When it comes to using Emergency SOS via satellite on iPhone, there are some limitations. Currently the service is available only in Canada and the US, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Visitors with compatible iPhones can use Emergency SOS via satellite in these areas.
Good news for anyone with active AppleCare+ coverage on their iPhone, or those planning to purchase coverage on a new device. Apple has quietly changed the terms of service. Until recently, AppleCare+ provided for two accidental damage incidents per year.
Now AppleCare+ customers can rest assured that unlimited repairs for accidental damage protection are included in the plan. Of course, each incident requires a service fee for covered repairs. The breakdown is as follows:
When the iPhone freezes or gets stuck it can become unresponsive. If your touch screen or buttons aren't doing anything, iOS may be experiencing a problem or app crash.
Sometimes the iPhone cannot even be turned off. Physical buttons are the only way to force restart an iPhone and clear up the issue.
Follow these steps to force reboot the iPhone 14 and later:
Many Apple Watch owners don't realize there's a calculator app installed on their device. With one tap, the Apple Watch delivers a keypad much like an 80s calculator watch. This is a good way to quickly make some calculations without the trouble of pulling out your iPhone. But it gets even better with a special feature.
For those who like to calculate a gratuity before they drop cash at a restaurant or bar, there are plenty of app options including the stock Calculator app. Even simpler is the built-in Apple Watch tip calculator.
Emergency SOS via satellite differs from previous safety features offered on Apple's devices. Emergency SOS via satellite provides a way to connect with emergency services when Wi-Fi or cellular network coverage is unavailable.