Category: Troubleshooting

How to Reset Fitness Calibration Data on Apple Watch

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Is your Apple Watch not accurately tracking your morning walks, workouts, and other fitness activities? This is something that can be resolved by resetting the fitness calibration data on your Apple Watch. This is pretty easy to do.

When you start using a new Apple Watch while walking or running outside, it automatically begins to calibrate the accelerometer by learning your stride length at different speeds. This goes a long way in making sure your activity data such as distance traveled and calorie calculations are accurate. However, if the calibration…

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Prepare for macOS Monterey, the Easy Way

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Are you excited to install macOS Monterey on your Mac? The release date for MacOS Monterey is Monday, October 25, and whether you’re thinking of installing it right away, or after some time passes, you might want to take a few measures ahead of time to get your Mac ready for the new system software release.

We’ll run through some procedures and considerations before installing macOS Monterey (version 12) on a Mac.

How to Get Ready for MacOS Monterey in 5 Easy Steps

Getting ready to install macOS Monterey 12 is pretty easy. Let’s go through some basics to…

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Why is My Mac Draining Battery While Sleeping?

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Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook users may have noticed their computers are draining battery even when the Mac is sleeping and not in use. This seems like a peculiar issue, but it turns out there there may be an explanation.

A simple way to diagnose this issue is by going to  Apple menu > System Preferences > Battery, then choosing “Usage History”. When you see the battery level drop but the ‘Screen On Usage’ is nonexistent, you know the battery is draining when the Mac is not in use. The screenshot above demonstrates this in a severe case,…

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How to Enter & Exit DFU Mode on M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

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DFU mode is a lower-level restoration state that’s utilized by advanced users to troubleshoot serious software issues. It’s something that can be used across all iPhone and iPad models, but the technique to enter the DFU mode varies on the newer iPad Pro models due to the hardware involved.

A lot of users may already be familiar with the recovery mode for troubleshooting and resolving iPadOS issues. While this may be good enough most of the time, there are some rare instances where the recovery mode doesn’t help and you’ll need to resort to more…

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How to Enter Recovery Mode on M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

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Recovery Mode is a troubleshooting mode that’s available on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. It allows users to troubleshoot various issues they’re with facing with their devices. Entering this mode varies depending on the device and the model you’re using. Therefore, someone who recently upgraded from an iPad with a home button to an M1-based iPad Pro may have trouble accessing the recovery mode by following the same steps they’re accustomed to.

Typically, this particular mode is used by advanced iOS and iPadOS users to fix complicated software-related…

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How to Force Restart M1 iPad Pro (2021 Model)

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Got yourself the new iPad Pro with Apple’s M1 chip? If this your very first iPad Pro or you’re switching from an older iPad with a home button, you may have trouble trying to force restart your device. Fortunately, it’s still pretty easy and we’ll help you out.

For those who aren’t aware, a force restart differs from a regular restart where you just power off and power on the iPad Pro back again. This alternate way of restarting your iPad is mostly used to troubleshoot software-related issues that you’re facing on your device, which usually involves…

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How to Turn M1 iPad Pro Off & On (2021 Model)

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Turning off and turning on an iPad Pro may be one of the simplest things you can do, but you’ll be actually surprised to know that a lot of iPad and even iPhone users rarely ever turn off or restart their devices. Now, you might think it’s as easy as pressing the power button, but that’s not really the case on the latest iPad Pro.

It turns out that Apple has made this process a little tricky, and this may affect people who’re new to the platform, and Apple users who’re upgrading from an iPhone or iPad with a physical home button. You can blame Siri…

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iOS 15 Battery Life Drains Faster? Try These Tips

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Do you feel like battery life is worse after the iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 on your iPhone or iPad? Battery draining issues are commonly reported after major system software updates, and iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are no exception. Fortunately there’s usually an explanation to these battery life woes, and resolutions too.


For most users, updating to iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 goes without a hitch, but for others there is trouble and difficulty, with battery issues being amongst the top frustrations.

1: Just updated to iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 and battery life is worse? Wait

If you…

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How to Transfer Everything to New iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 the Easy way

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Got a new iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 model, and want to get all your stuff from your older iPhone to the new one?

Fortunately it’s easy to transfer all data from an old iPhone to the new iPhone 13 series, thanks to the data migration tool available during device setup, and you don’t even need any cables or wires. You’ll have your new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, or iPhone 13 Mini setup in no time at all, so read along.


The data migration tool has a few prerequisites: the old iPhone must be running iOS 12.4 or later, and must have wi-fi and…

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