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

Apple Pay and Apple Wallet

  Apple Pay With the new Apple Card coming this summer, maybe you can start practicing using Apple Pay on your current devices. Apple has updated their Apple Pay set up video, which includes setting up different devices How To Set Up Apple Pay . Practice when the line is short and make sure you have another form of payment with you.  Many stores are new to using Apple Pay too.  So each experience may be a little different. Their employees may be familiar with the process or may have never seen it done before.   I’ve used Apple Pay on … Continue reading Apple Pay and Apple Wallet

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

Quick Tip and a Milestone!

Thank you to all my followers! I hit 200 on Wednesday! Thankful that people read the tips and come back for more!  Grateful for each like, comment, and follow! Quick Tip Apple Watch owners:  when you have your watch on, it becomes the “primary” source for notifications.  It will use the same notification sound for all text messages even if you have a specific one set for a contact/number.  If you take your watch off, you notice the alert tone now comes from your iPhone, not the watch.  ⌚️📱 So if you wondered about this, it’s how it’s supposed to … Continue reading Quick Tip and a Milestone!

Apple Watch App-Chirp for Twitter

Missing Twitter on Your Apple Watch? Well thanks to Will Bishop, the high school senior from Australia, you can enjoy your Twitter feed because he’s created the perfect app! Podcast Interview Check Will out in the App Store. Also, listen to his podcast interview with the guys on Apple WatchCast Podcast. It’s interview number 272 on March 11th. You can listen to the interview on Apple’s podcast app or Overcast, as well as other podcast apps you can find in the App Store. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻‍💻   Continue reading Apple Watch App-Chirp for Twitter

Apple Credit Card

Credit Card Game Changer What is Apple Credit Card? Apple has set out to be the leader in credit card processes. Your own card number specific to your device! When you make a purchase, the card number is not given to the retailer. It’s both fraud protection and privacy rolled into one card. NO FEES! No late fees, no over credit limit charges, no international fees, no annual fee, NO FEES! But it’s so much more. DAILY Cash Back! So imagine making a purchase and at the end of the day you get a cash credit to the Apple Cash … Continue reading Apple Credit Card

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

Hidden Features in Apple Watch

Tips for Series 3 & 4 There are all kinds of tips out there for the Apple Watch.  The video link below has great tips for both versions.  Note that any tips related to the “fall detection” or “ECG App” are only available on the series 4. New heart rate settings are part of the update to WatchOS 5.  As long as you were able to download the new WatchOS 5, you will find a tip or two in this video. It’s recommended that you have your watch and phone handy so you can follow along with his tips. Apple … Continue reading Hidden Features in Apple Watch

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

ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4

ECG App in Action If you have an Apple Watch Series 4, you should now be able to use the ECG app.  The app is available in the US, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam.  I plan to update this post once I find it’s available in other countries.  The ECG app was part of the last update for the watch. PDF View You’ll see my most recent ECG from Sunday, 1/20/19 at 11:50am!  You are able to save it as a PDF file and send to your physician/PCP as needed.  I blacked out my date of birth, but … Continue reading ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4

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

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

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

Do Not Update Apple Watch

Apple has pulled the Watch OS 5.1 update. It is “bricking”, which means the watch will not work at all. You may have an update pending, but I would let it sit there and not update. This is just a quick post after seeing this on Twitter this morning. For more information, you can search the internet to see what is being said about the update. Have a great day! Debbie 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading Do Not Update Apple Watch

Apple Watch 4 Fall Detection

  Yes, I finally was able to purchase my watch at the Apple Store on Thursday.  So I don’t have to wait until the end of the month!  I’m still playing around with it and figuring out the new things watchOS 5 can do. I have had a several people reply to this post Help-Need Your Input! but I need more!  Make sure to give me your input! Only 2 have said they have an Apple Watch.  But this video may change your mind! Apple Watch 4 Stunt Fall First, don’t attempt these falls yourself if you own the watch.  While I … Continue reading Apple Watch 4 Fall Detection

Help-Need Your Input!

Would You Help A Blogger Out? I really need your help!  Most of the posts I write about are typically based on iPhone 6, 7, and 8.  Any S or plus version.   The Apple Watch posts have been based on the series 0, 1, and 2.  Recently, I’ve been posting about the new Apple Watch 4 and the new software iOS 12. What would really help me with what comes next on my blog is, knowing what YOU are using as your device on a regular basis.  This will help me to research and write about information that will … Continue reading Help-Need Your Input!