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How to remove a virus from an iPhone or iPad

How to remove a virus from an iPhone or iPad

iOS malware is rare but not unknown. Here's how to check an iPhone or iPad for viruses and wipe it clean

iOS malware is rare but not unknown. Here's how to check an iPhone or iPad for viruses and wipe it clean

16 Feb 18

How to block a number on iPhone

How to block a number on iPhone

It's easy to block unwanted callers from getting through. Here's how to block numbers - including unknown and hidden numbers - on an iPhone

It's easy to block unwanted callers from getting through. Here's how to block numbers - including unknown and hidden numbers - on an iPhone

16 Feb 18

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

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

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

16 Feb 18

How to flip an iPhone photo

How to flip an iPhone photo

Your iPhone automatically flips your selfies after you take them. Here's how to unflip or create a mirror image of an iPhone photo

Your iPhone automatically flips your selfies after you take them. Here's how to unflip or create a mirror image of an iPhone photo

15 Feb 18

How to connect an iPad or iPhone to a TV

How to connect an iPad or iPhone to a TV

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

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

15 Feb 18

How to tell if someone has blocked your phone number

How to tell if someone has blocked your phone number

Think someone has blocked your number on their iPhone? Here's how to find out why your calls aren't being answered

Think someone has blocked your number on their iPhone? Here's how to find out why your calls aren't being answered

15 Feb 18

 
How to download Netflix movies on Mac

How to download Netflix movies on Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

14 Feb 18

How to clear the cache on iPhone or iPad

How to clear the cache on iPhone or iPad

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

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

14 Feb 18

How to back up & transfer iPhone text messages

How to back up & transfer iPhone text messages

When you set up a new iPhone your Messages app will be empty. Here's how to back up, copy and transfer your texts

When you set up a new iPhone your Messages app will be empty. Here's how to back up, copy and transfer your texts

14 Feb 18

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

If your Mac won't turn on, start up or boot, follow these 10 simple steps to get it working again

If your Mac won't turn on, start up or boot, follow these 10 simple steps to get it working again

14 Feb 18

 
How to show hidden files on a Mac

How to show hidden files on a Mac

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

Trying to locate the hidden files - and the mysterious Library folder - in order to troubleshoot a problem on your Mac? Here's how

13 Feb 18

How to fix 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes' error messages

How to fix 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes' error messages

If your phone says 'iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 minute' or, worse, 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes', help is at hand

If your phone says 'iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 minute' or, worse, 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes', help is at hand

13 Feb 18

How to tell if an iPhone is locked or unlocked

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 it's unlocked

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

13 Feb 18

How to remove Mac viruses for free

How to remove Mac viruses for free

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

Mac malware is rare, but it does exist. Here's how to remove Mac viruses, and how to avoid getting infected in the first place

13 Feb 18

How to avoid iTunes gift card scams

How to avoid iTunes gift card scams

HMRC and Apple have publicised an iTunes Gift Card scam that has seen old folk give away thousands of pounds

HMRC and Apple have publicised an iTunes Gift Card scam that has seen old folk give away thousands of pounds

12 Feb 18

How to set up a contact group on iPhone & iPad

How to set up a contact group on iPhone & iPad

If you miss the ability to send group emails and messages on iPhone, don't worry: you can still set up a contact group via iCloud

If you miss the ability to send group emails and messages on iPhone, don't worry: you can still set up a contact group via iCloud

12 Feb 18

 
How to turn off Do Not Disturb While Driving

How to turn off Do Not Disturb While Driving

Do Not Disturb While Driving is a potentially lifesaving feature, but often comes on at the wrong time. Here's how to turn it off

Do Not Disturb While Driving is a potentially lifesaving feature, but often comes on at the wrong time. Here's how to turn it off

08 Feb 18

How to set up a new iPhone

How to set up a new iPhone

Our complete iPhone setup guide, with advice for everyone from complete beginners and upgraders to those switching from Android

Our complete iPhone setup guide, with advice for everyone from complete beginners and upgraders to those switching from Android

07 Feb 18

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