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How to upload multiple Photos libraries to a single iCloud Photo Library

Take extra care if you want to upload many photo libraries to one iCloud Photo Library. You could end up with duplicate photos.

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How to adjust mailbox behavior for sent mail via iCloud from a Mac

A reader wants all sent email to be stored in iCloud, not on his Mac.

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How to sync past events in your Calendar on your iPhone and Mac

To keep a proper record of your calendar, you need to adjust a setting in iOS.

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What to do when iCloud Storage is obviously empty but Apple says it isn’t

It’s a common problem with no clear resolution.

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How to view photos transferred from an iPad to a Mac

Need to offload your pics, but still want to access them from your iPad? Here are a few solutions.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Is Comcast’s Xfinity swapping your settings? No, but it can seem that way

What seems like overreach may actually be an iCloud quirk.

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How to take best advantage of iCloud Desktop and Documents across Macs

Confused about iCloud Desktop and Documents? Here’s a bit of clarification on how it works.

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How to manage multiple family members' media within a single Photos library

A reader and her family dump everything into a single iCloud Photo Library linked Photos album, and she wants relief from her daughter's selfies.

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How to back up via a network without using Time Machine

Time Machine isn’t the only way to back up your Mac. Here are a few alternatives.

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How to restore your photos using iCloud Photo Library

Whether your hard drive crashed or you’re setting up a new Mac, you can use iCloud Photo Library to restore your collection.

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A reminder to iCloud users: Mail Drop attachments expire and disappear

It's a way for iCloud Mail users to send large files, but remember, they won't stay on file for very long.

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3 tools to help you keep your new year's resolutions

Create the habits you need to ensure you meet your goals.

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How to stop macOS Photos from re-uploading all your images and videos

The spoiler: there’s no way to force iCloud Photo Library to recognize existing media, but you can pause or stop the uploads.

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How to avoid deleting photos from iCloud while traveling

Another twist in the ongoing untangling of iCloud Photo Library and local storage comes via a reader's mother.