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iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified variation of Mac OS, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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7 Steps to Prepare for iOS 10 Update on iPhone or iPad

Sep 9, 2016 - 28 Comments
Prepare for iOS 10 update

The latest and greatest release of iOS 10 is here, and with the public release just around the corner it’s a good time to start preparing your iPhone and iPad hardware to install the iOS 10 update. Let’s walk through some important steps to prepare for the iOS 10 update the right way, including checking … Read More

iOS 10 GM Download Available Now for iPhone, iPad

Sep 8, 2016 - 5 Comments
iOS 10 GM download and install

iOS 10 GM is now available to download for all users who have participated in the iOS 10 public beta and iOS 10 developer beta testing programs. The iOS 10 GM seed will download and install on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device that is supported by iOS 10 and should be considered the … Read More

iOS 10 Release Date Set for September 13

Sep 7, 2016 - 11 Comments
iOS 10

iOS 10 will officially debut on Tuesday, September 13, available as a free download to any supported iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device. Additionally, watchOS 3 will be released on September 13 for Apple Watch users, and tvOS 10 for Apple TV.

How to Duplicate Photos on iPhone and iPad

Sep 4, 2016 - 14 Comments
Duplicated photos in iOS

Do you have a great picture on your iPhone or iPad that you want to make a copy of, maybe so that you can apply some edits or color adjustments to the duplicate version without messing with the original copy? With iPhone and iPad, you can easily duplicate any picture, photo, image, Live Photo, or … Read More

How to Reopen Closed Tabs in Safari for iPhone

Sep 2, 2016 - 12 Comments
Safari

Have you ever been looking at a web page or reading something in Safari on your iPhone and then accidentally closed it? Or maybe you closed the tab and then realized you weren’t quite finished with it, or you’d like to get that closed tab back for some other reason? You can easily re-open closed … Read More

Warning: iOS Mail Blocks Access on iPhone with Full Storage

Aug 31, 2016 - 20 Comments
Cant open Mail in iOS because storage almost full

Just about every iPhone I know is perpetually full and constantly battling the various storage error messages, and yes mine is included in that group. Typically the nuisance of having full iPhone storage is limited to not being able to take anymore pictures (you can use a screwy workaround to snap a few more photos … Read More

iOS 10 Beta 8 Released for Testing

Aug 26, 2016 - 9 Comments
iOS 10 beta 8 and public beta 7

Apple has released new beta builds of iOS 10 to users enrolled in the developer beta and public beta testing programs. The latest developer beta of iOS 10 is beta 8, with a simultaneous iOS 10 public beta 7 release also available.

iOS 9.3.5 Security Update Released for iPhone, iPad [IPSW Downloads]

Aug 25, 2016 - 22 Comments
iOS 9.3.5 update

Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The small update appears to include important security fixes and is therefore recommended for all users to install. Updating to iOS 9.3.5 is easy as we’ll walk through below, and advanced users can also choose to use the IPSW firmware files … Read More

2 Ways to Close Tabs in Safari on iPhone

Aug 23, 2016 - 4 Comments
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Safari Tabs let you maintain many different webpages and web sites on the iPhone, switching through them as necessary to review different sites and content. For those of us who open a ton of tabs in iOS Safari, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by huge numbers of tabs as you browse more sites and pages … Read More

Logging In to Apple ID Two-Factor Authentication on Old iPhone & iOS Versions

Aug 23, 2016 - 6 Comments
Apple ID two factor authentication code

As many users know, using Two-Factor authentication for an Apple ID provides an additional layer of security for your Apple and iCloud login by requiring a pin code to be entered from an approved device before the Apple ID can be accessed. But the two factor auth feature is really built for modern iOS versions, … Read More

See Currency Exchange Rates in Stocks App on iPhone

Aug 18, 2016 - 4 Comments
See currency exchange rates in Stocks app for iPhone

The iPhone Stocks app and Stocks Notification Center widget typically is used to follow markets, ETFs, mutual funds, or individual equities, but with the proper syntax you can add just about any globally traded currency to watch as well. Adding currency to the Stocks app should be particularly nice for users who travel often, or … Read More

How to Turn Off Two-Factor Authentication for Apple ID

Aug 17, 2016 - 14 Comments
Disable Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID

Some users may benefit from enabling Two-Factor Authentication with Apple ID to further protect and secure their devices and data, but sometimes people decide two-factor auth is too much of a hassle and want to disable the feature.

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