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iCloud Contacts
Fixed: iCloud Contacts Not Syncing on iPhone, iPad or Mac

By Carrie Murray, Monday, December 2, 2019

You can save iPhone contacts to iCloud so that the contacts can be synced across your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. However, iCloud syncing doesn't always work properly. For say, some......

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Files App
iOS File Explorer to Browse iPhone/iPad Files from PC/Mac

By Carrie Murray, Monday, November 4, 2019

Unlike Android, Apple devices including iPhone and iPad, don't have built-in files explorer for users to browse photos, media files, documents and other files in its file syste......

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Messages on iPhone
Fixed: iPhone Deleted Messages by Itself

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, October 16, 2019

"All of the texts in my messages on my iPhone randomly deleted today. I just went and opened the messages app and it was completely empty. Is there a way to restore these mess......

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Factory Reset iPhone Without Password
How to Factory Reset iPhone 6/7/8/X/11 without Passcode or iTunes

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Read this post if you find yourself in one of the following situations:You forgot the iPhone passcode and want to delete the password;You need to reset old iPhone 6/7/8/X for sale ......

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Downgrade iOS 13
How to Downgrade from iOS 13/iPadOS to iOS 12.4.1

By Carrie Murray, Friday, September 27, 2019

Every year, people find problems on their iPhones after the major iOS update. iOS 13 on 2019 is no exception. After upgrading iPhone/iPad to iOS 13/iPadOS, some users noticed bugs ......

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Set Up As New iPhone
Solved: Can't restore iPhone from backup because the software is too old

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, September 25, 2019

When restoring iCloud/iTunes backup created by another iPhone to your current iPhone, you may get an error saying that the backup cannot be restored to the current iPhone because t......

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No SIM Card Installed
How to Activate and Use an iPhone without SIM Card

By Carrie Murray, Monday, September 16, 2019

It is exciting to have a new iPhone. And it's likely that you don't have a SIM card available for activating your iPhone or you just want to use it as an entertainment tool......

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Fix Quick Start Not Working
Quick Start Not Working on iPhone/iPad, How to Fix?

By Emily Watson, Friday, September 13, 2019

Quick Start is a new option updated by Apple in iOS 11 and later, which makes it easier for users to automatically set up a new iPhone or iPad from their old iOS devices. You can u......

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Set Up New iPhone
How to Set up New iPhone 11, XS, XR, X, 8, 7

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, September 11, 2019

When you get a new iPhone like the latest iPhone 11 or iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 or just switch from Android to iPhone, setting up your new iPhone is probably the first thing you would do......

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Apps and Data Screen
Where Is Apps and Data Screen on iPhone and How to Get to It?

By Carrie Murray, Monday, September 9, 2019

Question: I am trying to restore my iPhone from an iCloud backup but cannot find the apps and data screen to do that. Where is the Apps and Data screen on iPhone 7?You may also won......

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Download Music from YouTube to iPhone
How to Download Music from YouTube to iPhone

By Carrie Murray, Friday, May 17, 2019

You may hear some great music on YouTube and want to download the music to the iPhone from the website. With YouTube music on iPhone, you can listen to YouTube music via iTunes, or......

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Turn on iMessage
Quick Fixes to iMessage Not Syncing on Mac

By Carrie Murray, Monday, December 24, 2018

iMessage allows users to send and receive messages over Wi-Fi among different iOS devices and Mac computer. In general, if you log in the same Apple ID on iPhone and Mac, the iMess......

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Can't Import Photos from iPhone
Fixed - Can't Import Photos from iPhone to PC(Windows 10/8/7)

By Carrie Murray, Friday, December 21, 2018

There are many ways to import photos from iPhone to PC: iTunes, FonePaw DoTrans, Windows Photos, Autoplay, Picasa and more. The most direct way to transfer photos from iPhone to PC......

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Restoring iPhone Taking Forever
How Long Does It Take to Restore an iPhone from iTunes/iCloud

By Carrie Murray, Tuesday, December 18, 2018

You restore iPhone with iTunes usually when you need to fix a problem on your iPhone, for example, iPhone passcode is forgotten, iPhone gets stuck in Apple logo screen, the device ......

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iPhone DCIM Folder Empty
iPhone Internal Storage is Empty on Windows 10/8/7, How to Fix?

By Carrie Murray, Monday, December 17, 2018

Some of you might have encountered such an embarrassing situation: when you connect your iPhone or iPad with the computer, you can see the attached device appearing in This PC or f......

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Documents and Data on iPhone
How to Get Rid of Documents and Data on iPhone

By Carrie Murray, Monday, November 26, 2018

When the phone runs slowly or becomes sluggish, everyone knows to check the storage because little free storage space usually leads to a slow iPhone. While checking the iPhone stor......

