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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 Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

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We’ve all wanted to turn a part of a video into a GIF at some point to make a meme out of it, create an animated picture, or anything else really. If this is something you still like to do, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now make GIFs from videos on your iPhone and iPad without relying on a third-party app.

There are several third-party apps available on the App Store that allows you to create GIFs from videos. You may have tried one or more of them already on your device. What’s different about this particular technique is that we’ll be making…

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How to Speed Up or Slow Down Any Video in Safari on iPhone / iPad

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Do you want to speed up or slow down video playback on a website where the feature isn’t supported? As long as you use Safari to browse the web on your iPhone or iPad, there’s a nifty Shortcuts workaround that you can use to adjust the video playback speed according to your liking.

Popular video streaming platforms like YouTube allow users to conveniently change the video playback speed from the player itself. Unfortunately, a lot of websites don’t support this feature and you may have noticed that you’re unable to change the speed of all the videos…

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How to Convert Burst Photos to GIF on iPhone or iPad

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Do you take a lot of burst shots using your iPhone or iPad? How’d you like to convert a bunch of burst images into an animated GIF? You can easily convert these photos to a GIF right on your iOS or ipadOS device without having to install a third-party app from the App Store, thanks to the good old Shortcuts app.

For those who aren’t aware, Burst mode is a camera mode available on both the iPhone and iPad which allows you to capture photos at the rate of ten images per second. This can be done by holding the shutter button instead of just tapping it like you…

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How to Share a Wi-Fi Password with QR Code from iPhone or iPad

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Have you ever wanted to share your home or work Wi-Fi with your guests without giving away the network password? You’re certainly not alone in this regard, but we’re pleased to inform you that you can now do just that using your iPhone or iPad, thanks to this neat workaround.

Typically, you’ll need to share your Wi-Fi password if you want someone else to access the network. Apple sort of resolved this issue by introducing the ability to share Wi-Fi passwords with other iOS and macOS devices with any modern version of iOS and iPadOS. But, this feature…

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How to Change the Charging Sound on iPhone or iPad

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Have you ever wished to change the charging sound of your iPhone? You’re certainly not alone in that regard, but we’re pleased to inform you that your wish is finally a reality. That’s right, you can now actually set your iPhone to play a custom sound whenever you connect it to the charger, thanks to the built-in Shortcuts app.

For those who aren’t aware, the native Shortcuts app allows you to perform heavily customized tasks on your iPhone and iPad. With iOS 14 and later, Apple made some big changes to the Shortcuts app by allowing users to run…

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How to Automatically Change iPhone Wallpaper with Shortcuts

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Have you ever want to set your iPhone to automatically switch between different wallpapers? You probably already know how to change wallpaper on an iPhone or iPad, but thanks to the built-in Shortcuts app on iOS and iPadOS devices, you can now set up dynamically changing wallpapers within a matter of minutes.

The Shortcuts app that comes preinstalled on iPhones and iPads is capable of doing heavily customized tasks if you aren’t aware. One prime example would be using Shortcuts to personalize your home screen with custom app icons. Since the iOS 14.3 update,…

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How to Install Third-Party Shortcuts on iPhone & iPad

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Have you been taking advantage of the built-in Shortcuts app on iPhone and iPad to perform automated tasks or customize your home screen with custom app icons? In that case, you may already have an idea regarding how to create custom shortcuts, but if you’re lazy like most people, you may want to try out custom shortcuts that other users have created too.

The Shortcuts app that comes pre-installed on iOS and iPadOS devices has proven to be incredibly useful especially recently with the release of iOS & iPadOS 14. There are so many things that iPhone and iPad…

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How to Disable Shortcut Banner Notifications on iPhone & iPad

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If you use the built-in Shortcuts app to perform automated tasks on your iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed how you get a banner-style notification every time a shortcut is executed. Some users may want to disable these notifications, especially if it’s a feature that they frequently use.

You may have tried disabling notifications for Shortcuts from the notification settings on your device, but the issue here is that the Shortcuts app simply doesn’t show up here. Therefore, turning off notifications for Shortcuts can get tricky, but rest assured, it’s…

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How to Organize Shortcuts in Folders on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the built-in Shortcuts app on your iPhone to launch apps, run automated tasks, change app icons, and perform various other actions? In that case, you may be interested in organizing all of your shortcuts into folders within the app, especially if you’ve created many of them.

Apple’s Shortcuts app that comes pre-installed on iOS and iPadOS devices let users quickly do everyday tasks and operations with just a tap or by asking Siri to run them. From launching apps to creating custom icons for your apps, there are so many things you can do with this…

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