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Awesome iOS 7 gestures to make navigation faster

Both iOS and OS X operating systems feature great gestures that make it easier for users to perform different tasks. In iOS 7 Apple has improved the gestures on iOS devices making navigation a lot more faster and easier for the users. In this post we will tell you about a few awesome iOS gestures that have been added to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in the latest update. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...

Handy features of iOS 7 keyboard that are hiding in plain sight

Unlike the common perception iOS 7 update goes way beyond to just adding new appearance to the mobile operating system. In addition to the several big features the software update also adds many small but useful features that can go unnoticed if you are not looking for them. One of the many handy features iOS 7 brings is the addition of new abilities and shortcuts in iOS 7 keyboard. (adsbygoogle...

How to unblock any number from iOS 7’s blocked list

iOS 7 brings a really cool feature that enables users to block any unwanted caller from making calls, sending texts, iMessages and Facetime calls. As we explained in our earlier post using this feature to block any number is very easy. But what happens when you want to unblock the number on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? That is super easy to do, too. Here’s how you can do it. (adsbygoogle...

How to view sent or received time for messages in iOS 7

The iOS 7 software update brings many changes to the messages app. One of those changes is how sent or received times for text or iMessages are viewed in the stock messages application. The process is quite simple however could be tricky to find. Since iOS does not indicate how to do this it is most likely that you will find this iOS 7 feature accidentally like I did or when someone else tells you about...

How to fix iMessage on iPhone or iPad running iOS 7 or iOS 7.0.2

iOS 7 is the biggest update to iOS since its first release back in 2007. Since the release of the update last month users have reported several issues with the new operating system. One of the problems users are facing after updating is that iMessage is not working for them and as a result they are not able to send or receive messages using this service. The iMessage issue is faced by users of iOS 7, iOS...

How to block any number or Apple ID from calling or sending messages in iOS 7

One of the most useful features Apple has added in iOS 7 is the ability for users to block any number or Apple ID from contacting them. On their iOS 7 running iPhone, iPad or iPod touch they can simply block any contact or unknown number from sending them messages, calling or video calling through Facetime. Using this feature to block anyone is very simple and in this post we will explain how you can do...

How to delete individual messages in iOS 7

iOS 7 brings big changes to iOS’s interface, which are welcomed by the majority of users. Among the design and other changes Apple has also changed the way certain tasks are performed including the way users could delete individual messages from the messages screen. In iOS 6 the method of deleting messages from a thread was fairly simple as users just had to tap on the ‘edit’ button and...

Manually edit Siri commands using keyboard in iOS 7

Newly released iOS 7 brings tons of new features to all supported iOS devices. Apart from a completely new look the new software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch also introduces new features that make the iOS experience even better. Among other things Siri has also received a major update as it now features a new voice, look and capabilities. One of the many new features Apple has added in Siri is...

Install iOS 7 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch right now

Apple is going to release the final iOS 7 publicly on September 18 but the company has already seeded the gold master edition of iOS to its registered developers community. The gold master is very near to the final version of iOS and in many cases the same build ends up getting released for everyone. So it is safe to install on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch right now and not wait another few days to get...

Transfer videos to VLC for iOS with or without iTunes (guide)

VLC for iOS is one of the best media player for iPhone and iPad. It is open source and supports more formats than the default iOS movie player. Another great feature of this app is that it can be used independent of iTunes. Users have a choice to upload their videos to VLC for iOS with or without iTunes. In this post we will show you how to upload content to VLC using both methods. First we will take a...

Stop iOS from showing email previews on the lockscreen

iOS has a feature that allows users to view preview of their latest email message right on the lockscreen. This preview includes the name of the sender, title of the email as well as a few words from the message. While this feature is useful in many ways it can potentially make it easier for others to breach your privacy and see your incoming messages without even unlocking your iPhone or iPad. If you are...

Unlock iPad without touching the screen using a Bluetooth keyboard

When it comes to tricks related to iOS there’s nothing we love more than the ones that do not require any extra tweak or hack to be installed and work without much effort from the user. One particular trick related to the iPad has been recently discovered by FinerThingsInTech that falls well in this description. iPad is a great device for working on documents while you are on the go. The device becomes...