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iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified variation of Mac OS, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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How to Move Google Authenticator Account to a New iPhone

Jan 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Move Google Authenticator Account to a New iPhone

Did you get a new iPhone for personal or professional use? If you’ve been using Google’s Authenticator app to get two-factor verification codes on your device, you may have trouble figuring out how to set up the app on your new iPhone. Thankfully, the transfer process to move Authenticator from one iPhone to another is … Read More

iOS 14.4 & iPadOS 14.4 Update Released to Download for iPhone & iPad [IPSW Links]

Jan 26, 2021 - 1 Comment
iOS 14.4 and ipadOS 14.4

iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 have been released by Apple for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The software updates include various bug fixes resolving issues like the lagging keyboard, security enhancements, and minor feature adjustments, and are therefore recommended to all iPhone and iPad users running prior versions of iOS 14 or iPadOS … Read More

How to Disable or Enable 5G on iPhone 12

Jan 25, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable or Enable 5G on iPhone 12

If you have an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, or iPhone 12 Pro, you may be interested in learning how you can manually enable or disable 5G networking on your device whenever necessary.

How to Set a Vibrating Alarm Clock on iPhone, Without Sound

Jan 24, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to set a vibrating alarm clock on iPhone

Want to set a vibrating alarm on iPhone? You can easily setup an iPhone vibrating alarm clock with the built-in Clock app that comes preinstalled in iOS. With a few configuration settings, you can quickly create a simple vibrate-only alarm on iPhone that will not play any sound or audio with it. This is basically … Read More

How to Clear Podcasts Storage on iPhone & iPad to Free Up Space

Jan 22, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Clear Podcasts Storage on iPhone & iPad to Free Up Space

If you listen to a lot of podcasts on your iPhone and iPad, especially downloaded podcasts for offline listening, chances are they’re gradually taking up valuable storage space on your device. Fortunately, you can clear this data whenever you want and with ease.

How to Check Privacy Report in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Jan 22, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Check Privacy Report for Websites in Safari

Have you ever wondered which websites you visit have cookies and ad trackers, and what those trackers are while browsing the web? Well, it’s now possible to check if you use Safari to browse the internet on your iPhone and iPad, and you’ll find the majority of the web uses these cookies. But not to … Read More

Release Candidate of iOS 14.4, iPadOS 14.4, MacOS Big Sur 11.2 Released to Beta Testers

Jan 21, 2021 - Leave a Comment

Apple has issued Release Candidate versions of iOS 14.4, iPadOS 14.4, macOS Big Sur 11.2, tvOS 14.4, and watchOS 7.3 to users who are involved in the beta testing programs. Both developer beta and public beta testers can now access the release candidate builds of the various operating systems. A release candidate typically indicates a … Read More

How to Restore Apple Watch from Backup

Jan 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Restore Apple Watch from Backup

Need to restore your Apple Watch? Did you upgrade the Apple Watch you have to a newer model? Perhaps, you accidentally set it up as a new device and you want all the data you had on your old Apple Watch? If so, you may be interested in learning how you can restore your Apple … Read More

How to Use Telegram on iPhone & iPad

Jan 19, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Use Telegram on iPhone

Are you looking for a privacy-focused messaging app that keeps your data secure with end-to-end encryption for text messages? Telegram might just be the answer you’re looking for. You may have heard of this app already, which has been around for years, but it has become more popular due to the vast array of privacy … Read More

How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

Jan 18, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPhone 12

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

How to Protect Hearing Using Headphones with Decibel Meter on iPhone

Jan 18, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Protect Hearing Using Headphones with Decibel Meter on iPhone

Do you use your headphones for listening to music and watching videos on your iPhone? If so, you can now monitor your headphone audio levels right from your device, without installing any third-party apps.

How to Force Restart iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

Jan 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Force Restart iPhone 12. iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

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

How to Disable Shortcut Banner Notifications on iPhone & iPad

Jan 17, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Disable Shortcut Banner Notifications on iPhone & iPad

If you use the built-in Shortcuts app to perform automated tasks on your iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed how you get a banner-style notification every time a shortcut is executed. Some users may want to disable these notifications, especially if it’s a feature that they frequently use.

How to Turn On & Off iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

Jan 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Turn iPhone 12 Off & On

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

How to Backup Your Apple Watch

Jan 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
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Your Apple Watches contain all kinds of information that you probably don’t want to lose, so backing it up is important. Your contacts, health data, and more are all stored on your Apple Watch and the health data, in particular, is all absolutely something you can’t replace should it go missing. That’s why backing everything … Read More

How to Use Signal Messenger on iPhone

Jan 15, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Use Signal Messenger on iPhone

Interested in setting up and using Signal messenger on iPhone? For those who are unfamiliar, Signal is a privacy-oriented messaging application that lets you send and receive encrypted messages across various platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux. In addition to sending and receiving encrypted text messages, images and other media, you can … Read More

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

Jan 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone 12

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

How to Install & Run iPhone or iPad Apps on M1 Mac (Apple Silicon)

Jan 14, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to run iPhone and iPad apps on Mac

If you have an Apple Silicon Mac, you can install and run iPhone and iPad apps directly on the Mac. The new Apple Silicon Macs have the ability to not only run Mac apps natively and through Rosetta 2, but iOS and iPadOS apps too, bringing a plethora of apps and games to the Mac … Read More

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