How to Set a Do Not Disturb Message on iPhone

Do Mot Disturb is a helpful iPhone setting when you do not want to be interrupted, such as at meetings, formal events, driving, or at night.

Do Mot Disturb is a helpful iPhone setting when you do not want to be interrupted, such as at meetings, formal events, driving, or at night.

This option stops notifications, alerts, and calls from making any noise, vibration, or lighting up the iPhone when the screen is locked.

In this post, we are exploring how to send an “Auto-Reply” message when you receive a text message and who can receive that message once you have Do Not Disturb enabled.

This is for the iPhone

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First, open Settings by tapping the gear icon. Refer to below image:

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Accessing Settings

Setup for Do Not Disturb

Now, locate and tap the Do Not Disturb option. See below image:

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Accessing Do Not Disturb option

Next, enable the Do Not Disturb option. See following image;

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Enabling Do Not Disturb toggle

Setup for “Auto-Reply” Message

Now, scroll down until you see the “Auto-Reply” options. Tap Auto-Reply .Refer to below image:

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Accessing “auto-reply” option

On the next screen, tap the text input area, and type any message you would like. Or, you can chose one of the canned messages. The message will be automatically texted to people you select that send you a message while your Do Not Disturb is enabled.

When you are done entering your message, or choosing one, tap the blue link Back button. See below image:

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Choosing an “auto-reply” message

Setup Your Audience

Now, tap Auto-Reply To in the Do Not Disturb options.

You will see a list of options, including No One, which turns off “Auto-Reply”. Tap an option to select it. See following image:

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Selecting your audience for the Do Not Disturb message

In my example, I am choosing the “I am driving…” canned message sent to my Contacts Favorities list.

When yo are done, tap the blue link Back button, then exit Settings.

That its. You have now set a Do Not DisturbAuto-Reply” message.

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How to Insert a PDF into Word

One unique feature of Microsoft Word is the ability to insert a PDF file directly into Word, and it can be done in only a few steps. You can insert it as an embedded object, a linked object, or text only.

One unique feature of Microsoft Word is the ability to insert a PDF file directly into Word, and it can be done in only a few steps. You can insert it as an embedded object, a linked object, or text only. Let’s explore how to do this.

This is for devices supporting Microsoft Word

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Embedding Explained

When you embed a PDF file in Word, the first page of your PDF appears in the document. Since an embedded object becomes part of the document after it is inserted, it’s no longer connected to the source file. Any changes made to the original PDF in the future will not be reflected in the Word document.

Linking Explained

Inserting a PDF file as a linked object means it appears as the first page of the PDF, but it is also linked to the original file. Changes made to the PDF will also be reflected in the Word document. You can opt to display an icon instead of a preview. Either option will open the PDF file when selected.

Text Only Explained

Inserting a PDF as text involves the use of copy and paste. Copying the text from the PDF file and pasting it into a document is a straightforward way to insert a bit of text into Word.

Embed or Link a PDF

First, open a Word document, and place your cursor where you would like to insert the PDF file. Next, select the Insert tab. Refer to below image:

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Selecting the Insert tab

Now, click Object from the Text group. See below image:

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Selecting the Object option

From the small drop-down menu, select Object. See following image:

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Selecting the Object option from drop-down menu

From the Object window, click the Create from File tab. Next, select Browse. Refer to below image:

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From the Create from file tab, selecting the Browse option

Navigate to the location of the PDF, select it, and then click Insert. See below image:

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Selecting your PDF file to Insert into Word

Selecting Your Options

Now, it is time to decide if you want to (1) link directly to the source file, and/or (2) display the PDF as an icon. Link directly to the source file if you want to have the inserted file reflect any new changes made to the source file. To do so, just checkmark the Link to file option. You are linking to the PDF in your document.

While here, checkmark Display as icon if you don’t want to take up too much space on the page. If you do not enable any of these options, the PDF will be displayed in its entirety on the Word document and will not reflect any new changes made to the source file. You are embedding the PDF into your document.

