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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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Should You Install iOS 15 Right Away, or Wait?

Sep 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are available, but should you install them onto your iPhone or iPad right away, or should you wait? This is a common question for many users, but this year leaves you with some more options if you’re not quite ready to install the latest update.

How to Replace a Lost Recovery Key for Apple ID with iPhone or iPad

Sep 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Replace Lost Recovery Key on iPhone

Apple reintroduced the Recovery Key security feature in modern iOS and iPadOS versions that may come in handy for resetting your Apple ID password. Recovery Key acts as an extra layer of security for your Apple account just in case you forget your password, and lose access to your trusted device. But what happens if … Read More

How to Add Translations to Favorites on iPhone

Sep 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add Translations to Favorites on iPhone & iPad

If you’re a regular Translate app user on iPhone (or iPad), you may wish to take advantage of the favorite translations feature, for particular phrases or commonly referenced translations. Maybe there’s a particular phrase that you need translation for every now and then, for example, common questions like “What’s a good restaurant?” or “Where is … Read More

How to Enable On-Device Translate Mode on iPhone

Sep 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enable On-Device Mode for Translate on iPhone

Have you tried out the Translate app on your iPhone to make language translations and communicate with someone who speaks a different language? If so, you may be interested in using its on-device mode to make sure the translations are not made on Apple’s servers.

How to Use Settings Navigation History on iPhone & iPad

Sep 18, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Navigation History on iPhone & iPad

If you frequently fiddle around with the Settings app on iPhone or iPad, you may find yourself buried deep in some obscure settings, and perhaps you don’t quite remember how you got there, or where the particular Settings are in relation to a general Settings hierarchy. Fortunately with modern iOS and iPadOS versions, there’s a … Read More

How to Connect TV Provider with iPhone & iPad

Sep 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Connect TV Provider with iPhone & iPad

Does your TV provider offer video streaming apps for your iPhone and iPad? Many do, and if that’s the case for you, you may want to connect your TV Provider with your device to get instant access to all of their apps and the respective content that your subscription includes.

How to Prevent Apps from Appearing on Home Screen on iPhone or iPad

Sep 17, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Prevent Apps from Appearing on Home Screen on iPhone

Did you know that you can stop new apps from appearing on your home screen? Thanks to the App Library feature that Apple introduced in iOS and iPadOS, your apps no longer have to be shown on the home screen of your device.

How to Limit App Access to Photos on iPhone or iPad

Sep 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Limit Access to Photos for Apps in iOS 14

An interesting privacy feature allows iPhone and iPad users to have complete control over which apps can access the photos on their device. If you’re interested in limiting which apps can access your device photos, read along.

How to Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

Sep 15, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

We’ve all wanted to turn a part of a video into a GIF at some point to make a meme out of it, create an animated picture, or anything else really. If this is something you still like to do, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now make GIFs from videos on your … Read More

How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

Sep 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

You may be already aware of how Siri can be used to send text messages from your iPhone, but did you know that you can send audio messages with Siri too? This is possible with any modern iPhone or iPad, and it’s quite handy if you’re a fan of audio messages.

iOS 15 RC Released for Beta Testers

Sep 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
iOS 15 public beta and iPadOS 15 public beta

Apple has released iOS 15 RC and iPadOS 15 RC to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for the iPhone and iPad system software. RC stands for Release Candidate, but given that Apple announced iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 will be released to everyone on September 20, it’s likely the RC build is also … Read More

How to Delete a Child Account from Family Sharing

Sep 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Delete an Apple Child Account from Family Sharing

Are you trying to remove a child from your Family Group? If so, you may have noticed that the option to remove a child account isn’t available in the Family Sharing settings menu. However, there are a couple of workarounds if you really want to get the child account user removed.

iOS 14.8 & iPadOS 14.8 Update Released for iPhone & iPad with Security Fixes

Sep 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
iOS 14.8 update

Apple has released iOS 14.8 and ipadOS 14.8 for iPhone and iPad users, the software update includes an important security fix and is therefore recommended for all users to install onto their devices. Similarly, macOS Big Sur 11.6 update is available, along with security updates for Catalina and Mojave, for Mac users to receive the … Read More

How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App on iPhone

Sep 12, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App

Are you a frequent user of the native Translate app on your iPhone? Perhaps, you travel a lot or reside in a foreign country where you’ll need to translate your first language? If so, you may want to clear your translation history every now and then, similar to why anyone would want to clear their … Read More

How to Change Apple One Subscription Plan

Sep 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Apple One Subscription Plan

Are you taking advantage of Apple One subscription bundle to save money on Apple’s services? Perhaps, you’re on the trial subscription but you want to switch to a different plan once the trial period expires? In that case, you may be interested in learning how to change your Apple One subscription tier.

How to Mirror Front Camera Photos on iPhone

Sep 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Mirror Front Camera on iPhone & iPad

If you take a lot of selfies on your iPhone or iPad, you already know how the final image is not the same as the one you saw in the camera preview. This is because the preview is flipped to make it seem like you’re looking in the mirror, but the final image you get … Read More

How to Check if Your iPhone is Still in Warranty

Sep 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Check if Your iPhone is Still in Warranty

Need to determine if your iPhone is still under warranty? What if we told you that there’s no need to grab your iPhone’s serial number and head over to Apple’s website to check warranty status anymore? It turns out that you can check warranty status, right from iPhone.

How to Add Captions to Photos on iPhone & iPad

Sep 9, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Add Captions to Photos on iPhone & iPad

Adding captions to photos can help you to add context or a note to a picture or video, and this is now easily done on iPhone and iPad. Captions are a useful feature for cataloging images and adding notes about a photo too, for example maybe you took a photo of people and you wanted … Read More

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