iOS

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 Disable the Slide Over Sidebar on iPad

Jun 23, 2016 - 10 Comments
Disable Slide Over Sidebar on iPad

Though Slide Over sidebar multitasking on iPad is one of the more convenient features for iPad power users, there are times when the slide over sidebar feature is accessed unintentionally. This is particularly true with any app where you are swiping from right to left often, whether it’s to perform a particular gesture, drawing, turning … Read More

How to Remove a Device from an iCloud Account via iOS

Jun 22, 2016 - 3 Comments
Remove device from Apple ID and iCloud list

You can remove a device from the devices list on an iCloud account by using the Settings app in iOS. This can be helpful if you have gifted or sold an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or Apple Watch, already removed iCloud from that device, and now you no longer want to have that device … Read More

How to Remove iOS Beta Profile and Opt Out of iOS Beta Updates

Jun 19, 2016 - 10 Comments
Opt out of iOS Betas

Installing an iOS beta onto an iPhone or iPad places an iOS Beta Software Profile certificate onto the device, which allows that hardware to receive new iOS beta builds through Software Update. If you decide you no longer want a specific device to receive beta updates however, you’ll want to remove the iOS beta profile … Read More

How to Identify Touch ID Fingerprints on iPhone & iPad with an Easy Trick

Jun 18, 2016 - 12 Comments
Highlight a Touch ID fingerprint match in iOS

For most of us setting up Touch ID, users go through the initial process of adding a fingerprint or two on their iPhone or iPad and don’t think much beyond it. Maybe you went through the process again to add the same finger a few times to make unlocking with Touch ID more reliable. For … Read More

Install iOS 10 Beta Right Now is Easy, But Should You?

Jun 17, 2016 - 31 Comments
Anyone can install iOS 10 beta but probably should not

With iOS 10 beta in the wild, literally anyone can install the iOS 10 beta on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch right now with little effort. All you need to do is download the iOS 10 beta IPSW file or get the beta profile to download it through an OTA update, there are no … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 10 Beta to iOS 9.3.3

Jun 16, 2016 - 53 Comments
How to Downgrade iOS 10 Beta to iOS 9

Are you running iOS 10 beta but have decided you’d like to downgrade and revert back to a stable iOS 9.3.3 release? That’s understandable since iOS 10 beta is sort of buggy, and it’s not intended for a prime time audience yet. We will show you exactly how to revert from iOS 10 beta back … Read More

The iOS 10 Compatibility List

Jun 14, 2016 - 43 Comments
iOS 10 compatible device list

iOS 10 will be released in the fall as a free download for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, assuming your device is compatible with the new iOS release, anyway. If you have been wondering what devices are supported by iOS 10 and will get all the fancy new Messaging features and redesigned lock screen, wonder … Read More

Developers Can Download Beta 1 of iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, WatchOS 3, tvOS

Jun 13, 2016 - 4 Comments
MacOS Sierra and iOS 10

The first beta versions of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS, and watchOS 3 are available to download for users participating in the registered developer programs.

iOS 10 Debuts with New Features, Release Date Set for Fall

Jun 13, 2016 - 16 Comments
iOS 10 lockscreen widget screen shots

iOS 10 has been announced in what Apple says is the biggest update to the iPhone and iPad ever. With many new features and enhancements, including a revamped lock screen, redesigned control center, smarter photos abilities, major improvements to Siri, and enhancements to Maps, there is much to be offered.

How to Set “My Info” Personal Contact Details on iPhone

Jun 11, 2016 - 4 Comments
Tap on My Info to change your contact info on iPhone

Setting your personal info, address, and contact information on an iPhone is important if you want to be able to do things like get directions home or to another location from home, appropriate auto-fill details, the ability to easily share your address and contact details with other people, and much more. Perhaps it’s not surprising … Read More

How to Disable Touch ID on iPhone & iPad

Jun 9, 2016 - 2 Comments
Disable Touch ID on iPhone and iPad

Touch ID is an undeniably convenient feature of the iPhone and iPad, allowing quick access to the device simply by placing a registered finger on the Touch ID sensor, which reads the fingerprint to gain access. While Touch ID is useful, some users may later decide they want to disable the feature on their iPhone … Read More

Customize the Background Color, Font, & Text Size in Safari Reader for iOS

Jun 3, 2016 - 9 Comments
Customize Safari Reader appearance with font size and font changes and background color

Safari Reader is a nice feature of the Safari web browser for iOS and Mac OS X that allows users to simplify the look of a webpage or article to just focus on the text and image content. Now with the latest versions of iOS, you can customize the look of Safari Reader too, and … Read More

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