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How to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication) on iPhone, iPad, Mac

How to set up 2FA (two-factor authentication) on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

Two-factor authentication adds another security layer that your Apple ID and password alone can't match. Here's how to set up 2FA

23 Feb 18

How to install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

We show how to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMWare, Parallels and VirtualBox

We show how to install Windows on a Mac, using Boot Camp, VMWare, Parallels and VirtualBox

21 Feb 18

How to recover a forgotten Mac password

How to recover a forgotten Mac password

Here's what to do if you've lost or forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, install apps or make System Preferences changes

Here's what to do if you've lost or forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, install apps or make System Preferences changes

20 Feb 18

How to uninstall software apps on Mac

How to uninstall software 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

20 Feb 18

 
How to play high-res audio on iPhone

How to play high-res audio on iPhone

Looking for the best sound quality on your iDevice? Here's how to play high-res audio on your iPhone

Looking for the best sound quality on your iDevice? Here's how to play high-res audio on your iPhone

19 Feb 18

How to download Netflix movies on Mac

How to download Netflix movies on Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

Want to watch your favourite movies offline? Our guide shows how to download Netflix videos on a Mac

14 Feb 18

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

If your Mac won't turn on, start up or boot, follow these 10 simple steps to get it working again

If your Mac won't turn on, start up or boot, follow these 10 simple steps to get it working again

14 Feb 18

How to use Safari on a Mac

How to use Safari on a Mac

We've packed this article full of tips for using Safari on the Mac, read on to learn how to use Safari like a pro

We've packed this article full of tips for using Safari on the Mac, read on to learn how to use Safari like a pro

01 Feb 18

How to add USB-C ports to a MacBook

How to add USB-C ports to a MacBook

Tired of the single-port life? We show you how to add more to your MacBook

Tired of the single-port life? We show you how to add more to your MacBook

27 Jan 18

 
How to format a drive on a Mac

How to format a drive on a Mac

Here's how to format a drive using a Mac - including how to format a drive for Windows and Mac

Here's how to format a drive using a Mac - including how to format a drive for Windows and Mac

26 Jan 18

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

Learn how to control and adjust your Mac's settings in every version of macOS up to High Sierra, with our guide to System Preferences

22 Jan 18

How to use Dark Mode on Mac

How to use Dark Mode on Mac

Using a Mac at night is easier on the eyes if you use Dark Mode. Here's everything you need to know about it

Using a Mac at night is easier on the eyes if you use Dark Mode. Here's everything you need to know about it

22 Jan 18

How to use the Apple Education Store

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs from the Apple Store for Education. Here's how to get Apple student discount

22 Jan 18

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

Discover how to wipe all your information and data and return a Mac to factory settings - perfect if you're selling an old machine

19 Jan 18

How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on your Mac.

Clicked 'delete' and instantly regretted it? Don't worry. Our tutorial explains how to recover deleted files and photos on your Mac.

19 Jan 18

 
How to upgrade RAM in a Mac

How to upgrade RAM in a Mac

Boost performance and future-proof your Mac by upgrading it with extra RAM

Boost performance and future-proof your Mac by upgrading it with extra RAM

19 Jan 18

How to share a Wi-Fi connection from a Mac to an iPhone

How to share a Wi-Fi connection from a Mac to an iPhone

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

Can't get your iPhone onto the Wi-Fi network? Unable to get all your devices onto a hotel Wi-Fi network? Share your connection to the web

17 Jan 18

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