Category: Sharing

Get a Shared Wi-Fi Password on Mac

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If you’re a Mac user trying to join a wi-fi network, whether your own, a friend or family members, or a corporate wireless network, you can make the process of joining the wi-fi network much easier by using the shared wi-fi password feature.

This is handy for many reasons, as it makes joining a wi-fi network super fast, but it also allows you to get a wi-fi password without someone specifying it or saying it out loud, which can be useful for complex passwords or in security situations.


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How to Remove a Person from the Sharing Menu on iPhone

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When you go to share a photo, link, or anything else on iPhone, you’ll notice that the iPhone will have a list of suggested contacts to share things with. Often these sharing suggestions are helpful and people you do in fact regularly communicate with, but sometimes someone will appear that you just don’t want to see, share things with, or be reminded of. Maybe it’s your boss, an ex, an unpleasant person, a coworker, or someone else you just don’t want showing up in your suggested sharing menu on your iPhone, so let’s fix that.

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How to Share Reminders on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to share a reminder, or a list of reminders with someone? Perhaps, you may want to send a shopping list to your a roommate, or a to-do list to your colleague? Sharing Reminders is pretty easy to do from the iPhone and iPad, provided the person you’re trying to send to has an Apple account.

The stock Reminders app on iOS and iPadOS devices not only helps you stay notified about important things to do and your chores, but also lets you send tasks to other users which they can access using the app on their own Apple devices. The same reminders list…

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How to Use Content Caching on Mac

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Content Caching is a unique Mac feature that can be extremely useful if you have several Apple devices in your home. It can be used to save your internet data, speed up downloads, and even iCloud data access, by caching things like iOS, macOS, or iPadOS software updates on the Mac, which then get distributed from the server Mac to eligible devices on the network – rather than having to download them again from Apple. This feature used to be restricted to macOS server, but Apple pushed it out to consumers with the macOS High Sierra update a few years ago.

Ever…

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How to Add People to Your Home Group on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to allow other people in your home to have control over your HomePod and other Apple HomeKit accessories? This is something that needs to be configured first by inviting the users to your Home group. Luckily, it’s not too hard since you can do this right from your iPhone or iPad.

If you purchased a HomePod, you probably set it up using your iPhone or iPad and you have all the control over it using the built-in Home app. This applies to HomeKit accessories that you paired using the Home app on your Apple device too. However, in a home full of…

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How to Backup Voice Memos from iPhone

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Do you use the built-in Voice Memos app on iPhone or iPad for recording your voice or other external audio? If you’re a regular Voice Memos user, you may want to back up all your recordings to make sure you don’t permanently lose them.

Apple’s Voice Memos app makes it really easy to record stuff using your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. With the right hardware like an external microphone, you can actually use it to make podcasts from the comfort of your home. Several users of the app do this already. If you use the app for anything important, having a copy of all…

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How to Stop Sharing Calendars on Mac

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Want to stop sharing a calendar from the Mac? Maybe you’re trying to remove someone from your shared calendar? Removing someone from your iCloud calendar is as easy as sharing it using Apple’s Calendar app, and of course you can stop sharing a calendar completely too.

The Calendar app can be a savior when you’re organizing events and scheduling meetings with your colleagues since it allows you to share the calendars from your device and make changes to them in a collaborative manner. However, if you’re sharing your calendars with a bunch of people,…

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How to Stop Sharing Calendars on iPhone & iPad

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Did you change your mind on a calendar that you’re sharing using your iPhone or iPad? Perhaps, you want to remove one or more people who have access to your shared calendar? It’s pretty easy to stop sharing a Calendar within the Calendar app of iOS and iPadOS.

Sharing your calendars from your iPhone and iPad is one thing, but managing your shared calendars is a completely different task. A shared calendar can be edited by other users if they have the necessary permissions, meaning they can add or remove events from the calendar. Therefore, it’s important…

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How to Share Notes from Mac

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Do you want to share a note with a friend, colleague, or anyone? Whether you want to share your own thoughts or have a collaborative note, it’s easy to share notes from the Mac.

Just like the collaboration feature that’s available on Google Docs and iCloud Pages, the stock Notes app on macOS allows you to collaborate with other people online to work together on a note. People can make changes, or simply read and view the note. When sharing the note, you can decide if others have permission to just view or edit the shared note as well. This could prove to…

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