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How to solve common problems on Apple laptops and desktops. Configure WiFi, apps like Mail or FaceTime, recover files, manage users, battery life, and more.

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How to Add a New User Account on a Mac
Learn how to create additional user accounts on your Mac for each person that intends on using the computer.
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How to Backup My Files on a Mac
Back up your personal files on a Mac using an external hard drive and the Time Machine application included in macOS.
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How to Bookmark a Page in Safari
Learn the difference between Safari's bookmarks and favorite bookmarks, and how to use them to make your web browsing experience effortless.
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How to Cast Video from a Mac to Chromecast
With a Chromecast and the Google Chrome browser, you can cast a YouTube video or an entire Chrome tab from your Mac to your TV.
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How to Change DNS Settings on a Mac
Learn how to change the DNS settings on your Mac to boost your internet speed, increase privacy or for troubleshooting purposes.
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How to Change My User Password on a Mac
Learn how to change your user account's password on your Mac if you wish to update it to protect your privacy.
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How to Change the User Profile Picture on a Mac
Learn how to change your user account's picture on your Mac if you wish to give it a personal look or recognize it easier.
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How to Check Connection on Apple Mac
You can utilize the network status indicator to easily check the Internet connection status of your Mac.
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How to Connect a Mac to Apple TV over Airplay
Learn how to cast videos playing in QuickTime on your Mac to an Apple TV connected to your television.
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How to Connect a Mac to WiFi
Learn how to connect your Mac to WiFi and what you can do if you've lost the WiFi credentials or are having connection issues.
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How to Delete a User Account on a Mac
Learn how to delete existing user accounts on your Mac for each person that doesn't intend on using the computer anymore.
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How to Disable Notifications on a Mac
Not all "pop-ups" are bad. The Notification Center keeps track of all daily events. Learn how to disable notifications so they don't interrupt your work.
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How to Download and Install Firefox on a Mac
Learn how to install the Mozilla Firefox third party web browser onto your Mac computer as an alternative to Safari.
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How to Download and Install Google Chrome on a Mac
Install the Google Chrome web browser on your Mac to access all the additional features Chrome adds to your machine.
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How to Download and Install iTunes on a Mac
Download and install iTunes to your Mac to gain access to a massive library of songs. iTunes comes already installed on Mojave upgraded Macs.
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How to Download and Install Opera on a Mac
Learn how to install the Opera third party web browser onto your Mac computer as an alternative to Safari.
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How to Download Movies and TV Shows from Netflix
Using the Netflix app on your device, you can download available movies and TV shows to your Windows, Mac, Android or iOS device and watch them later.
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How to Eject a Stuck Disc from a Mac
If you're having trouble getting a disc to eject from any Mac computer, this guide will walk you through all the available methods to get your disc back.
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How to Factory Reset a Mac
Get your Mac back to the way it was when it first came out of the box if your Mac is having issues. This guide will help completely erase it and start fresh!
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How to Fix "Self-Assigned IP" Error on a Mac
The self assigned IP error on a Mac occurs when your router does not provide you with a usual IP address to access the internet.
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How to Fix a Kernel Panic on a Mac
Learn what a Mac Kernel Panic is and how to avoid and resolve them by keeping your Mac updated and clearing start ups.
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How to Fix a USB Device Not Working on a Mac
Learn how to fix issues that can cause your USB device to not be recognized by your Mac. It may be as simple as just plugging it back in!
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How to Fix an Update that Fails on a Mac
Your Mac might fail to update or refuse to update. To get it back in working order you'll need to troubleshoot it.
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How to Fix App Issues on a Mac
Learn how to repair issues with apps that are pre-loaded or you installed on your Mac and no longer work as intended.
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How to Fix Bluetooth Not Working on a Mac
Learn how to quickly resolve Bluetooth issues with your Mac and get it reconnected to your other devices.
