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How to transfer data from your old phone to iPhone 14 using AnyTrans [sponsored]

Using AnyTrans on Mac to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone 14

It's that special time of the year when people are getting their hands on the new iPhone 14 series and the exciting iOS 16.

If you bought an iPhone or are planning to buy one, you might be thinking about moving your data from your current smartphone to your new iPhone.

Sure, Apple has the Move to iOS app to help you switch from Android to iOS and the Quick Start feature to migrate your data from your current iPhone to a new one. On the basic level, these tools are handy. But as you will find out, they have some drawbacks.

Thankfully, AnyTrans from iMobie, a continuously updated decade-old app, will comfortably allow you to transfer all or selected data from your current iPhone or Android phone to your new iPhone 14.

How to secure your iPhone (17 tips)

Secure your iPhone

Your iPhone has a ton of sensitive and private information. This includes your photos, videos, audio notes, bank apps, notes, passwords, contacts, and more. Therefore to ensure your valuable data isn't misused, stolen, or hacked, you must take measures to keep your iPhone secure.

In this guide, we give you 17 tips that will help you further strengthen your iPhone and keep its data safe.

How to know the exact file size of an app or update for your iPhone

iPhone App Store popup showing app's size before downloading

The size of an app you see in its App Store description is not always precise and particular for your device. What is showed is actually the maximum size for this app. The size of the same app for your specific iPhone may be far less than what's shown. In this tutorial, we show you a handy tip to know the exact file size of the iOS app or the app update on your iPhone. Once you know this, it can help manage your limited data plan and the local storage.

Visible now supports cellular Apple Watches for just $5 per month

Around three months ago, I shared my user experience with Visible as a second carrier for my iPhone. Visible, which operates on the Verizon Wireless network, offers outstanding network coverage for as little as $25 per month with unlimited 4G LTE & 5G data, talk, and text, and with unlimited tethering included!

Just this past week, however, Visible did something I never saw coming. They added support for cellular-capable Apple Watches. And much like Visible’s hyper-affordable cellular plan, enjoying cellular connectivity with Visible is just as affordable.

How to insert and format charts in Pages

Pie Chart in Pages on Mac

We mostly think about using charts when working in an application like Numbers. After all, that’s where we use a lot of numerical data and perform data analysis. But if you’re creating a report, proposal, or similar document where a chart could be beneficial, Pages has you covered.

What’s nice about the chart feature in Pages is that you can just pop in a chart, add a small amount of data, and you’re done. If you want to spruce it up, you can, but you don’t have to.

To make your next document a little more eye-catching, we’ll show you how to work with charts in Pages.

How to insert, format, and edit charts & graphs in the Numbers app on Mac, iPad, and iPhone

Charts and graphs in the Numbers app

Graphs and charts give you terrific ways to display data. Rather than reading row after row, visuals let you see data at a glance, compare it, and even put it into perspective. And what’s nice about spreadsheet applications like Numbers is that all you have to do is select your data, pick out a chart, and the app will create it for you.

Once you have your chart, you can change its appearance and add items like a title, labels, and a legend. This gives you the flexibility to display a graph or chart that shows your data exactly as you like. So here, we’ll show you how to create your Numbers chart, format it to your liking, and edit it if needed.

How to color alternating rows in your Numbers sheets

Alternating Rows Orange in Numbers on Mac

When you have a large spreadsheet that’s full of data, especially numbers, it can be difficult to analyze without a little help. You might use a sort option or even a filter in Numbers to find certain data. But if you’re just reviewing it, why not make it a bit easier?

By coloring alternating rows, your sheets can look like those we’ve seen printed on pages. This feature simply uses a color to shade every other row. You’d be surprised at what a difference this makes to stay on track and not lose your place.

Here, we’ll show you how to color alternating rows in your Numbers sheets on both Mac and iOS.