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 View Display Refresh Rate on Mac

Jun 22, 2021 - Leave a Comment
See the refresh rate of external monitor on Mac

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

Icons Randomly Missing on iPhone? Here’s a Fix

Jun 18, 2021 - 4 Comments
iPhone missing icons on Home Screen and dock

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

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

Jun 12, 2021 - 1 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 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.

Troubleshooting Printer Not Working with macOS Big Sur

Jun 4, 2021 - 10 Comments
Troubleshooting Printer Not Working with macOS Big Sur

Are you unable to use your printer on your Mac with macOS Big Sur? You may not be not the only one, as several users have reported printing issues with the latest macOS release. Fortunately, it’s usually pretty easy to get it fixed and start using the printer normally again.

Can’t Change Apple ID Country? Here’s Why

Jun 1, 2021 - 7 Comments
Can’t Change Apple ID Country? Here’s Why

Are you unable to change your Apple ID’s country or region on your iPhone or iPad? Although the option to change this is easily accessible from account settings, you may often need to go through additional steps to get it done.

iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining Issues? 8 Tips to Help

Jun 1, 2021 - 6 Comments
iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining

Some iPhone and iPad users have reported that battery life is suffering after updating to iOS 14.6 on their device. Battery draining issues are reported after virtually every system software update, and often issues with battery life are simply the natural result of installing a software update and the associated tasks that go on in … Read More

How to Reset a Forgotten iCloud Password from iPhone or iPad

May 30, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Reset iCloud Password

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user and you forgot your iCloud password, you’ll notice you can no longer access your iCloud data or Apple ID. But don’t freak out yet, because you can easily reset your iCloud password within a matter of minutes, directly from the iPhone or iPad. We’ll also show you how … Read More

MacBook Automatically Lowering Brightness on Battery? Here’s How to Fix it

May 28, 2021 - 1 Comment
Mac Automatically Lowering Brightness on Battery? Here's How to Fix it

Is your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air automatically lowering the brightness of its display whenever it’s on battery? This may be happening for several different reasons, but it’s nothing you can’t fix. If you’d like a Mac laptop to stop adjusting display brightness on it’s own, read on.

How to Reduce Your iCloud Backup Data Size on iPhone / iPad

May 19, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Reduce Your iCloud Backup Data Size on iPhone

Are you running low on your iCloud storage space? If an iCloud backup is too large for the iCloud plan you have, you won’t be able to backup the iPhone or iPad, and this is one of the most common reasons iCloud backups fail. If you’re not planning to upgrade to an iCloud plan with … Read More

How to Reset Apple ID Password on Mac, the Easy Way

May 19, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Reset Apple ID Password on Mac

Did you forget an Apple ID password? That’s not the most fun feeling in the world, but fortunately you can reset an Apple ID password right from the Mac, and it’s quite easy.

Managing PWM on OLED iPhone & iPad Displays

May 14, 2021 - 3 Comments
OLED PWM on iPhone

Some iPhone and iPad users are sensitive to PWM flickering on the latest devices OLED displays. PWM, which stands for Pulse Width Modulation, can cause some users to have eye strain, feel nauseous or dizzy, or have headaches from the screen flickering when using an OLED screen device with PWM. All new model iPhone and … Read More

How to Reset Screen Time Passcode on iPhone & iPad

May 12, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Reset Screen Time Passcode on iPhone & iPad

Did you accidentally lose or forget the passcode you use for Screen Time on your kid’s iPhone or iPad? Fortunately, there’s a way to reset your Screen Time passcode without losing all your settings.

How to Reset MacOS Password with Terminal

May 11, 2021 - 8 Comments
How to Reset MacOS Password with Terminal

Can’t log in to your Mac because you forgot or lost your user password? That can be stressful, but don’t freak out quite yet. Whether it’s your primary admin password or password to a standard user account on someone else’s mac, you can reset it in a couple of minutes.

Problems with iOS 14.5.1 Update? Can’t Install? Battery Draining Issues?

May 6, 2021 - 4 Comments
iOS 14.5.1

It appears that some users are having issues with iOS 14.5.1 and ipadOS 14.5.1, ranging from problems installing the update, to battery issues or a hot iPhone / iPad after install. These type of problems are usually rare, but they can happen to some users after virtually any system software update, and thus these circumstances … Read More

How to Fix “maximum number of free accounts have been activated on this iPhone” Error

Apr 26, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Fix "maximum number of free accounts have been activated on this iPhone" Error

Are you unable to create a new Apple ID or iCloud account on your iPhone? More specifically, are you getting an error stating “maximum number of free accounts have been activated on this iPhone”? If so, you’re probably wondering what to do about it.

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