Creating a PDF on an iPhone and iPad
If you ever need to create a PDF on your iPhone or iPad of something like a webpage or email then here is how you do it. You might want to send the PDF or just save it for viewing offline. Check out my website for more video tutorials http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how.
Use Your iPhone as a Magnifying Glass Using the Magnifier
If you need a magnifier to look at something or read something that is a little hard to see then Apple have a useful feature introduced a magnifier into iOS 10. You can easily get to it once you have switched it on in the settings. It is accessible by triple clicking the home button. So the next time you have forgotten your reading glasses or just need to get that bit closer this will help you. http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
Is Wi-Fi Assist Using Up Your Data Allowance on Your iPhone
Wi-fi assist was introduced in iOS 9 to help improve your internet connectivity when you were connected to wi-fi but not getting a great connection. The idea is that it uses your mobile or cellular connection to keep you connected. However, it could be using up your data allowance so it might be a good idea to switch it off. By the way, I had this switched off and then when I upgraded to iOS 10 it was switched on again, so if you upgrade please check this. For more videos see my channel or website http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
Adding Video to Your iPhone or iPad Using the iCloud Photo Library
If you are using the iCloud Photo Library and you want to get a video from your computer to your iOS device like your iPad, iPad Pro, iPhone or iPod touch so you can use them in apps like iMovie or to share using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other apps. To do this you need to load the video into the correct place on your computer. This works on both Mac and PC although they work slightly differently. If you are not using iCloud Photo Library then here is a video I did on how to do that by syncing by connecting to your computer. https://youtu.be/DRFPPTqWibI To setup iCloud and the Photo Library on your Windows PC then here is a link to the Apple support page for it https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT205323 http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how.
Marking Up Photos in Emails Using iOS 9 - iPhone and iPad
iOS 9 gives you the option to markup photographs in emails so that you can draw on them to highlight something, add some text or a signature, it even allows you to zoom in on sections of the photograph. Here Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how to do this.
New Maps App in iOS 9 Shows Useful Public Transport Information
The new Maps app in iOS 9 now shows you more than before including public transport information so you can see where bus stops, train stations and other travel options. But what is really useful in addition to this is they show you routes, route numbers, train lines and the times for these services so you can see when the next bus or train is due, it also shows you any that are coming after that if there are any due shortly after. This also works well for the London Underground, the Tube and if you have wifi on the underground then you can see updates whilst you wait and perhaps choose another route. Another great update is the Notes app in iOS 9, check out the video here https://youtu.be/2MvjIWgCSdw Created by Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
New Notes App in iOS 9
The new Notes app in iOS 9 has some nice new features including the ability to now add a checklist and tick off on the list, you can also now draw in a note so you can now write in there, sketch or let you imagination run wild. You can also create a note from text selected in Safari and an email as well as create a note from the Maps app where you can add more information that you could do if you were bookmarking a location. Another great feature I like is the public transport information in the new Maps app, here is the link to see the video about that, https://youtu.be/BUQLcPMP1GU Created by Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
Take Action and Sports Photographs with Your iPhone
If you want to capture just the right moment when there is a lot of action like at a concert or a sport then burst mode on the camera app on your iPhone or iPad may be the answer. Holding down the shutter button will take 10 frames per second. You can then select the photo or photos you want to keep. You could keep all of them if you like. Here Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how.
How to Scan a Document Using an iPhone or Other Smartphone
If you need to scan a document you can use your iPhone, iPad or other smartphone or tablet, there are some great apps that are really good for scanning these in and really easy to use. They also allow you to email or same to cloud storage such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Adobe Creative Cloud and many others. Here Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how. Related videos: Scan a document directly from your iPhone to your Mac: https://youtu.be/O6DgVWLFT6U
Scanning a Document directly from iPhone to Mac
Did you know you can use your iPhone or iPad to scan in a document directly to you Mac. You might want to add it to a message, email Word document or into another program. It works the same way whichever one you are using. What you do need is to have iOS 12 or greater, macOS Mojave or greater, you then need to have bluetooth switch on and logged into your iCloud account. Gary Schwartz from http://www.jargonfreehelp.com shows us how. Related videos: To scan a document to your iPhone or iPad: https://youtu.be/rUDRVj5p-Xc
How to Record What You are Doing on an iPhone or iPad
If you want to show someone how to do something on your iPhone or iPad and they are not with you then you might find it easier to record what you are doing and then you can send it to them or upload it to somewhere like YouTube. Both the iPhone and iPad have a screen recorder build in. This can be particularly useful right now with some many of us working from home and need to possibly show your colleagues, friends or family how to do something. Here I show you how to use it. If you want to see more then. browse my channel or go to my website. http://www.jargonfreehelp.com Related videos: Screen Recording Using Camtasia, records you computer screen whether it is a Windows PC or Apple Mac: https://youtu.be/o54evlLJ6ss
Vertical Panoramas with Your iPhone - And this one is a little different
Most people think you can only do a panorama photo on your iPhone or any other smartphone you think of using going left to right or right to left,. Panos can also be done top to bottom or vice versa. This is great for getting tall buildings or anything else that lends itself to a vertical pano. In the photo in this demo the sky looked amazing and I wanted to capture the clouds. However, you will see I went in a 180 degree arc and captured more than I bargained for. If you want to see more then check out my website http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
Using WhatsApp on an iPhone with Dual Sim or Other Smartphone
One of the things I hadn't anticipated when I got a iPhone 11 Pro was how WhatsApp would work having two numbers in the same device. As it happens it just picked up the one number, which was the personal number on this occasion. I could have changed it to my work number but opted to keep it personal and check the work one on another device. But this defeated the purpose of getting a smartphone with two SIM cards. Initially I looked at other apps that do also have the ability to allow me to connect to WhatsApp but wanted something I could trust. I also used the web version but that wasn't as convenient. Then WhatsApp brought out their business version of the app and that solved my problem. This video was filmed using: iPhone 11 Pro (256 GB): https://amzn.to/3liQDZS DJI Osmo Mobile 3: https://amzn.to/3lnRWqu If you want to see more tutorial check out my channel or my website http://www.jargonfreehelp.com
DoubleTake by Filmic Pro - Record with two cameras at the same time on your iPhone
DoubleTake is a great app if you are in to filmmaking. You can use two cameras at the same time on your iPhone to record with two different cameras. That means you can film with your front and back camera at the same time, useful for a lot of things including interviews. If you have more than one camera on the back you can use two of these so you get two angles at the same time. Why not record a wide and telephoto version at the same time. This works on the iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. This is useful for teaching, recording concerts, performances and more. With the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max you can now record in ProRes. By the way, I used the Rode Wireless Go II microphone when recording outside. What is useful is that it records on to the microphone so I didn't need to plug it into the iPhone, although I could have it would have unbalanced the gimbal. However, even if plugged into the iPhone or camera it is a useful backup. Link below if you are interested. DoubleTake on the App Store: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/doubletake-by-filmic-pro/id1478041592 Devices used in this video Osmo Mobile 3: https://amzn.to/3H345N8 Newer versions Osmo Mobile 4: https://amzn.to/3IzoEBg OM 5: https://amzn.to/3nWBp0M Rode Wireless Go II microphone: https://amzn.to/3o0NPF0 Links to other videos What is a gimbal? https://youtu.be/P0vNykOIjUY If you want to see more then check out my website http://www.jargonfreehelp.com I am an Amazon affiliate