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This is a free weekly Q&A help session for anyone with iOS and iDevice (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch and Apple TV) accessibility questions or issues.
- The first 45 minutes are dedicated to the novice or new user.
- App or iOS features may be demonstrated by advanced members.
Recorded live on Mondays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM Central Time.
To join the live iBUG Buzz meetings, please visit our website, ibugtoday.org, for the Zoom connect instructions.

iBUG Buzz iBUG Today

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This is a free weekly Q&A help session for anyone with iOS and iDevice (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch and Apple TV) accessibility questions or issues.
- The first 45 minutes are dedicated to the novice or new user.
- App or iOS features may be demonstrated by advanced members.
Recorded live on Mondays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM Central Time.
To join the live iBUG Buzz meetings, please visit our website, ibugtoday.org, for the Zoom connect instructions.

    #634 May 20, 2024

    #634 May 20, 2024

    Facilitators: Maria & Sandhya

    Topics: Numbering convention for iOS versions; Rainbird app not accessible; Air Pods Pro not staying paired; screen curtain does not affect camera on Zoom; personalizing spacial audio; Perplexity app with Chat GPT; splitters and dongles; sending a group text;

    iBUG Bytes - notifications about government alerts; notifications in native weather app; Weatherology app; Weather Gods app; predictions for Siri to get major upgrade; Siri stops during dictation; improvements coming to Be My AI; can have verbal conversation with Chat GPT;

    • 1 hr 59 min
    #633 May 13, 2024

    #633 May 13, 2024

    Facilitators:   Brad & SandhyaTopics: Recommendation for headphones; strange dictation errors like duplication; turn off automatic updates if do not want to update to latest iOS 17.5; speaking bar; call carrier to have different name  on same account; Voice Dream Reader bug, need to close out first; iOS 17.5 new game quartiles; blue tooth behaving inconsistently re. Pairing;  Ibug Today on Instagram;  Apple Vis website; delay in notification of missed call, not in recent call history; take focus off Clock, or will speak the time; iBUT Bytes - send text message as SMS or MMS  ensure receipt; blue bubbles versus green bubbles; sending music in text message; entering credit card on website, customize is an option;  using auto fill; review. Of new features in iOS 17.5 including repair mode; some headphones do not have microphones, so cannot activate Siri from headphones; different methods for organizing wires; Velcro, magnetic clips etc.; magnetic zip ties; repairing an Apple Watch; waterlogged feature on Apple Watch.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    #632 May 6, 2024

    #632 May 6, 2024

    Facilitators: Greg & Sandhya

    Topics: Image description; searching on Safari, video adds; restoring purchased ring tone; AI app called Pi; Black Ink - crossword app; purchased ringtone showing up in music; action button on 15 Pro, toggling between silent and ring mode; Wordle ; VoiceOver losing focus when reading e-mail; attaching a file to e-mail; Supersense app updated with AI; changing items share sheet; Lidar available on pro models; iBUG Bytes - quick settings; Voice Mail suddenly active; using maps feature in Find My App to track person; no notification of incoming caller information on iPhone speaker, only on Air Pods; announce call settings; texting multiple photographs; does turning off Find My app nullify Apple Care Plus service?; Rayban Meta Smart Glasses; cancelling

    • 1 hr 53 min
    #631 APRIL 29, 2024

    #631 APRIL 29, 2024

    Facilitators:  PETE & SandhyaTopics: hard reset of iPhone; entering  credit card  IN MY  Chart app; downloading apps from App Store ; saving website to home screen; ADDING MAILBOX; ADDING DROPBOX ON NEW IPHONE;  multiple  iPhones does not  MEAN MULTIPLE phone NUMBERS; VOICEOVER VOLUME  IS INAUDIBLE; detailed  voice guidance in Google Maps; FILES APP OR DROPBOX; CHOOSING A WeB BROWSER; saving bookmarks in Safari; iBUG Bytes - text replacement; long nails impeded proper swiping; smart phone stylus; smart gloves;  removing payment methods in Door Dash; confirming with side button; using Apple Pay for all payments; screen recognition; direct touch in Blindfold Games; Eye Notes app for reading money; too many items in the rotor?; Ring Door Bell and stick cameras improved accessability;  My Chart app very accessible; subscriptions for Uber Eats.

    • 2 hr 1 min
    #630 April 22, 2024

    #630 April 22, 2024

    Facilitators: MARIE &  Sandhya

    Topics: unmuting a thread; VoiceOver changing speed when in status bar; Apple Watch rings when working out; removing exercise complications from Apple Watch; off  loading apps feature;   sheet grabber; setting; audio description on iPhone; using Siri to create a calendar event, let Siri ask for more information; liftable images in camera app; Be My AI and family members; IBUG BYTES - changing VoiceOver voices;  deleting multiple apps at once, is it possible; reviewing apps. In App Library; adding items to the rotor; swiping to a link  in X; remove volume from rotor; navigating to link with rotor; changing rate and pitch while sampling voices; iToys segment - Otter Box Herbie; on iPad, some contacts have names and others have numbers; iPad with split screen, numbers on main keyboard; containers on iPad.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    #629 April 15, 2024

    #629 April 15, 2024

    Facilitators: Greg & Brad

    Topics:  Activating VoiceOver with Siri; moving app to a new Home Screen; clicking on link in X app; turning off Hey Siri feature; paring iPhone with e-Reader Zoom Ax; using Siri to do Google search; changing pause time when dictating with Siri; Hey Siri to hang up; navigating e-mail thread;  tagging on Facebook; closing an app; unpairing an Apple Watch; disabling answering calls on other devices; iBUG Bytes - reviewing recent call history;  MLB  app and notifications on Apple Watch; notification of unread messages; deleting birthday from contact; flicking up on e-mail message does not delete it; changing actions in rotor; KNFB Reader became One Step Reader; searching for title in Dolphin Easy Reader.

    • 1 hr 59 min

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