How to Lower Screen Brightness on the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 has a relatively long battery life but, if you are constantly playing games, listening to music or pairing Bluetooth devices, then that battery life can get shorter and shorter. Since many people are unwilling to alter the way they use their devices, one simple choice is to look for other options that […]

How to Check Data Usage on the Verizon iPhone 5

The Verizon Share Everything plan provides an interesting option for families or groups of people that want to lower the cell phone bill. You get unlimited minutes and text messages to share amongst everyone that is on the plan, but you have a limited amount of data to share between all of the devices. If […]

How to Turn Off Keyboard Clicks on the iPhone 5

One of the biggest challenges when using a touch screen keypad is getting some feedback or response to indicate that you have typed a letter. This response can be very helpful when you are typing an email or text message, and can even give you a feeling similar to the one that you would get […]

How Do I Use Facetime on My iPhone 5

One of the big selling points of the newer models of the iPhone is their ability to make video calls using an application called Facetime. This is a utility that allows iOS device owners to make video calls with the push of a button. But if you have been trying to figure out how to […]

How to Display Battery Percentage on iPhone 5

Last updated: December 14, 2016 Knowing how much battery you have left on your iPhone 5 is very important, and the default setting on the device will show the iPhone 5 battery percentage as an image. But this default icon view of the remaining battery can be a little vague. Fortunately there is a setting […]

How to Delete a Contact on the iPhone 5

Sometimes the easiest way to remember or access a phone number on your iPhone 5 is to simply save it as a new contact. Since you can store a very large number of contacts on the device, there are very few drawbacks to creating as many contacts as you want. But occasionally you may end […]

How to Turn Off Auto Correct for Text Messaging on the iPhone 5

Auto correct on your mobile device, especially one whose navigation is entirely touch screen, can be very helpful. We have all inadvertently touched the wrong letter at one time or another, but auto correct can often fix this mistake. But if you are frequently typing abbreviated words, or words in text-speak, auto correct can be […]

How to See What Software Version is on Your iPad 2

Apple updates its’ iOS software on a fairly consistent basis. And each version of the software brings new improvements and features that improve the usage experience for a lot of iPad, iPhone, iPod and MacBook owners. But not everyone actively follows iOS software updates, so it might not always be information that you think of […]

Setting a Password to Unlock Your iPad

Are you sick and tired of someone else constantly using your iPad? Or are you worried about the security of personal information that is stored on the device? Then maybe you need to consider setting a password to unlock your iPad. This is a security setting that you can configure from the Settings menu on […]

How Do I Restart My iPad

Sometimes you need to restart your electronic devices. This is just a simple fact of living in a digital world. Everything is supposed to work correctly forever, but certain programs or applications can occasionally create an issue that can only be resolved by resetting or restarting the device. And while people may think that their […]