Data types and cabling two iphones together?

2020-10-17 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I have the usb3 camera adapter which my workplace bought for my use with a usb microphone. I understand that two iphones can be cabled together for data transfer. My question is will it only deal with icloud data, or will it actually transfer downloaded music, Audible books, and that

Audio quality on the 11 vs the upcoming models?

2020-10-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
So as a follow-up question based on responses from my other thread, there was a suggestion of getting an 11 then a newer phone a few years from now. I'm sorry, but I couldn't find the name of the person who brought that up. Do we know at this point whether the speakers on the pro models

Re: The autoplay switch in the music app seems broken.

2020-10-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
at while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert On Oct 15, 2020, at 11:06 PM, Matthew Bullis wrote: Hello, if you're listening to your music with a specific album, now there's a switch that plays related music after yo

Preparing for face ID as a new user.

2020-10-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, so I've held onto my 6s plus for five years, since I had a bunch of music and books on it. I'm planning on upgrading to the 12 max, since I want the long battery life and the screen size for braille screen input. I'll be upset if touch ID comes back in a phone in the next year, because I

The autoplay switch in the music app seems broken.

2020-10-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, if you're listening to your music with a specific album, now there's a switch that plays related music after your album or playlist finishes. I personally don't like this feature, and the switch shows up if you press on the album artwork. However, it says either on or selected on, so I

Access to charging sensor while having belt clip on case?

2020-10-10 Thread Matthew Bullis
In preparation for getting a new iPhone and case when the new ones come out, I'm upgrading from a 6s plus. If I go the route of finding stands or charging pads to rest the new phone on, can this coexist with something like those stick-on nubs that click into a belt clip? Right now, the nub I

Re: iOS14 not launched today?

2020-09-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
It also may take time to be distributed around the world, so you may not see it right away. I tend to wait a couple of days anyway, to read about it, and also give time for the flurry of downloads to subside. Matthew On Sep 16, 2020, at 8:11 AM, Richard Turner wrote: Time will tell. Apple

Re: apple music

2020-08-30 Thread Matthew Bullis
You should be able to download the songs you want if you log into the same Apple ID. Without logging in, you wouldn't have access to the library you've built up or the subscription you've been paying for. Matthew On Aug 30, 2020, at 12:43 PM, kitty hevener wrote:  I am currently using apple

Re: Downcast and Alternatives

2020-08-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
Downcast is very customizable both globally and by each podcast. You can adjust how often it refreshes, when it deletes episodes, and decide if you want a default behavior or something different for each podcast feed. I tried Castro but didn't like the structure of it. I really like that

The screen recognition feature: was Re: getting a new SE 2020 today

2020-07-27 Thread Matthew Bullis
nition? -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Matthew Bullis Sent: Monday, July 27, 2020 12:59 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: getting a new SE 2020 today Does anyone know whether the new SE model will support the

Re: getting a new SE 2020 today

2020-07-27 Thread Matthew Bullis
Does anyone know whether the new SE model will support the screen recognition feature in the upcoming IOS14? I realize it may be too early to tell, but I know it will be only available on tens and up. Maybe the SE doesn't have a certain chip in it? Thanks, Matthew On Jul 27, 2020, at 8:27 AM,

Re: Best way to Restore a backup to a new Iphone in 2020?

2020-06-20 Thread Matthew Bullis
I have an iphone 6splus, and wonder if it's new enough to take advantage of the proximity to the new iphone? I can't remember whether that feature became available with the 7 line and newer. Thanks, Matthew On Jun 20, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Anna Dresner wrote: Hello Gerardo, In most cases,

Accessible app to record a phone interview?

2020-05-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I've not had need to record a phone interview before, but always thought it might come up. Has anyone used an accessible app that you'd recommend? So far, I'm trying to cable the phone to a mixer with a microphone for me, but that's complicating the problem. Does the app you'd recommend

Re: Calling All Fans of the Parker Brother's Monopoly Board Game

2020-04-15 Thread Matthew Bullis
: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:14 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Calling All Fans of the Parker Brother's Monopoly Board Game Done. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Matthew Bullis Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:46 PM To: viphone

Re: Calling All Fans of the Parker Brother's Monopoly Board Game

2020-04-15 Thread Matthew Bullis
Kid Friendly Software is Marty Schultz from Blindfold Games, so he should keep development of that game going, unless he has said otherwise. Matthew On Apr 15, 2020, at 5:41 PM, M. Taylor wrote: Hello All, Recently I posted about an on-device, self-voicing Monopoly-like game for iOS, called

Re: How to rewind an audible book

2020-04-07 Thread Matthew Bullis
The issue I find is that the player is no longer a tab at the bottom, but there is a button called miniplayer, which is similar to how this works in the Apple Music app. Now in Audible when you tap on a title, it begins to play and the screen doesn't really change, and will not open up to the

Re: Help with Downcast?

