How to Check Progress of iCloud Restore on iPhone or iPad

How to Check Progress of iCloud Restore on iPhone or iPad

Wondering how long an iCloud backup restore to an iPhone or iPad will take to complete? Restoring an iPhone or iPad from an iCloud Backup can take a while, depending on the size of the iCloud backup, and the speed of the internet connection the iOS device is connected to. If you want to check…

How to Stop an iCloud Restore on iPhone & iPad

How to Stop an iCloud Restore on iPhone & iPad

iCloud backup restores can be stopped at any time on newer iOS devices. This means that if you have chosen to restore an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from an iCloud backup, either when setting up a device with a prior iOS backup, or to restore a problematic device as a troubleshooting method, you can…

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

Newly Setup iPad Pro Battery Draining Rapidly? “Ongoing Restore” Might Be Why!

If you have recently setup a new iPad Pro, iPad mini, or iPad and discovered the battery is draining unusually fast leading to subpar battery life on the device, don’t fret, there’s probably a good reason for it. In fact, if during your recent setup or restore of the iPad you decided to restore from…

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max

Placing an iPhone XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max into DFU mode may be necessary as a troubleshooting step in some situations in order to restore an iPhone. DFU mode is a low-level device restore state that allows for an iPhone to be restored directly from firmware, it requires a Mac or Windows PC…

How to Restore to iOS 11 If You’re Over the iOS 12 Beta

How to Restore to iOS 11 If You’re Over the iOS 12 Beta

You probably shouldn’t run an iOS public beta on your primary device. But maybe you took the plunge anyway—anything to get in on that sweet Memoji action—and now you regret it. Maybe an app you use every day isn’t compatible with iOS 12 yet, and you want to go back. You can. Whether you can…

How to Recover Deleted Safari History on Mac

How to Recover Deleted Safari History on Mac

Have you ever wanted to recover deleted Safari history on a Mac? Maybe you unintentionally cleared all history and web data or deleted specific Safari history and you’d like to reverse those decisions and get the browsing history back? Or maybe you’re doing a little bit of investigative work for some reason or another, or…

iPhone Restore from iTunes Backup Taking Forever? Here’s the Fix

iPhone Restore from iTunes Backup Taking Forever? Here’s the Fix

Whether you’re setting up a new iPhone, migrating to an iPhone X from an old iPhone, or just restoring an iPhone through iTunes for troubleshooting or some other reason, the process of restoring an iTunes backup to an iPhone should not take an excessively long amount of time. But sometimes a peculiar situation can happen…