Category Archives: iOS Tips

Ask Siri to Spell a Word

Asking Siri to spell a word is my favorite feature of Siri on Mac OS 10 and iOS 10. Some say spell check has ruined a generation of spellers. Probably so, but I couldn’t spell well before computers so I can … Continue reading

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Mr. Number Blocks Spam and Gives Reverse Lookup

I just discovered this app for my iPhone and I love it.  It’s called Mr. Number and it provides call blocking and Spam protection. It is made by Hiya Inc. and was released for iOS October 29, 2015. It works … Continue reading

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Adjust 3D Touch – Make it Work for You

3D Touch is a new,  highly sensitive reaction to how much pressure you apply to apps on your iPhone. It reacts immediately, while also allowing different “levels” of actions based on how firmly you press. If you have problems with the … Continue reading

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How To Update Your iOS Device from iOS 8 to iOS 9

Steps to Follow to Update Your devices running iOS 8 to iOS 9. This includes iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. If your device is currently running iOS 8 it will be compatible with iOS 9. It is a good practice … Continue reading

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This trick only works on an iPad. If you are reading your mail on your iPad you can do so in portrait or landscape.  If you view mail in landscape, you will see the list of messages on the left … Continue reading

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Embedded Images In Emails – Automatically Display Or Not?

In your iOS devices you have a choice about images that are included in emails. You can have them display or not. This can be an issue depending on the capacity of your device and/or the limits on your data … Continue reading

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Using Keychain On Your iOS Devices

There are three things that I can remember without looking them up – the phone number for repair to my cable service, my favorite Pizza place, and my social security number. The rest I couldn’t tell you on a bet. … Continue reading

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