An application developed by Apple to automatically install the latest version of Apple software on Apple computers.

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Prevent Yosemite from appearing in Software Update section of App Store?

Updated title for Yosemite / 10.10, the issue remains the same. This is mostly a moot point for our organization as we're starting to let more and more people upgrade to Mavericks as they desire, ...
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iPhone OTA update: How to get hidden space back?

I've downloaded iOS8 and updated to each version up to 8.1. However, the disk-space on my iPhone is shrinking and shrinking with this OTA update. Is there any way to get space back without having to ...
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unable to download updates on the Mac App Store

There are several updates for apps I have installed, but whenever I try to download them, I get the following message This update is not available for this Apple ID either because it was bought ...
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How to remove deleted app from OS X update list?

I'm using a Macbook pro mid 2010. I have an deleted app always showing in my update list and it's very annoying. This problem has occurred sine Mountain lion. But it becomes quiet eye-catching after I ...
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Apple Preview Program messed up the shortcuts after the Yosemite update

I am trying to annotate my documents with text. In the old preview, I could change to Text Box and click where I wanted to place the text on my document. It would stay on text box and I could click ...
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Is it possible to update free apps from another account?

By what I've already read, I know that if you have purchased an app in the Mac App Store with the account X, then you can update it only by logging into X. Now the question that arises is: What if the ...
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Upgrade to final release of Yosemite from gold master?

I'm using developer preview of Yosemite for a while, now that Yosemite is released I want to have it installed on top of my Yosemite partition. Clicking on "Download" in App Store Yosemite page, I ...
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Installation Alert won't go away

After a failed installation of updates the following alert won't go away. It gives me no option to cancel. Any ideas on how to get rid of it short of rebooting the machine? Using OSX 10.9.4. ...
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How to upgrade OpenSSL in OS X?

Today the heartbleed OpenSSL exploit was announced in the wild, which allows an attacker to surreptitiously detect and steal private server keys (allowing them to MitM and decrypt your encrypted data ...
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Will the new iPad Mini update to iOS8 when activated the first time?

My boyfriend bought me an iPad Mini last September and until now it is on the box he didn't open it because he wanted me to open it on my own, but the thing is the iPad will arrived here in the ...
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Can I update from iOS 5 to iOS 6 on iPhone 4?

I don't want to update to iOS 7 on this iPhone 4 and since I'm borrowing it from a friend, I don't want to jailbreak it either. It's not a matter of downgrading to iOS 6, it's still an upgrade since ...
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iPad 1 update from 5.1.1 to 7.1

How can I update iPad 1 from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 7.1? I tried checking for updates but I get a message "your software is up to date".
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Remove OTA downloaded (but not installed) iOS 8

I've downloaded the new iOS 8 update on my iPhone 5 but am getting second thoughts about actually installing it. Is there a way for me to delete that download or am I at the point of no return?
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Why can't my MacBook Air run Software Update?

One of the first things that I tried to do when I got my new MacBook Air out of the box was upgrade iTunes to 10.5 (through Software Update). It downloaded the files (four different updates in total), ...
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RE: Can't install BASH patch: OSX 10.9.5 update installed, but system still says it is 10.9.4-Still need help

I have the same problem as described in this previous post: Can't install BASH patch: OSX 10.9.5 update installed, but system still says it is 10.9.4 Machine is a MacBook pro, 15-inch early ...
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The OS X upgrade couldn't be started because the disk is damaged and can't be repaired

My relative was attempting to upgrade her Macbook Pro and it failed. Everytime the laptop boots up, it brings up OS X Installer. The Installer never completes installation because it says the disk is ...
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MacBook Pro won't recognise Sandisk 64GB Mini SD card

I bought a 64GB Sandisk for my GoPro Hero 3+ and it works fine. However, when I either plug in my GoPro directly via a USB cable or try to access the drive by using an SD-card adapter, all that comes ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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Manually bless firmware when main disk is external

My iMac (mid 2010) keeps pestering me to upgrade my EFI firmware to 1.8. Sadly, no matter how many times I try to to upgrade the EFI (from the manual install, or the auto update), it does not seem to ...
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Update a software that has been downloaded with an apple ID associated with a deleted email address

I am trying to update XCode. When I go on the AppStore and try to update XCode I receive the following message: You have updates available for other accounts Sign in to ...
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Install iOS 5.1.1 on iPod touch 4th gen not jailbroken with current iOS 4.1

I have an iPod 4th generation which is never jailbroken with iOS 4.1 and want to update it to 5.1.1. I downloaded the .ipsw file. On clicking ⌥ alt/option + Restore in iTunes (10.7) and selecting the ...
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Settings app badge stuck at 1 after update to iOS 8.0.2

I updated from iOS 8.0 to iOS 8.0.2 on my iPhone 6 last night and noticed after the update completed that the Settings app shows a badge on my home screen even though there is no apparent update ...
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App Store Software Update download speed is super slow

My connection right now is 200 Mbit/s download and upload for any kind of internet usage except downloads over the app store. I want to download a software update and I'm getting maybe 1 Mbit/s. I ...
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Updating / Upgrading Xcode to 6.0.1 does not work

so I tried to upgrade my Xcode to 6.0.1 from 5.6 or something. I'm running on Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 yet. The problem is that it starts downloading Xcode form the Mac AppStore and already ...
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How to migrate to a brand new Mac from a more-recently-updated Mac?

