How to Attach Photos and Files to an Email on iPhone

Your iPhone’s Mail app makes it easy to add photos, videos, and other file types as attachments to your emails. We will show you how to add files from various sources to your emails on your iPhone.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
June 14, 2022

Your iPhone’s Mail app makes it easy to add photos, videos, and other file types as attachments to your emails. We will show you how to add files from various sources to your emails on your iPhone.

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When you choose to attach a photo or video, Mail opens iPhone’s default Photos app to let you add your items. For other file types, Mail opens iCloud Drive from where you can choose and attach your files. You may also choose other cloud storage providers to attach your files.

Attach Photo or Video

First, launch Mail on your iPhone. Then, in Mail’s bottom right-hand corner, tap the Pencil icon to compose a new email. Refer to the below image:

Mail 1
Selecting to compose an email

Next, you will see a New Message page. Here, tap the To field and enter the recipient’s email address, then tap the Subject and enter a subject for your email. See the below image:

Mail 2
Addressing the email

Now, to attach a photo or video to this email, tap and hold anywhere on the email’s body (the large text area). Then in the menu that opens, choose Insert Photo or Video. See the following image:

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Selecting the Insert a Photo or Video option

Next, Mail will open your iPhone’s Photos app where you can select the photo or video you want to add to your email. Tap an item when your item opens in full screen. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting a photo

N0w, back on the New Message page, you will see your selected photo or video attached to your email. See the below image:

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Your selected photo

Attach Other File Types

Next, to attach another file type, tap and hold on the email body and choose Attach File. See the following image:

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Selecting Attach File option

Now, your iCloud Drive page will open where you can select a file to add to your email. Refer to the below image:

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Select a file from iCloud Drive

Next, to use another cloud storage, in the top-left-hand corner, tap Locations Select your cloud storage to pick your files. See the below image:

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Selecting a Location to attach a file

Your files are now attached to your email, and you may send out your email as usual. The recipient will get your email with your attached content.

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How to Convert a Live Photo to a Still Photo on iPhone

Wondering, “How do I turn off a Live Photo?” If a Live Photo you take captures a bit of video or audio you do not want, you can convert the Live Photo to a still image and keep or delete the original.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
June 9, 2022

Wondering, “How do I turn off a Live Photo?” If a Live Photo you take captures a bit of video or audio you do not want, you can convert the Live Photo to a still image and keep or delete the original. Let’s explore how to change a Live Photo to a still picture.

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Can you save a still from a Live Photo? Yes! It’s easy to save a Live Photo as still and keep the Live Photo intact. This is helpful if you plan to edit a Live Photo but do not want to lose the live version, or if you just want to save iPhone storage.

First, Open the Photos App. Refer to the below image:

Accessing the Photos app

Next, tap the Albums tab, then scroll to the bottom and tap Live Photos. See the below image:

Accessing the Live Photos option

Now, tap the Live Photo you want to turn into a still, then tap the Share icon. See the following image:

Selecting the Share icon

Next, scroll down and tap Duplicate. Refer to the below image.

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Selecting the Duplicate option

Now, tap Duplicate as Still Photo. See the below image:

Selecting Duplicate as Still Photo option

Next, if you want to delete the Live or Still photo, locate it, and tap the Trash icon in the lower right-hand corner. See the following image:

Deleting the photo

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How to Disable Taking Live Photos on iPhone

By default, modern iPhones capture small videos called Live Photos every time you take a picture with the Camera app. These Live Photos take up a lot of expensive storage space, and if you do not use them, they could be wasting your money.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
June 7, 2022

By default, modern iPhones capture small videos called Live Photos every time you take a picture with the Camera app. These Live Photos take up a lot of expensive storage space, and if you do not use them, they could be wasting your money. Let’s explore what you should do instead.

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Storage Space is Expensive

If you regularly enjoy taking and sharing Live Photos, they are not a waste of space. Live Photos are a neat feature. But if you never use them, you are storing a lot of unnecessary data that could be costing you money.

Storage space comes at a premium in the Apple universe, with larger storage sizes on iPhones often costing hundreds of dollars more than the lower-end models. You pay more for larger iCloud storage as well which holds your iCloud Photo backups.

