Control Center Tips


Whether your eyes are getting older and need to read something like a menu or you want quick access to a calculator, the iPhone has a quick way to get to tools to help you. The Control Center is accessible by swiping down from the top right of the screen. What is not well knownContinue reading “Control Center Tips”

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iOS Battery Issues ? Try These Tips


If you find your iPad or other iOS device won’t charge or hold a charge, here are some tips from Apple. Will Not Charge – Change Power Sources, Adapters or Cables Plug into the USB power adapter that came with your device. A third party adapter may not work properly. If that still does notContinue reading “iOS Battery Issues ? Try These Tips”

iOS 9 Bug for 9.7 iPad Pro Owners?


Several websites are reporting that 9.7 iPad Pro owners who have tried to update to the latest iOS operating system are having an error message and their iPads can’t be used. MacWorld has published an article here about this issue. The problem seems to be limited to certain brand-new 9.7-inch iPad Pros. So, if you have a new iPadContinue reading “iOS 9 Bug for 9.7 iPad Pro Owners?”

iOS 8.4.1 Update Available


Apple has updated the iOS to version 8.4.1. This update addresses many issue related to improving Apple Music and is available via Settings > General > Software Update. Make sure you are connected to the internet via Wi-Fi and have your device plugged into a power source. There are security fixes as well. They includeContinue reading “iOS 8.4.1 Update Available”

How to Shuffle Playlist in Music on iPad or iPhone


Let’s say you’ve made your music playlist and want to listen to it shuffled instead of the alphabetical order it appears on your iOS device, How can you do that? Go to Music > Playlists and select the Playlist you have created either on your iOS device or transferred from your computer. The name of yourContinue reading “How to Shuffle Playlist in Music on iPad or iPhone”

iOS 8.3 Released


Apple updated the iOS to version 8.3. To download the release, tap Settings > General > Software Update. You can read about it from this web page. According to Apple, the release includes the following: …improved performance, bug fixes, and a redesigned Emoji keyboard. Changes include: Improved performance for: •    App launch •    App responsiveness •  Continue reading “iOS 8.3 Released”

iOS 8.1.2 Released


Apple has released version iOS 8.1.2. The update includes bug fixes and addresses a problem where ringtones purchased through the iTunes Store may have been removed from the device. To restore the ringtones go to this link. You can read more about the update at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT204076. To update your iOS device, tap on settings, General >Continue reading “iOS 8.1.2 Released”

iOS 8.1.1 Update


Apple has released iOS 8.1.1. This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s. For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222″ which identifies generally security updates. To install the update, you should connect to a Wi-Fi network then tap on Settings > General > SoftwareContinue reading “iOS 8.1.1 Update”

How to Find Top Apps (and more) on iTunes Store


Did you ever want to know what the tops apps are so you can see if there is something that may be of interest to you that everyone else seems to have? You can browse the top 100 paid and free apps from Apple’s iTunes Charts page.   This same page allows you to lookContinue reading “How to Find Top Apps (and more) on iTunes Store”

Using Emoji (emoticons) on iOS Devices


Looking to learn how to create emojis (those little faces and symbols) on your iOS device? This is the easy way to switch on the feature. To enable emoji from the keyboard settings in iOS: Tap Settings > General > Keyboard. Tap Keyboards. Tap Add New Keyboard. Locate and tap Emoji.   That’s it. Now, when you want use anContinue reading “Using Emoji (emoticons) on iOS Devices”