Tag Archive: Problems


Troubleshooting iOS 13 Update Problems: Stuck on Update Requested, Verifying, etc

iOS 13 is available to download and install for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 13.1 will be released soon for iPad. While for most users installing and updating iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 will go smoothly and work out fine, some users are experiencing various problems with the iOS 13 software update while attempting … Read More

iOS 13.1.1 & iPadOS 13.1.1 Updates Released, Fixes Battery Drain Problems & More

Another day, another round of software updates! Apple has released iOS 13.1.1 and iPadOS 13.1.1 for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices compatible with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. The small point release update includes bug fixes and improvements, and is therefore recommended to all users who are actively running a prior iOS 13 … Read More

Troubleshooting MacOS Catalina Problems

Some Mac users have reported a variety of problems with MacOS Catalina, ranging from installations getting stuck or taking abnormally long, to problems with some apps not working, to issues with certain printers or accessories no longer working, App Store difficulties, iCloud and Apple ID issues, amongst other nuisances. While installing and using MacOS Catalina … Read More

iOS 12.1.3 No Service or Cellular Data Problems on iPhone? Try These Fixes

Some iPhone users have discovered cellular data issues after installing the iOS 12.1.3 update, showing “No service”, no cellular data, no cellular reception bars, and sometimes seeing a “Cellular Update Failed” message similar to what was happening with some iPhones after installing iOS 12.1.2. This seems to mostly impact iPhones on particular cellular networks, but … Read More

Call Sound Issues with iPhone? 23 Tips to Troubleshoot & Fix iPhone Call Quality Problems

Does the audio quality of iPhone sound bad when you’re making or receiving phone calls? Are you struggling to understand what people are saying on the phone, or they have a hard time hearing you as you talk on your iPhone? Occasionally, some iPhone users report that phone call audio is muffled, sound distant, sounds … Read More

PSA: iPhone 5 Must Update to iOS 10.3.4 ASAP to Avoid Internet Problems

If you use iPhone 5 you will want to update the device to iOS 10.3.4 as soon as possible. Failure to do so means iPhone 5 will have problems with internet connectivity and functionality, significantly degrading the devices utility. This is apparently due to an issue with GPS having a correct time. According to Apple, … Read More

How to Use Apple Diagnostics on Mac to Identify & Troubleshoot Hardware Problems

If your Mac is experiencing unusual problems that you suspect may be a result of a hardware issue, using Apple Diagnostics may help to identify and even troubleshoot a problem. Apple Diagnostics will run a suite of tests on the Mac to check for hardware issues – meaning, not a problem with system software, but … Read More

Troubleshooting macOS Sierra Problems

For most users, installing macOS Sierra has gone without a hitch and they’re left with a trouble-free Mac that works great with the latest macOS system software release. But, not everything goes smoothly for everyone, and sometimes updating to macOS Sierra can lead to a variety of problems. We’re compiling a list of common problems … Read More

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in macOS Sierra

Some Mac users are reporting wi-fi difficulties after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12. The most common wireless networking problems seem to be either randomly dropping wi-fi connections after updating to macOS Sierra, or an unusually slow or delayed wi-fi experience after updating a Mac to Sierra 10.12. We’ll walk through some some-tested troubleshooting steps to … Read More

How to Use Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Mac Problems

One of the definitive ways for an average user to determine if their Mac has a hardware problem is to run Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, which is what we’re going to show you how to do in this tutorial. Yes, most Mac users will experience plenty of years of trouble-free computing, but sometimes … Read More