The latest Apple Silicon Macs can use IPSW files to restore and revive Mac hardware, similar to how iPhone and iPad can use IPSW files for firmware updates and restores. Unsurprisingly, this means there are now Mac IPSW files for the Apple Silicon M1 Macs. The usage of IPSW files is generally considered advanced, and … 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 Mac users have run into an error when attempting to download or install system software updates that says “Installation failed, An error occurred while installing the selected updates.” This alert comes up in the Software Update system preference panel, and has been encountered in macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, and prior versions … Read More
Have a newer iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Air with a Home button, and wondering how you can force restart the device? It’s pretty simple to forcibly reboot iPad models with physical home buttons, but it is different from forced restarts on models without home buttons. If you’re wondering how this whole process works, read … Read More
Using recovery mode on the newest iPad Air (2020 models and later) may be necessary sometimes for troubleshooting purposes. Entering and using Recovery Mode on the newest iPad Air models is a bit different than earlier iPad models however, so if you’re unsure how it works read on to learn how to enter and exit … Read More
If you have a new iPad Air model (2020 or later), you might be wondering how you can enter and exit DFU mode on the device, typically for troubleshooting purposes. This has changed as the new iPad Air no longer has a Home button, making it more closely match the Pro series. So whether new … Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.