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Computer won't recognize phone; can't restore

Neither of my computers would recognize my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.3) at all. I've tried everything I can think of, like reinstalling iTunes, trying different ports, trying in safe mode etc., but ...
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Recommendations for note-taking app for Iphone that does NOT sync to the cloud

I am moderately happy with the current (iOS 8) Notes app in my Iphone, and specially with the fact that I can sync it locally to my PC using iTunes, without using iCloud. The only thing I'm really ...
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Can I move the Google Drive folder to a different volume?

Is there a way to put the Google Drive folder on a different volume on my Mac (where I have more free space)? I tried Googling the question, and just got tips about doing it on Windows.
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What is the “akd” process, and do I need to allow it to connect to the internet?

I use Little Snitch as a Mac OS firewall. Usually, it's fairly clear to me what needs to connect to the internet and what doesn't. However, I can't figure out what akd is or does, and why it needs to ...
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1answer
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If I erase my iPhone remotely, what happens to my iCloud backup?

My iPhone 5s just got stolen and I did all the proper procedures (activated lost my iPhone on icloud.com and cancelled my data with my carrier). Am I, by any chance, in risk of erasing my phone ...
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Mac wakes after 20 seconds

I have a problem with my mac waking up from sleep. I've searched some of the other threads but nothing seems to quite compare to this one. Unlike some cases where this problem started after installing ...
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0 photos and videos taking up 4GB of iCloud space

I've seen a similar issue from other people but nothing seems to help. I got a new iPhone to replace my old one a couple months ago and haven't been able to back it up. My iCloud storage says it's ...
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0answers
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Is there a “findmnt” equivalent for OS X?

I find findmnt's output much easier for a quick scan of the filesystem status than the traditional mount command. Is there an equivalent for it on Mac? It's part of util-linux package. HomeBrew doesn'...
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1answer
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Macbook Pro Late 2011 13" Display Issue

I'm having a weird issue with the built-in display on a Macbook Pro Late 2011 13". As the lid is opened, the display usually activates normally at its threshold for turning on. Everything works fine. ...
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How can I change a photo name or description in iOS?

I have many photos in iCloud photos, shared happily between different iOS and Mac devices. I want to move to just iOS and retire MacBook. But one problem is I can't find a way of changing the name or ...
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Overheating problem in MacBook Pro

I have MacBook Pro I bought 6 months ago. When I charge it, it overheats in the charging port and my charging adapter is also hot. Should I return it or keep using it?
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Need to SSH into NOT-jailbroken A5 (iPhone 6) in DFU … or alternatives?

I have an iPhone 6 (iOS 9.3.2) currently in a boot loop. It is only recognized by iTunes in either Restore Mode or in DFU Mode. I strongly believe the boot loop is due to completely full storage. As ...
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Trying to use a Canon MP210 printer with OS X running 10.8.2

I am honestly not sure if the problem is with the OS or with the printer. I can use this printer with a windows machine without any trouble. However, when I try to use it with my Mac, is just ...
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0answers
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Quickly disable internet browsing on iOS device for parental control

Whenever I hand the iPad off to one of my kids, I would like to quickly disable or limit internet browsing on the iPad, not necessarily internet altogether, but anything that can be accessed via ...
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0answers
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Can I access my current position from the command line?

Is there a way to access OS X's Location Services from the command line? I'd like to be able to get my current lon/lat in a script, but I haven't been able to work out if it's even possible, let alone ...
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1answer
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Is there a simple way to clear “documents & data” + “other” from iPhone while running iOS 10 beta?

I am running the iOS 10 beta and there is roughly 6GB on my iPhone 6s that is currently documents & data and other. I want to get rid of it the simplest way possible. Under non-beta I could do a ...
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0answers
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Extracting multiple photos from a single quickly

I recently went through the process of scanning old photo albums (in an effort to preserve them longer digitized). I would place 2/3/4 photos on the scanner. Now I need to extract the single photos. ...
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0answers
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Notifications: From mac to iPhone

i want to send notifications from an app on my mac to my iPhone with push notifications. i saw Prowl but i want to try a free option.
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1answer
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How to reset Mac App Store (to factory defaults)?

