How to Skip Converting to APFS When Installing macOS High Sierra

How to Skip Converting to APFS When Installing macOS High Sierra

MacOS High Sierra includes the all new APFS file system, which is arguably one of the most significant new features introduced in the new Mac operating system update. Nonetheless it’s possible that some Mac owners with SSD volumes will want to not convert the existing HFS+ file system to APFS file system when installing macOS…

How to Hide the iOS Screenshot Previews in iOS 11

How to Hide the iOS Screenshot Previews in iOS 11

After you take a screenshot of an iPhone or iPad in iOS 11, a little thumbnail preview of the screenshot appears in the bottom left corner. Tapping on that screenshot preview opens Markup where you can draw on the screenshot or quickly share it, but if you’re not going to markup your screenshot then you…

How to Open All Images Into One Window in Preview for Mac

How to Open All Images Into One Window in Preview for Mac

If you open multiple images into Preview on a Mac with some regularity, you may notice that sometimes pictures are grouped into single windows, and sometimes images are opened independently each into separate unique windows. If you’d rather all images be opened into a single window of Preview app on the Mac (or into unique…

How to Scan QR Codes with iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

How to Scan QR Codes with iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

The iPhone and iPad now include native QR code reading built directly into the camera app, allowing you to scan QR codes quickly using an iOS device and without having to download any third party software. QR codes are commonly encountered in the outside world, they typically look like a square of some scattered pixelated…

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

How to Shut Down an iPhone or iPad Without Using the Power Button

Have you ever wondered how to turn off an iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re not alone. While most users keep their iOS devices turned on all the time, sometimes users may need to power down a device completely, be it for storage, shipping, to preserve battery life, or whatever other reason. The latest versions…

How to Enable Offload Unused Apps in iOS to Save Storage Space Automatically

How to Enable Offload Unused Apps in iOS to Save Storage Space Automatically

If you frequently run out of storage space on an iPhone or iPad, you will appreciate a new feature in iOS that automatically saves storage for you. Called Offload Unused Apps, the toggle allows the iPhone or iPad to perform housekeeping and delete apps that have gone unused for a while, just as the name…

How to Refresh Updates in App Store for iOS 11

How to Refresh Updates in App Store for iOS 11

Keeping apps updated on an iPhone and iPad is generally a good idea, as app updates frequently include bug fixes, performance improvements, enhancements to compatibility, or even entirely new features to apps and games. iOS users can update apps by opening the App Store and going to the “Updates” tab, but sometimes an update may…