RE: Using he calendar in the Outlook app

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
Which phone? And, have you made sure all the other apps are closed out of the app switcher and rebooted the phone? I have the most recent update and it works fine. Richard "There's a nap for that." - an anonymous cat in a window in Portland, Oregon. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf

RE: Using he calendar in the Outlook app

2020-05-09 Thread khaffar
Hi Richard: I have the XS phone. I don’t think I have closed the apps from the app switcher, I’ll give that a try. Thanks From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Richard Turner Sent: Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:29 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Using he calendar in the

Re: Weather Gods app question

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
I just opened Weather Gods, went into the settings, double tapped on activate, and there are options to allow Siri and Search, Follow Me, and something else. I did not tap on Follow me, but maybe if you go back there from the beginning, it will offer to stop following? Or go into the Privacy

More Weather Gods

2020-05-09 Thread Anne West
I don't want to make a big deal of this but here's what I did. Opened the app. My town showed. I tapped on it and went into the area where favorite and recent places are located. That's where the activate button is located. Follow me toggle used to be there. Tapped on activate and went into

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Eric Caron
I’m looking for something that would be useful on say a 100 or 200 mile hike in the woods, say At trail. Either something GPS locations can be added to or if possible even have it follow us on a map to indicate if we are on the trail. I’m new at this so not sure what is the most helpful.

Re: Weather Gods app question

2020-05-09 Thread Joy Cyr
Perhaps sending a quick note to the app developer might either help you find the fix or express the need for the feature to be reinstated if it really isn't there any more. If you tap contact us (think it is in settings) you'll get an email address . I wrote once just passing on a couple of

RE: Using he calendar in the Outlook app

2020-05-09 Thread khaffar
Hi Richard: I would say it is not so busy, four or five appointments a day. What is interesting in couple of months ago this was never an issue, it started to happen with more recent app updates. It can take some time up to three to four minutes before I am able to use the app, in fact, I

Media Player Similar to VLC

2020-05-09 Thread Ibraheem Fakir
Hey Group, Hope you’re well. I’m looking for a audio media player for my phone that will allow me to create playlists and adjust playback speeds to at least 3X. I tried VLC and while I was able to make a single playlist, I can’t figure out how to replicate the task to make additional

Re: Replying to Confirmation Text Messages

2020-05-09 Thread Mike B.
Thanks Richard, this is what I hope is a go between. I'm trying to help someone that can't use the on screen keyboard, doesn't have a bluetooth keyboard and needs to confirm or deny such text messages if help isn't around. I'll do some experimenting with this and hopefully I can come up with

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Kelly Pierce
For non-established trails, are you looking for bread crumb navigation? Prominent survival bloggers have evaluated iPhones and $500 Garman navigation devices in places without cell signals and found both offer the same level of accuracy. Realize though, calling the iPhone’s navigation capability

Re: Replying to Confirmation Text Messages

2020-05-09 Thread Joshua Hendrickson
In that instance, I'd just type the letter or word. I mean, it isn't that hard to type a y or a c on the iPhone On 5/9/20, Mike B. wrote: > Hi All, > > Running iOS 13.4.1 on an SE 2020 phone, but I don't think what phone > matters. When you get one of those text messages that requires a >

Re: Replying to Confirmation Text Messages

2020-05-09 Thread Mike B.
I didn't ask about typing in the single letter confirmations that's only obvious, I asked how people get around inserting the single letter confirmations using dictation. Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. *My body has absorbed so much soap and disinfectant lately that when I pee it

RE: Weather Gods app question

2020-05-09 Thread Anne West
Thanks Richard. Maybe activating follow me with toggle. Will let you know. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Richard Turner Sent: Saturday, May 9, 2020 21:00 To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Weather Gods app question I just opened Weather Gods, went into the settings,

