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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 fix 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes' error messages

How to fix 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes' error messages

If your phone says 'iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 minute' or, worse, 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes', help is at hand

If your phone says 'iPhone is disabled. Try again in 1 minute' or, worse, 'iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes', help is at hand

23 Aug 17

How to set up and use an iPhone without a SIM or Wi-Fi connection

How to set up and use an iPhone without a SIM or Wi-Fi connection

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

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 avoid 'Your Apple ID is due to expire today' phishing scam

How to avoid 'Your Apple ID is due to expire today' phishing scam

Have you ever received the 'Your Apple ID has expired' text? Don't be fooled by this phishing attempt to steal your personal data

Have you ever received the 'Your Apple ID has expired' text? Don't be fooled by this phishing attempt to steal your personal data

21 Aug 17

3D Touch tips, tricks & shortcuts for iPhone

3D Touch tips, tricks & shortcuts for iPhone

3D Touch technology in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 unlocks a plethora of new features - here are 16 of our favourites shortcuts

3D Touch technology in the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 unlocks a plethora of new features - here are 16 of our favourites shortcuts

21 Aug 17

 
How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

How to send and receive text messages on your Mac

You can send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones, here's how

You can send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones, here's how

21 Aug 17

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 numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

Got a new iPhone and need to transfer your numbers? We've got the know-how right here, just for you

18 Aug 17

How to reset an iPhone or iPad to factory settings

How to reset an iPhone or iPad to factory settings

Resetting your iPhone or iPad to factory settings is a good way to fix issues, and is vital if you want to sell it or pass it on

Resetting your iPhone or iPad to factory settings is a good way to fix issues, and is vital if you want to sell it or pass it on

18 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 fix a wet or water-damaged iPhone (or iPad)

How to fix a wet or water-damaged iPhone (or iPad)

Dropped your iPhone in the toilet, swimming pool or sea? Quick! Read our emergency tips showing how to dry it out and fix any water damage

Dropped your iPhone in the toilet, swimming pool or sea? Quick! Read our emergency tips showing how to dry it out and fix any water damage

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 free space on an iPhone

How to free space on an iPhone

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

Follow these space-saving tips if you run out of storage on your iPhone and can't take a photo or install the app you want

10 Aug 17

 
How to turn off an iPhone or iPad

How to turn off an iPhone or iPad

Here's how to turn off your iPhone or iPad, including when your iOS device is completely unresponsive.

Here's how to turn off your iPhone or iPad, including when your iOS device is completely unresponsive.

10 Aug 17

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Que faire si son iPhone ou iPad est tombé dans de l'eau ?

Que faire si son iPhone ou iPad est tombé dans de l'eau ?