Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

Apps stuck on “Installing…” on your Home screen? Try this

It seems like at the worst times, iOS apps can sometimes glitch out in the middle of installation. When this happens, you might see the “Installing…” indicator on the app icon on your Home screen for ages, when the app’s installation should have already been completed. Most of the time the fix is easy, but […]

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How to fix boot loop on a jailbroken iPhone or iPad with Safe Mode

What happens when a jailbreak tweak bugs out on your device and ends up in a boot loop? Do you try to reboot the device to no avail? Do you take to the internet to ask how to fix it? How about this: try booting into Safe Mode manually, then uninstall the faulty tweak. In […]

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Got files that won’t delete from your Mac’s Trash? Here’s why

Sometimes when emptying the Trash on your Mac, you may get error messages that tell you files you’re trying to delete are in use. When you’re looking to delete everything that’s in your Trash to free up some storage space, error messages are going to be the last thing you want to see. In this piece, […]

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Notifications not forwarding to Apple Watch? Check these likely causes

It’s a nice feeling when software works as it should, but that’s not always the case. In the case of the Apple Watch, notifications that are supposed to be tapping on your wrist may not work when you expect them to. If you’re having problems with your Apple Watch not receiving the notifications your iPhone is putting out, […]

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Why and how to safely eject media drives from your Mac

Every time you connect an external peripheral to your Mac, such as an SD card, an external hard drive, or a USB flash drive to transfer files, you should safely eject it when you’re finished using it. In this post, we’ll talk a little bit about why it’s important to follow this process, and we’ll […]

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Facebook not loading on your iPhone? Try this

I am a Facebook user, as I am sure many of you are too. With that being said, you may or may not be familiar with loading problems that can occur while using the social network via the free iOS app. In this troubleshooting tutorial, we’ll talk about some ways you can try to fix problems […]

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Can’t remove your payment info from your Apple ID? Here’s why

Not everyone wants to have their credit card or debit card linked to their Apple ID. Some people are afraid of having their financial information tied to online merchants and digital content stores because of the unfortunate reality of identity theft and unauthorized purchases. With that in mind, what should you do if you don’t […]

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What to do when iTunes can’t locate your music files

Have you ever had the problem where an exclamation point appears next to a song in iTunes when you try and play it? This is the last thing you want to deal with when you’re in the mood to listen to your jam, but fortunately, it’s usually a pretty easy thing to fix. In this tutorial, we’ll […]

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‘Hey Siri’ not working? Try these steps

Hey Siri is an invaluable feature of Apple’s iOS devices that lets you invoke Siri without having to press any buttons. Using nothing more than the device’s microphone, you can mutter the words “Hey Siri” from a distance, and Siri will instantly launch and wait for your command. But what should you do if it’s […]

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