How to Use Gestures on Your iPad

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There’s no shortage of ways to make your iPad or iPad mini work faster and easier.  Using gestures instead of clicks is faster, and frankly fun.  With just a little bit of practice you’ll look like an expert.

 

 

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How to Delete, Move or Organize Apps Into Folders

 

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Learning how to manage the apps on your device is an important skill.  You can delete apps, move apps around on your screen and organize them by folders.  Master these steps and you’ll find your device more useful.

 

 

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How to Set Parental Controls on your iPhone or iPad

HelpIf you share your device with your child or grandchild, you may want to restrict some of the functions of the iPhone or iPad.   Why should you do this?  Without creating parental controls or restrictions apps can be deleted, new apps installed, explicit material revealed or costs incurred with in-app purchases.

 

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Two Great iOS Accessibilty Features

You may think that accessibility settings are just for people managing disabilities, but there is something there for all of us.  You can turn speak selection on and SIRI will read text you highlight.   Or, you can enlarge the text on your text messages.

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How to Help My iPhone Battery – Nine Tips

HelpA friend of mine commented that she turned her iPhone off regularly and I asked why?  She said she thought it was healthy for her phone.  I had never heard that, so I started researching.  And, it turns out she was right.  Check out this article on the subject.  My iPhone is currently off and resting.  Here are a few more tips.

 

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How to Restart an App Download That Was Stuck at “Waiting”

HelpAs you might imagine, I have a lot of apps loaded and I occasionally have to remove one so that I can download another – especially if it happens to be a large app I am trying to download.  If I forget to ensure there is room on my device, I get the dreaded message – The download cannot be completed due to lack of space.  Here is what you do.

 

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How to Stop Requests to Join an Unknown WI-FI

 

It is not always safe to accept an invitation to join someone’s WI-FI network.  You have two options – just say no when it asks you or follow the steps below to stop the invitations.  Continue reading “How to Stop Requests to Join an Unknown WI-FI”

How to Find Your Cell Phone Number

 

Let’s face it; sometimes we forget the most basic things.  If someone asks you for your phone number do not be embarrassed or feel you have to call someone else, follow the easy steps below and “ta da” your phone number is easily at hand.  Continue reading “How to Find Your Cell Phone Number”

How To Set a Passcode on Your iPhone or iPad

HelpIt is important to set a pass code on your iPhone and iPad. More and more apps ask for and use your personal information.  Should you ever lose your device (horrors), the person who “finds” it would have access to that information.  You can choose to add a simple or complex password.  Here are the steps for both.

 

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How to Lock Your iPhone or iPad Screen in Portrait Mode

HelpThere are just some times when you want your iPhone or iPad screen to quit moving from portrait to landscape with your slightest move.  This can come in especially handy when you are reading a book.  It’s really east to lock and unlock the orientation of these devices.

 

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How to Save an iPhone or iPad Screen Shot

 

HelpHow many times have you wanted to save something on your screen to look at later, or perhaps to send to someone?  It just happened to me the other day.  My husband asked where I was going for a meeting and I sent him a screen shot of the map.  How did I do that? Follow these very simple steps.

 

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How to Attach Photos to a Facebook Post

HelpYou have mastered Facebook and you comment often, but are your comments missing something?  Wouldn’t they be better if you could attach a photo to show what a great time you are having at that concert or the beautiful new shoes you bought?  Of course, they would.  Follow these easy steps.

 

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How to Block Your Caller ID When Calling Others

HelpMost of the time you want others to see your phone number when you call.  But, there may be times when this isn’t the best idea.  An example could be when you are making phone bank calls for a political candidate.  You don’t necessarily want people calling you back.

 

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