How to restore emails from trash on iPad

Accidentally deleted an email and want to get it back? Using the built-in Mail app on your iPad? Look no further.

  1. open the mail app

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    Tap the mail icon
  2. use the back buttons in the top right to navigate to your main mailbox

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    Tap the mailboxes button in the top left
  3. click on the trash folder

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    Tap on the trash folder
  4. here you should be able to see the email(s) you accidently deleted
  5. tap edit

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    Tap edit
  6. tap the circle next to the email(s) you accidently deleted

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    Select the emails you wish to restore.
  7. tap move

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    Select move and then select inbox
  8. select inbox

your emails will now be back in their rightful place.

Pro tip: if you have accidentally deleted a single email, shake your phone straight after and this will undo the action returning you email without having to go through all of the steps outlined above.

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How to Block Popups on iPhone: using iOS built in popup blocker

If you are being hassled by pop-up ads on the iPhone, you can block them completely by following the instructions below:

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Select safari
  3. Scroll down to ‘general’ then toggle the ‘block pop-ups’ setting to the on position

Voila! No more nasty pop-ups.

Did you find this info useful? Let us know in the comments.

 

Further reading on this subject:

How to get rid of an iPhone popup when the only option is ‘ok’

What to do if you get a popup on the iPhone and the only option is to press ok?

If you are presented with a popup on your iPhone claiming that you have won a prize or that your iPhone is at risk with no option but to press ‘ok’: do not press ok!  This could lead to a barrage of further pop-ups. Simply follow the instructions below:

  1. Press the home button twice and swipe up to quit Safari, Facebook or whatever app the popup appeared in.

This should fix the issue, you will be ok to re-open the app and carry on as normal. However if this method does not fix the issue follow the next steps below.

  1. Switch your device off and on again.
  2. Follow the steps in our article on Safari’s popup blocker to avoid further popups.

If you find you are affected by a constant barrage of popups then check out our other article.

Did this article help you? Let us know in the comments, also if you have screen shots of the popup that appeared on your device then please send it in, as we are interested to see how many variations there are out there.

 

Further reading on this subject:

Why does night mode not show on my iPhone or iPad?

We have had customers ask for help with Apple’s new night mode setting and made this list to solve some common issues. Night shift is Apple’s new night time feature for iPhone and iPad. When activated it will change the brightness and soften the colours on your screen with an aim to help you sleep better.

Having problems with Night Shift? Here are a few reasons why night mode may not appear in the settings on your device or unexpectedly deactivate itself.

  1. You are not running iOS 9.3 or above

You can check which version of iOS you are using in Settings > general > about. If you are not running iOS 9.3 or higher then you need to tap update in settings > general >software update

 

  1. night shift is only available for iPhone 5S and above.

Unfortunately the following devices do support iOS 9.3 but do not support night shift: iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPod touch 5G, iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4.

 

  1. setting changes cause night mode to deactivate

Activating low power mode or changing accessibility settings can cause night shift to deactive.

 

Have you had a play with night shift, let us know what you think in the comments.

 

How to activate iPhone night mode.

Night shift is Apple’s new night time feature for iOS 9.3. When activated it will change the brightness and soften the colours on your screen with an aim to help you sleep better.

Method 1: Using Siri

  1. activate siri (hold home button)
  2. say ‘enable night mode’

Method 2: Through Settings

  1. Tap on ‘Settings’
  2. Select ‘Display & Brightness’
  3. Toggle the ‘night shift’ switch
  4. Adjust the ‘warmth’ using the slider on the same page

Method 3: schedule

  1. Tap on ‘Settings’
  2. Select ‘Display & Brightness’
  3. Toggle the ‘night shift’ switch
  4. Toggle the ‘schedule’ switch
  5. Enter the times that you wish night shift to turn on and off.
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iOS 9.3 feature: night shift

Have you tried night shift yet? If so do you think it aids you to drift off? Let us know in the comments.