How to Change a Person's Key Photo

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’d like to change the representative image Photos uses for the people you’ve categorized, then how do you go about it? We’ve got all of the details—including a weird but important caveat—in today’s Quick Tip!

How to Make Your iPhone Default to Speaker for Calls

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

iPhone X

If you use the speaker on your iPhone during calls more often than not, then set that as the default! We’ll tell you how to change this setting so you won’t have to tap the darned button every time.

How to Move Notes Between Accounts

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’ve got notes synced through several different accounts (such as through both iCloud and Google), then you might want to organize everything and move it all into one account instead. In today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to get messy notes all cleaned up!

How to Use Find My iPhone Without Your Trusted Devices

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Learn how to generate an app-specific password

Once you enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, you have to have one of your trusted devices to be able to recover the others, right? Yep. Totally. You’ll be lost without them! We kid, we kid. You can actually still log in to Find My [Device] online without using any verification codes, and we’ll tell you how in today’s Quick Tip! Sorry for scaring you like that.

How to Disable Snooze for an Alarm on your iPhone and Apple Watch

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

change your iOS device backup location

You’ve set alarms on your iPhone before. You’ve probably even snoozed an alarm or two in your time. But did you know that you can disable your ability to snooze an alarm? If you’d like to be strict with your sleepy self, come learn how!

How to Control Which Apps Can Access Your Google Account

· Jeff Gamet · How-To

Google Apps with account access settings

If you’re concerned about, or just aren’t sure, which apps and services have access to your Google account there’s an easy way see and even revoke access. Read on to learn how.

How to Restore Files to an External Drive with Time Machine

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you need to restore a file or folder from Time Machine but want to put the recovered item on an external drive, how do you go about it? In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll cover how to do that, so you don’t have to take up more space on your Mac than necessary!

How to Use Screen Time in iOS 12

· Jeff Gamet · Quick Tip

iOS 12 Screen Time settings

iOS 12 makes it easier to manage how much time you spend each day gaming, surfing social networks, and watching movies on your iPhone or iPad. You need to use the new Screen Time feature, and it’s easy to set up.

How to Install macOS Mojave System Updates

· Jeff Gamet · Quick Tip

iMac with macOS Mojave Software Update Preferences

In macOS High Sierra and earlier operating system updates show up in the Updates tab in the App Store, but not so in macOS Mojave.

macOS: Using the Shift Key to Extend Text Selections

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Your Mac has an easy way to expand or contract a text selection—and no, it doesn’t involve going back and dragging within your text all over again! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how to use this handy-dandy feature.

How to See Archives Within Google Street View

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Google Maps has a neat feature that’ll let you see back in time for a particular location—so if you want to look at the 2008 Street View of a place, say, you might be able to do just that. We’ll tell you how!

How to Format References Automatically Using Microsoft Word

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you need to create references and a bibliography in your Word documents, then…well…let the program do it for you! No more will you have to stress over where to place periods and commas, because Word can even put items into many different formats for you. We’ve got all of the details in today’s Quick Tip!

Mac App Switcher, iOS Reminders, iPad Calculator, and Feedbag? – Mac Geek Gab 714

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

The MGG Feedbag!

Do you like Quick Tips? Do you think you know everything about the macOS App Switcher? If you answered “yes” to those questions we think you’ll be in for a very pleasant surprise, and that’s just the kickoff of the episode! Then it’s on to a few other tips, including a great script for unmounting drives that contain iTunes libraries. Plus, your questions answered. Download or simply press play, and enjoy!

macOS Mojave: How to Enable Dark Mode

· Jeff Gamet · Quick Tip

macOS Mojave Dark Mode settings

One of the more visible features in macOS Mojave is Dark Mode. It’s off by default, but easy to turn on. Here’s how.

Thirteen Lucky Years of MGG – Mac Geek Gab Podcast 713

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab 13th Anniversary 713

Join John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton as they celebrate their 13th Mac Geek Gab anniversary by answering your questions, sharing Cool Stuff Found, solving problems and… you know… doing what they do for you! Press play, download, and celebrate! And also learn!