Entries by Moses Gitari

Family Sharing: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Family Sharing lets up to six family members with separate Apple IDs share apps and media, as well as iCloud storage, photos, a calendar, and locations. It‘s also required for Apple Music family plans. In this article, I will show you How to set up and use Family Sharing with family members on iOS. Organize […]

Apple App Store: Complete Guide To iOS 13

The App Store is arguably the most important app on your devices, since it’s your portal to a treasure trove of millions of apps. It was the App Store and third-party developers that transformed the iPhone from a niche gadget to a world-changing phenomenon. Tip: Your App Store login can be separate from your iCloud […]

Make Calls On iPhone: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Whether or not you have an iPhone, this comprehensive guide tells you how to make a “phone” call on your iPhone or iPad. There are multiple ways to talk with someone in iOS: FaceTime lets you make crystal-clear audio or video calls on any iOS device and third-party apps like Skype can integrate with the […]

Activity View: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Learn the ins and outs of how activity views work in iOS and iPadOS Activity views (formerly known as the Share sheet) make it easy to share with others. You can not only share webpages through messages, email, and on social media, but you can also transfer a file (like a PDF displayed in Safari) […]

Organize Your Wallet: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Wallet is a storehouse for virtual passes like coupons, reward cards, and tickets. It also manages your Apple Pay cards and settings. Note: The iPad doesn’t have the Wallet app, but you can manage Apple Pay payment methods in Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay. Manage Wallet Passes There are two ways to add passes: […]

Hand Off Feature: Complete Guide To iOS 13

This article covers the App Switcher on the iPhone and iPod touch, as well as the Handoff feature. For info on special iPad multitasking features, see Special iPad Features . Switch Between Apps Use the App Switcher to switch to a recently used app, to force-quit a crashed app, or to work with Handoff: Double-press […]

Tricks To Improve Battery Life in iOS 13

Keeping mobile devices powered is a persistent challenge. As your Apple devices do more and more for you, features like background tasks, Location Services, iCloud syncing, and Background App Refresh can strain a battery. Fortunately, iOS and iPadOS offer some tools that can extend your battery life. Note: This article refers to many Control Center […]

Handle Bandwidth Usage: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Internet connections without some kind of bandwidth cap or overage fee are difficult to find. Fortunately, there are tricks you can employ to manage your bandwidth usage in iOS. All these tricks can help you reduce your use of cellular data on your iPhone or iPad, but some can also help you stay under a […]

AppleFiles app: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Files is a convenient app on apple devices that gives you access to every file you have stored in the different apps on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. There is a new Downloads folder in iOS 13,which will be the location for any web downloads and attachments from Mail. In addition, there is an ability […]

Apple Maps: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Find Yourself, Your Stuff, and Your Friends Most of this article explains how to use Apple’s Maps app, but I also talk about how to Use Find My . I also discuss the potentially life-saving feature, Do Not Disturb While Driving. Use Maps Apple’s homegrown Maps app is a built-in window to the world, providing […]

Control Center: Complete Guide To iOS 13

Control Center is a handy way to access common controls. To open Control Center on iPhones with Home buttons, swipe up from beneath the bottom of the screen. On newer iPhones and the iPad swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen. Control Center gives you quick access to network settings, brightness, audio controls, […]

Using shortcuts in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: The ultimate guide

Apple’s Shortcuts app will let you automate common actions in iOS, such as sending messages to friends, calculating tips, and sharing photos. Shortcuts lets you extend iOS’s functionality in numerous ways, and integrates with apps from Apple and participating third parties. Creating your own shortcuts can be a complex process and I don’t have enough […]

How to use Siri in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Speak to Siri Siri is your voice-activated personal assistant, capable of making phone calls, playing music, reading your email messages, telling you if it’s going to rain, and even controlling your home. Summon Siri There are two ways to summon Siri. The first is to press and hold the Home button—or the Sleep/wake button on […]

Master Messages in iOS 13 and iPadOS

Messages has grown into a potent instant messaging tool. Messages can handle SMS messages, Apple’s own iMessage messages, and voice messages. Messages lets you add visual effects to messages, and developers can create apps that integrate with Messages. Understand Core Messages Concepts SMS (Short Message System) and MMS (Multimedia Messaging System) are methods of sending […]