iPhone Issue After 12.1.2 Update

Update Issue As I had recommended, I did not want to update my phone until the next update was available.   However, I needed to charge my phone and left it plugged in all night.  In the morning my phone had updated between 2-4am. Message Alert Sound Issue When you receive a text message, typically you receive an alert sound and a notification pop up. This depends on how you have your phone set up of course. After the update, my phone did not receive the alert sound when my phone was locked. However, the text message notification was coming … Continue reading iPhone Issue After 12.1.2 Update

New Apple Watch Tips

Tips From YouTube Morning and happy Monday! Today I’m sharing a YouTube video with tips on using the Apple Watch, including a tip for the new series 4. This video has tips I’ve never seen and they are presented in a very easy to watch and listen format. Some videos are too crazy for me! 😂. Here is the link:   10 (Actually) Useful Apple Watch Tips – 2019 Hope you enjoy and find something helpful. Sharing Posts Please share any of my posts you like with your family and friends on social media! Share on your FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, … Continue reading New Apple Watch Tips

Oldie But Goodie

I read a post from one of my favorite bloggers, Hugh’s Views and News, regarding most popular posts in 2018. I started my blog in May 2018 and to date, my most popular post is the Calculator Tip! I never would have guessed this and it was one of my first posts. Best thing is it applies to all iPhones and iPads as well. So in case you missed it, here it is again. Calculator Tip Thanks for stopping by today! Please share on your social media too! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Oldie But Goodie

Apple Watch How To Videos

Photo from Apple’s website. Videos From Apple These are quick, clear, amazing videos from Apple on using the watch. Nothing I can do to make it prettier than this 😂. I’m sure you’ll find at least one new way to use your watch! Have fun! Tips for Using Apple Watch If you have any questions, let me know. Comments are welcome as well! Please share on your social media by using the buttons below. Thanks for stopping by! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Apple Watch How To Videos

iPhone Apps and Folders

Folders on Your Phone Good morning on this first day of 2019! Many of you, like me, are probably thinking about organizing something. How about your apps on your phone? I just did mine and it’s so easy! Gave me a great feeling that one thing got organized today. Ahhhh, mission accomplished. Here’s My Link This was posted in July of 2018. There are no changes and can be used with any iPhone or iPad. iPhone Apps-How To Create Folders Have any questions, be sure to post in comments or tap the “Ask A Question” tab at the top. This … Continue reading iPhone Apps and Folders

iOS 12.1.2 Recommendations

Update Issues Continue With additional research, there seems to be another problem with iOS 12.1.2 update. WiFi issues with the phone and connecting are causing issues around the world. I’ve included an article below that explains a little more about what’s happening. Reminder Check your settings and make sure your “software update” is turned off. I just checked mine and found “Cancel Auto Install” in red text. I cancelled that as well. That’s something new I’ve not seen before. Please check your settings to make sure you also cancel the auto install if found again. Check again in a few … Continue reading iOS 12.1.2 Recommendations

Free App Fun-Kindle for iPhone Or iPad

New Feature Starting Today! Today I’m starting something new.  Wanted to give you a look into some of the best and easy to use “free” apps to downlaod on your iPhone or iPad.   If you try it and don’t like it, you can easily delete. First Things First:  Downloading Apps You’ll need to open your App Store app which is Apple’s store for all apps created by Apple and other approved developers.  The icon looks like the first photo in this post. Search the word Kindle and you’ll see this icon to download the app. Kindle App If you … Continue reading Free App Fun-Kindle for iPhone Or iPad

Merry Christmas! Delay iOS Update 12.1.2

Thank you to each of you who take the time to read, share, comment, and like my blog posts!  It’s been a whirlwind 6 months of blogging and I’m learning more everyday. I hope you continue to come back and are even more engaged with questions and comments into the new year too!  Maybe Santa will bring you all the “Apples” you asked for and some you didn’t know you needed! 📱⌚️💻 Update Issues with iOS 12.1.2 Now the not so good part!  Apple released this update about 5 days ago.  After waiting and reading what’s involved with this update, I … Continue reading Merry Christmas! Delay iOS Update 12.1.2

How to Use Apple Pay

Why Use Apple Pay? I’ll start off by saying using Apple Pay, in my opinion, is an awesome feature on iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watch. I use Apple Pay regularly. It’s convenient and more secure.  Once you add your cards, you’ll find them in your “Wallet” app. Many people don’t like to add credit cards to their devices, but in my opinion, this one is the best options to avoid having your credit card number stolen.  I’m only writing this post to make you aware of options available to use on your device. Apple Pay can be used in many … Continue reading How to Use Apple Pay

