Restoring from backup

2020-12-20 Thread Alex Stone
I had to have my phone replaced last week due to a fault. I’ve restored from a backup, which as far as I can tell has completed successfully. However now I want to upgrade to the latest iOS. When I try to do this, I’m told the restore from backup hasn’t completed. Is there anything I can do

Re: Groups.io ?? no email

2020-12-15 Thread Alex Stone
That’s klip Sent from my iPhone On 15 Dec 2020, at 15:44, "magpie...@gmail.com" wrote:  I am not receiving messages from any of the Groups.io lists. Marie From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Richard Turner Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 7:17 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com

Re: looking for good portable bluetooth keyboard recommendations

2020-11-08 Thread Alex Stone
Malcolm, how big is this keyboard when it’s unfolded? On 8 Nov 2020, at 19:10, Malcolm Parfitt wrote:  The one I use is: Folding Bluetooth Keyboard,... https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015LSEQ28?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share It works well with Voiceover and is quite sturdy. Malcolm Parfitt On 8

Re: FTP com client for iOS

2020-10-25 Thread Alex Stone
cient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert On Oct 25, 2020, at 3:28 PM, Alex Stone wrote: Can anybody recommend one please? -- The following information is important for a

FTP com client for iOS

2020-10-25 Thread Alex Stone
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Re: Countdown timer wanted

2020-10-11 Thread Alex Stone
awback, if it’s important to you, is that you can’t create > shortcuts to keep individual timers. But you can run them from within the app > with no problem. > > On Oct 9, 2020, at 5:01 PM, Alex Stone wrote: > > I’m looking for a countdown timer which supports multipl

Re: Countdown timer wanted

2020-10-11 Thread Alex Stone
In quite prepared to be wrong, but Timeless doesn’t seem to work with ios14. > On 11 Oct 2020, at 13:52, K. Scott Carlson wrote: > > i use Timeglass, which is pretty good. > >> On Oct 9, 2020, at 5:45 PM, Alex Stone wrote: >> >> Thanks for this,

Re: Countdown timer wanted

2020-10-09 Thread Alex Stone
awback, if it’s important to you, is that you can’t create > shortcuts to keep individual timers. But you can run them from within the app > with no problem. > > On Oct 9, 2020, at 5:01 PM, Alex Stone wrote: > > I’m looking for a countdown timer which supports multipl

Countdown timer wanted

2020-10-09 Thread Alex Stone
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Re: Private browsing mode in safari

2020-10-08 Thread Alex Stone
;> >> Hope it helps, >> B. J. Maynard >> - Original Message - From: "Alex Stone" >> To: >> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2020 1:54 PM >> Subject: Re: Private browsing mode in safari >> >> >> No it isn’t, even closing

Re: Private browsing mode in safari

2020-10-08 Thread Alex Stone
No it isn’t, even closing Safari doesn’t fix the problem. > On 8 Oct 2020, at 19:39, Brandon Olivares wrote: > > I’m pretty sure that’s just when you open a private browsing window? Just > close out of the window and it should be back to normal. > >> On Oct 8, 2020, a

Private browsing mode in safari

2020-10-08 Thread Alex Stone
I seem to have managed to get Stuck in private browsing mode by mistake. How do I get out again please? -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is

Re: Native mail app

2020-09-26 Thread Alex Stone
grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward > Herbert > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Alex > Stone > Sent: Saturday, September 26, 2020 11:05 AM > To: Viphone > Subject: Native mail app > &g

Native mail app

2020-09-26 Thread Alex Stone
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Re: Airpods pocket?

