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How to map a different key for Command and other modifiers

A reader uses a non-Mac keyboard and wants to set the right keys for extras.

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Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere

Our most commonly asked question has the same answer since it was first posed.

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How to bring back a physical Escape key on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

No esc key? No problem. Just reassign its functionality to another key.

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How to use the advanced Calendar Service features in macOS Sierra Server

Make adjustments to get the most out of macOS Server's Calendar Service.

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How to merge iPhoto and Photo libraries on a Mac

A reader has enormous photo libraries, and wants to merge and trim them while archiving parts.

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How to set up the Calendar Service in macOS Sierra Server

macOS Sierra's Calendar support has robust features that may suit your needs.

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How to change your login screen in macOS (and change it back)

A reader did the unthinkable; now he wants to revert.

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Turn up the Time Machine service in macOS Server

The macOS Server app can back up all the Macs in your home, small office, or your enterprise environment.

How to remove Snapz Pro in macOS Sierra

While it's a specialized app, we've received a number of queries about how to remove it.

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How to stop getting beta updates for macOS Sierra

If you participated in the Beta Software Program, you still have access to beta updates of Sierra.

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How to fix two-factor authentication problems with apps that don’t use iCloud

If you’re new to 2FA, remember you can still use non-Apple services for contacts and calendars, and for email.

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If you upgrade to two-factor authentication, you can’t log in to your Mac with an iCloud password

Apple slipped in a change in April 2016 that’s affecting people who change the protection on their Apple ID accounts.

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How to transfer a Time Machine backup to another backup drive

When you want to switch Time Machine drives, it's fairly easy to transfer your old backups.

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Fusion Drive or more RAM: Which one to get on a new Mac?

A reader wonders if the extra dollars spent on RAM or a Fusion Drive are worth the expense.

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How to list Folders first when sorting a Finder window in macOS Sierra

In macOS Sierra, you don’t really need to use a blank space or a character to make folders list first when arranging by name.