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How to use AR Quick Look to see what furniture, decorations and more would look like in your home

How to use AR Quick Look on iPhone and iPad.

To many people, augmented reality is likely associated with the ultra-popular (if somewhat infamous) Pokémon Go, in which players attempt to collect various species of the titular creature in real world locations, where the app renders the pokémon on the imagery provided by the camera. This kind of mixed reality has many more uses however, and the technology is only in its infancy.

How to save News notifications to read later on iPhone

How to save News stories to read later on iPhone and iPad.

If you use the News app and follow multiple channels, and you have notifications turned on for each of them, you are probably inundated with alerts of breaking news stories. While you likely dismiss most of them, there are probably a few that catch your eye as something worthwhile, but you either don't have time to read them at the moment or aren't in an appropriate setting to do so. If such is the case, you can always save stories to peruse later - a great way to curate a reading list for when you have some down time.

How to hide App Store purchases on iPhone

How to hide App Store purchases and downloads on iPhone and iPad

If you have Family Sharing turned on, anybody in your family group will be able to see and use your app downloads and purchases. If you don't want your spouse to know that you frivolously spent money on a game, or that you have downloaded a cryptocurrency portal, you are in luck - you can individually hide your App Store downloads so other members can't see or use them. Here's how to do it on iPhone and iPad:

How to open a second Instagram account on iPhone

How to open a second Instagram account on iPhone and iPad.

There are plenty of reasons to start a second Instagram account - one for your business, separate from your personal; one for your alter-ego; one for your pet perhaps... Whatever your reason, Instagram allows you to have up to five accounts, you'll just need a separate email for each one. You'll need to know how to manage multiple accounts as well - you used to have to log out and log back in, but you can now simply toggle between them. Here's how to open a second Instagram account on iPhone and iPad, and how to switch between accounts:

How to block your number from showing up in other people's Caller ID

How to block your number from showing up on other people's Caller ID on iPhone.

There may be times when you want to make an anonymous call - perhaps you are shopping around and don't want to give a business your number, or maybe you think somebody is avoiding your calls when they see your name come up. Whatever the case, there are a couple of ways you can block your number from showing up on the recipient's Caller ID. You can either block your number on a call-by-call basis or you can have your number blocked by default and let it be shown on a call-by-call basis.

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