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Can't restore iPod touch without passcode

This helped so much! Thank you! It works!

Posted by Mckibbon on December 24, 2013 at 9:55 AM (CST)

Restoring iCloud backup to a second iPhone

I see my photo file. How do I restore them to my new phone where I can view them?

Posted by Brenda on December 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM (CST)

Removing Purchased Apps from iCloud

Thank you so much HiEyes you are a life saver.

Posted by Goofy1u2c on December 21, 2013 at 9:28 AM (CST)

The Complete Guide to Album Tagging, Art and Playlists in iTunes

hi thank you you are very smart ,my question is can i make a folder then add smartplaylists inside that folder on a windows 8 pc? can i add genius playlists into smartplaylists then put them in that folder and what are the control functions on a windows8 pc ? am new to computers ,thanks

Posted by steve heron on December 21, 2013 at 8:40 AM (CST)

Removing Purchased Apps from iCloud

Thanks HiEyes, it really works

Posted by wlk on December 20, 2013 at 2:35 AM (CST)

iOS 7: Playing tracks by Genre

The solution worked perfectly for me, thank you!  @MsDeonap, give it another try and make sure you scroll down further on your screen. Songs and albums come up first and then Genres bearing the search term show up on the bottom. Once you click on the Genre, swipe down so that the very top of the screen expands and you will see the shuffle icon to shuffle all songs in the Genre.

Posted by TNFurb on December 19, 2013 at 9:32 PM (CST)

Non-Bluetooth Lightning dock speakers

I was given a set of speaker that have a lightning dock port where I can connect my iphone, however I would really like to be able to connect via bluetooth. Ive seen bluetooth adapters for the 30 pin dock, but have not found one for the lightning dock port. Does one exist?

Posted by Sam on December 17, 2013 at 10:14 AM (CST)

Resetting a forgotten passcode

I can’t restore my tablets this way.  A preference setting was made for “find my iPad”.  I can’t do a restore until I turn that off, but I can’t get to it because I can’t unlock it.  Now what?

Posted by Susan on December 16, 2013 at 3:28 PM (CST)

Non-Bluetooth Lightning dock speakers

This thing is awesome.  Pure Contour i1 Air.

Posted by SDK on December 16, 2013 at 2:58 PM (CST)

Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iOS 7.0

@Tmtm to clear the cache is also by double-tap home button. Only unlike the 6, with 7 you just slide up the apps one by one.

Posted by ddd on December 15, 2013 at 11:54 PM (CST)

Deleting old iCloud Backups

sir i hav connected my iphone to someone’s PC it was backuped by unknown icloud id….. so i want to remove dat id…..please help me out

Posted by waqas on December 15, 2013 at 12:20 PM (CST)

Restoring iCloud Contact info from backup

The article says, “The easiest and most reliable way to do this is from your Mac or PC, assuming that you have a backup of your contacts there. Unlike on an iPhone, information restored to your computer should be pushed back up to the iCloud servers and then down to your iPhone from there.”

I have a contacts backup on my Mac. But when I Import it, the contacts appear briefly and then are discarded when the sync to iCloud happens. As you say, this is probably because the backed up database is “old” and the empty iCloud database is “new”.

How can I convince iCloud that I want to push to them instead of pull from them?

Posted by Denny on December 14, 2013 at 11:36 PM (CST)

Transferring Contacts to a new iPhone

I recently moved from a 4s to a 5s iPhone and plan on giving it to my daughter for Xmas
I started to erased my pics from my old phone and was going to do the same with my contacts list but realized that the pics that were synced are being erased from my new phone
I saved the pics in the computer and wanted to do the same with my contact list cause I never saved them before but I can’t do it. I m afraid that if I wipe off the old phone my contact list will disappear from my new phone.
Y tried to sync the old one to the computer but I can’t do it
Help someone please!

Posted by Marce on December 14, 2013 at 6:34 PM (CST)

Non-Bluetooth Lightning dock speakers

Almost all bluetooth speakers also have an aux in so that you can use them with the bluetooth off and run the sound through your iPod’s headphone jack. Not as elegant as a dock and no charging, but still a viable option where bluetooth is not permitted.

