Re: Tutorial on iDevice chargers and cables was RE: searching for a cable

2020-12-15 Thread Gordon
Yeah the first batches of the SE2020 did come with the cable and brick. However they announced at the September Apple event that they would only come with a USB type C cable from this point forward. So people who purchase a unit made before September could still get the charger and cable. On

Re: Tutorial on iDevice chargers and cables was RE: searching for a cable

2020-12-15 Thread Gordon
The SE20 will come with a USB type C cable with no charging brick. You can purchase the 20 watt charger from Apple or probably your carrier when you purchase the phone. But you can also use your existing charger as well if you don't mind charging at regular speed. The USB type C cable which

Re: How do you turn down the tone that plays when you activate dictation or Siri on an iPhone 11

2020-11-25 Thread Gordon
Ask Siri a question. As it's answering, use your side volume buttons to adjust the volume where you want it. On 11/25/2020 5:46 AM, Jen . wrote: Hi I forget how to turn down the tone that plays when you activate Siri or dictation for an iPhone 11. Thanks. Jen -- The following information

Re: iOS 14.2 won't download & install on iPad Air 2 Ca 2014

2020-11-21 Thread Gordon
Have you checked your storage to see if you have enough to accommodate the update/ On 11/21/2020 2:25 PM, Kevin Gibbs wrote: My iPad tells me that a new OS is available for download.  I have it charged to 100%.  I download and it gets to about 93% downloaded and then says that an error

Re: A Bluetooth speaker that I don't recommend is the Polaroid PBT 530

2020-11-13 Thread Gordon
the Anker life core q10 is one of the best sounding bluetooth headphones I've ever had for the money. They are big bulky over the ear head phones, but you'll get 60 hours of listening and the base is incredible. You can pick them up on Amazon for around $40 I believe. they seem to always be

Re: Question About Adding SiriusXM to IOS Devices

2020-11-09 Thread Gordon
Yes you can add it to your iPad, but I believe that you can only stream on one device at a time. Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 9, 2020, at 1:38 PM, Shirley Baker wrote: > > I have SeriusXM on my iPhone. Can I add it to my iPad too? > > Sent from my iPhone > > -- > The following information

IOS 14.2 is out

2020-11-05 Thread Gordon
It's out and offers speed and some fixes. -- 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 moderators

Re: New Charger From Anker for My iPhone8 &5s?

2020-11-04 Thread Gordon
Actually I had the same exact issue with an Anker charger. I tested it several times to see if it was in my head, but it wasn't. the battery lasted longer when using the Apple brick charger. My battery health degraded faster when using the Anker charger as well. I tested this over several

Re: A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 14 beta.

2020-10-30 Thread Gordon
Yes, this is a known issue and there's a lot of talk about it if you Google it. Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 30, 2020, at 9:51 AM, Malcolm Parfitt wrote: > > Hello, > > Recently I have had a notification that says A new iOS update is now > available. Please update from the iOS 14 beta. I

Re: iPhone Alarm?

2020-10-25 Thread Gordon
It will go off at the first 1:30 since that's the true 1:30 for that date and time. On 10/25/2020 10:24 PM, Fazil wrote: Hi, Group. I set my iPhone alarm for 1:30 AM twice a week. On Sunday when the Day-Light-Saving Time would and and the clocks would be set behind by an hour, what time my

IOS 14.1 is out

2020-10-20 Thread Gordon
I'm not sure if this applies to everyone or if it's just the 12, but you're all welcome to go see if you have it. If so, some bugs might have been fixed in this release. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about

Re: What Apple didn't tell us: Spotty 5G, Mini larger than SE, pricey Max, USA Today

2020-10-14 Thread Gordon
I will tell you that the 10R is the most solid phone I've ever owned all around. So if you want a larger screen than what the SE has to offer, don't throw in the towel until you take a good look at this phone. Battery life is awesome, and it's only $499. On 10/14/2020 8:30 PM, M. Taylor

