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What to do if your Apple ID is locked or disabled

What to do if your Apple ID is locked or disabled

If Apple suspects your account has been hacked it will suspend it. Here's how to get back into your Apple account.

If Apple suspects your account has been hacked it will suspend it. Here's how to get back into your Apple account.

23 May 17

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

How to defrag a Mac (and why you don't need to)

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

Defragging a Mac isn't as necessary as everyone thinks. We show how to defrag a Mac, but explain why you probably don't need to

18 May 17

How to book an Apple Store appointment

How to book an Apple Store appointment

Apple will attempt to fix issues with your Apple products in store, here's how to set up an appointment

Apple will attempt to fix issues with your Apple products in store, here's how to set up an appointment

15 May 17

Is Apple Maps down?

Is Apple Maps down?

Check the status of Apple Maps and find out if your issues are localised or worldwide

Check the status of Apple Maps and find out if your issues are localised or worldwide

12 May 17

Is the Apple Store down?

Is the Apple Store down?

You can easily check the status of Apple's online store - here's how.

You can easily check the status of Apple's online store - here's how.

11 May 17

How to use Maps on Apple Watch

How to use Maps on Apple Watch

We show how to use your Apple Watch to navigate your way around, thanks to the Apple Maps app and its turn-by-turn directions

We show how to use your Apple Watch to navigate your way around, thanks to the Apple Maps app and its turn-by-turn directions

11 May 17

 
How to get every Activity achievement badge on Apple Watch

How to get every Activity achievement badge on Apple Watch

Gotta catch 'em all: Here's how to earn every single Apple Watch Activity badge, from Perfect Month to Move Goal 400%

Gotta catch 'em all: Here's how to earn every single Apple Watch Activity badge, from Perfect Month to Move Goal 400%

09 May 17

How to block ads on iPhone and iPad

How to block ads on iPhone and iPad

iOS 10 lets you use ad-blockers in Safari, but is that a good idea?

iOS 10 lets you use ad-blockers in Safari, but is that a good idea?

04 May 17

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

03 May 17

How to lose weight with an Apple Watch

How to lose weight with an Apple Watch

In our weight-loss guide for Apple Watch owners we offer tips and app recommendations to help you shed pounds safely and healthily

In our weight-loss guide for Apple Watch owners we offer tips and app recommendations to help you shed pounds safely and healthily

28 Apr 17

How to stream from Android to Apple TV

How to stream from Android to Apple TV

Tear down Apple's walled garden and stream from your Android to an Apple TV

Tear down Apple's walled garden and stream from your Android to an Apple TV

26 Apr 17

 
How to get WWDC 2017 tickets

How to get WWDC 2017 tickets

Here's how to get tickets to WWDC 2017, plus everything else you need to know about attending Apple's yearly developer conference

Here's how to get tickets to WWDC 2017, plus everything else you need to know about attending Apple's yearly developer conference

25 Apr 17

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

24 Apr 17

How to change, create or reset Apple ID

How to change, create or reset Apple ID

Want to create, change or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your password

Want to create, change or permanently delete an Apple ID? We show you how. Plus: What to do if you forget your password

21 Apr 17

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

07 Apr 17

 
Is Apple Music down? Check Apple Music service status

Is Apple Music down? Check Apple Music service status

While it might be down to your internet connection, there might be issues with Apple Music - here's how to find out

While it might be down to your internet connection, there might be issues with Apple Music - here's how to find out

16 Mar 17

Surface Pro 5 News - release date, UK price, features, specs

Surface Pro 5 News - release date, UK price, features, specs

Gear VR vs. Daydream: Which delivers the best VR experience?

Gear VR vs. Daydream: Which delivers the best VR experience?

Best Mac antivirus 2017

Best Mac antivirus 2017