How to Sync iMessages Across Your Apple Devices
Matt Cone September 8, 2021
iMessage is Apple’s end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service that you can use to send text messages, photos, and more to other people who own Apple devices. You can turn on an iCloud feature to synchronize your iMessages across all of your devices. That way, when you send or receive an iMessage, that message will be viewable on all of your Apple devices. Here’s how to set up your iPhone or iPad to sync iMessages across your other Apple devices:
How to Read Kindle Books on an iPhone
Matt Cone September 1, 2021
Amazon’s Kindle devices have become synonymous with ebooks. But did you know that there’s also a way to read Kindle books on an iPhone? With the free Kindle application for iPhone, you can read all of your Kindle books on your iPhone — for free. Here’s how to read Kindle books on an iPhone: Download and install the free Kindle app for iPhone. It’s available from Apple’s App Store. Open the Kindle app on your iPhone.
How to Check Which Version of iOS Your iPhone is Using
Matt Cone August 31, 2021
All iPhones come with the iOS operating system preinstalled, but depending on how you have your settings configured, your iPhone may have an older version of iOS installed. Fortunately, it’s quick and easy to check which version of iOS is installed on your iPhone. Here’s how to check which version of iOS your iPhone is using: From the home screen, tap Settings. Tap General, as shown below. Tap About, as shown below.
How to Turn on Emergency SOS on Your iPhone
Matt Cone August 24, 2021
The Emergency SOS feature on your iPhone is designed to help you quickly contact emergency services and loved ones. You can initiate the call by pressing and holding the power button and one of the volume buttons. This feature is designed for emergency situations when you need to call emergency services but you don’t have the time to unlock your iPhone, open the Phone app, and dial a phone number.
How to Turn Off Emergency SOS on Your iPhone
Matt Cone August 21, 2021
The Emergency SOS feature on your iPhone is designed to help you quickly contact emergency services and loved ones. You can initiate the call by pressing and holding the power button and one of the volume buttons. But for some people, the Emergency SOS feature might be more of an inconvenience than anything. For example, if you have small children at home, you might discover that they can accidentally trigger Emergency SOS calls.
How to Erase Your iPhone
Matt Cone August 10, 2021
Are you considering selling your iPhone or passing it down to a family member? You should erase your iPhone before doing anything else. Erasing your iPhone removes all of your apps, personal content, and settings and then resets your iPhone to factory settings. Once you complete this process, the iPhone can be set up from scratch, like a new iPhone. Tip: Before you erase your iPhone, be sure to back it up to iCloud or a Mac.
How to Enable Lossless Audio on Your iPhone
Matt Cone August 3, 2021
Apple recently announced a feature that allows Apple Music subscribers to listen to lossless audio on their iPhones. This is a free feature and improves the sound quality of the music you listen to. What is lossless audio? According to Apple: Most audio compression techniques lose some amount of data contained in the original source file. Lossless compression is a form of compression that preserves all of the original data.
How to View Lyrics in Apple Music on Your iPhone
Matt Cone August 1, 2021
If you use Apple Music on your iPhone to listen to songs, you might be surprised to learn that you can view song lyrics right in the Apple Music application. Lyrics are available for most of the songs in Apple Music. Apple Music also has a feature that allows you to share lyrics with a friend, much like how it allows you to share a playlist with a friend. Here’s how to view lyrics in Apple Music on your iPhone:
How to Cancel Apple TV
Matt Cone July 31, 2021
Apple TV+ is Apple’s paid television service. Similar to other services like Netflix and Disney Plus, Apple TV is one of the newest streaming services that lets you watch original content on your Mac, iPhone, Apple TV, and other Apple devices. Since Apple TV is a subscription-based service, you will be billed for it monthly until you cancel your subscription. You can use your iPhone to cancel your Apple TV subscription at any time.
How to Use an iPhone in Airplane Mode
Matt Cone July 27, 2021
Flying somewhere with your iPhone? You may need to learn about an important iOS feature called Airplane Mode. Turn this setting on, and your iPhone may be compliant with regulations that prohibit the use of certain wireless technologies while the aircraft is flying. This tutorial provides a comprehensive look at Airplane Mode and how you can use an iPhone on an aircraft. What is Airplane Mode? When you enable Airplane Mode, your iPhone disconnects from any cellular and wireless networks and stops trying to automatically reconnect to those networks.