iOS 9.3 secure Notes feature is a coold way to protect your personal notes on iPhone. It is possible to lock / unlock notes one by one. This is a security feature that is not available in earlier iOS versions.
All your locked notes are not shown on the mac Notes program. Apple would soon update it and the feature will be available soon. Right now Apple has many things to take care of. The company has officially presented the new iPhone SE and iPad Pro. Users will see the new devices in the end of March and early April depending on the country.
The new iOS 9.3 features allow users protecting their apps with Touch ID. For example, you can secure Notes on iOS 9.3 with Touch ID. This is easy to do if you follow our step-by-step guide. Before you proceed – make sure you have downloaded and installed iOS 9.3 firmware on your iPhone.
The latest mobile operating system update arrives with multiple changes. Most of them are interesting and some are exclusive, like the one that works with Touch ID.
Step 2. Select the note you wish to protect with Touch ID.
Step 3. Click on Share option which is located at the top right.
Step 4. Press Lock option.
Step 5. You need to create a password. This is a one-time step since all future notes will be secured with the same password. The next time you’ll have to either enter the password or scan finger since iOS 9.3 option relies on Touch ID.
Step 6. There is no need to turn on Touch ID feature as it is enabled on iPhone / iPad which supports it.
Step 7. Once you have entered your password – click Done. Remember to click on Lock icon you will fin on the top. Without this the notes will be accessible.
Step 8. That’s it. The selected note is secured.
You can repeat this guide for all the notes in Notes iOS 9.3 application or some of them. It’s up to you.
iTunes iOS 9.3 install guide can be helpful to new iPhone 6s users and customers who are planning to buy iPhone SE this spring. You can use OTA-update to get the most recent version of Apple mobile firmware right from your iPhone or use direct links to update via iTunes.
Step 1. Create a backup version of your device and make sure your handset or tablet is supported by iOS 9.3.
Step 2. You should have the most recent version of iTunes. If you are not sure, take a look in the menu bar and Check for updates.
Step 3. Now through USB connect iDevice to computer and launch iTunes. The program will detect your phone or tablet.
Step 4. Click on your device and choose Check for Update. If the firmware update is available it will be downloaded automatically once you press Download and Update option. If it is not available or your program can’t see it – install iOS 9.3 direct links we shared earlier. Download the version of iOS for your model. If you download ipsw file through direct links you’ll have to hold Option / Shift depending on Mac / Windows you are using and point to the ipsw file.
Step 5. Update and wait till iOS 9.3 is installed on the device.
You should be now running the most recent mobile firmware iOS 9.3 and explore all the cool features Apple brought this spring.
Apple has updated its popular mobile firmware to iOS 9.3 version. iPhone and iPad users can download and install iOS 9.3 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that are supported by this new OS. The update is simple still we’ll be happy to remind you the whole iOS 9.3 installation guide. It should be useful to new users who wish to upgrade via OTA-update option.
The firmware brings new features and specs to iDevices. For example, users get the Night Shift mode, can secure their notes with Touch ID and explore other great improvements and enhancements. Everything has been tested during winter and the update arrived in the spring.
Install iOS 9.3 via OTA Update
Once again, the iOS 9.3 installation procedure is not complicated. It is fast and simple when the servers are not overloaded by a huge number of customers who are willing to install the latest version as soon as possible.
Apple Watch users can check iPhone battery charge right on their smartwatch. This way there is no need to take the handset and look up its battery level. It’s simple and easy for all the fans of Apple devices.
The ‘fruit’ company makes everything possible to simplify the interaction between the iPhone and Apple Watch. You are able to check your messages, use some programs and get to settings right on your wrist without the need to take the phone out of your pocket.
How to Check iPhone Battery on Apple Watch
Since it is impossible to check the iPhone battery from Apple Watch without tricks – we’ll share some tips with you that help achieve this goal.
