Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including Take Control of Zoom (May 2020), a deep dive into how to best use that videoconferencing software. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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How to open items in the enclosing folder directly from a Spotlight search in macOS

There’s a keyboard shortcut and a few other hidden tricks.

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Apple ID: How to change your email address

If you’re about to leave a job or abandon an address, make changes first.

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A Windows update may have broken your Mac’s access to shared servers. Here’s how to fix it

The update invalidates credentials, but doesn’t explain how to re-connect.

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macOS Mojave: No more controls for photo album screensavers

You can no longer go backwards and forwards through images in the photos you selected.

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Trying to make an old Apple display work with your new Mac ? It’s no longer worth it

At some point, you have to cut the cord. Modest- and mid-sized monitors are more affordable than ever.

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Google Calendar sync with macOS was broken

It appears to be Google’s problem, and you’re not alone.

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Make sure you save your data before deleting an Apple ID account

If you’ve created multiple Apple IDs and you’re trying to clean things up, here’s how to make sure you properly save your data.

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How to restore items for an external drive that’s backed up using Time Machine

Apple makes it hard to find external storage devices that are backed up using Time Machine, but it’s there.

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YubiKey 5Ci review: WebAuthn encrypted Lightning key for iPhone and iPad for secure authentication

Apple’s full-throated browser support is yet to come, but several apps already handle the advanced encrypted second-factor hardware. The device also includes USB-C for desktop use.

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How to use Google Maps’ re-routing option on the iPhone

Google offers alternate routes if you know where to look in iOS.

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How to get a Safari password to save it in a password manager

Safari is helpful at generating passwords, but that Safari-generated password may not be saved in third-party password managers.

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How Time Machine manages its file archive and how it affects what you can restore

Time Machine deletes files in its backup, but the deletion process only removes older versions of files.

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How to use 2FA on older Apple devices that won’t let you enter a verification code

Apple has a workaround that supports two-factor authentication where it can’t be entered directly.

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How to “click accept on the account page” with apps in the Mac App Store

Sometimes the registered ownership of your Mac’s software gets muddled. Here’s one way to fix it.

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How printing options in Photos for macOS work

It’s not quite intuitive, but you will get a regular Print dialog to appear in Photos.