USB Restricted Mode is a security feature in recent versions of iOS that automatically disables the Lightning port when your iPhone hasn’t been unlocked in more than an hour. This helps protect you from hackers, but it also interferes with legitimate Lightning accessories like CarPlay. For those who value flexibility more than potential security, here’s how to turn off USB Restricted Mode.
Siri Suggestions attempts to intelligently recommend apps, or content from apps, in relevant situations such as when searching or using the iOS Look Up function. But Siri might not always get it right, and may frequently recommend apps that you don’t want. Instead of turning Siri Suggestions off entirely, here’s how to tell it exclude certain apps from its recommendations so that you won’t see the apps unless you explicitly want to.
When you swipe to scroll a website in Safari on your iPhone, is it choppy and stuttering instead of the usual smooth experience? One culprit may be the iPhone’s Low Power Mode. Here’s why this feature makes Safari choppy and how to turn it off.
When you set up Screen Time in iOS 12, you’re asked to pick certain app categories that you’d like to restrict in terms of usage time limits. But what if the apps you want to limit don’t fall neatly into one or more categories? Or what if you want to limit some apps from a particular category but not all of them? Here’s how to set up Screen Time limits for individual apps or groups of apps that you choose.
The new Screen Time feature in iOS 12 is part of Apple’s efforts to help users understand their mobile device usage and curb iPhone addiction. But not everyone needs a feature like this, and it may also introduce privacy concerns by tracking which apps you use and for how long. For those who aren’t interested in this feature, here’s how to turn off Screen Time.
When you open a game’s page in the Xbox Store, it will start to automatically play a video of the game’s trailer or clips. While some may like this feature, most find autoplaying videos distracting. Thankfully, you can turn off Xbox Store autoplay videos on the Xbox One. Here’s how.
Safari 12, included with macOS Mojave and iOS 12 (and available as an update for older versions of macOS) adds support for favicons. Here’s how to enable them.
Your Creative Cloud subscription gives you access to the latest versions of Adobe’s apps, but sometimes you want to use an older version of Photoshop, Illustrator, or Premiere for reasons of compatibility or simply personal preference. Here’s how to install older versions of Creative Cloud apps in macOS and Windows.
This article is all about one of the little-known options within Mail on the iPhone and iPad: drawing right within a message you’re composing and sending your artwork along to your recipient. We’ve got the details on this fun feature!