Tag Archive: Troubleshooting


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 iPhone Not Sending Picture Messages by Troubleshooting MMS & iMessage

Many iPhone users will send and receive picture messages through the Messages app, which arrive as iMessage if the recipient and sender is an iPhone user, or as MMS if the person is an Android or Windows phone user. Typically picture messages send without any issue, but if you are experiencing a problem where iPhone … Read More

Troubleshooting iOS 9.3 Update Problems

An array of problems have appeared for some users updating various iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch models to iOS 9.3, so much so that Apple has actually pulled the iOS 9.3 update for most older model hardware. This means that many devices will simply have to wait for a newer fixed version if they haven’t … Read More

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Troubleshooting iOS 9.3 Update Problems

An array of problems have appeared for some users updating various iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch models to iOS 9.3, so much so that Apple has actually pulled the iOS 9.3 update for most older model hardware. This means that many devices will simply have to wait for a newer fixed version if they haven’t … Read More

Troubleshooting OS X 10.10.1 Wi-Fi Connection Issues

A number of Mac users who were experiencing wi-fi connection difficulties with OS X Yosemite have found the problems continue to persist after updating to OS X 10.10.1. The reasons for this are not entirely clear given that OS X 10.10.1 has aimed specifically at improving wi-fi reliability, but some of the traditional troubleshooting steps … Read More

Advanced Mac OS X Diagnostics & Troubleshooting with sysdiagnose

Mac users who are dealing with particularly complex or troublesome issues with OS X can turn to an advanced diagnostics tool available from the command line in Mac OS X. The tool, called sysdiagnose, offers detailed technical analysis and reports of a huge variety of components of OS X and the Mac hardware, making it … Read More

Troubleshooting OS X Yosemite Beta 1 Download Errors & Problems

With the OS X Yosemite public beta now available to download, some users are experiencing a handful of issues when trying to actually download and install the release. First I’ll state the obvious: this is a beta with tremendous interest, so many of these errors are caused simply by the huge number of download attempts. … Read More

Troubleshooting Your iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Jailbreak

The first jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 became available to the public last week, and many are jailbreaking their A5-based iOS devices and trying out new tweaks from Cydia, the jailbreak equivalent of the App Store.

Whether you�re new to jailbreaking or an experienced veteran, it�s easy to run into problems. We�ve collected some useful tips and tricks for jailbreaking your iPhone 4S  [Read More…]

Having Problems After Installing iOS 5? Here Are General Troubleshooting Tips For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

A number of Cult of Mac readers, and many more on Apple�s Discussion boards, have reported problems after trying to upgrade to iOS 5 on Wednesday. A good percentage of the time these updates go well, but they didn�t today. On Friday, we may see problems when people try to upgrade from an existing iPhone to a new iPhone 4S. Therefore, I�ll give you five troubleshooting tips that generally fix most,  [Read More…]