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Friday, September 22, 2017

Emmanuel Akor

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Control on iOS 11 are not turned off completely

Many have noticed that disabling Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, click Control on iOS 11 does not disable them completely. To disable the function, you need to enter the settings, which is not very convenient.

Apple has confirmed that it should be. When you disable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in paragraph 11 Management on iOS, they are not turned off completely. The device is simply disconnected from the Wi-Fi networks and Bluetooth accessories, but it continues to work with AirDrop, AirPlay, Apple Pencil, Apple Watch, etc.

How to roll back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3


Apple explained the work functions in his new paper:

Disconnecting from the network Wi-Fi access.

When Wi-Fi access is disabled, auto-connect to the network is also turned off as long as:

  • You turn Wi-Fi access in Manage.

  • You are not connected to a network Wi-Fi access in Settings.

  • You will not go to another place.

  • Do not come 5 am local time.

  • You do not restart your device.


Disconnecting from the accessory Bluetooth.

When Bluetooth is off, you can not connect to accessories Bluetooth as long as:

  • You do not enable Bluetooth in paragraph Office.

  • You are not currently connected to a Bluetooth accessory in Settings.

  • Do not come 5 am local time.

  • You do not restart your device.


If you want to completely turn off the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, you will need to do this in Settings.

This unusual innovation, but it is logical to connect to the Apple Watch and Apple Pencil.
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Emmanuel Akor

How to install iOS 11 on an iPhone or iPad with a jailbreak

If you have a jailbreak on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can not install iOS 11 "by air", instead you will only see an eternal screen with the search for an update.

This is normal for jailbreak devices since most modern jailbreaking blocks the function of updating "by air" so that the user does not update the device by accident, thereby knocking down the installed jailbreak.

In this case, The best way is to update the device manually through iTunes. To do this, you need to follow the simple instructions stated below.

Note:  When upgrading to iOS 11, you will uninstall the installed jailbreak with all the tweaks.

iOS 11 is supported by the following devices:

  • iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s

  • 12.9 iPad Pro 2 generations, 12.9 iPad Pro 1 generation, 10.5 iPad Pro, 9.7 iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5 generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2

  • iPod Touch 6 generation


Prepare to install iOS 11


Before you update your device, we recommend reading our post with tips on how you can prepare it.

How to prepare your iPhone or iPad for iOS 11 release



Make a backup of your device


To make a copy of the device before installing the update is always a good idea.

You can do this with iTunes or iCloud.

We recommend using iTunes so that in the event you can roll back to iOS 10.3.3.

How to install iOS 11 via iTunes


Before connecting the device to the computer, make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes installed.

Step 1:  Connect your iOS device to your computer using the USB cable. Wait until iTunes opens and connect to the device.

Step 2:  Click the button with the device to the left of the iTunes Store button in the upper right corner.

Step 3:  Immediately press "Update" without hooking the Option or Shift keys. If the iOS 11 update is available, it will automatically be downloaded and installed.

Step 4:  A window pops up informing you that the update is available. Click Download and Update. If it says that iOS 10.3.3 is the latest available version, download the appropriate firmware file from the link below.

Step 5:  Skip this step if you have an iOS 11 update available.

Download the firmware file for your device below:

Note: If you are downloading a file through Safari, disable automatic unzipping or use Chrome or Firefox.

➤  iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch


Find the model number of your device you can on its rear panel.

After the file has finished loading, hold down the Option (Mac) or Shift (Windows) key, and then click Refresh. Do not click Restore iPhone, otherwise, you will have to re-configure your device.

Step 6: A message pops up informing you that iTunes will update your iPhone / iPad / iPod touch to iOS 11. Click the Update button.

Step 7:  Then you will see the iOS 11. Click Continue and then Accept. 

Step 8:  iTunes downloads the firmware file and installs the update. This may take a while.

Step 9:  Do not disconnect your device from the computer until the process is complete. During the installation of the update, the device will reboot one or two times. After completing it, you will see a white screen with a greeting. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Emmanuel Akor

How to troubleshoot problems with Wi-Fi in iOS 11

Although iOS 11 added many new features and improvements, at first it is not perfect and requires bug fixes. However, some errors can be corrected manually, rather than wait until Apple releases a patch. This article contains methods to eliminate various problems in the Wi-Fi on the iPhone and iPad with iOS 11.

