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How to use camera filters in Messages on iPhone

How to use camera filters in Messages on iPhone

iOS 12 adds a range of fun filters and camera effects to the Messages app on iPhone and iPad. Here's how to liven up conversations

iOS 12 adds a range of fun filters and camera effects to the Messages app on iPhone and iPad. Here's how to liven up conversations

15 Nov 18

Which apps won't work in iOS 12?

Which apps won't work in iOS 12?

32-bit apps won't work in iOS 12. We show you how find out if you have any on your iPhone or iPad, and what to do next

32-bit apps won't work in iOS 12. We show you how find out if you have any on your iPhone or iPad, and what to do next

15 Nov 18

How to use Live Listen

How to use Live Listen

Send audio from your iPhone microphone straight to your AirPods with Live Listen in iOS 12

Send audio from your iPhone microphone straight to your AirPods with Live Listen in iOS 12

09 Nov 18

How to get Animoji on any iPhone

How to get Animoji on any iPhone

We pick alternative apps that will let you create Animoji-like recordings on any iPhone, or even on an Android smartphone

We pick alternative apps that will let you create Animoji-like recordings on any iPhone, or even on an Android smartphone

18 Oct 18

How to make a Memoji on iPhone

How to make a Memoji on iPhone

iOS 12 brings the ability to create a custom Animoji of your own (or someone else's) face, called a Memoji. Here's how it works

iOS 12 brings the ability to create a custom Animoji of your own (or someone else's) face, called a Memoji. Here's how it works

18 Oct 18

How to use Measure in iOS 12

How to use Measure in iOS 12

You can use the Measure app in iOS 12 to find out how big things are - here's how to use it, and how accurate it is

You can use the Measure app in iOS 12 to find out how big things are - here's how to use it, and how accurate it is

08 Oct 18

 
How to set up parental controls on iPad & iPhone

How to set up parental controls on iPad & iPhone

Want to make your iPad & iPhone more kid-proof? Here's how to set up parental controls on iOS devices

Want to make your iPad & iPhone more kid-proof? Here's how to set up parental controls on iOS devices

19 Sep 18

How to remove the iOS 12 beta

How to remove the iOS 12 beta

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 12 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 12 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

17 Sep 18

How to install an iOS beta on iPhone or iPad

How to install an iOS beta on iPhone or iPad

How to install an iOS beta on your iPhone or iPad, and try out new features ahead of the update's public release

How to install an iOS beta on your iPhone or iPad, and try out new features ahead of the update's public release

17 Sep 18

How to get iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

How to get iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 12, getting dozens of cool new features for free

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 12, getting dozens of cool new features for free

17 Sep 18

How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone

How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

14 Sep 18

 
How to update a HomePod

How to update a HomePod

Lyric search, phone calls & more are coming to HomePod via a software update - here's how to get the new features

Lyric search, phone calls & more are coming to HomePod via a software update - here's how to get the new features

13 Sep 18

How to make group FaceTime calls

How to make group FaceTime calls

Sick of seeing the same old faces in your video chats? With iOS 12 you can have a group FaceTime call with up to 32 people

Sick of seeing the same old faces in your video chats? With iOS 12 you can have a group FaceTime call with up to 32 people

13 Sep 18

How to make Siri rap

How to make Siri rap

Siri has hidden musical talents. Here's how to unlock them

Siri has hidden musical talents. Here's how to unlock them

31 Aug 18

How to schedule text messages on iPhone

How to schedule text messages on iPhone

Remember to send those important texts, thanks to scheduling apps and Apple Reminders

Remember to send those important texts, thanks to scheduling apps and Apple Reminders

17 Aug 18

How to lock an iPhone app with a password or Touch ID

How to lock an iPhone app with a password or Touch ID

Worried that friends will look in sensitive apps when borrowing your iPhone? You can lock them with Touch ID or a password

Worried that friends will look in sensitive apps when borrowing your iPhone? You can lock them with Touch ID or a password

15 Aug 18

 
How to play YouTube audio in the background on iPhone or iPad

How to play YouTube audio in the background on iPhone or iPad

This trick lets you play the audio from a YouTube video in the background on iPhone or iPad (without paying for YouTube Premium)

This trick lets you play the audio from a YouTube video in the background on iPhone or iPad (without paying for YouTube Premium)

14 Aug 18

How to stop calls and texts on old iPhones

How to stop calls and texts on old iPhones

We show how to stop calls, texts, iMessages and FaceTime calls from appearing on an old iPhone or iPad

We show how to stop calls, texts, iMessages and FaceTime calls from appearing on an old iPhone or iPad

10 Aug 18

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