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Fixing iCloud “Unknown error occurred” & “Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem” Errors

Oct 23, 2016 - 5 Comments
Cant connect to iCloud because of a problem

Some Mac users may encounter an error message stating “This Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem with”, which then directs the user to open the iCloud preferences. Once inside Mac iCloud preference panel, some users may be able to successfully login to iCloud, but often another error is encountered here which … Read More

How to Reinstall macOS Sierra

Oct 12, 2016 - 3 Comments
How to reinstall macOS Sierra

Some Mac users may need to reinstall macOS Sierra system software; typically this is necessary only as a troubleshooting technique, though there may be other reasons to reinstall Sierra as well. The method we are going to outline here will reinstall macOS Sierra without formatting or erasing the Mac, instead only macOS Sierra 10.12 system … Read More

Clear Mac App Store Temp Cache to Fix Some Download Issues

Oct 8, 2016 - 3 Comments
The Mac App Store cache temp data folder

Rarely, the Mac App Store may report erroneous app download statuses or even offer a malformed file leading to an app that doesn’t launch or is partially downloaded. These situations are almost always the result of an interrupted or corrupted download, but can occur in some other scenarios as well. Sometimes simply deleting the app … Read More

macOS Sierra Slow? Here’s Why & How to Speed Sierra Up

Oct 4, 2016 - 44 Comments
Speed up slow macOS Sierra

Some Mac users who have updated to macOS Sierra have felt their computer is running slower than it should be. If you have noticed a performance hit after upgrading to macOS Sierra, there is likely a good reason for it, and it’s even more likely to have a simple solution. Read on to learn why … Read More

How to Downgrade macOS Sierra & Revert to El Capitan

Oct 2, 2016 - 29 Comments
Downgrade macOS Sierra

For the vast majority of Mac users, macOS Sierra is a nice upgrade that goes without a hitch. For a small number of users, macOS Sierra presents a unique variety of problems that are impervious to all troubleshooting attempts, even reinstalling Sierra or a clean install. If you fall into the latter camp, or just … Read More

Troubleshooting macOS Sierra Problems

Sep 24, 2016 - 321 Comments
Troubleshooting macOS Sierra problems

For most users, installing macOS Sierra has gone without a hitch and they’re left with a trouble-free Mac that works great with the latest macOS system software release. But, not everything goes smoothly for everyone, and sometimes updating to macOS Sierra can lead to a variety of problems. We’re compiling a list of common problems … Read More

How to Restart iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Sep 22, 2016 - 8 Comments
iPhone 7 Plus in black

If you are an iPhone 7 owner, you may be wondering how to restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus given that it does not have a clickable Home button. It turns out that iPhone 7 models do not need the pushable Home button to forcibly restart the device, because they instead rely on … Read More

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in macOS Sierra

Sep 22, 2016 - 76 Comments
Fix Wi-Fi Problems in MacOS Sierra

Some Mac users are reporting wi-fi difficulties after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12. The most common wireless networking problems seem to be either randomly dropping wi-fi connections after updating to macOS Sierra, or an unusually slow or delayed wi-fi experience after updating a Mac to Sierra 10.12. We’ll walk through some some-tested troubleshooting steps to … Read More

iOS 10 Battery Life Draining Too Fast? Check These 9 Helpful Tips

Sep 19, 2016 - 113 Comments
iOS 10 battery life

Is your battery draining faster with iOS 10? It shouldn’t be, but some people have felt that updating to iOS 10 has reduced the battery life on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you suspect that updating to iOS 10 has changed your battery life for the worse, read on to learn some potential … Read More

Low iPhone 7 Screen Brightness? This Should Help

Sep 19, 2016 - 17 Comments
iPhone 7 display brightness is brighter than ever according to Apple, if it looks dim it may be software

Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners have found their new iPhone screen brightness appears dimmer than prior iPhone models. For some devices with a perceived less bright display, placing the iPhone 7 next to an iPhone 6s or earlier and turning the screen brightness up to 100% may reveal an apparent discrepancy in … Read More

Yellow Screen on iPhone 7? Here’s the Fix!

Sep 16, 2016 - 23 Comments

Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus screens appear very yellow, or at least seem to display a much warmer color spectrum than what many people were used to on a prior iPhone display. If your new iPhone has a yellow screen or a warmer display, we’ll show you how you can color correct the … Read More

Fix Apps Crashing Immediately on Launch with a New iPhone 7

Sep 16, 2016 - 6 Comments
Apps crashing instantly on open with new iPhone is easy to fix

After getting a new matte black iPhone 7 Plus and setting it up as new, I discovered nearly every pre-installed app on the iPhone was crashing immediately on launch. The primary apps like Safari, Phone, and Messages worked, but any of the secondary bundled apps like Numbers, Pages, iTunes U, iMovie, Keynote, Garageband, iBooks and … Read More

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