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How to Access “Updates” in App Store for iPhone & iPad from Home Screen

If you find the new way of updating apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 to be too slow or too many steps, there’s a faster way to access the Updates section of the App Store on iPhone and iPad, and you can jump directly to app Updates from the Home Screen. This article will … Read More

How to Always Show Library Folder in MacOS Catalina User Home Directory

More advanced Mac users may wish to have the user ~/Library folder always visible in their Home directory for various reasons. With MacOS Catalina, you can have the user Library folder always shown and visible by toggling a settings option in the Finder. This article will show you how to do that, with the end … Read More

How to Move & Arrange App Icons on Home Screen of iPhone & iPad (iOS 13 / iPadOS 13)

If you’d like to change the layout of app icons on the Home Screen of iPhone or iPad, you can do so easily. This allows you to place apps where you use them most, to tidy up the devices home screen, or to customize how you want your Home Screens to look on an iPhone … Read More

How to Add a Website to Home Screen of iPhone & iPad in iOS 13

Want to put a website directly on your iPhone or iPad home screen for super easy and quick access? If you have a website you visit often (like osxdaily.com of course) you may want to add that website to the Home Screen of iPhone or iPad. This places an icon for the chosen website on … Read More

How to See Recent Files from iOS Home Screen or Dock on iPhone or iPad

If you interact with the Files app frequently in iOS, you might be pleased to discover that the Files app offers a quick and easy way to see recent files, right from the Home screen of iPhone or iPad. Even better, you can launch recent documents directly from this quick Files access feature in iOS. … Read More

How to Enable a Virtual Home Button on iPhone or iPad with AssistiveTouch

Do you miss having a Home button on the iPhone X? Maybe your Home button isn’t working as expected, or is broken on an iPhone or iPad? Or maybe you’d just find it easier to tap on the screen to mimic a Home button press rather than using the hardware button? You can enable a … Read More

How to Change a User Home Folder Name in Mac OS

Some advanced Mac users may wish to change a users Home directory folder name. This is a fairly unusual scenario that is typically only necessary for very specific reasons, whether a new user account has been added to a Mac, accounts are being merged, a user is changing their name and adding a new user … Read More

How to Change iPhone 7 Home Button Click Feedback

The new iPhone models don’t have a physical clicking Home button, and instead it senses pressure and gives haptic feedback instead, similar to how 3D Touch works on the screen and on Mac trackpads. If you decide you want to change how that Home button click feels, you can adjust the Home button click strength … Read More

iOS 10: Where’s Slide to Unlock? How to Disable “Press Home to Unlock” in iOS 10

What happened to Slide-to-Unlock in iOS 10? If you’ve updated to iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad, you’ve undoubtedly noticed one of the most immediately noticeable changes; slide to unlock no longer works. Instead if you slide right on the lock screen of iOS 10 you end up in the widgets screen. Replacing that … Read More

Get Directions to Home or Work with iPhone and 3D Touch

One of the more helpful features of the Maps apps for iPhone is the ability to get directions to your home or directions to your work, from your current location. This is a great feature for the directionally challenged in particular, but it’s also helpful if you’re exploring a new part of a city or … Read More