iPad & iPhone Tutorials

iPad tutorials, iPhone tutorials, How to create a To-Do list in Apple's Notes App

On this page we share our top iOS tutorial to boost productivity.

How to add text to photos on iPhone and iOS camera rolls

Step by step guide:

  1. Press edit
  2. Then the plus sign at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Press the rectangle to create a background and move it to where you’d like the text to be.
  4. Press the colour wheel at the bottom of the screen to change the colour and the opacity.
  5. Click ‘X’ to return to the image.
  6. To fill the rectangle, press the square icon at the bottom-right of the screen, then select the solid square
  7. Press the plus sign at the bottom-right of the screen, then select text
  8. Move the text into position and type your text
  9. To change the colour of the text, press on the text to select it and then the colour wheel.
  10. To change font and the size of text, press the ‘A’ icon at the bottom-left of the screen.
  11. When you’re happy press ‘done’ at the top-right of the screen, and then ‘done’ again at the bottom-right of the screen.
  12. Your photo will now be ready to share or to use in Pages, Keynote or Notes.


How to create a To Do list using Notes App on iPhone or iPad in 5 quick steps

We have all found ourselves making To-Do lists, either for work, personal projects, or for running errands. Not to mention that hand-written notes often end up being lost, forgotten, or accidentally end up in a trash can, leaving us scratching our heads trying to remember what we've written down.

Fear no more, To-Do lists can be created very quickly and easily on your iPhone or iPad using Apple's Notes App, and this way we keep our To-Do lists at our finger tips at all times, wherever we are and whatever we do.

Hint: Making To-Do Lists is even easier with G-Hold Phone Holder & Stand for your iPhone or G-Hold Tablet Holder for your iPad.

We've recorded a quick 5-step tutorial explainng how to create a To-Do list in Apple's Notes App on your iPhone or iPad, so make sure you check out the video below:



How to record with Memoji on iPhone or iPad using Clips - super simple tutorial

Memojis are a fun addition to making your videos more interactive and are super easy and fun to make. Whether it is for presentations at school or for work, to share fun videos with your family and friends, or to use on a bad hair day, this is truly for everyone with an iOS device. 

We've been asked a few times about how to record videos with Memoji which have appeared in a few of our recent videos.

So we decided to record a very short and simple tutorial, explaining how to record video with memoji on your iPad or iPhone, in just 20 seconds.

And for extra fun, make sure you are using your G-Hold ergonomic holder on your device.

What will you record a memoji video for?



How to record your own ringtone or notification sounds on iOS iPhone and iPad

The sounds of the Apple devices.

Every time you hear that familar ringtone, you and all the people around you start reaching for your phones in pockets and bags, keys and tickets flying, only to discover your phone is switched to silent mode anyway?

If this scene 'rings a bell', you might also have wondered how to change the pre-set ringtone or text message alert on your iPhone or iPad into something more personal to avoid these awkward moments forever more.

We've created a short video guide, featuring G-Hold Ergonomic Phone Holder, and the G-Hold Home Hang  showing you how to record your own sounds and setting them as your ringtone and/or notification alerts on your iPhone and iPad.

For more information on ergonomic device holders, visit our product catalogue.


How to Animate Text on your iPad using G-Hold Tablet Holder

This easy step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to animate text on a still image, using Pixelmator App on the iPad or iPhone, and free Werble App.

To purchase the G-Hold ergonomic tablet holder featured in the video and unleash your creativity, click here.


How to import a Word document to Pages, signing it and exporting it to PDF on iPad with G-Hold Tablet Holder

In this quick tutorial we will cover how to sign a Word document, using the Pages app on your iPad, and then how to email it as a PDF.

Hopefully it might come in handy if you have to sign anything at home but you don’t have a scanner. It's all very quick and simple to do with your iPad while holding it single-handedly with a G-Hold Tablet Holder

Another quick tip - if you don’t have an iPad, you can do the same thing on an iPhone with its version of the Pages app.

As always, we're happy to answer any questions you may have, and will talk you through how to make your different devices function as your work and/or learning tools.


How to use Pages on iPad to create Word document and send it to Microsoft Teams


Very quick tutorial on using your iPad to create a document in Pages, which you can easily convert into a Word document and upload to Microsoft Teams.

We're aware that not all households will have enough laptops to go round the whole family, so We're keen to help anyone who wants to know how to use their phones / iPads / Tabs, etc, to access and produce their work and learning materials. 

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or if you are interested in our ergonomic tablet holders.


How to undo deleted text on iPhone

If you've ever accidentally deleted a text you've spent quite some time typing, here's an easy trick to retrieve the deleted text. Simply sling your phone with a G-Hold Ergonomic Phone Holder and you've got the text back!


How to see the exact time a text was sent on iPhone when it’s in a thread

Ever wanted to know when exactly a text message in message trail was sent to you on your iPhone? There is an easy way to tell exact time by sliding the screen to the left. Watch the short video below to see how this works: