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  • How Do I Change Email & Password On iPad Mini?

    Mon 8:02pm By forum
    I have inherited my late father-in-laws iPad Mini which operates using his email address & password. How do I change them to use my MBP email address & password? Will music he had downloaded & his iTunes balance also transfer to my MBP? —– Derek
  • Creating Online Surveys

    Mon 11:25am By Gary Rosenzweig
  • Is This Good Way To Identify Non-SPAM?

    Sun 5:45pm By forum
    I have been putting a prefix in my subject line “K9ORP says – ” to distinguish a real email from me rather than spam. Spam may “scrape my email” but I believe they can’t copy my subject line’s unique phrase. I have told my friends to “Feel free…
  • Get Rid Of Hand Tool?

    Sun 5:40pm By forum
    I don’t know if the hand tool is causing my issue or not. When the cursor has a black arrow pointer the cursor move freely but as the cursor moves over different content, Gmail messages pane for example the cursor changes to the hand and becomes STICKY and…
  • How Do I Unzip a File On My MacBook Pro?

    Sat 10:32am By forum
    My Mac has El Capitan and all updates. I am trying to open a zip file without any success. I have used my various search engines with this request with no luck. —– Jean
  • Why Are Websites Now Using Grey Text On White Backgrounds?

    Fri 1:42pm By forum
    What happened to black text on white backgrounds? All my life I have read books with black text on white backgrounds. Now we have to read text in all colors with backgrounds in all colors. Some are completely unreadable. Is there any setting on computers to…
  • How To Manage Sending My Contact Details?

    Thu 10:18pm By forum
    I have been enjoying the convenience of giving people my contact details via iPhone. (Saves carrying business cards and is also convenient for the recipient.) However when I tested this by sending the vcf. card to myself I found that I was sending all the…
  • How Do I Stop Having To Sign In Everytime My iMac Goes To Sleep?

    Thu 4:02pm By forum
    I am running El Capitan 10.11.4.. I have tried going into system preferences but nothing seems to work . It is very annoying. —– Megan Walker
  • How Do I Delete/remove Old Devices From Airport Utility?

    Thu 3:18pm By forum
    I have an Apple Airport Extreme and notice that with Airport Utility (v6.36) when I click on my router it displays all my devices on my network. My Iphone, IMac, Ipad Air, and my Apple TV as well as PCs no longer on my network and that I no longer use. How can…
  • Is There a Quicktime Plug-in for El Capitan (10.11.4)?

    Thu 1:55pm By forum
    Checking “Internet Plug Ins” folder in my Library, QuickTime plugin is in the “Disabled Plug-ins” folder. Is it incompatible with El Capitan? Is there an update of the plugin I need to install? Thanks. —– Steve
  • How Do I Move Emails To On My Mac?

    Thu 12:17pm By forum
    I have the latest version of El Capitan and I use a 2015 iMac. How can I move emails from iCloud to On my Mac and keep only this years emails in iCloud? —– Stuart Damore
  • How Do I Get Better WiFi?

    Thu 11:50am By forum
    I have an Airport Extreme w/Time Machine that is the primary router at one end of the house (only 2000sf). At the other end, an Airport Express to help extend the wireless network. When I check the Utility app, it tells me that AExpress is about 144mbs. Other…
  • Add Web Pages To Reminders Lists

    Thu 11:03am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Want to save interesting web pages to a list in Reminders? While viewing the page in Safari, click the share button in your toolbar, then select Reminders. Or, go to File, Share, Reminders. Then you get to edit the title, link and specify a Reminders list. You…
  • How Do I Change the Margin In Keynote?

    Wed 11:17pm By forum
    I want to export a custom size (6×9) set of slides from Keynote to pdf. Then I want to upload it to Createspace. So of course I need some margin for when the book is bound. When I open the pdf there is hardly any margin. How do I change the margin in keynote?…
  • Adding Fonts To Your Mac

    Wed 5:00pm By Gary Rosenzweig
  • Using Faces In Photos

    Apr 25, 2016, 10:51 am By Gary Rosenzweig
  • How Do I Backup a New iPad To a Different MBA With Only One Apple ID?

