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How to End-to-End Encrypt Your WhatsApp Chat Backups in iCloud

Friday October 15, 2021 1:03 am PDT by
WhatsApp end-to-end encrypted backups are now rolling out for iPhone users, Facebook has announced. Until now, WhatsApp let users back up their chat history to ‌‌iCloud‌‌, but the messages and media contained in the backups weren't protected by WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption while in ‌‌Apple's cloud servers‌. End-to-end encryption ensures only you and the person you're...
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How to Fix Mail Notification Sounds in iOS 15

Thursday October 14, 2021 8:19 pm PDT by
After updating to iOS 15, a number of users have discovered that they are no longer hearing notification sounds for the Mail app. To fix this issue, you may need to adjust your Mail notification settings. Open the Settings app, tap Mail, and then tap Notifications. At the bottom of the Notifications screen, tap Customize Notifications. Tap the desired email account. Turn on or off the...
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How to Watch the 'Unleashed' MacBook Pro Apple Event on October 18

Thursday October 14, 2021 4:33 pm PDT by
Apple's second fall event is coming up and is set to take place on Monday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. As with Apple's last several events, "Unleashed" will be digital only and streamed online. It is expected to focus on the MacBook Pro models, which many Apple fans are eagerly awaiting. This how to offers details on how you can watch the event and when it will take place in your...
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iOS 15: How to Set a Recovery Contact for Your Apple ID Account

Thursday October 14, 2021 11:36 am PDT by
Losing your Apple ID password can make your digital life a misery, because it can leave you locked out of the account that you use to manage your Apple devices, unable to access your iCloud data and manage your app and service subscriptions. In this scenario, Apple can't just reset your password for you, especially if your have two-factor authentication enabled. Setting up a recovery is one ...
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How to Disable Annoying Apple TV Keyboard Notifications in iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1

Wednesday October 13, 2021 2:30 am PDT by
On the Apple TV, if you prefer not to input text using the Siri Remote you can use a nearby iPhone or iPad to type. Whenever a text field appears on the ‌Apple TV‌, a notification appears on the ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌, and after tapping the notification, you can use the on-screen keyboard on your iOS device to enter text on the ‌Apple TV‌. It used to be the case that you could disable these...
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iOS 15: How to Get Notified If You Leave Your AirPods Pro Behind

Monday October 11, 2021 9:41 am PDT by
In iOS 15, Apple added separation alerts to the Find My app, which let you know when you leave an AirTag or other Apple device behind. Thanks to an October 2021 firmware update, AirPods Pro now also support separation alerts. This article explains more about how they work and how you can set them up. Called "Notify When Left Behind," the ‌‌Find My‌‌ separation alerts in ‌iOS 15‌ let you know ...
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How to Find Your AirPods Pro Using the Find My Network in iOS 15

Monday October 11, 2021 9:35 am PDT by
Apple in October 2021 updated the firmware on ‌AirPods Pro‌‌ to enable the wireless earphones to take advantage of the ‌Find My‌ network and allow them to be located through connections with the Apple devices owned by other people. This article explains how to make sure your ‌AirPods Pro‌ have the latest firmware and how to find your ‌AirPods Pro‌ using the ‌Find My‌ Network. Prior to...
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iOS 15: How to Set Up a Notification Summary

Monday October 11, 2021 9:27 am PDT by
Notifications in iOS 15 got a design overhaul on iPhone and iPad, and one of the marquee feature additions is notification summary. This article explains what it is and how to use it. With the notification summary, you can schedule select app notifications to be delivered alongside others as a bundle at a specific time of the day. The idea is that by bundling non-urgent notifications and...
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How to Enable Conversation Boost on AirPods Pro

Friday October 8, 2021 3:32 pm PDT by
Apple's AirPods Pro in October 2021 received a software update that adds a Conversation Boost feature to the wireless earphones. This article explains what Conversation Boost does and how to enable it. Designed to help people with mild hearing challenges hear conversations better, the Conversation Boost feature uses the beam-forming microphones on the ‌AirPods Pro‌ to boost the volume of a...
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iOS 15: How to Use Tags to Organize Your Notes

Thursday October 7, 2021 4:56 pm PDT by
In iOS 15, Apple has added a much-requested feature to the Notes app in the form of tags. This means you can now include hashtags in your notes which can help you organize your notes and find stored notes more easily. Let's take a look at how they work. Launch the Notes app and create a new note or select an existing one. Add a tag anywhere in the note by using the hash (#) symbol and...
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How to Shoot Macro Photography on iPhone 12 and Earlier Models

