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iphone 6 ios 8 siri only working with external mic!

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.2. My problem is that Siri does not work with the internal microphone. Siri and dictation work fine with any external mic like the kind that you'd find on ...
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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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How to move tabs in terminal

Every once in a while, I need to "refresh" my shell session by closing it and opening a new one. Unfortunately the terminal tab ends up at the very end of tab bar, so I need to move it back to where ...
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How can I get an iPhone through Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program on my family's Verizon plan?

My current iPhone is on a two-year contract with Verizon that makes me eligible for an upgrade in January, with a plan that I share with my family. I'm really interested in Apple's iPhone Upgrade ...
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MS Word Office 2010 (Windows) maked text not showing on Word Office 2011 (Mac)

I've marked up (color mark / text highlight) some lines in a .docx file in Windows Word Office 2010. Then I moved to Mac OS X, opened the file and there are no marks. Is is possible to make the thing ...
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Unable to determine location [El Capitan]

My El Capitan doesn't determine the location in system related apps, like Weather, Date & Time or Safari. On the other hand, Chrome or Opera browsers can determine it. My location settings are ...
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MacBook Pro 15'' (Mid 2010) regularly crashes for unknown reason

My MacBook Pro suddenly began crashing regularly, and I can't tell why. Panic report: Anonymous UUID: 5268AAE1-4401-D38B-9AD1-A8554209B5A3 Tue Jul 26 20:10:11 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(...
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How to determine carrier for iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5c and I need to determine the carrier for it. How can I do this? The phone is not currently activated and I do not have a sim. I need to determine the carrier so I know what sim to ...
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How do I delete contact suggestions from Messages in OS X?

In the "To:" box in the Messages app on OS X, when I start typing in a contact name, I get old "iMessage" contacts which I've long since deleted. They certainly don't exist in my contacts; the only ...
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How I enable Facebook integration on OS X El Capitan?

I've followed the instructions for setting up Facebook integration on OS X, but my password is refused. I've also generated an "app password" on Facebook, but that is also refused. Is there something ...
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1answer
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Installing a linux application in OS X - source or via package mechanism?

I'm looking at installing an application whose installation is supported on a few Linux distros via yum, rpm etc and from source. What I would like to know is given these possibilities, what would be ...
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Ghost-Imaging the BOOTCAMP partition for later restore?

I have a MacBook and I plan to upgrade to Windows 10 but want to be able to roll-back to the original Windows 7 in case Windows 10 is not good for me. I have used Symantec Ghost to do a Hot-image (i....
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How to customize the default new event name in Final Cut Pro X

By default, when you create a new event in Final Cut Pro X it names it with the date. How can you change the default setting from date to a custom name?
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1answer
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iCloud Services (iMessages/FaceTime/Continuity) Very Broken on my Mac

I'm having the most frustrating problem with iCloud on one of my Macs. Firstly, the Mac (a late 2012 iMac) was working flawlessly with all iCloud services up until a few days ago. Now, I am able to ...
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How to stop my iPhone from asking me to enter my password?

OK. So after the Apple hack when celebrity nudes were stolen I changed my password to something more complex than I can easily remember. (My password is now stored in the password manager app and is ...
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1answer
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Boot drive selection screen slow/un-responsive in Macbook Pro (early 2015)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" (Early 2015) model and I have a bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro installed in it. The dual boot to OSX El Capitan and Windows was working just fine until about a ...
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How to make right click using keyboard?

Is there any keyboard short-cut or key for Mac to make mouse right click? It feels me very frustrating to touch the mouse every time to view options. Is there any way like windows option key?
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5answers
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for using El Capitan Split View for Mac?

This question is about Mac El Capitan SplitView I am a fan of using splitscreen views as in i3 for linux. Or when I am on Windows I use snapping With the new feature is there a way to use it ...
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1answer
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Yosemite and FCP7? Compatability?

I wanted to know, how compatible is FCP7 with Yosemite? FCP7 is the mainstay of my business and wanted to know if I should upgrade. Thanks,
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3answers
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Does jailbreaking an iPhone have an impact on performance?

I'm using iPhone 6s plus 64Gb with 9.3.3. Does jailbreaking have an effect on performance/speed?
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0answers
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Read encrypted USB time machine drive in windows [duplicate]

I have a USB HDD that I used for time machine backups. I believe the whole drive is encrypted because it has to be unlocked with a password. I put other files on the drive, so it is not exclusively ...
2
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1answer
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How to fix an iPhone 4S with disabled iCloud settings?

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.1.1 and my iCloud is disabled (greyed out) in settings. How do I enable it if I can't select it?
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1answer
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Boot from usb take forever

Recently I made the stupid mistake of erasing MacBook Pro (2012) HDD without immediately installing OS X. And now it can't even boot or get to recovery utilities. So I decided to make a bootable OS X ...
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5answers
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How can we unlock an iPhone backup file if we don't know the password?

