Where are the Control Center Music Controls on My iPhone 7?

The Control Center is a menu on the iPhone that you can open by swiping up from the bottom of the screen. It contains a number of helpful settings and tools, like the flashlight, as well as controls for the music that is playing on your iPhone. In iOS 9 these controls were visible on […]

How to Hide the Red Dot at the Top of the Apple Watch Screen

You might have noticed a red dot that occasionally appears at the top of your Apple Watch screen. This red dot indicates that you have unread notifications on your device. You can view these notifications by swiping down from the top of the Apple Watch face. This is very helpful if the primary way that […]

How to Hide Notification Details on the Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can display notifications from your iPhone. This is often a more convenient way of viewing your notifications if your iPhone is typically in your pocket or in a bag. Unfortunately, however, your Apple Watch will also show notification details as well, which could be a problem if some of your notifications involve […]

How to Add the Battery Widget to the iPhone 7

Your iPhone that is running the iOS 10 operating system has a new location that displays widgets. These widgets are associated with certain apps, and can display specific types of information that you might need to check periodically, but don’t want to open the app. One of the widgets that is available is for your […]

How to Use the Battery Shortcut on the iPhone 7

Battery management on an iPhone is an important factor to consider if you use your phone a lot during the day. If you find that you are often depleting your battery before you have the chance to recharge it, then the Low Power mode on the Battery menu can be very helpful. There is a quicker way to […]

How to Stop Automatic App Install on the Apple Watch

Many of the apps on your iPhone have an Apple Watch version that you can use directly from the watch. Sometimes these Watch app versions include some functionality that makes them more convenient to use than the full app on the iPhone. As you install an app on your iPhone, the corresponding Watch app will be […]

How to View Song Lyrics on an iPhone 7

There are a lot of different ways that you can use the Music app on your iPhone, and there are many features that you might not even realize were a part of the app. One of these features allows you to see the lyrics for a song. So if you have ever wondered exactly what […]

How to Make an Apple Music Playlist in the iPhone 7 Music App

The Apple Music service that is available on your iPhone give you access to a very large library of songs. These songs can be downloaded and saved to your iPhone, and you can play them in a number of different ways. One helpful tool that you can use to customize a list or group of […]

How to Reorganize the Apps on Your Apple Watch

The Home screen on the Apple Watch has some similarities to the iPhone Home screen, but it is different enough to make it unique. There are also a number of apps that will automatically be added to your Apple Watch from your iPhone, and the default location of these apps might not be ideal for […]

How to Turn Off Background App Refresh on the Apple Watch

The apps on your Apple devices are often downloading information and refreshing what you see on your screen. This feature is called “Background App Refresh” and has long been considered one of the more helpful settings to change if you were having battery life problems on your iPhone. This setting also exists on your Apple […]