Lucy Hattersley

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Lucy is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lucy Hattersley

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How to tell if an iPhone is locked or unlocked

It's vital to know if an iPhone is locked to a specific network before buying it. Here's how to check a device is unlocked

It's vital to know if an iPhone is locked to a specific network before buying it. Here's how to check a device is unlocked

18 Feb 19

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How to speed up a slow iPad

There are lots of tweaks you can perform to get the most speed out of your iPad. Check them out in our handy guide

There are lots of tweaks you can perform to get the most speed out of your iPad. Check them out in our handy guide

15 Feb 19

Best iPhone Translation Apps

Best translation apps for iPhone

Travelling abroad and don't speak the language? These fantastic iPhone translation apps will save the day

Travelling abroad and don't speak the language? These fantastic iPhone translation apps will save the day

15 Feb 19

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Where to buy a second-hand iPhone

Pick up a bargain with our guide to buying old, second-hand and refurbished iPhones

Pick up a bargain with our guide to buying old, second-hand and refurbished iPhones

05 Feb 19

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How to clear the cache on iPhone or iPad

Deleting junk files and clearing the cache and memory is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a speed boost

Deleting junk files and clearing the cache and memory is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a speed boost

04 Feb 19

 
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How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

Forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode? Don't panic. Here's how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

Forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode? Don't panic. Here's how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

04 Feb 19

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The best iPad Pro 12.9 cases

The iPad Pros are expensive pieces of kit, so keep them safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

The iPad Pros are expensive pieces of kit, so keep them safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

31 Jan 19

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How to recover a forgotten Mac password

Here's what to do if you've lost or forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, install apps or make System Preferences changes

Here's what to do if you've lost or forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, install apps or make System Preferences changes

30 Jan 19

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How to buy a refurbished Mac

Should you buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook, and if so should you buy it from Apple or elsewhere?

Should you buy a refurbished Mac or MacBook, and if so should you buy it from Apple or elsewhere?

24 Jan 19

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How to set up a new Mac

Here's how to get started with your new Mac: the right way to set up and start using your new computer

Here's how to get started with your new Mac: the right way to set up and start using your new computer

21 Dec 18

 
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How to sell an old iPad

If you're thinking about buying a new iPad, now might be a good time to sell off your old one. Here's how to get the best deal

If you're thinking about buying a new iPad, now might be a good time to sell off your old one. Here's how to get the best deal

18 Dec 18

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How to permanently delete your Instagram account

Decided you don't want to be on Instagram any more? Here's how to delete your account permanently

Decided you don't want to be on Instagram any more? Here's how to delete your account permanently

30 Nov 18

Dodgy iPad Deals

How to spot a 'Free iPhone' (or 'Free iPad') scam

We all get swamped with offers of free (or absurdly cheap) iPhones and iPads. Here's how to spot the scams

We all get swamped with offers of free (or absurdly cheap) iPhones and iPads. Here's how to spot the scams

12 Sep 18

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