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To remove or move the Backups.backupdb folder open Terminal.app. Enter cd /Volumes/<Name_of_BackupDrive>/.Trashes to change the working directory. <Name_of_BackupDrive> has to be the volume name of your TM backup volume. Enter sudo ls -laO to show all folders. Usually you should see only one folder with the name 501 now: d-wx-wx-wt@ 3 root ...


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If you have two iOS devices, I would compare the Settings - iCloud - Storage - Manage Storage screens to ensure both agree. One device can get stale or cached data. If you don't have two, restart your device to check that it's updated. If so, you will then want to go to iCloud.com on a computer and verify the number there. The web app allows you to clean or ...


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If a file had "left" the drive and came back there is clearly no way to determine it was the same file, short of doing a scan of the file. For an in-place directory move, Time Machine apparently doesn't track unix "inode" numbers for saving copy time and space. There is probably no point 99% of the cases. You can demonstrate this by looking at the Unix "...


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iOS 8.0 doesn't backup Health.app data to iCloud but iOS 9 does. You can save the information stored in your Health app by backing up your iOS device with iCloud. Your information gets encrypted as it goes between iCloud and your device, and while it's stored in iCloud. If you aren't using iCloud, you can back up your Health information by ...


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The panel is still there and hasn't moved. Select your iPhone in the toolbar. The latest backup times and locations are shown under Latest Backup. The version of iTunes is independent of the version of OS X. Image Capture has by no means replaced Photos and was part of OS X long before iPhoto (the predecessor to Photos.app).


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As long as you're on your Wi-Fi network, you should be able to do that, but if I were you I'd just buy a SATA-to-USB cable ($30 at Best Buy), install the SSD as usual, connect the HDD over USB, make a disk image of it with Disk Utility (in Recovery), and then install the image on the new drive. I did this when I upgraded my MacBook Pro to an SSD and haven't ...


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No your not able to do this.. You always need to promt the password on your phone via touch. Or.. you can try to connect with a wireless bluetooth keyboard, but still you will need to touch the screen to do this.


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I like to use BackupLoupe to locate the files I want to restore and not actually do the lifting. Once you have a Finder window - you could use Finder to show you the progress of the copy or even use a tool custom designed for syncing folders that can be paused / stopped / resumed. http://www.kaleidoscopeapp.com does file merges primarily but it's also ...


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Here's a way to transfer photos to your computer (Windows 8 and above) Connect your iPhone to a trusted computer using the lightning cable. It is important that the computer is trusted. iPhones do not connect to the computer otherwise. The Photos app should automatically open. If it does not, you can open it using the Windows start menu or search bar. ...



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