Some of the common mistakes that mark the users, include the inability to connect to the network, the incorrect password message when it exactly true, you can not change any settings in the Wi-Fi menu, repeating the connection reset or incredibly low rate.

forced reboot


She Force Restart. Recall that on all smartphones to the iPhone 6s inclusive it can be done by holding down the key and simultaneously turn off the button "Home" for 10 seconds. On the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus «Home» has become a touch, so instead, it is necessary to clamp the Volume Down key. After rebooting, the problem device with Wi-Fi, tend to disappear.

Forget the network and connect to it again


If you use the usual Wi-Fi (for example, at home or at work), try the menu Wi-Fi settings, select the Wi-Fi, open the advanced settings and choose "Forget this Network." After that, reconnect. If the network is protected by a password, enter it will have to again.

Turn off the VPN


If you are using the VPN, try temporarily disabling this feature and see if that solves the problem with Wi-Fi.

Disable using Wifi for geolocation



To do this in the settings, select "Privacy"> "Location Services"> "System Services" and deactivate the item «Wi-Fi network." Restart the device.

Disable Help Wi-Fi


The "Help Wi-Fi» was introduced in iOS and 10 is a pretty interesting tool. When activated, it compares the current speed of Wi-Fi networks and connections via 3G or LTE. If the Wi-Fi signal is too weak or the speed is too low, the system will automatically switch you to use the mobile network. Try to turn off this feature: it is located in the settings menu "Cellular" under the list of traffic flow in various programs and the item "Remote Application".

Reset network settings


Enough hard method, which we would recommend you leave as a last resort when other methods do not help. To choose in the settings menu "main"> "Reset"> "Reset Network Settings". The device then forgets all passwords and form a network, network settings and parameters previously used VPN and APN.
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Emmanuel Akor

How to roll back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3

Apple has finally released the final version of iOS 11 in public, and it contains many new features and changes. Every time Apple releases a big update of the system, this is of great interest, because as soon as possible to install iOS 11 - the natural desire of everyone.

If you installed iOS 11, but now you want to go back to iOS 10.3.3 because of bugs or a lot of power consumption, we will help you. It's quite easy to roll back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3 since Apple still signs iOS 10.3.3 firmware.

Important details



  • You can roll back only to iOS 10.3.3, which is the latest version of this system. You can not return to earlier versions because Apple no longer signs their firmware files.

  • The process involves resetting the device, and then restoring it from a backup, so it will take some time depending on the amount of your data and the connection to the Internet (if you are recovering from iCloud).

  • Use this method only if you have a copy of the device in iCloud or iTunes.

  • A standard backup of iCloud or iTunes is most likely based on iOS 11, so it may not recover correctly after iOS 10.3.3 is installed.


Check the status of the signature


To find out if Apple signs a firmware file, go to this site. A green tick means the company is still signing the firmware file, and you can roll back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3.

How to roll back from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3



  • Download firmware iOS 10.3.3 to your device


Note:  If you are downloading a file through Safari, dis

  • Connect the device to the computer.

  • Turn off the device.

  • Press the power button for 3 seconds.

  • Then, hold down the Home button without releasing the power button for 10 seconds.

  • Release the power button, but keep holding the Home button until the iTunes window pops up telling you that the device has been entered into recovery mode.


able the automatic unzipping feature or use a different browser. You can also rename the .zip file to an .ipsw file.

  • Click  OK.

  • Hold down the Alt / Option key on the Mac or Shift on Windows and click Restore (device).


Note:  If you do not press the Alt / Option or Shift key, your device will restore to iOS 10.

How to take screenshots on iPhone X




  • Select the iOS 10.3.3 IPSW file that you downloaded earlier.

  • Then click  Restore to continue.



  • The next screen will display information about the version of iOS 10.3.3. Go ahead and click Accept .

  • iTunes will install the version of the system on your device. This will take about 10 minutes.

  • After a successful restore to iOS 10.3.3, you will see a white screen with a greeting. Follow the instructions and restore your device from the backup you made earlier.


It's all. Now your version of iOS 10.3.3 is installed on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

The occurrence of errors


If you receive an error message, you downloaded the wrong firmware file. Check and try again.
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Emmanuel Akor

How to upgrade from iOS 11 GM to public release

Apple released the final version of iOS 11 in public, and some do not know how to upgrade from the Golden Master, which was released a week ago, to a public release.

The good news is that you do not have to do anything.

