New iOS 9.3 Build Offered to Fix iPad 2 Activation Issues

Apple pulled iOS 9.3 update for some iPhone and iPad models. The company did so because users got stuck on Activation screen and couldn’t use their devices after upgrading to new firmware version. iPad 2 owners can already fix the problem.

Apple offers to download iOS 9.3 update with fix to iPad 2 Activation bug. You can download this version with the build name 13E236. It will allow correct update without any further problems. Remember that you need version 13E235 and not older 13E233.

iOS 9.3 iPad 2 Fix Update

Some users still have to wait for new iOS 9.3 build for their iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, 5c or iPhone 4s. iPod touch 5G owners and Apple fans who have iPad mini 2, iPad 3, iPad Air or iPad 4 are also waiting for Apple to fix the bug and release an update that fixes it.

Those users who are still running iOS 9.1 or earlier versions and wish to be jailbroken should avoid updating to iOS 9.3. There is no jailbreak for this release and Pangu team makes no promises regarding soon updates.

Users who don’t need to be jailbroken and wish to explore all the iOS 9.3 changes and features can install the firmware on their iPad 2 through Settings – General – Software Update. You can update through iTunes as well.

Remember that you could still be asked to enter your Apple ID / password if you are installing iOS 9.3 on some ‘fruit’ devices. Only the most recent iPhone 6 / 6s owners can install the firmware update without Activation issues.


Useful iPhone Error 53 Fix Guide: iOS 9.2.1 Upgrade

Finally Apple released a real iPhone error 53 fix. A lot of users suffered from this problem that appeared once they repaired the iPhone 6 / 6s / 6 Plus / 6s Plus at unauthorized shop. The Cupertino-based giant released a new mobile firmware update and once you install it on the handset you should solve the problem with error 53.

Users who have iPhone 5s and earlier models didn’t have the issue because their gadget has no Touch ID option. Apple assured that its phones have to include only authorized parts. Still the company found a way how to fix error 53 without switching smartphones.

Users with the bricked device have to download iOS 9.2.1 update. Apple offers iOS 9.2.1 version 13D20 and this is what has to help you. Follow the guide and get your handset to work again.

Fix iPhone Error 53 Brick iOS 9.2.1 Update

How to Fix Bricked iPhone Caused by Error 53

Step 1. Update iTunes to the most recent version on your computer.

Step 2. Use USB cable to plug bricked iPhone 6 / 6s to your PC or Mac.

Step 3. iTunes will see the bricked phone.

Step 4. Choose iPhone in the iTunes menu and be very attentive.

Step 5. You have to hard restart [force reset] the iPhone. You can mange this by clicking-holding your Power or Sleep / Wake button. Keep holding this button and at the same time press Home button. Wait for your screen to enter reboot state and show Apple logo.

Step 6. Once the gadget has restarted you should choose Restore iPhone option on iTunes. Note that this way you’ll delete all information from the gadget. If you don’t want to wipe your data you should hold Shift [Alt / Option] depending whether you have Windows or Mac computer and choose Check for Update feature. You’ll have to download iOS 9.2.1 build 13D20 ipsw file beforehand and save on your computer and point to this file.

Step 7. Choose Download and Install – Agree to Terms and Conditions and wait for iTunes to upgrade your iPhone mobile firmware to version that fixes brick error 53.

Was it easy for you?


Apple Brings Fix to Safari iOS / Mac Bug

Late January a lot of iOS and Mac OS X users kept experiencing the same Safari browser bug [you can also fix bugs with App Store]. It kept crashing and Apple had to find and present Safari crashing bug fix. If you were among many iOS device owners who couldn’t use Safari this week – you can now solve the issue and continue using the browser as you regularly did.

According to reports, the fix to Safari iOS bug is centered around Safari Suggestions. This option caused the application to carsh on iOS 9 iPhones and Mac machines. The problem occurred when users were searching for anything using the address bar of their gadget.

iOS 9 Safari Suggestions Bug Fix

Fix to Mac OS X Safari Problem / iPhone Bug

According to Apple, it successfully fixed the problem [if you are aware of any iOS 9 problems you can report them to Apple using this Report iOS 9 Bugs guide]. It is also believed that users got this unpleasant situation in early am hours as later the issue was gone. If you use your Safari Suggestions feature now you should have no bugs.

