Moving data from one device to another

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Export single SMS from iPhone and import on another iPhone

Is there a possibility to sync the messages between two iPhones? Currently, I'm switching from one phone to another, but one device has got a new SMS. How can I export the single SMS and import it on ...
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Tagging Faces in Aperture 3 and syncing with Facebook tags

When I tag someones face in Aperture, it lets me either choose a name from Facebook (with the FB icon), or from my Address Book. Sometimes, these names may differ. One of my issues with uploading to ...
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Can I transfer backups when replacing a Time Capsule?

If I get a new Time Capsule, how can I transfer the backups from the old Time Capsule to the new one. I see an option to Archive the Time Capsule from the Airport Utility, but I don't see any way to ...
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Can all music and playlists/ratings be transferred back from an iPod Touch to a PC?

How can I get my songs from my iPod Touch to my PC? Some of the songs were purchased through iTunes, and others were ripped from CDs. This is what happened: The iPod Touch was set up to sync with ...
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What is the easiest (fastest) way to get direct link to MP4 video on YouTube?

My Mac is rather old and has issues (many dropped frames) with playing YouTube videos in HD on fullscreen, whether in Flash or HTML5. However, playing them in VLC makes no drops whatsoever, and what ...
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Transfering iPhone4 pics to iPad2?

there I know there's many ways to transfer multiple pictures from an iPhone to an iPad,but i want to transfer them using only the iPhone and iPad, without a PC or Mac. I was wondering if there was an ...
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How to put or move downloaded files in different folders depending on file type?

Is there a good plugin that automatically saves downloaded files via Safari in different folders depending on the file type? Or maybe a plugin that let's you put a few destinations in the context ...
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What's the Way to clean out my mac ahead of giving it out?

I recently got a retina MBP and I would like to give my former MBP to my sister, How do I clean it out the "Apple way" rather than just manually deleting all my files. I would prefer if it ran ...
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Upgrading and selling my MacBook, how do I clean install Lion and iLife?

I have a Unibody MacBook (late 2008) which shipped with Leopard (specs here). When I sell it, I know I can move my data and settings to my new Laptop through Migration Assistant; for the new owner, ...
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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How do I pause a download in the Launchpad in OS X Lion?

I started downloading XCode on my 10 mbit/s but it is 4 GB and I want to pause it for a while.
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Quick, automated way to verify the copy of a folder?

I have a lot of files that I've been transferring around my network and to external hard drives. For example, I just copied a folder with files representing an old laptop's disk image (created with ...
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How do I save flash videos from Safari?

A long time ago, I found this post online with some tips for finding files in the browser cache. Specifically, Flash videos. However, I'm currently running OS X 10.7.2 and Safari 5.1.2 and this ...
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Internet download manager alternative for OS X? [duplicate]

I was a longtime windows/linux user and just purchased a Mac, everything is great except that I need a good download manager for Mac which works like Internet Download Manager for Windows, I know some ...
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Podcast App not downloading episodes to IPhone

for about the last week my podcast app on my iPhone 6+ has been preparing to download episodes but not downloading. Ian on iOS 8.3 This is serious I need to listen to Hansel minutes and history of ...
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What's the fastest way to get data off Time Capsule and onto an external drive?

I plugged an external drive into Time Capsule using the USB input on the back. Then I used Finder to move data from the Time Capsule's drive to the USB drive. Finder says it'll take over 24 hours to ...
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How can I move my local e-mail folders in Mail.app from my old Mac to my new Mac?

Including all e-mail messages contained in these local folders ofcourse.
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Download Apple developer videos for offline usage

I would like to download Apple developer videos https://developer.apple.com/videos/ they release each year to watch them at double speed or to watch them offline. I am a registered developer with full ...
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Transfer iPad games to external hard drive?

I have a 16gb iPad 2. Most of the space is taken up by games and it's hard figuring out what games I want to remove to open up space. Is there a way to transfer the games wirelessly to an external ...
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Temperature logger compatible with Mac?

I'd like to measure the temperature in my fridge over a few days and graph the results, since I think the fridge may be starting to fail. So I'm looking for a cheap device which can run independently ...
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Can't download iTunes

I wish to download iTunes to my MS Windows (Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit) computer. So I surf to http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ and discover a "Download iTunes" header. Beneath it is I fill ...
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Is the iPhone always using Wifi (instead of cellular data network) when connected?

When I'm in range and connected to particular Wifi, having cellular data transmission enabled at the same time, will the iPhone always use the Wifi connection? Or can the app developer choose which ...
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Understanding what is being downloaded

Using iStat (which provides a small graph in the menubar showing the present upload and download speeds), I notice once in a while that something is being downloaded, without any action on my part. ...
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How do I automatically reconnect to wifi when the connection is lost?

I'm on OS X 10.6. When I'm downloading a torrent, the connection is sometimes lost. And because of this, the download stops too, and the only solution I found to reconnect is to manually turn off the ...
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How can I transfer video from my Sony AVCHD camcorder?