Re: But All I Wanted was Touch ID

2020-10-14 Thread Gordon
they have made mention of an SE3 coming early next year which would feature a 6.1 inch screen and retain the touch ID. I can't imagine how large the phone would be since there's going to be a home button, but probably the same size at the pro max. On 10/14/2020 8:05 PM, M. Taylor wrote:

Re: Review iPhone 12 series☺️

2020-10-14 Thread Gordon
It would be nice if T-mobile does something special like that. On 10/14/2020 8:45 AM, Wayne Merritt wrote: For those looking to upgrade to the new phones, I found some aggressive pricing from AT and Verizon mentioned in the Apple Store app, like an $800 credit from AT They really want to get

Re: Voice Over And Twitter App

2020-10-08 Thread Gordon
I'm not sure if it's in 14.0.1, but you can add image description to the rotor in 14.2. So that option might actually be available in the public version of 14.0.1. On 10/8/2020 7:53 AM, Jennie Facer wrote: Hi Joy, Unfortunately, there is no way to turn off emojis for just one app; however,

Re: How do you power off an iPhone 11

2020-10-07 Thread Gordon
You can also hold down one of the volume buttons and the side button at the same time for about a second and that will bring up the power off option or the emergency SOS button to call emergency services. If you hold the two down for about 5 seconds, I believe that will call 911. So be sure to

Re: I can get an iPhone 7 for $199.00!

2020-10-01 Thread Gordon
I know a lot of the MVNO companies like strait talk and Cricket wireless are still trying to unload the 7 for around $150 to $199. But occasionally they will run a deal where you can pick it up for $99. I think that Boost Mobile has that deal going right now. If you're on a budget and can find

Re: I can get an iPhone 7 for $199.00!

2020-10-01 Thread Gordon
If it's a new 7, the battery could already be shot from sitting on the shelf for the past four years. On 10/1/2020 7:14 PM, Mary Otten wrote: I agree with Gordon. I would not pay $200 for what will be a four-year-old phone this fall. Save up for the SE 2020 if you can. I would want to know

Re: I can get an iPhone 7 for $199.00!

2020-10-01 Thread Gordon
I see iPhone 7's all over the place for $99 these days. I personally wouldn't pay $200 myself. yes you can set it up with no sighted assistance. Just press the home button three times once the phone starts and voice over will come up. If I was doing this I would save up and buy the new SE2020

Re: iPhone se has stopped talking

2020-09-28 Thread Gordon
You're very welcome. Yeah I've saved the day for many people over the past few years. I don't know why 0 volume is no speech. If you use Alex he's really low, but you can still hear him. But all other voices are silent. On 9/28/2020 9:12 PM, Janet Bell wrote: Hi Gordon you are a star

Re: iPhone se has stopped talking

2020-09-28 Thread Gordon
First: try the up volume button on the side. If that doesn't work, there's a chance you could have accidentally turned the volume down in the rotor. Turn the rotor and flick up once each time you turn it. If that rotor volume is set to 0, you wont have speech unless you're using Alex for some

IOS 14.0.1 is out

2020-09-24 Thread Gordon
this update says bug fixes. Hopefully they included some of the VO issues we're having. -- 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,

Re: Good news for Sirius XM football fans

2020-09-22 Thread Gordon
s all that much. Wow, this is cool! Wayne On 9/22/20, Gordon wrote: I know you'll love this. http://www.insideradio.com/free/siriusxm-streaming-only-subscribers-now-able-to-access-nfl-game-day-broadcasts/article_6f0dc69a-fd10-11ea-8a06-f77c15711f76.html <http://www.insideradio.com/free/siriusxm-streami

Good news for Sirius XM football fans

2020-09-22 Thread Gordon
I know you'll love this. http://www.insideradio.com/free/siriusxm-streaming-only-subscribers-now-able-to-access-nfl-game-day-broadcasts/article_6f0dc69a-fd10-11ea-8a06-f77c15711f76.html