2020-09-03 Thread Alex Stone
I did something similar with one of my airpods2 and a toilet, it was also fine. > On 3 Sep 2020, at 12:59, jerry.berr...@gmail.com wrote: > > I accidentally dropped one of my Airpods pro in a sink full of soapy water a > couple of weeks ago. I got it out quickly and dried it off the best I

Re: Returning or exchanging audible books using the iOS audible app

2020-08-28 Thread Alex Stone
I don’t claim to be any sort of expert, but I thought the only way to return or exchange audible books was to phone audible, Get Outlook for iOS From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Mary Otten Sent: Friday, August 28, 2020 8:21:08

Re: deleting books from audible on iphones

2020-08-22 Thread Alex Stone
No, I’ve never had to do that either. > On 22 Aug 2020, at 11:43, Joshua Hendrickson wrote: > > I never had to do that yet. > >> On 8/22/20, Arnold Schmidt wrote: >> I have one more step to add if Joshua's instructions don't work. I sometimes >> have to double tap and hold on the delete from

Re: Sim card question

2020-08-06 Thread Alex Stone
I’m not certain, but that sounds about right to me. On 6 Aug 2020, at 20:52, Alan Lemly wrote:  Don, The iPhone 6 and SE 2020 both use a nano SIM. I believe all iPhones since my first iPhone 5 have used nano SIMs although I have not researched this. Alan Lemly From: viphone@googlegroups.com

Re: BGR: Viral iPhone hack lets you unlock your phone with a voice command

2020-07-24 Thread Alex Stone
Maybe that’s the point, maybe there’s a bug that means that it can? On 24 Jul 2020, at 19:25, Richard Turner wrote:  These seems rather phishy to me. Voice Control cannot listen while the phone is locked. Richard "He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass

Re: Question About iCloud, Backups and Photos

2020-07-23 Thread Alex Stone
Simon, I’m sure there used to be an option like that, whether there still is, I don’t know as it’s not something I need to do. > On 23 Jul 2020, at 05:11, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > > Ok, that changes things slightly. > > I thought there was an option within dropbox to have photos

Re: NFB news online and KNFB reader.

2020-05-11 Thread Alex Stone
I’m not sure, but I think I heard somewhere that knfb reader was no longer being developed. > On 11 May 2020, at 20:59, deidre muccio wrote: > > can someone please explain to me what's going on with NFB news online? Now > it has to be accessed through test flight and some other additional

Re: Fantastical

2020-04-23 Thread Alex Stone
I’m not sure, but I don’t think so. > On 23 Apr 2020, at 23:03, Dennis Long wrote: > > Do they offer a life time subscription? > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Wayne > Merritt > Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:10 PM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com

Re: New game: Galactic Colonies

2020-04-20 Thread Alex Stone
Thanks for this, I’ve just started playing it. > On 20 Apr 2020, at 22:29, Wayne Merritt wrote: > > Greetings. I found this on AppleVis. The game is called Galactic > Colonies and the app directory entry is: > https://applevis.com/apps/ios/games/galactic-colonies > This is a free simulation

Re: how to add contacts to home screen

2020-04-19 Thread Alex Stone
Thanks for this, I’m not sure its something I’d want to do, but it’s interesting to know that it can be done. > On 19 Apr 2020, at 20:08, David Whitehead wrote: > > Hello; > found the following on google. > > https://callmeicons.com/ > > > The impossible is the untried, Never under

Re: How does your Voiceover pronounce yesterday after the iOS 13.4 upgrade?

2020-03-25 Thread Alex Stone
Which voice are we talking about here? > On 25 Mar 2020, at 18:44, Rebecca Ilniski wrote: > > Yep using my AirPods I hear the extra t in yesterday sounds like yestertay. > I'm using Tom enhanced. > > Rebecca Ilniski > email: rilni...@gmail.com > Twitter: applegirl1994 > > On Mar 25, 2020,

Re: Question

2020-03-19 Thread Alex Stone
restrictions on gathering in large groups, I understand that. From: viphone@googlegroups.com<mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com> mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com>> On Behalf Of Alex Stone Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 20:06 To: viphone@googlegroups.com<mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com>

Re: Question

2020-03-19 Thread Alex Stone
I spoke to them this morming UK time with no problem at all. I can’t have been on hold for more than thirty seconds. On 20 Mar 2020, at 00:02, Anne West wrote:  I called Apple Accessibility yesterday evening eastern time and stayed on hold for an hour with no answer. The same earlier this

Re: need some assistance with youmail

2020-03-04 Thread Alex Stone
I think the free version has advertisements and the paid version doesn’t. > On 4 Mar 2020, at 23:33, Maria Reyes wrote: > > what does the paid version have that the basic doesn't > > Interested in a group where we talk everything Apple products? Join the VIP > Apple Users group on WhatsApp!

