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How to Turn Off Auto Brightness on iPhone

Thanks to light sensors, your iPhone can automatically adjust the display brightness to match the ambient lighting. If you prefer manual controls, it’s possible to turn off Auto-Brightness, but Apple put the option in an unus…

How to Turn On an iPhone 13

The iPhone 13 doesn’t have a visible home button below its screen. You may be used to lifting or tapping it to wake it up, but that won’t work if it’s not already powered on. Here’s how to turn it on.

10 Things to Do With Your New iPhone

So you just got a brand new iPhone—congratulations! Whether it’s from a friend or you gifted yourself, you might wonder where to start. Let’s run through a list of fun and useful things you should do with your new Apple gad…

How to Close Apps on an iPhone 13

Normally, your iPhone 13 keep apps running smoothly in the foreground (or suspended in the background, ready to resume when needed). But if an iOS app misbehaves, it’s easy to force the app to close. Here’s how….

11 Things to Check When Buying a Used iPhone

Used iPhones are always in hot demand, and they’re a good option if you’re looking to save some money on an Apple smartphone. Like any second-hand purchase, there are some things you should check before you hand over your mon…

Stop Closing Apps on Your iPhone

If you constantly close apps on your iPhone while attempting to speed things up or save battery life, you’re doing the opposite and making your iPhone perform worse. Here’s why.

Why Does My Phone Keep Disconnecting From Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fi is something many people take for granted as always being there. It can be very frustrating when your phone seems to have issues staying connected. There are a lot of things that can cause that to happen….

How to Change the Snooze Time on iPhone

Your iPhone uses nine minutes as the snooze time for all your alarms. While there’s no direct way to change this snooze time, you can use a couple of workarounds to get alarms at custom intervals. We’ll show you how….

How to Screenshot on an iPhone 13

To capture an image of what you see on your iPhone 13’s screen, it’s easy to take a screenshot. We’ll show you how with instructions that also work for the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max….

The Best iPhone 13 Screen Protectors of 2022

Want to protect your iPhone 13 without slapping adding any additional bulk? A screen protector is a perfect option, as it protects the screen from cracks and scratches. Not sure where to start? Here are the best iPhone 13 scr…

How to Turn Off an iPhone 13

To help troubleshoot or save battery life, sometimes you need to completely restart or shut down your iPhone 13. We’ll show you how to do it—with instructions that also apply to the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone…

The Best iPad Stands of 2021

The best iPad stands offer flexibility for different sitting positions and viewing angles, changing the way you browse, watch, and type for the better. They come in all shapes and styles, and we’ve picked out the best iPad st…

How to Switch Between Tabs in Safari on iPhone

Switching between the open Safari tabs on your iPhone doesn’t have to be a pain. Safari lets you jump or slide between tabs quickly using either a swipe gesture or the Tabs button. We’ll show you how to do both….
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