iPadOS 16

How to see the file extension in the Files app on iPhone and iPad

Image composition showing file extension or file type inside iOS Files app

In this brief tutorial, we show you two easy ways to see the extensions of your saved images, videos, audio, documents, and more, inside the Files app on iPhone and iPad. You can choose to see the file type on a per-file basis or enable the option to permanently display the extension for all files in the iOS and iPadOS Files app.

How to show link previews by inserting rich links in the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Two iPhone mockups with one showing plain, blue links in the iOS Mail app and the other mockup showing rich links with URL title, site name, and image preview in the iOS 16 Mail app

The Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura supports adding rich links. These rich links with the page title, site name, and image provide more context at a glance. For example, it lets the receiver understand what the link is about only by seeing the title and image inside the email.

In this brief tutorial, we show you how to show the link preview by inserting rich web links to your emails sent via the Mail app. The entire process is very simple.

How to use Templates in the Reminders app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Use templates in iPhone Reminders app

Do you find yourself typing and making reminders for tasks or to-dos that repeat frequently? If yes, you no longer have to. The new templates feature inside the Apple Reminders app in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 will help you quickly create new reminder lists with all its tasks from a saved template. Plus, you can share your templates with others as well as use templates shared by someone else.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create, manage, and use reusable reminder templates on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. 

How to use themes while reading books on iPad and iPhone

Image composition showing the Apple Books app on an iPhone screen with themes and other customization options

Themes inside the iPad and iPhone Books app can elevate your reading experience, making it more comfortable, and enjoyable.

Every theme is a collection of multiple settings like background color, font type, spacing, and more. In addition to Original, you have five other themes named Quiet, Paper, Bold, Calm, and Focus to choose from.

In this tutorial, we show you how to use and customize reading themes inside the Apple Books app.

How to unsend messages on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Two iPhone screenshots showing the iPhone Undo Send feature in action with Thanos in the background and Thano's hand gesturing the erase action

Earlier, when you accidentally sent a wrong, angry, or error-laden iMessage, there was no way to undo that. And tricks to stop an outgoing message by immediately enabling Airplane mode or disabling cellular data weren't always successful.

Thankfully, with iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura, you can unsend a message in just a couple of steps. And you have two minutes to do that!