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How to back up contacts & photos and switch from iPhone to Android

Back up contacts, photos and calendars with Google Drive. If you have an Android phone or tablet, and you want to transfer all your contacts, images and calendar from iPhone / iPad, then Google Drive is here to help you make a painless transition. No more cables and a long process of copying files, creating and uploading backups. Google Drive for iOS does all the hard work instead of you. Here are the steps to switch from iOS to Android: Download and install the Google Drive app on iOS. Run Google Drive, sign in using your account. Create an account[…]

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How to transfer contacts to another iPhone or Android

Easy steps: transfer contacts to a new iCloud or Android. Buying a new iPhone and then logging-in using the same iCloud account will seamlessly transfer all your contacts to the new device, providing that you’ve properly backed up the contacts to the Cloud. But what about if you want to use a new iCloud account or for some reason – Android. Here is how you can transfer the contacts in three possible scenarios: 1. Switching to a new iPhone (with a new iCould account): Upgrading to a new iPhone and transferring the contacts is a fairly simple process. Sign in[…]

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iOS 10

Cracking an iTunes backup password is much easier in iOS 10 but a fix is coming

Apple working to improve the security of the iTunes backups in iOS 10 The security weakness discovered in iOS 10 by Elcomsoft is connected with the new password verification method Apple has included in the new version of its operating system. It seems that the system skips some security checks and the result is that the iTunes backup is 2500 times more at risk of brute force attacks compared with iOS 9. Elcomsoft has explored iOS 10’s new security check and the conclusion is that even without GPU acceleration the new mechanism for verification is amazingly fast because of these[…]

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How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from iOS Beta releases

How to remove the iOS beta and bring back to the official version Installing a beta software on your smartphone has many advantages, like the early access to all new features and improvements in iOS. However, sometimes the experience with iOS beta software could not be as painless as expected. That’s why some users may decide to roll back to the official release and just wait the official upgrade once it becomes available to the general public. In this tutorial we explain how you could downgrade an iPhone or iPad from iOS beta release. First of all, it’s very important[…]

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How to Back up your iPhone or iPad

Back up devices using iCloud or iTunes Creating a copy of the information from your iPhone or iPad helps a lot when you upgrade to a new device or update its software. Sometimes, when the update process goes wrong, you will need those backups to restore information and settings to the device. Here is how you can back up your iPhone. You can use two methods: iCloud or iTunes. Back up using iCloud iCloud stores the information on the Cloud, so you can make and use your backups from anywhere connected to a WiFi network. iCloud backups include contacts, notes,[…]

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