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iPhone authentication required error

How to resolve the iPhone authentication required error

If you are reading this article, there is a high probability that you’ve encountered this problem when using your iPhone to browse. Normally, most iPhone users get a prompt that asks for the Apple ID credentials and that the password will be sent in the clear. This prompt asks for your credentials without having any encryptions and thus most Apple users are worried. If you were startled when you saw this prompt and you opted not to type in your credentials that was a wise decision to make. Nowadays, it is very important to counter check the sites and prompts that inquire personal details to avoid being hacked. However, if it went ahead and provided your personal details, you don’t have to be afraid because your log-in details have not been compromised. This prompt has a title and a text inquiring your Apple ID credentials. If you have never seen it, you should research online to see how this prompts look like to avoid being a victim in the future. It is very important to note that the title and the text of this prompt might differ depending on the device you are using. Here are some of the things you need to know: What is the authentication required IOS warning? This warning is neither enabled by an Apple server nor by third-party servers displayed within the text of the warning. Instead, the prompt is enabled by your own local network (WIFI connection) that is not configured properly. Since the

Google Fi Explained

What Google Fi is and how it works

Run by Google, Google Fi is a network of a mobile operator that enables phone services like data, calls and messaging by use of cellular network connections and Wi-Fi. Founded in April 2015, this virtual network system only supports mobile networks in the United States which include Sprint Corporation, U.S. Cellular, and T-Mobile. Project Fi is suitable for Apple phones and a few select Android devices. This project covers more than 170 countries in the world. In its course of operation, it switches between networks according to its speed and the signal in the area. This enables phone calls to easily change from Wi-Fi to cellular network and back. When many networks are detected, Google Fi will switch you to their well-analyzed system that is sure to give you the perfect experience without setbacks in the specified area. This can be 2G, 4G LTE, and even 3G. Google Fi supports all types of messages which include MMS, group texting and SMS. It also allows your phone to work as a Wi-Fi hotspot enabling users to connect to the internet. There is no extra charge when you use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot. This is billed in your monthly usage. For phones that support Fi, you can make calls easily over Wi-Fi like you would using phone dialer. Services and data plans of Google Fi are available at a flat rate with monthly subscriptions which offers both unlimited calls and messages at the cost of $20 per month. You can

How to Use Your Phone as a Barometer or Altimeter

How to Use Your Phone as a Barometer or Altimeter

If you own an iPhone, you’ll know there’s a new app or feature craze almost every week. As the most popular smartphone on the planet, it’s no surprise we’re still excited about all this device can do. The iPhone is more than mobile games and instant messages. It contains a wealth of tools that can change your world if you know how to use them. The iPhone barometer, for example, enables your phone to track vertical movements without the use of GPS (and an internet connection). This can be a highly useful feature. However, many users are unaware of it. They exclusively associate the word ‘barometer’ with weather forecasting. It has a variety of helpful functions. In this article, we explain why the iPhone barometer app is useful to your daily routines. So, open it up. Take a look around. Learn to make it work for you. What is the iPhone Barometer App? Firstly, what is the barometer app? What does it include and why has Apple added it to the long list of iPhone features? In many ways, it is designed to complement an array of smart digital detectors such as the gyroscope, digital compass, proximity sensor, ambient light reader, accelerometer and more. Barometers measure air pressure So, this app is yet another way for your iPhone to interpret the world around it. As it includes an altimeter for understanding elevation, it adds to the depth of detail regarding where the phone is in physical space. The big picture

