1 Click to Update iOS 11 on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s

iOS 11 Was pushed to all users this month, Apple added many new features in iOS 11, such as new control center where you can use force touch to enable or disable switch. The built-in screen recording feature, newly designed App Store. Everything improves iOS 11 experiences and makes it more attractive. Here I’d like to show you how to upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad/iPod.

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Please make sure you’re using a 64-bit iOS device, otherwise, iOS 11 will no longer support to installing on a 32-bit device. Here is a screenshot shows you the available device model.

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Option 1: Update iOS 11 on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s

Step 1: On your iDevice, navigate to Settings – General – Software Update, now your device will automatically check the new iOS update. If not, you can also pull down the screen to check iOS 11 update manually.

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Step 2: Once you see iOS is available, tap on “Download and Install” to download the firmware.

Step 3: Wait for the download completed, now you can tap “Install” to install iOS 11 on your iPhone. The iDevice will restart after the upgrade completed.

You can also use a free iOS update tool to update iOS 11 if you have no good wireless connection or failed to upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone.

Option 2: Upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Step 1: Download iAnyGo and install it to your PC/Mac.

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Step 2: Launch iAnyGo and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC/Mac via USB cable. Click on the left button “One-click to downgrade iOS”, iAnyGo will help you check the available iOS for your device. Now you can see iOS 11 here. Click “Download” to download iOS 11 firmware that will work for your device into your computer.

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Steps 3: Once the download completed, iAnyGo will check the firmware with your device, after that, you can click “Upgrade” to start the iOS 11 update process.

Tips: Some people may worry about loss data while iOS upgrade, please take it easy with iAnyGo, it will help you back up iPhone/iPad/iPod before upgrade. If there are any problems during the upgrade, you can also restore iPhone with backup files.

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Step 4: Wait for iOS 11 upgrade process completed, now you can enjoy it!

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How to Fix iTunes Error 9/4005/4013/4014 when Restore/Update iPhone

“The iPhone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (4013).”

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Have you ever been stuck with this kind of iTunes error message now? Is that emergency for you to update or restore your iPhone/iPad? 

Many Apple users may see iTunes errors while iOS restore, they can also find many solutions in Apple official help documents, but most Apple suggested are restart iPhone or enter recovery mode and restore iPhone with iTunes. Things are not always so easy…Here just follow me to how to solve “The iPhone could not be restored” errors.

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Solution 1: Restore/Update iOS with Other Methods – iTunes works OK but you just failed to restore/update iOS.

iTunes cannot restore iPhone with 100% success rate, under this circumstance, you can try some iTunes alternative tool to restore (or so called update) iPhone, here I take a light tool – ReiBoot as example. With ReiBoot, your data remains safe in iPhone.

Step 1: Download ReiBoot and install it on your PC/Mac;

Step 2: Connect iPhone to PC/Mac with USB cable and launch ReiBoot;

reibootStep 3: Click on “Fix All iOS Stuck” and choose “Fix Now”, click “Download” button, ReiBoot will automatically download the latest iOS public firmware.

fix-iOS-problemsStep 4: Follow the steps to proceed the iOS restore progress, the iPhone will be restore to newest iOS.

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Step 5: The whole progress may cost 5 to 10 minutes, include uncompressing firmware and install iOS into iPhone. After that, you can successfully restore iPhone.

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Solution 2: Fix iTunes then Try Again

If iTunes performs abnormal other functions cannot be use, you can try to repair iTunes with a freeware TunesCare. Just follow me to fix iTunes error 9, 4005, 4013, or 4014 within clicks.

Step 1: Download TunesCare and install it on PC or Mac

Step 2: Launch TunesCare and click on the Only button “Fix All iTunes Issues”.

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Step 3: TunesCare will help you repair iTunes library files and reinstall some iTunes msi installation packages. The whole progress will be completed within 3 to 5 minutes.

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Now you can try to restore iPhone again with iTunes.

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Easiest Way to Install iOS 11 Beta on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/SE/5s

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Apple released iOS 11 Beta on June 5Th, the iOS 11 bring us more new features such as new control center, redesigned app drawer and apple pay on iMessage and new app store.

