How to Check iPhone Carrier & Country Compatibility

Do you travel internationally often with an iPhone? If so, you might want to be knowledgeable about the carriers your iPhone may be compatible with in various countries. This can allow you to use the iPhone in another region or country, usually by swapping out with a local SIM card to get local mobile service.

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How to Avoid Toll Roads & Toll Bridges with Maps on iPhone

This little-known setting will tweak the directions provided by the Maps app to specifically attempt to avoid toll roads and toll bridges whenever possible. Of course this means you may have a longer commute or distance to travel, but at least you’d avoid paying those pesky tolls!

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How to Enable or Disable “Avoid Highways” in Maps for iPhone

The Maps app for iOS has a lot of interesting features, you can easily add stops for food and gas on a road trip, see weather directly in the Maps app for destinations, show GPS coordinates for locations, input GPS coordinates for locations, mark and share specific locations, get directions via transit, and so much more.. It’s worth pointing out that some users may be tempted to use the

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Stop Google.com Redirecting to Local Country or Language

In a world of foreigners living in foreign countries (since the days of air travel came), this localised language switching is the dumbest aspect of A.I. on the www. Reply. david says: January 22, 2018 at 3:26 pm. I couldn’t agree more with spencer. But everyone NOTE:

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How to Input Location with GPS Coordinates on iPhone Maps

Open the Maps application on iPhone. Tap into the Search bar of the Maps app. Enter the GPS coordinates you want to locate, then tap the “Search” button. The GPS location will be found and shown on screen in maps. You can show any GPS locations in the general map view or in satellite and hybrid views. Another useful trick is to take the GPS

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Fix a Mac Showing the Wrong Time & Date

This is the recommended approach, particularly for Mac users who travel or who leave their computers off for an extended period of time, as the latest region and time is pulled automatically from Apple servers to set the proper clock and date information. Option 2: Manually Setting the Mac Clock, Date, Time, Time Zone.

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Reboot Mac OS X from the Command Line

Use “sudo reboot” unless you want a forgotten “-r” option to cause some unintended travel. Reply. Phil says: September 6, 2012 at 2:13 pm. Don’t forget shutdown -h now for halt. Reply. Tinman says: June 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm. Halt from my understanding is much rougher on the system.

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How to Turn Off Phone Calls on the iPhone but Keep Data

How to Turn Off Phone Calls on iPhone, While Keeping Internet, Data, Messages Working. There’s no way to directly turn off just the phone portion of an iPhone, so instead we’ll use an alternate method to get the job done.

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Copy Keychain Logins & Passwords from One Mac to Another

From the Mac OS X Finder of the Mac containing the original keychain file, hit Command+Shift+G to bring up Go To Folder and enter the following path: ~/Library/Keychains/. Copy the user “login.keychain” file to the new Mac, do this with AirDrop, Ethernet, USB, etc. On the new Mac, hit Command+Spacebar to open Spotlight and type “Keychain

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The Fastest Way to View Old Messages on iPhone and iPad

The Messages app of iPhone and iPad will hold onto basically all text messages and iMessages that have been sent and received through the app on that particular device unless the message threads were either deleted manually, automatically removed, or not not restored through a backup.This means you can browse through very old messages on any iPhone or iPad if necessary, …

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How to Add Easy Stops for Gas, Food, Coffee to Maps

After the Maps directions have begun, pull up from the bottom of the Maps screen (there’s a little handlebar type indicator near the “End” button) to reveal additional options. Tap on “Gas Stations”, “Fast Food”, or “Coffee” to show available stops along the route. To add a stop for gas, food, or coffee to your route, tap the

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How to Download Podcasts on iPhone to Listen Offline

This feature could be extremely useful if you travel a lot. Whether you’re on a flight or you’re just driving somewhere, you don’t have to worry about any interruptions while listening due to the lack of internet connectivity. That being said, offline listening on the regular could gradually take up valuable storage space on your device.

