Fwd: Selecting mails on phone

2018-05-17 Thread Turabh
Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > From: turab chimthanawala > Date: 10 May 2018 at 6:06:01 PM IST > To: viphone > Subject: Selecting mails on phone > > Hi all, > Apologies for the very basic question. I wish to copy the contents of

Re: Phone settings for the 8 Plus

2018-05-17 Thread Anna Dresner
Hello Bill, Go to Settings, and choose Display & Brightness. One of the options on that screen is Raise to Wake. If you turn it off, your phone won't talk when you move it around if the screen is locked. As for making gestures you don't intend, I would suggest going to Settings, choosing

VoiceOver, Apple Maps, Yelp, and Google Trips Make for a Fabulous Vacation

2018-05-17 Thread M. Taylor
Hello Everyone, I just returned from a 4-day mini vacation to Seattle, Washington. I planned my entire sightseeing excursions using the Google Trips app. In addition, I used the Apple Maps transit directions and walking directions the entire time. All of this via VoiceOver. Oh, yes, I used

Re: purchasing IPad vs. mini IPad

2018-05-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
I'll watch this thread with interest. Afaik, iOs should work the same on all iPads, anything else would border on being a bug. iPad Pro could well be the exception mind. So it should come down to how physically Big do you want to have to handle. I have only used iPad Mini for some years

How to Cancel a Reminder in the Amazon Alexa App

2018-05-17 Thread Craig Werner
Greetings, everyone. I can't figure out how to cancel a reminder in the Alexa app. When I go to "Reminders," Voiceover speaks each of the reminders I have set, but when I double-tap on one of them, I can't find a way to edit or cancel it. The rotor doesn't have an "Actions" option. Thanks for

FaceTime calls and the speaker

2018-05-17 Thread 'Sandy Tomkins' via VIPhone
Hi, I have had iphones since the very first 4 came out, but have never used Facetime! I just tried it and found it did work, but the sound was routed through the small speaker, the one used by the phone, how can I get it to route via the large speaker at the bottom of the phone? Thanks,

Re: purchasing iPad vs. mini iPad

2018-05-17 Thread christopher hallsworth
Hi I would say do not get a mini unless you absolutely cannot cope with the larger 9.7-inch screen. I recently acquired the 2018 iPad for just £319.00 and it was worth every penny and this is coming from a 2013 iPad Mini. > On 17 May 2018, at 00:04, Merv Keck wrote: >

Re: FaceTime calls and the speaker

2018-05-17 Thread 'Simon' via VIPhone
what if you swipe the spot where you put the phone to your ear. that should start the other speaker. -Original Message- From: 'Sandy Tomkins' via VIPhone Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:25 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: FaceTime calls and the speaker Hi, I have had

Re: The best color identifyer that would work on an Iphone 5s

2018-05-17 Thread 'Sandy Tomkins' via VIPhone
Hi, Something I have noticed, when we discuss these colour identifier apps is: people don't seem to grasp the fact that colours are merely light waves, and so, change according to the light source. Electric lights change the colour, compared with daylight or sunshine. So, in different

Re: how to get the newsline app on the ipad

2018-05-17 Thread Arlene
Donna, thank you for this link. This may seem like a silly question, but would we type the link into the edit searchbox for the app store, or do a search with the title of the app as you have it here, in the search edit box of the app store? Thank you. Arlene - Original Message -

Seeking tips/tricks for teaching sighted family members use Spotify?

2018-05-17 Thread Gerardo Corripio
Firstly very good Thursday morning to you'll! This time around is I'm seeking tips/tricks for teaching sighted family members to use Spotify; it's sometimes frustrating trying to tell them for instance "it should say Settings" and they don't see anything regarding Settings but some symbols

RE: FaceTime calls and the speaker

2018-05-17 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Facetime Audio works the same as a regular call for me, if I move the phone away from my ear it switches to speakerphone mode. Facetime with video usually goes straight to the speakerphone since the assumption is you want the other person to see you so you are not holding your phone up to your

Re: New color identifier, article from blind bargains

2018-05-17 Thread Kimber Gardner
I am still using a colorino and while it isn't always precisely accurate -- it will say a shirt is beige when I'm pretty sure it's pink -- it's mostly close enough. On 5/16/18, Sieghard Weitzel wrote: > I am pretty sure I had muy Colorino for about 20 years and that I bought it

VoiceOver labels, how are they applied and where are they stored.