Re: meeting next Monday

2020-03-03 Thread Alex Stone
are in the area, though, you are more than welcome to come. Meeting is at cincy association for the blind and visually impaired and begins at 5:30 pm. From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Alex Stone Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 10:24 PM To: viphone

Re: meeting next Monday

2020-03-03 Thread Alex Stone
What time is the meeting? On 4 Mar 2020, at 02:08, Paul and Paula Jordan wrote:  Hi all. Our regular meeting is scheduled for this coming Monday. Sorry for the late notice. Things have been a little crazy around here. I’ve just brought home a new dog and Paul was admitted to Mercy West

Re: meeting next Monday

2020-03-03 Thread Alex Stone
I remember when I got my iPhone X, to start with that unlock gesture is a pain in the ass! On 4 Mar 2020, at 02:43, kitty hevener wrote:  Hi Paula, I am planning to be there. I would like coke 0. Hey, I finally got the new Iphone se unlocked and working. What a nightmare and a story with

Re: Importing IntoVoice Dream Reader

2020-03-02 Thread Alex Stone
4:14 AM > To: viphone@googlegroups.com > Subject: Re: Importing IntoVoice Dream Reader > > Although, if you do want to listen to a zipped album, I do believe it would > work. I have uploaded single music tracks into VDR and they have worked > quite well. > >> On 3/2/20, A

Re: Importing IntoVoice Dream Reader

2020-03-02 Thread Alex Stone
I don’t think you can either. While you can import music into it, it’s not designed to be a music player. > On 2 Mar 2020, at 11:31, Richard Turner wrote: > >  > as far as I know, you cannot get music from the music app on the iPhone into > Voice Dream Reader. > Apple locks that down. >

Re: waterlock on Apple Watch 4

2020-02-27 Thread Alex Stone
Yes you can, I did this morning. Sent from my iPhone On 27 Feb 2020, at 13:06, Afik Souffir wrote:  Hi linda, Can I shower with the Apple watch? From: 'Linda Gaitskell' via VIPhone Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2020 3:03 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: waterlock on Apple

Re: Amazon Music App Issue:

2020-02-20 Thread Alex Stone
Good idea, I didn’t think of that. Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Feb 2020, at 22:02, Alan Lemly wrote: > > Yes, I've dealt with the Amazon Music app steep decline in volume by > removing its access to the microphone. Of course, this removes access to > Alexa with the app but it corrects the

Re: Apple Watch reading books

2020-02-20 Thread Alex Stone
I’m not certain, but I’m pretty sure it will play books from audible. Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Feb 2020, at 22:23, Ann Byrne wrote: > > Will the watch, series 3, play books from BARD, BookShare, and Audible? > Inquiring minds want to know. > > Thanks a lot, > > Ann > > -- > The

Re: Amazon Music App Issue:

2020-02-20 Thread Alex Stone
My Xsmax does exactly the same thing. Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Feb 2020, at 20:51, Don Moore wrote: > > I've got an iPhone 8 and the current iOS. When I open the amazon Music app > and try to navigate with voice over, the volume drops way down so I really > can't hear it much at all.