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iMessage Not Delivered
[Fixed] iMessage Not Delivered or iMessage Doesn't Say Delivered

By Carrie Murray, Tuesday, November 20, 2018

We use iMessage all the time, but sometimes, iMessage cannot be delivered. There are mainly two situations when iMessage is not delivering.  iMessage says not delivered with a......

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iPhone Storage Full
[Fixed] iPhone Says Storage Full But It's Not

By Carrie Murray, Saturday, October 06, 2018

"My iPhone 6 says storage is full but there is nothing on the phone. And when I add up all my apps in Settings > General > iPhone Storage, I should have at least 6GB of ......

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Disable System Integrity Protection on Mac
How to Disable System Integrity Protection (SIP) on macOS?

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, September 19, 2018

When you use third-party software, such as some data recovery tools or BootCamp cloning tools on your Mac, you will get a message like "Startup disk is protected by 'Syste......

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Delete Contacts on iPhone
Best Duplicate Contact Remover App for iPhone X/XS

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, September 26, 2018

There are inevitably some duplicate contacts on iPhone. For example, you may have double contacts on iPhone for the same person, one of which contains an old phone number while the......

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Duplicate Photos on iPhone
How to Delete Duplicate Photos on iPhone 5/6/7/8/X

By Lois Green, Monday, August 27, 2018

Photos tend to occupy the largest amount of our iPhone storage, and if you go through your photo library, you would find it crammed by dozens of duplicate photos.With more and more......

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Storage Almost Full on iPhone
Storage is Full: How to Clear iPhone Storage

By Lois Green, Friday, August 24, 2018

iPhone is good for taking photographs, playing games, listening to music or Podcasts, watching videos, etc. It is so powerful and multi-purpose that we enjoy using it without reali......

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Lock iPhone Photos
Secure & Easy Way to Lock and Encrypt iPhone Photos

By Lois Green, Thursday, August 23, 2018

You may want to lock some private photos on iPhone so that they can be seen by nobody but you. If you want to lock photos on iPhone without app, you can directly hide photos on Pho......

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Lock Photos on iPhone
How to Hide Photos on iPhone/iPad

By Lois Green, Wednesday, August 22, 2018

We like to share with others the great photos we have captured on iPhone and iPad. But have you ever had such an embarrassing experience that you would like to show others some int......

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Delete Contacts on iPhone
[Easy] How to Delete All/Multiple Contacts on iPhone X/8/7/6/5

By Carrie Murray, Monday, May 28, 2018

Updated on Thursday, June 27, 2019.Almost all iPhone users don't know how to delete multiple or all iPhone Contacts including me. However, sometimes we will have to mass delete......

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FaceTime Greyed Out
[Solved] FaceTime Icon Greyed Out in Contacts

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, April 18, 2018

"I cannot call a specific person on the list of FaceTime on iPhone, as the FaceTime/Audio icons are greyed out. How can it be fixed?"  --From a FaceTime userRec......

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FaceTime Cellular Data
Pro Tips: Fix iPhone Cannot Make or Receive FaceTime Calls

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, April 17, 2018

FaceTime is a built-in app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, providing video or audio calls service among iOS device. People prefer using FaceTime to make calls to their family or friends......

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FaceTime Calls
Is It Available to Download FaceTime for Android?

By Lois Green, Thursday, April 12, 2018

Can I Use FaceTime on Android?Why Won't We Get FaceTime on Android? Four Alternatives to FaceTime for Video Calling on AndroidCan I Use FaceTime on Android?Want to use FaceTime......

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Turn on FaceTime
Fix Facetime Not Working After Update (with Pictures)

By Lois Green, Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Note: If you meet with the same issue - Facetime Not Working after updating to iOS 13, try the same way to fix.Is facetime not working? Is facetime camera not working on mac? FaceT......

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FaceTime No Sound
Fix FaceTime No Sound Error on iPhone/iPad

By Lois Green, Tuesday, April 10, 2018

FaceTime no sound on iPhone? Some FaceTime users including complained about FaceTime sound not working while talking on iOS 10/11 devices. Fortunately, the fix can be very easy. If......

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Can I Download FaceTime for Windows?
Can I Download FaceTime for Windows?

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, March 27, 2018

FaceTime, an audio/video calling app created by Apple, allows us to call people with a phone number or email address. The app is preinstalled on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac, b......

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Restart Mac
MacBook Won't Charge? Here's What to Do

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

There are several reasons for a MacBook won't charge:Charging cable or adaptor is not properly connected;Cables, Apple adaptor or other hardware device is broken;Overheating ca......

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Wipe on Keyboard
Keyboard Not Working Properly on Macbook Pro

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Apple has updated keyboard for Macbook Pro, but recently users complain that keyboard doesn't work properly on MacBook Pro/Air or iMac, for example: The whole keyboard doe......