How To Fix iPhone Extreme Temperature Warnings

How To Fix iPhone Extreme Temperature Warnings

Nothing is as frustrating as not being able to use your phone when you badly want to. iPhones tend to lose their functionality in extremely warm or cold places. That is because the phones have a specific operating temperature, which is between 32° and 95° Fahrenheit. When the temperatures are too high or too low say between -4° to 113° F your iPhone will be non-operational. If you get the warning message to cool down or warm your iPhone, here are ways you can resolve that. Resolving temperature alerts on iPhone depends on the warning sign you have been given. How to fix Temperature Warnings issue Operating, Non-Operating and Dangerous Temperatures iPhones like we have earlier said operate between 32° and 95° F. The non-operating temperature range from -4° and 31° F on the lower end and the upper limit begin from 96° to 113° F. This temperature can severely damage your device because when the rechargeable lithium-ion battery is exposed to such temperatures, its properties are altered leading to permanent damage of your phone. When you get this warning what you need to do is safely store your phone and avoid using it completely on that environment. High-Temperature Warnings Overheating occurs when you expose your iPhone directly to the sun because its fabric attracts and stores heat. Also, it can happen when you overload or multitask your phone. Overheating can also occur when you restore from a backup or when you set up your device for the first

how to make fake facebook messages

How to make fake Facebook Messages

How to make fake Facebook Messages with the Fake Messenger app? Everyone loves to prank a friend to make them look like a chump. People pranks their best friends regularly. It is a great way to show them loyalty, and that you are always thinking about their lives. However, some friends are not used to pranks, and they get pissed off by you after fooling them. It is possible to use Facebook Messenger on Android phones to make a fool out of a friend. There are numerous applications on Google Play Store you can download to chump your friends with fake message chats. How to make fake facebook messages: Fake messenger app One of the commonly used apps is named Yazzy, and the application is simple and easy to use. It is also possible to create fake WhatsApp chats, fake Facebook status, fake Android text messages, fake hangout chats, and even fake Tweets. In this article, we will show you how you can fool your best friends through creating fake Facebook messenger chats. The procedure is similar to several other accounts. We will use Yazzy application. How to use a fake messenger app? First, get Yazzy app from Google Play Store. Then install the application on your Android device. After installing, open the application and tap on the top left corner to obtain more settings options. Secondly, open the settings module. Here, ensure that the include watermark box is unchecked. This is because no one loves to see the

AirPrint not working Fix for No AirPrint Print

Airprint not working? How to fix the ‘No AirPrint Printers Found’ Issues

No AirPrint printers found? There have been many reports from reads that they cannot print using the Airprint enabled printer. When they are trying to print a message is coming up saying that no airprinter could be found. This is common and seems to be happening often. How to fix the AirPrint Feature on iPads and iPhones No AirPrint printers found? The first thing you need to do is check the printer and make sure they support Airprint. Make sure the router is in the correct port. Make sure the computer and printer are using the same wireless network. Change the wifi bandwidth on the iDevice for 2.4 GHz to 5 or the other way around. Be sure airplane mode is off and Bluetooth is on and Update the DNS to 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 Disable the firewalls during the printing process! AirPrint Troubleshooting Steps When printing do not use a network that is public! Airprint does not work with public networks and the error message will appear when you attempt to print over a public network. The device and the printer should be using the same private network. You want to be able to see the printer and the network that it is on while using your device. Airprint will not work on hotspots, with Bluetooth, or any kind of public connection. Be sure to check the specs of the device if the printer is not found Make sure your device is compatible with airprint Apple Device with iOS 4.2 or

iMessage not syncing across all devices

How to fix iMessage not syncing Across All Devices

Sync iPhone and iPad messages: When a user sends or receives a text message on the iPhone, it should also show on the Mac, watch, or any other Apple gadget. However, on some occasions, Apple Watches, iPhones, and other iDevices fail to sync messages. One is faced with difficulties of synchronizing messages across the Apple Devices. There are however ways that one can employ to fix these issues of iMessage not synchronizing through all gadgets, that is, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. In a typical scenario, the iMessage must sync between all the gadgets that utilize the same Apple ID, including the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. The text messages should pop up on each connected device. The conversations should also immediately synchronize. Apple Messages should be a walk in the park. The Messages and iMessages syncing should not be affected when a user updates the iOS, watch OS, or macOS. Though, life is not always straightforward. There is a possibility of some devices failing to sync following an update. iMessage contains unique features that allow a user to send a message to several Apple devices as long as you use the same Apple ID. When everything is running correctly, you will enjoy sending conversations across all your iDevices. You will only have a simple task of setting every Apple device iMessage account to a matching Apple ID. Nonetheless, some Apple users report that iMessage fails to sync across all gadgets. If you are faced with this problem, worry no

iphone wont turn on

iPhone won’t charge or turn on? Fix it now!

