How to find a stolen or lost iPhone

Locate your iPhone or iPad on a map using any web browser.

Your iPhone includes a native application, called Find my iPhone, to locate it and control it via the Internet in case you lose it or it is stolen. With just enable it, you can use any web browser to locate your device on a map, lock your screen with a code, erase its content or simply make it play a sound.

Note: To enable Find My iPhone, go to Settings > your username > iCloud > Find My iPhone.

How to locate your iPhone from your PC or other smartphone or tablet

Go to iCloud using the web browser of your PC or mobile phone. Then, log in with your Apple account and click on the Find iPhone.

If your iPhone is turned on, connected to the Internet (via wifi or mobile networks) and has the location activated, a map with its exact location will appear, as well as various functions to control it.

If the map shows your current location, you can use the Play Sound feature to locate it more easily. Your iPhone will sound even when silent mode is activated.

In case you do not have the Find my iPhone service enabled, you can not locate it, but you can use Lost Mode to block it with a password to protect your information.

If your iPhone keeps important information and not think you can get it back, you can remove all contents. To do this, click on Erase iPhone and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

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iTunes for Windows

Transfer photos, videos and music from the PC to your iOS device and vice versa

iTunes is a tool created by Apple to manage the contents of an iPhone, iPod, and iPad from a computer. You can use it to pass photos, videos and music to your Apple device, update it to the latest version of iOS, as well as backup the information you have stored on your device and restore it if necessary.

iTunes includes a complete media player and organizer compatible with AirPlay, capable of importing songs from compact discs and creating playlists that can then be transferred to iPhone, iPod or iPad. Another of its main components is the iTunes Store, from which you can buy all kinds of digital content for entertainment such as movies, TV shows, music, and electronic books.

Download iTunes for Windows (64-bit)

Download iTunes for Windows (32-bit)

iPhone connected to a laptop showing the iTunes interface

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How to factory reset your iPhone

The iPhone integrates a function that allows you to restore the configuration to its factory settings. This undoes any incorrect configuration made by the user and removes all the terminal information (photos, videos, emails, messages …). It is widely used when the equipment stops working properly, is going to be sold or delivered like new.

How to restore your iPhone from the same device

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.
  2. In the window that opens, touch Erase now.

How to reset your iPhone using iTunes

  1. Open iTunes on your PC (download and install it if you have not already done so).
  2. Connect your iPhone to the PC using the USB cable.
  3. On the iTunes interface. Click on the Phone icon
  1. In summary, click on the Restore iPhone button.

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How to live stream the 2019 Copa America on your smart TV from the United States and Spain

The Copa América, the highest event at the level of national soccer teams in South America, runs from June 14 to July 7, 2019 in Brazil and have as participants the selections from Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador , Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Japan and Qatar (these last two as invited countries). In South America, the tournament can be followed through television channels with an open signal, cable or Internet. In the United States or Spain, you can enjoy it, among others, through FobuTV, a streaming television service that allows you to contract TV channel packages.

How to watch the Copa América on your mobile or TV if you live in the United States or Spain

Although the FobuTV app is only available on Google Play and Apple Store, you can enjoy the Copa América 2019 on a big screen of your Smart TV or on any TV connected to a streaming device such as Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PS4 or Xbox. For the step by step, follow our post: How to duplicate the screen of your smartphone on a television.

Note: FuboTV offers a free trial period of 7 days.

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fuboTV

FuboTV is an Internet television service that allows you to contract packages of TV channels, primarily on live sports, to be seen exclusively from connected devices such as computers, smartphones, and tablets, as well as through consoles and streaming devices such as Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PS4 and Xbox. The fuboTV service is available in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

Channels and chains included in programming fuboTV offer all kinds of content such as movies, TV shows, and news. However, its strength lives on sporting events. Its sports channels have the transmission rights of the main international competitions of soccer, tennis, among other disciplines. Through fuboTV you can enjoy the matches of La Liga, the Champions League and the championships organized by Conmebol, including the eliminatory and the Copa América.

