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How to Enable Touch ID on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 30, 2022

Newer MacBooks and Apple keyboards have a button in the top-right corner referred to as Touch ID. This feature allows you to use your fingerprint for authentication. Instead of typing a password to log in, you can press your finger on Touch ID to verify your identity. Most people want to use Touch ID on their Mac. If you’d prefer to use your fingerprint to authenticate, follow the steps in this tutorial to enable Touch ID on your Mac.

How to Turn Off Touch ID on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 27, 2022

Newer MacBooks and Apple keyboards have a button in the top-right corner referred to as Touch ID. This feature allows you to use your fingerprint for authentication. Instead of typing a password to log in, you can press your finger on Touch ID to verify your identity. Some people don’t want to use Touch ID on their Mac. If you’d prefer to use a password to authenticate, follow the steps in this tutorial to disable Touch ID on your Mac.

How to Use Touch ID for Purchases on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 23, 2022

Newer MacBooks and Apple keyboards have a button in the top-right corner referred to as Touch ID. This feature allows you to use your fingerprint for authentication. Instead of typing a password to log in, you can press your finger on Touch ID to verify your identity. You can use Touch ID to log in to your Mac, and you can also use Touch ID to make purchases from the App Store, Apple TV, and Apple Music.

How to Change the Default Search Engine on Chrome for Mac

  Matt Cone       January 22, 2022

If you use Google’s Chrome web browser on your Mac, you can quickly and easily change your Mac’s default search engine from Google to another search engine like DuckDuckGo or Ecosia. Here’s how to change the default search engine on the Chrome web browser on your Mac: Open the Chrome web browser. From the Chrome menu, select Preferences. From the side bar, click Search engine. The Chrome search engine preferences appear, as shown below.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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:

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. From the Messages menu, select Preferences.



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