2020-03-17 Thread Matthew Bullis
Although I haven't tried this method, you could still delete and reinstall the app after you backed up the info to icloud. You do need to go through and turn on various settings, then check to make sure the backup has been completed. As I said, I've not deleted and reinstalled, but I hope that

Re: Odd problem between dropbox, my iPhone, and streaming

2019-12-25 Thread Matthew Bullis
The best way I've found to deal with this problem is to invest in a six dollar app called Cloud Beats Pro. I tested the free version and liked it. The thing that caused me to pay was that it limits your access to ten random files inside a folder, and only when you pay do you get the whole

Re: AirPods Pro. Any pointers on removing the silicon insert to try a different size?

2019-11-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
I have not invested in these Pro devices, since I just got the Airpods 2 about three months ago. Do you know if the Pro models will fit into the case for the version 2 Airpods? Are these new ones shaped differently than the previous model? Matthew > On Nov 9, 2019, at 1:34 PM, 'Kramlinger,

Re: 1Password or LastPass?

2019-10-22 Thread Matthew Bullis
Is there anything you wouldn't use this program for? Would you use this to create your Apple id password? That is about the only thing that I would say you might not want to use this for, since you probably couldn't get to the password field before you needed to log in. Matthew On Oct 22,

Re: Pulsating response

2019-10-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
Perhaps it's the iPhone model you have. All I find is Sounds as well, but that's probably because I'm using an iPhone 6SPlus. Maybe this feature was introduced in the iPhone 7, though my phone does have some of those haptics, like with 3d touch. Matthew On 10/1/19, Shirley Baker wrote: > When I

Re: Using voice control to enter a passcode

2019-09-24 Thread Matthew Bullis
If you turn the Raise to Wake feature on, then you can have Voice control swipe right until you get to the Press Home to unlock. Then have it double tap, then say tap number, tap number, tap number. I did get it a few times to enter the whole code by saying tap number number number. In this way,

Small annoyance in braille screen input.

2019-09-21 Thread Matthew Bullis
While running IOS13, which I upgraded the other day, I notice that after most words I'm typing, I hear the little sound that you get when perhaps you get when spelling correction. However, I have that turned off, along with text prediction. Does anyone know what this is trying to do? It doesn't

Re: accessible measuring app?

2019-09-20 Thread Matthew Bullis
I believe the talking tape measure is in the Maxi Aids catalog or the Independent Living Aids catalog. I ordered it from one of those about five years ago, but can't remember which one. Matthew On 9/20/19, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: > Doing a Google search did give me this: > Talking Tape Measure

Re: country music dvds on PBS

2019-09-18 Thread Matthew Bullis
I was able to download the PBS video app for iPhone last night and open the series. I had already turned on the audio description in the iPhone's media settings under accessibility, and when I chose the episode I wanted, it began the audio description after the initial logos and such. The

Re: The Accessibility Bugs Introduced and Resolved in iOS 13 for Blind and Low Vision Users | AppleVis

2019-09-15 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, if anyone feels like doing so, can you actually wait to upgrade from version 12 to 13.1, or do you need to upgrade to 13 first in order to then get the incremental update? Thanks, Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any

Re: apple keynote

2019-09-11 Thread Matthew Bullis
How do you perform the reachability gesture without a home button? Thanks, Matthew On 9/11/19, Robin wrote: > YourWife's iPhone6S is a Little > SmallerThan your iPhoneXR & the iPhoneXR is the > SameSize as the UpComin iPhone11 > > YourWife should GET the iPhone11Pro if She > desires a

Gadget recommendation: foot pedals to flick left and right.

2019-08-31 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, in looking for a gadget which would let me step on pedals to accomplish keyboard functions, I found www.rjcooper.com and his various adaptive switch controls. I don't get any commission or anything, so it's just a recommendation for this unit. I have the ability now to step with my lebt

What language do I use to describe the actions rotor to a developer?

