When To Consider Restoring An iPad Or iPhone

Some iPhone or iPad problems are only resolved by restoring your iPhone or iPad to factory settings. Apple’s support article details how to restore an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Restoring a device is definitively one of the last techniques I invoke when troubleshooting iPhone or iPad problems. I have only invoked it when more traditional … Read more

Apple Will Service Macs, iPhones and iPads For 5 Years

Did you know that Apple only services Macs, iPhones, iPad and iPod for 5 years? Apple uses the term vintage to describe products that have been discontinued for more than 5 years. An Apple support article states that “Vintage products are those that have not been manufactured for more than five years and less than seven years … Read more

iPhone’s Control Center Let’s You Access The Flashlight, Calculator And More

Do you know you can access your iPhone or iPad’s Flashlight, Clock, Calculator, Airplane Mode, Do Not Disturb feature and more with only two taps? All of these apps and features are available via the iOS Control Center. To quickly access the Control Center, tap on the Home button on the face of the device, then … Read more

Put Emergency Contact Information On Your iPhone’s Lock Screen

Do you have emergency contact information entered in your iPhone’s address book? If so, you might want to add this information to your iPhone’s lock screen so first responders can get this info easily. About 10 years ago, first responders, like paramedics and fire fighters started to encourage everybody to add a record to their cell … Read more