Here you can follow me to update to iOS 11 Beta on iPhone 7 with out PC/Mac, this guide also works for iPhone 7 Plus/6 Plus/6/SE/5s. Designed for 64 bit framework, iOS 11 will not work on iPhone 5 and earlier devices.

NOTE: The beta version of iOS 11 may not stable, before update, please ensure that you have backup you iPhone. Thus you can get back to previous iOS if you have any problems with iOS 11.

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1. Download and install iOS 11 Beta Configuration Profile.

Open iOS 11 Configuration Profile link in Safari and it will download the profile and open in settings. Click “Allow” then follow the steps to install confirmation profile. Now your iPhone will restart.

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Tips: The first restart brings black screen on my iPhone 7, even cannot power off. Here I use a freeware – ReiBoot to enter and exit recovery mode to fix it.

You can download ReiBoot before you do the upgrade in case any unexpected problems, ReiBoot also could also downgrade your iPhone to iOS 10.3.2 with clicks, very easy and convenient.

2. Check for Apple Update

Open settings on iPhone, navigate to General – Software Update, you will see the iOS 11 Beta available. Click on “Download and install” to down iOS 11 system file, now you can handing everything to apple.

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3. Install Update

After the iOS 11 system file downloaded, you will be able to install the iOS 11. The whole process will be last more than 30 minutes, please wait patiently and you can enjoy iOS 11.

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Now enjoy iOS 11 Beta! Though there remains many bugs in iOS 11, take my iPhone 7 as example, the bluetooth cannot disable and the notification enter remain black. If you need to downgrade to iOS 10.3.2, just download the freeware ReiBoot and it will automatically help you do the job.

How to Optimize iPhone Battery Usage After iOS 10.3.2 Upgrade

Many users may face the problems that their iPhone battery will not use as long as they upgrade the iOS to latest iOS 10.3.2, even the newest iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus. Usually, every iOS update may fix some bugs or bring better user experience to iOS devices, but due to battery loss and other unexpected reason, you have to accept the battery drain facts.

There still some ways to save iPhone battery usage on iOS 10.3.2 or other iOS, here follow me and you will get some tips to extend battery life.

1. Switch “Location Service” to “While Using”

Many app may need to gain your location even if you do not use it, mostly, it’s not needed. Luckily, you can separately set the location service for every single app.

Steps: Navigate to Settings – Privacy – Location Services. Disable “Share My Location” and set the location privilege for every app.

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2. Turn Off Background App Refresh

Some apps may need to running in background and refresh to update data, such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Email app will stay in background and keep your messages update.

Steps: Navigate to Settings – General – Background App Refresh, tap “Background App Refresh” to disable all or enable the app you needed.

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3. Turn Off Raise to Wake on your iPhone

Reduce the screen brightness as much as you can, all screens are a power hog. So, just disable “Raise to Wake” on your device to avoid unintentionally wakeup. This tips will works on iPhone SE and iPhone 6s/6s Plus/7/7Plus.

Steps: Navigate to Settings – Display & Brightness, close “Raise to Wake”.

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4. Do Not Close Apps, Just Keep it Multi-tasking

Many users may have a “Good” habit to close all apps when currently do not need it. But have you ever thought about what will happy if you need to launch it again? Your iPhone need to load the app data into RAM and that may need more power. In fact, apps are not running in background while it keeps in multi-tasking.

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5. Enable “Low Power Mode” If You Have No Other Choice

As you can see in settings, Low Power Mode will temporarily reduces power consumption until you can fully charge your iPhone. When this on, mail fetch, Hey Siri, background apps refresh, automatic downloads, and some visual effects are reduced or turned off.

Steps: Navigate to Settings – Battery, Enable “Low Power Mode”.

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6. Ultimate Solution – Buy a Portable Power Bank

8 Hottest Adblocker Compare & Review – Best FREE iOS Adblocker 2017

In Windows and Mac platform, many users usually install an adblock extention in Chrome and Firefox, which could block unwanted and annoying ads in website. You cannot insert a plugins in Safari when change to iOS. Nevertheless, Apple provide the content blockers to developers since iOS 9, here is when we can use an Adblocker in iOS.

