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How to use your Apple Watch with multiple iPhones

Apple designed it so that a single Apple Watch would be paired with a single iPhone.

That doesn't mean you can't use your Apple Watch with multiple iPhones if you really want to, like your home and work iPhone, or yours and your significant other's iPhone. But it does mean it will take some work. In short, you'll need to pair, un-pair, and re-pair your Apple Watch every time you switch iPhones. Yeah, really. The good news is: we can walk you through it!

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How to fix a broken iPhone 6 screen in 10 minutes

If you broke the screen on your iPhone 6 and Apple isn't an option, we can show you how to fix it yourself!

The iPhone 6, like any other iPhone, is susceptible to the mishaps of us mere humans. If you've found yourself with a cracked or shattered screen, you've got a few options. If Apple isn't one of them, for whatever reason, a DIY repair is worth considering. Not only that, it can take less than 10 minutes, as long as you have the right parts and tools for the job. That's where iMore comes in! Not only can we show you where to find the best parts and tools, we'll walk you through every step of the repair, from start to finish!

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How to create a new user account on your Mac

Need to create a new user account on your Mac? It's easy. Just follow these steps.

If a new family member or even a new office co-worker is going to use your Macintosh, you can create a new user account for them in OS X Yosemite. Having separate user accounts means each person who uses the Mac can each have their own settings, like iCloud account information, application preferences, and desktop wallpaper. They can each have their own repository of files and folders. It's the safest way to make sure you're not overwriting or otherwise disturbing each other's files. Here's how to do it.

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How to set up and use Accessibility on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch, like all of Apple's products, has accessibility built right in.

Devices like the Apple Watch can be convenient, even empowering for many people. For those with accessibility needs, however, they can be life changing. They can let people go where they could never go before, speak with people they could never reach before, and see the world in ways that were once impossible. What's more, by making the Apple Watch accessible and inclusive to people who are blind or have visual impairments, deaf or have auditory impairments, or who have motor skill or learning or other challenges, Apple makes it more accessible and inclusive to everyone.

The Apple Watch is in its first generation, but here's all the accessibility features it already enjoys, along with how to set them up and use them.

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How to search pictures and videos in Photos for iPhone and iPad

If you have thousands of photos and videos on your iPhone or iPad, finding a particular one can be a challenge.

Luckily, the built-in Photos app offers some incredibly useful search tools. As long as you can remember where or when a photo or video was taken, the Photos app can help narrow down your search quickly. And if you've tagged Faces in Photos for OS X, you can even search for people, too! As long as you remember something about the picture or video in question, odds are the Photos app can help you track it down.

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How to troubleshoot and fix a malfunctioning Apple Watch

Is your Apple Watch being fussy? Here are a few ways to make it behave.

Whether it's an app on your Apple Watch or the Watch itself that's giving you some trouble, you don't have to panic: There are a few simple fixes you can employ to get your smartwatch back on the operational path in no time.

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How to stop annoying Facebook group notifications on iPhone and iPad

If you belong to several groups on Facebook, notifications can get annoying incredibly fast.

When you join a new group on Facebook, you're automatically subscribed to all notifications by default. That means your notifications feed can end up being littered with unnecessary alerts every time someone posts something to that group. That's exactly the problem iMore reader Katelin recently ran into:

I am a member of a few groups on Facebook. I find them useful, but I don't need to receive notifications on my iPhone or see information in my news feed every single time someone makes a post. How do I stop this?

I feel your pain and had the same problem with Facebook groups a while back. Luckily, Facebook was kind enough to give you an option to disable these annoying behaviors. You just have to know where to look.

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A Windows PC user's guide to the Mac keyboard

If you've recently switched from Windows to the Mac, you may be confused by the differences on the keyboard.

Macs and Windows PCs are similar in some respects, but different functions have been mapped to different keyboard keys and different modifier keys. So if you've just switched to Mac and you're having trouble finding your way around, use this guide to help you out. There's even a bonus trackpad tip at the end!

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How to set up the accessibility shortcut on your Apple Watch

Need fast access to an accessibility feature on your Apple Watch? Set the shortcut!

On the iPhone, you can set three quick clicks of the Home button as an accessibility shortcut. On the Apple Watch, you can do the same thing with three quick presses of the Digital Crown. It lets you quickly toggle an accessibility feature on or off whenever and from wherever you want. All you have to do is set it up!

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How to set a Mac app as the default for specific file types

Double-clicking on a file in the Mac Finder will open it using the default app. But what if you want to change the default?

Over time you may install new apps on your Mac that you prefer using instead of others for certain kinds of files. If you find yourself using the Open with option regularly for a certain kind of file, it may be time to set a new default. This way you can simply double-click to use your program of choice, which is loads more convenient than using right-click menus each and every time.

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