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iPhone 6s Mail, Contacts, Calendars Settings

For the social and organizational parts of your brain, iPhone makes available Mail, Contacts, and Calendar apps. The settings for these apps are covered in the following table. You access the settings [more…]

Customizing Browser Settings with Your iPhone 6s and Safari

Getting on the Internet with your iPhone is easy using its Wi-Fi or 3G/4G LTE capabilities. After you're online, the bundled browser, Safari, is your ticket to a wide world of information, entertainment [more…]

Useful Siri Commands

Siri can do more than most people know. If you have a Car Play-enabled car, you can even use it to give commands to make phone calls and more. Here are some useful sample commands for using Siri, iPhone’s [more…]

Great News and Weather Apps for iPhone

Using your iPhone to keep up-to-date on info that changes all the time is an obvious choice. Even though iPhone has its own Weather and News apps, here are some other great news and weather apps to check [more…]

Exploring Apple Music on Your iPhone

The Music app on your iPhone offers several useful features, including Apple Music radio stations, the ability to play music you own and create playlists, and the ability to follow individual artists. [more…]

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

It's not always obvious what settings are available to you to modify how your iPhone works. For example, you can use Settings to change how the Safari browser protects you from being tracked online or [more…]

Discover What’s New in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and iOS 9

Apple’s iPhone gets its features from a combination of hardware and its software operating system (called iOS; the term is short for iPhone operating system. The most current operating system is iOS 9. [more…]

Using the Cameras on Your iPhone 6

iPhones have front- and back-facing cameras. You can use the cameras to take still photos or shoot videos. For now, take a quick look at your camera by tapping the Camera app icon on the Home screen. The [more…]

Activating and Using Siri on Your iPhone 6 with iOS 9

When you first go through the process of registering your iPhone, making settings for your location, using iCloud, and so on, at one point you will see the screen below. To activate Siri at this point, [more…]

Play Music on Your iPhone with Siri

Siri helps you do many things on your iPhone. One of the many things she can help you with is playing music. You can use Siri to play music from the Music app and iTunes Radio. Press and hold the Home [more…]

How to Use Apple Pay and Wallet on Your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

With iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple announced a new electronic payment service, Apple Pay. Called a mobile wallet, this service uses the Touch ID feature in your iPhone’s Home button to identify you and any [more…]

Video App Features on Your iPhone 6s

Using the Videos app on your iPhone, you can watch downloaded movies or TV shows, as well as media that you’ve synced from iCloud or your Mac or PC.

In addition, iPhone 6s sports both a front and rear video [more…]

Go to Another Location or a Favorite in Your iPhone 6s Maps App

The Maps app on your iPhone is very handy for many reasons. Among other features, you can go to another location to find directions or nearby places and go to Favorites. [more…]

View Information about a Location in Your iPhone Maps App with iOS 9

The Maps app on your iPhone is a great place to find information about a location. You display the Information dialog for locations to get directions in previous tasks. In this task, you focus on the useful [more…]

How to Add a Drawing to a Note on Your iPhone with iOS 9

With the latest version of Notes in iOS 9, you can create a drawing to add to your note on your iPhone. This is a great feature that gives you the option to include an illustration. It’s also just kind [more…]

Tips for Using Notes on Your iPhone with iOS 9

The revamped Notes app on your iPhone gives you many options for taking care of all those things you need to do. You can create a checklist or add a shared item to a note. [more…]

Getting Started with the News App on Your iPhone with iOS 9

With iOS 9 comes the News app. This so-called news aggregator gathers news stories that either match your news reading habits or match the channels and topics you’ve selected. You can choose which news [more…]

Using the News App on Your iPhone with iOS 9

The improved News app on your iPhone has many new features with the arrival of iOS 9. The good part about the News app is that it is customizable just for you! But, in order to get the most out of it, [more…]

3D Touch and Quick Actions on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

New with iPhone 6s/6s Plus comes 3D Touch and Quick Actions. These are made possible by the multi-touch screen. 3D Touch allows you to get different results depending on the amount of pressure you apply [more…]

Using the Keypad or Car Play to Place a Call on Your iPhone with iOS 9

Dialing a call with a keypad is an obvious first skill for you to acquire, and it’s dead simple. If your iPhone is equipped with iOS 9, there is also a new feature you can use to make calls called Car [more…]

Returning a Recent Call on Your iPhone 6s

If you want to dial a number from a call you’ve recently made or received on your iPhone, you can use the Recents call list. You can also use the multitasking feature to make quick work of returning calls [more…]

Managing Hearing Accessibility Settings on Your iPhone 6s

If you have hearing difficulties, you can easily manage the hearing accessibility settings on your iPhone. Some settings are adjustable and other hearing accessibility settings are simple On/Off settings [more…]

Opening Mail and Reading Messages on Your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus

Once you have your mail synced on your iPhone, it is easy to open and read your messages. You should see the Mail app icon on your Home screen. Just follow these steps. [more…]

Senior-Recommended Apps for Your iPhone 6

New iPhone apps are in always development, so even more apps that could fit your needs will be available. Still, to get you exploring what’s possible, here’s a quick list of apps that might whet your appetite [more…]

View Individual Photos on Your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus

Your iPhone holds lots of photos so that you never have to miss a moment. It’s easy to browse through your photos and even preview them to find just the one you need. [more…]

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