Note: this screen is only seen when your phone is unlocked. I’m sure you’ve seen this screen a hundred times. But do you know what happens if you tap “Remind Me” when a call comes in? Let’s talk about how this little reminder can mend broken relationships or make your mother cry tears of joy! I know, a little dramatic, but so true if you actually remember to call someone back when you said you would, right???📱 Remind Me When your phone is unlocked and you receive a call, you can tap “Remind Me” to notify you to … Continue reading Have You Forgotten to Return an Important Call? Stop, Read This!
Did you know there is a Compass on the iPhone? Well it’s there, but I don’t know anyone who has ever used it! That’s not even the secret! The Level feature is the secret! Yes, inside the Compass is a level so forget about that old photo above! To find the level, you can pull down on any screen to see the Search bar at the top. Type in Compass. Open the Compass and swipe left and there’s your level! The photos below show what you’ll see when holding the Level up against the wall. The second photo shows the … Continue reading Psst! Secret iPhone Tip Revealed
Do you text on your phone a lot? Maybe you have a lot of text from that one special person! They told you a story you want to share with friends, but you can’t find it. You can easily find the information by using a Search bar in your Text messages! Sorry my photo is messy, but I had names and phone numbers in my lists of text so I had to black them out. But you’ll see the Search bar at the top. Step by Step Open your Text Messages Search bar is at the top, if you don’t … Continue reading Where’s That Text Message?
Do you prefer to use the standard 12 hour time display or military time? Did you know you have the option to change this setting on your iPhone or iPad? It’s quick and easy to make the change. It’s an option I hadn’t thought of because I don’t use military time. However, since we are close to an Airforce base, those using Apple devices might like to know it’s an option to see the time displayed in military time. How to Change the Time Setting Tap on Settings Touch the screen and pull the menu down (if you don’t see … Continue reading Hey, Do You Know the Time?
Thanks Christine for a great question! I received an excellent question from Christine, a new Apple user, and wanted to share the answer with you today. Christine asked, how can I hide and password protect photos? I took photos of my ID so I always have them with me even when not carrying a purse. I think it’s a great idea for anyone! How many times have you heard someone say, oh I left my wallet at home and don’t have my driver’s license? My son does it often. If you’re traveling and lose your purse or wallet or your … Continue reading Do You Know How to Hide and Password Protect Photos?
The iOS 11 upgrade for Notes app was amazing! There are so many things you can do that you could not before, the app was just kind of plain. Now it’s a rockstar, but only if you know about the features . Today I’m going to tell you different ways I’ve used notes since the upgrade. Then I’ll give you the link to Apple’s support article. They do an excellent job of explaining and shows more photos than I can think of to use! It gave me even more ideas about using Notes! Apple Support Notes App Notes Used Grocery … Continue reading Notes App So Much More To Know!
Did you know you can make a handwritten note on your iPhone or iPad Pro? You can use your finger tip on both devices. You know you’ve been some where and needed to jot down a phone number or a date to schedule and no paper or pen in sight! Now you can use the Notes App on your iPhone or iPad Pro. The Apple Pencil can be used on the iPad Pro and it’s almost the same feeling as writing on paper. Note: there are some upgrades coming soon that will enhance this feature even more in the Fall. … Continue reading Do You Miss Handwritten Notes?
If you use Siri for making calls or texting people, you know your contact’s names can sound way off! Did you know you can change the way Siri says the name of the person you’re trying to reach? It’s really easy to do and you’ll never hear the name pronounced wrong again. Siri, Say My Name One way is to ask Siri to open a contact that you know the name is not pronounced correctly. In my example I used Barnes & Noble. The “&” was pronounced “ampersand” not “and”. You will need to tell Siri … Continue reading Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name!
