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IOS Shortcuts Personal Automation Contacts Birthdays not working

I've created a contact to test the "Find Contacts with Birthdays" feature in the IOS Shortcuts App. As you can see, her birthday is Jan 30 1990. The contact also shows up on my Calendar so I know my ...
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Synology as Time Capsule Replacement

I need to find a replacement for our current network based Time Machine solution. Currently we are using WD My Cloud devices plugged into the network, but they are small, getting full, and are ...
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Iphone 7 App store loop [duplicate]

So I open the app store, choose an app, and tap the "install" button. This is usually a quick, easy, and safe way to get an app for just about all Iphones I am aware of. This didn't happen to me. ...
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Related CLI and GUI applications with same name? [closed]

I'm preparing to release an open source Swift package with two companion MacOS applications: CLI and GUI. I'm expecting the GUI application to be available via the MacOS App Store. I'd also like to ...
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How to remove Apple calendar in-app notification for new event in subscribed shared calendar?

How can I disable the two in-app notifications for new or updated events for a shared calendar that I subscribe to? What did not work: Right-click on the shared calendar > Get info and selecting ...
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Boot from Terminal in Recovery Mode

Laptop: Macbook Pro 2015 with macOS Mojave freshly upgraded from High Sierra and active FileVault. Issue: After Mojave installation I see the prohibit sign and can't boot as usual What I did so far: ...
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How to download iPadOS 13 simulator for Xcode?

I have application in Xcode and I need to test it on iPadOS 13. But I can not find any hint how to set up iPadOS simulator. I can run iOS 13 on simulator but I want to try my app on iPadOS 13 ...
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Restoring a deleted text message thread on new iPhone from old iPhone

I have an iPhone 6s and an iPhone 11. The iPhone 11 was set up from iCloud at the beginning of January, and the iPhone 6s has not been used (turned on) since. I have now accidentally deleted a thread ...
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Apple VPP apps asking for user's password when updating applications

I've got an issue with a pilot deployment of iPhones with VPP device licences assigned. These are iPhone 11s, running iOS 13.3, managed via a MDM solution that pushes VPP device licences to DEP ...
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Don't see the option to select my mobile number in 'Send & Receive' option of iMessage [iOS 13.3 iPhone 11]

I recently got a new iPhone 11 and have inserted the sim as part of the setup. Whenever I send text messages to a person, they see my email ID instead of my phone number. I went to Settings > ...
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fsck_apfs not working from terminal in single user mode

I am trying to fix errors on my MacIntosh HD Data volume. I have tried to fix using Disk Utility from normal mode and from recovery mode. Same problem. DI hangs at a certain point and that's it. I ...
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How can I find out a portable external harddisk's hardware details from within the OSX?

I have two external harddisks attached at the moment Is it possible to find out, for example, the model number and serial number of these device via command line? I have already checked Disk ...
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Is it possible to remove hidden iCloud folders in Mobile Documents?

I discovered that inside the ~/Library/Mobile Documents folder is a trove of directories for what seems like every app that has been granted access to a user's iCloud drive. Some of these folders can ...
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Intel HD 3000 on MacOS Mojave

I recently upgraded to MacOS Mojave using Dosdudes patcher and have been getting a few graphical anomalies in certain apps. I have included an example. It manifests as large black boxes over certain ...
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Videos in Messages chats look terrible on iPhone 11 Pro

I seem to be having an issue with my iPhone 11 Pro. Videos sent from my Mac to iMessage chats look like garbage (tiny, really low-rezzed down, pixellated when viewed) on my phone. Videos sent from my ...
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Sandbox on macOS

I'm trying to create a script based on this: https://github.com/ZFPSystems/tbms So I can run a document/video on a sandbox, but it's not working, it denys the permissions, this is what I have: (...
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How to get ufw(8)-like (Uncomplicated Firewall) functionality for macOS firewall?

