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How to create and customize a radio station on Apple Music

How to create and customize and Apple Music radio station on iPhone and iPad.

An alternative to making a playlist with all of your favorite songs is to create and curate a radio station that plays songs you like. Doing this will not only introduce you to some new music you might like, but it will add some variability to your tunes as well - with a playlist you know exactly what songs to expect, even with shuffle, but a radio station will always give you some new ones. Most music services offer this feature, including Apple Music. Here's how to create and customize a radio station in Apple Music on your iPhone:

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription on iPhone

How to unsubscribe from Apple Music on iPhone and iPad.

If it is time for you to switch your music service from Apple Music to Spotify or something else because you don't like the interface or the library isn't cutting it for you or for any other reason, obviously you'll want to cancel your subscription first. You'll also want to cancel if you have signed up for a free trial period and decide you don't want it, otherwise you will be subscribed automatically and pay $9.99 for the first month after the free period ends.

You can unsubscribe through the app or through Settings, here's how to do it on iPhone and iPad:

How to find your lost AirPods

Find My AirPods

AirPods are small, expensive and easy to misplace. They're not only easy to lose, but they are easy to drop thanks to their wireless design. It is best to keep a pair of EarPods around for running or other activities where you might lose your AirPods. If you do lose an AirPod, Apple charges $69 for a replacement. This is pretty pricey when you consider AirPods already cost $159 to $199 for a new pair. The best protection against lost AirPods is not a warranty, but the Find My iPhone app. You can download the app for free on the Apple App Store.

How to join Apple Music and get 3 months free

How to subscribe to 3 free months of Apple Music on iPhone and iPad.

If you are new to iPhone and the Apple ecosystem or you just want to try something other than Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music or whatever service you normally use, Apple Music is worth checking out. It is simple to join and right now you can enjoy its huge music library for three months, free of charge. Here's how to sign up for Apple Music from your iPhone or iPad:

How to use special characters and symbols in Instagram, Facebook, Reddit and other posts

How to use special characters and symbols in Instagram, Facebook, Reddit and other posts on iPhone and iPad.

Whether you need specific symbols for a technical paper or are simply looking to add some flavor to your social media posts, the iPhone keyboard doesn't have a very extensive library of symbols. You can find a few extra symbols by long pressing on certain keys like the '$' which will reveal a few other currency symbols, and you can find some in the emoji library like the trademark and copyright symbols, but they aren't really ideal (they don't appear as superscripts).

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