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How to Enable Private Relay on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 19, 2022

When you surf the internet with your Mac, your personal information is collected at several points along the way. For example, if you visit nytimes.com, the New York Times web server can log your Mac’s IP address and user agent (Mac), among other technical details that could be used to identify you. That data can be used to track you around the internet and deliver customized advertisements. Understanding How Private Relay Works Apple’s Private Relay feature — new in macOS Monterey and available to iCloud+ subscribers — helps obscure those technical details when using the Safari web browser.

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How to Double Space Apple Pages Documents

  Matt Cone       January 12, 2022

If you use Apple Pages for Mac, you’re already familiar with Apple’s word processing application. Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to double space your document. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the line spacing of documents. Here’s how to change the line spacing of an Apple Pages for Mac document to add double spacing: Open Pages on your Mac, and then create a new document.

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How to Change the Margins in an Apple Pages Document

  Matt Cone       January 9, 2022

Creating a document in Apple Pages for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to change the document’s margins. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the margins. Here’s how to change the margins in a Apple Pages document on your Mac: Open the Pages application on your Mac, and then create a new document. Click the Document icon at the top of the window, as shown below.

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How to Set Up Emergency Contacts on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       January 5, 2022

If you own an iPhone, you should consider setting up emergency contacts on your iPhone. The names and phone numbers of your emergency contacts can be accessed from the lock screen of your iPhone in the event of an emergency, giving emergency responders a way to contact your loved ones if you’re unable to do so. And when used in conjunction with the Emergency SOS feature, your emergency contacts will be notified if you ever activate Emergency SOS using your iPhone.

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How to Block Ads on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       December 16, 2021

“How do I block ads on my iPhone?” It’s usually one of the first questions that new iPhone owners ask, and for good reason. Internet advertising helps content creators continue publishing content, but ads are everywhere and they’re annoying to look at. As it turns out, Apple has provided several tools that make it relatively easy to block ads on your iPhone, but you’ll need to do a bit of legwork to enable and customize the features.

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How to View Lyrics in Apple Music on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       December 14, 2021

If you use Apple Music on your Mac to listen to songs, you might be surprised to learn that you can view song lyrics right in the Apple Music application. Lyrics are available for most of the songs in Apple Music. Apple Music also has a feature that allows you to share lyrics with a friend, much like how it allows you to share a playlist with a friend. Here’s how to view lyrics in Apple Music on your Mac:

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How to Disable iMessage for Your Phone Number

  Matt Cone       December 11, 2021

iMessage is Apple’s end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service that you can use to send text messages, photos, and more to other people who own Apple devices. If you’re switching from an iPhone to an Android phone, you’ll need to disable and deactivate iMessage permanently so it doesn’t interfere with your new phone. You can disable iMessage on your iPhone, but if you’ve already gotten rid of your iPhone, you’ll need to use Apple’s website to disable and deactivate iMessage for your phone number.

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How to Use Your Phone Number for iMessage on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       December 10, 2021

iMessage is Apple’s end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service that you can use to send text messages, photos, and more to other people who own Apple devices. You can add your phone number to the Messages application on your Mac to send and receive iMessages using your phone number. After you add your phone number, you’ll receive all iMessages sent to your phone number on your Mac. First, check that your phone number is enabled for iMessage on your iPhone:

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How to Disable iMessage on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       December 9, 2021

iMessage is Apple’s end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service that you can use to send text messages, photos, and more to other people who own Apple devices. If you don’t want to use iMessage on your Mac, you can disable it. Disabling iMessage will prevent you from sending and receiving iMessages on your Mac. Here’s how to disable iMessage on your Mac: Open the Messages application on your Mac.

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How to Disable iMessage on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       December 8, 2021

iMessage is Apple’s end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service that you can use to send text messages, photos, and more to other people who own Apple devices. If you don’t want to use iMessage on your iPad, you can disable it. Disabling iMessage will prevent you from sending and receiving iMessages on your iPad. But if your iPad has an active cellular service plan, you’ll still be able to send and receive SMS text messages if your plan supports it.



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