Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent, updated for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and Big Sur, are Take Control of iOS and iPadOS Privacy and Security, Take Control of Your Apple ID, Second Edition, and Take Control of Wireless Networking and Security. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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Tips for merging an old photo backup with your current Photos library

Apple doesn’t have built-in merging tools, but you can make it work.

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How to share a Wi-Fi connection via macOS

If your only reasonable path to the internet is over Wi-Fi, your Mac can help.

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What that Wi-Fi label at the top of your iPhone means

Wi-Fi calling doesn’t mean you’re calling over Wi-Fi owned by the cellular carrier.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it later: How to save web articles for reading at a later time

Here is a look at the ecosystems you can use for storing web articles and pages for later reading.

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Can I keep my partner’s Apple purchases and account after they die?

It’s always good to talk about financial, medical, and digital records with loved ones if you haven’t made a plan, especially regarding access to passwords after someone dies.

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My Mac shows a Windows recovery screen at startup. What gives?

The cognitive dissonance can be resolved by booting into macOS or reinstalling macOS.

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How to stream music to your stereo without an AirPort Express

Apple’s old base station had a feature many loved: it was an AirPlay music streamer.

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How to use Zoom or FaceTime with an Apple TV (or any TV)

Make other people’s faces larger, but watch out for the audio.

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The problem with Apple Mail’s junk filtering

If your email provider changes how it marks messages as spam, they have to provide controls, too.

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Tips for replacing an Apple AirPort network

With Apple’s Wi-Fi base station units ever older in people’s homes, here’s how to replace them.

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Your iPhone unexpectedly says you’re trying to log in from far away. Time to change your password!

With Apple’s two-factor authentication, any alert you get about a far-away log in should be heeded.

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Photos for macOS stops syncing? Here’s one way to fix it

You may need to force a full iCloud Photos resynchronization.

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Do you use Wi-Fi Calling? Here's how to check if it’s active on your iPhone

Wi-Fi Calling is a helpful feature in improving call quality, but seems to turn itself off.

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How to share downloaded apps across users on a Mac

Apple lets every user on a Mac launch apps available to all users, but the licensing may trip you up.

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The best way to video chat with mom on Mother’s Day

The traditional Mother’s Day brunch is out the window, so set up a virtual window with mom and other family for May 10.