First app to offer stereo recording

2020-09-20 Thread Gordon
So Apple announced several months ago that they would be allowing stereo recording in IOS 14 giving app developers access to both mics. The ferite Studio app is the first that I've found to take advantage of that opportunity. You can get it for free and use it to make recordings under 10

Re: iPhone SE 2020 successfully recovered and restored

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
Glad to hear that you got everything back. I had something similar back in 2017 and I wasn't as lucky as you were. But fortunately T-mobile did a warranty exchange and I was only down for one day. But I definitely know how that feels. I posted here on the group about how to help with the VO

Reducing VO lag in IOS 14

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
So there is a temporary fix that helps minimize the voice over lag you'll experience in IOS 14, and this is really simple and easy. You simply add a second language to your rotor and switch to it. I just added English Samantha like I use for the default. When you switch to it in the rotor, the

Re: Caution against following advice to reset settings when reporting iOS 14 issues to Apple Accessibility

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
the first restore button to get that second update and restore button to come up. This will give you a clean install just in case something went wrong some where. Then maybe you can update from iCloud to get some of your settings back. On 9/19/2020 8:25 PM, Alan Lemly wrote: Gordon, Yes, I also

Re: trouble turning Iphone SE on

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
If it doesn't come up talking right away, press the home button and it should ask for your password if the phone is up and running. On 9/19/2020 8:11 PM, Richard Turner wrote: First, the SE phones have no number other than maybe 2^nd generation or 2020. ON mine, I did the counting seconds

Re: Caution against following advice to reset settings when reporting iOS 14 issues to Apple Accessibility

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
I'm going to recommend that people who haven't upgraded to 14 not do so just yet. It's not going to break your phone, but there are some huge headaches you'll encounter with IOS 14. The one good thing about Apple is that they usually get on this stuff pretty fast and start pushing out fixes

Re: Caution against following advice to reset settings when reporting iOS 14 issues to Apple Accessibility

2020-09-19 Thread Gordon
You're encrypted backup isn't going to work since it's a 13.7 backup and your phone is running 14. If you're lucky your phone might just be stuck in recovery mode and didn't actually try to downgrade back to 13.7 which I'm not sure if Apple is still signing that anymore. Do some google

Re: help please trouble with iOS update

2020-09-16 Thread Gordon
So what exactly happened? Did the phone shut down after installing the update and just never came back up? Do you have someone sighted to look at the screen to see if it's saying anything? On 9/16/2020 7:55 PM, 'A Robledo' via VIPhone wrote: Hello list, Please help. I tried to do the update

Re: iOS14 not launched today?

2020-09-16 Thread Gordon
It would make sense not to launch it today based on Apple's way of handling this for years. They've always launched gold master to the public beta testers and developers within hours after the event ends and then the public launch a week later which would be this coming Tuesday. I was a bit

Re: How does the new IOS 14 work with VO

2020-09-15 Thread Gordon
Beta testers now have gold master. Under normal circumstances Apple will release gold master shortly after the event ends and public the following week. So tomorrow the public gets what beta testers got today. On 9/15/2020 9:30 PM, Richard Turner wrote: Well, this a little embarrassing, I

Re: I O S 14

2020-09-15 Thread Gordon
There was no mention of iPhone at all during today's event. However IOS 14 drops for everyone tomorrow according to what Tim Cooke said at the end of the event. It makes me wonder how delayed the iPhone 12 really is. I wonder if they will announce it like they did with the SE or if they will

Re: audio Stream of NFL Games

2020-09-14 Thread Gordon
Yeah I was getting the raw feed for the Dallas Cowboys radio network using Game Day Pro. I'm not sure how they got that, but it's the actual feed the stations down the line get. If you have game day pro, go to Dallas and select the Cowboys radio button on top. There are two of those, but the

IOS 13.7 is out

2020-09-01 Thread Gordon
I didn't think we would have another 13 update, but it's here and now available for those who want it. -- 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: No Speech Though VO Is On

2020-08-29 Thread Gordon
If the three finger tap doesn't bring speech back, you might have turned the speech volume down to 0. To check this you'll need to turn the rotor and flick up once. Keep turning it and flick up once each time you do and that should bring speech back. If you did the three finger tap first,

Re: Using and setting up iPhones without Sims?

