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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iOS 9 Update Available to Download Now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [IPSW Links]

Sep 16, 2015 - 33 Comments
iOS 9 Update available now

Apple has released the final version of iOS 9 for compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch models. The new system software includes a variety of enhancements and refinements to the mobile experience, including a smarter Siri, battery life improvements, split-view multitasking for iPad, media support in Notes app, and more. You’ll find each way to update … Read More

How to Prepare for iOS 9 Update the Proper Way

Sep 14, 2015 - 15 Comments
Prepare for iOS 9

iOS 9 is the next major update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, bringing a variety of helpful refinements to iOS, some new features, a new system font, a handful of new wallpapers, and a bit more. While many users want to just tap on the update button without doing much else as soon as … Read More

How to Find the Serial Number of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Sep 13, 2015 - 4 Comments
Find an iPhone Serial Number in iOS Settings

Knowing an iOS devices serial number is useful for a wide variety of reasons, from checking warranty status, determining if it’s eligible for a free repair from Apple, checking unlock status, checking for iCloud Activation Lock, insurance purposes, repairs, registering a phone for a variety of services, amongst other reasons. We’ll show you how to … Read More

Yes Anyone Can Install iOS 9 Right Now, But You Should Wait

Sep 10, 2015 - 49 Comments
iOS 9

Update: iOS 9 has been released, you can download it here or install from the Settings app. This applies to all users, no need to wait anymore! Now that iOS 9 has reached the GM build, it can technically be installed on any compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch right now, assuming you have the … Read More

How to Unblock a Caller on iPhone

Sep 8, 2015 - 4 Comments
iPhone Contacts icon

The ability to block people from calling or messaging an iPhone or iPad is an undoubtedly useful feature, but there may come a time where you wish to undo that block. Fortunately, unblocking a contact from iOS is straight forward and easy, so whether you have changed your mind, accidentally blocked someone, or have just … Read More

How to Fix Crashing Apps on iPhone & iPad

Sep 3, 2015 - 35 Comments
Fix app crashes on iPhone and iPad

Though iPhone and iPad apps are generally very stable, sometimes you’ll encounter an application that crashes at random. In iOS, a crashing app usually presents as an app that seems to quit itself immediately, returning back to the Home Screen of the device without user intent. An app crash can happen immediately upon launching the … Read More

September 9 Event Scheduled by Apple, ‘Hey Siri, give us a hint’

Aug 27, 2015 - 16 Comments
Apple invite for September 9 2015 event

Apple has sent invitations to selected media outlets for a September 9 event at the Bill Graham Auditorium in San Francisco, California. Presumably this event will be where the iPhone 6S is unveiled, perhaps alongside the rumored new Apple TV.

How to ‘UnTrust’ All Computers from iPhone & iPad

Aug 26, 2015 - 8 Comments
How to reset the Trust This Computer alert in iOS

When you connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a computer, you’ll see a familiar “Trust This Computer?” pop-up on the iOS device screen with two options “Trust” and “Don’t Trust”. If you intend to use the computer with the iOS device users will tap on “Trust”, which gives the computer access to the … Read More

Enable Confirmation Before Deleting & Archiving Email in iPhone & iPad Mail App

Aug 20, 2015 - 11 Comments
Mail icon for iOS

The Mail app in iOS is one of the most used applications for many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners, and that means it’s likely only a matter of time before you inadvertently delete or accidentally archive an email on the device that you didn’t necessarily intend to. This is fairly easy to do since … Read More

How to Change the Keyboard Language on iPhone & iPad Quickly

Aug 19, 2015 - 2 Comments
Select the desired language keyboard to use in iOS

Whether you’re a multilingual iPhone or iPad user or just learning a foreign language, you almost certainly wish to change the language of the onscreen virtual keyboard from time to time. Switching the keyboard language in iOS is really quite simple once you have an alternate keyboard enabled, so let’s walk through the entire process.

How to Disable Siri Completely on iPhone & iPad

Aug 18, 2015 - 13 Comments
Disable Siri in iOS, or Re-Enable Siri in iOS

The Siri voice assistant has many genuinely useful commands and features and a great sense of humor, but some users may wish to disable Siri on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for whatever reason. Of course, by turning off Siri, you won’t be able to access the personal assistant from anywhere in iOS, and … Read More

iOS 8.4.1 Update Available to Download for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [IPSW Links]

Aug 13, 2015 - 47 Comments

Apple has released iOS 8.4.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is primarily a bug fix release with improvements aimed at Apple Music, resolving various issues with iCloud Music Library and playlists. Additionally, some notable security updates are included in the iOS 8.4.1 release, making it a recommended update for users.

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