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.

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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.

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How to Hide Purchases on Mac

May 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Hide Purchases on Mac

Do you want to prevent an app from showing up in your purchased list on the App Store? You may occasionally download apps that you don’t want others to know about, or you might not want to see a reminder of yourself. Whatever the reason, it’s pretty easy to hide app purchases on a Mac.

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Beta 3 of iOS 14.6, MacOS 11.4 Big Sur, iPadOS 14.6 Released for Testing

May 10, 2021 - 3 Comments

iPadOS 14 and iOS 14 public beta

Apple has released the third beta versions of iOS 14.6, ipadOS 14.6, macOS Big Sur 11.4, tvOS 14.6, and watchOS 7.5 to users enrolled in the various beta testing programs for Apple system software.

No major new features are expected in the upcoming new point releases, suggesting the betas are working on refining the operating systems, bug fixes, and other enhancements.

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How to Share Notes from Mac

May 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Share Notes from Mac

Do you want to share a note with a friend, colleague, or anyone? Whether you want to share your own thoughts or have a collaborative note, it’s easy to share notes from the Mac.

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How to Disable Camera on iPhone & Lock Screen

May 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Disable Camera on iPhone & Lock Screen

Want to disable the camera on the Lock Screen of iPhone? Whether for privacy purposes, part of work provisioning, for a child’s iPhone, or to prevent accidental pictures being taken, you can disable the camera on iPhone if need be, which also prevents the camera from being usable while the iPhone is locked.

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How to Add Credit Cards to Safari AutoFill on Mac

May 9, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to Add Credit Cards to Safari Autofill on Mac

Are you tired of typing your credit card details every time you make a payment online from your Mac? If you use Safari to browse the web in MacOS, you can take advantage of its AutoFill feature to quickly fill out your credit card number, name, and expiry date for you.

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How to See Websites Visited with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

May 9, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to See Websites Visited with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

With Screen Time, you can keep an eye on what websites are visited and accessed on an iPhone or iPad. This Screen Time capability is completely separate from searching through Safari browser history to find past viewed websites, as it’s intended to keep track of web usage and what sites have been visited, which can be particularly helpful for iPad or iPhone setup for a child, though there’s obviously many other use cases too.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Manage Hidden App Purchases on Mac

May 8, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Manage Hidden Purchases on Mac

Have you hidden any downloaded apps on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad? Perhaps, you’re looking to unhide some of those apps or see how many purchases you’ve hidden so far? In that case, you’ll be pleased to know that unhiding purchased apps is pretty easy to do on a Mac.

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How to Reset Cellular Plans on Apple Watch

May 8, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Reset Cellular Plans on Apple Watch

If you have a cellular Apple Watch and you’re planning to change the network provider that you use, you will have to reset or remove the current cellular plan on your Apple Watch first.

In this article, we’ll cover how you can remove or reset the cellular plans on your Apple Watch.

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How to Create and Edit Widget Stacks on iPhone & iPad

May 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iOS 14 weidgets

Modern versions of iOS and iPadOS offer widgets to be added to the Home Screen. By allowing widgets to live amongst apps, Apple instantly made them more usable and more important for iPhone and iPad users. It also introduced stacks.

Stacks are super widgets that house more than one standard widget. That not only brings more functionality to a widget but it also saves space – there is no need to have two widgets visible if you only need one at any given time. Switching widgets within a widget stack is a simple case of swiping on them, as it should be.

Setting up a new Widget stack is easy, and once you’ve started, you won’t want to stop!

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How to Trust an App on iPhone & iPad to Fix “Untrusted Developer” Message

May 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Trust an App on iPhone & iPad

Did you install an iOS or ipadOS app to iPhone or iPad that’s not from the Apple App Store by sideloading? If so, you will not be able to open this app on your iPhone or iPad right away and instead, you’ll get an “Untrusted Developer” message.

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

May 6, 2021 - 4 Comments

iOS battery issues

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 are generally not specific to this release.

Like most iOS and iPadOS updates, these issues are usually easy to resolve if you experience them.

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How to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

May 6, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

Do you use an Apple Watch alongside your iPhone? If so, you may be excited to know that you can now use your Apple Watch to quickly unlock your Face ID-equipped iPhone, this may be particularly handy when you’re wearing a face mask. That’s right, you no longer have to type in the passcode.

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By Hamlin Rozario - Apple Watch, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Convert WebP Images to JPG on Mac

May 6, 2021 - 6 Comments

How to Convert WebP Images to JPG on Mac

Do you want to convert some WebP images that are stored on your Mac to JPEG? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can get this done pretty easily on your Mac. The best part is that you don’t have to install any additional software on your computer, since the feature is natively available on macOS.

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By Hamlin Rozario - Mac OS, Tips & Tricks - 6 Comments

How to Check Your Headphone Volume Level In Real Time to Keep Your Ears Safe with iPhone & iPad

May 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iOS 14 headphone volume check

Plenty of us know that listening to music too loudly can impair our hearing in the long term, but how loud is too loud? Apple has offered historical data on how loud your earphones have been blasting music for a while, but with modern iOS and iPadOS versions, that feature is now available in real-time, and for the first time, on iPhone and iPad.

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How to Change the Default Keychain on Mac

May 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Change the Default Keychain on Mac

Did you know that you can create multiple keychains on your Mac, in addition to the default keychain associated with your login? Moreover, you can set other keychains you created as the default keychain on your macOS computer, which then become where your login and password credentials are stored. Most users won’t need to do this, but there are particular circumstances where it can be useful or helpful.

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Safari 14.1 Released for MacOS Mojave & Catalina with Security Fix

May 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment

Safari for Mac

Apple has released Safari 14.1 for MacOS Catalina and macOS Mojave. It is recommended for all users of Catalina and Mojave to install the update.

The Safari 14.1 release features important security updates for WebKit and the Safari web browser in macOS Mojave (10.14.6) and macOS Catalina (10.15.7), containing the same patches that were included in macOS Big Sur 11.3.1.

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