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How Optimized iPhone Storage works with iCloud Photo Library

When you select an image or video, iOS downloads the full-resolution version.

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How to make sure you remove photos from iCloud Photo Library

Here's how to make sure your pictures are removed from iCloud Photo Library

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Hate iTunes 12.7 and want to be able to install and manage iOS apps in iTunes? Install iTunes 12.6.3

This unsupported version of iTunes gives you access to your apps on your iOS devices, as well as the ability to manage and buy iOS apps.

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How to stop your Mac from auto-connecting to a Wi-Fi network

If you use Wi-Fi hotspots, your Mac may try to reconnect to a service when you don't need it to. Here's how to stop that from happening.

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Apple File System FAQ: How APFS works with older Macs, encryption, external drives, and other questions

Your questions about APFS mounted up, and we have a pile of answers and advice.

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macOS High Sierra: Startup SSD volume must be APFS; other drives can wait

Apple upgrades your startup drive if it’s a pure SSD, but not otherwise; you can opt in external SSDs and HDDs.

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How to remove old sent messages from Mail in macOS

Your archive of sent messages can get pretty big. Here's a rule you can create to delete them after a certain period of time.

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How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra installer drive

Put the macOS High Sierra on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.


How I fixed my Apple Watch Series 3 LTE connectivity problems

If you're experiencing issues with dropped LTE connections on your Apple Watch Series 3, there's an easy way to fix it.

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Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation

When you get a login alert using Apple's 2FA, sometimes the location shown is nowhere near you.

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You can mount HFS+ volumes with High Sierra and APFS

A reader wonders about thumb drives, but all drives will still mount.

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How to safely clean iMovie files from your iPhone or iPad

iMovie projects use up a lot of storage space, especially if you’re using 4K video. It’s easy to move those projects to iCloud or your Mac.

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Apple’s two-step verification goes away with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Two-step is now going away, replaced by two-factor authentication. And you don't have to do anything about it except pay attention.

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How to install macOS High Sierra

Apple’s update to macOS is now available and ready. Here are the instructions for getting it on your Mac.