Re: YouPlayer

2020-02-20 Thread Alex Stone
I believe you’re right, I’m running iOS 13, and I don’t even see it in the App Store. Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Feb 2020, at 20:04, Duane Steele wrote: > > Karen, I haven't used YouPlayer in a long time. I think my suspicians about > the APP are correct. The APP is no longer supported

Re: IPhone without camera

2020-02-20 Thread Alex Stone
You wouldn’t even need to remove the cameras, just put tape over them. Seems like a stupid way to treat an iPhone to me though! Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Feb 2020, at 19:52, Ben Mustill-Rose wrote: > > One way of doing this would be to buy an iPhone, take it to a repair > shop and simply

Re: Gesture question

2020-02-19 Thread Alex Stone
et the same result by > triple-tapping the item of interest. > > Best, > Anna > > >> On Feb 19, 2020, at 4:17 AM, Alex Stone wrote: >> >> Can someone please remind me how to do a single tap and hold, I’ve >> completely forgotten! >> >>

Re: App to track booky you read

2020-02-19 Thread Alex Stone
I used to have one a few years ago, but I can’t remember the name of it. Sent from my iPhone > On 19 Feb 2020, at 14:01, Alexandra wrote: > > Hello, > > I'm looking for an app for iOS that allows me to track books I heither have > read or want to read in the future. I tried the free sofa

Gesture question

2020-02-19 Thread Alex Stone
Can someone please remind me how to do a single tap and hold, I’ve completely forgotten! Sent from my iPhone -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's

Re: Bluetooth keyboard

2020-02-19 Thread Alex Stone
It is quite big, but it’s the best bt keyboard I’ve ever had, aned I’ve had quite a few. Sent from my iPhone > On 19 Feb 2020, at 08:08, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > > It's a pretty large board as well, > > I'd put that in the same boat as a standard keyboard size, > > But heavier and yes

Re: Native Mail App Question

2020-02-18 Thread Alex Stone
My wife uses Zoom, I’ll ask her when she wakes up in the morning. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Tom Lange Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:45:18 AM To: vi-phone list Subject: Native Mail App Question Hi all, Once again I’m writing about the

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
Harry On 15 Feb 2020, at 23:46, Alex Stone wrote:  I dont know what’s going on! Sent from my iPhone On 15 Feb 2020, at 23:42, Maria Reyes wrote:  Hey Alex I didn't get any groups.io messages asking me to confirm my subscription to your group. On Feb 15, 2020, at 5:02 PM, Richard Turner

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
ane Wagner On Feb 15, 2020, at 1:20 PM, Alex Stone wrote:  I hadn’t found that one yet. Sent from my iPhone On 15 Feb 2020, at 21:11, William James wrote:  An interesting one that I discovered today is the edit box where you type in your message is not recognized by voiceover. The sub

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
020 11:22 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers. So I just installed it and I can't figure out how to get to the admin controls of my group. On Feb 15, 2020, at 10:50 AM, Alex

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
People may think this is pointless, but I’ve created a group fo groupsio-beta-testers+subscr...@groups.io rs. To join send the usual blank email to: Groupsio-beta-testers Sent from my iPhone On 15 Feb 2020, at 19:24, Alex Stone wrote:  Maria, no I couldn’t work out how to do that either

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
Maria, no I couldn’t work out how to do that either! Sent from my iPhone On 15 Feb 2020, at 19:22, Maria Reyes wrote:  So I just installed it and I can't figure out how to get to the admin controls of my group. On Feb 15, 2020, at 10:50 AM, Alex Stone wrote:  I’ve already signed up

Re: Groups.io iOS app in beta and looking for testers was RE: [iDevices] Groups.io looking for IOS Beta testers.

2020-02-15 Thread Alex Stone
I’ve already signed up. Sent from my iPhone On 15 Feb 2020, at 15:15, Alan Lemly wrote:  Hi List, Mark Fletcher who developed the Groups.io website is working on a Groups.io iOS app. Those wishing to beta test the app in order to provide accessibility feedback can check out this link:

Re: Bose headphones?

