iPhone

The iPhone is a smartphone from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Between its apps, communication features, the camera, mobile internet access, and other functionalities, the iPhone has quickly become an integral part of many peoples tech lives.

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How to Read a Message Without Sending Read Receipt on iPhone with 3D Touch

Feb 5, 2016 - 5 Comments
Messages

The iOS Messages app defaults to sending what is called a “read receipt” when an iMessage is opened and read within the application. That Read Receipt feature can be helpful for some conversations but it’s not always desired for every message, and though disabling Read Receipts for Messages in iOS is certainly one option that … Read More

How to Switch Multiple Instagram Profiles & Accounts on iPhone Easily

Feb 4, 2016 - 11 Comments
instagram-icon

Many Instagram users have multiple IG accounts, perhaps a public facing Instagram profile (often referred to as ‘finstagram’, short for “fake instagram”), a more private Instagram profile (the “rinsta” for ‘real instagram’), a profile for their cat, dog, or turtle, and maybe even a business or work account they use and manage (why yes of … Read More

How to Disable Contacts Found in Mail in iOS

Feb 2, 2016 - 4 Comments
How to Disable Contacts found in Mail in iOS

The latest versions of iOS support a feature which scans a users mailboxes for contacts and contact information. While this feature can be really helpful in potentially identifying callers and contacts, it can also lead to erroneous information being filled in to your address book contact cards, erroneous assumptions about callers, and even improper suggestions … Read More

AirDrop Not Showing Up in iOS Control Center? This is the Easy Fix

Feb 1, 2016 - 10 Comments
Set AirDrop to be available to Everyone

AirDrop is a great file sharing protocol for iOS and OS X that allows users to quickly and easily send files, photos, contacts, and other data back and forth between iPhones, iPads, iPod touch, and Mac OS X. But sometimes AirDrop doesn’t show up at all in iOS, which obviously prevents the feature from working … Read More

iPhone Battery Percentage Stuck Not Updating on 6s or 6s Plus? Here’s a Fix

Jan 31, 2016 - 3 Comments
Low battery warning on an iPhone

Some iPhone users have discovered their devices battery life percentage indicator within the status bar is stuck and not updating, only to then have the percent jump way down, sometimes to the point where the iPhone is about to run out of battery. This seems to primarily impact the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, … Read More

How to Disable Shake To Undo on iPhone & iPod Touch

Jan 30, 2016 - 4 Comments
Disable or enable shake to undo in iOS

The iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch uses a physical Shake to Undo and Shake to Redo feature to serve as the equivalent of “undo” and “redo” keys, since unlike the iPad, the iPhone and iPod touch lack screen buttons for those functions. And if you’re unfamiliar, yes literally shaking the phone will attempt to undo … Read More

How to Delete All Email from Mail Inbox on iPhone & iPad

Jan 26, 2016 - 6 Comments
Delete all emails from Mail in iOS

The latest versions of iOS Mail app include a “Trash All” function that allows you to quickly delete all emails in an inbox on any iPhone, IPad, or iPod touch. This is the fastest way to delete all emails in an inbox from an iOS device, and can be helpful if you want to clear … Read More

How to Add Checklists to Notes in iOS & OS X

Jan 25, 2016 - 19 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

Notes app includes a variety of enhanced features for iOS and OS X users, but one that is particularly useful is the ability to make checklists easily in the app. As you probably guessed, the checklists are interactive, so you can check things off your own created lists or notes easily to help you keep … Read More

iOS 9.3 Beta 2, OS X 10.11.4 Beta 2, WatchOS 2.2 Beta 2, Released for Testing

Jan 25, 2016 - 3 Comments
iOS 9.3 beta 2 download

Apple has issued the second beta versions of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, tvOS 9.2 beta 2, and WatchOS 2.2 to users participating in the developer release testing programs for iPhone, IPad, iPod touch, Mac OS X, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. The new builds continue to improve features and enhancements on the respective operating … Read More

iPhone Keeps Restarting Randomly? Here’s How to Fix it

Jan 24, 2016 - 12 Comments
iPhone randomly restarts? Here's how to fix that

While iOS is usually a pretty flawless experience without many bugs or glitches, one issue that crops up for some iPhone and iPad users is especially annoying; their iPhone keeps restarting randomly. Seemingly out of nowhere and at random, the iPhone restarts itself, and you’ll see an Apple  logo before the device boots back … Read More

How to Report iMessage Spam as Junk & Delete the Message

Jan 23, 2016 - 6 Comments
Messages

Ever received a junk iMessage to an iPhone or iPad from someone you don’t know, or that is clearly spam? With new versions of the Messages app, there is a simple way to report the spammy iMessage sender as such to Apple, which helps them to detect and reduce junk bulk iMessages.

The iTunes Lockdown Folder Location & How to Reset iOS Lockdown Certificates in Mac OS X & Windows

Jan 21, 2016 - 6 Comments
The iOS Lockdown folders in Mac OS X and Windows

A hidden Lockdown folder is created by iTunes which stores certificate UDID data for iOS devices that are synced to a specific computer. These lockdown certificates are required to be able to successfully sync an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with a computer, but in some specific occasions, a user may need to manually access … Read More

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