The fact is that both the iOS 11 Golden Master and the public release have the same build number: 15A372. Golden Master is essentially the final version of the system, ready for release. Unlike the steel beta version, iOS Golden Master has the same build number as the final version.

In other words, iOS 11 GM on your iPhone or iPad contains the same code as the official public release installed using the Software Update mechanism.

If you are a registered developer or a beta test participant, and you have iOS 11 GM installed, you do not need to do anything.

But if you want to continue to install the system updates, you need to delete the Apple developer profile from your device.

1)  Go to  Settings → General → Profile and click on the iOS Beta Software Profile.

2)  Now click  Delete profile and enter your password to confirm the solution.

The device will reboot.

In the future, you will not receive a beta update of the system from Apple, and any public updates to iOS 11 will appear on your device in the Software Update.

If you followed the instructions, you can safely continue to use iOS 11 GM, and soon in the Settings will update iOS 11, which you can install.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Emmanuel Akor

How to share files from iCloud Drive on iOS 11

On iOS, 11 old application iCloud Drive was replaced by a new application file. The files are returned to the old system of organization of documents on your device, as well as in storage like iCloud Drive, Dropbox and other application files are much better than iCloud Drive on iOS 10. One of its new features -. The ability to share files from iCloud Drive.

The function resembles Dropbox. You can quickly copy the link to the document or to open access to it to other people. They can add a file to my repository and change it, or simply download a copy to their device.

How to share documents iCloud Drive


Step 1: Open the attached file.

Step 2: In the section  Places, click the iCloud Drive.

Step 3: Find the document you want to share. Hold it until a menu appears with options. Or you can click "Select" at the top of the screen and mark multiple files.

tep 4: In the options, select Share.

Step 5: In the next menu click  Add people.

Step 6: Next, select the app you want to use. It is best to use the applications Mail or Messages.

Step 7: Let's say you select a message. Then you will need to enter the contact's name on the top line and press the "send" that he had received the document.

Apple released a set of dedicated instructions for iOS 11



How to configure file access


Step 1: Hold the document in the file, and click  Share.

Step 2: Now click  Add people.

Step 3: click on the window that opens, on the sharing options at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4: Here you can restrict changes to the document, and allow access only to invited you to people or anyone who has the link.

Settings can be changed for each of the invited people. In the Show section of people click on their name and go to settings.

How to share a link in a document


As in Dropbox, you can share the file using the link. But it's more complicated. You will first need to change the sharing settings.

Step 1: Hold the document in the File and select Share.

Step 2: Go to the  Sharing Settings.

Step 3: Check the box next to all who have the link.

Step 4: Return to the section  Add people, scroll to the end of the list and select Copy Link.

Now you can share the link with anyone. When they open it, they will get two options - to add a file to iCloud Drive or download a copy to your device.

How to remove people from the access to the file


Step 1: Hold the document, and select  Share.

Step 2: Click  Show people.

Step 3: Click on the name of the contact you want to restrict access.

Step 4: Click  Remove access.
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Emmanuel Akor

Apple released a set of dedicated instructions for iOS 11

Immediately after the release of iOS Apple scale updates posted three videos dedicated instructions, which opened the new features available for iPad users and iPad Pro. More specifically, it is a question of image processing, the possibility to copy the data on one device and paste it in another, as well as the conversion of handwritten text into type. Be careful: some of these tips require you to install paid apps!

Below Are The Dedicated Instructions For iOS 11




The first video shows how you can remove easily and quickly with a photo of a person, accidentally fallen into the frame. To do this, use paid Pixelmator app. Next trick: open the picture, click on the icon with a brush, then retouch and after - repair. We select what we want to remove from the image - and you're done!



The second video is about a copy-paste. You will need a free application Curator and included on all devices Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Procedure clearly shown in the tutorial: copy the image to your iPhone, select the desired location on your iPad and click "Paste."



The following tutorial requires an iPad Pro, an updated iOS, etc. 11, and the Apple Pen stylus. We will convert your handwriting into text using a GoodNotes utility (fee required). Just circle the text you want to recognize, and the program will do everything herself.

Once again, we recall that the use of these features, you must upgrade to iOS 11. How to do it? Read in our material!
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Emmanuel Akor

Could not install iOS 11 ? Here's what you can do

After the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus launch, Apple has finally released 11 iOS officially as they have early promised, I believe many of you will be on the internet trying to download and install iOS 11 IPSW during the installation you may encounter a problem we are here to guide on how to Install iOS 11 with any problem.

