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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Check Store & Restaurant Business Hours with Siri

Nov 27, 2015 - 3 Comments
Find business store hours with Siri

If you’ve ever needed to know how late a particular store or restaurant is open, just pull out your iPhone and ask Siri. This should in handy when you’re out and about running errands or need to make a last minute shopping stop, but it’s clearly useful for many purposes. And if you have a … Read More

Tell Siri to Remind You About What You’re Looking At in iOS

Nov 25, 2015 - 2 Comments
Tell Siri to remind me about this at a date and time

Whether you’re looking at an important email, reading a web page, or doing just about anything else on your iPhone or iPad, perhaps you’d like to be reminded about it again at a later time or date. While Siri has long been able to create reminders for events and based on locations, a new feature … Read More

How to Save eMail Attachments on iPhone & iPad Mail to iCloud Drive

Nov 16, 2015 - 3 Comments
How to Save Attachments from Mail in iOS to iCloud Drive

The iOS Mail app allows users to save various types of attachments directly to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This is a great feature that is available in the latest versions of iOS, and for most file attachment, you’ll be able to save whatever the file is directly to iCloud Drive in iOS.

Fix “the last backup could not be completed” iOS iCloud Backup Error

Nov 14, 2015 - 18 Comments
Last backup could not be completed to iCloud error in iOS

For iCloud users with automatic backups configured, the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch will backup to iCloud every evening when connected to wi-fi. This usually goes without a hitch, but sometimes you may check the iCloud Backup settings to discover a vague message stating “The last backup could not be completed.” You may also see … Read More

How to Add Another Email Address to FaceTime

Nov 12, 2015 - 1 Comment

If you juggle multiple email addresses for various purposes on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you may find it useful to add additional email addresses for FaceTime. This allows you to both call out from another email address, and perhaps more importantly, you can also receive inbound FaceTime calls for the newly added email address too.

How to Quit Apps in iOS 9

Nov 11, 2015 - 14 Comments
Quitting apps in iOS 9 is done through the app switcher multitasking screen

Quitting and force quitting apps in iOS 9 is easy, whether you’re on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Though the multitasking screen may look different in iOS 9 than it did before, the basic mechanism of forcibly quitting apps remains the same as prior versions of iOS.

How to Check Stores for Apple Pay Support from iPhone & Mac

Nov 10, 2015 - 10 Comments
Apple Pay being used with iPhone

Apple Pay is undeniably convenient, allowing you to make quick and secure purchases right from your iOS devices. So, you setup Apple Pay on your iPhone and on the Apple Watch and now you want to put it to use, right? While many popular stores are known to support Apple Pay, there is no reason … Read More

iOS 9.2 Beta 3 & tvOS 9.1 Beta 2 Released for Testing

Nov 10, 2015 - Leave a Comment
iOS 9.2 public beta 3

Apple has released the third beta version of iOS 9.2 to users participating in the Public Beta and Developer Beta testing programs, alongside tvOS 9.1 beta 2. The new iOS 9.2 release arrives as 13C71 and continues to support iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, while tvOS 9.1 beta 2 shows as build 13U5069b.

How to Assign a Photo to iPhone Contact in iOS

Nov 7, 2015 - 4 Comments
iPhone Contacts icon

Adding pictures and photos to your iPhone contacts is a nice way to improve the iOS experience for phone calls and messaging, as it helps to quickly identify people in conversations and when reaching out. Assigning pictures to contacts is quick and easy, and the trick is the same whether on iPhone, iPad, or iPod … Read More

Check Battery Status of Connected Devices from iOS Notification Center

Nov 4, 2015 - 15 Comments
iPhone battery

Notification Center on iPhone and iPad includes an optional widget that allows users to check the battery life of other devices connected through Bluetooth. Essentially this means you can quickly see what the remaining battery percentage of not just the device in hand, but also of an Apple Watch from an iPhone, or keyboard battery … Read More

How to Save & Share Voicemail on iPhone

Nov 3, 2015 - 11 Comments
Share and Save Voicemail on iPhone

The latest versions of iOS allow iPhone users to save, share, and forward voicemails. This means you can easily share an important voicemail message with a colleague or friend, or save a specific voicemail to the iPhone to store it locally for later access and listening.

iOS 9.2 Beta 1 Released for Testing on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Oct 27, 2015 - 14 Comments
iOS 9 logo

Apple has released the first beta build of iOS 9.2 to users participating in the developer beta and public beta testing program. iOS 9.2 beta 1 arrives as build number 13C5055d and is available for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices that are compatible with iOS 9.

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