iPhone Problems

Apple’s Error 53 fiasco

Apple’s Error 53 fiasco

As we reported last week, thousands of users have been left with bricked iPhones because they got their broken Home buttons repaired from non-Apple approved repair shop instead of Apple Service Center, Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider.

How to fix iPhone battery percentage getting stuck or not updating on iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

How to fix iPhone battery percentage getting stuck or not updating on iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

There have been numerous reports from owners of the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s Plus, stating that their battery percentage icon is no longer updated. Meaning, these iPhone users have no idea what battery percentage their device is really at. At times the battery percentage will drop below 20 percent and jump back up to 60 percent without any warning. While the the majority of these issues appear on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, it seems to have occurred on other iOS devices as well. Check out a simple way to fix the issue when it crops up. 

Apple provides workaround to fix Messages app crashing issue due to text with Unicode/Arabic characters

Apple provides workaround to fix Messages app crashing issue due to text with Unicode/Arabic characters

We first broke the news earlier in the week that a bug in iOS could cause the Messages app to crash and the iPhone to reboot/respring after you get a text with a string of Unicode/Arabic characters.

iMessage crashing or can’t open it after getting a message with Arabic characters? Try this fix

iMessage crashing or can’t open it after getting a message with Arabic characters? Try this fix

Some users are reporting problems with iMessage after getting a message with Arabic/Unicode characters.

The problem seems to be getting aggravated as users are sending the message to their family and friends as a prank.

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

Have you backed up your iPhone lately? If you haven’t you may want to do so right now, because losing all your apps, contacts, and most importantly, you photos and videos, can be a huge pain in the ass. If you misplace, break, or have your phone stolen you’ll lose your entire Camera Roll collection of photos and videos. But if you made a recent backup you just may be able to recover all your photos and videos in no time.

What should I do if I lost my iPhone or iPad?

What should I do if I lost my iPhone or iPad?
Losing, or having you phone stolen can be an extremely stressful and annoying process. While we all try to be careful, mistakes happen and iPhones and iPads are lost every day. If you have lost your device there are more than a few things you can do in hopes to recover it or at least have peace of mind that your data won’t be stolen.

Touch ID not working after upgrading to iOS 8.3? Try this fix

Touch ID not working after upgrading to iOS 8.3? Try this fix

Apple released iOS 8.3 with new features such as redesigned Emoji keyboard, CarPlay Wireless, new Siri languages, and many performance and stability improvements.

But iOS 8.3 also seems to have brought its own set of problems. Some users seem to be having issues using Touch ID in the App Store.

‘GMT bug’ in Calendar app fixed in iOS 8.2 beta 5

‘GMT bug’ in Calendar app fixed in iOS 8.2 beta 5

If you’re facing the GMT bug in the Calendar app in iOS 8, then you may have to wait for iOS 8.2 for a fix.

It looks like Apple has fixed the bug in iOS 8.2 beta 5 that was released yesterday. 

Some iPhone 5s users reporting major issues with Touch ID after upgrading to iOS 7.1

Some iPhone 5s users reporting major issues with Touch ID after upgrading to iOS 7.1

Apple released iOS 7.1 on Monday with a number of new features, improvements, refinements and bug fixes.

In the release notes, Apple had mentioned that it had improved Touch ID performance. However, according to some iPhone 5s users things have got worse after upgrading to iOS 7.1.

Having problems with Touch ID? Here’s a Simple Trick to Fix it

Having problems with Touch ID? Here’s a Simple Trick to Fix it

The Touch ID is great when it works, but a number of iPhone 5s users have complained that the fingerprint sensor fails to recognise the correct print on the first try. If you’re facing these accuracy issues, you can follow this simple tip to improve Touch ID on your iPhone 5s.