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Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra Problems

Oct 14, 2017 - 86 Comments
Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra problems

Are you having difficulties with macOS High Sierra? While most Mac users who update to macOS High Sierra have no issues with the system software, there are small groups of users who have experienced a variety of problems with the software update. This tends to happen with every major system software release, either due to … Read More

How to Add Folders to Favorites List in Files for iOS

Oct 13, 2017 - 12 Comments
The Favorites list of Files in iOS

The Files app on iPhone and iPad is a bit like a light version of Finder on Mac, offering direct access to files and folders in iOS 11. If you find yourself accessing a particular folder often within Files app, you can make it quicker to access by adding it to your Favorites list. Once … Read More

How to Downgrade macOS High Sierra

Oct 12, 2017 - 13 Comments
How to Downgrade macOS High Sierra

Some MacOS High Sierra 10.13.x users may wish to downgrade back to macOS Sierra 10.12.x or even Mac OS X El Capitan. Mac users can downgrade from High Sierra to a prior Mac OS release, either by formatting the hard drive and clean installing Sierra or another prior system release, or by relying on a … Read More

How to Pin Notes in iOS for Easy Note Access

Oct 12, 2017 - 3 Comments
How to pin notes in iOS Notes app

If you use the iOS Notes app often and juggle a myriad of individual notes lists, you may find the new notes pinning feature to be helpful. By pinning a note to the top of the Notes list, you can access any particular note easier and faster than ever before, without having to scroll through … Read More

How to Open All Images Into One Window in Preview for Mac

Oct 11, 2017 - 15 Comments
Preview windows separate

If you open multiple images into Preview on a Mac with some regularity, you may notice that sometimes pictures are grouped into single windows, and sometimes images are opened independently each into separate unique windows. If you’d rather all images be opened into a single window of Preview app on the Mac (or into unique … Read More

How to Scan QR Codes with iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

Oct 10, 2017 - 10 Comments
Read QR Code on iPhone or iPad

The iPhone and iPad now include native QR code reading built directly into the camera app, allowing you to scan QR codes quickly using an iOS device and without having to download any third party software. QR codes are commonly encountered in the outside world, they typically look like a square of some scattered pixelated … Read More

Get iTunes 12.6.3 with App Store for Mac and Windows

Oct 9, 2017 - 48 Comments
iTunes 12.6.3 with iOS App Store can be downloaded and installed on Mac and Windows PC

Do you miss having the App Store in iTunes? You’re in luck, because Apple has released iTunes 12.6.3, an alternative version of iTunes that retains the ability to download and install iOS apps directly within the iTunes application on a computer. App management via iTunes was a popular feature that was removed from iTunes 12.7 … Read More

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

Oct 8, 2017 - 13 Comments
How to shutdown an iPhone or iPad without power button use

Have you ever wondered how to turn off an iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re not alone. While most users keep their iOS devices turned on all the time, sometimes users may need to power down a device completely, be it for storage, shipping, to preserve battery life, or whatever other reason. The latest versions … Read More

How to Enable Offload Unused Apps in iOS to Save Storage Space Automatically

Oct 7, 2017 - 2 Comments
Use Offload Unused Apps in iOS to save storage space

If you frequently run out of storage space on an iPhone or iPad, you will appreciate a new feature in iOS that automatically saves storage for you. Called Offload Unused Apps, the toggle allows the iPhone or iPad to perform housekeeping and delete apps that have gone unused for a while, just as the name … Read More

iOS 11 Feels Slow? 11 Tips to Speed Up iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

Oct 6, 2017 - 46 Comments
Speed up iOS 11 if it feels slow

There are mixed reports that updating to iOS 11 has slowed down some iPhone and iPad hardware, or that performance of tasks like opening and interacting with apps is slower after installing iOS 11. If your iPhone or iPad feels slow after installing iOS 11, then you might want to try a few of the … Read More

How to Refresh Updates in App Store for iOS 11

Oct 5, 2017 - 11 Comments
How to refresh the App Store Updates in iOS 11

Keeping apps updated on an iPhone and iPad is generally a good idea, as app updates frequently include bug fixes, performance improvements, enhancements to compatibility, or even entirely new features to apps and games. iOS users can update apps by opening the App Store and going to the “Updates” tab, but sometimes an update may … Read More

How to Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

Oct 4, 2017 - 35 Comments
How to disable wi-fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

With iOS 11, the new Control Center toggles for turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth do not actually turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on an iPhone or iPad. Instead, if you hit the buttons for disabling Wi-Fi or Bluetooth in Control Center, the iPhone or iPad will disconnect from wi-fi or Bluetooth, but not actually turn … Read More

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