How to Use PayPal with iOS 8 Family Sharing

11:56 AM, Sep. 24th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

Apple's Family Sharing in iOS 8 is something many users are eager to setup in order to finally deal with the issue of sharing purchased apps (and music and movies and more) with family members. Frustration has set in for some, however, when the setup process informs users that PayPal is not a valid payment option for family purchases. The good news is that you can set PayPal as an option after Family Sharing is setup, at least for now.

How To Use iOS 8 Family Sharing With a Separate iTunes Store Account

11:40 AM, Sep. 24th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

iOS 8 introduces Family Sharing, a feature that allows multiple members of the same family to share app purchases with one another using iCloud accounts. It's not entirely obvious how to link a separate purchases account to Family Sharing, but it is possible, and we'll show you how to do it.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Changing the Display Zoom

8:35 AM, Sep. 23rd, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

For today's Quick Tip, we're going to discuss changing the "Display Zoom" options on the new iPhone models, including why you may not see your Home screen's orientation change on your 6 Plus or why you might be missing the extra keyboard functionality you were expecting. We'll help you learn it all!

iOS 8: Hide and Unhide Images in Photos App

5:40 PM, Sep. 22nd, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

There may be times when you want to hand your iPhone to someone to let them scan through some photos.  But perhaps there's a photo mixed in that you don't want to be seen.  iOS 8 introduces a way to hide the photo.

How to Make Your iPhone 6 Work with Your AT&T MicroCell

12:27 PM, Sep. 20th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

If you bought an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus only to find it doesn't connect to your AT&T MicroCell, you aren't alone. There's a fix for that, but it takes a few steps. Read on to learn how to get your iPhone 6 up and running with a MicroCell.

iOS 8: How to Change Safari’s Default Search Provider to DuckDuckGo

6:40 AM, Sep. 19th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

As much as I love Google's ability to find exactly what I want, I've grown concerned about the amount of data they collect from my searches. You've probably experienced that lovely phenomenon of casually searching for a product and then seeing ads for that same product all over the 'net. Luckily for those concerned about such things, there's DuckDuckGo, a search engine that makes privacy its number one concern. Even more luckily, Apple's added it to iOS 8's list of search providers.

iOS 8: Apple Finally Fixes its iPhone Weather App

5:45 PM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

iOS 8: Apple Finally Fixes its Weather App

In iOS 7, Apple's native weather app had rather sparse information about the local conditions, and it was hard to find. iOS 8 fixes all that and includes a better presentation of sunrise, sunset, atmospheric pressure and more.

How to Install and Activate Third-Party Keyboards in iOS 8

2:15 PM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

Swiftkey Screen

Sure, Apple lets you choose your own keyboard in iOS 8, but it doesn't mean they made it easy to see how. TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous guides you through installing a third-party keyboard on your iOS device, and gives you a suggestion on a free keyboard to take for a spin.

iOS 8: Taking Full Advantage of Interactive Notifications

10:04 AM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

One of iOS 8's most talked about features is Interactive Notifications. Now when a notification banner or alert appears, a response can be sent off without leaving the current app or unlocking the device. This works right out of the box with Messages and soon with many other apps as developers push updates for iOS 8. How to take advantage of this new feature is fairly intuitive, however it took a bit of experimentation to fully understand how they work.