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Apple’s StoreKit 2 simplifies App Store subscriptions and refunds by making them accessible inside apps

If you’ve ever bought a subscription inside an iOS app and later decided you wanted to cancel, upgrade or downgrade, or ask for a refund, you may have had trouble figuring out how to go about making that request or change. Some people today still believe that they can stop their subscription charges simply by deleting an app from their iPhone. Others may dig around unsuccessfully inside their iPhone’s Settings or on the App Store to try to find out how to ask for a refund. With the updates Apple...
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As a Green Bubble, I Appreciate Apple’s FaceTime Olive Branch

The minute I saw Apple’s mockup of a FaceTime call taking place on an Android browser at its WWDC keynote, I texted my best friend. “Apple announced FaceTime for Android users,” I wrote her. “You can make a Zoom-like meeting link, and then I can join you from my phone.” I typed out three consecutive sobbing emojis to…Read more...
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iOS 15 Lets Your Family Access Your Data If You Die

With iOS 15, Apple is introducing a new Digital Legacy program that designates people as Legacy Contacts to let them access your Apple ID account and personal information in the event of your death. This feature does not appear to be live at the current time, but based on Apple's description, it will give your friends or family members access to your photos and other important data after your death. This is an important new addition to iOS because right now, if someone passes away with a lock...
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Can an iPhone be hacked? A breakdown of common hacks and cyber hygiene best practices

To avoid being hacked, make sure you stay away from suspicious links and spam messages. Neil Godwin/Future via Getty Images Your iPhone can be hacked in various ways, although iPhones are safer than Androids. Experts say the best way to stay safe from hacks is to be vigilant of strange links or sketchy apps and to only give out information when necessary. Poor battery life and sluggish performance can be indicators of an iPhone hack. You might need to restore your iPhone to factory setting...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Trends, Malware, Cybersecurity, Spyware, Green, Hacking, iPhone hacking, App Store, Icloud, Apple Id, Jailbreaking, Johns Hopkins, Carnegie Mellon University, Don


How to factory reset your iPhone and wipe its data, whether you're selling it or troubleshooting issues

It's easy to reset your iPhone to its factory defaults, but before you do, make sure to back up all your data. Moyo Studio/Getty Images You can reset your iPhone to its factory settings and erase all the information stored on the device. You may want to factory reset your iPhone if you're getting rid of it or troubleshooting issues. Before you reset your iPhone, be sure to first back up your data so you can restore it later. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more sto...
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How to Back Up iCloud Photos and Videos to Google

We’ve talked a lot lately about leaving Google Photos for other services, mainly because it’s been a bit of a shock to watch this super-useful free storage service turn subscription (once you hit your storage cap of 15GB across all Google services). Such is the way of things, though. And if you still prefer Google’s…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Icloud, Apple Id, Google Photos, Webmail, Apple Inc, Apple Photos, Human Interest, Cloud Applications, MMV, Google Services, Data Synchronization


Apple's New Service Helps You Transfer Your Pics and Videos From iCloud to Google Photos

For anyone who feels like they’ve been held hostage by iCloud’s 5GB of free storage or just wants to try out a different photo storage app, this week Apple launched a new service designed to make it way easier to transfer photos and videos stored in iCloud over to Google Photos. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Science, Software, Computing, Icloud, Apple Id, Pages, Google Photos, Webmail, Epic Games, Apple Photos, Cloud Applications, Application Software, Data Synchronization


How to Sync All of Your iCloud Passwords and Data to Windows

Syncing all of your Apple data and files to devices that aren’t made by Apple isn’t the exercise in futility that it once was. There are now several signs that Apple is ready to cautiously welcome users of other hardware to its services, including tools for Chrome, Windows, and Android. Here’s how to get your…Read more...
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Apple Shares Manual on How to Lock Down Devices When Personal Safety is at Risk

Apple recently shared a manual [PDF] that outlines the steps that one should take to protect their devices and their data when personal safety is at risk. This is designed for people who need to protect themselves from being tracked by a former loved one, a stalker, or another malicious person. There are a lot of location sharing and data sharing tools that are available in iOS, and those who aren't as familiar with how those services work will find detailed instructions on protecting their l...
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How to wipe an iPhone that you're looking to sell or give away, or wipe a lost iPhone remotely