iPhone will not turn on or charge? Trouble shooting for Apple Device Users Who Are Experiencing Issues in Powering Off Unfortunately, it isn’t uncommon for us to hear complaints about devices not powering on. This complaint is especially common in 4S, 5, and even some 6 models. Some users have even tried resolving this issue by leaving the phoneon charge overnight. Unfortunately, this won’t resolve the problem and these users are left needing help. Never fear, we are here to help. iPhone will not turn on or charge? Fix it now! Firstly, let’s look at the symptoms. The Symptoms: won’t turn on when pushing the power button only powers on when connected to outlet shows a dark screen responds to pushing the home and sleep buttons by displaying the logo but then shuts off immediately connect to iTunes” textis displayed, but nothing further If you are experiencing any of these issues, try these simple methods to trouble shoot. Be sure to check your phone after each step to ascertain if the problem has been solved. The Solutions: iPhone will not turn on or charge  – Restart Perform Forced Restart. For model 6 or lower (in addition to all iPads and iPod Touch): depress the power and home buttons at the same time until you see the logo. For model 7 and 7 Plus: press and hold BOTH the Side and the Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds, until you see the logo. For model 8, 8 Plus or

iPhone will not stay connected to Wi-Fi

iPhone will not stay connected to Wi-Fi? Fix it now!

iPhone will not stay connected to wifi? If iPhone doesn’t stay connected to the Wifi, or if the connection time is very limited, or if there are any sort of the Wifi connectivity issues, then the following steps can be of help: iPhone will not stay connected to Wifi? Fix it now! Go to “Settings”, find “Wifi”, then switch it off and turn back on. This probably might resolve the issue. If the above step doesn’t help then the iOS device can be restarted. If still, the issue remains still, go to “Settings,” find “General,” select “Reset,” and then finally select “Reset Network Settings.” The issue is likely to be resolved by now and if not then continue. Go to “Settings”, find “Wifi,” then find the Wifi which is currently in use and click,” Forget this Network.” The settings would be reset. The problem would be settled by now, however, if still there is an issue then again there are some other options as well. Go to “Settings,” find “Wifi,” then select the option of “Other,” then the name of the network in use has to be entered exactly the way it is used. Then “WEP” has to be selected from the Security Settings. iPhone will not stay connected to Wifi? The password for the wireless network has to be entered which will enable the user to join the network. Conclusion However, if nothing helps then also try to restart the router or update it to the latest firmware because

iPhone camera flash not working

How to fix iPhone camera flash not working

Camera flash iPhone 5 not working? Do you love taking selfies, or just shooting a video with iPhone? If yes, then your camera app should be functioning excellently. It would then be a great disaster to discover that the flash does not affect the photos taken as reported by several users. These users claim that the flash of iPhone 5 does not work as specified since the flash keeps going on and before or after the photo has been taken. This means that the camera shot is not properly synchronized with the flash. Fixing the Problem: Camera flash iPhone 5 not working? Fix it now! To resolve the camera problem, try the following tricks and check the impact of each tip towards fixing of the issue. Fix the flash in iphone 5s Disable location service. To do this, go to the privacy setting and perform the action Reset the camera app by double-clicking the home button then tap and hold the camera icon, then the red minus sign. Remove the case covering your phone if it has a case on it. Restart the phone by long pressing the on and off button and use the sliders to complete the process Reset your phone by pressing the on and off button plus the home button for about ten seconds. Here you have to ignore the slider. Do the DFU resetting the problems of your iPhone.