How to Disable Moving Faces in Group FaceTime Video Calls

Video call usage is skyrocketing. Almost every company out there including WhatsApp, Google Duo, Microsoft Teams, etc. are ramping their video call offering with new features and tweaks. Among them, FaceTime looks to be the default choice for iPhone users.  And why not? It’s easy to set up, offers adequate features, and up to 32 people can join a group video call on FaceTime. During group FaceTime video calls, Apple enlarges the tile of the person addressing the meetup. This feature is called Automatic Prominence and Apple does this to…

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How to Clean and Disinfect Your AirPods or AirPods Pro

There’s no denying the fact that the AirPods and the AirPods Pro have turned out to be a massive hit for Apple. Due to their convenience factor, the wireless earbuds have quickly become a must-have iPhone accessory for many. Just like your iPhone though, it is recommended that you clean and disinfect your AirPods or AirPods Pro from time to time to ensure that it is working properly. In many ways, people tend to handle their AirPods and AirPods Pro more roughly than they do with their iPhone or other…

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Exposure Notification System: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Contract Tracing Tech

Contact tracing is going to be very important in the future for the spread of the coronavirus to be contained. Realizing the importance of this, Apple and Google have partnered on a contact tracing/Exposure Notification system for iPhones and Android. There are a lot of questions in the mind of people as to how the tracing feature will work and whether their location will be tracked continuously or not. Read our detailed FAQ on Apple’s contact tracing API to know everything about it. Despite opposition from France and some other…

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How to Block Calls, Disable Notifications, Control Centre While Playing Games on iPhone

There is no doubt that iPhone is the best gaming smartphone in the world. The App Store is filled with thousands of high-quality games as well as some titles that are exclusive to iOS. Unfortunately, there is no built-in Gaming Mode on the iPhone to provide a better gaming experience. Android OEMs like Samsung, OnePlus, and Xiaomi offer a dedicated Gaming Mode that helps you disable calls and block notifications, navigation gestures, etc. while playing games on their devices. There is a workaround for iPhone users though using which they…

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How to Check Battery Percentage on iPhone SE (2020) in 4 Easy Ways

The new entry-level iPhone, iPhone SE (2nd generation), not surprisingly misses out on some features that are available on the high-end iPhones. But it has a feature that is not available on iPhone X or later including iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max. It is the ability to check the battery percentage right in the status bar. In addition to the status bar, there are several other ways to check the battery percentage on iPhone SE (2nd generation). In this guide, we will show you how…

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iPhone SE 2020: How to Force Restart, Hard Reboot, or Force Reboot

While you won’t require it straight away, you should know the process to force restart your shiny new iPhone SE since it might come in handy if the phone ever freezes or hangs, starts behaving strangely, stops responding or you can’t turn it off and on. Please note that force restart, force reboot, or hard reboot, all mean the same thing and you will see these phrases used interchangeably. With the launch of iPhones with Face ID in 2017, Apple has changed the process of force restarting the iPhone. So…

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How to Clean iPhone Speakers Without Damaging Them

Apple occasionally releases maintenance and bug fixes updates for iOS. Similarly, the hardware on the iPhone also requires proper care to function properly. Over time, your iPhone accumulates tiny dust particles in device microphone and speakers. You might have noticed a muffled sound coming out of iPhone speakers or microphones not functioning as expected after a period of time. If you live in a dusty environment, then it is always advisable to clean iPhone speakers once in a month or two. We have already talked about the top ways to…

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How to Enable Night Mode on iPhone SE (2020)

The 2020 iPhone SE offers plenty of value for its money. It has decent battery life, offers great performance, and has a relatively impressive 12MP shooter at the rear despite using the same sensor as the iPhone 8. However, one major omission in the iPhone SE’s feature list is that it lacks a dedicated Night mode in the camera app. This means that its low-light imaging performance is going to be abysmal. Thankfully, using a third-party app, you can easily get night mode on the iPhone SE and take better…

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How to Import Chrome Passwords to Safari and iCloud Keychain

Using Google Chrome on a MacBook/Pro means high battery drain and fans whirring at full speed irrespective of whether one has a single tab or a few hundred tabs open. The problem in switching to Safari from Chrome for many Mac users is that they have all their passwords synced to the latter. Up until now, there was no easy way to import passwords from Chrome to Safari. With the macOS 10.1.5.4 update though, this has thankfully changed. Safari might not be as feature-rich as Chrome but it is more…

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How to Close or Force Quit Apps on Mac

I often run into apps freezing randomly or not responding on my Macbook Air. You may have seen a spinning beach ball beside the cursor on your Mac whenever an app freezes. It indicates that the current app has stopped responding for some reason. There can be a few reasons behind this behavior. Your Mac might have low-end hardware or your favorite app might be acting weirdly due to a recent buggy update. Whatever the case, you need to force quit the frozen app on your Mac in such a…

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