You can wipe an iPhone using the Settings app or Apple's Find My service. Sitthiphong Thadakun/EyeEm/Getty Images You should wipe an iPhone of all of its data and return it to factory conditions if you are giving away, selling, or recycling an old iPhone. Even if you no longer have your phone, you might be able to completely erase it using the Find My feature. Here are two ways to erase your iPhone to protect your personal and private information. Visit Business Insider's Tech Referenc...
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How to find the serial number for any iPhone, even if you've lost the phone or it won't turn on

You can the serial number on an iPhone in a few different ways. Reuters For most models of iPhone, figuring out how to find the serial number is as simple as opening the Settings app. For older models, it's on the SIM tray or the back of the phone. If you can't turn on your iPhone, you can also get the serial number from the Apple ID web page, or another iOS device using the same Apple ID. If you saved the original packaging, you can also find the iPhone's serial number on the barcode sti...
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How to Prep Your iPhone for Apple's Trade-In Program

For the first time in my life, I’ve finally decided to take advantage of Apple’s trade-in program. Yes, I know you can get a better deal if you use one of the many different services out there to sell your iPhone to a third party. The problem is that my iPhone X’s battery is complete trash, and any sites I’d think to…Read more...
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How to change your Apple Pay billing or shipping address through your digital Wallet

You can update your Apple Pay billing and shipping addresses by accessing your Wallet in the iOS Settings app. Maskot/Getty Images You can change the Apple Pay billing address attached to your credit or debit card and the shipping address for purchases in the "Wallet & Apple Pay" menu of your Settings app.  Billing addresses can be updated on a per-card basis in the "Payment cards" section and may auto-generate or be entered manually.  To edit a shipping address, you'll need to access the ...
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How to cancel a Hulu subscription or trial on your iPhone in 5 simple steps

It's easy to cancel a Hulu subscription through your iPhone. skaman306/Getty Images You can cancel your Hulu subscription from your iPhone's Settings app, but only if you originally signed up for Hulu through the iPhone app. To cancel your Hulu subscription, you'll need to open your iPhone's Apple ID menu and select the "Subscriptions" option. This menu also lets you upgrade or downgrade your Hulu subscription instead of cancelling it. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library fo...
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How to turn off the 'Find My' feature on your iPhone, and what will happen when you do

It's easy to turn off Find My on your iPhone. Hollis Johnson You can turn off the Find My feature on your iPhone from the phone's Settings, or via the iCloud website. When you turn off Find My on your iPhone, you'll lose the ability to locate your phone on a map if you need to find it. You might need to turn off Find My before sending your phone in to be repaired, or selling it. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Almost our entire lives are contained with...
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How to create an iCloud email account linked to a registered Apple ID

You can create an iCloud email using the Mail app on your Mac computer or Apple mobile device. wundervisuals/Getty Images You can create an iCloud email account while setting up an Apple ID or after you've already registered one.  Apple allows you to set up an iCloud email address on a Mac computer, iPhone, or iPad.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. With so many email clients out there, it's hard to figure out which is best for you. If you're committed to t...
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How to delete or deactivate your iCloud account by deleting or deactivating your Apple ID

Deleting or deactivating your iCloud account must be done through your Apple ID. Tom Werner/Getty Images You can delete your iCloud account, but you have to delete your entire Apple ID along with it to do so. If you delete your Apple ID, you'll lose access to myriad things, including App Store and iTunes purchases, data storage, subscriptions, iMessage conversations, and other Apple services. For a less permanent solution, you can always temporarily deactivate your account instead. Visit B...
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How to change your iCloud email address through your Apple ID account

It's easy to update your iCloud email address through your Apple ID. Kathrin Ziegler/Getty Images You can change your iCloud email address by changing the email address associated with your Apple ID account.  The email address that is associated with your iCloud account is always the same as the one that is associated with your Apple ID. If you have an @icloud.com address as your Apple ID, you can't change it, but you can add a second email to the account. Visit Business Insider's Tech...
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How to share your iCloud storage with friends or family, using an iPhone, iPad, or Mac