Today is about products I use and find to be very high quality. Sometimes we try a new case or glass cover and it doesn’t live up to the hype. These two items I’ve purchased for myself and family as well. However, just to be clear, I have not received anything in the way of payment or product for this recommendation. I have no affiliation with these two companies and do not plan to in the future. Except to buy more products! I also have no affiliation with Amazon, except my own personal membership. Note: prices may be different than … Continue reading Recomendations
If you have an Apple Watch and an iPhone you now have a way to take a photo using your watch! How to Set Up Your Watch as a Remote for Photos Even though you can’t actually take a photo with your watch by itself, you can use the watch remotely to take the shot! First set up your photo. Let’s say you’re at a family gathering at a restaurant and you want to be in the group photo too. Since most of us don’t carry around a mini tripod, you can use a shelf or something on a table … Continue reading Apple Watch as Camera Remote
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Answering My iPhone I get this question often. Why does my phone show two different screens when I get a call? Sometimes you have to swipe to answer your phone and sometimes you get the red/decline button or the green/accept button? Here’s the reason why. Swipe to Answer When your phone is locked and you receive a call, you will see the “swipe to answer” screen below. Answer or Decline When your phone is unlocked and you receive a call, you will see the “red/decline and green/accept buttons” screen below. What Do You Think? Thanks … Continue reading iPhone Mystery Solved
Do you have this problem in your home? NOBODY remembers to take the trash down on trash night! 😂 I’m sure you have other things you want to share with family or friends that’s maybe weekly, monthly, or even every other week. Well I have the perfect way to solve this problem. You can create a Reminder and share it with anyone else using an iPhone or iPad and they are in your contacts. Now NOBODY can say oh I forgot! Here’s a link to a previous post on using Reminders in another way Reminders: Never Forget Again! Reminders App Here … Continue reading How To Share Reminders
Do you like to take photos with your iPhone or iPad? You can get some amazing photos with both of these devices. The majority of my photos are taken on my phone. A few are taken on my iPad Pro, which Apple has greatly improved the camera. Below are a few tips to try and if you don’t like the outcome, you can just delete and try something new. That makes it so easy to try something new! Photo Tips to Try Shoot from a low angle: Most of us take photos from chest height. Try changing up the perspective. … Continue reading Tips for Great Photos and Blog Party
If you have the Apple Watch you should be familiar with the photo of the app layout on your watch. This view can be difficult to move around on and make it hard to select the app you want to use. Now you can make a change to this layout that’s easiest for you to use. Quick Tip on Changing Your View First you’ll need to press the Digital Crown. Now press in the center of the watch, this is referred to as “Force Touch” until you see the pop up to choose “Grid View” or “List View” … Continue reading Apple Watch App Layout
Well “control” is not meant in exactly the same context as we normally think of control. But, it’s still nice to know you can outsmart your smartphone.📱😂 Control in Apple’s Control Center gives you easy access to what you’d like quickly. Not every option is there, but it’s really handy to access a flashlight, a camera, a calculator, an alarm clock or timer with a quick swipe. Let’s get into how this works and how to make it work better for you! How to Add/Delete Options in Control Center Doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re doing you can … Continue reading Control Your iPhone and iPad
Sometimes when you look at your latest notification, does it make you crazy all the notifications from yesterday are still there? Well it does for me, so here’s a quick way to clear ALL notifications on your Apple Watch. Access Your Notifications First you need to give the “ok” If you want to receive notifications on your watch. Open your Watch App on your iPhone, go to Settings and look for Notifications. You can set which ones you want to receive here. How to Clear All Notifications When you see the red dot at the top of your watch that’s … Continue reading Apple Watch-Clear All Notifications
Have you heard of this term Podcasts? It’s a form of media that’s been around since about 2004. In some of my research, I found that the “pod” comes from the iPod and the “casts” comes from broadcasts. There is a lot of information on the internet and several different ways to listen to podcasts, but my information is based on using the Podcasts app on your iPhone or iPad. Here is a link as well to Apple’s page that gives more details on using the app. Apple Support for Podcasts Podcasts You can find just about any subject … Continue reading Podcasts App-Listening and Learning
Here’s a quick tip on accessing your Notifications without unlocking your iPhone. Makes reading your text messages, Instagram comments, or any Notifications easy and fast. Notification Alerts Most apps you download ask you to give permission to receive Notifications. If you always answer no to this request, then this post doesn’t apply to you. But you still may want to know this because it allows you to view your Notifications without opening each app individually. Below is a text message alert I sent to myself for testing. Ok, yes I sometimes text myself something I want to find easily and … Continue reading Tip to Access Notifications
Are you an Instagram lover? Well I have a tip for you! Actually, this tip could be used in many ways, but this specifically applies to Instagram. Copy/Paste Your #’s So if you use Instagram on a regular basis, you’ll love this tip. When you post on Instagram, you “tag” others with the same interests as you by using a (hashtag) # in front of a word. For example enter #photos and you’ll see how many people have posted to this same interest using the same #photos. Below is what you’ll see if you enter #photos. My #’s for … Continue reading Tips Using Notes with Instagram
Have you ever wondered if your text was delivered and what time? Here’s a quick tip on finding out this information! Easy Way to View Message Delivered Open your text message app. Tap the name of someone you recently sent a text message. Now press on the screen and drag to the left. You will see the time of delivery of the message. You can easily find the date too, by scrolling down on the screen to the first message sent that date. That’s it, short and sweet! What Do You Think? Thanks for stopping by today! Comment below and … Continue reading Text Messages