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AnyFix fixes 100+ system problems to ensure a smooth upgrade to iOS 14 [sponsored]

Are you thinking about installing iOS 14? If so, you're probably aware that many power users avoid installing first versions of Apple's major software updates. As these initial iOS releases may contain many unfixed bugs, they inevitably tend to cause all sorts of issues for customers. With an app called AnyFix by iMobie, you can fix more than 130 common iOS system errors to ensure that your iOS 14 upgrade experience is as smooth as a butter.

Fix cellular data errors after updating to iOS 14

Cellular update failed error message

After updating your iPhone, it is possible that the baseband firmware which controls your cell signal got corrupted. You may see an alert on your phone that says that the cellular update failed, or you may see a message in your cellular settings that says an update is required to use cellular data on your device. This can be frustrating to deal with, but this article will walk you through some basic troubleshooting and then an advanced solution if all else fails.

How to fix Bluetooth issues on your iPhone

Bluetooth Settings iPhone on Table

When you want to use a Bluetooth accessory with your iPhone, it can be super aggravating when it doesn’t work. Whether you just picked up a new set of earphones or a physical keyboard, Bluetooth should make the setup of these devices easy. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Like it or not, Bluetooth problems can occur with your iPhone and here we’ll show you ways to fix them.

Fix: Your Purchase Could Not Be Completed in the App Store

Your Purchase Could Not Be Completed Message

Have you ever tried to make a purchase on your iPhone or iPad, for a new app or in-app purchase, and received an error message that your purchase could not be completed in the App Store app?

More specifically, the error reads "Your purchase  could not be completed. For assistance, contact iTunes Support at www.apple.dom/support/itunes/ww/." The message shows you a website to visit but no further help regarding why the purchase didn’t go through.

Here we’ll list some possible reasons why your purchase could not be completed and how to remedy the situation.

How to force restart your iPhone or iPad

iPhone and ipad

There are many times when a hard reboot of your iPhone or iPad is necessary. You may be experiencing a frozen or black screen or simply a lack of response from it. And while a force restart can fix these types of issues, it will only work if you know how to do it.

With so many iPhone and iPad models over the years, there is no single way to hard reset the device that covers them all. To keep you up to date with how to force restart your latest and greatest iOS device, here’s how hard reboot every model.

How to fix Preview going to the wrong page in a PDF

Go To Page in Preview PDF

Preview is a great Mac app for working with PDF documents. You can annotate them, sign them, and use bookmarks to reference pages. But have you ever noticed that when you use the Go To Page tool in your PDF, it takes you to the wrong one? If you work with lengthy documents in particular, this can be very annoying.

Luckily, there is one simple setting you can adjust to fix Preview going to the wrong page in your PDF.

Cydia updated to v1.1.35 with another crash fix relating to hardware keyboards

Jailbreakers who are taking advantage of either the checkra1n or unc0ver jailbreak would do good to launch the Cydia app and refresh their sources this morning. It seems that Cydia received yet another update late last night, this time bringing the tried and true package manager up to version 1.1.35.

From what we can gather, Cydia v1.1.35 was released specifically to fix a problem where the app could crash if the user was using a hardware keyboard on iOS & iPadOS 13.5 as opposed to using the operating system’s built-in software keyboard.

Make your jailbroken installation of iOS 13 more stable with StopCrashingPls

If you’ve started distinguishing some rather peculiar instabilities after jailbreaking iOS 13, then you may not be alone. iOS developer Adam Demasi of HASHBANG Productions seems to have recognized a similar wave of patterns that urged him to create a hot-fix in the form of a newly released jailbreak tweak called StopCrashingPls.

Citing the brief Cydia description for StopCrashingPls, it was designed as an experimental workaround for iOS 13’s jetsam crash issue. This apparent issue could be exacerbated by certain jailbreak tweak installations, resulting in unwanted battery drain and overall system instability.

Ryan Petrich’s MailMend jailbreak tweak fixes a vulnerability in iOS’ Mail app

Earlier today, we showed you a new jailbreak tweak called CaptureTheFlag that could be installed to patch a rather tedious text message-centric bug in which someone could send you a string of text from the Sindhi language to ‘freeze’ or ‘crash’ your iPhone. A great add-on to have if you’re jailbroken, but perhaps not the only one…

Yet another new jailbreak tweak release dubbed MailMend by iOS developer Ryan Petrich claims to patch a vulnerability that was only just recently discovered and disclosed in iOS’ native emailing app (Mail) by cybersecurity company ZecOps.