I've got a rather peculiar problem. My wife's iPhone got stolen and we bought a new one from the insurance money. When trying to restore the backup file to her new phone, iTunes asks for the password: ...
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1answer
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iPhone hotspot via USB doesn't work

iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.01 Macbook Mac OS 10.6.8 The iPhone 3GS hotspot works fine via Bluetooth, connected to my iPad. If, instead, I tried it with my Macbook via USB (can't do it via Bluetooth for ...
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1answer
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No menu items in Itunes's Account menu work. Can't sign into account

I've recently migrated to a new mac, and since then I have not been able to sign into my account on iTunes. No items on the Account menu do anything when clicked. It also shows authorise this computer,...
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0answers
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Error after running jshell from Java 9 ea JDK

I've installed JDK 9 Early Access. I got an error after running jshell command. ➜ bin ./jshell ERROR: transport error 202: gethostbyname: unknown host ERROR: JDWP Transport dt_socket failed to ...
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3answers
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USB Flash drive not mounting OS X

Some months ago I bought a USB flash drive 16 GB, and I have used it on my Windows machine with no errors or bugs, whatsoever. Since that I need to move some files from my Mac, the flash drive does ...
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Google two step authentication on El Capitain does not finish

There is a lot to find online on this topic. But my specific problem does not show up. When I want to setup my Google account, it asks for my login, password and two step authentication number. When ...
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5answers
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What RFID options exist for iOS devices?

If I wanted to use an iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad) to gather data from RFID chips on equipment in a motor pool, what would I need? Is it even possible today?
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3answers
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Why won't Facetime ring when somebody calls me?

My volume is turned up, it's not on mute, alarms and other things that make noise work, it's not set to "do not disturb" or anything like that. If I happen to have the iPad open when a Facetime call ...
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2answers
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Can I make an iPhone ring on cue without making an actual call?

The theater company I work with is doing a show this fall in which a key plot point is an iPhone ringing while it's in someone's purse. They really want to make an iPhone ring and not just use a sound ...
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1answer
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My Finder is not responding and there are no documents on Desktop after downloading OS X Yosemite

I've just upgraded my Macbook Pro (15 inch, mid 2009) to OS X Yosemite and it is running slowly and my Finder is not responding at all and none of my documents are on my Desktop. I have tried taking ...
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2answers
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iCloud contacts not syncing correctly

I have enabled Google CardDAV contact synching some time ago and disabled iCloud (contacts). Now I wanted to reenable iCloud synching too... I see some contacts on iCloud.com and on my Mac - probably ...
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1answer
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How to reset file icons associated with default program on El Capitan

I've uninstalled my former default text editor which I used for many different file formats. Unfortunately the associated icons are not removed automatically. As a result, several file types still use ...
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1answer
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What are the requirements around account de-registration?

When one uploads an app on the App Store, do you need to include a delete account (or even log out account) option? Is it required to wipe that data off the server?
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0answers
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Personal Hotspot - Mac connects only if other Mac already Connected

I want to share mobile internet from iPad via "Personal Hotspot". I have two Macs: an old Macbook pro (2009) and not-so-old Macbook Air (2013 edition). I have made the following observations: ...
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2answers
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MacBookPro crashed with pixel disturbed screen and 3beeps

I have MacBook Pro 15-inch, Early 2011 Processor 2 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Once a week it crashed with beep sound ( 3 times ) beep - beep - beep Then pixel in the display ...
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6answers
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Disable system services to save data

Is there any way I could disable the system services that use data when I am not connected to wifi?
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3answers
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Cannot update apps

Cannot seem to update apps or download from iTunes on my iPad Air anymore. If I hit Update on an app, the circle appears, then just goes back to update status. Same applies if I want to download ...
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1answer
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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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2answers
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How to install Social Engineering Toolkit in mac

I want to install SET from this link: https://github.com/trustedsec/social-engineer-toolkit. If I am right this is the github repository. I have brew installed can't I grab it with homebrew and then ...
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1answer
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Locate database does not exist, even though it is already loaded

I am trying to use the locate command because even though I installed postgresql, psql is not recognized on command line: $ locate psql | grep /bin WARNING: The locate database (/var/db/locate....
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Malware and or trojan on Mid 2011 iMac

My iMac was hacked recently. As of now it came back pristine after being wiped at our local certified Mac store. Ive not signed into it yet, it is supposed to be running 10.11. Yet, when I turn it on ...
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3answers
805 views

How to prevent automount of a partition in El Capitan

There are two boot partitions on my MacBook. A working, bootable, El Capitan is installed on both. How can I prevent automounting partition2, when booting from partition1? According to many pages I ...
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3answers
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Recording with Audacity using Soundflower causes echo/reverb

I'm using Audacity and Soundflower to record sound internally on my MacBook Pro. For example I can play a YouTube video and listen to it with head phones, while recording the sound output. All that ...
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1answer
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Bind Volume controls to non-Apple keyboard without 3rd party software on macOS Sierra

All the software I could find that does this is broken on macOS Sierra and will probably break again in the future, so I need a solution to set the system volume in the same increments as the volume ...
3
votes
3answers
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I forgot my Encrypt Local Backup password. How can I start over?

In iTunes (Windows 7) Encrypt local backup is checked, and I can't remember the password. I don't need to restore my iPad; I just want to be able to back it up. If I attempt to uncheck this, iTunes ...
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6answers
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How to lock screen on MacBook Air?

I know this has been asked many times (Is there a similarly fast alternative to Crtl + Shift + Eject for new Macbook that lack eject keys?) but the hotkey combination does not work on my MacBook Air ...
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2answers
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Turn all windows transparent in Mavericks

I have been looking around for over an hour now trying to find some way to make all my windows somewhat transparent / translucent ... I found the app Afloat, however that app doesn't work with all ...

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