How can I get ufw(8)-like (Linux Uncomplicated Firewall) functionality for macOS firewall? ufw enables per-IP-address/subnets and per-IP-port configuration. I see no way to do this with macOS sharing ...
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If a photo is imported to Aperture via Photo Stream, is it safe to delete it from iCloud?

Still using Aperture to automatically import iPhone photos via My Photo Stream. But my iCloud account is almost full because of too many photos there. Is it safe to delete photos from iCloud without ...
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Grapher can not open saved file if axis numbering orientation is changed

When I try to open a saved Grapher file after doing the following with the Grapher on my iMac, I get (presumably from the Grapher) the error message 'The document "xxx" could not be opened' and can ...
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How to restore files, keeping original “Date Added”

I had an automation problem with my Downloads folder (no doubt my fault), losing the correct filename for > 2,000 files. No prob: I'm obsessive about backups (internal Time Machine plus 2 external ...
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How to recover files from an iPhone backup without restoring to an iPhone?

I have a backup file of an iPhone that was backed up to a Mac. It was not an iCloud backup. Is there a way to browse that backup on the Mac and recover selected photos, etc.? (Without restoring it ...
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dyld: Library not loaded: on OSX

I just got a new MacBook Pro, installed Catalina, and used the Migration Assistant to transfer my files over to the new machine. I changed the computer name and home folder for my account from oldname ...
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Is there any way to run incompatible apps from future versions of macOS?

I am running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 and I want to run an application which was made only for Catalina. I have downloaded “Noto” from the Mac App Store on another Mac (Running Catalina) and copied it on ...
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Wrong keys on internal Swedish keyboard

A few weeks ago I had a problem with the § and < keys being "mixed up in software" on my external Windows keyboard, (the keys are in the right locations physically). I thought the 10.15.2 update ...
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Safari on iPadOS: accessing local storage

I use a web application (in this case, https://coriolis.io, a third-party tool for a video game) that uses browser storage to maintain state. The app is intended for desktop browsers, but iPadOS’s “...
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Safari on iPadOS: searching for tabs across windows

Non-discoverability is often an issue for tablet apps, but I feel like the following problem may be a case of “either I can’t see it even right in front of my face, or it just doesn’t exist”. So: can ...
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Can you hide/disable the internal SDD blade in an iMac (originally Fusion)?

The 128GB SSD internal to my mid 2015 iMac's original fusion drive setup died, and can not be acted upon by Disk Utility (can't mount, repair, etc). The original setup has already been split into two ...
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Is it possible to use the phone speakers for Siri even when Bluetooth is connected?

I have my phone connected to a Bluetooth auxiliary adapter in my vehicle. Sometimes I have the audio source set to something else like CD or FM radio. The problem with this then is I hear no audio ...
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I have a mac that has A Mac HD partition (500gb) and a Untitled partition (500gb) Will Boot Camp Assist create a new partition for Windows 7x64 [closed]

I have a mac that has A Mac HD partition (500gb) and a Untitled partition (500gb) Will Boot Camp Assist create a new partition for Windows 7x64
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Where i can download free web filter for mac? [closed]

i'm just watching for free web filter or parental control for mac? before i was using K9Webprotection but, now it's looks like this project is closed. Can someone advice a good web filter for me ...
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AppleScript to massage URLs

I want to have a Services menu item that takes the selected text (a URL) and escapes the percent character and the # character: Replace % with \% Replace # with \string# I copied and edited an ...
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In Messages.app, is it possible to check which number a message will be sent to in a message thread with a contact that has multiple numbers?

Assume the following: You create a new contact (let's call them "Person A"), and add two separate numbers for them - a "Home" and a "Work" phone number You send a message to Contact A's Home number ...
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Run script on login *as root* on Catalina

In this question, a response details that com.apple.loginwindow login hooks can be used to run script as root on user login. I have followed the instructions by using sudo defaults write com.apple....
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How to restrict a website on iphone without “Allow Website” option appearing?