It's easy to share iCloud storage with a Family Sharing plan. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider To share your iCloud storage with others, you'll need to set up Family Sharing on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. When you activate Family Sharing, you'll also have the chance to share App Store purchases, an Apple Music account, and more. If you need more iCloud storage space for the entire family, you can upgrade your storage plan. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories....
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How to cancel an iCloud storage plan in 3 ways and revert to the default storage or otherwise downgrade

There are several ways to cancel an iCloud storage plan. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images To cancel your iCloud storage plan, you can head to the "Manage Storage" menu on your iPhone or iPad. Both PC and Mac computers will let you cancel your iCloud storage plan as well. You can also downgrade your iCloud plan instead of cancelling it. Once you cancel or downgrade your iCloud storage plan, some iCloud services might stop working. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more ...
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How to delete photos from your iCloud account in 2 ways to free up storage space

It's easy to delete your photos from iCloud. Hollis Johnson To delete photos from iCloud, you can either delete them from your synced iPhone or iPad, or turn off photo syncing. By default, if you delete a synced photo from your iPhone or iPad, it'll be deleted from iCloud too. If you turn off iCloud photo syncing, you can delete photos from the iCloud website without affecting your iPhone or iPad. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. iCloud might not be a f...
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How to access your iCloud account on a PC in 2 different ways

You can access your iCloud account on a PC using the desktop app or iCloud website. Carlina Teteris/Getty Images You can access iCloud on a PC by going to the iCloud website and signing in with your Apple ID.  You can also install the iCloud app on your desktop and configure how iCloud backs up and syncs files.  You will likely rarely need the iCloud app and don't need to install it unless you want to change the default way iCloud syncs your devices.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Referenc...
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How to sign out of iCloud on all of your devices at once to keep your account secure

It's easy to sign out of iCloud from any device. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images To sign out of iCloud on all of your devices, you'll need to head to iCloud's website. You can make all of your devices sign out of iCloud at once, or sign out of iCloud in every browser that's logged in. Signing out of iCloud might disable some of the features on your Apple devices, such as Apple Pay. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. iCloud is Apple's online service th...
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Apple One Subscription Plans Will Support Users Who Have Multiple Apple IDs

After Apple announced its Apple One service bundles at its "Time Flies" event earlier this week, there was uncertainty among some users with older Apple IDs about whether Apple One would work with multiple Apple IDs. Some users have two Apple IDs, often split between one for iCloud services and one for purchases and subscriptions. This is a result of the fact that the iTunes Store account and Apple's various cloud service accounts were originally separate. As these accounts were eventually up...
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How to use Sign In with Apple to log into websites and apps with your Apple ID

It's easy to use the Sign In with Apple feature. Apple; skitching by William Antonelli To use Sign In with Apple, you simply need to select the option when asked to log into a participating app or website. Selecting the Sign In with Apple option will let you log into a service using your Apple ID username and password. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you've signed up for a website or app lately, you've probably noticed that most sites and apps offer...
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Apple kicks off Watch OS 7 public beta

Apple released its first public beta for the Apple Watch OS 7
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Get a 10% Bonus When Adding Funds to Your Apple ID Through July 10

Apple is once again offering a 10 percent bonus when adding funds to your Apple ID account, through July 10, in the United States, Canada, UK, and likely other countries. The bonus can be applied once on up to $200 or £200 in ‌Apple ID‌ funds, which can be used towards purchases on the App Store, iTunes Store, Apple Books Store, an Apple Music or iCloud storage subscription, and so forth. If you add the maximum $200 to your account in the United States, for example, you will receive $220 duri...
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Apple awards hacker $100K for finding a Sign In With Apple vulnerability

It could have compromised the third-party accounts of Apple users
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Apple awards hacker $100,000 for discovering a Sign In With Apple vulnerability

It could have compromised the third-party accounts of Apple users
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Apple Id, Sign in with Apple


Apple Card gets updated privacy policy on new data sharing and more transaction detail

Apple is updating its privacy policy for Apple Card to enable sharing more anonymized data with Goldman Sachs, its financial partner. Apple’s reasoning here is that this will make it able to do a better job of assigning credit to new customers. The data is aggregate and anonymized, and there is an opt-out for new customers. Three things are happening here: Apple is changing the privacy policy for Apple Card with iOS to share a richer, but still anonymized credit assignment model with Goldm...
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