How to Download Music to Your iPhone
Matt Cone July 22, 2021
If you use the Apple Music streaming service to listen to music on your iPhone, you may be interested in learning that there’s a way to download that music to your iPhone for offline listening. Downloading music to your iPhone might be useful if you live in a place with spotty cellular coverage, or if you’re planning to fly somewhere with your iPhone in airplane mode. Here’s how to download music to your iPhone:
How to Check Your iPhone's Storage
Matt Cone July 22, 2021
Your iPhone has a finite amount of storage space and when it’s gone, it’s gone. Fortunately, there’s a quick and easy way to check your iPhone’s total and available storage space. You can also use a feature built into your iPhone to see which apps are taking up the most space. The feature allows you to “offload” apps and delete them if necessary. Here’s how to check your iPhone’s storage space:
Show Only Downloaded Music on Your iPhone
Matt Cone July 21, 2021
I use Apple Music and I love it. Being able to stream and download music to an iPhone over a wireless or cellular connection is priceless. But there is one time when I don’t want to stream music at all: when I’m using my iPhone in airplane mode or when I’m in an area with no cellular or wireless connectivity. That’s because Apple Music displays all of my music in one big list, and I can’t tell which music is downloaded to my iPhone - that’s the music I can play without network connectivity - and which music that is currently stored on Apple’s servers - that’s the music I can’t play without network connectivity.
How to Delete Apps on Your iPhone
Matt Cone May 6, 2021
It’s easy to install and update apps on your iPhone. Removing applications from your iPhone is just as easy. This tutorial will show you how to do it. Tip: When you delete an app on your iPhone, you also delete all of the information related to the application. For example, if you delete a game, all of the saved games will also be deleted. Here’s how to delete apps on your iPhone:
How to Prevent iPhone App Tracking
Matt Cone May 5, 2021
Your iPhone includes a feature that can automatically prevent applications from tracking which websites you visit. This privacy feature should cut down on the number of targeted advertisements you see on websites. Correctly configuring this feature is a good way to boost your privacy while using your iPhone. Here’s how to prevent iPhone app tracking: From the iPhone home screen, tap Settings. Tap Privacy. Tap Tracking. Slide the Allow Apps to Request to Track switch to the off position.
How to Share an Apple Music Playlist on an iPhone
Matt Cone April 23, 2021
If you use Apple Music on an iPhone, you should know that there’s a quick and easy way to share your playlists with friends and family members. Sharing a playlist lets others see your music and play the songs that you’ve collected. Here’s how to share an Apple Music playlist on your iPhone: From the home screen, tap the Music application. Select the playlist you want to share. Tap the … icon, as shown below.
How to Block Text Messages on Your iPhone
Matt Cone April 5, 2021
Getting unwanted text messages on your iPhone? You can use a feature on your iPhone to block the phone number from sending text messages to your iPhone again. After you block the phone number, you won’t get any more text messages from that phone number again. Here’s how to block text messages on your iPhone: From the iPhone’s home screen, tap the Messages icon. Tap the message from the phone number you want to block.
How to Disable Automatic Updates on Your iPhone
Matt Cone March 31, 2021
Your iPhone is designed to keep itself up-to-date. It automatically checks Apple’s servers for new software updates, and it tries to automatically install new updates when they become available. But sometimes you don’t want your iPhone to automatically install new software. If that’s the case, you should disable automatic updates on your iPhone. Here’s how to disable automatic updates on your iPhone: From the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings. Tap General.
How to Change the Name of Your iPhone
Matt Cone March 24, 2021
Your iPhone has a name that is visible to other devices on the network it’s connected to. This hostname can be important when trying to share files or otherwise communicate with another device. You can change the name of your iPhone to give it a personal, memorable name that is easy to remember and recognize. Here’s how to change the name of your iPhone: From your iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.
How to Add the Emoji Keyboard on the iPhone and iPad
Matt Cone March 20, 2021
Emoji is one of the great joys of modern life. 😂 Free and fun, expressive and easy-to-use, emoji can quickly convey emotions when sending text messages and other electronic communications. But to use it effectively on your iPhone and iPad, you’ll need to enable the emoji keyboard. Enabling this feature places the emoji button on your keyboard so you can easily access and insert emoji into your text. Here’s how to add the emoji keyboard on your iPhone and iPad: