Browsing Archive May, 2016

iOS 9.3.3 Update: Download New iOS 9.3.3 Beta 1 to Developers

With so many iOS 9.3.2 bugs many users can’t wait for official iOS 9.3.3 release date. It should happen soon since Apple has already seeded the first iOS 9.3.3 update to developers. If you are a registered dev you can download iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 and test all the minor changes that would hopefully make the known problems disappear.

Many users are unhappy with iOS 9.3.2 release [there are some new Android features inspired by iOS 9]. This firmware version was supposed to bring minor changes without any new issues. However it didn’t fix the problems for 9.7-inch iPad Pro users and many iPhone owners.

iOS 9.3.3 Beta 1 Download Direct Links ipsw iPhone iPad Release

Hopefully once developers install iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 they will be happy to report no issues. Of course, it is only possible to learn about problems, bugs and issues while using the firmware every day. Still devs do a great job by testing betas and helping Apple to solve things right away and avoid bringing more problems to the public release.

How can you install iOS 9.3.3 first beta? There are some requirements you have to meet before you get a chance to update to this iPhone, iPad and iPod touch firmware beta. Firstly, you have to be a registered developer and access Apple Dev Center. Secondly, you have to have registered UDID [here is how to locate your Apple Watch UDID in case you need it]. Thirdly, you should have desire to test new and upcoming mobile platforms for ‘fruit’ devices.

If you meet all the requirements above you can download iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 through direct links offered through Dev Center or install 9.3.3 first beta via OTA-update.


Public Version of iOS 9.3.3 Beta 1 Available for Download to Beta Testers

Apple released iOS 9.3.3 betas to developers and now lets public beta testers download iOS 9.3.3 beta to their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This version of mobile operating system should possibly fix the problems with iOS 9.3.2.

In case you haven’t updated to iOS 9.3.2 release and haven’t time to explore its features you should know that many 9.7-inch iPad Pro users experience issues with this firmware. Most Apple fans hope that the next update will fix this.

iOS 9.3.3 Beta 1 Public iPhone iPad Release

Public iOS 9.3.3 beta arrives right after this version was introduced to registered developers. Now both devs and ordinary iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users who registered in the official free Public Beta Program can test the update and see what changes to be offered soon.

It’s curious to know when the Cupertino-based company is planning to release this update. Apple will introduce future iOS 10 this June. The company organizes WWDC 2016 conference every year and this is when it lets users download the first beta of upcoming operating system.

Devs and public testers will be exploring iOS 10 in the summer and ordinary users will see this version launch in the fall just in time when iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus arrive. The two new smartphone models woudn’t get major update this year. There are predictions about big changes coming to iPhone 8 in 2017.


Fun Car Ways to Use iPhone Reminders on iOS 9

iOS 9 has many interesting features you can use. There are different ways when and where to set iPhone reminders. This great option can be used by you on-the-go. For example, users who have to take a car to go anywhere during the day can create special reminders for when getting in and getting out of the car. Why not?

This iPhone how to create a reminder guide can save you much time and remind of the most important things you were planning to complete during the day [learn how to add iOS 9 shortcuts to iPhone Home screen]. It’s extremely easy to set up such alert so that you’ll know what to do while staying in your car and what to finish once you get home.

How to Set Get In Car iPhone iOS 9 Reminders Instruction

How to Add a Reminder on iPhone iOS 9 Instruction

Step 1. It is possible to set your iPhone location as your car. This is pretty awesome as your iPhone will remind you of what to buy on the way to the office or on your way to home the moment you get into your car.

Step 2. All you need is Bluetooth option in your vehicle. You should connect iPhone to your car and explain Reminders how to recognize the moments when you are in the car and when you are out. How is possible to do?

Step 3. When you connect iPhone in your car you’ll get your getting-in-car reminder and when you disconnect it you’ll get get-out-car reminder. This is as simple as it sounds.

Step 4. You can set remindes by going to Reminders program and clicking on the Plus. Once you have your list complete you should click on the list item and find information ‘i’ option which you should click in order to customize your list. Turn on the feature called Remind me at a Location and make your car a Location.

Step 5. Select the location called ‘Getting in the car’ or ‘Getting out the car’ and you are good to drive.

iOS 9 iPhone will be happy to send you alerts of what to do however make sure your car has either CarPlay or Bluetooth support.


iOS 10 to Feature Standalone HomeKit Application?

The official iOS 10 release date will be in the fall 2016 however users will be introduced to this new Apple mobile firmware this summer. The company will announce the real iOS 10 specs during WWDC 2016 event in early June. Developers and public beta testers will be testing this firmware version the whole summer.

There are different iOS 10 rumors. For example, some experts promise that Apple could release standalone HomeKit application along with the operating system upgrade. This would be an interesting change because currently advanced iOS users have to use different third-party programs when they wish to control HomeKit-enabled gadgets. If there is special HomeKit application in iOS 10 it will be easier for users.

iOS 10 Rumors Specs Features Options

A lot of users hope that these iOS 10 specs are real. Many people waited for Apple to present Home application a year ago when the company unveiled iOS 9. This didn’t happen. Will this year change everything and bring this curious update to users or not?

There are also reports about possible Siri integration into HomeKit app so that users can control their gadgets using this personal assistant. Even without Siri support this would be a wonderful gift to all ‘fruit’ company fans, wouldn’t it?

Apple could wait till September to introduce Home app within iOS 10 or make it a must-have feature in 2017. The company has already released iPhone SE and is expected to launch iPhone 7 and 7 Plus later this year.


Best iPhone 3D Touch Features and Tricks

The best iPhone 3D Touch tricks offer many interesting options to Apple users. This is a cool feature and a lot of customers get their ‘fruit’ handset to enjoy the pressure-sensitive screen technology. Still with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus release the iPhone 3D Touch option got even better in many different ways.

Learn more about best iPhone 3D Touch features and do more things with your iPhone than you could ever imagine. It could be fast, simple and easy. Let’s see what we’ve learned about iPhone 6s and 6s Plus unique options.

iPhone 3D Touch Features Top Best

Firstly, you can easily turn on Low Power mode. Click your Settings icon and you’ll see Quick Action menu where you can swipe up to Battery and get to Battery Settings. Enable Low Power option and save your battery life. This is very simple.

Secondly, you can switch keyboard to trackpad mode while typing in the application. Click down on your keyboard and wait for keys to disappear. It will change it into trackpad. Click once and choose a word. Click twice and you’ll highlight sentence. Click three times to choose paragraph. If you wish to get back to keyboard you need to only lift up finger.

Thirdly, when you click firmly on Camera app icon you’ll get to Quick Action menu and can take selfie or picture. This is a fast way of taking photos with 3D Touch. There are cool 3D Touch Cydia tweaks for your iPhone.

It is also possible to read your emails by clicking on the email in Mail app and swiping to the right. This way the message will be marked as read. If you wish to previewany link you should click hard on it and the pop-up window will let you preview the website.


Learn How to Backup Your iPhone to External Drive and Save Space on Computer

You probably know how to backup iPhone using iTunes however this method requires having enough free space on your Mac computer. What can you do if there is not enough space for backup on your computer? Is there a different way of creating backup and not depend on computer storage space?

You are welcome to backup iPhone to external drive [learn how to recover iPhone photos from backup]. This way you don’t depend on your computer at all. You need to get an external hard drive and use it for backing up your iPhone via iTunes. It can be done automatically just as explained in the guide below.

Backup iPhone to External Hard Drive iTunes Mac

iPhone Backup to External Drive Instruction

Step 1. Connect your iPhone via USB to your Mac.

Step 2. You should also connect your external hard drive to Mac. It should have enough free space for backing up your iDevice. It’s best if you create a simple folder on the hard drive ‘iPhoneBackup’ or something similar.

Step 3. Type ‘Finder’ and select File – New Finder Window to launch Finder Window.

Step 4. Type ‘Command+Shift+G’ and you’ll see go to folder path where you should type:
~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/

Step 5. Choose folder that is called ‘Backup’ and make a copy [learn where iTunes stores your iPhone backup files].

Step 6. On your external drive choose your folder ‘iPhoneBackup’ and paste your ‘Backup’ folder copy into your drive folder.

Step 7. You should now rename the folder from Step 5 to ‘BackupOld’ or simply delete it.

Step 8. Type ‘Terminal’ and type:
ln -s /Volumes/MYPASSPORT/ iPhoneBackup /Backup/ ~/Library/Application\ Support/MobileSync where MYPASSPORT is the name of your external drive (change the name). Click Enter and close Terminal.

Step 9. Launch iTunes.

Step 10. Find your iPhone on iTunes.

Step 11. Go to Backups menu and select This Computer – Back Up now option.

Step 12. Wait till you are backed up. The backup copy will appear on your external hard drive.

Step 13. Double check your external hard drive and make you the iPhone backup copy is there.


Use Free Links to Download iOS 9.3.2 IPSW for Your iPhone

Apple released new firmware update and you can use iOS 9.3.2 download free links to install this latest operating system on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. This is just a minor update with some fixes to known bugs and simple improvements.

