How to set the default view and sort order for a folder on Mac

If you like a specific view or sort order for your items each time you open a certain folder, here’s how to set those as the defaults.

If you like a specific view or sort order for your items each time you open a certain folder, here’s how to set those as the defaults.

How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac

If you want to free up some space on your Mac, it might be time to find and delete duplicate files. There’s an easy way to do this and we show you how.

If you want to free up some space on your Mac, it might be time to find and delete duplicate files. There’s an easy way to do this and we show you how.

How to customize the Finder Preview Pane options on Mac

Customize the Finder Preview Pane on your Mac to show all of the details you need at a glance. This tutorial shows you how to change those preview options.

Finder Window with Preview Pane Open Mac

Customize the Finder Preview Pane on your Mac to show all of the details you need at a glance. This tutorial shows you how to change those preview options.

How to customize folder icons on Mac

Want to change a default folder icon to a photo or logo? We’ll show you how to customize the folder icons on Mac.

Customized Folder Icons on Mac

All of your folder icons look like folders by default, but you can change that. You can use images from the web, your own photos, or a picture that you create. This is a great way to spot the folders you want at a glance, plus it’s more fun.

Maybe you want to use a family photo icon for your vacations picture folder. Or maybe you want to use your company’s logo as the icon for your work folder. Whatever the case may be, it’s easy to swap out those icons.

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How to create and use Smart Folders on Mac

Automatically place items into folders that you can access easily and without lifting a finger. Here’s how to create Smart Folders with Finder on your Mac.

The Finder Smart Folder feature on Mac is a handy one for automatically placing items into a folder for you. This saves you time, reduces the risk of missing items, and helps you work more efficiently.

If you’re curious about what these Smart Folders can do and how to create them, then this tutorial is for you. Here’s how to create and use Smart Folders on Mac.... Read the rest of this post here


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How to show external drives in the Finder Sidebar on Mac

Access your external devices quickly and easily; from servers to hard drives. Here’s how to show external drives in the Finder Sidebar.

Maybe you just picked up a new external hard drive, DVD or CD device, server, or even memory stick to use with your Mac. Being able to see these external devices and their contents is obviously important. And the most convenient place to access them is in the Finder Sidebar.

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How to customize the Finder Sidebar on your Mac

Make Finder work for you. Here are some tips for customizing the Finder Sidebar on your Mac so that you can easily access what you use the most.

The Finder on your Mac is the place to be. This extremely handy spot lets you access all of your stuff. So, making it work for you is key to its purpose.

The Finder Sidebar gives you a quick view of your folders, drives, and tags so that you can navigate easily. For this reason, customizing the Sidebar just makes sense. Put items there you use often, remove those you never use, and arrange it to fit your needs.

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How to add an iCloud Drive shortcut to your Mac desktop or Dock

Would you like fast access to your iCloud Drive? This tutorial shows you how to add an iCloud Drive shortcut to your Mac desktop and Dock.

If you use iCloud Drive often, especially on your iPhone or iPad, then having fast access to it on your Mac can be a big help. You can certainly open your iCloud Drive from Finder or from iCloud.com, but if you want to access it with a click, there’s a better way.

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How to see Wi-Fi network passwords you have connected to on iPhone and iPad

Have you been searching for a password to a Wi-Fi network you connected to in the past and need again? Here’s where and how to find it on your Mac.

Ah, passwords. We have so many for every little thing now that it can almost get overwhelming. Many people use a password manager app while others stick with iCloud Keychain. Whatever it is that you use to manage, store, and recover your passwords it won’t help with Wi-Fi networks if you didn’t capture it.

So, what happens if you get a new device and want to connect to your Wi-Fi network, but can’t remember the password?

Open up your Mac because we have you covered! Here’s how to see Wi-Fi network passwords you have connected to on iPhone and iPad in the past.... Read the rest of this post here


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