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How to use Google Photos to back up your iPhone photos

It’s easy to get free protection from losing all your photos if your phone gets lost, stolen, or broken and with Google Photos.

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How to fix a Spotify playlist’s original order after sorting by category

It’s as simple as one, two. Or sometimes, just one.

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How to use Google Photos to back up your iPhone photos

It's easy to get free protection from losing all your photos if your phone gets lost, stolen, or broken and with Google Photos.

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How to take and edit a screenshot on any iPhone

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your iPhone no matter which model you have.

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Don’t use cloud backup services to make copies of your Time Machine volumes. Here’s why

Making multiple archives and backups of your files is a great idea, but copying Time Machine to Backblaze and other services has no advantage.

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iOS 13 and Apple Watch: Activity Trends give you the big picture

A new iOS 13 feature will help you make sense of all that activity data coming from your Apple Watch.

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How to use Keynote to add text overlays in your iMovie projects

Yes, it’s a bit of a workaround, but it’s a great help for certain iMovie projects.

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How to delete apps from your iPhone or iPad

Not going to use that app anymore? Here's how to get rid of it and clear up some storage space.

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WatchOS 6: How to delete built-in apps from your Apple Watch

You can finally get rid of some of those stock apps you never use.

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You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Get the scoop on how to train Alexa to recognize your voice, prevent unauthorized purchases from Amazon, tell it where you live and work, and more.

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How to take an iPhone screenshot

Here's how to take a screenshot no matter which iPhone you have.

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macOS Catalina: How to use the new features in Safari 13

New features make it easier to manage multiple windows and tabs.

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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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iOS 13: How to quickly connect to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

You don’t have to go into the Settings app anymore!

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How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

There are an extra couple of steps if you are transferring to a device that’s not fresh from the box.

How to pair an Xbox One controller with an iPhone or iPad

How to pair an Xbox One controller with an iPhone or iPad

If you’re running iOS 13 or iPadOS 13, you can now use a Bluetooth-compatible Xbox One controller to play MFi controller-compatible games on your iPhone or iPad. Unfortunately, this means you can’t use any Xbox One wireless gamepad: You’ll need the 1708 model or (out later this year) the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2. In this video, Macworld’s Leif Johnson shows you how to set it up. You can buy the proper controller on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Xbox-Wireless-Controller-White-one/dp/B01GW3H3U8?tag=macworld05-20&ascsubtag=US-002-3410800-000-1435979-web-20&th=1 For a text walkthrough, be sure to visit our page on the Macworld website: https://www.macworld.com/article/3410800/how-to-pair-an-xbox-one-controller-with-iphone-or-ipad.html Also, here’s a link with information on how to enroll in the iOS 13 public beta, which you’ll need if you want to play with controllers right now. Just keep in mind that the beta is still a little buggy, so it might be wise to wait until the full release in the fall: https://www.macworld.com/article/3404897/how-to-install-the-ios-13-and-ipados-13-public-beta.html

How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with an iPhone or iPad

How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with an iPhone or iPad

If you’re running iOS 13 or iPadOS 13, you can now use an PlayStation DualShock 4 controller to play MFi controller-compatible games on your iPhone or iPad. All wireless DualShock 4 controllers work with Bluetooth, so every one should work. For a text walkthrough, be sure to visit our page on the Macworld website: https://www.macworld.com/article/3410287/how-to-pair-a-ps4-dualshock-4-controller-with-iphone-or-ipad.html Also, here’s a link with information on how to enroll in the iOS 13 public beta, which you’ll need if you want to play with controllers right now. Just keep in mind that the beta is still a little buggy, so it might be wise to wait until the full release in the fall: https://www.macworld.com/article/3404897/how-to-install-the-ios-13-and-ipados-13-public-beta.html

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How the App Store is changing in iOS 13

Perhaps the most widely-used app on our iPhones being reorganized in iOS 13.

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iOS 13: How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your iPhone or iPad

iOS 13 finally lets you use game controllers you likely already have in your home.

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iOS 13: How to pair an Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad

iOS 13 finally lets you use game controllers you likely already have in your home.