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Tip: tidy up iPhone Lock screen by disabling suggested Siri shortcuts for specific apps

The proactive Siri assistant learns your routines across the apps you use on your iPhone and iPad, then suggests an easy way to perform common tasks on the Lock screen. You can reduce information overload by excluding these Lock screen shortcut suggestions for any apps that you don’t care about, as explained in our step-by-step tutorial.

10 apps with useful Siri Shortcuts implementations

Here’s a look at some of the best Siri Shortcuts implementations. Use these shortcuts to snap quicker photos, find a star in the sky, and so much more.

How to disable the red dot indicator for unread Apple Watch notifications

A handy notification icon—a little red dot at the top of your watch face—appears every time you get a new notification. Do you find it a bit distracting? If so, follow the steps laid out in this tutorial to hide the notification icon so it no longer appears when you have unread notifications.

How to set up an automatic email reply in Mail on Mac

Need to set up an automatic email reply in the Mail app on your Mac? It’s easy to do, takes just a few minutes, and comes in handy.

Message multiple recipients in separate texts with the Mass Message shortcut

This handy shortcut for your iOS 12+ device makes it easy to text multiple people at once via the Messages app but as individual SMS messages rather than a group chat. iDB shows you how to use and customize it to your liking.