How to create App-Specific Passwords for iCloud Account?

iCloudApple has always been very keen about the security and has given special importance to the security of the customers. As of June 2017, Apple has made it must to use app-specific passwords to access your iCloud account through any third-party apps.

Apple has made it mandatory so, that iCloud accounts have an extra layer of security and are protected from any sort of hacking. Continue reading “How to create App-Specific Passwords for iCloud Account?”

How to hide iCloud Books in iBooks on iPhone?

iBooks
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While book reading may not be popular like it used to be, thanks to smartphones, hehe, but still there are some people who take both smartphones and book reading along.

They use their smartphones to read the books which may seem a bit odd as books are meant to be read in person but nonetheless, with the advancement of technology, smartphones can be used to do almost anything from reading books to handling business. Continue reading “How to hide iCloud Books in iBooks on iPhone?”

How to share custom Siri Shortcuts with others through iCloud?

Siri Shortcuts
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With the introduction of iOS 12, Apple bought some new exciting features and one of them is the Shortcuts app. It allows users to create workflows and perform complex tasks with just a single tap.

The Shortcuts app not only gives you access to pre-made Siri shortcuts but also gives you the ability to create custom shortcuts for yourself whenever you want to. It also has support for third-party apps too, so you can create very useful and powerful shortcuts. Continue reading “How to share custom Siri Shortcuts with others through iCloud?”

How to remotely check iCloud Activation Lock status?

Find My iPhoneLast year, Apple suddenly disabled the iCloud Activation Lock Status tool. This tool allowed the users to the check that the device they are buying from someone has Find My iPhone feature enabled or not.

This was helpful for users as it provided an easy way for users to find out that the device they are purchasing from anyone online is iCloud unlocked or not i.e Find My iPhone enabled or disabled. It helped the users to not being scammed into buying a stolen or lost device. Continue reading “How to remotely check iCloud Activation Lock status?”

How to remotely disable Find My iPhone using iCloud?

Find My iPhoneFind My iPhone is an anti-theft locking system which is developed by Apple for its devices to prevent any type of mishap if something wrong occurs. It is both a blessing and a curse.

If your device gets stolen with Find My iPhone enabled then it will be nearly impossible for anyone to access your device but in case you forget your passcode and want to reset your iPhone using iTunes then you will need to disable Find My iPhone from Settings. Continue reading “How to remotely disable Find My iPhone using iCloud?”

How to automatically Save Reading Lists to iCloud?

Reading List iOS
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Finding anything interesting on the web tempts us to add it to the reading list to read it later when where offline. Apple’s stock browser, Safari makes it easier to add articles to reading lists so, you can read it later.

With the update of iOS 11, the browser has gotten even better and now you will be able to automatically add reading lists to your iCloud on devices running iOS 11 and later. Continue reading “How to automatically Save Reading Lists to iCloud?”

How to disable and delete Siri’s data in iCloud?

SiriSiri, the virtual assistant offered by Apple learns through trial and experience method. It leans how you use it on your device and then offers you suggestions accordingly.

If you have allowed Siri access to iCloud then you will get the same experience across all of your synced devices. Let’s say that you are using the same iCloud account on an iOS and macOS device. Siri will use learning on both of the devices to provide the same personalized suggestions on both the devices. Continue reading “How to disable and delete Siri’s data in iCloud?”