All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
9 views

How to get the IP address and other information about someone who tried to log into my Apple account?

A few weeks ago I got a notification on my iPhone that someone from Germany was trying to access and log in to my apple iCloud account. I think they were successful in figuring out my password, but ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
7 views

Music App on macOS 12 does not save settings when closed

I recently upgraded my older iMac 2015 to macOS 12. Now I noticed the Music App does not save any settings I made while using Music, i.e. if I change the width of the left column this setting is lost ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
6 views

Intermittent SMB/AFP connection issues after switching company network to VLANs

I need a little bit of help to troubleshoot our company network. We have 10+ Macs (different versions) and they are connected to a Mac Server providing a SMB/AFP network share. A few weeks ago, we ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
4 views

How do I view the TLS certificate in iOS 15 Safari?

How do I view the TLS certificate in iOS 15 Safari? I tried every button on the tool bar, and still couldn't find the view cert option.
user avatar
  • 1,076
0 votes
2 answers
18 views

Remove specific files from iCloud

I was just wondering how I can remove certain big folders from my iCloud Drive and have it only save on my Mac. I've got some folders filled with footage that's like 800gb that I don't need taking up ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
9 views

How to repair Time Machine error Failed to mount with dissenter { DAStatus = 49218; }

All of a sudden, my Time Machine backup, which is on a NAS, would not work any more. In the log, I find 2022-05-20 01:41:16.121723+0200 localhost backupd[494]: (TimeMachine) [com.apple.TimeMachine:...
user avatar
  • 1,524
1 vote
0 answers
30 views

Setup a Trojan VPN on macOS [closed]

I have this VPN URL with Trojan protocol: trojan://username@subdomain.domainname.com:443 And on Android devices, I just paste it to Igniter client app and it connects, very simple. But I don't know ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
8 views

Mailbox separator woes in Mail.app-dovecot interaction

For many years I've been running a dovecot imap server on localhost, to store my mail archive and access it with any client (mainly Mail.app and Thunderbird) and not depend on those app's storage ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
11 views

Can't sign into an iPhone 4 to set it up as a new device - stuck in a loop

When I sign into an iPhone 4 to set it up as a new device, my other Apple devices receive a prompt to allow the sign-in, I click yes, then receive a 6 number code. However, on my iPhone 4, I am still ...
user avatar
  • 217
0 votes
0 answers
9 views

Make AppleScript App Default Browser

I'm aiming for an incognito shell over Chrome (or Brave, idm) and so far the best answer is making an applescript. My motivation for this is switching to Alfred and wanting to make use of search ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
10 views

need to turn separate zsh script into a function inside a master script

I'm trying to turn 6 scripts into one script, so that instead of the enduser needing to download 6 scripts, do chmod +x mess to them etc, and then run the master script, they'd only need one script ...
user avatar
  • 1,090
1 vote
1 answer
14 views

Time machine won't recognize Lenovo laptop plugged in via USB to USB-C cable

I have a Lenovo laptop, running Ubunutu 14.04 LTS, and I want to connect its hard drive to my MacBook Air running MacOS Catalina 10.15.6. I have them connected via newly bought USB to USB-C cable, but ...
user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
1 answer
16 views

Use Apple APIs and Kits on a remote server

I'm trying to make a cross-platform desktop app for MacOS and Windows that needs to do music recognition, so I'd like to use ShazamKit by Apple. By the way, ShazamKit is only available on Apple ...
user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
2 answers
21 views

Fill the unoccupied space near dock

My dock has 6-7 application icons, so there is space left to the right and left of the dock. How do I use this space? Any application gets snapped to the top of the dock, but I would like applications ...
user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
0 answers
8 views

Cannot activate password auto-fill on iPhone 13 with iOS 15.5

I just started using an iPhone 13 with iOS 15.5. I use Bitwarden as a password manager and I'd like to activate the auto-fill functionalities. When I try to activate such functionalities, in Settings &...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
23 views

Find my iPhone keeps tracking me?

I have disabled Find my iPhone (under Settings > My Account > Find My > Find my iPhone > Off): As suggested by bmike, I've also disabled tracking for the "Find my" app: However,...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
8 views

Cannot move (malware) message to junk or trash - Mac Mail

Got a malware attachment in an email I knew better than to open. My Sophos auto-protection caught it, too, and named it "DocExp-AC". However, if I tried to right-click to move it to Junk (in ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
27 views

The malicious software warning when running an app - whitelist multiple files simultaneously?

