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Settings --> Privacy --> Microphone shows "App Clips" as the only item, no apps listed, and the microphone does not work in any app

Taking up for example the answer of Microphone not working on third party apps only (iPhone 6): Under Settings > Privacy > Microphone you'll be able to allow/deny each app that require the ...
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Why/how does `man` invoke xcodebuild?

Generally, when I look for a man page, it comes up immediately and the Terminal title bar shows less - man <cmd> But the first time I do it after a restart, there is a delay of two or more ...
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Sharing website in Books (= printing as pdf) does not work anymore in Safari, crashing the website. How to save a pdf of the website to Books?

On my iPhone 7, roughly till 2021, I used to print Safari websites that I wanted to save as a whole pdf by just sharing it with Books. I stopped doing so after switching to another browser, but now, I ...
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Can the iCloud email be obtained from an iPhone in Lost mode?

Basically I am very worried because my wife lost her phone 1 week ago. However, few days ago she got an email from a person saying that they had found it. At first, we were happy because this person ...
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Delete all duplicate files

I have accidentally imported images from an app twice, resulting in list which repeats this pattern: filename1.ext filename1 2.ext filename2.ext filename2 2.ext about 5,000 times. All details (...
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Dell C2722DE always charging my MBP

I bought this and everything's working perfectly. Thing is, I don't seem the need to charge the MBP separately. The Dell monitor is charging it and it's always at 100% now. Is there a way to bypass ...
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iPhone SE20 won't restore, and on each failed attempt locks me out for 3 hours

My daughter set up a pin for her iPhone and forgot it, so can't log in. A quick browse of the Apple website suggested a restore was needed. After following the instructions on apple website, iTunes ...
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Apple fitness spells my first name incorrectly

My first name is Martin but all the messages and awards on the Fitness app (iPhone 12 mini, iOS 16.0) insist on calling me 'Martyn'. It's not exactly critical but it's annoying. I've checked my ...
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MacBook Air M2 Dual Monitor Setup

I am connecting two Samsung 24” monitors (CF24F390 - 1080p) to a new MacBook Air M2. One monitor is connected through an HDMI to a USBC hub and the second monitor is connected through a Wavlink HDMI ...
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Canon Pixma multifunction not detecting scanner via network

I have a multifunction Canon Pixma MX725. I've connected it to the local network via wireless, same as my laptop. I installed the drivers from the Canon site. I added it to "Printers & ...
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Screenshot from protected DVD

How can I take a screenshot of a protected DVD? There was an answer some years ago, but doesn't seem to work now. Tried VLC, but the DVD won't play. Shift-cmd-4 gives blank screenshot.
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What’s com.apple.iomfb_bics_daemon in macOS Monterey?

I noticed in my boot logs that this service fails to start because the executable is missing. So, what is it supposed to do? I can’t find much about it on the internet besides that it was introduced ...
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Why were me.com addresses retired? [closed]

It seems so much more convenient for entering in on forms. Why would they discontinue it?
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MacOS unable to login after user folder moved to external SSD

I‘m running MacOS Monterey on a Mac Mini M1. I wanted to use an external SSD for all my data. Therefore, I moved my users folder to the SSD and then changed the account settings to point to the new ...
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Customize drop-down menu items of programs in macOS via Terminal [closed]

I would like to remove or grey-out a few menu items in a program via Terminal in MacOS. Problem is, I've been searching Google and also DuckDuckGo for quite some time and I keep getting redirected to ...
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Is it possible to change the display name in Finder Favourites?

I have added a number of folders to the Favourites in the Finder sidebar. Is it possible to change the actual display name from the original folder name?
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How to delete images from media library and shared folder

I have some images in shared folders fo the Photo App (Version 7.0). If I delete them from the media library I expect them to disapear from all (shared) folders as well. I also went to the deleted ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2015 turns off within 5sec of boot

I have an issue with my Mac where it shuts down automatically within 5-10sec of boot. It started out very randomly. There is no physical damage or water damage. One thing i noticed is that as soon as ...
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Same volume left and right headphone

I am using bluetooth headphones and the volume is lower on the left side than the right side. Is there a way to configure this permanently? Left headphone have significantly lower volume than right ...
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Tweaking an AppleScript to remove the prompt window

Hello and thanks for your help, I have file names sharing the same tiles, like 1_Title1_a, 2_Title1_b, etc, and I got this script that will create a folder with the name of each titles found in a ...
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How to remove all Mach-O executables in a directory via Terminal?

Let's say I put all my C codes and the executables in ~/anta40/Codes/C. Removing all the C codes via Terminal is easy: rm *.c My question is how to remove all Mach-O executables (from compiling the C ...
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How does Apple password leak check differ from HaveIBeenPwned?

I always thought that HaveIBeenPawned was sort of a "gold standard" for lists of known passwords from security breaches, but now it has become apparent that this is not the case ("...
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What does "block" do in Mail

In the Mail app, when you right click on a person's email address, one of the options is "block". But this doesn't stop you from receiving emails from them in the future. All it seems to ...
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Can not clear install macOS Catalina on iMac 27" late 2013

I want to sell my old iMac 27" so I secure formatted HDD with APFS and tried to install macOS (CMD + R) but installation is aborted with an error: It is not possible to install mac OS on your ...
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Is there a way to choose a different location for the Earth detail lock screen?

In iOS 16 I want to use the Earth detail Lock Screen but with a location other than my current location. Seems that this is not supported but has anyone found a hack or trick to choose a different ...
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What are my options to nicely format an AppleScript dialog?