2018-05-17 Thread Malcolm Parfitt
Hello, There has been a discussion on Applevis lately that some of you may have read and followed. The topic I refer to is concerned with adding labels to images and their use with VoiceOver. Packages like Envision AI and TapTapSee allow us to save an image along with the description

Re: purchasing IPad vs. mini IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Russ Kiehne
I’ll use my ipad mini 4 as long as I can. When I can no longer update to the latest ios, I’ll get the Apple 9.7 inch model. From: denise.av...@gmail.com Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 4:50 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: purchasing IPad vs. mini IPad There have been rumors that

RE: VoiceOver, Apple Maps, Yelp, and Google Trips Make for a Fabulous Vacation

2018-05-17 Thread Ann
Thanks I installed Yelp and Google Trips. Amazon Go I believe is for Seattle only? I think Maps is Apple Maps? Now just need to plan a trip in my neighborhood to see what is happening. -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf

RE: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Sieghard Weitzel
Remember that having an iPhone, iPad and laptop for most people is overkill. Sure, it is nice to have all this stuff, but I don’t see any need for an iPad in my life, I use my iPhone all the time and the argument that I want phone calls interrupting me or that I want to save my iPhone battery

Re: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Vicki W.
I can't speak for everyone, but in my case, my mini IPad, because it is smaller than my laptop or desktop computer, works very nicely when I am traveling. If I want to read for awhile or listen to a podcast, it is also more convenient to use at night after I have gone to bed. I could use my

Re: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Kimber Gardner
I think it really depends on what you are doing. There are still tasks I find easier to accomplish on a laptop, but I think that is more a windows vs mac situation. I use my iPad and my iPhone almost interchangeably except that my phone is with me all the time and my iPad is not. I guess that

Re: how to get the newsline app on the ipad

2018-05-17 Thread Donna
Hi If you are reading my emails from your iPad you should be able to tap on the link that I shared in my previous email to the newsline app. Or try searching the app store by typing newsline as one word. Also you may need to tap on iPhone apps while in the app store. There may not be an iPad

Re: Seeking tips/tricks for teaching sighted family members use Spotify?

2018-05-17 Thread Kelly Pierce
It sounds like your family members need to spend time learning iOS. It is icon driven and if they cannot recognize commonly used icons, it would be difficult to teach them enough to cover their knowledge gaps. Also, they just need to use the app more. Spotify designed the app to Apple’s

Re: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Vicki W.
Very good points. Thank you. Vicki - Original Message - From: Sieghard Weitzel To: viphone@googlegroups.com Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:20 AM Subject: RE: IPhone versess IPad Remember that having an iPhone, iPad and laptop for most people is overkill. Sure, it is

IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Ralph Supernaw
Hi, In what situations does an IPad have advantages over an IPone or a laptop computer? Thanks. -- 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: FaceTime calls and the speaker

2018-05-17 Thread 'Sandy Tomkins' via VIPhone
Sieghard, I thought as much, mine is not behaving that way. my partners phone is behaving perfectly, he has a 6+, but my eight is not. I am wondering if there is a setting somewhere that I can change… I did try swiping at the top of the phone screen, but it made no difference. Thanks for all

Re: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Michael Feir
I have a 2017 referbished iPAD as well as an iPHONE7. Frankly, things are a lot more frustrating for me on the iPAD. I find myself strongly gravitating to my iPHONE for pretty much everything other than consuming audio or binge reading. For instance, it's nice to be able to listen to internet

RE: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Ekstrand, Pamela A. -ND
This is why I make heavy use of containers on the iPad, especially in the settings app. It makes navigating to the item you have chosen much easier. I mainly use my iPad for reading books. Where it makes a difference to me as opposed to using my iPhone is when reading Kindle books. There is

Re: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread 'RobH.' via VIPhone
If I just want to read and check, I use the iPad. If I want to write, then go to the desk to type on a physical keyboard. - Original Message - From: "Ralph Supernaw" To: Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 3:34 PM Subject: IPhone versess IPad Hi,

RE: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Cristóbal
The sighted wife has pretty much adopted her 2017 model iPad Pro as a third arm, but she’s a huge consumer of visual media and uses it for businesses purposes as well. The phone thing to her isn’t as important as if she wants to “look” at something, she’ll prefer to do it on the larger screen

Re: Dictating new phone contact.

