Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.

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Is there a way to make iPhone forget the data belonging to one app?

I recently downloaded an app (Rival Knights) which I already had on my iPad, but not on my phone. It gave me the option to write over my saved data and I declined. However now, I've changed my mind ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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iMac FD 16GB 21.5 inches Retina

My old Mac crashed badly and I had to sell it. Had a Mac TimeMachine Backup. Bought this new iMac and it came loaded with Sys and a few apps. I want to get my old email from Time Machine back. How do ...
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iOS Calculator app that supports time

I want to be able to add and subtract time in a calculator app. For example: 5:30-0:45 I have tried "Time Calc" but I did not like the interface.
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iOS Untrusted Developer error when testing app

I am trying to make my own iOS applications by using Xcode 7 and iOS 9.0. I have successfully been able to install the app on my own iPod by following these steps however when I run the application I ...
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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Move Application from Dock to Menu Bar

I have written an AppleScript application and when running, it appears in the Dock, however I would like it to have it in the menu bar, at the top of the screen, instead. How can I achieve this? Is ...
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Alfred: How to get Alfred to run a terminal command?

I often need to run multiple copies of an app, like VLC. For this I use the terminal and run a command similar to: open -n /Applications/VLC.app How can I create a shortcut with Alfred to run this ...
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IOS App that allows you to takes photos every X seconds and saving it in the camera toll (no time lapse)

community Is there an IOS app that allows you to capture photos every X seconds and automatically saves it in the camera roll (not like a time lapse that puts it in a single video) Thanks a lot! :)
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DO I really have to use xcode? How do you cope? [closed]

I just started Xcode and I don't like it. How do you cope with using this? within 5 minutes its been crashing, I cannot get it to open new files in tabs, cannot make it remember my preferred window ...
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Can't update Xcode

I am aware there are more questions with the same title, but I couldn't find any other post with this specific case. I have XCode 7.0 and I want to update to the last version (7.3). But it doesn't ...
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iPhone App That Combines Multiple iPhone Audio Inputs

I'm looking for an iOS app that uses multiple iPhones as audio input devices. Essentially, different audio would play on different iPhones, and then another iOS device would combine all of those ...
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“Show In-App Purchases” Not Showing In App Store

I have an app on the App Store that has In-App Purchases, but on the store there isn't a button that says "In-App Purchases" where a user can see what the IAP are. Where on mine ...
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How to Uninstall System Apps by AppCleaner?

I know there is the graphical method by which you can individually remove each system app such as Chess, Safari, Mail, Game Center, Photo Booth, FaceTime, iBooks, iTunes, Maps, Dictionary, Automator, ...
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Qr codes to scan and direct to one app but with different info within the app based on qr codes respectively [closed]

good day to all. I have a project but I do not know if it possible since I'm just a beginner in programming. But the outline will be as follows User will scan the qr code situated in a parking lot. ...
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To move an iOS app (no longer available in AppStore) from one iPad to another

How can I move an app which no longer exists in AppStore from my iPad to my iPad mini? iTunes do not work in this case.
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What is quickest, least number of taps possible on Apple Watch to “check-in” with somebody?

I am looking for a way to contact my spouse when I am at work and too busy to text. I want to use my Apple Watch in the quickest way possible, ideally just 1 or two taps, to send an automated text or ...
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Preferable way to ship a command line tool with my OS X *.app

I'm working on an Electron based application to write OS images to removable drives, which is being packaged as an *.app for OS X. Along with the GUI application, I'd like to ship a CLI version ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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Can I automatically launch an app at a specific time on Mavericks?

For years, I've been using iCal to automatically launch apps using alarms. I'd create a new event in iCal and set the alarm to launch an app rather than show a notification. The option to set alarms ...
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Does there exist an iPhone application that can call an online API (RESTful or otherwise) triggered by geofences?

I've pretty much stated the entire question in the title: I'm looking for an iPhone application that can call an online API (preferably RESTful but I'll accept anything) as a reaction to triggering a ...
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Is there an iphone app to check if the brightness of your computer monitor is too bright?

I've been looking for an app to check if the brightness of my computer monitor is too high and is straining to my eyes. Does such an app exist that measures brightness of a monitor using the camera ...
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How do I remove crashplan from my Mac

I recently tried out CrashPlan on my Macbook, but I decided not to go through with that. However, now that I'm not going to be using CrashPlan after all, I can't figure out how to remove their app ...
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How to record cycling distance using M9 coprocessor without GPS

I have an iPhone 6s. It automatically records steps and walking distance in the Health app using the M9 motion coprocessor with very little battery impact. How can I record cycling distance like ...
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Can iOS be configured so apps do not create screenshots when the app suspends?