Posted by sallenmd on December 14, 2013 at 12:51 PM (CST)

Easing Your Transition To iOS 7

Hi, I have just downloaded a movie from iTunes and it is playing in a different language? How do I change this???

Posted by Bree Adams on December 13, 2013 at 5:27 AM (CST)

Accessing FaceTime call history on a Mac

We delete our iPhone call history from ‘recents’, but can still view the iPhone call history on our wireless phone bill. Is there a way to retrieve and view Facetime call history (after its deleted on the phone)?

Posted by Karim on December 12, 2013 at 5:43 PM (CST)

Deleting old iCloud Backups

There is a way to delete my icloud accounts?? a direct link?? i try with but nothing…

Posted by Cancellà Mary on December 11, 2013 at 2:40 PM (CST)

Copying Content from your iPod to your Computer - The Definitive Guide

Great article. Helped me greatly! Thank you!

Posted by Ina on December 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM (CST)

Deleting old iCloud Backups

Hi i have a small prob i was using my old iphone 4s and i forgt its password and all its security and i bought my brand new iphone 5 and i did the restore and it again updated my iclode where i had originaly now i cant remember the password how can i delete it? :(

Posted by Shevon on December 10, 2013 at 6:00 AM (CST)

Removing Purchased Apps from iCloud

It worked! thank you for the suggestion..

More power!

God Bless!

Posted by Mr. Marc Concina on December 8, 2013 at 1:53 PM (CST)

Can't restore iPod touch without passcode

What has happened is someone’s got on to the iPod and changed the password by typing random letters like this dhhddhhdhcjeejfhhdejdidiw do you know what to do

Posted by Ellis on December 7, 2013 at 2:23 PM (CST)

Switching an iTunes Store account to a different country

I’ve a problem. I’d really appreciate some help:
I’ve two different accounts: my first one is from Mexico and my second one is from USA. I didn’t have problems until I bought a MacBook, and I had to wait 90 days to switch from one account to the other.
And now, because I don’t want to change my mexican account (because most of my purchases are from iTunes Mexico), I tried to switch my american one to Germany. The problem? I’ve a minimum credit ($0.44) and I cannot switch.
So, this is the point: what happens if I create a third account (in Germany) and use it in my MacBook? Will I have to wait again 90 days? Will I be able to switch accounts freely? Will my MacBook explode?

Posted by Oscar on December 7, 2013 at 2:56 AM (CST)

Hiding Purchased iBooks

When I read some reviews about iBooks and how Apple basically has ownership and control of any and all content published through it I said Hell No to that, and decided to get rid of it. In keeping with Apple total control of its (not your) system, it won’t let me do that, so I just have to live with books I don’t want hanging around indefinitely. This is wrong, and leads me to distrust everything else Apple since that philosophy is probably ubiquitously integrated into everything they have. So I got rid of my iCloud account and considering what else I might have to get rid of.

Posted by Don on December 6, 2013 at 2:04 AM (CST)

iOS 7: Phone, FaceTime, Messages + Contacts

Please does someone know how to block making changes to “Contacts”. I used to be able to lock them down on ipad 4, but now that I got the iPad Air, I can’t lock them.

The reason I need to do this is because I need to give the iPad Air to a kid. And on iPad 4, she was only able to contact family members through iMessage. The ability to add, edit or remove a contact was disabled.

But now the “Don’t Allow Changes” for the “Accounts” option in Gneral > Restrictions > doesn’t work anymore. Weird thing is, it doesn’t even work for my iPhone 4S either. I rang Apple and the lady used her iPhone 5 and it doesn’t work there either.

However, the description for this option in the settings there clearly says:

“Disallowing changes prevents adding, removing, or modifying accounts in Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

So why is this option suddenly not working across all devices to block changes to Contacts?

I was not using any third party app on iPad 4 and neither am I using one now.

Posted by Zed on December 5, 2013 at 7:42 PM (CST)

Restoring iCloud Contact info from backup

Interesting. I have exactly this problem, but restoring my contacts backup to my mac does the exact same thing the OP describes: the contacts briefly appear and then are discarded + replaced with the smaller set in icloud.

Posted by Ben on December 5, 2013 at 5:10 PM (CST)

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