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

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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 ...
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Keychain won't let copy passwords after 10.11.1 update

After the 10.11.1 update, I can not get access to some of encrypted data stored in my keychains with Keychain Access.app. Most notably, I can not see or copy passwords stored. Normally, to do so, you'...
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El Capitan update 10.11.1 stuck at installing update in app store

When installing the update for El capitan it got stuck at installing in app store. It has said "Installing - less then a minute" in several hours. Can I somehow restart or redo the install/update?
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iphone 4s< update and find my iphone

An iphone 4s at iOS 9.0.2 is asking to upgrade to iOS 9.1 The problem is that we know it's activation locked and we don't have control of that Apple ID. Since I cant disable it if I can't remember a ...
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What are Apple's Update and End-Of-Life policies in 2015?

I have a couple of Macs that are required to be held back from upgrade. The requirements are due to (1) use of earlier iPhone/iPad devices, (2) operational requirements, like a particular piece of non-...
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Can I delete /Library/Updates on EI Capitan

I'm trying reduce my drive space requirement. I discovered /Library/Updates is taking up a lot of space. After a quick Google, I found /Library/Updates is used to store system updates file which have ...
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Apps will not update in iTunes on PC

Recently I've found I cannot update Apps in iTunes on the PC. They update ok on the iPad & iPhone so I can Transfer Purchases from those but it does not seem a long term solution. The App Store ...
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Updated XCode to 7.0.1 via the app store but it still shows itself at 6.4 in the app and missing the new features

I tried to update Xcode to 7.0.1 today and it told me that I needed to get OS X 10.10.4 or greater (I had 10.10.3). I agreed to that update, but it didn't update OS X and has now marked XCode as being ...
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Jailbroken phone update

I updated my jailbroken phone with ios 8.4 to ios 9.0 with itunes but update failed somehow and now my phone is in recovery mode I tried to update it again and restore they both failed with error ...
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Not enough storage space to update iPad mini

I don't have enough storage space to update my iPad mini from iOS 7 to iOS 9. As advised I have linked to MacBook Pro through Bluetooth but cannot see what the next step should be. I have little IT ...
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iOS - version history

Is there an official version history for iOS? The best similar thing I have found is on Wikipedia: iOS Version History Is there something similar, that is official? I would like to know what could ...
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El Capitan installed but App Store says there was an error

I just updated to El Capitan. The installation seems to have gone through with no problems, and the operating system works well. However, under the App Store tab "purchases", El Capitan is shown as "...
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How can I verify that an iOS app has or has not been updated?

Today I noticed that an app needed to update. Updates is set to be done automatically, but did not update as it normally would. When I entered the updates list it just started blinking between the ...
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Can't update from El Capitan public beta

I took part in the public beta of El Capitan but now that the official version has been released I can't get it to update. If I go to Updates in the App Store I get "No Updates Available" and if I try ...
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Disable shrinking spaces bar in El Capitan

I can't find a single piece of information about my issue. Is it possible to disable the 'feature' that the spaces bar reveals the content only if I hover with the mouse on it? It drives me nuts and I ...
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Is there a way to turn off iOS 9 update reminders?

The answers to this question imply that the reminders do not recur... but that's for versions prior to iOS 9. Much like with newer versions of OSX, iOS 9 will remind you every other day or so to ...
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Finally upgraded my Mac, now I can't install security update

I finally upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion (I didn't trust my older iMac (iMac11,3) to run the newest OS X) but now I can't install an important security update, the Security Update 2015-...
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Software updates - port 8088 and no content

I would like to use the software-update-service which is provided by server.app. Well, if I open 192.168.10.1 or http://example.com:8088/index.sucatalog I always get 404, although the service is ...
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Ios 9 update error

My iPad is stuck at connect to iTunes when uploading to IOS 9. It says restore and then it gets to the point where it say verifying with Apple then gives unknown error 9. I have tried all the steps ...
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Update my IPod help

I have iOS 6.1.6 on my iPod touch gen 4 and I want to upgrade it to iOS 8 at the least, can anyone help me? I've checked it but it says it's up to date.
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iphone thinks it's up to date when it's not

I have iOS 9.0.1 and today i want to update to 9.0.2 but my iPhone 6 thinks it's up to date. I was using all of the betas without any problem since iOS 9 beta 1 then i updated to GM version. I really ...
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Is there any way to block automatic IOS updates?

I know my personal devices (iPhone / iPad) wont install updates automatically but it is downloading them automatically even with the settings turned off. What can I do to prevent automatic downloads ...
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Will Parallels be safe while upgrading to El Capitan?

The new update seems pretty legit, so I am considering updating my macbook. I have Parallels installed on my computer, and I don't want it to be removed or damaged during the installation of El ...
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Ipad won't keep charge long enough to update through itunes

So recently my sons iPad mini has gotten itself stuck in an infinite boot at the apple logo. I'd hate to have to factory reset it and lose all of his recent photos, so I'm trying to update it through ...
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Macbook permanently crashes while updating to El Capitan

I downloaded, and then started installing OS X El Capitan on my MacBook Pro. But I think it just stacked i think. So I turn off mac, and then turn on again. Every time when I try to login on my ...
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Why are the photos on Instagram blurry after I installed iOS 9?

