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How to restart an iPhone or iPad

How to restart an iPhone or iPad

Here's how to restart or force-restart your iPhone or iPad if if freezes, won't start up, or experiences other problems

Here's how to restart or force-restart your iPhone or iPad if if freezes, won't start up, or experiences other problems

28 Nov 17

How to put an iPhone in DFU mode

How to put an iPhone in DFU mode

DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode is a great way to repair deep problems with iOS. Here's how to put an iPhone into DFU mode

DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode is a great way to repair deep problems with iOS. Here's how to put an iPhone into DFU mode

28 Nov 17

How to take photos with an Apple Watch

How to take photos with an Apple Watch

We show how to take pictures or videos directly from your wrist, using your Apple Watch, using a paired iPhone or a dedicated camera strap

We show how to take pictures or videos directly from your wrist, using your Apple Watch, using a paired iPhone or a dedicated camera strap

27 Nov 17

How to play Destiny 2 on Mac

How to play Destiny 2 on Mac

Despite not officially being available for macOS, there's a way for Destiny 2 fans to play the game on Mac. Here's how.

Despite not officially being available for macOS, there's a way for Destiny 2 fans to play the game on Mac. Here's how.

27 Nov 17

How to delete music from an iPhone

How to delete music from an iPhone

We show how to free up space on your iPhone by deleting unwanted albums from your music library, directly or via iTunes

We show how to free up space on your iPhone by deleting unwanted albums from your music library, directly or via iTunes

27 Nov 17

How to translate words with Siri on iPhone

How to translate words with Siri on iPhone

iOS 11 adds translation to Siri's repertoire on iPhone and iPad. Here's how to translate words into foreign languages with Siri

iOS 11 adds translation to Siri's repertoire on iPhone and iPad. Here's how to translate words into foreign languages with Siri

27 Nov 17

 
How to fix an iPhone or iPad that won't turn on

How to fix an iPhone or iPad that won't turn on

If your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch won't turn on, help is at hand. Follow our guide to rescuing bricked Apple devices

If your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch won't turn on, help is at hand. Follow our guide to rescuing bricked Apple devices

27 Nov 17

How to fix the iPhone White Screen of Death

How to fix the iPhone White Screen of Death

We show how to cure your iPhone's permanent, solid 'White Screen of Death' with hard resets, recovery and DFU modes

We show how to cure your iPhone's permanent, solid 'White Screen of Death' with hard resets, recovery and DFU modes

27 Nov 17

How to play YouTube audio in the background on iPhone or iPad

How to play YouTube audio in the background on iPhone or iPad

This handy trick lets you play the audio from a YouTube video in the background on iPhone or iPad (without paying for YouTube Red)

This handy trick lets you play the audio from a YouTube video in the background on iPhone or iPad (without paying for YouTube Red)

21 Nov 17

 
How to free space on an iPhone

How to free space on an iPhone

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

20 Nov 17

How to use iOS 11 Settings on iPhone & iPad

How to use iOS 11 Settings on iPhone & iPad

Our comprehensive guide to the settings you need to know in iOS 11: personalise your iPhone or iPad to work the way you want it to

Our comprehensive guide to the settings you need to know in iOS 11: personalise your iPhone or iPad to work the way you want it to

16 Nov 17

How to find a lost Apple Watch

How to find a lost Apple Watch

Apple makes it straightforward to locate a lost Apple Watch and get it back - or wipe the data if you can't. Here's how

Apple makes it straightforward to locate a lost Apple Watch and get it back - or wipe the data if you can't. Here's how

15 Nov 17

 
How to use Face ID on iPhone X

How to use Face ID on iPhone X

Here's how to set up and use Face ID - plus what to do if Face ID doesn't work and how to get it to work better

Here's how to set up and use Face ID - plus what to do if Face ID doesn't work and how to get it to work better

15 Nov 17

What to do when iMessage won't activate on your iPhone

What to do when iMessage won't activate on your iPhone

Seeing a message that iMessage on your iPhone is 'Waiting for activation' or 'Activation unsuccessful'? Here's the solution here

Seeing a message that iMessage on your iPhone is 'Waiting for activation' or 'Activation unsuccessful'? Here's the solution here

15 Nov 17

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