    Apr 25, 2016, 9:22 am By forum
    I will be buying a new iPad Pro for my child in college. She has her own MBA, though all of our devices use a single Apple ID, mine. As it is now, all iOS devices I own for the family (same single Apple ID) get backed up on my MBP. This works fine, but...…
  • Can You Use Apple Music With a DJ App?

    Apr 22, 2016, 5:01 pm By forum
    I am a music DJ and wanted to know how I could use Apple Music with one of the virtual DJ apps or what software will work with Apple Music? —– Byron
  • How Can I Force Send a Text Message Using iMessage?

    Apr 21, 2016, 7:27 pm By forum
    I am using iOS 9 on a iPhone 5s and sending to a iPhone 4. Settings for iMessage on both iPhones are the same. In iMessage settings I have ‘send as text’ when iMessage is not available. Sometimes when I send a message and I know the recipient is not on…
  • Pairing An iPad With an iPhone

    Apr 21, 2016, 5:30 pm By forum
    Trying to pair and hotspot iphone 6s plus and ipad air2. No luck they just do not see each other. Any advice? —– tom
  • How Do I Find Out If My Mac Has Been Compromised By Malware? What Diagnostic Software Can I Use To…

    Apr 21, 2016, 4:06 pm By forum
    I recently received two emails (5-6 weeks apart) ostensibly from people in my address book each containing a link to an article. Something about the verbage alert me. I replied to one, asking if he had sent it. He never received my reply. I wrote a new email…
  • Upgrade To SSD In 2014 Mac Mini?

    Apr 21, 2016, 4:01 pm By forum
    My Mac mini run a slower than I would like when opening office or Adobe acrobat or garage band or Anything I’ve been told to get a SSD so I bought one at best buy but they can’t install it What options are there for speeding up my mini? It has 16 GIGS and…
  • Mail Activity Window

    Apr 21, 2016, 12:52 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Want to know what the Mac Mail app is doing? Go to Window, Activity to bring up the little Activity panel. This will show you which servers Mail is contacting to send and receive email. It is useful when you need to know if Mail is done checking for new…
  • Safari Responsive Design Mode

    Apr 20, 2016, 10:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
  • Precise Positioning and Resizing Of Your Mac Windows

    Apr 18, 2016, 10:51 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    BetterSnapTool (affiliate link)
  • Is Emptying Trash Bin Permanent?

    Apr 17, 2016, 3:33 pm By forum
    Emptying trash in El Capitan is rapid but is it permanent? In Yosemite one had the option of simply emptying the bib or emptying in irreversibly to prevent third party recovery. —– Alan
  • How Do I Display the Date On All Photos?

    Apr 17, 2016, 11:25 am By forum
    I have hundreds of photos that were scanned from paper pictures, so the date on the photo is the date is was scanned, which is meaningless. I use the date to properly sort the pics into smart albums (1960s, for example), and in the right order in that album…
  • How Do I Record My Screen?

    Apr 16, 2016, 1:16 pm By forum
    Hi Gary, I just bought your new Keynote course on Udemy. It is fantastic! Quick question: what software did you use for screen capture purposes? I like Screenflow but it seems that you are using something else, according to the small icon on the top of your…
  • How Do I Set a Start Time for a Song In iOS?

    Apr 15, 2016, 1:48 pm By forum
    On my Mac, I often go under the “Options” tab in “Get Info” for a song and select a start time further into the song to skip intros and such. How do I do this in iOS? —– Cameron
  • How Can I Selectively Remove Auto-typed Addresses In Mail?

    Apr 14, 2016, 2:07 pm By forum
    MAIL/Window/Previous Recipients contains all the addresses that I would like to have Mail complete. The problem is that many addresses are not on this list but they still show up when I begin to type an address. I am paranoid about the wrong recipient getting…