Top 10 Buy it for life tips

How to Cross Out Writing

If you don’t want others to be able to read crossed out words, don’t scribble over them. Instead, write random numbers and letters over them.

One in, One Out

When you get something new, something old has to go. This is a great rule for clothing, but can work well for other items too.

Attach media from the compose window

The Mail app doesn’t give a direct button to insert attachments from the compose window, but if you long tap in the compose text field, you’ll see an option to insert a video or a photo (you’ll have to tap the right arrow to see the option). When you tap that, you’ll see the standard photo picker from where you can choose a photo or video.

How to Prevent Pancake Mess

Making pancakes can be messy, so use this simple life hack to prevent the mess. Clean out an old ketchup bottle and use it to store and pour pancake mix.

Background App Refresh

Background App Refresh feature lets apps fetch content in the background. It improves the user experience of apps such as RSS clients, news app etc. that can download the latest content so you don’t have to wait for the app to refresh the content when you launch it. Although Apple has a lot of optimizations in place to ensure that battery consumption is minimal, it’s possible that battery life of older iOS devices takes a hit due to this feature. To disable Background App Refresh go to Settings, and navigate to General > Background App Refresh and turn it off for apps like Facebook or other apps that don’t absolutely need to be updated all the time. ➤ More tips and tricks to improve battery life

Format text

You can type in your text in the mail body, and format it as bold, italic or underlines by selecting the text and tapping the “BIU” button. You can also increase or decrease the indent level of selected text by selecting the quote, tapping on the arrow at the right, and then tapping on the Quote level, followed by Increase or Decrease depending on how you want to format it.

Get a Toy Box

Invest in strategic toy storage that keeps legos off the floor and stuffed animals out of the living room. Get a toy box and fill it. Eliminate whatever extra toys don’t fit in the toy box. Each time your child gets a new toy, have them choose an old toy to donate.

Keep it Clean

Giving your space a fresh, rejuvenated feel will supplement your minimalist attitude. It is hard for clutter and garbage to accumulate when you are maintaining your home regularly.

Get Reply Notifications

To receive notification when anyone replies to an email thread, tap the flag when viewing the message, and then tap Notify Me.

Use Covers to Keep Your Furniture Fur Free

Do you allow your pets on the furniture? If you do you’re well aware of how hard is to keep them clean. My favorite tip for keeping your furniture clean and fur free is to use a cover. You can use sheets, blankets or slip covers — and if you want something to match your decor you can get them custom made. When it’s cleaning time you just throw those covers in the wash & you’re good to go.