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How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, Mac with iCloud

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Did one of your Apple devices go missing? Don’t start panicking, because you can use Apple’s Find My service to quickly locate your lost or stolen iPhone, iPad, Mac, and even AirPods within a matter of seconds.

Apple’s Find My app has been available for years now, and it’s accessible across iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices. It allows users to conveniently track the last recorded location of their Apple devices and help them retrieve their lost or stolen iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. Since many of us own a single Apple device like an iPhone, you might be…

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How to Use iCloud Drive File Sharing in macOS

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Mac users can use iCloud Drive file sharing to easily share files and folders from iCloud Drive with other people. This cloud sharing capability also exists on iPhone and iPad, and it works similar to how Dropbox and Google Drive function, allowing for easy collaboration and sharing of files and documents easily.


The ability to use iCloud Drive file sharing in macOS requires a modern version of system software, specifically anything beyond MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 or later including Big Sur, as earlier versions do not support the feature.

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How to Use iCloud File Sharing on iPhone & iPad

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Ever wanted to share a file from iCloud from your iPhone or iPad? Maybe you want to collaborate with other people on your iCloud files, folders, and other documents? With iCloud Drive, it’s fairly simple to share files and to invite others to view or edit your files right on your iPhone or iPad.

With iCloud file sharing, you’re not sending the file itself, but rather sending them a link to access the file. This allows users to make any changes to the file or folder, as long as they have the permissions. The ability to share files using iCloud for…

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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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