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1answer
96 views

How can I keep my iMessage on iPhone, but stop them coming through on my Mac?

I don't want my private messages popping up on my Mac, so is there a way I can remove my account on my Mac, but keep it on my iPhone?
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2answers
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Can seller lock/erase my second-hand Mac with Find My Mac?

I recently purchased a MacBook. It's a model that supports Apple's latest OS (at this time 10.9), meaning that it also supports Find My Mac and such. I'd like to know what I would need to do to ...
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1answer
62 views

Apple thinks I'm my father

My mac thinks I'm my father. When in automator I do this: [get value of variable: name] --> [new text file. Save as 'name.txt'. Location: desktop] it should put my name in a text file and put it ...
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1answer
103 views

iTunes match will not upload any unmatched songs

I've got a few audio tracks (hypnosis audio CD's which I imported into iTunes) which iTunes can't match and tries to upload. However it iTM gets stuck on stage 3 and never uploads these files. I ...
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1answer
77 views

Deleting all copies of a photo

If I delete a photo from both Camera Roll and Photo Stream, is there still another copy on my Mac or elsewhere that Photo Stream placed there?
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0answers
93 views

Using different apple id for store purchase and icloud and syncing contacts & calendar

I have following Apple devices - MacBook Air - iMac - iPad I am planning to buy iPhone 5s soon. iMac is used at home, and while travelling I use MacBook Air. iPad is used by my younger brother ...
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1answer
175 views

Can't select an iCloud Photo Stream for Screen Saver

I used to choose an iCloud Photo Stream of mine for my screen saver. But now, when I go to my screen saver settings, there is no option to choose an iCloud Photo Stream, but only Apple's default ...
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2answers
1k views

Can't find Find my iPhone app on OS X

I have attempted all the suggestions listed in Apps on my MacBook Pro but I still can't find the app I am looking for: Find my iPhone. I have checked Applications, Downloads, Spotlight, Finder, and ...
2
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1answer
207 views

Can I backup an arbitrary file on iCloud?

If I open iCloud in System Preferences, it says I have 5 GB of storage available. I'd like to use it to back up some zip archives of source code. Is that possible, or can you only access that ...
3
votes
1answer
336 views

How can I use Google Calendar etc. with iCloud?

Since 3 years, I'm a Linux user. Now I am thinking about switching to OSX. I informed myself about OSX and looked into many youtube videos about it, but still I have a few questions about it At the ...
2
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2answers
182 views

iCloud Photos process restarting continuously

I noticed in Activity Monitor that the iCloud Photos process is stopping and restarting a few times every minute. The PID is marching up at a pretty regular pace. When a new iCloud Photos process ...
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2answers
370 views

Can I browse the Safari history of my Ipad on my mac?

My mac and my iPod share a common iCloud account. Is it possible to browse on my mac the history of Safari on my iPad?
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0answers
53 views

Time tracking across devices with tagging

I'm looking for a quality time-tracking app/system. Here are the features I need: Works on both OS X and iOS with syncing (iCloud or Dropbox preferred) Includes tag/label system to allow for ...
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0answers
33 views

Mail problems handling two different accounts

In Mail I have two different gmail accounts that I use for different purposes. The problem is that sometimes I send a mail with an account, and then the sent email appears in both the accounts boxes. ...
3
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1answer
71 views

Stop TextEdit to iCloud Save

Every time I save a TextEdit file 'SAVE' always goes to iCloud, even though I have been saving to another folder. Can I stop 'SAVE' from doing this?
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1answer
700 views

How can I disable unused Services in Mavericks?

I'm talking about the services you find when right-clicking a file or folder. It should be possible to 'remove' those services within the system preferences (under the keyboard section) but this just ...
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0answers
40 views

Inconsistency of iCloud settings

During some research of which iOS stock apps can sync over iCloud, I came across some inconsistent behavior where some syncing is toggled via Settings.app but other content is configurable directly in ...
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2answers
2k views

Apple Mail: Save Disk Space or only load some Mails

I have a DiskSpace Problem on my SSD on my Macbook. So my Question is, is there any possibility to download only a few Mails (like on iOS - the first 200 Mails) or does have anybody of you out there a ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Synchronize iBooks across multiple Macs running Mavericks

I'm wondering if it's possible to keep iBooks in Sync between various computers (running Mac OS X mavericks) under the same iCloud account. I set up my iBooks but synchronization only happens between ...
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2answers
545 views

iCloudHelper spams system.log about accepting TOS

I am seeing my system.log on my mac being flooded by iCloud Helper error messages dealing with the need to accept a TOS agreement. Problem is, the Apple ID that is listed in the message is not one of ...
3
votes
1answer
199 views

Remove past versions from Spotlight searches?

Is there a way to prevent Spotlight from indexing past versions of documents (see attached image). On my system it seems to always recommend an old version as the top hit, requiring me to scroll ...
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2answers
769 views

Public urls for shared photo-streams?

I cannot find the public urls: not in iCloud.com, not in my iPhone and not in my Aperture (OS X). So where are the public urls for the shared photo-streams?
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2answers
1k views

Which iCloud account does iBooks use to sync?

