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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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 - 203 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

How to Clear Instagram Search History

Mar 17, 2016 - 3 Comments
instagram-icon

As Instagram continues to grow with pictures of just about anything imaginable, you may find yourself browsing and searching for photos of, well, anything. Instagram keeps track of the searches you make in the app, and when you return to the search tab and search field, you’ll find your prior search history is visible. That’s … Read More

Enable Low Power Mode on iPhone for Maximum Battery Life Performance

Mar 16, 2016 - 14 Comments
Low Power Mode on iPhone boosts battery performance

If the average iPhone user has a complaint about their device, it’s almost always that the battery of iPhone doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. While this is less of a concern with the larger iPhone Plus models, the fact is that all iPhones can run out of battery during the course … Read More

Disable Animations in iOS with a Bug

Mar 12, 2016 - 5 Comments
An iPhone

The zipping zooming flying around animations strewn throughout iOS are activated when opening and closing apps, switching app screens, tapping settings, and doing just about anything else on an iPhone or iPad. This motion eye candy causes some users to experience nausea, but aside from that they also make the device feel a bit slower … Read More

Zoom Into & Out of Video on iPhone & iPad with Gestures

Mar 11, 2016 - 1 Comment
Zoom in and out of video with gestures in iOS

iPhone and iPad users have long been able to zoom into still photos and pictures on their devices, and now with the latest versions of iOS, you can zoom into and out of videos and movies that are playing as well.

iOS 9.1 Jailbreak by Pangu Released for Mac OS X and Windows

Mar 11, 2016 - 14 Comments
Pangu jailbreak for iOS 9.1

The Pangu group has released a new jailbreak for 64-bit iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 9.1, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

iPhone Stuck in Zoom Mode? It’s Easy to Fix

Mar 9, 2016 - 2 Comments
iPhone stuck in Zoom mode

iOS includes a helpful feature which allows users to zoom into anything on an iPhone or iPad screen to make it easier to read text and view elements. While this feature is undeniably useful for many users, it can also be a source of frustration for others who wind up enabling the feature accidentally, only … Read More

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