How to quickly open any system preferences in macOS – 5 ways

The sophisticated, multi-faceted mechanism of Mac operating system settings comes with a native, friendly user interface. To get comfortable in MacOS System Preferences, a person needs to remember just a few rules. ♥ BY THEME: 4 professional tips for getting productive in Mail on Mac. Using the context menu in the Dock With the classic, … Read more

How to quickly go to the top of the page (top) on an iPhone in any application

From the earliest days of the iPhone, it has a great feature – a quick “climb” to the top of the page from anywhere, for example, on a website page in Safari, correspondence in instant messengers, a note or any other application. To do this, just touch the upper part of the screen (status bar) … Read more

How to quickly clean Windows from garbage (cache, unnecessary system files, etc.)

And although hard drives are constantly increasing their volume, for some reason users feel that there is not enough space all the time. The situation becomes even more real if an SSD is used. After all, it initially offers less volume than a traditional hard drive using mechanics. ♥ BY TOPIC: Hotkeys for working with … Read more

How to quickly type text in iOS on an iPhone or iPad keyboard

Using the “Replacing text“, Which is essentially a shortcut for a mobile operating system, greatly increases the speed of work when using the most popular phrases, expressions, postal or e-mail addresses, passport data, bank details, and so on. In this article, we will explain how to use this function. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to transfer … Read more

How to quickly open Calculator on Mac (macOS)?

With the release of macOS Big Sur, the Notification Center widgets have also been updated, which allow you to quickly access, for example, viewing the weather, exchange rates, calendar, world time, etc. Tragically, Apple has removed the calculator widget that many users have been using. How to replace it? ♥ BY THEME: How to change … Read more

How to quickly open preferences for any application on macOS

Moving on to using Mac computers, many users feel quite understandable discomfort associated with the differences in the macOS software environment. However, it is not so difficult to make life easier for a novice “macho”, for example, with the help of useful keyboard shortcuts. ♥ BY TOPIC: Stacks in macOS Mojave, or how to organize … Read more

How to quickly find the right tab in Safari on iPhone and iPad if there are a lot of them open

If you open a lot of tabs on your smartphone or Apple tablet, then you probably face a problem: the desired site has “disappeared” among a huge number of open “tabs”. But there is a very simple way to save a decent amount of time on such searches! ♥ BY TOPIC: How to delete all … Read more

How to quickly create a folder based on selected files on Mac (macOS)

macOS has always differed from its “window” counterpart by much more ergonomic interface. For example, on Windows, the action “create a folder and move the selected files there” is not as convenient as on a Mac. ♥ BY TOPIC: Finder on Mac (macOS): 9 helpful tips. One of the features of the standard macOS Finder … Read more

How to quickly disable Face ID (face scan) on iPhone in case of emergency

Much like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, Face ID has raised public concerns over data security. No one can force the owner of an iPhone to provide their password, including law enforcement, but it is relatively easy for a smartphone user to place their finger on the Home button or simply place the device in … Read more

How to quickly open a folder with a file from the Dock using ⌘Cmd in macOS

⌘ buttonCmd (to the left and right of Space) is an important part of your daily work on Mac… With its help, we do really important things – switch input languages, copy, paste and much, much more. Today we will tell you about one more opportunity ⌘Command… ♥ BY TOPIC: Secrets of Spotlight Search on … Read more

How to quickly add icons, files, and folders to the Dock on Mac (macOS)

There are probably no Mac users who don’t know how to add various items to the Dock. Simple drag and drop is an intuitive gesture that everyone can understand. But not all advanced users know another way to perform this action – using hotkey combinations, which we will discuss in this article. ♥ BY TOPIC: … Read more

How to quickly save and restore all open site tabs from different web surfing sessions in Safari on Mac

Today, the Internet is a space for study and work. Any active person visits many sites, links to which need to be kept. One solution would be to keep open tabs as bookmarks in Safari. But in practice, many users simply keep dozens or even hundreds of open tabs in the browser, which, in turn, … Read more

How to quickly get a link to an installed application on an iPhone or iPad and share it

Have you ever been asked to share the name of an application that you actively use? In fact, sending the name of the game or program to the interlocutor is not the best option. It is quite possible that in the search for the App Store there will be a lot of applications with a … Read more

How to quickly open two windows of one application on iPad in iPadOS

You probably already know about the ability in iPadOS to use multiple windows for one application. Surely you have already realized that creating a new window is not so easy. You will need to open the application, slide the Dock up from the bottom of the screen, touch the application icon again, and then click … Read more

How to quickly sober up at home

It should be noted right away that there are no blood alcohol neutralizers. What the films show us remains just fantasy. ♥ BY TOPIC: Ideal weight for women and men: how to determine with medical formulas: 5 methods. Is it possible to sober up in 5 minutes? In reality, we can talk about the existence … Read more

How to quickly compare “before and after” a processed photo and an original on an iPhone or iPad

The Photos app on iPhone has long gone beyond just viewing pictures, but it also offers basic editing functions. This makes it possible, if necessary, to quickly correct the picture. But in iOS 13, tools have improved even more, including for working with video. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to correct perspective and straighten objects in … Read more

How to quickly highlight emails (e-mails) in Mail on iPhone and iPad using a gesture

