Payette Forward https://www.payetteforward.com Expert Help with iPhone, iPad, and Mac Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:33:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.2 My iPhone Apps Won’t Update! Here’s the Fix. https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-apps-wont-update-heres-fix/ https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-apps-wont-update-heres-fix/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:00:26 +0000 https://www.payetteforward.com/?p=5928 Updating iPhone apps to their latest versions is always a good idea — app developers put out new updates to fix bugs and introduce new features all the time. But what can you do when your iPhone apps won’t update? Read on to find out what’s really going on when your iPhone apps won’t update and learn [...]

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Updating iPhone apps to their latest versions is always a good idea — app developers put out new updates to fix bugs and introduce new features all the time. But what can you do when your iPhone apps won’t update? Read on to find out what’s really going on when your iPhone apps won’t update and learn some simple ways you can fix an iPhone app that won’t download from the comfort of your own home.

The Two Types Of iPhone Users

There are two types of people in the world: those who don’t mind dozens of little red notifications on their iPhones, and those who can’t rest easily until every last bubble alerting them to an update, email, or message is taken care of.

I fall into the second group. Any time my App Store icon gets a telltale red bubble alerting me to an iPhone app update, I jump to get the latest version faster than you can say “Twitter.”

So you can imagine my frustration, and I can imagine yours, when those iPhone apps won’t update. This is a problem that plagues a lot of iPhone users!

Why Can’t I Update Apps On My iPhone?

Most of the time, you can’t update apps on your iPhone because your iPhone doesn’t have enough storage space, or because there’s a persistent software problem that needs to be fixed.

The steps below will help you diagnose and fix the real reason why your iPhone apps won’t update!

No Room For Updates Or New Apps

Your iPhone has a limited amount of storage space apps may take up a lot of that storage space. If your iPhone won’t update apps, you may not have enough storage space to complete the update.

The amount of room you have for apps on your iPhone depends on the kind of iPhone you purchased.

Note: GB stands for gigabyte. That’s a unit of measurement for digital data. In this case, it’s used to describe the room your iPhone has to store pictures, apps, messages, and other information.

You can check the amount of storage on your iPhone by going to Settings -> General -> iPhone Storage. You will see how much storage is used and how much is available. If you’re curious about which apps are swallowing up your storage space, scroll down and you’ll see a list of which apps are taking up the most space on your iPhone.

view storage space on iphone

How To Make Space For App Updates

If you’re almost out of space, you won’t be able to update iPhone apps or download new ones. It’s easy to  remove apps you no longer use to make room for new ones.

Press and hold on the app you’d like to uninstall until the menu appears. Then, tap Remove App. Tap Delete App when the confirmation alter appears on the screen.

delete an iphone app

Text or iMessage conversations, pictures, and videos are other potential memory hogs. Delete lengthy text conversations and move media to your computer to save space on your iPhone. You can also find some storage recommendations in Settings -> General -> iPhone Storage.

iphone storage recommendations

Once you clear up room on your iPhone, try downloading the iPhone app update again. The problem may solved now that storage space is clearly.

My iPhone Apps Still Won’t Update

If you have plenty of room on your iPhone, or you made more space and the iPhone app still won’t update, move onto the next step.

Try Uninstalling, Then Reinstalling the App

If the app pauses while updating, a software issue or corrupted app file may be the reason your your iPhone app won’t update. You can uninstall the app and reinstall it by following the same steps you would use to make space for the update:

  1. Hold your finger down on the app icon and wait for it to shake.
  2. Click the X in the upper left-hand corner to uninstall the app.
  3. Turn your iPhone off for at least 30 seconds, then turn it back on.
  4. Visit the App Store and search for the app you just deleted.
  5. Download the app again.

Reinstalling the app will remove your user data from the app, so make sure you save any information you need to log back in.

Could Your Internet Connection Be to Blame?

To download an iPhone app update, you need to be connected to either Wi-Fi or your cellular network. Your iPhone also has to know that it’s okay to use that connection to download the app update.

Make Sure Airplane Mode Isn’t Turned On

If Airplane Mode is turned on, you won’t be able to update the apps on your iPhone because you won’t be connected to Wi-Fi or your cellular network. To make sure Airplane Mode is turned off, open the Settings app and make sure the switch next to Airplane Mode is positioned to the left.

make sure airplane mode is off

Check the Internet Connection

Using a Wi-Fi network to download app updates is great because it doesn’t use up your cellular data plan. It’s also important to know that app updates that are 100 megabytes or more may only download on Wi-Fi.

You can find out if your iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network by going to Settings -> Wi-Fi. The switch next to the Wi-Fi option should be green, and the name of the network you’re on should appear right below it.

make sure wifi is on

If you aren’t connected to Wi-Fi, tap the box next to the Wi-Fi option to turn on Wi-Fi. Choose a network from the list of local Wi-Fi options. Try to update your iPhone apps again once Wi-Fi is turned on..

Use Cellular Data To Update Apps

If you don’t have Wi-Fi, you can use your cellular network connection to update apps. To check your cellular connection, open Settings and tap Cellular. The switch next to Cellular Data should be green.

make sure iphone cellular is on

While you’re there, check to make sure Roaming is set to Voice & Data under the Cellular Data Options menu. That makes sure you can connect to the network even if your iPhone thinks you’re outside of your home area.

Note: Most U.S. cellular plans don’t charge extra for roaming as long as you are in the country. If you have questions about roaming charges or what your plan covers, check with your carrier or read our article called What Are Cellular and Data Roaming On iPhone?

Apps Not Updating On Cellular Automatically?

Open Settings and tap App Store. Make sure the switch next to App Updates is turned on. When an app update is available, it’ll now download automatically even if you don’t have Wi-Fi.

make sure iphone cellular is on

Reset The Network Settings

One final trick to try to make sure your connection isn’t the problem is wiping all of your network settings. This will make your iPhone forget the Wi-Fi network it’s using. It’ll also put any connection settings back to the way they came when the iPhone was new.

If a connection setting is to blame for iPhone apps that won’t update, this has a good chance of fixing the problem. You’ll have to log back in to your Wi-Fi network, so make sure you have your Wi-Fi password handy.