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Get 13 Free Lonely Planet North American city guides for

If you travel around North America or have any intention on doing so in the foreseeable future, fire up iTunes and download some free Lonely Planet guides to 13 American and Canadian cities while they last. Each city guide is an individual iPhone app that will work on the iPhone or iPod touch, no cellular access is required.

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How to Look Inside Airports with Apple Maps on iPhone and

This makes travel planning a bit easier and takes some of the stress out, particularly if you’re visiting a huge airport, or one you’re just unfamiliar with. All you need is an iPhone or iPad to get started. The rest is super easy. How to Use “Look Inside” Airport on Apple Maps

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How to Turn Off the Frequent Locations Feature on iPhone

While this feature is undeniably convenient, there are several possible issues with Frequent Locations. Most obvious is that Frequent Locations requires the usage of GPS to determine location data, meaning it can lead to unnecessary battery drain on iOS 7+ devices, particularly among users who don’t bother to pay attention to the service let alone use it.

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How to Check if iPhone is Unlocked or Not

Method 1: The Easiest Way to Check if an iPhone is Unlocked: SIM Cards. By far the simplest way to determine if an iPhone is unlocked or not is to swap in another GSM provider SIM card, wait a moment or two, and see if the iPhone gets service. That’s all you will need to do, but this assumes you have access to another GSM SIM.

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How to Stop iPad from Getting iPhone Messages

A problem occurs when the iPad is connected to the internet, but the iPhone isn’t. This happens typically when you travel overseas and leave the iPad in the hotel and go outside with the iPhone. Someone sends you an iMessage, which is delivered on the iPad, but not received on the iPhone until you get back to the hotel, maybe hours later.

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How to Enable Voice Navigation in Maps on iPhone

Open the “Settings” app on the iPhone and go to “Maps” settings. Go to the “Driving & Navigation” settings. Look for the “Navigation Voice Volume” setting and choose ‘Loud Volume’, ‘Normal Volume’, or ‘Low Volume’ to re-enable voice navigation in Apple Maps for iOS. Exit out of Settings and get directions from Apple

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Add Time Zone Support to Calendar for iOS

If you travel with a Mac as well, you will probably want to enable the same time zone support in the Calendar app for OS X as well. Assuming both the Mac and iOS devices are using the same Apple ID and iCloud setup, the dates and times will sync properly to and from the devices.

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How to Share Arrival Time with Maps on iPhone

Of course you can also always share your location with someone too, which is a really handy feature for family, partners, spouses, friends, and many other situations too, but that approach is constant whereas ETA sharing is specific to the destination travel.. Thanks to this new Share ETA feature, you don’t have to call your friend or colleague every few minutes to update them while you’re

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How to Disable Location Services on iPhone and iPad Completely

Traffic. If you are physically moving (for example, traveling in a car), your iPhone will periodically send GPS locations and travel speed information in an anonymous and encrypted form to Apple, to be used for augmenting a crowd-sourced road traffic database. Popular Near Me.

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How to Use Personal Hotspot on iPhone / iPad to Share Its

How to Enable & Use Personal Hotspot to Share iPhone or iPad Internet Connection. Open the Settings app, then tap “Personal Hotspot”. Toggle “Allow Others to Join” or the “Personal Hotspot” switch to ON position, then make note of the password provided to connect to the hotspot through wifi – once you switch “ON” the hotspot

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How to Use Google Maps with CarPlay

Open the “Settings” app on iPhone. Go to “General” and then choose “CarPlay”. Select the car which has CarPlay. Locate Google Maps on the screen, and then tap and hold on the Google Maps icon to drag it to the primary CarPlay Home screen for easy access. Optionally: to replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay, move the Apple

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Is It Better to Shut Down, Sleep, or Leave a Mac Turned On

I affiliate myself with the “sleep” camp. I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro. I’ll put it to sleep every night before bed and every morning before I leave for work. Otherwise, I let it put itself to sleep when not in use. I only shut it down when I have to pack it up to travel somewhere or when I …

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Set Network Connection Priority in Mac OS X

