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How to Stop Being Added to WhatsApp Groups on iPhone & iPad

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With 1.6 billion users who’re active on a monthly basis, WhatsApp is hands down the most popular instant messaging service that exists today. Sure, it’s not as ubiquitous in the US market as Apple’s iMessage, but it’s still a dominating social networking platform across the rest of the world. WhatsApp recently started rolling out a group privacy setting that’s been in beta testing for the past few months. It’s a feature that users have been requesting for years and for very good reason.

WhatsApp now gives users full control over who adds them to…

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How to Change FPS in Fortnite

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If you play Fortnite you might be interested in changing the frame rate or FPS of the game, which can result in smoother gameplay.

This tutorial will discuss how to change FPS settings in Fortnite to either increase or lower the frame rate of the game. The article screenshots covers adjusting FPS on iPad Pro but the process is going to be basically the same on Fortnite for Windows PC, Mac, iPhone, Android, Xbox, and any other platform you’ll find the game on.

How to Change FPS in Fortnite on iPad Pro & iPhone

Note that you can not be in an active game to…

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How to Bookmark All Open Tabs in Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Ever have tons of Safari tabs opened on iPhone or iPad and wished you could bookmark them all at once so you can easily refer to them all later? Now you can do exactly that on iOS and iPadOS, bookmarking all of your open browser tabs in one fell swoop.

With so many great websites on the internet it’s very easy to find yourself with many, many open browser tabs. But you probably don’t want to lose them all, so just closing them out isn’t always an option. That’s what bookmarks are for and Safari handles them better than ever with a new ability to…

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How to Stop iPad from Getting iPhone Messages

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Ever wondered why your iPad is getting text messages from your iPhone? And have you ever wondered how to stop the iPad from getting iPhone messages? This article will show you how to disable the feature that allows all iPhone messages to be shared and received to an iPad.


If you haven’t noticed already, if you have an iPad setup with the same Apple ID as an iPhone, the iPad will get messages from the iPhone, and the iPad can also send messages too. This iMessage sharing feature is really useful for some people, but for others it can be very frustrating,…

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Where are Notes Stored on Mac?

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Want to access Notes data on your Mac? Wondering where Notes are stored on the Mac? This article will show you where Notes are stored locally on a Mac and how to access that data. This of course assumes you use the Notes app, with or without iCloud, and if so all Notes will be kept on the Mac locally, including locally kept notes, and caches of notes from iCloud. This stored Notes data includes all Notes texts, images, graphics, drawings, doodles, media, movies, videos, and any other data stored and kept in the Notes app.

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How to Answer Phone Calls on AirPods

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Handling phone calls with AirPods and AirPods Pro is a wonderfully convenient feature to use.

If you’re wearing AirPods and receive a phone call, you might wish to answer a phone call while wearing the AirPods earbuds.

And of course you can also hang up phone calls with AirPods too, so you’re not going to be stuck on a phone call that you answered and now want to get off of.

Naturally you must have setup AirPods with iPhone or AirPods Pro to be able to use this feature, as a lack of cellular capability will not allow for phone calls to arrive to the iPhone…

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How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Mac in MacOS Catalina with Finder

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Wondering how to backup your iPhone or iPad in macOS Catalina? Since iTunes is gone, even the most experienced of iPhone and iPad users can be thrown for a loop when they come to back up their devices after updating a Mac to macOS Catalina. With the loss of iTunes, everything has changed, and now managing your iPhone and iPad is done via Finder. Don’t worry it still works fine, but it is different. We’re going to tell you how to use the Finder in macOS Catalina (or later) to backup an iOS or iPadOS device.


As you may already know, when Apple released macOS…

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How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free

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You don’t need a pricey app or fancy hardware. In the video above, I explain how to record high quality footage of your phone screen for free.

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