Experts who were keeping an eye on this widespread problem [not too many gadgets actually suffered from it still the bug got much attention] believe that it is alleviated right now. Hopefully you get no bugs like this on iPhone / iPad or Mac.

2015 was a year of many bugs, problems and issues for Apple. The company’s website kept being off once in a while [mostly during new product releases], it had to update software to solve bugs and quickly develop new iOS firmware version to fight with hackers who were jailbreaking iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


How to Fix Boot Loop iPhone iOS 9 Problem After Jailbreak

Why do users jailbreak their iOS 9 iPhone and iPad? There are multiple reasons for untether jailbreaking Apple iDevice and users are not afraid of possible bootloops afterwards. Luckily you can fix boot loop iPhone problem and continue using the jailbroken gadget. Here is a guide on how to fix the issues if you come across bootloops after iOS 9 jailbreak.

Let’s remind some facts. iOS 9 was officially presented in September. The only team that found the jailbreak is Pangu. Their tool can successfully jailbreak iOS 9 – 9.0.2 gadgets however it doesn’t support iOS 9.1 firmware version. A lot of users experience problems with jailbreaking and iOS 9 boot loop fix is the response to some issues you might have.

iOS 9 Jailbreak Boot Loop Fix iPhone

The randon bootloop is also called boot loop of death. You can try to solve it and if this doesn’t work you’ll most likely have to either uninstall the jailbreak and re-jailbreak again or restore to iOS 9.1 which is non-jailbreakable at the moment.

iOS 9 Jailbreak Bootloop Fix for iPhone

The bootloop can occur on any iDevice. The unclean reboots could cause the issue as some experts think. Try to avoid unclean shutdowns and this way you might bypass the possibility of boot loops.

You should turn off the jailbroken iPhone and iPad by sliding to ‘power off’ and not using other options. If you choose a different shutdown method it won’t unmount HFSJ+ file system on your iDevice the correct way and this could easily lead to bootloop.

There is another clean shutdown tool you can use. Some jailbreak tweaks you install from Cydia store get the Cydia reboot button. Use it if you need to shutdown and you’ll avoid bootloops.

iOS 9 jailbroken iPhone / iPad users are not advised to turn off / reboot by clicking on Power + Home buttons. If you use this method and get the boot loop of death you’ll be stuck and have to restore to iOS 9.1 losing the jailbreak state.


Fix Cydia Error Failed to Fetch Hash Sum Mismatch on iPhone iOS 9

The iOS 9 jailbreak has a lot of issues and problems. Luckily the fixes arrive as soon as the problem occurs. Thus if you get failed to fetch Cydia error after jailbreaking iOS 9 iPhone or iPad – you can resolve the issue and continue using the popular store with tons of jailbroken tweaks just as you used to.

This guide is designed for you if you get iOS 9 failed to fetch issue while trying to launch Cydia after performing Pangu jailbreak on iOS 9 – 9.0.2 and keep seeing the same error each time the store is trying to upload. It says that it cannot fetch ‘ Hash Sum mismatch’ and this error doesn’t disappear that easy.

iOS 9 Cydia Error Failed to Fetch iPhone Fix

Cydia Error Failed to Fetch Hash Sum Mismatch Fix

Step 1. If you keep trying to launch Cydia and it doesn’t load packages and repositories, you might want to try one crazy method that seems to work for some jailbroken users.

Step 2. Users who tried to reboot and launch Cydia again couldn’t fix the jailbreaking problem. The solution can look very strange but once you perform this action – you’ll be surprised.

Step 3. The weirdest thing you can do is turn off your WiFi connection on the iPhone.

Step 4. Once WiFi is disabled you can try to connect via cellular connection. If this works you can reconnect to iPhone Hotspot or reconnect to WiFi.

