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Stop AirDrop in iOS with Screen Time

AirDrop can be abused by and abuse people. You can block it with Screen Time restrictions.

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How to stop receiving subscription renewal emails from Apple

Tired of getting emails every month about your app and service subscriptions billed through Apple? Here’s how to opt out.

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Why can’t Family Sharing include more than six people?

Apple imposes a seemingly arbitrary limit to prevent misuses of the feature.

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How to fix the “cannot be autosaved” bug when saving documents in macOS apps

An oddball problem with an oddball fix and some workarounds.

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Happy birthday to…who? How to purge your calendar of acquaintances’ natal days

For historic and syncing reasons, you may wind up with more birthdays listed as events than you want.

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Two Screen Time tips to keep kids from working around limits

Screen Time is a powerful tool for managing kids’ screen time, but a couple settings make a big difference.

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How to send messages to select iCloud accounts directly to the trash

You can effectively turn some addresses into bit buckets.

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How to protect your Ring account with the new Control Center privacy dashboard

Ring has updated its app with new and improved privacy tools. Here’s how to make the most of them.

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If your Philips Hue lights aren’t responding, maybe it’s time to move your Hue Bridge

Did all the Hue lights in your house just become unresponsive? Wireless interference could be to blame, and moving your Hue Bridge might be the answer.

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How to search your music library in macOS Catalina’s Music app

Three buttons let you choose among collections to search, but Your Library should be one of them.

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How to change the default font in Pages for Mac and iOS

It’s easy enough to figure out how to change a font while writing. But making that change permanent? That’s a different story.

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How to create a backup strategy with terabytes of files

As we take ever more photos and shoot more video, we have to think of new ways to back the material up.

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How to remove your iCloud account and Apple ID from a transferred computer

Even when you think you’ve logged out and wiped things clean, there may still be a lingering trace.

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How to get certified for a hard drive you erased

Some organizations may require a report that spells out how a drive’s contents were deleted.

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How to switch up your Apple ID if you’re leaving an organization that needs account access

Especially with two-factor authentication, you need to plan before it’s too late.