I just bought a new 15" MacBook Pro, brought it home, followed the Migration Assistant instructions on my old 13" Retina MacBook Pro running Mavericks (which explicitly say to install all software ...
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Unable to update to Xcode6 from AppStore

I am running my mac on OSX 10.9.5 I can see Xcode 6 in the app store and there is a button "Update". But once I hit the update button, spinner pops up for a second and then dissappears and that's it. ...
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Can't update (formerly managed) iPad to 8.0.2 from 8.0

We have an iPad that is running iOS 8 and can't see that iOS 8.0.2 is available. This id true from both the settings app and through iTunes. Other iOS 7 and 8 devices on the same network can see the ...
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Can't install BASH patch: OSX 10.9.5 update installed, but system still says it is 10.9.4

I wanted to install the BASH patch, but the install failed, saying it had to be applied to OSX 10.9.5. But I installed that last week. Looking in the App Store, it clearly says that 10.9.5 was ...
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ios 8.0.1 - download completed but unable to install

I downloaded iOS 8.0.1, tried couple of times - 'Install Now', it asks me to enter passcode, then it asks me to accept 'Terms and Conditions', once accepted it shows message - 'Verifying update...', ...
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Remove downloaded but not installed ios8 ( Settings->General->Usage doesn't work)

The ios8 has automatically downloaded to my iPad Air and I want to remove it. For some reason the solution with Settings->General->Usage doesn't work for me. There is no ios update in the usage list. ...
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Could a carrier update lock my device to its original carrier?

Is it safe to go for "carrier setting update" after updating to 7.0.6? Could it lock my iPhone 5 to the original carrier?
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How do I stop iOS updates nagging me?

iOS7 allows you to delete the iOS8 update package if it has been automatically downloaded to your iPhone (Settings > General > Software Update > Delete). However, then Apple insists on notifying you ...
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Bash Script to Auto-Update (and reboot) all Updates to Mavericks & Yosemite?

I'm seeking a script that I can execute on a newly installed Mavericks or Yosemite computer, that will install all updates, rebooting as necessary and starting again automatically. For instance, I'd ...
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Gatekeeper Configuration Data 14.0

I recently received Gatekeeper Configuration Data 14.0 installed automatically without any notice on my MBP, it's not shown on the normal "Software Update" list. But can be found via Apple > About ...
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Problem to initiate update for iOS 8

I have a iPhone 5s, and have still not received any information about on-the-air update to iOS 8. So I decide to update manually through iTunes. iTunes gives me an assuring message iTunes will ...
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How to get rid of iOS 7.x (downloaded but not installed) from 6.x

As I've pointed it out in the question title, my 16 GiB iPhone 4s is getting out of memory due to the fact that it has self-downloaded iOS 7(.1.2) without I'd never asked for. As long as it weights ...
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Update multiple devices with one download using iTunes?

I have multiple iOS devices: iPhone 5, iPad 2, 3, air. Is it possible to use iTunes to make one download and update on all these devices?
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OSX AppStore Avoid updating certain apps

Is it possible to avoid updating certain Applications in OSX from AppStore. The idea behind is to avoid unnecessary updates. For instance, I want to avoid updating iMovie as I don’t use that so often ...
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iPhone and iPad recovery stops with error 14

yesterday I wanted to update both my iPad and iPhone to iOS 8.0. I usually do this wireless via the phone settings, but yesterday I chose to update from iTunes. So I connected my iPhone 5 to my PC, ...
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Updated to 10.9.5, no longer recognises external hard drive [closed]

It works in the TV and it worked before the update. Any tips would be appreciated.
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Will my files be deleted if I update OS X?

I have version 10.6.8 now but it says that its too old when I try to buy some apps..
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My AppStore Updater wants to install the latest RAW update over and over again

Somehow my OS X AppStore is caught in a loop. It wants to install the RAW updates for Aperture and iPhoto over and over again. What should I do?
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Do I have to / is it possible to update to iOS 8.0 if I preinstalled device with a 8.0 beta?

I am a developer, and my beta iOS is really unstable, is it possible to update it to the real iOS8 that coming out today? Do you know is iOS8 available for download in Settings yet?
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How to delete an app stuck in update mode?

Several months ago the Groupon app had an update which I selected, but it never completed the update. It always shows up on the update list and when you tap it, it shows "Updating". The progress bar ...
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Mac App store apps use a different user ID so I can't install updates

The OSX Mavericks machine that I use for work has Keynote, Pages, and Numbers installed under the company's Apple ID. (It was purchased in December 2012, pre-Mavericks. It was recently wiped and ...
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updating two identical machines results in two different Darwin kernel versions reported

I have two identical Mac Minis and I updated each with all available updates. This caused both machines to go from OS X 10.9.2 to OS X 10.9.4. However, uname -a reports different kernel versions for ...
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After update language of keyboard wrong and cannot be reset

I updated from OS 10.6.* to OS X 10.9.4. Since then the keys on my keyboard follow the setting for "German keyboard". The setting for the keyboard says it is US, and switching back and forth between ...
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Why can't I download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3GS?

I am unable to download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3GS. Why? I have iOS 6.1.6 and if I want to download "Find My iPhone", it requires iOS 7. I've tried to search on what else I can do, but cannot figure it ...
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Iphone 5 Panic IPS After Changing battery

First I will like to say sorry for my English that it’s not the best In the world. I have a problem with my Iphone 5, its all begin in the moment that I put my phone to charge after that I realize ...
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How do I turn off App Store notifications in Mountain Lion

The App Store on Mountain Lion pushes update notifications through Notification Center. Unfortunately, this also happens for users that are not system administrators (and so cannot run the App Store). ...