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How to change your kid’s adult Apple ID account to a child account

If you inflated their age, you can deflate it, too.

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How you back up your iPhone and iPad in macOS 10.15 Catalina

The iTunes app may be gone, but you can still back up your iOS device to your Mac. Here’s how.

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How to clone a macOS Catalina drive

Catalina shook up volume organization, but you can still make a restorable backup.

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How to use your iPhone as an encrypted Google security key

Google has added the ability to use your iPhone as a physical security key to authenticate your account. Here's how to set it up.

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Save iCloud storage costs with Family Sharing

The ability to pool certain account elements includes storage.

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How to use iCloud aliases to send and receive email

You can have up to three aliases that connect to your iCloud account.

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iOS: What to do if iCloud Photos uploads are paused due to a low battery, but you’re actually near a full charge

The sync service may have its own algorithm that lets it choose when to stop syncing photos and videos.

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How to switch the language and region used by your Mac

Depending on the languages you speak and country or region you’re familiar with, you may want to switch among options.

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How to use Apple ID to create passwords for your apps

Apple ID lets you create up to 25 app-specific passwords for third-party apps.

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iTunes Match can be a problem for switching Apple ID countries

The annual subscription service can only have its renewal revoked, not prematurely expired.

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How to set up Family Sharing on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Share purchases and subscriptions with up to five other family members.

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How to cope with a FileVault recovery key disappearing while you write it down

The key can’t be re-displayed once it’s dismissed.

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How to enable Reader View automatically for websites in mobile and desktop Safari

Reader View offers a stripped down, more controllable reading experience. It's a way to avoid ads. pop-ups, and other distractions.

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How to restore deleted files, photos, bookmarks, and more from iCloud

iCloud keeps many items you delete for up to 30 days.

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How to free up iCloud storage space

Apple gives you 5GB of iCloud storage space for free, but that can feel cramped rather quickly if you have more than one iOS device to back up. Here’s how to make the most of the space you have.