I'm a desperate owner of a Sony HDR-XR520V and an avid Mac user. Sony + Mac users know that the supplied footage management software—Picture Motion Browser (PMB)—is only for Windows. Sony's advice ...
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iPhone data usage broken down by app

My iPhone 4 data usage suddenly spiked. From using 30-40% of my monthly allowance in the average month (3-400Mb out of a allowed 1Gb), recently I used 175% (1.75Gb) in a single day. I have to assume ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from one iPhone to another?

I just got a new iPhone, and wanted to start "fresh", that is, only installing the app I actually use - not the full pile of junk that was lying around on my old iPhone. Therefore, I opted not to set ...
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Download reading list as csv

I'm looking to download the reading list I've been populating from iOS (I think this is stored in iCloud), preferably in CSV format. Is this possible? I don't mind getting it in another format, but ...
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iOS Mail attachment download behaviour when connected to Microsoft Exchange?

When is an eMail attachement automatically downloaded in iOS? From my expierience iOS downloads an attachment up to the size of about 50 kB automatically when on a 3G network, on a WLAN larger files ...
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Grayed-out tracks in iTunes library

In my iTunes library there are many tracks that have the cloud with embedded arrow (indicating that I need to download them from the cloud), but which are grayed-out, so that I can't download them, ...
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LaCie Rugged Safe Firewire Write Speed / Faster from a windows virtual machine?

I just bought a LaCie Rugged Safe Hard drive, and I am a bit disappointed by the sustained write speed that I measured. Here is what I see : sustained read speed : about 55MB/s sustained write ...
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Transfer file between iPhones using Bluetooh

Can I transfer data between two iPhones via Bluetooth?
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SFTP client for OS X for updating external website

I do update a website for my company, and for that I currently have the following workflow: Make a local mirror of the external website Update files in the local mirror that is going to be updated ...
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How to read old Apple ][ 5.25" floppy disks

It's like Apple is a different company than it was when it produced the computer I'm talking about, so I'm not sure this is the intended topic of discussion here, but this is a question about Apple ...
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How do you use your iPhone as a usb key?

I saw a friend of mine manage to use his iPhone as a usb key. I had a large file that I needed to transfer to his computer. So he gave me his iPhone cable, had me open iTunes, open his iPhone in ...
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An endless supply of 1's for securely overwriting and erasing a disk

I vaguely remember hearing about disk wiping, and that you have to flood the disk with zeros, flood it with ones, flood it with random data, and repeat this quite a few times. This is just a general ...
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how to transfer a app from one ipod to an iphone?

Ok so I want to transfer an app from my IPod to my IPhone. The only problem is that that app got deleted off the App Store so I cant just download it directly to my phone. Is there any way to ...
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How do I send files from one Mac to another via Terminal?

Is there a way to send a file in Terminal from one Mac to another? If I have a file on Mac A and I want to send it to Mac B via Terminal on Mac A, how do I do this?
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Transfer OSX Dashboard Widgets Between Computers

Can anyone tell me an easy way to transfer my dashboard widgets from one osx computer to another? If there was a way to keep their positioning/settings too that would be great.
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How do you browse and upload a photo from an iPhoto Library to a website using a browser like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc

I've at a site that wants me to upload a photo. I choose Browse... but when I get to iPhoto Library, it's opaque. Is there some way to browse and choose one?
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How can I transfer messages from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5?

How can I transfer my messages from an iPhone 4 to the new iPhone 5 that has a different sim card?
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iTunes - adding content to third party app

Prior to this iTunes 12 update, there was a way to navigate to the apps on your iPad and select a third party app from the App Store, then be able to 'add media' to that application. I would put home ...
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iTunes: How to prevent a purchased gigantic app/book from ever downloading?

In iTunes, I have purchased some apps and books that are very large in size. I only purchased them in order to own them, taking advantage of a temporary low price, but I don't plan to use them any ...
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Is there a way to circumvent the 20MB file limit on iOS without jailbreaking?

I travel often enough that I decided to activate tethering through AT&T. I'm not on unlimited data, but I do have a fairly high limit now (tethering comes with more bandwidth) I am often ...
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How can I throttle bandwidth for iTunes ony?

I saw a few questions asked and suggest Waterproof and a few other apps, but it seems to throttle everything outgoing on my Mac. I want to only throttle the download speed on iTunes. I normally use ...
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How to stop downloads from being organized by date?

Many moons ago I installed an application that moves downloads into a desktop folder with today's date as the title. I would like to stop this behavior. However, I cannot remember what I did to cause ...
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What is my iPhone downloading in the background?

Is there any way to find what apps are downloading stuff in the background? And what stuff they are downloading? I've done a little research and gather it's the Background Transfer Service doing the ...
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Measuring page download speed Network Link Conditioner

I'd like to use Network Link Conditioner in conjunction with a local page download speed tool so that I can see how long certain elements take to download when I restrict connection speeds. Can ...
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How to make an iPad backup when buying a new device?

I'm going to resell my iPad 3 to buy a new one. I need a simple way to backup everything from current iPad to be able to restore to the new one. This includes iBooks library with pdfs added from ...
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Reinstalling Everything after HD Replacement

I'm about to replace my iMac's HD (250GB to 1TB). I'm planning to create an image of my disk right in m Time Capsule, and after the transition I need to clone the HD back. Unfortunately Lion has no ...