Try Out iPhone Automation with This List of 150+ iOS Shortcuts 


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I confess, I haven’t really touched iOS shortcuts much since the feature’s big debut last September, but don’t let my laziness dissuade you from fiddling around with them. If you’re just getting started, you should find some awesome premade shortcuts to integrate into your device instead of spending way too much time…

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How Do I Restore Deleted iPhone Messages?


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It happens to the best of us. You’re going about your day, tapping through your smartphone while navigating around your little slice of the world. Before you know it, you realize that you’ve accidentally done something on your device you didn’t mean to do—at least, that’s the scenario I’m envisioning for this week’s…

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This Powerful iOS Shortcut Lets You Create Custom App Icons


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MacStories blogger Frederico Vitticci has created an incredibly robust iOS shortcut called Home Screen Icon Creator, which allows you to create custom buttons that look different and, if you want to get fancy, to fine-tune what happens when you open an app. It also lets you create customizable icons for iOS shortcuts…

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How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS


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If you’re the kind of person who uses a little creativity when organizing the apps on your iPhone or iPad—by icon color, for example—it might be time to take your device’s look to the next level. Sure, you can name your folders something descriptive and/or witty, like “yellow” instead of the category of the apps found…

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How to Find Chapters and Customize Skip Times in Apple’s Updated Podcasts App 


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While most Apple fans who love podcasts have probably switched to an app like Overcast or Castro, you might want to go back and spend a few minutes with Apple’s updated Podcasts app in iOS 12. There are a few new features that have finally made this app a viable alternative to the, er, alternatives. Here’s what’s new:

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Apple’s Screen Time Report Is Not Accurate for Tracking Your Habits


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iOS 12 is out, and a lot of people are suddenly realizing that they spend way too much time on their smartphones. Way. Too. Much. Time. That’s all thanks to the Screen Time feature you’ll find within your device’s Settings menu—right under “Do Not Disturb.” Tap it, and your iPhone or iPad will give you all sorts of…

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Check Out Our Favorite Reader-Submitted iOS 12 Shortcuts 


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A mere two days ago—fresh off the official launch of iOS 12 and the grand renaming debut of Apple’s Shortcuts app—I asked Lifehacker readers for your favorite Shortcuts that you’ve been working on. I realize we all haven’t had much time to play with Shortcuts, but surely you’ve come up with one or two gems in that…

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How to Autofill Passwords Using LastPass, 1Password, or Dashlane in iOS 12


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There are a lot of fun new tricks in iOS 12. And if you’re big on security—who isn’t!—you’re going to love all the little password-themed features that Apple has dropped into its latest mobile operating system. Some of them are pretty obvious, like being able to autofill SMS-based authentication codes without having…

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How to Get the Final Version of iOS 12 Before Monday’s Release


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The “Golden Master” of iOS 12—which should be the final version releases to the public on Monday, September 17—is now available. If you want to get your hands on the new iPhone and iPad operating system a few days before everybody else— by“everybody else,” I mean “normal people who don’t run public betas of operating…

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What’s the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?


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I remember all the hubbub when Apple first announced Face ID back in September of 2017. There were countless articles and thought pieces criticizing Apple for the terrible experience its new security technique was about to create. Instead of just pressing on your iPhone’s Home button, a natural task as you pull your…

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The 2018 Lifehacker Pack for iOS: The Essential iOS Apps


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Trying to find the perfect iOS apps can be tough, and we’re willing to bet that your iPhone or iPad is full of pages and pages of apps. There’s just so much out there, it’s hard to come up with a short list of favorites. We understand. Allow us to help you with our freshly updated Lifehacker Pack for iOS.

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