Open System Preferences from the Apple menu, then go to the “Network” panel. Click the [+] plus icon in the lower left portion of the networking panel and choose “Set Service Priority” from the drop down menu. At the “Service Order” window, drag networks according to the desired priority, the topmost service will have the highest

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Mac Randomly Double Typing Keys or Double-Spacing Between

Locate the “Key Repeat” slider setting and adjust it to the “Off” position. Exit out of System Preferences. Open any typing application (TextEdit, Word, Pages, etc) and try to replicate the double-typing issue by typing sentences and phrases as usual, the double space and double typing issue should be …

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How to Download Offline Maps in Google Maps for iPhone

This will take you to the settings. Here, tap on “Offline maps” to proceed. Here, Google will show you a recommended map based on your location that you can download directly. Additionally, you’ll have the option to choose your own offline map. Tap on “Select Your Own Map” to get started with this. Now, drag around the map to find the

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Print Maps & Directions Directly from an iPhone & iPad

For those who prefer the old fashioned method of reading printed directions on paper, maps and directions can be printed directly from an iPhone or iPad via the built-in Maps app in iOS 5.This is handy if you need to give someone else paper directions, or if you don’t want to potentially get a ticket for using a smartphone while driving.

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See Currency Exchange Rates in Stocks App on iPhone

Here is how you can add currency to see current exchange rates in Stocks app and the corresponding Notifications / lock screen widget for iPhone: Open the “Stocks” app on the iPhone as usual, then tap on the burger menu in the lower right corner (it looks like three lines stacked atop one another) Choose the Add [+] plus button in the upper

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How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

Next, tap on “Start” to enter navigation mode within Google Maps. You’ll see the ETA and distance at the bottom of your screen. Swipe it up to access more options. Here, choose “Share trip progress” from the list of available options. Now, you’ll see a list of recommended contacts you can share your trip progress with.

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Where are Notes Stored on Mac

Where Notes Data is Stored Locally on Mac. To access these Notes locations, use the handy Go To Folder command from Finder: Enter the following path exactly then click go to jump to that folder. This folder contains all of your Notes that are stored locally as well as iCloud notes that are cached locally on the Mac, if you wish to backup or

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Reorient Maps to Run North & South Again on iPhone & iOS

While the maps are rotating, the compass will keep telling you where North is, as you’ll find when using the turn-by-turn navigation. If you ever want to reorient Maps back to north/south though all you need to do is tap the compass icon in the upper right corner. This will instantly orient the compass and Map on an iPhone.

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How to Browse & Revert to Prior Versions of a File in Mac OS X

Access the Version Browser & Restore to a Prior Version of a Document in Mac Apps. Pull down the “File” menu in that application and go to the “Revert To” menu, then choose “Browse All Versions” to open the version browser feature. Navigate between the different saved versions of the file using the arrows on the right-side of the

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Use an iPad as a Desk Workstation with Stand and Keyboard

That said, the iPad /keyboard combination is my first choice for travel. Reply. Sven Mohr says: April 30, 2019 at 8:22 am. I think if we want iPad as a desktop, then iPad needs a cursor as alternative input method. If the iPad Smart Keyboard had a trackpad cursor and you could connect a mouse cursor with Bluetooth that would make a big

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“We Have Different Phone Numbers, Why Are Our iPhones

Half-Solution: Disabling the FaceTime iPhone Cellular Call Feature on Each iPhone. This will stop the different iPhones with unique phone numbers from ringing at the same time, but it does not resolve the underlying cause which is the usage of the same Apple ID on different phones. Open the Settings app on both iPhones, then choose “FaceTime”.

