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iOS 11 tips

iOS 11 tips

iOS 11 is bringing dozens of great new features to your iPad and iPhone. Here are the five best, and how to use them

iOS 11 is bringing dozens of great new features to your iPad and iPhone. Here are the five best, and how to use them

18 Sep 17

How to downgrade from the iOS 11 beta and go back to iOS 10

How to downgrade from the iOS 11 beta and go back to iOS 10

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 11 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 11 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

12 Sep 17

How to use your iPad for work

How to use your iPad for work

How you can effectively use your iPad (not Pro!) to get work done

How you can effectively use your iPad (not Pro!) to get work done

01 Sep 17

How to get Flash on iPhone and iPad

How to get Flash on iPhone and iPad

Want to get Flash on your iPad or iPhone? Here are the best Flash apps for iOS to help you on your way

Want to get Flash on your iPad or iPhone? Here are the best Flash apps for iOS to help you on your way

31 Aug 17

How to get a refund from the App Store

How to get a refund from the App Store

Sometimes apps don't work the way they should (or the way they were advertised). Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

Sometimes apps don't work the way they should (or the way they were advertised). Here's how to get a refund from the App Store

30 Aug 17

How to download Netflix movies on Mac

How to download Netflix movies on Mac

Here's our guide on how to download and watch Netflix videos offline on a Mac

Here's our guide on how to download and watch Netflix videos offline on a Mac

30 Aug 17

 
How to put an iPhone into recovery mode

How to put an iPhone into recovery mode

How to put an iPhone into recovery mode: a handy way of fixing a device that's unresponsive or can't be recognised by iTunes

How to put an iPhone into recovery mode: a handy way of fixing a device that's unresponsive or can't be recognised by iTunes

25 Aug 17

How to unlock an iPad from a network and use any SIM

How to unlock an iPad from a network and use any SIM

iPads bought on a network contract may be SIM-locked to that network. Here's how to unlock the iPad - and is it legal?

iPads bought on a network contract may be SIM-locked to that network. Here's how to unlock the iPad - and is it legal?

25 Aug 17

How to restore an iPhone or iPad from backup

How to restore an iPhone or iPad from backup

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from a backup is a great way of moving data to a new device or recovering from a technical problem

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from a backup is a great way of moving data to a new device or recovering from a technical problem

25 Aug 17

How to find the serial number on an iPhone or iPad

How to find the serial number on an iPhone or iPad

Here are 6 simple ways to find an iPhone's serial number - even if it's bricked and you've not got the packaging

Here are 6 simple ways to find an iPhone's serial number - even if it's bricked and you've not got the packaging

23 Aug 17

How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

Here's how to rip films and TV shows on DVD or Blu-ray Disc on to your Mac

22 Aug 17

 
How to use VoiceOver on iPhone

How to use VoiceOver on iPhone

VoiceOver is a screen-reader feature, built into iOS, that's handy for users with visual impairments. Here's how to use it

VoiceOver is a screen-reader feature, built into iOS, that's handy for users with visual impairments. Here's how to use it

17 Aug 17

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

How to fix an iPhone or iPad screen that's not working

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice on the issue of Touch Disease)

16 Aug 17

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

14 Aug 17

How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad

How to delete or hide apps on an iPhone or iPad

How to delete or hide unwanted apps from your iPhone or iPad - even Stocks, Calendar and other preinstalled Apple apps

How to delete or hide unwanted apps from your iPhone or iPad - even Stocks, Calendar and other preinstalled Apple apps

11 Aug 17

 
How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

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

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

09 Aug 17

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

Smartphone batteries never last as long as you'd like. Follow these brilliant tips to get more battery life out of your iPhone or iPad

Smartphone batteries never last as long as you'd like. Follow these brilliant tips to get more battery life out of your iPhone or iPad

07 Aug 17

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