How To Reduce Motion On An iPhone

The parallax wallpaper motion effects of iPhone can seem a bit attractive, but after some time it can make you distracted when you are doing your work. Generally, it can also make you irritated after a point of time. Thankfully, this feature can be disabled easily. Go through this blog carefully to know the method of turning off the motion effects of the iPhone from the settings itself.

Disable the parallax effect and prevent the queasiness

Do you want to know about Parallax?

It changes the perspective, when you look at an object from different angles. Specifically, when you are changing your position. For iPhone, whenever you tilt it, parallax wallpaper starts moving.

Note: The steps mentioned below are suitable for iPhone working iOS 7.1 or the newer ones.

The method of enabling Reduce Motion of iPhone

Mark that an iPhone comprises of an individual setting option which shall remove transition effects, animations and at last but not the least parallax wallpaper. Follow the given below steps carefully if you prefer things entirely still.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, tap on General.
  3. After that, click on Accessibility.
  4. Next, Press on the option of Reduce Motion.  It shall be immediately below the title of Vision,
  5. Then, push the toggle of Reduce Motion rightwards. It will change from colorless or White to Green color.

The method of enabling low power mode

Always remember that if you have an iPhone which is working iPhone operating system 9 or the newer version, you shall even have an option of using battery saving low power mode for turning off motion effects. Go through the given below steps for enabling this mode.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Battery.
  3. Next, push Low Power Mode toggle rightwards. It will change into Green in color.

The method of making still wallpapers

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Wallpaper.
  3. After that, click on Choose a New Wallpaper.
  4. Look at options present on it.
  5. Choose the image from the Camera Roll to get the picture for searching the wallpaper that you would like to have on your iPhone.
  6. After selecting the picture, click on the option Still. This option shall be present towards the end of the display.
  7. Next, click on Set.

Lastly, select whether you wish to have the image as the Lock Screen and Home Screen. Luckily, you will also get the option of having both of them.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to block phone and FaceTime calls on iOS

Frustrated by annoying callers? Does someone keep calling you endlessly and relentlessly? Here is how to stop them.

A simple blocking is the simplest trick to avoid a call, message, and FaceTime from a contact. Whether it is from your friend, relative, or a prank caller, you can block the user who is irritating you with calls. Read the below given tricks to block a contact.

How to block a contact from the FaceTime app

With the FaceTime app, you can block any user anytime. You can block a number with the FaceTime app. Here is how.

1.    Locate to your home screen.

2.    Open the ‘FaceTime’ app from the home screen.

3.    Find the contact you want to block.

4.    Tap the ‘Info (i)’ button of the contact you want to block.

5.    Tap ‘Block Caller’ at the very bottom of the screen.

6.    Tap ‘Block Contact’ on the prompted menu to confirm.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

How to block a contact from the Phone app

If you’ve an iPhone, then you can use the Phone app of your device to block an address or a number anytime to FaceTiming you. Here is how.

1.    Locate to the home screen of your iPhone.

2.    Open the ‘Phone app’ from the home screen.

3.    Switch to ‘Recent or Contacts’ tab from the bottom menu.

4.    Find the contact number or address you want to block.

5.    If you’re in the ‘Recent’ tab, then tap the ‘Info (i)’ button of the contact you want to block.

6.    If you’re in the ‘Contacts’ tab then tap on the ‘Contact’s name’ you want to block.

7.    Tap ‘Block Caller’ at the very bottom of the screen.

8.    Tap ‘Block Contact’ on the prompted menu to confirm.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

How to block a contact from the Settings

1.    Enter into the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Tap on the ‘FaceTime.’

3.    Tap ‘Blocked’ near the bottom.

4.    Tap ‘Add New…’ at the very bottom of the screen.

5.    Tap to select the contact you want to block.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

If you want to unblock a user from the list then:

1.    Enter into the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Tap on the ‘FaceTime.’

3.    Tap ‘Blocked’ near the bottom.

4.    Tap on ‘Edit’ button at the top left corner of the screen.

5.    Tap the red color ‘(-)’ button of the contact you want to block.

6.    Tap ‘Unblock’ at the right bottom corner.

7.    And tap ‘Done.’ That’s it! The user is unblocked, and now he or she can call you again.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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How to Check Hard Drive Space in Computers and Smartphones

Do you want to know know how much storage space is left on your device? Sometimes you try to install an app or game, but it will fail to download. Maybe this is happening because you don’t have enough space on your device. Therefore, you may want to check the hard drive space of your device. Here is how to check the storage space of your Windows, macOS, Android, and iPhone device.

