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After all these years, PDF remains the most widely used format for documents shared online because of its almost universal compatibility with computers and mobile devices, the ease with which it can be created, and the possibility of embedding images into it. On the iPad, like on the majority of tablets and smartphones, most documents come as PDFs. Despite this, however, you can’t just write on a PDF you open on your iPad – you need a third-party app. Continue Reading…

While blocking a disgruntled ex-lover or those nagging telemarketers may be a good policy, the ease with which you can block a number on the iPhone means that you can accidentally block the wrong person. That’s why it’s good to know how to view blocked numbers on iPhone, just to make sure you’re not blocking, by accident or otherwise, friends or family.  Continue Reading…

If you can’t figure out how to view WiFi password on iPad it’s okay because there’s no straightforward way to go about it. On the iPad, your passwords are kept in a digital vault for security. Your WiFi password is among them and it won’t appear in the network tab, nor in Settings.   Continue Reading…

AMBER alerts come from America’s Missing: Broadcasting Emergency Response (AMBER) and feature critical alerts about tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters, as well as well as missing children or abductions, including suspects. These alerts alerts are sent by the government through your carrier, so you should receive them even if you’re not connected to a WiFi network or using a data plan. They show up in the Notification center and provide a few keywords about the situation; to find out more about an alert you can always head to AmberAlert.gov. Continue Reading…

Zooming out is a useful feature designed into the IPhone to allow you to display large websites in a smaller screen area or decrease the size of something you are reading. It’s also quite easy and can be employed in a matter of seconds to help you achieve your personal display preferences or meet any disability needs. To learn how to zoom out on IPhone, follow these steps below: Continue Reading…

Looking to download a new application or purchase a new accessory for your iPad? Certain applications and accessories require a specific iOS version to function properly. If you’re not sure how to know the iOS version of an iPad, there is an easy way to find out so that you can avoid spending money or wasting precious memory on something that might not work. To find out how to know the iOS version of an iPad, grab your iPad and follow these 6-quick steps. Continue Reading…

Trying to emphasize a point or draw attention to certain words? Using your iPhone keyboard, you can caps lock your text so that every new letter you write is automatically written in capital letters. Learning how to keep caps lock on in iPhone will prevent you from having to click the shift key every time you are writing a new letter and can save you a lot of time and effort. To find out more about how to keep caps lock on in iPhone in a few short and easy steps, keep reading. Continue Reading…

Are you planning an event or coordinating a group project? Maybe you’re just trying to get your family on the same page? Lucky for you, IPhone allows you to send group messages out that will get everyone on the same page and eliminate the hassle of sending out, forwarding, and organizing individual text messages. If you want to learn how to group message on IPhone and your phone more efficient, here’s how: Continue Reading…

As you may or may not have noticed, certain mapping applications and certain services will not work on iPad without location services being enabled to allow those programs to access your current location. If you are trying to use these applications but keep receiving error messages, learning how to enable location services on iPad is rather easier and takes 1-2 minutes to learn and less than 30-seconds to complete. For a comprehensive guide to understanding how to enable location services on iPad, grab your device and follow these few basic steps. Continue Reading…

Apple offers all different genres of games and business apps for iPad that you can download onto your device from their application store. Although some applications do cost money to download, there are thousands of applications available for you to try out that cost no money at all and that can give your iPad hours and hours of productivity and entertainment value. Learning how to download apps on an iPad is relatively simple but does require that you have an Apple ID account. If you already have an Apple ID, these step-by-step instructions will tell you how to download apps on iPad. Continue Reading…

Trying to resist the urge to contact an ex-partner or just want to clear out contacts that you no longer need? Any contact currently in your iPad contact book can be deleted with just the click of a button and this guide is going to give you step-by-step instructions to help you learn how. If you want to learn how to delete contacts on iPad, follow these steps for a 1-2 minute instructional guide to help you accomplish that goal. Continue Reading…

iPhone operating systems offer a great feature that allow you to group together downloaded applications into what is known as a folder; this helps free up space on your home screen and minimize the clutter. Using folders to store similar apps will allow you to access a lot more applications on the front page of your iPhone so you don’t have to go searching through dozens of pages to find what you are looking for. Learning how to create folders on iPhone is incredibly easy process and only takes about 1-2 minutes to learn. If you’re interested in learning how to create folders on iPhone, follow these few simple steps. Continue Reading…

If you find yourself regularly copy and pasting information on a computer to get from place to place, you’ll be happy to know that this feature is in fact available on the iPhone. iPhones allow you to copy and paste website URLs, addresses, phone numbers, or even general text information that you find important so that you don’t have to manually write everything down that you are trying to transfer. Using these features makes web search a cinch and letting you easily look up businesses and phone numbers online and copy them directly to your phone dial pad. Set down that paper and pen and read on to learn how to copy and paste on iPhone in 2-minutes or less! Continue Reading…

Learning how to add a song to a playlist on iPod can get you pumped up for your workout sessions, design musical routine for your commute to work, and set the mood for romantic evenings. Picking and choosing your favorite tunes or designing your own categories gives you the power to be your own DJ and separate the best music you want to hear away from the general music population on your device. Understanding what type of music makes the best playlist comes from trial and error, but if you want give it a shot and learn how to add a song to a playlist on iPod and enhance your music experience, follow these simple steps. Continue Reading…

By default, your phone number is shown to all people who receive a call from you. But you can hide you number if you want to protect your privacy or play a prank on a friend. Keep in mind though that some people are wary of hidden callers and might not answer your anonymous call. Anyway, here’s a simple guide on how to withhold number on iPhone. Continue Reading…

FaceTime is a video conferencing app, one of the nicest features of the iPhone. An excellent alternative to Skype, it’s one of the built-in features of your iPhone, but it’s also available as a standalone app for Mac OS X. Before learning how to use FaceTime on iPhone you should keep in mind that some carriers might charge you when you use it over a wireless network. Continue Reading…

Knowing how to switch to US store on iPad is useful if you want to download apps that are not available in your own country’s store. The US Apple Store is the largest you can access on your iPad, featuring hundreds of thousands of apps, many of them free. Some apps, like those providing city information, maps, and directions, are designed to be used in the US only, but most apps can be used basically anywhere in the world, and by switching the store you can access them even if you don’t live in the US. Switching stores is also useful if you live in the US but have purchased an iPad in another country, say Great Britain, and the device automatically loads the UK version of the App Store. Continue Reading…

Every iPhone data plan limits data usage, and if you exceed that limit, you will have to either put up with slowed down data speeds, or worse, pay extra charges. Considering that many of the essential iPhone apps have to fetch data from the web – Safari and email to name only two – it’s easy to lose track of how much data you use. If you want to ensure that you never exceed the data limit imposed by your carrier, follow the simple guide below to find out how to know data usage on iPhone. Continue Reading…

Connecting your iPhone to a wireless network enables you to access high-speed Internet, helping you save money on your data plan. But before learning how to join a wireless network from your iPhone it’s important to ensure that you connect to a secure network, that is, one that uses security protocols for data transfers, or else some of your personal data might be compromised. If the network to which you want to connect is secure, follow the guide below to learn how to join a wireless network from your iPhone. Continue Reading…

Importing JPEG, PNG, or TIFF photos to your iPad from your digital camera, computer, iPhone, or web storage service is easy and doesn’t take too long. It’s a good idea to import your best photo collections to your iPad because the device has an excellent screen quality and a nice Photo app that makes the viewing of photos a delight. There are many ways to import photos to your iPad. Continue Reading…