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Mac Force Quit Application
How to Force Quit Apps on Mac

By Emily Watson, Thursday, March 01, 2018

Apple's Mac series products (MacBook/ MacBook Air/ MacBook Pro/iMac and so on) have always enjoyed a good reputation in customer experience. However, users may encounter the si......

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Turn Bluetooth On
Solutions to Bluetooth Not Working on macOS/OS X

By Lois Green, Thursday, March 01, 2018

Some people complain that after updating macOS or OS X, Bluetooth is not working on Macbook with a pop-up message below the menu bar, saying that "Bluetooth: Not Available&quo......

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Fixes to Wi-Fi Connection on Mac
Fixes to Wi-Fi Connection Issues on Mac

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, February 28, 2018

As a crucial element of modern life, Wi-Fi is indispensable for most of us. A Wi-Fi network interruption for even a second could drive us nuts. For Mac users, that may happen when:......

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iMessage Syncing
Troubleshooting: How to Fix iMessage Not Working Problems

By Emily Watson, Friday, February 16, 2018

iMessage is an instant messaging service developed by Apple, which enables message sent among Apple devices via Wi-Fi or cellular data. However, sometimes iMessage is not working o......

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Fix iPhone Incorrect Mail Counts
What Can I Do If iPhone Count Unread Mails Incorrectly

By Emily Watson, Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sometimes the built-in Mail app on your iPhone appears "ghost" messages: there are red numbers on Mail app icon indicating that you have unread emails, yet actually there......

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Common iPhone X Problems and How to Fix Them (ii)

By Lois Green, Thursday, February 15, 2018

You must be very excited to get your new iPhone X. However, since iPhone X is very different from previous iOS devices, it might be a bit annoying and difficult to get used to it. ......

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iPhone X Trouble
Common iPhone X Problems and How to Fix Them (i)

By Lois Green, Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Since you are reading this article, something wrong may happen to your new iPhone X. But don't panic since you're here! This article will be divided into two parts, hardwar......

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Fix iPhone Won' t Make or Receive Calls
[Solved] My iPhone Won' t Make or Receive Calls

By Lois Green, Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Phones are made to make or receive calls, of course. Yet sometimes you may be unable to make or receive calls on your iPhone X, 8/8 Plus, 7/7 Plus, 6/6s/5, which would be a nightma......

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iOS Data Recovery
How to Fix Mail App Disappeared Problem on iPhone?

By Emily Watson, Monday, February 05, 2018

"One day the Mail app is missing from my iPhone, how can I get it back quickly? I need it to work!" --From Apple Support CommunityIn fact, not only Mail but also man......

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Calendar Choosing Events to Show
Calendar Icon Missing? Here Is How to Restore iPhone Calendar App

By Emily Watson, Monday, February 05, 2018

My calendar app is missing from my iPhone 7 after updating to iOS 11. I can't find the app icon in any folders and not in the Spotlight search. It seems that the calendar icon ......

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Siri Not Working on iPhone
Siri Not Working on iPhone? Here are Fixes

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Admittedly, Siri is one of the greatest features on iPhone. It is a good assistant for iPhone users to get directions, send messages, or find some files. However, Siri may be ......

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App Store Not Connecting on iPhone
App Store Not Connecting on iPhone X/8

By Carrie Murray, Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Some people complainted that App Store cannot connect on iPhone, even the new-released iPhone X/8. App Store is an official channel where we download or update App. When seeing a &......

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Fix iPad/iPhone Wi-Fi Greyed Out
How Do I Fix iPad/iPhone Wi-Fi Greyed Out

By Carrie Murray, Friday, December 29, 2017

iPhone is good, but not perfect. Some people recently reported that they cannot turn on Wi-Fi because the icon is grayed out or dim on iPhone or iPad. They have no ideas what's......

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Share Live Photos
How to Share Live Photos As GIFs on iPhone

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, July 11, 2017

'Live Photos' embraces an update in iOS 11 and now rolls out with three modes: Loops, Bounce and Long Exposure. Now, users can relive favorite memories with movement and so......

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iPhone 'Save Image' Not Working
[Fix] iPhone 'Save Image' Not Working

By Emily Watson, Friday, May 26, 2017

"iPhone 6 not saving photos to camera roll from Safari. What can I do to fix it?"Nowadays, we human beings are tied to a hand-sized gadget - cell phone. One of the brands......

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Fix iPhone Slide Buttons Problems
″Slide to Unlock/Power Off″ Not Working on My iPhone

By Emily Watson, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

"My iPhone won't let me slide the slider to unlock it. when i try to turn it off, i can't slide the slider to power off. However, i can slide up the thing at the botto......

