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How to customize the Mail app on your Apple Watch

Customize Mail Apple Watch app iPhone

If you use your Apple Watch to check your emails in the Mail app, then you want to make those most of the space on your screen. With a few adjustments, you can choose which accounts to display, how many lines you see in the preview, and more.

Are you ready to take a couple of minutes to make the most of the Mail app on Apple Watch? If so, here’s how to customize it in both the Watch app on iPhone and the Apple Watch itself.

How to limit the number of photos stored on Apple Watch

Tap Photos on Apple Watch

You may not realize it, but your Apple Watch can store up to 500 photos. Now just because it can, doesn’t mean you want it to. After all, those photos take up storage space like anything else on your Watch.

We’ll show you how to limit the number of pictures stored on your Apple Watch as well as how to see the number you’re currently storing and how much space those photos take up.

How to use the App Store on Apple Watch

How to use Apple Watch App Store

With the update to Apple Watch for watchOS 6, Apple introduced something new; the App Store. So when you want to snag a new app for your Apple Watch, you look no further than your wrist.

This makes it easy to search for and download apps directly from and to your Watch without the need for your iPhone.

How does the App Store on Apple Watch work? We’re here to show you how to use it.

How to create and use Voice Memos on Apple Watch

Voice Memos

Voice Memos is a handy app that lets you record notes to yourself or the voices of others if you need to. On Apple Watch, there isn’t an easier way to take a note. Plus, those voice recordings sync with your iPhone, iPad, and Mac when you’re using the same Apple ID.

Ready? Have watchOS 6 or later installed? Here’s how to create and use Voice Memos on Apple Watch.

How to use Activation Lock on Apple Watch

Activation Lock Apple Watch Watch App iPhone

If you just got your first Apple Watch, you’ve probably gone through the pairing to your iPhone, downloading of cool apps, and enabling of notifications. There’s one other thing that you should do which is set up Find My iPhone and this includes what’s called Activation Lock.

Here’s how to use Activation Lock on Apple Watch.

Apple Watch not registering Exercise activities correctly? Try this

Fix Apple Watch Exercise Activity

One of the greatest uses for Apple Watch is keeping track of your activity goals. You can track your Move, Stand, and Exercise times for the current day and over time. But nothing is perfect and if you’re running into problems with your activities recording inaccurately, how do you fix it?

For instance, maybe you start an exercise that lasts 45 minutes, but your Apple Watch records it as 10 minutes instead. Here’s two ways to fix your Apple Watch not registering Exercise activities correctly.

How to switch between Apple Watches automatically

Switch between Apple Watches iPhone screen

If you own and wear more than one Apple Watch, did you know that you can switch between them automatically? You can strap on whichever one you want and your iPhone will recognize it.

Maybe you wear your Apple Watch Nike+ for your training and workouts and your Apple Watch Hermes for everyday use. Or, maybe you bought the very first Apple Watch, just upgraded to the Apple Watch Series 4, but still have uses for them both.

Whatever the case may be, here’s how to switch between Apple Watches automatically.

How to watch Instagram stories anonymously

See instagram stories anonymously

Every time you watch one of your friends' Instagram stories, whether it is a photo or video, the person can actually tell you saw it. But what if you wanted to see their Instagram stories without them knowing? There is actually a way to do just that right from your iPhone.

Apple Watch popup shop in Galeries Lafayette closing January 2017 due to poor sales

The original Apple Watch debuted in April 2015 in a few markets, with Apple pushing the $10,000-$17,000 Apple Watch Edition aggressively via pop up shops found in high-profile department stores, including Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Selfridges in London and Isetan in Tokyo. But those pop up shops won't be open for much longer, it would seem.

As reported by French blog Mac4Ever, Apple will be closing the mini-store in Galeries Lafayette effective January 2017 due to poor sales of the device at the location.

How to use your old iPhone as a home security camera

If you have an old iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch laying around that is just collecting dust, why not put it to work by turning it into an affordable home monitoring camera? We're not talking about a full-featured surveillance system here, but just a simple setup that can live stream anything happening in your house, and send motion alerts directly to you should it detect activity.

In this post we'll be showing you how to convert your spare iOS device, whether it is an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, into a video monitoring camera. The best part is, it's completely free and you should be up and running in just a few minutes.