To finish, select OK. Refer to below image:

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Selecting ink your PDF file and display an icon

The PDF will now be inserted in the Word document. See below image:

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Your linked PDF file displayed as an icon in Word

Copy and Paste

Copy

First, open your PDF file. Now, highlight some text you want to copy. Next, right-click your selection and select Copy.

Paste

Second, open your Word document. Now, place the cursor where you want to paste the text from the PDF file. Next, right-click and select a Paste option with or without formatting.

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How To Close Safari Tabs Automatically on iPhone or iPad

IOS 13 or higher allows you to automatically close tabs in Safari after a specified period of time, which helps to keep your iPhone running smoothly.

IOS 13 or higher allows you to automatically close tabs in Safari after a specified period of time, which helps to keep your iPhone running smoothly.

You can have up to 500 open tabs. This number of active browser tabs can quickly get out of hand. It gets to be kind of a pain to go swiping through all your open tabs every few weeks to clean out the ones you no longer use.

Fortunately, in the Safari settings on your iPhone or iPad, you can set how long your tabs stay open before they automatically close; after one day, after one week or after one month. Let’s explore how to set this feature.

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Close All Tabs Solution

One solution is using the Close All Tabs option revealed by a long press on Done. But it’ is no good if you have a handful of newer tabs that are still useful to have open. Refer to below image:

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Close All Tabs option

The Settings Solution

First, open Settings. Next, scroll down until you see the Safari option and tap it. See below image:

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Safari option under Settings

Now, swipe down to the Tabs section, then tap Close Tabs. See following image:

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Close Tabs option under Safari

On this screen, you have the option to set the duration of open Safari browser tabs. When set, Safari will close tabs that have not been viewed within the period of time you set. The options are Manually, After One Day, After One Week or After One Month. This setting applies to Private tabs as well.

Checkmark an option that suits you. Refer to below image:

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Select an option to automatically close Safari tabs

Now, you can exit Settings.

However, you can still find the automatically closed tabs as well as Private tabs in the Recently Closed Tabs menu by holding down the + (plus) button on the tab management screen in Safari. See below image:

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Viewing Recently Closed Tabs

This is a potential downfall in using this feature. If you want to fully conceal recent browsing activity, it may be best to manually close the tabs.

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How to Techniques in Presenting a WordPress Blog Post

After blogging using WordPress for over a year, I would like to share with you some techniques. I have learned a lot about smart devices and their associated apps. My other area of blogging has been about PCs, software, and the Windows 10 operating system.

After blogging using WordPress for over a year, I would like to share with you some techniques. I have learned a lot about smart devices and their associated apps. My other area of blogging has been about PCs, software, and the Windows 10 operating system. Although this has been a no profit adventure, I hope it has been a help to you. I can make a “profit” by your donation of any amount; just access my Donate page.

I have a template that I follow for each post in regards to placement of text, images, and WordPress features. I use lots of “white space”, via the WordPress Spacer feature as well as color coded headings and sub headings.

This is for blogs using WordPress

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The Blog Style and Introduction

To engage the reader, you, I write in conversational style so you are reading, say, a book. I use personal pronouns like “you” or “your”. To grab your interest, the title of the post provides a summary of the blog. Instead of a title like “Add a Widget”, I would use a title “How to Add a Widget On iPhone in iOS 14”, a more descriptive title to engage you to read the post.

After developing the main introductory paragraph, I copy the paragraph to the Post Excerpt block.

Use of Tweet

At the beginning and ending of the post, I use the Click to Tweet feature of WordPress. I add the Twitter feature at the end so you can see how your Tweet will be displayed. If you find the post helpful, I am wanting you to share about the post.

Using Images and Sotware Tools

For images or screen-grabs, from an iPhone, I use the PC based WinX MediaTrans (click here) software to export photos to its directory. Refer to below image:

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WinX main screen

Then, I move or copy the images to the Techsmith Snagit (click here) directory; another application I use to resize, stack, annotate, capture the cursor, or blur an image. (Techsmith also has create/edit video software called Camtasia). See below image:

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Snagit toolset

For Windows images, I only need the Snagit software. Both applications are feature rich and well worth the investment for blogging or other purposes..

