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How to fix the 'untrusted_cert_title' error when reinstalling macOS

How to fix the 'untrusted_cert_title' error when reinstalling macOS

This problem appears to be one of the past, but readers keep encountering it.

11/30/2020

How to erase an encrypted Mac volume if you don’t need its contents

How to erase an encrypted Mac volume if you don’t need its contents

You don’t need a password if you’re just trying to erase a drive.

11/27/2020

How to fix your network when you see ‘Another device is using your IP address’

How to fix your network when you see ‘Another device is using your IP address’

Your local network or your Mac may have the wrong addresses configured.

11/24/2020

How to turn your phone hotspot into a home broadband network

How to turn your phone hotspot into a home broadband network

Some smartphone plans include substantial use of the phone as a hotspot. You can leverage this via macOS.

11/23/2020

How to recover data from a Mac with T2 or FileVault encryption and without a password

How to recover data from a Mac with T2 or FileVault encryption and without a password

The owner may have died or is incapacitated, or you or someone else has simply forgotten an administrative password, making the contents irretrievable.

11/19/2020

How to paste text without formatting on a Mac

How to paste text without formatting on a Mac

Just the characters, please, no styles.

11/17/2020

How to tell if your USB-C cable is USB only or supports Thunderbolt 3

How to tell if your USB-C cable is USB only or supports Thunderbolt 3

Logos help, but without them, you’re nearly at a loss.

11/10/2020

How to tag and talk to individual people in group messages in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

How to tag and talk to individual people in group messages in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

You can both avoid bothering everyone in a group chat or highlight one or more people.

11/06/2020

How to use the Wi-Fi button in the iOS Control Center to deal with weak networks

How to use the Wi-Fi button in the iOS Control Center to deal with weak networks

You can use this “soft” off button to help manage network connection issues.

11/05/2020

When deleting a song from iTunes or Apple Music in macOS, where does it go?

When deleting a song from iTunes or Apple Music in macOS, where does it go?

iTunes and Music lack a Recently Deleted album. But you can find songs you deleted in those apps in the Trash.

11/03/2020

How to manage alarms based on your sleep pattern in iOS 14

How to manage alarms based on your sleep pattern in iOS 14

You can still pick your own wake-up time.

11/02/2020

How to consolidate mail from multiple Macs using Apple Mail

How to consolidate mail from multiple Macs using Apple Mail

Import messages from other machines into your master copy.

10/30/2020

Does a Time Machine drive need to be always on with a Mac?

Does a Time Machine drive need to be always on with a Mac?

You can use it intermittently, but don’t forget to plug it back in!

10/29/2020

What to do when iTunes prompts you to update when connecting an iPhone

What to do when iTunes prompts you to update when connecting an iPhone

A newer version of iOS can require a small software update for iTunes that isn’t otherwise available.

10/28/2020

How to manage the Bluetooth headphone connection dance among devices

How to manage the Bluetooth headphone connection dance among devices

You can pair with several devices, but have to manage connecting and disconnecting with most Bluetooth headphones.

10/26/2020

How to share a password via AirDrop from iOS 14, iPadOS 14, or macOS

How to share a password via AirDrop from iOS 14, iPadOS 14, or macOS

Apple makes it easy to pass a password securely and wirelessly to someone in your vicinity.

10/23/2020

Your scanner won’t work with Image Capture? Disable a network setting on your all-in-one

Your scanner won’t work with Image Capture? Disable a network setting on your all-in-one

Trying to use a scanner on your Mac and the Image Capture app doesn’t work? Here’s a possible fix.

10/22/2020

How to prepare your digital assets in case of death

How to prepare your digital assets in case of death

Someone’s passing could leave their data and devices locked up forever. But there are some preparations and techniques you could try.

10/21/2020

How to recover iPhone and iPad data from a backup without the device’s passcode

How to recover iPhone and iPad data from a backup without the device’s passcode

For yourself or someone who has passed away, you might need this backup plan.

10/20/2020

How to toggle location precision for apps in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

How to toggle location precision for apps in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

The latest OS provides even more privacy related to how closely apps can track your location.

10/19/2020

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