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July 30, 2020
Getting too many distracting GIFs from the group chat? Need to remove a troublemaker from the group? Mikah walks you through the process of setting up, managing, and silencing your group chats. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
July 23, 2020
Protect your privacy and bolster your security with a virtual private network (VPN) app. Using a VPN, you can browse the web without your internet service provider tracking your activity. Mikah walks you through the process of installing and using a VPN app, with both free and paid versions. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: BUYRAYCON.com/hoi
July 16, 2020
If you're browsing the web on your iPhone, you've probably come across sites with tiny text, hard-to-read articles, advert-laden webpages, and so much more. Mikah shows you how to enable Safari Reader Mode, set up content blockers, and make adjustments to the webpages you visit from your iOS devices. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: expressvpn.com/hoi
July 9, 2020
Make it easier for folks to know you're messaging them by sharing your name and photo in Messages for iOS. You can add a little personality and personalization to your iMessage conversations by sharing your name and photo in messages. Mikah shows you how to set up the feature in the iOS Messages app. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
July 2, 2020
Want a way to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once? The Satechi Trio Wireless Charging pad does that!Mikah shares his thoughts on the Satechi Trio Wireless Charging Pad — a device that can wirelessly charge all the gadgets he keeps by his bedside. Want to see what else TWiT hosts are getting their hands on? You can check out the original version of this video and more on TWiT.tv's Hands-On Tech! http://twit.tv/hot Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
June 25, 2020
Tired of the current slate of fonts on your iPhone? Here's how you add new ones!The process is a little convoluted but it is possible to add custom fonts to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Mikah recommends an app and walks you through the process of installing new fonts on your iOS devices. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30
June 18, 2020
Tired of getting those annoying robocalls? Here's how you can silence and stop them on your iPhone.Your iPhone has an easy-to-use feature for silencing unknown calls. Mikah walks you through the process of setting up the feature and explains what calls it does and does not stop. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit
June 11, 2020
How to access your health records (vitals, lab results, medications, etc.) on your iPhone.Did you know you can store and access your own health information on your iPhone? Apple's Health app includes a feature called "Health Records" that lets you sync health records from your healthcare provider. Mikah shows you how to set up and access this feature on your iPhone. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: simplisafe.com/twit
June 4, 2020
How to use Emergency SOS and Medical ID on your iPhone to keep you and your data safe.Your iPhone has a safety feature called "Emergency SOS" that can help you quickly and safely make an emergency call — it will also alert your emergency contacts and send them your current location. Medical ID gives emergency responders potentially life-saving information, including your blood type, medical conditions, allergies, and more. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: expressvpn.com/hoi
May 28, 2020
Night Shift on iOS may help improve your sleep. Here's how to use it!Your iPhone and iPad are blasting your eyes with blue light throughout the day. Mikah shows you how to use Night Shift — a feature that reduces blue light exposure — and explains why it may help you improve your sleep.Evidence for the Role of Blue Light in the Development of Uveal Melanoma from the Journal of Ophthalmology - http://twit.to/hoi17aCircadian Rhythms from NIGMS - http://twit.to/hoi17bUse Night Shift on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch from Apple - http://twit.to/hoi17c Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30
May 21, 2020
iPhone battery giving you trouble? Here's how to fix it.Mikah gives you the ins, outs, and in-betweens of troubleshooting battery life and battery health on your iOS devices. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit
May 14, 2020
How to find, delete, use, and arrange iMessage Apps.If you've ever wanted to know more about the strip of icons in your Messages app, this episode is for you. Mikah shows you how to launch, use, delete, find, and rearrange apps, games, and sticker packs for iMessage. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: expressvpn.com/hoi
May 7, 2020
Everything you need to know about privacy settings on iOS.You don't need special apps or tools to take control of your privacy on your iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices. Along with Apple's clear commitment to user privacy, you can — at any time — audit your privacy settings quickly and easily. In this episode, Mikah shows you where you need to go and what you need to know to check up on the apps and services on your phone that are using your location, health, contacts, and other private information. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: expressvpn.com/hoi