Sometimes I give my kids access to my iPhone, and want to restrict access to adult sites. As an experiment I turned on "restrict access to adult site" under the "restrictions" option, and then also ...
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Can Mac Preview be set to default to save image as JPEG

Preview defaults to saving as PNG. I can change PNG to JPEG, but I have to do it every time. Is there a way to change the default behaviour? Is there a way to change the default save/export format ...
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Google Backup and Sync Keeps Exiting

This is a new problem: on both my laptop and desktop, Google Back and Sync keeps exiting. I'm using the current version. This doesn't make sense. How do I debug something like this? Is there a way I ...
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Refresh USB port / restart usb service

after the upgrade to Catalina I have some problem with the USB hubs. I have three USB hubs (all working fine before the upgrade) that when plugged they are recognised once every 10/15 times. If I plug ...
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What happen when i erased my iphone from icloud and how its opepen [closed]

What happen when i erased my iphone from icloud and how to open with apple id or phone password what needed?
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How can all full-resolution photos and videos be downloaded to an iPhone before disabling iCloud Photos?

How can all full-resolution photos and videos be downloaded to an iPhone before disabling iCloud Photos? OS and Device: iOS 13.3 on iPhone Xs 256GB "Download and Keep Originals" is enabled. When ...
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Brightness up/F2 button stopped working on my 2014 rMBP

Sometime in the last week or two, the F2 button stopped working.. F1 (decrease screen brightness) still works, but not F2. Is there any kind of fix for this, or is the button broken for good?
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Apple clang++ error: wchar.h:119: fatal error: 'wchar.h' file not found #include_next <wchar.h>

[MacOS 10.14.5, Xcode 10.2, CLI Tools, brew clang-9/clang++] For some reason I am no longer able to build a simple hello world program using clang++ main.cpp. Instead, I am getting an error: clang++...
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How to create a custom iPhone ringtone using MacOS 10.15 Catalina?

How can I create and upload a custom iPhone ringtone using MacOS 10.15 Catalina? I have tried to follow the advice given for uploading ringtones applicable to older versions of MacOS, where iTunes ...
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VPN Cisco over IPSec service does not appear in the set order window

I have an active VPN (Cisco over IPSec) connection but I cannot move the service to the top of the list since it does not appear in the service list. The VPN (L2TP) service does appear but the VPN (...
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Can I play my iTunes .M4V video purchases through my Plex Server without the DRM preventing it?

Is there a way around the DRM used on video purchased from the iTunes store? I would like to use Plex Server to aggregate all my content, but although the Plex Server index includes the .M4V files in ...
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How can Karabiner map to the function of a key that has already been mapped away from its original function?

I have remapped the mostly-useless Caps Lock key to Escape using Karabiner. But it is only mostly useless, so I would like to map Shift-CapsLock to true Caps Lock behavior. I tried the following ...
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MacOS sometimes didn't boot after login when eGPU is connected

Issue is simple: When I launching MacBook Pro and login, after this loading bar is not appear and os stuck on that view. It happening sometimes when eGPU is connected. eGPU: Razer Core X + AMD Radeon ...
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What is the best method of locking a kids ipad to a particular app?

I would like my children to have unlimited access to a Sonos device in their room so as to listen to Pandora or Audible audiobooks or whatever. However, controlling Sonos requires a device with an ...
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How to create a read-only shadow for existing RAM disk on macOS?

Read-only RAM disk can be created with method described in this post, so how to create a read-only shadow mount point for existing RAM disk while keeping the original mount point unchanged with ...
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How to rebuild Mac partition showing unexpected GPT table size

I'm attempting to rebuild a Mac partition for an external 3TB Hitachi hdd that recently failed to mount. Apart from an unexpected GPT table size which I'll show later, this drive issue seems similar ...
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How can I initiate scripts to run on my Mac from triggering events on my phone?

I would like to replace the mechanism I currently use to trigger scripts to run on my Mac. Currently, I use mostly IFTTT applets that create text files in Dropbox. Then I attach folder actions to ...

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