Step 5. If you still get the issue but the ‘Hash Sum mismatch’ message is not displayed any more, you should simply Refresh your Cydia Sources and the problem should be gone.

The problem occurs on different phones including iPhone 6s. Successful iOS 9 jailbreak sometimes causes issues with Cydia however you can try to solve everything without problems. Do you still have problems with uploading jailbreak tweaks?


How to Fix iOS 9 Wifi Problems on iPhone or iPad

If you experience iOS 9 WiFi issues after installing this most recent iPhone and iPad firmware version that was released by Apple in September – use the guide below and fix the iOS 9 problems. We offer a simple instruction that could help you get rid of connectivity issues while connecting to WiFi network on iOS 9 platform.

Some users report iOS 9 problems WiFi and thus this could be a common issue with the operating system. If you want you can downgrade from iOS 9 to iOS 8.4.1 while this firmware is signed by the company. Apple is now working on iOS 9.1 version that is already seeded to developers.

How to Fix iOS 9 WiFi Problem on iPhone and iPad

Step 1. Here are the exact issues you might come across: incorrect password prompt, WiFi gray out issue, connection drops, slow speeds or inability to connect to WiFi on iOS 9.

Step 2. Try to force restart your iDevice. Some users say this helps to fix issues with WiFi connection. You should hold the Home + Sleep / Wake buttons at once and count till 10. You will see your scree go blank and Apple logo [here are other iOS 9 tips and tricks you might want to get acquainted with].

Step 3. Another way to solve the problem is to forget your WiFi Network and join it later on. You can do this through Settings – WiFi where you can select the option called Forget This Network. When you are to join it again just enter your password after selecting the network in Settings – WiFi menu.

Step 4. You can try to turn off WiFi Networking services through Settings – Privacy where you ca go to Location Services and select System Services.

Step 5. If nothing helps and you still have iOS 9 WiFi problems you can resent your network settings or restore your iDevice and set it up as a new iPhone or iPad.


Fix iOS 9 Stuck Update Requested on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Some users who are trying to install the most recent version of Apple mobile firmare report the iOS 9 stuck installing issue that keeps saying ‘Update Requested’ and doesn’t want to complete the installation procedure. Is there a way how to fight with this bug and get this firmware running on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad?

You know that the first week of the official iOS 9 upgrade is always with troubles because of millions of Apple fans who are trying to upload the software right away. This causes overloads for Apple servers and shows different errors and issues which make the updating complicated for a number of iPhone and iPad owners.

iOS 9 Stuck Update Requested Fix

Yes, one of the issues caused by slow download speeds is ‘Update Requested…’ message. It happened a year ago and it happens in the fall 2015. In case you see this text you will have to wait a bit since the iOS 9 download should start automatically in a while.

How to fix iOS 9 stuck on waiting? Unfortunately you can’t do much about Apple’s download speeds and have to wait until everything gets back to normal and you’ll be able to get the newest firmware release. It could take 2-3 days for things to become normal again however you can wait for iPhone 6s official launch date and get the new phone with iOS 9 already pre-installed on it.

In case you wish to install iOS 9 right away you might want to restart your iDevice after the ‘Update Requested’ message appears. This could help the download to start. If this doesn’t help you can upgrade through iTunes or use direct download links Apple offers [the ipsw file can be also installed through iTunes but manually].

There are a couple of methods how to download and install iOS 9 and you might want to try them all in case something doesn’t work.


How To Fix Battery Life Issue On Your iOS 8.4.1 Device

Since Apple has released its latest software update to iOS 8 many upgraded users have taken to Apple Support forums to complain about iOS 8.4.1 battery life issue on their devices.

If battery on any of your iOS devices, be it iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, is draining fast after updating to the iOS 8.4.1 software, here are some tips to help you fix the problem.

Downgrade To iOS 8.4

Downgrading to iOS 8.4 was also the tip to fix iOS 8.4.1 battery life issue, but unfortunately it is no longer possible as Apple has closed the signing window.