I notice in iOS, often times when I open an app, such as YouTube, the first thing that it shows is a screenshot of that app from one of the more recent things I was doing with the app. When I ...
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Safari cannot be forced to quit

I am trying to force to quit Safari but that doesn't work. What is happening? When looking at the Dock, the icon Safari is not accompany by a dot (meaning that the application is closed). However, ...
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iPhone vibrates on every Viber text message received

Even when my viber application is open on a specific discussion, it continues to vibrate on every received message part of the current discussion. How can I turn off this very annoying feature for ...
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How can I reinstall an application that the Mac App Store thinks is installed already?

I'm the developer of an application that is currently on the Mac App Store. I'm trying to download my own application so that I can test out the binary that is on the store. (As opposed to running it ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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Create a new space using a keyboard shortcut

I am aware you can do it from Mission Control by clicking and there is no shortcut available in 'Keyboard'. Are there any ways to do this by using a 3rd party program or Applescript?
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Is there a way to transfer an app from a device to another one (App no longer on the app store)?

I have and use Photosynth regularly on an iPhone 4s. I bought a 5s last week and when i wanted to install the app on it i realised that the app isn't on the app store anymore. Is there a way to ...
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OS X. Should I quit apps or close windows (red cross button behavior)?

I've googled a lot about X button, that doesn't quit app, but simply close the window. And haven't found a clear answer. Should I quit apps or close windows, letting apps work in background? Do open ...
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Can I add beta testers to my iOS app during app review?

I am iOS developer. I just finished a new iPhone App. I would like to send it to Apple for app review but I think I read somewhere that during app review I cannot add external testers for the app. ...
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How do I move a window whose title bar is off-screen?

I encountered a strange problem today. I downloaded FileZilla and on first launch the title bar was above my mouse pointer's reach. Making the window unmovable. Here is a screenshot of my situation. ...
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All applications got paused after disk space usage got near 99% and back to normal. What's next?

Mac does some pretty fancy background stuff to try and keep enough disk space for whatever it needs. In my case, 512 gb ssd, it needs to have at least 20gb free to run smoothly, so I usually have 40. ...
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome by deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove all ...
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Can you set specific apps to NOT auto update on iOS?

I have auto update on for apps on my iPhone iOS 9.3 but I'd like to set certain apps not to update. Is that possible?
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Is there an alternative to hiding an application that will reduce the performance demand?

I'm just wondering if there is an alternative to hiding an application, that can reduce the performance demand of a program. I'm curious because I use blender from steam, but steam won't close unless ...
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Open applications in the background in OS X, I don't want my focus taken from me. Respect my Focus!

I'm running El Capitan 10.11.4 on a 2014 Mac Mini. I'm often running 10-14 apps at one time as I work writing reports, word/excel/Adobe/Safari/iTunes/calendar/etc... Frequently I want to open ...
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iPhone 5s - faulty apps

I have a few apps that just randomly stopped opening. I deleted the app simply by pressing the x in the corner of the app. I then went to the App Store to reinstall it but the phone still thinks that ...
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How to Locate an App Running in the Background

My Mac is a work computer that used to have LANDesk installed. My admin ran a script that uninstalled it. However, when my machine starts I still get prompted to allow apps from LANDesk (vulscand, ...
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Deleting iTunes App Store purchases from my account

So... Over the period of 2 years owning my beloved iPhone 3GS, I have found many useful apps that I use very frequently. However, in the process of finding these apps, I have also downloaded much, ...
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Changing the app store country

I can't change my app store country on ios 9. I used to easily do it now it won't let me. Any suggestions?
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Create .app application bundle from Macports port

Is it possible to create an Mac OS X .app application bundle from a Macports port without having to modify the compilation process? The goal is a portable .app folder and not a .pkg that messes up ...
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How to set audiobooks to repeat on iPhone

A while ago Apple moved audiobooks from the music app to iBooks. Now I can't listen to audiobooks on repeat. Is there any way of getting back this functionality?
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OS X: common paths for executable files

I have some executable files in OS X which I want to access from terminal from any area. For example in Linux, we can copy executables or binaries to /usr/local/bin or /usr/bin. So similar to that ...
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Creating whitelist of few websites from Terminal

I want to block all websites except one or two websites (white list) while working for 'productivity' purposes (when I am working only). I know how to block individual websites as shown here ...
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App will not open and will crash on every attempt

Whenever I open an app it goes there for a second then crashes and goes directly to the home screen. This haven't happened before, it recently started. I have restarted my phone, powered it off, and ...
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Viewer for excel files

Other than openoffice, can you suggest a light free viewer for excel files?
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How can I remove a paused app for my iphone 4?

I want to delete that camera 360 app after I paused it but when I long pressed the app, yes the X mark was there but it is not deleting. What should I do? Please help me. I'm new in using an iphone. ...