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How to Enable or Disable Optimize Mac Storage

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Optimize Mac Storage is a settings option available on the latest versions of MacOS that allow certain files, data, and documents to be stored on iCloud and iCloud Drive when storage on the Mac is running low, effectively offloading some data from the Mac to iCloud. This may be a convenient feature for some Mac users with a lot of iCloud storage capacity and great internet service, but other Mac users may find it to be frustrating or too inconsistent since the features usability is heavily reliant on a fast and stable high speed internet connection.

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How to Find Duplicate Passwords in Keychain on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the same password for multiple online accounts? It may be wise to fix that, as accounts with shared passwords are theoretically at risk of a security breach (for example, if one service is breached and you use the same password on other accounts, it’s possible someone nefarious would be able to gain access to those other accounts). It’s highly recommended to use unique passwords for each account that you may have, and this is exactly where password managers come in and make things easier.

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How to Delete Old Passwords & Accounts from iPhone & iPad

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Do you have outdated account, login, or password information on iCloud Keychain that keeps coming up when you visit a website or particular app? Or do you often update and edit login information for various accounts? If so, you might want to remove outdated accounts and passwords that are stored on your iPhone & iPad within Keychain.

If you aren’t aware, iOS and iPadOS has a password management feature called iCloud Keychain that stores your account log-in details & other information for easy logins, and it keeps that data secure with the help of Face ID,…

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How to Edit Saved Passwords on iPhone & iPad with iCloud Keychain

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Do you use iCloud Keychain to store the log-in details of your various online accounts? Well, if you change the password to any of these logins or accounts on their respective platforms or websites, Keychain doesn’t always update the information right away. And when that happens, you wouldn’t be able to use this handy feature to quickly log in to these accounts, unless you manually update the password and login information in Keychain. Fortunately, editing saved account information, logins, and passwords is easy on iPhone and iPad.

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How to Manually Add Passwords to Keychain on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use iCloud Keychain to store your passwords to various online accounts? If so, did you know that you can manually add all your online accounts in one place, instead of heading over to their respective websites individually? Adding login information to iCloud Keychain is easy on iPhone and iPad.

By default, Keychain prompts you to save the account information whenever you sign-in to a website or an app, as long as the feature is enabled. Although this is convenient enough for most users, some of you might not want to deal with the trouble of going through…

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How to Create an Apple ID without Credit Card

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Do you want to create an new Apple account without adding a payment method? Although Apple asks for payment information while you create a new Apple ID by default, there’s a nifty trick that you can use to avoid adding any credit card information.

If you’re creating a new Apple account for your kids or other family members to use on their devices, you might not want any sort of payment method to avoid unnecessary charges on your credit card. This workaround can also come in handy for teenagers who don’t own their own credit cards, or for anyone else…

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How to Access & Edit iCloud Files from iPhone & iPad

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Do you use iCloud to store your documents and other files from multiple Apple devices that you own? If so, you’ll be able to access, view, edit, and manage them right on your iPhone and iPad using the Files app.


Apple introduced the Files app that replaced the iCloud Drive app, alongside the release of iOS 11. This made it a whole lot easier to access any kind of file or folder that’s stored on Apple’s cloud servers. These could include screenshots, PDF documents, zip files and more. With this app, users can keep all of their files organized under…

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How to Save Credit Card Info in Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know that you can save credit card info into Safari to make quick purchases from iPhone or iPad? If you are you tired of filling out your credit card details every time you make an online purchase, this excellent autofill credit card feature is for you as it allows for quick access to credit card payment info in Safari on iPad and iPhone.

Safari, the default web browser that’s included with iOS, ipadOS, and macOS devices, is fully capable of securely storing your credit card information and automatically filling it whenever required for online…

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How to Access iCloud Drive Files from Windows PC

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Want to access iCloud Drive files from Windows? Do you use iCloud to store your documents and other files from your iPhone, iPad and Mac? If so, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily access iCloud Drive data from a Windows PC as well as through the standard Apple ecosystem devices.


Although Apple prefers to keep their products with their own ecosystem, they acknowledge the sheer number of Windows PCs across the globe and do offer apps and services for Windows too. Accordingly, there’s a dedicated iCloud desktop app that’s available for Windows users…

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