Apple World Today Video Tip: Format a Flash or Hard Drive for Mac and PC Compatibility

Apple World Today Video Tip: Format a Flash or Hard Drive for Mac and PC Compatibility

One of our most popular old posts by Dennis Sellers shows how to use the macOS Disk Utility to set up a flash drive or hard drive so that it can transfer information between a Mac and a Windows PC. Currently, if you format a flash or hard drive in Apple’s APFS file system, copy data to it, and try to open it on a Windows 10 PC, you won’t be able to see the data. In this video, we show you how to use an older set of disk formats that can be used by both macOS and Windows 10 to format a transfer disk for compatibility.

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How to save your Desktop and Documents folder to iCloud Drive in macOS Mojave

How to save your Desktop and Documents folder to iCloud Drive in macOS Mojave

With macOS Mojave, you can store your Desktop and Documents folder in iCloud Drive and access them on all your devices. That means you can start a document on your Desktop, then work on it later from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and on iCloud.com (make sure your iOS devices are running iOS 10 or higher, preferably the latest version). Everything automatically stays up to date everywhere.

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