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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.

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macOS High Sierra: How to use Reader mode in Safari 11

Want to visit websites without annoying ads, videos, and other distractions? Safari's Reader mode is the way to go.

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How to recover your files when your Mac won’t start up properly

When your Mac won't finish its startup process, how do you get access to the data? There are a few tings you can try.

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How to copy a Live Photo from your Mac back to an iOS device

There are three ways to copy a Live Photo from a Mac to an iPhone.

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Can ransomware hijack Mac backups? Yes, but...

There are ways to protect your backups from rare ransomware attacks.

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Why continuous backups on your Mac are a good idea

A reader would like to backup files only manually due to performance

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How to learn Apple Swift, Apple’s language for creating iOS and macOS apps

Learn the language Apple uses to create apps for iOS and macOS.

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How to delete iOS apps in iTunes for Mac to free up storage

iTunes downloads iOS apps if you use iTunes for syncing. But you don't have to keep those apps on your Mac.

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How to keep Migration Assistant from overwriting existing files on a new Mac

A reader wants to migrate without deleting files.

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Troubleshoot and recover a Mac with a failed drive

Even Macworld contributors run into Mac problems. Join us as we troubleshoot and recover data from a Mac with a bad hard drive.

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How to set network connection priority on a Mac

With different networking options available, you may find yourself in a situation where you want your Mac to select one type of connection over another.

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Mac always booting into Safe Mode? Here are ways to troubleshoot it

A reader finds he boots into Safe Mode every time he restarts his Mac.

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The case of the iMac screen that mysteriously blacks out

A reader has a peculiar problem with an iMac that’s probably electrical in nature.

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When fonts won’t display properly in Safari and Mail, here’s what to do

When your Mail, Safari, or other apps display a question mark in a box, you can reset fonts.

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How to adjust the spell-check language in macOS

A reader has spelling corrections appearing as if he’s typing in French.