To reset your network settings, go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings.

iphone reset the network settings

Trouble With the App Store

Sometimes iPhone apps won’t update because there is trouble with the App Store. While it’s unlikely, the App Store server can go down. You can check to see if Apple is having trouble with the App Store by checking their system status website.

Stop And Restart The App Store

If the App Store servers are up and running, but your iPhone apps won’t update, there may a minor software issue with the App Store on your iPhone. To fix this potential problem, we’ll close out of the App Store and reopen it.

To close out of the App Store, click the Home button twice in a row. Then, swipe the App Store up and off the screen. Wait a few seconds, then reopen the App Store.

close app store

Check Your Apple ID

Still not working? Make sure you’re logged in to the App Store with the right Apple ID, then try logging out of the App Store and back in. To do this:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on your name at the top of the screen.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sign Out.

sign out of apple id

When you log out, you’ll be taken back to the main page of Settings. Tap Sign into your iPhone at the top of the screen to log back into your Apple ID.

Clear App Store Cache

Like other apps, the App Store keeps a backup of the information it frequently uses, so it can work faster. However, problems with this cache of information can cause issues in the App Store, like preventing your iPhone apps from updating.

To clear your App Store cache, open the App Store and then tap on one of the tabs at the bottom of the screen 10 times in a row. Make sure you tap the same spot 10 times in a row. The screen should flash blank and then the app will reload automatically.

Turn On Automatic Updates On Your Computer

If your apps won’t update on your iPhone, you may have better luck updating apps on your computer. To turn on automatic updates from your computer, connect your iPhone to your computer using your Lightning cable, then open iTunes.

This option isn’t available on Macs running macOS Catalina 10.15 or newer.

iTunes

Click iTunes in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and click Preferences.Click iTunes Preferences

Finally, click the Downloads tab, check off all the boxes, and click OK.

set download preferences in itunes

Be Gone, App Update Notifications!

If you’ve tried all of these things, and nothing seems to be working, you can wipe your iPhone and restore it. This will remove all of your settings and apps from the iPhone, so you’ll have to set it up again like new.

It can be incredibly frustrating when your iPhone apps won’t update. However, now you have the tools and tricks you need to fix this problem.

Do you have another favorite way to get iPhone apps to update? Let us know in the comments!

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My iPhone Microphone Is Not Working! Here’s The Fix. https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-microphone-not-working-heres-fix/ https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-microphone-not-working-heres-fix/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:00:17 +0000 https://www.payetteforward.com/?p=6102 You’re sitting in your office, waiting for a phone call from your boss. When she finally calls, you say “Hello?”, only to be met with, “Hey, I can’t hear you!” “Oh no,” you think to yourself, “my iPhone’s microphone is broken.” Luckily, this is a relatively common problem with iPhones new and old. In this article, I’ll explain why [...]

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You’re sitting in your office, waiting for a phone call from your boss. When she finally calls, you say “Hello?”, only to be met with, “Hey, I can’t hear you!” “Oh no,” you think to yourself, “my iPhone’s microphone is broken.”

Luckily, this is a relatively common problem with iPhones new and old. In this article, I’ll explain why your iPhone microphone is not working and walk you step-by-step through how to fix an iPhone mic.

First, Test And Inspect Your iPhone’s Microphone

The first thing you should do when your iPhone’s microphone stops working is to test it using different apps. This is because your iPhone has three microphones: one on the back for recording video audio, one on the bottom for speakerphone calls and other voice recordings, and one in the earpiece for phone calls.

Locating your iPhone's microphones.

How Do I Test The Microphones On My iPhone?

To test the front and rear microphones, shoot two quick videos: one using the front camera and one using the rear camera and play them back. If you hear audio in the videos, the video’s respective microphone is working fine.

To test the bottom microphone, launch the Voice Memos app and record a new memo by pressing the large red button at the center of the screen.

use voice memos to test iPhone mic

Close Any Apps That Have Access To Microphone

It’s possible that an app which has access to Microphone is causing the problem. That app may have crashed, or Microphone may be active within the app. You can see which apps have access to Microphone by going to Settings -> Privacy -> Microphone.

which apps have access to microphone

Open the app switcher to close your apps. If your iPhone has Face ID, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to the center of the screen. If your iPhone doesn’t have Face ID, double-press the Home button. Then, swipe your apps up and off the top of the screen.

Clean The Microphone

If you find that one of your iPhone’s microphones sounds muffled after you test it or it has no sound at all, let’s clean them. My favorite way to clean iPhone microphones is by using a dry, un-used toothbrush to clean the microphone grill at the bottom of your iPhone and the small black dot microphone to the right of the rear-facing camera. Simply slide the toothbrush over the microphones to dislodge any stuck pocket lint, dirt, and dust.

Cleaning an iPhone microphone with a toothbrush.

You can also use compressed air to clean your iPhone’s microphones. If you take this route, however, make sure to spray gently and far away from the microphones themselves. Compressed air can damage microphones if sprayed at too close of a proximity — so start by spraying from a distance and move closer if you need to.

Make sure to test your iPhone’s microphone again after cleaning. If you find that your iPhone microphone still is not working, move onto the next step.

My iPhone Microphone Still Isn’t Working!

The next step is to reset your iPhone’s settings. This won’t erase any content (except for Wi-Fi passwords), but will set all of your iPhone’s settings back to factory default, erasing bugs that may be causing your microphones to not respond. I highly recommend backing up your phone before erasing your iPhone’s settings.

How Do I Reset My iPhone’s Settings?

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone and tap the General option.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap the Reset button.
  3. Tap the Reset All Settings button at the top of the screen and confirm that you would like to reset all settings. Your phone will now reboot.

how to reset all the settings on your iphone

Put Your iPhone In DFU Mode

A Device Firmware Update (DFU) restore is the last step you can take to rule out a software problem. This restore erases and rewrites every line of code on your iPhone, so it’s important to back it up first.

Check out our other article to learn how to put your iPhone DFU mode!

Bring Your iPhone In For Repair

If after cleaning your iPhone and resetting all settings you find that your iPhone’s microphone still isn’t working, it’s time to bring your iPhone in for repair. Be sure to check out my article on the best places to get your iPhone repaired for inspiration.

iPhone Microphone: Fixed!