2019-08-22 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I want to give feedback to the developer of the Downcast app, as well as to eBay about things that you need to flick through which really can be better handled with the actions rotor. How do I describe this Voiceover function in non-Voiceover terms? Thanks, Matthew -- The following

Re: have a couple more questions about emails on the phone

2019-08-14 Thread Matthew Bullis
If you want to get out of a message and back into the list, find the back button. When you are ready, try a two finger left right left, or up down up. This gesture will actually activate the Back button on a screen if there is one. When using the edit button method, you can still actually flick

Re: really enjoying my new iPhone am doing all kinds of fun stuff

2019-08-14 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, one of the best ways to manage email on the phone is to tap the edit button, then go through and tap on the emails I don't want. Then tap on the trash button. This way, you don't need to flick up to delete the current message in the list and accidentally delete a newer message that has

Re: having a bit of trouble with the email app on the iPhone

2019-08-13 Thread Matthew Bullis
That screen that says mail, calendar, contacts, etc., is a set of switches that you turn on so that the Mail app collects that information. Once you turn each thing on or off, depending on what you want, then press Save and you'll be put into your inbox. Matthew On Aug 13, 2019, at 10:20 PM,

Re: really enjoying my new iPhone am doing all kinds of fun stuff

2019-08-13 Thread Matthew Bullis
Josh, you may find that putting in your Gmail account into the regular Mail app may be good enough. I have used my gmail this way for years, and have not needed anything that the Gmail app provides. I guess you could try it both ways and see which works the best. Try another app called Eye-d. I

Re: iPhone Braille dot 5,6

2019-07-07 Thread Matthew Bullis
That's the letter sign. For instance, if you want to type the name Al, dot six then a l will give you capital also. However if you do dots 5 6 then a dot six then a l, you'll get the name Al. It basically means don't translate this next thing as a contraction. Matthew On Jul 7, 2019, at 9:52

Reachability on the new iphones?

2019-06-27 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, when working with my student's new iphone x, I noticed that reachability is turned off. I turned it on, and I did manage to hear the swishing sound, but don't know how I got that. Can anyone explain how this is done? Googling didn't help, and I tried several methods but couldn't repeat

Re: having trouble entering in my pass code now that I switched to touch typing

2019-06-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
You also have the option of flicking to the right and double tapping on the number you want, if the touch and lift method isn't perfected quite yet for you. The flick gesture is the most basic one, like tab and shift tab on the computer. Also, if you can, have someone help you load the Looktel

Re: how do I unsub from this list

2019-06-08 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hi, as a technology teacher, I have to say give the iphone experience a few weeks to a month. Check out the basics podcasts on Applevis, or maybe someone can be a mentor for you. It takes a few weeks to get in the mindset of the iphone. If you're a braille writer, then eventually you will enjoy

Re: need some advice, a hold up on getting my iPhone, but will get it in a different way

2019-06-04 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, could you order it through your phone plan? That's what I did, as far as ordering through the Verizon site, including the phone and the case to go with it. Your carrier should have all of the options you would want. You will then be able to take the Sim card from your existing iphone, if

Re: Problem with the Audible app

2019-01-15 Thread Matthew Bullis
This is correct. You can log into the site in question on Safari and purchase the material, then come back to your app and download. This works well for the examples cited above with Amazon and Audible. Matthew On Jan 15, 2019, at 4:28 PM, Christopher Chaltain wrote: My understanding is that

Re: How to access Developer Response of Apps Store reviews?

2018-12-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
As best as I've been able to figure out, that button isn't actually active unless you're a developer. What I've heard when they have made a response is Voiceover will read that button, then the response they've made. If the above isn't really the case, then I wonder why the button shows up if

Re: Bard Mobile and the locked screen

2018-10-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
I have noticed this behavior sometimes, so I close the app from the app switcher. When I then reopen the app, I can listen when the screen is locked. Matthew On Oct 9, 2018, at 7:14 PM, Marie wrote: I just recently noticed that Bard Mobile will not continue playing when the screen locks even

Re: cannot buy Kindle books using the Amazon app

2018-08-11 Thread Matthew Bullis
As far as I've known, there hasn't been a button to purchase from the app ever. The issue is that if an app sells something, then Apple gets a portion, and so Amazon directs you to its website. Matthew On Aug 11, 2018, at 8:41 AM, Paul Ferrara wrote: There appears to be no button for

Re: BARD app - would this feature be helpful to others?

