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My phone is water damaged and while waiting to see if it will come back to life, can I have my texts be emailed to me?

Is there any way to access what is on my phone while it is recovering from water damage? A way to forward my texts to my email? Please let me know! Any suggestions for what I should do? I have it in a ...
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Screensaver settings reverts

I have my screen saver set to display images from a folder in my ~/Pictures directory, and the "Shuffle slide order" box is checked. In Yosemite, I find that occasionally one or both of those settings ...
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Mount network share (AFP/SMB) for multiple users (fast user switching)

i'm having the following problem with my network shares from my NAS (Synology 415+ if it matters) in Yosemite. At home, we have an iMac with two different users. I moved all of our media (music & ...
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How to specify SMTP server to use in Yosemite Mail

I have one single email Account configured in Mail. But in reality, I have multiple email addresses that I use for different purposes, and all of these addresses are entered (separated by commas) in ...
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2answers
20 views

Java Pop-Up Window

I keep getting a pop-up window that states "To view this content you must download Java Runtime Environment". I even got it while using Pages. Now supposedly one cannot get viruses on Macs ...
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2answers
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OSX: move to archive (compress a folder and remove it)

I'm looking for a way to zip (or 7z) files via a file manager in such a way that the original folder is deleted right after the zipping finished (less clutter when batching compression of multiple ...
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1answer
32 views

How to verify account

I have iPhone 5s. When I try to download any app in App Store, it shows you have not verify your Apple ID tap ok to review the instructions on how to verify your Apple ID, and when I click ok, then it ...
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Google Drive doesn't appear on my Finder

I can see Dropbox but I can't find Google Drive on my Finder. If I want to sync a file to GDrive, I have to open the folder GDrive by click on the symbol of Gdrive. It's very inconvenient. I'm ...
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1answer
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Launchpad occasionally stalls for few minutes

This is happening occasionally and I can't nail the source. What happens is that sometimes after my Mac wakes up from a sleep, I can not launch any apps using Launchpad. I can click the launchpad ...
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1answer
28 views

Changing Notification Sound in Yosemite

the new "ding!" notification sound in Yosemite really gets on my nerves (and I don't like any of the default ones), I would like to add (or replace one of those with) a custom sound I have. I found ...
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Group emails not sending from mac mail

I have successfully made two email groups - one approx 20 members, one approx 150 members. However when sending even though it says they are sent in the sent box they are not being delivered. Any ...
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1answer
589 views

Screen turns off when I move my MacBook when it is on the sleeve

I've noticed that when my laptop is on its sleeve and I slide my laptop on it the screen goes black. This doesn't happen when I have the laptop on my lap. Its consistently reproducible. It's somewhat ...
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1answer
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Getting “Missing Security Answer” when changing Game Centre nickname

When I go into settings>gamecentre>profile to change my nickname, a box pops up when I click Done saying, "Missing Security Answer Please enter the answer to your security question." I've tried ...
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2answers
27 views

Can the iPhone 6/6+ Front Facing Camera shoot at 240 fps?

Can the front facing camera of iPhone 6/iPhone 6 plus achieve the 240 fps slow mo capability? I searched and cannot find information about this. Any help would be appreciated.
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23 views

Starting macbook air automatically

How could I possibly eliminate the user accounts at login to start my mac automatically? Actually I have a couple of user accounts both admin / guest however I do not want to login by entering ...
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0answers
22 views

What are some useful apps and/or settings to make my iPhone stalker-proof?

What are some useful apps, settings or processes/behaviors to protect my iPhone communications, mails, finance/payment data, etc. from stalkers? I don't have anything to hide from the government, but ...
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0answers
21 views

lost mode problem

I've lost my iphone ...5 days ago 1st time i turn my lost mode theres a 4 digit security code the email confirm me that the lost has been enable and he give the latest location where is my phone and ...
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1answer
15 views

Recording iPad screen using QuickTime

I need to record a demo on my iPad's screen where I narrate what's going on but I also want the sounds from the iPad to be in the video. It seems that choosing the Mac Built-in Mic option causes only ...
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Location of the sparsebundle filevault password hash

Okay, here's the thing. It's a long story, but I have a Macbook Pro with a filevault-encrypted user home folder running on Mountain Lion. The user account that the home folder belongs to forgot their ...
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0answers
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Compatibility issues when running Linux on Mac Pro (late 2013)

Are there any unresolved compatibility issues (like SSD, Thunderbolt 2, Gigabit ethernet, etc...) when running Linux natively on the Mac Pro cylinder (late 2013)? Here Ubuntu has a community guide on ...
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0answers
15 views

i have an iphone 5 and have forgotten the apple id password

I have an I-phone 5. I have been trying to download an app through the app store. however, when i am entering the password that I remember to access my apple ID it displays a message wrong password. ...
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0answers
18 views

Why won't my MBP connect to Personal Hotspot via wifi?

I have not been able to connect my retina Macbook Pro to my iPhone 5s Personal Hotspot since upgrading to OSX 10.10 (Yosemite). While I can see the phone in the list of wifi APs under the "Personal ...
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1answer
18 views

Script Editor.app: newlines are formatted as CR rather than LF

I often use the builtin Script Editor.app to write, compile, and debug AppleScripts before I copy/paste the polished code into a shell script (with #!/usr/bin/osascript). That said, one really ...
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0answers
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transferring photo modifications to iPhoto

When I transfer photos taken and edited on the iphone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1) to iPhoto (9.6) on my mac (OS X 10.10.1), only the original picute is transferred but not the modifications. Is there a ...
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1answer
64 views

Is it possible that Lost mode for my phone was deactivated by a thief?