Replying to Confirmation Text Messages

2020-05-09 Thread Mike B.
Hi All, Running iOS 13.4.1 on an SE 2020 phone, but I don't think what phone matters. When you get one of those text messages that requires a confirmation reply, like a doctor's appointment, and you only need to insert a single letter like, C, to confirm, Y, for yes, or an, N, for no ...,

Re: Replying to Confirmation Text Messages

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
It seems that I recall something like a spell command, buried in the Siri commands. I do not recall how that would be done with a single letter. Perhaps a call to Apple Accessibility? Richard Linus to Charlie Brown: "Worrying won't stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from

RE: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone

2020-05-09 Thread Simon A Fogarty
O I use a 10W wireless charger from Belkon, Not sure I’m really a fan of it but it’s the best I could find at the time. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Malcolm Parfitt Sent: Sunday, 10 May 2020 12:26 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Anker wired fast charging option for

Weather Gods app question

2020-05-09 Thread Anne West
This old lady is not happy. I'm not old either! Most of you know about my Voice Over issue. That's okay now. I had to delete and redownload Weather Gods which is working great but for one thing. I found an option to activate but it didn't say what would activate. Being the curious type, I

RE: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone

2020-05-09 Thread Simon A Fogarty
What, 10watts isn’t enough. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Malcolm Parfitt Sent: Saturday, 9 May 2020 11:33 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone My understanding is that it does. However you will need to upgrade your charger to

Re: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone

2020-05-09 Thread Malcolm Parfitt
10 Watts is fine, I assumed you were using a 5 Watt stock Apple charger Malcolm Parfitt > On 9 May 2020, at 13:07, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > >  > What, > 10watts isn’t enough. > From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of > Malcolm Parfitt > Sent: Saturday, 9 May 2020 11:33 PM > To:

Re: An experience you don't want and some of you had

2020-05-09 Thread Esther
weird thing is happening to me as well. I made a donation to a charity, and after this, my speech is very slow on my iPhone. I usually have it at 70%, but when I try to raise it or lower it, it doesn't work. Yet, when I go onto a particular game site for the blind, my speech is fine. It speaks

Problem in the mail app, iphone 8

2020-05-09 Thread Afik Souffir
Hi, when swiping up in message with two fingers, i can’t get to the back button 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

spotify question

2020-05-09 Thread Vicki W.
Hi, Does anyone know how to save Spotify files from the desktop app to the computer, that is download them from Spotify on to the computer? from either the computer or the IOS device Thanks. Vicki -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have

Re: Problem in the mail app, iphone 8

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
That is a bug in iOS 13. Richard Linus to Charlie Brown: "Worrying won't stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from enjoying the good." Sent with the iPhone SE 2020 www.turner42.com On May 9, 2020, at 5:49 AM, Afik Souffir wrote:  Hi, when swiping up in message with two

Re: Problem in the mail app, iphone 8

2020-05-09 Thread Afik Souffir
I have just reported it to apple. She didn’t saw it on her phone for some reason. But she submit the request Sent from my Iphone > On 9 May 2020, at 17:24, Richard Turner wrote: > >  > I misspoke, in the past, a two finger flick up would only read the body of > the email. > Now it just

Re: spotify question

2020-05-09 Thread Vicki W.
No, well, at least I don't think so. What I am looking for are podcasts. There are a couple of free podcasts I was getting using Accessible Podcatcher, and they are now only availible on Spotify, meaning, of course, the feed has changed. I don't like listening to these podcasts through the app

RE: Lost speech with voiceover on

2020-05-09 Thread Simon A Fogarty
Ummm actually a three finger double tap turns / mutes voiceover on the phone, A three finger triple tap turns on / off screen curtain. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Mike B. Sent: Saturday, 9 May 2020 3:25 PM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Lost speech with voiceover on

Re: Problem in the mail app, iphone 8

2020-05-09 Thread Afik Souffir
Hi, it can be reported? Sent from my Iphone > On 9 May 2020, at 16:50, Richard Turner wrote: > >  That is a bug in iOS 13. > > > Richard > Linus to Charlie Brown: "Worrying won't stop the bad stuff from happening, it > just stops you from enjoying the good." > > Sent with the iPhone SE

