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How to change your Mac username

Want to change the username on your Mac? Here's how to change a Mac user name and the associated Home directory name

Want to change the username on your Mac? Here's how to change a Mac user name and the associated Home directory name

13 Dec 18

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How to make a Christmas video on iPhone

Dance around Santa's workshop, or get a personalised video message from the big man himself this Christmas

Dance around Santa's workshop, or get a personalised video message from the big man himself this Christmas

13 Dec 18

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How to stop Mac asking before deleting

Fed up with the Finder asking is you are sure you want to delete? Here's how to bypass extra steps in the delete process

Fed up with the Finder asking is you are sure you want to delete? Here's how to bypass extra steps in the delete process

12 Dec 18

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How to resize images on a Mac

Resize images, adjust the dimensions or make them smaller using software that comes with your Mac

Resize images, adjust the dimensions or make them smaller using software that comes with your Mac

11 Dec 18

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How to set up (and win) Apple Watch competitions

Desperate to beat your mates in an Apple Watch Activity competition? Follow our 7 tips to achieve success, fame and gloating

Desperate to beat your mates in an Apple Watch Activity competition? Follow our 7 tips to achieve success, fame and gloating

10 Dec 18

 
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How to use iCloud

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

What is iCloud, and what does it do? We explain how to set up and use Apple's iCloud services

07 Dec 18

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How to set up iCloud

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

Looking to get started with iCloud? We explain how to set up iCloud on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or even Windows PC

07 Dec 18

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How to use Siri on iPhone & iPad

In our complete list of Siri features, we've got every command you can activate on your iPhone or iPad using your voice

In our complete list of Siri features, we've got every command you can activate on your iPhone or iPad using your voice

06 Dec 18

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How to switch apps on iPhone XS

No Home button? No problem! Here's how to quickly change apps, or bring up the app switcher screen, on your iPhone X or XS

No Home button? No problem! Here's how to quickly change apps, or bring up the app switcher screen, on your iPhone X or XS

06 Dec 18

 
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How to close apps on an iPhone XS

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-free iPhone X or XS? Here's how

Stumped by how to open the app switcher and force-close apps on your Home-button-free iPhone X or XS? Here's how

06 Dec 18

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How to recover deleted files on a Mac

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files, emails, notes and iTunes tracks on your Mac.

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files, emails, notes and iTunes tracks on your Mac.

05 Dec 18

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How to edit PDFs on Mac

It's quick and easy to add text, signatures and annotations to PDFs on your Mac. And it needn't cost a penny.

It's quick and easy to add text, signatures and annotations to PDFs on your Mac. And it needn't cost a penny.

05 Dec 18

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How to use a PS4 or Xbox One controller on Mac

Connect a PS4 DualShock 4 or Xbox One controller to your Mac and play games using high-end controllers

Connect a PS4 DualShock 4 or Xbox One controller to your Mac and play games using high-end controllers

05 Dec 18

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How to uninstall apps on Mac

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to remove, delete or uninstall Mac apps and programs

Struggling to get rid of unwanted Mac software? Here's how to remove, delete or uninstall Mac apps and programs

05 Dec 18

 
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How to transfer photos to an iPad

iPad screens are great for looking at your favourite photos. Here's how to get snaps from an iPhone, Mac or camera to your tablet

iPad screens are great for looking at your favourite photos. Here's how to get snaps from an iPhone, Mac or camera to your tablet

04 Dec 18

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How to stop accidental screenshots on iPhone XS

Help is at hand for those whose iPhone XS won't stop taking screengrabs. Here's how to avoid accidental screenshots

Help is at hand for those whose iPhone XS won't stop taking screengrabs. Here's how to avoid accidental screenshots

04 Dec 18

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