2018-03-14 Thread Matthew Bullis
This feature kind of already exists. If you'll go to the bookshelf tab, then choose latest, you'll be able to choose from the latest books you've listened to. Matthew On 3/14/18, Lynda Ingraham wrote: > That would be a great feature. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Mar

Re: Quite upset with the app Sero

2017-12-17 Thread Matthew Bullis
I canceled after I opened the app one day and it didn't log in. It promptly deleted all the content I had downloaded, and I had no record of what I had downloaded. Also I know they put up material that's on Netflix, which is a violation. I declared myself done, even though they do have some

Re: Amazon Prime Video now available for Apple TV Third Generation and newer

2017-12-07 Thread Matthew Bullis
Are we sure this is available for the 3rd generation Apple Tv? That doesn't run TVOs at all. I just looked and I don't have it in the list of channels. I've not gotten a fourth generation Apple tv and don't intend to. It just doesn't fit my workflow at this time. Matthew On Dec 7, 2017, at

Re: accessibility of Libratone Zip speaker

2017-11-06 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hmm, maybe there is something I've not understood about Airplay, but I only got Airplay to work with my Apple TV 3rd generation, which wasn't really ideal. I have a JBL OnBeat Rumble speaker, which says it's Airplay enabled. I do see that the iPhone indicates Airplay as the JBL speaker, but I've

Re: Difference Between Speech Off and VO Off?

2017-10-30 Thread Matthew Bullis
This speech off feature is useful for braille display users who would like to read without speech talking, such as maybe reading a Kindle book. The braille displays won't run without Voiceover active. Also Voiceover sometimes talks when you don't want it to, such as during video playback.

Re: Turning off voicemail transcription in IOS11:

2017-10-25 Thread Matthew Bullis
I wonder though if you change this setting if Siri will expect your accent to match the language selected, and thus might misinterpret what you say because you're still speaking in American English. Matthew On Oct 25, 2017, at 6:35 AM, Richard Turner wrote: I

Re: OT Netflix

2017-10-05 Thread Matthew Bullis
It's actually illegal for Sero to put up the Netflix content, since accessing Netflix is accessible with their app. The rule about circumventing copyright and platform content doesn't then apply. Before I found a series on Netflix one time, I played it on Sero, and actually heard someone's

Re: turning off do not disturb while driving

2017-09-26 Thread Matthew Bullis
I think that the iPhone should activate the camera in this case and it will see that you're not behind the wheel, thus disabling the notification for that trip. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about

Re: The mail app and deleting emails with the delete option on the rotor

2017-09-26 Thread Matthew Bullis
I'm curious why more people don't use the Edit button and select the messages to trash, then deal with the mail that's left after pressing that button. When I found this Edit button, I stopped using the flick up or down gesture in this context. Matthew -- The following information is important

Re: Latest Hulu Update

2017-09-11 Thread Matthew Bullis
I did find that Hulu still works accessibly on the Apple TV 3rd Generation, if you have one of those. Matthew -- 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: Uber Eats

2017-08-25 Thread Matthew Bullis
hen the service became available in your area, or > did you just keep checking back? Thanks, Keith > > -Original Message- > From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf > Of Matthew Bullis > Sent: Friday, August 25, 2017 2:39 PM > To: vi

Re: Uber Eats

2017-08-25 Thread Matthew Bullis
Uber Eats is a separate app. Once you load it into your iPhone, it pulls the data from Uber, and you confirm your profile details. Last year I installed it and it said the service wasn't available in my area. Two days later it was. I've had very good luck with this app. I was told by an Uber Eats

Navigating an html directory on the iPhone?

