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

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Stop alert: Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?

Every time I open Apple Pages, I get an alert asking "Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?" It doesn't matter what I answer, the alert always appears. Is there any way to prevent ...
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Can I update iOS on a locked phone?

Tim Cook's open letter about the FBI's attempts to access a locked iPhone 5c have me wondering a fairly simple question that I haven't found an answer for: Assumptions: I have an encrypted iPhone ...
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Keynote won't update

I'm trying to update my version of Keynote to 6.6.1 (it's now 6.2.2) so I can open presentations created in newer versions, but every time I click the "update" button on the App Store, all I get is ...
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How to Install Safari 9 on Yosemite?

I don't want to move to El Capitain yet but now some sites are complaining about my safari version (8). I search the internet and found references that Safari 9 was release for Yosemite and Mavericks: ...
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Mac Pro (G87271J9UPZ) Not Updating To El Capitan

I recently purchased an old Mac Pro, Model G87271J9UPZ, from eBay to use it as an advanced CPU performance computer apposed to my 2012 MacBook Air that can't endure much. So far it is working, I have ...
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Ridiculous cache usage on iPad

My iPad kept on running out of storage space, so I finally connected it to the computer and investigated. This is the usage as shown in iTunes, where the "Other" section is 7.33 GB: I then got ...
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Upgrade Mac OS X from 10.8.5 to 10.10.5

How do I upgrade my Mac OS X from 10.8.5 to 10.10.5? I obviously can't use a 10.9 or a 10.10 Combo Updater.
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GarageBand does not update on App Store

I have some apps to be updated in the App Store. But, when I try to update GarageBand to version 6.0.5, the following error is generated: I am using a MacBookPro late 2011, with El Capitan OSX. All ...
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OSX 10.11.3 keeps crashing when logging in

When logging in on my MBP (from stand by) it crashes in the middle of typing the password, and goes back to the user selection screen. When click on my user icon, and then typing in the password again,...
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Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from auto downloading updates?

Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from auto downloading updates? iPhone 5 iOS 9.2 - Today morning found it had auto downloaded 9.2.1 update - Around 200-400 MB. I have a data cap with ISP so ...
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Why can't I update my imovie?

I can't update my iMovie - it always says "These apps cannot be accepted by your Apple ID" anyone knows why?
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Downloading Xcode Purchase page to try again error

The problem first started while trying to update Xcode, it gets about three quarter through the update and then displays the error 'purchase page to try again'. I updated from Yosemite to El Capitan ...
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After an OS update, should you remain logged in?

My recollection of past behavior of OS X updates is the following: Update downloaded from within App Store. System reboots. System installation (gray background, apple symbol, est. time to ...
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Reinstall Thunderbolt Firmware on a 27" iMac Late-2012

I have a consistent issue with the "Thunderbolt Firmware Update 1.2" showing up endlessly in the App Store, but more importantly, after installing it earlier today, my Thunderbolt ports no longer work....
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Command line developer tools missing after OSX update

I have noticed that every time I do Mac OSX update the Command line developer tools is getting lost. I had to install it again after each OSX update. Is there a way to prevent this? Or Is there a way ...
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I have an iPhone 6S [duplicate]

Hello I have been searching for ways to update my apps & download without having to use a credit card which I don't have and I don't have the "none or Paypal" option in the payment section and I ...
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iMac - Can't install a Supplemental Update (10.8.5)

Just the other day, I had an iMac issue resolved by a AskDifferent member, but part of the solution pushed me to go from 10.8.4 to 10.8.5. I am locked to 10.8, due to applications I use that are ...
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Lost calendar events

How can I retrieve old calendar events? I have All selected under calendar sync under settings. But still the only past 6 months stay in calendar. I want them to stay forever. I like to find old ...
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iPad 4 goes into recovery mode every time I update

I have an iPad 4. Whenever I update the software OTA, it seems to go somewhat through the update process and at some point displays this screen that means "Connect to iTunes" (I think it's the ...
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Stuck on Connect to iTunes boot logo and can't connect to iTunes

My phone was/is jailbroken, and now I tried to update it from 8.4 to 9.0.2 to try and remove the jailbreak without restoring my phone. Then iTunes said there was an error. It did not say any code. Now ...
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Please help me with iPhone updating problems I've been having [duplicate]

My iPhone 4 is at iOS 7. I try to update it but it says the phone is up to date. How do I change that? I want the newest iOS version.
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Can't complete OS X 10.10.5 software update in App Store

I'm trying to update my iMac to OS X 10.10.5, but there seems to be an error when updating. When I press the update button a message appears to download and restart. When I press it the update starts ...
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How to upgrade an iPad to iOS 8 from iOS 7? [duplicate]

I have an iPad running iOs 7.x I want to install an app which requires iOs 8.0 or newer. But for compatibility reasons I can't install iOs 9.x yet, as it may break some existing app. Is there a way ...
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Can softwareupdate be used to automatically download (but not install) on the terminal?

