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How to Find What iOS Version is on iPhone or iPad

Feb 18, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to Check what iOS version running on iPhone or iPad

iOS is the operating system that runs on every iPhone or iPad, but while many users may know the model of their iPhone or iPad, perhaps fewer people may know what version of iOS they are running. Knowing what version of iOS is installed and running on an iPhone or iPad can be important for … Read More

How to Disable “Shake to Send Feedback” in Google Maps for iPhone and iPad

Feb 17, 2019 - 4 Comments
Disable Shake to Send Feedback in Google Maps for iPhone or iPad

Have you ever been using Google Maps on iPhone or iPad and noticed a little pop-up alert message stating “Shake to send feedback – You shook your device! Your feedback suggestions help us improve Google Maps.” with options to report data problems, send feedback, or to dismiss the alert. Sometimes Google Maps users on iPhone … Read More

How to Check What Mac OS Version is Running on a Mac

Feb 16, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to see what Mac OS version is on a Mac

Have you ever needed to know which version of Mac OS was on a computer? For some users the answer may be never, but others may need to know exactly what version of Mac OS system software is running on a particular Mac. Typically the need to know which MacOS version is on a Mac … Read More

How to Update iOS Automatically on iPhone or iPad

Feb 15, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to enable Automatic Software Updates in iOS

If you want to stay on top of the latest iOS system software updates but don’t like bothering with manually installing the software updates, or you routinely fall behind, you might want to consider automating the installation process of iOS software updates. Thanks to a new feature in iOS, you can set an iPhone or … Read More

How to Make Text Size Much Larger on iPad

Feb 14, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to make text size larger on iPad

Some iPad and iPhone users may prefer to have larger text sizes and font sizes visible when using the device. Having bigger text size can make reading things on an iPad screen easier for many people, particularly if you find the default font sizes on iPad to be too small, or difficult on the eyes. … Read More

How to Fix App “is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash” Error on Mac

Feb 13, 2019 - 7 Comments
App is damaged and can't be opened, move to Trash error message on the Mac

Some Mac users may occasionally run into a somewhat strange error when they try to open an app that was downloaded to their Mac, upon launching the app a little “verifying” progress bar will appear and stall for a moment before an error alert message says “Appname.app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should … Read More

How to Enable Stacks in MacOS to Clean Up Messy Desktops

Feb 12, 2019 - 6 Comments
How to use Stacks on Mac Desktop to tidy up messy files and clutter

If your Mac desktop is a mess of files and folders, you’re not alone. A messy desktop must be common enough that a feature called Stacks has been included in MacOS specifically to ease that burden. Basically Stacks cleans up a mess of files on your desktop automatically by arranging them into organized groups of … Read More

How to Disable Autocorrect in Microsoft Word for Mac

Feb 11, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to disable autocorrect in Microsoft Word for Mac

If you use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office on Mac you may have noticed that Word has aggressive autocorrect functionality which is separate from the general MacOS autocorrect feature. Essentially this means that Microsoft Word autocorrect will continue even if you disable autocorrect in Mac OS through System Preferences. Autocorrect is often one of those … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad Pro (2018)

Feb 10, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to enter and exit Recovery Mode on iPad Pro

Rarely you may need to enter into Recovery Mode on an iPad Pro in order to restore iOS or update iOS software. The latest iPad Pro models without a Home button make the typical process of getting into Recovery Mode impossible however, so if you have a new iPad Pro 11 inch or 12.9 inch … Read More

How to Setup a WyzeCam Security Camera with Motion Detection Alerts Sent to Your iPhone

Feb 9, 2019 - 7 Comments
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How to Bypass “Safari no longer supports unsafe extension” Error in Mac OS Mojave

Feb 8, 2019 - 11 Comments
Safari no longer supports unsafe extensions error message Mac

If you try to install an older Safari extension in modern Mac Safari versions, you will see an error message stating “Safari no longer supports the unsafe extension “Extension name”. You can find newer extensions reviewed by Apple in the App Store or Safari Extensions Gallery.” This error occurs because the latest versions of Safari … Read More

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max

Feb 6, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to enter and exit DFU mode on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max

Placing an iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max into DFU mode may be necessary as a troubleshooting step in some situations in order to restore an iPhone. DFU mode is a low-level device restore state that allows for an iPhone to be restored directly from firmware, it requires a Mac or Windows PC … Read More

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