With lots of scheduling changes and rethinking how best to use this site, I wanted to share that I’m taking a “blogging break” from my Apple tips blog. Another factor in making this decision, Apple has had so many updates recently, which is making it even more difficult to keep up with posting accurate information. I still love my Apple devices, actually just bought the iPhone 11 Pro Max! What I don’t love is all the updates and issues each update has seemed to create. With so many devices, it’s become very difficult to share what works (or doesn’t work) … Continue reading Blogging Break
Website Update Trying something new this week. Posts will go out on Saturday afternoon so when there are questions, I can respond sooner, than later. Always trying to keep it fresh and new. September will bring all kinds of news and information for iOS 13 and Apple watchOS 6! Can’t wait until the new Apple event! Notes App Review Below is a link to a previous post on using the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad. Today you will find a few tips on using the Notes app to create a checklist or create a table. Check Off That … Continue reading Notes App Repost & Review
Repost of tips using the Notes app and how it can help you posting on Instagram! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Tips Using Notes & Instagram Continue reading Tips Using Notes App
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
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
Five Questions! Are you a techy person? Does your device help you or frustrate you? Is asking your kids how to use your iPhone the norm? How would you like to show them a new tip? Do you have five minutes? That’s all you’ll need to read these tips! All comments welcome and remember to share with your family and friends! 1. Add Contacts as Email VIP’s Waiting on a special email that says “You’re A Winner”😊? Want to find your favorite people’s emails instantly? Follow the steps below. Open email app, tap VIP link, tap Add VIP Search and … Continue reading Best Five iPhone Tips to Make Your Life Easier!
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?
How to Take a Photo While Taking a Video Have you ever thought, I wish I had a photo of that shot from a video? Follow the steps and screenshots below and you’ll see it’s very easy and everyone will love having photos and videos!! ✺Open your camera app ✺Tap the word video ✺Tap the red circle to start your video ✺Tap the white circle to take a photo. You should feel a small “haptic tapback” when you tap the white circle. This indicates a photo was taken and your video will continue recording. You won’t be able to … Continue reading Best Photo and Video Tip for Apple Devices
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
Using Apple TV App Have you ever discussed favorite shows, but the other person didn’t tell you what channel or streaming service where you can watch the show? Here’s a great solution. Best kept secret is you don’t need an Apple TV streaming device to use the app! The app is already installed on your phone. If you are a cord cutter (cable TV), this app will help you too. You’ll find which streaming service to watch your favorite show on or help you find a new show to stream. In the photos below, the show being searched is The … Continue reading Apple TV App and Cord Cutters
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
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
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