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Why Is There a Moon Next to My Text Message on an iPhone? (or a Bell in Newer Versions of iOS)

Some text message conversations on your iPhone are going to be more active than others. This is particularly noticeable in group messages with multiple people. But you may be wondering why there is a moon next to a text message on your iPhone, especially if you aren’t getting any notifications for those conversations. There are … Read more

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How to Turn Off App Store Notifications on the iPhone 5

You probably get notifications about text messages, calendar events, emails, and a variety of other things on your iPhone every day. Some of these are notifications that you want, while others might be coming from apps where you never chose the notification settings that you wanted for that app. The App Store on your iPhone … Read more

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Why Are iMessages Being Sent as Text Messages?

The steps above were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOs 13.4.1. These steps will also work on other iPhone models using iOS 13, as well as most other recent versions of iOS. The iMessage feature on your iPhone provides some additional messaging features that aren’t available with traditional SMS text messaging. This includes things … Read more

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How to Turn Off Auto Rotate on iPhone 11

Your iPhone screen can switch between portrait and landscape orientation based on how you are holding it. This is usually something that happens automatically and occurs because there is something in the iPhone called an accelerometer that can determine how you are holding the device, and which corresponding orientation the screen needs to be in. … Read more

How to Keep the iPhone Screen On All the Time

Your iPhone screen probably turns off after about 30 seconds or a minute of inactivity. This can be overridden when you are playing a game or watching a video, but normal usage patterns will cause the screen to turn off that quickly. You can keep the phone screen on iPhone turned on by going to … Read more

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How to Send a YouTube Video By Text on an iPhone

The ability to share content that we find fun or interesting is a fun element of having a smartphone and being able to connect with friends and family. One place that you might find something that someone else may appreciate is YouTube, Google’s enormous video service. You can share a video from YouTube on your … Read more