2020-08-29 Thread Gordon
I would speak with Apple about this and see if a battery replacement might be possible. You don't want that battery exploding on you for sure. That could be highly dangerous and might even start a fire. You should not ever plug this phone into power until this is resolved. On 8/29/2020 7:33

Re: Changing an iphone 7 from A T T to Verison

2020-08-20 Thread Gordon
As long as you don't have any outstanding obligations to At and your phone meets their unlock requirements, getting it unlocked is simple and quick. Most of the unlock policies are pretty straight forward. For example: T-mobile requires that a phone be active on their network for at least 60

Re: iPhone 8, worth it now?

2020-08-03 Thread Gordon
Another good reason to get the SE2 is the fact that it will receive updates longer than the 8. On 8/3/2020 1:42 AM, Joshua Hendrickson wrote: I also have an iPhone 8. I don't understand this talk of poor battery life and poor speakers in the iPhone 8. My iPhone 8 is working perfectly fine.

Re: iPhone 8, worth it now?

2020-08-03 Thread Gordon
Get the SE2. The 8 had multiple issues with batteries and speakers. It's kind of hit and miss which one you would get, so go for the SE 2. It's cheaper and newer and has the newer updated processor and cameras. On 8/3/2020 1:18 AM, Portia Scott wrote: Hi all, My mother is thinking of having

Re: new SE loses wifi contact with internet frequently

2020-07-28 Thread Gordon
Try turning off wifi assist. This might help keep you connected to wifi without dropping the connection. Wifi assist bounces back and forth between cellular and wifi based on the signal. When wifi assist is turned off, you'll only switch to cellular data when there's no wifi network to connect

Re: How do I make a voice recording for a message?

2020-07-17 Thread Gordon
How and where are you wanting to record your voice message? Is it an iMessage or some where else? On 7/17/2020 8:35 PM, Ann Byrne wrote: I am trying to record a message.  I have double-tapped on record' button", and magic-tapped.  Each time I get a start and a stop sound, but no recording. 

Has anyone noticed this

2020-06-28 Thread Gordon
So Apple will sometimes make little changes under the hood that affects the way voice over behaves. This usually happens in waves, and not everyone gets the updates at the same time. I think it usually takes a week or so before everyone sees the changes. As of Thursday my iPhone isn't chatty

Re: turning on Voice over

2020-06-25 Thread Gordon
There's a chance that you could have turned your volume down for voice over. Try the side volume keys first to see if you get it back. You might need to try this and then triple tap and try again since you currently don't know if voice over is on or off. If that doesn't work try the rotor.

Re: Siri Issue

2020-06-09 Thread Gordon
This happened to me once a long time ago. Lets try this to see if it works. Go into Siri and turn it off. If you have a phone with a home button you'll turn it off where it says use Siri with home button. If you don't have home button it will say Siri with side button. After you turn that off,

TV guide mobile

2020-06-05 Thread Gordon
Something is going on with this app and you all might want to check your batteries if you have it installed. I've been noticing huge battery drain since the last update. In the past 24 hours the app ran in the background for 22 of those hours doing something. When I was asleep it shows that

Re: question regarding sound vibration in new SE

2020-06-03 Thread Gordon
Yes, you will have sound coming out of the ear peace and the bottom speaker when listening to music or other audio. The bottom speaker will be located in the same place where the headphone jack would have been on your six. You will feel a vibration especially when listening to music on the

Re: The newest release of iOS: The newest release of iOS:

2020-05-27 Thread Gordon
this whole thing has been totally blown out of proportion. Rumors get started and it circulates and really makes people feel scared and uneasy. No one is tracking you! There's not someone sitting there watching you go to Walmart and then out to eat and monitoring who you talk to. The Covid19

OK folks go get it

2020-05-20 Thread Gordon
IOS 13.5 is now live for public consumption. I can tell you I've had it for a couple of days now and have never seen better battery life on any IOS version. I think you'll be pleased if you see my same results. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If

Facebook rooms

2020-05-19 Thread Gordon
I love this idea for getting friends together in a conference type room with video and audio. There are two ways to create a room. The first is with the facebook app and the second way is through messenger under the people tab. However if you set up a room, you'll have to have headphones

Re: iOS 13.5 released.