Your iPhone microphone is fixed and you can start talking to your contacts again. We encourage you to share this article on social media to help your friends and family when their iPhone microphone is not working. If you have any other questions, leave a comment down below!

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Buy And Sell Used And Refurbished Phones With SellCell! https://www.payetteforward.com/buy-and-sell-used-and-refurbished-phones-with-sellcell/ https://www.payetteforward.com/buy-and-sell-used-and-refurbished-phones-with-sellcell/#respond Tue, 27 Oct 2020 18:29:41 +0000 https://dev.planphone.com/?p=438771 Apple recently announced the launch of the newest generation of iPhones. After more than a year’s worth of hype having built up, die-hard and casual cell phone fans alike are gearing up to purchase a device from the iPhone 12 line. With the incoming mass iPhone upgrades bound to happen, you might not be sure [...]

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Apple recently announced the launch of the newest generation of iPhones. After more than a year’s worth of hype having built up, die-hard and casual cell phone fans alike are gearing up to purchase a device from the iPhone 12 line.

With the incoming mass iPhone upgrades bound to happen, you might not be sure what to do with your current cell phone. Luckily, SellCell is here to help!

sellcell home page

What Is SellCell?

SellCell is a website dedicated to helping people trade in their old cell phones and other personal technology. They are one of the longest-standing used cell phone price comparison sites, and have helped sell more than 250 million used and refurbished cell phones since 2008. For anyone looking for a good deal on their old cell phone, SellCell has the exact data you need.SellCell partnerships page

SellCell is currently partnered with more than 40 different tech retailers, including large companies like Amazon and GameStop. To ensure that their users get the best and most reliable deal possible, they perform quality checks on every organization they work with.

While SellCell’s primary demographic is used and refurbished cell phones, they deal in a wide array of products. If you’re in the market for a computer, smartwatch, iPod, tablet, or even a gaming console, odds are SellCell will have a list of potential deals for you to peruse.

SellCell device types

While I was exploring their website, I could not find a single device that didn’t have at least a few listings available for purchase.

User Friendliness To The Max

From the instant you open their homepage, it’s easy to feel comfortable on SellCell’s website. Their user interface is extremely easy to navigate, with bold buttons and clear instructions about how to find the exact information you’re looking for.

sellcell directional banner

SellCell manages to create this sense of instant familiarity without sacrificing any aesthetic quality to their website’s layout.

SellCell does not feel remotely cheap, and it’s clear that their website production team does not cut corners. Every action you can perform on this website occurs at remarkably high speeds, and you can be almost certain you won’t come across any dead links or missing images as you explore.

As I’ll go further into detail about shortly, the buying and selling processes on SellCell are remarkably intuitive. Finding a wide array of price comparisons for a given product is as simple as typing into a search bar and clicking a few buttons. If you know what you’re looking for, SellCell helps you iron out the details in a matter of seconds.

Trade-Ins With SellCell

SellCell’s cell phone trade-in interface is the service they underline most. In this section of their website, they house information about an enormous selection of cell phones, both iPhone and Android, including pricing estimates and quote comparisons from each of their partners.

Most Popular SellCell brands

While searching through their database, I was able to find quotes for phones as recent as the iPhone 11 and Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. In turn, they even had listings for devices as old as the iPhone 2G available for comparison as well.

It’s worth noting that the number of listings you’ll find for a newer iPhone will significantly outnumber those for even some of the most contemporary Android devices. However, this is not to discredit SellCell’s service. This is a buyer’s website in a buyer’s market, the disproportionate interest in iOS-powered devices is more representative of the general population’s brand preferences than it is any bias of SellCell’s.

How To Sell Your Phone With SellCell

If you’d like to trade your cell phone in with SellCell, you can find all the resources you need to do so in just a few clicks.

where to buy and sell on sellcell

On SellCell’s homepage, they list two buttons labelled Buy and Sell in the top right corner. If you click the Sell button, SellCell takes you to a page displaying a small search bar. Here, enter the device you would like to trade in (you can follow my progress as I attempt to sell my iPhone XR in the following images).

SellCell search bar

After you hit search, select the exact model cell phone you would like to sell.

iphone xr search results

When you select this device, SellCell brings you to a new page all about the specific model you have. Here, you can narrow your search by selecting the appropriate options like your device’s their network carrier, storage capacity, and product condition filters.

iPhone XR filtered search

While I selected the most applicable filters for my cell phone, I couldn’t help but appreciate how immediately SellCell’s results refreshed. I can think of few search engines that update their results pages as quickly as SellCell’s listings, only giving more credit to the quality of SellCell’s website construction.

From here, you need only scroll down and explore the deals SellCell’s network of partners has to offer. If you find a price that looks appealing to you, just click the Get Paid button and SellCell will link you directly to the applicable page on their partner’s website.

How To Buy A Cell Phone With SellCell

Buy button on SellCell

If you’re interested in purchasing a refurbished cell phone, SellCell gives you the resources to do this as well. Click the Buy button on their home page, and the steps you need to follow from there are almost identical to their trade-in process.

buy refurbished cell phones on sellcell

Just search the device you’re interested in, select the specific model you’d like to purchase, and fill out the filtered search options when prompted.

buy refurbished samsung galaxy s20

For better or for worse, SellCell does not allow their partners or users to perform any actual transactions on SellCell’s websites. Instead, you need to follow external links to buy or sell your desired device.

best deal search results

Personally, I think this adds a fascinating degree of honesty to SellCell’s interface. They know exactly who they are, and this perception has worked well for them for over a decade. By essentially removing their presence as a third party between buyer and seller, SellCell shows their top priority is assisting their users rather than profiting off of them.

Disclaimer: We recommend caution when purchasing a refurbished cell phone from anyone besides the phone’s original manufacturer. Third-party repair quality can vary greatly.

Other Aspects To SellCell’s Service

SellCell is so confident in their ability to get their users the best deals on used and refurbished devices, they offer a Best Price Guarantee. If you locate a better deal on your trade-in or purchase than one listed on their website, SellCell will reimburse you for the difference twice over!

SellCell's best price guarantee

Another interesting feature to SellCell’s website is their blog. Updated just about weekly, SellCell keeps their users up to date on the the latest news in the cell phone and personal tech industry. While much of the information I found listed in these articles aligned well with our own resources, the quality control on this section of the website seems to lighten up slightly compared to most of their other pages.

