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What is Find My app’s “Notify When Left Behind” and how to use it?

Find My app's Notify When Left Behind

With iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8, you get time-sensitive left behind notifications if you leave your Apple devices, AirTags, and other Find My-supported accessories accidentally at unknown places. This is possible thanks to the separation alerts you receive after enabling Notify When Left Behind in the Find My app.

It is a helpful, new feature to ensure you do not walk away forgetting your expensive devices and items. Let us show you how to set up and use Notify When Left Behind in the Find My app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Plus, if you are annoyed by it at your house or known places, we also have the steps to turn it off for all or selected locations.

Some iPhone 13 owners running into ‘Unable to Communicate with Apple Watch’ error trying to unlock with a mask

The iPhone 13 is barely out there in the wild, but it appears many owners are running into some issues. This time around it's related to the iPhone's ability to unlock via Face ID and an Apple Watch. The feature launched in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, so those with a Face ID-equipped iPhone could unlock their device without punching in their PIN. However, some iPhone 13 owners are running into some issues with that particular feature.

How to transfer data from your old iPhone to iPhone 13 [sponsor]

Every year Apple refreshes the iPhone lineup, so in 2021 we got the recently-unveiled iPhone 13 models with better battery life and much-enhanced cameras across the board. Chances are, many iPhone owners who are in the market for a new device are very particular about the existing items they wish to transfer to their future new phone. The only problem is, Apple won't let you do that. Thankfully, with specialized apps like iMobie's AnyTrans desktop software, you can easily transfer data from your old iPhone to iPhone 13 with just a few clicks.

How to sync or transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac

Best ways to sync or transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac

Just like your iPhone, your Mac has FaceTime, Messages, and other apps for connecting with family, friends, and colleagues. For a more streamlined experience, you might want to transfer and/or sync your contacts from iPhone to Mac. With mobile numbers and email addresses available on your computer, making video calls or sending iMessages become quick and convenient.

So, let us show you the five ways to sync and import contacts from iPhone to Mac.

Minimal replaces iOS 14’s bulky notification banners with an Status Bar-based notification indicator instead

Apple’s new iOS 15 mobile operating system makes notification banners smaller and less intrusive to the underlying user interface, but if you’re jailbroken on iOS 14 or below, then you aren’t enjoying the same luxury without a jailbreak tweak of some kind.

iOS developer Jez has just released a new jailbreak tweak called minimal that tries to make notifications less intrusive by displaying them as app icons instead of banners in the Status Bar’s time indicator slot on notched handsets.