2020-05-18 Thread Gordon
Yeah I looked it up and this is the GM. So it's possible that it could drop for the rest of us this week possibly. Apple usually likes to do this before a holiday weekend instead of the week of based on my past experiences. On 5/18/2020 1:15 PM, Devin Prater wrote: Nope, its in its last beta

Metro-by-t-mobile offering the SE2020 for $99.99

2020-05-13 Thread Gordon
if you're looking for a good deal and don't mind switching, you can get the SE2020 for $99.99. This would be a good deal for those of you who are on prepaid or have family or friends who are wanting to get a good deal and the network has good coverage where you live. This network has gotten a

Re: help with getting rid of a number

2020-05-11 Thread Gordon
Glad to hear that this solved the issue. Maybe you wont have to go through these steps next time you need to edit a contact. On 5/11/2020 4:10 AM, Janet Bell wrote: Hi Gordon, going into iCloud and turning contacts off before I change the contact and putting it back on afterwards works

Re: help with getting rid of a number

2020-05-11 Thread Gordon
have duplicate contact entries coming from both Google and iCloud. In this case you can turn off syncing of your Google contacts. We'll go down that road if my first suggestion doesn't solve your issue. On 5/11/2020 12:46 AM, Janet Bell wrote: Hi Gordon thanks very much will give it a try

Re: help with getting rid of a number

2020-05-10 Thread Gordon
oying the good." Sent with theiPhone SE 2020 www.turner42.com On May 10, 2020, at 10:22 PM, Gordon wrote:  I can't say for sure, but perhaps turning off iCloud for contacts,  making the contact the way you want it and then turning it back on might solve the issue. On 5/11/202

Re: help with getting rid of a number

2020-05-10 Thread Gordon
I can't say for sure, but perhaps turning off iCloud for contacts,  making the contact the way you want it and then turning it back on might solve the issue. On 5/11/2020 12:10 AM, Janet Bell wrote: Morning to you all, my problem is I have a person in my contacts list who has changed their

Is there a way to go to the bottom

2020-05-10 Thread Gordon
I've noticed a lot in IOS 13 that when using apps like facebook messenger, whatsapp, signal and telegram that when you open a conversation it usually places you in the middle. So you have to use the three finger up to scroll to the bottom where the most recent message would be. Is there a

Re: Problem Solvved - RE: Recorder Hq Question

2020-05-08 Thread Gordon
Yeah that's why I love this app so much and use it all the time. Also it supports all the major file types. On 5/8/2020 4:55 PM, Karen Poulakos wrote: In case anyone is considering using this app, I thought I'd let you know that they have really simplified the download process for wifi

Recording video without camera sounds and speech

2020-05-06 Thread Gordon
I know the camera has given guidance for a while now, but I don't remember it doing this when recording video. But this morning I was recording a video and it was full of sounds and voice guidance telling me where to move the camera and a series of beeps. Is there a way to turn this off while

Re: the new iPhone SE 2020

2020-04-27 Thread Gordon
i did read something that said that it does record in stereo when recording videos. I can't remember where it was, but it was definitely a credible source. On 4/27/2020 10:09 AM, Gerardo Corripio wrote: Also does it record in stereo the videos, as the 11 does? Enviado desde Correo

Re: Setting up new iPhone SE 2020

2020-04-24 Thread Gordon
Congratulations on your new purchase. This phone is sounding better every day. Please come back here in a few days and let us know how the battery life is on this device. I wouldn't even begin to pay attention to battery life until Monday as the phone does things under the hood during the

Re: Ordered a new SE this morning

2020-04-20 Thread Gordon
iPhone cells have been struggling for a couple of years now. Entering a low cost phone into the mix will help them sell tuns of these things. Especially when their budget offering is better than anything on the market and offers longer software support than any Android phone out there. You

Re: Strange thing - a couple of times, two-finger double tap would not allow me to answer my phone.

