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How to Add Songs from Windows PC to iCloud Music Library

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Do you want to add some songs that are locally stored on your Windows PC to your desktop iCloud Music Library? This could be music that you downloaded from the internet or just any other song you have that’s not available on Apple Music. You can get this done using iTunes.

Apple Music boasts over 70 million songs in its catalog, but even then, you would occasionally run into instances where you’re unable to find a song that you recently listened to somewhere else. Whether it’s not available due to a region lock or any other reason, you’d either need to…

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How to Use WhatsApp on Mac / PC Without a Phone

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The latest versions of WhatsApp for Mac and Windows allow you to use WhatsApp on the computer without having a phone that is connected to the internet. For example, you can continue to use WhatsApp on a Mac while your iPhone is updating system software and offline during that process, or you can use WhatsApp on the computer and turn off your phone if you just want some peace and quiet. This works exactly the same with WhatsApp on Mac, Windows PC, iPhone, and Android, but of course we’ll be focusing on the Mac and iPhone side of things here.


Because WhatsApp is…

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How to Use iCloud Passwords on Windows PC

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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.

Until very recently, Apple limited the Keychain functionality to its own devices. This meant that users who owned PCs had to use a third-party password management tool like LastPass, 1Password, or Dashlane with multi-platform support. Thanks to the latest iCloud for Windows updates,…

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How to Sync Safari Bookmarks with Google Chrome

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Many people who own iPhones and iPads also use Windows computers, and if you’re one of them, chances are you use both Safari on iOS/iPadOS and Chrome on Windows. Fortunately, you can easily sync your bookmarks between both these browsers, thanks to a browser extension.

With the help of the iCloud Bookmarks Chrome extension that’s developed by Apple, you can seamlessly switch between Safari and Google Chrome across your devices without having to worry about losing your bookmarks. All your bookmarks are synced using iCloud, and they’re readily available…

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How to Change Apple ID Country or Region on PC & Mac

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Do you want to switch regions on your primary Apple ID account used on a Mac or PC? Users who’re moving to a different country would want to do this to unlock iTunes and App Store content in that specific region. Some people tend to just make a new Apple account when presented with this situation, but that’s not necessary when Apple gives you the option to change the account’s country or region settings, right from a Mac or PC.

Whenever you make a new Apple account from scratch, you’re prompted to select your country, which allows Apple to provide…

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How to Change iTunes Backup Location on Windows PC

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Have you ever wanted to change the default backup location where your iPhone or iPad backups are stored on your Windows PC? You’re not alone, and fortunately it is possible to change the iTunes backup location on PC.

Apple allows its users to change the iTunes media location pretty easily within the app. However, a similar option isn’t available anywhere for changing the backup location. Therefore, you’ll need to resort to other techniques. Here. we’ll be making use of a Windows feature called symbolic link to essentially trick iTunes into using a…

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How to Use Apple Watch as Music Remote on Mac or PC

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Do you listen to music a lot using iTunes on a Windows PC, or the Music app on your Mac? If you also own an Apple Watch, you’ll be pleased to know that you can control the music playback right from your wrist. That’s right, if your Mac or PC is out of your reach, you can effortlessly use your Apple Watch instead to change what music is playing on the computer.

Apple Watch has a built-in Remote app, just like the iTunes Remote that’s available for iOS and iPadOS devices. This app can be used to control the music playback on not only iTunes on Windows, but…

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How to Use HomePod with Windows PC and iTunes

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Want to use a HomePod with iTunes for listening to music on your Windows PC? If you don’t have good headphones or a decent speaker system, but have a HomePod instead, you may be excited to know that you can feed the audio from iTunes directly to your HomePod speakers within seconds. You don’t even have to do much to get this working in Windows.

Apple’s HomePod and HomePod Mini are both really good smart speakers. More than just being smart with Siri, the bass and the overall sound quality of these speakers are its biggest strengths. If the Windows PC that…

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Run ChromeOS on Older Macs and PCs with CloudReady

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If you have an old Mac or PC laying around and you’re bored with running something like Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Windows XP, you might consider putting Chrome OS on it, which is freely available thanks to CloudReady.

For the unfamiliar, Chrome OS is an operating system from Google that is basically the Chrome web browser atop Linux, running web applications and storing most data in the Google cloud.

CloudReady offers a free Home Edition of Chrome OS that is compatible with most old Intel Macs and PCs, as long as the computer has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of disk…

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How to Automatically Download Songs from iCloud to Windows PC

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Do you use iTunes as the primary software to listen to music on your Windows computer? In that case, it’s possible that you prefer your songs to be downloaded and stored locally on your system rather than being streamed from the cloud. This can be done easily with iTunes for Windows.

Apple’s iCloud Music Library is an extremely convenient feature that stores your entire music library online so that you can access them no matter what Apple device you’re using. If you’ve enabled this particular feature, any new song that you add to your library from Apple…

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