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Generally speaking, only applications that were installed via drag and drop can be directly transferred from one drive to another via drag and drop. Applications that use installers, such as Microsoft Office does, have to be properly installed from their installation media and you will need the product key in the case of Microsoft Office. If you have a ...


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In Finder go to Applications → Utilities, and run Migration Assistant app. It will help you restore your backed up data including email.


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For a single script, it is no possible to create a unique icon that's sits near the clock such as the wifi icon for example. There may be unique AppleScript plugins that enable this, but I'm not aware of any. If you need one icon from which you can run a bunch of different scripts, there are tools like FastScripts that enable this. OS X also enables ...


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Now you can also run a Terminal Command using Powerpack. Create a "Blank Workflow" On the top right corner, click on the plus sign and choose the trigger you want. Click the same plus sign and now choose Actions -> Terminal Command and type whatever command you would like to run


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This app does the trick. It will save files to the camera roll. You can turn off the movie rendering. IntervalCam - Create Timelapse Movies by TritheCat Studio https://appsto.re/us/RunTR.i


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This can happen with any app if you have formerly downloaded the same app (i.e. With the same internal "bundle id") from outside the App Store. Simply move the app to the Trash, restart the App Store app and try downloading the app again. Trashing an app does never make you lose your settings or even project. This is not Windows (where Uninstallers are ...


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I was having same problem for my new app - submitted a question to apple support - they replied: The In-App Purchases section of your app’s product page will contain the top In-App Purchases for the app only after a minimum purchase requisite has been reached. If the number of completed In-App Purchases doesn’t exceed the minimum threshold, this ...


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Turns out that the Workflow (iTunes link) app can indeed do this! Workflow supports showing a workflow as a complication, with one tap to trigger that workflow. A workflow can be as simple as "using this text, send a message to this person". Putting those two together, you can have a two-tap system to send an iMessage or SMS to someone: activate the ...


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Take a look at the Do Button by ifttt https://ifttt.com/products/do/button You can create a button/recipe that sends an e-mail or sms to your significant other saying 'I'm Alive' or something. Then all you ever have to do it just tap the button and the program will do the rest :) So at most it should be 2 taps, Open App Click button to start recipe I ...


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You can do this without any clicks with Siri. Make sure you have "Hey Siri" enabled and then you can do something like: Hey Siri! Tell my wife/husband I'm alive Hey Siri! Send You also have to have your spouse set in the contacts.


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One press, 4 taps: Push side button Use wheel or tap spouse Tap center Tap message icon Tap canned message Message sent! Hope this helps...


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I had the exact same problem and found an app on the app store that provides a graphical user interface for Launchd, it's called Plisterine. My use-case was to lunch Outlook for Mac on a specific time, keep it open for one hour and then close it again. For this, I created an Automator application/workflow as shown in the screenshot below: You can just ...


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Looks like Locative can do this: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/locative/id725198453?mt=8 https://github.com/LocativeHQ


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I'm not sure this is exactly what you're looking for, they can be pretty expensive, but apps made for professional designers and photographers can do this. DisplayMate and Datacolor Spyder5Elite are two often cited products. On the free side, there's several dozen that use the iPhone camera, including LuxCamera, Luxi, and LightMeter Free, to measure ...


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There's no global switch in iOS 9 or earlier. The app developers can decide, what the app show during loading. If you see security issues or just feel that the experience using this feature is poor, the only remedy today is to contact the developer. Many professional apps like 1Password and Apple notes are coded to not disclose secure information in a ...


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It's my understanding that you can't turn off specific vibration notifications in Viber; that's just how the application is built. I've seen messages on the Apple discussion boards with people complaining about this from almost 3 years ago. To turn off all notifications for Viber, go into Settings --> Notifications --> Viber. Switch the Allow ...


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Nothing helped (El Captain), so I opened Launchpad (F4), found application there, dragged it to Trash and successfully reinstalled.


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I believe apps can be transferred to another device with different ID


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To programmatically add a Desktop in Mission Control the code below can be used as an AppleScript or a BASH Script in conjunction with an Automator Service using Run AppleScript or Run Shell Script, respectively, and a key sequence assigned to the Service in System Preferences in Keyboard Shortcuts. AppleScript Code: do shell script "open -a 'Mission ...


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if you have purchased/downloaded the app with your Apple ID, you would still be able to download the app from the "Purchased" section of the App Store even if the app has been removed from the shelves.


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First you want to do a back up of the 4s. Then you want to follow these steps: Once you've finished that, you want to load the iPhone 5s with the backup. And then you should be good to go. These are from apples website: here Hope it helps!


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In general it is fine to just close the windows. If you are a software developer or otherwise have very special needs, you might need to quite the applications explicitly. However, in general - just close the windows. The other answers to your question does not seem to take into account that the mechanism regards closing windows vs. applications was changed ...


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One of Mac's most confusing features is the red close button, which you think would shut down an application but often doesn't. When you press X button in the window - you actually close the windows related to the app, but it does not quit. Here's more information: Close windows When you close an app’s window, the window closes, but the app remains ...


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There's no real easy answers to this. It's going to depend on such things as how much memory your system has, what the apps are, how well are they written etc. For example, if you have a small amount of memory and checking Activity Monitor shows little memory available, or a lot of swap space being used. Then you probably want to ensure apps are quit to ...


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Yes I always found updating XCode from the AppStore a painful experience. Assuming you have a developer account, use this link and then find the version of XCode you need.


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I had this problem with an app that didn't include a Window menu and wouldn't resize from the top when I held down option and dragged the bottom of the window up. I found this write up (http://osxdaily.com/2013/08/14/move-window-back-on-screen-mac-os-x/) which describes temporarily changing your screen resolution to force the windows to resize themselves. ...


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No, it's not currently possible to set auto update for specific apps. You have to turn Auto Update off at the App Store level then review each update notice you receive to determine if you want to update that app or not.


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I finally found the LANDesk system files (and removed them) with finder: /Library/LaunchAgents /Library/LaunchDaemons /Library/Preferences /Library/StartupItems To remove from launchctl: sudo launchctl list | grep "name to find" sudo launchctl remove "label.of.the.file"


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Maybe it's a LaunchAgent? See here to stop. See here to remove. If you want to find the actual file try EasyFind. It'll find things that Spotlight does not, especially non-user oriented files.


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What the error message you having ? did you try on a different devices such a computer? Have you checked this : Change your iTunes Store country or region - Apple Support https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201389 Did you have an Apple Music subscription or iTunes Match subscription ? or may be some store credit? or unpaid order?


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/usr/local/bin is a suitable path for non-GUI applications. For example, you might put rsync 3.0 in there as compiled 'rsync3'. This folder is listed in $PATH by default.



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