2020-04-20 Thread Gordon
That has happened to me ever now and then. A restart cleared the issue up and it worked fine. It's rare, but it happens. On 4/20/2020 9:28 AM, Carolyn wrote: Have any of you ever experienced that? I had to call two people back. I have no idea what could cause that, but have shut phone down and

It was nice getting to know some of you

2020-04-18 Thread Gordon
I had to jump out of the meeting because I have some new furniture to unload. It was nice talking with those of you who were able to come out and I hope we do this again. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns

Re: Stimulus Info

2020-04-15 Thread Gordon
this is the part of this stimulus package I don't understand. No, if you're listed as a dependent on another person's taxes, no one gets anything for you. You don't get the $1,200 and the person who claimed you gets nothing for you either. This applies to disabled adults who are claimed on

IOS 13.4.1

2020-04-07 Thread Gordon
It just came out with security fixes. But it doesn't fix the yestertay  bug. I don't think that is an IOS update bug, but more so an under the hood update they pushed to us. I know people who still have 13.3.1 who have that bug as well that was introduced a couple of weeks ago. -- The

Re: Should I buy an Iphone 8 now or wait for the potential of buying the new iPhone SE/9?

2020-03-26 Thread Gordon
If I were in your position I would give it until the middle of May to see if there's any announcements about when this new phone might be available. If everything I've red is true, Apple might want to get this out there as soon as possible if they have projections of selling a certain amount

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

2020-03-25 Thread Gordon
have XR and Samantha pronounce yesterday with a t, like yestertay. Regards Sent from my iPhone On Mar 25, 2020, at 4:55 PM, Gordon wrote:  I have the 10R and am not experiencing this. I upgraded yesterday and have done several tests using several different voices. I use Samantha compact

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

2020-03-25 Thread Gordon
I have the 10R and am not experiencing this. I upgraded yesterday and have done several tests using several different voices. I use Samantha compact every day, but I tried Tom, Alex and a couple of others. On 3/25/2020 3:52 PM, Alan Lemly wrote: Richard, That is very interesting that the

Re: setting up facetime

2020-03-23 Thread Gordon
I thought that face time was based on your Apple ID. On 3/23/2020 11:38 AM, Paul and Paula Jordan wrote: Hi all.  I have a friend who has an IPhone 11 pro.  She is unable to make a facetime call.  When she goes to facetime she’s asked to set up an account, but when she tries she can’t seem

Re: Looking for A Simple Unlimited Voice Recording App for iOS.

2020-03-18 Thread Gordon
exactly how to set the recorder up to suit the user's needs. Thanks in advance. Peace & Blessings, Pastor Duane L. Steele Phone (276) 730-5194 On Mar 18, 2020, at 4:05 PM, Gordon wrote: It sure is, I use it all the time. It even has magic tap functionality where you can have it do a

Re: Looking for A Simple Unlimited Voice Recording App for iOS.

2020-03-18 Thread Gordon
the features accessible? On Mar 18, 2020, at 12:53 PM, Gordon wrote: The one I use is called HQ recorder. I believe it's $3.95, however it's well worth every penny you'll pay for it. It supports many different file types and even has all of your typical sharing options along with wifi transfer

Re: Looking for A Simple Unlimited Voice Recording App for iOS.

