177 – Unpair for Apple Pay and More iOS15 Tips With Guest Kelly Guimont

The latest In Touch With iOS with Dave he is joined by guest Kelly Guimont. Dave’s Apple Watch stops working with Apple Pay for no reason he fixes it. We reviewed the new service PhoneSwap from the folks that started PodSwap. Apple announces a new Business essentials MDM service  starting up in 2022. Apple drops prices of trade-ins of devices. iOS15.2 beta 2 adds some great new features. More great iOS15 tips. 

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Apple Drops Device Trade-In Prices in the U.S.

Apple backs off of breaking Face ID after DIY iPhone 13 screen replacements

New Apple Business Essentials Brings Device Management for Small Businesses the was the Apple purchase of Fleetsmith. 

Apple Must Allow External Payment Options by December 9, Judge Says

Apple Store App for iOS Adds Saved Item Lists for Easy Sharing With Product Specialists


Beta this week. iOS 15.2 Beta 2 was released. 

Apple Seeds Second Public Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15.2 With Legacy Contacts, Find My Updates and More

Everything New in iOS 15.2 Beta 2: Legacy Contacts, Hide My Email Improvements, and More

Hide My Email Available in Mail App With New iOS 15.2 and macOS Monterey 12.1 Betas

iOS 15.2 Beta Adds Messages Communication Safety Feature for Kids

Dave had quite the issue with his Apple Watch and Apple Pay. The Watch stopped working and could not use any card synced. Turned out he had to unpair and pair the Watch again. We discuss. 

Dave reviewed the airpods swapping service Podswap AirPods back on episode 138. Co founders Emily and Emma have started another service called PhoneSwap where you can swap your older iPhone for a newer one. We discuss the value of this service and it’s easy process. 

Dave received this book for his birthday on Apple Design that was published back in 2011 great book to look at many items that Apple designed over the years who remembers the iPod Hi-Fi? 


More iOS15 and iPadOS 15 tips

How to install and manage apps for Messages on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Mute Notifications for Individual Apps

Use Background Sounds 

Copy Safari Tabs and paste into anything

Settings > Accessibility > Per App setting Review these settings and change Amazon app to smart invert.

Quickly Refresh a Webpage

Control Center tips

Set your iPhone to flash if you cannot hear the sound of messages or ringing

Our Host

David Ginsburg is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users and his wealth of knowledge of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.

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About our Guest

Kelly Guimont writes for The Mac Observer and is the host of The Daily Observations Podcast. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @verso

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