How to download free apps without a password on iPhone

iOS App Store

The App Store on iPhone has multiple safeguards to make sure that apps aren't purchased by mistake or by an unauthorized person. These features are great to prevent fraud when paid apps or in-app purchases are involved. But when it comes to downloading free apps, does iOS asking for authentication just cause unnecessary hassle?

When installing free apps, it's possible to reduce inconvenience by skipping the Apple ID password altogether. Follow these instructions to download free apps without entering a password or using Face ID or Touch ID:

How to put iPhone into diagnostics mode

iOS diagnostics screen

Apple has officially launched its Self Service Repair Store, delivering repair manuals and tools for those familiar with repairing electronics. iPhone owners can get authentic parts including displays, batteries, Taptic Engines, and cameras. Tool kits can even be rented weekly, providing everything needed for specific repairs.

How to turn on dark mode in TikTok

TikTok iOS

Many apps have added a dark mode to help make viewing content easier after the sun has set or in a dark room. The iPhone includes a True Tone display that adjusts the screen's color balance to match your surroundings, while iOS can automatically put the system into dark mode at sunset. TikTok had joined the party and now offers its own dark mode to make the interface easier on the eyes at night.

TikTok will darken most sections in the app when dark mode is enabled. Dark mode can be switched on all the time, or set to automatically turn on according to iOS settings.

How to batch edit photos on iPhone

iOS Photos iPhone

Several new features have been added to the Photos app with the launch of iOS 16. In addition to the new Shared iCloud Photo Library, Photos gets an automatic duplicate image finder that can help eliminate redundant photos taking up space. Automated background removal makes it possible to quickly cut out the subject of a picture. On top of all these improvements, Apple has added a way to batch edit multiple photos at the same time.

Apple Maps gets multi-stop routing with iOS 16

Apple Maps

Navigation routing for multiple stops during a single trip is coming to Apple Maps. One of the most demanded features, multi-stop routing is already available in rival apps Waze and Google Maps. With the launch of iOS 16, Apple Maps will receive this capability along with a list of other improvements. With multi-stop routing, users can enter several locations in sequence and get directions to and from each stop as they travel.

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