How to find the exact setting you need in iOS 9

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You'll see all sorts of settings you didn't even know exist.
You'll see all sorts of settings you didn't even know exist.
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

iOS has so many settings in one app, it’s kind of ridiculous.

Whether you want to change preferences for an app or the operating system itself, a trip to the crowded Settings app can often be a frustrating experience.

iOS 9 — still in beta — has a solution for that information overload though: Search.

Here’s how to access it.

Cult of Mac Magazine: Apple’s next big thing(s), hot tips for iOS, Mac and Apple Watch and more

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What's headed our way, Apple fans?
What's headed our way, Apple fans?
Cover: Stephen Smith/Cult of Mac

It’s another week ending, which means its time for us to round up all the great content from Cult of Mac into one delightful Cult of Mac Magazine.

We’ve got all the info we could find out about the upcoming Apple event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in SF, a ton of useful and hidden tips for iOS, Apple Watch (and even OS X), and some fantastic gaming new that you don’t want to miss.

Check it all out (and more) in this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, and don’t forget to look at this sneak peek at the upcoming revamp of the entire digital experience.

How to fix weird ‘talagent’ keychain issue

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Get rid of the annoying Keychain messages about talagent with this easy fix.
Get rid of the annoying Keychain messages about talagent with this easy fix.
Screen: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Are you getting something like following message on your Mac every time you log in?

talagent wants to use the "local items" keychain. please log in with password.

If so, you’re in luck, because we have a fix. Here’s how to get this utterly annoying pop-up out of your face.

The quickest way to find images with iOS 9

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Scrub back and forth along your photo timeline.
Scrub back and forth along your photo timeline.
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

In previous versions of iOS, finding your photos was a bit tricky, especially as you started to amass them in the thousands, what with having a high-quality camera in your pocket at all times.

In iOS 9, currently in public beta, the Photos app has gotten a new way to find the photo you’re looking for amidst the haystack of your Photo Roll. Here’s how to use this new feature.

How to skip those skimpy mobile versions of websites

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New Safari feature will come in handy.
New Safari feature will come in handy.
Screen: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Using the mobile web is an uneven affair in terms of what you’ll see once your little blue progress bar slides across the page to let you know your page has loaded.

Some sites give you a crippled version of the original, making sure you can’t find any information on them at all. Looking for a tiny link to load the desktop site can be an exercise in frustration.

iOS 9, currently in public beta, has an answer to this issue baked right into Safari. Here’s how to make it happen.