There are dozens ad blockers or content blockers in App Store, which one do you really need? Here we installed 8 hottest iOS adblock apps and test them on iPhone 7 to show you the difference and abilities. Some of them are traditional adblock publish which do better in Chrome or Firefox plugins.

After the review, you can easily choose the one you like in the end of this article. First, let me look into what the basic requirements about adblock apps, here we review the 8 apps with following principles.

  1. Block ads for Safari: include Trackers, Popups, Site Widgets, and Adult Sites.
  2. Block ads for Apps: include ads in video, games and other apps.
  3. Personalize white lists for some favorite websites.

No matter what ad blocker you are using, there are 2 options to block ads in iOS:

  1. Enable a content blocker in Safari, which could only help you block ads for Safari.
  2. Block ads for apps such as games, video applications and other apps. This kind of ad blocker use a fake VPN network to judge what is ads or not, then you can only send out the network request, all ads network request will be blocked.

Now, let’s see the detailed information between the 8 apps.

App Name iCareFone Adguard Adblock Plus NeverAds Block Bear AdBlock for Mobile Adblock 1Blocker
iCareFone Adguard Adblock Plus NeverAds Block Bear AdBlock Mobile Adblock 1Blocker
Safari
Block Ads
Block Trackers × × ×
Block Popups × × ×
Block Cookies × × × ×
Block Adult Sites × × × × × ×
Block Special Fonts × × × × ×
No-image Mode × × × × × × ×
Apps 
Block Ads in Video × × × × × ×
Block Ads in Games × × × × × ×
Other
White Lists × × × ×
App Publisher Tenorshare Performix Eyeo
GmbH
Betternet TunnelBear BETAFISH Jennifer
Hernandez
Salavat
Khanov

After all, you can easily choose the adblocker you need for special requirements. 

How to Migrate iPhone Messages to Android/Windows

With iTunes, you can back up and restore iOS system easily. However, you can do nothing if you want to pick up some file from the backup but not the whole backup file? This is one of the biggest iTunes imperfections. Here I will show you how to migrate iPhone contacts to other devices such as messages, contacts or other type files.

Related: iTunes Won’t Transfer Music to iPhone: Top 7 Solutions to Fix

Solution 1: Send messages to Android devices

Open “Message” app, hold on the message you needed and multiselect others, then tap on the “Forward” icon in left right corner, you can send it to other Android devices.

Solution 2: Extract Messages to Excel on iPhone

1. Download UltData and install it into your computer.

2. Launch UltData and connect your device to computer via USB cable.

3. If the messages remain in your iPhone, just choose “Recover Data from iOS Device” and the file type that you need. Here we follow the default settings to select all data type.
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4. Wait for the scanning procedure complete, here I need to input the iTunes backup password for I have set it before, you will see all file type in your iPhone.

5. Choose “Messages” from left window, all messages will list out as contacts, choose the messages you need, then click on “Export”, it will save to excel document.
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Solution 3: Extract Messages from iTunes Backup

Sometimes, we may delete the message, you can also check iTunes backup to see if you can find anything you need. Here choose “Recovery from iTunes Backups”, with the same operation in Solution 2, you can easily extract your message and manage/sent it with convenience.

Solution 4: Extract Data from iCloud Backup

If you have enabled “iCloud Backup” in iPhone, here you can choose “Recover from iCould Backup” to check if you can find some message in iCloud.
Login your iCloud account, UltData will automatically help you download the backup, and then scan it for every type of messages. Just follow the same step in “Step 2”, you can export messages.
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2 Free Solutions to Solve iTunes Sync Errors

iTunes is one of the most important iOS management tools for every iDevices users, for some people, it was the only tool that you can manage your iDevices. In fact, there remaining many unexpected problems in daily use.

Sometimes when you try to do a backup for your phone, you may get stuck with an iTunes error that it prompts “iTunes failed to sync“; or iTunes Error -54, iTunes Error -50. Here we provide you with some tricks to locate iTunes errors and fix it.

Solution 1: Take a clean restore for iTunes.