An Apple Live Photo captures three seconds of audio and video in addition to a still photo. Typically, a video takes up more space than a still photo because it incorporates many still photo frames and audio as well.

Taking test photos on an iPhone 13 we examined the Live Photo file sizes. The still photo part of a typical Live Photo was about 5 megabytes, and the video file was about 8 megabytes, totaling 13 megabytes for a complete Live Photo. Multiply that out by the thousands of photos people usually store on their devices, and the 8 MB of extra video data adds up quickly. If you take 1000 live photos at 13 megabytes each, that’s 13 gigabytes of space. If you take 1000 still photos instead (at 5 megabytes each), that would only take up 5 gigabytes of space. You have saved 8 gigabytes of wasted space by turning off Live Photos.

Disable Taking Live Photos

Apple makes it easy to disable Live Photos, but the process is still somewhat confusing.

First, open the Camera app and make sure you are in “Photo” mode (not “Video” or “Portrait,” for example).

Next, locate the Live Photo button on the toolbar, which looks like three concentric circles (one of which is a dotted circle). This will disable Live Photo for this session, and you can confirm it when you see the Live Off message and a slash through the Live Photo icon. Refer to the below image:

Live Photo 1
Live Photo is off

Now, this change is only temporary; for now. By default, the next time you re-launch the Camera app, the Live Photo feature will turn back on automatically. To make sure it stays off, you will need to toggle a switch in Settings.

Next, to make the necessary change, open the Settings app, which you can usually find on your Home screen. See the below image:

Live Photo 2
Accessing Settings

Now, In Settings, navigate to:

Camera > Preserve Settings

See the following image:

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Accessing the Preserve Settings option

Next, scroll down and toggle the switch beside Live Photo to the OFF position. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Live Photo option

This switch makes the Camera app preserve your Live Photo on or off setting between sessions. So if you turn it off and relaunch the Camera app later, Live Photo will still be off the next time.

(If you change your mind, you can still manually turn Live Photos to ON at any time by tapping the Live Photo icon on the toolbar in Camera.)

After a while of taking normal still photos, you will notice that they do not take up as much space as Live Photos, and that means you will have room for even more photos on your iPhone (and in your iCloud Drive). If you already have thousands of Live Photos stored, there’s no easy way to convert them all to still photos to save space. You can do the conversion process one at a time, however.

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How to Make a Slideshow on iPhone

Thanks to the iPhone’s built-in Photos app, you can make a slideshow and have your photos and/or videos play one after another without manual interaction. You can choose a custom background music track, theme, and even the speed of the slideshow.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
May 24, 2022

Thanks to the iPhone’s built-in Photos app, you can make a slideshow and have your photos and/or videos play one after another without manual interaction. You can choose a custom background music track, theme, and even the speed of the slideshow.

Note: The Photos app only lets you play your content as a slideshow; you can not save these slideshows to play at a later time on another device. However, as a workaround, you could record a video of your iPhone’s screen while it plays and save it, or stream it to your Apple TV using AirPlay.

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Create a Slideshow

First, launch the Photos app on your iPhone.

In the Photos app, select the photos and/or videos you would like to include in your slideshow. Refer to the below image where we have selected 15 photos:

Slideshow 1
Selected photos

Next, when you have selected your photos and/or videos, in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen, tap the Share icon. See the below image:

Slideshow 2
Selecting the Share icon

Now, in the Share menu that opens, tap the Slideshow option. See the following image:

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Selecting the Slideshow option

Next, your iPhone will automatically create and play a slideshow containing your photos and/or videos.

Now, to customize this slideshow, tap on the slideshow and then select Options in the bottom right-hand corner. Refer to the below image:

Slideshow 4
Selecting Options

Next, on the Slideshow Options page, choose the item you would like to change for your slideshow. Your options are:

  • Theme: Use this option to change your slideshow’s theme.
  • Music: Change your slideshow’s background music with this option. You can load music from the Music app as well.
  • Repeat: To play your slideshow in a loop, enable this option.
  • Slider: Use this slider to change your slideshow’s playback speed. Dragging the slider to the left decreases the speed, while dragging it to the right increases the speed.

