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Error 53

Error 53

If you see error 53 or can‘t update or restore your iPhone or iPad Follow these steps to get help updating or restoring your iPhone or iPad. If your iOS device has Touch ID, iOS checks that the Touch ID sensor matches your device’s other components during an update or restore. This check keeps your(…)

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Get Started

Get Started

Get started with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Learn how to set up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. While setting up your device, you can start over at any point by pressing the Home button. Turn on your device You’ll see “Hello” in many languages. Slide from left to right anywhere on this screen.(…)

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Update to iOS 9

Update to iOS 9

iOS 9 adds new features and improves things that you love to do with your device every day. Here’s how to update to iOS 9 Back up before you update Creating a backup is simple, important, and we recommend it for everyone. Download iOS 9 To get iOS 9, tap Settings on your device. Then(…)

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iPod Tips

iPod Tips

  Quickly take and send a photo in Messages Touch and hold the attach media button, compose your shot, then tap the take picture button to take and immediately send a photo. Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Facebook (opens in a new window) Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Twitter(…)

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iPad Tips

iPad Tips

  Quickly take and send a photo in Messages Touch and hold the attach media button, compose your shot, then tap the take picture button to take and immediately send a photo. Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Facebook (opens in a new window) Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Twitter(…)

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iPhone Tips

iPhone Tips

  Quickly take and send a photo in Messages Touch and hold the attach media button, compose your shot, then tap the take picture button to take and immediately send a photo. Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Facebook (opens in a new window) Share Quickly take and send a photo in Messages on Twitter(…)

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Personal Hotspot

Personal Hotspot

Learn the system requirements for Personal Hotspot on your iPhone, iPad, and iPad Mini. To use this feature, your wireless carrier must offer Personal Hotspot and your devices must meet certain system requirements. System requirements The table below lists the iPhone and iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular models) capable of Personal Hotspot and which connections they can(…)

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Using Continuity

Using Continuity

Continuity features connect iPhone with your iPad, iPod touch so they can work together as one. You can start an email or document on iPhone, for example, and then pick up where you left off on your iPad. You can use your iPad to make phone calls through your iPhone. Continuity features include Handoff, Phone(…)

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Touch ID

Touch ID

Touch ID is a seamless way to use your fingerprint as a passcode. With just a touch of the Home button of the iPhone 5s, the Touch ID sensor quickly reads your fingerprint and automatically unlocks your phone. You can even use it to authorize purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store.(…)

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Personal Hotspot

Personal Hotspot

Personal Hotspot lets you connect your computers and devices to the Internet using the cellular data connection on your device. To use this feature, enable Personal Hotspot on your cellular data plan. Contact your carrier for information and pricing. Sharing your cellular data connection Use the following steps to set up Personal Hotspot: Tap Settings > Cellular:(…)

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Wireless Diagnostics

Wireless Diagnostics

Wireless Diagnostics can help you resolve wireless connectivity issues by analyzing the Wi-Fi network your Mac is connected to and providing solutions. Wireless Diagnostics is included with OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and later. If you can connect to your Wi-Fi router, but are having issues with webpages loading, sending or receiving email, music or(…)

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Connecting to Wi-Fi

Connecting to Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that allows you to wirelessly connect to a local-area network. A Wi-Fi connection will allow you to browse the Internet, connect to the App Store and iTunes Store, and use many other features of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. There are multiple ways one can configure a Wi-Fi network; here(…)

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Siri

Siri

The first thing you will notice when you tap and hold the Home button to launch Siri is the all new user interface. In iOS 7, Siri’s UI takes over the entire screen rather than sliding up from the bottom of the screen and just occupying just a portion of the screen. It displays “What(…)

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Multitasking

Multitasking

When you double press the Home button to access the multitasking tray/app switcher, you will be greeted with an all-new card-based interface quite similar to the tab switching interface in mobile Safari. It displays the preview of the app you are running along with the logo of the app. It’s a good decision to go(…)

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Notification Center

Notification Center

The grey linen background of the Notification Center has been replaced by a translucent/blurred background. It has a dark tint compared to the Control Center, with light smudges based on the color of the app icons or what’s underneath. Like the camera slider, Notification Center obeys the laws of gravity, if you slam it down, it’ll(…)

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Home Screen

Home Screen

One of the first things you will notice when you unlock your iOS device to get to the Home screen is the new animation. First you see two app icons fly to the home screen, followed by the rest of the icons. The other thing you will notice immediately is the redesigned icons of the stock iOS(…)

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Control Center

Control Center

Control Center gives you quick access to the controls and apps you always seem to need right this second. Just swipe up from any screen — including the Lock screen — to do things like switch to Airplane mode, turn Wi-Fi on or off, or adjust the brightness of your display. You can even shine(…)

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Lock Screen

Lock Screen

In iOS 7, the lock screen sports a minimalistic user interface, gone is the iconic slide to unlock slider button. Instead you’re greeted with just the “slide to unlock” text with a subtle animation that highlights the text that hints at the direction in which you need to slide to unlock the lock screen. You(…)

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Game Center

Start using Game Center The first time you open Game Center, sign in with your Apple ID and password and set up your profile. Go to Settings > Game Center to: Sign in and out (tap your Apple ID) Edit your Game Center profile (tap your nickname) Allow invites and let nearby players find you Get friend recommendations from Contacts(…)

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Boost Your iPhone’s Signal

Boost Your iPhone’s Signal

Most of us have unfortunately at one time or another experienced poor mobile reception on the iPhone – inevitably just when you need it most. But why can your iPhone’s signal be weak in the first place? Besides the very well publicised “Antennaegate” débacle there are many reasons, but it’s commonly due to factors outside of(…)

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Siri Tips

Siri Tips

Ensure that your device is connected to the Internet Siri works by sending your requests to Apple servers. Because of this, Siri sends information such as your voice input, contacts, and location (if you have Location Services turned on) to Apple to process your requests. For Siri to work, your device must be connected to(…)

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iOS 7 Tips

iOS 7 Tips

Bug: White screen of death A bug that seems to have cropped up for a lot of people, particularly on the iPad, but also various iPhone models is a random crash from the home screen which soft reboots the device and brings up a screen with the Apple logo. The background color matches the device, so a(…)

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Find the serial number, IMEI, MEID, CDN, and ICCID number

Find the serial number, IMEI, MEID, CDN, and ICCID number

Find the serial number on iOS devices and the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number, Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID), Cellular Data Number (CDN), and Integrated Circuit Card ID (ICCID) number on iOS devices with cellular connectivity. You can get the information from your device, the device packaging, or from your computer. Get the information using your device(…)

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iOS 8.0.1 on iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus issues

iOS 8.0.1 on iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus issues

Here is a workaround for you if you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and you lost cellular service and Touch ID functionality today after updating to iOS 8.0.1. You can reinstall iOS 8 through iTunes by following the instructions below. Apple is also preparing iOS 8.0.2 with a fix for the issue, and will(…)

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Reset iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Reset iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

How to restart Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of your device until the red slider appears. Then drag the slider to turn your device completely off. After the device turns off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until you see the Apple logo. How to reset You should reset your(…)

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