Category: iTunes

How to Cancel Pre-Orders on iPhone & iPad

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Did you pre-order something but now you’re having second thoughts? Changed your mind on a movie or music album that you pre-ordered on the iTunes Store? Don’t worry, because you haven’t wasted your money just yet. All you need to do is cancel your pre-order and this is something that can be done within a matter of seconds.

Apple’s iTunes and TV apps allow users to pre-order music and moves that aren’t available just yet. Unreleased items can be pre-purchased similar to how you’d buy any other content in the store. However, unlike existing content,…

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How to Buy Ringtones on iPhone

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Are you bored of using the ringtones that came preinstalled on your iPhone? Or perhaps, you want to use one of your favorite songs as your default ringtone? In that case, you might want to take a look at all the available offerings on Apple’s Tone Store.

The default iPhone ringtone is used by several people and you might easily get confused when you’re in public and you start hearing it. Sure, there are other ringtones you can choose from, but they’re nothing extraordinary. If you want a ringtone that stands out when you receive a phone call, purchasing…

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How to Hide Nudes, Personal Data, and Pictures of Your Ex on an iPhone or iPad

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It’s possible you have a few photos on your iPhone or iPad that you’d rather not stumble upon—or have anyone else stumble upon, such as a picture of your ex, a troubling memory, or other, uh, unmentionables. If you’re not ready to delete or offload them, but you don’t want them seen by the wrong eyes, you can hide

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How to Install tvOS 15 Public Beta on Your Apple TV

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While you might not think of the software that runs on your Apple TV too often, Apple does release a major update every year. In the fall of 2021, Apple will release tvOS 15, which brings some quality-of-life improvements to the Apple TV: You’ll finally be able to log in to apps using Face ID on your iPhone, for…

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How to Fix the Mysterious iPhone Wifi Bug (and Avoid It Altogether)

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An unusual bug is currently breaking iPhones’ wifi connections. Luckily, it’s easy enough to avoid—and to fix if your phone becomes afflicted—but dang, is it weird. In short, for some reason, if your iPhone connects to a wifi network named “%p%s%s%s%s%n,” the device’s wifi will cease to function. So don’t do that.

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How to Restore HomePod Mini with Mac or PC

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Is your HomePod Mini not working? Whether HomePod is not responding at all no matter what you’ve tried, or is apparently bricked, you can try restarting, resetting, or even restoring your HomePod Mini to get it to work.

Unlike the regular HomePod, the HomePod Mini comes with a USB-C charging cable, meaning you can potentially connect it to your computer’s USB-C port. While it cannot be used to transfer content, your computer can be used to restore your HomePod’s software to factory defaults, which may be useful if you’re not able to find your device in…

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How to Unhide Purchases Using iTunes on PC

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Have you hidden any downloaded apps on your iPhone or iPad, and now you want to access those from iTunes?

First of all, we’d like to point out that we’re not talking about hiding and unhiding apps from the home screen of your iOS or macOS device. That is completely different. We’re talking about hiding purchased apps from iTunes and the App Store. Here, we’ll be discussing about the apps that you’ve prevented from showing up in your list of purchases or your family member’s purchases.

Since a fair number of iPhone and iPad users have and use…

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How to Tell If You're Being Scammed By Fleeceware Apps

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Fleeceware is one of the worst scams you can deal with on your device, because it has one, singular goal: extracting as much money from you as possible. It generally accomplishes this not by dropping malware on your device or otherwise forcing you to do something; instead, fleeceware hides in plain sight, relying on a…

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How to Disable Explicit Apple Music Content on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

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We all love a bit of music and Apple Music subscribers are no different. But with so much music including explicit language, you might want to turn it off, ensuring you only hear the clean version of every song. That is especially the case if you have kids who use your device – or they have their own device – and listen to music.

Thankfully it’s very easy to prevent explicit lyrics from being heard on any device that is part of your Family Sharing setup. That includes your own as well as anyone else who is part of the same family. It’s important to note…

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How to Manage App Store Subscriptions on Windows PC with Tunes

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Windows PC users can make use of iTunes to quickly check all their active and expired subscriptions for various services and apps through their Apple devices. So whether you want to cancel a service, check the renewal date, or change a subscription plan, you can do that from a Windows PC, much like you can on a Mac.

Even if you don’t subscribe to a service directly from a Windows PC, but instead subscribe via iPhone, iPad, or Mac, it’s set to automatically renew by default, whether it’s monthly or yearly subscription. And you can still manage that…

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