Finally, I upload the images to WordPress Media library. To aid you, I caption each screenshot. I always refer you to the following image after describing the screen-grab. I have found it annoying on other blog posts not knowing what descriptive text goes with an image.

Using Copy and Paste for Resuable Blocks

Instead of using WordPress Reusable Block feature, I use the built-in “copy and paste” feature of Windows 10. I have each reusable block of text “pinned” to easily paste using Windows+V command to my blog without using WordPress; it’s faster and more efficient. You can have up to 25 entries “pinned” (or unpinned) in the “copy and paste” function of Windows 10. See following image:

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Using “copy and paste” in Windows 10

A caveat, if you use special characters (such as emphasized letters or words) in a “pinned” item, you have to manually edit these out using WordPress Edit as HTML feature.

The Wrapup

In closing, I usually have a one sentence summary of the post.

At the very end of a post, I use the WordPress Embed feature to promote my Kindle formatted e-book available on Amazon about a Vietnam war battle I was in.

That’s it. I am sure some of these WordPress techniques can be of benefit on your next blog post. Happy blogging!

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How to Add Widgets on iPhone in iOS 14

In addition to the App Library feature, another prominent change in iOS 14, is the addition of Widgets that can be added to any page.

In addition to the App Library feature, another prominent change in iOS 14, is the addition of Widgets that can be added to any page.

We have had Widgets on the Today View (the screen to the left of your first Home Screen) for years, but not a lot of people use that screen. And what’s the point of glanceable info if you have to swipe around to see it?

With iOS 14, Apple is replacing the old Widgets with all new ones that are more dynamic, can pull in more information, come in three sizes, and most importantly, can be placed anywhere on the Home Screen. Let’s explore how this is done.

This is for the iPhone running iOS 14

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Add a Widget

To add a Widget:

Touch and hold an empty area on your screen until your apps jiggle and show minus (-) symbols. or tap Edit Home Screen. Refer to below image:

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The Jiggle screen

Tap the plus /+) sign in the upper-left corner. See below image:

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Selecting to add a Widget

You will bring up a menu of existing Widgets. See following image:

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Existing Widgets to chose from

Tap on the Widget you want to add, or use the search bar to find one. Swipe left and right to choose the Widget’s size and shape.

Widgets can come in three sizes. Small Widgets are the same size as a 2 by 2 block of app icons. Medium Widgets are two icons high, but four icons wide (taking up the entire width of your Home Screen). Large Widgets are four icons wide and four icons tall.

Tap Add Widget. Refer to below image:

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Adding a Widget

Once you have added the Widget, tap anywhere on the Home Screen to go out of edit (jiggle) mode.

Note! The first time you tap the new Widget, you may be asked to adjust its features (for example, to tell a weather Widget in what you want it to report).

You can even place multiple copies of the same Widget!

Move or Delete a Widget

To move the Widget around the screen or to another screen, just long-press it until it starts to shake and then move it where you want it.

If you want to get rid of the Widget, long-press to bring up a remove option or tap the little (-) button in the upper left corner of the Widget. See below image:

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Remove a Widget

Create a Widget Stack

You can create a stack of Widgets if you want to save space or if there’s one Widget you will only want to use occasionally.

To create a stack:

Select a Widget for your Home Screen as described above and place it where you want it. Select the next Widget you want to stack (you can stack as many as 10) and save it to your Home Screen. See following image:

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Selecting Widgets to create a stack

Long press the Widget so that you can move it around the screen, and place it on top of the first. Note that the Widget must be the same size and shape; you can not, say, place a small Widget on a medium-sized one. Refer to below image:

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Creating the stack

To see each Widget in your stack, swipe up or down on the top Widget and the next one will be revealed. In my example, I have stacked OneDrive on top of Google Search.

Tap Done when finished. See below image:

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The finished stack consisting of OneDrive and Google Drive

Move or Delete a Widget Stack

If you want to change the position of or remove any of the apps in the stack:

Long press the stack and select Edit Stack. See following image:

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Edit a stack

Press the three lines to the side of each app to change its position in the stack. Refer to below image:

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Change an app position in the stack

In my example, I have stacked Google Drive on top, previously it was OneDrive. See below image :

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Positioned Google Drive to be on top of OneDrive

To remove a Widget, swipe it to the left and tap Delete.

