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 Enable or Disable Apple Pay Lock Screen Access Shortcut on iPhone

Aug 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Enable or Disable the Apple Pay access shortcut from lock screen

iPhone owners who have set up Apple Pay on their devices can use an optional shortcut to access the feature from the locked screen.

Fix iOS Stuck on “Verifying Update”

Aug 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Fix iOS Stuck on Verifying Update screen

Many users who are installing iOS updates (whether beta or final versions) encounter an issue where a spinning pop-up indicator message saying “Verifying update…” appears stuck on screen. This is a fairly common issue that is somewhat annoying because while the iOS update is verifying, the entire iPhone or iPad is unusable. Fortunately, fixing a … Read More

How to Turn Off “Hey Siri” on iPhone and iPad

Aug 1, 2016 - 11 Comments
How to disable Hey Siri to turn off Siri voice activation in iOS

The “Hey Siri” voice activated control feature on modern iOS devices is a great feature that many people find tremendous use with, but not everyone enjoys it. Some users may wish to disable “Hey Siri” on iPhone or iPad, which will prevent the voice activated ability from listening for the appropriate commands, but turning off … Read More

Access & View All Selfies Taken on iPhone Camera Instantly

Jul 26, 2016 - 1 Comment
See All Selfies taken with iphone camera

If you take a lot of selfies with the iPhone you’ll be pleased to know that you can quickly access every selfie ever taken with the front facing iPhone camera by using a simple sorting album in the iPhone Photos app. Likewise, if you just want to see all the selfies taken by someone else, … Read More

How to Reset Notes Password in iOS

Jul 25, 2016 - 2 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

Many users are password protecting Notes on iPhone and iPad, which offers a secondary security layer for especially personal or private data stored within the Notes app. Because the Notes app uses a different password from the general password used on the iOS Lock Screen, and different from the password used by an Apple ID … Read More

Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3 Available

Jul 25, 2016 - 12 Comments
Pangu Jailbreak

A jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3 and earlier versions back to iOS 9.2 is now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The jailbreak arrives from China through a group called Pangu, who has released similar jailbreaking utilities in the past for Mac OS X and Windows.

Convert Currency in Spotlight Search for iOS

Jul 23, 2016 - 12 Comments
Converting Currency in Spotlight

Spotlight Search for iOS now has the ability to perform currency calculations and conversions using up to date exchange rates. This is a handy built-in feature for travelers, anyone who needs to exchange money, and those who work across borders, and it’s built right into the latest versions of Spotlight for iOS on iPhone, iPad, … Read More

iPhone Contacts Disappeared? How to Fix Missing Phone Contacts in iOS

Jul 21, 2016 - 3 Comments
iPhone Contacts Missing Bug

A strange bug that continues to persist in iOS for iPhone mysteriously causes all phone contacts to suddenly disappear from the Phone app on the device. Most users will never experience the missing contacts bug, but it can be disconcerting if encountered. This missing contacts bug is not subtle and seems to happen at random, … Read More

iOS 9.3.3 Update Available [IPSW Download Links]

Jul 18, 2016 - 8 Comments
iOS 9 devices

Apple has released iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The small point release update arrives as build 13G34 and includes bug fixes and security updates to the mobile operating system.

How to Remove News Headlines from Spotlight Search in iOS

Jul 17, 2016 - 5 Comments
Remove News headlines from Spotlight in iOS

Spotlight Search displays various ‘news’ headlines in modern versions of iOS, and while some users may find this information useful, others don’t care to see what are often tabloid-like headlines splashed across their iPhone and iPad search function. Fortunately with a little effort you can quickly turn off the News headlines from Spotlight and stop … Read More

How to Forward an Email from iPhone Mail Properly

Jul 12, 2016 - 5 Comments
iOS Mail

Having full email access from anywhere is one of the great perks of an iPhone. Forwarding an email is one of the more popular Mail app abilities in iOS, but it is commonly misused or even accidentally used. Let’s review how to properly forward an email from iOS Mail app in order to pass it … Read More

How to Turn Off Wi-Fi Assist on iPhone

Jul 11, 2016 - 5 Comments
Wi-Fi Assist on iPhone

Wi-Fi Assist is a feature on modern versions of iOS which allows an iPhone to automatically start using the cellular data connection if the established wi-fi connection is poor. Enabling Wi-Fi Assist tends to make overall internet connectivity more reliable, but it has the potential downside of an increase in cellular data usage, which is … Read More

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