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Track iPhone Location & Movement on a Map with iPhoneTracker

iPhoneTracker works by parsing through locally stored iPhone backup files and placing stored location data on a map. The image up top shows one of the detailed maps of iPhone movement the app produces, and you can see a movie generated based on tracking iPhone locations at the bottom of this post. The data isn’t 100% accurate and some pieces

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Forgot a Mac Firmware Password

If the password you’re having trouble remembering is a general Mac login or administrator password, you can reset it with these instructions instead. Using the the Apple ID approach on boot is typically the easiest for modern Macs.. 1: Try to Reset or Disable with Firmware Password Utility

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What is iPhone Baseband

c) unlocking your phone allows you to travel internationally, buy a SIM card from any country, pop it in your phone, and ‘voi-la!’ you have access to their 3g network! d) you don’t need to unlock your phone if you just change your existing package to accommodate travelling; however, it’s much cheaper to simply switch carriers as you

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Remove Duplicates from the “Open With” Right-Click Menu in

Love this tip, as a large “Open With” menu would cause my contextual menu to hang a bit as the entire menu loaded. This is difficult to avoid given the natural path the cursor has to travel. For a simple png file, my menu was reduced from 39 items to a faster-loading 19. However, my Firefox is still showing 7 duplicates.

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Enable Time Zone Support in Calendar App for Mac OS X

The Calendar (once called iCal) app of Mac OS X has full support for Time Zones for the entire calendar, individual events, shared calendars, and even invitations, but it must be enabled separately within the preferences.If you rely on Calendar app for just about anything and travel or work across time zones with any regularity, this is a worthwhile feature to turn on, particularly for those

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How to Add Photos to a New Photos Album on iPhone & iPad

Categorizing the Photos by albums is the first step to organizing the photo library on your iPhone or iPad. For example, if you travel a lot and take countless pictures, naming albums after the places you visited would make it a lot easier to access the pictures you shot on your device.

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iPhone Contacts Disappeared

Open the “Settings” app and go to iCloud, be sure that “Contacts” is set to the ON position, if it is not enabled turn that setting ON again. Force reboot the iPhone by holding down the Home button and Power button concurrently until you see the Apple logo appear on screen, then release both buttons. Once booted, return to the Phone app

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How to Use BBEdit Dark Mode Color Schemes on Mac

Little Snitch is an interesting app for any young folk to dip his/her toe into and investigate computer science phenomena, yes? And who wouldn’t want to perhaps learn to take the reins on what bits and bytes travel into their Apple computer via the internet? Teach some people the meat and potatoes to a subject of real, practical import and …?

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How to Change the Language of Apple Maps Labels in iOS

Open “Settings” and go to “Maps”. Look under “Maps Labels” flip “Always English” to OFF. Exit out of Settings and launch Maps. Going back to Maps will show the immediate difference if you’re in a region where English is not the primary language, and the local language is not romanized. While the change maybe be more subtle in

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How to View Logs from iPhone and iPad on a Mac

Connect the iPhone or iPad you want to view logs for to a Mac by using a USB connection, be sure to unlock the iOS device as well. From the Console app sidebar, look under the ‘Devices’ section and select the iPhone or iPad that is connected to the Mac. The Console Log data updates rapidly as events are occurring on the iOS device, for

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How to Disable Emergency SOS on iPhone to Stop Dialing 911

This disables auto calling of emergency services by holding down buttons on the iPhone X, yet still allows the feature to be used directly if need be. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone X and then go to “Emergency SOS”. Disable “Auto Call” by flicking the switch to the off position. Now you can still summon the Emergency SOS screen

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How to Use Google Maps Incognito Mode on iPhone & iPad

Open “Google Maps” on your iPhone or iPad. You need to be signed in with a Google account to use this feature. Tap on the profile icon located right next to the search bar. Now, tap on “Turn on Incognito mode”, which is the first option in the menu. You’ll get a …

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Stay Sane with Multiple Email Accounts on an iPhone by

Still limping there. I use an iPhone for travel and it is the worst: hitting return to see the list of accounts… I guess everyone prefers familiarity, but having used all three platforms I would have stayed with BB if it wasn’t for the smaller number of apps available.

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6 Tips to Free Up Tons of Storage Space on iPad, iPhone

1: Regularly Remove Photos & Video from the iOS Device. If you use iCloud and have Photo Stream enabled, every picture and video taken on an iPhone is going to sync to the iPad automatically, and vice versa. These pictures can easily be 5MB each, and videos quickly approach hundreds of MB or more, and with several hundred (or thousands) of

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