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How to Use Reader Mode in Safari on iPhone

Reader mode in Safari on iPhone allows you to read a webpage without any distractions. When you turn on Reader mode, only the text and photos are left. This makes it easy to focus on reading the article you’re looking at; I’ve also found that Reader mode makes the text easier on the eyes. Here’s …

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Tip of the Day: Easily Add Up To 20 Widgets to Your iPhone or iPad

iOS 8 finally brought the ability to customize the iPhone and iPad interface by allowing you to add widgets to the Today screen in Notification Center. In an earlier post, I explained the simple steps for doing this. You simply swipe down from the top of the display to view the Notification Center …

Tip of the Day: See Only the Widgets You Want in the Order You Choose

Thanks to iOS 8, Apple lovers finally have access to widgets on their iPhones. But users will find some widgets more useful than others. Maximize their utility by deleting widgets you don't need to see in the Today view in Notifications and arranging the rest in the most convenient order.<p>To delete …

Tip of the Day: See the Time Messages Were Sent

One of the useful features of email is being able to see exactly when an email was sent. However, unlike Mail, the default view in Messages doesn't show the time when messages in a thread were sent. Messages are time-stamped just as emails are—you simply need to know how to view the time stamp.<p>The …

Find out Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery Life on iPhone

If you're concerned about your iPhone's battery life, knowing what apps are using up your battery life is a good practice. Of course, if you use an app a lot it’s always going to show up as the app using most of your battery. But sometimes an app running the background or not working properly will …

How to Swipe Email Drafts out of the Way Temporarily

You may have had the experience of working on a draft of an email but then needing to look at a different email in your inbox. But the draft obscured the screen and couldn't be quickly pushed aside and then returned to. Fortunately, you can easily swipe away a draft, access your other email, and …

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 …

Tip of the Day: How to Add a Third-Party Keyboard

Apple introduced third-party keyboards in iOS 8 after a lot of user requests. Now, the options seem endless, from the popular SwiftKey app to adding a gif keyboard for fun communication between friends. To add a third-party keyboard, the first thing you need to do is download a keyboard app from …

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: 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 …

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 …