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How to Repeat Songs in Music App on iOS 13

Sep 28, 2019 - 1 Comment
Tap on "Now Playing"

Found a song you want to listen to on repeat in Music app on iOS 13 or ipadOS 13 and later? If you have an iPhone running iOS 13 or iPad running iPadOS 13, you might be wondering how to repeat songs and repeat albums in the iOS 13 Music app since it is now … Read More

8 of the Best iOS 13 Tips for iPhone

Sep 26, 2019 - 8 Comments
Best iOS 13 features and tips

Now that iOS 13 is available to download and install for iPhone and iPod touch, you might be wondering what the best features and tricks for the latest and greatest iOS release are. We’ve rounded up a handful of the most useful features in iOS 13 for iPhone for you to check out, so whether … Read More

How to Update Apps in iOS 13 & iPadOS 13

Sep 25, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to update specific apps on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

How do you update apps on iPhone with iOS 13 and iPad with iPadOS 13? You might be asking this question if you opened the App Store and discovered there is no longer an “Updates” tab since updating your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 or later. Not to worry, … Read More

iOS 13 Battery Life Bad? Tips to Fix Battery Drain in iOS 13

Sep 23, 2019 - 23 Comments
Fix bad iOS 13 battery life

How’s your battery life since updating to iOS 13? If you recently updated to iOS 13 and now feel like iPhone battery is worse or draining faster than usual, then you’re probably not alone. Every year, when a new iOS release comes out, with it comes a host of complaints about draining battery and reduced … Read More

How to Prepare for iOS 13 & iPadOS 13

Sep 22, 2019 - 6 Comments
Prepare for iOS 13

Are you excited about installing iOS 13 on your iPhone or iPod touch, and iPadOS 13 on your iPad? As you may know, iOS 13 is now available to download and update to, whereas iPadOS will be out in just a few days, but before you install the software update on your device you might … Read More

How to Shuffle Music on iOS 13 Music App on iPhone & iPad

Sep 21, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to Shuffle Songs in iOS 13 Music App

Wondering how to Shuffle music in the iOS 13 Music app on iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? You might not be alone, because the Shuffle function has been relocated in the new Music app. Let’s review where to find the Shuffle button and how to use the Shuffle feature in Music app for iOS 13 … Read More

How to Upgrade from iPhone Running iOS 13.1 Beta to iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro Without Losing Any Data

Sep 20, 2019 - Leave a Comment
iPhone 11 and iOS 13.1

If you had a prior iPhone running iOS 13.1 beta releases and just got a new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, you may have noticed that you can not restore the iOS 13.1 beta backup to the new iPhone 11 with iOS 13 device. This is because you can’t restore … Read More

Troubleshooting iOS 13 Update Problems: Stuck on Update Requested, Verifying, etc

Sep 20, 2019 - 64 Comments
Troubleshooting iOS 13 update

iOS 13 is available to download and install for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 13.1 will be released soon for iPad. While for most users installing and updating iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 will go smoothly and work out fine, some users are experiencing various problems with the iOS 13 software update while attempting … Read More

iOS 13 Download Available Now for iPhone [IPSW Links]

Sep 19, 2019 - 13 Comments
iOS 13 for iPhone

The final version of iOS 13 has been released for the general public to download onto a compatible iPhone or iPod touch. iOS 13 includes many new features, including a new dark mode interface theme option, notable improvements and updates to the Photos app, updates to Notes and Reminders applications, a new “Find My” app … Read More

How to Selectively Install Updates from MacOS Software Update

Sep 17, 2019 - 10 Comments
How to install specific updates only in MacOS software update

Sometimes when you check for available macOS software updates in System Preferences you’ll find there are multiple software updates available for different things, for example there might be a Safari update, alongside a macOS supplemental update, along with a security update, or firmware update. But what if you only want to install one of those … Read More

How to Stop an iOS Update While Downloading

Sep 16, 2019 - 6 Comments
How to stop iOS updates while downloading

Have you ever needed to stop or cancel an iOS update before it installs on an iPhone or iPad? Installing iOS software updates is easy through the Settings app, but you may have noticed that once an iOS update starts downloading there is no ‘cancel update’ or ‘stop downloading update’ button or option. Nonetheless, despite … Read More

How to Prioritize App Downloads on iPhone with a 3D Touch Trick

Sep 15, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to prioritize app download or update on iPhone with 3D Touch

If you’re updating several apps or downloading multiple apps at the same time on an iPhone, you can choose to prioritize a specific app download over the others with the help of a 3D Touch trick.

How to Hide Chrome Suggested Articles on iPad, iPhone, Android

Sep 14, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to remove Chrome Suggested Articles For You in iOS or Android

Chrome for iOS and Android defaults to showing an “Articles For You” suggested article section when opening a new Chrome tab or window with Google search. If you don’t want to see the Chrome suggested articles on iPad, iPhone, or Android, you can disable the Articles For You feature.

How to Setup & Use Apple Pencil with iPad Pro

Sep 13, 2019 - 1 Comment

The iPad Pro is already the best iPad ever made and you can take it to the next level by adding an Apple Pencil to the mix. But you’ll need to know how to set it up and get the most out of it. With the addition of one accessory you can turn the iPad … Read More

How to Rename Tags on Mac

Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to edit and rename tags on Mac

If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags. For example, perhaps you want to rename some tags to be used as indicator … Read More

How to Stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos Speaker

Sep 8, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Spotify

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user with a Spotify account and you happen to be visiting another location with Sonos Speakers, you might be interested in outputting the sound output from the iOS device to the Sonos speaker system. Usually Sonos speakers rely on the dedicated Sonos app to interface with, but that’s not … Read More

How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Sep 7, 2019 - 1 Comment
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup. Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, … Read More

How to View Wi-Fi Networks Signal Strength on iPhone or iPad

Sep 6, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to view other wi-fi network signal strength from iPhone or iPad

Want to see a wireless networks wi-fi signal strength from an iPhone or iPad? That’s easy enough, and you have two quick and simple ways to view the wi-fi signal strength of a currently active wireless network right from iOS, and you can even see the signal strength of other nearby networks too.

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