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How to sync or transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac

Best ways to sync or transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac

Just like your iPhone, your Mac has FaceTime, Messages, and other apps for connecting with family, friends, and colleagues. For a more streamlined experience, you might want to transfer and/or sync your contacts from iPhone to Mac. With mobile numbers and email addresses available on your computer, making video calls or sending iMessages become quick and convenient.

So, let us show you the five ways to sync and import contacts from iPhone to Mac.

Minimal replaces iOS 14’s bulky notification banners with an Status Bar-based notification indicator instead

Apple’s new iOS 15 mobile operating system makes notification banners smaller and less intrusive to the underlying user interface, but if you’re jailbroken on iOS 14 or below, then you aren’t enjoying the same luxury without a jailbreak tweak of some kind.

iOS developer Jez has just released a new jailbreak tweak called minimal that tries to make notifications less intrusive by displaying them as app icons instead of banners in the Status Bar’s time indicator slot on notched handsets.

AlwaysOnMusic: An always-on display for iPhones when music is playing

Apple didn’t introduce always-on display (AOD) functionality with its iPhone 13 lineup this year as many had expected them to do. Fortunately, one advantage to jailbreaking these days is that you can enjoy an always-on display experience on your current iPhone without waiting for Apple to get their bleep together.

In fact, a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed AlwaysOnMusic by iOS developer Jez takes a new and rather exciting approach to always-on display functionality for anyone who enjoys using their iPhone for music consumption.

How to reverse Safari’s controversial redesign entirely and bring back the old, familiar version

Illustration showing an Apple Safari logo set against a blue gradient background

In rethinking some of the fundamentals in Safari on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple has managed to ruffle the feathers of its customers. The good news is, you can decide between adopting the redesign complete with the new, consolidated tab bar or stick with Safari's old version with the familiar tab interface. In this quick post, we'll show you how to reverse the new Safari design back to how things used to be before iOS 15 came along.