The Smart Rotate option, if On, will automatically rotate the Widget you use the most to the top. If Off, the Widgets are fixed.

Use the Smart Stack

Apple has also created a feature it calls a Smart Stack, which will automatically choose which Widget should be on top depending on your location, what time it is, or what you most often look at. It takes into account your usual app use, the time of day, and your location, and does all of this locally on your iPhone so no data is sent to Apple or anyone else.

iOS 14 comes with a pre-built Smart Stack made up of a group of selected apps. You add that stack the same way you would add any widget:

Long press on your Home Screen and tap the plus (+) icon in the upper-left corner.

Scroll down until you see the Widget called Smart Stack. See following image:

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The Smart Stack option

As with the other Widgets, scroll sideways to choose the size you want, and then tap Add Widget.

Note! There is no way to determine at a glance if apps are stacked. You have to swipe or chose Edit Stack.

Create a Smart Stack

You can make your own Smart Stack by simply dragging Widgets on top of each other.

Just place Widgets how you normally would. Drag any two Widgets of the same size on top of each other, and you have got a new stack! It works just like making a folder with app icons.

Move or Delete Smart Stack

You can edit your stack the same way you do the Smart Stack. Turn Smart Rotate on or off, reorder the Widgets or remove the ones you no longer want.

Just long-press any stack you have created and select Edit Stack.

That’s it for the basics. There is much more on Widgets to explore, like third-party and the most popular ones.

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How to Remove Adobe Flash Player in Windows 10

At the end of 2020, Adobe will kill its Flash Player app for security reasons. Microsoft is taking a pre-emptive strike though by using an optional Windows Update to both uninstall and block Flash from being reinstalled.

At the end of 2020, Adobe will kill its Flash Player app for security reasons. Microsoft is taking a pre-emptive strike though by using an optional Windows Update to both uninstall and block Flash from being reinstalled.

It seems the update does not check to see if Flash has been installed using Adobe’s standalone installer, meaning if you have ever installed Flash Player manually, it remains available to use. Web browserscan also have a Flash Player component installed, and these also remain available after the update.

If you have no intention of using Flash again, the Windows Update to remove it is worthwhile simply to make your system a bit more secure. However, it’s worth checking if the Flash Player is installed as an app as well and removing it.

This is for the Windows 10 operating system

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To check this:

  • Launch Settings (the gear icon)
  • Click the Apps option

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Accessing the Apps option

If it is there, click on the app and select Uninstall to remove the app. In my example, the app has been removed and is no longer listed. See below image:

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Your installed apps


Now, lets check your web browser. For Google Chrome:

  • Launch Chrome
  • Click the Hamburger icon in upper right-hand corner (the one with 3 dots)
  • Click More tools
  • Click on Extensions

See following image:

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Accessing Chrome extensions


If it is there, click on the slider to disable or the Remove option to delete the app (this is the recommended choice). In my example, the app has been removed and is no longer listed. Refer to below image:

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Your Chrome extensions

That’s it. You have successfully removed the app and its Chrome extension. Be sure to run the Windows optional update when available.

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How to Scroll Your Home Screen Pages on iPhone or iPad in iOS 14

If you have a lot of apps, like me, you likely have a lot of Home Screen pages. With many pages, swiping them repetitively, over and over to find a specific page can feel very tedious. If this sounds like your iPhone experience, you should know their is a much faster way to get around your Home Screen pages, thanks to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

If you have a lot of apps, like me, you likely have a lot of Home Screen pages. With many pages, swiping them repetitively, over and over to find a specific page can feel very tedious. If this sounds like your iPhone experience, you should know their is a much faster way to get around your Home Screen pages, thanks to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

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There is the Dots Bar, that indicate which Home Screen page you are on. In portrait orientation, they are above the Home Screen Dock, while they are at the very bottom in landscape mode. They indicate which Home Screen page you are currently on. Refer to below image:

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The Dots Bar

With one finger, tap and hold the dots, and an outline will appear around them. See below image:

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The Dots Bar outlined

Without lifting your finger, slide your finger to the left or right. The Home Screen page will change. The faster you move your finger, the faster you will scroll through the pages. Lift your finger to stop scrolling and land on a page. Note! If you land on your last dot (a Home Screen page), you have to swipe left one more time to view your App Library page. To exit the App Library, swipe up.

