How to reset iPhone’s keyboard dictionary to fix autocorrect glitches

By

How to reset the keyboard dictionary on iPhone and iPad
Make a fresh start with autocorrect.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

We all have our complaints and frustrations with autocorrect on iPhone and iPad, but there’s no doubt it makes typing on a touchscreen quick and easy. Except when it suddenly decides to stop working properly.

If you’ve found that autocorrect is suddenly changing words it doesn’t need to change, or offering up other strange glitches, you may need to reset your keyboard dictionary on iPhone and iPad. We’ll show you how.

How to create and customize Focus modes in iOS and iPadOS 15

By

Create and customize Focus modes in iOS 15
Keep your iPhone quiet when you're busy.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 ship with a brand-new feature called Focus mode that lets you set up different notification profiles based on your activities. You can have one for work, one for play, one for sleep, and more.

Here’s how to create and customize new Focus modes on iPhone and iPad.

How to disable notifications while screen sharing in iOS and iPadOS 15

By

Disable notifications while screen sharing
Don't let others see your incoming alerts.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

Apple’s newest iOS and iPadOS 15 beta, rolled out to registered developers on Tuesday, gives you the ability to automatically disable notifications when screen sharing. The toggle ensures others cannot see your incoming alerts.

Here’s how to activate the block on iPhone and iPad.

How to schedule messages to send later in Slack for iPhone, iPad and Mac

By

How to schedule messages in Slack
Avoid sending important messages at inconvenient times.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

Not a good time to send that important message to a colleague? Slack lets you schedule messages to send later on desktop and mobile. You simply choose the date and time, and Slack takes care of the rest.

Here’s how to use the feature on iPhone, iPad and Mac.

How to use and customize the new Quick Note feature in macOS Monterey

By

How to use Quick Note in macOS Monterey
Start a new note in an instant.
Image: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

macOS Monterey includes the same Quick Note feature that’s baked into iPadOS 15. Using it is incredibly simple, and it’s a great way to quickly jot down important information — such as phone numbers, email addresses, and appointments — that you don’t want to forgot.

We’ll show you how to use it, and how to customize the Quick Note feature on Mac to suit you.