2020-02-10 Thread Alex Stone
Are they over-ear or in-ear? Sent from my iPhone On 10 Feb 2020, at 22:49, Mr. Ed wrote:  Try the Logitech H800 headset. They are wireless but can be plugged in and use while charging. They are light, excellent Bluetooth range and are price around $65. No wires hanging out like on the

Re: Thoughts on iPhone9?

2020-02-09 Thread Alex Stone
I bought a pc with ME on it, it was horrible and I put pc on it at the first opportunity! Sent from my iPhone > On 9 Feb 2020, at 09:56, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > > Infact they also made windows ME for melinium edition which was a dog with > no legs and was replaced soon after by windows xp

Re: test message

2020-02-08 Thread Alex Stone
So did I. Sent from my iPhone On 9 Feb 2020, at 04:49, stewart wrote:  well i got your message On 2/8/2020 11:48 PM, Dennis Long wrote: I’m not receiving messages. Is this group just dead? If I made a change how do I fix it? -- The following information is important for all members of

Re: Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
prompted for the long key. That should work. I rememberdoing this once, and it worked fine. I did it because I was in a place where I couldn't use my camera. Thanks. On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 12:21 PM Alex Stone mailto:alexston...@hotmail.com>> wrote: I’m not usoing a screen, only a phone. Sent f

Re: Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
to indicate the scan was successful, move it slowly right/left. Hope this helps. On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 11:41 AM Alex Stone mailto:alexston...@hotmail.com>> wrote: I tried the manual setup, as I have no idea where the barcode is. Effectively I have no sight so I don’t really fancy my c

Re: Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
, 2020 at 11:27 AM Alex Stone mailto:alexston...@hotmail.com>> wrote: I’m putting my email address in its a gmail address and then I don’t know what to do, I can’t copy the key that it generates. Sent from my iPhone On 7 Feb 2020, at 19:23, Nimer Jaber mailto:nimerjab...@gmail.com&g

Re: Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
I’m putting my email address in its a gmail address and then I don’t know what to do, I can’t copy the key that it generates. Sent from my iPhone On 7 Feb 2020, at 19:23, Nimer Jaber wrote:  What issue are you having? Thanks. On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM Alex Stone mailto:alexston

Re: Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
...@gmail.com>> wrote: On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 11:16 AM Alex Stone mailto:alexston...@hotmail.com>> wrote: Is this accessible with voiceover? Sent from my iPhone -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about

Google Authenticator

2020-02-07 Thread Alex Stone
Is this accessible with voiceover? Sent from my iPhone -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners or

Re: VoiceDream Where to Get Instructions?

2020-02-05 Thread Alex Stone
Shirley, I don’t know about instructions, but I for one would be very happy to help you with it if you bought it. > On 5 Feb 2020, at 22:20, Shirley Baker wrote: > > I was thinking about purchasing VoiceDream reader but I want to get > instructions on how to use it first. I went to

Re: Airpods Pro in noise cancelling might be covering up my voice. A thing?

2020-02-04 Thread Alex Stone
I can confirm this too. Also, I used to have a pair of Bose noise cancelling headphones which did the same thing. > On 4 Feb 2020, at 17:37, Pete Nalda wrote: > > As soon as I put them on transparency mode, caller heard me way better! My > theory would be the mics are attenuated in noise

Re: Wireless charging stand question

2020-02-04 Thread Alex Stone
I really hope they do release a smaller pad. On 5 Feb 2020, at 02:47, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:  Yes, it should be, keep in mind that the 10 Watt fast charging standard many Android phones use has no connection to Apple who chose to use 7.5 Watt fast charging. According to rumours Apple is

Re: Blind Square

2020-02-04 Thread Alex Stone
It doesn’t happen to me, I used it to find a bus stop about ten minutes ago, and it worked fine. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Laury, Shawnese (LEO) Sent: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:37:21 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Blind Square

Re: Battery indicators?