On Mavericks the Mac App Store started to hang right after start (when accesing menu, to be exact). How to reset it? I.e. remove some configuration files that drive the store into improper state?
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1answer
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Macbook stuck on black loading screen

Today my Macbook Pro 2013 crashed so I hard reset it. Since then it boots to a black loading screen with the apple logo and a loading bar in the middle. The loading bar progresses to around 60% then ...
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2answers
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Adaptor/convertor parts for HDDs?

I decided to swap my early 2011 MacBook Pro's HDD for a SSD and put that HDD in my G4 iBook. However, all of the guides I found used iBooks with an orange, cord-like HDD port (I don't know if port is ...
2
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4answers
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Cannot reinstall OS X. Will Apple Store do it on the spot?

I installed Windows on my MBA 2015 and erased the SSD in the process because it's only 128GB and because I thought it would be easy to create a bootable usb key to reinstall OS X should I need to do ...
2
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16answers
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Is it possible to use old Wacom tablet on 10.11?

I have Wacom Graphire 3 a.k.a CT-630. This model is old Wacom tablet. So, it has no driver for 10.11. Can I use this tablet on my Mac? Any solution?
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How can you cancel a mail send message failure when the menu is too large to fit on the screen?

Note: This is a problem I have never had before and I am not sure how to describe it in the title or here. Anyone may edit this to make it more clear. I use Apple Mail on the latest OS X. This time,...
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Can Mac OS X Messages support more than one apple id?

I have two Apple IDs, one for work and one personal. My iPhone's Messages settings are bound to my work id. When it receives messages, they pop up on my work computer pretty as you please. I would ...
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reconfiguring key on mac

I type a lot Unix commands and I need often "~" and "`" which in U.S. keyboards are on the key under the escape key. I'm now using an Apple spanish keyboard set to U.S. layout, and this key is ...
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1answer
121 views

Can't unlock encrypted external drive with filevault (osx)

I formated my external drive on mavericks, and then on Lion, sometimes I had to wait some time to unlock the volume. Other times I had to do a disk repair and only after that OSx accepts my password ...
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1answer
118 views

Why is iBooks progress incorrect in my Siri Suggestions, and how is this fixed?

In this case, Siri Suggestions implies that I have just started the book. I've actually been reading it for weeks and am on page 685/1985. Clicking the Siri Suggestion for the book brings me to the ...
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2answers
1k views

Can't find network files over SMB protocol using the Spotlight in Lion

I tried to find some files in a network volume mounted in OS X Lion over SMB using Spotlight. Didn't work. But, when I tried the same search from OS X Snow Leopard it worked perfectly. What do I ...
2
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2answers
958 views

How to find a .peg file on iPhone?

I found this problem showing up on El Capitan Photos. Does anybody know how to find the .peg file? Additionally, I think this error is related to why some of my photos are not being imported into ...
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1answer
2k views

Mail - Deleting/Hiding Exchange mailbox's (e.g. RSS Feeds)

We're running Exchange 2010 and I have access the server if I can make changes there. Basically is there a way to hide or delete the RSS Feeds folder that shows up on the Mac Mail app? When I try to ...
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0answers
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Can't hear phone or text notification

I can't hear the phone ring or text alert on my iphone 5C. Yes, I checked to see that the silent button on the side wasn't turned on and I checked the volume on all settings. This just started about ...
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0answers
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iMessage on El Capitan no longer works

I'm using the latest version of El Capitan (10.11.5) and Messages.app/iMessage has ceased to function. Messages sent to iMessage users hang after a few minutes of trying to send. I've tried the ...
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Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) 3.7 - how to drag n drop copy files from local to remote

I've been able to use Apple Remote Desktop to copy files and folders from my local machine to remotes for many years. I've updated to ARD 3.7 and I can longer copy files. Is this no longer supported ...
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Where did Facebook Messenger OS X notification previews go? [duplicate]

Some weeks ago, the way FB Messenger notifications are shown on my installation of El Capitan has changed: The notifications don't include the actual text of the message sent, now they only read "You ...
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4answers
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Paste stops working (“CFPasteboardRef: Lock timeout”)

Pasting from the clipboard stopped working on my Mac. Nothing is pasted, and the following line appears many time in syslog. Apr 5 **:**:** *** com.apple.WebKit.WebContent[6583] <Warning>: ...
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4answers
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How can I use Atom as the default editor for “open”?

