How to Set a Text Tone for a Contact on the iPhone

Being able to identify a caller on your iPhone by simply hearing the ringtone that plays is a useful option that you can set on your device. You can read this article to learn how. But there are other contact-specific options that you can set, including the tone that plays when a contact sends you […]

How to Turn Off Read Receipts on the iPhone 5

The iMessages that you can send from your iPhone to people that are also using Apple products is an interesting feature with a lot of benefits. One of the upgrades from regular text messages to iMessages on your iPhone is the ability for you to send read receipts to people after you have viewed their […]

How to Reply to an Email on the iPhone

Managing emails on the iPhone is pretty simple using the default Mail app. Once you have set up your email account and are receiving messages, you can perform most of the tasks that you are able to perform when managing your email on a desktop or laptop computer. But it can be a little difficult […]

Only Show the Name or Number for a Text Message on the iPhone

We have written about how to set a passcode on your iPhone, which is an important step towards securing your device from people that shouldn’t be looking at your phone. But you might have a setting enabled on your iPhone where a preview of a text message is shown on your lock screen. While this […]

How to Perform a Soft Reset on an iPhone 7 as a Troubleshooting Step

Last updated: 11/18/16 The iPhone 7 might be a tiny mobile phone that you keep in your pocket, but it shares a lot of similarities with a computer. One of these similarities exists between “processes” that run on a laptop or desktop computer and on your iPhone. These are the application functions on the device […]

How to Find Apps on Your iPhone

We have previously written about how useful Spotlight Search can be, especially when you take advantage of its’ functionality with certain apps like Mail, Contacts, and Notes. But another useful feature of Spotlight Search is its’ ability to help you locate apps that you can’t find. This might seem unimportant if someone only has a […]

How to Reset Your iPhone Icons

Moving apps around on your iPhone is a good way to add some custom organization to the device and make it easier to find the apps that you use most often. But it can be easy to move your apps around so much that it becomes difficult to locate less-used apps when you need them. […]

How to Forward an Email on the iPhone

Email forwarding is one of the simplest ways to share an email that you receive with another person. Forwarding an email essentially means that you are sending an email that you have received to another person. It is different from replying to an email because a reply goes back to the person that originally sent […]

Use the Chromecast to Watch Netflix from an iPad

Netflix’s compatibility with so many different devices is among the reasons why it has exploded in popularity. You can stream Netflix instant videos on video game consoles, computers, phones and tablets, plus you can use a device like the Chromecast to watch Netflix on your TV. But the Chromecast does not come with a remote […]

How to Send Text Messages Instead of iMessages on an iPhone

Last updated: February 8, 2017 You might need to know how to send text messages instead of iMessages on an iPhone if your iMessages aren’t being sent. Your iPhone is capable of sending two different kind of messages from the Messages app. You have probably noticed this before, as some of the messages that you […]