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How to automatically upload burst photos to My Photo Stream

Settings Photos Upload Bursts to Photo Stream on iPhone

If you’re one who uses the My Photo Stream feature in Photos rather than iCloud, there’s a small setting you might not know about. The setting is to automatically upload burst photos to My Photo Stream and can be quite handy.

Burst photos are terrific for making sure you capture the perfect shot. So instead of just one photo, you can take several with a tap. You then review and keep those you want from the burst. And since you can see and save the images on any device with My Photo Stream, you may want the photos from the bursts there by default.

Here we’ll show you how to automatically upload burst photos to My Photo Stream so you can work with them on iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

How to set up Wireless Audio Sync on Apple TV

Wireless Audio Sync on Apple TV

If you use AirPlay from your Apple TV to your HomePod, AirPlay speakers, or Bluetooth devices, have you ever noticed that the sound seems out of sync? In just a few minutes, you can set up the Wireless Audio Sync on your Apple TV and solve the problem, here’s how.

How to use Finder instead of iTunes on Mac to manage your devices

Manage Devices in Finder Mac

If you’ve updated your Mac to macOS Catalina, then you’ll notice a specific app missing; iTunes. You’ve probably heard that iTunes was going away, but now that it’s truly gone, you’ll have to manage your devices differently.

You might have used iTunes to back up or restore your iPhone, sync specific items with your iPad, or simply manage your devices.

The bad news is that you can’t use iTunes on Mac to do this anymore. But the good news is that there is another way and it’s super easy.

Here’s how to use Finder instead of iTunes on Mac to manage your devices.

How to sync your iPhone without iTunes on a Mac

With iTunes in macOS Catalina 10.15 split up into three separate apps, Apple had to make sure there would still be a way to sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with your Mac computer so that you could back up, update and/or restore your devices just like before, but without iTunes.

How to stop iPhone from syncing bookmarks in Safari, Chrome and Firefox

Safari Bookmarks on iPhone

A convenient feature of your iPhone is that you can sync bookmarks you save in your browser and access them on another device, like your iPad or Mac. But what if you don’t want to sync your bookmarks?

Maybe your iPhone is a business phone and you want to keep your personal bookmarks separate. Or maybe you want the sites you bookmark on your iPhone private and away from people who use your other devices.

Whatever your reason, you can stop iPhone from syncing bookmarks in just a few taps. We’ll show you how to do this with Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.

Hotmail or Outlook emails missing in the Mail app? Here is a fix

Mail Days to Sync on iPhone

If you’ve just set up a Hotmail or Outlook email account in the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed that some of your emails aren’t there.

You may not realize it but when you initially connect the account, your emails are synced one month back by default.

So, if you have Hotmail or Outlook emails missing from the Mail app, try this quick fix.

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Did you just get your brand spanking new iPhone XS? Are you wondering how to transfer your media, like photos, videos, music, books and more, from your old to your new phone? Perhaps you're contemplating upgrading to iOS 12 and setting up your device as new in order to get rid of all the cruft that has accumulated over the years? What you need is a capable iTunes alternative that gives you full control over your iOS data.

How to fix Contacts and Calendar sync problems on Apple Watch

Having problems on your Apple Watch with some calendar events or contacts not showing even though they clearly show on your iPhone? Before tinkering with your calendars or your contacts, there is an easy thing you can do to reset everything and hopefully fix that syncing issue between your iPhone and your Apple Watch once and for all.