Troubleshooting

How to restart Apple TV by remote control

Apple TV

Rebooting the Apple TV normally takes a few clicks through the tvOS menu system under Settings. Flipping though on-screen menus takes time, and if an Apple TV is unresponsive it may not work. For a faster solution, there's a quick and easy way to restart the Apple TV without even looking at the screen.

How to fix iPhone 7 microphone not working on iOS 11.3

iPhone 7 AirPods

Apple has notified its authorized service providers of a rare issue where the iPhone mic stops working during phone calls or FaceTime video. The problem happens to some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models running iOS 11.3 or later. Devices experiencing the problem may have a greyed-out speaker button while phone calls are in progress, with the owner unable to be heard by the other party on the line. The good news is that Apple has offered a fix to affected customers.

How to force restart iPhone X

How to force reboot iPhone X when it is stuck.

Occasionally a buggy app or a new iOS update will result in instability that sometimes causes your iPhone to freeze or become otherwise unresponsive. Instances of this sort require you to force a reboot (aka hard reset, hard reboot, force restart, force reboot). A force reboot will retain your data, so it's not like doing a factory reset which erases everything. Hopefully after restarting you will be able to get rid of the offending app or revert to an earlier more stable version of iOS.

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