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How to Fix Boot Camp Problems on a Mac
Learn how to resolve errors involving partitions, hardware, and missing boot volumes encountered with Boot Camp on your Mac.
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How to Fix Boot Issues on a Mac
Learn how to troubleshoot issues that have caused your Mac to not fully load or simply have no display.
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How to Fix Common Issues on a Mac
Learn how to resolve bluetooth, WiFi, application, audio, performance issues, and more for your Mac.
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How to Fix Crashes for Safari
Learn how to troubleshoot Apple's Safari when it has a crash, is erroring, or just won't open at all.
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How to Fix Freezing on a Mac
Learn the common causes and how to fix the reasons your Mac may freeze or crash on boot or during regular use.
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How to Fix Hardware Problems on a Mac
Use this guide to learn about the common hardware issues you may experience on a Mac and how to resolve them.
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How to Fix Keyboard Issues on a Mac
If you're having issues with your Apple Mac's keyboard you can use this guide to discover if it just needs to be cleaned or if it needs to be replaced.
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How to Fix Loud Fan Noise and Heat on a MacBook
Troubleshoot hardware and software issues that can cause your fan to be loud or making noise in your Macbook.
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How to Fix Overheating on a MacBook
How to check settings and perform basic maintanance on your MacBook to help solve the problem of your laptop getting too hot.
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How to Fix Performance Issues on a Mac
You can use this guide to learn simple solutions to help solve common causes of slow performance on your Apple Mac computer.
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How to Fix Printer Issues On Apple Mac
Learn how to resolve common issues you may encounter with the a printer connected to your Mac computer.
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How to Fix Software Install Issues on a Mac
Having issues installing software on your Apple Mac? There could be an issue with the file or your hard drive could be full.
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How to Fix Sound Problems on a Mac
Use this guide to fix sound issues on your Mac such as distorted or no audio, or audio not synced with video.
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How to Fix Startup Issues on an Apple Mac
Use this guide to fix startup issues on your Mac that may occur after an system update or unexpected shutdown.
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How to Fix the Spinning Beach Ball on an Apple
Learn how to troubleshoot and fix unresponsive applications that will slow your Apple Mac computer down.
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How to Fix Video Issues with a Mac
Fix video issues with your Mac such getting a blank screen, screen shuts off randomly, display colors are off or picture is fuzzy.
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How to Free Up Storage Space on a Mac
Learn how to manage your Mac's data storage by removing unneeded data or adding external or cloud storage for an extended capacity.
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How to Get a Mac as Secure as Possible
Learn how enabling a password, setting up automatic updates, installing security software and doing data backups can keep your device secure.
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How to Install the Spotify App
Install Spotify onto a multitude of different devices such as iPhones, Android tablets, Samsung Smart TVs, and more so you can enjoy your music anywhere.
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How to Listen to Music Offline with a Mac
You can download songs, albums, podcasts and other audio from Spotify for offline listening later on your Mac.
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How to Listen to Music Offline with a MacBook
You can download songs, albums, podcasts and other audio from Spotify for offline listening later on your Macbook.
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How to Maintain a Mac Computer
By performing routine maintenance on your Mac, you can maximize the performance of your computer and keep your drives free of clutter.
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How to Maintain a Windows Computer
By performing routine maintenance on your Windows computer, you can maximize the performance of your computer and keep your drives free of clutter.
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How to Maximize Battery Life and Lifespan of a Mac
Learn what steps to take to resolve issues and use best practices to get the most out of your Mac's battery.
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How to Migrate Data to a New Mac
Learn how to connect your new Mac and old Mac to the same network and transfer data from the old Mac to your new Mac.
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How to Open Firewall Ports on a Mac
Learn about your firewall and how it works then open firewall ports on your Mac in order to allow apps, games, etc to access your network.
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How to Pair Bluetooth Devices to a Mac
Learn how to pair your Mac with Bluetooth-enabled devices such as phones, mice or keyboards, and headsets.
