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Recover Deleted Voicemail on an iPhone

Sep 17, 2011 - 15 Comments
Recover deleted iPhone voicemail messages

If you accidentally deleted a voicemail on an iPhone, you can usually retrieve these messages by looking through a somewhat unknown “Deleted Messages” list that is part of the Phone app in iOS. Though this feature is little known, it’s quite easy to use, and if you’re hoping to find old or deleted voicemails on … Read More

Stop iPhone HDR from Saving Two Photos

Sep 1, 2011 - 4 Comments
Stop iPhone HDR from taking and storing two pictures

iPhone’s HDR mode takes great pictures, there’s no doubt about that. What is not so great for avid photographers is that when you have HDR mode enabled, the iPhone will store two versions of all photos you take, which at 5 megapixels a pop can quickly consume an iPhones available storage. For some situations, the … Read More

Find an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad UDID

Jun 10, 2011 - 10 Comments
iPhone UDID

All iOS devices come with a Unique Device Identifier number, known as a UDID. The UDID is kind of like a serial number for that device, except that it’s even longer at 40 characters. By far the most simple way to retrieve your iPhone, iPad, or iPod‘s identifier number is through iTunes itself. Get an … Read More

How to Change the Name of an iPhone

May 28, 2011 - 17 Comments
Change the name of an iPhone

Did you buy a used iPhone and you want to change its name? Maybe you just want to rename your iPhone to something more appealing? Changing the name of any iOS device takes just a minute: Plug the iPhone into your computer Launch iTunes Click and hover on the iPhones name in the iTunes sidebar … Read More

Clear History, Cache, and Cookies from Safari Browser on iPhone & iPad

May 16, 2011 - 14 Comments
Clear History, Cookies, and Cache from Safari Browser on iPhone & iPad

Knowing how to clear browser history, cookies, and cache are absolutely essential for all web users, and this is no different for anyone using an iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. This is particularly true when you’re using a someone elses hardware or when you’re testing out iterative changes on websites. Keeping this in mind, here’s … Read More

Make Safari on iPhone Launch Faster with a Blank Page

Apr 27, 2011 - 3 Comments
Speed up Safari on iPhone

Have you ever noticed that when you launch Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, before you can really use the app it often has to refresh the last active web page? This slows down your browsing, and while on newer hardware it doesn’t happen too often and it’s not a terribly long delay, … Read More

900+ Secret iPhone Ringtones on your Mac

Apr 15, 2011 - 16 Comments
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Are you bored with your iPhone ringtones? You probably know by now that you can make iPhone ringtones yourself with iTunes, but instead of chopping up a song, why not get some ringtones that actually sound like they belong to a phone? You’re in luck because there are 932 free iPhone ringtones on your Mac … Read More

Find your iPhone IMEI Number

Apr 13, 2011 - 21 Comments
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IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity, you can think of IMEI like a serial number in that every iPhone, or other mobile phone for that matter, has a unique IMEI number used to identify it with carriers, manufacturers, and providers. There are several reasons you’d want to know your IMEI, and we’ll get into … Read More

How to Move the iPhone & iPad iTunes Backup folder to an External Hard Drive

Mar 5, 2011 - 78 Comments
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If you have a Mac with an SSD or otherwise limited disk space (like the MacBook Air 11″ with a 64GB drive), you might consider moving your iPhone backup folder to another drive to save some of that precious SSD space. Before proceeding you might want to determine if this is necessary for you. Do … Read More

Tap a Date in Email to Add to iPhone Calendar

Feb 22, 2011 - 5 Comments
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You can quickly add dates to your iPhone Calendar by just tapping on any date in the iPhone Mail client: Tap on the date, then tap on “Create Event” You will instantly be taken to Calendar app where you can set any further scheduling specifics, or just go with what it already has filled in … Read More

Rename a Folder in iOS and on iPhone

Feb 21, 2011 - 2 Comments
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If you need to rename a folder in iOS, all you need to do is tap and hold on the folder you wish to change until you see the screen above. Once the white text box appears at the top of the folder, just type in the new name and then hit your iPhone‘s home … Read More

Need a Free Video to iPhone Converter? Get Miro Video Converter

Feb 18, 2011 - 7 Comments
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Finding a decent iPhone to video converter can be a pain, and finding one that the average person finds easy to use can be even worse. Thankfully along with the Mac App Store came Miro Video Converter, a practically foolproof and no frills video conversion utility that can convert just about any video file into … Read More

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