Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Take Control of Your Apple ID, a guide to troubleshooting Apple ID problems and managing security and the features. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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macOS: How to use Spotlight’s query language to create an All My Files-like feature

Apple removed the prefab option, but with a raw query, you can simulate it.

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How to make Time Capsule and networked drives appear for your Mac

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What to do when Time Machine says a verification failed

A Time Machine backup may sometimes corrupt without any warning, and there’s almost nothing you can do.

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iOS: Why does Apple ask for your passcode when setting up two-factor authentication?

Apple doesn’t clearly explain why it asks for it. Fortunately, Apple doesn’t possess it.

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How Time Machine and other backups handle email

Email is an oddball for archiving, so you need different strategies.

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What happened to the ‘All My Files’ feature in macOS High Sierra?

Yes, the Finder feature is gone without a great replacement.

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How to delete Time Machine snapshots on your Mac

These snapshots can fill up a drive, even though macOS should manage them.

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How to make sure Time Machine works when you upgrade your hard drive

You have to turn to the Terminal to make certain kinds of Time Machine swaps work.

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iMessage: How to pick a reply address in iOS and macOS

With many options, what’s the right choice across many devices and computers?

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How to fix the wrong Time Machine adoption for a drive swap

You have to turn to the Terminal to make certain kinds of Time Machine swaps work.

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How to use printer presets in macOS

Many people don’t realize they can save their print dialog preferences for future use.

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How to find a missing app in iOS 11

Apple changed how it shows app folders in Siri search results in iOS 11.

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How to restore missing expansion triangles in the Finder

What to do if you can’t click a triangle to see what’s in a folder.

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How to manually add apps to your iOS devices in iTunes 12.7

While Apple removed app sync from iTunes, there’s still a manual method.

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Hey Siri, stop suggesting spammers’ email!

How do you get Siri in macOS to stop offering up email addresses?