iPhone Troubleshooting

iPhone 5s users reporting “Blue Screen of Death” error

iPhone 5s users reporting “Blue Screen of Death” error

iPhone 5s users are reporting that they’re getting the “Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)” error, a problem that ironically plagued older Windows PCs.

According to the discussion threads on Apple support forums, iPhone 5s users are reporting random reboots following a BSOD when they use Apple’s iWorks apps.

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Getting Activation Error? Here’s How to Fix it

Getting Activation Error? Here’s How to Fix it

We’re seeing a number of our readers reporting activation error, it is most probably because you had installed iOS 7 beta 6, which expires on October 6, which means it has probably expired or will shortly expiry depending on your timezone.

To fix the activation error you need to update your iOS device to iOS 7.0.2, which is the latest iOS software update. 

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Are you facing problems with Gmail Push Notifications over ActiveSync?

Are you facing problems with Gmail Push Notifications over ActiveSync?

Have you noticed issues with Gmail push notifications over ActiveSync on your iPhone for the last few days? For example: mails don’t arrive for hours at a time and then you get them suddenly in one go.

You are not alone as it seems that the issue is indeed affecting users who have setup Gmail or Google Mail on their iOS device using Google Sync (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync).

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Has Your iPhone Clock Automatically Moved Forward By An Hour For Daylight Saving Time (DST)?

It’s that time of the year when you have to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time in the U.S.

At 2 a.m. local time today, daylight saving time (DST) arrived with the promise to give you an extra hour of evening light.

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How To Fix Google Chrome Crashing Issue On Jailbroken iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch [Updatedx3]

How To Fix Google Chrome Crashing Issue On Jailbroken iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch [Updatedx3]

Yesterday, Google released an update for Chrome app (version: 25.0.1364.86) for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that makes it easier to search and share content.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be playing nice on a jailbroken iOS device as it keeps crashing almost immediately after launching it. 

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How to Fix Endless Reboot Loop Problem on your Jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

How to Fix Endless Reboot Loop Problem on your Jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Now that the evasi0n jailbreak for devices running iOS 6.1/6.0 is out, a lot of you folks are experimenting with your iOS devices by installing tweaks, changing themes and doing all sorts of tinkering. Unfortunately  due to the lack of a jailbreak since such a long time, developers haven’t got a lot of time to ensure their tweaks work without any glitches on iOS 6.x, which means that installing certain tweaks could result in undesirable behaviour like crashes or even endless reboot cycles.

In this post, we tell you a few ways to solve these problems.

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How to: Recover a Locked and Disabled iPhone or iPad

How to: Recover a Locked and Disabled iPhone or iPad

Either through fat fingers, an errant Bluetooth keyboard, or a complete brain fart, sometimes we not only get the passcode to our device wrong, but we get completely locked out. Apple gives us 6 tries before you get a time-based cooling off period, but eventually if you keep trying (and failing) your device is disabled. What then? Well, the solutions are easy, but the most important thing is planning ahead to lessen the pain. Because all the solutions have a certain degree of “ouch” factor to them.

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Getting Started with iMessage: Setting Up Devices

Getting Started with iMessage: Setting Up Devices

This is the first of likely many how to posts on iMessage. I think iMessage has to be one of the coolest, convenient, slick, and most freakin’ confounding apps/services that Apple offers. I love iMessage, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t drive me round the bend too. In this post, I’m going to cover setting up iMessage, adding more email addresses to iMessage, and connecting all your devices/machines together to be in iMessage sync.

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Did iOS 6.0.1 Fix Your WiFi Issues?

Did iOS 6.0.1 Fix Your WiFi Issues?

Lots of folks had persistent (and annoying) issues with WiFi on their iPhone 5s and other iOS devices with iOS 6. I had to troubleshoot, oh, all the iOS devices in my house to get the WiFi back up to snuff. When iOS 6.0.1 was released, all the problems were supposed to be fixed, but were they?

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Basic iPhone Troubleshooting: Apple Recommends Hard Reset-Reboot Before Making Genius Bar Appointments

Basic iPhone Troubleshooting: Apple Recommends Hard Reset-Reboot Before Making Genius Bar Appointments

If you’re iPhone (or other iOS device) is having issues, and you want to book a Genius Bar appointment at your local store, Apple might ask you to take one little step first: Do a hard reset/reboot of your phone. And you know what, that’s a great idea.

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