iphone tips

How to set up your new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro the right way

Setting up a new iPhone 11 is easy, but there a a few tricks that make the process even smoother. Check out our guide. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
What Actually Happens When You Block Someone on Your iPhone

What Actually Happens When You Block Someone on Your iPhone

The iPhone has a built-in blocking feature, but have you ever wondered what exactly happens when you block someone?
In News That Just Changed My Life, You Can Add People to an iPhone Note So Everyone Can Edit It

In News That Just Changed My Life, You Can Add People to an iPhone Note So Everyone Can Edit It

iPhones have so many cool features that it's sometimes hard to keep up with them all. Some are obvious while others are hidden (seriously, can they just give out a full hack manual when you buy the

How to decline and mute calls with iPhone

Skipping unwanted calls is literally a button-tap away on the iPhone, and muting calls is even easier. Here' how to decline iPhone calls. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Apple’s big earnings surprises [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 308]

Apple’s record-breaking revenues weren’t the biggest surprise in this week’s earnings call. Usually tight-lipped Apple execs Tim Cook and Luca Maestri actually uncorked a few shocking revelations!

3D Touch a folder to see only apps with notifications

Get rid of those red notification circles ASAP. Just 3D Touch a folder with a notification badge to see a list of only the apps with alerts. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to clean your dirty, lint-stuffed iPhone

You regularly set down your iPhone on dirty tables, bus seats and worse. Its ports are lint magnets. Here's how to clean your iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Have WAY Too Many Pictures on Your Phone? Try This Routine to Keep Your Storage in Check

Have WAY Too Many Pictures on Your Phone? Try This Routine to Keep Your Storage in Check

I'd tell you how many pictures are on my phone, but I'm too embarrassed, so let's just say there are a lot of them. The photos go all the way back to 2011, the year I bought my first iPhone, and while
Can You Hyperlink Text in an iPhone Email? We Have the Annoying Answer

Can You Hyperlink Text in an iPhone Email? We Have the Annoying Answer

One of the advantages (or disadvantages, depending on how you slice it) of having an iPhone is being connected 24/7. You can be reached by anyone at any time, and that includes work emails. If you use
Missing the Battery Percentage on Your iPhone Status Bar? Here's How to Find It or Get It Back

Missing the Battery Percentage on Your iPhone Status Bar? Here's How to Find It or Get It Back

If you have a smart phone of any kind, you probably know that battery charge is very important. And if you have an iPhone, particularly an iPhone X, you might be wondering where the hell the battery
Forgot Your iPhone Passcode? Here’s How to Get Back In

Forgot Your iPhone Passcode? Here’s How to Get Back In

It happens to the best of us - you grab your iPhone to check your email or scroll through Instagram, but your brain completely blanks when it comes to your passcode. You've typed it in hundreds of
Here's How to Unblock a Number on Your iPhone

Here's How to Unblock a Number on Your iPhone

When it comes to strange incoming calls on my cell phone, I almost always hit "Block Caller." Incessant scam callers, middle-of-the-night calls from unknown numbers (creepy!), and telemarketers all

Prioritize and cancel app downloads with 3D Touch

If you 3D Touch the icon of a downloading iPhone app, you get a menu of handy options to pause, cancel, and prioritize its download. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Your iPhone Tracks Your Frequent Locations, So Alexa, Play "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell

Your iPhone Tracks Your Frequent Locations, So Alexa, Play "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell

The more I learn about the iPhone, the more I feel that it's capable of doing pretty much anything. It can help you track your sleep, get your life together with the help of its apps, and even acts as
In News That Just Changed My Life, You Can Add People to an iPhone Note So Everyone Can Edit It

In News That Just Changed My Life, You Can Add People to an iPhone Note So Everyone Can Edit It

iPhones have so many cool features that it's sometimes hard to keep up with them all. Some are obvious while others are hidden (seriously, can they just give out a full hack manual when you buy the
This Handy Little Trick Lets You Take Photos on Your iPhone Even When Your Storage Is Full

This Handy Little Trick Lets You Take Photos on Your iPhone Even When Your Storage Is Full

Raise your hand if this has happened to you at least once: you're at an exciting event or spending time with friends, you go to snap a quick photo, and you're greeted with one of the most annoying
I Ignored This Simple iPhone Message All the Time, and It Cost Me 4+ Hours in the Store

I Ignored This Simple iPhone Message All the Time, and It Cost Me 4+ Hours in the Store

A few weeks ago, my husband and I ventured to our nearby phone store to get new iPhones. We were due for an upgrade and were both easily sold on the iPhone X - me for the amazing camera capabilities,
If You Always Get the "Storage Almost Full" Message on Your Phone, You Need to Read This

If You Always Get the "Storage Almost Full" Message on Your Phone, You Need to Read This

If you're an iPhone user, chances are the following may have happened to you probably one too many times: you're busy scrolling through Instagram or downloading an app when this dreaded "Storage
I Didn't Know How Much I Needed This Hidden iPhone Sleep Timer Until It Became a Reality

I Didn't Know How Much I Needed This Hidden iPhone Sleep Timer Until It Became a Reality

Some people need complete and utter silence to get a good night's rest, but others require a little white noise or some bedtime tunes to drift off to sleep. If you're part of the latter group, then

How to Download TikTok Videos on iPhone

TikTok is currently the most fun app for short-form videos. Yes, it’s even more popular than Instagram when it comes to vertical videos. The app, previously known as Musical.ly, lets users create fun