2020-03-18 Thread Gordon
The one I use is called HQ recorder. I believe it's $3.95, however it's well worth every penny you'll pay for it. It supports many different file types and even has all of your typical sharing options along with wifi transfer. On 3/18/2020 11:47 AM, Barbara Stahl wrote: Hi, I looked up this

Re: iPhone xr

2020-03-09 Thread Gordon
*From:* viphone@googlegroups.com *On Behalf Of *Gordon *Sent:* Monday, March 9, 2020 12:58 AM *To:* viphone@googlegroups.com *Subject:* Re: iPhone xr the 10R is one of the best iPhones I've ever owned. It has awesome battery life, very nice sound and it's fast and snappy. Getting used to the lack

Re: iPhone xr

2020-03-08 Thread Gordon
the 10R is one of the best iPhones I've ever owned. It has awesome battery life, very nice sound and it's fast and snappy. Getting used to the lack of home button and gestures is simple and easy once you've spent a few minutes with the phone. I honestly think this is the best iPhone Apple has

Re: Flicktype

2020-02-25 Thread Gordon
If you're typing a name that's not listed in the choices, you'll enter that manually the same way you do with the standard IOS keyboard and use the two finger single tap to indicate that the first letter needs to be capitalized. Once the name has been entered once manually, it will stay in

Deleting messages from Alexa app

2020-02-01 Thread Gordon
So I want to delete messages that people have sent me through the echo. So I go to the the Alexa app and select the communications tab and there are all of the conversations. But unfortunately there are no rotor actions, nor is there a delete option when opening the conversation. I did some

Re: What do these two options mean

2020-01-23 Thread Gordon
Yeah the sim contacts were more popular back in the day when cell phones didn't have data. Now most of that stuff is saved in the cloud on IOS or On Google.1/23/2020 2:43 AM, Simon A Fogarty wrote: On some of the older phones you could save contacts to your sim card so that when you changed

Re: A really cool news app for local news

2020-01-09 Thread Gordon
to learn what kind of articles you read and pulls those into the main feed of the app for you from your topics and pages that you’ve followed. Ed On Jan 8, 2020, at 7:02 PM, Gordon wrote: So I've Ben using breaking news for years to get national news from multiple news sources. Earlier I

A really cool news app for local news

2020-01-08 Thread Gordon
So I've Ben using breaking news for years to get national news from multiple news sources. Earlier I was on face book and saw an advertisement for smart news. It's free and gives you local or national news for several sources. The only thing you have to do to make it accessible is to choose

Re: iPhone latest update

2019-12-25 Thread Gordon
A two finger double tap should work to stop playback. On 12/25/2019 6:07 PM, Jewel wrote: 13.3 was installed in the wee small hours of this morning, and, to date, I have found no difference in the performance of the phone. However, there is one thing: not connected with 13.3 I think, but,

Re: iPhone latest update

2019-12-23 Thread Gordon
It's been a little while since I've turned that stuff off on my phone, but I think you'll go to settings, accessibility, voice over and then audio if I remember correctly. On 12/23/2019 4:38 PM, Holly wrote: Hi all: Finally took the plunge and updated to 13.3.  All good so far. I know it

Re: the latest version of IOS 13 and battery drain

2019-12-18 Thread Gordon
In the beginning mine did not drain any faster, but I've noticed this week that it has been draining a little faster. Last night when I was asleep I saw battery use of two percent per hour. So not sure what's going on with that. On 12/18/2019 9:46 PM, Casey wrote: Hi have any of your out hear

Very frustrating night last night

2019-12-16 Thread Gordon
Has anyone set up an iPhone lately? I set up my daughter's iPhone 7 last night on my account because I got her the 10R and I kind of miss the 7 a little. It took me about three hours to get this phone set up with my iCloud backup. The first thing you must do is to use the accessibility button

Re: Looks like 13.3 just came out

2019-12-10 Thread Gordon
I haven't tried that one, but they did make a lot of changes for the better in the email app. So there's a good chance they might have fixed that one to. On 12/10/2019 12:11 PM, Holly wrote: Hi Gordon: Has the email bug been addressed?  That is, when you return to the in box after reading

