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How To: This Shortcut Automates Sending Birthday Wishes to Your Contacts So You Never Have to Remember Again

You should know the birthday for a parent, sibling, child, or significant other, but there are just too many people in your family and contacts to remember everybody's yearly birth anniversary. Still, everyone expects you to remember their birthday. To stop looking like a jerk, go a step further than putting birthdays in your calendar and make your iPhone help you send birthday wishes when their big day pops up.

How To: Bypass an iPhone's Lock Screen in iOS 12.1 & 12.1.1 to Access Contacts

While iOS 12 is arguably the best iteration of Apple's mobile operating system yet, one major fault so far is security. On Sept. 26, Videosdebarraquito discovered a passcode bypass that gave access to contacts and photos from the lock screen. Apple has since patched that security flaw, but Videosdebarraquito has discovered a new one that affects all iPhones running iOS 12.1 and 12.1.1 beta.

How To: Hide Your Facebook Messenger Online Status from Everyone Except Certain Contacts

Facebook Messenger's user base has grown so much that it has taken over text messaging as the primary contact method for many people. However, sometimes you might want to hide your online status from specific contacts and appear offline to others. There's a neat little trick you should know that can help you achieve this.

How To: Mute Notifications for Everything but Your Favorite Contacts in iOS 15

Your iPhone is full of apps that are all vying for your attention. Notifications from Facebook, Instagram, and even Apple Messages can get out of hand fast. With iOS 15, Apple gives you the tools to choose exactly who can contact you and when. Keep reading to see how to take control of your iPhone's notifications so that you only receive the most important alerts.

News: New Siri Bug Lets Anyone Bypass Your Lock Screen to See Photos & Contacts

A new iPhone exploit has recently been discovered by YouTube user videosdebarraquito, who has found many other exploits and bugs in iOS over the years. This new exploit allows someone to bypass the lock screen and gain access to contacts and photos via Siri, Apple's digital voice assistant—but it only affects the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus because it requires 3D Touch functionality.

How To: Broadcast a Message to Multiple WhatsApp Contacts Individually at the Same Time

Let's say you want to send out a message to all of your friends. Normally, you'd have to put all of the recipients into one giant group thread to do this. But when people started responding to your message, everyone in the group would get a notification, so your friends would probably be annoyed that you started the group thread in the first place. Luckily, if you're using WhatsApp, this isn't an issue.

How To: Tag Contacts in iMessage Group Chats on Your iPhone in iOS 14

Directing a message at a specific person in a group conversation, or to a select few people in the group, can be difficult if you're in a particularly active or hectic chat. Notifications and badges on your iPhone can help you keep track of important messages, but it's still easy to miss one meant for you and not the entire group — which is why you can now mention contacts, or get tagged, in Messages on iOS 14.

How To: Export LinkedIn contacts to an address book

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you are going to learn how to export LinkedIn contacts to an address book. LinkedIn is great for keeping your contacts in your professional network. To export your contacts go to home page and click on ‘contacts’. Now your full network of contacts will be displayed. On the right hand bottom, click on ‘export contacts’. On the next page select where you want to export the contacts, type in the security code and hit ‘export’ and all the contacts wi...

How To: Work with contact groups in your MobileMe Contacts

Contact groups in MobileMe Contacts are a great way to help you easily find the people you want. Sometimes you just want to scroll through all of your contacts, looking for someone or someplace. Sometimes you just want to see your favorites. This video tutorial from Apple will show you how to do it, all from the Internet on your MobileMe account. You can even see your phone numbers from your iPhone or iPod Touch.

How To: Tag contacts on your Apple iPhone

There are tens of thousands of iPhone applications out there. Some are fabulous. Some are stinkers. From boredom-busting games to truly useful utilities, Fox News Tapped-In tell you which are worth a place on your iPhone. Their concise video reviews and how-tos let you see the apps before you download. Plus, they show you tips and tricks you never knew were there. If you own an Apple iPhone or iPod, check this vodcast out.