2017-04-23 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, not sure if this is possible, so I thought I'd ask here. I have a huge directory of bible materials in html files. On the pc, it allows me to go to a book within the bible, choose a chapter, choose other chapters, and also switch translations to that exact chapter with links at the

Re: the differences between braille input on the iPhones

2016-12-31 Thread Matthew Bullis
You'll need to experiment to find which mode lets you braille the fastest and most efficiently. If you set the mode to use contracted braille with a three finger swipe right, the word is translated as soon as you press space, so a receiver of your message doesn't know how you composed the

Re: brailling on the 6s and 6s plus

2016-12-31 Thread Matthew Bullis
30, 2016, at 6:43 PM, Matthew Bullis <matthewbulli...@gmail.com> wrote: I really enjoy my 6SPlus, since I can stretch my fingers out to braille comfortably. You do have the choice of the straight line tabletop brailling or the screen away mode that is the V shape. I prefer the V shape, sinc

Re: brailling on the 6s and 6s plus

2016-12-30 Thread Matthew Bullis
OK, so when you first enable braille screen input mode in the Voiceover rotor, it will be in the rotor when you need it. When you're in any text field, you twist the rotor to braille screen input. In this mode, explore how the dots feel on the screen. If it's flat on the table, the dots are

Re: brailling on the 6s and 6s plus

2016-12-30 Thread Matthew Bullis
I really enjoy my 6SPlus, since I can stretch my fingers out to braille comfortably. You do have the choice of the straight line tabletop brailling or the screen away mode that is the V shape. I prefer the V shape, since your fingers and thumbs curve around the phone while brailling in that

Can't separate voiceover from speaker.

2016-09-17 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I understand that you can get the audio from voiceover to stay on your phone but leave your music on the bluetooth speaker. However, when I try this by utnselecting both channels, it won't let me do that. Does this feature not work then? I got as far as hearing voiceover audio in one ear

Brailliant bluetooth constant messsage

2016-05-16 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, whenever I go into the Bluetooth settings for whatever I want to accomplish, the alert comes up with Humanware Brailliant display, an OK button saying it's not found. I don't always have this display turned on and findable, and it's only this device that always has this alert. Humanware

If I need to restore from computer or iCloud?

2016-03-26 Thread Matthew Bullis
My question is based on some people saying there have been problems with the latest update, 9.3. I do hear that this mainly affects older devices, and I have the 6SPlus, but it brought to mind this question. If I do need to restore from an iCloud or computer backup in the future, will it

Re: I got the Otterbox Defender case: was RE: Looking for info on the iPhone 6s plus, and a good protective case for it.

2016-03-13 Thread Matthew Bullis
I went with this Otterbox case as well, even over the Mophie battery case. I like that this case can be clipped either way into its belt clip, facing in or out. This way, you can have it on your belt and be flicking and otherwise interacting without needing to hold it. Also, Mophie changed

Re: Frotz

2016-03-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
So does the browser within the app only show those games it can actually play? I remember playing a lot of the Tads game files years ago. I really like in this app that once you get into braille screen mode with Voiceover, it will not take you out of it after you do a two finger flick right.

Re: A strange problem with text entry on iPhone 5S.

2016-02-22 Thread Matthew Bullis
Yes, using the Alex voice. I don't have any other languages in my rotor, so that's not an option to try the others, but would using that voice make a difference somehow? Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns

Re: A strange problem with text entry on iPhone 5S.

2016-02-22 Thread Matthew Bullis
touch with you off list. Sent from a BrailleNote - Original Message - From: "Matthew Bullis" <matthewbulli...@gmail.com To: <viphone@googlegroups.com Date sent: Sun, 21 Feb 2016 18:47:59 -0700 Subject: A strange problem with text entry on iPhone 5S. Hello, something

A strange problem with text entry on iPhone 5S.

2016-02-21 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, something very strange has begun happening on my work phone, an iPhone 5S. This problem hasn't happened on my iPhone 6SPlus, but I thought I'd ask about it in case it does begin to happen. On the lock screen, for instance, if I need to enter the passcode, instead of Voiceover reading the

Re: vibrating alarm clock controled by iOS?

2016-02-11 Thread Matthew Bullis
That's the TCL Pulse. If you Google that plus Mosen, you'll find his review. Matthew On Feb 11, 2016, at 5:09 PM, Adam Morris wrote: Hi all, A while ago I heard that Jonathan Mosen reviewed an alarm clock that vibrated and was controlled only by iOS. Wondering if anyone

Writing hash tags with braille screen input?

2016-01-23 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I'm looking into a Twitter client for my iPhone, and have mostly settled on Twitterific. Before I start though, I'm wondering with braille screen input, how you tell your device that after you've put in the number sign, or in this case pound sign, that after this you want to write

Re: Fopydo Book Reading Aid?

