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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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 - 33 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

Humor: Siri Intervenes in White House Press Question [Video]

Sep 10, 2015 - 10 Comments
Siri answers question at White House press conference

As many iPhone owners know, sometimes Siri just starts talking out of no where, intervening into conversations seemingly at random. Well, guess what, Siri is now interjecting itself into official White House press conferences too!

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

iPhone 6S & iPhone 6S Plus Released, Pre-Orders on September 12

Sep 9, 2015 - 2 Comments
iPhone 6S with 3d Touch

Apple has released the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with significantly revamped internal hardware, an all new 3D touch interaction model, notably impressive camera features, and a new pink rose gold color.

How to Unblock a Caller on iPhone

Sep 8, 2015 - 4 Comments
iPhone Contacts icon

The ability to block people from calling or messaging an iPhone or iPad is an undoubtedly useful feature, but there may come a time where you wish to undo that block. Fortunately, unblocking a contact from iOS is straight forward and easy, so whether you have changed your mind, accidentally blocked someone, or have just … Read More

How to Check iCloud Activation Lock Status of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Sep 4, 2015 - 2 Comments
How to check iCloud Activation Lock status

iCloud Activation Lock is a great feature which allows owners to lock down an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and prevent it from being used in the event that a device has been misplaced, stolen, or lost. This is part of the Find My iPhone feature set, and it’s a very welcome addition for iDevice … Read More

How to Fix Crashing Apps on iPhone & iPad

Sep 3, 2015 - 30 Comments
Fix app crashes on iPhone and iPad

Though iPhone and iPad apps are generally very stable, sometimes you’ll encounter an application that crashes at random. In iOS, a crashing app usually presents as an app that seems to quit itself immediately, returning back to the Home Screen of the device without user intent. An app crash can happen immediately upon launching the … Read More

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