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How to use Live Listen on your AirPods to amplify conversations around you

Your AirPods can amplify sound around you with Live Listen.Apple To use Live Listen on your AirPods, you'll need to add the feature to your Control Center. Live Listen lets you use your iPhone like a microphone to amplify room sound in your Bluetooth headphones. Bluetooth headphones need to be connected to your device to turn on this feature. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple's Live Listen feature was originally designed to help those with hearing impa...
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How to reset the network settings on your iPhone, and what happens when you do

Resetting your iPhone's network settings can help fix internet connectivity issues. MoMo Productions/Getty Images To reset the network settings on your iPhone, navigate to the "Reset" menu in the Settings app. A network settings reset will erase all internet and network-related data stored on your iPhone. Turning Airplane Mode on and off, restarting your iPhone, and reconnecting to WiFi can help resolve internet connectivity issues without having to do a network settings reset. Visit I...
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How to check which iPhone model you have, and find your exact model number

Your iPhone's model name and number are listed in the Settings app. d3sign/Getty Images You can check what iPhone model you have in the Settings app. New iPhones list the model name in Settings, while old iPhones will only give you the model number. To find the model number on a new iPhone, tap the code next to "Model Number." Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Since 2007, Apple has released over two dozen models of the iPhone. If you've had yours for a w...
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How to check what version of iOS or iPadOS you have on your iPhone and iPad

Your iPhone or iPad's current software version is listed in the Settings app. Lisa Schaetzle/Getty Images You can find which version of iOS or iPadOS you have in the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad. Tap "Software Update" to see your version and check if there's an update waiting to be installed. You can also find more device info, like your serial number, on the About page in Settings. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple makes it pretty convenien...
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How to update your iPhone to iOS 15, and troubleshoot any update issues

Updating your iPhone can be done automatically or manually from Settings, or even from your computer. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images You can update your iPhone to iOS 15 from the "Software Update" section of Settings. It's possible to set up automatic iPhone updates, so it downloads whenever a new iOS is available. If your iPhone won't update to the new iOS, it might be too old or not have enough storage space. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple release...
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How to find the IP address on your iPhone or iPad, and manually change it or request a new one

On an iPhone or iPad, your IP address is listed on your Wi-Fi details page. MoMo Productions/Getty Images You can find and change the IP address of your iPhone or iPad in the Settings app. In the Wi-Fi section of the Settings app, tap on the name of the Wi-Fi network you're connected to in order to find your IP address. You may want to change your IP address to help protect your privacy when browsing the web or to resolve Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Visit Insider's Tech Reference li...
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Low Power Mode on iPhone and iPad: What it does and how to enable it

When you have no way to charge your phone, putting it on Low Power Mode can conserve your battery. lechatnoir/Getty Images Low Power Mode on iPhone and iPad is a feature that helps conserve battery life. Your iPhone or iPad will prompt you to turn on Low Power Mode when your battery is at 20%. You can turn Low Power Mode on or off manually via the Settings app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. It can be stressful when your iPhone battery is low while you're ...
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How to set up parental controls on your child's iPhone or iPad to restrict screen time, explicit content, or purchases

There's a wide range of parental restrictions you can set on your child's iPhone. Justin Paget/Getty Images iPhone parental controls can keep your child away from sensitive content and regulate screen time. You can also control purchases and set content and privacy restrictions. Parental controls can all be accessed via the Screen Time section of your Settings app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When it comes to keeping your kids safe, technology is ...
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How to change your iPhone wallpaper, and set different images for your home and lock screens

Your iPhone lets you set different images for your Lock Screen and Home Screen wallpaper. Avery Hartmans/Business Insider You can change your iPhone wallpaper in the Settings app or Photos app. To set your iPhone wallpaper, you can choose from your Photos or Apple's stock images. It's easy to display different images as your home screen and lock screen wallpaper. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most people spend a good chunk of their day staring at th...
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How to buy more iCloud storage for your iPhone, and what you'll pay for each storage plan

If you've reached storage capacity on your iPhone, you can upgrade your iCloud storage plan from the Settings app. Nikkimeel/Shutterstock You can buy more iCloud storage on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch from the Settings app. Your iPhone comes with 5GB of iCloud storage for free, but you can buy up to 2TB. The 50GB iCloud storage plan is generally enough for one person and costs $1 per month. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When you buy an iPhone, you...
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How to use App Tracking Transparency to stop apps from collecting your data and location on Apple devices

With the release of iOS 14.5, you can turn off apps' ability to track you on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. PeopleImages/Getty Images App Tracking Transparency (ATT) forces apps on Apple devices to ask your permission before tracking your activity across other apps and websites. Many apps will track things like your current location or your buying habits without asking permission; opting in to ATT will reduce apps' ability to do this. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library fo...
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How to turn off auto-brightness on your iPhone or iPad

It's easy to change your iPhone or iPad's auto-brightness settings. Nico De Pasquale Photography/Getty Images You can turn off auto-brightness on your iPhone or iPad from the Settings app. Your iPhone and iPad have sensors that adjust the screen brightness based on surrounding light. You can also manually adjust brightness in Settings or the Control Center. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The auto-brightness feature on your iPhone or iPad automatically ...
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How to access the Control Center on any iPhone and customize its device shortcuts

You can access the Control Center on your iPhone with one quick screen swipe. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images The iPhone Control Center allows you to access some of your device's most important settings, including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, volume, and screen brightness. How you access the Control Center on an iPhone differs depending on which model you have, but all iPhone users can customize the Control Center's tools. You can access the Control Center on your iPhone regardl...
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