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How to Troubleshoot Text Messages that Aren't Syncing

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If your messages aren’t syncing between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad, then you’ve gotta try our troubleshooting tips! After all, there’s nothing more frustrating than having to go grab a different device to be sure you sent out a particular text. That’s right, NOTHING. We stand by that statement.

macOS: Importing Stickies (And Evernote!) into Notes

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If you’re using Stickies—or Evernote, for that matter—you should know that there’s a way to import the data into Apple’s Notes program, so if you’d like to move your stuff into that app instead, you can! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll explore the options for importing and exporting between those applications.

macOS: How to Remove a Time Machine Backup Disk

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If you’re getting warnings that you haven’t backed up because of an external drive that you no longer use, then this tip’s gonna make your life less annoying. We’ll tell you how to remove a Time Machine drive from your Mac’s preferences, which’ll stop those notifications. Whew!

Pages: New Options for Formatting Links

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Within Pages, Apple’s word-processing program, typing in a URL will automatically create a link and underline it. But if you hate this behavior, you can turn it off—and the options you have for doing so are a bit different in recent versions of the program. We’ve got the details in today’s Quick Tip.

iPhone X: How to Reset Face ID

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The iPhone X’s Face ID feature is awesome! Unless it’s not. If you’re having trouble getting yours to work properly and consistently, you can try a reset. We’ll tell you how to do just that in today’s Quick Tip!

High Sierra: How to Edit Live Photos

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In this Quick Tip, we’re going to cover how to edit, trim, and add effects to your Live Photos within macOS High Sierra! Which is great considering how many Live Photos Melissa Holt has that include camera jiggling, bad language, and so on. You’d think she’d just get better at taking Live Photos, but now that she can adjust them, she doesn’t have to! Whew.