I would like to set Atom as my default editor for open. In order to do this, I set in my .bashrc: export EDITOR="atom -nw" and reload the file with source .bashrc. Anyway, when I try to open a ...
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Trying to update Apps but Podcast won't update

Updating apps via iTunes 12.4.1. The Podcast app won't update and keeps sending out this message: "Podcast is only available on iOS. To get Podcasts, search for it in the App Store"... I have to ...
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2answers
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Stolen Mac - Help Finding Serial Number?

My apartment was broken into yesterday and my Mac (Mavericks) is gone. I'm trying to dig up the serial number for the police, but I'm having zero luck. Here's what I've done so far, to no avail: ...
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Troubleshooting a Kernel Panic OS X 10.11.4 (15E65)

Can someone please help me trouble shoot this kernel panic report. Its for a MacBook 2015. I would post the crash report, but the system thinks its spam. So perhaps someone can tell me how to post ...
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1answer
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Can I run the OS X installer even after I delete main disk

I'm trying to reinstall OS X on my girlfriend's Mac and when I go to recovery menu and select to install OS X from the menu, the system proceeds to start download components, which fails. I've ...
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0answers
209 views

Apple iPad Air not playing videos under safari for a certain website

I can't get videos to play on Safari on my iPad for a website. Under other browsers it opens up. What could be the solution to this please; anybody? The website I'm trying to access is working fine ...
3
votes
4answers
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Google Earth crashing when opening

Is there a definitive way to stop Google Earth from crashing when it loads? I'm on OS X 10.9.2 using Google Earth 7.1.2.2041 I've tried reinstalling, I've looked on various forums about removing ...
2
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2answers
2k views

External drives won't mount on restart

One of my staff just got a new Mac mini with the USB 3 ports and Mavericks. It has 2 Seagate GoFlex 3TB hard drives connected: 1 for Time Machine, the other for Dropbox files. When the computer is ...
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0answers
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How to i get off my apple logo screen on my iPhone 6 without restoring and losing my photos?

My iPhone 6 recently ran out of storage and my photos have disappeared,now it won't turn on and gets stuck on the apple logo screen, i have not backed it up and really don't want to lose any of my ...
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1answer
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OS X 10.11.1 with Safari 9.0.1 freezes on opening new tab or address bar selection

I've got MBPro Mid 2014 with the latest OS X update - 10.11.1. I have noticed that sometimes Safari freezes for 3-5 seconds when I open new tab or click on address bar. I am sure that I didn't have ...
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1answer
18 views

Can I copy xcode from my applications folder to external hard disk?

I downloaded xcode from the Mac App store on my home computer and it installed to around 11 GB on my applications folder. I tried copying the xcode app from the applications folder to my external hard ...
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1answer
21 views

Running Windows 7 from SD card on a Macbook Air

This question has already been asked here before, but I feel I'm missing something or don't understand something from the answers. I have a MacBook Air - very little space left. I have a 128GB SD ...
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2answers
272 views

iOS 9.3.2 - Siri Suggestions Shows Wrong Contacts

I have iOS 9.3.2 but this bug has been bother me for a long time so I'm sure it was present before version 9.3.2. When I'm on the first page of apps on my home screen I swipe to the right to access "...
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1answer
1k views

How do I export event video from iMovie 9.0.4 to my external hard drive?

I need to export video events to my external hard drive. I am using iMovie version 9.0.4. How do I do this. All the instructions I'm finding on the web are for later versions of imovie.

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