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The all-new iOS 13 is fully packed with impressive features and technology. Before releasing the official version, Apple released several Beta version of iOS 13 to ensure that the final version should be free from any bugs or errors. The new iOS 13 comes with a dark Mode, a revamped Photos app with integrated video editing tools and Swipe Keyboard.

Source : How To Download & Install iOS 13 On Your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Before you go to the Settings and hit the update button there some things that you should do before updating to the iOS 13. In case anything goes wrong during the installation process, it can wipe out your data. So, first of all, let’s take a backup of your device. The backup will help you to restore all files and settings.

iOS 13 Compatible Devices 

  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPhone 6S

Get Some Free Space By Removing Less Important Items

The new iOS 13 will require a significant amount of free space. So before even taking the backup, look into the mirror and ask a few questions from yourself. First of all, take a look at your installed apps, photos, and other files. Now ask yourself: Do I really need this app or file? Can I survive without it? If I delete it, will it make any change to my daily life?

By asking those questions, you can remove unnecessary things from your device. This will create a significant amount of free space on your device. Delete the files that are consuming lots of space.

Taking a Thorough Backup of Your iPhone 

There are primarily two types of ways to take a backup of your iPhone. The first way to take backup is by using iTunes on your Mac or Windows-PC. The second way to take a backup of an iOS device is by using the iCloud service, and this method is quick and easy.

Backing Up Using the iCloud 

iCloud service is the best way to backup an iPhone or iPod Touch. Every iCloud account comes with 5GB of cloud storage. This can be used to take a backup of your iPhone. 

  1. Go to Settings and then go to your name.
  2. Navigate and then press the iCloud option.
  3. Scroll downwards and then select the iCloud backup. After that, go to the Back Up Now option.
  4. If you are using iOS 10.2 or older, then tap the “Backup” option. 
  5. To check the status of the backup process, go to Settings and then to iCloud. Now go to iCloud Storage and then to Manage Storage. Choose your device from the given options.

Backup Using iTunes Application on Your Mac or Windows PC

If you got an old Mac and Windows PC, then iTunes will allow you to take a backup of your iPhone or iPod Touch. Follow the steps given below to back up your device with iTunes:

  1. First of all, ensure that the iTunes application is up-to-date. 
  2. Connect your iPhone to your computer using a lightning cable. 
  3. Now with the help of On-screen instructions, enter your device passcode if asked to do so. If asked to “Trust this Computer” then allow it.      
  4. Now choose your iPhone on the iTunes application.
  5. Press the Back Up Now button to start the process.  

How to Download and Install iOS 13 on iOS?

  1. Head to the Settings option on your iOS device.
  2. Go to General and then to Software Update.
  3. The system will check for updates by itself. You will get an alert about iOS 13 is available. Hit the “Download and Install” option.
  4. Grab a cup of coffee and wait till the process completes. You won’t be able to use the device until it completes.

Using iTunes to Install iOS 13

You can also upgrade to the iOS 13 using the iTunes app on your Mac and Windows PC. See the instructions given below:

  1. Ensure that you are using the newest iTunes version.
  2. Connect your iOS device to your Mac or computer using a Connector cable. 
  3. Launch the iTunes application and then choose your iOS device from the list.
  4. Go to the “Summary” option and then select Check for Updates.
  5. Hit the “Download and Update” option.

Alexa Thomson is a printer expert who has worked with leading printer hardware and software companies. Owing to her expertise in IT, and technology, her blogs have been published in leading magazines and platforms. Her favorite printer writings come for canon printer support.

If you want to turn off the Windows Update feature entirely on your Windows 10 PC, then you have come to the right place. Windows updates can be very frustrating because they are always running in the background. They consume plenty of your internet data, storage, RAM, processor usage, and much more. This all can result in slow performance of your device. In order to get rid of it, you have to tweak some settings on your device. This article you will learn How To disable Windows 10 updates permanently. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get in.

Why Should One Disable Windows 10 Updates?

Most have found it very frustrating when Windows updates occur in the middle of the shutdown process. It can ruin your user experience as well as computer performance. In order to get normal startup and shutdown, you should disable the updates. 

How to Turn Off Windows 10 Updates?

There are a few methods for this, and each method is different from others. You need to follow all of these methods until the Windows Updates gets disabled. 

 Method 1: Disabling Windows Update Service

Windows 10 doesn’t allow its users to turn off Windows update but with the help of this method you can temporarily solve the problem of automatic Windows updates. It will be re-enabled by itself after some time. Here is how to stop Windows Update by turning off the Windows Update Service:

  1. Hit the Start + R keys together on your keyboard. 
  2. Write “services/msc” in the text box and then press the OK button. 
  3. A new popup window will open, there you need to scroll down to the “Windows Update” service. 
  4. Now double click on the “Windows Update” option.
  5. A new tab will open, and there you need to find the “Startup type:” option. Now select the Disabled option from the drop-down menu located next to it. 
  6. Hit the Apply button located on the bottom, and then press OK to close the wizard and save your preferences.

