Apple Watch Tip and Life Saver

Apple Watch Sending Location This is a tip that not only is convenient, but could be a life saver!  Now you probably know you can send your location from your iPhone when you send a text message.  You can also do this with your Apple Watch.  Let’s say you’re waiting at a restaurant for someone and you want to make sure they know your location.  Here’s the easy way without pulling out your iPhone. Depending on how you have your watch set up, one way to access the Messages app is to push the Digital Crown and scroll through until … Continue reading Apple Watch Tip and Life Saver

Apple Watch as Camera Remote

If you have an Apple Watch and an iPhone you now have a way to take a photo using your watch! How to Set Up Your Watch as a Remote for Photos Even though you can’t actually take a photo with your watch by itself, you can use the watch remotely to take the shot! First set up your photo.  Let’s say you’re at a family gathering at a restaurant and you want to be in the group photo too.  Since most of us don’t carry around a mini tripod, you can use a shelf or something on a table … Continue reading Apple Watch as Camera Remote

Apple Watch App Layout

If you have the Apple Watch you should be familiar with the photo of the app layout on your watch.   This view can be difficult to move around on and make it hard to select the app you want to use.  Now you can make a change to this layout that’s easiest for you to use.   Quick Tip on Changing Your View First you’ll need to press the Digital Crown.  Now press in the center of the watch, this is referred to as “Force Touch” until you see the pop up to choose “Grid View” or “List View” … Continue reading Apple Watch App Layout

Apple Watch-Clear All Notifications

Sometimes when you look at your latest notification, does it make you crazy all the notifications from yesterday are still there?  Well it does for me, so here’s a quick way to clear ALL notifications on your Apple Watch. Access Your Notifications First you need to give the “ok” If you want to receive notifications on your watch.  Open your Watch App on your iPhone, go to Settings and look for Notifications.  You can set which ones you want to receive here. How to Clear All Notifications When you see the red dot at the top of  your watch that’s … Continue reading Apple Watch-Clear All Notifications

Find My Apple Watch

If you want to know how to find your iPhone using your watch read this post, Where’s my iPhone? How To Find Your Watch First, search your phone for the Watch app.  Mine is in a “folder” of apps.  I’ll be posting this week on how to create a “folder” to put your similar apps in one place. Next, tap the Watch app and type in “Find” in the Search bar.  This will bring up the Find My Apple Watch section for you to tap to open. Your next screen with be the app loading the map and location of your … Continue reading Find My Apple Watch

Things to Ask Siri-Translation

Did you know you can easily ask Siri to translate into five languages?  It’s very easy and ready at the push of a button or by saying “Hey Siri”. Translate into Five Languages If you travel or have friends who speak one of these five languages, now you can communicate with ease!  Need to get a taxi, ask for help, ask for directions, or you want to speak to your friends in their native language?  Just ask Siri for a translation in one of these five languages:  Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin. Activate Siri Depending on how you activate Siri, … Continue reading Things to Ask Siri-Translation

Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch

Dick Tracy Mode Did you know you can access Siri on your Apple watch? Do you remember Dick Tracy? That’s what I feel like when I talk to my watch. He was surely ahead of his time! Activating Siri First, check your Settings in the Watch app so Siri is turned on so it will work. The Watch app is where you determine all settings for the watch. There are actually three ways to activate Siri on your watch. Say “Hey Siri” Press and hold the Digital Crown If you are using the Siri watch face, tap the Siri color … Continue reading Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch

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

Where’s my iPhone?

Have you ever “lost” your phone in the house or car? I was just using it and now I CANT FIND IT ANYWHERE! Apple Watch ⌚️ to the rescue! Yes-you read that right. The watch can help you find your phone. I use this more than I should say and it has saved me from looking all over the house or car for my phone. You can do this even when your phone is on silent!  Let me show you how. How to Find Your Phone While wearing your watch, bring your wrist up to show the display.  Using a … Continue reading Where’s my iPhone?