How to Hide Your Caller ID in Android Marshmallow

We’ve gotten to the point with smartphones where it is unusual to receive a phone call and not know who is calling. If you don’t already have the number saved in your device because it’s a contact, you can typically see the phone number and choose to answer or ignore based on that information. Caller […]

How to Enable the Unlock with iPhone Setting for an Apple Watch Passcode

Your iPhone contains a lot of sensitive information, which is why it’s so important to lock the device with a passcode or a fingerprint. But your Apple Watch can contain some sensitive information, too, which is why you may have also created a passcode for your watch. Unfortunately entering that passcode on the tiny watch […]

How to Share a Song In a Text Message Through the Spotify iPhone App

Are you listening to a song in your iPhone’s Spotify app that you know a friend or family member would love to hear? You could always describe the song, or provide them with the name of it, but there is another way that you can share a song with someone through a text message. The […]

How to Turn Off Text Message Notifications on the Apple Watch

The ability to view text message notifications on your Apple Watch without needing to unlock your iPhone is one of the more convenient uses of the watch. You can even send quick replies through the Messages app on the watch. This functionality makes the Messages app and Watch interaction one of my favorite elements of […]

Android SIM Card Out of Service? Check Your Wi-Fi Calling Setting

Is your Android Marshmallow phone telling you that you aren’t connected to your cellular provider’s network? If you’ve confirmed that your account is in good standing, that you should be in range of a cellular network, and that there is nothing physically wrong with your phone, then this can be a pretty confusing and frustrating […]

How to Turn Off Dial Assist on an iPhone 7

The Dial Assist feature on your iPhone attempts to automatically add the international or local prefix when you are making a call that requires it. While this can be helpful in certain situations, you may discover that your own international phone usage might dictate another approach. For example, if you regularly travel internationally and have […]

How to Turn Off Handoff on an iPhone 7

There’s an interesting feature associated with your iCloud account that allows you to start working on something with one of your iCloud devices, then continue with it on another device. So if you start editing a document on your iPhone in Pages, you can use Handoff to continue working on it with your MacBook. However, […]

How to Stop Deleting Old Messages in Android Marshmallow

Have you ever gone to look for an old picture or text message on your Android phone, only to see that it’s gone? This can be frustrating if that message contained important information or a special picture. This automatic deletion of old messages occurs as a space-saving feature in the Android Marshmallow operating system, and […]

How to Allow iBooks to Access Online Content on an iPhone 7

Have you ever been reading an ebook in the iBooks app on your iPhone and it linked to something else online? If you were unable to access that, or the book couldn’t download the information that it needed, then you may not have the Online Content option turned on for iBooks. Fortunately you can find […]

How to Turn Off One-handed Mode in Android Marshmallow

Your Android Marshmallow phone has a setting called One-handed mode that you can enable if you find that you are often using the device with one hand. It adjust some of the input mechanisms on the phone so that they are simpler to use when you only have one hand available. For example, it can […]