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How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

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

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

20 Jun 18

How to remove an Apple ID from your iPhone

How to remove an Apple ID from your iPhone

Is your iPhone asking for somebody else's password? Here's how to permanently remove another person's Apple ID from your device

Is your iPhone asking for somebody else's password? Here's how to permanently remove another person's Apple ID from your device

20 Jun 18

How to activate and use an iPhone without a SIM

How to activate and use an iPhone without a SIM

Here's how to set up and activate an iPhone so that it can be used without a SIM, by a child or someone who doesn't have a mobile contract

Here's how to set up and activate an iPhone so that it can be used without a SIM, by a child or someone who doesn't have a mobile contract

20 Jun 18

How to identify which iPhone you have

How to identify which iPhone you have

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here are all the iPhone model numbers and other ways to identify an Apple smartphone

Not sure which iPhone you've got? Here are all the iPhone model numbers and other ways to identify an Apple smartphone

20 Jun 18

 
How to update iOS on iPhone or iPad

How to update iOS on iPhone or iPad

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of iOS, getting dozens of cool new features for free

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of iOS, getting dozens of cool new features for free

19 Jun 18

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

How to improve iPhone & iPad battery life

Does your iPhone (or iPad) keep running out of battery? Here are 38 simple tips to get better battery life from your iOS devices

Does your iPhone (or iPad) keep running out of battery? Here are 38 simple tips to get better battery life from your iOS devices

19 Jun 18

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone & iPad

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone & iPad

We show how to download a YouTube video and save it on your iPhone or iPad for offline viewing

We show how to download a YouTube video and save it on your iPhone or iPad for offline viewing

15 Jun 18

How to stop accidental screenshots on iPhone X

How to stop accidental screenshots on iPhone X

Hope is at hand for those whose iPhone X won't stop taking screengrabs. Here's how to avoid accidental screenshots

Hope is at hand for those whose iPhone X won't stop taking screengrabs. Here's how to avoid accidental screenshots

15 Jun 18

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

14 Jun 18

 
How to set up parental controls on iPad & iPhone

How to set up parental controls on iPad & iPhone

Want to make your iPad & iPhone more kid-proof? Here's how to set up parental controls on iOS devices

Want to make your iPad & iPhone more kid-proof? Here's how to set up parental controls on iOS devices

14 Jun 18

How to use Animoji on iPhone X

How to use Animoji on iPhone X

Complete guide to recording, saving and sharing Animoji - even if you haven't got an iPhone X

Complete guide to recording, saving and sharing Animoji - even if you haven't got an iPhone X

14 Jun 18

How to close apps on an iPhone X

How to close apps on an iPhone X

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-less iPhone X? Here's how

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-less iPhone X? Here's how

13 Jun 18

iOS tips: How to use iOS 12, iOS 11 and earlier

iOS tips: How to use iOS 12, iOS 11 and earlier

Your iPhone and iPad are essential tools and constant companions, but they can do more. Master your iDevices with our 58 essential iOS tips

Your iPhone and iPad are essential tools and constant companions, but they can do more. Master your iDevices with our 58 essential iOS tips

12 Jun 18

How to make group FaceTime calls

How to make group FaceTime calls

Sick of seeing the same old faces in your video chats? With iOS 12 you can have a group FaceTime call with up to 32 people

Sick of seeing the same old faces in your video chats? With iOS 12 you can have a group FaceTime call with up to 32 people

06 Jun 18

How to make a Memoji

How to make a Memoji

iOS 12 brings the ability to create a custom Animoji of your own (or someone else's) face, called a Memoji. Here's how it works

iOS 12 brings the ability to create a custom Animoji of your own (or someone else's) face, called a Memoji. Here's how it works

05 Jun 18

 
How to downgrade from iOS 12 beta to iOS 11

How to downgrade from iOS 12 beta to iOS 11

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 12 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

Is it possible to reinstall iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad if you regret installing the iOS 12 beta? Yes! Here's how to downgrade

05 Jun 18

How to use Apple Pay Cash in the UK

How to use Apple Pay Cash in the UK

Apple Pay Cash lets you pay mates over iMessage on iPhone and Apple Watch, or by using Siri. Here's how it works

Apple Pay Cash lets you pay mates over iMessage on iPhone and Apple Watch, or by using Siri. Here's how it works

05 Jun 18

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