2016-01-03 Thread Matthew Bullis
Thanks for the link to the video. Actually, if you let it play past the end, another video comes on, and he's speaking louder and more clearly. I had the stand put together correctly, but I had been removing the wires from the wrong piece. Working through his audio instructions, I now have a

Re: A correct way to redeem an ITunes Gift card?

2015-12-26 Thread Matthew Bullis
I did this for the first time yesterday. What you do is actually peel off the sticker that will feel raised. Just get it with the edge of your fingernail and peel carefully. The code is underneath. Then using the camera on the phone when you're in that screen, hold the code part near the

Adjusting time of new text reminder?

2015-12-24 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, so I haven't found any setting that will make this adjustment. I'd like to adjust or turn off the fact that after I get a new text message, about two minutes later it reminds me again. I'm curious why this is the way it is. Can I make a change to this behavior? Thanks, Matthew -- The

Choosing to open with an alternate browser?

2015-12-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I understand that Firefox is accessible now on I devices. My question then is can I choose which browser I want in those instances where I find that Safari isn't working as I would like? Unless I find that I like the Firefox experience over Safari, I would at least like to make an

Re: Question about third generation Apple TV

2015-12-04 Thread Matthew Bullis
tte...@gmail.com> wrote: What is that converter thing called? Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 4, 2015, at 8:17 PM, Matthew Bullis <matthewbulli...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Well, the answer seems to be yes and no. I have been using the 3rd generation > Apple TV with Netflix just

Re: Question about third generation Apple TV

2015-12-04 Thread Matthew Bullis
Well, the answer seems to be yes and no. I have been using the 3rd generation Apple TV with Netflix just fine. I have been using one of those little converter boxes that takes an HDMI signal and outputs it as RCA to the stereo. Now whether that fools Netflix into thinking that you actually do

Braille language input versus output?

2015-11-07 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, just wondering if it's possible to read in my classic English U.S. braille, but braille in UEB? I've been a braille reader for more than thirty years, and I'm used to the way it displays contractions, but like the benefits of being able to type an e-mail address properly in UEB. As it is

How to deal with call waiting.

2015-11-03 Thread Matthew Bullis
OK, so I can't test this now, and haven't received a second call on my work iPhone to have known how this works, but I thought I'd ask. Since I'm getting my personal iPhone, how will I deal with call waiting when the phone is at my ear? Must I lower the handset to switch to speaker so the

Another way to enter contacts?

2015-11-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, just wondering if there's another way than on the phone itself to enter contacts? Can it be done within ITunes or another program? Alternatively, can I create some file and upload it? As I'm getting an iPhone in a few days, and my contacts are not transferrable because they're on an old

Re: Another way to enter contacts?

2015-11-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
OK, thanks. My next question then is, if I have the name followed by a number, how do I tell the iPhone that this is the way it should be entered? I haven't found a definitive answer online about how this is determined. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the V

Re: Another way to enter contacts?

2015-11-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
Oh, I forgot that to close the command prompt, type the word exit and it goes away. Matthew -- 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: Another way to enter contacts?

2015-11-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
Wow, interesting program. I got it wrong the first time, since the name field really means last name. The surname is for the first name. With this program, do you have to deal with a file for each name, or is there a way to get all data into one long file? Matthew -- The following information

Re: Another way to enter contacts?

2015-11-01 Thread Matthew Bullis
OK, I've found the solution. I Googled this, and it's my kind of workaround, since I was trained in DOS. Basically just create however many vcf files you need, then make sure they are all in an easy-to-find folder. In my case, they're all in c:\downloads. Use Windows R to get the Run dialog

If I sign in with my work Apple ID.

2015-10-26 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I'm getting a new iPhone for my personal use. The one I have now is a work phone. Work has bought several blindness-specific apps which I can access if I sign in with the work Apple ID. However, the thing I don't want to happen is to get all of my work contacts put in with my personal

Re: BARD Mobile Finally Recieves an Update

2015-10-20 Thread Matthew Bullis
Has anyone worked out what the new braille shortcut key is? The Help document inside the app hasn't been updated to reflect the new changes, and the app store release notes don't elaborate. I think I understand everything else about the update but this one braille feature. Matthew -- The

Re: Fourth GEN Apple TV has no Bluetooth keyboard support

2015-10-20 Thread Matthew Bullis
Do you have the link to the article which specifically stated that there was no keyboard support? I found this article: http://www.theverge.com/2015/9/9/9297131/new-apple-tv-update-remote-2015-hands-on-video-photos Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the VIPhone

The GMail app versus the native IOS app?