This technique can come in very handy if you have many pages of apps. But both the new App Library and the new Home Screen Widgets (blog post coming) may make you rethink how your apps are organized.

That’s it. Your scrolling is now much faster.

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How to Disable Picture-In-Picture on iPhone in iOS 14

iPhones with iOS 14 or later, now support Picture -In-Picture (PIP) mode like their cousin, the iPad. By default, when you switch from playing a full-screen video in a supported media app, it will continue playing in the corner of the screen. If you find this annoying, like me, you can easily turn it off.

iPhones with iOS 14 or later, now support Picture -In-Picture (PIP) mode like their cousin, the iPad. By default, when you switch from playing a full-screen video in a supported media app, it will continue playing in the corner of the screen. If you find this annoying, like me, you can easily turn it off. Here’s how to do this.

This is for the iPhone running iOS 14

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First, launch Settings (the gear icon). Refer to below image:

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Accessing Settings

Now, scroll down and tap on the General option. See below image:

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Accessing the General option

Next, tap on the Picture in Picture option. See following image:

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Accessing the PIP option

Tap on it to open the Picture in Picture settings. Now, toggle off (disable) the Start PIP Automatically option. Refer to below image:

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Disabling the PIP option

Now, the next time you return to the Home Screen while playing a video, the Picture-in-Picture will not pop-up automatically. To manually open Picture-inPicture, just tap the Picture-in-Picture button (if the app you are using supports it.)

That’s it. You just disabled a possible annoying feature of iOS 14.

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Five Ways to Lock Windows 10

Locking your Windows 10 PC is the best way to secure your computer when you step away. This will not quit or interrupt any running applications. When you return, you have to enter your PIN or password to get past the lock screen.

Locking your Windows 10 PC is the best way to secure your computer when you step away. This will not quit or interrupt any running applications. When you return, you have to enter your PIN or password to get past the lock screen. Let’s explore these five methods.

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Method 1 – Use the Start Menu

First, click the Start button. Next, select your account name. Now, click the Lock option. Refer to below image:

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Lock your device from the Start Menu

Method 2 – Use the Keyboard

The Lock Shortcut

Hit the Windows+L key on your keyboard to lock your device.

The Combination Key

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys. Next, click the Lock option in the menu that appears.

Method 3 – Use a Desktop Icon

If you’d rather lock your PC with just a click, you can create a desktop icon.

First, right-click on your desktop. Now, hover over the New option. Next, click the Shortcut option. See below image:

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Create a desktop shortcut to lock your device

The Create Shortcut window will be displayed. Now, type the following command in the Type the location of the item text box. Once you have entered the command, click Next.

Rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

See following image:

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Entering the Lock command

Now, enter an icon name like “Lock PC”. Next, click Finish. Refer to below image:

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Naming your shortc ut

Your icon will appear on your desktop. Just double-click it any time to lock your device.

Method 4 – Use the Screen Saver

Another method is to set your PC to lock after the Screen Saver has been on for a certain length of time. First, type in screen saver in the Cortana search box. Next, click Change screen saver in the search results at upper left hand corner of your screen. See below image:

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Accessing the Screen Saver

In the Screen Saver menu, checkmark the box labeled On Resume, display logon screen option. Now, use the arrow buttons in the Wait box to select how many minutes should pass before your device locks. Next, to save your change click Apply. See following image:

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Setting your Screen Saver to lock your device

For security reasons, it is best to use another method to lock your device before you step away from it.

Method 5 – Use Dynamic Lock

Dynamic Lock is a feature that automatically locks your PC after you step away from it. It does this by detecting the strength of the Bluetooth signal. When the signal drops, Windows 10 assumes you have left the immediate area of your PC and locks it for you.

