Welcome to Trilogy Apple User Group

"Helping each other with our Apple devices"

For our Member Application Form, CLICK HERE.

Are you interested in meeting with people who share similar interests and challenges with the new Apple devices? Do you want to share knowledge, tips, resources and troubleshoot together on ways to get better use from your iPhone, iPad, AppleWatch or AppleTV? 

Our club is for new and experienced Apple device owners.  Let’s learn together!  The technology is changing daily. Let’s make it work for us!

Now accepting 2023 membership dues renewals.  Just complete the memberships application above; email it in with your AppleCash payment or drop your application and check off in the Club Box in the mail room.  Your 2022 membership will expire on January 15.  

 

2023 membership dues are included with all new members who joined after Sept 2022. Membership dues are $25 per household. 

Upcoming Events

Monthly Meetings (last Thursday of the month, unless preempted by holidays):

Next Monthly Meeting:  January 25, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00PM, Event Center Register on MTL

NO MEETING IN DECEMBER.

Next ASK THE TECH Meetings:  Jan 16,  1PM, Alice's Restaurant

2023 ASK THE TECH Meetings:

Jan - 16 and 30

Feb -  6 and 13

Mar - 6 and 20

Apr - 3 and 17

May - 1 and 15

June - 12 and 26

July - 10 and 17

Aug - 7 and 28

Sept - 11 and 18

Oct - 2 and 16

Nov - 6 and 13

Dec — no meetings

Note: 2023 Monthly meetings are the 4th Thursday of every month, starting January 2023, except for March when it will be the 3rd Thursday. Meetings are from 6-7 in the event center

Other Things of Interest

AppleUserGroup eMail Hotline:  AppleUserCoach@appleusergroup.groups.io

One of us will get back to you within 24 hours.

Don't be a victim of Electronic Fraud!

Presentation from the Brentwood Police Department on Fraud in the Electronic World. Complete video can be seen here:  https://youtu.be/BvEGV8zkH-s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Trade Commission - Best place to get information on Scams, Fraud, etc.  A place to report 

https://www.ftc.gov

https://consumer.ftc.gov/consumer-alerts/2022/04/avoid-scammers-money-grab-during-older-americans-month

Take Aways from the Presentation:

Websites to know and visit:

donotcall.gov 

Smart911.com

Credit Bureaus:

equifax.com

experian.com

transunion.com 

Apple System Software Upgades Available;

iOS16 for iPhone/iPad and Ventura, Mac OS 13 for Computers

 

iOS 16 Not supported on iPhone 7 or below, including old SEs

Also not supported on the following iPad models: iPad Mini (fifth generation or earlier) ‌iPad‌ (fifth generation or earlier)

How to upgrade?  Navigate to Settings > General > Software Update. You might have to tap Upgrade to iOS 16 at the bottom of the screen and then Download and Install, or you'll be directed to Download and Install automatically. Either way, if your iPhone has a passcode, you'll be prompted to enter it. Agree to Apple's terms, and then wait.  https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/09/ios-16-is-available-today/ 

OS 13, Ventura, available for Computers, laptops & MacMinis.

Did you get a new AppleWatch?  Here's how to Pair it with your iPhone:

Set up your Apple Watch

Learn how to use your iPhone to set up your new AppleWatch

What is the Apple Wallet?

 

The Apple Wallet is an app on the iPhone and Apple Watch that securely and conveniently organizes your event tickets, boarding passes, vaccination card, credit and debit cards, transit passes, identity cards, hotel keys, reward cards, and more — all in one place.  iOS16 will bring much more to Apple Wallet

UPDATE Vaccination Record to your Apple Wallet (Must have iOS 15 or above)

Go to:  https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov 

  • Once at this site, fill out the form.  Be sure to remember the 4 digit passcode your assign. You will need it later 

  • When you submit this, you will get a text or email to access your QR code.
  • Open the link and you will have the option to put your card in your apple wallet.

Are you thinking about upgrading to a new iPhone, iPad, or AppleWatch?

Do you have any old Apple products just sitting forgotten somewhere? Please consider offering them to others who may have older devices and who do not want or need the brand new devices on sale now. We are also looking at donating old devices to those in the community less fortunate than us.The TAUG support techs will handle all the details - take your old equipment, completely erase all the data and info and pass them along to others who need them.  Details coming soon.

Call Apple Support at 1-800-APLCARE

Apple Support 

Apple Support Videos on YouTube

iMore - Information Site

MacMost - Information and Tutorials

Beware of Scams

Apple, Banks, Law Enforcement, the IRS, etc., will NEVER EMAIL OR CALL you and ask for money OR ask you to send Gift Cards. THESE ARE SCAMS.  HANG UP/DON'T RESPOND TO AN EMAIL!  Click Here for a list of current scams.