Tag Archive: Disable


How to Disable Red Badge Circle on System Preferences in MacOS

System Preferences in MacOS shows a red badge circle icon when there is an available software update for the Mac. This can be helpful for users who want to be notified of software updates, but it can be annoying to other Mac users who are specifically avoiding a particular software update. For example, many Mac … Read More

How to Disable Launchpad on Mac

Interested in disabling Launchpad on Mac? If you want to turn off the Launchpad for whatever reason or to stop accidentally opening Launchpad in MacOS, you can turn the feature off completely. For some quick background, Launchpad is a feature in MacOS that reveals a screen of app icons, sort of reminiscent to the appearance … Read More

How to Enable and Disable COVID-19 Exposure Notifications on iPhone

Apple and Google have teamed up to aid governments and health authorities in the fight against the SARS-COV2 / COVID-19 pandemic by releasing the first version of their COVID-19 exposure notification API for both iOS and Android devices. For iPhone users, this arrives as a COVID-19 exposure logging feature in iOS 13.5 and later. Previously … Read More

How to Disable / Enable Always On Display for Apple Watch

The latest Apple Watch models have a fantastic ‘always on’ display that lets you easily see the time without waking the devices screen with a lift or tap. The Apple Watch always-on display is excellent, but some users may notice that having the screen on all the time can lead to a reduction in battery … Read More

How to Delete & Disable Significant Locations Data on Mac

Want to clear and disable Significant Locations data stored on your Mac? For some quick background, your Mac will attempt to determine what locations are significant to you in order to provide you with location related information for Maps, Photos, Calendars, and with other apps too. These stored places are referred to as “Significant Locations” … Read More

How to Enable or Disable Attention Aware Features of Face ID on iPhone & iPad

If you have an iPhone or iPad with Face ID you may want to toggle the devices Attention Aware Features setting to be enabled or disabled. The Attention Aware Features uses the iPhone or iPad camera to check if you are looking at the device before dimming the display, or lowering the volume of alerts … Read More

How to Disable Camera Access for Apps on iPhone & iPad

Want to disable Camera access for an app on iPhone or iPad? At any time, you can easily revoke camera access for any application on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By turning off camera access for an app, that app will no longer be able to use either the front or rear cameras on … Read More

How to Disable In-App Ratings & Reviews on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever used an app where you received random pop-ups out of nowhere asking you to rate their apps and write a review? Kind of annoying, right? Most long-time iPhone and iPad users have probably closed dozens or even hundreds of annoying review request pop-ups that does nothing more than hamper the app usage … Read More

How to Disable Netflix AutoPlaying Previews & Trailers

Would you like to turn off Netflix autoplay of previews and trailers? It’s fairly simple to disable preview autoplaying, and you can always reenable it again should you change your mind. As you likely have noticed by now, Netflix automatically plays previews and trailers of shows and movies as you browse around. Some users may … Read More