Sir Apfelot Blog

15. November 2021

Rain and more: Play background noises on the iPhone without an app

Did you know that background noises can be played back on the iPhone by default? You don't need an additional app to e.g. B. rain, ocean and river noises, light, dark or balanced noise to be able to play. These background noises can be relaxing [...]
20. September 2021

Tenorshare ReiBoot: App for restarting and resetting the iPhone

If the iPhone doesn't start properly, the boot process is in a loop, or the screen stays black, a repair restart can help. A hard reset usually works with a key combination. This will make iOS new [...]
5 JULY 2021

Apple Music App - Where's the Sleep Timer?

Do you also like to listen to music, audio books or radio plays to help you fall asleep? Then you probably know the problem that some apps do not offer an automatic switch-off. In the Apple Music app on the iPhone, I recently also failed to [...]
24. May 2021

Why does an Android smartphone slow down over time, but an iPhone doesn't?

When comparing smartphones with the two most widely used operating systems Apple iOS and Google Android, there are many points that can be contrasted. Who does not get a new cell phone with every contract renewal after two years [...]
April 1, 2021

Conference call on the iPhone: merge and manage calls

A conference call on the iPhone is not a problem if you have the option of making entries on the display while making a call. So it becomes difficult when just using a headset or AirPods or when driving a car. [...]
27. February 2021
Book tip: iCloud and Apple ID from Anton Ochsenkühn

Book tip: "iCloud & Apple-ID" by Anton Ochsenkühn

I have to admit, the new edition of Anton Ochsenkühn's book about iCloud and the Apple ID is just what I'm looking for. I basically know what iCloud does and what you need an Apple ID for, but [...]
12. January 2021

Instructions: Turn off, shut down and restart the Apple iPhone 12

Switching off the Apple iPhone 12 is quite easy, and sometimes it is necessary for troubleshooting, for sending it in for support or to save battery. How you can switch off the iPhone from 2020, I have you [...]
11. January 2021

Instructions: Turn off, shut down and restart the Apple iPhone 11

How to switch off and shut down the Apple iPhone 11 is not immediately apparent. But with these instructions you can do it. In this guide you will even find two ways with which you can [...]
15. December 2020
iOS 14.3 update available for iPhone and iPad

iOS 14.3 update is here - these are the best features

In the last few months, Apple has somehow settled in that the macOS and iOS or iPadOS updates are always published at the same time. For this reason we not only get the macOS 11.1 update today, but also [...]
8. October 2020

App Store Connect: New functions for iOS developers

The Apple app called App Store Connect, which iOS developers can use to manage their creations, has received an update. This is done on iPhones and iPads on which it is installed, including a new, spatial [...]