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How to connect AirPods to the iPhone

Pairing AirPods with iPhone 7

AirPods are incredibly easy to pair with any iPhone running iOS 10 or later. Apple continues to tout the simplicity and reliability of the AirPods' built-in W1 chip. As the availability of AirPods improves, more Apple fans will give them a try. Follow these steps to connect AirPods to your iPhone for the first time:

How to use the new Camera filters in iOS 11

How to use camera filters in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad.

While lens filters for the iPhone's Camera app have been around for several iOS generations now, iOS 11 not only changes the available filters, but changes the user interface as well. Apple touts them in its iOS 11 preview:

"New professional-quality filters take the camera on iPhone to another level. Portrait photos are more expressive. Skin tones more natural. There are even filters for applying classic looks to your portraiture photography."

A better way to edit text on your iPhone

Force Touch

The text editing feature on iOS has always been an issue. Using your finger to drag the blue cursor across your display not only blocked what you were trying to edit, but it was like trying to drop a needle down a small crack. Sometimes the copy and paste options would pop up for no reason, or you would begin highlighting text when you didn't want to. It could be a real nightmare trying to edit a text message or email, until Apple introduced the Force Touch trackpad.

Apple adds Memories to Photos tutorial collection

Apple How to Shoot on iPhone 7

Apple continues to add tutorials to its video collection directed at iPhone photographers. From the basics to useful pro tips, there are now over 20 step-by-step instructional videos in How to shoot on iPhone 7. The latest additions showcase the Memories feature of the iOS Photos app. Memories was added with iOS 10, along with other highlights such as the People folder in Albums.

How to delete a WhatsApp account

How to delete a WhatsApp account on iPhone and iPad.

If at some point you downloaded WhatsApp and created an account because it was trendy at the time or you had a legitimate one-time use for it, but now never use it and want to de-clutter your phone and make some space, you probably want to delete your account rather than just getting rid of the app. This can easily be done through the iPhone app. Deleting your account will delete all of your account info and profile photo, delete you from any WhatsApp groups you are in, and delete your message history
from your iPhone and your iCloud backup. Here's how to do it:

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