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How to check download speeds on iPhone

Ookla speedtest

Download speeds on the iPhone or iPad can vary widely depending on the quality of your data connection. Whether your device is using cellular data or Wi-Fi, getting a measure of download and upload speeds is simple. It can be useful to know if you are getting the expected speeds or the actual Mbps that your service provider offers. When it comes to broadband, most providers charge more money for faster speeds.

How to save Twitter videos to iPhone

Twitter

On the Twitter app, users can easily save photos from a tweet. Downloading videos from Twitter is a different story. As of this writing, there is no way to save a video from the Twitter app to iPhone. Many apps give the option of grabbing a video directly to the Photos app for later viewing or sharing. No such function exists in the official Twitter app. So how does one save a Twitter video to iPhone?

There are several workarounds that make it possible to download a Twitter video on iOS. Here are two methods to save Twitter videos for free.

How to fix Apple Watch with blank screen

Apple Watch Series 6 blank screen issue

Some Apple Watch owners are experiencing a problem where the screen goes blank and never comes back. The permanently blank screen issue has affected a small percentage of Apple Watch units manufactured between April and September 2021. Only Apple Watch Series 6 models in the 40mm size have displays that turn off and stay off due to this problem.

How to use Instagram chronological feeds on iPhone

Instagram feeds

Instagram has restored its chronological feed. Users can select this sorting option after launching the app, which places the most recent posts first in line. Until 2016 this was the default setting, but since then an algorithmically ranked feed is displayed in the Home tab. The time-sorted feed must be selected every time the app is re-opened.

How to block Instagram ads on iPhone

Instagram iOS

Sponsored posts pop up all the time when browsing an Instagram feed. These ads are targeted, which means some of them can be useful. All kinds of new products and services are offered alongside user content, however some of these ads are repetitive or not relevant. In these cases, skipping the ads altogether can make for a better experience. After all, who needs an interruption from a sponsored post every time you scroll down your Instagram feed?

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