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Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs on the computer.

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Is there a way to hide and password protect a Macbook menu bar item? Or permanently remove it from the menu bar? Not nefarious, I swear :)

I am using a NextDNS to filter web traffic for my family's devices. NextDNS currently shows in the menu bar and can be toggled on and off with a simple click, which defeats the entire purpose of the ...
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How do I lock an iOS app from accidental touch in pocket?

I have an iPhone 15 Pro Max on latest public release iOS.I deliver Doordash for extra cash. The driver app is called “Dasher”. I constantly need to pocket the phone so I can carry orders, open doors,...
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Stuck notification badge on iPhone app

I have a very strange issue with an app on my iPhone 14 Pro (IOS 17.5.1). The app is allowed all kinds of notifications and usually works correctly like any other app; however, some times ago (I think ...
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Applications keep asking me for password for helper

I have a Macbook with a few installed applications. Some of these include VSCode, Notion, Docker, Slack, Zoom, Notion, TickTick, etc. all of these were installed via a downloaded file from the proper ...
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Open DjVu with an app that doesn't declare DjVu support

To open DjVu files on a Mac, I've downloaded Okular. Unfortunately Okular's Info.plist doesn't declare any supported file formats. I've manually selected okular.app in Get Info > Open With > All ...
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How do you remove an application handler for an application you have uninstalled?

I installed 'MS-Teams for home and school', then uninstalled it. Unfortunately the .pkg installer configured a msteams: handler that would launch the application, so every time I click the link I get ...
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How should I adapt my software's keyboard shortcuts for macOS users (e.g. when to use Cmd instead of Ctrl)?

I'm not familiar with macOS at all. Nevertheless, when designing cross-platform software features, one needs to be aware of such small differences. I've seen a lot of keybindings which are usually ...
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iPhone app side loading? [closed]

I saw on the news recently, that due to a ruling in the European Union, Apple would be forced to allow third party app installation, outside of the official App Store. To sideload on iPhone it seems ...
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Any apps or ways to smoothly scroll with keyboard shortcuts?

I looked for ways to do so with the keyboard but none of them work the way I want them to. I could do FN Up Arrow and FN Down Arrow but those go up and down a "whole page" and that's too ...
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How do I use Automator to open an application with a file

I often find myself opening files such as .plist or .json files, etc., as plain text files for viewing in TextEdit. But often I need to follow Open With > Other… and then find TextEdit in the pop-...
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on macOS can I hide the titlebar on certain apps? [duplicate]

For instance, I want to hide the titlebar in the Roblox app. I wonder if there's some plist setting I could add or change, or another way to hide it.
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Is there a way to build an IPA from Xcode without a paid developers account?

I want to add my apps to my own AltStore and to do that I need to compile them into a .ipa file. Is there a way to do so without a paid Apple Developer Membership account? The only resources I could ...
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How to copy an exact version of an app from iPad to iPad?

I have two iPads where I am using a particular app. On iPad A, I have updated to a new version of the app and discovered that the app has been modified so strongly that it became unusable. On iPad B, ...
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How to enable App Shortcuts in MacOS Sonoma?

I upgraded my MacOS to Sonoma but my App Shortcuts that were already defined are not working. All of my shortcuts are per application (none are All Applications) and when I view the menus in the ...
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Xfinity app for iOS, odd info listed for "app version"

My Xfinity app has been problematic for over a year with multiple errors when trying to change my password, view customer info like data usage or call history, and paying my bill. The specific errors ...
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Can a macOS App define which folders + files + settings (Background Tasks, Notifications) are removed upon uninstalling the app?

I'm using a macOS App - and I'm wondering how to define which folders created by the app are removed when using Cleaner-apps such as CleanMyMacX or other such uninstaller tools. So far it seems that ...
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Running a PPC App on Apple Silicon

Can anyone tell me if I can run JaxoDraw, an application for PowerPC, on a Mac with Apple Silicon? To test, I would use the binary disc image, as this sounds the most convenient variant to install ...
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Popup continues to show 'damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.'

I deleted an app using Appclear. then this popup show up: App damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash. (Move to Trash) or (Cancel) Whether I click “Move to Trash” or “Cancel” ...
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My iPhone doesn’t delete Instagram data

A few days ago, I logged out of my Instagram account when I wanted to log in again. The error below appeared in three of my accounts, but I could log in to any other account. “Error: Sorry, there ...
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App and Terminal Isolation / Sandboxing

Not often I need to do something very unique and specific on my m1 (apple silicon) macbook air. Something like: I'll be interested in video game emulation, and need very specific controller support, ...
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Will the EU / DMA changes spare iPad and macOS devices?

Apple has issued a statement "Update on apps distributed in the European Union" regarding the support of "Home Screen web apps", which is their term for PWA's. It's essentially ...
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Avoid having to enter password for updates of app on child's account

When I update App Store apps on an iPad using my child's account, I'm each time asked to enter the password for the account. Is there anyway to avoid this? I don't see the reason why app updates would ...
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Circumvent the build process without AppleTeam ID, TeamID and so on

TL;DR; How to compile non-apple products without involving Apple Inc. How do you circumvent this stuff in/for/with XCode for project like Wireguard and compile like normal programmers? I downloaded ...
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Individual accent colors for Mac OS Apps? [duplicate]

I'd like to change the individual accent colors of my apps in Mac OS (so that they arent all the same). I'd like to change my Mail app accent colors to blue specifically. Is there a way to do this ...
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Delete all app's preferences on iPhone

I installed an app, watched its intro slider and tapped signup with a certain social media, which shared my email. Before continuing to accept the terms, I decided to backtrack of sharing my email, so ...
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Some old games have problems with music setting on iOS 10

I noticed that some old AppStore games, released back in 2010-2015 years, have some problems with music playing on iOS 10 at least. I think, it's usually 32bit games (some games supports 64bit). It ...
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Is it safe to re-download an iOS app within seconds of deleting it, or could this cause problems with data corruption or stability?