Use iOS 9.3.2 download ipsw files to get your firmware version if you don’t like to use OTA-update option. Once you get the ipsw file you can manually install the newest iPhone OS through iTunes. It’s fast and most convenient way to run the most recent Apple firmware.

iOS 9.3.2 Direct Links Free ipsw iPhone iPad iPod touch

iOS 9.3.2 Download Link

iPhone iOS 9.3.2 Download:

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 4S

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5 GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5 GSM and CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5s GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5s GSM and CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5c GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 5c GSM and CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 6 Plus

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 6

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 6s

iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 6s Plus

iOS 9.3.2 for newest 4-inch iPhone SE

iPad iOS 9.3.2 Download links:

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 2 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 2 GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 2 CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 2

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 3 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 3 CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 3 GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 4 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 4 GSM

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad 4 GSM and CDMA

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Air Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Air Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 2 Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Air China

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 2 China

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 3 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 3 Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 3 China

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Air 2 Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Mini 4 Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro Cellular

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro 9.7 Wi-Fi

iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular

iPod Touch iOS 9.3.2 Download links:

iOS 9.3.2 for iPod touch 5G

iOS 9.3.2 for iPod touch 6G

Hope you have no issues with this latest firmware by Apple.


Download and Install WatchOS 2.2.1 on Your Apple Watch

Apple offers watchOS 2.2.1 download together with iOS 9.3.2 public update for iPhone and other iDevices. All iPhone users who decide to install the latest operating system on their handset can also get the most recent firmware update for their smartwatch.

You can install watchOS 2.2.1 right away and get some fixes to known issues, problems and bug on your wearable. Apple was testing this update for a while. Previous watchOS 2.2 was presented to public nearly two months ago, at the end of March. The current 2.2.1 update is minor just as iOS 9.3.2 which is also not a major upgrade for users.

Download watchOS 2.2.1 Apple Watch Firmware Update

You can download watchOS 2.2.1 which was tested for a while to avoid possible bugs and issues during public release. Mainly this operating system for Apple Watch focuses on bug fixes and other behind-the-scenes improvements. Users should get slightly improved OS and no major changes.

How to install watchOS 2.2.1 on your Apple Watch [there are rumors about Apple offering new 2016 bands for Apple Watch]? This is extremely easy, simple and fast. But you have to be sure to run iOS 9.3.2 before you decide to update on your wearable. Otherwise you will fail installing the new watchOS.

Take your iPhone and launch the Watch app on it. You need to select General menu and select Software Update. You need to have full battery life on your smartwatch or have it charged while updating.


What Causes iPad Pro Brick Error 56?

Apple presented new iOS 9.3.2 which is meant to fix some previous bugs on iPhone and other iDevices. Still it loos like there are new iOS 9.3.2 bugs that cause unpleasant issues for many Apple customers. Some iPad Pro users currently experience error 56 bug.

The iPad Pro brick issue worries some 9.7-inch iPad Pro users. They receive iPad Pro error 56 right after installing iOS 9.3.2 firmware update on their tablet device. There are several similar error reports from the Cupertino-based company’s fans and consumers.

iPad Pro Brick Error 56 iOS 9.3.2 Update

Mostly these are users who have iPad Pro with 9.7-inch screen. They install iOS 9.3.2 just like millions of other people do however their result upsets them because their gadgets become inaccessible. When you have a brick iPad Pro you cannot use it. The brick problem is followed by Error 56 message.

The same notification asks iPad Pro owners to connect to iTunes to continue. However this doesn’t fix the bug. Even if you connet to your computer and launch iTunes your iPad Pro will stay bricked. It is impossible to update or restore the device as the Error 56 causes endless loop problem. iOS 9.3.2 installation surely fails.

According to Apple, the Error 56 is related to hardware problems. The company asks such owners to install the most recent firmware version however it’s the latest iOS that causes this bug. If you try to restore or update to iOS 9.3.2 and get iPad Pro brick you need to contact Apple Support for some help.


Apple Shares Fix to iPhone and iPad Pro iTunes Error 56

We have heard about error 56 iPhone 6 and this error now bothers iPad Pro users. If you have the 9.7-inch iPad Pro model that was released in spring you might also get error 56 iTunes iPad Pro after updating to iOS 9.3.2 firmware version.

Anyways, while it is not iPhone update error 56 this time – you might still want to know how to fix it and if iPhone 6 error 56 fix could work on iPad Pro device after you get all iOS 9.3.2 changes and improvements. Apple has a solution to all 9.7-inch iPad Pro owners and you have to learn what the company says about the problem.

Fix iPad Pro Brick Error 56 iTunes iOS 9.3.2 Update

Firstly, the bug seems to only brick iPad Pro models with 9.7-inch screen. Secondly, the issue arrives after you install iOS 9.3.2 release. This firmware was updated in May and a lot of users still haven’t installed it.

Apple knows that some users get error and shares only one iPad Pro error 56 solution at the moment. It asks all users who experience problems to contact Apple Support team. Maybe the ‘fruit’ giant would offer soon iOS 9.3.x update which will finally fix the bug. Right now if you get ‘error 56’ you might become bricked. If you iPad Pro is a brick you should definitely contact Apple and resolve this issue.

The Cupertino-based giant assures that only a small number of users comes across error 56. All other iPhone and iPad owners who are now running iOS 9.3.2 have no brick issues or errors [you can download iOS 9.3.2 through direct ipsw links].

Have you had any issues with update?