How to Enable or Disable Automatic iOS Updates on an iPhone 7

The iOS updates that are released periodically for your iPhone typically include new features, as well as fixes for bugs and issues that may arise after the update has been available to the general public for a while. But manually installing those updates can be a hassle, as it can take a while for the […]

How to Turn Off the Airdrop Sound on an iPhone 7

Your iPhone can make a number of sounds and display many types of notifications when you receive something like a phone call or text message. But there are a number of other sounds and alerts that you can receive, including those associated with the iPhone’s Airdrop feature. If you had previously configured your iPhone’s notifications […]

How to Enable Spotify Data Saver on an iPhone

Streaming music on your iPhone doesn’t use as much data as streaming video, but it can turn into a lot of data use if you find that you are listening to music on a cellular network with Spotify. One way to avoid excessive data usage is by taking advantage of Offline mode, but that can […]

How to Turn Off Autoplay in the YouTube iPhone App

When you watch a video in the YouTube app on your iPhone, the app will automatically play a suggested video once the current one ends. This setting is called Autoplay, and is meant to keep videos playing while you are using the app. Some people like this feature, and may find new content and video […]

Why is There a Weird App Listed on the “Always Allowed” Screen in Screen Time on iPhone?

The Screen Time feature introduced to the iPhone in iOS 12 gives you a way to set a “Downtime” period where the phone is turned off except for a few apps. Part of this feature includes a couple of menus called “App Limits” and “Always Allowed” where you can customize your allowed phone usage by […]

How to Change the Screen Time Passcode on an iPhone 7

We have previously written about how to set up Screen Time on your iPhone, which is a helpful feature that you can use if you would like to force yourself to stop using your iPhone for a certain period of time during the day. Whether you want to use this feature to limit the amount […]

How to Schedule Downtime on an iPhone 7

Once you update your iPhone to the iOS 12 operating system you gain access to a helpful new feature called Screen Time. This allows you to specify a time during the day when you want your iPhone to remain off. This feature is intended to give you a self-imposed break from your iPhone if you […]

What Does Airplane Mode Do on the iPhone 7?

Certain types of broadcast wireless signals can interfere with airplane equipment, so it has long been part of the takeoff routine for a pilot or flight attendant to ask you to turn off your electronic devices or put them in airplane mode. Your iPhone has an airplane mode, which you can enable to simultaneously turn […]

How to Stop My iPhone from Automatically Uninstalling Apps

Managing the storage on an iPhone is a struggle for many users. Apps, pictures and other files take up a lot of the limited space on the device, and it’s fairly common to reach a point where you aren’t able to install a new app or an iOS update because you don’t have enough room. […]

How to Turn Off Apple Watch Youtube Notifications

Following a channel on YouTube is a great way to keep up with new videos that are created by your favorite content producers. The more you use YouTube and discover good channels, the larger that list of followed, or subscribed, channels is going to become. Your Apple watch mirrors the notification settings for the apps […]