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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

18 Oct 18

How to use Animoji on iPhone

How to use Animoji on iPhone

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

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

18 Oct 18

How to make a Memoji on iPhone

How to make a Memoji on iPhone

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

18 Oct 18

How to use Measure in iOS 12

How to use Measure in iOS 12

You can use the Measure app in iOS 12 to find out how big things are - here's how to use it, and how accurate it is

You can use the Measure app in iOS 12 to find out how big things are - here's how to use it, and how accurate it is

08 Oct 18

How to set up a new iPhone

How to set up a new iPhone

Our complete iPhone setup guide, with advice for everyone from complete beginners and upgraders to those switching from Android

Our complete iPhone setup guide, with advice for everyone from complete beginners and upgraders to those switching from Android

05 Oct 18

 
How to reset AirPods

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

How to sell an iPhone

How to sell an iPhone

You could get hundreds for your old iPhone from Apple, a third-party buyback company, or eBay. Here's how to sell an old handset

You could get hundreds for your old iPhone from Apple, a third-party buyback company, or eBay. Here's how to sell an old handset

20 Sep 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

19 Sep 18

How to remove the iOS 12 beta

How to remove the iOS 12 beta

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

17 Sep 18

How to get iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

How to get iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 12, getting dozens of cool new features for free

We show how to update your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 12, getting dozens of cool new features for free

17 Sep 18

How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone

How to get Portrait Mode on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

In this article we show you how to create cool looking portrait photo by creating a bokeh effect on any iPhone

14 Sep 18

 
How to find a lost or stolen iPhone or iPad

How to find a lost or stolen iPhone or iPad

We show how to track and find a lost (or stolen) Apple device using Find My iPhone, even if the battery has died

We show how to track and find a lost (or stolen) Apple device using Find My iPhone, even if the battery has died

14 Sep 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

13 Sep 18

How to re-watch the 2018 iPhone launch event

How to re-watch the 2018 iPhone launch event

Here's how to re-watch Apple's 12 September 2018 keynote, featuring the iPhone XS, XS Max & XR alongside the Apple Watch Series 4

Here's how to re-watch Apple's 12 September 2018 keynote, featuring the iPhone XS, XS Max & XR alongside the Apple Watch Series 4

12 Sep 18

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

07 Sep 18

 
How to schedule text messages on iPhone

How to schedule text messages on iPhone

Remember to send those important texts, thanks to scheduling apps and Apple Reminders

Remember to send those important texts, thanks to scheduling apps and Apple Reminders

17 Aug 18

How to lock an iPhone app with a password or Touch ID

How to lock an iPhone app with a password or Touch ID

Worried that friends will look in sensitive apps when borrowing your iPhone? You can lock them with Touch ID or a password

Worried that friends will look in sensitive apps when borrowing your iPhone? You can lock them with Touch ID or a password

15 Aug 18

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