If you have trouble remembering to take out the trash ortake your medications, creatingreminders can help keep youon track. In the Reminders app,pick a list to add a reminder to orselect Create a New List to startfrom scratch. Tap New Reminderto add a reminder. To schedulethe reminder, tap the “i” iconand select when you want to bereminded, then tap Done. Shortcut! Summon Siri and say, “Remind me to take my medicationevery morning at 7 a.m.”
How to Add a Calendar Event
Create a To-Do List
Going shopping and completing chores is a lot easier with agood to-do list. To create a list inNotes, open the app, then tapthe composition icon to createa new note. Enter a title and tapReturn to go to a new line. Tapthe check mark icon to beginyour list. Enter an item, then tapReturn to add additional items.
To mark an item as completed,tap the circle, and a yellow checkmark will appear beside theitem. You can indent by swipingright on a check-marked item.
Dictating messages hands-free while driving or cookinghelps you stay connected at alltimes. To begin composing, say,“Hey Siri, send a text to [nameof contact.]” Siri will ask whatyou want to say. Tell Siri whatyou want to write, including thepunctuation. For example, “Bethere soon, period.” When you’refinished, stop talking and waitfor Siri to respond. If the text iscorrect, say “Yes” or “Send.” Ifthe text is incorrect, say, “Edit”to start over.
Enable Do Not Disturb
An interruption from youriPhone can be frustrating duringimportant meetings or leisuretime. The Do Not Disturb featurewill silence all notifications whenenabled, so you can work orrelax in peace. You can enableDo Not Disturb from Settings,but the fastest way to toggle thefeature on and off is through theControl Center. Open your Control Center and press the crescent moon icon to turn on DoNot Disturb. To turn the settingoff, press the same icon.
Move the Text Cursor
When you need to make aquick edit to a text or a note, getting the cursor to move to theright spot can be a pain. But didyou know that as of iOS 13, youcan easily drag and drop the cursor to the right location? In anyactive text field, such as a noteor a reminder, simply press andhold the cursor with your finger.Now, you can drag and drop thecursor wherever you wish. Another option is to press and holdthe space bar until it turns gray,then drag and drop the cursor.Editing text just became easier!