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How to Restart HomePod and HomePod Mini

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Did your HomePod stop responding to your queries all of a sudden? Is Siri not being activated when you press the top of your HomePod? This may be either a glitch or a connectivity issue that can often be easily resolved by just rebooting the device.

Unlike most other Apple devices that have a physical button to turn them on/off for quickly fixing minor software-related issues, the HomePod doesn’t have a dedicated power button. Of course, you can unplug it from the wall socket, but that’s not really an ideal solution to restart your device, isn it? You may…

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How to Boot in Safe Mode on Apple Silicon M1 Mac

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Having trouble booting up an Apple Silicon M1 Mac normally? Booting into Safe Mode can help troubleshoot issues on a Mac, and help to determine if a particular problem is software related, MacOS related, or even hardware related. If you have an Apple Silicon MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini however, you’ll find the process of booting into Safe Mode on M1 Macs is different from how it worked on Intel Macs.

Safe Mode makes it easy to boot your Mac while preventing installed software from starting up during the boot process. Rarely, a Mac may not boot…

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How to Force Restart M1 Mac

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Wondering how to perform some common troubleshooting tasks like force restarting an Apple Silicon M1 Mac? If you are an early adopter an Apple silicon MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini, you might be curious how some some tasks are different, since M1-powered Macs are based on a completely different chip architecture.

The good news is that the new Apple M1-powered Macs follow the same technique to force restart or hard reboot the device as the more recent outgoing Intel models. However, not everyone who got themselves a new M1 Mac is an existing macOS user…

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How to Force Restart New iPad, iPad Mini, iPad Air

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Have a newer iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Air with a Home button, and wondering how you can force restart the device? It’s pretty simple to forcibly reboot iPad models with physical home buttons, but it is different from forced restarts on models without home buttons. If you’re wondering how this whole process works, read on to master the technique in no time.

Forced restarting is a common troubleshooting procedure that can help to remedy a frozen device or other peculiar issues. The forced restart on an iPad is more than the ‘soft restart’ of turning it…

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How to Force Restart iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

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If you’re new to iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 mini, you might be wondering how you can forcibly restart the device. Whether you made the switch from an Android device, or if you’re upgrading from an older iPhone model with Touch ID, you will find force restarting the iPhone 12 series to be easy, but it is a bit different from some other devices.

While soft restarting your iPhone is quite as simple as powering it off and back on, force restarting on the other hand is a little tricky. Typically, this is mostly done by advanced users to troubleshoot…

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How to Turn On & Off iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro

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Wondering how you can turn off and turn on the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max models? Whether you’re new to the iPhone platform from Android, or just new to the iPhone 12 series, you might find it useful to know how to power on and power off the devices.

Powering off your mobile devices has gone from a simple button press to holding multiple buttons over the span of a few years. Despite having a dedicated power button, powering off a modern-day smartphone isn’t really straightforward. If you tried pressing the power button…

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How to Turn iPhone SE Off & On (2020 Model)

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Got a new model iPhone SE? Whether you’re new to the iOS ecosystem after switching over from Android, or you’re just new to this particular model of iPhone, you might be interested to know how you can turn the iPhone SE off, and on again. And if you turn the device off and back on right away, you’re effectively soft restarting the iPhone SE that way. To be clear, we’re talking about the 2020 models here.

Several smartphones today including the modern iPhones and Android smartphones make it a little tricky to do something as simple as turning off your…

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