One of the recommended methods for fixing a malfunctioning app in iOS is to delete and re-download it. Does iOS have protections in place to prevent misconfiguration or app corruption when a user re-...
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DeepL using significant energy

Why does the DeepL desktop application consume a lot of energy? Even more than Chrome. How can I diagnose it? MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2019 (Intel chip)
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Quit Application on pressing Close

Essentially, I'm trying to find a way to make the red Close button do the equivalent of Cmd+Q, consistently (think; Windows/Linux close buttons). A previous question asked the same question, ...
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Search fails to find app on iPhone

My iPhone has the app Economist installed. I can find the app’s icon. A tap to that icon launches the app. Yet when I swipe down on the Home Screen to display the search bar, and type in the word ...
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how to completely remove a 3rd-party app?

I have a 3rd-party app that is misbehaving - often crashing as soon as I open it. It seems like the best approach is to completely remove the app and then re-install it. So I removed the DMG file (...
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How do I get my missing Fitness badges from my old iphone to my new iphone?

I backed up my old iphone onto my laptop, then restored everything from my laptop onto my new iphone. My apps, contacts, photos, podcasts, etc. seems to have transferred over. However, when I looked ...
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MacOS Sonoma to group minimized app icons like Windows

I come to MacOS from Windows, and I'm wondering if I can group minimized app icons just like Windows: in the order of when the windows was created, instead changing their icon orders every time group/...
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Opening multiple instances of an iOS app on macOS with M2 Macbook Pro

I'm using an M2 Macbook Pro to open iOS apps (Any Mac with Apple silicon allows this), but I'm trying to open multiple instances of the application. However, there's no way to do this in the UI. ...
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The built-in Phone app hangs and crashes, how to restore without resetting the phone?

iPhone 13 Pro Max running iOS 17.1.2. Starting several months ago, the Phone app began to hang noticeably when started. It would display a blank black page for ten seconds or so, then the app's ...
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Is there an app that replaces the phased-out TouchBar? [closed]

I have just purchased a new M3 MacBook Pro, and am upgrading from a 2016 15" MacBook Pro (with TouchBar). While this is not a post about whether TouchBar was good or bad, there are a few things ...
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Is it safe to uninstall apps from AppStore from Finder instead of Launchpad

Apple tells us to uninstall apps from AppStore by using Launchpad and apps not from AppStore by using Finder. Is it safe to use Finder for both "kinds" of apps?
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“GlobalProcesserfld” will damage your computer [duplicate]

From past few days whenever I switch on my Mac m1 air, I am getting a warning popup saying “GlobalProcesserfld” will damage your computer' along with two option 'OK' & 'Show in finder'. When I ...
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How can I get the AppStore URL of a macOS app by parsing the embedded MASReceipt?

I need to obtain a list of URLs for AppStore apps on a number of systems. I'm vaguely aware that the URL can be formulated by concatenating the string https://apps.apple.com/app/id + the numeric ...
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I would like to prompt Mac OS X 10.6.8 to download Rosetta by running a dedicated PPC application

Does anyone know where I can download a dedicated PPC application to try? I would like to find one to attempt to run in my install of OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard so it will either prompt me to install ...
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How can I let steam games launch from finder instead of only thorugh exec?

Games from steam had never worked when opened by double clicking on the app in launchpad or apps folder, but a few months ago it also stopped working when launched from Steam. I thought this problem ...
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Finding where program lives

I installed a program yesterday in a mess of terrible installation instructions and I have no idea where it lives. I have files that default to opening that program, but that doesn't tell me where it ...
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Trouble with ~/Applications folder and moving applications on macOS Ventura

I recently encountered some issues with the ~/Applications folder on my macOS system and need some guidance on how to resolve them. Here's what happened: I contacted Apple Support, and a technical ...
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Terminals no longer work in Visual Studio Code after updating to macOS 14.1

I recently updated my MacBook Pro to macOS 14.1. I opened a folder Visual Studio Code and tried to run the command npm start. The first time, Node.JS crashed, giving me an error message that basically ...
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Any apps that can show a chronological record of your phone’s movement?

I used to have a sleep tracking app Rise Sleep, that would show almost like a seismograph of the degree of motion detected by the phone around the clock. In this way if you fell asleep on your bed for ...
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Panic button app for iPhone 15 Pro?

I'm looking for an app that would call emergency services. It's practical, as I can press the button in my pocket in stealth mode. To avoid false alarms, I need to then confirm with a voice, some &...
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How to delete app data from iPhone [duplicate]

I have an app that I downloaded some time ago and later deleted. When I reinstall the app now, it automatically prompts me to sign in into the account from the previous install. Aside from factory ...
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Siri app suggestions not working properly on iPhone

I have an iPhone XR running iOS 16.5. I have Siri suggestions turned on for apps. If I swipe down from my home screen, I get eight app suggestions which are partly based on what I’ve used most ...
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Why does MacOS show different first launch messages on unsigned apps?

As a developer I know that if an app is not signed and downloaded from the internet, macOS shows a message to the user when he first tries to open and that they may need to right click->open or ...
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Brew - How to stop losing app settings when updating?

I am using Brew for almost every app in my Mac, and I'm always trying to keep all these apps updated, so I set up the brew autoupdate command to run daily. The problem is I did realize that every time ...
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