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Fix: Why Does My Wi-Fi Say “Weak Security” on iPhone?

Fix: Why Does My Wi-Fi Say “Weak Security” on iPhone?

If you’re connecting to Wi-Fi with your iPhone and you see a message in Settings about “Weak Security,” it can be confusing and concerning. Here’s what it means—and how to fix it. Wi-Fi Security Standards Have Changed Starting with iOS 14, Apple began warning iPhone owners about Wi-Fi networks that use older network security standards, …

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How to Stop Your iPhone Screen From Automatically Turning Off

How to Stop Your iPhone Screen From Automatically Turning Off

DenPhotos/Shutterstock.com Does your iPhone screen keep going dark or turning off while reading something, checking a shopping list, or any other time you don’t want it to? There’s an easy way to turn off auto-lock on an iPhone in Settings. Here’s how. The reason your iPhone’s screen keeps dimming and turning off is because of …

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Watch Out for Wordle Scams on iPhone and Android

Watch Out for Wordle Scams on iPhone and Android

Wordle is everywhere right now. The popular word-guessing game has inspired ad-filled copycats and other scams on iPhone and Android. Watch out: There are no official Wordle apps. There’s only one official way to play the game. Basically, there’s one official version of Wordle, and it’s at the powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ domain. There’s no official app on any mobile …

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How Vibrations Can Ruin Your iPhone or Android Camera

How Vibrations Can Ruin Your iPhone or Android Camera

Aleksandrs Muiznieks/Shutterstock.com Apple surprised people by warning that “exposure to vibrations, like those generated by high-powered motorcycle engines” can damage iPhone cameras. There’s a perfectly reasonable explanation for this, and it can affect Android devices, too. It’s easy to make the iPhone the butt of a joke—and Apple didn’t do themselves any favors—but this is …

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