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How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta on iPhone Back to iOS 13

Aug 12, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Downgrade iOS 14 Beta on iPhone Back to iOS 13

Want to downgrade from iOS 14 beta on iPhone and revert back to iOS 13? Are you facing any major issues after updating your iPhone to iOS 14? Or perhaps you’re not enjoying iOS 14 as you thought you would? Luckily, you can downgrade the iPhone software back to iOS 13 without losing all your … Read More

How to Create a Child Account for Family Sharing on iPhone & iPad

Aug 12, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Create a Child Account for Family Sharing on iPhone

Did you buy a new iPhone or iPad for your kid? Well, if your kid is under 13, they won’t be able to create an Apple ID account on their own and hence, they’ll need your help to create a child account for them. Thanks to Family Sharing, this is a fairly straightforward procedure. With … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone SE (2020 Model)

Aug 11, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone SE

If you have the latest iPhone SE model (from 2020), you might want to learn how you can put your device into recovery mode. Recovery Mode can be useful in order to troubleshoot various software related issues you’re facing with the device.

How to Install watchOS 7 Public Beta on Apple Watch

Aug 11, 2020 - 3 Comments
install watchOS 7 beta profile

If you’re interested in trying out watchOS 7 public beta on an Apple Watch, you can now enroll compatible Apple Watch models in the watchOS public beta testing program. With watchOS 7, the Apple Watch gains a handful of new features, new workouts, hand washing detection, a sleep tracking app, and more.

How to Check iPhone Battery’s Cycles

Aug 11, 2020 - 11 Comments
How to check iPhone battery health

Want to check the battery cycle count of an iPhone? If you’ve ever wondered how well the battery on your iPhone has aged over time, you may find that checking the battery cycle count can help you get a rough idea of battery health and usage. Knowing how many battery cycles your iPhone has been … Read More

How to Use Face ID with a Face Mask on iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2020 - 4 Comments
Use iPhone X without Face ID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it an unfortunate fact that we need to wear face masks when and wherever possible, whether by choice in some regions or by government regulations and orders in others. The idea of course is that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of SARS-COV-2, and so if we want the … Read More

How to Use Fall Detection on Your Apple Watch

Aug 10, 2020 - 2 Comments
Fall Detection

Fall Detection was a feature added to Apple Watch Series 4 and later that allows the watch to call emergency services if it believes the wearer has taken a tumble. It’s a wonderful feature that has already been shown to save lives and it’s absolutely one that you should consider enabling. We’re going to show … Read More

How to Play Apple Arcade Games on iPhone & iPad

Aug 9, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Play Apple Arcade Games on iPhone and iPad

Do you want to play games that are uninterrupted by ads and don’t tempt you with in-app purchases? If so, you might be interested in Apple Arcade, a video game subscription service that gives you unlimited access to hundreds of exclusive ad-free games on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

What the ‘Legacy System Extension’ Mac Message Means & What To Do About It

Aug 8, 2020 - 9 Comments
macOS legacy system extension warning

If you’re using a Mac running MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 or later (including Big Sur), you might have seen a new and somewhat cryptic message pop up when your Mac is turned on, or when you use certain apps. Titled “Legacy System Extension”, the message goes on to note that “existing software on your system loaded … Read More

How to Translate Webpages on iPhone & iPad with Chrome

Aug 8, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Translate Webpages on iPhone & iPad with Chrome

Google’s Chrome web browser offers a convenient way to translate web pages in foreign languages to English, and you can use it to translate languages of web content right on your iPhone and iPad using the Chrome mobile app.

How to Install MacOS Big Sur Public Beta

Aug 7, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to install macOS Big Sur public beta

Now that MacOS Big Sur public beta is available to download, some adventurous Mac users may wish to install and try out Big Sur themselves, whether to check out the new user interface, experience the new features, or just to try out the next major releases of macOS before it hits the general public. If … Read More

Why Am I Not Getting Emails on iPhone? Troubleshooting Mail on iPhone & iPad

Aug 7, 2020 - 4 Comments
Troubleshooting Mail on iPhone

Having trouble with emails on iPhone or iPad? The Mail app that comes preinstalled on all Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and Mac is widely used by iOS and ipadOS users to send and receive emails, regardless of what e-mail service they use. And it typically behaves as expected, but sometimes you may not … Read More

How to Make Screen Recordings in MacOS Big Sur, Catalina, & Mojave

Aug 6, 2020 - 5 Comments
macOS Catalina

Recording your screen might be something you do often, or very rarely depending on who you are and what you do. But recording a Mac’s screen is super duper easy no matter who you are, and you don’t even need to install an app to do it. Like with so many things, Apple already included … Read More

How to Update Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 5, 2020 - Leave a Comment
App Store settings

Your Apple Watch now has more apps available for it than ever. Those apps are receiving new updates all the time and it’s important to make sure you’re using the latest version available. You can either set your Apple Watch to automatically download new updates, or check for them manually yourself. We’re going to show … Read More

How to Use “Sign In With Apple” on iPhone & iPad to Hide Email from Apps & Signups

Aug 5, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Use Sign in With Apple on iPhone

Are you tired of filling out your personal information every time you’re asked to create an account on a website or an app? We’re pretty sure that you’re not alone. Thanks to this new feature called “Sign in with Apple”, this shouldn’t be much of a hassle anymore, as it makes signing up for and … Read More

How to Screen Share in Webex Meetings on iPhone & iPad

Aug 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Screen Share in Webex Meetings on iPhone & iPad

If you’re already using Webex Meetings for video conferencing, you’ll be pleased to know that you can also share the screen of your iPhone or iPad with other participants in the meeting. This capability could prove to be useful for showing presentations and other valuable data.

How to Set Allowed Apps During Downtime Using Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

Aug 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Set Allowed Apps During Downtime Using Screen Time

Do you want to allow or block certain apps usage to specific times for a child’s iPhone or iPad? Thanks to Screen Time, this is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

How to Use Snap Camera Filters on Zoom, Skype, & Hangouts Video Chat

Aug 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Snap Camera Filters

Looking for a way to have a bit more fun and goof around on video chat? Snapchat Camera allows you to use Snapchat filters applied directly to other video chat apps used on a Mac or Windows PC, including Skype, Zoom, Hangouts, and more. So, do you want to use the Snapchat filters you know … Read More

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