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 check if an iPhone is locked or unlocked

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

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

03 Mar 20

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How to clear the cache on iPhone & iPad

Clearing the cache is a great way to give your iPhone or iPad a speed boost. Here's how to delete unwanted junk files

Clearing the cache is a great way to give your iPhone or iPad a speed boost. Here's how to delete unwanted junk files

02 Mar 20

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What to do when iTunes can't recognise an iPhone or iPad

Is your iPhone, iPad or iPod refusing to appear in iTunes or Finder? Here's how to make a Mac or PC recognise your iDevice

Is your iPhone, iPad or iPod refusing to appear in iTunes or Finder? Here's how to make a Mac or PC recognise your iDevice

03 Feb 20

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How to sell an old iPad

Here's how to get the best deal if you want to sell off your iPad for a new one

Here's how to get the best deal if you want to sell off your iPad for a new one

30 Jan 20

 
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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

28 Jan 20

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How to watch free movies on iPad & iPhone

We show you the best apps and online resources to help you enjoy films and movies for free on your iOS or iPadOS device

We show you the best apps and online resources to help you enjoy films and movies for free on your iOS or iPadOS device

13 Jan 20

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The best iPad Pro 12.9 cases

The iPad Pro doesn't come cheap – keep it safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

The iPad Pro doesn't come cheap – keep it safe with the best iPad Pro cases and covers around

09 Jan 20

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How to cool down a hot iPhone

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 11 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 11 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

06 Jan 20

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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

20 Dec 19

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How to set up a new Mac or MacBook

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

17 Dec 19

 
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How to tell what iPhone model you have

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here is a complete list of iPhone models and the best ways to check which one you own

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here is a complete list of iPhone models and the best ways to check which one you own

06 Dec 19

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How to Speed Up an 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

03 Oct 19

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