Tag Archives: iPhone

How to Enable Screen Recording on iPhone & iPad in iOS

Have you ever wondered how to record the screen of an iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the built-in iOS Screen Recording feature, you can capture recordings of an iPad or iPhone in use, and then save or share those recorded screen video files for any number of purposes. To be able to use Screen Recording in iOS you will need to enable the screen recorder

How to Stop Wallpaper Moving Around on iPhone and iPad

Have you ever noticed that your iPad or iPhone wallpaper moves around as you pick up the device and physically move it around? If you’re prone to motion sickness, you’ve almost undoubtedly noticed this Perspective Zoom feature, as the parallax effect induces nausea in some susceptible users, and for others they’re maybe just left

iCloud Symbol Next to Apps on iPhone or iPad? Here’s What It Means & How to Fix It

Have you seen a cloud symbol appear next to the app name of an icon on your iPhone or iPad screen? If so, you might be wondering what that white cloud symbol means, what it does, and how to get rid of it, and you’re certainly not alone! After fielding varieties of this question a handful of times, it’s worth addressing the cloud symbo

How to Speak Screen on iPhone and iPad to Have iOS Read Anything to You

Did you know the iPhone or iPad can read aloud anything that is on screen? The Speak Screen feature of iOS is helpful for many reasons, but in order to use it you must first enable the ability within the device settings, and then learn how to use the speak function. The Speak Screen feature is one of the two major text to speech options in iOS, b

How to Enable and Use Text to Speech on iPhone & iPad

The newer versions of iOS include a fantastic text to speech engine that lets you select any text and have it spoken to you. This basically means you can have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch read you the content of any web page, notes, text files, or even eBooks and iBooks. Before you can use the text to speech function though, you have to enable i

How to Disable Auto-Correct on iPhone Completely

If you’re fed up with auto-correct on the iPhone erroneously changing words to things you did not intend to type, you can opt to disable the auto-correction feature completely in iOS. Doing away with this feature is not recommended for most users, but choosing to turn off autocorrect can be a reasonable solution for some unique situations wh

How to Spell Words by Speaking on iPhone or iPad

The iPhone and iPad have a little known text-to-speech functionality that will verbally spell out a selected word or string for you. This great feature is useful for many obvious reasons, whether for educational purposes, or perhaps you can’t quite make out if what you’re reading on the iPad or iPhone screen is supposed to be an upperc

How to Use Voicemail Transcripts on iPhone

The iPhone now has an excellent ability to transcribe voicemails, offering users a transcription of whatever voicemail has been left on the device. The voicemail transcriptions feature happens automatically, listening to your voicemails and transcribing them into text automatically for you to read. The voicemail transcripts feature is fantastic an

Fix Empty iPhone Voicemail with “Password and Greeting” Error

Visual Voicemail on iPhone makes checking voicemail super easy, whether it’s just quickly listening to a voicemail message or reading voicemail transcripts, so it’s understandably frustrating if you discover that voicemail is suddenly not working on the iPhone. One peculiar voicemail issue on iPhone can be where there are numerical in

How to Get Air Quality Info on iPhone with Weather

The iPhone Weather app can offer information about the air quality at specific locations, including an Air Quality summary and an Air Quality Index score rating. Getting air quality details is helpful information for obvious reasons, whether you’re curious about your current location or a destination you intend on visiting or traveling to,

How to Fix “Unlock iPhone to Use Accessories” USB Message

If you have connected an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a USB accessory, or even a Mac or PC lately, you may have seen an “USB Accessory – Unlock iPhone to use accessories” message appear on the screen (or “Unlock iPad to use accessories” for iPad of course). This message appears on screen due to a new security featur

How to Connect Bluetooth Speakers to iPhone or iPad

Many iPhone and iPad users may wish to connect their device to a Bluetooth speaker, particularly since Bluetooth speakers are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in the world, and the AUX jack / headphone port is no longer included on new iOS devices. Apple seems to be nudging us into the wireless world, and Bluetooth speakers are certainly part of t

How to Turn Off Memories Alerts on iPhone & iPad

Your iPhone or iPad may randomly display a Photos alert that says “You have a new memory – On this day (date)” right on the iOS devices lock screen. While some people may be thrilled with having the iOS Photos app resurfacing random photos from the past, other iOS users may be less than enthusiastic about the ‘you have a ne

How to Find a Lost iPhone with Siri

Have you ever lost an iPhone somewhere in a house, office, or car, and can’t quite find it? Trying to locate a misplaced iPhone can be frustrating, but if you have another iOS device, Apple Watch, or Mac nearby then you can use Siri to help find a lost iPhone. With this great trick, you’ll be using Siri to play a sound alert on the los

New Group FaceTime iPhone Commercial Featuring Elvis Impersonators: “A Little Company”

Apple has released a new iPhone commercial focusing on using Group FaceTime on the iPhone. The charming new TV advertisement is somewhat humorous in that it shows various Elvis impersonators singing along together on a Group FaceTime video call from varying locations around the globe, including in hotel rooms, high rises, a stormy boat, a rainy b

How to Use Group FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

The iPhone and iPad now have the ability to make Group FaceTime video calls, where you can have up to 32 people participating in a group video chat. Let’s walk through how to start a Group FaceTime video chat on the iPhone and iPad, and also demonstrate how to add people to an existing FaceTime video chat to turn that into a group video cha

How to Get a Linux Shell on iPad or iPhone with iSH

Have you ever wished you had a Linux command line on an iPad or iPhone? With iSH you can get pretty close to accomplishing that goal. iSH Shell is a Linux shell for iOS that uses an x86 emulator to run a simplified version of Alpine Linux on an iPad or iPhone. You can even install packages and additional software directly into iSH with the Alpine