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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 June 21

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I recently acquired the base model Mid 2017 5K iMac, and I have a post in the works that explains my reasoning for that decision. In a nutshell, I believe that this machine, at $1799, is by far the best bang for your buck as far as Macs go.

That said, it’s not perfect. One of the weakest points of the base model 5K iMac has to do with its stock RAM configuration. With only 8GB of RAM, the system struggles right out of the gate, and will start writing lots of data to disk in fairly short order. Thankfully, it’s ridiculously easy and relatively cheap to upgrade the 5K iMac’s RAM. In this brief video tutorial, we’ll show you how. expand full story

How To Stories June 8

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Screen recording on iOS isn’t a new feature by any means. There have been both official and unofficial ways of doing so for quite some time. The difference today is that iOS 11 is the first of Apple’s mobile operating systems to introduce screen recording as a built-in feature. We’re only in the first beta stages of iOS 11, so this feature could change or even be revoked before the final release, but it’s a great feature that has been a long time coming. Let’s take a look at how you can enable screen recording on iOS 11, why you would want to, and some recording tips.

Once enabled on your device, screen recording will simply be a swipe and tap away.

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How To Stories May 30

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As the amount of people who use a mobile phone number as their primary number grows, it feels like spam phone calls and text messages are growing as well. Let’s take a look at how to block calls on your iPhone as well as how to prevent a good portion of unwanted calls in the first place.

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How To Stories May 28

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iMessages are a great way to communicate with others from any of your Apple devices, however, sometimes they fail to send. Let’s take a look at what to do to get iMessage working properly.

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How To Stories May 27

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If you’re setting up a new iPhone or have recently replaced or reset your iPhone you may run into an iMessage issue where it is waiting for activation. Let’s take a look at what to do to get it to activate.

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How To Stories May 26

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iCloud offers a lot of convenience, and if you have an icloud.com or me.com email address you can use one account for access to your device backups, photos and videos, purchases, email, and more. Follow along for some basic tips and tricks for iCloud Mail, where to login with your iCloud account, and more.

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