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How To Stop Twitter From Tracking Apps Installed On Your iPhone, Android | Redmond Pie

How To Stop Twitter From Tracking Apps Installed On Your iPhone, Android | Redmond Pie | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
Here's a complete guide on how to stop Twitter from tracking which apps you have installed on your iPhone or Android device.
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Frugal iPad and iPhone Cellular Data Use: Tips and Tricks

Frugal iPad and iPhone Cellular Data Use: Tips and Tricks | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
There are things you can do technically (with your settings) and behaviorally (with your browsing habits) to stay within your iPad or iPhone cellular data plan. These tips and tricks will guide you.
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iPhone and iPad: Change Notification Types | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial

iPhone and iPad: Change Notification Types | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

The default notification view on iOS 6 is the banner. This notification appears at the top of the screen. To change back from banners to the old alert view, follow these directions.

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How to grant or deny access to your location with iOS 6 privacy controls | iMore

How to grant or deny access to your location with iOS 6 privacy controls | iMore | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

iOS 6 brings with it granular privacy controls so you can now fine tune exactly what built-in and App Store apps can access your location and share it on a pre-app basis. 

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Notification Center: The ultimate guide | iMore.com

Notification Center: The ultimate guide | iMore.com | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Notification Center is Apple's attempt to bring order and sanity to the myriad alarms, alerts, messages, calls, announcements, and challenges that flood our iPhones, iPods, and iPads every day. 

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Enable “Kid Mode” on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS | OSXDaily

Enable “Kid Mode” on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Guided Access is a great new feature brought to iOS in 6.0 that basically functions as “Kid Mode”. Any iOS device can be locked into an application with the hardware buttons disabled. This is one of those must-have features for teachers and parents, and using it is easy.

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Open Links In The Background Using Mobile Safari [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac

Open Links In The Background Using Mobile Safari [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Sometimes, especially when you’re doing internet research, you want to open tabs in the background. You can do this on iOS with a simple tap in Settings. Here’s how.

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How to Disable & Clear Auto-Fill in iOS | OSXDaily

How to Disable & Clear Auto-Fill in iOS | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

The obvious problem with the iOS Auto-fill feature comes with shared iPads (or iPods/iPhones). It can be a privacy or security issue in some cases. So here is how to clear out the autofill information and then disable the feature.

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Create a Shortcut for Typing eMail Address Quickly in iOS | OSXDaily

Create a Shortcut for Typing eMail Address Quickly in iOS | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Do yourself a favor and create a keyboard shortcut for your email address. Here's how. 

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How to change the device name of your iPhone or iPad over-the-air (OTA) | iMore

How to change the device name of your iPhone or iPad over-the-air (OTA) | iMore | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

With iOS 5 going PC-free, you can now change the name of your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad right on the device itself. That's right, no more connecting via USB to iTunes on the desktop or fighting sync to get it done. 

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Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need to Know | Mashable

Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need to Know | Mashable | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

There are four ways mobile users can control how much information they make available to the world via location-based settings.

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Enable Closed Captioning on iPhone, iPad, and in iTunes | OSXDaily

Enable Closed Captioning on iPhone, iPad, and in iTunes | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Closed Captioning places written text at the bottom of video content, allowing for anyone to read along with the video rather than listen to the audio. This is a useful feature to enable if you want to watch a movie silently and read subtitles.

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Everything About Setting Up Speed-Dial Contacts In Your iPhone | Business Insider

Everything About Setting Up Speed-Dial Contacts In Your iPhone | Business Insider | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Setting up speed-dial contact list is easy on the iPhone. And you can also switch the order of your favorites is seconds.

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How to Turn off LTE and Use 2G on iPhone in iOS 8 | iGeeksBlog

How to Turn off LTE and Use 2G on iPhone in iOS 8 | iGeeksBlog | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it
If you want to turn off LTE and switch to 2G on your iPhone (for some reason), you can do that in iOS 8.1. Here’s how to use 2G by disabling LTE on your iDevice:
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Find Out If Your AT&T iPhone Can Use Facetime Over Cellular [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac

Find Out If Your AT&T iPhone Can Use Facetime Over Cellular [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Is your iPhone able to use this much-anticipated feature? How do you know? Well, read on, and we'll show you.

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10 Things You Need To Be Doing If You Use Apple's iCloud | Business Insider

10 Things You Need To Be Doing If You Use Apple's iCloud | Business Insider | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

While iCloud is baked into all Apple products, it can be a bit confusing to use and get the most out of it. Here are some great tips to make sure you're getting the most out of Apple's cloud service.

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Feel Alerts Instead Of Hearing Them: Set a Custom Vibration For iPhone Alerts | MakeUseOf

Feel Alerts Instead Of Hearing Them: Set a Custom Vibration For iPhone Alerts |  MakeUseOf | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

From experience, not an awful lot of people seem to realise it but the iPhone has support for custom vibrations. 

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How To Put Your iPhone On Privacy Lockdown | Business Insider

How To Put Your iPhone On Privacy Lockdown | Business Insider | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

There are a number of ways for iPhone users to maintain their privacy. From basic to less-than-basic, here's a roundup of the best ways for you to keep the contents of your iPhone to yourself.

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Disable iPad Picture Frame Mode For Better Photo Security [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac

Disable iPad Picture Frame Mode For Better Photo Security [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

There is, in fact, a way to keep your photos private when using the passcode security on an iPad, but you have to disable the default slideshow option first.

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Show More Emails on the iPhone Mail Screen at Once | OSXDaily

Show More Emails on the iPhone Mail Screen at Once | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Changing the Mail preview size can lead to many more emails being shown on screen without having to scroll. This is particularly helpful on the smaller screens of the iPhone and iPod touch and if you need to sort a lot of messages quickly; 

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iPhone tip: Where do I find my “archived” e-mail messages? (reader mail) | here's the thing

iPhone tip: Where do I find my “archived” e-mail messages? (reader mail) | here's the thing | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Wondering what happened to the e-mail messages you archived on your iPhone? Don't worry, they haven't gone far. Here's how to find them. 

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Basics: How to Make the iPhone Vibrate in Silent Mode | Art of the iPhone

Basics: How to Make the iPhone Vibrate in Silent Mode | Art of the iPhone | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

The iPhone can vibrate when you receive a phone call or text message even if the iPhone is in silent mode (when the ringer switch is set to mute). 

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Turn off autocorrect on your iPad, iPod or iPhone | IT World

Turn off autocorrect on your iPad, iPod or iPhone | IT World | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

If it's annoying you, here's how you can disable autocorrect on your iPad, iPhone or iPod.

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A Hard-to-Hack Password Contains Just 4 Words | Mashable

A Hard-to-Hack Password Contains Just 4 Words | Mashable | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

Any four common, unrelated words that add up to more than 12 characters is now considered one of the most secure password configurations. So ditch your four-digit iDevice passcode in favor of one of these.

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How to Enable and Use Text to Speech on iPhone & iPad | OSXDaily

How to Enable and Use Text to Speech on iPhone & iPad | OSXDaily | How to Use an iPhone Well | Scoop.it

The newer versions of iOS include a fantastic text to speech engine that lets you select any text and have it spoken to you. Before you can use the text to speech function though, you have to enable it.

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