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
Reposting this link to using Siri on your Apple Watch! Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch Thanks for stopping by today! 👩🏻💻 Continue reading 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 AirPods Available Today Apple is having their March event! One of the new devices, which is already available, is AirPods. They are the same size and look, but have a new chip and the case has the ability to charge wirelessly. The AirPods can also talk with Siri. For many that will be a game changer. I’m sure Apple will give more details if you get a chance to watch the live event. If you have jumped to the wireless charging band wagon, you will be able to buy the wireless charging case without buying new AirPods at about … Continue reading AirPods What’s New?
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!
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
Ever have Siri mispronounce your name or someone’s name in your contacts? Here’s the solution and have fun with it! Does a family or friend have a favorite nickname? You can have Siri use that name instead. Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name! Thanks for stopping by today!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Saturday Repost Hey Siri, That’s Not My Name
Photo from Apple’s website. Videos From Apple These are quick, clear, amazing videos from Apple on using the watch. Nothing I can do to make it prettier than this 😂. I’m sure you’ll find at least one new way to use your watch! Have fun! Tips for Using Apple Watch If you have any questions, let me know. Comments are welcome as well! Please share on your social media by using the buttons below. Thanks for stopping by! 👩🏻💻 Continue reading Apple Watch How To Videos
Hey Siri, Turn On the Flashlight! Yes, you can have Siri turn on or off your flashlight on your iPhone. One of the most recent things I’ve found that Siri can do for me. Siri has gotten faster and more fun to use. You can use even more complex statements like, text mom I’ll be over around 9 tonight. Or call mom on speaker! You can use Siri to set alarms, appointments, even reminders, “remind me to get gas when I leave work”. How cool is that? Here’s a previous post on using location based reminders you might like as … Continue reading 3 Easy Tips Using Siri
Do you use Apple’s “Clock” app on your phone as your alarm clock? Seems like the majority use the Alarm clock function most every day. More importantly, do you use the snooze function? Snooze or Not to Snooze? Snooze on Apple’s “Clock” app is set to go off every 9 minutes. I don’t use the snooze feature in the morning often. If I need a little more time before getting up, I just set another alarm based on the current time and where I have to be in that morning. Maybe it’s a control issue? 😂 Alarm Settings The first … Continue reading Best Tip Using Alarm Clock
Today’s post is about the new iPhones. One thing Apple does very well, is update their website! Here is a link to their site for you to read and watch the videos. Apple iPhones There is an option that you can do a side by side comparison of your current phone and a new iPhone. You can compare all the specs just by scrolling. Here is a link that compares the models. iPhone Comparisons I’ve heard a lot of hype about the MAX iPhone. Make sure if you choose to upgrade your phone, that you actually hold one in your … Continue reading New Apple iPhones
Image Credit: Pixaby Software Updates READ the Links Below Before Updating Well it’s been a very busy week for me and Apple! 😂 I’m still reading and watching videos to give you the most accurate information. I’ll be in training classes next week, but plan to update at night. Just to be sure you know how serious I am about updating, I will NOT update until Thursday!!! It will be soooooo hard, I mean really hard, but I’ll be searching the internet during breaks and reaching out to tech groups I follow to see if they have heard of any … Continue reading Software Updates for Apple
Lots of rumors going around and “leaks” of what’s coming from Apple tomorrow. My excitement is getting the best of me! 📱👩🏻💻⌚️🖥💻 However, I’ve learned not to believe it until I see it. If you would like to listen to the event, there are multiple ways. If you are on Twitter, search for Apple’s verified account and they will post a link there for you to click that you “like” the tweet and they’ll send you a link. Typically so many people are logging in, I usually have a couple alternatives. You can do a Google search, how to watch … Continue reading Tomorrow is the Day!
Here it’s Sunday again and I’m gearing up for the Apple Event on 9/12/18! I’ll be sure to keep you posted. Enjoy reading these two posts! Siri Can Do What? Settings = Information Thanks for stopping by!👩🏻💻 Continue reading Sunday Replay!
September WWDC for Apple Apple is gearing up for it’s next big conference, WWDC, World Wide Developers Conference in September, maybe the 2nd week. I know I’m really excited to see all the new devices and software coming out! I won’t be buying this year as I bought last year for a “big” birthday! I’ll be reviewing information for you here and taking all your questions. This is the perfect time to starting asking questions because you may get a new device or want to know something about the new software. So don’t be shy! Click on that Ask A … Continue reading Wait! New Apple Products
Now I’m not a football fan, but I thought I’d start this Sunday off with a few “replays” of some original posts. It’s not easy, even for me, to keep track of all the things iPhone, iPad Pro, and Apple Watch can do. Here’s hoping you take time to read again. If you’re a first time reader, let me know if you have any questions. My Phone is Acting Crazy! Where’s my iPhone? Podcasts App-Listening and Learning Have a great Sunday! Debbie Continue reading Sunday Replay
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!
Apple Watch Sending Location This is a tip that not only is convenient, but could be a life saver! Now you probably know you can send your location from your iPhone when you send a text message. You can also do this with your Apple Watch. Let’s say you’re waiting at a restaurant for someone and you want to make sure they know your location. Here’s the easy way without pulling out your iPhone. Depending on how you have your watch set up, one way to access the Messages app is to push the Digital Crown and scroll through until … Continue reading Best Apple Watch Tip and Life Saver
Did you know you can easily ask Siri to translate into five languages? It’s very easy and ready at the push of a button or by saying “Hey Siri”. Translate into Five Languages If you travel or have friends who speak one of these five languages, now you can communicate with ease! Need to get a taxi, ask for help, ask for directions, or you want to speak to your friends in their native language? Just ask Siri for a translation in one of these five languages: Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin. Activate Siri Depending on how you activate Siri, … Continue reading Things to Ask Siri-Translation
Dick Tracy Mode Did you know you can access Siri on your Apple watch? Do you remember Dick Tracy? That’s what I feel like when I talk to my watch. He was surely ahead of his time! Activating Siri First, check your Settings in the Watch app so Siri is turned on so it will work. The Watch app is where you determine all settings for the watch. There are actually three ways to activate Siri on your watch. Say “Hey Siri” Press and hold the Digital Crown If you are using the Siri watch face, tap the Siri color … Continue reading Quick Tip: Siri on Apple Watch