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How to Restore Missing Downloads Folder to Dock on Mac

Oct 19, 2017 - 7 Comments
Restore an accidentally deleted Downloads folder to Dock on Mac

Having the user Downloads folder in the Dock for Mac OS is undeniably convenient for quick access to downloaded files, so if you have accidentally deleted the Downloads folder from the Dock, or the Downloads folder is missing from the Mac Dock for some other reason, you may want to restore it back to it’s … Read More

How to Fix iOS App Names Stuck on com.apple.mobileinstallation

Oct 19, 2017 - 1 Comment
iOS app stuck com.apple.mobileinstallation

An unusual error can happen sometimes on the iPhone and iPad where iOS app names are replaced with “com.apple.mobileinstallation”, and when attempting to launch the apps with such a name, the app instantly crashes. Furthermore, attempting to delete the app with the name “com.apple.mobileinstallation” via the the traditional Home Screen approach usually fails, leaving the … Read More

Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra Problems

Oct 14, 2017 - 49 Comments
Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra problems

Are you having difficulties with macOS High Sierra? While most Mac users who update to macOS High Sierra have no issues with the system software, there are small groups of users who have experienced a variety of problems with the software update. This tends to happen with every major system software release, either due to … Read More

How to Downgrade macOS High Sierra

Oct 12, 2017 - 10 Comments
How to Downgrade macOS High Sierra

Some MacOS High Sierra 10.13.x users may wish to downgrade back to macOS Sierra 10.12.x or even Mac OS X El Capitan. Mac users can downgrade from High Sierra to a prior Mac OS release, either by formatting the hard drive and clean installing Sierra or another prior system release, or by relying on a … Read More

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

Oct 8, 2017 - 13 Comments
How to shutdown an iPhone or iPad without power button use

Have you ever wondered how to turn off an iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re not alone. While most users keep their iOS devices turned on all the time, sometimes users may need to power down a device completely, be it for storage, shipping, to preserve battery life, or whatever other reason. The latest versions … Read More

How to Enable Offload Unused Apps in iOS to Save Storage Space Automatically

Oct 7, 2017 - 1 Comment
Use Offload Unused Apps in iOS to save storage space

If you frequently run out of storage space on an iPhone or iPad, you will appreciate a new feature in iOS that automatically saves storage for you. Called Offload Unused Apps, the toggle allows the iPhone or iPad to perform housekeeping and delete apps that have gone unused for a while, just as the name … Read More

iOS 11 Feels Slow? 11 Tips to Speed Up iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

Oct 6, 2017 - 31 Comments
Speed up iOS 11 if it feels slow

There are mixed reports that updating to iOS 11 has slowed down some iPhone and iPad hardware, or that performance of tasks like opening and interacting with apps is slower after installing iOS 11. If your iPhone or iPad feels slow after installing iOS 11, then you might want to try a few of the … Read More

How to Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

Oct 4, 2017 - 30 Comments
How to disable wi-fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11

With iOS 11, the new Control Center toggles for turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth do not actually turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on an iPhone or iPad. Instead, if you hit the buttons for disabling Wi-Fi or Bluetooth in Control Center, the iPhone or iPad will disconnect from wi-fi or Bluetooth, but not actually turn … Read More

How to Disable or Enable Auto-Brightness in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad

Sep 30, 2017 - 8 Comments
Auto-brightness on iPad and iPhone

Auto-Brightness is a screen setting on the iPhone and iPad which causes the device to automatically adjust the display brightness depending on ambient lighting conditions. For example, if you’re outdoors or in bright lighting, the screen would adjust to be brighter so that it is more visible, and if you’re in a dim room or … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Sep 28, 2017 - 6 Comments
How to force restart iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8

Apple has changed how to forcibly restart an iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with the device now relying on a sequence of three button presses to complete the hard reboot procedure. If you’ve been trying to forcibly reboot an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus to no avail, it is because all of the … Read More

How to Download a Full macOS High Sierra Installer App

Sep 27, 2017 - 27 Comments
Download the complete macOS High Sierra Installer application

Many Mac users who are attempting to download macOS High Sierra from the Mac App Store will find that a small 19 MB version of “Install macOS High Sierra.app” downloads to the /Applications folder of the target Mac, rather than the complete 5.2 GB Installer application for macOS High Sierra. This is annoying because it … Read More

Troubleshooting iOS 11 Problems

Sep 26, 2017 - 164 Comments
Troubleshooting iOS 11 problems

Most users are able to install iOS 11 onto an iPhone or iPad without any incident, and they are ready to enjoy the best new features available in the new system software version. But that’s most users. Unfortunately, problems may arise during an iOS software update, either when attempting to install, or with a failed … Read More

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