Looks like 13.3 just came out

2019-12-10 Thread Gordon
This is an update you'll definitely want to get. I've been using the beta for almost a month and it works well. So no risk with getting this one. -- 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

Re: iOS 13.3 release

2019-12-06 Thread Gordon
I would think they would push it out either next week or the week of the 16th. We just got beta 4 yesterday and a lot of stuff has been fixed. So huge progress has been made and I don't foresee any issues with and think that the rest of the voice over users will be really happy with it when it

Re: Swapping from FlickType keyboard to system keyboard

2019-12-05 Thread Gordon
I have seen this behavior where there is no next keyboard button. I can't pinpoint specific examples of when it happens because it's random. But I think it might be in areas where you need to enter passwords and stuff like that. That's where I've noticed it the most. On 12/5/2019 11:49 AM,

Re: Apple Accessibility reply to Voiceover no longer coming out of my Bose Mini Soundlink 2 bluetooth speaker since upgrading to iOS 13.2

2019-11-21 Thread Gordon
Yes that's a generic response I've seen copied and pasted many times by Apple, however this stuff does get fixed much faster than it would if it were Google. So they do listen and work on this stuff. On 11/21/2019 3:35 PM, Davy Cuppens wrote: Wow that is a great standard chatbot message that

Re: Can you get someone's voice as a Voiceover voice?

2019-11-21 Thread Gordon
change the voice used by the iOS Google Assistant app or that on my Google Home Mini? *From:*viphone@googlegroups.com *On Behalf Of *Gordon *Sent:* Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:40 AM *To:* viphone@googlegroups.com *Subject:* Re: Can you get someone's voice as a Voiceover voice? I'm not sure how

Re: Can you get someone's voice as a Voiceover voice?

2019-11-21 Thread Gordon
I'm not sure how they do it, but Google uses some celebrity voices with their assistant. the one I use is Issa Rea. It's actually cool. On 11/21/2019 10:36 AM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: Hi Kevin, While the original SIRI voice was done from voice samples, it is my understanding that the new

Re: Can't Reboot iPhone

2019-11-05 Thread Gordon
Of Gordon Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:48 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Can't Reboot iPhone I've read where that will call emergency services if held down for a few seconds without release. the way I've always done a reboot is to press volume down and release it quickly

Re: Can't Reboot iPhone

2019-11-05 Thread Gordon
I've read where that will call emergency services if held down for a few seconds without release. the way I've always done a reboot is to press volume down and release it quickly, then press volume up and release quickly. then hold down the side button for about 13 seconds or so. On 11/5/2019

Re: Battery drain

2019-10-30 Thread Gordon
When you go to about phone to change your name after a network reset, you might be prompted to update carrier settings. Be sure to do this as it will give you updated settings from your carrier. On 10/30/2019 10:53 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: Hi Judy, You go to Settings > General > Reset and

Re: Battery drain

2019-10-30 Thread Gordon
It's all about your battery. I've known several people who have had this same problem and needed a battery replacement. So be prepared to pay for that when you take the phone in. On 10/30/2019 7:20 AM, Judy Pryor wrote: For the past 2 nights my fully charged iPhone has dropped to 10 percent

Re: last message

2019-10-29 Thread Gordon
With the last few versions of IOS, the phone comes back up using Samantha even if you have another voice selected. But waiting a few minutes will bring your voice back. I think it all has to redownload. On 10/29/2019 1:51 AM, Janet Bell wrote: please forget the last message as the voice has

Re: iOS 13.2 released what about the persisting bugs

2019-10-28 Thread Gordon
Yes, flick type works very well in IOS 13.2. I think you'll notice improved battery life as well. It might take a day or two for you to really see the results, but you'll notice them. On 10/28/2019 11:10 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: It has also been reported that Flicktype works correctly

Re: Battery Health

2019-10-10 Thread Gordon
You're doing really good if you have a phone that's three years old with 98 percent battery health. Apple says that once the battery reaches 80 percent that it needs to be replaced. But I have known a couple of people who started seeing battery problems at 88 percent. But for now you're doing

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