How to check hard drive space on Windows

1.    Press the ‘Windows logo’ key on your Keyboard or click the ‘Start’ button.

2.    Click on the ‘Settings icon.’ It is the cog icon at the corner of the start menu.

3.    If the Settings menu does not appear on the screen, then click the ‘back’ button.

4.    Click the ‘Back’ button until it will not become invalid.

5.    On the main Settings page, click ‘System.’

6.    Select ‘Storage’ from the left panel.

7.    Below the “Storage” heading under “Local Storage,” you can see your computer’s hard drive status.

8.    Click ‘This PC’ to view more details regarding storage.

The filled side of the bar is showing used space, and empty side is showing free space.

How to check hard drive space on Mac

1.    Click the ‘Apple’ logo at the corner to open Apple Menu.

2.    Select ‘About This Mac’ from the top of the menu.

3.    On the opened window, switch to the ‘Storage’ tab.

4.    You’ll see a color-coded bar on your screen. This is the hard drive status bar.

5.    Above the bar, you can see how much space is available from total storage.

6.    The color of the bar is telling about how much space is consumed by Photos, Apps, Movies, Audios, etc.

7.    Hover the mouse cursor on a color to know about exactly how much storage is used by it.

How to check hard drive space on iPhone

Hard drive space is the only type of storage that you can check on an iPhone.

1.    Open iPhone’s Settings.

2.    Open ‘General’ settings.

3.    Scroll to bottom and tap on ‘iPhone Storage.’

4.    You’ll see a color-coded bar on your screen. This is the hard drive status bar.

5.    Above the bar, you can see how much space is available from total storage.

6.    The color of the bar is telling about how much space is consumed by Photos, Apps, Movies, Audios, etc.

7.    Scroll down to view hard drive space used by apps.

How to check hard drive space on Android

1.    Open Android’s Settings.

2.    Scroll and tap on ‘Apps or Storage & USB.’

3.    Under ‘Internal storage,’ you can check your hard drive status.

The filled side of the bar is showing used space, and empty side is showing free space. On Samsung, you need to switch to “SD card” tab.

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How to transfer Health data to an iPhone or Apple Watch

Did you switch to a new iPhone or Apple Watch but want to see your health data on your new device also? As it is a private type of information, it is considered as optional data to sync.

Here is how to get your health data on your new device.

How to backup your health data from encrypted iTunes backups or iCloud

All the health data from Apple Watch is synced to the health repository of your iPhone. If you want to recover your health data, then you should have to create a backup of it (Health repository). It means you need to create the backup of your iPhone.

1.    With USB cable, link your iPhone to your computer.

2.    Now, open iTunes on it.

3.    Click to ‘iPhone’ icon to open your iPhone on your computer.

4.    Click on ‘Summary’ from the left side column.

5.    At the middle of the screen, click and check the box of the ‘Encrypt iPhone or iPad backup.’ Doing this will enable your health data to back up.

6.    Click on ‘Back up Now.’ This option is under ‘Manually Backup and Restore’ section.

That’s it! You can also use iCloud to sync your health data. Before using this process make sure that your iPhone and Apple Watch are upgraded and running on iOS 11.

How to Use Health Data Importer to import your health data to your new iPhone

Health Data Importer is a great app that you can use to export your health data. With the Health Data Importer, you can straightforwardly transfer your health data from the Health app. You can get this app on your Apple App Store.

1.    Launch the ‘Health’ app on the iPhone from which you’re exporting the health data.

2.    Open ‘Health Data’ tab from the bottom.

3.    Touch on the ‘User’ icon at the upper-right corner.

4.    Then tap on ‘Export Health Data’ on the next screen.

5.    Tap ‘Export’ on the prompt window. And wait for a few minutes.

6.    Save the export data by tapping ‘Save to Files.’

7.    Take your new iPhone and set it up.

8.    Launch the ‘Health’ app on your new device.

9.    Set up the ‘Health’ app with your basic information.

10.    Install the ‘Health Data Importer’ on it.

11.    After downloading and installing Health Data Importer, open it.

12.    Tap on ‘Import’ at the top right corner.

13.    Locate to the location into the ‘Files app’ where you saved your final export file and choose the ‘export.zip’ file.

