Add the Week Numbers to your Calendar on the iPhone

Do you like to see what week you are in while looking at the Calendar on your iPhone? Just go into Calendar Settings in the Settings app on your iPhone and turn on Week Numbers. When you go back to your Calendar and you are looking at the month view, you’ll see the week numbers on the left side.


Have your iPhone Announce your Phone Calls

Did you know you could have your iPhone announces your calls as you receive them? Open the Settings app and scroll up until you see Phone. Tap on Phone and then Announce Calls. Set where you want to have your calls announced. Now the next time you receive a phone call, your iPhone will announce who is calling you.


Close all your Safari Tabs at once on the iPhone and iPad

Do you have a lot of tabs open in Safari on your iPhone or iTab? Are you tired of closing them one-by-one? Close them all with a few simple taps. All you need to do, once you are in Safari, is tap-and-hold on the tab button. On the iPhone, this is at the bottom of the iPhone display. On the iPad, it is at the top in Safari’s toolbar. Once you tap-and-hold on this tab button for a few seconds, you’ll see all your options including closing all your tabs.


Here’s How Apple Changed Sending a Photo in Messages in iOS 12

Before iOS 12, if you wanted to share a photo, you’d tap the camera button in a Messages chat and select the most recent photo you’ve taken or you could select an older photo. In iOS 12, Apple changed things so tapping the camera button only lets you take a fresh photo. To find and send a photo that’s already in Photos, you use the Photos mini-app in Messages. This looks like the Photos icon in the tray. If you do not see the tray with the Photos icon, as well as other icons, tap the Apps button to the left of the message field to show the Messages apps, and then tap the Photos button to see a list of recent photos. Tap one or more to add them to the message, and you’re ready to send! This also works with the iPad!

Sending photos in Messages


How to Load the Desktop Version of a Web Site on an iPhone

Did you know that some Web sites have separate desktop and mobile versions? The reason is in theory each version provides the best browsing experience for its platform. That sounds good in theory, but in some cases, the mobile Web sites sometimes leave out necessary features or hide content. That’s especially annoying if you’re browsing on an iPad, where the desktop site would work fine. If you run across such a site while browsing in Safari on the iPhone or iPad, you can ask for its desktop version. To access the Desktop version, press and hold the Reload button at the right side of the address bar, and then tap Request Desktop Site. If the site allows such a request, as do Wikipedia and the New York Times, the desktop version loads (to read the small text, you may need to pinch out to zoom the page).

Have an iPad? This also works well on the iPad!

Desktop site Wikipedia


Want to change your Email Signature from “Sent from my iPhone”?

When you use Apple’s Mail app on your iPhone to send email, the default signature is “Sent from my iPhone.” The iPad is not much different as it’s default signature is “Sent from my iPad.” If you’d prefer to change it to something more personal and not advertise the fact you have an iPhone or iPad with every email you send, don’t bother poking around in the Mail app itself. Instead, go to Settings > Mail > Signature, where you can change the signature to anything you like. You can also delete it entirely. If you have multiple email accounts configured, such as one for work and one for home, you can also set a different signature for each of these accounts in the Mail settings.

Have an iPad? This also works well on the iPad!

IPhone signature