April 30, 2020
Create your own Memoji videos and stickers.If you've got a newer iPhone or iPad, you have access to Memoji. Memoji are Apple's customizable characters that use the front-facing camera on your iOS device to track your movement and render it as an animation or still. Mikah walks you through the process of setting up a Memoji character and recording short videos to send to friends and family. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30
April 23, 2020
How to set up and start using Family Sharing on iOS.Family Sharing lets iOS users like you share purchases (iTunes, App Store, iBooks), subscriptions (Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, Apple Music), iCloud storage, and more. Mikah shows you how to set up Family Sharing and explains how each sharing category works. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit
April 16, 2020
Everything you need to know about Control Center on iOS. Do Not Disturb is a powerful iOS feature that helps you set boundaries, stay safe, and maintain focus. Mikah walks you through the settings, showing you how to turn on schedules, drive without disturbances, and activate Do Not Disturb when you need it. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: hover.com/twit
April 9, 2020
Everything you need to know about Control Center on your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and iPod Touch.Whether you're swiping down from the top right corner of your screen or swiping up from the bottom, chances are you've at least glanced at Control Center. But what do all the icons and switches do? How do you add or remove controls? How can you make detailed adjustments to your settings? In this episode of Hands-On iOS, Mikah teaches you the ins, outs, and in-betweens of Control Center for iOS. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: simplisafe.com/twit
April 2, 2020
How to create Automations in the Home app for iOS.Unlock the true power of your smart home by creating automations — little instructions for your smart accessories that run automatically. Mikah shows you how to make your smart home work for you and walks you through the process of setting up location, time, sensor, and accessory-based automations. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: expressvpn.com/hoi
March 26, 2020
How to create Scenes in the Home app for iOS.You can control multiple HomeKit-enabled accessories within your smart home by using Scenes. Mikah walks you through the process of setting up a Scene, including naming it, choosing your accessories, adjusting their settings, and running the Scene of your choice. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
March 19, 2020
Now that you know your way around the Home app for iOS (you did watch or listen to the last episode of Hands-On iOS, right?), it's time to dig in! In this episode, Mikah shows you how to add HomeKit-enabled accessories to your home. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios Sponsor: hover.com/twit
March 12, 2020
Ever wondered how to use that orange Home app on your iOS device? Mikah walks you through the Home app, giving you a brief tour of its many features and functions. This is the first of a series of videos showing you how to use the Home app and take advantage of Apple's smart home framework, HomeKit. If you want to add smart lights, plugs, switches, and more to your home (and want a way to control them all in one place or with your voice), this Hands-On iOS series is for you! Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
March 5, 2020
There's more to the iOS Camera app than "point 'n shoot." Mikah takes you through the features, buttons, adjustments, bells, and whistles of the built-in camera on your iOS device. Curious about Portrait Mode? Wonder how to use Night Mode? Need to know how to take a square photo? You'll find answers to all these questions and more! Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
February 27, 2020
The iOS Clock app does a whole lot more than just hold your morning alarms. You can set timers, operate a stopwatch, set and maintain your bedtime, and track different times across the globe! Mikah Sargent teaches you how to get a whole lot more out of your clock. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
February 20, 2020
You might know how to subscribe to a podcast, but what about that friend or family member who still isn't sure how to "subscribe" to your favorite show? In this episode of Hands-On iOS, Mikah explains the subscription process before detailing some of the unique features of third-party podcast apps. Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
February 13, 2020
After realizing few people know the true potential of stickers in iMessage conversations, Mikah decided to create an episode of Hands-On iOS detailing the ins and outs of iMessage sticker packs. You can peel 'em and you can stick 'em! Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
February 6, 2020
iOS has loads of interesting and helpful features to make everyday use even better. Here's a tip that you can use to further lower the brightness setting on your phone; ideal for nighttime usage! Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
January 30, 2020
Subscribe to Hands-On iOS, the short-format show with no cruft and no fluff, wherein Mikah Sargent will help you make the most of your Apple tech! Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios
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