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
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.
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
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.
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
Do your kids have an iPhone or iPad, or do you let them use yours? You might want to consider setting a limit on the volume using the Headphone Safety option.
Have you ever accidentally deleted the contents of a Note on your iPhone or iPad? There doesn't seem to be an undo button. It stopped me from wanting to use Notes for a long time. Not any longer, here is how to undo the last thing you typed or deleted on your iPhone.
I've always used my iPhone Alarm to wake me up in the morning, but since starting online school we now have multiple alarms setup during the day to help remind the kids when they need to get back to class.
Apple just released an emergency update yesterday, to fix a potential security issue. If you haven't already you should update your phone.
If setup correctly Emergency SOS will sound an emergency alarm at FULL VOLUME on your iPhone. The emergency SOS can also automatically call the emergency services with 3 seconds (if not cancelled). Make sure you have this setting turned on on your own and your kids iPhones and know how to use it.