Now, when you have specified custom options, save your settings by tapping Done in the top right-hand corner. See the below image:

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Saving your options

Enjoy the customized slideshow of your favorite photos and/or videos! If only Apple allowed you to save the slideshow for later playback would make this a nifty feature.


Another way to make a slideshow on your iPhone or other devices is to use Google Photos.

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What About Storage Space on Your iPhone

When shopping for a new or used iPhone, you will need to keep a vital number in mind: Storage capacity. The storage size of your iPhone will determine how many apps, photos, videos, and other data you can keep locally on your device.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
May 17, 2022

When shopping for a new or used iPhone, you will need to keep a vital number in mind: Storage capacity. The storage size of your iPhone will determine how many apps, photos, videos, and other data you can keep locally on your device. Let’s explore the iPhone storage capacity.

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Purchase For the Future

When it comes to iPhones, more storage capacity is almost always better, with a big catch: It costs more money. Using an example from March 2022, an unlocked 128 GB iPhone 13 cost $829, while an unlocked 512 GB iPhone 13 cost $1,129. That’s a $300 difference for four times more onboard storage.

As of March 2022, Apple sells iPhones with storage capacities that range from 64 GB to 1 TB. Here’s Apple’s March 2022 iPhone lineup with the typical spread of capacities available:

  • iPhone SE: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
  • iPhone 11: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • iPhone 12: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
  • iPhone 13: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
  • iPhone 13 Pro: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB

Why do you need more storage? Photos and videos in particular take up a lot of space, along with podcasts, music, and large apps such as games. If you are a light-duty iPhone user that typically just uses it to make calls, text people, send emails, and browse the web, you can potentially get by with less storage space on your iPhone.

But if you like to take lots of photos and videos, use hundreds of apps, and want to carry a large music collection in your pocket, you will want as much iPhone storage capacity as possible. Keep in mind that, unlike some Android phones, the iPhone’s storage space is not expandable or upgradeable. Once you buy a model with a certain capacity, it will always be that way.

64 GB Is Too Low

Even if you are not a heavy-duty iPhone user, you might find yourself running up against storage limits rather quickly if you only have 64 GB on your iPhone. Keep in mind that not only will you store your emails, messages (and any video or photo attachments), media files, and apps on your iPhone, but you often need 8-10 GB free just to install iOS updates. Running up against the limit and micromanaging a small amount of free space is not worth the trouble.

While storage needs are subjective and vary from person to person, here’s a rough guide that might help you make a decision about which iPhone is right for you.

  • 64 GB: Not recommended for anything but very light use: Few apps, not much media storage.
  • 128 GB: Good size for medium-duty use. This should be the minimum size Apple offers.
  • 256 GB: Great for heavy mobile games, and will allow storing more photos and other media files locally.
  • 512 GB: Lots of media storage space for professionals or people who take many videos.
  • 1 TB: Good for pro use, storing 4K video, and more.

To offset lower-capacity phones, you can sometimes rely on iCloud, which is Apple’s cloud storage service. With iCloud, you can keep older photos and videos stored in the cloud for later access, which lets you free up storage space on your iPhone without losing any data. iCloud is nice, but it’s no replacement for on-device storage, which is available instantly whenever you need it.

So the bottom line is: Get as much storage as you can afford, but avoid 64 GB if possible. When purchasing computer-related devices, including smartphones, buy the best while factoring in obsolescence.

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How to Unhide/Hide Apps on iPhone

You can not really hide apps on an iPhone, but you can make them hard to find. If you can not find an app on your iPhone’s Home screen, it might still be available in your App Library. Also, some hidden app purchases can be revealed.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
May 12, 2022

You can not really hide apps on an iPhone, but you can make them hard to find. If you can not find an app on your iPhone’s Home Screen, it might still be available in your App Library. Also, some hidden app purchases can be revealed. Let’s explore this feature.

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Reveal “Hiding” Apps

Starting with iOS 14, Apple introduced an App Library page to your iPhone that shows an organized list of all the apps installed on your device. An app can be installed on your iPhone that is not listed on your Home Screen but is still accessible in your App Library. If that’s the case, you can easily add the app to your Home Screen.

