Some Mac users have discovered a “Confirm Mac Password” message in System Settings or System Preferences on their Mac, and while it can appear at random, it often shows up soon after installing a system software update. For example, perhaps you recently installed macOS Ventura 13.1 onto a Mac and now you see the “Confirm … Read More
Do you want to make sure the files stored on your Mac’s desktop and in the documents folder are accessible from all your Apple devices? You can set this up pretty easily on your Mac with the help of iCloud. To be more specific, it’s an optional iCloud Drive setting in macOS, that allows you … Read More
Ever wanted to download all photos from iCloud Photos using the command line? Thanks to the third party icloud_photos_downloader tool, you can do just that. Called icloudpd for short, it works to access and download photos directly from iCloud using the command line on a Mac, Windows PC, or Linux.
The Notes app is popular for keeping bits of data, jotting down information, maintaining lists, storing text, photos, and so much more. It’s completely reasonable to want to create a local backup of notes from the Notes app, but you may be unsure of how to accomplish that. We’ll discuss a few ways to backup … Read More
Most iPhone, iPad, and Mac users rely on the built-in iCloud Keychain feature to securely store and manage their passwords, but if you also have a Windows PC you may be interested to know that you can seamlessly use iCloud Keychain passwords from a Windows computer too.
Have you ever wanted to create contact groups on your iPhone to sort out the people in your list? While this is not possible natively for some reason, you can use iCloud’s web client to make contact groups for your iPhone.
Are you on the larger size iCloud storage plan and want to share it with family? iCloud storage can be shared with family members thanks to Apple’s Family Sharing feature, and this is easy to access on the Mac.
If you’re a Mac user who does not use iCloud, nor do you want to use iCloud, you might be bothered by the “Start Using iCloud” notifications and messages in System Preferences to use the iCloud service. iCloud is undeniably useful with its syncing capabilities, but if you don’t use it for whatever reason, you … Read More
Do you use the built-in Voice Memos app on iPhone or iPad for recording your voice or other external audio? If you’re a regular Voice Memos user, you may want to back up all your recordings to make sure you don’t permanently lose them.
Apple has introduced a neat new privacy feature called Hide My Email, which, as the name implies, hides your email during service signups. This feature was introduced alongside iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 software updates as part of the company’s new iCloud+ service that focuses on user privacy, and is included in all existing paid … Read More
Alongside the release of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple introduced a privacy-oriented feature that changes the way you browse the web on your iPhone or iPad. Dubbed Private Relay, it’s a part of the company’s new iCloud+ program that you can access as long as you’re paying for iCloud.
Did you know that you can share your purchases and subscriptions with other Apple users? As long as you’re on a supported plan, Apple will allow you to share your subscriptions with up to five people at the same time. This is made possible with the help of Family Sharing. You can easily add and … Read More
Do you want to change the Apple ID that’s linked to your iPhone or iPad? Perhaps you need to use a different iCloud account if you lost access to your other Apple ID? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do on an iPhone and iPad.
Most people think that 2TB is the maximum iCloud Storage capacity plan size, but it turns out that by stacking the iCloud 2TB plan with Apple One Premier, you can get 4TB of iCloud Storage. If you have a ton of Apple devices, with a ton of data, you might be interested in getting the … Read More
If you save passwords with Safari on Mac, you can easily go back and view those saved passwords. This is fantastic if you’ve lost a login, or perhaps if you forgot the password to one of your online accounts. As long as you previously signed in to your account from Safari on Mac, iPhone, or … Read More
If you have plenty of unused iCloud storage space, then you may be interested in sharing your allocated space with family or even friends. Thanks to Apple’s Family Sharing feature, it doesn’t cost the other person a penny and you can share your storage right from your iOS and iPadOS devices.
Do you use your Apple account on several devices? What if you sell or give away an old iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Well, if you no longer use or own one or more of these devices, you should remove them from your Apple account.
Are you a Mac user and you forget your iCloud password, thereby losing access to your Apple ID account? There’s no need to panic, because you can easily reset your iCloud password right from your macOS system within a matter of seconds.