Check our post: How to watch Copa América 2019 on your Internet TV from the United States and Spain

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How to share the Internet of your iPhone

Sharing the Internet is a function included in your iPhone that allows you to share the mobile data of your iOS terminal. When activated, it creates a Wi-Fi network from which other Wi-Fi devices can be connected to the Internet, such as laptops, tablets, Smart TVs, Chromecast or other mobile devices.

How to share the mobile data of your iPhone

  1. First, go to Settings > Cellular and Activate Cellular Data.
  1. Then go to Settings > Personal Hotspot and Activate Personal Hotspot.
  2. To protect access to the Wi-Fi network that has been created, you can set a password. Touch Wi-Fi Password, enter a password and press OK.

To connect a laptop to the Internet, click on the wifi icon, select the network created by your iPhone and enter the password.

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How to connect your Android phone to a LG Smart TV via WiFi Direct

The image illustrates a TV displaying on screen the devices connected by Wi-Fi Direct.

WiFi Direct allows you to stream content from your Android phone to an LG Smart TV without the need for cables or an Internet connection. Thanks to this technology, you can enjoy your photos and videos on the big screen of your TV.

How to connect your Android to an LG Smart TV via WiFi Direct

  1. On your TV remote control, press the settings button (if don’t have it, press the home button and click the settings icon in the upper right corner of your TV)
  2. Scroll down into the icons until All Settings:
The image highlights the configuration button of the LG remote control and emphasizes the option to select from the result on the TV screen.
  1. Go to Network > Wi-Fi Direct. Your Android phone will appear in the list of available devices:
  2. On your Android, swipe down from the top of the screen. Press the wifi icon and then Wi-Fi Direct.
  3. In the list of available devices, select your TV to send a connection request:
  1. On your TV, accept the connection request and you’re done!

Now, open a photo, press the transmission icon and select your TV. In the same way, you can send any video from your smartphone to your TV.

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Tinder

Tinder is a mobile application to promote romantic encounters between people who like each other in social networks or make new friendships. Its mechanism to find like-minded people is very effective since it allows to select the sex, the distance that separates them and the age range. Also, to express your liking to another user, simply swipe the image of his or her profile photo to the right of the screen. If two people like each other, there will be a match and they can connect to make dating.

Tinder is an online community made up of millions of singles looking to meet their one’s match and people looking to make new friendships. In order to explore your profile, you need to create an account in this community. You can register in Tinder with a mail account, your phone number and also through Facebook.

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How to connect your phone to Smart TV using wifi (DLNA)

Show photos and videos of your Android phone or tablet on a Smart TV (LG, Samsung, Sony …) without cables.


In the image you can see a cell phone in the foreground with the Nero Streaming Player app interface showing a photo. In the background there is a Smart TV showing the image of the cell phone.

DLNA is a communication standard implemented in most smart TVs. Allows content sharing between compatible devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Thanks to DLNA, you can play your photos and videos from your mobile device on the screen of almost any Smart TV with no cables. All you need is to install an application such as Nero Streaming Player (or iMediaShare) on your smartphone.

How to stream photos and videos from your smartphone to any Smart TV

  1. Download Nero Streaming Player on your smartphone (Android or iOS).
  2. Open Nero app, press Play from this Device and accept the remote access to your photos.
  1. Press the button located at the bottom center of the screen and select the file type you want to transmit (Photos, Videos, Music).
  1. Select a file, click the button located in the lower right corner and select the TV where you want to play.

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Nero Streaming Player

The image shows the Nero Streaming Player logo.

Nero Streaming Player is a mobile application that connects your devices, through the Wi-Fi network. The aim is to share the best capabilities of each one to reproduce the digital content in the way that best feet your needs. You can play music, photos and videos from your smartphone, PC or network (NAS) disks, not only on a TV screen but also on DLNA devices such as Hi-Fi audio receivers (Yamaha, Bose or Pioneer), game consoles and even Chromecast devices.

Nero Streaming Player does not need any configuration, just that your smartphone, PC and other DLNA devices are on the same Wi-Fi network. In addition to its ability to transmit multimedia content without cables, it allows you to control its reproduction. You have options to zoom the photographs, upload or download the music and videos, pause them, among other possibilities.

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