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Sold On SellCell? Trade In Your Old Phone Today!

Over a decade ago, SellCell found a niche position in the smartphone market and their success is more than palpable. If you’re looking for a comfortable place to research the pricing and quality of second-hand and refurbished personal technology, you won’t find a more comprehensive companion for that process.

Easy-to-navigate and elegantly designed, SellCell’s website is a friendly resource to research and compare the intricacies of the current trade-in economy.

Once you’ve sold your old cell phone, you’ll most likely need a new one. Check out our cell phone comparison tool to find the best deals on all of the latest iPhones and Androids!

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Why The iPhone 12 Has A Black Oval Indentation On The Side https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-12-gray-black-oval-indent-side/ https://www.payetteforward.com/iphone-12-gray-black-oval-indent-side/#comments Sat, 24 Oct 2020 01:40:58 +0000 https://www.payetteforward.com/?p=436630 What’s the mysterious, black, oval-shaped indentation below the power button on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro? It’s a window — not to the iPhone’s soul, but to its 5G mmWave antenna. To Understand Why It’s There, You Need To Know The Truth About 5G People wanted faster speeds. When Verizon says the answer is 5G, [...]

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What’s the mysterious, black, oval-shaped indentation below the power button on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro? It’s a window — not to the iPhone’s soul, but to its 5G mmWave antenna.

oval hole on side of iphone 12

To Understand Why It’s There, You Need To Know The Truth About 5G

People wanted faster speeds. When Verizon says the answer is 5G, they’re telling the truth.

Other people wanted their cell phone signal to travel over long distances. When T-Mobile says that 5G is the answer, they’re also telling the truth.

According to the “laws of physics”, however, it turns out that the crazy fast speeds you see in Verizon’s commercials can’t work over the crazy long distances you see in T-Mobile’s commercials. So how can both companies be telling the truth?

GoldiPhones And The Three Bands: High-Band, Mid-Band, and Low-Band

High-band 5G is super fast, but it doesn’t go through walls. (Seriously.) Low-band 5G works over long distances, but in a lot of places, it isn’t even as fast as 4G. Mid-band is a mix of the two, but we’re years away from seeing any carrier roll that out.

The difference between bands comes down to the frequencies at which they operate. High-band 5G, otherwise known as millimeter-wave 5G (or mmWave), operates at around 35 GHz, or 35 billion cycles per second. Low-band 5G operates at 600 MHz, or 600 million cycles per second. The lower the frequency, the slower the speeds — but the farther the signal travels.

5G, in truth, is a mesh of these three kinds of networks. The only way to achieve high speeds and great coverage was to combine a bunch of different technologies, and it’s a lot easier for companies to sell “5G” than try to explain the differences.

Back To The iPhone 12 & 12 Pro

For a phone to fully support 5G, it has to support a lot of cellular network bands. Fortunately for Apple and other cell phone manufacturers, recent advancements by Qualcomm allow all types of high-band, super-fast mmWave 5G to work with a single antenna. That antenna is a bit wider than a penny, and so is the window on the side of your iPhone. Coincidence? I think not.

Why iPhone 12 & 12 Pro Have A Hole In The Side

The reason for the gray oval-shaped hole in the side of your iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro is that ultra-fast, mmWave 5G is easily blocked by hands, clothes, and especially metal phone cases. The oval hole underneath the power button is a window that allows 5G signals to pass through the case.

removing 5g antenna iphone 12 holding small 5g antenna iphone 12

On the other side of the oval hole is a Qualcomm QTM052 5G antenna module.

qualcomm 5g modem qtm052

Some phone manufacturers integrate several of these antennas into their phones, each connecting to a single Snapdragon X50 modem. Are more Qualcomm QTM052 antennas hiding elsewhere inside the iPhone 12? Perhaps.

Finally, Apple Includes Windows On Their New iPhones

Rest assured that the window to your iPhone’s 5G mmWave antenna is there for good reason. It’s a hole that increases the range of your iPhone’s 5G antenna. So maybe instead of losing your 5G signal 6 steps down the subway stairs, you’ll lose it 10 steps down. Thanks, Apple!

Photo credit: Disassembled iPhone shots from iFixit.com’s live teardown video stream. Qualcomm antenna chip from qualcomm.com.

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Hulu Not Working On iPad? Here’s The Fix! https://www.payetteforward.com/hulu-not-working-on-ipad-heres-the-fix/ https://www.payetteforward.com/hulu-not-working-on-ipad-heres-the-fix/#respond Tue, 20 Oct 2020 21:01:24 +0000 https://dev.planphone.com/?p=436158 You’re trying to stream Hulu on your iPad, but it won’t seem to load. You can’t binge your favorite show no matter what you try. In this article, I’ll show you how to fix the problem when Hulu is not working on your iPad! Restart Your iPad Performing a quick restart on your iPad can often [...]

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You’re trying to stream Hulu on your iPad, but it won’t seem to load. You can’t binge your favorite show no matter what you try. In this article, I’ll show you how to fix the problem when Hulu is not working on your iPad!

Restart Your iPad

Performing a quick restart on your iPad can often resolve minor software glitches. Sometimes the best solution is the simplest!

If your iPad has a Home button, press and hold the power button until the “slide to power off” display shows up on your screen. If your iPad doesn’t have Home button, simultaneously press and hold the power button and the Volume Down button instead. In either case, the power icon from left to right to shut down your iPad.

Press and hold the power button again once your iPad has had time to fully shutdown.

Close And Reopen The Hulu App

It’s possible the Hulu app, not your iPad, is causing the problem. Apps can experience a number of malfunctions that may cause them to stop working.

If your iPad has a Home button, double-press it to open the app switcher. Swipe up from the bottom edge to the center of the screen to open the app switcher on an iPad without a Home button.

Swipe Hulu up and off the top of the screen to close it. We recommend closing your other apps too, as one of them may be causing the problem. Wait a few seconds before reopening Hulu to see if it’s working again.

close hulu app on ipad

Check Your iPad’s Wi-Fi Connection

A weak internet connection is a common reason why video streaming apps like Hulu stop working. There are a few different things you can try to troubleshoot your iPad’s Wi-Fi connection.

