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Ignore the Built In Trackpad on a Mac

Did you know you could ignore the built-in trackpad on your Mac if you have a mouse or another wireless trackpad connected? This can prevent accidental taps or gestures from occurring when accidentally swipe the built in trackpad. This is done through the Accessibility preference Pane on the Mac. See how to disable your built-in trackpad when you have a mouse or another trackpad connected your mac in this video for accessibility.

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Enable Hover Text on the Mac

When you enable Hover Text on your Mac, you can move the pointer over something on the screen—for example, text, an input field, a menu item, or a button—and display a high-resolution zoomed version of it in a separate window. See how to enable Hover Text on your Mac in this video for accessibility.

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Control your Apple TV from your iPad and iPhone

Do you lose your Apple TV remote on a regular basis? Did you know you could control your Apple TV from your iPad or iPhone? With the iPad and iPhone, you can customize the Control Center, add more controls to it. One of the controls you can add is an Apple TV remote! See how to add an Apple TV remote to your Control Center on the iPad and iPhone in this video for the Apple TV.

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Add Shortcuts to the iPad or iPhone Home Screen

Did you know you could access your shortcuts from your iPad’s or iPhone’s Home Screen? This makes it easy to run your favorite shortcuts! You can place them in folders or even your iPad or iPhone’s Dock! Learn how to add your shortcuts to the Home Screen on the iPad or iPhone in this video for Shortcuts.

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Accessibility Options on the Mac, iPad, and iPhone Class

Apple has been expanding accessibility options at a fast pace over the last few years. This is great! but what options are there for accessibility? How can these options help you? That is what I’ll be taking a look at in this class.

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Creating Shortcuts on the Mac, iPad, and iPhone Class

With Shortcuts, you can create a quick way to get one or more tasks done with your apps. The Shortcuts app lets you create your own shortcuts with multiple steps. For example, you can pause your media on your iPhone when it connects to carPlay or the Bluetooth on your car. This is done through Actions – a single step in a task or shortcut. You mix and match these actions to create a shortcut. This tutorial is designed to give you the basics of creating shortcuts. I hope you find it helpful!

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Enable Full keyboard Access on the Mac

Full Keyboard Access allows the computer to be controlled with a keyboard. You can use keyboard shortcuts to navigate through all the controls and you can perform actions. See how this works in this video for Accessibility on the Mac.

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Ask Siri to Run a Shortcut on the Mac, iPad, and iPhone

You can run any Shortcut with Siri. Just start Siri and speak the Shortcut’s name. But how do you change what you want to say to run a Shortcut with Siri? It’s easy! Just change the name of the Shortcut. In this video I show you how you can change the name of a Shortcut for Siri on the Mac, iPad, and iPhone.

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Edit the Name, Color, and Icon or Glyph for a Shortcut

With Shortcuts, you can not only change the name of a shortcut, but you can also change the color and the icon or glyph associated with that shortcut. See how to not only change the name, and make sure that the Shortcut apps saves your changed name, but also how to change the color and icon associated with any Shortcut. I show you how to do this on the Mac, iPad, and iPhone.

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Zoom into your Mac’s Display

Did you know you could zoom into the display on your Mac with a simple gesture? This is anAccessibility option and it is one I use more often that one would think. I hold down a modifier key (I use the Control key) and swipe up on my trackpad with two fingers, and my Mac zooms in! See how easy it is to zoom into your Mac’s display in this video for Accessibility.

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Organize your Notes with Tags on the Mac

New in macOS Monterey and the Notes app is the option to add tags to your notes. Why would you want to do this? To better organize your notes! You can apply multiple tags to a note to have it appear in multiple folders. See how easy it is to add tags to your notes, and why you may want to add tags, in this video for Notes on the Mac.

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Mute the iPad’s Volume in a Zoom Meeting

Have you ever been in a zoom meeting, and you wanna turn the volume down? You find out that you can’t? You can turn the volume down, but you can’t turn it all the way off. You can’t mute it. So how can you mute or turn the volume all the way off in a Zoom meeting on the iPad? You basically just have to turn your audio off in Zoom. It’s pretty simple. I’ll show you how in this video for Zoom on the iPad.

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