By default, the stories that you share on Instagram will be visible to all users, and anyone can send a message to you using the dedicated button on each story. Compared to a comment, a message goes straight to your Instagram inbox. Hence, it will draw more attention and may be a nuisance if it comes from someone you do not know or follow on Instagram. Fortunately, you can avoid this issue by simply giving the ability to send messages to you only to people who you follow on Instagram and disabling it for others. Here is how to do it.
Today, we all are all aware of browsing dangers and that we need to protect our personal information. From inventing strong passwords and fighting never-ending spam to protecting your documents and private data, you constantly need to exercise caution in pretty much any type of activity online. To help you with that, use this basic guide to safer web browsing.
You can take a peek at your iPhone’s screen without touching a button. Apple has introduced into iOS 10 the Raise to Wake feature. As the feature’s name suggests, Raise to Wake will turn on your iPhone’s screen as soon as you pick it up. Apple makes use of your phone’s internal motion sensor to detect whenever you raise your phone and automatically turns on your iPhone’s screen. This tutorial demonstrates how to use Raise to Wake in iPhone.
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The Memories feature inside the Photos app on iOS 10 uses machine learning to help you rediscover favorite events from photos in your collection. It even creates a video out of the photos with background music and presents it to you in a personal and meaningful way. While the music that comes with the app is great, the styles are limited and may not suit the mood of the slideshow. Luckily, you can always pick your favorite music track from the Music app to add to your Memories video. Continue reading to find out how.
When Apple first introduced iPhone, defective Home buttons were not uncommon. Because it is used so often, the Home button could be damaged from overuse. The problem is so prevalent that Apple introduced Assistive Touch – an on-screen button that serves as an alternative to the physical Home button. Another alternative the Home button Touch ID which uses your finger print to unlock your device.
With the update to iOS 10, Apple now requires users to press the Home button to unlock their iPhones. Many are frowning on this change because of concerns that it could affect the Home button’s durability in the long run. This tutorial explains how you can disable the Press Home to Unlock option on iPhone and enable Rest Finger to Open (Touch ID).
Apple has introduced some useful features and updates with iOS 10. Some changes in Apple’s latest OS are hard to ignore. An overhaul of the messaging app now offers a more entertaining and eye-catching inbox which allows users to send messages with effects and to play games right in the conversation. Some features, however, are not that obvious and are buried deep in Settings and other apps. One such feature is Bedtime. Bedtime lets you manage your both your bedtime and wake-up times by reminding you when it’s time to go to bed and when it’s time to wake up. This tutorial explains how to manage your sleep using Bedtime for iPhone.
Facebook now allows you to send encrypted messages to your contacts. An encrypted message is secure, and only the intended recipient can access it. Facebook cannot even access it. To ensure that your encrypted messages are protected, a device key for you and your contact is available for you both to verify. The encrypted message can be set to self-destruct after the recipient has read it. This tutorial will show you the steps you need to send secret messages on Facebook.
Google has entered the smartphone market with a bang. With the introduction of Pixel and Pixel XL, the tech giant joins HTC, Samsung, LG, and Apple in the battle for the top-selling smartphone. As an Android phone, Pixel’s greatest competition is the Apple iPhone. Convincing iPhone users to switch to the Pixel smartphone may not be an easy task. However, Google has offered an incentive by making it simple to move files such as contacts, photos, calendar events and iMessages from iPhone to Pixel. This tutorial explains the steps required to transfer files from iPhone to Google Pixel.
Widgets are mini-versions of your apps that quickly deliver information right to your iPhone’s Home screen, Notification Center, and Lock screen. You can manage your widgets to suit your needs and preferences. You can edit, add or remove, and rearrange widgets on your iPhone. This tutorial explains how to manage widgets on iPhone and iPad.
Buying an iTunes Gift Card is a convenient way to give gifts to the special people in your life. An iTunes Gift Card can be redeemed based on the credit amount on the card. These credits can then be used to buy apps, books, and multi-media files at iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store. Redeeming a card is simple. This tutorial will show you how to redeem iTunes Gift Cards using your computer.