I'm on macOS Monterey and am running an application which depends on binaries for Postgres. So when I first start up the program, I get the "can't be opened b/c Apple cannot check it for ...
user avatar
  • 183
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

2017 Intel 4K iMac, broken FileVault decryption

macOS Monterey on a 2017 4k Intel iMac. A week ago I turned FileVault on by mistake, so after it finished encrypting the drive I went straight to decrypt it. Then I assume that near the end of the ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
15 views

Universal Control Stopped Working (12.4)

I upgraded to 12.4, I had been using Universal Control between two MacBook Pros (Intel ones that are still new enough to support Universal Control) and it had been working great. But after upgrading ...
user avatar
  • 153
1 vote
1 answer
160 views

Deleting a friend’s ECG related data

I let my friend borrow my watch to try out the ECG feature. However, now I want to delete all data collected while my friend was wearing the watch so it doesn’t appear in my health data. What items ...
user avatar
  • 22.8k
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

Why JSONDECODER().decode not working in online compiler like replit? [closed]

$code import Foundation let path = "https://jsonplaceholder.typicode.com/albums" let url = URL(fileURLWithPath: path) print(url) let data = try Data(contentsOf: url) print(data) let json = ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
15 views

Disable automatic Rosetta translation for `.pkg` applications

When I'm installing Microsoft Office for Mac (universal), the installer hangs at the end. Checking the logs, I see that it's because oahd is translating the Intel part. I do not use any plugins, so I ...
user avatar
  • 1,733
0 votes
1 answer
17 views

How to use Disk Utility on external harddrive - Photos Library is stuck at updating

I'm having this problem: (Apple Photo's Library from Mojave to Monterey looks stuck on updating). I came across this (Photos: "Updating Library..." is stuck, library seems bricked) and ...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
8 views

'/usr/local/var/run/libvirt/libvirt-sock': No such file or directory

I installed libvirt: brew libvirt For starting it I am using: brew services start libvirt But it is not creating the socket, after running for example: virsh -c qemu:///system I get: '/usr/local/...
user avatar
  • 249
0 votes
0 answers
6 views

Apple Photo's Library from Mojave to Monterey looks stuck on updating

I have a Mini Mac running on Mojave. On an external drive I have my Photo Library saved. I don't use iCloud for Photo's. Now I have a MacBook Air too. Running on Monterey. From this MacBook Air I ...
user avatar
  • 3
1 vote
2 answers
142 views

How do I get back the input source flags on my menu bar?

I just upgraded to macOS Monterey 12.4 and now the flags, primarily the one for the current input source, is gone from the menu bar and was replaced with a country code. I find the colored flags much ...
user avatar
  • 241
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

How to find out which apps aren't shown on home screen?

Somehow my daughters worked out how to remove apps from the homescreen on my iPhone (long press > remove app). Is there any way to figure out which apps aren't shown on the home screen but still on ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

How to read text from clipboard with waiting list?

I ask you, please, if you could tell me how to read text from the clipboard with a waiting list? I want to select text (which copies itself to the clipboard with the Auto Copy extension of the Chrome ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
29 views

apfs speed of mac mini m1 256GB?

I have the M1 mac mini with a 256GB ssd. It is not a fresh disk---I now have only about 30GB remaining. I am not interested in synthetic raw disk performance, but in performance on the APFS file ...
user avatar
  • 174
1 vote
1 answer
11 views

If I find my hot-key(like ctrl-e to go to line end) not working, how do I find the source of the problem? [closed]

If I find my hot-key(like ctrl-e to go to line end) not working, how do I find the source of the problem? This post does not meet our quality standards....
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

Why is my apple logo with light around it? [closed]

I see light spots in the Apple logo on the back of my MacBook Pro 2016. The display of this MBP has actually been replaced. Is it possible that it has been replaced with a fake one? Previously, the ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
24 views

Scripting with multiple sections but different result [closed]

trying to set up a script where a user can select multiple answers. so prompt asks for example favorite colors and they choose from list "black, white, red, orange, blue". the user selects ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
19 views

How can I compile sqlite3 from source on macOS?

