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Topic: iOS 8 Tips

How to remove Connect from Apple Music in iOS 8.4

07/02/2015, 11:07 am

The new Connect feature in Apple Music allows fans to engage with artists in a more direct and personal way. But those who aren't interested in the social feature can remove it from the iOS 8.4 Music app entirely --here's how to do it.

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How to hide the Apple Music subscription service & get back Playlists parent menu in iOS 8.4

06/30/2015, 03:06 pm

Though heavily hyped, Apple Music subscriptions may not be for everyone. Those who want to remove the streaming service from their iOS 8.4 Music app, and gain back easy access to custom playlists in the process, can easily do so --here's how.

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iOS tips: Reopen recently closed tabs in Apple's mobile Safari browser

06/29/2015, 03:06 pm

Apple's Safari browser for iPhone and iPad features a somewhat hidden but incredibly useful feature, allowing users to quickly reopen tabs they recently closed. Here's how to access it.

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How to make the most of Apple's HealthKit in iOS 8 with compatible apps and accessories

11/22/2014, 02:11 pm

After a rocky start, Apple's built-in Health app now integrates with numerous activity tracking services and hardware to bring all your fitness data into one place. Here's a primer on how to best take advantage of the new wellness platform.

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Roundup: The best games showcasing Apple's Metal API for iOS 8

11/20/2014, 11:11 am

The launch of iOS 8 introduced new developer tools dubbed "Metal," allowing for more advanced graphics on both the iPhone and iPad. Here are the best games out now showcasing the power of Metal.

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Roundup: The best third-party keyboards for iOS 8

11/12/2014, 08:11 am

One long standing criticism of iOS has been its lack of support for third party keyboards, but with the introduction of iOS 8, developers are now allowed to build custom keyboards that can be used on both iPhone and iPad.

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Roundup: Some of the best iOS 8 app extensions for iPhone & iPad

11/07/2014, 11:11 am

iOS 8 offers powerful new tools to developers such as extensions, which allow third-party iPhone and iPad apps to be more flexible and interconnected than ever before. AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best iOS 8 extensions available to download on the App Store right now.

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How to change your default Apple Pay credit card, or remove cards remotely via iCloud

10/23/2014, 08:10 am

Apple Pay is simple to set up and start using, but those who dig a little deeper can customize and take control of the mobile payments system, such as choosing the default card that appears when a transaction is initiated, or remotely removing cards from a missing iPhone via iCloud.

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How to set up Apple Pay on an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus running iOS 8.1, and where you can use it right now

10/20/2014, 02:10 pm

With Monday's launch of iOS 8.1, users can now begin adding their compatible credit cards to Passbook and start using their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to pay at participating retail outlets. AppleInsider offers you a look at how to set up Apple Pay and where you can head out to use it.

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iOS 8 lets you easily hide photos and App Store purchases

10/03/2014, 11:10 am

Users have can greater control over their privacy with Apple's iOS 8 update, thanks to newly added options to hide individual photos, and to hide App Store purchases directly from an iPhone or iPad.

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Apple caters to minimalists by offering blank home screen option in iOS 8

10/02/2014, 12:10 pm

Users looking for fewer distractions on their iPhone, or those who simply want to provide a better look at their wallpaper, can choose to have a blank first home screen in Apple's newly released iOS 8 update.

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iOS 8 makes it easier to access desktop websites in Safari

10/01/2014, 12:10 pm

Users who prefer to browse the web without the constraints of "mobile optimized" websites can now do so easily in iOS 8 thanks to a new "Request Desktop Site" button in Mobile Safari.

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iOS 8 tells you what app is draining your iPhone's battery

09/26/2014, 02:09 pm

Users curious about what's draining their iPhone or iPad battery can now see exactly where that precious electricity is being consumed, thanks to a new battery usage feature found in iOS 8.

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How to customize, hide or remove QuickType suggestions with the iOS 8 keyboard

09/26/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple has flaunted iOS's software keyboard since the original iPhone, but the now-familiar input device saw scarce upgrades until iOS 8 added a new QuickType predictive suggestion bar. AppleInsider takes a look at how users can make the most of the new -- and some old --features.

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Increase the chances of recovering your lost iPhone by enabling 'Send Last Location' in iOS 8

09/25/2014, 11:09 am

A new and potentially crucial feature in iOS 8 allows an iPhone or iPad to send out its last-known location just before the device's battery dies, increasing the chances that a user might be able to recover their lost Apple product.

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How to set up your emergency Medical ID with iOS 8's new Health app

09/24/2014, 12:09 pm

One of the lesser known -- but potentially most important -- features of Apple's newly released iOS 8 mobile operating system is a digital "Medical ID," which can provide important personal health related information in the event of an emergency.

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Goodbye, Camera Roll: Where to find your photos in iOS 8

09/19/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple has reimagined the way photos are stored on your devices with iOS 8, but it has become a source of confusion for users and causes compatibility problems with some third-party apps. AppleInsider took a look at where your photos have gone and how to find them again.

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Siri partners with Shazam to recognize songs in iOS 8

09/19/2014, 11:09 am

Users running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can now ask Siri to listen to what song is currently playing and will identify it via Shazam, and also offer users a link to buy the track from the iTunes Store.

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Save money with new app bundles available on the App Store in iOS 8

09/18/2014, 03:09 pm

Starting with iOS 8, developers are now able to bundle and sell their applications together, allowing users to buy a number of apps at once from the App Store at a discounted rate.

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How to auto-delete old texts and silence annoying conversations in iOS 8

09/18/2014, 11:09 am

The Messages application gains a number of significant new features with Apple's iOS 8 upgrade, especially for users who participate in group messages that might take up space or become bothersome.

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