Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

Error messages popping up from failed automatic iOS updates? Here’s the fix

Your iPhone and/or iPad can perform over the air (OTA) software updates automatically during the night while you’re sleeping, so long as it’s connected to a power source and you’ve given it permission first. While this feature is incredibly convenient for anyone who doesn’t have the time to wait for software updates during the day, […]

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Personal Hotspot not working? Try this

Personal Hotspot is an incredibly convenient feature that comes bundled into your iPhone; it lets you share your iPhone’s data connection with other devices, effectively transforming it into a wireless modem, as long as it has service from your carrier. As convenient as it might be, it can sometimes come with headaches from not working […]

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YouTube videos keep buffering? Here’s the fix

I’m a big time YouTube user, and even though I have zippy fiber optic internet, it seems like there are still times when YouTube videos get stuck buffering instead of playing when I want to enjoy HD video streaming. If you can relate, then you should take a few minutes to read this piece, because […]

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Here’s how to force restart and enter DFU mode on the new iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

Every so often, iPhones have a brain fart and you may have to force them to restart or use DFU mode to restore because they either stop responding or start behaving sporadically. With the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which no longer have a Home “button,” there is a new process to force restart […]

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What to do if your Mac shows the wrong battery level

All Macs with internal batteries have an indicator that appears in the Menu Bar. In rare circumstances, the indicator may not display the correct battery level. In this piece, we’ll be talking about the various troubleshooting steps you should try to remedy this problem.... Read the rest of this post here "What to do if […]

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Were you “forced” to start over after this weekend’s Pokémon GO update? Here’s the fix

Following this weekend’s Pokémon GO game update from Niantic, many players who used their Google accounts to play have claimed that the update deleted their account data and forced them to start over by making a new account to play with. If you were one of these people, this is a troubleshooting tutorial you’ll want […]

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Problems jailbreaking iOS 9.3.3? Check these common mistakes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the great news about Pangu releasing an official jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 over the weekend. Despite the fact that it’s what we call a semi-untethered jailbreak around here, it’s still a fully-functional jailbreak. On the other hand, lots of people seem to be having some […]

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Tip: check your cell signal with the Received Signal Strength Indicator

When you have an iPhone, your carrier’s signal strength can be one of the most important things that helps you decide which carrier to go with. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to enter Field Test mode on your iPhone and display the RSSI value in the Status Bar, rather than the basic signal bar […]

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