I'm trying to build a copy of sqlite3 from source on my M1 Mac Mini running macOS Monterey 12.4 (21F79). The reason I want to do this (instead of using a precompiled build or installing via Homebrew ...
user avatar
  • 1,557
0 votes
0 answers
12 views

FFMPEG image capture only executes partially on cron

I have the following shell script: DailyScript.sh #!/bin/sh now="/Users/mydir/Downloads/LIDOPRO/Captures/$(date +'%Y_%m_%d_%I_%M_%p').jpg" "/Users/mydir/Downloads/LIDOPRO/ffmpeg" -...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

How to count hours of a certain task in Calendar app on macOS?

I would like to know if I can somehow get the number of hours of a certain task without counting them manually? Now I see only start and end but I don't see the duration. Can I turn this info in some ...
user avatar
  • 57
2 votes
1 answer
32 views

How to switch a text to lowercase within Pages

Within Pages, how to switch a text selection to lowercase ( or to uppercase )? My actual workaround is: copy the text within Pages, open vi without any file name, paste the selected text, keep the ~ ...
user avatar
  • 11.2k
0 votes
0 answers
10 views

Connecting Intel 13" MacBook Pro with 27" 1440p monitor by HDMI

I have 13" Intel MacBook Pro (2020) Two Thunderbolt 3 model. Now I want to buy a 27" 1440p monitor. I also have Apple USB C Multiport Adapter (HDMI version). Will I get 60Hz with it? I heard ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
11 views

MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 restarts after sleep or locking the screen

Sometimes my MacBook Pro restarts after a while of being asleep. Other times it restarts after a while of being with the screen locked. I have macOS Monterrey, but this is has been happening before ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
15 views

MacOS Monterey can't share screen on meeting call services

Since upgrading to MacOS Monterey, I cannot share my screen on any of the common call service applications: Google Meet, Zoom or Microsoft Teams. I get an error with prompt to update my Privacy ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
58 views

youtube-dl gives errors: "command not found"

I installed youtube-dl successfully via homebrew but cannot seem to invoke the program at all. Here are the commands I tried: > man youtube-dl No manual entry for youtube-dl > type -a youtube-dl ...
user avatar
  • 329
0 votes
1 answer
49 views

Mass Convert Numbers to CSV/Excel (Watch me do)

We have a department that has been using a copy of an Apple Numbers file to input daily data into and save them daily. The numbers file is designed with multiple tables etc. - but they have the same ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
61 views

Apply outgoing firewall rules per app selectively (MacOS Big Sur)

Question: Which firewall can selectively apply multiple named domain resolving rules per app? E.g. like the One Periodic's Hands Off firewall Details: I'm looking for an app or combination of apps ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
15 views
+50

How can I edit a mistyped or incomplete recipient address in the ios mail app?

When trying to send a mail to a new recipient it quite often happens that I mistype it on the tiny iPhone onscreen keyboard or that I unintentionally touch the screen in a different field while typing,...
user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
24 views

macOS constantly adds input sources

Some time ago I played around with some custom keyboard layouts for Ukrainian and I don't remember in much detail what I did, but as a result I started to experience this weird bug. I downloaded a ...
user avatar
  • 131
1 vote
0 answers
30 views

On my Wi-Fi network, a Safari URL that contains an IP address is always redirected to Google search

When connected to my Wi-Fi network, my iPhone (iOS 15.4.1) always opens Google search when I use Safari to try to connect to my local website using an IP address like https://192.168.1.1:3000. This ...
user avatar
  • 143
-1 votes
1 answer
14 views

Cannot remove startup volume from Spotlight exclude elements in Spotlight Preferences

In System Preferences > Spotlight > Privacy lately my MBP startup Volume is being added to the list of folders and volumes to be excluded from indexing. No matter if I remove it from the list: ...
user avatar
  • 283
0 votes
1 answer
32 views

Using a MacBook Air outsde ☀️ with "Inverted Screen Colors"

I occasionally sit in the garden, under a parasol, and am in very long and boring Teams meetings. I did a web search on how to see the screen better and found a tip Working Outside on Your MacBook ...
user avatar
  • 3,325
0 votes
1 answer
25 views

Where is the light sensor on iMac 27' 2020?

Where is the ambient light sensor on iMac 27' 2020? I'd like to put a webcam cover without affecting the sensor.
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
36 views

Delete timemachine backups - not by date, but by disk

I'm on Big sur I have several disks on my mac. Some of this disks have been changed by others or went wrong, etc. Now they are not there any more. But if I go in my time machine drive I see the ...
user avatar

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
2414