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What to do when a calendar isn’t syncing to your Mac

A reader can’t get one of their Apple devices to sync properly

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How to turn off website tracking in Safari for macOS High Sierra

Safarii 11 uses Intelligent Tracking Prevention to stop websites from doing cross-site tracking of your web activities.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Movie metadata, authentication requests, and more

Answers to your questions about iTunes.

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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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Why Photos duplicates a description across a set of images

It’s easy to hit return at the wrong moment.

The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing and displaying playlists

How to see the information you want to see in an iTunes playlist.

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Photos for iOS and macOS: The limits of liked photos

Apple doesn’t let you use popularity for selection or sorting, and has two kinds of “likes.”

The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing your iTunes library

Tips, tricks, and more from Kirk McElhearn.

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How to set a different return address in Mail for macOS

You can have multiple accounts set up in Mail, and select among return addresses.

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Can you use older versions of Apple’s Pages on macOS Sierra?

Don’t like the current version of Apple’s word processing app? You’re not alone.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iPhone auto-plays music in cars, varying volume levels, and audiobook sorting

Not sure how iTunes works? Kirk McElhearn is here to point you in the right direction.

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How to upgrade an old iPhoto library to Photos (or recover it)

A reader has a 2008-era iPhoto library and can't import it correctly directly into Photos.

The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: What to do when iTunes goes wild

Seeing strange things in your iTunes library? Kirk McElhearn has a fix.