Growing up, spam callers were a problem that seemed to have no solution no matter how many do not call lists you signed up for. And with the home phone being the main point of contact, it was more important to answer than it is today with our cellphones. Luckily advancements like caller id have made these calls more distinguishable.
While caller id is a part of every cell phone, spam text messages and phone calls are still somewhat of a problem. From “free vacations” to other various offers, these messages are a major nuisance, especially if they happen often. If you are a Verizon customer you have some control over this problem. By changing settings in your [...]
While most users do not plug their iPhone into their computer too often, there are some situations where this is necessary. For grabbing a quick charge, or backing up the iPhone, this process is extremely frustrating. One of the more annoying issues is that programs such as iPhoto and iTunes open by default.
While this is handy, these programs will slow down your Mac if they open every time the iPhone plugs in. Follow the steps below to disable iPhoto from opening automatically.How to Disable iPhoto from Opening.
Plug in the iPhone with a USB cable and wait for iTunes to recognize the phone. Once the phone appears in the menu bar, tap the [...]
Notifications are a helpful feature of the iPhone that keep users alerted with important messages. But too many notifications are unnecessary and more of a nuisance than are helpful.
By default many notifications are in notification center, which is the best place to receive alerts. While notification center is a great tool, it loses its utility when overrun with too many pointless alerts.
By fine tuning which alerts go into notification center, it will decrease the amount of times your iPhone buzzes, and keep the important notifications at the top.How to Customize Notification Center.
When answering the iPhone, it is a pain to always have to hold it up to your ear. For those who take advantage of the speakerphone function, you can change the settings so that the default answering method is over the speaker.
While using the phone app isn’t what people mainly use their iPhones for anymore, calls are still an important function of the iPhone. If taking calls is a regular task for you, changing the way that you answer the phone can be a handy feature.
By default the iPhone uses the earpiece, which may not be as convenient.
For example if your hands are full, holding the iPhone up to your ear would be the hardest way to carry on a [...]
The iPhone provides a convenient mobile toolkit wherever users go. One task common for smart phone owners is viewing and signing PDF documents.
With the Adobe app using PDF documents on the iPhone is easy. This guide will cover how to open PDF files in your e-mail and files that are stored on your computer.
Before opening the file, download the Adobe Reader app from the app store. This app allows you to open PDF files and add your signature, as well as many other options. Once downloaded and installed, open the PDF with the Reader application.How to Open a PDF in Mail
From the homescreen tap Mail.
Open the email account that has the message with [...]
Ever lost the tiny Apple remote? Remotes cluttering a room? The simplest way to cut at least one remote from your coffee table is to use the iPhone as an Apple TV remote.
By using the iPhone as a remote not only do you have one less remote lying around, you also have added functionality. For example, services such as AirPlay allow you to stream music, videos and pictures directly from the iPhone to the television.
Follow the guide below to set up your iPhone as the remote for the Apple TV.
The very first step to setting up the iPhone as a remote is to download the Remote app from the app store. The Remote app is a free app that allows the user to an Apple TV or [...]