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Top new questions this week:

Where does MacOS store old versions of Preview edited images?

If you open an image in Preview and View->Show Markup Toolbar and then add some markup.Then close Preview you'll see the file has been edited If I then double click the picture, which relaunches ...

macos preview  
asked by gman 5 votes
answered by benwiggy 5 votes

Downgrading MacBook Pro 16” to Mojave

Did anyone succeed in installing Mojave on the MacBook Pro 16”? It ships with Catalina but my corporate requires Mojave to connect to the corporate network. I followed the instructions here but once ...

macbook-pro mojave catalina downgrade  
asked by Ronen 5 votes
answered by bmike 6 votes

Is there a way to see if a macbook had a time machine backup done?

I was wondering if there's any way to see if someone did a Time Machine backup on a macbook.

backup time-machine logs  
asked by MACC 4 votes
answered by Derek Pearson 6 votes

Applications in Dock not showing 'open application' indicators

Since up grading to High Sierra 10.13.6 I've had all sorts of issues, one of them is: Being unable to tell which apps are open in the dock on my MacBook Pro. The black tags/arrow heads showing which ...

macos high-sierra dock  
asked by Liz Pluck 4 votes
answered by pkamb 8 votes

Does iOS download only changes or whole app when updating an app?

I noticed the downloading of app updates is really fast on my iPhone X (iOS 13). Like for example the facebook app shows about 250MB in size on the update screen of the appstore but it's finished ...

iphone ios ios-appstore software-update  
asked by trinity420 4 votes
answered by Udhy 3 votes

Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application?

I use YouTube premium to watch videos offline on my iPad (iOS 10). Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application? I don't see any details when going to General -> Storage -> YouTube ...

ios ipad youtube  
asked by Franck Dernoncourt 4 votes
answered by Joost C 1 vote

What exactly does "Disconnect from iPhone" do?

Today I saw an option to Disconnect from iPhone (hotspot) in my available WiFi list. I don't remember ever seeing it there before. What exactly does this do? Can't I just turn off WiFi on my ...

macos iphone tethering  
asked by uhoh 4 votes
answered by Nimesh Neema 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How can I bypass Activation Lock?

I bought a used iPhone 4. The previous owner re-set the phone, but did not remove the device from their iCloud. It is asking me for their iCloud information when I try to set-up the phone. I don't ...

ios icloud activation-lock  
asked by Leanna Gray 51 votes
answered by stuffe 20 votes

How can I list my open network ports with netstat?

I would like to list my open network ports in Terminal with built in commands. As what I know, netstat is the command to use. But I'm struggling to get any useful information out of it. How can I ...

terminal network  
asked by Jonas 207 votes
answered by grg 313 votes

Unable to modify the volume with the keyboard

Sometimes, when I connect an external set of headphones/speakers, I am unable to change the volume. When I press one the volume keys, I see the image below. Why does this happen? Interestingly, if I ...

keyboard mavericks macbook-pro audio  
asked by Amelio Vazquez-Reina 118 votes
answered by Brad G. 167 votes

Why does OS X show a forgot password prompt when trying to boot or wakeup screen?

Something came up today that bugged me a bit, I left my laptop on battery power before going to bed. When starting it up the battery was dead. I plugged it in, and here is what happened: The startup ...

yosemite filevault  
asked by tar 44 votes
answered by Steve Robinson 59 votes

On new iPhone, when I call people no one can hear me but I can hear them

I got a new iPhone last weekend and have a problem: why can’t people hear me on the other end of the phone when I call them? Any tips on what the cause could be?

asked by Bella 4 votes
answered by Doug 3 votes

Why do some Unicode text messages crash the iPhone OS?

Recently a new "glitch" has surfaced over the Internet over the last few weeks where if an iPhone user is sent: effective.  Power لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ 冗 via iMessage it ...

iphone messages ios  
asked by Shaun Loftin 31 votes
answered by tron_jones 36 votes

iPhone 5 iOS7 no sound only vibrates when ringing?

Here is what I tried... Do Not Disturb is off In Settings -> Sounds, Vibrate on Ring is off and Vibrate on Silent is off The switch on the side is set to silver not red. The music will play over ...

audio ios iphone call  
asked by leeand00 5 votes
answered by leeand00 2 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Is my battery in my iPhone faulty, or something more?

I have an iPhone 7. I had the battery replaced approx 6 months ago. I've noticed the battery life hasn't been overly great considering it's a new battery. Yesterday, my phone started turning off at ...

iphone boot battery charging  
asked by Ali97 1 vote
answered by LegendusMaximus 0 votes

How to disable swipe down for Notification Center in apps on iOS?

When I’m playing games on my iPhone and I try to do some action on the upper end of the screen I often accidentally open Notification Center, cancelling my action. In Settings I found a Setting to ...

iphone ios notification-center  
asked by user1785730 1 vote
answered by ankii 0 votes

Set video/audio quality when recording using Command+Shift+5

I'm using the combination of command+shift+5 to record both audio and screen video on my computer. The following drawing shows the excact configuration I'm using : However, it seems like there's ...

audio video  
asked by Zohar81 1 vote
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