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A collection of tutorials from the 9to5Mac team helping you fix and get the most out of your Mac and iOS devices.

How To Stories May 23

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While Apple has a relatively small number of iPhone variants to choose from compared to many smartphone manufacturers, the amount of ways to buy an iPhone can be overwhelming. With most carriers in the U.S. moving away from two-year contracts and subsidized devices, full-price or installment plans are the primary ways to purchase an iPhone.

Since all installment plans or iPhone upgrade programs from the major U.S. carriers and Apple offer 0% interest, these options can be a good fit for a lot of consumers. While many of these plans are relatively similar, they all have their differences. Follow along for a detailed breakdown to find out which iPhone upgrade program is best for you.

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How To Stories May 11

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Depending on your preferences and settings in iOS and macOS for Photos, videos may not automatically import from your iPhone to your Mac. Follow along below as we’ll look at a couple of options to transfer your videos from iPhone to your Mac.

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If you find yourself hanging out for a while at a scenic spot, creating a timelapse video can be a great way to share the experience with friends.

The iPhone, of course, has a built-in timelapse feature – and a very clever one it is too. So if you want to use your iPhone or iPad to shoot, you’re good to go. But if you want to use another camera, Final Cut Pro X makes it a really simple process to create a timelapse video, regardless of whether you’re working from video footage or still photos.

I had been holding out on this one hoping for better weather for the demo video, but as the weather gods aren’t cooperating, we’ll go with what I’ve got …

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How To Stories May 10

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iCloud Keychain is a useful feature that allows you to save and synchronize login credentials and credit/debit card information for seamless use across your Apple devices. Let’s take a look at the different ways to utilize iCloud Keychain on an iPhone.

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How To Stories May 9

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How To Stories May 7

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Receiving and sending iMessages and text messages with your Mac is a convenient and useful feature. Let’s look at how to make sure it’s all set up and running properly.

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