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 “Reply to Message” from Lock Screen in iOS 10

Oct 22, 2016 - 2 Comments
Reply to Message from lock screen of iOS

The latest versions of iOS allow users to read and reply to Messages directly from the lock screen, without having to authenticate with a passcode or Touch ID on the device. This allows for iPhone and iPad users to quickly reply to inbound messages, but it can also lead to some potential privacy issues that … Read More

How to Delete Default Apps on iPhone, iPad with iOS 10

Oct 20, 2016 - 10 Comments
Delete Default Apps in iOS

You can now delete defaults apps from any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 10. Yes this means you can delete Mail, delete Music, Stocks, Maps, Calendar, Watch, iTunes Store, Compass, Reminders, Videos, iBooks, Podcasts, Find Friends, Watch, Tips, Voice Memos, News, Activity, and any other of the pre bundled default iOS apps that … Read More

Check iOS Settings Status with Siri

Oct 19, 2016 - 5 Comments
Siri checking device settings in iOS

Ever wondered if an iOS Setting was turned off or on? Don’t want to go fishing around in Settings of iOS to see if something is enabled or disabled? Maybe you’re away from your device and want to know a settings status using Hey Siri? You don’t always need to dig around in the Settings … Read More

How to Search and Send GIFs with Messages in iOS 10

Oct 17, 2016 - 11 Comments
Search and Send GIFS in Messages for iOS

The new Messages app in iOS 10 includes an animated GIF search feature which allows you to search for and send GIFs to any recipient, whether they have an iPhone with iMessage or not.

iOS 10.0.3 Update for iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus Available

Oct 17, 2016 - 5 Comments
iOS 10.0.3 update

Apple has released iOS 10.0.3 for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users. The small update, which arrives as build 14A551, includes a bug fix to resolve potential cellular connectivity issues.

How to Check IPSW Signing Status

Oct 15, 2016 - 12 Comments

Whether or not an IPSW firmware file is signed determines whether or not you can use that IPSW to update iOS or whether or not you can downgrade iOS to a prior version. Put simply, if an IPSW firmware file is not being signed by Apple through their servers, it can not be used to … Read More

How to Post Live Photos to Instagram & Facebook

Oct 13, 2016 - 1 Comment
How to Post a Live Photo to Instagram and Facebook

Capturing Live Photos with the iPhone camera is a lot of fun, but when you share those moments with friends through Instagram or Facebook the “Live” aspect of the photo disappears and only the still picture posts to the service instead. Of course, we want to post the Live Photo the Instagram or Facebook, rather … Read More

How to Use Universal Clipboard on Mac, iPhone, iPad

Oct 11, 2016 - 22 Comments
Using Universal Clipboard on Mac and IOS

Universal Clipboard is one of the greatest features available with the latest versions of macOS and iOS which allow you to copy and paste between devices across platform or devices. For example, you can copy a link on a Mac and then paste it into an email on the iPhone, or copy a picture on … Read More

How to Handwrite Messages with iPhone and iOS 10

Oct 10, 2016 - 20 Comments
Handwriting messages in iOS with iphone

Did you know you can handwrite messages and notes in Messages for iOS 10 on your iPhone? With this feature you can scribble out a little note or sketch a simple drawing and send it along to any recipient. Unlike some of the more obvious new Messages features in the latest versions of iOS that … Read More

How to Change iPhone 7 Home Button Click Feedback

Oct 9, 2016 - 9 Comments
Change the iPhone Home button click strength feedback

The new iPhone models don’t have a physical clicking Home button, and instead it senses pressure and gives haptic feedback instead, similar to how 3D Touch works on the screen and on Mac trackpads. If you decide you want to change how that Home button click feels, you can adjust the Home button click strength … Read More

How to Clear All Notifications on iPhone with a 3D Touch Trick

Oct 7, 2016 - Leave a Comment
All notifications cleared on iPhone

Having an iPhone screen full of notifications from messages, calls, and apps can be a little obnoxious. Fortunately the latest versions of iOS on the newest iPhone models support a great little hidden feature which allows you to immediately clear all notifications from an iPhone.

How to Share Notes with iOS 10 for Collaborative Editing

Oct 6, 2016 - 2 Comments
Share Notes in iOS

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to share notes with other iPhone, iPad, and Mac users over iCloud. This Note sharing feature is extremely useful, enabling other invited people to view and edit the same shared note that you are using in a collaborative fashion, and of course other people can invite you … Read More

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