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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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How to Merge Faces in iOS Photos & Improve Facial Recognition

Sep 29, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Merge People faces in Photos for iOS

One of the many new features in iOS 10 is facial recognition software, which automatically scans every photo on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, determines what is a person, who has a unique face, and then automatically sorts those pictures into a “People” photos album for each unique face. The face recognition aspect of … Read More

How to Disable Raise to Wake on iPhone

Sep 28, 2016 - 5 Comments
Raise to Wake iPhone

Newer iPhone models include a feature called Raise to Wake which is enabled by default, and much as it sounds, it wakes the display as the iPhone is physically raised, whether from a surface or out of a pocket. It’s a nice feature that completely removes the need to press any buttons to wake the … Read More

iOS 10: How to Delete All Mail?

Sep 27, 2016 - 23 Comments
Confirm to delete all emails in iOS 10

If you have updated to iOS 10 you may have noticed that the Mail app “Trash All” option is missing on the iPhone and iPad. This is unfortunate because the ability to delete all email in iOS is easily one of the more useful features to managing a busy email inbox. The lack of a … Read More

How to Take Screen Shots in iOS 10

Sep 26, 2016 - 12 Comments
Take a screenshot in iOS 10

Have you noticed taking a screenshot is harder in iOS 10 and with iPhone 7? Maybe you tried to take a screen shot in iOS 10 only to discover that you either locked the device, sent it to the Home Screen, or summoned Siri instead? This is a fairly common occurrence when taking a screenshot … Read More

How to Disable Widgets at Lock Screen in iOS 10

Sep 25, 2016 - 17 Comments
Hide widget and today screen from iPhone lock screen

With iOS 10 came the removal of Slide to Unlock, which now if the slide right gesture is repeated sends you to the Today view Widgets screen complete with weather, calendar events, tabloids and news, Siri app suggestions, stocks, maps, and whatever optional widgets you have enabled on the iPhone or iPad. This Widget screen … Read More

iOS 10.0.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes for iPhone & iPad

Sep 23, 2016 - 30 Comments
iOS 10.0.2 software update

Apple has released iOS 10.0.2 (build 14A456), the small update includes multiple bug fixes for iOS 10 on any compatible iPhone or iPad.

How to Migrate Everything to iPhone 7 from an Old iPhone

Sep 17, 2016 - 14 Comments
migrate-to-new-iphone-7

Want to transfer everything to a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from your old iPhone that it’s replacing, and without losing any data, pictures, apps, or passwords? Then you’re in the right place, as we’ll show you exactly how to migrate your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone 7 and … Read More

Fix Apps Crashing Immediately on Launch with a New iPhone 7

Sep 16, 2016 - 6 Comments
Apps crashing instantly on open with new iPhone is easy to fix

After getting a new matte black iPhone 7 Plus and setting it up as new, I discovered nearly every pre-installed app on the iPhone was crashing immediately on launch. The primary apps like Safari, Phone, and Messages worked, but any of the secondary bundled apps like Numbers, Pages, iTunes U, iMovie, Keynote, Garageband, iBooks and … Read More

iOS 10 iMessage Effects Not Working? Here’s Why & How to Fix

Sep 15, 2016 - 133 Comments
iMessage screen effects

iMessage effects are pretty dramatic, so when they’re working they’re impossible to miss when they are exchanged between iOS 10 devices. If you’re finding that Messages effects are not working on the iPhone or iPad, there’s probably a really simple reason why, and an equally simple fix available.

iOS 10: Where’s Slide to Unlock? How to Disable “Press Home to Unlock” in iOS 10

Sep 15, 2016 - 97 Comments
Press Home to Unlock iPhone with iOS 10

What happened to Slide-to-Unlock in iOS 10? If you’ve updated to iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad, you’ve undoubtedly noticed one of the most immediately noticeable changes; slide to unlock no longer works. Instead if you slide right on the lock screen of iOS 10 you end up in the widgets screen. Replacing that … Read More

7 of the Best iOS 10 Features to Use Right Now

Sep 14, 2016 - 30 Comments
Best iOS 10 Features

Want to know what some of the best new features of iOS 10 are? While there are well over a hundred changes, features, and enhancements to iOS 10, many are subtle and some are major, some you’ll use and some you won’t. We’ll be covering tons of the great tricks and features for iOS 10 … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5

Sep 14, 2016 - 53 Comments
How to Downgrade iOS 10

Want to revert from iOS 10 and downgrade back to iOS 9? You can downgrade an iPhone or iPad and revert back to iOS 9.3.5 from iOS 10, but you’ll need to move fairly quickly. This tutorial will walk through the process of downgrading so that if you’re unsatisfied with iOS 10 for whatever reason, … Read More

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