14.    Select the data you want to import, tap on ‘Select All’ to import all.

15.    And then tap ‘Next’ at the top right corner.

16.    Select ‘Turn All Categories On’ on the prompted Health Access menu.

17.    Tap ‘Allow’ at the top right corner.

18.    Once importing has finished, open ‘Files app.’

19.    Tap on ‘Select’ from the top right corner.

20.    Look for ‘export.zip’ file and select it.

21.    Hit the ‘Delete’ icon from the bottom right corner.

That’s it! Now, access your Health data on your new iPhone or Apple Watch.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

How to transfer calls, messages and emails from Apple Watch to iPhone

Apple Watch is the best for short quick response and small conversation. But, if you’re having a long conversation, then it becomes uncomfortable. Many of you want to transfer your call, messages, and emails from your Apple Watch to your iPhone. Here is how to quickly move from Apple Watch to iPhone.

Guide to transfer a call from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

If you haven’t picked up the call:

1.    Scroll down by using the ‘Digital Crown.’

2.    Stop when you see ‘Answer on iPhone.’

3.    Tap on ‘Answer on iPhone’ option.

That’s it! The call has been forwarded to your iPhone, and the recipient is on hold. Take your iPhone and pick up the call. The recipient will remain on hold until you do not answer the call. You can also use this trick to find your iPhone if you’ve forgotten where you put it in your house.

If you’ve picked up the call:

If you’ve answered the call on your Apple Watch, then you can forward the call to your iPhone. Here is how.

Way 1 (Phone Locked): Tap on the ‘Phone icon’ at the left top corner of the iPhone screen.

Way 2 (Phone Unlocked): tap on the ‘Time’ at the top of the iPhone screen.

Guide to transfer message from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

1.    Launch the ‘Messages’ app of Apple Watch.

2.    Select the person you want to reply or send the message.

3.    Now, open the ‘Message thread’ on your iPhone.

4.    Launch the app switcher on your iPhone.

•    Swipe toward up from the bottom of the screen on iPhone X or newer.

•    Double-tap the ‘Home’ button on iPhones having a home button.

5.    Touch the ‘Handoff’ option. It looks like a banner below the apps.

That’s it!

Guide to transfer emails from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

1.    Launch the ‘Mail’ app on Apple Watch.

2.    Open the thread you want to view, reply, or send mail.

3.    Now, open the ‘Message thread’ on your iPhone.

4.    Launch the app switcher on your iPhone.

•    Swipe toward up from the bottom of the screen on iPhone X or newer.

•    Double-tap the ‘Home’ button on iPhones having a home button.

5.    Touch the ‘Handoff’ option. It looks like a banner below the apps.

That’s it! Now, no matter whether you’re on a call or chatting on Messages, you can quickly switch your conversation from your Apple Watch to your iPhone anytime.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

6 Best Alternatives for DirecTV

There is no compulsion to stick to such a streaming service that isn’t serving you accordingly. Don’t think that you are alone if you are canceling the DirecTV. Here is presented a list of alternatives to DirecTV:

  • Fubo TV

It is one of the most excellent alternatives to DirecTV. There are many reasons behind it, the most significant of them is its sports streaming. It is quite similar to DirecTV when it comes to pricing. It has some more added on options such as AMC Premiere, Showtime, and FX+. It has combined on international sports with some of the regional sports too. Users will get live games in the 4K presentation. They will get a few games for one week if it is in beta.

  • Hulu with Live TV

It is one among those services that are having some of the veiled original gems on the roster. It is one of a straight live TV option. Users will receive a full on-demand catalog. Some of the added on services has Cinemax, HBO, Showtime with some optional DVR service too.

  • Sling TV

It is still a fantastic option for a streaming service. It comes up with two of the base plans namely Blue and Orange. It is all about adding on all sorts of categories. You can easily piece a program that is perfect for you.