Re: spotify question

2020-05-09 Thread Afik Souffir
Hi, Do you mean playlists? Sent from my Iphone > On 9 May 2020, at 16:13, Vicki W. wrote: > >  > Hi, > > Does anyone know how to save Spotify files from the desktop app to the > computer, that is download them from Spotify on to the computer? from either > the computer or the IOS device

RE: Problem in the mail app, iphone 8

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
I misspoke, in the past, a two finger flick up would only read the body of the email. Now it just makes that sound indicating you cannot do that. The back button is always in the top left corner. Also, the Scrub gesture will activate the back button. Put two fingers on the screen, and scrub back

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Kelly Pierce
Google Maps includes bike and hiking trails so it can offer turn by turn directions on these. Would you be on designated trails or hiking in areas off trail? Kelly https://www.avast.com/sig-email?utm_medium=email_source=link_campaign=sig-email_content=webmail_term=icon;

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
Kelly is right, it would be better for the friend to join the list; but beyond that, one of the first things you are presented with when you first use any GPS app, is the warning to not rely solely on a GPS device. Anyone who does so, is asking to get lost or worse. Perhaps a call to Aira, since

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Eric Caron
I’m looking for info on both established trails but also less established ones. And if a iPhone is not as strong as a designated receiver I’m ok with looking into that. Those with experience hiking with GPS, I’m hoping have some good advice to share. Eric > On May 9, 2020, at 11:33 AM,

Re: Siri won’t launch apps

2020-05-09 Thread Mary Otten
Hi Richard, I hadn’t actually tried clearing out the ram, but I did that this morning, and some apps are still not launching. Others are. I have no idea what could be going on. I suppose in the case of this one that I really like to use a lot, I will have to try reinstalling it. That’s kind of

RE: Siri won’t launch apps

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
Is that app saying something like in the Cloud when you touch the icon? You may indeed have to start over, which is a pain. Richard "There's a nap for that." - an anonymous cat in a window in Portland, Oregon. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Saturday, May 9,

Re: Siri won’t launch apps

2020-05-09 Thread Mary Otten
Nope. Not in the cloud. It’s just that Siri comes back and says she can’t find an app with that name. She even has suggested I spell it, which I have. She still can’t find it. So, I think I have to uninstall. It’s not the only one that won’t be launched by Siri. But it is the one I use a lot

Using he calendar in the Outlook app

2020-05-09 Thread khaffar
Hi all: If you use the Outlook app for an Exchange email account, have you noticed that in the last few updates of the app, each time you go to the calendar the app freezes for a very long time before Voiceover become usable again? Thanks -- The following information is important

Re: Using he calendar in the Outlook app

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
Well, I don't use it often, but I had not noticed that. I just opened it, and it worked immediately. Do you have an extremely busy calendar that might take a while to load? Richard Linus to Charlie Brown: "Worrying won't stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from enjoying the

Re: Siri won’t launch apps

2020-05-09 Thread Arnold Schmidt
Will it launch if you double tap its icon? If so, in my opinion, that would be better than losing a bunch of settings or data if you have to reinstall it. If it will launch, just move its icon to a very easily found place. I assume you have restarted your phone since this problem started.

