iPhone Tips and Tricks

How to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator

How to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator

Apple was recently accused of creating “backdoor” services in iOS that make it easier for government agencies to spy on users without their knowledge, although the iPhone maker promptly denied those claims in an official response issued yesterday, and followed it up by publishing a support document that provides information about the diagnostic services. Regardless of what you choose to believe, we’ve prepared this step-by-step guide on how to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator. 

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How to bulk delete photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

How to bulk delete photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

If you want to delete a bunch of photos from your iPhone or iPad to free up space, the Photos app has a really useful option to delete images in bulk.

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How to change Jailbroken iPhone or iPad’s root password

How to change Jailbroken iPhone or iPad’s root password

If you’re new to jailbreaking, and have just jailbroken your iOS device using the Pangu jailbreak then it may be a good idea to change the default root password to prevent someone with malicious intent from gaining access to your device.

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How to stop Whatsapp automatically saving Photos and Videos to iPhone’s Camera roll

How to stop Whatsapp automatically saving Photos and Videos to iPhone’s Camera roll

If you’re a heavy Whatsapp user, then you may have noticed that it automatically saves images and videos sent to you to your iPhone’s Camera roll.

The Whatsapp auto-save feature will not only use up storage space on your device, it could also end up using mobile data.

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How to point your Wi-Fi router antennas for the best reception

How to point your Wi-Fi router antennas for the best reception

If you have a Wi-Fi router that has antennas, here’s how to orient them in the best way to maximise reception in your house.

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5 Essential Security Tips for iPhone and iPad

5 Essential Security Tips for iPhone and iPad

While our beloved iPhones and iPads are precious enough by themselves, they also store our sensitive data and personal information — and that’s why it’s important to keep your device and its contents safe from attacks and intrusions. iOS 7 makes it easy to secure your iOS device, whether you’re using it or not. Here are a few tips to keep your device and data safe and sound.

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How to disable ‘Frequent Locations’ tracking on your iPhone

How to disable ‘Frequent Locations’ tracking on your iPhone

Following a report this morning in which China called the iPhone’s “Frequent Locations” feature, which was introduced in iOS 7, a “national security concern,” we figured it would be a good idea to provide a guide on how to disable Frequent Locations on iPhone. If you do not want Apple storing a list of locations in which you frequent, including the date, time and address, follow these step-by-step instructions.

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5 iPhone and iPad charging myths debunked

5 iPhone and iPad charging myths debunked

We’ve all heard a lot of charging myths. “Don’t keep your iPhone plugged in throughout the night,” “Don’t talk on the phone while it’s charging,” “Let the phone completely discharge, and only then put it back on charging” and so on. But how many of these are valid points, and how many are just myths? Let’s find out.

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How to set up, customize and use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone

How to set up, customize and use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone

One of the most well thought-out features of the iPhone is Do Not Disturb, a comprehensive profile setting that lets you quickly turn off your phone’s ringtones and alerts, and also route calls through to your voicemail, when you need to step into a meeting or go to bed. Here’s how you can customize your Do Not Disturb settings and be discreet at a moment’s notice.

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The Ultimate Guide to find, subscribe to and enjoy Podcasts on your iOS device

The Ultimate Guide to find, subscribe to and enjoy Podcasts on your iOS device

If you enjoy radio shows, but want a more curated experience, you might want to get into podcasts. Having become popular during the early days of the iPod (hence the name), podcasts are audio/video shows whether you’re into news, sports, comedy, music, technology, art, design, programming, food or just about anything else, there’s a podcast just waiting for you to tune into. Here’s how you can delve into the wonderful world of podcasts on your iOS device.

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