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Failed to Send or Receive Emails on iPhone [Fix]
Failed to Send or Receive Emails on iPhone [Fix]

By Emily Watson, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

We're now living in a net of connections and dealing with people, familiar or unfamiliar. Though email is becoming less popular in social activities, it does play a significant......

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Fix iPhone Bluetooth Problem
Fix ″iPhone Cannot Connect to Bluetooth″ Issue

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Mobile phone is now taking the leading place in handset market. Instead of an immovable telephone, a portable phone is of course much more popular. However, is it the fact? The ans......

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Set Gmail Calendar on iPhone
Gmail Calendar Not Syncing on iPhone? [Fix]

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Gmail Calendar is an excellent assistant in crazy busy workdays. It helps us keep track of various appointments, meetings, events and lessen our burden in the mess. And since Gmail......

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Waiting for Activation Error
How to Fix iMessage ″Waiting for Activation″ Error on iPhone

By Carrie Murray, Tuesday, August 16, 2016

iMessage is a "free" text communication tool provided by Apple for iOS devices users, which allows users to send messages by Wi-Fi or cellular data. Comparing with SMS, i......

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Unable to Join Network Error
How to Fix an ″Unable to Join the Network″ Error in iOS

By Carrie Murray, Wednesday, July 27, 2016

When trying to connect iPhone/iPad/iPod to a Wi-Fi network, there is an error message popping up, saying, "Unable to Join the Network." Are you troubling by this error ri......

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FaceTime Waiting for Activation
How to Fix FaceTime Waiting for Activation Error on iPhone

By Lois Green, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

"I just got my fresh new iPhone 6s. However, when I tried to toggle on FaceTime, it keeps prompting that 'FaceTime activation'."This problem may be raised when yo......

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Facetime with Friends
FaceTime Stuck on Connecting & Fails? [Solved]

By Lois Green, Monday, May 30, 2016

"FaceTime gets stuck on 'Connecting' all the time. I just want to make a video chat with my son! What should I do now?""When I am having an audio call with m......

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iPhone Won't Connect WiFi
What to Do When Your iPhone/iPad Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

By Lois Green, Thursday, January 25, 2018

Certainly Wi-Fi is one of the most intelligent inventions in this era, which offers lots of conveniences when one's using cellphones or laptops. It nevertheless will be a disas......

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Restart iPhone
Fix an ″Activation Error″ After iPhone Reset/Restore

By Lois Green, Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Some iPhone users say that they get a "Cannot activate your iPhone now" prompt time and time again.There are various errors possibility that will cause this activation er......

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SIM Card on iPhone
Why Does iPhone Say No SIM Card? Here is the Best Fix

By Lois Green, Wednesday, April 19, 2017

"What to do if my iPhone gets a alert saying that 'No SIM card installed', 'Invalid SIM' or 'Insert SIM'? What're the possible triggers that cause ......

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iPhone Not Charging
iPhone or iPad Not Charging? [Fix]

By Lois Green, Sunday, May 08, 2016

"Why won't my iPhone 6 charged? I have it charged all night but I still can't power on my iPhone. Can anyone share your experience on fixing iPhone no charging error?&......

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iPhone Randomly Vibrates
5 Ways to Stop iPhone from Vibrating Randomly

By Lois Green, Friday, May 06, 2016

"My iPhone vibrates randomly every day. I've tried every possibility I can: I checked notifications settings and vibrations settings already. The iPhone buzzes for no reas......

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iPhone Not Ringing
iPhone Not Ringing on Incoming Calls (Solved)

By Lois Green, Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Have you ever had the experience that you get your iPhone along with you everywhere, but you finally find out you've missed the important call because your iPhone is not ringin......

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Install Apple Service
How to Fix Computer Not Recognizing iPhone

By Emily Watson, Thursday, June 27, 2019

My computer won't recognize my iPhone 7 Plus. I don't know whether it's because my iPhone is not connecting to the computer or it's simply iTunes that making all th......

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Visual Voicemail is Currently Unavailable
How to Fix Visual Voicemail Currently Unavailable Error on iPhone

By Lois Green, Monday, July 24, 2017

"Hello all, for unknown reason my iPhone 6 is now showing the following statement when to go to the voicemail tab. Is this something that is happening at the server and anyone......

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Turn MMS Messaging on iPhone
Troubleshooting - iPhone Won't Send Pictures in Text

By Lois Green, Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Summary: In this post, I will provide you the trobleshooting tips to fix iPhone cannot send a picture message error, which has been proven to be helpful by thousands of users who h......

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Merge Duplicate iPhone Contacts
How to Merge Contacts on iPhone

By Emily Watson, Thursday, August 23, 2018

This guide will show you how to merge contacts on iPhone. As we use our iPhones to store contacts information, it is easy to generate duplicate contacts. Sometimes, when syncing co......

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