Re: Siri won’t launch apps

2020-05-09 Thread Mary Otten
Yes, if I open the folder where the app is and double tap on it, it launches. It’s very strange how some apps don’t launch, and others do. Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2020, at 1:13 PM, Arnold Schmidt wrote: > > Will it launch if you double tap its icon? If so, in my opinion, that would

RE: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Andrew J. LaPointe
Hello, I have a question on GPS Apps. Using Blind square, or any of the Apps, I noticed that sometimes the direction will say, 100 feet to your right or left or whatever it is. Sometimes the left or right is correct but, is there a way to know for sure if it is left or right? If you are

RE: An experience you don't want and some of you had

2020-05-09 Thread Anne West
Thanks for the info. I’m not on Facebook but now I know the cause. From: 'Maria Reyes' via VIPhone Sent: Friday, May 8, 2020 22:18 To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: An experience you don't want and some of you had I haven't encountered this issue, but I heard that it had to do

RE: An experience you don't want and some of you had

2020-05-09 Thread Anne West
Oops! Facebook strikes again. It’s a good service. My late husband planned a huge high school reunion on it but spent a lot of time cleaning viruses from Facebook on his computer. Wow! So many things happen caused by Facebook. I wonder why? From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of

Re: GPS Apps for hiking?

2020-05-09 Thread Kelly Pierce
Please ask your friend to join this list. Then he can interact with us and present his issue directly. Often, a third party’s question or concern is either not fully understood or articulated. Kelly

Re: An experience you don't want and some of you had

2020-05-09 Thread Richard Turner
Well, that is why I avoid Facebook. Wouldn't touch it personally. Richard Linus to Charlie Brown: "Worrying won't stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from enjoying the good." Sent with the iPhone SE 2020 www.turner42.com On May 9, 2020, at 11:55 AM, Anne West wrote: 

Re: Lost speech with voiceover on

2020-05-09 Thread Dave
Have you tried a 2 finger swipe down, to get Voiceover to read the screen. Then pressing the volume up button. Sometimes, Voice over can get knocked down to zero, which doesn’t affect siri speech. Dave. From: ann...@sbcglobal.net Sent: Saturday, May 09, 2020 3:30 AM To:

Re: An experience you don't want and some of you had

2020-05-09 Thread Dave
Yeah, the same happend with Dice World. But, i received a notification from Dice World, saying it was a FaceBook issue. Now all seems to be good again. Dave. From: 'Maria Reyes' via VIPhone Sent: Saturday, May 09, 2020 3:18 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: An experience you

Re: OT: Apple beta mailing list

2020-05-09 Thread KliphnShari Miller
I have been running a list for beta testers for almost 2 years, and have never had any issues. As long as you are not discussing beta features with non beta users, you are good. Info is below Are you testing an apple beta? want to discuss bugs with other testers? Then come join a friendly,

RE: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone

2020-05-09 Thread Simon A Fogarty
Just a simple question, Does the iPhone sE 2020 use wireless charging? I just notice everyone talking of the fast charging using wires. But what about wireless charging. From: viphone@googlegroups.com On Behalf Of Mary Otten Sent: Saturday, 9 May 2020 7:53 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com

RE: Apple devices and bluetooth

2020-05-09 Thread Fanus Buys
Hello Robert and Richard Richard mentions a setting. Where is it? Regards Fanus From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Robert Doc wright Sent: Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:04 AM To: viphone@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Apple devices and bluetooth

RE: iPad docking station set up?

2020-05-09 Thread Simon A Fogarty
Hi Tracey, I connected a USB hub to my iPad pro and got extra ports, but not a dock and or used the pad as a monitor As for the two keyboard Can't see why not, I have 2 bluetooth keyboards connected to my iPad mini 5 and they both work, Although it seems like they confuse things for the pad

Re: Anker wired fast charging option for iPhone

2020-05-09 Thread Malcolm Parfitt
My understanding is that it does. However you will need to upgrade your charger to take advantage of the higher rated wireless devices. Malcolm Parfitt > On 9 May 2020, at 12:24, Simon A Fogarty wrote: > >  > Just a simple question, > > Does the iPhone sE 2020 use wireless charging? > >

Re: Apple devices and bluetooth

2020-05-09 Thread Robert Doc wright
This works with my iPad when its connected to my Bose soundlink revolve. ** If we don't take time to think before we speak we may find ourselves in a situation where our speech becomes a bit stinky! - Original Message - From: Richard Turner To: viphone@googlegroups.com