With the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, the Mail app has support for a gesture that allows you to quickly select multiple letters at once with a simple two-finger touch on the screen for subsequent actions on them. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to hide lock screen notification text from prying eyes on iPhone … Read more

New in iOS 14: How to quickly navigate menus within apps

Apple is renowned for constantly delivering small and subtle features that can dramatically improve the performance of your iPhone or iPad. And iOS 14 introduces a hidden and unpublished gesture that lets you navigate apps and menus faster than ever. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to teach iPhone to automatically turn on Power Saving Mode. When … Read more

How to check the strength of a password and find out how quickly it can be cracked

According to statistics, every year the activity of hackers is growing more and more. Every day, many users around the world fall prey to cybercriminals and are hacked. At the same time, this fate can be avoided by simply setting sufficiently complex passwords for your accounts on various resources. However, how do you determine the … Read more

How to quickly calculate the total bill for all guests on Apple Watch and determine the tip

With the release of iOS 13 and watchOS 6, Apple Watch has a built-in calculator app carried over from iOS, as well as some handy new features. For example, the calculator in Apple Watch allows you to instantly split bills and determine tips, and we will tell you about this useful feature. ON THIS TOPIC: … Read more

Keyboard shortcuts to quickly switch between Safari tabs on Mac: 3 shortcuts

Want to jump from one Safari tab to another in the blink of an eye without using a mouse or trackpad? No problem – just memorize these simple commands. ♥ BY TOPIC: Everything about tags in the Finder on Mac. Option number 1 – Press and hold ⇧Shift + ⌘Cmd, then press the left or … Read more

How to quickly call the last dialed number on iPhone without opening the Recents tab

Have you decided to call the person you just talked to again? Usually, to do this, open the Phone application, go to the Recent tab and look for the desired number there. But there is another, albeit not so obvious, way. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to call (dial a subscriber) on a locked iPhone. How … Read more

New in iOS 14: How to quickly search for the right emoji emoticons on iPhone by name

In iOS 14 (a detailed overview of new features), a convenient emoticon search option has appeared, which has long been included in the Mac operating system. But this tool does not work on the iPadOS, as it uses a different approach. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to sign photos in the Photos app on iPhone for … Read more

How to quickly set column widths based on content in Finder on macOS

Mac users are probably aware of the problem of insufficient Finder column widths to display the full file name. The problem is not difficult to fix – by moving the dividing line, adjusting the width manually. ♥ BY TOPIC: Key Features ⌥Option (Alt) on Mac (macOS), 20 chips you might not know about. But such … Read more

How to quickly call your favorite numbers on iPhone: a way you might not be aware of

Starting with iOS 13, all iPhones on which this operating system is installed can use the so-called “Haptic Touch” actions. A good example of how this function works is “Fast action”which can be done by pressing the application icon. After that, iOS and even iPadOS show some additional options for this program. ♥ BY TOPIC: … Read more

How to quickly trigger special characters (emojis, pictograms) on Mac (macOS)

Sometimes for work or study, we need specific characters that cannot be found in the official Russian or English layout – an arrow, a mathematical root, a currency symbol, letters and hieroglyphs of other alphabets, etc. In this article, we’ll talk about where to find them on a Mac. ♥ BY TOPIC: How on Mac … Read more

How to quickly share a screenshot on an iPhone or iPad without launching the Photos app

With the release of iOS 11, iPhone and iPad users have more options for working with screenshots. In particular, after taking a screenshot, a thumbnail appears in the lower left corner, with which you can quickly make notes in the screenshot or share the image. ♥ BY TOPIC: How to explain Siri who is your … Read more

How to quickly convert video to download to the Internet on a Mac using Automator

The native Automator app on macOS can do a ton of tasks. Another thing is that to understand this, according to many, is difficult and long. In this article we will tell you how to use a ready-made Automator application to convert any video into a format suitable for uploading to the Internet in one … Read more

How to quickly sort tabs on an iPad on an iPad (iPadOS) in Safari

Thanks to the updated operating system, dubbed the iPadOS, the iPad tablet has become the most productive than ever. Working with new features will require some practice, but as you use iPadOS, you can find more and more unexpected and enjoyable features of the system, one of which is the following simple way to sort … Read more

Water got into the speaker of an iPhone, how to dry quickly (push out water): 2 ways

Moisture in the iPhone can be a serious problem. Apple does not consider this case as a warranty. First of all, you need to dry the motherboard of the smartphone so that it does not cause rust or oxides. In attempts to save the device, users resort to various methods, sometimes even exotic ones. Some … Read more

How to quickly add a note on an iPhone or iPad from a locked screen

How to quickly add a note on an iPhone or iPad from a locked screen

The standard iOS Notes application is a simple, fast, and convenient way to save valuable information on the go. Synchronizing your device with iCloud will allow you to access all the recordings on Mac, iPhone and iPad.   ♥ BY TOPIC: How on iPhone to block all calls from unknown and hidden numbers. We often … Read more

How to quickly translate sites (web pages) in Safari on iPhone and iPad: 3 ways

How to quickly translate sites (web pages) in Safari on iPhone and iPad: 3 ways

There are several thousand languages ​​on our planet. And even if we talk about popular and widely used options, then there will be almost a dozen of them. It is not surprising that on the Internet there are periodically quite popular sites in an alien language, but there is no Russian-language mirror. If you found … Read more