If your mood was spoiled failure iOS 11 installation, we will try to help you.

How to correct the error when installing  iOS 11


Try again


You've probably already tried to install the update multiple times. When an error pops up a window, you are offered two versions of "Close" and "Settings." Click "Close" to hide the window, wait a few minutes and try to install the update again in Settings> General> Software Update.

Wait a few hours


When iOS update comes out in public, millions of people are trying to install it immediately. Sometimes the servers cannot cope with the load. So it is better to wait a few hours and then try again when the load on the servers go down.

Install iOS 11 through iTunes


If all else fails, you can upgrade to iOS 11 via iTunes. Connect the device to your computer, open iTunes and click Update.

Install iOS 11 manually


Last saved - IPSW iOS 11 files that you can download to install the update. This method can correct errors that are not related to servers.

This method is recommended for advanced users. If you do not consider themselves as such, it is best to just wait. Otherwise, follow the instructions below:

Step 1:  Go to the page download iOS 11 IPSW-file for your device. Download the appropriate file for your model.

Step 2:  Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to the computer and launch iTunes.

Step 3:  Go to the Summary tab in iTunes.

Step 4:  Hold down the Shift key on Windows or Alt / Option on the Mac and click "Restore iPhone».

Step 5:  Select IPSW-file iOS 11, downloaded earlier.

iTunes will install the iOS 11 to your device. When the process is complete, you can restore from a backup.
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Emmanuel Akor

How to prepare your iPhone or iPad for iOS 11 release

Apple will release iOS 11 on Tuesday, September 19, and there will be many changes in the update, such as a customizable control point, multitasking functions for the iPad, new applications. Files augmented reality with ARKit technology, etc.

Tips for preparing your iPhone or iPad for iOS 11 release


1. Check whether your device supports iOS 11

iOS 11 is supported on the following devices:

  • X iPhone, iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 7 More iPhone, iPhone 6s, 6s More iPhone, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, SE iPhone, iPhone 5s

  • 12.9 iPad Pro 2 generations, 12.9 iPad Pro 1 generation, 10.5 iPad Pro, 9.7 iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5 generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2

  • iPod Touch 6 generation


2. Remove unused applications

Exit OS update - a good reason to reconsider its installed applications and remove those that you rarely use. They can be removed directly on the home screen, but there is another way: Settings> General> Storage and the iCloud > Manage. There you can choose unnecessary applications and press "delete". You can see how much of the law. By the application, and delete at least the greatest.

3. Free memory

IOS update 11 will take at least 2 GB of memory so that if your iPhone or iPad ends up memory, you need to release it. You can do this by removing all unnecessary files. In any case, at least 2.5GB free storage.

4. Refresh all applications

The developers have their applications for iOS 11. iOS 11 functions including ARKit. Note that 32-bit applications are not compatible with iOS 11, so read the instructions below.

5. refresh iTunes

If you plan to install iOS 11 via iTunes, you will need the latest version of the program - iTunes 12.7. Do not forget that Apple has removed the App Store from iTunes 12.7

6. Save your device backup

Make a copy of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch - always a good idea before installing the update. If you do this with the help of iTunes, then continue up the security information like passwords, etc. Make a backup of the device you can use iTunes or iCloud.

We recommend the iTunes method because you can roll back to iOS 10.3.3, if necessary.

7. jailbreak

If you have a jailbreak, and you can not live without their favorite apps and tweaks, we do not recommend that you update to iOS 11 until it is released a jailbreak for this version of the system. Below you can find out more about when this might happen.

8. Learn time iOS 11 release

Most likely, Apple will release iOS 11 between 20:00 and 23:00 Moscow. Since the days of iOS 4 in 2010, the company has always produced a major OS update at this time. If you do not know what it is time for your time zone, we will help you.

iOS release time 11 to your time zone


9. Installing iOS 11

IOS update 11 will be available on iTunes, as well as the settings in the software update.

Via iTunes, you can update your device by connecting it to your computer. If you plan to install a jailbreak in the future, use this method. We will post direct links when they become available.

If you already have a jailbreak update "over the air" will not be available. It is even if you want to - you have to restore iTunes.

