Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Connect and Secure Your iPhone and iPad (covers iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1), a detailed guide to networking, privacy, and encryption. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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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.

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Soulver 3 review: Mac app simplifies readable calculations and conversions

Perform math with aplomb and little head scratching, as you switch furlongs to fortnights and cups to liters.

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How to fix a Spotify playlist’s original order after sorting by category

It’s as simple as one, two. Or sometimes, just one.

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Don’t use cloud backup services to make copies of your Time Machine volumes. Here’s why

Making multiple archives and backups of your files is a great idea, but copying Time Machine to Backblaze and other services has no advantage.

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How to use Keynote to add text overlays in your iMovie projects

Yes, it’s a bit of a workaround, but it’s a great help for certain iMovie projects.

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How to buy a used Mac without being locked out

Apple offers protections for owners with more to come—buyers be aware!

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How to install the macOS Catalina beta in its own APFS container

You can have your Catalina and still be Mojave fresh.