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How to find an iPhone’s ECID

Depending on what you’re doing with your iPhone or iPad, a time may come when you need to find your device’s Exclusive Chip Identifier, otherwise more recognizably abbreviated as the ECID.

How to transfer video, audio, subtitles, and other files from your Mac or PC to the VLC app on iPhone and iPad

Transfer file to the VLC iPhone or iPad app from your Mac or PC

VLC is among the best media player apps that can open several file formats, including MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, SRT, Opus, DTS, etc. You can easily add and save files inside the iOS VLC app to enjoy them on the go.

In this tutorial, we show you two ways (wired and wireless) to transfer video, audio, subtitle, and other files from a Mac or PC to the VLC app on your iPhone or iPad.

iPhone not showing up in Finder on Mac? 15 reliable solutions

Fix iPhone not showing up in Finder on Mac

You need your iPhone or iPad to show up in Mac's Finder to create a backup, copy files, change accessibility settings, restore the device, and more.

The solutions below will help fix the problem of your iPhone not showing up in Finder, Mac not recognizing your iPhone, or "Trust This Computer" not showing up. All of these options apply to all Macs and MacBooks running macOS Catalina, macOS Big Sur, and the current macOS Monterey.

Apple stops signing iOS 15.3.1, ending ordinary downgrades from newer iOS 15.4

Downgrade iOS 15

Following a rigorous beta period, Apple unleashed its iOS & iPadOS 15.4 software updates for iPhone and iPad last Monday with huge upgrades, such as being able to unlock an iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask and support for Universal Control, among other things. As we come up on a full week after the release, it’s unsurprising to see that Apple has now stopped signing the previous release: iOS & iPadOS 15.3.1.