Tips

January 10, 2016
Want to get rid of that annoying, “Sent from my iPhone” signature? Here’s how. Better yet, if you have more than one email account connected to your Mail app, you can create different signatures for the separate accounts. This is especially convenient if you have mail accounts for different purposes, such as one for work and one for personal use. You can create different signatures for Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, and more. Here’s how to create different signatures for separate email accounts on iPhone.
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January 09, 2016
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 the App Store. Once downloaded, the setup is easy.
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January 08, 2016
If you share an iPhone or iPad with others, you may wish to keep parts of your iPhone web browsing history private. But what if you forget to turn on Private Browsing? You could clear your entire browsing history, but nothing says "I'm hiding things from you" more effectively than clearing your browsing history. Fortunately, there are options for clearing your Safari history on iPhone selectively. Here’s how to selectively clear your browsing history in Safari on iPhone or iPad.
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January 07, 2016
In the world of Facebook, unfriending someone is a big deal. And if you actually know the person, they’ll likely figure out you’ve unfriended them at some point and want to know why. Perhaps it’s not that serious and you would like to stay friends, but you don’t want to see what they post. Luckily, Facebook has the option to unfollow someone while remaining friends. Here’s how to do it.
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January 06, 2016
The iBooks app is extremely useful for keeping books and pdf files together in one place on your iPhone or iPad. From the iBooks app, you can visit the iBooks store and browse the top charts and featured books on the market. However, storage space fills up quickly and you may not want to keep all the books forever. When your My Books storage is getting cluttered, here’s how to remove iBooks from your iPhone or iPad.
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January 05, 2016
I love using Wallet. Instead of my actual wallet or keychain getting weighed down with shopper loyalty cards, the Wallet app stores them all in one place, no plastic required. Here's how to switch from plastic to the Wallet app.
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January 04, 2016
Have you ever wondered how to turn off iMessage on a Mac? The first time I received an iMessage on my computer, I immediately began looking for a way to disable the feature. My iPhone tends to be right next to me anyway, so broadcasting my text messages on a Mac is definitely something I wanted to deactivate. Luckily, you can stop iMessages from popping up by simply turning off messages on your Mac. It’s actually incredibly easy to do. We've already shown you how to enable iMessages on an iPhone, iPad, and Mac, how to turn off read receipts, and how to fix an iMessage waiting for activation error; here’s how to deactivate and get rid of messages on your Mac.
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January 03, 2016
If you’re planning to do some Internet scouring but want to keep your history private, there’s an easy way to do that in Safari. Gone are the days of needing a separate browsing app for privacy. Since the introduction of iOS 8, Private browsing on iPhone or iPad has become easily accessible in Safari. Just be sure to turn Private browsing off if you want to leverage stored passwords or History. Private browsing on iPhone or iPad is turned off and on in the same place. If you leave Private browsing on, you'll need to remember to turn it off next time you open Safari. Here's how to browse privately in Safari on iPhone. 
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January 01, 2016
You've probably heard of AirDrop before, but you may be wondering what AirDrop is, how it works, and of course, how to use it! AirDrop is a feature that allows you to wirelessly send and receive photos, videos, websites, locations, and more with nearby Apple devices running on iOS 7 or later. You can also share with Macs running on Yosemite or later if your iPhone runs on iOS 8 or later. For AirDrop to work, both WiFi and Bluetooth must be turned on, and you must be signed into your iCloud account. I love using Airdrop to easily transfer pictures from my iPhone to my Mac. Airdrop is also a great way to share photos with friends after you've attended an event together. Let's get started learning how to enable AirDrop on our iPhones, and how to use it. 
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December 31, 2015
The News app on iPhone makes it easy to keep up with topics and publications you love or are interested in. When you’re browsing through Apple’s News app, you may find a story you definitely want to read but don’t have the time to read right now. You can save that story for late and return to it when you have more time. Here’s how to save News app stories to read later on iPhone.
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December 30, 2015
If you're looking for a particular note, you can search within individual folders in the Notes app. But what if you want to search through all the notes in the app all at once? It's easy to do. Starting with iOS 11, Notes has its own search bar within the app. You'll just have to pull down slightly on the screen to make it appear. By searching your Notes with its search bar, you can find any note you've created by searching for terms from the note. Here's how to search the Notes app on your iPhone. 
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December 29, 2015
These days, hands-free iPhone operations are easier than ever. You can navigate in Maps, jam out to music, and look up information on Safari just by asking Siri to take over for you. And you can also use Siri to send hands-free texts, create reminders, make a list in Notes, and more. For most people, Siri commands will take care of all your dictation needs. But if you want to mostly dictate text instead of using a keyboard, you can also enable Dictation on your iOS device. In this article, we'll show you how to send texts and simple emails via Siri and how to enable Dictation if you want to leave your iPhone keyboard behind completely, and we'll share a few simple dictation commands to get you started. 
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December 28, 2015
People are asking, "How do I choose my phone number for FaceTime?" If you have multiple numbers and email addresses associated with FaceTime, you can set which one will appear as your caller ID. Setting your FaceTime caller ID will allow the person receiving your call to always see the same contact and know it’s you. Your caller ID can be your phone number or linked email account, depending on your preference. We'll cover how to change your Facetime caller ID in just a few easy steps. 
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December 27, 2015
If you're here, you've probably been given an iTunes gift card and now it's time to redeem it. It's also possible that you've already redeemed your iTunes gift card and simply want to check the remaining Apple gift card balance or add more money to your iTunes balance. You're in the right place; we're going to cover everything you need to know about your Apple gift card. Once you see the steps, it'll be easy to redeem your iTunes gift card, check your iTunes gift card balance, and add money to your iTunes account. We'll also explain the difference between an iTunes gift card, an Apple Store gift card, and an Apple Music gift card and show you a few other things to make the whole process of learning how to use an iTunes gift card as smooth as possible.
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December 26, 2015
There is never any shortage of emails to check. And any tricks that can save time when reading and replying to emails are amazing. That’s why quoting text for an email reply is a great feature to know. Let’s say you receive an email with a specific portion you want to quote in your reply, you can easily do so with this tip. Here’s how to quote text in your email reply on iPhone or iPad.
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December 24, 2015
Need to send a quick email or email reply? You can use Siri to do that. Sending an email with Siri makes the whole process faster and you can do it hands-free. Siri has improved over the years, so it’s finally at a point where sending an email using Siri is smooth and accurate, instead of riddled with errors and frustrating. Here’s how to send an email using Siri on iPhone.
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December 23, 2015
If you receive an iTunes gift card or app code, you’re going to want to use it. You can redeem music in the iTunes app and other codes in the App Store. Doing so is easy and who doesn’t love free music and apps?
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December 22, 2015
There’s a lot or a little you can access when your iPhone is locked, depending on the iPhone Lock screen settings you choose to enable. Lock screen access to your notifications, Siri, Wallet, and control of your smart home is certainly convenient. But if you're concerned about someone else being able to use those features when your phone is locked, you can also disable access for maximum privacy and security. We've already gone over how to change the auto-lock time on your iPhone and how to write notes from the Lock screen. Now, here’s how to customize your Lock screen settings, whether you have an iPhone X, an iPhone 11, or even the new iPhone SE. 
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