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 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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How to stop an iPhone from asking to update iOS

Fed up with your iPhone (or iPad) asking you to update to the latest version of iOS? Here's how to stop the nagging

Fed up with your iPhone (or iPad) asking you to update to the latest version of iOS? Here's how to stop the nagging

08 Aug 18

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How to cool down a hot iPhone

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 10 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 10 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

26 Jul 18

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The best iPad Pro apps

The iPad Pro is a powerful replacement for your laptop, particularly if you get the right apps to help your workflow

The iPad Pro is a powerful replacement for your laptop, particularly if you get the right apps to help your workflow

19 Jul 18

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How to fix a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

Macs are usually reliable, but occasionally something happens that causes your Mac to freeze. Here's how to unfreeze a frozen Mac

29 Jun 18

 
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How to speed up a slow iPad

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

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

27 Jun 18

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How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - essential before selling an old machine

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - essential before selling an old machine

25 Jun 18

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How to get music on an iPhone

Our simple tips explain the process of loading music on to an iPhone, as well as how to transfer music from one iPhone to another

Our simple tips explain the process of loading music on to an iPhone, as well as how to transfer music from one iPhone to another

25 Jun 18

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How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

24 Jun 18

Best iPhone Translation Apps

Best translation apps for iPhone in 2018

Travelling abroad and don't speak the language? No need to worry. These fantastic iPhone translation apps will save the day

Travelling abroad and don't speak the language? No need to worry. These fantastic iPhone translation apps will save the day

21 Jun 18

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How to remove an Apple ID from your iPhone

Is your iPhone asking for somebody else's password? Here's how to permanently remove another person's Apple ID from your device

Is your iPhone asking for somebody else's password? Here's how to permanently remove another person's Apple ID from your device

20 Jun 18

 
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How to identify which iPhone you have

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here are all the iPhone model numbers and other ways to identify an Apple smartphone

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here are all the iPhone model numbers and other ways to identify an Apple smartphone

20 Jun 18

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How to use private web browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

Worried about your internet history being discovered? Keep your online affairs private with this guide to private browsing on Mac

19 Jun 18

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