Software Update to the Update? My last post said to wait at least 24 hours to update. So far nothing has surfaced that is causing major issues. If you haven’t updated to Apple’s latest iOS 13, you might want to wait anyways. Rumors have already started there may be a new iOS 13.1 available next week. If you want to wait, then you don’t have to do two updates so close together. Apple typically doesn’t confirm this until the update is available. This is very common because you can test and test software and once it’s public, a glitch can … Continue reading iOS 13 Updates for iPhone
Use Contact Photo to See Who is Calling Just a few easy steps and you can see who is calling using a contact photo. This does require you have a photo of the person or photo that represents that caller. Open the Phone app on your iPhone as pointed out in the first photo. Click on Contacts at the bottom of your screen. Search and select the contact you are adding a photo, click edit in top right Click on “add photo” in top left, select your photo, then click Done in top right Next time you receive a … Continue reading Easy iPhone Tip: Who is Calling Me?
Sharing Posts You can always share any of these posts with your family and friends. You can email someone, or post on your social media. It’s easy using the icons below the post. 😊 Make Texting Easier Do you use repeated phrases like, see you soon or good morning? One way to make texting easier is to add the phrase text replacement as a shortcut! It’s easy to add and edit the phrases. You can even use one keystroke to add a phrase to a text or anywhere you create a note or message. Below are easy to follow directions … Continue reading Easy Tip-How to Text Faster
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
With summer here and lots of people traveling, thought I’d share this information again regarding your Medical ID and Emergency SOS. Click on this link to learn more about how to give first responders the information they need in an emergency. Medical ID and Emergecny SOS Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Medical ID Emergency SOS
Best App: Libby Libby is an app that you connect with your local library using your library card. As long as you have a library card, you can use this app. Listening to audiobooks can be fun, but expensive if you’re paying for a service. Personally, why pay for audiobooks or books if you can “borrow” them for free without leaving your comfy sofa! Some people don’t like e-books and that’s ok. But for audiobooks this is a perfect option. Plus you can use your phone or your iPad. Download the app on both and there is an option to … Continue reading Libby: Borrow Free Books & Audiobooks
Apple is making customers aware there’s an issue with the battery in specific MacBook Pro laptops. If your laptop has the battery, they recommend to turn it off and get the free replacement battery ASAP. Here is a link to the information at Apple. The link includes place to enter your serial number from your laptop to see if you need to request a free replacement battery. Apple Support MacBook Pro Battery Issue One place to find your serial number, is on the bottom of your laptop. I suggest taking a photo and enlarging it to see the number. This … Continue reading MacBook Pro Battery Recall
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
Photo by Pexles Did you send an email and you’re waiting for an important reply? Here’s a tip that will show you how to get a Notification message just like other notifications on you iPhone. Follow the directions in the photo and listed above the photo. Open your email and tap the flag￼ Tap Notify Me to receive notifications Once you receive an email reply, you will receive a notification on your lock screen. You’ll see a “bell” symbol next to that email as indicator you have notifications turned on. Tap the flag again to Stop Notify Me Sharing Tips … Continue reading Tip for Email Notifications
Do you have the plus or XS Max iPhone? If you’ve ever had a problem using the keyboard, this just may be the answer for you! Check out the photos and directions below to see how you can move your keyboard left or right to make typing easier! After you choose a keyboard, it will pop up in that position in the majority of apps you type, including texting, FaceBook, etc. Sharing Please don’t forget to share these tips with your family and friends. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Fast Tip Using iPhone Keyboard
Photo from Pexels Did you know you could create a new face for your Apple Watch using your own photos? It’s called Kaleidoscope! Kaleidoscope There are a couple ways to do this, but I’ll show you the easiest. Open your Photos app Select a photo Tap the “share sheet” Scroll left on the bottom row of options and select Create Watch Face Select Kaleidoscope Select your Style (available ones will show here) Tap Add to add to as watch face Photo will slowly change or you can turn the crown to move too Photo Directions and Video of Kaleidoscope … Continue reading Tip to Create New Apple Watch Face
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
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
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
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
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!
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!
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
Have you ever been searching the internet on your iPhone or iPad and closed the website accidentally? Follow the photo tips below and you’ll see how easy it is to find them again! Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻💻 Continue reading Easy, Quick Tip to Find Closed Websites on Your Phone or iPad
Repeating these two tips for a few friends who received a new watch the last couple months! Hope you’re enjoying your new watch ladies!! Check out other Apple Watch posts while you are here. Close Your Rings! Apple Watch: What’s A Complication? Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Apple Watch Repeats