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How to Play Music on a Mac
Learn how to play music on your Mac using iTunes, as well as suggestions for popular web-based streaming services & 3rd party apps.
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How to Prevent Malware on a Mac
Malware isn't as easily downloaded on Macs, but not impossible. A few simple tips can lock down your device and keep it secure.
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How to Recover Deleted Files on a Mac
Accidental deletion of files happens to everyone. This guide will help you check the trash, and various backup solutions for your missing files on your Mac.
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How to Recover Lost Password on a Mac
We can show you how to use the built in tools on your Mac to recover or reset a lost password depending on whether you have an Apple ID or not.
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How to Reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery
Learn how to backup your Mac using time machine, how to erase your disk using macOS Utilities and ultimately how to reinstall your OSX operating system.
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How to Remove Unwanted Programs on a Mac
Get help removing unwanted programs that may be causing malicious or bothersome pop-ups to appear on your Mac computer.
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How to Save Internet Pictures on a Mac
Find a funny cat pic you wish to save for later? You can download video, songs, images and more from the web to your Mac.
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How to Screen Mirror from a Mac to an Apple TV
Sometimes the video you want to watch on your Apple TV cannot be cast normally. In that case you'll need to learn how to mirror your screen from your Mac.
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How to Set Parental Controls on a Mac
Parental controls are tools that allow parents to set limits on their child's use of a device. Learn how to manage parental controls for your Mac.
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How to Set Sleep and Wake Times on a Mac
Learn how to change sleep settings on your Mac computer if you find it is getting in the way of operating your computer normally.
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How to Set Up a Mac
Get help setting up your new Mac for the first time. From unboxing to plugging in and setting up the software, we show you how to do it all.
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How to Set Up a Mac for Remote File Access
Using Apple's Screen Sharing feature, you can remotely access the Mac in your home from any other Mac while you're away from home.
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How to Set Up a MacBook
Get help setting up your new Macbook for the first time. From unboxing to plugging in and setting up the software, we show you how to do it all.
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How to Set Up Boot Camp on a MacBook
An instructional guide to getting Boot Camp set up on your MacBook to use Windows alongside macOS on your Apple computer.
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How to Set Up External and Dual Monitors on a Mac
Learn how to add a second monitor to your Mac computer to increase screen space and productivity. Extend, Mirror or AirPlay.
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How to Set Up iCloud Cloud Storage
Learn to setup a iCloud account for cloud storage on your Apple device, to access your files from multiple devices and keep them safe in case of trouble.
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How to Set Up Peripherals for Apple Mac
Learn to setup various common items on your Mac, such as your mouse, trackpad, keyboard, bluetooth headphones, or an external hard drive.
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How to Setup and Use iMessages on a Mac
macOS offers a variety of ways to send messages. Using your Apple ID you can keep track of your messages on your iPhone right on your Mac's desktop.
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How to Speed Up a Mac
Learn the most important tips on keeping your Mac computer running smoothly and at peak performance.
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How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac
Screenshots allow you to capture an image of exactly what you see on the screen, which can be cropped, edited, or shared.
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How to Turn Standard User to an Administrator on Mac
Learn how to convert regular user accounts to administrator on your Mac to give others more privileges.
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How to Update a Mac
Learn how to keep your Mac up-to-date to get the latest features for apps that come with your Mac, as well as important security updates.
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How to Update a MacBook Pro
Learn how to configure and get updates for your Apple MacBook Pro to have the best performance, security, and features.
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How to Upgrade a Mac to macOS Mojave
Learn how to upgrade to macOS Mojave to have the best performance, security, and features that let you do more than ever on your Mac.
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How to Use FaceTime on a Mac
With FaceTime, you can make video or audio calls with one or multiple people (up to 32) who also have Mac or an iOS device and the FaceTime app.
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What's New in macOS Mojave
Learn about the newest features of macOS Mojave (version 10.14) that you can take advantage of on your Mac computer.
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