Category: iPod Touch

How to Start an iPhone Instant Hotspot from iPad

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The iPad can immediately start and connect to an iPhone Hotspot, without having to interact with the iPhone to turn it on manually. This makes for an ultra-fast way to connect an iPad to the internet through an iPhone’s shared internet connection.

This iPad ability is quite similar to using iPhone Instant Hotspot from the Mac, except rather than accessing it from a menu bar you access Instant Hotspot through the Settings app.

How to Start & Connect to iPhone Hotspot from iPad

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How to Delete Apps from iPhone & iPad via App Store with a Gesture Trick

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Have you ever gone to update apps and then realized you don’t even want some of these apps installed on your iPhone or iPad any longer? Now you can easily delete those apps right from the Updates section of the App Store.

As you likely know by now, updating apps on iPhone and iPad with iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and newer is a bit different from before. And while the change of location for updating apps has frustrated some users, the app updates functionality also gained a new ability to delete and remove apps directly from the Updates section. This makes it easier…

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How to Remove Apps from iPad & iPhone the Fast Way by Contextual Menu

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Want to quickly remove an app from your iPhone or iPad? There’s a faster way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad, and it’s available to any user who has a device running a modern version of system software.


You may already be familiar with the process or deleting apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 and newer, which is basically a variation on the longstanding tap, hold, wait for the apps to wiggle, then Delete trick, but with the latest iOS and iPadOS releases you have an even faster way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad devices.

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How to Add New Contacts on iPhone

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Wondering how to add a new contact to iPhone? Maybe you just met someone you’ll be chatting with in the future, or perhaps you want to add a business to your contacts list for easy future access and communication, there are many reasons why you’d want to add a new contact to your iPhone address book.

While there are multiple ways to add new contacts to an iPhone, the most direct way involves using the Contacts app itself to create a new contact card. There you will be able to specify the contacts name, number, email, and much more. We’ll also show you a…

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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).

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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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