  • Philo

If you want something with the lesser cost, then check out for Philo. There will be 44 channels. Pay some amount and get a full 57 channels. It is unbeatable. No add-ons are there to suck you. It can be accessed from all of the platforms.

  • YouTube TV

It is incredible for all sorts of reasons. It is straightforward and easy to use. There are also some of the optional add-ons such as Showtime, STARZ and NBA League Pass. Users can share one subscription for a maximum of 6 members. YouTube isn’t known for messing with DVR. Each of the accounts is having an unlimited recording.

  • PlayStation Vue

Live streaming of Sony still has so much going on with it. It is very much like DirecTV. It is having four plans of service. There is a cloud-based DVR. Some add-ons such as HBO and others are also there. There is also an on-screen guide for driving you crazy. There is also a free period of the trial.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How To Save Image From Messages And Facebook On iPhone

You may have noticed that the pictures of the iPhone don’t get saved to the Photos application, but luckily you can easily save images from Messages in iPhone. You can store not just the pictures that you get but also that you send. Go through this blog to know more about it.

Steps for saving every image from text messages and Facebook on iPhone

The method of saving pictures from Messages on an iPhone

  1. Firstly, go to the chat that contains the picture or image in the Messages application.
  2. Then, select the picture that you would wish to save.
  3. After that, do a long press on the picture till options get displayed before you.
  4. Next, click on Save.
  5. Lastly, check that the picture has been saved to your gallery.

Note that if you have an iPhone that doesn’t have 3D Touch, i.e. older than iPhone 6S, then you require to follow the given below instructions:

  1. Firstly, click on the picture.
  2. Then, press the symbol that would have been present towards the left side at the end of the screen.
  3. Select save the picture for keeping the picture.

The method of mass saving pictures from Messages on iPhone

  1. Firstly, go to the chat that has a picture that you would like to keep.
  2. Press the individual’s name. It will be present at the above.
  3. Next, click on the information symbol. It will be on the right side.
  4. Then, move to the end, and you shall be able to look at the pictures that you and the other person have shared.
  5. After that, do a long press on the pictures till the options get displayed.
  6. Then, press on More.
  7. Next, select the pictures that you want to prefer having saved.
  8. Look that, after clicking on every picture that you would like to have saved, there will come a circular shape option before you having a blue tick on it.
  9. Note that towards the end of the display, press Save [#] Images.
  10. Lastly, see that the pictures are saved on the Camera Roll or else in the All Photos file in the pictures application.

The method of saving pictures from Facebook to iPhone

  1. Firstly, go through the Facebook application.
  2. Then, press the picture that you wish to save at iPhones’ Photos application.
  3. Then, press on the pictures.
  4. After that, press the three dots that placed horizontally towards the top.
  5. Next, click on Save Photo.
  6. Lastly, check that the picture will get displayed on the Photos application.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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How To Set Up FaceTime On iPod touch?

iPod touch is widely popular across the globe. It is quite similar to iPhone. The big difference between both of them is that the iPhone can get connected to cellular phone networks. There are some basic points that you should know before starting using FaceTime on iPod touch, so go through this bog carefully to know about it in detail.

The best ways of using FaceTime on iPod Touch

Things that are required

 For using FaceTime on iPod touch, the users need the given below items:

  • The latest or the 4th generation iPod touch
  • Apple account
  • Needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi network
  • A person who also uses FaceTime like the user for making a call

The method of setting up FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. Put the password.
  4. After that, click on Sign In.
  5. Have a look at the mail address that has been arranged for FaceTime. You need to click choose or for deleting.
  6. Lastly, click on the Next.

The method of Adding FaceTime Addresses

  1. Press on the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. After that, click on Add Another Emails.
  4. Next, put the mail ID that you would like to add.
  5. Do according to the on-screen instructions. For instance, if it asks to sign in to your Apple account then, provide the same.

The method of changing caller account for FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. After that, move downwards and search for Caller ID.
  4. Lastly, click on the mail account that you wish to be shown during FaceTiming.

The method of turning off FaceTime

  1. Firstly, click on the Settings application.
  2. Then, go downwards and press on FaceTime.
  3. Lastly, prefer moving the slider to off/white.

The method of begin using FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the FaceTime application.
  2. Then, note that in total there are two options for choosing the person with whom you would prefer chatting to, i.e. by putting their info or by making them search.

