Tag Archive: Activate


How to Activate Windows 10 After Installing

We recently showed users how to download Windows 10 ISO for free from Microsoft, which can then be installed and run on a PC, in a virtual machine, or with Boot Camp on a Mac without activating. If you decide you want to keep Windows 10 and continue to use it with a full feature … Read More

How to activate AT&T Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone

AT&T finally activated Wi-Fi calling on its network, allowing iPhone users to seamlessly switch to their local wireless network to place calls when their LTE signal is weak. Apple added WiFi Calling in iOS 8, but you probably haven’t had a chance to use it yet because the only carrier in the U.S. to support […]

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How to Set Speakerphone Mode to Automatically Activate on iPhone Calls

By default, all calls on the iPhone will play audio through the standard earpiece at the top of the phone, and if someone wishes to use speakerphone they enable it manually by tapping on the “Speaker” button during an active call. While that may be the desired effect for most users, in various situations some … Read More

Activate Siri With Only Your Voice for a True Hands-Free Experience

Siri got a magnificent boost in iOS 8 with faster understanding and greatly improved comprehension, but a lesser obvious option was also added; the ability to summon Siri with just your voice. With this feature enabled, Siri will be actively listening and waiting for your commands, but only whenever the iPhone or iPad is connected … Read More

Activate Emoji And Other Special Characters In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

In case you missed it, OS X Mavericks came out yesterday and it’s free. If you’ve downloaded the latest operating system from our fine friends in Cupertino, then you’ll be able to check out this neat little tip. We all…

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Activate Siri Directly from the Earbuds

Launch Siri with nothing but your classic white Earbuds

Siri is more useful than many realize, and one of the best ways to use Siri while on the go is through your earbuds or earpods, the classic white headphones that come with all iOS devices. All you need is Siri enabled and then connect the earbuds to your iPhone or iPad:

Press and hold the center Earbud button for a second or two  [Read More…]

Activate Siri Directly from the Earbuds

Launch Siri with nothing but your classic white Earbuds

Siri is more useful than many realize, and one of the best ways to use Siri while on the go is through your earbuds or earpods, the classic white headphones that come with all iOS devices. All you need is Siri enabled and then connect the earbuds to your iPhone or iPad:

Press and hold the center Earbud button for a second or two  [Read More…]

How To Activate Passbook In iOS 6 Beta

Itching to try out Passbook already? Here�s how to activate it.

Apple released its second iOS 6 beta to registered developers yesterday, and it included a number of new changes. The Cupertino company�s new Passbook app remains inactive, however� unless you know about the workaround. Although nothing you can do within the Passbook app itself will get it working, there is a little trick you can perform in mobile Safari. Here�s  [Read More…]

How to Activate an Unlocked iPhone 4S

Activate an Unlocked iPhone 4S If you buy an iPhone 4S off-contract from Apple, the phone comes unlocked. This means the iPhone can be used on any compatible GSM carrier as long as you have that networks micro-SIM card, and the device is activated on that network. This guide will show you how to activate the iPhone 4S for use on other networks. Important: If you don�t own an iPhone 4S yet  [Read More…]

Activate Private Internet Browsing For Safari In iOS 5 [iOS Tips]

For those of us that have something to hide, you�ll be happy to know that in iOS 5 Safari offers a private internet browsing mode. Once it is toggled on it prevents Safari from compiling a history of your browser activity. By default private internet browsing is turned off, but you can quickly turn it on and leave it on from within the Settings app. Here are the steps: Launch the  [Read More…]