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iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified variation of Mac OS, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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How to Disable Tap To Wake on iPhone X

Dec 14, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Tap to Wake on iPhone X

The iPhone X includes a feature called Tap to Wake, which, much as it sounds, allows the locked iPhone screen to wake up with a tap anywhere on the screen. This makes a lot of sense because the device does not have a Home button to press and wake the screen, so a tap anywhere … Read More

iOS 11.2.1 Update Released with HomeKit Security Fix [IPSW Download Links]

Dec 13, 2017 - 4 Comments
iOS 11.2.1 software update

Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. The small point release update includes an important security fix for a HomeKit vulnerability which could allow for unauthorized access to HomeKit devices and accessories. Additionally, tvOS 11.2.1 is available as an update for Apple TV users with the same HomeKit security … Read More

How to Use the One Handed Keyboard on iPhone

Dec 7, 2017 - 13 Comments
One Handed Keyboard on iPhone

The latest iOS versions support one-handed keyboard mode for iPhone. One Handed Keyboard shifts the touch screen keys over on the screen to the left or to the right, so that it’s theoretically easier to reach the keys with a single thumb. This keyboard feature can be particularly helpful for users who have the larger … Read More

iPhone or iPad Crashing to a Black Screen as of Dec 2? Here’s How to Fix

Dec 2, 2017 - 37 Comments
Crashing iPhone to black screen spinning logo

Is your iPhone or iPad crashing repeatedly to a black screen as of December 2? The crash is usually seen by the end user as a sudden appearance of a black screen with a spinning wheel cursor, and then you must enter your passcode to use the device again. If the bug is particularly bad, … Read More

iOS 11.2 Download Released, Update Now [IPSW Links]

Dec 2, 2017 - 26 Comments
iOS 11.2 update released for download

Apple has released iOS 11.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The update includes important bug fixes, including a resolution for a date related bug which causes some iPhones to crash repeatedly, along with support for a new feature called ApplePay Cash. The software update is recommended for all iOS 11 users to install … Read More

How to Disable Auto HDR on iPhone X and iPhone 8 Camera

Dec 1, 2017 - Leave a Comment
HDR options returned to Camera app in Iphone

The latest iPhone models from Apple default to automatically enabling HDR on the device camera, this includes iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8. HDR can often create better looking pictures by blending color range from different exposures into a single image, but it can also sometimes make pictures look strange or even worse, … Read More

Beta 6 of iOS 11.2 & MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Available for Testing

Dec 1, 2017 - 5 Comments
iOS 11.2 beta 6

Apple has released iOS 11.2 beta 6 to users enrolled in the iOS beta testing program, along with macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 beta 6 for Mac users who are beta testing the latest Mac operating system.

How to Reset Face ID on iPhone X

Nov 27, 2017 - Leave a Comment
How to reset Face ID or disable it completely

If you discover that Face ID is not reliably unlocking iPhone X, you may want to try resetting Face ID and then setting it up again. Additionally, you can disable Face ID completely by resetting Face ID on a device and then not setting it up again. Resetting Face ID is pretty simple and it … Read More

How to Convert a Photo to PDF from iPhone and iPad

Nov 25, 2017 - 3 Comments
How to save a photo as PDF in iOS

You can convert any photo on your iPhone or iPad into a PDF file if need be. Typically this would be necessary for compatibility purposes only, since the default file type of a photo in iOS is a JPEG and already widely compatible. Nonetheless if you need to convert a photo into a PDF in … Read More

How to Access AirDrop on iOS 11 Control Center

Nov 18, 2017 - 14 Comments
Using AirDrop in iOS 11 Control Center

You might be wondering where AirDrop went in iOS 11 Control Center, and you’re probably not alone. AirDrop allows for rapid wireless transfer of pictures and files between iOS devices or Macs, and is one of the more convenient features available on the Apple platforms. Many users quickly enable and access AirDrop through Control Center … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone X

Nov 17, 2017 - 4 Comments
How to Force Reboot iPhone X

If you need to force restart an iPhone X you will need to learn a new method, because Apple has changed how you force reboot iPhone X compared to prior iPhone models. This is partially because the iPhone X no longer has a Home button, so the longstanding method of forced rebooting is no longer … Read More

Download iOS 11.1.2 Update with Bug Fixes for iPhone X [IPSW Links]

Nov 16, 2017 - 5 Comments
iOS 11.1.2 Update

Apple has released iOS 11.1.2 for iPhone and iPad users. The small point release software update appears to primarily focus on solving two particular issues with iPhone X, including a problem where the iPhone X screen becomes unresponsive in cold weather, and with distorted video capture on iPhone X. Despite the software update release notes … Read More

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