I've done an Applescript script to get some additional information on a photo app. This only presents info with an OK dialog. What are my options if I want to format the output beyond AppleScript ...
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How to selectively prevent Safari / Keychain from updating passwords?

Safari 16, macOS Monterey 12.6 I have an interesting problem with Safari and the mechanism it uses when prompting to save a Website's password. I use 2FA when logging onto a certain account, for which ...
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How to re-order the "Look Up" button when holding to select text?

I am a big-time user of the Look Up functionality of the iPhone, added in iOS 11. However, I don't like that I have to jump through hoops to get to the "Look Up" button when I hold to select ...
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How do I ssh into my Mac? [closed]

To be honest, I thought such a basic question would be easy to find here, but I don't see a reference, so I'm asking! In brief, what are the canonical ways to ssh into my Mac securely? Don't be afraid ...
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Some code in Monterey or in Amadeus Pro or in Anki "fixes" a Greek letter in an undesired way

What app or function caused this? The equivalent of 'S' in Greek is written/typed in two ways: σ & ς ς is always used at the end of a word; σ anywhere else. I had a large amount of Greek audio and ...
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"reply from unexpected source" when using link-local IPv6 resolver address

I've recently been trying to properly configure IPv6 for everything in my network, however I've run into an issue with using my Pihole resolver from macOS Monterey. Since the public IPv6 prefix may ...
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Can I group Spotlight results by folder?

I did a search in Spotlight and got 500 results: I want to group them by folder. Is that possible? I tried right-clicking the column headers but there's no Folder option: I tried pressing Cmd-J to ...
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How do I search a folder excluding one specific subfolder?

I have this folder structure: Photos |- Bangalore |- Sydney |- Videos How do I search in Photos excluding the Videos subfolder? I don't want to permanently exclude the subfolder from Spotlight, just ...
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How do I download a app file from the app store [closed]

I want to get this app: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gas/id1641791746 so I can run it on my pc using a program I have but I don't know how I am able to download it I am on windows 11 and I don't have ...
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2019 T2 I9 MacBookPro - linux boot external drive

I have a triple boot set up on T2 Macbook Pro. macOS, Windows 10, Arch Linux boot off of the internal NVMe drive, which works fine. I also have an external TB enclosure Orico with a NVMe drive set up ...
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What jailbreak tweak will list only the songs I liked or hide all that I failed to like in Spotify?

There is a junkyard bunch of your “liked” songs in Spotify, but what good is that if you can’t listen to, say, all your Michael Jackson records you liked!? There is even a fake “liked songs” button ...
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MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro computer no longer wakes up external monitor when waking itself

I have a MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) with M1 Pro chip, hooked up to a 32" BenQ monitor. This setup worked well until updating to macOS Monterey 12.6. Since that .6 update, when I press my finger ...
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How to display empty folders in a compacted format

Some text editors offer a tree-view of the folders and files on the disk for easy opening. Some of those editors offer a condensed tree-view where folders that contain empty folders are displayed on a ...
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How do I recover my accounts with Google Auth after my phone died? [I have my codes] [duplicate]

I've done a bunch of googling and I find it difficult to find answer to this question. Here's the story. I had Google Authenticator set up on my iPhone. I used it to verify login for a bunch of ...
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Copy/Paste image from Photos to Messages converts HEIC to JPEG and loses resolution on macOS

I want to send images from macOS Photos in an iMessage conversation. When I copy/paste an image from macOS Photos to iMessage, it is converted to a JPEG file and downsampled. This loses the Live Photo ...
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Can one erase all content and settings from command line using sudo?

I am planning on provisining enterprise Macs using DEP/MDM and looking for a way to allow non-admin user to initiate wiping computer. Possible from command line using sudo? Perhaps there is another ...
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I can't upload and delete music from my phone using iTunes [closed]

I changed some settings about backups and iCloud after my brother said it will waste a lot of my cellular data. I think it affected something about iTunes and now i can't upload and delete any music ...
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"cannot execute binary file" when using su

The following works. $ ls -d /tmp /tmp@ But if I try to execute it with su it doesn't work. $ su otheruser ls -d /tmp Password: /bin/ls: /bin/ls: cannot execute binary file Then, if I become the ...
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How to run this VBA code with activeX or script objects on Excel Mac? [closed]

Sub TestHLinkValidity() 'Test hyperlinkvalidity Dim rRng As Range Dim fsoFSO As Object Dim strFullPath As String Dim strPath As String Dim strFName As String Dim cCell As ...
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Share Menu extension to Copy to Clipboard

Is there an app or a script that can be added to macOS System Preferences > Extention > Share Menu So you can use the Share Menu to copy to macOS Clipboard? It would be very helpful when the ...
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Apple Numbers : remove rows with blank cells

I have a tables with some rows with empty cells. I want to remove those rows. In Excel I can use the "Go To..." command to select blank cells and then i can delete the rows manually. (see ...
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Which one should I choose in the Apple Content Rights section?

I bought SVGs from Flaticon and used them in my app. I have SVGs licenses. In this case, which one should I choose in the Apple Content Rights section when publishing my app?
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Why does the newest OS Monterey ask always permission for Mic when using i.e. MobilVOIP?

It is annoying. I gave permission for the app to access the microphone, but macOS ask always for permission when I run it.
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Why does notes take up 4 gigabytes in documents when I have nothing in notes? [closed]

Even my recently deleted is empty. I don’t know what to do. Help! What can I do to reduce the storage it takes up?
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I have loads notes. Loads of thoughts. I need 2 (or more) Notes apps open side by side. How?

I know I could open an indivudual note: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8654537 I know I could use web version of iCloud. In fact I would like to open two Notes apps side by side. This because I ...

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