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How to Quickly Record Voice Memos on iPhone or iPad

If you’d like to capture thoughts on the go, Apple’s Voice Memos app on an iPhone or iPad is a wonderful way to do it with your voice. But sometimes it can be difficult to quickly find the app on your device. Luckily, there’s…

How to Quickly Create a Note on iPhone or iPad

If you’d like to capture ideas on the go, Apple’s Notes app is a wonderful way to do it. When a great idea strikes you, it can feel like too much of a fumble to find and launch the app on your device. Luckily, there’s an easy…

How to Shuffle or Repeat Songs on iPhone or iPad

You can add variety to your music listening experience on iPhone and iPad by turning on Shuffle, which plays songs in random order. Or if you love a song, album, or playlist and want to listen to it over and over again, turn …

How to Update Your iPhone to the Latest iOS Version

It’s a good idea to keep your iPhone’s software and firmware (iOS) up to date. Updates are available for free from Apple. They apply the latest security and bug fixes and features to your iPhone. Here’s how to update your iPh…

How to Disable Multitasking on an iPad

Apple first introduced multitasking features called Split View and Slide Over in iOS 9. These multitasking features are powerful if you know how to use them, but they can be confusing. If you’d rather have that classic iPad s…

Why Isn’t My iPhone Charging?

You plug in your iPhone or set it down on a wireless charger to charge the battery, check back later, and it hasn’t charged. What happened? Many things can go wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the most common iPhone chargin…

How to Turn On the Startup Chime on Your New Mac

Since 1984, Apple computers played an endearing sound when powered on. This tone became a cultural calling card for the platform, but with the rise of automatically-booting Macs in 2016, Apple decided to remove this feature. …

How to Check If Your iPhone Was Refurbished

After buying a used iPhone, you might wonder about its history. When first sold, did it leave Apple as a brand new device or one that had been previously refurbished? Luckily, there’s an easy way to tell. Here’s how….

How to Find an App on Your iPhone or iPad Fast

Apple’s App Store features around two million apps for iPhone and iPad combined. If you’re like us, you probably have dozens of apps on your iOS or iPadOS device but have not had the chance to organize them all. You can easil…

What Is 5G, and How Fast Is It?

According to mobile carriers, it’s the latest, greatest thing: 5G, a fifth-generation wireless standard that is said to rival home internet speeds under ideal circumstances. Just how fast is it—and does it live up to the hy…

How to Delete Your Twitter Account

Want to leave Twitter behind? You can permanently delete your account, erasing all your tweets, followers, favorites, and other data. It will vanish from Twitter almost immediately, and will be fully wiped from Twitter’s serv…
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