Navigate to “Control Panel” – “Program and Features”, and then scroll down to find iTunes in program list. Double-click on “iTunes” logo and confirm to uninstall, wait a moment for the uninstall procedure complete. Then uninstall following programs to with the same way:
▪ Apple Software Update
▪ Apples Mobile Device Support
▪ Apples Application Support (64-bit)
▪ Apples Application Support (32-bit)
▪ Bonjour
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In Windows Explorer, navigate to “C:\Users\Administrator\Music”, delete “iTunes” directory. Now, you have completely removed iTunes from your computer.

Then download iTunes from Apple official website, install it into your computer and login iCloud account, the iTunes errors will disappear.

Solution 2: Use Tunescare to Fix iTunes Error issues with only one click.

With the compatibility of iTunes Errors, you need to solve them one by one, here we found a Free iTunes fix software – TunesCare that could help you solve all iTunes errors, include:
▪ iTunes Install Errors
▪ iTunes Sync Errors
▪ iTunes Upgrade Errors
▪ iTunes Restore Errors

Here you can follow our tutorials to install TunesCare and fix all kinds of iTunes errors.

Step 1: Download TunesCare and install it into your computer.

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Step 2: Launch TunesCare, click on “Fix all iTunes Issues”, then click “Repair iTunes” to download the newest version of iTunes from Apple official website. It will be completed with minutes.
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Step 3: After the download completed, TunesCare will automatically start to install/fix iTunes. iTunes will automatically open when it finished install process.
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In all, iTunes is a part of Apple ecosystem, it’s very inconvenient for you to transfer files or music, movies between computer and iDevices. Here we also recommend you a totally solution for iOS tweaks — iCareFone.

Now login iTunes with your iCloud account, you can normally backup iPhone again.

In all, iTunes is a part of Apple ecosystem, it’s very inconvenient for you to transfer files or music, movies between computer and iDevices. Here we also recommend you a totally solution for iOS tweaks — iCareFone.

How to Remove Passcode from iPhone 6 without iTunes

“I have tried everything but every computer I use says that my iPhone cannot be detected. I need a simple way to remove passcode from iPhone 6 without iTunes.” Take it easy, below we can learn how to fix that case in efficient way.

Top1: Remove passcode from iPhone 6 without iTunes from Reiboot

To remover iPhone passcode without iTunes often in the case that computer cannot detected your iPhone. So here you just need to restore your iPhone to enter it in normal way. The detail functions about Reiboot are below.

Step 1: Free downoad and install Reiboot on useful computer. Connect your iPhone 6 to computer with via cable USB.
Step 2: As reiboot detected your iPhone 6, click “Enter Recovery Mode” to put your iPhone into recovery mode automatically.

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Step 3: If there is an iTunes logo on your iPhone 6 screen, it means this device enter recovery mode successfully. Several seconds later, you will find the “Exit Recovery Mode” is clickable, click it to out of recovery mode. Now you can iPhone 6 without iTunes and no password.

Note: In the process of restore iPhone 6, all data on your iPhone will be erased. So you’d better backup all data before using Reiboot to remove password from iOS devices.

Top 2: Remove iPhone 6 passcode that iPhone screen in Recovery mode

Step 1: First to click OK and restore&update.
Step 2: Here you can click Restore iPhone and let iTunes wipe the software, then restore the iPhone.

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Tips: Before restore your iPhone devices, you would better to backup all important data from it. Since in the process of restoring, all data in the devices will be erased.
Step 3: To enter the Apple ID and Password that was used to set up the iPhone, click continue.

Step 4: Choose Restore from this backup to restore the iPhone to its earlier state, or you can set up the iPhone as a fresh model by choosing set up as new iPhone, then click continue.
Step 5: Your iPhone 6 now be up and running as before but without a passcode. You may be prompted to enter your Apple ID, depending on the version of iOS you’ve running.

After reading the whole post, have you acquired how to remove iPhone 6 passcode without iTunes? If not, read again to master this simple skill is better for us. Do you agree with that?

How to Configure Your New iPhone 7 (Plus)

This article tells you how to set up and configure your new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. If you are a beginner to the iPhone, it would be very helpful.

