Easy Tip Creating Groups in Contacts

What is Grouping Contacts? Maybe you have a couple coworkers already in your contacts.  Maybe one of your kid’s is on a soccer team and you want to see the names grouped together in your contact information.  Or maybe like me, you go to several locations of one store. Setting Up a Group Click on Settings and scroll down to Contacts Click on the Sort Order and Display Order to change to Last Name if not already on this setting. In the last name field I’ve listed Kroger then the location.  This way when you search Kroger all the locations … Continue reading Easy Tip Creating Groups in Contacts

Tips for Mailboxes

Photo by Plush Design Studio on Pexels.com Mailbox Extras If you use one or five emails, you can view them a couple ways in the Mail app that is preinstalled on your iPhone and iPad. You can see in the photos below each email can have folders. The last photo is my work email, which has folders inside folders. This easy access on your iPhone or iPad can be very important when your away from your work or home office. How it Works You have duplicate listings of your emails.  The top section shows only emails. The second set is … Continue reading Tips for Mailboxes

New Tip Using Siri

Hey Siri! Here is a easy way to find out what Siri can do for you.  Make sure you have “Hey Siri” turned on (see link below on how to set up Siri).  Next say, Hey Siri what can you do? Slideshows First slideshow: what happens when you ask Siri what she can do Red arrow at the bottom of first screen is pointing to a “carrot” Tap “carrot” for more options within that app Second slideshow:  more options in the Calendar app Links To Learn More About Siri Here are a couple links to Apple for more information on … Continue reading New Tip Using Siri

New Photos App Tip

  Quick Tip to Delete Photos If you want to delete multiple photos at once, here’s a quick way. Click on Photos app Tap on “select” in top right corner Slide your finger across the photos you want to delete This will allow you to delete a lot of photos at once.  If you accidentally select one you don’t want to delete, just tap it to de-select that photo. If you do hit delete, the photo will go to a “deleted photos” album.  You can open the album and move it back to any other album you choose. Remember to … Continue reading New Photos App Tip

iOS Update 12.2

Update Recommended First time, but I’m recommending you update your iPhone to iOS 12.2 today. There are over 50 security updates that are small to very important. This update is also full of software needed for new services from Apple. Go to Settings, General, Software Update. Your phone will need to be on Wifi and at least 50% charged. This link to Apple gives you clear and specific information on security. Plus details on changes to current and future services. If you have the iPhone 10x, try the new Animojis! I love the shark! Apple iOS 12.2 Update Thanks for … Continue reading iOS Update 12.2

Repost Bloggers Bash

Reposting today as the deadline for entries is 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday, 24th March 2019!! I’m finishing mine on Saturday. One rule is to post on your blog and provide the link to enter. Make sure to read all directions! The theme is “five”. Look for all five new tips from me this Saturday! The Bloggers Bash Blog Post Competition — Hugh’s Views & News Continue reading Repost Bloggers Bash

Great Tip Using iMessages

Making Text Messages Fun Have fun with iMessages and create a message with different filters and actions. Follow the screenshots and directions below to learn fun new ways to use iMessages! *Note, if you only press the blue arrow, you will send your text.  You need to press and hold the blue arrow to get the different options. You may want to practice with someone who knows your trying the new features. Plus, the receiving phone needs to be an iPhone for the message filters to show up. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Great Tip Using iMessages

Saturday Repost—Website Reader View

Trying to read an article on the intranet can be so frustrating with all the ads and pop ups.  Yikes! Here’s a great way to get rid of that frustration on any iPhone or iPad. Enjoy reading articles on the web! Stop Website Frustration with Reader View Check out all my posts when get a few minutes and share with your family and friends using the social media icons below. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Saturday Repost—Website Reader View

Where Did Your Apps Go on Your iPhone?

Did you ever delete an app and then a week later wish you hadn’t? Or you wanted to share an app you used in the past, but can’t remember the name? We all have and today this post will show you how to get them back! How to Find Old Apps Open the App Store, pull down at the top of your screen to use the Search bar. First, tap on Updates at the bottom of your screen.  Then tap your photo, or blank circle if you don’t have a photo added, to get to the next screen. Next, tap … Continue reading Where Did Your Apps Go on Your iPhone?

Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

New March Apple Event Nothing is confirmed, but the expected date is Monday, March 25th or Tuesday, March 26th.  What people are talking about…..new AirPods 2, Apple News service, possible wireless charging pads, new iPads, and maybe a new iPod! Do you have something you are waiting for or looking forward to Apple announcing?  Let me know and I’ll research if it’s an upcoming feature or device. What’s spiked my interest is the highly anticipated Apple TV streaming service!  I’ve read it’s supposed to be announced at March event and available by May 2019.  The service is said to be … Continue reading Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

Saturday Repost Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name

Ever have Siri mispronounce your name or someone’s name in your contacts?  Here’s the solution and have fun with it!  Does a family or friend have a favorite nickname? You can have Siri use that name instead. Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻     Continue reading Saturday Repost Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name

1 Important Location Tip

Location, Location, Location Many don’t know this feature is on their phone. Some people will like it and some won’t. Check it out and you decide. That’s what’s great about this feature. You can turn it on or turn it off. Where have you been? If you have questions about this feature, let me know. Remember to share with your family and friends on social media or by email. Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading 1 Important Location Tip

Tip While Traveling and at Home

No Wall Charger, Now What? Quick tip while traveling or even to use at home.  Don’t you just love tips that are multi purpose?😊 The majority of new TV’s have a place for a USB cable to plug into.  All you have to do is plug your charging cable into the slot and let it charge. Something easy and maybe you wouldn’t think to do at home.   Share this tip and the website with your family and friends using social media or by email. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Tip While Traveling and at Home

Apple Says No to App Developers

Apple Says, No Permission-No Recording So the big news the last few days has been apps that have been recording your screen actions without your permission. It’s a bit over my head, but it’s actually a third-party company, GlassBox, that is collecting the data with their software and providing the data to the other app developers.  App developers were given 24 hours to remove the recording coding, or their app would be deleted from the App Store. Some of the apps using this third-party company, GlassBox, are: Abercrombie & Fitch Hollister Expedia Hotels.com Singapore Airlines Air Canada Apple’s Policy Apple’s … Continue reading Apple Says No to App Developers

Tip for Website Surfing

  Website Logos When you search the internet, you’ll see company logos that you’re familiar with and some you won’t know.  Like Apple’s famous Apple!  There’s an easy way to see those logos in your website browser as you switch from one site to another.  It’s an easier way to tell that you’re at the website you wanted because you’ll recognize the logo. Logos in Websites Check out the screenshot below from an iPad Pro.  To see the logos, go to Settings, scroll down to Safari, scroll down and turn on the “Show Icons in Tabs”.  That’s all you have to … Continue reading Tip for Website Surfing

Best Tip You Need Before You Lose Your iPhone

Have you ever lost your phone? Do you tend to not be able to “find” your phone a lot?  Maybe you left it on a table in a restaurant or bar?  Maybe you left it in the bathroom at work! Here’s a quick way for someone to contact you if they find your phone.  Create a wallpaper with your own with a message, similar to the one below.  Use your home, work, or a friend/family member’s phone number for the number listed in your message. Try Typorama app (used to create photo below) free in the App Store. In Notes … Continue reading Best Tip You Need Before You Lose Your iPhone

Group FaceTime Disabled

Wanted to post and update you about the “bug” found in Apple’s Group FaceTime (GFT) feature. As of yesterday, Apple disabled GFT, so that it can’t be abused intentionally or unintentionally. One-on-one FaceTime (FT) is still operating as designed with no issues. What Happened? Apparently, when you started a GFT conversation, the first two on the call were fine. When the third person, and any additional people, were being added to the GFT call, their phones would connect BEFORE the person accepted the call! Which meant audio and sometimes video started before the receiving person knew the call was connected. … Continue reading Group FaceTime Disabled