3 Easy Tips Using Siri

Hey Siri, Turn On the Flashlight! Yes, you can have Siri turn on or off your flashlight on your iPhone.  One of the most recent things I’ve found that Siri can do for me.  Siri has gotten faster and more fun to use. You can use even more complex statements like, text mom I’ll be over around 9 tonight.  Or call mom on speaker! You can use Siri to set alarms, appointments, even reminders, “remind me to get gas when I leave work”.  How cool is that?  Here’s a previous post on using location based reminders you might like as … Continue reading 3 Easy Tips Using Siri

New Apple Watch 5.1.1 Update

Old Update Pulled In October, Apple pulled the 5.1 update because it was “bricking” watches. Bricking means your watch (can actually happen to any device) just stops working in the process of updating.  It’s something only the Apple Store can resolve for you, which usually means they replace the device.  Here’s the previous post on the 5.1 update Do Not Update Apple Watch New Update Available The new 5.1.1 update is ready and I updated last week!  I searched and didn’t find any issues that were being reported.  There were several bug fixes and the Walkie Talkie app has been tweaked … Continue reading New Apple Watch 5.1.1 Update

Contact Photos

Originally posted on Sean’s iOS How To Blog:
Sometimes we know too many people with the same name and it’s kind of had to know who exactly we are texting, but there is an easy fix. Add a photo! How to Assign a Photo to a Contact 1) Launch Contacts.2) Search for the contact you want to add a photo to and tap their name.3) Tap Edit in the top corner.4) Tap Add Photo and Choose Photo. 5) Select the photo you want to use for your friend. Crop the photo and tap Choose. 6) Now you’ll know who… Continue reading Contact Photos

Alarm Clock and Siri

Quick Tip Have you used Siri to set up an alarm? It’s quick and easy. There are several ways to activate Siri, based on your phone and settings. Using Siri is fun and easy to do. You can say “Hey Siri, set an alarm for 7pm to check the dryer”. Then you go about your business, alarm goes off at 7pm, and you think why did I set that alarm? 😂 Siri saves the day by adding your “alarm title” when you set the alarm. Brilliant!! Thanks for stopping by today. Remember to share this post, and the website, with … Continue reading Alarm Clock and Siri

iPhone Updates 12.1 Revisited

As of today, it seems the internet has calmed down about the iOS 12.1 update.   I’ll be updating tomorrow while I’m at work so I’ll have a phone if needed.  That’s right, I don’t have a home phone!  Seems strange to me even 5 years later.  I remember using a phone on the wall with a “party line”!  Let me know if you remember this! Are You Ready to Update? The majority of iPhone users, back to an iPhone 5, will see benefits from updating.  There are several fun things and new functions that will be available in this … Continue reading iPhone Updates 12.1 Revisited

Best Tip for Holiday Travel

Wondering how your phone can help you during the upcoming holiday travel?  I’ve already checked and confirmed the process is the same with iOS 12 update. I’m reposting this information since we are getting closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, the biggest travel days of the year. Finding gates and restrooms in airports you’ve never been in can be a challenge.  Hope this information helps ease your travel journey during the holidays! Tips While Traveling Continue reading Best Tip for Holiday Travel

Best Tip for Free Information

  Reposting this information today since many people have purchased a new phone.  Maybe you didn’t, but you can always share this tip with someone who did.  Plus, lots of people will be getting a new phone during the holidays. FREE User Guides! Let me know if you have a question by clicking on the Ask A Question tab above. Please share this post with friends and family on your social media or by email too! Thanks for stopping by today! Debbie👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Best Tip for Free Information

Quick Tip-Save Website on Home Screen

Not sure why I didn’t post this a long time ago!  Do you have a website you visit often (like this one🤷🏻‍♀️) or maybe a store that you like to use their website not use an app? Another example is your bank.  I like to use my bank’s website when I’m paying bills or need to view all the options available.  Many times the bank app doesn’t have the exact functions as the website. How to Save a Website to Your Home Screen I’m using screenshoots of my website (hint hint) to show you how to save.  😊 Open the … Continue reading Quick Tip-Save Website on Home Screen

Touchscreen iPhone X

Here is a link I found this morning. Apple states there are issues with some touchscreen on the iPhone X not responding. Touchscreen may respond on its own as well. Bloomberg-iPhone X Touchscreen Issue Some issues with MacBook Pro losing data and drive issues. These MacBook Pro’s were sold 6/2017 to 6/2018. For both issues, contact Apple and only have repaired at the Apple store. Thanks for stopping by today! Debbie👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Touchscreen iPhone X