Photos App and Fun Tips

If you love to take photos on your phone like I do, then you’ll love reading this post!  Most iPhones back to iPhone 4 had a decent camera.  Now most iPhones have AMAZING cameras whether you’re at the beach, playing with the kids, or taking photos of your fur babies!  Let’s go over a few fun tips to use on your iPhone.  If you would like to know exactly how and what your phone’s camera can do, go to my link here for a free user guide. FREE User Guides! Find a Photo Fast Open the Photos app on your phone.  … Continue reading Photos App and Fun Tips

Ask A Question: Update to Update Post

Thanks to KC for a question regarding updating your software! Last week I posted recommendations for updating software on your devices.  Here is a link for you to review General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT!  Below I’ve listed the question and my rely. Question Doesn’t the phone update on it’s own when charging at night if you don’t update when you get the pop up? Is there a way to tell it not to update? Reply When your phone is ready to be updated, Apple will send you a notification which typically is a pop up asking if you want to update now. … Continue reading Ask A Question: Update to Update Post

FREE User Guides!

Have you ever needed a manual for your device but didn’t know where to find one? Great news! It’s been right in your device all along for 🌟 FREE!! 🌟 iBooks If you use the iBooks app already, then you are one step of ahead of us!  If you don’t use the app, you’ll need to find it by searching your device.  From any screen on your device, pull down and the Search bar will appear at the top of the screen.  Type in iBooks and the app will appear as shown below. Finding Your Device User Guide First things first. … Continue reading FREE User Guides!

General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT!

I love getting tips or tricks on how to use my devices, don’t you?  This is a great tip given to me a long time ago by a coworker that I still follow today. Updates on Any Mobile Device iOS software updates will be coming out this Fall for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and Apple TV.  There are going to be lots of changes👩🏻‍💻📲💻🖥.  I know not everyone is as excited as I am, as change is frustrating. That’s another reason I write my blog, to help make your life easier using your mobile devices. Patience is a … Continue reading General Tips: Software Updates, WAIT!

Controlling Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has been one of my favorite gifts I’ve ever received.  So many things I can do without pulling out my phone out of my purse.  Today it’s all about the icons in the Control Center.  Check out my previous post on finding your iPhone using your watch by clicking   Where’s my iPhone? Warning—Using the Side Button Be very careful using the side button on the watch.  It is now able to call 911 AUTOMATICALLY by pressing and holding it down.  911 will call you back and you’ll have to explain that it was an accidental call. Depending … Continue reading Controlling Apple Watch

Siri Can Do What?

If you use Siri or have ever searched what to ask Siri, you’ll find a ton of things.  Did you know you can teach Siri how to say your name or any of your contact’s names?  Did you know you can ask Siri to open an app for you?  It’s time to put this phone to work for you!  For more great ways to use Siri to your advantage, check out this link to Apple Siri Can Do What?   Today I’m just going to give you a few things to ask Siri to do for you! Typical things people ask … Continue reading Siri Can Do What?

Wallpapers the Choice is Yours

If you’ve ever seen your friend’s phone and thought, how did they get their grandkids photo to show when they unlock it?  Well Apple has given you two places you can design how your phone looks when you are using it. You have a Home Screen and a Lock Screen.  Both need a background photo or what Apple calls a “Wallpaper”.  This strikes me funny, since it’s a bunch of cool, young people running this giant tech company and they decided to call it “wallpaper”? Like my Grandma’s wallpaper? 😂  Anyways, we’re going to call it Wallpaper ONLY because that’s how … Continue reading Wallpapers the Choice is Yours

Settings = Information

Have you ever had a question about your phone/tablet or need a repair done?  Well if you do, one thing you’ll need is your serial number when you call for service.  Luckily, it’s a piece of cake to find it in Settings. What Are Settings? This is the real story on “Settings”.   It tells the phone or tablet what to do and when to do it.  That’s basically it and it also stores information.  I’d love to have a “Settings” feature in me!  Like push my ear and I go right to sleep for 8 hours.  Or touch my … Continue reading Settings = Information

Reminders: Never Forget Again!

Reminders and Cats When was the last time you forgot something you wanted to pick up or do while you were out?  Recently I forgot to buy stamps when I was at the post office, but didn’t realize until I got home and was so frustrated! 🤦🏻‍♀️ Reminders to the rescue!  The Reminders app is built right into your iPhone.  I’m going to show you how to set up a location reminder to one of my favorite places to go, this is their link,  Gem City Catfe   Sitting at this beautiful catfe, writing, drinking coffee, AND playing with cats is the … Continue reading Reminders: Never Forget Again!