Tag Archive: Contacts


Swipe your way to iOS 9’s suggested contacts

iOS 8 introduced the idea of showing your most-contacted contacts in the multitasking screen. You’d simply double click on the Home button to see the list of the most recent apps as well as a row of the folks you contacted the most across the top. If you’re looking for that feature in iOS 9, […]

iPhone and iPad users can opt to use a new “Filter Unknown Senders” feature in the iOS messaging app which will automatically hush and separate inbound messages that are coming from unrecognized contacts. This is extremely useful if your phone number is publicly listed on a web site like Craigslist, or if you just happen … Read More

You’re finally making the move, and getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all of your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other. Well, in today’s… Read more ›

It’s been over three years since Steve Jobs died, however the hole he left at Apple and those closest to him still hasn’t been filled. Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli’s upcoming book Becoming Steve Jobs is full of anecdotes and events… Read more ›

Apple’s Contacts app is the worst. It’s slow, it has a hard time working with services like Google or Exchange, and it just plain doesn’t connect with Calendar. Even though it integrates into all our other apps, most of us… Read more ›

The app switcher in iOS, accessed by double-clicking on the Home button of an iPhone or iPad, is where you can quickly switch between running apps or quit out of apps you no longer want to be open. But with iOS 8, Apple decided to fill in the unused space above the open app cards … Read More

This post is brought to you by Aiseesoft, creator of Mac FoneLab. Have you ever accidentally deleted your important contacts or call history on your iPhone/iPad that was not backed up? If you find yourself in a situation where you… Read more ›

The iPhone’s lock screen has a long history of not being the most secure passageway onto your device. It’s been a while since a bug has let would-be attackers circumvent the passcode, but a new exploit has been discovered in… Read more ›

How to Block Contacts From Calling Your iPhone

You can block callers from contacting you on your iPhone, and not only will it block their inbound phone calls but also any text messages or FaceTime communication attempts. This is obviously useful for so many reasons, whether it’s to avoid a nuisance or a weirdo, and it’s simple to use. One interesting thing to … Read More

Those of us who regularly use AirDrop on the iPhone or iPad and leave the function always turned on may want to take a moment to adjust a simple privacy setting for the feature, allowing your iOS device to be only discoverable by Contacts. This prevents AirDrop requests coming in from random or unknown users, … Read More