Create typing shortcuts on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

One of the lesser known, and ¬†features in iOS is the ability to create keyboard shortcuts. You can choose a phrase that you type often and then create a shortcut made up of a few letters. For example, if you are in a lot of meetings, you may need to respond to texts telling people that you can’t talk at the moment. Another way you can use this feature is to create a shortcut to often-typed items, such as email addresses. You can create a 4 letter shortcut that will then be translated into an entire phrase response. Here is Continue Reading →

iOS 7: How to use and turn off your iPhone Flashlight from the Lock screen

iOS 7: How to use and turn off your iPhone Flashlight from the Lock screen

This article will explain how to use and turn off your iPhone flashlight from the lock screen in iOS 7. Did you know that you can use your iPhone camera flash as a flashlight? Apple added a quick access feature in iOS 7 that allows you to turn the camera flash on and off and use it as a flashlight through Control Center. From your lock screen, simply swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access several toggles as well as shortcuts to the flashlight, timer/alarm clock, calculator, and camera apps. To turn the flashlight on just tap Continue Reading →