Tag Archive: iPhone


How to View VPN Connect Time on iPhone or iPad

If you use a VPN with iPhone or iPad you may be wondering how to see how long you have been connected to the VPN for from an iPhone or iPad. Have you been connected for a few minutes, a few hours, or days? No reason to wonder, as you can find this information directly … Read More

How to Disable Background App Refresh on iPhone & iPad

Don’t want iPhone or iPad apps to update or transmit data in the background when not in use? You can turn that feature off easily in iOS. If you’re concerned about iPhone and iPad apps tracking you or transmitting data when they’re not in use, as discussed in a recently popularized Washington Post article, an … Read More

How to Spell Words by Speaking on iPhone or iPad

The iPhone and iPad have a little known text-to-speech functionality that will verbally spell out a selected word or string for you. This great feature is useful for many obvious reasons, whether for educational purposes, or perhaps you can’t quite make out if what you’re reading on the iPad or iPhone screen is supposed to … Read More

How to Add a Second Person or Face to Face ID on iPhone or iPad

You can add a second person to Face ID for authentication on an iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can use this same feature to add your own face again but with a vastly different appearance. For example, maybe you want to add your spouses face to Face ID so they can unlock your iPhone or … Read More

How to Reverse Image Search with Google on iPhone

Want to perform a reverse image search with Google from iPhone using Safari or Chrome? If you’ve ever wanted to get information regarding an image, or verify the authenticity of a picture you found on the internet, we wouldn’t be surprised if you tried reverse image searching it on Google. This excellent tool has been … Read More

How to Install iOS 13 Public Beta on iPhone

Now that anyone can download iOS 13 public beta onto a compatible iPhone, many people may wish to experiment with the iOS 13 beta and try out the new features like Dark Mode, revamped Photos, Reminders, and Notes apps, new Animoji, new Messages features, and others. This tutorial will walk through how to install iOS … Read More

How to Enable Screen Recording on iPhone & iPad in iOS

Have you ever wondered how to record the screen of an iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the built-in iOS Screen Recording feature, you can capture recordings of an iPad or iPhone in use, and then save or share those recorded screen video files for any number of purposes. To be able to use Screen Recording … Read More

How to Scan Documents with Files App on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wished you could scan a document with your iPhone or iPad? You can easily do that right from the Files app and with your devices camera! With the arrival of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Apple has made the Files app much more useful. Not only can it now be used to access … Read More

How to Enable Low Data Mode on iPhone Cellular to Reduce Mobile Data Use

If you want to help reduce data usage of an iPhone cellular data plan, you can try a new feature called Low Data Mode for cellular networks. Low Data Mode when enabled basically pauses all apps ability to transfer data and sync when in the background, which can help to reduce your mobile data consumption … Read More

How to Check iPhone Camera Orientation When Taking Photos or Videos

The iPhone camera can take photos in vertical orientation or horizontal orientation. Typically it’s pretty obvious when you’re taking a photo in either landscape or portrait orientation because the iPhone is physically rotated to one side or another, but sometimes it may not be clear. Maybe orientation lock is enabled on iPhone, or maybe you’re … Read More