This is a nifty feature and my favorite. You just walk away from your PC with your smartphone in hand and let the Dynamic Lock feature lock your PC.

Setup the Smartphone

To use Dynamic Lock, you will first need to pair your smartphone with your PC.

To do this:

On your smartphone, go to Settings > Bluetooth and enable the toggle. Refer to below image:

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Enabling Bluetooth on your smartphone
Setup the PC

On your PC, go to Settings (the gear icon) > Devices > Bluetooth and Other devices.

Now, click Add Bluetooth or other device. Next, select your phone, confirm the PIN, and they will be paired. See below image:

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Accessing Add a Device

Next, close Settings and relaunch the app. Now, go to Accounts > Sign-in options. Scroll down to the Dynamic Lock section. Next, checkmark the box labeled Allow Windows to automatically lock Your device when you’re away option. See following image where Raymond’s Phone is paired:

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Enabling Dynamic Lock

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How to Check the Air Quality on iPhone and iPad

In recent months, the USA has had numerous forest, refinery, and chemical fires, to name a few If you are worried about local air quality from these fires, pollen, or other environmental pollution, you can check the current Air Quality Index (AQI) using your iPhone or iPad. Currently, Apple only supports checking the AQI in certain countries that includes the USA, United Kingdom, India, and Germany. Apple plans to roll out the AQI in more regions in the future.

In recent months, the USA has had numerous forest, refinery, and chemical fires, to name a few If you are worried about local air quality from these fires, pollen, or other environmental pollution, you can check the current Air Quality Index (AQI) using your iPhone or iPad. Currently, Apple only supports checking the AQI in certain countries that includes the USA, United Kingdom, India, and Germany. Apple plans to roll out the AQI in more regions in the future.

This is for the iPhone and iPad

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What is the Air Quality Index

The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a numerical indicator of regional outdoor air quality in your area. Each country has its own way of determining air quality. For example, in the USA, the AQI iss defined by the Environmental Protextion Agengy (EPA) as a composite scale from 0 to 500 that incorporates inormation about five different pollutants (ground-level ozone, particle pollution, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide) into one index.

The USA. AQI is divided into six categories, each with its own color. An AQI above 100 means the air quality is dangerous to sensitive groups. As the AQI rises, the number of people impacted by the poor air quality increases. Refer to below image:

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Air Quality Index chart

Other countries use their own custom AQI methodology, but the color codes are similar to the USA. Regardless of country, the goal of every AQI is to stand the crummy air and avoid getting sick . It is wise to know what the air is like so you can make the best decisions for your health.

Check AQI using Apple Maps

One of the fastest ways to check AQI for your area is by using Apple Maps on your iPhone or iPad running iOS or iPadOS 12.2 or later.

First, launch Settings. See below image:

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Accessing Settings

Next, scroll down till you see Maps and tap it. See followingimage:

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Accessing Maps

Now, scroll down to the CLIMATE section and enable Air Quality Index. Refer to below image:

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Accessing Air Quality Index

Next, open the Apple Maps app and then tap the navigation arrow to center the map on your current location. (It is assumed you have enabled Location Services). See below image:

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Accessing your current location

Once the map is correctly positioned, look for a small rectangular box in the bottom-right corner of your screen. If your country is supported, you will see a local temperature and an AQI number along with a category color code. See following image:

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Positioning your current location

If you don’t see an AQI number in the corner, it might not be available in your country via Apple Maps. If the feature is supported, reposition the map, zoom in enough, wait a moment, and that area’s AQI will appear in the corner of your screen. Refer to below image:

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Your local AQI from the Maps app

Check AQI using Apple Weather

You can also check the AQI using the Apple Weather pre-installed app. Open the the Weather app and then scroll down to the bottom of your local forecast page. There you will see the Air Qualtiy Index and Air Quality indication. Pretty neat! See below image:

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Your local AQI from the Weather app

Third Party App

For a more global view of AQI, you may want to check out the Air Matters app, available on the Apple App store for the iPhone or iPad. Click here to preview and/or download. The free version comes with ads, but you can remove the ads with their paid version.

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