iOS Tips

Turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

Turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen to reveal Control Center. Tap  to turn on Wi-Fi. Tap  to turn on Bluetooth. To turn it off, tap either icon again. Note: If you haven’t already selected a Wi-Fi network or set up your Bluetooth device, you may need to do that first.  

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Turn on Airplane mode

Turn on Airplane mode

Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen to reveal Control Center. Tap  to turn on Airplane mode, which turns off cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and location services. Tap  again to turn off Airplane mode and enable those services.

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Access the camera quickly from any screen

Access the camera quickly from any screen

Use Control Center to access your iPhone camera quickly from any screen, even if your iPhone is locked. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to reveal Control Center. Tap  to open Camera.  

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Set iPhone to Do Not Disturb

Set iPhone to Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb keeps calls, alerts, and other notifications from making sounds or lighting up when iPhone is locked. Swipe up from the bottom edge of your iPhone screen—even when locked—to reveal Control Center. Tap  to turn on Do Not Disturb. Note: You can also turn on and adjust Do Not Disturb in Settings.  

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Understanding Control Center

Understanding Control Center

Control Center gives you quick access to commonly used settings and apps. You can access Control Center from anywhere in iOS—including the Lock screen. To access Control Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. To close Control Center, swipe down, tap the top of the screen, or press the Home button. In Control Center,(…)

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Cellular Data settings

Cellular Data settings

Understanding cellular data settings You can temporarily turn off cellular data to prevent applications from using the cellular network connection to send or receive data. If you turn off cellular data, you will be unable to: See the cellular data icons in the status bar (for example, LTE or 3G). Send or receive MMS messages.(…)

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GSM, CDMA, and LTE

GSM, CDMA, and LTE

When a Wi-Fi network is unavailable, iPhone and iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular models) are capable of using a cellular data network for Internet connectivity. Select your carrier network technology to learn more about the cellular data network capabilities and features, including: Network types Status Bar icons Whether simultaneous voice and data are supported (on iPhone)(…)

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Siri Tips

Siri Tips

Ensure that your device is connected to the Internet Siri works by sending your requests to Apple servers. Because of this, Siri sends information such as your voice input, contacts, and location (if you have Location Services turned on) to Apple to process your requests. For Siri to work, your device must be connected to(…)

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iOS Safari Tips

iOS Safari Tips

Smart search field Safari on iOS 7 has a unified “smart search field” that allows you to type the url of the website or search for text. When you start typing, it displays the top url hit, suggestions from Google Search or your favorite search engine, your Bookmarks and history, and results of the text search on the(…)

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