Troubleshooting

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!

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How to Disable CarPlay on iPhone

Jun 19, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable CarPlay

Ever wanted to disable CarPlay? Perhaps you want to turn CarPlay off because you find it distracting, or maybe you just want to disable it while a certain passenger(s) is riding around with you and your iPhone equipped vehicle. Or perhaps you want to disable CarPlay and turn it back on again as a troubleshooting … Read More

How to Update iPhone Driver on Windows PC

May 28, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Update iPhone Driver on Windows

Is your iPhone not being detected by Windows? Maybe you’re trying to access an iPhone or iPad for transferring photos to the PC or to sync with iTunes and music on the computer? If you’re on Windows and your iPhone or iPad device isn’t recognized by the software when it’s connected with a USB to … Read More

How to Fix “This app is no longer shared with you” Error on iPhone & iPad

May 24, 2020 - 9 Comments
Fix App No Longer Shared with You iPhone and iPad Error

Some iPhone and iPad users have discovered a curious “This app is no longer shared with you” error message when trying to use some apps own their devices. For some users the error is apparently random, but for others it is showing up after updating apps, or after updating their system software to iOS 13.5, … Read More

How to Access “Updates” in App Store for iPhone & iPad from Home Screen

May 16, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to access Updates in App Store on iPhone and iPad with IOS 13 and iPadOS 13

If you find the new way of updating apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 to be too slow or too many steps, there’s a faster way to access the Updates section of the App Store on iPhone and iPad, and you can jump directly to app Updates from the Home Screen. This article will … Read More

How to Disable Red Badge Circle on System Preferences in MacOS

May 12, 2020 - 14 Comments
How to hide the red badge icon from MacOS System Preferences

System Preferences in MacOS shows a red badge circle icon when there is an available software update for the Mac. This can be helpful for users who want to be notified of software updates, but it can be annoying to other Mac users who are specifically avoiding a particular software update. For example, many Mac … Read More

How to Fix Cron Permission Issues in MacOS Catalina & Mojave

Apr 27, 2020 - 1 Comment
Mac Terminal icon

Some advanced Mac users may have noticed that certain shell scripts with cron, cron jobs, and crontab are either not working at all, or not able to function properly in the newest versions of MacOS, notably Mojave 10.14, Catalina 10.15 and later. Depending on the situation, this may be accompanied by a permissions error, an … Read More

Cannot Connect to App Store on iPhone or iPad? Fix & Troubleshoot App Store Connection Issues

Apr 26, 2020 - 3 Comments
Cannot Connect to App Store on iPhone and iPad error

If you’re using the App Store on iPhone or iPad you may occasionally run into an issue where you see an error message upon launching the App Store that says “Cannot Connect to App Store”, rather than the typical App Store options you’d expect to see. This can be frustrating as an inability to connect … Read More

How to Disable Netflix Autoplay for Shows & Episodes

Apr 25, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to disable Netflix autoplaying shows and episodes

Netflix automatically plays the next show in a series thanks to a feature called autoplay, which, much as it sounds, automatically starts playing the next episode in a series when the prior show episode ends. If you’d like to disable Netflix autoplaying episodes, you can make a change in Netflix account settings to do so. … Read More

How to Always Show Library Folder in MacOS Catalina User Home Directory

Apr 23, 2020 - 3 Comments
The MacOS Library Folder is now visible

More advanced Mac users may wish to have the user ~/Library folder always visible in their Home directory for various reasons. With MacOS Catalina, you can have the user Library folder always shown and visible by toggling a settings option in the Finder. This article will show you how to do that, with the end … Read More

How to Test Internet Connection Speed on Mac

Apr 19, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Test Internet Connection Speed on Mac

Wondering how fast your current internet connection speed is? It’s super easy to find out how fast your internet connection is, all you need is a web browser to find how fast or slow your internet service is. We’ll be covering how to check internet connection speed using a Mac with any web browser, but … Read More

How to Change Refresh Rate on Mac Displays

Mar 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to change the refresh rate on external Mac display

Changing the refresh rate of a display can be needed by some Mac users, particularly if they work with movie files and video editing. Generally speaking, most users should keep their displays set to the default refresh rate for their particular screen, but if you need to adjust refresh rate you’ll find it’s simple to … Read More

How to Disable Netflix AutoPlaying Previews & Trailers

Mar 19, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to disable Netflix preview autoplay

Would you like to turn off Netflix autoplay of previews and trailers? It’s fairly simple to disable preview autoplaying, and you can always reenable it again should you change your mind. As you likely have noticed by now, Netflix automatically plays previews and trailers of shows and movies as you browse around. Some users may … Read More

How to Delete iPhone & iPad Backups from MacOS Catalina with Finder

Mar 18, 2020 - 1 Comment
Click manage backups

Need to clear up some disk space or get rid of some old iPhone or iPad backups on a Mac? With the latest versions of MacOS, managing iOS and iPadOS device backups is done entirely in Finder, including deleting and removing device backups.

How to Clear Cache on iPhone & iPad Safari

Mar 17, 2020 - 16 Comments
How to clear cache in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Caches can take up storage space on iPhone and iPad, and if you spend a lot of time using Safari on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you may discover that caches have accrued considerably over time and wish to clear them out. Additionally, systems administrators, web developers, web designers, and other web workers and IT … Read More

How to Remove Apps from iPad & iPhone the Fastest Way in iPadOS & iOS

Mar 15, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to remove apps from iPadOS and iOS quickly by menu

Want to quickly remove an app and uninstall it from your iPhone or iPad? There’s a faster contextual menu-based way to delete apps from iPhone and iPad, and it’s available to any user who has a device running the latest releases of system software at versions iOS 13.3 or iPadOS 13.3 or later. You may … Read More

How to Restore Lost Safari Bookmarks with iCloud

Mar 13, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Restore Lost Safari Bookmarks with iCloud

Have you deleted or lost Safari bookmarks from iPhone, iPad, or Mac somehow? If so you can use a procedure we’ll outline here to restore and recover lost Safari bookmarks back to your device.

How to Disable Launchpad on Mac

Feb 20, 2020 - 12 Comments
How to turn off Launchpad on Mac

Interested in disabling Launchpad on Mac? If you want to turn off the Launchpad for whatever reason or to stop accidentally opening Launchpad in MacOS, you can turn the feature off completely. For some quick background, Launchpad is a feature in MacOS that reveals a screen of app icons, sort of reminiscent to the appearance … Read More

How to Recover Lost or Deleted iCloud Drive Files or Documents

Feb 18, 2020 - 13 Comments
How to Recover Lost iCloud Drive Documents & Files

Worried you might have lost iCloud Drive documents or files? Or perhaps you’re wondering if you can recover a deleted file or document from iCloud Drive? Don’t panic, you can probably restore and recover those files from iCloud Drive using the procedure we’ll discuss here. Files, documents and other data that we constantly use for … Read More

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