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Data recovery/overwritten files?

I was troubleshooting how to install boost and came across a thread on stackoverflow that seemed to be about vaguely the same thing. I ran the terminal commands written in the thread, and realized ...
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Data use for email to multiple recipients

Does sending a large email message to multiple recipients use more data than sending the same email to only one recipient?
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Free app for tracking data usage per app

I have a user that I want to monitor as he has a specific app which downloads a lot of updates. However the user will not pay for apps and its difficult to procure it over official channels. Ergo i'm ...
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What is actually happens when moving a file onto/into another file?

I was trying to move some files to a directory, because of wrong destination directory path all files are moved to another file. Can I undo this action to get my files back? - Hopefully NO Is there ...
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“Database” report writer for Numbers?

I serve on the Board of a Baroque Orchestra and have begun helping them get organized. The management of the orchestra does not have extensive technical skills so I've endeavored to help provide them ...
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iPhone 4, what usually categorized as “Documents and Data”?

I'm slightly confused why "Documents and Data" has taken up so much space on my iPhone's data storage. There are several GB there! What could this possibly be? I see nothing in my manage storage ...
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How to delete App Documents and Data?

Some apps like Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram end up storing a lot of Documents and Data, way more than their actual size. Is there a way to remove them, just the Documents and Data?
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Processing videos through iMovie increases file size by 70x

This is just a curiosity of mine. I screen recorded ~5hrs of video using Quicktime, split up into roughly 10-20 minute segments. The folder which I saved them to is 4.73 GB big. However when I string ...
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'Use mobile data for' toggle changes won't save on iPhone 6, iOS 9.0 [duplicate]

When I change an app's setting to use mobile data (or not), the changes aren't saved when I exit settings. It's infuriating as, for example, I can't use WeChat at all unless I'm on wifi. Elsewhere on ...
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iOS 9.1 - Can't clear “documents & data” and “other” with restore - can it be done?

I am trying to clear the 3+ GB of space occupied by other and documents and data on my iPhone 5S, running the new iOS 9.1 (13B5110e) Usually I would do this by restoring the phone through iTunes and ...
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Securely remove personal information, without reinstall on Yosemite?

Scenario: I have a work provided Macbook on Yosemite that I've used for 2 years. All company files are stored in cloud drives, and all company programs are similarly cloud based. The company does ...
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Data usage after resetting network settings?

I'm having problems connecting to my wifi so I resettled my network settings as the Internet suggested me to do. however, when it turned back on, I noticed my phone said "LTE" and so I checked my data ...
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Need Forensic Data Backup company restored iPhone to old phone instead of setting up new phone

Never backed up to iTunes and when plugged into iMac computer for first time saw the 1,700 photos/videos to download but it asked me to restore as Pam's iPhone or set up as new phone (since I already ...
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Does Facebook's “find friend” algorithm get data from the iOS app?

When I download a Facebook app on my smartphone (e.g. iPhone), what data does Facebook then access? Names? Telephone numbers?
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How is it possible that my iPhone is using data when on airplane mode?

All our phones are using data during the night when we are asleep. I thought that apps were only supposed to update on WIFI. But my phone is always on airplane mode at night unless I forget, so last ...
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Does the iCloud retain data for a period after the user specifies to delete it? [closed]

Does deleting iCloud backups delete the associated data immediately or does Apple retain the data for a period of time?
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iOS - set a specific wifi connection as a portable hotspot

If I use a portable hotspot or share Wi-Fi through another mobile device, is there a way to set that Wi-Fi connection as a data connection so that it won't try to upload stuff it only does on Wi-Fi ...
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iPhone 4S dropped down the toilet

I have dropped my iPhone down the toilet (it was in my back pocket) for some reason my new phone has not registered with iCloud and wouldn't load my old photos from the broken phone and they ...
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Does the iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4 have a cellular data addiction?

Recently, I've been running out of data each month and it's being bugging me because most of the time my phone is either at home, or at work, where there is WiFi. Surely I can't be using that much ...
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iOS 8.4 Update - data usage

I have started the update to 8.4 last night, while my phone was charging and connected to the Wi-Fi. This morning it was still working on something (the black off screen with the loading bar and ...
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How do I reduce iPhone data usage on my cell phone plan

I have an iphone 5 as does my daughter on the same family plan. I keep getting a charge for added data space. how can we reduce the amount of data so that I can reduce my bill. If I clear out all ...
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apple watch forgot it was paired to my iPhone

My watch battery went low to 10% and I put it in energy saver mode. It was still telling time when I charged it. However, when I turned it back on (push button until apple symbol), it now asks me to ...
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Health data duplicates

Why do several apps (example: Runkeeper) generate duplicate data in the Health App? Is this a bug or something I can turn off?
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How can the 30-pin iPhone cable go from 4 USB connections to 30?

The old apple USB goes from having 4 wires on the usb side (like any usb) and leads to 30 pins in a wide adapter. I feel like there might be some kind of data encoding that translates the usb data and ...
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OSX Yosemite uses over 500mb daily, without me using it. And only the total data received shown in Activity Monitor - no detail in specific process

Almost every day, about 560mb of data is received and I'm not downloading anything. When I check in the Activity Monitor, it shows the 560mb usage, but in the list of processes, there is hardly any ...
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Sync Dailymotion videos

I have Dailymotion app in my iPhone 4s iOS 8.3! Plz tell me how to sync Dailymotion videos so that I can watch them offline?
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Preinstalled audio, photo and video data size

Have recently purchased new MacBook Pro 13″ 2015 (128 GB) and noticed that "About my Mac" displays 1.31 Gb Audio, 750 Mb photo and 410 Mb Films. Does it mean that someone else stored this data on the ...
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What is a good application for creating and managing a survey?

