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How to Leave iOS 14 Beta & iPadOS 14 Beta

Sep 18, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Leave iOS 14 Beta & iPadOS 14 Beta

Did you participate in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public beta to try out Apple’s major software update early? Well, now that the final stable versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are available to the general public, you may not be interested in receiving beta versions of system software anymore.

How to Fix iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Wi-Fi Problems

Sep 18, 2020 - 1 Comment
Fix iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Wi-Fi Problems

Some iPhone and iPad users have updated to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 and discovered wi-fi issues that did not exist before the update, whether it’s that a wireless network suddenly doesn’t work, or the connection is dropping, abnormally slow, or some other wi-fi difficulty. Considering that nearly everything relies on the internet these days, … Read More

How to Prepare for iOS 14 & iPadOS 14

Sep 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Prepare for iOS 14 & iPadOS 14

Apple has released the first stable version of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 to its users after months of beta testing. You might be excited to update your device to the newest iOS or iPadOS version the second you see it in settings. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before you … Read More

How to Find & Delete Duplicate Files on Mac with Smart Folders

Sep 17, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Find Duplicate Files on Mac

Depending on your line of work you may end up in a scenario where you have a variety of duplicate files on a Mac. Sometimes this goes unnoticed, but occasionally the Mac will run low on storage space and you might want to free up space by finding and removing those duplicate files from the … Read More

How to Read Mac Formatted Drives on Windows PC

Sep 16, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Read Mac Formatted Drives on Windows PC

If you’ve ever tried to use a Mac hard drive or USB key with a Windows PC, you’d know that Windows fails to read the contents of the drive. However, with third-party software, it’s still possible to view all the data that’s stored on the drive, even if it’s formatted for Mac.

How to Report Bugs to Apple in macOS Big Sur Beta

Sep 15, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Report Bugs to Apple in macOS Big Sur Beta

Is your Mac currently running the macOS Big Sur Public Beta or Developer Beta? If so, you might be interested in knowing that you can report bugs and glitches directly to Apple using Feedback Assistant.

How to Send iMessage Screen Effects from iPhone & iPad

Sep 15, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Send iMessage Screen Effects from iPhone & iPad

Do you want to express yourself with more than just emojis when you’re messaging and texting your friends and family from iPhone or iPad? With iMessage, you can use various fun screen effects like balloons, confetti, fireworks, lasers, shouting, and more, when you send messages from your iPhone and iPad.

How to Reset SMC on New iMac, Mac Mini, iMac Pro, & Mac Pro with T2 Chip

Sep 14, 2020 - 3 Comments

Resetting the SMC on new model iMac, iMac Pro, Mac mini, and Mac Pro desktop Macs have a T2 security chip is a different procedure than on earlier models of the same hardware. SMC, which stands for System Management Controller, handles a variety of hardware functions on the Mac, including power, fan operation, some ports, … Read More

How to Hide WhatsApp Messages on iPhone by Archiving Messages

Sep 12, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Hide WhatsApp Messages on iPhone by Archiving Messages

Do you want to keep your WhatsApp conversations and media private? You’re certainly not alone, but WhatsApp allows users to conveniently hide their conversations within a matter of seconds by archiving them.

How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with GarageBand (No iTunes Required)

Sep 11, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Set Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone with Garageband

How’d you like to set a song as the ringtone on iPhone? If you want to use your favorite song as a custom ringtone for incoming phone calls or text messages, you’re certainly not alone. Thanks to Apple’s GarageBand app, you can set literally any song as a ringtone right on your iPhone, and without … Read More

How to Send Bubble Effects with Messages from iPhone & iPad

Sep 10, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Bubble Effects with Messages from iPhone & iPad

How would you like to try some iMessage special effects? Emojis are great and all, but what if you want some of your messages to stand out when you’re texting your friends and family? Thanks to iMessage, you can use various bubble effects like Slam, Loud, Gentle, etc. to express yourself in flashy and fun … Read More

How to Use Guided Access on iPhone & iPad to Lock an App on Screen

Sep 9, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Guided Access on iPhone & iPad to Lock an App On Screen

Guided Access is an extremely useful accessibility feature that can be utilized to lock your iPhone and iPad’s screen to one app. It can also limit what you can touch on the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch screen. Guided Access is a great feature of iOS and iPadOS, particularly for parents, educators, and even businesses … Read More

How to Update & Edit Saved Passwords in Safari Autofill on Mac

Sep 8, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Edit Saved Passwords in Safari on Mac

Do you use Safari’s built-in password manager to quickly log in to your favorite websites on the Mac? If so, you might want to learn how you can update this stored login data whenever you change the password for one of your online accounts.

How to Add Logins & Passwords to Safari Autofill on Mac

Sep 7, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Add Passwords to Safari on Mac

Many Mac users might already be aware that Safari requests to automatically save your password information when you log in to a website for the first time. But even if you ignored that initial request to save login information, you can manually enter those details into Safari autofill, and never have to remember your logins … Read More

How to Restore iPhone or iPad with Windows PC & iTunes

Sep 6, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Restore iPhone or iPad with Windows PC & iTunes

Restoring an iPhone or iPad can be necessary sometimes, usually as a troubleshooting procedure. If you’re a Windows PC user, you can restore iPhone and iPad easily with iTunes. Restoring a device can be helpful if you’re facing issues with your iOS device, or if you’re simply planning to sell or trade it for a … Read More

How to Check AirPods Battery Life from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Sep 5, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Check AirPods Battery Life from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to quickly see the battery percent of your AirPods or AirPods Pro? Thanks to the Control Center on iPhone and iPad, it’s fairly convenient to check the battery life of your wireless earbuds. Let’s say you’re in the middle of using an application or playing games on your iOS device. With the … Read More

How to Report Bugs to Apple in iOS 14 Beta

Sep 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Report Bugs to Apple in iOS 14 Beta

Are you currently participating in the iOS 14 public beta or iPadOS 14 public beta? If so, you can report bugs and glitches you experience during the beta directly to Apple using Feedback Assistant. Thought not all beta users are aware of this functionality, filling out bug reports and offering feedback is your chance to … Read More

How to Use HDR on iPhone & iPad Camera

Sep 4, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Use HDR on iPhone & iPad Camera

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is an imaging technique that has been available on smartphone cameras for a while now. Essentially, the HDR feature aims to make the photos you capture on your iPhone or iPad as realistic as possible.

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