How to use Roadside Assistance via satellite on iPhone

iOS Roadside assistance via Satellite

Apple and AAA have joined forces to offer a solution for iPhone users facing car trouble in areas with no cellular coverage. For owners of the iPhone 14 or later, Roadside Assistance via satellite promises to make getting stranded in remote areas a bit less difficult. For compatibility, your iPhone must support Emergency SOS via satellite, which is limited to the United States and available for all iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 models running iOS 17 or later. Travelers visiting the US can also take advantage of this feature.

Apple releases iOS 17.1 update with new features

Apple iOS 17

Today Apple rolled out the highly-anticipated iOS 17.1 update for iPhone, marking the biggest additions to device functionality since the launch of iOS 17. This update not only addresses bugs and security issues but also introduces several new features.

AirDrop enhancements

AirDrop now allows content to continue transferring over the internet, ensuring seamless sharing even when you're out of AirDrop range. This is a game-changer for those who frequently rely on this feature.

How to use a mouse with an iPhone

Wired mouse

iPhone owners can pair a Bluetooth mouse or connect a USB mouse directly to their device, to be used as an alternative input to the touch screen. Some iPad users may already be familiar with using a mouse on Apple's mobile hardware, however there are a few extra steps to get a mouse working on iPhone. A mouse can be helpful for individuals who cannot use the touch screen, or for specific activities where the mouse lends extra control.


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