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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 Find iPad Model Name & Model Number

Jul 13, 2019 - 13 Comments
iPad

Need to find the model name and model number of an iPad? Many iPad tablets visually look the same or similar, so you can’t always tell which iPad model a device is simply by looking at it. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to quickly find the iPad product name and iPad model number. We’ll show … Read More

How to Request Mobile Site After Requesting Desktop Site in Safari on iPhone

Jul 12, 2019 - 5 Comments
Switch Desktop Site to Mobile Site in Safari on iPhone

Wondering how to switch back to a mobile site after requesting a desktop site in Safari for iPhone? You may have noticed there’s not a “Request Mobile Site” option in Safari on iPhone and iPod touch, but changing back to the mobile version of a desktop site is quite simple on iPhone with Safari as … Read More

How to Record Time Lapse Video on iPad

Jul 6, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to record Time Lapse Video with iPad Camera

The iPad Camera has the ability to record beautiful time-lapse videos. Time-lapse offers a fun way to record activities and events over time, for example it can be a fun way to record a video of a fireworks show, a busy road, clouds moving in the sky, the change in colors of a sunrise or … Read More

16 Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts for Pages on iPad

Jul 1, 2019 - 2 Comments
Pages for iPad keyboard shortcuts

If you use Pages app with iPad and a physical keyboard, you’ll likely appreciate knowing a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts to perform many tasks within the Pages word processing app of iOS. To be able to use these keyboard shortcuts in Pages for iPad, you must have an external keyboard connected to the device, … Read More

How to Check Progress of iCloud Restore on iPhone or iPad

Jun 28, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to check progress of iCloud Restore to iPhone or iPad

Wondering how long an iCloud backup restore to an iPhone or iPad will take to complete? Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud Backup can take a while, depending on the size of the iCloud backup, and the speed of the internet connection the iOS device is connected to. If you want to check … Read More

How to Install iOS 13 Public Beta on iPhone

Jun 25, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to install iOS 13 public beta on iPhone

Now that anyone can download iOS 13 public beta onto a compatible iPhone, many people may wish to experiment with the iOS 13 beta and try out the new features like Dark Mode, revamped Photos, Reminders, and Notes apps, new Animoji, new Messages features, and others. This tutorial will walk through how to install iOS … Read More

iOS 12.4 Beta 5 & MacOS 10.14.6 Beta 3 Released for Testing

Jun 24, 2019 - Leave a Comment

Apple has released iOS 12.4 beta 5 and macOS Mojave 10.14.6 beta 3 for users who are beta testing the current generation of system software releases. These betas are separate from the ongoing beta programs for iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and MacOS Catalina. The public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 and public beta … Read More

iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Public Beta Download Available Now

Jun 24, 2019 - 6 Comments
Public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Apple has released the first public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 for users to download. The public beta can be installed on any iOS 13 compatible iPhone and iPadOS 13 compatible iPad.

How to Fix iPad Stuck on Apple Logo Screen

Jun 23, 2019 - 1 Comment
iPad stuck on Apple logo screen

Rarely, an iPad may get stuck on an Apple logo screen when the device is booting or restarting. Getting stuck on the Apple logo usually happens during a failed software update, whether it was interrupted or incomplete, but it can sometimes happen during restores and during other operations as well. If an iPad, iPad Pro, … Read More

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPad Pro (2018 and Later)

Jun 22, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to enter DFU mode on iPad Pro

Sometimes, an iPad Pro must be placed into DFU mode as a troubleshooting step before being able to restore the iPad Pro. DFU stands for Device Firmware Update and DFU mode is basically a lower-level device restore state than regular Recovery Mode for iPad Pro. Placing an iPad Pro into DFU mode is for advanced … Read More

16 Word for iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Jun 20, 2019 - 1 Comment
Microsoft Word for iPad keyboard shortcuts

If you use Microsoft Word for iPad, you can improve your typing experience and workflow by mastering and memorizing a wide variety of keyboard shortcuts to perform many frequently used tasks, from applying styles to modifying text, or navigating within the Word document itself. In order to use these Word for iPad keyboard shortcuts you … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone XR, iPhone XS & XS Max, iPhone X

Jun 16, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to enter Recovery Mode on iPhone XS, XR, XS Max, X

Sometimes an iPhone must be placed into Recovery Mode to be able to effectively troubleshoot the device. Usually this is only necessary when an iPhone XS, XR, XS Max or X is stuck on the  Apple logo for an extended amount of time and does not boot, is stuck on the iTunes logo with … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, Early iPad Pro

Jun 14, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Recovery Mode on iPad Air, iPad, iPad mini, and iPad with Home buttons

Sometimes an iPad must be placed into Recovery Mode before it can be restored or updated successfully with a computer. For example, if an iPad gets stuck on a black screen with an Apple logo for a very long time, Recovery Mode can usually remedy that. Typically Recovery Mode is used for a troubleshooting endeavor, … Read More

How to Put iPhone 7 Plus & iPhone 7 into Recovery Mode

Jun 13, 2019 - Leave a Comment

Knowing how to put an iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 into Recovery Mode can be valuable knowledge, as it is sometimes necessary for troubleshooting purposes. Typically the need to use Recovery Mode is limited to troubleshooting some more unusual scenarios like when a device is completely stuck on an  Apple logo, or if … Read More

iOS 12.3.2 Released for iPhone 8 Plus

Jun 10, 2019 - 6 Comments
iPhone 8 Plus

Apple has released iOS 12.3.2 for iPhone 8 Plus. The limited iOS software update appears to resolve an issue where sometimes iPhone 8 Plus would take portrait mode photos but without the software depth effect which blurs the background of the image. If you do not have iPhone 8 Plus, the iOS 12.3.2 update will … Read More

How to Enable or Disable Attention Aware Features of Face ID on iPhone & iPad

Jun 8, 2019 - 1 Comment
Face ID

If you have an iPhone or iPad with Face ID you may want to toggle the devices Attention Aware Features setting to be enabled or disabled. The Attention Aware Features uses the iPhone or iPad camera to check if you are looking at the device before dimming the display, or lowering the volume of alerts … Read More

How to Stop an iCloud Restore on iPhone & iPad

Jun 7, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to stop iCloud Restore from backup to iPhone or iPad

iCloud backup restores can be stopped at any time on newer iOS devices. This means that if you have chosen to restore an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from an iCloud backup, either when setting up a device with a prior iOS backup, or to restore a problematic device as a troubleshooting method, you can … Read More

Installing iOS 13 Beta & iPadOS Beta Right Now is Easy, But Wait

Jun 5, 2019 - 5 Comments
iOS 13 Beta and iPadOS Beta

Now that iOS 13 beta 1 and iPadOS beta 1 are in the wild for developers to test, an increasing number of curious users are seeking out ways to download and install the latest beta system software onto their iPhones and iPads to try out all the fancy new features. Technically, anyone can install the … Read More

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