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Update access for Dropbox files from the mobile app

Sharing files over Dropbox is easy and convenient. If you need to revoke access to select files from certain users after their duties have changed, navigate to that file from the mobile app. Then, select the vertical ellipsis to its right and click “Manage access.” You can update the permissions from there.

Back up your Mac’s file to iCloud

Once you’re signed into iCloud on a Mac, you can backup your local files to the cloud via an iCloud Drive setting. Just go to System Preferences -> Apple ID and click on the “Options” button next to iCloud Drive and enable the setting for “Desktop and Document Folders.” Doing so will make it so […]

Switch off automatic syncing to your iCloud

Sensitive files from your Apple devices may be uploaded to your iCloud account without your knowledge. If your account gets hacked, that data can get stolen even if you deleted it off your device. Have more control over which items you store in the cloud and which ones you keep local by switching off Apples’ […]

Set up two-step verification for your iCloud account

iCloud is an optimal solution for storing photos, email messages, contacts, etc. As you back up more important information into the cloud, having a robust security system for your account becomes essential. One way to make your account more secure is by enabling two-step verification. This involves entering a unique verification code, which gets sent […]

Backup and secure your mobile data

You should backup all of the data stored on your phone – such as your contacts, documents, and photos. These files can be stored on your computer, on a removal storage card, or in the cloud. This will allow you to conveniently restore the information to your phone should it be lost, stolen, or otherwise […]

Don’t put all your digital eggs in one basket

Do you have critical items (like family photos or lists of passwords) saved only on a single device? If so, be sure to diversify your backup strategy and move these assets to other devices and locations. Cloud backup and external hard drives are both good options.