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Essential Apple User Magazine September 2020

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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
ios 14 – facts and numbers

Memoji iOS 14’s Memojis offer ten new hairstyles, 18 new hats and headgear, six new age options and even a doctor’s mask. 11 Languages The Translate app supports 11 languages; English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, German, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Arabic. Cycling in Maps If you like to get from A to B on your bike, the Maps app now includes Cycling as a means of transport. Siri The Siri personal digital assistant now knows over 20 times as many facts as it did just three years ago. Search Emoji When picking out your emojis, in iOS 14 you can search for them directly from the keyboard. Speedy Safari According to testing by Apple using industry standard benchmarking tools, the iOS 14 version of Safari is the world’s fastest mobile web browser. And it can translate web pages…

4 min
introducing ios 14

Home Screen widgets Widgets give you information at a glance. iOS 14 lets you add them to your Home Screen. They will come in different sizes too, so you can choose what level of information you wish to display. On-screen widgets can be moved around the available screen area, just like app icons, and you can add and remove them as you wish. Best of all, you can add a Smart Stack of widgets and scroll through them to select the widget you need. Widgets aren’t exactly a new concept, but on the Home screen, they take things to a new level. App Library iPhone users have been able to organise their apps into folders for years, but iOS 14 gives a new take on the concept. The App Library page sits at…

3 min
buttons and ports on your iphone

iPhones with a top-to-bottom screen The latest iPhones have a top-to-bottom screen. These include the iPhone 12 series models, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. So basically, all iPhone X-series models and later. iPhones with a Home button at the bottom Older iPhones, and cheaper models, have a Home button at the bottom. These include iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone SE and all earlier models. A very old iPhone might lack Touch ID. The Lightning Connector. Current iPhones use a Lightning connector for charging, syncing, and (on the latest iPhones) for connecting cabled earbuds using an adapter. Plus/Max Sizes. Some iPhone models come in two sizes: a large version, known as the Plus or the Max, and a regular…

4 min
set up your iphone for the first time

Inserting your Nano-SIM card The initial set up of your iPhone eSIM explained. The dual sim functionality introduced with the 2018 iPhone models, enables users to access two sim cards in one iPhone. Unlike the standard sim card, the eSIM card is built into the phone itself and is accessed via software, with your coverage purchased via mobile networks. By using dual sims you can now access two mobile networks and numbers in one device. Wiping an iPhone. If you need to erase all previously used settings and data from your iPhone, you need to reset it to factory conditions then set it up using this tutorial.…

2 min
your apple id set up and use it

iCloud email. Your Apple ID gives you a free iCloud email address. You can use this email address on your iPhone and also on any other Internet devices you have, such as Macs, PCs or tablets, and through a browser at www.icloud.com. Best of all, you keep your iCloud address even if you change your Internet provider.…

1 min
using face id unlock and verify

Using Face ID Unlocking your iPhone with the Face ID feature Unlocking the iPhone using your Face ID is simplicity itself. You simply look at it and the lock springs open, as you can see here. You can do it in any lighting conditions, even total darkness. It’s extremely straightforward and natural; you’ll soon forget you’re doing it at all. Buying from App Store, iTunes Store, or Books Store Open the iTunes Store, App Store or Books Store and choose something you wish to purchase. When you’re asked to pay, double-click the Side button and look at your iPhone. The purchase is made and a checkmark is displayed to show payment has been verified. Using Apple Pay with your iPhone’s Face ID Make sure Apple Pay is turned on in Settings > Face ID & Passcode…