Could the Terminal command softwareupdate be used to download (but not install) any MacAppStore updates, say with a scheduled Calendar running an Automator/AppleScript script?
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Update my jailbroken iPhone 4 iOS 4.2.1 to iOS 7.1.2

I'm new to this but I had my phone jailbroken years ago and they told me I had to stay under Apple's radar so I never tried to get it updated. Now I can barely use any of my apps, for instance I can't ...
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iPad 2 asks to connect to iTunes while iTunes asks for passcode on iPad

SCENARIO: I have an old iPad 2 (I think) model A1396 from a relative reclaiming an iTunes update. iPad screen is telling device is deactivated and should be connected to iTunes. WHAT I'VE TRIED ...
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Where are iOS updates in El Capitan located on Mac

Someone posted this question before giving the following location as the directory ~/Library/iTunes/iPhone Software Updates I am downloading the latest version right now and it is NOT in this ...
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How much free space do I need to install Mavericks 10.9.4?

I have downloaded OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 which is 283 MB, and I have free space of 168 GB and I am getting an error as shown:
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iOS App Store will not update apps unless the Update button is pressed many times

This happens on Wifi and Cellular with iOS 9.1 on an iPhone 6. Clicking the update button results in the App Store somewhat ignoring the action where it seems to try updating for about 0.1 seconds (...
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Apps don't update from App Store

I'm using a Mac Book Pro. In the app store, I click Update and it downloads for half an hour and then it starts installing and halfway through everything just stops on it's work. I've waiting an hour ...
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iPhoto update not available

iPhoto won't open on my computer, insisting I need to update before using it, but when I click "check for updates" it informs me that there are no updates in the Australian store!! Very frustrating, ...
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Update unavailable with this Apple ID?

I recently updated to OS X 10.11, El Capitan. After the update one iPhoto (Version 9.6.1, Released Mar 20, 2015) update from the App Store is not getting installed. It shows: Update unavailable ...
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Upgrade/Move OpenSSL in OS X to alternate Apache version/folder location

We are running a Mac Apache web server. It currently has OpenSSL/0.9.7l running on it which is not compatible with SHA2. OpenSSL is running within a special user-interface called iTools 9; iTools is ...
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apple software is not working in the app store

I cannot update my updates in the apps store for apple the user id is locked (untitled projects@gmail.com) I understand why the id field is locked under this user id How can I resolve this issue I ...
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Print jobs cancelled if waiting too long?

I tend to send things to print, even when not connected to my printer (via usb). This allows it to print the minute I connect the printer, which is nice when I am on my laptop. It used to work, even ...
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iPhone won’t update nor install new apps

On my iPhone 5, I now have accrued 59 apps that need to update. I click on update and they all turn over to swirling circles and that's as far as it gets. Plus, I've just found out I can't install ...
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iOS 7 update not shown in Software Update

When I try to update my iOS 6.1.6 it says it's up to date and it's been like that for five months. However, every App that I want requires a minimum of iOS 7.0. I have an iPhone 3G.
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Address Book Contacts Lost after OS x update

My uncle updated OS on a Macbook Pro and now all contacts are missing from the address book. He does not have a time machine backup and no iphone nor icloud. Any thoughts on how to recover the ...
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How to wipe my iPhone that's stuck in the update process?

I've got an iPhone that is not locked down via the cloud, just PIN. Unfortunately, the PIN has been lost. I did the home button down, plug into the computer thing to get it to attach. I then tried ...
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Is there an El Capitan Update only?

The title is a bit confusing so I will explain below: The El Capitan downloaded from the Apple Mac Store is big enough to do a fresh installation as well as an upgrade to your current OS version. ...
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iPhone 4s iOS 9.0.1 Won't update

Im having problems updating iOS 9.0.1 I've deleted most apps so memory is fine, yet the phone appears to be frozen. I can't restart or reset it. I've updated only 1 other bit - can't remember how I ...
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Does the El Capitan upgrade save the downloaded upgrade files locally?

I'm trying to upgrade my Mid-2012 13-inch MacBook Pro to El Capitan. Currently sitting on Yosemite (although both Yosemite and Mavericks are in my Purchased Apps, with Download next to them). My ...
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First boot hangs after updates

I recently deleted the setup assistant app from my El Capitan install. Now, whenever OS X updates, it logs me in to a black screen and hangs there. Killing the machine with the power button and ...
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Alternative ways to update apps via App Store [duplicate]

So I'm trying to update from Xcode 7.0.1 to Xcode 7.1 from the App Store. Xcode 7.1 is one of the my available updates. I use the latest EL Capitan 10.11.1. I click the UPDATE button for Xcode 7.1 it ...
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Why are updates so extremely large?

I'm currently downloading the update for iMovie (2 GB) and Xcode (3.5 GB). Other similiar producs are maybe several 100 MBs, but for the full software, not just an update. What makes those updates ...
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iOS 9.1 update.

I really liked the new iOS 9.1 update until I discovered that the music app was changed. I went in and I had just downloaded new songs and I wanted to create a new playlist. I was so excited to listen ...
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Add minor OS X update to existing El Capitan bootable Install USB

I am aware of how to make a bootable USB from the downloaded Install.app of El Capitan. Apple have now released an update to El Capitan: OS X 10.11.1. Is it possible to apply this minor update to ...
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Unable to carry out Software Update on OS X 10.5.8

I have tried to carry out a Software Update on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. My first problem is that I am unable to find the Mac App Store on this computer (whether by using the search function or ...
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How to update OS X in single user mode?

I would like to know how to update from 10.10.0 to 10.10.5 just by using single user mode. Is this possible and if so how would you go about doing so. Why would I do this?... Linked to my other ...
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Software Update Problem

I've tried to update my computer software to the latest version but I keep getting this message "The Software Update Server (wd-od1.internal.waikatodiocesan.school.nz) is not responding." Can someone ...