Some time ago we wrote about new features of iOS that arrived in December 2017. Since iOS version 11.2 wireless modules on your iPhone started telling you Disconnecting Wi-Fi Until Tomorrow. But our reader asks: How can I turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone to make corresponding Control Center toggles transparent instead of being white. Just right the way they looked in iOS 11.1 before the December update. I mean switch them off completely, but not “untill tomorrow”. Here we will explain how. Continue reading
You must have heard that Apple confirmed that they are slowing iPhones’ performance as their batteries lose capacity. And they lose capacity as they age which is normal for every rechargeable battery. Apple says these (slowing down) measures are undertaken to extend the iPhone’s working time and improve its standby mode. It means that when iOS detect that your battery starts to lose the capacity the iPhone’s peak performance is being deliberately limited by using CPU throttling technology – decreasing processor’s frequency. And since iOS version 11.3 you are able to check the battery health condition and find out whether your iPhone is capable of working at maximum performance or not. And here is how to view these properties in the Settings without any third-party apps. Continue reading
Who Needs to Know a Router IP Address?
In some situations you may really need it. The most frequent reason to find your router IP address is when you want to log in to its settings but the default IP address specified on the label seems to be wrong. Thus you have a choice: to reset your router to factory defaults and face all those mess with setting it up from a scratch or finally find the current router IP and gain access to its web configuration. And here is how to find it! Screenshots taken on iOS 11.2. Continue reading
Step-by-step guide on how to change iPhone’s network name. This guide will also help you to change the name of your iPad and iPod touch. Screenshots taken on iOS 11
iPhone’s Network Name? What’s This?
Every device has the network name (a.k.a. hostname). When talking about Windows PC, your laptop or desktop can be accessed by hostname or IP-address on the LAN or even Internet. But mobile devices also have it. The closest example: if you log in to your router’s web interface, open the DHCP Clients List section you can find your iPhone in the list mentioned by its hostname. By default iPhone has a network name like Brian’s iPhone or Amanda’s iPhone. Continue reading
Why Switch Your iPhone To 2G?
Normally iPhone is configured to work in 3G or LTE depending on the country where you are using the device. When the signal of LTE is weak your phone will switch to 3G. If 3G network coverage is poor iPhone will switch to 2G respectively. In some areas you can face the situation when the signal of 3G network is so weak or unstable that your iPhone will endlessly jump from 3G to 2G and backwards, causing a frenzied battery discharge. Beside that you may notice a terrible quality of voice transmission. In such a case it is recommended to temporarily switch your iPhone to 2G to save the battery and at least be able to hear the person you are talking to. Continue reading
iPhone devices receive the update to iOS 11.2. In the information it is declared about Apple Pay Cash to send, request and receive, improvement of stability and bugs fixes. One of the first things you will surely notice is that you cannot turn off Wi-Fi completely anymore. Tap on the Wi-Fi toggle in the Control Center and you will see the notification “Disconnecting Nearby Wi-Fi Until Tomorrow“: Continue reading