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Topic: iOS 9 Tips

How to create location based reminders with Siri in iOS 9

10/14/2015, 11:10 pm

With Apple's addition of proactive Siri features in iOS 9, users have an even more intuitive and flexible interface from which to quickly create location based reminders.

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How to create interactive checklists in Notes for iOS 9

10/12/2015, 09:10 pm

With Notes for iOS 9, Apple packs in a slew of powerful new features like deeper share sheet integration and drawing tools, but one of the most useful additions is the ability to create interactive checklists on the fly.

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How to use iOS 9's keyboard as a trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

10/11/2015, 06:10 am

Apple's new pressure-sensing 3D Touch technology, introduced with iPhone 6s, lets users swiftly navigate iOS 9 with Quick Actions and "Peek and Pop" previews. A lesser known -- but equally functional -- feature turns iPhone's soft keyboard into a trackpad for granular cursor control, making text entry and navigation a snap.

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iOS 9 tips: How to re-enable the all-caps virtual keyboard display

10/02/2015, 02:10 pm

Along with a change to the new San Francisco font, iOS 9 now displays lowercase letters on the virtual keyboard by default when typing non-capitalized letters. This is a change that has been met with some criticism by users, but thankfully Apple has included a way to switch back to the all-caps keyboard.

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How to organize iPhone 6s photos in iOS 9

09/30/2015, 11:09 pm

With iPhone 6s' 12MP iSight and 5MP FaceTime cameras, Apple bumped the specs of the world's most popular digital shooter, giving users a good excuse to create mountains of data. Using iOS 9's built-in Photos app can help you manage this flood of photographs from the moment you press the shutter button.

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iOS 9 tips: Free Notification Center alerts from app groupings

09/22/2015, 10:09 pm

Apple's iOS 9 introduces a new Notification Center tweak that allows users to display alerts individually in the order they are received rather than compartmentalizing by app, a change that presents an event "firehose" format common with social media services.

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iOS 9 tips: Use Text Replacement to type faster

09/20/2015, 07:09 pm

Using iOS 9's Text Replacement feature, formerly called keyboard shortcuts, can greatly speed up input of commonly used phrases, sentences, or text that is challenging to punch in on the iPhone keyboard.

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How to fix the iOS 9 'Slide to Upgrade' bug using iTunes

09/18/2015, 06:09 pm

Since the release of iOS 9 this week, a number of users have reported an issue in which their devices are rendered useless by an unresponsive "Slide to Upgrade" screen that appears after installing the new operating system.

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How to read AppleInsider in iOS 9's News application

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

Apple chose to highlight AppleInsider content in its new News app at this year's WWDC keynote, so it should come as no surprise that you can add us as a source in News after updating your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.

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With iOS 9, 'Hey Siri' gains a new setup process tailored to your voice

09/11/2015, 03:09 pm

Starting with next week's launch of iOS 9, users will be prompted to speak a series of commands once enabling "Hey Siri," making the intelligent personal assistant more adept at understanding a person's unique voice.

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How to use the new back button in iOS 9

08/09/2015, 07:08 am

One of the most notable -- albeit least trumpeted -- user-facing enhancements in iOS 9 is the new back button, which lets you quickly return to where you were when following links between apps. Confused how it works? Here's a concise explainer.

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iOS 9 tips: Disconnect from a Bluetooth accessory without making your iPhone forget it

07/30/2015, 12:07 pm

Starting with iOS 9, Apple has made it possible to disconnect an iPhone from a Bluetooth device without the need to "forget" the wireless accessory, making it easier to reconnect without going through the pairing process again.

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iOS 9 tips: Manually enable Low Power Mode to maximize your iPhone's battery life

09/22/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's new operating system update does a great deal to automatically improve efficiency and extend battery life. But if a user knows that they have a long day ahead of them, they can go even further, manually enable iOS 9's new "Low Power Mode" at any point to maximize their iPhone's uptime.

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iOS 9 tips: Access Apple Pay's Wallet without unlocking your iPhone

09/18/2015, 05:09 pm

iPhone 6 or 6 Plus users who upgrade to iOS 9 can now access non-default credit, debit and loyalty cards in their Apple Pay Wallet directly from the lock screen, with just two taps of the home button.

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iOS 9 tips: Apple makes it easier than ever to request a desktop site in Safari

09/24/2015, 08:09 am

Users beta testing iOS 9 can access a new, somewhat hidden feature in the mobile Safari browser, making it easier than ever to request the desktop version of a site when browsing on an iPhone or iPad.

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iOS 9 includes new iCloud Drive app, 6-digit passcode, shift button fix and more

09/18/2015, 11:09 am

This week's launch of iOS 9 brings a slew of small but important new features for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. They include an all-new app for viewing iCloud Drive content, support for more complex six-digit passcodes, and a series of tweaks and improvements.

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