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How to use a HomePod with an Android phone

Think it's impossible to control the music playing on a HomePod using an Android smartphone? It's not! Here's the solution

Think it's impossible to control the music playing on a HomePod using an Android smartphone? It's not! Here's the solution

28 Nov 18

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How to turn an Apple Watch on (or off)

Not sure how to turn on your Apple Watch - or how to switch it off again afterwards? It's easy! Here's how

Not sure how to turn on your Apple Watch - or how to switch it off again afterwards? It's easy! Here's how

27 Nov 18

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How to re-watch Apple's October 2018 iPad launch

We explain how to re-watch Apple unveil new iPad Pros and new Macs from the comfort of your own home

We explain how to re-watch Apple unveil new iPad Pros and new Macs from the comfort of your own home

31 Oct 18

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How to delete Apple Watch apps

We show how to remove apps from your Apple Watch - and how to delete them from your watch and phone in a single step

We show how to remove apps from your Apple Watch - and how to delete them from your watch and phone in a single step

25 Oct 18

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How to reset AirPods

Resetting your AirPods is a quick way to fix common battery and connection problems

Resetting your AirPods is a quick way to fix common battery and connection problems

01 Oct 18

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How to rip iTunes to MP3

Need to create MP3 versions of the tracks in your digital music library? Here's how to rip iTunes to MP3

Need to create MP3 versions of the tracks in your digital music library? Here's how to rip iTunes to MP3

01 Oct 18

 
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How to play music on HomePod

Here's how to play music on HomePod, including how to play music from sources other than Apple Music

Here's how to play music on HomePod, including how to play music from sources other than Apple Music

18 Sep 18

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How to make a phone call with HomePod

You can now make phone calls and answer calls directly on your HomePod, here's how:

You can now make phone calls and answer calls directly on your HomePod, here's how:

18 Sep 18

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How to use an Apple Watch to monitor heart rate

The Apple Watch can monitor your heart rate and alert you if it goes too high (or too low, or too irregular). Here's how

The Apple Watch can monitor your heart rate and alert you if it goes too high (or too low, or too irregular). Here's how

14 Sep 18

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How to connect a Sonos speaker to a HomePod

Apple's AirPlay 2 streaming software enables you to link the HomePod to a Sonos or compatible speaker from another manufacturer

Apple's AirPlay 2 streaming software enables you to link the HomePod to a Sonos or compatible speaker from another manufacturer

04 Sep 18

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How to clean AirPods

Find out the best way to clean your AirPods and their case

Find out the best way to clean your AirPods and their case

27 Aug 18

 
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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

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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

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How to access the web on an Apple Watch

If you've installed watchOS 5 it's possible to browse the web on your Apple Watch - but you'll need to follow this simple trick

If you've installed watchOS 5 it's possible to browse the web on your Apple Watch - but you'll need to follow this simple trick

03 Jul 18

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How to use Apple Pay on iPhone

We explain how to set up Apple Pay so that you can use your iPhone to pay for things

We explain how to set up Apple Pay so that you can use your iPhone to pay for things

26 Jun 18

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How to downgrade tvOS beta

Broken your Apple TV by installing the beta? Here's how to get back to tvOS 11 from tvOS 12

Broken your Apple TV by installing the beta? Here's how to get back to tvOS 11 from tvOS 12

26 Jun 18

 
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How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your contacts across from the old handset? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your contacts across from the old handset? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

21 Jun 18

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How to remove the watchOS 5 beta & downgrade to watchOS 4

We discuss ways to remove the latest watchOS 5 beta and go back to watchOS 4, including Apple's advice on the subject

We discuss ways to remove the latest watchOS 5 beta and go back to watchOS 4, including Apple's advice on the subject

20 Jun 18

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