Tag: Alerts

iOS 14 bug mutes Ringer and Alerts

How To Fix iOS 14 Bug That Mutes Ringer And Alerts

A bug experienced by many readers after updating to iOS 14 causes random muting of all Ringer and Alerts on iPhone. This can lead to alarms not ringing, and causes users to wake up late or miss other important calls and notifications….




Exposure Notification generated by the COVID Alert app

How To Use Exposure Notifications Express And Help Save Lives

iOS 13.7 has introduced a simplified Exposure Notifications system that allows users to opt-in even if an app from the public health authorities isn’t available in their region. It’s called Exposure Notifications Express and allows users to turn the feature ON as long as the state or country that they’re living in has opted to…




Waze railroad crossing alert

How To Use Waze Railroad Crossing Alerts (Turn On/Off)

Waze has recently introduced a new alert to its already impressive navigation features. Now you’re notified when you’re approaching a railroad crossing. The feature has initially rolled out to the United States, Canada and Belgium. At the time of writing it’s also available in Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Israel, Romania and…




Apple Maps self-isolation notification for International Travelers

Apple Maps COVID-19 Self-Isolation Alerts For Travelers

Apple Maps is now prompting international travelers to self-isolate for 14 days in order to prevent them from potentially spreading out the novel Coronavirus in their communities. A pop up is displayed on your iPhone screen if the stock Maps app locates you in the proximity of an airport. It assumes that you traveled internationally…




iOS 14 Sound Recognition notifications on iPhone Lock Screen

How To Use Sound Recognition Accessibility Feature (iOS 14)

A spectacular new feature coming in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 is called Sound Recognition. This new Accessibility setting allows an iPhone or an iPad to listen for sounds and issue an alert whenever they’re detected. Coincidence or not, there are currently 14 predefined sounds that can be recognized by your iOS device. The Sound…