Does the new iBooks app for OS X Mavericks sync notes, bookmarks, read position, etc. using one's iCloud account, or one's iTunes Store account? In other words, if two people use separate Apple IDs ...
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2answers
4k views

Find my Mac: “Online, no location available”

I'm testing the "find my Mac" feature at icloud.com and one of my Macs can't be found. The site reports "Online, no location available". I've looked around a bit including at Apple's TS 4006, which ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Macbook locked with icloud

So I was playing around with the findmymac/iphone app just testing it out and hit the "lock" option. My Macbook Pro is now locked, which has been fine up until this point because I just hit "option" ...
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3answers
1k views

How to get Reading List items as links

I just have a billion items in Safari's reading list and I would like the links to all of them. Is there a way to get all of the items in your reading list as links (maybe in a text document)?
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1answer
121 views

Syncing OS X Notes with iCloud

I can sync notes when I am connected directly to the internet but not via our corporate lan. Our network has http/https open but most other ports are blocked. Which ports does the OS X Notes app use ...
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0answers
895 views

iCloud can't find my MacBook

When I sign into icloud.com and click on the Find My iPhone icon, my MacBook does NOT show up in the located devices. I have already made sure that my location services are turned ON in System ...
3
votes
2answers
9k views

How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
0
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1answer
226 views

excessive birthday reminder notifications

My birthday reminders started appearing more frequently about a month ago. Usually they only appear once per day, but for example I have been using my laptop for the past 20 minutes and they have ...
1
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1answer
41 views

Which iCloud service runs in background in OS X?

I wondered which service is acutally updating the MobileDocuments folder in OS X? I looked through the Apple Developer pages, but nowhere is any information about background services in OS X. ...
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votes
2answers
6k views

Does Find My Mac stop working after the system has been wiped?

Possible Duplicate: If Macbook has been wiped, will “find my iPhone” still work? I lost my Macbook Pro recently. I had activated iCloud on the computer, so Find My Mac is operable. If the ...
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5answers
17k views

How do I resolve duplicate “in the cloud” songs in iTunes 11?

When I installed iTunes 11, for some reason it re-downloaded all my purchased "in the cloud" songs even though they were already in my library. So now I have duplicate songs, one that matches the ...
4
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1answer
88 views

Does Power Nap work for multiple users?

My wife and I share a laptop at the house. Because iCloud works best when each individual has their own account (in particular reminders and photos), we each have our own iCloud accounts and therefor ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

How to fix contacts being read-only?

My Contacts (accessible via Mail or the Contacts applications) are read-only on my Mac Book Pro running Mac OS X 10.8.2. Contacts reports itself as Version 7.1 (1167). I have 5 total contacts ...
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votes
2answers
5k views

Can I create/edit contact groups in iOS?

I have been successful in managing contact groups with OS X's Contacts.app and iCloud.com, but haven't found a way to do this on iOS 6. Is there a way to manage contact groups on iOS (iPhone, iPad, ...
3
votes
1answer
889 views

What domain name is appended to a default Apple ID when created in OS X?

Upon booting a MacBook Air for the first time (OS X, Version 10.8), I was prompted to create an AppleID. I selected a username and a default domain name was added automatically to this username. I ...
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0answers
498 views

Apple's Notes forgetting notes — why?

I started to use the default Notes app over iPhone, iPad and Macbook. After it sends me an email about the note, the note gets removed. I want to keep the notes. My friend suspected a time-drift bug ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Why is my “New Zealand” bookmarks folder not appearing on my iPhone?

I am using iCloud to sync bookmarks from my iMac to my iPhone. But one bookmark folder is not appearing on the iPhone. On my iMac (OS X 10.7.5), in the iCloud pref pane of System Preferences, I have ...
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3answers
2k views

Can the iCloud sync progress be observed?

I have my Mac running OS X 10.8 set up so that I can see the contents of its iCloud repository at ~/Library/Mobile Documents (see this question and this question for more information on how that ...
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votes
2answers
1k views

Can I partially use iCloud with someone else's Apple ID without syncing contacts to my device?

I'm using my mum's Apple ID on my new MacBook Pro, so, because of iCloud, I'm receiving all her emails, I have all her contacts, etc. I just want to use her Apple ID for iTunes, the AppStore and ...
1
vote
1answer
462 views

Script to delete all groups in contacts

I would like to have a script to delete all my groups in my Contacts. Somehow I got a kind of replication bug resulting in over 500 groups. Delete them one by one is not an option. Tried this script, ...
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3answers
1k views

Accessing iOS iCloud app data from a Mac?

I want to peek around where I'm not supposed to, specifically, I want to have a look at what "documents & data" is being stored in iCloud by some of my apps. I can see them in Manage Storage on ...
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votes
3answers
6k views

How to reset Messages application settings in Mountain Lion?

I upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion and, when I started the Messages app for the first time, it imported the iCloud account, a Google Talk account and to old iChat accounts I used in the past. I ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Could iCloud be replaced by a personal WebDAV server?

I like to run all my own data services (for security and confidentiality). I'm wondering whether anyone has tried to replace iCloud with a personal server. I presume that a combination of server side ...
5
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3answers
3k views

Is there some way to sync only Reminders to iCloud?

Under Mountain Lion, syncing Reminders to iCloud is linked to syncing Calendars for some reason: In contrast, under iOS (version 5), you're able to sync Reminders to iCloud separately: I sync my ...
2
votes
3answers
711 views

iCloud in OS X Implementation - which protocol does it use?

In Mountain Lion, iCloud is "integrated" in every program. So when i open or save a document i have an iCloud option available. But where are the documents? Are they local and get syned every now ...
2
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0answers
497 views

Contact syncing is not working for some contacts using iCloud

I've verified that at least some of my contacts are not properly syncing between my iPhone running iOS 5.1 and my Mac running OSX 10.7.3 (both the latest OS versions currently available). Here, you ...
2
votes
1answer
320 views

Can't download previous purchases in iTunes

I'm trying to download a specific episode of 24, that I have previously bought and I keep getting an error message that is completely out of place. I have tried to download many previous purchases and ...
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votes
4answers
5k views

Completely synchronise multiple Macs

I actually have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard (I plan on upgrading to Lion). I may have to buy an Mac mini in order to have a full dual screen (external identical screens) layout (see my previous ...