The Mac’s built-in search functionality—which Apple has dubbed “Spotlight”—can sometimes stop working, to the point where you’ll type in the names of existing files and folders but no results will be found. If this is the case for you, this article’s gonna tell you how to fix it!
Apple has provided a built-in way to repair your Photos library if you’re seeing evidence that something may be wrong with it—if you have images that appear to be missing, for example. In this article, we’ll tell you how to go about it (and we’ll warn you about how terribly long it can take to complete!).
Is someone sending you tons of attachments but spreading them across a bunch of emails? Do you need a way to save all of them to your Mac at once? Hey, we’ve got the answers for you right here in today’s article!
If you’ve never heard of the “favorite mailboxes” feature in Mail on the Mac, then you’ve gotta read this article. Moving emails to your favorite places will become a snap using keyboard shortcuts and your toolbar, and it’s incredibly easy to set up!
If a Bluetooth peripheral (like a mouse, trackpad, or keyboard) is giving you headaches on your Mac and you’ve tried other troubleshooting steps, it might be time to give unpairing it (and re-pairing it!) a try. For today’s article, Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to remove a Bluetooth device from our Macs, and she’ll also give us some suggestions on how to set various stuff back up again.
It’s a headache and a half to print out documents, sign them, and then scan them back in. Luckily, Mail on the Mac has a way that you can save your own signature and then insert it into any PDF attachment to make quick work of approvals and contracts. Melissa Holt will tell us how!
Whenever you add a new event into the Calendar app on your Mac, does it automatically add an alert to remind you before the event happens? If not (and you’d like it to, or you’d like to change the timing!), we’ve got your bases covered in this article.
Select an item in the Finder and press Command-I, and you’ll see all sorts of information about that file or folder—size, for example, modification date, and so on. But there’s a little-known feature that’s similar and very handy called “Get Summary Info” that lets you view the combined info and file size for multiple items at once. Here’s how it works.
Do you work with lots of applications and windows on your Mac? If so, things can sometimes get a bit cluttered. Here are some tips for configuring System Preferences to make application and window management a bit easier.
Your Mac has a built-in way to tell you whether your Mac’s warranty or AppleCare coverage is still active, and it’s crucial to find this in case you’ve got a hardware issue. Free repairs are always awesome, right? So let’s learn how to get that info!