The method of answering a FaceTime call

  1. Firstly, get an incoming FaceTime call.
  2. Then, click on the Green answer call option.
  3. Lastly, note that you have been able to answer the FaceTime call immediately.

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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How To Set Alarm On Your iPad Clock?

Clocks and alarms are an important part of people’s lives. A number of people depend on their alarm clocks. There are several alarm apps available in the app stores. Fortunately, when it comes to the clock of the iPad, you don’t require to install any of the application for setting up the alarm.

Best ways for setting up an alarm for your iPad clock

The method of setting up an alarm by Siri

  1. Firstly, go to Siri by doing a long press on the Home Button.
  2. As soon the Siri gives an alert by beeping, you only need to provide the command. For instance, ‘ Put an alarm for 6 AM for tomorrow’. You can put the time and day according to your preference.
  3. Have a look at the display. It shall have a slider with the time and date of your alarm that you have set. If you change your mind of having that alarm or have set the wrong, then you can disable that alarm by using the slider that is getting displayed.
  4. Want to go to the World clock app? If yes then, press on the alarms for going to the World Clock application

The method of editing or deleting an alarm

  1. Firstly, click on the Editing option. It will be present at the top of the Alarm display.
  2. If you wish to delete the alarm, then just click on the circular red switch that has the symbol minus on it.
  3. For changing the alarm, click on the time that has been shown for the alarm. It will take you back to the editing menu where you visited a bit earlier while setting the alarm.

The method of setting the alarm by using the iPad’s World Clock Application

  1. Firstly, go to the Clock application.
  2. Click on the Alarm button. It will be present at the end of the display towards the right.
  3. Press the option that has the symbol of a plus. This will let you add/put another alarm.
  4. Then, go through the options and select the time that you want the alarm to get set for.

If you wish for the alarm to get repeated then, you are lucky because there is also an option for the same. And you can even choose the days that you would prefer having this alarm for.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to Change the Facebook Name on Your Phone

Facebook is the site where you can post your pictures; upload your profile picture, a message to your friends, accepting and declining the request, sharing memes or quotes, reading news, many other things. You can create groups here, or you can direct message to anyone.

There must be a time when you want to change your Facebook name, and the reason can be anything. You can change your name by using Apple and Android device. You will get the option of changing the name in the Facebook setting.

In Facebook, if you make changes in your name, then the new name will show to the other users when they visit on your profile. With the options of changing the password, general setting, privacy of the account you also get the option of changing your Facebook username.

You can create a name by going to your Facebook page given on the right side on the screen. Press “Name” and the tap “Review Change option. After that, write your Facebook password and press “Save Changes.”

Changing Your Name on Facebook

In case you want to change the old name to a new name you can do this by going to the Facebook setting page. Follow the given steps to know how to do this:

•    Press the down triangle symbol provided on the top side of the Facebook page.

•    Tap “Settings.”

•    Edit the First, middle and last name.

•    Choose “Review Change” option.

•    Select the way of showing your name.

•    Type the Facebook password.

•    Click “Save Changes” button.

This is Not a Way to Change the Name on Facebook

You can put another language on your name; you have to use only the default language in your name of Facebook. Do not use special characters on the name. There should be alphabets and numbers just in the name.

This is not compulsory to put your real name as your Facebook name, but you can put other language characters in it. Make sure you are using a default language in all the setting of your Facebook account.

The name should not be short as it will not attract the other users. If you put other languages, then it cannot be understandable to other users because they don’t know that language.

How to Adding or editing a Nickname orAnother Name on Facebook Profile

Facebook suggests the users put their real name instead of any celebrities, food or any your favorite things, so this is against the policy of Facebook to put other names as your username. This will not help the other users to find your account easily, and if you place your real name, then everyone knows who you are.

Before adding a nickname, you have to finish the given steps:

•    Press “About” on the Facebook profile.

•    Choose “Details About You” option on the right side of the webpage.

•    Press “Add a nickname, a birth name” in the Other names menu.

•    Select the name you like to put as your username given on the pull-down menu list on the “Name Type option.”

•    Enter the different name located in the Name column.

•    Press “Show at the top of profile” column.

•    Tap “Save” tab.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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