To open your App Library, first, repeatedly swipe to the left on your home screen of icons or swipe the page icons until you reach the last page, then swipe once more, and the App Library will open. You will see a grid of icons in different categories representing apps you have installed. Tap the Search bar at the top of the screen and type in the name of the app you are looking for. Refer to the below image:

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Finding an app using Search

Next, when you find it, tap and hold your finger on its icon in the results list. In the menu that appears, select Add to Home Screen. See the below image:

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Adding an app to your Home Screen

Now, you can go back to your Home Screen, and you will see the app icon you just added to your Home Screen on one of the pages.

In the future, if you want all newly downloaded apps to appear on your Home Screen automatically, head to:

Settings > Home Screen

and place a checkmark beside Add to Home Screen. See the following image:

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Selecting always add apps to Home Screen

Reveal “Hidden” App Purchases

Next, using your Apple ID settings, it’s possible to hide previous purchases of items such as apps. If you can not find an app you want to download in your Purchase History, head to:

Settings > Apple ID > Media & Purchases > View Account > Hidden Purchase

Refer to the below image:

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Accessing Hidden Purchases

Now, on the next screen, you will see a list of purchases you have previously hidden. Tap Unhide behind any app you would like to reveal again. See the below image:

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Selecting to Unhide an app

Next, the app will appear in your Purchase History.

Head to:

Settings> Apple ID > Media & Purchases > Purchase History

See the following image:

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Your previously hidden app

If the app is not already installed on your iPhone, you will need to re-download it from the App Store.

“Hide” a Purchase App

Now, to “hide” an app, navigate to:

App Store > Your Initials (in upper right-hand corner) > Purchased > My Purchases

and you will see a listing of your purchased apps (some may be free). Swipe left on an app, then tap Hide and your app will be “hidden”. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting to Hide an app

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How to Undo/Redo in Apple Notes App

If you ever make a mistake when using Apple Notes, you have a couple of ways to quickly undo and redo your changes.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
May 5, 2022

If you ever make a mistake when using Apple Notes, you have a couple of ways to quickly undo and redo your changes. Let’s explore how they work on your iPhone.

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Enable Shake to Undo

If you use Notes on your iPhone, let’s ensure that Shake to Undo is enabled. For iOS 15 or higher, head to:

Settings > Accessibility > Touch

and enable the toggle Shake to Undo to ON. Refer to the below image:

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Enable Shake to Undo toggle

Undo/Redo By a Shake

First, make sure the note in which you want to undo or redo changes is open on your iPhone. See the below image:

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The Apple Note with incorrect spelling

Next, bring up the Undo menu by shaking your phone. Just do this as if you are shaking a bottle.

Now, you see an Undo Typing menu. Tap Undo here to delete the changes you just made to your note. See the following image:

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Selecting Undo option

Next, if you would like to redo your changes, shake your iPhone again. This time, in the Undo Typing menu, tap the Redo Typing option. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting Undo Typing option

Undo/Redo By a Menu

If your movement is restricted, use the menu option to undo and redo your changes.

First, on your Note’s screen, tap the Markup icon at the bottom. See the below image:

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Selecting Markup option

Next, you will see two icons at the top of your Note’s screen. The arrow pointing in the left direction is for undoing changes, and the arrow pointing in the right direction is for redoing changes. Tap one of these two icons. See the following image:

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Selecting Undo or Redo option

And your changes will be made to your current note.

Undo Deleted Notes

If you have mistakenly deleted a note, you can also undo that note deletion. Your removed notes are available to restore for up to 30 days.

First, in the Notes app, open the Recently Deleted folder. Refer to the below mage:

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Selecting the Recently Deleted folder

Next, in the top right-hand corner, select Edit and choose the note(s) to recover. Then, in the bottom left-hand corner, tap Move. See the below image:

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Selecting an Apple Note to be moved

Now, select the folder in which you would like to store your notes. See the following image:

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Choosing a folder for the deleted note to be moved to

And your deleted notes are now back.

