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How to Check if Your Email and Password Were Leaked in the Facebook Hack

Friday April 9, 2021 10:13 am PDT by
Websites, apps, and social networks are regularly targeted by hackers who are after valuable user data, which can be sold to those interested in stealing usernames and passwords to various sites. One of the most recent significant attacks affected more than 553 million Facebook users, with data stolen in 2019. In 2021, that stolen data was published on a website for hackers and made easily...
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How to Delete Downloaded Books and Audiobooks on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:54 pm PDT by
If you've downloaded books, audiobooks, or PDFs to the Books app on your iPhone or iPad, it's worth going through them every once in a while. You may find that some of them no longer need to be there, in which case they're just taking up space on your device. The following steps show you how to delete unecessary items from the Books app, which should help free up some valuable storage. Laun...
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How to Auto-Delete Old Message Conversations on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:53 pm PDT by
Deleting old messages from your iPhone or iPad is a good way to save on your device's storage space, but going back through your old conversations and deleting them individually would be a tedious and long-winded process. Fortunately, there's a simpler way to say goodbye to old messages in iOS – Apple's mobile operating system can be automated to discard messages that have been on your...
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How to Free Up Space on iPhone and iPad By Storing Messages in iCloud

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:52 pm PDT by
Messages in iCloud, as the name suggests, stores your iMessages in Apple's cloud servers rather than on each of your individual devices, which has a number of benefits. When you receive a message on one device, it shows up on all devices logged into the same ‌iCloud‌ account. Likewise, when you delete messages and conversations they are instantly removed from all your devices. Another...
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How to Delete Large Attachments on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:50 pm PDT by
Apple's iOS mobile operating system includes built-in features that offer suggestions on how you can save space on your iOS device. These space-saving suggestions can help you free up space on your iPhone and iPad when storage space is running low, so it's worth checking in on them from time to time. One of these built-in features encourages you to review large attachments taking up storage in ...
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How to Delete Voice Memo Recordings on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:49 pm PDT by
Deleting individual recordings in Apple's native Voice Memos app for iPhone and iPad is really easy. Launch the app, and in the list of recordings, just tap the one you want to delete, then tap the trash icon. If you want to delete multiple recordings in one go, tap the Edit button in the top-right corner of the screen, then select the recordings that you want to remove. Once you're done...
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How to Review and Delete WhatsApp Media

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:47 pm PDT by
If you're a heavy WhatsApp user and your iPhone is running low on storage, it may be that all the videos, voice messages and photos stored in the app are taking up a hefty amount of space on your device. Fortunately, WhatsApp features a built-in media management tool that can help you identify, select, and bulk delete GIFs, photos, and videos that may be filling up your phone. The tool...
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How to Save Storage Space When Recording Video on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:42 pm PDT by
The video recording capabilities of iPhones and iPads get better with each new model that Apple releases, which is great if you want to capture the best-looking video possible. However, the higher quality the video format is, the more storage space the video files naturally take up, which may not be good news if you're device is short on capacity. Typically, iPhones default to shooting video...
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How to Delete Redundant Burst Mode Photos on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:37 pm PDT by
Burst Mode refers to when the camera on your iOS device captures a series of photos in rapid succession, at a rate of ten frames per second. It's a great way to shoot an action scene or an unexpected event, since you're always more likely to end up with the picture you were aiming for. Whenever you take a series of burst photos, they automatically appear in the Photo app under the Album name ...
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How to Save Storage Space When Shooting in HDR on Older iPhones

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:36 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhones include a camera feature called HDR, which uses High Dynamic Range to capture better photos when the image includes bright sunlight alongside extreme shade. HDR achieves this by taking three exposures of the same scene which it then combines into one picture, resulting in a more balanced, realistic shot. On iPhone X and earlier models, when the camera takes an automatic HDR...
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How to Remove the Apps You Don't Use on Your iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:34 pm PDT by
With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it's easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue. Fortunately, there's an easy way that you can keep tabs on which apps you use the most and which ones have basically become redundant,...
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How to Reinstall Deleted Apps on iPhone and iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:29 pm PDT by
If you've deleted an app on your iPhone and iPad to save space or because you didn't find the app useful at the time, it's not a one-way street – you can always re-install said app on your device in a few short steps. While there's no section in iOS that exclusively lists "recently deleted" apps as such, you can still find the apps that you've purchased in the past but are no longer...
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How to Erase Your iPhone or iPad

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:28 pm PDT by
Erasing your iPhone or iPad is a good idea when it comes to selling the device, giving it away, or taking it to a store for repairs. It's also one way to start afresh if your device's storage is nearing full capacity, so it's worth knowing how it's done. Before you erase anything though, you should back up your device, just in case. You can back up your data to iCloud, but we'd advise you...
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How to Wirelessly Sync Your iPhone or iPad to a Windows PC

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:26 pm PDT by
When you connect your iPhone or iPad to a Windows PC, you'll be able to sync to it albums, songs, playlists, movies, TV shows, podcasts, books, audiobooks, photos and videos, contacts and calendars. This article shows you how. You can sync your ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ to a Windows PC by physically connecting them, but did you know that you can sync your Apple device by having them connected over same ...
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How to Wirelessly Sync iPhone or iPad to Mac

Thursday April 8, 2021 4:24 pm PDT by
When you connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac, you can sync a range of media to your device, including albums, songs, playlists, movies, TV shows, podcasts, books, audiobooks, photos and videos, contacts and calendars. This article shows you how it's done. It used to be the case that you could only sync an ‌iPhone‌ and ‌iPad‌ to a Mac using a physical cable, but these days you can sync your...
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How to Back Up Your iPhone or iPad to a Mac

Tuesday April 6, 2021 3:53 pm PDT by
There are two types of backup available to iOS users. iCloud backups are encrypted automatically and stored in the cloud, and you can create and use them anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. By contrast, Mac-based backups are created and stored on your Mac, encryption is optional, and you have to connect your device to your computer to restore one. This article shows you how to back up your iPhone,...
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How to Back Up Your iPhone or iPad Using iCloud

Tuesday April 6, 2021 3:50 pm PDT by
Creating an iPhone or iPad backup should be routine for most users, as it's a simple procedure and the easiest way to recover your data if your device is replaced, lost, or stolen. There are two types of backup available to iOS users. iCloud backups are encrypted automatically and stored in the cloud, and you can create and use them anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. By contrast, computer-base...
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How to Back Up iPhone and iPad on Macs Running Mojave or Earlier

Tuesday April 6, 2021 3:44 pm PDT by
There are two types of backup available to iOS users. iCloud backups are encrypted automatically and stored in the cloud, and you can create and use them anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. By contrast, Mac-based backups are created and stored on your Mac, encryption is optional, and you have to connect your device to your computer to restore one. This article shows you how to back up your iPhone,...
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How to Back Up Your iPhone or iPad to a Windows PC

Tuesday April 6, 2021 3:43 pm PDT by
Not everyone who owns an iPhone or iPad has a Mac, which is why Apple made its mobile devices compatible with Windows PCs, too. Using USB, you can you can connect an ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ to a Windows PC to set up the device, charge its battery, share its internet connection, transfer files, and sync content. This article shows you how to back up your iOS device on a Windows PC. Make Sure You...
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How to Stop AirPods From Automatically Switching to Other Devices

Friday April 2, 2021 10:40 am PDT by
Apple in 2020 issued an update for AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, and some Beats-branded headphones that allows them to automatically switch between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac depending on which device you want to listen to. Say you're listening to another device with your ‌‌AirPods‌‌ but you want to listen to your ‌‌iPhone‌‌ instead. If you start playing music, a podcast, or other...