How to Fetch Mail Manually on an iPhone 6

The Mail app on your iPhone allows you to add your email accounts so that you can read and send email messages directly from the device. Your iPhone will periodically check for new email messages throughout the day, either using an option called Push, where your emails are downloaded as soon as they are sent […]

Where Are the Safari Tabs on an iPhone?

The ability to use tabs when your are browsing the Internet can make it much easier to quickly switch between multiple Web pages. Tabbed browsing is something that has been a big part of desktop browsers for a while, but it is also a feature that you can use on your iPhone. The Safari iOS […]

How to Get Your iPhone to Send an SMS if iMessage Isn’t Working

Your iPhone is capable of sending text messages in two different formats. One of those formats is called iMessage, which is a text messaging type that can be sent between iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. The second messaging format type is SMS (short message service), which is the type of text message […]

Why Does it Say VZW Wi-Fi at the Top of My iPhone Screen?

Last updated: July 5, 2019 The top-left corner of your iPhone screen usually contains information that tells you about your current network connection. So if you ever wondered whether you were connected to a cellular network or a WiFi network, that that is where you would look. But a new option has come up recently, […]

How to Enable Wi-Fi Calling on an iPhone 6

WiFi calling allows your iPhone to use your WiFi network to make a call. This is a great alternative for people with poor service at home or work, as it does not rely on your connection strength with the Verizon network to make a phone call. You can also make calls to domestic numbers from international locations […]

How to Use the Flashlight Without Entering Your Passcode on an iPhone

A flashlight on your iPhone is a surprisingly useful thing to have access to. Several versions of iOS ago, you could only get the flashlight by downloading third-party apps. But Apple includes it as part of iOS by default now, making it much more convenient to use. The flashlight can even be accessed directly from […]

How to Enable the Notification Center on the iPhone Lock Screen

iPhone users often have a love/hate relationship with their notifications. Some notifications are important, and you always want to make sure that you receive them, and that you can check them easily. But others might seem unnecessary, and are more of a nuisance than they are helpful. So while you can disable notifications for individual […]

Am I Blocking Someone from Sending Text Messages to My iPhone?

Ever since the release of iOS 7 it has been possible to block an unwanted contact on your iPhone. This meant that they could not call you, text you, or FaceTime you from a phone number if you had blocked it. But it is possible to block someone by accident, which can make it very […]

How to Save a Web Page as a PDF on an iPhone

Many of the apps and features on your iPhone require an Internet connection to work as intended. The Safari browser is one of those apps, which can make it nearly impossible to read an article that you find on a website if you aren’t connected to the Internet. One way to get around this however, […]

How to Change Auto Lock on the iPhone 6

Last updated: March 22, 2019 Pocket and purse dialing have long been a problem for cell phone owners. The most common method that has been used to combat these unwanted button presses is to simply lock the screen. A locked screen can only be unlocked in a certain way, and the likelihood of items in your purse […]