You can order the new iPhone 7 (Plus) in 2016 from the 09/09, new iOS 10 make your iPhone 7 smarter and more alive than ever. Once you get a new iPhone 7, there are some essential things you need to do: set up and activate immediately. Now, read on to learn how to activate iPhone 7 (Plus) and make sure all is well configured and new iPhone works exactly as you want.

Before you start, you better back up your old iPhone via iTunes or iCloud in advance, so that you can directly restore from a backup when you follow the steps to configure iPhone 7.

1. Turn on your iPhone 7

After turning on your iPhone 7/7 Plus, the word “Hello” will appear in multiple languages, and then drag across the screen from left to right.

To get the IMEI / ICCID and IMEI number of the device, tap the “i” icon in the lower right corner of the screen.

2. Select a language and country

Select your language like America > Type in your country or region. This format will set the display of your device information, such as date, and time.

3. Connect to the Internet and select the location service

Select a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. If no WLAN is available, you can set iPhone 7 (Plus) via a mobile phone service active.

Then you can also choose whether to use location services on iPhone 7. This is used for apps such as Maps and Find My iPhone.

4. Configure Touch ID and create a password

With Touch ID, you can use your fingerprint to unlock your iPhone and make purchases.

In addition, you can set an access code instead of Touch ID. If you want to create a six-digit or four-digit code, click “Code Options.”

5. Restore or transfer your applications and data

Want to transfer your purchased data and content from the old iPhone to iPhone 7 (Plus)? You can select one of the methods below:

- Restore from iCloud backup

Select Restore from iCloud > Enter your Apple ID and password > Accept iCloud conditions > Choose a backup you want.

- Restore from an iTunes backup

Turn on your new iPhone 7> Select Restore from iTunes > Connect new device to the computer > Open iTunes on your computer and select your device > Select Restore backup.

- Restore with third party software

If you want to restore your backup selectively, you can try iCareFone, with this software, you can choose the specific data you want to restore on the new iPhone 7.

6. Set up iCloud Drive

If you have an Apple ID, enter your Apple ID and password. After logging in with your Apple ID, you can set up iCloud Drive, Apple iCloud and Pay keychain.

7. Configure Siri

If you want to use Siri, you must state certain phrases that Siri can adapt to your voice. Of course, you can skip this step directly.

8. Set the settings related to the data analysis and resolution of the screen

Choose to share information with application developers or not. Then choose from two screen resolutions: Normal and Expanded.

9. Finish setup

Now tap Start to start using your new iPhone 7 (Plus). To protect your data, you should back up regularly.

iPhone 7 GPS not Working, How to Fix it?

Apple released iPhone 7 last week, with some innovations such as dual cameras, without headphone jack, etc. and in face, some users have had a bad surprise after get a new iPhone 7. It has problems to find the GPS position, some iPhone users just complained that iPhone 7 GPS is not working.

Either the iPhone takes time to locate, or it is not the right position. The GPS not working on iPhone 7 is encountered in Waze and Google Maps particular.

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No miracle solution that works for all cases for now, but a number of users were able to get iPhone 7 GPS back to work.

We identified the different tests that can be done to revive the GPS:

Disable then enable the setting for location services: In Settings> Privacy> Location Services on iPhone 7, go to disable and enable it.

If this was not enough, a network settings reset seems to be possible to complete the previous action (warning, loss of specific configurations, verify that you will re-enter): Settings> General> Reset> Reset Settings network.

Hard reset: Try to hard reset your iPhone 7. Press power button and home button simultaneously until until the device turns off and you see the Apple logo.

Factory reset: Although performing a factory reset of your iPhone 7 may not sound ideal, but it’s occasionally necessary when troubleshooting your device for iPhone 7 GPS not working occurred by software errors. Connect your iPhone 7 to the computer, choose your iPhone 7 when it appears on iTunes, click the Restore iPhone button and confirm the factory reset, just wait till your iPhone 7 is restored.

If all the methods above have no effect, and the GPS is still not working, it may be the iOS system errors. Here is an all-in-one tool named iCareFone can help you fix all iOS problems including repair iOS operating system. The software can help you repair iOS system without any data lose and all the system errors will be fixed. Just give it a shot.