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How to enable YouTube Picture in Picture on your iPhone

Google just announced that the native YouTube app for iOS will now support Picture in Picture mode. The feature is currently only rolling out to users in the United States, but should be available in other countries soon. At the moment, the mode is available for YouTube Premium users in the US, but it'll soon be available for all users. The Picture in Picture mode will allow users to play YouTube videos in an overlay and use another app at the same time.

How to remotely control iPhone camera to take pictures or videos

Photography tips for iPhone Grid Photo

Apple's iPhone usually feature an excellent camera, and can take some really good photos and videos. Several users also place the iPhone on a tripod, or lean it against a rock, to take group shots or shoot jitter free videos. Of course, you can set a timer and be done with it. However, there are ways to capture photos and videos totally hands-free.

How to set a preferred music app on iPhone using Siri

Classical music apps iPhone - IDAGIO

Although there are plenty of music apps available on iOS, Apple never let users choose a preferred music service while requesting playback via Siri. Of course, you could manually play music using your app of choice. However, if you were to ask Siri to play a track, it would only use Apple Music. Thankfully, Apple has changed this since the release of iOS 14.5. You can now set your preferred music app while using Siri.

How to sort mailboxes by alphabetical order in the Mail app on iPhone and Mac

Mail on MacBook

The Mail app on iOS and macOS offer plenty of organization options, including the ability to sort mailboxes as per your liking. If you're someone who receives hundreds of emails in a day, then you probably have created different mailboxes to organize mails according to the sender. In such cases, you may want to organize the mailboxes in a certain order so it's easier to access.

How to downgrade macOS 12 beta to macOS Big Sur

Downgrade macOS monterey

We recently published a guide on how to install the all new macOS 12 developer beta on your Mac. Now, if you aren't happy with the upgrade and have come across problems, you probably want to downgrade. As a beta, you may face issues with third-party apps, stability issues, and so on. The new macOS 12 brings several new features and improvements, but isn't a major leap in terms of user interface.

How to restore deleted apps on your iPhone or iPad

It isn't uncommon for someone to delete an app, only later to realize that they need it. You may have ended up deleting several apps from your iPhone or iPad, and then had the urge to install it back. However, you may not remember the name of the app, and will find it difficult to look for it on the App Store. Worry not, there's an easy way to restore all your deleted apps.

How to install macOS 12 beta on your Mac

macOS Monterey beta

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced new versions of iOS, tvOS, macOS, and iPadOS. The latest version of macOS will be called macOS 12 Monterey, and it brings improvements to FaceTime, sharing, and privacy. It also gets the Shortcuts feature, Universal control, and a lot more. Soon after the end of WWDC 2021 keynote, Apple released the first macOS 12 beta to developers.

Now, if you're a developer, you must be eager to try out the new macOS 12 beta. To make things easier for you, we've created a quick guide on how to install macOS 12 beta on your Mac.

How to create a macOS 12 Monterey installer on an external drive

This tutorial goes through the process of creating an install drive from the newly-released macOS 12 Monterey Beta application. Having an external drive allows you to install the OS to multiple computers without re-downloading it, perform clean installs instead of initiating them from within an existing OS, and boot to the installer's built-in recovery for troubleshooting tools.