Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

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Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET)

Some aspects of iOS 7 are pretty clear — swipe up to access Control Center? Got it — while others, not so much.

In fact, I suspect that after installing the new OS (or buying a new iPhone that has it preinstalled), you’re going to find yourself scratching your head over certain, shall we say, mysteries.

With that in mind, and fully anticipating calls from friends and relatives having trouble solving these puzzles, I’ve put together this quick guide.

1. What’s the blue dot next to certain apps?

The mysterious blue dot. What does it mean?!?!

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET)

In iOS 6, when you installed a new app, its icon would display a small “new” banner across one corner. In iOS 7, new apps are represented by a blue dot.

That dot also appears when you update an existing app (or the OS updates it for you in the background). In both cases, the dot disappears after you launch that app for the first time.

2. Where did my pop-up iPod controls go? … [Read more]

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved


Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

 

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

 

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

 

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

 

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

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