Thursday October 7, 2021 1:03 pm PDT by
iPhone 13 Pro models feature an upgraded Ultra Wide camera that enables macro photography, allowing users to take close-up photos of flowers, insects, and other objects that are as close as 2cm to the camera lens. While Apple's Macro Mode is limited to ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ models, owners of older iPhones can also take close-up shots, thanks to popular third-party camera app Halide. Halide's Macro...
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How to Disable Macro Mode on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

Thursday October 7, 2021 1:01 pm PDT by
When Apple introduced the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max models, it debuted a new camera feature that enables macro photography, allowing users to take close-up photos of flowers, insects, and other objects that are as close as 2cm to the camera lens. When Macro Mode is enabled, the iPhone camera automatically switches from the Wide lens to the Ultra Wide lens when an object is placed within 5.5...
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How to Shoot ProRes Video on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

Thursday October 7, 2021 12:59 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max models exclusively support a video recording feature called ProRes, which allows you to capture, edit, and share professional quality video. Here's how to enable it on your iPhone with the iOS 15.1 beta. Aimed at professionals, the ProRes codec offers higher color fidelity and less compression, and it is often used for commercials, feature films, and TV...
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How to Add Your New iPhone MagSafe Wallet to Find My

Wednesday October 6, 2021 5:51 pm PDT by
Alongside the iPhone 13 series, Apple in September 2021 introduced a new version of the MagSafe Wallet that first came out in 2020. This updated version includes Find My network technology, which means it can now give the location where it was last separated from your iPhone in the ‌‌Find My‌‌ app. Designed to keep your ID and credit cards close at hand, the latest version of Apple's...
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iPhone 13 Pro: How to Shoot Macro Photography

Friday September 24, 2021 1:28 pm PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, Apple introduced Macro mode, a new camera feature that's exclusive to the Pro models and brings the immensely detailed world of close-up macro photography to iPhones for the first time. Keep reading to learn how it works. With Macro mode enabled, you can take pictures or video of subjects that are as close as 2cm to your iPhone's camera lens, ...
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iPhone 13: How to Shoot Video in Cinematic Mode

Friday September 24, 2021 9:09 am PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 13 series, Apple introduced several new camera features that take advantage of the A15 Bionic processor and advanced machine learning. One of these is called Cinematic Mode. This article explains what Cinematic Mode is and how to use it. What is Cinematic Mode? Cinematic Mode utilizes Dolby Vision HDR and a technique called "rack focus" to seamlessly shift the...
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iPhone 13 Pro: How to Shoot Macro Video

Friday September 24, 2021 8:56 am PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, Apple introduced Macro mode, a new camera feature that's exclusive to the Pro models and brings the immensely detailed world of close-up macro photography to iPhones for the first time. Keep reading to learn how it works. With Macro mode enabled, you can take pictures or video of subjects that are as close as 2cm to your iPhone's camera lens, ...
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iPhone 13: How to Use Photographic Styles in the Camera App

Friday September 24, 2021 6:44 am PDT by
When Apple announced the new iPhone 13 series, it also introduced several new camera features, including Photographic Styles for photos and Cinematic mode for shooting video. In this article, we take a look at what Photographic Styles are and how to use them. Photographic Styles consist of a series of subtle filter-like adjustments that you can enable before you've taken any photos, allowing ...
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How to Hard Reset or Force Restart All iPhone 13 Models

Friday September 24, 2021 2:15 am PDT by
Apple's iPhone 13 mini, ‌‌iPhone 13‌‌, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌‌iPhone 13 Pro‌‌ Max come in the same sizes as last year's iPhone 12 series, and they share the same design elements with Apple's 2020 models, such as an all-screen design and no Home button on the front. If you're upgrading from a device with a Home button, keep reading to learn how to power on and off, force a restart, enter...
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Here's the Best Way to Transfer Data From Your Old iPhone to a New iPhone 13

Friday September 24, 2021 1:41 am PDT by
If you've got a new iPhone 13 to replace your current iPhone, there are a few ways you can migrate your data across to the new device. You can restore your apps, data, and settings from your most recent iCloud backup, restore from a backup on your computer, or you can use device-to-device migration to transfer your data directly from your previous ‌iPhone‌ to your new one. There are currently known ...