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

Fast Photos App Tip

Photos App on Your iPhone Doesn’t this photo just scream Spring is here?  Nothing Apple related, but a beautiful photo! You’ve probably opened your Photos app 1,000’s of times.  Have you ever scrolled down and looked at the options?  It’s a great way to quickly access only your videos, screenshots, or your portrait mode photos.  Also time to empty your deleted photos album! Note About Hidden Folder Putting photos in the “Hidden” folder doesn’t really keep them secret, if that’s what you’re needing to do.  For example, you’ve take a few photos of possible gifts for your kids.  You put … Continue reading Fast Photos App Tip

Text Message Easy Tip

Quick Tip to Reply to a Text When you get a notification on your iPhone X, slide it to the left. iPhone 8 and earlier, pull down the notification from your lock screen and you’ll see the message and be able to reply right away.       Note: you’ll need to have your software up to date.   Tap on View and you will be able to see the message and reply without opening up the Messages app.  You can also tap on the mic (bottom right) and leave a quick voice message too!  It’s a fast and easy way … Continue reading Text Message Easy Tip

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!

Best Five iPhone Tips to Make Your Life Easier!

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!

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

3 Tips Cleaning iPhone Case

Do You Clean Your Case on Your iPhone? Have you heard the stories about the germs that live on your phone cases?  It’s pretty frightening! How do you clean your case?  If you have a pop up holder or ring on the back of your case, you may have to find a way to clean around the holder. 3 Tips You Can Use Today First, follow the recommended process from the manufacturer of your case. You should go to their website and find what’s recommended for your specific case. Cases can be very expensive and you don’t want to ruin … Continue reading 3 Tips Cleaning iPhone Case

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

Best Tips for Contacts on iPhone

To add contact tap the + sign Add the name of your contact and company name as needed.  You can choose the type of phone number to enter here as well. You can set a specific ringtone and text tone here so you know who’s calling. You can add all kinds of information here.  You can also tap on “add field” for additional options. You can add a photo from your Photos app here. Here you have many options for the contact.  This number was found in my Recents tab at the bottom of the contact screen.  You can block … Continue reading Best Tips for Contacts on iPhone

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?

3 Tips for Amazing Photos on iPhone

The majority of people who own a cell phone take the majority of their photos on their phone.  Here are 5 tips to help you! Nature Tip Find your favorite spot with that amazing view and take a lot of photos. Take different angles, get down on the ground, if possible, and shoot up toward the sky.  Take some photos at different times of the day too. Once you decide which angels you like, go back when the season changes and take them again.  You’ll get a totally different perspective.  Then create a photo collage of the four seasons and … Continue reading 3 Tips for Amazing Photos on iPhone

3 Awesome Tips for iPhone

How many times have you opened an app and turned it in the “landscape” or what most of us call the “sideways” mode?  Many apps that are already installed on your phone have a different view and options when your turn it sideways.  Check out three popular ones below. Calculator Tip This view gives you the regular calculator view.  Look at the next photo and see what happens when you turn it sideways! Calculator view when turned sideways gives you a scientific calculator as well! Calendar Tip This view gives you the regular monthly calendar view.  The next photo gives … Continue reading 3 Awesome Tips for iPhone

Best Photo and Video Tip for Apple Devices

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

Tips and YouTube Links

Lots of Tips and YouTube Videos Today it’s all about visual learners!  There are tons of people on YouTube who create tips for the iPhone, the Apple Watch, and iOS software. There are lots of tips out there that are hard to explain in a written format.  The videos below review tips on iPhone Xr, Apple Watch 4, and iOS software version 12 (this will apply to anyone running any version of iOS 12) Note:  you’ll see adds or pop ups in the videos.  They are not connected to this blog, only to the person who created the video.  Most … Continue reading Tips and YouTube Links

Tip to Know Who is Calling

Who is Calling Me? Ever wonder this when your phone is another room? Is it the kids, your mom or dad, or work?  This tip will show you how to assign a specific ringtone and/or vibration to a contact.     Go to Contacts and select the person you want to change their ringtone option.   Choose “edit”. Choose “ringtone” and tap on “default”.  You can use this same process to change the Text Tone as well. On this screen you can see your default ringtone.  The list below it will be ringtones you have purchased from the App Store … Continue reading Tip to Know Who is Calling

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