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How to Restore HomePod Mini with Mac or PC

Jun 18, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Restore HomePod Mini with PC or Mac

Is your HomePod Mini not working? Whether HomePod is not responding at all no matter what you’ve tried, or is apparently bricked, you can try restarting, resetting, or even restoring your HomePod Mini to get it to work.

How to Downgrade iOS 15 Beta to iOS 14.x

Jun 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to downgrade iOS 15 beta

If you have installed the iOS 15 beta but now decided you no longer want to run beta system software on your device, you’ll need to downgrade the iPhone back to an iOS 14.x release. Whether you’re fed up with bugs, crashes, app incompatibilities, or just don’t want to deal with the beta anymore, you … Read More

How to Schedule Downtime on Mac

Jun 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Schedule Downtime on Mac

Do you want to limit the amount of time you or your kid spends on their Mac on a daily basis? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do with Screen Time, as it allows you to set time away from the screen during which most apps remain inaccessible.

How to Use Mentions in Messages for iPhone & iPad

Jun 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment

If you regularly use iMessages with group conversations, you’ll likely appreciate the Mentions feature that is part of Messages on iPhone and iPad.

How to Block Facetime Callers on iPhone & iPad

Jun 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Block Facetime Callers on iPhone & iPad

Is someone bothering you by constantly trying to call you on FaceTime? Regardless of whether it’s a random phone number of it’s someone in your contacts, you can easily block these callers on your iPhone and iPad.

How to Use Inline Replies to Messages on iPhone & iPad

Jun 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Inline Replies to Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

If you’re a regular iMessage user, you may have come across a situation where you’d like to reply to a specific message sent from somebody, and have it be obvious that is the message you are responding to. This is where inline replies come in, which allow you to specify a message you are replying … Read More

How to Install AltStore on iPhone & iPad

Jun 14, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Install AltStore on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to install some apps to iOS or iPadOS that are not available on the Apple App Store? Perhaps you want an emulator, or a torrent client on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you will need to rely on a third party store called AltStore that lets you sideload apps on to … Read More

How to Pin & Unpin Messages on iPhone & iPad

Jun 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Pin & Unpin Conversations in Messages for iPhone & iPad

Do you receive a lot of messages from multiple people on your iPhone or iPad? Do you frequently message back and forth with a few people in particular? If so, you may find the pinning feature of Messages to be useful, which allows you to pin a message thread or contact to the top of … Read More

How to Change HomePod Wi-Fi Network

Jun 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change HomePod Wi-Fi Network

If you recently purchased a HomePod or HomePod Mini, you may remember how you didn’t have the option to even connect to a Wi-Fi network while setting up the device. Accordingly, you may be surprised to know that the HomePod wi-fi network can in fact be changed, albeit to a limited extent.

How to Add Favorite Websites to Safari on Mac

Jun 12, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add Websites to Safari Favorites Page on Mac

When you launch Safari on a Mac, by default the first thing that you see is the start page. The Safari start page can be customized to better suit your needs, and adding your most visited or favorite websites is one great way to improve the Safari start page experience.

How to Recalibrate Battery on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, & iPhone 11 Pro Max

Jun 12, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Recaliberate Battery on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, & iPhone 11 Pro Max

If you own an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, and you’ve noticed less than ideal battery health for your device, this article is just for you. The good news is that there’s nothing wrong with your iPhone. And with newer iOS versions, you can recalibrate the battery for these devices.

How to Change Your Mac Region

Jun 12, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Your Mac Region

Are you traveling overseas with your MacBook? Or perhaps, you’re moving to a different country for college or work? In that case, you may want to change your Mac’s region settings. Thankfully, this is quite easy to do.

List of Apple TV Models That Support tvOS 15

Jun 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
List of Apple TV Models That Support tvOS 15

Do you own an Apple TV and you’re wondering if it will support tvOS 15, the next major software update for your device?

How to Reset a Forgotten iCloud Password from Mac

Jun 11, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Reset iCloud Password on Mac

Are you a Mac user and you forget your iCloud password, thereby losing access to your Apple ID account? There’s no need to panic, because you can easily reset your iCloud password right from your macOS system within a matter of seconds.

watchOS 8 Compatible Apple Watch Models

Jun 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
watchOS 8

Wondering which Apple Watch models support watchOS 8? WatchOS 8 features a new mindfulness app, new sleep tracking features, new workouts like Tai Chi and Pilates, a redesigned Photos app, improvements to Messages, and more, so it’s understandable if you’d want to run it on your Apple Watch. If you’re curious if your particular Apple … Read More

How to Automatically Erase Apple Watch After Failed Passcode Attempts

Jun 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Automatically Erase Apple Watch After Failed Passcode Attempts

Did you know that you can set your Apple Watch to automatically erase all its data if someone’s trying to break into it? Fortunately, this is pretty is easy to do and all you need is just a few seconds to enable this optional feature. Much like you can set iPhone to automatically erase on … Read More

How to Install iOS 15 Developer Beta on iPhone

Jun 9, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Install iOS 15 Developer Beta on iPhone

Apple introduced iOS 15 at the 2021 WWDC event, and its early build is already available for developers to download and install. If you’re a developer yourself, or just have a dev account, you probably want to try out iOS 15 beta and install it onto an iPhone so that you can check it out.

How to Install macOS Monterey Developer Beta

Jun 9, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Install macOS 12 Monterey Developer Beta

Apple took the wraps off the next major iteration of macOS at the annual WWDC event, and it’s dubbed Monterey. It’s already available as an early beta build to registered developers. If you’re one of the developers, you’d ideally want to be on the latest software to ensure your apps are updated before the final … Read More

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