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store youtube videos offline

Saving YouTube videos to your iPhone, iPod or iPad for offline viewing is really easy. All you need is an app. The App Store has a few apps that will let you store YouTube videos offline.

There are many reasons you may want or need to save the videos to your device; the convenience of not having to buffer or put up with low quality videos and of course when there is no available WI-FI network for your none cellular devices.

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can't see phone number iPad ipod iMessages

iMessages is the free text messages service from Apple, it allows you to use your email address or your phone number to send text messages. The problem is it can sometimes be troublesome to get your phone number to transfer to your iPad and iPod from the iPhone.

In most circumstances the phone number should transfer over, incase it doesn’t here’s how to get it working properly.

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find my lost iphone ipad mini ipod app

Enabling the Find My iPhone feature is one of the first things you should do when acquiring a new iOS device. If you’re anything like me, when you can’t find your iPhone a mini heart attack ensues. Instantly going back to think of all the events of the day in hopes of being able to remember where it may have been left. Another time it comes in really useful is when it can’t be found just before leaving before work because it’s slipped down into some deep crevices in the couch.

Even though the feature is called “Find My iPhone” it works for all iOS devices, even your Mac.

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how to change siri voice iphone ipod iPad

Siri is the voice command unit that is built into your iPod, iPhone and iPad. It can answer your questions, setup reminders, show you what movies and playing in the theatres nearby and even text people for you, among other things. If you use Siri a lot, you may get tired of hearing the same voice over and over, luckily it’s really easy to change the default voice that Siri uses.

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top safari alternatives iPhone browser iPad ipod iOS 6 7

Safari is a very popular browser, it’s fast, powerful and even syncs open tabs to all your other devices. But is Safari a browser worthy of your sole dedication? It is not the only browser for iOS, there are a lot of really impressive alternative browsers for your iPad, iPhone and iPod. I’ve spent a few hours testing out around 10 different browsers, and I’ve settled on my top 4 Safari alternative browsers for iOS.

Some are so impressive, you may not even go back to Safari.

To start off we’ll look at Chrome, one of the most popular Safari alternative for iOS.

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turn off auto correction auto capitalization and turn off period space iphone ipod iPad

Each iPad, iPod and iPad allows you to customize the way the keyboard works. There are settings to disable and enable Auto-Capitalization, Auto-Correction, Check Spelling, Caps Lock as well as the feature that adds a “.” when you double tap the space bar.

You can even create shortcuts that allows you to quickly enter phrases and words without having to type it all out every time. Not only can you customize the way it works, you can also customize the way it looks by splitting it in two.

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orgainze contacts in icloud group iphone icloud contacts

So I received an email asking how to organize contacts into groups. My first thought was, “Oh, this will be simple”. So before I started up a response I picked up my iPad, opened the contacts app fully expecting that Apple would have made this easy to do. A couple of minutes later, I realized that you can’t sort contacts into a group on an iOS device.

This was confusing at first because you are able to view grouped contacts on an iOS device, even able to hide and view the groups. It would seem that Apple hasn’t given us the ability to group contacts on either an iPad, iPhone or iPod. If you do want to organize your contacts into groups then you’ll need to have a use the icloud.com website, the Contacts app on a Mac or use a different browser on your iPad.

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