Turn Wi-Fi Off And Back On

The quickest and easiest fix to try is to turn Wi-Fi off and back on on your iPad. Open Settings and tap Wi-Fi. Tap the switch once to turn Wi-Fi off, then tap the switch again to turn it back on.

wifi switch ipad settings app

Forget Your Wi-Fi Network

Every time you connect to a new Wi-Fi network, your iPad makes a record of how to connect to this network in the future. It’s for this reason you only need to enter a Wi-Fi password into your iPad once. If the process changed, it may be preventing your iPad from connecting to Wi-Fi. Forgetting the network and setting it up again like new will give your iPad a fresh start.

Open Settings and tap Wi-Fi. Tap the Information button (blue i) to the right of your Wi-Fi network. Tap Forget This Network.

Go back to the Wi-Fi page in Settings and tap on your network again. Enter your Wi-Fi password to reconnect to the network. Try opening Hulu on your iPad again to see if this fixed the problem.

More Advanced Wi-Fi Troubleshooting Steps

If you think your Wi-Fi network is causing the problem, check out our other article which goes more in-depth on how to fix iPad Wi-Fi issues.

Check For An iPadOS Update

It’s a good idea to keep your iPad up to date. iPadOS updates introduce new features and patch up any existing software bugs. To make sure your iPad has the most recent software update possible, open Settings and tap General. Then, tap Software Update.

Tap Download and Install if an update is available.

update ipados

Check For A Hulu App Update

Similarly to iPads and cell phones, updating your apps regularly is an important step to making sure that everything continues to work efficiently on your device. It’s possible that Hulu is not working on your iPad because it needs to be updated.

Open the App Store and tap on your account icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Scroll down to the app updates section and tap Update if one is available for Hulu.

You also have the option to update every app simultaneously by selecting Update All. While this might not affect whether or not Hulu works on your iPad, it’s a good way to knock out a bunch of app updates at once.

update hulu on ipad

Delete The Hulu App And Reinstall It

Sometimes, files or bits of code can become corrupted within an app. Deleting the app and reinstalling it as new can sometimes if the problem.

Press and hold the Hulu app icon until the menu appears. Then, tap Delete App. Tap Delete again to confirm your decision. Don’t worry — deleting the Hulu app doesn’t also delete your Hulu account.

delete hulu app on ipad

Open the App Store and tap on the Search tab at the bottom of the screen. Type in Hulu, then tap the Install button to the right of the app. It’ll look like a cloud with an arrow pointing down because you’ve previously installed the app on your iPad.

Contact Hulu Support

It’s possible Hulu is not working on your iPad because of an issue with your account that only someone at customer service can resolve. Visit Hulu’s support website to get support online or over the phone.

Reset All Settings On Your iPad

If your iPad has been experiencing a number of issues lately, you might want to try reseting all settings. This restores everything in Settings to factory defaults. Your wallpaper, Bluetooth devices, and Wi-Fi networks will all be gone.

While it’ll be a bit of a hassle to set everything up again, Reset All Settings can fix a variety of deep software problems. Open Settings and tap General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings. Tap Reset All Settings again to confirm your decision.

Your iPad will turn off, complete the reset, then turn on again.

DFU Restore Your iPad

The final step you can take to rule out a software problem is a DFU restore. DFU stands for Device Firmware Update. This is the deepest restore you can perform on an iPad.

Every line of code gets erased and rewritten. When finished, it’ll be like you’re taking your iPad out of the box for the very first time.

We strongly recommend backing up your iPad before putting in DFU mode. Otherwise, you’ll lose your photos, videos, apps, contacts, and more.

Once you’ve backed up your iPad, check out our other article to learn how to put your iPad in DFU mode. It can be a complicated process, but we’ll walk you through every single step!

Hulu On iPad: Fixed

iPads are a great device for video streaming, since their screens are so large and high-quality. Make sure to share this article on social media to teach your family and friends what to do when Hulu is not working on their iPad.

What’s your favorite Hulu show? Let us know in the comments section below!

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My iPhone Won’t Play Voicemails! Here’s The Real Fix For Verizon, AT&T, & T-Mobile. https://www.payetteforward.com/my-iphone-wont-play-voicemails-heres-the-real-fix/ https://www.payetteforward.com/my-iphone-wont-play-voicemails-heres-the-real-fix/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2020 17:24:55 +0000 https://www.payetteforward.com/?p=9755 Voicemail is not working on your iPhone and you don’t know what to do. It’s incredibly frustrating when voicemail won’t work, especially if you were expecting an important phone call from a friend or family member. In this article, I’ll show you what to do when your iPhone won’t play voicemails so you can fix the problem [...]

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Voicemail is not working on your iPhone and you don’t know what to do. It’s incredibly frustrating when voicemail won’t work, especially if you were expecting an important phone call from a friend or family member. In this article, I’ll show you what to do when your iPhone won’t play voicemails so you can fix the problem for good.

What’s Wrong With My iPhone? Should I Call My Carrier?

At this point, we can’t be exactly sure why your iPhone won’t play voicemails. The voicemail you play in the Phone app on your iPhone is called Visual Voicemail, which downloads your voicemails from your carrier in the form of little audio files, similar to the music files you listen to inside the Music app.

When voicemail is not working on your iPhone, a lot of people assume that there’s a problem with their wireless carrier, so they immediately call Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, or another carrier’s customer support hotline. However, a lot of the time the problem is really caused by a software issue on the iPhone itself.

Voicemail Not Working On iPhone? Here’s Why

There are two main reasons why your iPhone is not playing voicemails:

  1. Your iPhone isn’t downloading voicemails from your wireless carrier; or
  2. The Phone app on your iPhone isn’t working correctly

Our troubleshooting guide will help you diagnose and fix the reason why voicemail is not working on your iPhone!

Before We Begin

Before we dive into the troubleshooting steps, make sure that you have Visual Voicemail set up on your iPhone. Open the Phone app on your iPhone and tap Voicemail in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. If you see “To retrieve a voicemail first set a password and greeting” on the screen as well as a button that says Set Up Now, then Visual Voicemail has not been set up on your iPhone.

