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What Are Widgets, Plus How to Add Them to iPhone's Today View

Beginning with iOS 8, iPhone users finally got the ability to customize their interface by adding widgets for iPhone to the Notification Center. We can still add widgets in iOS 11, these days to what Apple calls the Today View, which can be accessed by swiping right on the first Home screen on your …

Tip of the Day: Answer Phone Calls On Your iPad

Forget running downstairs to where you left your iPhone, take the call on your iPad or iPod instead (as long as you have later-model devices running iOS 8).<p>To make or receive a phone call on an iDevice other than your iPhone:<p>Make sure both devices are signed into Facetime with the same Apple …

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Follow Our 'Top iOS 8 Tips' Magazine on Flipboard

Due to popular demand, we're publishing the best of our ongoing "Tip of the Day" series as a Flipboard magazine to help you take advantage of all the hidden features of iOS 8. Follow our <i>Top iOS 8 Tips</i> magazine on Flipboard and get regular updates with time-saving tips on everything from Apple Pay …

How to Change Mail Swipe Options in Settings on iPhone

Since the release of iOS 8 a few years back, the Mail app on iPhone has swipe options. This means that when you’re viewing an inbox, you can swipe an email left or right to select options such as mark read/unread, delete, flag, or archive an email. Plus, tapping the More option gives you access to …

Tip of the Day: Get Notified When the Email Reply You're Waiting for Arrives

Stop checking your inbox every five minutes for that reply to the email you sent. Enable reply notifications instead so you receive an alert whenever a reply in an important email thread arrives.<p>There are two ways to do this. First, in your inbox, swipe left on a message and tap more. Next, tap …

How to Manage Your Apple ID Account in Settings on iPhone

For quite some time now, you’ve been able to manage your Apple ID account in Settings on your iPhone. But with iOS 10.3, Apple made it even easier. At the top of your Settings menu, you’ll see your Apple ID profile photo and name. This new option allows you to look at your Apple ID profile in one …

How to Find Your iPhone Even If It’s Dead (with & without Find My iPhone)

If you need to find and track a lost iPhone, using Find My iPhone is the easiest method. But does Find My iPhone work even when your iPhone is turned off or dead? Well, kind of. We’ll go over all the details and what to do if you need to find an iPhone without Find My iPhone. If you need to find a …

Tip of the Day: How to Search Within a Web Page

Often when you're searching the web for some particular bit of information, your search pulls up a long page of text. But you then have no idea where on that page to find the information you're looking for. The next step is to search within the page. The way to do that on iOS devices is simple, but …

How to Turn On Location Services Only While an App Is in Use

There's no need for most apps to track your location at all times. With older versions of iOS, the only choices you had for location tracking were Always or Never. So if you wanted your photos to be tagged with the location in which they were taken, you had to allow the Camera app to always track …

Tip of the Day: Quickly Find an Attachment in a Message Thread

You know when you want to show people that cute picture someone texted to you that you didn't bother saving to Photos? You don't have to scroll through endless conversations in Messages until you find it.<p>Open the conversation in Messages and tap Details. Scroll down and you will see all the …

Tip of the Day: How to Remove Contacts from the App Switcher

In iOS 8 you can now quickly access your contacts via the App Switcher by double clicking the Home Button. If you don't want to look at a list of your favorite and most recent contacts every time you use the App Switcher, or if you don't want anyone else to easily see who you call or text most …

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Tip of the Day: How to Call 911 on a Locked iPhone

Apple prides itself on making everything on its devices intuitive. So you could probably figure out how to make an emergency call on a locked iPhone pretty quickly. But do you want to take even those precious moments to do so in a real emergency? Why not learn how ahead of time?<p>To call for help on …