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How to downgrade from the iOS 11 beta and go back to iOS 10

How to downgrade from the iOS 11 beta and go back to iOS 10

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 11 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 11 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

12 Jul 17

How to use the Messages app on the iPhone

How to use the Messages app on the iPhone

How to use Messages features including sending gifs, adding emoji, stickers, animations and more

How to use Messages features including sending gifs, adding emoji, stickers, animations and more

11 Jul 17

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone & iPad

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone & iPad

If you want to download a YouTube video and watch it offline on your iPhone or iPad, you've come to the right place

If you want to download a YouTube video and watch it offline on your iPhone or iPad, you've come to the right place

10 Jul 17

How to use WhatsApp hands-free with Siri

How to use WhatsApp hands-free with Siri

Hands full? Let Siri read out your WhatsApp messages without touching your iPhone

Hands full? Let Siri read out your WhatsApp messages without touching your iPhone

10 Jul 17

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

If you have lost or deleted an important text message on your iPhone you may be able to recover it using one of these tips

If you have lost or deleted an important text message on your iPhone you may be able to recover it using one of these tips

10 Jul 17

 
How to disable in-app purchases on an iPhone

How to disable in-app purchases on an iPhone

In-app purchases can be responsible for surprise bills. Stop this from happening by enabling restrictions in iOS

In-app purchases can be responsible for surprise bills. Stop this from happening by enabling restrictions in iOS

05 Jul 17

How to set any song as your iPhone ringtone

How to set any song as your iPhone ringtone

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a ringtone, then load it on your iPhone. Here's how.

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a ringtone, then load it on your iPhone. Here's how.

04 Jul 17

How to connect an iPad or iPhone to a TV

How to connect an iPad or iPhone to a TV

Want to watch videos and photos and play iOS games on a big screen? Here's how to mirror your iPhone or iPad to a TV

Want to watch videos and photos and play iOS games on a big screen? Here's how to mirror your iPhone or iPad to a TV

04 Jul 17

How to watch Wimbledon 2017 on iPhone or iPad

How to watch Wimbledon 2017 on iPhone or iPad

Our guide to watching Wimbledon 2017 live on your iPhone or iPad - don't miss a minute of the tennis

Our guide to watching Wimbledon 2017 live on your iPhone or iPad - don't miss a minute of the tennis

30 Jun 17

How to use Control Centre on iPhone or iPad

How to use Control Centre on iPhone or iPad

iOS has useful shortcuts for common tasks. We show you how to find them in Control Centre

iOS has useful shortcuts for common tasks. We show you how to find them in Control Centre

29 Jun 17

How to get iOS 11 beta on iPhone or iPad

How to get iOS 11 beta on iPhone or iPad

Here's how to install the new iOS 11 beta on your iPhone or iPad now - ahead of the official public launch this autumn

Here's how to install the new iOS 11 beta on your iPhone or iPad now - ahead of the official public launch this autumn

27 Jun 17

 
Which apps won't work in iOS 11?

Which apps won't work in iOS 11?

32-bit apps will be retired in iOS 11. We show you how find out if you have any on your iPhone or iPad device, and what to do next

32-bit apps will be retired in iOS 11. We show you how find out if you have any on your iPhone or iPad device, and what to do next

23 Jun 17

How to copy and paste between Mac and iPhone

How to copy and paste between Mac and iPhone

Copy on one device, paste on the other. We look at how Apple's Universal Clipboard helps Macs, iPhones and iPads work together

Copy on one device, paste on the other. We look at how Apple's Universal Clipboard helps Macs, iPhones and iPads work together

23 Jun 17

How to take a screenshot on iPhone or iPad

How to take a screenshot on iPhone or iPad

How to photograph the screen, or take a screenshot on iPhone or iPad: the incredibly easy way to take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad

How to photograph the screen, or take a screenshot on iPhone or iPad: the incredibly easy way to take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad

21 Jun 17

How to watch Glastonbury 2017 live on iPhone or iPad

How to watch Glastonbury 2017 live on iPhone or iPad

Glastonbury 2017 is on this weekend. If you're away from the TV, why not watch it on your iPad or iPhone?

Glastonbury 2017 is on this weekend. If you're away from the TV, why not watch it on your iPad or iPhone?

19 Jun 17

How to back up an iPhone or iPad

How to back up an iPhone or iPad

Here's how to back up your iPhone or iPad so you won't lose photos, messages or any of your data

Here's how to back up your iPhone or iPad so you won't lose photos, messages or any of your data

12 Jun 17

How to scan text on iPhone

How to scan text on iPhone

Make your receipts, documents, and even whiteboard text editable with Microsoft Office Lens and your iPhone

Make your receipts, documents, and even whiteboard text editable with Microsoft Office Lens and your iPhone

08 Jun 17

 
How to get free music on iPhone

How to get free music on iPhone

Radio, independent artists and free trials: free music is everywhere. Here's how to get your hands on it

Radio, independent artists and free trials: free music is everywhere. Here's how to get your hands on it

05 Jun 17

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

How to put on an iPhone screen protector

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

We demonstrate the perfect technique to apply an iPhone screen protector, with no annoying air bubbles

26 May 17

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