After completing all the steps listed above, you should be ready to download and install iOS 11 with all its new features.
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Emmanuel Akor

How to take screenshots on iPhone X

You probably know that at any time you can capture the contents of your screen on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using the buttons "Sleep / Wake" and "Home".

But on the iPhone X button "Home" is no more, so the way to take screenshots on iPhone X had to be changed.

How to take screenshots on iPhone X


1)  Open what you want to capture the screenshot.

2)  Hold the side button  (which used to be called «Sleep / Wake») on the right side of the phone.

3)  Simultaneously, quickly press the volume buttonIt does not matter which of the volume buttons it will be.

A white flash will appear on the screen, indicating that the screenshot is done. It will appear in the lower left corner of the screen before it disappears.

Screenshots on iPhone X


TIP: Click on the preview of the screenshot to edit it and immediately share it with different applications and services.

iPhone X and iPhone 8 will support FLAC audio, like the iPhone 7 with iOS 11


To find your screenshots, go to the Photos app, click Albums and select the album Screenshots.
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Monday, September 18, 2017

Emmanuel Akor

Top 6 Tips to Speed ​​Up iPhone 7 (Plus)

iPhone does not apply to phones that start to work more slowly one month after purchase. But from each rule there are exceptions. The reason for the slowdown of the iPhone may be old or full of bugs software, demanding application resources or simple visual illusion. In any case, follow our instructions, and you will definitely make your iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus or the earlier model work at maximum speed.

Top 6 Tips to Speed Up iPhone 7 (Plus): 


1. Accelerate the animation


Perhaps your iPhone just looks slow. Animations can visually inhibit the work of the smartphone. This is especially evident on the iPhone 7. If you are sensitive to such things, perhaps you should turn off the animation in the user interface.

Go to Settings> General> Universal access> Reduce traffic. After activating this animation option when opening applications, folders, etc. will be disabled.

2. Upgrade to the latest version


If you have not updated the iPhone software since the purchase, now is the time to do it. You can assume that updating to the latest version of the OS will slow down the phone, but this is just a city legend. For older models, it really was this: they were not fast enough to cope with the new features of iOS.

But these days it's different. Apple is aware of such problems, so they optimize updates for all versions of the iPhone, not just the latter; in addition, the hardware of the iPhone, even two years ago, is quite modern.

If you have performance issues, this may be caused by errors in applications or Apple software that have been fixed in newer versions. In addition, timely updates are optimal from a security perspective.

Therefore, without delay, open Settings> General> Software Update and update the software components to the latest versions.

3. Soft Reset


A simple solution in case of insufficient performance can be a soft iPhone reset. Just press and hold the power button and "Home" until the smartphone reboots. On the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the algorithm looks a bit different: here you need to hold down the Home button and decrease the volume.

This will not reset your settings and data. There will be only an imperceptible reconfiguration of some invisible parts for the user. If the degradation of your phone was caused by a faulty or malicious application, this should help.

4. Check the list of background tasks


iOS is usually very good at managing background tasks. However, sometimes they can get out of hand. In some cases, programs use technical tricks to constantly work on the background - so, among other things, the Facebook application arrives. One way to solve this problem is to disable background execution for applications that do not need it.

Go to Settings> General> Update content and turn off access to applications like Facebook.

5. Clear the application cache


Caching data in the cache can slow down your iPhone and take up disk space. Unfortunately, this is not very easy to do. iOS does not provide an easy way to clear the cache, so you'll have to deal with each application separately (and not all of them include this feature). In popular applications like Dropbox and Google, you can usually find such an option in the settings.

Often the large size reaches the cache of Safari. To clear it, go to Settings> Safari and click "Clear history and site data".

To find out how much space applications are occupied, use Settings> General> Storage and iCloud. To clear the application cache that does not allow you to do this through the built-in options, you will have to remove them and reinstall them from the App Store.

6. Reset iPhone


The last tool is reset the iPhone. If none of the above is helpful, there may be something wrong with the software itself. And in connection with the overall closeness of the iOS system, the only solution in this case is to reset the iPhone to its factory state.

Before doing this, be sure to back up your data with iTunes or iCloud. For best results, however, we recommend not restoring your phone via iTunes, but start again by installing only the necessary applications.

To reset, go to Settings> General> Reset . Select the option "Erase content and settings" .

How is your iPhone?


How do you follow your iPhone? Do you have a special way to maintain its performance? Tell us about it in the comments below.
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