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

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Fix a Missing Camera Icon on iPhone After iOS Update

Oct 9, 2015 - 2 Comments
Find missing Camera app icon in iOS

A handful of iPhone users have discovered their Camera app icon has gone missing after updating iOS to the latest version. Why the Camera mysteriously disappears after updating iOS isn’t always clear, but it’s typically an easy fix using one of the methods outlined below.

How to Use the Drawing Tools in Notes for iOS 9

Oct 7, 2015 - 39 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to draw, sketch, and color, using your finger or a stylus on the touchscreen. This is a really fun feature that is quite well done, and you’ll find the Notes drawing ability is particularly great on the larger screened iPhone and iPad models, but it works well … Read More

iOS 9.1 Beta 4 Released for Testing Along with Fresh tvOS Beta

Oct 6, 2015 - 3 Comments
iOS 9.1 beta 4

Apple has released iOS 9.1 beta 4 to users participating in the developer beta and public beta programs. The new build arrives as 13B5136 and continues to focus on bug fixes, feature enhancements, along with the addition of new emoji icons.

How to Show iCloud Drive Icon on Home Screen of iPhone & iPad

Oct 5, 2015 - 7 Comments
iCloud drive syncs between iOS and OS X seamlessly

iCloud Drive is a wonderfully useful feature that allows files to not only be stored in iCloud, but also be easily accessible to retrieve or edit from any other Mac or iOS device using the same Apple ID. While iOS has long been able to save files to iCloud, the latest versions of iOS now … Read More

iOS 9.0.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes [IPSW Download Links]

Sep 30, 2015 - 94 Comments
iOS 9.0.2 update download available

Apple has released iOS 9.0.2 with bug fixes and improvements for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Notably, the iOS 9.0.2 update resolves a problem where some users were unable to use cellular data after updating to iOS 9. Additionally, the update resolves an iMessage activation problem, a bug that caused manual iCloud backups to be … Read More

3 Important Improvements in iOS 9 That Are Less Than Obvious

Sep 26, 2015 - 25 Comments
iOS 9

Much of what’s great about the iOS 9 update (ok, now technically iOS 9.0.1) is not blazingly obvious to the average iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user. That’s intentional, as Apple put a lot of emphasis on under-the-hood improvements this time around, and iOS 9 offers some great enhancements that, unless pointed out, are fairly … Read More

Cellular Data Not Working in iOS 9 on iPhone or iPad? 6 Troubleshooting Tips

Sep 24, 2015 - 67 Comments

A number of iPhone and iPad users have discovered cellular data usage is failing to work after updating to iOS 9. The cellular data problem is typically manifested in a few ways; either an outright failure to transmit any data or access the internet whatsoever when the iPhone or iPad is connected to a cellular … Read More

iOS 9.1 Public Beta 2 Available for Testing

Sep 24, 2015 - 7 Comments
iOS 9.1 Public Beta 2

Apple has released a second public beta for iOS 9.1, arriving as build 13B5119f to match the second developer beta.

Wrong iOS Version Showing Up in Software Update? Here’s the Fix

Sep 23, 2015 - 6 Comments
Fix for Wrong iOS update showing, or an iOS update not showing at all

Have you ever checked for an iOS update and discovered the wrong version is showing up to install? Typically this happens when a new iOS update version becomes available, but the Software Update section of the iOS Settings app displays an older now outdated version as available to install on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod … Read More

iOS 9.0.1 Update Released with Bug Fixes [IPSW Download Links]

Sep 23, 2015 - 39 Comments
iOS 9.0.1 Update available to download now

Apple has released the iOS 9.0.1 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The small update includes multiple bug fixes, including a relatively critical fix for a bug which caused some users to be unable to complete the iOS 9 update due to being stuck on a “Slide to Upgrade” screen.

How to Search iOS Settings on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to Find Any Settings Option

Sep 22, 2015 - 4 Comments
iOS Settings icon

We’ve all been there; you want to change a setting on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, but you can’t remember where that preference or option is located in the Settings app. Fortunately, thanks to a search feature built into the Settings app of iOS, you no longer have to wonder and poke around to … Read More

WatchOS 2 Update for Apple Watch Available to Download & Install

Sep 21, 2015 - 71 Comments
WatchOS 2

Apple has released watchOS 2 for Apple Watch owners. The update brings a handful of new features to the Apple Watch, including native apps, a variety of new watch faces, third party complications, an optional nightstand mode, and overall improvements to usability and performance of the device. The update is recommended for all Apple Watch … Read More

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