There you have it! That is how to stop Windows Updates services on your computer. As we told you before that it will be enabled automatically, which means it is not a long-lasting solution. Let’s see what can we do further to stop this frustrating issue. 

Method 2: Stopping Windows 10 Update Using “EaseUS Tool M” 

If you want to stop Windows 10 updates forever, then you should try a third-party application “EaseUS Tool M,” which will prevent the Windows updates. Here how to do it:

  1. Copy and paste this “http://download.easeus.com/free/toolm.exe” link in the URL bar of your favorite browser. The tool will be downloaded by itself from the official EaseUS website.
  2. Once the “toolm.exe” file downloaded successfully, open it, and then install the application by following the on-screen instructions. 
  3. When the EaseUS Tool M installed successfully, open it.
  4. Navigate to the “System Update Management” option located on the left side menu.
  5. The application will fetch the current Windows Update status and will provide a “Disable” blue button. Press this button to say bye-bye to Windows Update. 

The services will be stopped permanently on your device. If you want a reliable solution, then you have to rely on this tool.

Method 3: Tweaking The Group Policy Editor Settings

If you are using Windows 10 Home edition, then this method is not for you since Group Policy settings are not available in it. If your device is running on Professional, Enterprise, or Education edition, then you can follow the below tutorial. Here’s how to configure Group Policy in Windows 10:

  1. Press the Start + R keys together on your keyboard to trigger the Run dialogue box.
  2. Enter the “gpedit.msc” command and then press the OK option. 
  3. Go to “Computer Configuration” and then head to the “Administrative Templates” option. 
  4. Navigate “Windows Components” and then click on the Windows Update option. 
  5. Open the “Configure Automatic Updates” option by double-clicking on it. 
  6. Click on the “Disabled” option located under “Configured Automatic Updates” on the left side. 
  7. Now hit the Apply button and then press OK. 

Alexa Thomson is an employee at a top email service provider company in the day and a technical writer at night. She is passionate about writing troubleshooting tips, beginner’s guides, news, and other articles on varied topics. She has written majorly on xerox printer support, Lexmark printer support and brother printer etc.

Once you have installed the official iOS 13 on your device, you can enjoy its new features and advanced technology. One of the best features introduced in the new iOS 13 is “Apple Arcade,” which is a new video game subscription-based service offered by Apple Inc.

The iOS 13 users can use it from now on. But before you start with it, make sure everything is set up in your device. In order to get the best experience, you must set up the Apple Arcade gaming service in the recommended way.

Source : HOW TO SET UP APPLE ARCADE ON YOUR IOS 13 IPHONE?

How to Register for the Apple Arcade Gaming Service?

Ensure to have your Apple ID before starting because you will need it while signing up for Apple Arcade. If you forgot the Apple ID, then you can find Apple ID in the Apple App Store settings. Also, look in the iTunes and iCloud settings for the Apple ID. Once you have the Apple ID, you are ready to move ahead in the process. Follow the below steps to complete the signup process:

  1. Go to the Apple App Store on your iOS device.
  2. Click on the “Arcade” (Joystick) icon located on the lower-right on your screen. 
  3. Apple allows you to play free games using the Apple Arcade for a month. So hit the “Try It Free” option. 
  4. Now if asked to sign in to the Apple account, do it with your Apple ID.
  5. Hit the Confirm option to enjoy the one month free trial period.

If you use the Apple Arcade free trial for a month, then after a month, you will be charged automatically for using the service.

However, you can cancel the service before the next month starts, to prevent the automatic gaming charges.

You can use a remainder for canceling the subscription from the Apple Arcade gaming service. To cancel the service follow the instructions given below:

  1. Under the Apple App Store, go to the Account picture on the upper-right corner. 
  2. Head to the Subscriptions and then to Apple Arcade. 
  3. Hit the Cancel button to end your Apple arcade plan.

Now you will not be charged for the service since the first month was free to use. 

How to Start Playing Apple Arcade Games?

Once you have the subscription for Apple Arcade whether it is a free trial or the paid period you can play the games easily in it. There are many games available in various categories but don’t expect a huge collection because the service has just started. Apple says that they will launch new games every week and every month.

To play games, see the steps given below:

  1. To search game, you can scroll downwards to look for games that you are interested in. Or you can also scroll down to the end and then hit the See All Games to explore all titles.
  2. If you like a game and want to try it, then click on the Get option located next to the name of that game. 
  3. The downloading process will start just after that, once it ends hit the Play button.
  4. If asked to sign in for Game Center, do so. If you want to avoid it, then you can also choose the Not Now option to play the game instantly.
  5. The game will start shortly after it.

Don’t forget to unsubscribe from the Apple Arcade gaming service, especially when you don’t want to empty out your wallet for playing games. 

Alexa Thomson   is a printer expert who has worked with leading printer hardware and software companies. Owing to her expertise in IT, and technology, her blogs have been published in leading magazines and platforms. Her favorite printer writings come for lexmark printer support.  

As we all know that there is a method of viewing hidden files in Windows device and hide files as well. Same like Windows, system files are by default hidden in Apple macOS. It shall be done by using the Terminal application for showing or hiding files in the Finder.

