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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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What do Laundry Symbols Mean? Your iPhone Will Tell You!

Nov 1, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Get Laundry symbol meanings from iPhone

Your iPhone can help to decipher those crazy laundry symbols on your clothes, but if you didn’t know that, you’re certainly not alone. Anyone who has ever done laundry in their lifetime has undoubtedly looked at the back of a clothing tag and seen a variety of symbols, some of which may seem sort obvious, … Read More

How to Use iPhone as Microphone for a Mac

Oct 31, 2023 - 1 Comment
Use iPhone as a microphone on Mac

You can use the built-in microphone on your iPhone as an external microphone on your Mac, thanks to the Continuity Camera feature of MacOS. Yes, the same feature that allows you to use iPhone as a FaceTime camera on a Mac also lets you just tap into the microphone if you’d like to. The iPhone … Read More

How to change media sync options on iPhone & iPad to make more storage available

Oct 28, 2023 - 1 Comment
unable to update iOS or iPads because you must change media sync options to make more storage available error message

If you’re trying to use a Mac to update iOS on iPhone or iPadOS on iPad, you may see an error message that says something along the lines of “Updating to iOS 17.1 requires at least 975.2 MB of free space on your iPad. Please change your media sync options to make more storage available.” … Read More

iOS 16.7.2, iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 15.8, & iPadOS 15.8 Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Oct 26, 2023 - 1 Comment
iOS 16.6 update

Apple has released a series of software updates for older model iPhone and iPad devices, that have either not yet updated to iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, or are not able to run those versions of system software. The updates include important security fixes, and are therefore recommended for all users to install, especially if … Read More

Some iPhones Are Restarting or Turning Off Randomly at Night

Oct 12, 2023 - 10 Comments
iPhone 14 Pro

Some iPhone users are discovering their iPhone has either randomly rebooted, or turned itself off, usually while plugged in overnight. Perhaps worst of all, when the iPhone starts back up, any set alarm may not go off, which has led some people to oversleep or to have to rely on a backup alarm.

Get a Personal Update from Siri on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Oct 11, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Siri icon

Siri has a neat largely unknown feature called Personal Update, that, when requested, will give you a summary of information from various apps that you may find useful. Specifically, Personal Update will give you the weather forecast for the day, whatever your calendar events that day are, your reminders, an travel time estimate to locations … Read More

iOS 16.7.1 Released for iPhones & iPads Not Running iOS 17

Oct 10, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iOS 16.6 update

Apple has released iOS 16.7.1 and iPadOS 16.7.1 for iPhone and iPad users who are not running iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 on their respective devices. For most users, the 16.7.1 update will be available on an older device that doesn’t support the 17 versions of iOS/iPadOS, which includes iPhone 8 series, iPhone X, iPad … Read More

5 iCloud Security Features You Should Be Using

Oct 9, 2023 - 7 Comments
iCloud security features you should be using

iCloud is packed full of features that make using devices in the Apple ecosystem super easy and fluid, but there are some security features and capabilities offered by iCloud that literally everyone should be using because of their added benefits to security, convenience, and capabilities. While it’s generally a good idea to basically use every … Read More

8 of the Best New Tips for iOS 17

Oct 5, 2023 - 3 Comments
Best iOS 17 features

iOS 17 includes a variety of new capabilities and features, and some in particular really stand out for iPhone. Let’s take a look at the best new features in iOS 17 and some tips to get started using the latest innovations in the world of iPhone software. From interactive widgets, to Standby Mode, new Messages … Read More

iOS 17.0.3 Released to Fix Overheating iPhone Problem

Oct 4, 2023 - 1 Comment
iOS 17.2.1 and iPadOS 17.2.1 updates released

Apple has released iOS 17.0.3 for iPhone to address an issue where many iPhone users were experiencing overheating iPhones that were not only hot but sometimes suffered from slow performance sometimes along with rapid battery drain. The update is recommended for all iPhone users to install, even though apparently the overheating issue is primarily experienced … Read More

How to Install iOS 17 on iPhone

Oct 2, 2023 - Leave a Comment
How to install the iOS 17 update

Installing iOS 17 onto your iPhone is easy to do, and you’ll gain access to the neat new features available in iOS 17. This includes everything from customizable contact cards, FaceTime Video voicemail, interactive widgets on your Home Screen, NameDrop easy contact sharing, new stickers features in Messages, new ringtones and text tones, new autocorrect … Read More

How to Remove iOS 17 Beta From Your iPhone & iPad

Sep 28, 2023 - Leave a Comment
How to remove the iOS 17 beta

If you were part of the iOS 17 beta test or iPadOS 17 beta testing programs, and now you’re on the latest stable build (iOS 17.0.2), you may wish to remove the beta updates from your iPhone or iPad, so that you no longer receive beta updates and stay on the stable builds of system … Read More

iOS 17.0.2 & iPadOS 17.0.2 Released with Bug Fix for Data Transfer Issue

Sep 26, 2023 - 2 Comments
iOS 17.2.1 and iPadOS 17.2.1 updates released

iOS 17.0.2 and iPadOS 17.0.2 have been released for iPhone and iPad, respectively. The updates include a bug fix to address an issue where data migration between devices can fail, causing the devices to brick and require a restore. If you plan on purchasing any new iPhone or iPad in the near future and using … Read More

Is iOS 17 Slow on Your iPhone? Here’s the Fix

Sep 22, 2023 - 8 Comments
Here is how you can fix iOS 17 if it feels slow on your iPhone or iPad

Has your iPhone or iPad been feeling a bit sluggish since updating to iOS 17 or iPadOS 17? You’re not alone, this happens to many users after major system software updates. Normally, updating should make your device faster, but not right away, especially if you have an older device, or you have tons of stuff … Read More

iOS 17.0.1 & iPadOS 17.0.1 Updates Released with Security Fixes

Sep 21, 2023 - 3 Comments
iOS 17.2.1 and iPadOS 17.2.1 updates released

Apple has released the first software update to their newest operating systems for iPhone and iPad users, versioned as iOS 17.0.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 17.0.1 for iPad. The software update contains important security updates and is therefore recommended for all users of the iOS/iPadOS 17 operating systems to install. Separately, Apple has released iOS … Read More

iOS 17 Battery Life is Bad? iOS 17 Battery Draining Fast? Here’s Why & How to Fix It

Sep 20, 2023 - 4 Comments
iOS 17 battery life may drain faster on iPhone after the iOS 17 update but here is why and how to fix it

Now that iOS 17 is here, you may have updated your iPhone to iOS 17, but now feel that your battery is draining faster than usual, or that iOS 17 has made your iPhone battery life worse. iOS updates causing battery drain is a familiar story that happens every year when a major new iOS … Read More

iOS 17 Released, Download Now for iPhone

Sep 18, 2023 - 4 Comments
iOS 17 is available to download and install now

Apple has released the iOS 17 software update for iPhone, available to download now as a free update for all compatible iPhone models. The iOS 17 final build is 21A329, matching the RC release. iOS 17 includes a wide variety of new features and improvements to the iPhone operating system, including Standby Mode that transforms … Read More

Prepare Your iPhone for iOS 17 the Right Way

Sep 15, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Get your iPhone ready for iOS 17

iOS 17 is just around the corner, and you’re probably excited about getting the latest iOS update onto your iPhone so that you can enjoy all that it has to offer, like interactive widgets, Contact Posters, NameDrop, Safari Profiles, and so much more. While you can always jump right into updating, you can also take … Read More

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