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Rick’s Daily Tech Tips Update for Sunday, May 29, 2022
Topics covered in this issue…
• How to find most any Mac setting in seconds
• Scam alert: Beware this dangerous ‘CVS Gift Card’ email scam
• Q&A: Can I retrieve my Wi-Fi password from my router?
• Why being late simply isn’t an option (for me)
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Today’s quick tech tip….
How to find most any Mac setting in seconds
Yesterday’s “Quick Tip” explained how to quickly find most any Windows setting using the Windows Search tool.
Within minutes of that email hitting recipients’ Inboxes I started receiving messages from folks asking if the same thing can be done on a Mac.
The answer is yes, it certainly can. Just use your Mac’s awesome “Spotlight” search tool. Here’s how:
1 – Launch Spotlight Search by pressing the Command+Space Bar key combination.
2 – Type a word that’s directly associated with the setting you’re wanting to find.
For example, if you want to change a mouse setting, simply type the word mouse into the search box and then select the specific setting you’re looking for from the list of search results.
To access a network related setting, simply search for the word network.
If you need to change a display related setting you’d search for the word display.
And so forth…
Bottom line: Just as with a Windows PC, searching for a specific Mac setting is almost always faster than slogging through the menus to find it, especially if you don’t know where to begin looking.
The latest from Rick’s Daily Tips Tech Blog…
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Today’s post from ‘My Daily Smile’…
Lots of folks can never seem to make it anywhere on time, and that’s fine because we are all different. But for me, being late simply isn’t an option. This post explains why.
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