Easy Tip-How to Text Faster

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

Notes App Repost & Review

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

Libby: Borrow Free Books & Audiobooks

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’s iOS 13

  Apple’s iOS 13 Beta vs Public There is a lot of media out there discussing what they think the new iOS 13 will feature.  This link to Apple is a good start to what you should see in the Fall iOS 13 You might also be hearing a lot about “beta” versions of the software for developers and for the public.  What is a beta version?  Basically, it’s used as a testing ground for all the features that will be coming in the final iOS 13 public release. Developers download the beta version to test their own apps to see … Continue reading Apple’s iOS 13

iPadOS

If you own one of the following iPads, then you’ll be amazed at what is coming this Fall, iPadOS. 12.9-inch iPad Pro 11-inch iPad Pro 10.5-inch iPad Pro 9.7-inch iPad Pro iPad (6th generation) iPad (5th generation) iPad mini (5th generation) iPad mini 4 iPad Air (3rd generation) iPad Air 2 Here’s a link to Apple that gives an overview. As more information is available, I’ll post on specific features. Apple’s iPadOS Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻‍💻 Continue reading iPadOS

Apple Single Sign On in Fall

Ok, so what’s “Single Sign On”?  In the Fall, Apple will release a new iOS 13 update.  This will include being able to use an Apple generated email as your sign on in websites, apps, etc.  It won’t be ALL apps and websites.  It will be those that ask you to create a new account or use the option to sign in with your already created, Google email or FaceBook account.  Any app or website that offers Google email or FaceBook login will be required to offer Apple sign in as well! Yay!! Why Is This Important? Whenever you sign into an app … Continue reading Apple Single Sign On in Fall

Apple’s WWDC Monday 6/3/19

1:00 pm EST Today is the day Apple shares what’s new in software for multiple devices! I’ll be listening during my lunch break👩🏻‍💻 Also, what’s actually going to happen with iTunes?🤷🏻‍♀️. Not sure about you, but I can’t remember the last time I used iTunes to update my phone. Since I don’t use Apple Music, I know you’re surprised, I can’t even recall when I last opened iTunes. However, I’m sure Apple will provide ways for you to keep all your music, videos, etc. Here’s a link from imore.com if you want some information now. iTunes Information Thanks for stopping … Continue reading Apple’s WWDC Monday 6/3/19

Tips for Mailboxes

Photo by Plush Design Studio on Pexels.com Mailbox Extras If you use one or five emails, you can view them a couple ways in the Mail app that is preinstalled on your iPhone and iPad. You can see in the photos below each email can have folders. The last photo is my work email, which has folders inside folders. This easy access on your iPhone or iPad can be very important when your away from your work or home office. How it Works You have duplicate listings of your emails.  The top section shows only emails. The second set is … Continue reading Tips for Mailboxes

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

New Photos App Tip

  Quick Tip to Delete Photos If you want to delete multiple photos at once, here’s a quick way. Click on Photos app Tap on “select” in top right corner Slide your finger across the photos you want to delete This will allow you to delete a lot of photos at once.  If you accidentally select one you don’t want to delete, just tap it to de-select that photo. If you do hit delete, the photo will go to a “deleted photos” album.  You can open the album and move it back to any other album you choose. Remember to … Continue reading New Photos App Tip

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

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

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?

Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

New March Apple Event Nothing is confirmed, but the expected date is Monday, March 25th or Tuesday, March 26th.  What people are talking about…..new AirPods 2, Apple News service, possible wireless charging pads, new iPads, and maybe a new iPod! Do you have something you are waiting for or looking forward to Apple announcing?  Let me know and I’ll research if it’s an upcoming feature or device. What’s spiked my interest is the highly anticipated Apple TV streaming service!  I’ve read it’s supposed to be announced at March event and available by May 2019.  The service is said to be … Continue reading Apple Tip: New Event Date Set

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

Apple’s Fix for Group FaceTime Released

Apple Releases Software Fix for Group FaceTime You probably know already that the recommendation is to WAIT at least 24 hours, more time is better, before updating your phone.  Not sure how many people were using Group FaceTime, but the 14 year old who found the bug was trying to connect with multiple friends playing Fortnite!  Apple’s email today said they will be thanking him and compensating him.  Wonder how much that will be??? A couple people on Twitter are stating they have had cellular connection issues since they just updated their phones.  Haven’t been able to confirm this, but … Continue reading Apple’s Fix for Group FaceTime Released

Apple TV App and Cord Cutters

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