macOS

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 unsend messages on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Two iPhone screenshots showing the iPhone Undo Send feature in action with Thanos in the background and Thano's hand gesturing the erase action

Earlier, when you accidentally sent a wrong, angry, or error-laden iMessage, there was no way to undo that. And tricks to stop an outgoing message by immediately enabling Airplane mode or disabling cellular data weren't always successful.

Thankfully, with iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura, you can unsend a message in just a couple of steps. And you have two minutes to do that!

How to fix the Notes app not working or responding on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Sync iCloud Notes on your iPhone

The Apple Notes app, which comes prebuilt in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, is an excellent place to jot notes, to-dos, sketches, and more. Until it stops working!

At times, the iPhone, iPad, and Mac Notes app may freeze and refuse to show you the saved notes. Other times, it may crash the moment you open it. And sometimes, the Notes app may not respond at all to your touches and clicks.

If you're stuck in one of these situations where you can't use the Apple Notes app to create new notes or access existing ones, the following solutions will help.

How to lock your Telegram chats on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Lock the Telegram app to secure your chats

With over 700 million active monthly users, Telegram is one of the most popular instant messaging services. If your friends and family use Telegram, you might have private conversations that you don't want others to see. This is especially true if your acquaintances frequently borrow your iPhone to watch YouTube, see photos, etc.

Thus, to prevent unsolicited access to your Telegram chats and channels, you can easily put a lock on the app.

How to automatically change your Mac’s wallpaper at regular intervals

Automatically change Mac wallpaper

Recently, we published a tutorial on how to automatically change your iPhone wallpaper every day, and readers loved it. Getting motivated by that article, we decided to do a similar one for Mac! And as it turns out, doing so on a Mac is extremely easy.

In this tutorial, we show you how to change your Mac's desktop wallpaper automatically at regular intervals. You can customize it to have a new wallpaper every day, every hour, every minute, and more.

Plus, we also tell you how to create a custom dynamic wallpaper file that will automatically beautify your Mac's desktop with a different wallpaper based on the time of the day you set.