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How to Access Windows Shared Folders from iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to access specific files and folders on your Windows computer right from your iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the built-in Files app, it’s fairly simple and straightforward to connect to SMB file servers which includes shared Windows folders on a network.

This feature was added to the Files app in modern iOS and iPadOS releases, so if you’re running a version older than 13 you won’t find this option available on your device. Aside from that, you can take advantage of it as long as you’re sharing folders from your Windows computer on a local…

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How to Manage App Store Subscriptions on Windows PC with Tunes

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Windows PC users can make use of iTunes to quickly check all their active and expired subscriptions for various services and apps through their Apple devices. So whether you want to cancel a service, check the renewal date, or change a subscription plan, you can do that from a Windows PC, much like you can on a Mac.

Even if you don’t subscribe to a service directly from a Windows PC, but instead subscribe via iPhone, iPad, or Mac, it’s set to automatically renew by default, whether it’s monthly or yearly subscription. And you can still manage that…

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How to Transfer Music from Windows PC to iPhone

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Have music on your Windows PC that you want to listen to on iPhone? Not everyone is an Apple Music subscriber or uses iCloud Music Library for managing their music. If you’re the kind of person who prefers to manually manage your song library, you’ll want to use iTunes to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

Apple’s iTunes is a media library and device management utility software for use with iOS devices. It is available on both Windows and Mac. Until iCloud and Apple Music gained traction, most Apple users had to resort to iTunes in one…

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How to Remotely Control Windows PC with AnyDesk on iPhone

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AnyDesk is a remote desktop software that offers a free and convenient way to establish a remote connection between devices. With the AnyDesk app for iOS and iPadOS, you can remotely control your Windows PC right from your iPhone or iPad.

Considered as a popular alternative to TeamViewer, AnyDesk is primarily used by various companies to provide technical support. However, with the remote desktop feature, you have complete control over your PC at your fingertips no matter where you are. Whether you forgot to shut down your PC before leaving for work or if you…

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How to Remotely Control Windows PC with TeamViewer on iPhone

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TeamViewer is a popular remote desktop software that’s used by millions of users to establish a remote connection between devices. With the TeamViewer app for iOS and iPadOS, you can remotely control your Windows PC right from your iPhone or iPad, for free.

With the remote desktop feature of TeamViewer, you can have complete control over a Windows PC at your fingertips with an iPhone or iPad, no matter where you are. Need to view a document left on a work computer? No problem, you can do that remotely. Forgot to turn off a PC at home or the office? You can…

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How to Read Mac Formatted Drives on Windows PC

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If you’ve ever tried to use a Mac hard drive or USB key with a Windows PC, you’d know that Windows fails to read the contents of the drive. However, with third-party software, it’s still possible to view all the data that’s stored on the drive, even if it’s formatted for Mac.

By default, Mac-formatted drives using Apple’s APFS or HFS Plus file systems are not recognized by Windows, and as a result, you’re only provided with the option to erase the contents of the drive when it’s connected to the PC. This is why it’s recommended to use the FAT…

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How to Restore iPhone or iPad with Windows PC & iTunes

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Restoring an iPhone or iPad can be necessary sometimes, usually as a troubleshooting procedure. If you’re a Windows PC user, you can restore iPhone and iPad easily with iTunes.

Restoring a device can be helpful if you’re facing issues with your iOS device, or if you’re simply planning to sell or trade it for a newer device. Restoration with iTunes on a PC means that you erase all the content from the device, and then typically restore your iPhone or iPad back to its factory settings, or with a previously made backup.

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How to Screen Mirror iPhone or iPad to Windows PC

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Apple AirPlay allows users to seamlessly mirror their iPhone or iPad screen to Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TVs out of the box, but what if you want to use this feature on your Windows PC? You’ll be pleased to know that there are multiple software choices that you can make use of to accomplish mirroring an iPhone or iPad screen to a PC, like Reflector, ApowerMirror, LonelyScreen, and more.

These software applications essentially turn your Windows PC into an AirPlay receiver and allows you to share videos, presentations, spreadsheets and just about…

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How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Windows PC

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iPhone and iPad users who have a Windows PC may be happy to know they can backup their iPhone or iPad to Windows PC by using iTunes. Since not all iPhone users have Macs or iCloud, this offers another backup solution for the PC-based user base. And if you’re not paying for iCloud, the chances are that you’re not backing up your iPhone or iPad data to iCloud on Apple’s secure cloud servers. Whether for redundancy or necessity, you can use iTunes software to locally back up all your iPhone and iPad data to your Windows PC, free of cost.

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