Ankur Thakur

Ankur has been an Apple user for over seven years. At iDB, Ankur primarily focuses on iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods, and Mac tips, guides, how-tos, and fixes. He loves to test things thoroughly before putting them in his articles. Someday in the near future, he wants to have a personal office outfitted with Apple products such as Apple TV, HomePod, iMac, and more. Besides writing about Apple, Ankur likes to watch tech videos, romantic and comedy movies & TV shows, listen to very old songs, and eat pizza and chicken.

How to fix FaceTime not working on Apple Watch

FaceTime failing and not working on Apple Watch

It's easy to make a FaceTime call on your Apple Watch using any of the four ways. But in some situations, and for some users, FaceTime on Apple Watch might fail repeatedly and not work. If you're one of those who cannot FaceTime from an Apple Watch, here are the solutions to fix this issue.

This guide applies to all Apple Watch models running recent watchOS versions, like watchOS 8.

How to hide, rearrange, delete Home Screen pages iPhone, iPad

Organize iPhone Home Screen

With iOS 14 and later, you can hide all the Home Screen pages except one. In addition to giving a clean look, it also makes reaching the App Library quicker. Plus, if you want to hide some apps, you can place them on one of the Home Screens and hide that page.

In this quick tutorial, we show you how to hide Home Screen pages, move them around to rearrange them, and delete the ones you no longer need.

5 ways to fix a Mac screen saver stuck or refusing to turn off

MacBook on screen saver

You went away from your Mac for a while, and when you return, you find the screen saver is stuck. Most likely, this glitch is due to bugs in macOS. But, the fix is easy. Here's how to get out of the frozen Mac screen saver or the screen saver that won't go away and prevents you from using your computer.

The fixes here apply to Macs with Intel processor and Apple silicon running any recent version of macOS, including macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey.

iPhone screen too dark or dim? Here are 15 ways to make it brighter

Fix iPhone dark screen and make it brighter

In this tutorial, we show you how to increase the brightness of your dark iPhone screen and prevent it from decreasing automatically and unnecessarily in the wrong situations.

These solutions will fix the problem if your iPhone screen is dim, brightness automatically goes down, or the iPhone screen is dark but brightness is up, and other similar issues.

You can’t disable App Library, but here’s what you can do

Disable App Library

App Library was introduced in iPhone with iOS 14 and iPad with iPadOS 15. Since then, it has stayed on future versions, including iOS 15. If you aren't a big fan of App Library, you might want to disable it temporarily or turn it off entirely.

The bad news is you can't disable or toggle off App Library on iPhone. But there are some things you can do to make sure you do not have to use it ever. So you can't get rid of App Library, but we show you how to ignore it.

How to automatically start playing music at startup on Mac

Play music on Mac startup

We previously showed you the steps to automatically open your favorite websites without a single click when you turn on your Mac. In this brief tutorial, let us add some music to this.

Here's how to use the Shortcuts app to automatically play your desired playlist when you turn on your Mac.

How to stop iMessage photos from showing in Photos app

Shared with You iPhone

Are pictures and videos you receive on iMessage appearing automatically inside your iPhone Photos app? This is because of a new feature called Shared with You introduced in iOS 15. If you do not like this, here's how to stop your iPhone from automatically saving images received on iMessage to the Photos app.