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Assuming OSX 10.8 or later, you could use a combination of find and tmutil tmutil delete <path> will remote the snapshot at <path> while find /path/to/backups/ -maxdepth 1 will list all of your backup snapshots. The last one ( Latest ) is a link to the latest one. You can be a little creative and use find /path/to/backups -name 2\* -maxdepth ...


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This procedure helped to resolve the issue: Turn off Time Machine and wait to completely stop Erase Time Machine folder with all data (in my case a folder on NAS server but can be an USB disk). Erase Time Machine configuration file on Mac: /Library/Preferences/com.apple.TimeMachine.plist Setup Time Machine options. E.g. set exclude folders Turn On Time ...


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You can't recover from an iPhone backup, but there is other way. You can check your apps directory within you iTunes Media Folder Location (under iTunes → Preferences → Advanced). This will tell you where your iTunes are located (example: /Users/username/Music). If you go to /Users/username/Music/iTunes/Mobile Applications you can find that this is the ...


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Tubedogg is right; there is no way to directly back up to your dropbox. However, if you have your heart set on storing your backups in dropbox, you could back up to your computer and use a sym link to route iTunes' backups to a dropbox folder


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I just had the same question and found a solution here: I do not want to sync apps in iTunes11. iTunes > Preferences... > tab "Store" > section "Automatic Downloads" in the middle, there is a check box "Apps"


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There is no way to use Dropbox as a backup target for a backup of your entire device (or to restore from it, for that matter). You can either use iCloud or your computer.


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I eventually figured out a solution. iTunes has an option to back up apps from the phone, which is called "Transfer Purchases". It moves around in every version of iTunes, but it should be there. Because I was using an iTunes installation associated with a newer iPhone as well, I had newer, incompatible versions of apps already downloaded, so transferring ...


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Eek this sounds like a bit of a task. First off you will want to download your encrypted backup from iCloud. You can only do this with 3rd party tools that will probably cost you a little money. You can use http://www.eoosoft.com/how-to/download-icloud-backup-to-pc-mac.html to download the backup from iCloud. Then you can use a tool like ...


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I tried using External Hard Drives but i'm not satisfied coz it can be stolen or lost so I decided to back up my files using Cloud. Now i'm happy with it. You will also love this post. Have fun in reading! http://www.process.st/2014/08/how-to-backup-your-external-hard-drives-with-google-drive/


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I'd post this as a comment if I had enough reputation. I would search your logs for other instances of that UUID (847C7E3F-CF06-40CC-A2D0-6CE43E5F72A4) to see if there are more hints about what application is. Note that the "no space left on device" is actually a ENOSPC error; it's trying to tell you that the path is too long. It appears that the ...


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All newer Mac OS X systems are capable of reading all common Windows file systems (FAT/FAT32/NTFS) right out of the box. So it shouldn't be a problem to access the contents of the internal HDD connected to your drive dock, given that the Unitek is working with your Mac. Since you didn't use any special backup software (generating unaccessible file ...


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You can just drag and drop the .ipa from your Mobile Applications folder to the Applications page listed for your device in iTunes, provided you keep the .ipas that iTunes now auto-Trashes. Check your Time Machine backup, if you don't make a habit of removing these from the Trash. However, there is a checkbox within the iTunes device settings that ...


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Actually, when we delete a message from iPhone, the message doesn't get deleted really, it still stay somewhere on our phone but is difficultly detected by our eyes. It's because the deleted data is technically marked for deletion by the operating system and hidden so that they become invisible to us. Do you know how to retrieve deleted text messages on ...


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Yes. When an iOS device is restored from a backup, everything that was on the device before the restore is removed from the device.


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I never had this problem until I tried using my 1TB disk to backup my main drive (256gb) plus my extra drive (750gb). So, just 1 to 1. The problem is, for most cases, TM disk should be at least twice as big (as your data). You probably have a disk that's too small! And you'll be better off either reducing how much data you want to backup, by excluding some ...


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iCloud and iTunes backups are totally separate. If you backed up to your computer, it doesn't matter whose account was logged in on iTunes. The backup is on your laptop. iCloud backups occur directly from the device and who is logged into the device does matter in that case. Also I think you are misunderstanding what happens during a backup. Nothing is ...


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You may want to check this thread: https://discussions.apple.com/message/27031297 It seems that if you backup external drives with Time Machine and you disconnect them at a later point, for instance for a few hours or days, and reconnect them, Time Machine will want to make a full backup of them (even if nothing has changed). That behavior appeared with ...


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If on top of your Mac's hard drive, you are also backuping an external USB drive, you may want to check this thread: https://discussions.apple.com/message/27031297


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Much easier yet to just make an alias to the desired folder, name it Backup and drag it into ~/Library/Application\ Support/MobileSync/ To clarify: There are two Library folders in Mac OS X. The correct one is /Users/[USERNAME]/Library/Application Support/MobileSync. It is not in /Library/Application Support/, which confusingly also exists (~ in the above ...


