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How to turn off your iPhone's cellular data

Switching off cellular data as needed can spare your phone's battery life—and save you from overage fees.

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How to collaborate on Notes in iOS 10

Note-taking apps like Evernote already allow you to collaborate, and iOS 10's Notes app is jumping on board.

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4 ways to be a considerate late-night iPhone or iPad user

Keep your iPhone or iPad dark and quiet by switching to dark mode in Safari, inversing screen colors, tweaking your Do Not Disturb settings, and more.

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5 handy mobile Dropbox features you need to try

Scan receipts directly from Dropbox, create and edit Office files, trade comments with collaborators, and more.Dropbox app with a passcode.

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5 ways to take charge of the iOS Home button

Slow down the double-click speed on your iPhone or iPad's Home button, keep the Home key from accessing Siri from the lock screen, turn on triple-click shortcuts, and more.

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How to transfer a video from OS X to iOS

A reader finds herself stymied in moving a movie from Mac to iPhone.

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5 quick ways to recover storage space on an overstuffed iPhone or iPad

You'd be surprised at how quickly your iPhone or iPad can chew through storage, particularly the tiny 16GB model. If you're feeling jammed, try these easy ways to find a few gigs of breathing room.

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7 ways to keep your dying Android phone or iPhone alive

So there you are, running from meeting to meeting on a particularly busy day when you suddenly notice your iPhone or Android phone’s battery gauge is deep in the red. These tips will help staunch the bleeding.

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How to install and use third-party keyboards on your iPhone or iPad

Are you still using iOS's built-in keyboard? It's easy to switch to a third-party keyboard that may better suit your needs. We'll show you how.

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How to use iOS 9.3's best new features, day or night

iOS 9.3 is more featured-packed than previous dot-releases. Here's how to make the most of it.

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How to switch iOS backup methods

A reader wants to backup and restore an iPad away from his usual iTunes setup.

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11 gotta-know iOS camera tricks for beginners

Take a tour of iOS's best camera features, from photo filters and burst mode to panoramic images and slow-motion video.

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Switching from Mail to Airmail on iOS: 7 tips to get started

Learn how to customize Airmail's sidebar, choose your own swipe actions, "snooze" messages, and more.

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How to leave an iMessage group text on iOS

Noisy group chat blowing up your phone? In iOS 9, you can leave the chatter behind...in certain circumstances, anyway.

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4 ways to take charge of iOS's Background App Refresh feature

Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.