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Recover messages from a deleted mail account in Mail for macOS

Recover messages from a deleted mail account in Mail for macOS

Messages may be a little hard to find, but you should be able to get them back in many cases.

06/12/2019

How to make FileVault work again when you’re missing a 'secure token'

How to make FileVault work again when you’re missing a 'secure token'

A long-running problem appears to have a solution.

06/11/2019

Why use both Text Message Forwarding and Messages in iCloud?

Why use both Text Message Forwarding and Messages in iCloud?

The two separate features fulfill slightly different functions.

06/10/2019

Can’t import a .peg file? Use the Image Capture app

Can’t import a .peg file? Use the Image Capture app

An old oddity seems to block certain file imports from iOS devices.

06/07/2019

How to simulate master page text guides in Pages for macOS

How to simulate master page text guides in Pages for macOS

An odd omission can be simulated through master pages.

06/05/2019

Wrong time zone shown in Photos in iOS? It’s a timely bug

Wrong time zone shown in Photos in iOS? It’s a timely bug

iOS currently displays the relative time at which a picture was taken.

05/30/2019

Moving to a new country? What you need to know about your Apple ID and app purchases

Moving to a new country? What you need to know about your Apple ID and app purchases

An Apple ID is tied to the country in which your payment method sends its bills.

05/29/2019

What iTunes means when it tells you deleted songs might not be moved to the Trash

What iTunes means when it tells you deleted songs might not be moved to the Trash

The dialog box when you delete music within iTunes has so many provisos, it’s hard to know what the outcome will be.

05/27/2019

Why iOS offloads apps and how to reinstall them

Why iOS offloads apps and how to reinstall them

Apps can be automatically or manually put into a kind of standby mode.

05/24/2019

How to find your Documents and Desktop folder contents after disabling iCloud sync

How to find your Documents and Desktop folder contents after disabling iCloud sync

Don’t worry, they’re not gone forever! Just moved.

05/22/2019

Can’t find an app on your Mac? Pinpoint it with System Information

Can’t find an app on your Mac? Pinpoint it with System Information

This utility collates all apps and their locations in your system.

05/21/2019

Time Machine volumes can’t be included in Time Machine backups

Time Machine volumes can’t be included in Time Machine backups

While this might seem obvious, the presentation isn’t quite clear.

05/16/2019

How to get the best image export from Photos in macOS

How to get the best image export from Photos in macOS

Check the settings to avoid lower quality and lower resolution.

05/14/2019

How to turn on iCloud Photos when iOS says you can’t

How to turn on iCloud Photos when iOS says you can’t

An old iTunes synchronization is probably to blame for this problem.

05/10/2019

What to do if your Mac’s hard drive starts unmounting itself unexpectedly

What to do if your Mac’s hard drive starts unmounting itself unexpectedly

External drives that suddenly disappear? Backup and take heed.

05/08/2019

How to delete unneeded Time Machine backups on Apple’s Time Capsule

How to delete unneeded Time Machine backups on Apple’s Time Capsule

If you wind up with backups from computer you no longer need, you can delete them.

05/01/2019

I d.o.! How to solve the I d.o.n.t. autocorrect problem in iOS
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I d.o.! How to solve the I d.o.n.t. autocorrect problem in iOS

A reader figured out a simple solution: delete messages that contain the incorrect correction.

04/30/2019

Three ways to add an iCloud.com address, even if you already have one

Three ways to add an iCloud.com address, even if you already have one

If you want one or more icloud.com addresses, you take different paths depending on how you’re already set up.

04/23/2019

When iTunes says to “restore your iPhone,” do you have to?

When iTunes says to “restore your iPhone,” do you have to?

A bug in iTunes can be generally bypassed by quitting the app and relaunching.

04/19/2019

How to retain an Apple ID while switching your iCloud email address

How to retain an Apple ID while switching your iCloud email address

If your main iCloud address has become unusable due to spam or unwanted emails, there’s a trick that could help.

04/18/2019

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