To set up Visual Voicemail, tap Set Up Now. You’ll be prompted to enter and confirm a voicemail password. Next, you’ll have the option to choose the default voicemail greeting or record your own. If you want to record your own custom greeting, tap Custom. Once you’ve entered created your password and chosen your greeting, you’ll be able to receive voicemails and view them in the Phone app.

visual voicemail set up now

Pro tip: You can double-check to see if voicemail is set up on your iPhone by dialing and calling your own phone number in the Keypad of the Phone app, or by calling your iPhone using another phone.

Why Your iPhone Won’t Play Voicemails — The Fix!

  1. Close And Reopen The Phone App

    As I mentioned earlier, one of the common reasons why an iPhone won’t play voicemails is because the Phone app isn’t working properly. Closing and reopening the Phone app allows it to “shut down” and start again, which can sometimes fix a software glitch.

    To close the Phone app, begin by double-pressing the Home button. This will open the App Switcher, which will display all the apps you currently have open on your iPhone. Use your finger to swipe up on the Phone app. You’ll know the Phone app is closed when it no longer appears in the App Switcher.

    close the phone app the app switcher

  2. Turn Your iPhone Off And Back On

    Sometimes, giving your iPhone a fresh start by turning it off and back on again can resolve a minor software issue. For instance, if the software of your iPhone crashed in the background, it may have caused the Phone app to malfunction.

    To turn your iPhone off, press and hold the power button until you see the red power icon and slide to power off appear on the display of your iPhone. Using your finger, slide the red power icon from left to right. Wait about 30 seconds before turning your iPhone back on, just to make sure it completely shuts down.

    slide power icon from left to right to turn off iphone

  3. Log In To Your Wireless Carrier Account And Change Your Voicemail Password

    Some carriers require you to reset the voicemail password as a security precaution when you get a new iPhone. Sometimes, updating it manually online or by calling customer support can reset your iPhone’s connection to the voicemail server and fix the problem.

    But I Thought iPhone Voicemail Didn’t Have A Password!

    Your iPhone does have a voicemail password, but you only have to enter it once and many new iPhones set it up automatically. However, there still needs to be some form of authentication between your carrier and your iPhone to download your voicemails. Even though you don’t see it, your voicemail password still exists.

    How To Change Your Voicemail Password If Verizon Is Your Carrier

    You can change your voicemail password from your iPhone by calling (800)-922-0204. You’ll reach an automated customer service menu which will allow you to change your voicemail password. To learn more, check out Verizon’s support article on the topic.

    How To Change Your Voicemail Password If AT&T Is Your Carrier

    You can change your voicemail password by calling (800)-331-0500 from your iPhone. You’ll reach AT&T’s automated customer service menu which will ask for your phone number and billing zip code. A few seconds later, the message “Password Incorrect – Enter Voicemail Password” will appear on the display of your iPhone. Enter the last seven digits of your cellphone number to change your voicemail password. I strongly recommend that you read AT&T’s support article on changing your voicemail password before attempting to do so.

    How To Change Your Voicemail Password If T-Mobile Is You Carrier

    Dial 123 or call 1-805-637-7249 and enter your phone number. Then, press 5 to go to the Password Security menu. Finally, press 1 to change your voicemail password. Check out T-Mobile’s voicemail support article to learn more!

  4. Reset Network Settings

    When you reset network settings, all of your iPhone’s Wi-Fi and cellular network settings will be erased. This includes your Virtual Private Network (VPN) settings, your Bluetooth devices, and your Wi-Fi networks — so make sure you write down your passwords first! We do this step because it can be very difficult to track down the exact source of a software problem, so we reset all network settings.

    To Reset Network Settings, begin by opening the Settings app. Next, tap General -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings and enter your passcode. Your iPhone will reset network settings and restart itself.

    how to reset iPhone network settings

Voicemail Problem: Fixed!

You’ve fixed the problem with your iPhone and now you’re able to listen to your voicemails again! Make sure your friends and family know what to do when their iPhones won’t play voicemails by sharing this article on social media. Thanks for reading, and feel free to leave a comment down below if you have any other questions about your iPhone.

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Whether you like it or not, Facebook collects a hefty amount of data on each and every one of its users. Luckily, you can limit the data they collect by changing just a few privacy settings. In this article, I’ll explain which Facebook privacy settings you should change!

Most of the privacy settings we’ll discuss are housed in the Settings & Privacy section of the Facebook app. Open Facebook and tap the menu button in the lower right-hand corner of the screen. Scroll down to Settings & Privacy, then tap Settings.

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If you’d like additional help setting up these settings, check out our YouTube video! We’ll walk you through every step.

Turn On Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication helps keep your account more secure by adding an extra layer of protection. When logging into Facebook, two-factor authentication will require more than just a password. To turn on this feature, go to Settings -> Privacy & Settings and tap Security and Login. Then, tap Use two-factor authentication.

You can choose either text message or an authentication app as your security method. We recommend choosing the text message because it’s easier and just as secure option.

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Turn Off Facial Recognition

Do you want Facebook to automatically recognize your face in photos and videos that your friends post? The answer is probably no. Letting Facebook recognize your face in every post can pose a serious security and privacy risk for you.

To turn off facial recognition, scroll down to the Privacy in Settings & Privacy. Then, tap Face Recognition. Tap Continue, then tap No to turn off Face Recognition.

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Limit Or Turn Off Location Services

Location Services lets you choose when Facebook has access to your location. Open Settings and tap Privacy -> Location Services. Find Facebook in the list of apps and tap on it.

We recommend setting this to While Using the App or Never. Letting Facebook have access to your location can be helpful in some cases, like when you want to geotag an image.

While you’re here, turn off the switch next to Precise Location. This setting drains battery life and is really unnecessary.

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Turn Off Location History

With Location History on, Facebook maintains a list of everywhere you’ve been. If you don’t want Facebook to keep a list of the places you’ve been, turn this setting off.

To turn Location History off, tap on Location in Settings & Privacy -> Settings. Tap the switch next to Location History to turn this feature off.

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Limit Ad Tracking

Ads are extremely targeted these days, especially when you’re on Facebook. You can cut down on targeted ads and make yourself less valuable to advertisers (so you’ll see fewer ads) by limiting ad tracking.

Head to Settings & Privacy, then tap Settings -> Ad Preferences -> Ad Settings.

