Instagram continues to add features, simplifying the management of content on its platform. For anyone interested in deleting a large number of comments or spam on a post, the photo sharing app has added a bulk delete option. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users can easily delete multiple comments from a post with a few taps. Once deleted, the comments are gone forever.
Group FaceTime calls support up to 32 people on the same video chat. While this helps connect more people at once across Apple devices, calls with many participants can get busy. FaceTime automatically decides which face to make larger on the screen. This feature is known as Automatic Prominence, which moves tiles and enlarges the box with the person actively speaking.
Some AirPods Pro owners have had issues with crackling, static, or noise cancellation while listening to their earphones. Firmware version 2B588, which was rolled out in November seems to be the culprit behind some of these problems. Apple has since released updates for the AirPods Pro, with the latest firmware version 2D15. It's easy to check what firmware is installed on your AirPods.
Taking stock of monthly subscriptions now and then can save money. After all, why pay for something that's no longer being used? iCloud Drive usage varies widely depending on how the service is being used. If your iCloud subscription exceeds your needs, it's simple to downgrade and reduce the monthly iTunes charges.
Apple Maps features a section dedicated to COVID-19 testing centers. Hospitals and testing facilities can add their data to Apple Maps using a special registration page. Anyone looking for a COVID-19 test in the United States can see a list of nearby options in Apple Maps on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.