If you are frequently calling a contact that requires an extension, the process of entering the extra digits can be time consuming. If you are in the car, for safety reasons you should not be accessing phone, so it makes it difficult to call those contacts who are not direct numbers. Whether it’s your wife, husband or you want to simplify those dreaded calls to your cable company, the iPhone makes it easy. Read on for our guide on how to add extensions to iPhone contact numbers.
Do Not Disturb is one of the best and often ignored features in iOS. If your iPhone is home to multiple social network apps, email, messaging and more, I’m guessing it buzzes and beeps plenty throughout your day. While not uncommon, this sort of thing can be extremely distracting when night falls and you’d like to get some well deserved rest. In the past, that mean switching on Airplane mode, which is like taking a hacksaw to a dandelion. With Do Not Disturb enabled, and customized to your preferences, calls and alerts that you designate will be silenced if your […]
For some users, the idea of making a video call using FaceTime or Skype is not a particularly welcome one. Most everyone loves video, but not everyone likes to see themselves on video. Newer iPhones have high quality FaceTime cameras, but the angle never seems to be incredibly flattering. Since it’s free (with a data connection), to date it has been a serviceable alternative to using your minutes. But what about those of use who aren’t fans of video chat? Good news awaits you in iOS 7. We’ll show you how to make FaceTime audio calls in iOS 7 and […]
We have previously covered how to block calls on the iPhone. There are however times when legitimate calls comes through, but you are busy in a meeting, at a movie or simply not in the mood to chat. There are a few ways to handle this simple, yet effective task to send calls straight to voicemail on iPhone and here’s how. Updated: February 19th, 2015
Apple’s Visual Voicemail will allow playback of messages directly on your iPhone, so there is no dialing into your wireless carrier and entering a password. Your voicemail does have a password associated with it. You might have set one up initially or it was set up by your carrier. Since you are not asked for it to retrieve messages, it’s easily forgotten. If you restore your iPhone, you might be prompted to enter this password, leaving you locked out of your voicemail. Here’s how to reset the voicemail password on your iPhone, allowing you to then change it to something […]
The Phone app can do much more than answer calls. It has a robust set of tools that can help you manage incoming calls. Life gets busy and sometimes you don’t have the time to answer a call. You could decline a call, but that leaves open the chance that you’ll forget to call back. Using call reminders on iPhone can help remind you to return a call based on time or location. There are also options to reply with a message. Updated: February 21, 2015.
A question we receive regularly here at everythingiCafe is, “How do I block someone from calling me on my iPhone?” Whether it’s a crazy ex, a telemarketer or your boss who doesn’t comprehend the idea of a non-working weekend. The iPhone, revolutionary when it was introduced in 2007, yet almost six years later it lacked the capability to block calls. The only choice was to pay your wireless carrier, purchase a hack that required you jailbreak you iPhone or use a silent ringtone that wouldn’t block the call, but would help you ignore it. It’s not too much to ask […]
If you are new to the iPhone, then the first app you’ll likely come in contact with is the Phone app. You’ll use it to make and answer calls, listen to your voicemail and more. Today we’re going to cover the basics on how to use the phone app on the iPhone. Updated: April 23rd, 2015. Customizing Favorites When you first launch the Phone app, you’ll be greeted by a blank slate of Favorites. It’s not the best introduction to the application, but Apple did this with a sense of purpose. For most users, the Favorites is the easiest way […]