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How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Sep 7, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Looking for a way to quickly annotate images and screenshots on your Mac, right from the Finder? Sure you could use Preview, or a third party app, but thanks to Markup it’s also a feature that is available natively in macOS Finder. Markup is also pretty easy to access and has all the basic tools … Read More

How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Aug 25, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Do you want to make changes to a file or document without affecting the original file? In that case, you might be interested taking advantage of Stationery Pad to easily create file templates on your Mac.

How to Add & Remove Quick Actions on Mac

Aug 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add & Remove Quick Actions on Mac

Do you use Quick Actions to perform certain tasks on your Mac with just a simple click? If so, do you want to add more Quick Actions? Or, perhaps you want to delete a custom quick action that you created? Adding and removing Quick Actions is pretty easy to do on a Mac.

3 Ways to Move Files & Folders on Mac

Aug 9, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Move Files & Folders on Mac

Ever wondered how you can move files and folders around on a Mac? If you’re using your first Mac and are new to macOS, one of the first things you may be interested in learning is file organization, especially if you’re switching from Windows.

How to Find Files on Mac

Jun 21, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Find Files on Mac

Finding a specific file on your Mac can be a tedious process sometimes, even if you keep all your files and folders organized. Thanks to Finder and Spotlight search, you can quickly find the exact file you’re looking for, regardless of where it’s stored on the Mac. We’ll cover how to find files on a … Read More

Can’t Remember Password for Encrypted iPhone Backup? Here’s What To Do

Mar 31, 2021 - 2 Comments
Can't Remember Password for Encrypted iPhone Backup? Here's What To Do

If you use iTunes or macOS Finder to locally back up your iPhone or iPad, you could run into a situation where you forgot the devices backup password, and you’re no longer able to use this backup to restore your device. That’s not a great feeling, but don’t panic quite yet because if you find … Read More

How to Copy Ringtone to iPhone from MacOS Big Sur & Catalina with Finder

Nov 20, 2020 - 16 Comments
How to copy ringtone to iPhone from macOS Finder

For Mac users trying to copy ringtones to their iPhone using a modern macOS release like Big Sur or Catalina, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so, and a return to old habits. Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the ringtone file from the Mac file system to the iPhone, … Read More

How to Sync Photos Between iPhone and Mac with Finder in macOS Catalina & Big Sur

Oct 29, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Add Photos to a New Photos Album on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

For many users, the easiest and best way to sync your photos across multiple devices is undoubtedly using iCloud Photos on the Mac, but that requires a reliable high speed internet connection, and depending on the amount of photos you have, perhaps a lot of iCloud space too. Fortunately, another option exists, and you can … Read More

How To Merge Two Folders with the Same Name on Mac Using Finder

Oct 26, 2020 - 3 Comments
Mac Finder

It’s all too easy to wind up with two folders that should contain a single set of files but have managed to be strewn across your computer’s storage in two different folders. Wouldn’t it be nice to merge those two folders of the same name into one on the Mac? Whether newbie or computer wizard, it … Read More

Can’t Drag a Ringtone to iPhone with iTunes? Here’s the Fix

Oct 21, 2020 - 15 Comments
iTunes

Some iPhone users may notice that trying to drag a ringtone or text tone to their device through iTunes fails. You connect the iPhone (or iPad) to the Mac or Windows PC, open iTunes or Finder, select the device as required, but when trying to manually drag and drop a ringtone into iTunes to copy … Read More

How to Restore iOS Backups in MacOS with Finder (Big Sur & Catalina)

Sep 28, 2020 - 5 Comments

As you likely know by now, iOS and iPadOS device backups are handled differently in macOS Big Sur and MacOS Catalina compared to Mojave and earlier that ran iTunes. Instead of iTunes for device management, device syncing, backups, and restores are all handled in the Finder now instead. We’ve already explained how to go about … Read More

How to Find & Delete Duplicate Files on Mac with Smart Folders

Sep 17, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Find Duplicate Files on Mac

Depending on your line of work you may end up in a scenario where you have a variety of duplicate files on a Mac. Sometimes this goes unnoticed, but occasionally the Mac will run low on storage space and you might want to free up space by finding and removing those duplicate files from the … Read More

Use File & Folder Paths in Spotlight for Mac

Sep 1, 2020 - 1 Comment
Enter file system path in Spotlight on Mac for quick access to file system

Did you know you can enter file system and folder paths into Spotlight on Mac? This handy trick offers a way to quickly access buried files and folders on a Mac, regardless of where they are on in the file system.

How to Rotate a Movie in Mac Finder with Quick Actions

Jul 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to quickly rotate videos in Mac Finder with Quick Actions

Modern MacOS versions include a handy Quick Action feature that allows users to quickly rotate movie files to the left, and without launching any application. Instead, the video file rotation happens entirely in the Mac Finder. Rotating a video or movie that has been filmed in vertical orientation (or horizontal orientation) can often be necessary … Read More

How to Downgrade iPadOS 14 Beta & Revert to iPadOS 13.x

Jul 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Want to downgrade iPadOS 14 beta and revert back to a stable release? By their very nature, system software betas aren’t generally known for their stability, and if you’re finding that iPadOS 14 isn’t up to snuff, you’re probably looking for a way to get out of dodge. Don’t worry, downgrading is a fairly simple … Read More

How to Create a New Partition in macOS

Jun 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
Disk Utility

Want to create a new partition on a Mac hard disk? Then read on!

What Are Relocated Items in macOS Big Sur / Catalina & Can I Delete Them?

Jun 15, 2020 - 5 Comments
Relocated Items folder

If you have updated to macOS Big Sur 11 or macOS 10.15 Catalina or later from an older version of Mac OS, you might find a new folder on your Desktop called “Relocated Items”. The Relocated Items folder can be confusing and look scary, especially if you aren’t expecting to see it. But you needn’t … Read More

How to Always Show Library Folder in MacOS Catalina User Home Directory

Apr 23, 2020 - 5 Comments
The MacOS Library Folder is now visible

More advanced Mac users may wish to have the user ~/Library folder always visible in their Home directory for various reasons. With MacOS Catalina, you can have the user Library folder always shown and visible by toggling a settings option in the Finder. This article will show you how to do that, with the end … Read More

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