Apple reintroduced the Recovery Key security feature in modern iOS and iPadOS versions that may come in handy for resetting your Apple ID password. Recovery Key acts as an extra layer of security for your Apple account just in case you forget your password, and lose access to your trusted device. But what happens if … Read More
Having a problem with an Apple device, Mac system software, or iOS? Maybe your Mac is behaving weird, or your iPhone isn’t charging properly, or an iPad app is crashing, or something is just not working as expected? Browse through and search our troubleshooting articles and you might be able to resolve the problem!
Some AOL email users may find that AOL mail is not working on their iPhone or iPad as expected. For example, the Mail app may show an “Account Error: AOL” error message on the bottom, indicating that AOL mail is not working, or perhaps you are just no longer getting emails to your AOL account … Read More
Resetting your Apple ID password is normally a pretty easy task, but if you don’t have access to the device that you’re already signed into, things could get super complicated and inconvenient. However, Apple offers another option with an Apple ID recovery key, which can be used to reset an Apple ID account as well.
If you are attempting to open apps downloaded from the web or elsewhere on modern versions of macOS like Big Sur, you may see an error message that says something like ‘”AppName.app” can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store.’ Below that warning also states “Your security preferences allow installation of … Read More
Trying to start a Mac from a boot disk but it’s not working? And you’re sure you created the boot drive properly? There may be a few different reasons for this.
Are you unable to transfer photos from your iPhone to your Windows PC? Are you specifically getting the “Device is Unreachable” error on Windows? Fortunately, this Windows-specific issue can be resolved in a matter of minutes.
Did you manage to accidentally lose or forget your Apple Watch passcode? Don’t worry, it’s not the end of the world. You can get back full access to your Apple Watch by simply resetting it and you can do this right from your paired iPhone.
You’ve exhausted all the online resources and you’ve reached the end of your own troubleshooting capabilities, in which case you’re likely contacting official Apple Support. Whether you’re reaching out to Apple support for warranty queries or troubleshooting account-related issues, you may sometimes be asked to verify yourself. This is done by simply sharing your support … Read More
Did you open the Music app just to find that some songs are not available as you expected them to be, or even the entire song library is empty all of a sudden? Or maybe, some of the new songs you added using a different device aren’t showing up on your iPhone? Either way, you … Read More
Fix Git not working after macOS Update (xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)
Some Mac Terminal users may discover git, pip, HomeBrew, and other command line tools may fail or not work as intended with an error message stating “xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)”. Sometimes these command line tools stop working after a macOS system software update, but they worked previously. Fortunately it’s easy to fix … Read More
If you are having any peculiar disk issues or disk errors with an Apple Silicon Mac, you may want to try using the repair tools within Disk Utility, available in Recovery Mode.
Do you have an M1 Mac that you’d like to factory reset as if it were brand new? The process of factory resetting the M1 Mac line to restore the Mac to factory defaults – basically erasing all data and reinstalling a blank macOS – is different with the M1 Mac line, including M1 MacBook … Read More
Some M1 MacBook Pro, M1 MacBook Air, and M1 Mac Mini users have discovered display issues when using an external display connected to their M1 Mac. Typically the M1 Mac external display issues are either a flickering display, a display that won’t wake from sleep and where the screen stays black, or a white noise … Read More
Did you find someone else’s AirTag out in the wild? If so, you probably want to do the right thing and return it to the rightful owner. So, how do you find the contact information related to an AirTag? That’s what we’ll show you how to do, and while it’s not quite as simple as … Read More
Accidentally deleted a voice memo on your iPhone or iPad? Or, did you lose all your recordings after a freak incident with an iOS update? There’s no need to panic, as you have multiple options to get lost voice memos back on your device.
Are you unable to get Precision Finding to work on your iPhone? Maybe, you’re seeing the Directions option instead of “Find” in the Find My app? These are potential issues that new AirTags owners may come across, but it’s a fairly simple fix.
If you’re a Mac user running an external display, you may be interested in knowing what the displays refresh rate is. For whatever reason, refresh rate is hidden from easy view in the places you might think to look, but with a little effort you can show the refresh rate on display connected to a … Read More
A peculiar issue can occur for some iPhone users where the icons on their device screen are missing. The icon names may or may not appear, or the icon badges may or may not appear, but the icon itself is usually gone. Sometimes the entire bottom row of icons in the Dock are missing, along … Read More