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How to stop calls and texts on old iPhones

How to stop calls and texts on old iPhones

We show how to stop calls, texts, iMessages and FaceTime calls from appearing on an old iPhone or iPad

We show how to stop calls, texts, iMessages and FaceTime calls from appearing on an old iPhone or iPad

10 Aug 18

How to hide caller ID on iPhone

How to hide caller ID on iPhone

Wish you could hide caller ID when ringing friends? Here are three ways to stop people knowing your number when you call them

Wish you could hide caller ID when ringing friends? Here are three ways to stop people knowing your number when you call them

10 Aug 18

How to stop an iPhone from asking to update iOS

How to stop an iPhone from asking to update iOS

Fed up with your iPhone (or iPad) asking you to update to the latest version of iOS? Here's how to stop the nagging

Fed up with your iPhone (or iPad) asking you to update to the latest version of iOS? Here's how to stop the nagging

08 Aug 18

How to stop iTunes & Photos opening when you plug in an iPhone

How to stop iTunes & Photos opening when you plug in an iPhone

Tired of Photos and iTunes starting up automatically when you attach your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Here's the simple solution

Tired of Photos and iTunes starting up automatically when you attach your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Here's the simple solution

06 Aug 18

 
How to tell an iMessage from a text message

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

How to make iPhone and iPad wallpapers

How to make iPhone and iPad wallpapers

It's quick and easy to personalise your iPhone or iPad by creating a new background wallpaper. Here's how

It's quick and easy to personalise your iPhone or iPad by creating a new background wallpaper. Here's how

03 Aug 18

How to install an app on iPhone or iPad

How to install an app on iPhone or iPad

Our beginner's guide to the App Store shows how to buy and install an app on iPhone or iPad

Our beginner's guide to the App Store shows how to buy and install an app on iPhone or iPad

01 Aug 18

How to turn Live Photos into GIFs

How to turn Live Photos into GIFs

Live Photos are fun but not always easy to share with non-Apple users. Here's how to convert Live Photos into GIFs

Live Photos are fun but not always easy to share with non-Apple users. Here's how to convert Live Photos into GIFs

30 Jul 18

How to download old versions of apps on iPhone & iPad

How to download old versions of apps on iPhone & iPad

Got an older iPad, iPhone, or version of iOS? Here's how to install previous versions of apps that are compatible with your device

Got an older iPad, iPhone, or version of iOS? Here's how to install previous versions of apps that are compatible with your device

27 Jul 18

 
How to show iPhone X battery percentage

How to show iPhone X battery percentage

The iPhone X's notch means less info in the top status bar. Here's how to see your remaining battery as a percentage on any iPhone

The iPhone X's notch means less info in the top status bar. Here's how to see your remaining battery as a percentage on any iPhone

27 Jul 18

How to turn off mobile data on iPhone

How to turn off mobile data on iPhone

We show how to stop iPhone apps using up your monthly data allowance by restricting their access to mobile data

We show how to stop iPhone apps using up your monthly data allowance by restricting their access to mobile data

26 Jul 18

How to cool down a hot iPhone

How to cool down a hot iPhone

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 10 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

Overheating iPhones can be a worry. Here are 10 essential tips to cool down a hot smartphone - and check it's not about to explode

26 Jul 18

How to type the Apple logo () on iPhone or iPad

How to type the Apple logo () on iPhone or iPad

Want to type the Apple logo () on your iPhone or iPad? It's easy to set up a text replacement shortcut - here's how

Want to type the Apple logo () on your iPhone or iPad? It's easy to set up a text replacement shortcut - here's how

23 Jul 18

How to recover deleted iPhone contacts

How to recover deleted iPhone contacts

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

Accidentally deleted a contact from your iPhone? We show how to get it back

20 Jul 18

 
How to download Netflix on a Mac

How to download Netflix on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

17 Jul 18

How to use time-lapse video on iPhone

How to use time-lapse video on iPhone

We round up our top tips for taking brilliant, dramatic-looking time-lapse videos on your iPhone

We round up our top tips for taking brilliant, dramatic-looking time-lapse videos on your iPhone

17 Jul 18

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