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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Send Files to Others

You have a file you want to send someone—a Pages document, a PDF, a ZIP file, or whatever—or maybe a few files. In this situation, you probably don’t want to Sync Folders with Others or Broadcast Download Links because there’s no need to provide ongoing access to the file or to generate a public URL; you need only a one-time, one-way delivery to a limited number of specific recipients. How should you do that?

Note: Even though I’m talking about sending files to others, you can of course use any of these techniques to send files to yourself on another device, too. In most cases, it’s better to Sync Files and Folders across Devices, but this’ll work too.

Most of us over a certain age immediately think of email for this purpose. ...

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