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Having a problem with an Apple device, Mac system software, or iOS? Maybe your Mac is behaving weird, or your iPhone isn’t charging properly, or an iPad app is crashing, or something is just not working as expected? Browse through and search our troubleshooting articles and you might be able to resolve the problem!

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How to Leave the iOS 12 Beta Testing Program

Sep 21, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to leave the iOS 12 beta program

If you previously enrolled an iPhone or iPad in the iOS 12 beta testing program, either as a public beta tester or as a developer beta tester, you may now wish to leave the iOS 12 beta program so that you no longer receive future beta system software updates. This also insures that you’ll stay … Read More

iOS 12 Battery Life Bad? Here’s 12 Tips to Help Battery Life in iOS 12

Sep 19, 2018 - 20 Comments
iOS 12 battery life

Do you feel like your battery life has worsened since updating to iOS 12? With every new iOS release comes complaints about battery life, particularly in the early days of the software update being available, and the iOS 12 update is no different with some users reporting rapid battery draining. While reduced battery life on … Read More

How to Access Control Center in iOS 12 on iPad & iPhone

Sep 18, 2018 - 35 Comments
Control Center in iOS 12

Where did Control Center go in iOS 12? And how do you access it? If you have these questions about Control Center on your iPad or iPhone after updating to iOS 12 you’re not alone, as the ability to access Control Center in iOS 12 has changed. But fear not, Control Center still exists on … Read More

How to Show Full URL & Subdomains in Google Chrome 69

Sep 11, 2018 - 9 Comments
Chrome

The latest versions of Google Chrome web browser default to not showing the full URL of a website, stripping away any subdomains, including the “www” subdomain prefix, and URL schemes, which are labeled as ‘trivial’ by Chrome. This is controversial given that many websites use subdomains and “www” to host completely different websites, but nonetheless … Read More

How to Disable Google Chrome UI Theme Redesign and Return to Classic UI

Sep 10, 2018 - 35 Comments
How to disable new Chrome theme UI

If you have updated Google Chrome web browser recently you likely noticed there is a new themed visual overhaul called Material Design that comes along for the ride. The new themed Chrome appears to come as the default in Chrome version 69 or later. While some users may be pleased with the new theme look … Read More

How to Find Windows Product Key via Command in Windows or Linux

Sep 9, 2018 - 31 Comments
How to get a Windows product key

Have you ever needed to find a Windows product key? Maybe you’re troubleshooting a Windows PC, planning on re-installing Windows 10 in a virtual machine, installing on a PC, or installing into Boot Camp on a Mac, or maybe you have a PC computer running Windows that needs the Windows product key for some reason … Read More

How to Delete iCloud Backups in iOS 12 and iOS 11

Sep 7, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to delete iCloud backups from iOS

You can delete iCloud backups directly from iOS for any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that has been backed up to iCloud before. This means you can delete any new iCloud backups, or remove old iCloud backups, for any reason you want. Perhaps you’re trying to free up iCloud storage space, or you just no … Read More

Warning: Full iCloud Account Rejects Emails Sent to @iCloud.com Addresses

Sep 6, 2018 - 21 Comments

Do you have a full iCloud account with no storage available? And do you have an @icloud.com email address that you use with that account? If so, you will no longer receive emails at your @icloud.com email address for as long as your iCloud storage is full. Additionally, you won’t get any notice or alert … Read More

How to Disable Split Screen View on iPad

Sep 4, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to disable Split Screen on iPad

Split View on iPad allows two apps to run side-by-side in a split screen on the iPad display when it’s placed into horizontal landscape orientation. Split View can be a great feature for multi-tasking and some iPad power users really enjoy it, but for some others it can be confusing, or perhaps they find themselves … Read More

Fixing a Mac That Keeps Booting Into Safe Mode

Sep 1, 2018 - 3 Comments
Fix a Mac that keeps booting into Safe Mode constantly

Safe Mode on the Mac is typically accessed intentionally and on a per-boot basis by holding down the Shift key during system restart or boot, then whenever the troubleshooting action is complete that required Safe Mode, the next reboot should be normal again. But sometimes a Mac can seemingly get stuck in Safe Mode regardless … Read More

How to Disable Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Aug 30, 2018 - 12 Comments
How to disable Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

The Touch Bar on MacBook Pro is arguably the most controversial component of the current generation MacBook Pro (aside from the keyboard itself anyway), and if you’re a MacBook Pro user who does not like the Touch Bar experience for any reason, whether it’s poking around to find and use the touch ESC key, or … Read More

How to Remove Stuck Time Machine Backups from Mac Trash Due to System Integrity Protection Error

Aug 23, 2018 - 5 Comments
How to fix Time Machine backup stuck in Trash due to System Integrity Protection

If you’re trying to remove a Time Machine backup from a drive and find that it’s stuck in the Mac Trash with a specific error message stating the trash can’t be emptied because “Some items in the Trash cannot be deleted because of System Integrity Protection”, then read on to learn how to resolve this … Read More

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