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September 2011 - April 2020


A collection of tutorials, tips, and tricks from the 9to5Mac team helping you fix and get the most out of your favorite gear.

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How to use Ethernet with iPad over USB-C or Lightning

Whether you’re having temporary trouble with your Wi-Fi or would like to set up a persistent network connection, follow along for how to use Ethernet with iPad over both USB-C and Lightning.

How To Stories March 31

iOS: How to scan documents with the Notes app

Apple has been improving its Notes app each year, and the ability to scan documents within the app in iOS is better than ever. Follow along after the break for a look at how this useful feature works.

How To Stories March 30

The need for video calls and screen sharing has really ramped up as the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world. Sometimes it’s easy enough to troubleshoot with a call or text when you aren’t nearby, but it’s often helpful to see what’s happening on-screen and also have some remote control access. Follow along for a look at how to screen share with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and more to help coworkers, friends, and family with tech support more efficiently.

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How To Stories March 27

How to use Apple’s COVID-19 screening app and website for yourself or someone else

Apple has launched its COVID-19 screening app and website that were designed in partnership with the CDC, FEMA, and the White House. The software makes it easy for anyone to get free information and guidance on whether you or a loved one should seek professional medical advice, self-isolate, try to take a test, and more. Read on for how to check coronavirus symptoms on iPhone and more with Apple’s screening app and website.

How To Stories March 26

Apple Music notifications have never necessarily been a reliable source for new music releases. But Apple is now rolling out a new change that aims to bring notifications in-app. Read on as we explain what that means and how to enable it.

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Mac: How to use time-synced lyrics with Apple Music

Following the handy feature previously arriving on iOS, the Music app on Mac has gained time-synced lyrics with the latest software release. Read on for how to use it in a few ways with Apple Music including full screen for some karaoke-style fun…

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