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How to check Apple Pencil battery percentage

How to check Apple Pencil battery percentage

It's got no screen, and no indicator LEDs - so how do you check an Apple Pencil's battery? You use the Batteries widget in iOS

It's got no screen, and no indicator LEDs - so how do you check an Apple Pencil's battery? You use the Batteries widget in iOS

06 Aug 18

How to tell an iMessage from a text message

How to tell an iMessage from a text message

Are you accidentally sending SMS messages thinking they're iMessages instead? We show you how to check

Are you accidentally sending SMS messages thinking they're iMessages instead? We show you how to check

03 Aug 18

How to make iPhone and iPad wallpapers

How to make iPhone and iPad wallpapers

It's quick and easy to personalise your iPhone or iPad by creating a new background wallpaper. Here's how

It's quick and easy to personalise your iPhone or iPad by creating a new background wallpaper. Here's how

03 Aug 18

 
How to install an app on iPhone or iPad

How to install an app on iPhone or iPad

Our beginner's guide to the App Store shows how to buy and install an app on iPhone or iPad

Our beginner's guide to the App Store shows how to buy and install an app on iPhone or iPad

01 Aug 18

How to download audio on a Mac

How to download audio on a Mac

How to download audio or music from a webpage, YouTube, PowerPoint or another source

How to download audio or music from a webpage, YouTube, PowerPoint or another source

31 Jul 18

How to turn Live Photos into GIFs

How to turn Live Photos into GIFs

Live Photos are fun but not always easy to share with non-Apple users. Here's how to convert Live Photos into GIFs

Live Photos are fun but not always easy to share with non-Apple users. Here's how to convert Live Photos into GIFs

30 Jul 18

How to download old versions of apps on iPhone & iPad

How to download old versions of apps on iPhone & iPad

Got an older iPad, iPhone, or version of iOS? Here's how to install previous versions of apps that are compatible with your device

Got an older iPad, iPhone, or version of iOS? Here's how to install previous versions of apps that are compatible with your device

27 Jul 18

How to show iPhone X battery percentage

How to show iPhone X battery percentage

The iPhone X's notch means less info in the top status bar. Here's how to see your remaining battery as a percentage on any iPhone

The iPhone X's notch means less info in the top status bar. Here's how to see your remaining battery as a percentage on any iPhone

27 Jul 18

 
How to turn off mobile data on iPhone

How to turn off mobile data on iPhone

We show how to stop iPhone apps using up your monthly data allowance by restricting their access to mobile data

We show how to stop iPhone apps using up your monthly data allowance by restricting their access to mobile data

26 Jul 18

How to cool down a hot iPhone

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

How to get Instagram on iPad

How to get Instagram on iPad

There isn't an official Instagram app for tablets, but there are easy workarounds. Here's how to get Instagram on your iPad

There isn't an official Instagram app for tablets, but there are easy workarounds. Here's how to get Instagram on your iPad

25 Jul 18

How to get Animoji on any iPhone

How to get Animoji on any iPhone

We pick alternative apps that will let you create Animoji-like recordings on any iPhone, or even on an Android smartphone

We pick alternative apps that will let you create Animoji-like recordings on any iPhone, or even on an Android smartphone

24 Jul 18

How to type the Apple logo () on iPhone or iPad

How to type the Apple logo () on iPhone or iPad

Want to type the Apple logo () on your iPhone or iPad? It's easy to set up a text replacement shortcut - here's how

Want to type the Apple logo () on your iPhone or iPad? It's easy to set up a text replacement shortcut - here's how

23 Jul 18

How to recover deleted iPhone contacts

How to recover deleted iPhone contacts

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

20 Jul 18

 
How to download any video on a Mac

How to download any video on a Mac

We show how to download any video on your Mac, whether it's on Netflix, YouTube, Vimeo, iPlayer or Amazon Video

We show how to download any video on your Mac, whether it's on Netflix, YouTube, Vimeo, iPlayer or Amazon Video

20 Jul 18

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