How to Add Another Fingerprint to Touch ID on Your iPhone
Matt Cone May 6, 2022
Entry-level iPhones and older iPhones use Touch ID, a feature that allows you to use your fingerprint for authentication. Instead of typing a password to log in, you can press your finger on the home button to verify your identity. Did you know that you can add another fingerprint to Touch ID on your iPhone? There are several reasons you might want to do this. Maybe you want to start authenticating with your pointer finger instead of your thumb.
How to Disable WiFi Calling on Your iPhone
Matt Cone March 29, 2022
Most iPhones come with the WiFi Calling feature enabled by default. This feature allows you to make and receive phone calls using your wireless network instead of your service provider’s cellular network. Unfortunately, the quality of your phone calls may suffer if the WiFi Calling feature is enabled. You can try disabling the feature to improve call quality. Here’s how to disable the WiFi Calling feature on your iPhone: From your iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.
How to Locate Your iPhone on a Map
Matt Cone March 4, 2022
Did you lose your iPhone? If you enabled Find My iPhone, there’s no need to worry. As long as the iPhone is turned on and connected to a cellular or wireless network, you can access a map that pinpoints its exact location. This should be the primary tool in your recovery arsenal, whether you left your iPhone under a couch cushion or on a table at the neighborhood cafe. Here’s how to locate your iPhone on a map:
How to Enable Find My iPhone
Matt Cone March 1, 2022
The iPhone is nothing if not portable. You can carry it with you and use it just about anywhere. It’s great for communicating with others and doing work in cafes, airports, and at the office. But the iPhone’s portability also poses a serious problem: It’s easy to misplace! Apple saw this coming. They created a free utility called Find My iPhone that can detect the location of a lost iPhone with great accuracy, assuming it’s turned on and connected to the internet.
How to Share Your iPhone's Location
Matt Cone February 27, 2022
You own an iPhone and you need to let someone know where you are. What do you do? Using built-in features on your iPhone, you can share your location with family and friends. The Find My app on your iPhone allows you to share your iPhone’s location with anyone, whether you have previously shared your location with them or not. Here’s how to share your iPhone’s location with family and friends:
How to Use the Back of Your iPhone as a Button
Matt Cone February 12, 2022
Did you know you can use the back of your iPhone as a button? By enabling an accessibility feature called Back Tap on your iPhone, you can! You can specify actions you’d like to occur when you double and triple-tap the back of your iPhone. This can be handy if you need a shortcut to an app or action you commonly perform on your iPhone. For example, you can use Back Tap to use your camera, turn the flashlight on and off, and open the app switcher.
How to Sync Contacts Across Your Apple Devices
Matt Cone February 3, 2022
The Contacts application that comes with Macs, iPads, and iPhones is useful for keeping track of friends and family. We previously discussed how to add contacts to your iPhone, add contacts to your iPad, and add contacts to your Mac. Now you’re ready for the final step: Using iCloud to sync contacts across all of your Apple devices. When you use iCloud to sync contacts, all of the contacts you’ve saved on one device automatically become available on all of your devices.
How to Add a Contact to Your iPhone
Matt Cone January 24, 2022
iPhones are handy for all sorts of stuff — surfing the web, playing games, and staying in contact with friends and family. You can save the phone number and address of a friend or family member by adding them as a contact to your iPhone. Adding a person as a contact has many advantages. You’ll be able to call or message your contact quickly, and you’ll be able to add them as an emergency contact using the Emergency SOS feature.
How to Set Up Emergency Contacts on Your iPhone
Matt Cone January 5, 2022
If you own an iPhone, you should consider setting up emergency contacts on your iPhone. The names and phone numbers of your emergency contacts can be accessed from the lock screen of your iPhone in the event of an emergency, giving emergency responders a way to contact your loved ones if you’re unable to do so. And when used in conjunction with the Emergency SOS feature, your emergency contacts will be notified if you ever activate Emergency SOS using your iPhone.
How to Block Ads on Your iPhone
Matt Cone December 16, 2021
“How do I block ads on my iPhone?” It’s usually one of the first questions that new iPhone owners ask, and for good reason. Internet advertising helps content creators continue publishing content, but ads are everywhere and they’re annoying to look at. As it turns out, Apple has provided several tools that make it relatively easy to block ads on your iPhone, but you’ll need to do a bit of legwork to enable and customize the features.