2018-05-17 Thread kitty hevener
I have not tried dictating contact info cuz the spelling is very important. But, I assume you would have to double tap on each field, single finger double tap on dictate, say what you want to say, then two finger double tap to end dictation for that field. From: wui chin Leong Sent:

update from Seeing AI

2018-05-17 Thread Richard Turner
Seeing AI, Today, • Seeing AI is now available in an additional 21 countries, bringing the total to 56. The new countries are: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bhutan, Egypt, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Sri

RE: iPhone verses iPad

2018-05-17 Thread Merv Keck
Hi, I teach both iPhone and iPad. Email is absolutely fantastic on the larger screen. Even with no useable vision. I have helped people who had absolutely no experience with computers or iDevices learn to use both their iPhone and iPad. And the larger screen makes some applications very easy to

Re: Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over.

2018-05-17 Thread Liz Ulrich and LD Hope
I updated the app, and it is challenging to say the least. The guide can be done with voice over, but it is a pain. Hopefully, the bugs will be worked out. Sent from my iPhone Liz Ulrich and leader Dog hope HTTP://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ELIZABETH.ULRICH.1 > On May 17, 2018, at 4:13 PM, Chuck Dean

Re: iPhone verses iPad

2018-05-17 Thread Mary Otten
I find your statement that email on the iPad is easier than it is on the phone fascinating. I despise email on the iPad. I had the original iPad, and I have an iPad mini. And I never use it for mail unless my phone is totally dead. Mostly, this is because whenever I open the app, it never puts

Dictating new phone contact.

2018-05-17 Thread Carolyn Arnold
I went to contacts and got to add, then to dictation, and it said enable dictation. What do I do to enable dictation. I double tapped and tried to find something. My friend said her phone did not say that. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list.

Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over.

2018-05-17 Thread Chuck Dean
Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over. Hi everyone. The current direct tv now update makes the guide extremely difficult to navigate with voice over. You may want to hold off on updating until the bugs are worked out. This update does include a cloud DVR with twenty hours of

RE: IPhone versess IPad

2018-05-17 Thread Alan Lemly
I'd say the only time an iPad has advantages over an iPhone is if you have enough usable vision to take advantage of the larger screen to either view more or use greater magnification. Otherwise, I'd say an iPhone is easier to navigate with. Alan Lemly -Original Message- From:

Re: Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over.

2018-05-17 Thread Amy Johnson
Though the guid isn't very accessable I have been useing the 15 channels it gives you under watch now which are channels you have watched recently and if I don't find anything to watch there I go to discover and to networks and choose a channel I like to see what is playing on that channel. It is

RE: iPhone verses iPad

2018-05-17 Thread Alan Lemly
Mary, I'm like you and am curious why a larger screen without usable vision makes the learning curve any different for the mail app. I've never used an iPad but others I've spoken with say the larger screen makes things more difficult to navigate with Voiceover especially when the screen is

Phone settings for the 8 Plus

2018-05-17 Thread Bill Outman
Hello. I'm having a couple issues with my new 8 Plus. When I jiggle or bump it even slightly, the phone speaks, which can be disconcerting to those around me if I'm in a group of people, such as at church. Also, the touch seems very sensitive to the slightest tap, for instance,

Re: Dictating new phone contact.

2018-05-17 Thread wui chin Leong
How can I dickdtate a new phone contact > On May 17, 2018, at 6:44 PM, kitty hevener wrote: > > Hi Carolyn, Just wanted to introduce myself and help you get dictation going. > I am Kitty in cincinnati oh. I have bee using iphone since sept or oct. It > sounds like

I Tunes 12.7

2018-05-17 Thread cwc
I have upgraded my I Tunes to 12.7. I thought that there was something that I should watch out for when using it. For example, when restoring the phone, should I take any extra steps to protect ring tones or other files? Any help would be appreciated. -- The following information is

Re: Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over.

2018-05-17 Thread Liz Ulrich and LD Hope
When I tap on discover and tap on networks, and when I flick voice over reads nothing. How do you make this work? Sent from my iPhone Liz Ulrich and leader Dog hope HTTP://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ELIZABETH.ULRICH.1 > On May 17, 2018, at 5:00 PM, Amy Johnson wrote: > > Though

RE: Direct tv now update is not friendly with voice over.

2018-05-17 Thread Sarai Bucciarelli
Where is the DVR? I cannot find it. Sarai D Bucciarelli www.linkedin.com/in/SaraiDBucciarelli -Original Message- From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Chuck Dean Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 3:13 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Direct tv now

Re: Dictating new phone contact.

2018-05-17 Thread kitty hevener
Hi Carolyn, Just wanted to introduce myself and help you get dictation going. I am Kitty in cincinnati oh. I have bee using iphone since sept or oct. It sounds like you are getting the “enable dictation” error because dictation is not turned on. To enable it, open settings and double tap on