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keep iphone photos safe

How to keep your photos safe on iPhone

Here's how to make sure the photos on your iPhone aren't stolen and shared on the web

Here's how to make sure the photos on your iPhone aren't stolen and shared on the web

03 Sep 14

QuickType and Swype

Using QuickType and Swype keyboards in iOS 8

Get a better keyboard for your iPhone and iPad: learn all about QuickType and Swype coming in iOS 8

Get a better keyboard for your iPhone and iPad: learn all about QuickType and Swype coming in iOS 8

03 Sep 14

appstore

Best way to find apps on the Apple App Store

Five ways to find what you're actually looking for in the App Store, and what's coming in iOS 8

Five ways to find what you're actually looking for in the App Store, and what's coming in iOS 8

23 Aug 14

How to Change Search Engine on iOS

Change the default search engine on iPhone

Fed up with Google? Switch iOS Safari to a rival search engine like Bing, Yahoo or DuckDuckGo and search differently.

Fed up with Google? Switch iOS Safari to a rival search engine like Bing, Yahoo or DuckDuckGo and search differently.

05 Aug 14

Fix iPhone iCloud Sign In Problems

How to fix an iPhone stuck in iCloud sign-in

If your iPhone gets stuck during the iCloud sign-in procedure, this feature will help you sign into iCloud

If your iPhone gets stuck during the iCloud sign-in procedure, this feature will help you sign into iCloud

28 Jul 14

 
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Create a video for your app on the App Store

Developers can now add video previews of their apps to the iOS 8 App Store. Discover how to add a preview movie to your app

Developers can now add video previews of their apps to the iOS 8 App Store. Discover how to add a preview movie to your app

24 Jul 14

iPhone sync problems

iTunes syncing tips for iPhone users

These fixes will help if your iPhone no longer syncs to iTunes on your computer.

These fixes will help if your iPhone no longer syncs to iTunes on your computer.

15 Jul 14

spotlight

The fastest way to find things on your iPhone

Tips for finding things using Spotlight for iOS 7, plus what's new in Spotlight for iOS 8

Tips for finding things using Spotlight for iOS 7, plus what's new in Spotlight for iOS 8

12 Jul 14

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How to find out your iPhone (or iPad) UDID

Here's how to find out your iPhone or iPad's UDID. Plus: what's a UDID, and what might you need a UDID for?

Here's how to find out your iPhone or iPad's UDID. Plus: what's a UDID, and what might you need a UDID for?

11 Jul 14

Delete Old iCloud Backups

How to delete old iCloud backups

Delete unwanted iOS backups from iCloud to free up online storage space

Delete unwanted iOS backups from iCloud to free up online storage space

08 Jul 14

 
Gmail iphone

Tips for using Gmail on your iPhone

Advice about using Gmail on the iPhone, incuding how to delete (rather than archive) emails

Advice about using Gmail on the iPhone, incuding how to delete (rather than archive) emails

16 Jun 14

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How to automatically back up iPhone photos

Transfer your iPhone photos online using a service like Dropbox; discover how to backup photos without using iTunes

Transfer your iPhone photos online using a service like Dropbox; discover how to backup photos without using iTunes

12 May 14

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Install AirPrint on any printer

Get a non-AirPrint printer to print from an iPhone or iPad. Your guide to activating AirPrint so it works with any printer

Get a non-AirPrint printer to print from an iPhone or iPad. Your guide to activating AirPrint so it works with any printer

07 May 14

 
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How to use the new BBC iPlayer

The new BBC iPlayer is amazing. Here’s how to use the new features in BBC iPlayer on iPad, iPhone and Mac

The new BBC iPlayer is amazing. Here’s how to use the new features in BBC iPlayer on iPad, iPhone and Mac

31 Mar 14

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