I need to type in my computer the results of a survey I did. I have dozens of questions and, so far, 10 series of answers. That's a lot a data, and I wonder if there exists a specific application, on ...
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Data spread on two disk, but only one Time Machine backup

I have an MBA with 500GB SSD; However I have 850GB of data; I would like to split the data to something like 300GB in the SSD and 550GB in an external drive; And I would like to have one Time Machine ...
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OSX Hierarchy questions and organization

I've done extensive searching on these questions and have even come across others, however, they do not answer any of my questions. What are ~/Library and /Library for respectively? I can see they ...
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Transfer Health App Data to Computer

Is there a way to transfer the step data (ideally, total steps per day) from my iPhone to my computer? Thanks!
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not using free data allowance

I have a 5Gig data allowance on my phone and I hardly ever use more than a fraction of it. But I seem to be paying a lot through my broadband provider. How can I persuade my phone to use my free ...
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Recover data after reinstalling OS X?

I was wondering if there is a way to recover photos and things alike from a MacBook after reinstalling the OS X. Like when you reinstall Windows there is the "Windows.old" folder and you can recover ...
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How to copy data from non starting MBA?

My old MBA (2008) is not booting anymore from hdd. I tried to repair it with disk repair and with a DiskWarrior CD-ROM, but nothing. I need to copy some data from the hdd, before replacing it. Any ...
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Why “Settings” needs Cellular in iOS?

I'm getting a similar warning as this one: Whenever I get to Settings in iOS. I have deactivated Cellular connections for everything (including Settings) but Chrome Browser. I'm wondering if ...
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Monitoring wifi data bandwidth usage on ipod touch

How can a person get per-app network data usage information on iOS (iPod Touch)? On my phone (Nexus 5) I get a breakdown for mobile (cellular) or WiFi, for arbitrary dates, for specific apps, and ...
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What does the “EU Internet” switch do on my iPhone 5s?

I have an iPhone 5s. I recently noticed that my Settings/Mobile page has a "Data Roaming" switch and an "EU Internet" switch: The first I understand (enable data when roaming in foreign countries), ...
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How do I get my iPhone's entire text history, accessible from my computer?

I did this successfully some time ago by (i believe) finding the place where they were all stored in my iPhone backups and using an application to read the files. They were all there, in one place -- ...
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Script to delete all User files automatically

I'm searching a tool that deletes all personal files of an user account automatically. We have a small network of new Imacs for students and they save all kind of stuff on the harddrive. So we want ...
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App that allows iPhones to share information while overseas without a plan (and no data)

I need an app that allows a number of iPhones to exchange information between each other during an event that there may be no WiFi available while myself and two buddies travel overseas. None of us ...
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How can I log OS X Server disk performance?

I know Activity Monitor exists to view disk i/o and other performance metrics. However, does Activity Monitor have the ability to log any of these metrics? If not, how can I log these metrics into a ...
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iOS 7 settings usage shows no data for Videos app even though there are 1 GB

I've noticed that when going into iPhone Settings → General → Usage, Videos app has no data written instead of showing the 1 GB of videos I've uploaded through iTunes. Why is that? The remaining space ...
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How can I import my contacts and data from Basecamp to Proofhub?

I've been using Basecamp as a project management tool since 2010. It has a good interface and organisation of data, but sometimes you might not be willing to share the secrecy of a project with the ...
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Delete old “Faces” and other data and thumbnails in iPhoto 9.5.1

I split my iPhoto Library into two by: Duplicating it Deleting most old photos from the new one I will continue to use (and emptying the iPhoto trash) Deleting the photos from the archived one that ...
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No Data in cells when opening older excel files in Office 2011 for OS 10.8

I have older excel files saved as xls. When I open them in Excel 2011 on my Mac with OS 10.8, I get all of the formatting but no data in the cells. This happens whether I double-click to open or open ...
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Trying to securely erase hard drive, but Security Options not available (Mavericks)

Recently got a new Macbook Pro 13″ and I'm preparing my old Macbook Air for sale. I'm following steps in the Apple Support article on this topic (as well as other similar articles I've found). I'm ...
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apps/music/photo sync **after** clean install of iOS 7

I am preparing to upgrade to iOS 7.0+ via a clean install. From what I've read, this method is best to minimize the chance of taking a hit on battery performance. If I understand correctly, a clean ...
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How to see what process on iPad/iPhone is using data?

I have my iPad using shared WiFi from my Mac. It's not plugged in, nothing's updating, nothing's open. But unless I have it on airplane mode I see it draining all the bandwidth from my Mac. Is there ...
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How do I transfer saved data to a new iPhone?

I want to upgrade to a new iPhone but have apps that store data, such as inventory, car maintenance data, etc… I don't want to lose this information when I upgrade. How do I transfer this saved data ...
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Download and view podcast

If I download a free podcast onto my iTunes and onto my iPhone does it still use data from my contract?