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How to share Wi-Fi from Mac

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection with your iPhone or iPad

You can turn your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and share your internet connection with your iPhone or iPad

19 Jul 19

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How to get music on an iPhone

Our simple tips explain the process of loading music on to an iPhone, as well as how to transfer music from one iPhone to another

Our simple tips explain the process of loading music on to an iPhone, as well as how to transfer music from one iPhone to another

19 Jul 19

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How to remove a virus from an iPhone or iPad

iOS malware is rare but not unknown. Here's how to check an iPhone or iPad for viruses, then remove any you find

iOS malware is rare but not unknown. Here's how to check an iPhone or iPad for viruses, then remove any you find

18 Jul 19

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How to restore an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup is a great way of moving to a new device or recovering from a problem

Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud or iTunes backup is a great way of moving to a new device or recovering from a problem

18 Jul 19

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How to connect iPhone to Mac

Here's how to connect an iPhone to a Mac, including MacBooks with USB-C ports

Here's how to connect an iPhone to a Mac, including MacBooks with USB-C ports

16 Jul 19

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How to set any song as a custom iPhone ringtone

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

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

16 Jul 19

 
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How to activate & use an iPhone without a SIM card

We show four methods to set up and activate an iPhone so that it can be used without a SIM card (and without Wi-Fi, if necessary)

We show four methods to set up and activate an iPhone so that it can be used without a SIM card (and without Wi-Fi, if necessary)

16 Jul 19

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How to set up a contact group on iPhone & iPad

If you miss the ability to send group emails and messages on iPhone, don't worry: you can still set up a contact group via iCloud

If you miss the ability to send group emails and messages on iPhone, don't worry: you can still set up a contact group via iCloud

12 Jul 19

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How to close apps on an iPhone XS

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-free iPhone X or XS? Here's how

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-free iPhone X or XS? Here's how

12 Jul 19

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How to get Flash on iPhone and iPad

Want to get Flash on your iPad or iPhone? Here are the best Flash apps for iOS to help you on your way

Want to get Flash on your iPad or iPhone? Here are the best Flash apps for iOS to help you on your way

11 Jul 19

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How to use iPhone and iPad apps on Mac

It's not easy to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac or PC. We look at your best options, including decent iOS simulator software

It's not easy to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac or PC. We look at your best options, including decent iOS simulator software

11 Jul 19

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How to transfer photos & video from iPhone to Mac

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

We explain 6 simple methods for moving photos and video from an iPhone to a Mac to back up, or edit, your precious memories

09 Jul 19

 
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How to download apps over 200MB on iPhone & iPad

Keep getting error messages on iPhone or iPad when you try to download large apps over cellular data? Here's the solution

Keep getting error messages on iPhone or iPad when you try to download large apps over cellular data? Here's the solution

08 Jul 19

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How to stop iPhone calls going straight to voicemail

Calls on your iPhone being diverted to voicemail and don't know why? Here's how to stop missing calls

Calls on your iPhone being diverted to voicemail and don't know why? Here's how to stop missing calls

05 Jul 19

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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 related to Touch Disease)

Has your iPhone screen got 'stuck'? Here are 10 tips that should fix the situation (including our advice related to Touch Disease)

05 Jul 19

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How to get text messages on your Mac

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

It's easy to send and receive text messages on your Mac - including texts from friends who don't have iPhones

04 Jul 19

 
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How to fix a broken iPhone charger

Don't throw away that broken iPhone, iPad or iPod power adapter - you may be able to fix it instead of buying a new one

Don't throw away that broken iPhone, iPad or iPod power adapter - you may be able to fix it instead of buying a new one

02 Jul 19

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How to share screens on Mac, iPad & iPhone

Want to screen share on Mac, iPad & iPhone? Here's how to remotely access a friend or colleague's Mac screen on your own device

Want to screen share on Mac, iPad & iPhone? Here's how to remotely access a friend or colleague's Mac screen on your own device

02 Jul 19

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