Night Mode Makes Low-Light Reading on the iPad Easier on Your Eyes

Night Mode IconMany electronic reader apps such as iBooks, Kindle, and Instapaper offer a night-time reading mode that allows easier reading in low-light conditions. The night mode simply reverses the default white background and black text to a black background with white text. This creates less strain on your eyes when reading in a dark or dimly lit environment.


Night mode can be a handy feature, but not all apps have this functionality. Luckily, the iPad and iPhone have a capability similar to night mode that can be applied to any app.

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How to Reduce the Size of Your iCloud Backup

iCloud LogoApple provides every iCloud user 5GB of free storage space, which can be used to backup an iPhone or iPad. As you accumulate data on your device, it is possible the total size of the iCloud backup can exceed the 5GB storage limit. The chances of reaching the 5GB storage limit increase if you are backing up multiple iOS devices to iCloud.


When the storage limit is reached, you will receive a notification on your device indicating the iCloud storage is full. At this point, no additional backups to iCloud can be performed.

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Resolve the ” Not Enough Storage ” Message on the iPhone

Storage LimitThere are typically two reasons why your iPhone or iPad may display a Not Enough Storage Available notification: either the internal device storage capacity is nearly full or the iCloud storage limit has been met.

Either of these situations can occur when there is a lot of data stored on your device. Understanding what the Not Enough Storage Available notification means is the key to resolving the issue.

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Transfer an App to a New iPhone or iPad

App Store IconWith the recent removal of a popular game app from the App Store, many people are wondering how to transfer an app that is no longer available in the App Store from an old device to a new device.

Some folks have resorted to buying used iPhones and iPads on the Internet that contain the app they want. This is a bit extreme considering, once you own an app, it can be transferred to your other devices, even if it is no longer available in the App Store.


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Assign a Unique Ringtone or Vibration to a Contact

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We all have certain people that we call or text more than others. For those special people (or maybe for people you would rather avoid), you can assign a unique ringtone to specific contacts.

This allows you to know who is calling or texting without looking at the screen, which can be very helpful if you are busy when a call comes in on your iPhone. Knowing whether to pickup the call or letting it go to voicemail can be a time saver.


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