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How to get wireless charging on older iPhones

How to get wireless charging on older iPhones

Wirelessly charging has been introduced to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, but you can add it to any older iPhone with a Lightning port

Wirelessly charging has been introduced to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, but you can add it to any older iPhone with a Lightning port

14 Nov 17

How to connect your Apple Watch to EE 4G

How to connect your Apple Watch to EE 4G

Free yourself from the tyranny of the iPhone with an LTE connection on your Apple Watch Series 3

Free yourself from the tyranny of the iPhone with an LTE connection on your Apple Watch Series 3

13 Nov 17

How to avoid iPhone X screen burn-in

How to avoid iPhone X screen burn-in

The iPhone X's OLED screen is beautiful, but one downside is the potential for image retention. Here's how to avoid screen burn-in

The iPhone X's OLED screen is beautiful, but one downside is the potential for image retention. Here's how to avoid screen burn-in

10 Nov 17

How to set any song as a custom iPhone ringtone

How to set any song as a custom iPhone ringtone

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a ringtone, then install it on your iPhone. Here's how

It's easy to turn any song or music track in iTunes into a ringtone, then install it on your iPhone. Here's how

10 Nov 17

5 ways to fix an iPhone app that stops working

5 ways to fix an iPhone app that stops working

If you're having problems with an app on your iPhone, try these 5 tips to get it working again

If you're having problems with an app on your iPhone, try these 5 tips to get it working again

09 Nov 17

How to fix 'Could not activate iPhone' error

How to fix 'Could not activate iPhone' error

There are lots of reasons why you might see a "Could not activate iPhone" error we'll talk you through how to fix it

There are lots of reasons why you might see a "Could not activate iPhone" error we'll talk you through how to fix it

07 Nov 17

 
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

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

06 Nov 17

How to switch apps on iPhone X

How to switch apps on iPhone X

No Home button? No problem! Here's how to quickly change apps, or bring up the app switcher screen, on iPhone X

No Home button? No problem! Here's how to quickly change apps, or bring up the app switcher screen, on iPhone X

06 Nov 17

How to use Portrait Mode on iPhone

How to use Portrait Mode on iPhone

Dual-lens iPhones (7 Plus, 8 Plus, X) can take photos with an arty bokeh depth effect. Here's how to use Portrait Mode

Dual-lens iPhones (7 Plus, 8 Plus, X) can take photos with an arty bokeh depth effect. Here's how to use Portrait Mode

02 Nov 17

How to get a Home button on the iPhone X

How to get a Home button on the iPhone X

Worried about the lack of a Home button on your iPhone X? Here's how to get it back, using a simple accessibility function in iOS

Worried about the lack of a Home button on your iPhone X? Here's how to get it back, using a simple accessibility function in iOS

31 Oct 17

How to scan a QR Code on an iPhone

How to scan a QR Code on an iPhone

QR Codes are making a comeback and it's easier than ever to scan them on an iPhone

QR Codes are making a comeback and it's easier than ever to scan them on an iPhone

31 Oct 17

 
How to fix a cracked iPhone or iPad screen

How to fix a cracked iPhone or iPad screen

Broken the display on your iPhone or iPad, and not sure how to get it repaired? Here are the 5 best options to fix a cracked iPhone screen

Broken the display on your iPhone or iPad, and not sure how to get it repaired? Here are the 5 best options to fix a cracked iPhone screen

30 Oct 17

Camera tips to take better iPhone photos

Camera tips to take better iPhone photos

Find out how to take better iPhone photos, with our 49 brilliant camera tips

Find out how to take better iPhone photos, with our 49 brilliant camera tips

25 Oct 17

How to surf the web on Apple TV

How to surf the web on Apple TV

Here is how to browse the internet and watch web services on your Apple TV

Here is how to browse the internet and watch web services on your Apple TV

25 Oct 17

How to make a video slideshow on your iPhone using Photos

How to make a video slideshow on your iPhone using Photos

You can make gorgeous home videos or slideshows using the Memories feature in Photos on the iPhone. Here's how...

You can make gorgeous home videos or slideshows using the Memories feature in Photos on the iPhone. Here's how...

20 Oct 17

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

20 Oct 17

Warning: 'Your Apple ID is due to expire today' is a phishing scam

Warning: 'Your Apple ID is due to expire today' is a 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

18 Oct 17

 
How to record your iPhone screen

How to record your iPhone screen

Recording the screen on your iPhone is easy - especially if you are running iOS 11

Recording the screen on your iPhone is easy - especially if you are running iOS 11

18 Oct 17

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

17 Oct 17

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