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How to Limit App Access to Photos on iPhone or iPad

Sep 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Limit Access to Photos for Apps in iOS 14

An interesting privacy feature allows iPhone and iPad users to have complete control over which apps can access the photos on their device. If you’re interested in limiting which apps can access your device photos, read along.

How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App on iPhone

Sep 12, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App

Are you a frequent user of the native Translate app on your iPhone? Perhaps, you travel a lot or reside in a foreign country where you’ll need to translate your first language? If so, you may want to clear your translation history every now and then, similar to why anyone would want to clear their … Read More

Changing MAC Address in macOS Big Sur & Monterey with spoof-mac

Sep 5, 2021 - 4 Comments
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If you want to change your MAC address in macOS Monterey or Big Sur, you can use the traditional method to spoof a MAC address, or you can use a slightly easier approach by using a command line tool called spoof-mac. We’ll be covering the mac-spoof method here, which relies on HomeBrew.

How to Create an Apple ID Recovery Key

Aug 31, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Create an Apple ID Recovery Key

Resetting your Apple ID password is normally a pretty easy task, but if you don’t have access to the device that you’re already signed into, things could get super complicated and inconvenient. However, Apple offers another option with an Apple ID recovery key, which can be used to reset an Apple ID account as well.

How to Make an Instagram Account Private

Aug 9, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Make an Instagram Account Private

Want more privacy on Instagram? If so, you might consider turning an Instagram account private, otherwise by default anyone with or without an Instagram account can view your profile, photos, and videos. Fortunately, this can be changed.

How to Disable Notification Previews on Mac

Aug 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Notification Previews on Mac

Do you want your notifications to stop showing previews on your Mac? Perhaps you want more privacy for the messages or emails you receive? Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to disable notification previews in MacOS.

How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

Jul 26, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

Are you getting unwanted messages or texts from a random phone number? Or perhaps, it’s just an annoying contact who’s overloading your inbox on iMessage? Either way, you can easily block text messages on the iPhone, preventing your Messages app from getting any contact or communication through the block.

How to Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

Jul 25, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone

Have you ever wanted to hide your phone number from iMessage, or stop using a phone number for iMessage, whether for privacy reasons or another purpose? Ever wished you could use an email address instead? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can indeed get this done pretty easily on your iPhone or … Read More

How to Check for Reused & Compromised Passwords in Safari for Mac

Jul 22, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Safari Password Monitoring on Mac

Do you use a password that’s easy to guess for your online accounts? Or perhaps, you reuse the same password for multiple accounts? Maybe you’re wondering if your password has been compromised in a known data breach? Whatever the case, Safari for Mac can now help you monitor your passwords by providing Security Recommendations.

How to Hide Likes on Instagram

Jul 5, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Hide Like and View Counts on Instagram

If you use Instagram as one of your primary social networking platforms but you’re getting tired of like-chasing, you may be interested in turning off likes and view counts on your posts, or even other peoples posts.

How to Hide Last Seen on WhatsApp for iPhone

Jun 30, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Hide Last Seen on WhatsApp

Do you use WhatsApp to text your friends, family, and relatives? Did you know that you can hide your “Last Seen” status from your contacts and other users? Fortunately, this privacy setting is pretty easy to access within the app.

How to Hide Activity Status on Instagram

Jun 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Hide Activity Status on Instagram

Do you use Instagram on a regular basis to stay connected with your friends, family, and colleagues? In that case, you may have already noticed that Instagram Direct shows when a user was last active. It’s similar to WhatsApp’s Last Seen feature, but it can be easily disabled if needed.

How to Export LastPass Passwords

Jun 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Export LastPass Passwords

Want to export the passwords stored in your LastPass account? Maybe you’re deciding to migrate to a new password manager, or you just want a hardcopy of your credentials for another reason. Exporting all your saved passwords from LastPass is pretty easy.

How to Automatically Erase Apple Watch After Failed Passcode Attempts

Jun 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Automatically Erase Apple Watch After Failed Passcode Attempts

Did you know that you can set your Apple Watch to automatically erase all its data if someone’s trying to break into it? Fortunately, this is pretty is easy to do and all you need is just a few seconds to enable this optional feature. Much like you can set iPhone to automatically erase on … Read More

How to Turn Off Camera on FaceTime Calls with iPhone & iPad

Jun 5, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Turn Off Camera on FaceTime Calls with iPhone & iPad

If you FaceTime a lot, chances are you’ve ended up in situations where you’re not quite ready for a video call. In that case, you may want to turn off your camera during the call until you’re ready to show your face. Or maybe you just need some temporary privacy while on a call.

How to Restrict App Usage on Mac with Screen Time

Jun 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Screen Time in MacOS to Restrict App Usage

Do you want to limit the amount of time your kid spends playing a game or using a certain app on a Mac? Thanks to Screen Time, setting up app restrictions like this is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

How to Set iPhone to Erase Automatically After Failed Passcode Attempts

May 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Set iPhone to Erase Automatically After Failed Passcode Attempts

Are you worried about someone breaking into your iPhone by guessing passcodes? Or perhaps you’re worried that if you lost your iPhone, someone could eventually guess the passcode and access your data? In that case, you may want to learn how you can set your iPhone to automatically erase all its data after multiple failed … Read More

How to Change Apple ID for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

May 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Apple ID for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to use a different Apple ID or email address for sending and receiving messages over iMessage? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do on an iPhone and iPad, and all you need is a minute or two of your time.

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