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How to restart an iPhone or iPad

How to restart an iPhone or iPad

Restarting or force-restarting your iPhone or iPad can often fix annoying problems. Here's how

Restarting or force-restarting your iPhone or iPad can often fix annoying problems. Here's how

18 Aug 17

How to reset an iPhone or iPad to factory settings

How to reset an iPhone or iPad to factory settings

Resetting your iPhone or iPad to factory settings is a good way to fix issues, and is vital if you want to sell it or pass it on

Resetting your iPhone or iPad to factory settings is a good way to fix issues, and is vital if you want to sell it or pass it on

18 Aug 17

How to use VoiceOver on iPhone

How to use VoiceOver on iPhone

VoiceOver is a screen-reader feature, built into iOS, that's handy for users with visual impairments. Here's how to use it

VoiceOver is a screen-reader feature, built into iOS, that's handy for users with visual impairments. Here's how to use it

17 Aug 17

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

16 Aug 17

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

16 Aug 17

 
How to identify which iPad you have

How to identify which iPad you have

Don't know which iPad you've got? Find out easily with our guide to iPad model numbers, screen sizes, ports, colours & other clues

Don't know which iPad you've got? Find out easily with our guide to iPad model numbers, screen sizes, ports, colours & other clues

14 Aug 17

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

14 Aug 17

How to fix a wet or water-damaged iPhone (or iPad)

How to fix a wet or water-damaged iPhone (or iPad)

Dropped your iPhone in the toilet, swimming pool or sea? Quick! Read our emergency tips showing how to dry it out and fix any water damage

Dropped your iPhone in the toilet, swimming pool or sea? Quick! Read our emergency tips showing how to dry it out and fix any water damage

14 Aug 17

How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad

How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad

How to delete or hide unwanted apps from your iPhone or iPad - even Stocks, Calendar and other preinstalled Apple apps

How to delete or hide unwanted apps from your iPhone or iPad - even Stocks, Calendar and other preinstalled Apple apps

11 Aug 17

How to free space on an iPhone

How to free space on an iPhone

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

10 Aug 17

 
How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

09 Aug 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

08 Aug 17

How to fix an iPhone or iPad that won't turn on

How to fix an iPhone or iPad that won't turn on

If your iOS device - iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch - is refusing to turn on, help is at hand. Follow our guide to rescuing bricked Apple devices

If your iOS device - iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch - is refusing to turn on, help is at hand. Follow our guide to rescuing bricked Apple devices

07 Aug 17

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

Smartphone batteries never last as long as you'd like. Follow these brilliant tips to get more battery life out of your iPhone or iPad

Smartphone batteries never last as long as you'd like. Follow these brilliant tips to get more battery life out of your iPhone or iPad

07 Aug 17

How to flip an iPhone photo

How to flip an iPhone photo

Apple automatically flips your selfies after you take them - here's how to work around it

Apple automatically flips your selfies after you take them - here's how to work around it

03 Aug 17

How to fix an iPhone charger

How to fix an iPhone charger

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

01 Aug 17

 
How to send an app or iBook as a gift on iOS

How to send an app or iBook as a gift on iOS

Whether it's a last minute gift idea or something you know a friend will love, an app or iBook can be a great gift

Whether it's a last minute gift idea or something you know a friend will love, an app or iBook can be a great gift

31 Jul 17

How to improve WiFi signal

How to improve WiFi signal

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

Advice for improving your WiFi range and wireless internet speed

28 Jul 17

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