2015-10-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, having never tried the GMail app, but hearing it's great, how is it different from collecting my GMail with the mail app that's in IOS? I only want the e-mail, and don't care about anything else, so is there a better or faster interface that I'm missing if I don't use the GMail app?

Re: The GMail app versus the native IOS app?

2015-10-09 Thread Matthew Bullis
Oh, that doesn't interest me very much, since I get hundreds of e-mails a day from many discussion lists, and like to set the mail app to fetch only when I open it. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the VIPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns

Re: fopydo progress`

2015-10-04 Thread Matthew Bullis
I just looked, and it seems that with four days to go, they need $1200 to complete this project. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the VIPhone 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: Revealing a secret feature of BlindSquare GPS app - YouTube

2015-09-28 Thread Matthew Bullis
Why would it be necessary to remove the Sim card? I misunderstood the part about airplane mode, so you have to have Wifi going or nothing going? Thanks, Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the VIPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running

ITunes adding content question.

2015-09-28 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I'm going to get the 128 gig 6SPlus, and I have a question about ITunes, since I've not used it before to deal with music on the hard drive. I intend to plug in an external hard drive to get the music. Will ITunes require that the content be copied onto the hard drive of the computer

ITunes and the correct apple id.

2015-09-28 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I'd like not to have to install ITunes on another computer if possible. When I get my new iPhone, I would like to set it up only with my personal id and not the work id. I created my personal id on the Apple page some time ago. Since the computer has info about my work Apple id, how do I

Re: Audio Demonstration of the iPhone 6s Plus

2015-09-25 Thread Matthew Bullis
This is only available on the newest models, the 6sPlus and the 6Plus, because of the unique hardware involved. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the VIPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a

Getting rid of page 1 of 1 adjustable?

2015-09-23 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, so since upgrading to IOS9, I've once again moved the new or unused apps into folders so that I have a home screen of just folders. I now find that there's a page 1 of 1 adjustable before the dock. It wasn't there before when I had the previous version. Is this because of the spotlight

Question about text messaging.

2015-09-22 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, I've not done too much text messaging on the iPhone, despite the fact that I've been a user for a few years. I'm confused about a few things still. If I go into messages and look through the conversations, it will still say one new message, even though the one it's referring to is the

Controlling offline music in Apple's music service?

2015-09-07 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, occasionally I'll see a notation that a song is available on my iPhone for offline listening when I didn't specifically choose this option. I also sometimes need to go into the storage settings and delete songs from the music portion. This doesn't remove them from my music library, but

Re: Apple TV Issue

2015-08-29 Thread Matthew Bullis
It's buried in the Netflix settings on the web site, so perhaps give them a call and let them adjust your video settings so that when Netflix streams to you, the quality is lower. I did this once, but forgot where it is in the complicated website. I set the quality to lowest, and nothing seems

Apple music question with iPhone and new Nano.

2015-08-18 Thread Matthew Bullis
OK, so since I've been getting into the Apple Music thing in a big way in the last month, and since they also announced the new Nano, I now have some questions. My iPhone is full with Bard books and Audible content, and so I have to stream my Apple music library. I never used iTunes for music

Are all the artists albums listed in the music app?

2015-07-04 Thread Matthew Bullis
Hello, here's yet another question about the new music service. I'm really enjoying this so far. I'm adding albums to my list that I have on lp, but I know that over half of my vinyl will not be on iTunes, but that's fine. I'm wondering, combined with the discussion of the voiceover bug that

Re: ATTENTION OF JONATHAN MOSEN - How to Turn Off Split Screen Feature on iPhone 6 Plus

2015-06-20 Thread Matthew Bullis
Funny you should mention this, because the newsletter I get, the iPhone tip of the day, has this tip today. Here's what they say. Their web site is www.iPhoneLife.com Tip of the Day: How to Turn Off Split Screen Feature on iPhone 6 Plus The iPhone 6 Plus with its 5.5-inch

Re: Bluetooth earpiece for iPhone

2015-06-11 Thread Matthew Bullis
There's also the Motorola Elite Flip, which actually flips out to connect, and folds closed to disconnect. Matthew -- The following information is important for all members of the viphone list. All new members to the this list are moderated by default. If you have any questions or concerns

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