2020-02-02 Thread Alex Stone
Oh sorry, I didn’t realise that. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Holly Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:42:50 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Battery indicators? The original post about this was from Ann and she wanted to know how to

Re: Battery indicators?

2020-02-02 Thread Alex Stone
Richard is talking about the one that used to appear in the status bar, or at least I think he is. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Sieghard Weitzel Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:05:28 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Battery

Re: Apple support phone numbers around the world

2020-02-02 Thread Alex Stone
If you call Apple Accessibility from here in the U.K. you get Accessibility in the US anyway, sio it probably doesn’t make a lot of differeence which number you call From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Richard Turner Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2020

Re: Battery indicators?

2020-02-01 Thread Alex Stone
Richard, not really, neither of my two sets of AirPods show up. On 2 Feb 2020, at 06:37, Richard Turner wrote:  Good to know Apple is taking care of their own. My logitech and plantronics headphones no longer are shown. They did with iOS 12. Richard "Reality is the leading cause of stress

Re: how does flick type compared to apples slide to type?

2020-02-01 Thread Alex Stone
If I’m honest, I hate both of them! > On 1 Feb 2020, at 21:26, Richard Turner wrote: > > Keith, > Flicktype doesn't involve sliding. You just tap approximately where you > think the letters are and flick right and if that isn't the word you wanted, > flick down to see what other suggestions

Re: Is there an app to open 7zip files

2020-01-31 Thread Alex Stone
; in any format. It isn't like he is saving any real hard drive space > by keeping the books zipped up. I only zip audio books because I want > to upload them to dropbox then get them into an app. > >> On 1/31/20, Alex Stone wrote: >> Unfortunately, he’s got a large library of aud

Re: Is there an app to open 7zip files

2020-01-31 Thread Alex Stone
enever I zip audio books into zip files for either > voice dream reader or NLS books for the files app then transfer them > to bard mobile. I can't think of the last time I used 7zip to make an > actual .7z file. I've used 7zip on my computer for years with no > issues. > >&

Re: Is there an app to open 7zip files

2020-01-31 Thread Alex Stone
, the files app will. Richard "Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it." -- from The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, by Jane Wagner On Jan 31, 2020, at 2:39 PM, Alex Stone wrote: all members -- The following information is importa

Is there an app to open 7zip files

2020-01-31 Thread Alex Stone
I have a friend who insists on sending out .7z files. We’ve all asked him not to but he won’t listen. Does anyone know of an app which will open them? I have the paid version of WinZip, and that won’t. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have

Re: Do Not Update Fantastical

2020-01-29 Thread Alex Stone
Darn, I updated earlier, but I havent tested it yet. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Richard Turner Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:39:31 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Do Not Update Fantastical Be aware that if you update

Re: iPhone SE.

2020-01-05 Thread Alex Stone
Excuse me for being ignorant, but I thought there was only one s e. From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of Carolyn <4carol...@windstream.net> Sent: Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:42:44 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: iPhone SE. Question? Is the iPhone

Re: Documents 7 review: Free iOS file manager puts Apple’s Files app to shame

2020-01-02 Thread Alex Stone
I just tried it, and had exactly the same experience as you. This is a shame, as I think this could be a good app if it was fully accessible with voiceover. Sent from my iPhone On 2 Jan 2020, at 18:49, Richard Turner wrote:  I just did a trial run with it and frankly, it isn’t ready for

Re: An off list question re purchasing a smart tv

2020-01-01 Thread Alex Stone
Thanks for this Steve, I’ll certainly give it a listen. Sent from my iPhone > On 1 Jan 2020, at 19:42, Steve Matzura wrote: > > I'm a big fan of the Amazon Fire/Toshiba/Insignia TV. Learn how to unbox and > set it up by listening to this program: >

Re: Problem with Wi-Fi and my iPhone 7 I have an iPhone 7 and I use my Wi-Fi for most of the time around the house. All of a sudden, I cannot download anything whether it be email or Books from the Ba

