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How to make AirPods volume louder

AirPods Pro active noise cancellation

Can't get your AirPods volume loud enough? There are a few reasons why the volume level may not increase. First of all, you must be actively playing audio for iOS to recognize that you wish to change the volume for a specific app's audio output. Secondly, there could be a problem with your AirPods or your Bluetooth connection. Last but not least, the AirPods volume may be deliberately capped as a safety feature.

How to view Shazam song history on iPhone

Shazam

Now that Apple owns Shazam, the music identification service has been further integrated into iOS on Apple devices. There are several ways to quickly Shazam a song that's playing, which listens to live audio and delivers an artist and track name. Songs that are tagged with Shazam can then be purchased or listened to with Spotify or Apple Music.

How to use Safari extensions on iPhone

Noir Safari extension

Apple device users can enjoy web browser extensions on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Extensions bring added functionality directly to Safari in iOS 15 and later. The App Store offers many free and paid options for third-party extensions to make Safari more helpful. In this case, the extension Noir - Dark Mode for Safari ($2.99) is installed and configured. This extension brings dark mode, which is a black background and white text to any website.

How to edit PDF files on iPhone

iOS Files edit PDF

Need to edit a PDF on the go? Apple recently added a few light duty editing tools directly to the Files app. In addition to annotation, iOS users can rotate PDF pages, insert and delete pages, and even scan new content. Once edited, the PDF can be saved and shared. Files may not replace the capabilities of Adobe Acrobat, but it can be helpful in a pinch.

Make sure your iPhone or iPad is running iOS 15 or later. The PDF to edit must be stored in your Files app, either locally on your device or on the iCloud Drive. Follow these steps to edit PDF files on iPhone:

How to fix Apple Watch won't unlock iPhone

unlock iPhone with Apple Watch face covering

Some iPhone owners have encountered problems unlocking with Apple Watch. The issue can be especially inconvenient when trying to unlock the iPhone with a face covering. The issue crops up inconsistently on iPhone 13 models with iOS 15 installed. Luckily, Apple has acknowledged the issue and delivered a fix. There are other tweaks included in the fix for minor bugs as well.

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