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Your phone app has a feature that makes it easy.

Voicemail storage is limited and usually, most people discard the old ones to avoid people trying to reach you getting the dreaded 'Your mailbox is full' message.

However, sometimes there is...

There are many practical reasons to capture an image of your screen.
Have you ever had a weird message appear on your iPhone? Or saw a Facebook post with a clever quote that you want to save? Or maybe you've taken a great video and would like to capture a still...
Occasionally wipe it down with a soft, slightly damp cloth.

Your iPhone and iPad can become dirty and collect dust and lint, even if you protect it with a case.

To clean your iPhone or iPad, remove the case and wipe down the outside, including the...

Photos and videos are stored in the Recently Deleted album for 30-40 days.

When you delete a photo or video, your iPhone moves it to your Recently Deleted album, where it gets automatically deleted after 30-40 days. In this album, you'll see the countdown of the number...

Take a screenshot while playing the video.

Sometimes you take a great video at an event but fail to take any pictures. You can easily capture a still image from a video by taking a screenshot while playing the video on your iPhone.

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Use the Snapseed Selective tool

When you take a photo with the sun behind you, often the best part of your photo, the subject, is too dark. Brightening the entire photo makes other parts of the photo too bright. The best way to...

See specific information for your devices, plus suggestions.

If you're like many people, you may not be getting the battery life you expect on your iPhone or iPad. Since everyone uses their device differently, it's often difficult to pinpoint exactly what...

Download this app to easily correct the problem.

Have you ever created a video only to realize that you turned your camera at a weird angle? When you try to play it back your phone won't allow you to play back the video without lock rotation....

Don't let an incoming call or message ruin your video.

If you plan to record a video that is important to you, set your phone to 'Do Not Disturb' to prevent an incoming call from interrupting your video recording.

Here's how to set your...

This new feature for videos was introduced in iOS9.

You may have been aware that you can zoom in on videos when recording, but did you know you can also zoom in when watching a video?

This new feature was introduced in iOS9. Just use the same...

Tap the bottom or top of the screen.

If you have a lot of pictures in the Photos App, it can be time consuming to scroll through pictures to find what you're looking for. Luckily, there is an easy shortcut to scroll to the top or...

Great to add sizzle on the Fourth of July--or any holiday!

With iOS 10, there were many improvements in the Messages App, including ways to express emotion. One of my favorite features is Screen Effects, which fills the screen of the person you send a...

Add a photo to the contacts you speak to frequently.

I like seeing a photo on my iPhone screen when I'm receiving a call. However, I don't have photos associated with all of the people I speak to most frequently. Luckily, it's an easy thing to do!...

Long press on your edited photo to see the original.

Sometimes when you're editing a photo, you can get a little bit carried away. It happens to me when I start rotating, cropping and then applying filters. 

Your iPhone keeps the original...

Even if you paid for it, you can easily recover it from iTunes.

Sometimes you accidentally delete a paid App from your device.

It's easy to re-install it from iTunes without having to pay for it again.

Here's how:

1 - Open...

Take the extra step to delete from the 'Recently Deleted' album.

Did you know that when you delete a photo or video on your iPhone, it doesn't immediately free up photo space? 

The Photos App has a feature that allows you to recover photos and videos that...

Your model dictates the features available.

Understanding your iPhone and iPad model is important, since not all hardware features are available for all models. Also, older iPhones and iPads can't take advantage of the latest version of the...

Swipe left to quickly access your camera.

Apple has made it easy to get quick access to your camera, even when your iPhone is locked.

Any easy way to tell that your camera is only a swipe away is to notice the tiny camera icon at...

Restarting your device fixes many common issues.

Just like restarting a computer helps to fix many common problems,...
Sharing useful voicemail information just got easier.

If you get a lot of voicemails, you may have noticed the new transcript feature that was introduced with iOS 10. The transcript feature is only available on iPhone 6S or newer.

If you find...