Why my iPhone cannot detect the location? I enable the lost mode and its confirmed by email but the device did not show any location. But when I first set my lost mode they asked me a pass code, but ...
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installing OBOE in MAC 10.9

I am mostly following this post to install OBOE in MAC OS 10.9: https://projects.coin-or.org/OBOE/wiki/MacosxOboe However, in step 4: I tried to install LAPACK++ with failure from this source: I ...
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40 views

Make calls with old iPhone 5 via continuity, using an iPhone 6's cellular connection?

I just got an iPhone 6 Plus and I set up my old iPhone 5 as an iPod. I'm a college student and having an extra screen to display notes or my textbook can come in super handy. After setting up the ...
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0answers
36 views

Are Blu-ray movies with menus playable on the Mac? [on hold]

Is that possible to make Blu-ray movie menu appear when playing?
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89 views

Replacing clash of clans villages in game center [on hold]

My son started clash of clans on my iPad under my Game Center. I started a village on my iPhone under the same Game Center. He since has stopped playing. How do I deleted his game off the iPad and ...
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1answer
51 views

my iPhone keeps losing wifi connection. Why is this?

My laptop connects to my Wifi but my iPhone does not. I connect my macbook air from the basement to the wifi and i get all 3 bars, but then i connect my iPhone from same place in the basement, the ...
0
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1answer
11 views

iPod touch resetting

My ex husband bought our daughter an iPod touch and put everything under his email account so when she try's to text and stuff it goes to him. Is there a way to reset just the email to hers so she can ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Turn find my iPad off

My iPad is showing my old Apple id, so I am unable to sign out of iCloud or turn off "find my iPad" I need to sign out so that I can type in my new Apple id. The system is only allowing my to reset my ...
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1answer
33 views

Open iTerm and execute some commands automatically

I need to open some terminal sessions via iTerm 2 and execute commands on each terminal (e.g. rails s ; rails c) How to do it via automator or alfred?
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How can I automatically reconnect to the internet?

My iMac is running OS X 10.8.5, and ever since we moved to a new house (with a new wi-fi cable modem) I have had trouble keeping my iMac connected to the internet. The wifi appears to stay connected, ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Fixing iMessage/Message to not use email address (OSX and iOS)

How do I fix my little Apple ecosystem, iPhone (8.1) and Mac (Yosemite), to not associate any email addresses with my identity? Background: Years ago (may well have been before Mavericks), you could ...
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37 views

IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem, PLEASE HELP!

I jailbroke my old iPod Touch 3rd Generation, with IOS 5.1.1, using the latest version of absynthe. It worked for several months, but then it randomly stopped. It went into safe mode, but the touch ...
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0answers
26 views

Can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac?

Using Yosemite, can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac? I know it is possible to go from FaceTime on the mac to the iPhone. I want to go the other direction.
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Any way to make phone calls with an old iPhone using continuity

I just got an iPhone 6 Plus and I have set up my old iPhone 5 as an iPod. I'm a college student and having an extra screen to display notes or my textbook can come in handy. After setting up the ...
0
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0answers
8 views

“Find my iphone” for iOS 7

How can I get "find my iphone" for my iOS 7 if I never downloaded it before? When I click "download", the message pops up that I need iOS 8 and it doesn't download the latest version compatible with ...
0
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2answers
78 views

Unable to Partition a new Macbook Pro

As a brand new Mac user this might be my naivety or an issue with the OS. I bought a new Macbook Pro today and wish to partition the disk to allow Windows to be installed and Linux too. I was ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I tell what model iDevice is plugged into my USB via Terminal?

This website has a useful list of the various iDevice models. And the "identifier" column is helpful for any iOS developers, as this is the string you can fetch in your application to determine what ...
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LG Sound Bar connectivity issues

Any suggestions on how to improve the quality of sound? My Mac seems to connect with my sound bar, but the playback is choppy and interrupted. Sort of sounds like a scratched CD when I play music. I ...
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0answers
21 views

Double-tap Home During Call

I cannot seem to access the list of open applications during a call by double-tapping the Home button. Is this the expected behaviour? Edit: After restart, everything is fine. Recommend deleting ...
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0answers
15 views

Why does command + click work differently inside some sites

I'm using Firefox as a web browser and I have noticed that on some sites doing command + click on a link will open a new tab but leave me on my current window while on other sites the same combo will ...
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1answer
24 views

Minimize graphic effects for better performance?

My computer becomes extremely slow when I connect TWO 27-inch thunderbold screens to it - a Macbook Pro Late 2013 (16Gb Ram/2.7 quad-core/Yosomite 10.10.1). I am suspecting that the graphic card ...
1
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1answer
34 views

/usr/local doesn't exist in fresh install Yosemite

I am trying to install ssh-copy-id, and it wants to be placed in /usr/local/bin/ but when I do cd /usr/local/ it responds with -bash: cd: /usr/local/: No such file or directory Is this ...
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1answer
88 views

How i recover my icloud username and password

My device is iPhone 4. I forgot my icloud username and password. How can i recover my username and password ? Would you please help me ? Its important as i cant use my device.
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1answer
22 views

How to change the Text Wrap default in Pages

When I add a picture to document in Pages, the Text Wrap is always Automatic. I want to set "Above and Below" to be default. How can I do this? The version is 5.5.1(2111)
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Notes.app is blank

I'm having a very weird problem. I'm not sure when it started happening or what I did but I cannot seem to fix it. When I open up my Notes app, its entirely blank. If I attempt to create a note and ...
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1answer
31 views

Can I charge my iphone from my macbook pro (late 2013) without turning the laptop on?

I am trying to charge my phone using my laptop but that requires the laptop to be on. On my Lenovo, I can do that without turning the laptop on. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.

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