2019-12-29 Thread Alex Stone
Sent from my iPhone > On 29 Dec 2019, at 15:50, 'EVA PIMENTEL' via VIPhone > wrote: > > oops, I didn’t realize that my message was in the subject line. I did check > the network and the other things that use my Wi-Fi are running fine. So I > don’t quite understand what’s going on. It’s

Re: Accessible iPhone App For Thermostats

2019-12-28 Thread Alex Stone
From: viphone@googlegroups.com mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com>> on behalf of Carla mailto:carlarae5...@gmail.com>> Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:50 pm To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject:

Re: don't update to the latest facebook ios app v251

2019-12-28 Thread Alex Stone
It’s a strange one, I haven’t had any problems at all. Sent from my iPhone > On 28 Dec 2019, at 19:32, Jen . wrote: > > Hi it’s still kicking me out. > I think the experience is different for everyone. > Jen > >> On Dec 28, 2019, at 1:47 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: >> >> It must be

Re: Notifications problem

2019-12-19 Thread Alex Stone
Thabnks for letting us know about this. Its good to know that accessibility know about the problem, and are dealing with it. Sent from my iPhone > On 19 Dec 2019, at 21:45, regina alvarado wrote: > > Just talked to Accessibility. The engineers are working on this, and I put > in a request

Strange problem with announce messages and AirPods pro

2019-12-19 Thread Alex Stone
Sent from my iPhoneWhile using my new AirPods pro, I received an iMessage, which was read out to me. Unfortunately, it was read out really quietly, much more quietly than voiceover or Siri would normally be. Has anybody else experienced this? -- The following information is important for

Re: notifications repeating

2019-12-18 Thread Alex Stone
Thanks, I didn’t know you could do this. Sent from my iPhone > On 18 Dec 2019, at 17:21, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: > > Yes, it's a bit annoying but dismissing a notification banner isn't so hard, > just touch near the top left of the screen and then flick down and double tap. > > >

Re: Changing the tips on AirPods pro

2019-12-17 Thread Alex Stone
t dial 412-368-407 -Original Message- From: Alex Stone Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:10 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Changing the tips on AirPods pro Can someone please explain to me how to change the tips on my new AirPods pro. I can’t work out how to remove t

Changing the tips on AirPods pro

2019-12-17 Thread Alex Stone
Can someone please explain to me how to change the tips on my new AirPods pro. I can’t work out how to remove the tip. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a

Re: Looks like 13.3 just came out

2019-12-10 Thread Alex Stone
Richard, yes I can confirm your founding. It’s still a pain, but nowhere near as bad as it was. Sent from my iPhone On 10 Dec 2019, at 19:00, Richard Turner wrote:  Using beta 4, which is the one prior to this release, the mail bug is better, but not completely gone. I'd say I'm put back to

Re: is there a known problem with the Audible player position marker?

2019-12-09 Thread Alex Stone
I haven’t noticed this at all. I’m currently listening to an Audible book, and everything seems to be fine. Sent from my iPhone > On 10 Dec 2019, at 00:14, 'Kramlinger, Keith G., M.D.' via VIPhone > wrote: > > hi, > For the past half dozen books or so that I have read within Audible, the >

Re: Have not seen any msg on this list since last evening, checking to see if I am still subscribed

2019-12-05 Thread Alex Stone
Coming through loud and clear here! Sent from my iPhone On 5 Dec 2019, at 13:11, "terri...@gmail.com" wrote:  Terri Hedgpeth -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel

Re: iMessage between my wife and I

2019-12-02 Thread Alex Stone
I don’t know if this applies to you, but I’ve noticed that this can happen if you’re both using the same Apple ID. It happens between me and my wife too. Sent from my iPhone On 2 Dec 2019, at 20:29, Agent086b wrote:  Hi, yes notifications are on for messages. I get notifications for any