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Click Ads based on data from partners. Tap Continue in the lower right-hand corner of your screen. Turn off the switch next to Allowed. Finally, tap Save in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.

Then, tap Ads based on your activity on Facebook Company Products that you see elsewhere and set it to No.

Facebook Privacy Settings: Explained!

You’ve made some tweaks and now your privacy will be much more protected on Facebook. Make sure to share this article on social media (even Facebook!) to tell your friends and family about the privacy settings they should change. Did we miss any settings? Let us know in the comments section below!

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How Do I Put An iPad In DFU Mode? Here’s The Fix! https://www.payetteforward.com/how-do-i-put-ipad-in-dfu-mode-heres-fix/ https://www.payetteforward.com/how-do-i-put-ipad-in-dfu-mode-heres-fix/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:22:42 +0000 https://www.payetteforward.com/?p=20042 Your iPad is experiencing software problems and you don’t know what to do. A DFU restore is a great way to fix nagging software issues that keep occurring on your iPad. In this article, I’ll show you how to put your iPad in DFU mode and how to DFU restore your iPad! What Is A DFU Restore? [...]

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Your iPad is experiencing software problems and you don’t know what to do. A DFU restore is a great way to fix nagging software issues that keep occurring on your iPad. In this article, I’ll show you how to put your iPad in DFU mode and how to DFU restore your iPad!

What Is A DFU Restore?

A Device Firmware Update (DFU) restore is the most in-depth iPad restore. Every single line of code on your iPad gets erased and reloaded when you put it in DFU mode and restore.

The DFU restore is usually the last step you can take before completely ruling out an iPad software problem. If you put your iPad in DFU mode to resolve an issue, but that issue persists after the restore is complete, it’s likely your iPad has a hardware problem.

What You Need To DFU Restore Your iPad

You’ll need three things to put your iPad in DFU mode:

  1. Your iPad.
  2. A Lightning cable.
  3. A computer with iTunes installed on it — but it doesn’t have to be your computer! We’re just using iTunes as a tool to put your iPad into DFU mode. If your Mac is running macOS Catalina 10.15, you’ll use Finder instead of iTunes.

My iPad Has Water Damage. Should I Still Put It In DFU Mode?

Water damage is insidious and can cause all sorts of problems with your iPad. If your iPad issues are the result of water damage, you may not want to put it in DFU mode.

Water damage could potentially interrupt the DFU restore process, which could leave you with a completely broken iPad. It may be a good idea to take your iPad into your local Apple Store first if you think its problems are being caused by water damage.

What Should I Do Before Putting My iPad In DFU Mode?

It’s important to save a backup of all the information and data on your iPad before putting in DFU mode. A DFU restore erases all the content on your iPad, so if you don’t have a saved backup, all of your photos, videos, and other files will be erased for good.

Follow the steps below to learn how to put your iPad in DFU mode. If you’re more of a visual learner, you can watch our step-by-step iPad DFU restore video on YouTube!

How To Put Your iPad In DFU Mode

  1. Use a Lightning cable to plug your iPad into a computer with iTunes (Macs running macOS Mojave 10.14 or Windows computers) or Finder (Macs running macOS Catalina 10.15).
  2. Open iTunes or Finder and make sure your iPad is connected.
  3. Simultaneously press and hold the power button and the Home button until the screen turns black.
  4. Three seconds after the screen turns black, release the power button, but keep holding the Home button.
  5. Keep holding the Home button until your iPad shows up in iTunes or Finder.

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If your iPad didn’t show up in iTunes or Finder, or if the screen isn’t completely black, it isn’t in DFU mode. Fortunately, you can try again by starting at step 1 above!

Put An iPad With No Home Button In DFU Mode

The process is slightly different if your iPad doesn’t have a Home button. First, turn off your iPad and plug it into into your computer and open iTunes or Finder.

When your iPad is off and plugged in, press and hold the power button. Wait a few seconds, then press and hold the volume down button while continuing to hold down the power button. Hold both buttons simultaneously for approximately ten seconds.

After 10 seconds, let go of the power button while continuing to hold to volume down button for about another five seconds. You’ll know your iPad is in DFU mode it shows up in iTunes or Finder while the screen is still black.

You’ll know something went wrong if the Apple logo appears on the display. If you see the Apple logo on the display, start the process over again.

How To DFU Restore Your iPad

Now that you’ve put your iPad into DFU mode, there are a few things we need to do in iTunes or Finder in order to begin the DFU restore process. First, click “OK” to close the “iTunes/Finder has detected an iPad in recovery mode” pop-up, and then click “Restore iPad…“. Last, click “Restore and Update” to consent to everything on your iPad being erased.

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iTunes or Finder will automatically download the newest version of iOS to put onto your iPad. The restore process will start automatically as soon as the download finishes.

Restored And Ready To Go!

You’ve restored your iPad and it’s working as good as ever. Make sure to share this article on social media to show your family and friends how to put their iPad in DFU mode too! Feel free to leave any other questions you have about your iPad in the comments section below.

Thanks for reading,
David L.

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Echo On iPhone? Here’s Why & The Fix! https://www.payetteforward.com/echo-on-iphone-heres-why-the-fix/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:00:31 +0000 https://dev.planphone.com/?p=360461&preview=true&preview_id=360461 Using FaceTime is convenient for keeping up with friends and family, but when you hear an echo of your own voice instead of your friend’s, it can be frustrating. If you’re experiencing an echo on your iPhone, but aren’t sure why it’s happening, don’t worry — it’s a more common issue than it sounds! In [...]

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Using FaceTime is convenient for keeping up with friends and family, but when you hear an echo of your own voice instead of your friend’s, it can be frustrating. If you’re experiencing an echo on your iPhone, but aren’t sure why it’s happening, don’t worry — it’s a more common issue than it sounds! In this article, we’ll tell you why your iPhone is echoing and how to fix it.

Why Is My iPhone Echoing?

“Feedback” is the echo you experience during phone or FaceTime calls. Your voice is coming out of the speaker on their phone and then going into the microphone, causing the echo. This is common when both people are on speakerphone, so we recommend turning off speaker or asking the other person to mute themselves while you talk, as a quick fix. You could also ask them to use headphones.