The method of viewing the Mac device in hidden files

  1. Firstly, put the combination ‘Command+Space’ for opening Spotlight Search.
  2. Then, write ‘terminal’.
  3. After that, view the Terminal application.
  4. Next, copy-paste the command that has been written below and press the enter button of your keyboard.
  5. defaults write com.apple.finder

AppleShowAllFiles YES

  • Then, tap on the options button.
  • After that, do a right-click on the Finder application on the dock.
  • Next, choose ‘Relaunch’.
  • Then, view the Finder.
  • After that, you shall view every hidden file on the Mac device.
  • Next, your device shall display the hidden files in a dull colour.
  • Lastly, if you wish to hide the files, run the given below order in the Terminal application.
  • defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO

The method of moving files as well as a folder to library folder

  1. Firstly, go to the Finder and put the combination of Shift+Command+L.
  2. An alternative method: Firstly, press on Go. Then, click on Library option for viewing the Library folder. Note that this option shall be present the time you have turned on for viewing the hidden files.
  3. If you have set default mode which hides system files, then you shall not be able to view the ‘Library’ folder in Finder ‘Go’ menu. In such a case, hit the option button and press on the ‘Go’ menu for seeing the Library option. Press on it for opening the Library folder.
  4. Then, press on the Gear pull-down symbol on the toolbar.
  5. After that, tap on ‘New Folder’ for making a new hidden folder.
  6. Next, put the name of the ‘New Folder’ the way you want.
  7. After that, move the files inside the ‘New Folder’.
  8. Then, visit the Terminal application.
  9. Lastly, you need to hide every system files.

Put visibility parameter of the file

This is an option for changing the visibility parameter of an item by using the Terminal.

  1. Firstly, go to the Terminal application.
  2. Then, write the given below order for hiding the file.
  3. chflags hidden <File Path>
  4. If you have no idea about file path in Mac, just write ‘chflags hidden’ without tapping on the Enter button.
  5. Then, view the Finder app.
  6. After that, move the file or folder immediately after the command option.
  7. If you wish not to hide the file, then change the command to unhide as mentioned below.
  8. chflags unhidden <File Path>

Put a dot in File Name

If you want to hide an item on the Mac, then you need to put a dot to make it invisible. Fortunately, you shall be able to change the name whenever required.

Alexa Thomson is a printer expert who has worked with leading printer hardware and software companies. Owing to her expertise in IT, and technology, her blogs have been published in leading magazines and platforms. Her favorite printer writings come for  Xerox printer support.

The OneDrive by itself pauses syncing whenever your device is on battery saver mode. ”This PC is in battery saver mode” alert gets displayed on the screen for informing you that OneDrive has paused syncing for saving battery. So you should choose Sync anyway option.

A. The method of disabling battery saver mode

  1. People who do not require battery saver mode may stop OneDrive’s sync pausing by switching off the mode. For doing it in Windows 10 device, press the search option.
  2. Then, enter ‘battery saver’ in the search bar.
  3. After that, press on Battery saver settings for opening the window.
  4. Lastly, put an un-tick on ‘Turn battery saver on automatically if the battery falls’ option.

B. The method of deselecting the automatically pause sync 

  1. People who need to keep the battery saver mode enabled can un-tick the ‘Automatic pause sync’ setting in OneDrive. You need to press the OneDrive symbol.
  2. Then, press the More option.
  3. After that, press on Settings.
  4. Next, choose the Settings tab.
  5. Then, un-tick the ‘Automatically pause sync when this device in battery saver mode’ CheckBox.
  6. Lastly, click on the OK option for exiting the window.

C. The method of editing the registry

  1. Firstly, start Run by pressing the combination of Windows+ R buttons of the keyboard.
  2. Then, put ‘regedit’ in the Open box.
  3. After that, press on the ‘OK’ option.
  4. Next, view the registry path:
  5. Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microso
  6. Then, choose the OneDrive option. 
  7. Note that if the OneDrive button does not comprise a UserSettingSaverEnabled DWORD, right-click in a given area near the right of the Registry Editor for choosing New and, then DWORD (32-bit) Value.
  8. Next, put ‘UserSettingBatterySaverEnabled’ as a new DWORD title.
  9. Then, double click on ‘UserSettingBatterySaverEnabled’ for opening the Edit DWORD.
  10. After that, put ‘1’. This should be put in a Value data bar.
  11. Then, press the OK option.
  12. Next, you need to close the Registry Editor.
  13. Then, users can also log out.
  14. Lastly, users need to return to the user accounts for letting the modifications take place properly.

Note that this is the way by which people can auto-pause OneDrive’s sync whenever in battery saver mode. Note that the ‘This PC is in battery saver mode’ alert shall not display for people starting syncing from now onwards.

Alexa Thomson is a printer expert who has worked with leading printer hardware and software companies. Owing to her expertise in IT, and technology, her blogs have been published in leading magazines and platforms. Her favorite printer writings come for Canon printer support.

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