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How to Use Copy and Paste on iPhone

It’s easy to copy and paste various items, including text, web links, photos, and messages, on your iPhone.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
April 14, 2022

It’s easy to copy and paste various items, including text, web links, photos, and messages, on your iPhone. Let’s explore how to copy and paste these items between various apps on your Apple smartphone.

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Copying and pasting regular text is the easiest thing to do on your iPhone. You basically select the text to copy and choose the copy option.

First, find the text you want to copy on your iPhone. This text could be on a website, in a note, or anywhere on your phone.

Next, tap and hold on to the text to copy. Then, in the menu that opens, tap Select. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing the Select option

Now, two handlers will appear around your text. Use these handles to adjust the selection of words, lines, or paragraphs to copy. Then tap Copy to copy your selected text. See the below image:

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Accessing the Copy option

Next, your selected text is now available in your iPhone’s virtual clipboard. You can now paste this text anywhere on your phone. To do that, simply tap and hold on to a text field, and from the menu that opens, choose Paste. See the following image:

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Accessing the Paste option

Now, your copy and paste text will be displayed. Refer to the below image:

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Your Copy and Paste text

You can use copy and paste for links, photos, and messages. All it takes to copy an item on your iPhone is to tap and hold on to that item and choose Copy. In certain apps, you open the Share menu and then tap Copy to copy your item.

For example, I write notes, comments, and other texts in Apple Notes, then Paste the text to social media. Notes are easier to read, have some formatting capability, are iCloud based, which allows for easy sharing.

The universal copy system works across many file types on your phone. That means you can use it to copy and paste on most anything on your device.

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How to Use Sound Check on iPhone

Using your iPhone’s Sound Check feature, you can prevent your phone from blasting loud music in your ears.

RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
April 12, 2022

Using your iPhone’s Sound Check feature, you can prevent your phone from blasting loud music in your ears. Let’s explore how this feature works.

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Explanation of Sound Check

The Sound Check feature on your iPhone basically tries to keep your music’s volume consistent. For example, if you move from a quiet music track to a louder one, your iPhone ensures that that louder track’s volume is not any higher than the quiet one.

It does so by scanning your songs and finding each song’s loudness. This information is saved in each song’s metadata, which basically means your actual and original songs are not modified.

Note! the Sound Check feature is only available in Apple’s stock Music app. This feature does not work in other apps, like Spotify.

Enable Sound Check

First, launch the Settings app on your phone. In Settings, tap the Music option. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting Music option

On the Music page, scroll all the way down. Then, toggle ON the Sound Check option. See the below image:

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Enabling Sound Check

Sound Check is now enabled. To use it, launch the Music app on your phone and start playing a music track. As you move from one song to another, the feature will ensure you get a consistent volume level.

This is how to keep your ears safe by preventing extremely loud music from playing on your iPhone!

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How to Set a Pin in iPhone Apple Maps

If you would like to mark a specific location to get directions to it, save it to your favorites list, or share it with someone, simply drop a pin on that location in Apple Maps on your iPhone.

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If you would like to mark a specific location to get directions to it, save it to your favorites list, or share it with someone, simply drop a pin on that location in Apple Maps on your iPhone. Let’s explore this feature.

This is for the iPhone. Screenshots are from iPhone XR

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First, launch Apple Maps on your iPhone. In the app, navigate to the location by using the Search Maps to a specific address. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing Search Maps

Next, type in the address, and a pop-up list of possible addresses will appear. Choose one from the list. See the below image:

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Type in an address and select the address from the list

Now, a drop pin will be placed at that location. From here, tap the drop pin. See the following image :

Maps 3
Selecting the dropx pin

Next, tap OK on the Getting There Safely message. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting OK

Now, the driving route(s) will appear. See the below image:

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The routes

Next, tap the 3-dots next to the shortest route time. See the following image:

Maps 7
Accessing the menu

Now, tap on Directions. Refer to the below image:

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Selecting Directions

Next, in the pop-up that appears, tap Add to Favorites. You can share the location by tapping Share. See the below image:

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Add to Favorites and/or Share

And that’s how you set and use pins in Apple Maps on iPhone.

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