Since installing iOS 9, all Instagram posts are blurry on my iPad.
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Is a SIM required for an iOS update?

Would I need to have a SIM in my phone to update iOS over the air?
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Updating Yosemite 10.10.5 ? on iMac

I want to update my iMac OS X Mavericks Version 10.9.5 to OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. Do I need to backup my files ? or not ?. I'm afraid to update it because I don't want to erase my important files. I'm ...
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Lost email after update

I updated to 9.0.1 on iphone 5s. I still have gmail but, older mail in my inbox has vanished. Where is it? How can I retrieve it?
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Seperating 2 phones?

With the new update how do I keep my 2 iphones separate one is for work and the other is a personal phone? I don't want to receive work messages and calls on my personal phone and vice versa. And I ...
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Java update fails every time

Every time I install Java updates, I get the following error after the download completes: Update Error! An error occurred while downloading the update. Please try again later. How can I ...
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iOS 9.0.1 update fails to update

My iPhone 6 won't let me download iOS 9.0.1. I tried downloading it once and it said error occurred, failed to update as it said preparing update. So I did it again and deleted some storage in case ...
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as a designated ipad 3 with Cellular

I downloaded iOS 9.0 on website Apple. There is one iOS 9 for iPad 3, it for iPad 3 with wi-fi, but I need iOS for iPad 3 Wi-Fi with Cellular. Where can I download it?
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In OSX App Store exist a update for a app that is not installed, and can't be

I have installed a app with a different ID/Store, but is not longer in my system. However, the Appstore still insist in update it, yet is not in purchased list. The error in spanish say: La ...
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Change the version - “zmień wersję” [duplicate]

After update from iOS 7 to iOS 9 I got stuck on the screen My iPhone haven't been synced with iTunes unfortunately, and I don't have a backup. PS: I think it could be "slide to upgrade" stuck ...
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Mac Appstore updates repeating each day, even though packages installed already

NOT Answered. Having looked in /var/log/install.log during two new update requests, I see this on both instances. SUAppStoreUpdateController: did not start session for 031-10481 (previously installed?...
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How do I turn off the automatic downloading of iOS updates?

I have a data plan for all of my smartphones, computers, and tablets, so I have to be very careful staying within my allotted usage. When I discovered that my iPad downloaded a 3 GB software update (...
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Iphone 5c software update just loads?

hi i have an Iphone 5c and works great but the issue is i try to update my phone but it will stay at the loading part for a long time and wont load. how do i fix this problem?
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Internet Connection Speeds Slow, iOS 9 not downloading — Newest Refurbished AirPort Time Capsule

First off, I'm using a manufacturer (Apple) refurbished AirPort Time Capsule, the newest model, which was delivered by UPS a few hours ago to my new house. I bought it directly from Apple. The ...
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How do I fix a broken OS X update that shows as both Available and Installed?

The "Command Line Tools (OS X 10.10) for Xcode 7.0" is not working correctly. It installs and shows in the "Updates Installed" section, however it is still listed in the "Updates Available" section. ...
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Xcode 7 update completes but Xcode 6.4 remains

I updated Xcode but it doesn't appear to have actually updated. This is seen in my update history after reboot: I click that and I get a link to Open the application. I click that and I open a ...
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Does iOS 9 update require iOS 8.4.1 to be installed first?

At work I have 3 devices to experiment with today: An iPhone 5, an iPhone 6, and an iPad mini. The iPhone 5 had iOS 8.4.1 installed on it. Early this afternoon (US Eastern time zone) iOS 9 showed up ...
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iOS 9 Update Failed in iPhone & iPad

"Software update failed. An error occurred downloading iOS 9" - weird message after clicking 'Download and install'. Restarting devices didn't help. What's the problem?
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How to upgrade to OS X El Capitan?

My question would be how to update to OS X El Capitan (the release-version on September 30th) in a "safe" way. Of course I'll make a backup of my whole machine, but I'm particularly concerned, as I've ...
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How to Stop Showing OS X Beta Software Updates in iOS

I would like to stop installing beta versions on my iPhone. Without rolling back to an old version (as described by Apple) but something similar to http://osxdaily.com/2014/12/05/stop-os-x-beta-...
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app disappeared during update and can't select Open button in purchased list

Was updating mine craft, during update app disappeared from iPad. Tried to retrieve from App Store. Doesn't allow me to Open (greyed out). Need it urgently for school assignment! App on dads phone ...
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Updating OS on protected machine

I work offsite and for a large company and need my OS updated. The tech support has been outsourced and it's impossible to get anything done if you work offsite. Whenever I try and update OS through ...