Restore a previous version of iOS for iPad or iPhone

Restore A Previous iOS version on iPad or iPhone

Restore a previous iOS version on iPad or iPhone Apple frequently releases new versions and updates to iOS for iPhone and iPad. Most releases are installed on the device and this usually does not present a problem. There are times when the update may present a problem and conflict with applications or resources frequently used on the device. Most apps and websites are usually updated to meet the newest standards from the latest iOS but […]

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text to speech on iPhone or iPad

Text To Speech On iPhone or iPad

Text to speech on iPhone or iPad is part of the assistive settings. This is how it works, we can either select text to be read or we can instruct the device to read everything that displayed on the screen. On most devices this option is not automatically enabled. We can enable this feature in Settings.

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Changing The Wallpaper on iPhone or iPad

Behind all those icons of your favorite apps is the home screen wallpaper. Wallpaper is usually an image that sits in the background and adds something to our experience. Wallpaper images are usually images that mean something to us, like images of our family or images of our favorite scenery. Our devices have two wallpaper options. There is a lock screen wallpaper and a home screen wallpaper. The lock screen wallpaper is the one we […]

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iPhone or iPad Notification Sort Order

Notifications are messages sent from various applications we have installed on our devices. Some notifications we have access to include, the App Store, Calendar, FaceTime and Mail. We can control how these notifications appear on our device and the order in which they appear.

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Sharing Photos With AirDrop

AirDrop for iOS devices has been around since the iPhone 5, iPad 4th generation, iPad mini and iPod Touch 5th generation. The devices need to have iOS 7 or later, and Macs need to have Yosemite or later. AirDrop is a way to share content with other Apple devices. While we can share our photos using iCloud we can still share them using AirDrop.

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Control Center Preferences for iPhone or iPad

The Control center on iPhone or iPad has its own set of preferences. In Settings we can click on the Control Center option.

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Control Center on iPhone

The Control Center on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is a way to quickly access some common tools, utilities, and applications. The control center on iPhone is slightly different. There are certain tools that are specific to the iPhone and these include the flashlight and calculator. The flashlight is only available on iPhone because the iPad currently does not have a light.

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Organizing Apps With Folders on iPhone or iPad

We can organize the number of apps on our device with folders. These folders are easy to create. In this example I have several Microsoft office apps. To begin organizing these apps into folders tap and hold an app until the apps begin to shake. Drag one app on top of another.

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Grouping Apps With Screens on iPhone or iPad

As we install more and more apps onto our devices it becomes important to organize them. We can organize them into separate screens or into folders. Lets organize our apps into screens. This method works best if you don’t have too many apps.

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Arranging App Icons on iPhone or iPad

There are plenty of apps to fill the needs for work, play and leisure. We might have dozens of these apps on our devices. This is where arranging apps on our device is important for an effective work or play environment. To move apps around, tap and hold on an app until all the apps begin to shake. This usually takes a couple of seconds.

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