iOS

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 Siri Audio Recording Storage & Collection on iPhone & iPad

Nov 14, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Siri Audio Recording Storage & Collection

You can adjust privacy settings on iPhone and iPad to stop Apple from storing, collecting, and reviewing audio recordings from your device and Siri usage. This is a new optional privacy feature that some iPhone and iPad users may be interested in, particularly if they don’t like the idea of their audio recordings from Siri … Read More

How to Delete Siri Audio History on iPhone & iPad

Nov 11, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to delete Siri audio history on iPhone and iPad

Many Siri interactions and requests submit anonymized audio recordings to Apple servers in order to process, review, and to ascertain for accuracy and quality. For example, if you ask Siri on iPhone for the weather, that request may be recorded as audio and processed on Apple servers. While this data is anonymized from an Apple … Read More

How to Connect Xbox One Controller to iPhone or iPad

Nov 10, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Fortnite on iPad Pro

You can now use an Xbox One controller with iPhone or iPad for gaming. We’ve been able to use some select Bluetooth game controllers with iPads and iPhone for years, but for many gamers they don’t have the same feel as a classic gaming controller, like the Xbox One offers. It’s just hard to compete … Read More

How to Fix iPhone 5 Not Working Recently with Internet, Calls, Data, GPS

Nov 9, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to fix iPhone 5 not working internet, calls, GPS

If you have an iPhone 5 that is now experiencing cellular data problems with failure to connect to the internet, wireless not working, and even the inability to make phone calls consistently, the phone may be experiencing the GPS date & time bug discussed here which began to impact iPhone 5 internet functionality on Sunday … Read More

iOS 13.2.2 & iPadOS 13.2.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes

Nov 7, 2019 - 15 Comments
iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2

Apple has released iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2 for iPhone and iPad users. The latest software update release from Apple includes bug fixes and enhancements. A particularly noteworthy bug that is resolved with iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2 is where background apps would spontaneously quit on their own, causing reduced performance for multitasking on iPhone … Read More

iPhone 11 Won’t Connect to iTunes on Mac? Here’s the Fix

Nov 6, 2019 - 2 Comments
Fix iPhone 11 not syncing or showing in iTunes

Some iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max users have discovered that iTunes does not recognize the new iPhone connected to a Mac. Instead, launching iTunes with iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro connected via USB cable does nothing, and the iPhone does not show up in iTunes, it does not sync, … Read More

How to Test That AirPods Pro Fit Your Ears Properly

Nov 5, 2019 - 7 Comments
AirPods Pro fit test

Apple’s AirPods Pro are the first AirPods that fit into your ear canal, rather than just sitting in the outside of your ear. That means that they can create a much better seal, resulting in better sound quality, and a better overall experience. But for all that to work properly you need to make sure … Read More

Beta 1 of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 Released for Testing

Nov 5, 2019 - 1 Comment
iOS 13.3 beta 1

Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 for users enrolled in the beta testing programs. Typically a developer beta version rolls out first and is soon followed by the equivalent build as a public beta. Separately, Apple has released new beta versions of tvOS 13.3 and watchOS 6.1.1 for … Read More

How to Connect to SMB Shares from iPhone & iPad with Files App

Nov 4, 2019 - 7 Comments
Enter an address and tap connect

Have you ever wished you could connect to an SMB share from an iPhone or iPad? If you work with file servers, be it for work or pleasure, you’ll be excited to learn that connecting to SMB shares and servers is now possible directly from the Files app of iPhone or iPad. This is just … Read More

How to Pair AirPods Pro with iPhone or iPad

Nov 3, 2019 - Leave a Comment
AirPods Pro connection screen

Apple’s AirPods Pro are fantastic headphones, whether for listening to podcasts and audiobooks, making phone calls, and of course they offer a great way to listen to music when you don’t want to have to wear massive headphones. They’re also a wonderful way of making sure that the outside world doesn’t intrude on your listening … Read More

How to Invert Screen Colors on iPhone & iPad

Nov 1, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to invert screen on iPhone or iPad

Want to invert the screen of iPhone or iPad? You can invert the screen colors of iPhone or iPad easily through an Accessibility option. This can be very helpful to many users for various purposes, whether for reviewing things on the display in dim ambient lighting, due to some color blindness or other visual difficulties, … Read More

How to Stop Accidentally Deleting Emails in iOS 13 Mail on iPhone

Oct 30, 2019 - 9 Comments
Confirm that you want to delete email in Mail for iPhone

Some iPhone users are finding they are accidentally deleting emails in Mail app of iOS 13, instead of replying to them as desired. This is because the Trash icon to delete emails is located directly next to the reply icon, a change to the Mail app interface that was introduced to iPhone with iOS 13. … Read More

iOS 13.2 & iPadOS 13.2 Update Download Available Now [IPSW Links]

Oct 28, 2019 - 4 Comments
iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2

Apple has released the final versions of iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 to all iPhone and iPad users with devices capable of running iOS 13 / iPadOS 13. Separately, Apple has also released a security update versioned as iOS 12.4.3 for some older iPhone and iPad models including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPad … Read More

How to Apply for Apple Card

Oct 27, 2019 - 13 Comments
Apple Card on iPhone

Apple Card is a credit card offered by Apple and Goldman Sachs that offers daily cash back, in-app data about your purchases and spending habits, and other benefits, and you can use it directly from iPhone in the Wallet app. You’ll get a physical Apple Card too, which is crafted out of a fancy metal … Read More

How to Add Filters to Video on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

Oct 25, 2019 - 1 Comment
Editing video on iPad

You can easily add filters to your videos captured on iPhone or iPad, a new ability that has been introduced in the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS. We’ve been able to apply filters to photos via the Photos app for years, but being able to do the same to video via the Photos app … Read More

How to Save Photos & Videos from Messages in iOS 13 & iPadOS 13

Oct 22, 2019 - 9 Comments
How to Save Photos & Videos from Messages on iPhone and iPad

Wondering how to save photos, pictures, and videos from Messages in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13? If you’re perplexed you may not be alone, as some users have discovered the changes to the photo and video saving mechanism in Messages app to be more confusing than before, leading some people to think the ability to … Read More

How to Use Dark Mode on iPad with iPadOS 13

Oct 21, 2019 - 3 Comments
Dark Mode enabled on iPad

The optional Dark Mode appearance theme is a popular choice for many iPad users who want a darker look when using their device. Dark Mode transforms the bright white visual appearance of iPadOS into darker shades of black and grays. This may be preferential to some users, whether to reduce the brightness of the interface, … Read More

How to Turn Off iPad Pro

Oct 20, 2019 - 8 Comments
Turn off iPad Pro

Want to turn off iPad Pro and completely power it down? Maybe you’re going to travel with iPad Pro and want to keep it powered off to preserve battery, or maybe you want to turn it off because you aren’t going to use it for a while. Whatever the case, you can easily turn off … Read More

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