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How to fix an iPhone (or iPad) that won't charge its battery

How to fix an iPhone (or iPad) that won't charge its battery

Quick tips and longer-term fixes to try if the Lighting port isn't working to charge up your iPhone or iPad's battery

Quick tips and longer-term fixes to try if the Lighting port isn't working to charge up your iPhone or iPad's battery

11 Apr 17

How to turn off multitasking on iPhone & iPad

How to turn off multitasking on iPhone & iPad

Want to disable multitasking features like Split View and Slide Over on iPhone and iPad? Here's how

Want to disable multitasking features like Split View and Slide Over on iPhone and iPad? Here's how

07 Apr 17

How to get a black screen front on a red iPhone 7

How to get a black screen front on a red iPhone 7

Like the new (Product) Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus but wish it had a black front and screen? We show how to make that happen

Like the new (Product) Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus but wish it had a black front and screen? We show how to make that happen

30 Mar 17

 
How to use Workflow to automate tasks on iPhone

How to use Workflow to automate tasks on iPhone

Make repetitive tasks quicker and easier by automating them in the Workflow app on your iPhone

Make repetitive tasks quicker and easier by automating them in the Workflow app on your iPhone

28 Mar 17

10 tips to fix a hot iPhone (and stop it exploding)

10 tips to fix a hot iPhone (and stop it exploding)

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

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

23 Mar 17

Why is Apple Pay not working?

Why is Apple Pay not working?

How to check if Apple's servers are offline and if Apple Pay is working as it should

How to check if Apple's servers are offline and if Apple Pay is working as it should

17 Mar 17

How to open a .docx Word file on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

How to open a .docx Word file on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

Want to collaborate with PC-based colleagues? Here's how to open, edit, save and export .docx Word files on a Mac, iPad or iPhone

17 Mar 17

 
Is iCloud down?

Is iCloud down?

A few quick ways to see if any iCloud problems are due to your device or the service itself

A few quick ways to see if any iCloud problems are due to your device or the service itself

10 Mar 17

Is the App Store down?

Is the App Store down?

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

Having trouble downloading apps or connecting to the App Store? Here's how to check if there's a problem with the site

10 Mar 17

How to back up your Apple Watch

How to back up your Apple Watch

Want to protect the precious fitness data, music & settings on your Apple Watch? Here's how to safely back up an Apple Watch

Want to protect the precious fitness data, music & settings on your Apple Watch? Here's how to safely back up an Apple Watch

08 Mar 17

How to use Chromecast on iPhone or Mac

How to use Chromecast on iPhone or Mac

Apple's AirPlay is great, but Chromecast is a good alternative for iOS and macOS users.

Apple's AirPlay is great, but Chromecast is a good alternative for iOS and macOS users.

08 Mar 17

 
iPhone battery not working: How to fix or repair faulty iPhone battery

iPhone battery not working: How to fix or repair faulty iPhone battery

Be gone, terrible iPhone battery life! Here's how to fix a faulty iPhone battery, or get it repaired or replaced by Apple or a third party

Be gone, terrible iPhone battery life! Here's how to fix a faulty iPhone battery, or get it repaired or replaced by Apple or a third party

06 Mar 17

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