Tell Siri your relationship to people to avoid saying their full name. For example, after telling Siri, "Brendan Sands is my brother." I could text him by saying, "Text my brother 'How is Connor today?'"
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Adjust Music Scrubbing Rate
In the Music app, when dragging the scrubber to move to a different part of a song, if you slide your finger down you can adjust the scrubber rate.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Safari History
Tapping and holding the back button in Safari will show your history, this will save you from having to press back multiple times.
Monday, April 22, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Screenshot
Take a screenshot by pressing the home and lock buttons at the same time. This is probably something you have done by accident and wondered how it happened and why you have this weird picture in your camera roll.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Double Space Bar
Double tap the space bar when typing to add a period, space and capitalize the next letter.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Number/Symbol Keyboard Shortcut
On the keyboard if you have to type a single character from the "Number/Symbol" keyboard, just tap and hold on the "123" key, with your finger still down drag to the number/symbol you want and let go. The keyboard will then return to the ABC keyboard. #saveatap
Friday, April 12, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Notification Center
iPhone Tip of the Day: Slide down from above the time at the top of the screen to reveal Notification center. You can see Weather, Stocks, Notifications and post to social media.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Undo
To undo an action (like typing) just shake the iPhone.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
iPhone Tip of the Day: Swipe to Camera Roll
In the Camera app if you swipe from left to right, it will bring you to the last photo in your camera roll. Swipe right to left to get back to the camera.
iPhone Tip of the Day: Volume Button Shutter
In the camera app the Volume Up(+) button can also be used to take a photo. Makes self portraits easier from the front facing camera.
iPhone Tip of the Day: Lock Camera
If you launch the camera from the lock screen, you can lock it again by swiping downward from the top of the screen.
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