Step 1. Search for the Power – Glance application on iTunes. It costs $1.99. Download and install it on your smartwatch. You can do this by opening Apple Watch application on iPhone- find Power – Glance program in the list of applications – access the app settings and choose the feature called ‘show App on Apple Watch’ along with ‘show in Glances’ – this way you’ll activate the app on your smartwatch.
Step 2. With the application installed you can see your iPhone battery life right on the Apple Watch face.
Step 3. The app only shows your battery level and does nothing more. But this is exactly what you wanted to do. The program is simple and is comes without additional features. It’s basically the way to check and control your iPhone battery charge from your wrist.
Step 4. When you wish to know how much battery life your iPhone has you should only raise your wrist and look in Glance. Isn’t it fun?
Most iPhone and iPad users prefer to back up their smartphone / tablet once in a while. Some use iTunes to reach this goal. Great, let’s imagines you have several backup copies of your gadget but now you wish to find iPhone backup on iTunes location [here is how to recover iPhone videos from backup]. Where should you look at?
When you know the exact place where your backups are located you are free to delete, move them or extract contents from backup with third-party tools.
Where Is My iTunes Backup Stored on My Mac Computer
Step 1. Launch Finder.
Step 2. Select Go option and choose Go to Folder.
Step 3. You need to type this location:
Step 4. Finder can open the folder with all your backups for you.
Step 5. You can now work with the iPhone backup folders.
Step 2. Type %appdata% and click Enter and you’ll launch AppData folder.
Step 3. You can now open Apple Computer – choose MobileSync and find Backupfolder. The full location for backups on Windows machines is called \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\.
Step 4. Since you have found the correct folder you can delete backups you don’t need, browse through folders, move them etc.
Since it’s hard to identify which backup is meant for which iDevice you should launch iTunes and choose Edit – Preferences to select the Devices menu and find the list of all your gadgets with their backup dates. Knowing these dates you can figure out what backup files you have on your computer.
iOS 9.1 jailbreak guide is here. Pangu team has updated their tool and it finally supports 64-bit devices running iOS 9.1 version. Since you are able to download iOS 9.1 Pangu jailbreak for Windows and Mac you might want to also get a detailed instruction on how to install this program once you download it.
Previously it was only possible to jailbreak iOS 9 – 9.0.2 and all users who are still running iOS 9.1 can now do the same. The simple step-by-step instruction can guide you through the whole process.
Detailed iOS 9.1 Jailbreak Instruction
Step 1. Firstly, make sure you can use the new Pangu tool. It doesn’t support iPhone 5c / 5 and earlier models. It doesn’t work on all iPads unless you have iPad Pro, iPad mini 2 and newer or iPad Air 2 and newer.
Step 2. Secondly, download Pangu for iOS 9.1.
Step 3. Read and follow the guide on how to jailbreak iOS 9.1 iPhone or supported iPad model.
Step 4. You have to choose Pangu version for Windows or Mac depending on what computer you have. Download the program and save on your PC / Mac.
Step 5. Turn off anti-virus programs / firewalls.
Step 6. Back up your iPhone or iPad and turn off Passcode through Settings – Touch ID & Passcode. You should also disable Find My iPhone option through Settings – iCloud – Find My iPhone. Users are also advised to turn on Airplane mode.
Step 7. Connect the iDevice to your computer via USB cable.
Step 8. Launch Pangu jailbreak for iOS 9.1. Windows users have to run it as Administrator.
Step 9. Press on the blue Start button when your gadget is detected.
Step 10. Confirm that you are backed up and wait till the procedure is over. You will notice that your iPhone / iPad reboots at 55%. Then you’ll have to turn on AirPlane mode at 65% and unlock your gadget at 75% to run Pangu application that appears on your Home screen.
Step 11. Don’t worry about seeing Pangu or WWDC programs since both apps will be automatically removed once the jailbreak is complete.
Step 12. Click Accept when you are asked to and Allow the access to Photos program.
