the Health app could end up taking a considerable amount of storage space on your iOS device. So, you might want to clear them out every now and then. This could also come in handy if you…

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How to Add Widgets to iPhone Home Screen

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You can now add widgets to the home screen of iPhone. This is one of the biggest changes to iOS 14 visually, and the ability to bring custom widgets to your home screen is already quite popular, making it one of the best new features in iOS 14. If you see a widget on the home screen of an iPhone, you can be certain that it’s running iOS 14 or later.

For the longest time, the iPhone’s home screen has looked pretty much the same with grids of apps and folders, making it not just boring but also limiting in terms of functionality. If you’ve ever used an…

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iOS 14 Battery Life Bad & Draining Fast? Here’s Why & How to Fix It

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Does it seem like your iPhone or iPad’s battery performance has worsened after updating to iOS 14 or iPadOS 14?

If you have recently updated to the latest iOS or iPadOS version and you’re having battery related issues, you’re not alone, and it’s not uncommon to run into these situations when new system software updates are made available.

Each year, after a major iOS update is rolled out by Apple, you may see a slew of complaints from users regarding reduction in battery life, various problems, and slow performance. If you’re one of those unlucky…

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