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macOS Big Sur Slow or Laggy? 8 Tips to Help Speed Up the Mac Again

Jan 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
If macOS Big Sur feels slow here are tips to speed it up

Some Mac users feel macOS Big Sur is slower, lagging, or has worse performance on their Macs compared to prior versions of macOS system software. If you have noticed a performance degradation since updating to or installing macOS Big Sur, there may be good reason for that slowness, or it may be due to a … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

Jan 18, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone 12

Got an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 mini, and now you’re wondering how to put the device into Recovery Mode? Whether you’re new to Apple’s iOS ecosystem or you’re upgrading from an iPhone with home button, you may be interested in learning how you can put one of the new devices into recovery … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

Jan 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Force Restart iPhone 12. iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

If you’re new to iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 mini, you might be wondering how you can forcibly restart the device. Whether you made the switch from an Android device, or if you’re upgrading from an older iPhone model with Touch ID, you will find force restarting the iPhone 12 series to … Read More

How to Turn On & Off iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

Jan 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Turn iPhone 12 Off & On

Wondering how you can turn off and turn on the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max models? Whether you’re new to the iPhone platform from Android, or just new to the iPhone 12 series, you might find it useful to know how to power on and power off … Read More

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

Jan 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone 12

Do you have an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max? If so, you may want to learn how you can put your device into DFU mode. Whether you’re new to the iOS ecosystem or you’re upgrading from an older iPhone with Touch ID, you’ll find DFU mode mode … Read More

How to Fix iPhone / iPad Keyboard Missing or Disappearing

Jan 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Fix iPhone Keyboard Missing or Disappearing

Are you having trouble activating the on-screen keyboard on your iPhone or iPad? More specifically, is the keyboard not showing up on the screen when you tap on the text field or does it disappear randomly? This could be due to various reasons, but usually it’s not that hard to resolve, so if you’re wondering … Read More

Can’t Access the 3-Month Fitness+ Trial? Here’s How to Fix

Dec 28, 2020 - 2 Comments
Can't Access the 3-Month Fitness+ Trial? Here's How to Fix

Apple recently rolled out the Fitness+ subscription service in select countries and it’s currently offering either a one-month or a three-month trial depending on when the user purchased their Apple Watch. If you recently purchased an Apple Watch, you may be entitled to a three-month trial period.

5G Not Working on iPhone 12? Here’s How to Troubleshoot

Dec 26, 2020 - 2 Comments
iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 series includes support for 5G networks, but that doesn’t necessarily mean if you get an iPhone 12 that you’ll suddenly be using 5G. Some users may discover that 5G is not working at all on their new iPhone 12, or that they’re seemingly unable to join a 5G network. There are several … Read More

AirPods Not Working? How to Troubleshoot & Fix AirPods

Dec 20, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Troubleshoot & Fix AirPods

There’s no doubt that Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular and best-selling wireless headphones available in the market today. Although AirPods work seamlessly with Apple devices for the most part, they could stop working all of a sudden due to a variety of issues. If your AirPods are not working, read on to learn … Read More

iCloud Backup Failed on iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Fix & Troubleshoot

Dec 19, 2020 - 1 Comment
iCloud Backup Troubleshooting

Are you having trouble backing up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud? More specifically, did you get an error notification saying “iPhone Backup failed” on your lock screen? This issue is not really uncommon, but it’s usually a pretty easy to fix if you do encounter it.

How to Remove Apps from iPad & iPhone the Fast Way by Contextual Menu

Dec 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to delete apps on iPad and iPhone with the Contextual Menu option

Want to quickly remove an app from your iPhone or iPad? There’s a faster way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad, and it’s available to any user who has a device running a modern version of system software.

Can’t Download Apps to iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Fix That

Dec 13, 2020 - 1 Comment
Downloading Apps Troubleshooting

Although downloading and installing apps on to iPhone and iPad devices is typically a seamless experience, you could run into situations where you’re unable to complete the installation or even initiate the app download at all. This could be due to various reasons, ranging from a poor internet connection, to a minor software bug. If … Read More

iPhone Reading Messages On Its Own? Troubleshooting Read Receipts in iMessage

Dec 12, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Troubleshooting Read Receipts in iMessage

Are you not getting iMessage notifications properly on your iPhone? More specifically, are these text messages being marked as read automatically by your device, even though you clearly had no idea you got them? You’re certainly not alone, as several users have reported this issue very recently.

How to Connect AirPods with Someone Else’s iPhone or iPad (Or Vice Versa)

Dec 11, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to connect to someone elses AirPods with iPhone or iPad, or vice versa

Want to pair someone else’s AirPods to your iPhone or iPad? Or do you want to connect your AirPods to use on a different iPhone or iPad? You can easily do either, offering a simple way to try out AirPods yourself, or let someone else try AirPods themselves, or even just use AirPods on a … Read More

How to Boot T2 Mac from External Startup Drive

Dec 9, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Boot t2 Mac from External Drives

Newer Mac models with Touch ID, Touch Bar, and/or the T2 security chip default to having a secure boot mode that disallows booting the Mac from external startup drives. This security setting is recommended for most users to keep enabled, but some users may wish to turn the feature off, at least temporarily, usually to … Read More

iOS Update Failed? Here’s How to Troubleshoot Failed Software Updates on iPhone & iPad

Dec 6, 2020 - 2 Comments
iOS Update Troubleshooting

If you’ve ever had an iOS update fail to complete, you know it can be pretty annoying and frustrating. While typically iOS and iPadOS updates go without a hitch, sometimes the process is not as smooth as you’d like it to be. But don’t freak out, if you’re experiencing iOS or iPadOS updates failing, we’ll … Read More

How to Install Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs

Dec 4, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Install Rosetta on Apple Silicon Mac

Rosetta 2 is necessary if you want to be able to run older non-native Intel x86 apps on new Apple Silicon Macs, like the M1 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini. Curiously, Rosetta 2 is not installed by default on these Macs however, so if you wish to run these apps you’ll need to … Read More

Fix & Troubleshoot macOS Big Sur Problems & Issues

Dec 1, 2020 - 28 Comments
Troubleshooting macOS Big Sur Problems & Issues

Are you facing issues after updating your Mac to macOS Big Sur? Maybe you’re experiencing a problem with something in macOS Big Sur like wi-fi, slow and sluggish performance, battery draining, or perhaps you can’t even get the update to begin in the first place. If you’re experiencing issues with the latest macOS 11 release, … Read More

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