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How to use Dropbox, Google Drive and other cloud storage with iPhone's Files app

How to use Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon Drive and other cloud storage services with the Files app on iPhone and iPad.

Apple's Files app is a great tool for organizing and managing your documents, photos, videos and other files from whatever device you are on. When you first start using it you will see that you can save your files locally (on your current device, e.g. your iPhone or iPad) or to iCloud Drive. Of course many of us use third party cloud storage apps like Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, OneDrive and so on. These are compatible with Files, but you'll have to link them before you can start using them with the Files app. Here's how to do it on iPhone or iPad:

How to remotely log out of Messages on other Apple devices

How to log out of Messages remotely on iPhone, iPad and Mac.

The ability to synch your Messages (as well as numerous other services) across multiple Apple devices is undoubtably a huge convenience, but also one that could lead to a serious breach of privacy. Obviously nobody wants their private messages accessible to friends, family and co-workers. If you are the type to have your text messages arrive on every Mac that you use, you might want to check which ones you are logged into, as you wouldn't want your messages popping up on a Mac that you share with a roommate, or on an iPad that you left at a friend's house.

How to organize your email with folders on iPhone

How to create folders and sub-folders in the Mail app on iPhone and iPad.

There's no better way to organize an inbox flooded with emails of all variety than to put the important ones into categorized folders and throw out the trash. Emails from friends should be in folders named for them, financial emails should be in an appropriate folder, emails about an upcoming vacation should all go to a folder and so on. The idea always sounds great but putting it into action can be tedious. If you want to get your email organized and you're up for it, here's how to create folders in Mail on iPhone and iPad:

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How to change your default Apple Pay credit/debit card on iPhone

How to change your default Apple Pay credit/debit card in the Wallet app on iPhone.

You can have many credit and debit cards saved in your Wallet app to use with Apple Pay, but only one pops up as the default when you double tap your side button to make a payment. Of course you can then choose a different card, but why have that extra step? If you have one card you like to use in almost every case, you should have it as the default option. Here's how to switch your default payment card for Apple Pay on iPhone:

How to track symptoms in the Health app

How to track illness symptoms in the Health app on iPhone and iPad.

iOS 13.6 has added a new category to the Health app - Symptoms. In the same way you can keep track of other statistics like your temperature, blood pressure and body mass index among others, this allows you to track a variety of symptoms based on severity and time, which can be invaluable in diagnosing what ails you when you meet with your doctor.

If you are feeling sick or otherwise unwell and want to track your symptoms ahead of a doctor appointment, here's how you can do it in the Health app on iPhone or iPad:

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