Re: Glucose meters with voiceover

2019-11-11 Thread Alex Stone
ow many times I said I don’t know > maybe once he didn’t even think I would test it all and I find it very > difficult to get that blood on the strip. I think somebody should come up > with a better invention. > Take care. > Peggy > > Peggy Sent from my i phone☺️ > >

Re: Glucose meters with voiceover

2019-11-11 Thread Alex Stone
Jen, six times a day sounds like a nightmare. I’m supposed to do it three times a day, and that’s bad enough! Sent from my iPhone > On 11 Nov 2019, at 21:21, 'jan howells' via VIPhone > wrote: > > I am supposed to test 6 times a day, but I do not do it. I tried to get the > patch that you

Re: Glucose meters with voiceover

2019-11-09 Thread Alex Stone
; It was The Prodigy talking meter and I believe it’s the second. > Peggy > > Peggy Sent from my i phone☺️ > >> On Nov 8, 2019, at 5:16 PM, Alex Stone wrote: >> >> Can someone please remind me what the name of the glucose meter that works >> with voiceover

Glucose meters with voiceover

2019-11-08 Thread Alex Stone
Can someone please remind me what the name of the glucose meter that works with voiceover is? -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is

Re: Apple Newsroom: Apple reveals new AirPods Pro, available October 30

2019-10-29 Thread Alex Stone
I haven’t really been following this thread, but what do these AirPods pro do that my current airpods2 dont? From: viphone@googlegroups.com on behalf of lenron brown Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:19:06 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Apple

Re: apple watch

2019-10-05 Thread Alex Stone
If it’s set up, triple click the crown. You can also turn voiceover on in the watch app. Sent from my iPhone On 5 Oct 2019, at 21:25, Janet Bell wrote:  please can someone remind me how to turn vo on on an apple watch? thanks in advance. Janet -- The following information is important

Re: is there a way to limit the number of notification announcements that are red out before it stops?

2019-09-26 Thread Alex Stone
i dont think there is. I think they’re either read out or not read our. Sent from my iPhone > On 27 Sep 2019, at 00:32, 'Kramlinger, Keith G., M.D.' via VIPhone > wrote: > > hi, > I receive add an announcement every minute after a notification is received, > until I am able to get to the

Re: country music dvds on PBS

2019-09-22 Thread Alex Stone
Not being from the US, I wouldn’t know, but I’m assuming pbs passport costs money. Sent from my iPhone On 22 Sep 2019, at 22:04, Holly wrote:  Shirley: Have you tried today to play episode 5 on your iPad or phone? I was able to play them last week, but now, only the earlier episodes are

Re: Heartrate apps for the Apple Watch Series 4

2019-09-14 Thread Alex Stone
Lois, thanks for this tip, I’ve never been able to make the heart rate complication to work either. Sent from my iPhone > On 14 Sep 2019, at 10:05, Lois Butterfield wrote: > > Hi Wayne, > > > If you tap where it says heart rate, it will check and let you know current > heart rate. You

Re: apple keynote

2019-09-11 Thread Alex Stone
im not sure I’ve heard all the details, but the Apple Watch 5 didn’t sound that exciting to me. I already have the 4. Sent from my iPhone > On 11 Sep 2019, at 21:23, Maria Reyes wrote: > > I am interested in the 11 pro. What do you guys think about the new Apple > Watch Series 5? > > want

Re: Sorting the Inbox in the Native Mail App

2019-09-04 Thread Alex Stone
Sent from my iPhone On 4 Sep 2019, at 16:25, Susie Stageberg wrote:  Is there a way to make the inbox appear in ascending order, from earliest message to latest? I have hunted through settings and such and can’t find it. Thanks. Susie -- The following information is important for all

Re: Kurzweil 1000 and unidrv.dll issue

2019-09-01 Thread Alex Stone
oh fair enough, I wasn’t sure. Sent from my iPhone > On 1 Sep 2019, at 23:53, jeffclark...@comcast.net > wrote: > > I researched it and it appears it does. > > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Alex > Stone > Sent:

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