Hard Reboot Your iOS Device

First you can try to hard reboot your iOS device to see if this fixes the problem. How to do this: simply simultaneously hold down both the Power and Home buttons on your device till it powers off completely and then restarts automatically. When you see the Apple logo on the screen let go of the buttons.

Reset All Settings

reset all settings

This step will reset all your iOS settings back to factory default. Don’t worry your data will not be deleted. How to do it: open the Settings app on your iOS device and go to General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

Restore / Clean Install iOS 8.4.1

If you have updated your device with the new firmware via OTA update in some instances it could cause issues. That’s why clean installing iOS 8.4.1 via iTunes can help fix battery life issue.

How to do it: download iOS 8.4.1 firmware file for your device from here. Then, plug in your iOS device to the computer and launch iTunes. Next, hold down the Shift key (on Windows) or Option/Alt key (on OS X) and then tap on the Restore iPhone button.

restore to ios 8.4.1

Pick the firmware file to begin the Restore process.

Apple Support

If all of the above steps fail, and you still suffer from this battery problem the issue could be hardware related. It would be best to book an appointment at the Apple’s Genius Bar and have Apple engineers take a look at your iOS device.


How to Extend iPhone 6 Battery Life for a Week

It looks like all the problems with iPhone 6 battery life are in the past. A lot of users with different Apple smartphone models wish their battery life to last longer than a day. Some users get issues when their battery doesn’t last even for 24 hours. Complaints about the ‘fruit’ battery were always a big issue.

Would you like to learn how to extend iPhone 6 battery life and make it last for a week? One British company developed a special battery that can make iPhone serve the whole week in between charges. This is the reality and the company Intelligent Energy might help Apple to boost battery life and move the famous ‘fruit’ technology forward.

Customers will absolutely be happy if their iOS handset running iOS 8.4.1, upcoming iOS 9 or earlier firmware version lasts for a week long. Right now this sounds more like a rumor or secret wish of millions of consumers yet such a hydrogen battery exists as prototype.

The firm developed their own iPhone 6 prototype that does remind of a current-generation iPhone 6. It has some minor differences with the original smartphone and one huge difference – this prototype lasts 7 days on one charge which is surely impossible on the original iPhone 6 version created by Apple.

The new technology is a combination of oxygen and hydrogen. This is how it can create electricity. The iPhone built by Intelligent Energy has the fuel cell system in it. It’s not known how much such battery system could cost. The firm promises cheap week-long lasting iPhone 6 batteries but the exact price isn’t named.

Does the company work with Apple and will it bring its innovation to the future ‘fruit’ handsets? We don’t know anything for sure. Let’s wait and see how the iPhone generation would change with year.


How to Get WiFi Password from Mac [Guide]

Sometimes you simply forget the code and want to quickly find WiFi password Mac and have no idea where to look it up. Our heads store a lot of information including passwords for computers, social networks, mail boxes and surely WiFi network [learn also how to bypass iPhone passcode on Mac]. While it is possible to use iCloud Keychain to get fast access to your personal codes with ease you can just as well use Terminal on your computer.

Yes, your Mac can show the necessary information to you. You only have to learn what to do in order to make it remind you of the passwords for WiFi networks you are using.

How to Get WiFi Password from Mac

Step 1. Go to Applications. Select Utilities and launch Terminal.

Step 2. In order to get Mac WiFi password show you should remember a couple of things. Your need the username for Administrator, password for your Mac. Besides, you should remember the name of the WiFi network you want to find the passcode for [did you hear about Mac Crisis trojan?].

Step 3. While staying in the Terminal you need to use this command:

security find-generic-password -ga “WiFiNetworkName” | grep “password:” [you should have guessed that “WiFiNetworkName” stands for the name of your network]

Step 4. Click on return/enter. Your Mac will ask you to enter your username / password. Remember to press on Allow after this.

Step 5. It should now access the Keychain and show the password you were looking for.

This short guide works only for the networks you were accessing earlier. If you want to connect to a new or unknown WiFi network your Mac will not show you the password for it since your computer can only show the code that was already stored on it [in other words this is the networks you are using once in a while].