Prevent Unsightly Tab Buildup in Safari on Your iPhone and iPad

Whenever you tap a link to open a Web page on your iPhone or iPad, it automatically opens a new tab. Having hundreds of tabs open won’t cause any problems but can make working with tabs clumsy. You can close all tabs—touch and hold the tab button and then tap Close All X Tabs—but [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:05:53-04:00July 28th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Prevent Unsightly Tab Buildup in Safari on Your iPhone and iPad

The Fastest Way to Change Wi-Fi Networks in iOS 13

Historically, picking a new Wi-Fi network has required you to open the Settings app and tap Wi-Fi, forcing you to unlock your iPhone or switch away from what you were doing. In iOS 13, however, Apple added a better way to connect to a new Wi-Fi network. Open Control Center (swipe down from the [...]

By |2020-02-10T14:31:13-04:00March 10th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on The Fastest Way to Change Wi-Fi Networks in iOS 13

Learn How to Examine Your iPhone’s Battery Usage

A common question we hear is, “Why is my iPhone/iPad battery draining so fast?” Luckily, Apple provides tools that help you see exactly how your iPhone uses its battery over the last 24 hours and—with less detail—over each of the last 10 days. Plus, you can tweak settings that will improve battery life, both [...]

By |2020-02-10T14:26:10-04:00March 6th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Learn How to Examine Your iPhone’s Battery Usage

Here’s How to Mark Up Photos and Screenshots with Text and Graphics in iOS 13

Ever wanted to take a photo of a receipt and circle the item for which you should be reimbursed? Or perhaps you’d like to put some text or a speech balloon on a photo? You can do all that and much more using iOS 13’s Markup tools. They’re available when you take a screenshot, [...]

By |2020-02-10T14:20:57-04:00February 28th, 2020|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Here’s How to Mark Up Photos and Screenshots with Text and Graphics in iOS 13

Read More Easily on the iPhone with Safari Reader

Do you sometimes find it difficult to read articles on your iPhone because of ads, banners, extraneous layout, social media icons, and too-small fonts? We certainly do, and there’s often a quick fix for the myriad ills of modern Web pages: Safari Reader. Whenever you see the Safari Reader icon to the left of [...]

By |2019-06-03T12:04:32-04:00July 2nd, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Read More Easily on the iPhone with Safari Reader

A Quick Trick to Turn Your iPhone into a Magnifying Glass

It’s maddening to want to read a serial number or other bit of fine print that you can barely see. But fret no longer—your iPhone or iPad makes a fabulous magnifying glass! Assuming Magnifier is enabled in Settings > General > Accessibility > Magnifier, you can bring it up by pressing the Home button [...]

By |2019-04-02T19:53:39-04:00April 30th, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on A Quick Trick to Turn Your iPhone into a Magnifying Glass

Use Emergency Bypass and You’ll Never Miss a Call or Text from Important People

There’s little worse than missing an important call or text because your iPhone was in Do Not Disturb mode or because the Mute switch was engaged. If there are certain people—a spouse, parent, or child—whose calls and texts you always want to break through the cone of silence, iOS has a solution: Emergency Bypass. [...]

By |2019-05-09T10:30:09-04:00April 23rd, 2019|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Use Emergency Bypass and You’ll Never Miss a Call or Text from Important People