Are you fed up with getting calls or text notifications when you are asleep? Want to know how to stop them? Here is a quick guide. On your iPhone go to SettingsClick on Do Not DisturbTurn on ScheduledSet the From and To times (when you don't want to be disturbed)Set Silence setting either Always or … Continue reading Do Not Disturb (iPhone)
Would you like your kids to have to ask for permission to buy Apps in the App Store?
Fed up with Face ID not working when wearing a mask? You can now unlock your iPhone with your Apple Watch. To turn on UNLOCK WITH APPLE WATCHOn your iPhoneGo to Settings - Face ID & PasscodeScroll down to UNLOCK WITH APPLE WATCHSlide the slider to turn on Click Turn On to Confirm N.B. You … Continue reading Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch
Yesterday Amazon activated a new feature in their Ring Security System and Echo smart speakers. This allows a tiny portion of your internet bandwidth to be shared with your neighbors in order to extend both your own wifi and your neighbors wifi for those devices.
Did you know you can get notifications for certain contacts when they send you an email? This is a really useful option for anyone you really don't want to miss any emails. The notifications will also pop up on your iPhone lock screen similar to an iMessage or text message!
When you receive an email containing details of an event or meeting, did you know you can click directly on that and automatically add an event to your calendar? It's such a great timesaving trick you'll wonder why you never knew about it before!
Do you have AirPods or other bluetooth headphones? Do you use them with more than one device? Do you find that they often disconnect? Here is a really quick way to reconnect them without going into the settings.
There is now the option to setup individual profiles in Google Chrome so that each person can save their own bookmarks and personalizations, but still switch easily and quickly between them. It can also be really useful if you use your laptop for work and want to switch off at the weekends.
Do you get frustrated having to put multiple links in your social media? Linktree is a single link that you can use to connect your audience to all of your online presence. This is especially useful on Instagram where you can post one link in your bio. Not just for business either, create your Linktree URL and connect anything of interest. Recipes, blogs, YouTube videos, Websites... the possibilities are endless and best of all, the basic version is FREE!
AirDrop is a really quick way to share photos, documents and even Web Pages between Apple products.
Did you know you can setup your iPhone so that when you double (or triple) tap on the back of the phone it will run a command of your choice! Setting this up is super easy and you can choose from a whole list of options including mute, lock screen, volume up or down and … Continue reading iPhone Double Tap
A handy guide to email etiquette for kids and teens; the best way to write an email, the words to use and what information you should include when emailing someone. You can print or save to use as a helpful reminder.
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#TechTuesday Question When using Copy and Paste or Cut and Paste on your Mac is it possible to paste text and match the style of the document you are pasting into? It's really easy to do, but unlike in Microsoft products where you can choose the option after, on a Mac you must use a … Continue reading How to Match Formatting when Pasting (Mac)
Do you know which Apps have access to your data? Privacy settings changed slightly in the the latest iOS update (14.4.2) This is an updated guide. Take a moment today to check and turn off access to any Apps that you would prefer didn't have access to your data. Your Location, Contacts List, Calendar and Camera are just a few.
In Safari you can choose between having bookmarks, of your favorite websites, displayed on the left of the screen and/or at the top of the screen (favorites only). Bookmarks Sidebar To turn on the Bookmarks SidebarSelect View - Show Bookmarks SidebarTo turn off the Bookmarks SidebarSelect View - Hide Sidebar Favorites Bar To turn on … Continue reading Safari Bookmarks & Favorites
Does it make you mad when Siri is unable to pronounce your own or someone else's name correctly? When Siri pronounces a word or name incorrectly, say immediately after “That's not how you say X” Say "Hey Siri"Say the name you want it to pronounce Immediately after it says the name incorrectly say “That's not how you say X”Siri will ask you to repeat the … Continue reading Teaching Siri Correct Pronunciation