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I had a similar problem with an iPod Touch. It went info DFU mode, and could not find the iTunes server, and was throwing up errors. It all began to work again once I shut down both the Mac and the iPod, restarting both. Some sort of I/O or USB issue I suppose. YMMV


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If you phone is on, if you plug it into your Mac or computer it should automatically start to backup. As long as you have synced it on that computer at some point. Then you can just restore it when you get a new phone.


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The path you provide must exist. In this case, /Volumes/DriveName/Backup/ must exist and be writable.


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You need to replace the DriveName part with the name of your external drive. One way to find the name is to run ls -l /Volumes in Terminal.


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It depends on two things. 1) Is the drive encrypted by design? i.e Kingston SSDNow Drives. (hardware encryption) 2) Was "filevault" turned on? If not, then backups aren't encrypted at all.


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Yes, the backups are interchangeable between device types.


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they can definitely access it (unless you used encrypted files or some non-standard protection).


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In iPhoto or Aperture preferences on your Mac, select Photos (or Photo Stream) > My Photo Stream > Automatic Import. All of your photo stream photos will import into your Events, Projects, Photos, Faces, and Places folders in iPhoto or Aperture. From My Photo Stream FAQ


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You cannot reset your phone, or it will need you to change to latest iOS 8. Apple doesn't sign old iOS versions which means it's impossible to restore an old iOS version. If you want to just wipe the texts and contacts, that's an easier task. If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, you just need to sync it in the following fashion: if you ...


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This behavior doesn't seem to occur for me after updating to iOS 8.1


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You might lose them. According to this thread on Adobe's forums, other users experienced issues with restoring an entire drive from Time Machine. It looks like, from some cursory research, that the plist files or FlexNet folders don't get restored (even if they are present in the backup), and that Adobe's recommendations are to delicense before restoring and ...


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I believe that the right way on doing that is with an iTunes Back-up. This way you make sure you can restore them back to your device anytime you want without loosing any of them including the images. Also there are few apps out there that could help you export the messages, but not sure if they can be imported back to your device. For example using an app ...


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Just restored my macbook pro late 2011 13" running 10.7 off of nothing more than a time machine backup and it worked fine, even with a blank internal. Remember to format your new drive with disk utility using the mac journaled file system. Make sure your external drive is powered and on before you boot, then press option while booting. Select time ...


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If this is what I believe you are asking: At the top of you OS, you will see a clock with an arrow going round clockwise. Click that, then choose the third option down - 'Enter Time Machine'. Find your backup needed, then press restore. Nick


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Guess I needed to boot while pressing command + R and choose to restore from my hard drive. Though it will down grade me to Mavericks.


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You have two ways to copy the Keychains directory Finder -> Go -> Go to folder... -> /Library/Keychains or something like cp -r /Library/Keychains ~/Desktop/MyKeychainsBackup [in terminal window] However, the Keychains is saved with iCloud; you don't really need to make a local backup.


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Troubleshooting Time Machine against a Time Capsule is a very slow process. I like to just get a new USB drive and let Time Machine back up there and you can know if the problem is the Mac or the destination. Doing that will help isolate what is causing the delay. I would also use a second machine to go into the Time Capsule and delete any "in progress" ...


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Go to Time Machine preferences, Ctrl-click on the drive you want to disable, you get a fold out menu with the option to disable the drive.


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Yes Yen, whenever you sync, update or restore your iPhone, the first thing iTunes does is create a backup file. This contains settings, SMS, camera roll etc - pretty much everything except media and apps. You should be able to choose the backup date/time you want to restore from in iTunes if there's a previous backup that will have more of your content.


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I am a programmer. I create websites and perform analysis on large sets of data. I have also advised clients on setting up their own servers and designed backup systems for them. I assume that these computers and data represent you business and/or your passionate hobby. In either case, I assume that loss of data would be devastating. Based on you brief ...


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I have a similar environment here. I would split the task into 2 distinct parts. For changing content, excluding all sample libraries etc. set up a Time Machine; internal, networked, AirPort Time Capsule or NAS-type. To keep any depth of history you will need a lot more space on the Time Machine than you have on the used drives. Copy the static content ...


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To move data from the "first drive" to the "second drive" you should, before doing anything, backup everything as a security precaution before doing the stuff below. It is also a good idea to run the Software Update on the "first drive" to make sure all bug fixes have been made to the software on your current system. Having the latest versions of all ...


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First: backup data. Backing up is always a good safe start to re-arranging data. Defragmenting may also help, depending on the drive type and format. Second: repartition your hybrid drive. Create a (bootable) partition, copy everything to this partition. Third: Tell the Mac to boot from the new partition, make everything works before you blow away the old ...


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The iPhone backup is stored to %APPDATA%\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup, where %APPDATA% is typically in C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming. Even on Windows, you can create a symbolic link to redirect the Backup folder elsewhere. Close iTunes. Create a folder on an other drive (e.g. D:\apple_backup) and move the contents of the above folder there. Remove ...


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I would recommend to use the Carbon Copy.app With Carbon Copy Cloner, your data and the operating system's data are all preserved on a bootable volume, ready for production at a moment's notice.



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