How to Change an App’s Badge Icon Setting on an iPad

iPad notifications come in a variety of shapes and sizes. In fact, you might not even realize that certain features on your iPad are technically notifications. One such feature is the Badge App Icon, which is a small red circle with a number inside of it. This icon appears at the corner of an app’s […]

How to Turn Off Location Based Alerts on an iPhone 6

Location Services on your iPhone are responsible for a number of helpful features. They can assist with driving directions, help locate your iPhone if it becomes lost, and remind you about something when you arrive at a specific destination. This last feature involves something called Location Based Alerts, which will cause app notifications to trigger […]

How to Upgrade iCloud Storage on an iPad in iOS 9

You can store a large number of files in iCloud from an iPad, as every Apple ID gets 5 GB of space for free. But as you start to accumulate more files on your devices, you may discover that this storage space is no longer sufficient. I mainly use iCloud for my device backups, and […]

How to Remove a Favorite from Safari on an iPhone 6

New tabs that you open in the Safari browser on your iPhone typically include a combination of your “Favorites” and the sites that you visit most frequently. The “Favorites” section can be a little misleading, however, as many users will find that this section contains a generic grouping of sites that they might not actually […]

How to Disable FaceTime on an iPad in iOS 9

Your iPad has much of the same functionality as an iPhone, including the ability to send and receive text messages. But it can also enable you to make video or audio calls through the FaceTime app. However, if you have a child or an employee that uses the iPad, you may not want them to […]

Where is the Check Spelling Option on My iPad?

The spell checker on iPads and iPhones can be very useful if you have difficulty typing accurately on your mobile device. When a word is spelled incorrectly, the iOS device will underline it in red. You can then tap on the underlined word and select from a few options that the device though you actually […]

How to Disable iOS 9 Emojis on an iPad 2

Last updated: February 10, 2017 The iOS 9 emojis library included a couple of new updates from earlier versions of the operating system. ¬†Emojis on iOS 9 are a fun and simple way to add some emotion to text messages, which may not otherwise be¬†easy to convey with traditional characters and punctuation. Most new iPhone […]

How to Disable Frequently Visited Sites in Safari on an iPhone

Whenever you create a new tab in the Safari Web browser on your iPhone, you are presented with a screen that contains icons for certain sites. The icons at the top of the screen are the Favorite bookmarks that are currently selected on your iPhone, while the icons at the bottom of the screen are […]

How Do I Share My iPhone’s Internet Connection?

Whenever you hear someone talking about “tethering” their iPhone to another device or using a “hotspot” to gain Internet access, they are talking about sharing the Internet connection from their iPhone with something else. Smartphones can access the Internet through a cellular or mobile network in addition to accessing it through Wi-Fi. However, many devices, […]

How to Close Tabs on iPhone 6

Whenever you click a link to a Web page that someone copied and pasted into a text message or an email, it typically opens in a new tab in Safari. The system of tabs that Safari on the iPhone utilizes makes it possible for you to have multiple Web pages open at the same time. […]