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
This app is free, today only, if you’re looking for a reminder system for yourself and/or family members. Think out of the box too! Maybe you need to give your pets some medication. Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Free App-Medication Reminder Today Only
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?
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
Fake Email Today’s post is more of a reminder to stay aware about “phishing” emails. What is a “phishing” email? It’s an email that tells you there is an issue you need to fix, or change your password, or your account has been deactivated. They come from all sources, from all company names, and recently I received one from someone trying to access my Apple ID. The majority seem very real and often tell you to act immediately. Important Steps to Take Most important step, do not click on any links, in any email. If you want to double … Continue reading Apple Phishing Email
App Switcher This tip is for iPhone X models. It’s quick and easy. Once you have an app open, use the black line at the bottom of screen to “switch” apps. Screen Recording You can watch the screen recording from my phone below to see it in action. Since there are only 4 apps open, I went back and forth. You can easily swipe left or right to see which apps you want to open again. If you use this tip, let me know. Also, remember to share with your family friends on your social media. Thanks for stopping by … Continue reading New Tip Using App Switcher on iPhone X
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!
It’s a date–March 25th! Lots of information will be covered. Including the much anticipated Apple streaming service. Here’s a great article and a video from imore.com. It’s show time! Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by today 👩🏻💻 Continue reading March 25th Apple Event Update—It’s a Date!
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
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
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
Check out this previous post on getting a reminder to call someone back! Did you know you could do this with calls? Have You Forgotten to Return an Important Call? Stop, Read This! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Sunday Replay-Call Reminder
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
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
via Technology Confused Shout out to another blogger I just started following yesterday. Love the humor and enjoying her posts. This is a great read and I thought you might enjoy the humor. Have a great Sunday! Continue reading Technology Confused
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
If you’ve ever used a computer or laptop, then you probably know a shortcut or two on your keyboard. There are keyboard shortcuts on your iPhone and iPad Pro’s keyboard too. There may be a few differences between the iPhone and iPad, but pretty much they are the same. Letter and Number Shortcuts Wonder how you can make these? Ø œ ö Lightly press the letter “o” and hold, you’ll see a pop up, slide your finger up into the pop up and over the one you want to use, that’s it! Not every key has different options, but many letters … Continue reading 5 Tips for Apple iPhone and iPad Pro Keyboards
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
Thank you to each of you who take the time to read, share, comment, and like my blog posts! It’s been a whirlwind 6 months of blogging and I’m learning more everyday. I hope you continue to come back and are even more engaged with questions and comments into the new year too! Maybe Santa will bring you all the “Apples” you asked for and some you didn’t know you needed! 📱⌚️💻 Update Issues with iOS 12.1.2 Now the not so good part! Apple released this update about 5 days ago. After waiting and reading what’s involved with this update, I … Continue reading Merry Christmas! Delay iOS Update 12.1.2