The iPad is a tablet computer from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Similar in functionality to the iPhone, the iPads purpose is often quite different, sometimes even serving as a general desktop computer replacement.

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How to Install iOS 9 on iPhone or iPad Manually with Firmware in iTunes

Sep 19, 2015 - 18 Comments

If you have decided you’d like to update an iPhone or iPad to iOS 9, you can install iOS 9.0.1 manually using firmware and iTunes. The manual firmware method is more advanced, making it perhaps best for specific reasons, like to resolve the frustratingly unresponsive “Slide to Upgrade” screen, to fix the Software Update Failed … Read More

Fix iOS 9 Slow Performance & Lag with Three Easy Tips

Sep 18, 2015 - 135 Comments
iOS 9 feels slow? Speed it up with these tips

A notable number of users who have installed iOS 9 on their iPhones, iPad, and iPod touch have discovered that iOS 9 has caused performance to suffer, with annoying lag, choppiness in interactions, delayed response from the user interface, and just general performance degradation. That lag can be notable enough to make the device feel … Read More

How to Revert iOS 9.1 to iOS 9, Leaving the Beta Behind

Sep 17, 2015 - 28 Comments
Revert iOS 9.1 to iOS 9

Many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users are running iOS 9.1 through the beta program, and while there’s certainly nothing wrong with staying put in the iOS 9.1 seed, some users may wish to revert to iOS 9 instead for a variety of reasons. It should be pointed out downgrading is really not necessary for … Read More

How to Downgrade from iOS 9 Back to iOS 8.4.1

Sep 16, 2015 - 121 Comments
How to downgrade iOS 9 to iOS 8.4.1

Want to downgrade iOS 9 back to iOS 8.4.1? You can do that, as long as you move fairly quickly. If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that has been updated to iOS 9 and decided it’s not for you for whatever reason, you can revert back to the prior release. Maybe you … Read More

2 Solutions for the “Software Update Failed” Error Downloading iOS 9

Sep 16, 2015 - 19 Comments
Software update failed error when downloading iOS 9

If you’re one of the many users updating to iOS 9 today, you may have come across a rather frustrating error message stating “Software Update Failed. An error occurred downloading iOS 9.” and, naturally you’re probably looking for a solution for that error message to get iOS 9 updated successfully on your iPhone, iPad, or … Read More

iOS 9 Update Available to Download Now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [IPSW Links]

Sep 16, 2015 - 32 Comments
iOS 9 Update available now

Apple has released the final version of iOS 9 for compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch models. The new system software includes a variety of enhancements and refinements to the mobile experience, including a smarter Siri, battery life improvements, split-view multitasking for iPad, media support in Notes app, and more. You’ll find each way to update … Read More

Fix “The password you entered to protect your iPhone backup could not be set. Please try again” Error Message

Sep 14, 2015 - 4 Comments

If you have attempted to enable backup encryption in iTunes for an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you may encounter this fairly frustrating error message; “The password you entered to protect your iPhone backup could not be set. Please try again.” Assuming you do try again, you wind up in an endless loop of entering … Read More

How to Prepare for iOS 9 Update the Proper Way

Sep 14, 2015 - 15 Comments
Prepare for iOS 9

iOS 9 is the next major update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, bringing a variety of helpful refinements to iOS, some new features, a new system font, a handful of new wallpapers, and a bit more. While many users want to just tap on the update button without doing much else as soon as … Read More

How to Find the Serial Number of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Sep 13, 2015 - 4 Comments
Find an iPhone Serial Number in iOS Settings

Knowing an iOS devices serial number is useful for a wide variety of reasons, from checking warranty status, determining if it’s eligible for a free repair from Apple, checking unlock status, checking for iCloud Activation Lock, insurance purposes, repairs, registering a phone for a variety of services, amongst other reasons. We’ll show you how to … Read More

Yes Anyone Can Install iOS 9 Right Now, But You Should Wait

Sep 10, 2015 - 49 Comments
iOS 9

Update: iOS 9 has been released, you can download it here or install from the Settings app. This applies to all users, no need to wait anymore! Now that iOS 9 has reached the GM build, it can technically be installed on any compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch right now, assuming you have the … Read More

iOS 9 GM & iOS 9.1 Beta 1 Released, iOS 9 Public Download on September 16

Sep 9, 2015 - 38 Comments
iOS 9 GM and iOS 9.1 beta 1

Apple has released the GM build of iOS 9, alongside the first beta of iOS 9.1. GM stands for Golden Master and represents the final build in a beta software production cycle, matching the final version that has been released to the general public as a download on September 16. iOS 9 GM arrives as … Read More

iPad Pro with 12.9″ Display Debuts, Release Date Set for November

Sep 9, 2015 - 9 Comments
iPad Pro with smart keyboard

Apple has released the all new iPad Pro, which prominently features a large ultra-high resolution 12.9″ display and desktop class computing performance. Additionally, Apple has debuted a new Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro, and a separate stylus device called Apple Pencil.

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