If this doesn’t work, then it could be a software problem, hardware issue, or something might be wrong with your phone carrier.

Check Your Reception

If your iPhone is echoing while you’re on a phone call, it might be the result of poor service. With a weak connection, lag and other service issues like echoing can occur during phone or video calls. Try moving to a spot with better service to see if that fixes the echo.

If service issues are common for you, considering switching to a carrier with better coverage in your area! If you’re interested, we have a coverage map to help you find a carrier that better suits your needs.

Restart Your iPhone

Restarting your iPhone will refresh your phone’s software and could fix the echo. To restart an iPhone X or later, simultaneously hold down one of the Volume buttons and the Power button until the Slide to Power Off slider appears on your screen.

If your iPhone has a Home button, hold down the Power button until the slider is displayed.

slide to power off power icon on iphone

Check For A Carrier Settings Update

A carrier settings update is used by Apple or your phone’s provider to upgrade your device’s software so it can better connect to the wireless network. To check if there’s an update, open Settings and then select General. From here, click About and if there’s an update available, a pop-up will appear on your screen. Simply click Update to start the process.

Carrier Settings Update On iPhone

Eject And Reinsert SIM Card

Ejecting and reinserting your SIM card can fix cellular issues on your phone, and could solve the echo. Your SIM card is responsible for access to your wireless network. Your SIM card tray is located on the side of the iPhone, underneath the Power button.

Ejecting a SIM card from your iPhone can be tricky since the area is so small, but the Apple store provides a SIM card ejector tool. If you’re on a time crunch and don’t want to purchase the ejector tool, using the back of an earring or a paperclip will also work! Check out our video on how to remove your SIM card for more information on how to do this safely.

Reset Network Settings

If your iPhone is still echoing, the next troubleshooting step is to reset your phone’s network settings. This will fix the deeper software issues in your device that might be causing the echo.

To perform the reset, open Settings and tap General -> Reset. Then, tap Reset Network Settings. Your iPhone will ask for your passcode, Face ID, or Touch ID before performing the reset.

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DFU Restore Your iPhone

DFU Mode erases and resets all of your phone’s software and hardware settings. We recommend backing up your phone’s information first to protect your data. Check out our article that details how to restore any iPhone with DFU Mode for more information.

Contact Apple Or Your Wireless Carrier

If the troubleshooting options we’ve supplied haven’t solved the echo on your iPhone, then our next recommendation is to contact Apple or your wireless carrier. Since the echo hasn’t gone away, chances are there’s a bigger issue with your phone that an expert will need to fix, so contacting them is the best option.

To reach Apple, head to this page to set up an appointment or chat with an expert online. To contact your carrier, refer to the phone number on their website and check out our article for tips on how to fix your iPhone through your carrier.

No More Echo On Your iPhone!

After reading this article, you know why this issue happens and how you can fix it. Whether this means restarting your phone or asking your friend to mute themselves, the echo is gone and now you can use your phone the way it was intended. We hope this article was helpful. Please leave comments below with any questions or suggestions. Thanks for reading!

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What Is Apple Fitness+? Here’s The Truth! https://www.payetteforward.com/what-is-fitness-heres-the-truth/ https://www.payetteforward.com/what-is-fitness-heres-the-truth/#respond Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:30:32 +0000 https://dev.planphone.com/?p=414187 One of the biggest announcements Apple made at their September Apple Event was their new service, Apple Fitness+. In conjunction with their new service Apple One, the new Apple Watch models, and the new iPad models, there’s plenty coming from Apple to get excited about in the coming months. In this article, I’ll tell you [...]

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One of the biggest announcements Apple made at their September Apple Event was their new service, Apple Fitness+. In conjunction with their new service Apple One, the new Apple Watch models, and the new iPad models, there’s plenty coming from Apple to get excited about in the coming months. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about Apple Fitness+!

Apple Fitness+, Explained

Fitness+ is a new, subscription-based service available for the Apple Watch. This program is designed to help Apple users by providing and monitoring workouts designed by the great trainers from around the world.

Apple Fitness+ will release new workouts every week, specifically designed to help tech fans and athletes across all levels of physical fitness. It will feature workouts tailored toward every type of exercise you can imagine.

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At the Event, Apple announced that running, walking, rowing, yoga, and dance will be just a few of the exercise categories you can enjoy guided by Apple Fitness+.

While designed as an extension for the Apple Watch, you’ll be able to use Fitness+ with any other Apple product you have in your arsenal. Whether you want to see a demonstration on your Apple TV’s screen, or you’re on the go with just your laptop on hand, you can sync your workout to all of your personal tech for inspiration and real-time updates on your progress.

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Apple Fitness+ And Apple Music

Another exciting aspect of Apple Fitness+ is how easily you can connect it to an Apple Music subscription. Many of the trainers who contribute workouts to Apple Fitness+ also curate playlists specifically designed to pair with the workout.

You can easily integrate any music you enjoy from a Fitness+ workout directly into your Apple Music library. This process will be even smoother and more affordable if you opt for Apple’s new service package, Apple One!

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What Do I Need To Use Apple Fitness+?

The first thing you’ll need to access Apple Fitness+ is a paid subscription. When released, an individual Apple+ subscription will cost $9.99 per month or $79.99 for a full year. These subscriptions come with a free month of access if you already own an Apple Watch, and you can share your Fitness+ subscription with up to 5 other people. If your purchase the Apple Watch SE or Apple Watch Series 6, you’ll get 3 months of Fitness+ free.

You’ll also need an Apple Watch. While this may sound like a frustrating limitation to what could be a superb workout program on its own, the benefits to Apple Watch’s integration to Fitness+ cannot be overlooked. Apple Fitness+ is powered by on-device intelligence in the Apple Watch. Throughout the duration of your workout, your progress rings, metrics and workout times will be available on screen from your Watch and any other device you use.

Aside from a subscription and an Apple Watch, the rest of the equipment you use it up to you! Apple Fitness+ has programs for you no matter what exercise equipment you have at your disposal.

Coming Soon: Apple Fitness+

Apple plans to release Fitness+ to the public near the end of this year. If you’re looking for a highly personalized and easily accessible workout program, it’s more than likely that you’ll find a perfect option from this service. Integrate your body into your Apple ecosystem in a completely new way with Apple Fitness+!

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