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 View Unread Email Only in Mail on iPhone & iPad

Apr 11, 2016 - 12 Comments
Mail icon

It’s easy to fall behind on email and let unread messages build up over time, but the iOS Mail app offers an excellent solution to this problem by allowing users to enable a hidden optional “Unread” only email message inbox on their device. Just as it sounds, the Unread message mailbox will display only the … Read More

How to Add Email Attachments in Mail for iPhone & iPad

Apr 10, 2016 - 8 Comments
Send an email with attachment in Mail for iOS

Mail app in iOS allows users to easily add any type of file attachment to an email, as long as the attachment in question is coming from an associated iCloud Drive. This means you can add files from Pages, Microsoft Office documents, PDF, PSD, text and rtf files, or just about anything else, directly to … Read More

Enable & Disable Night Shift in iOS Quickly from Control Center

Apr 7, 2016 - 17 Comments
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Night Shift in iOS causes the device display to readjust to a warmer color spectrum, thereby reducing the displays output of blue light. This makes the screen of an iPhone or iPad not only more pleasant to look at in the evening and dark hours, but it also is easier on the eyes and potentially … Read More

How to Password Lock Notes on iPhone & iPad

Apr 5, 2016 - 12 Comments
Use Touch ID or enter a password to view the note

The latest versions of the Notes app for iOS allow users to password protect particular notes within the app, making it an excellent place to store personal information and private snippets that you’d like to keep away from prying eyes. In addition to password protection, Notes in iOS also allows users to lock and unlock … Read More

How to Disable LTE on iPhone (and Why You Might Want To)

Apr 2, 2016 - 11 Comments
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If your iPhone has LTE networking, and most do these days, there are some situations where you may want to disable the LTE cellular network. This can be helpful in a variety of cases, from a self-imposed data throttle of sorts, to even gaining a more stable connection in a situation where you may notice … Read More

iOS 9.3.1 Fixes Link Crashing Bug, Available to Download Now [IPSW Links]

Mar 31, 2016 - 37 Comments
iOS 9.3.1 update install

Apple has released iOS 9.3.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the new version directly addresses the problem where tapped links would crash or freeze Safari, Messages, Mail, and other apps on iOS devices. This update is particularly important to install if you have been experiencing the URL crashing problem as it fixes the bug … Read More

Fix iOS Web Link Crashing Bug in Safari, Messages, Mail with a Song & Dance Routine

Mar 29, 2016 - 21 Comments
iOS 9.3 links crashing but you may be able to fix it with a song and dance routine

A large number of iPhone and iPad users are having problems with links not working in Safari, Mail, or Messages after updating their devices to iOS 9.3, and in some cases with iOS 9.2.1 as well. In the worst situations, not only do tapping on links not work, but the Safari browser actually crashes when … Read More

Fix iOS 9.3 Activation Errors with New 13E237 Build for Older iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Mar 28, 2016 - 57 Comments
Second iOS 9.3 update 12E237

Apple has released a new patched build of iOS 9.3 for users impacted by the Activation Error bug and presumably some of the other problems impacting some iOS 9.3 devices. The version remains as iOS 9.3 but includes a new build number, arriving as 13E237, and is available for older devices, including iPad 2, iPad … Read More

Troubleshooting iOS 9.3 Update Problems

Mar 25, 2016 - 199 Comments
Resolving iOS 9.3 problems

An array of problems have appeared for some users updating various iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch models to iOS 9.3, so much so that Apple has actually pulled the iOS 9.3 update for most older model hardware. This means that many devices will simply have to wait for a newer fixed version if they haven’t … Read More

Why iPhone Battery is Yellow, What the Yellow Icon Means, & How to Fix it

Mar 24, 2016 - 2 Comments
Turning off low power mode removes the yellow battery icon

Have you ever wondered why the battery icon on iPhone is yellow sometimes? Wonder no more, because the yellow battery icon means the iPhone is in Low Power Mode. We’ll explain a little bit about this and how it works, and how to fix it if you want your green battery back.

How to Downgrade iOS 9.3 Back to iOS 9.2.1

Mar 22, 2016 - 47 Comments
Second iOS 9.3 update 12E237

While iOS 9.3 has several new features and is a notable improvement over prior iOS 9.x releases, some users may wish to downgrade iOS 9.3 back to iOS 9.2.1 for whatever reason. Downgrading to the prior release is possible for a limited time, so if you have any interest in doing this you’ll want to … Read More

iOS 9.3 Update Available to Download [IPSW Direct Links]

Mar 21, 2016 - 19 Comments
Second iOS 9.3 update 12E237

Apple has released the final version of iOS 9.3 today for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. iOS 9.3 includes several new features, including password protected Notes app, a night time color adjustment mode called Night Shift, multi-user support for iPad in education environments, and a variety of other minor changes. Multiple bug … Read More

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