Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

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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Pop-ups in Safari on your Mac? Here’s what to do

I hate pop-ups, and chances are, you probably do too. They’re not only a nuisance, but most of the time they’re also designed to get in your way to purposely try and scam you and get you to click on malicious material. Safari in OS X comes with anti-pop-up measures, but those with malicious intent […]

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Can’t sync your iPhone or iPad with iTunes? Try resetting your Lockdown folder

Those who use iTunes on a regular basis to keep their iOS devices in sync with one another are probably familiar with the problems that can arise from using the software, whether it’s on a Mac or a PC. If you’re having problems while trying to sync or back up your iOS devices, the problem […]

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What to do if you can’t make or receive FaceTime calls iPhone or iPad

Have you ever received one of those annoying messages that basically tells you FaceTime is having problems on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? They can be incredibly annoying, but usually they’re easy problems to fix. In this piece, we’ll talk about why you might be getting FaceTime errors on your iOS device and walk you […]

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