Tutorial

How to find and delete duplicate contacts on iPhone in iOS 16

Merge duplicate contacts on iPhone

If you find yourself bogged down with too many contacts and want to clear out your figurative drawers, we’ve got a quick tip for taking care of duplicate contacts that doesn’t involve deleting them one at a time.

In this post, we will show you 3 ways to find duplicate contacts, and merge or delete them directly from your iPhone.

What is Safety Check on iPhone and how to use it

Image composition showing Safety Check on iPhone screen showing what it is and how to use it

Safety Check is a security feature on your iPhone in iOS 16 that allows you to quickly see what information you're sharing with people and what permissions you have given to apps. From here, you can instantly revoke all permissions for all people and apps or review them on a per-person, per-app, or per-information-type basis.

In this tutorial, we will tell you everything you need to know about Safety Check and how to use it to keep yourself and your data safe in unforeseen situations.

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.