Step 13. The device should reboot again and you will be successfully jailbroken with Cydia store on your Home screen.
Is there a way for iOS 9.1 upgrade? While Apple released iOS 9.2 a while ago and promises soon iOS 9.3 update – hackers from China managed to jailbreak older iOS 9.1 versions. A lot of iPhone and iPad user who stayed on iOS 9.1 and haven’t updated to newer versions are now lucky as they can perform untethered jailbreak on iOS 9.1 iDevice.
Can I downgrade to iOS 9.1? Many iOS 9.2 and 9.2.1 owners ask this question. Has Apple patched the possibility of downgrading or not? How to downgrade to iOS 9.1 if this is still possible?
User who are still running iOS 9 might want to find out how to update to iOS 9.1. Is there a way for update or downgrade in 2016?
Well, while iOS 9.2 and 9.2.1 are not jailbreakable you might want to downgrade back to iOS 9.1 and use Pangu program right away. Sadly all these tasks are impossible because Apple no longer signs iOS 9.1. In other words, if you are running iOS 9, 9.2 or 9.2.1 you are not able to update or downgrade to iOS 9.1 version.
Once again, it is impossible to upgrade from iOS 9 to iOS 9.1 and it is impossible to downgrade iOS 9.2 to iOS 9.1 or downgrade iOS 9.2.1 back to iOS 9.1 platform. That’s it. Apple keeps updating firmwares and patching exploits to keep jailbreakers at bay. Everyone knows this and users who are familiar with the system prefer staying with the older system that can be jailbroken. They don’t like to risk.
By the way, Pangu team advised users to update to iOS 9.2 earlier this year and it has now found a way how to jailbreak iOS 9.1. Maybe iOS 9.2 untether jailbreak is coming soon?
Are you tired of politics? Some users start to wonder ‘How do I block content on Safari?’ as they are too tired of constant political coverage in the U.S. Great news! You are able to block any topic in your iOS 9 Safari browser on iPhone and iPad [if you are using this browser on Mac here is the fix to Safari Mac issue]. Learn how you can manage this.
There is once content blocker you can take advantage of and all politics will disappear from your browser while you are surfing the web via Safari. This works on both iPad and iPhone running iOS 9 Apple mobile firmware version.
How to Block Content on Safari
Step 1. There is no need to pay for an opportunity to block content Safari iPhone since there is a free application you can download and use. It is called Politics Filter and you can get it from App Store.
Step 2. Install the app. This program will filter your links and block everything related to politics. There will be no images, sites and links in Safari if you try this tool.
Step 4. Select General menu and you will see Content Blockers there.
Step 5. Turn on Politics Filter in your Content Blockers menu. This way iPhone Safari block content feature will work with everything that mentions politicians or politics news. Filter will start working once enabled and you will see no politics text, links and images.
Users with Apple Watch can adjust the level of vibration on their smartwatch. This way you can be aware of any incoming alert since you’ll be able to feel the vibration. The adjustments are offered by the ‘fruit’ giant. You just need to learn how to use the tip and where to apply the changes to make Apple Watch vibrate more prominently.
There is no need to use the iPhone when you plan to adjust the settings on the watch. Here is what you should do.
How to Make Apple Watch Vibrate Glaringly
Step 1. You’ll have to work with haptic feedback on your device. Here is how you can adjust it.
Step 2. Select Settings and click on Sounds & Haptics.
Step 3. You will see the volume as well as other settings.
Step 4. Keep scrolling down until you can get to haptic options.
Step 5. You should click the right button. This way you are able to increase the haptic strength [learn more about Apple Watch 2 model].
Step 6. You can guess that in order in decrease the strength of haptics you have to tap the left button.
Step 7. It is possible to get haptic alerts for incoming notifications by clicking on the Prominent Haptics feature. It will be enabled this way.
Step 8. Once you adjust the settings you will notice that your smartwatch will vibrate the way you want to never miss an alert.
Do you find this feature useful?