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 Create an @iCloud.com Email Address

May 24, 2016 - 20 Comments
welcome-to-icloud-mail

If you created an Apple ID based on your own unique email address and use that for logging in to iCloud and other Apple services, you may have missed the part where you can create a new separate @icloud.com email address. Not to worry though, if you decide you want to create a new and … Read More

See Flight Info on iPhone with a Quick Tap Trick

May 24, 2016 - 16 Comments
See flight information on iPhone

iOS has an excellent flight-lookup feature which allows users to instantly get flight information about planes that are coming and going. All you need to use this great ability is a flight number embedded somewhere, like a text message, email, note, or webpage, and the rest is just a matter of knowing how to retrieve … Read More

First Beta Builds of OS X 10.11.6, iOS 9.3.3, tvOS 9.2.2 Arrive

May 23, 2016 - 4 Comments
Mac OS X and iOS betas

Apple has released the first beta testing versions of multiple system software updates, including OS X 10.11.6 beta 1, iOS 9.3.3 beta 1, tvOS 9.2.2 beta 1. Presumably the beta releases will focus primarily on bug fixes and feature enhancements, which is typical for point releases of system software.

iPhone Screen Turned Black and White Suddenly?! Here’s the Fix

May 22, 2016 - 4 Comments
iPhone stuck in black and white fix

Have you ever discovered your iPhone to suddenly be black and white display? If this has happened to you, then seemingly out of the blue, the iPhone screen is no longer showing color, and instead everything is stuck in black and white mode. This is fairly unusual circumstance, but it can happen, and I recently … Read More

How to Get Transit Directions in Maps on iPhone

May 20, 2016 - 4 Comments
Maps

While iPhone users of Google Maps have been able to get directions around cities with transit options for quite some time, the feature has recently come to the bundled Apple Maps app as well. This means if you’re in a global city or metro area with a mass transit system, whether trains, subways, street cars, … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 9.3.2 to iOS 9.3.1

May 17, 2016 - 12 Comments
Downgrade iOS 9.3.2 to iOS 9.3.1

Most users are best served by sticking with the recently released iOS 9.3.2 update, which offers a variety of improvements, bug fixes, and feature enhancements. Nonetheless, a select group of users have had specific problems with iOS 9.3.2, like some iPad Pro owners who are experiencing crashes and other frustrating behavior, and thus impacted users … Read More

iOS 9.3.2 Update Available Now [IPSW Download Links]

May 16, 2016 - 18 Comments
iOS 9.3.2 update

Apple has released the final version of iOS 9.3.2 to users with compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The point release includes bug fixes and minor feature enhancements, and is recommended to install for users running a prior 9.0 release of iOS system software.

Disabling Safari Suggestions in iOS

May 12, 2016 - 4 Comments
This is a real Safari Suggestion in iOS

When typing something into the search bar of Safari on the iPhone and iPad, you’ll see a list of suggestions popup underneath the address bar, offering completions, related searches, and something called Safari Suggestions. Sometimes these are really helpful as they can help search and access things on the web quicker, but sometimes the suggestions … Read More

How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access

May 11, 2016 - 5 Comments
iBooks in iOS

You can easily save any webpage to iBooks as a PDF file for later reading on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by using a new feature built into the action sheet of iOS. This ability will create a PDF of the active web page and store it in iBooks in iOS, available for quick … Read More

How to Recover Deleted Notes on iPhone & iPad

May 10, 2016 - 10 Comments
How to restore and recover deleted notes in iOS

The Notes app in iOS is widely used by many users for many purposes, whether for keeping a shopping list, password locked personal notes and data, a diary, sketches and drawings, checklists, or whatever else you may want to keep handy on an iPhone or iPad. Because much of the Notes data is personal, if … Read More

How to Rotate Video on iPhone & iPad

May 9, 2016 - 9 Comments
How to Rotate Video on iPhone

Many people record video on the iPhone or iPad and have the device oriented vertically, and while there is nothing inherently wrong with that, a side effect is you end up capturing vertical videos with large black bars on the sides. Fortunately there’s an easy way to rotate movies in iOS with little effort, which … Read More

Quickly Turn iPhone Battery Saving Low Power Mode On & Off with Siri

May 9, 2016 - 1 Comment
Turn Low Power Mode on and off with Siri on iPhone

The excellent battery saving Low Power Mode available to iPhone users in modern versions of iOS typically requires being enabled through battery settings, but there’s an even faster way to toggle the feature on and off again at any time; Siri.

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