Why Can’t I Access Control Center When an App is Open on My iPhone?

The Control Center on your iPhone provides a simple way to access certain features and settings on the device. Use these steps to allow Control Center access from within an app on your iPhone. Open Settings. Choose Control Center. Tap the button to the right of Access Within Apps. Our article continues below with additional […]

How to Turn Off the Passcode on the Apple Watch

Much like your iPhone, there is potentially sensitive information that can appear or be accessed from your Apple Watch. But if you have a passcode that you no longer wish to use, then follow these steps to turn off the passcode on an Apple Watch. Open the Watch app on your iPhone. Select the My […]

Why Does My iPhone Battery Icon Switch from Black to White?

While some of the battery colors on your iPhone indicate various devices statuses, others are merely cosmetic. For example, your iPhone battery icon can switch from black to white depending on the background color. The battery icon at the top-right corner of your iPhone screen provides a visual indication of the amount of battery life […]

How to Make iPhone Ask Before Downloading Apps Over Cellular

You can configure your iPhone to automatically install apps, and it can even perform these downloads over a cellular network. Use these steps to make your iPhone ask before it downloads apps over a cellular connection. Open the Settings app. Choose the iTunes & App Store option. Select App Downloads. Tap the Always Ask option. […]

How to Use a Purchased Ringtone on the iPhone 6

Customizing a new iPhone is one of the most fun parts of getting it, and there are a lot of different ways to perform that customization. Follow these steps to use a purchased ringtone on your iPhone 6. Open the Settings app. Choose the Sounds & Haptics option. Select the Ringtone button. Tap your purchased […]

How to Enable Low Data Mode on an iPhone 11

Managing cellular data usage on an iPhone is a concern for many device owners. Use these steps to enable low data mode on an iPhone 11. Open the Settings app. Choose the Cellular option. Touch the Cellular Data Options button. Tap the button to the right of Low Data Mode. Our article continues below with […]

How to View Contacts on iCloud from a Computer

Your iPhone can sync a number of different things from the device to your iCloud account. This includes your contacts. Use these steps to view your iPhone contacts in iCloud on a computer. Open the Settings app. Touch your Apple ID. Select iCloud. Tap the button to the right of Contacts. Scroll down and choose […]

How to Clear Cookies on iPhone 11

Sometimes you will need to clear website data and history on your iPhone 11, which includes cookies that have been saved by websites. Use these steps to clear cookies on iPhone 11. Open Settings. Select Safari. Touch the Clear History and Website Data button. Tap Clear History and Data to confirm. Our article continues below […]

How to View History on Safari on iPhone 11

Often when people are concerned about the browsing history on their phone, they are interested in deleting it. However, that history can be useful. Use these steps to view your history in Safari on an iPhone 11. Open Safari. Touch the book icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap the clock icon to view […]

How to Turn Off the Auto Rotate iPhone Setting

Your iPhone screen can switch between portrait and landscape orientation based on how you are holding it. Use these steps to turn off the auto rotate iPhone setting. Swipe down from the top-right of the screen. Touch the Portrait Orientation Lock button to turn it on. Our guide continues below with additional information and pictures […]