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Questions tagged [applications]

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

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Onedrive Salesforce Integration [on hold]

I am trying to integrate with one drive to get folders and display in visualforce page. I have created a rest class and here is the endpoint https://login.live.com/oauth20_authorize.srf?client_id=...
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How to work with 2 Applications folders?

I have an internal 250 GB SSD. this drive was filling up and I bought an external 4 TB external hard drive. My Applications folder on my SSD was taking up a lot of space so I decided to create an ...
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How to clear cached bits of an app when launching from app from mounted DMG?

This is a weird problem that I've just noticed happening, and trying to figure out why this is happening and how to "fix" the problem as I've already identified a way to work "around" the problem. So ...
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Is it possible to download an older version of an app if you purchased a newer one on a different phone using the same Apple ID?

I have an app that I want to download but it requires iOS 11.3 or higher. That app has been available since iOS 9 and older versions are compatible with 9 and 10. Some apps which similarly require ...
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iPhone app access log

I accidentally brought my iPhone 7 into my university examination and was wondering if I would be able to produce a log (record) of iPhone app access, to show that I never used it during that ...
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iPhone 7 - Can't update apps

When I try to update an app, it says Verification Required, and when I try to fill in my PayPal account, it declines due to an issue with my PayPal account, and I think the same problem applies to ...
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Un-initiated transaction

I just received an email from Apple Support saying a purchase was made with my account from a previously unknown device. There was a note saying if you did not make this purchase, click here. When I ...
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Can similar apps be uploaded on Apple Store?

I have uploaded 2 similar apps with different colors,name,icons. ios team rejected my latest app upload giving the following reason: Guideline 4.3 - Design We noticed that your app provides the same ...
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Remove cosmetic margins from edge of TextEdit window?

Just opened TextEdit today and I see these strange margins: They kinda look like rulers only without the actual measurements, but turning off rulers doesn't make them go away. What are these, and ...
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Do app developers know when users disable notifications?

Some iOS apps annoy me with push notifications that I cannot customize inside the app, so I go into iOS settings and turn off notifications entirely. But I wonder, do app developers get any metrics ...
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Arabic Font iOS 11

Ever since I switched to an iOS device from Android, I have noticed that the Arabic font looks like this: This font is very different from the classic Arabic font and is very annoying to read. I ...
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Install app on iOS without using iTunes

With the release of iTunes 12.7, Apple removed the ability to install apps on a connected iOS device by removing the App Store from iTunes. I tried installing an older version of iTunes which still ...
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Window opens but immediately disappears. This happens with multiple apps

Recently, I've run into problems with Notes, Mail, Messages, and iTerm. All of these are in my dock along with several other apps. Normally if I click on one of these it opens and works fine. ...
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iStat Menus: show only CPU icon in menu bar

I am having trouble finding a way for iStat Menus to show only CPU icon in the menu bar. In iStat Menus settings I have only CPU&GPU enabled: Moreover, I have disabled all active items for ...
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How can I prevent my iOS app appstore page description from being indexed by search engines?

I cannot consider a business account / DBA as being an option for the contact information for my iTunes connect identity selling apps. Is there any way to opt-out of search engine indexation of my ...
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Jailbreaking iPhone 5

How do I Jailbreak my iPhone 5. It is running the latest supported release of iOS (10.3.3).
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Mac app will no longer open

I have an app installed on my iMac running High Sierra 10.13.6. Normally I would just double-click on this app in the Applications folder and the app would start right up. Recently it stopped doing ...
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Phone lock app for ios other than assistive touch

I would like to use an app to lock the screen instead of using the lock button. Right now I have set the tap on assistive touch to lock the screen but I don't like it always hovering above all other ...
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“Get” Button On App Store Is Blurred Out For Almost EVERY App

I have been having an issue lately with my app store app. When I go to buy an app, I've found that nearly every app I try to buy has one thing in common--the "get" button is blurred/greyed out. When I ...
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File's App Icon No Longer Displays

I'm a developer and use a framework called "JUCE," and the associated application with JUCE is the Projucer. Projucer uses .jucer files. Previously, the app icon would show up inline with the file ...
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How can I orchestrate app windows into multiple desktops when I turn on my Macbook Pro

Hopefully the title isn't confusing. Here's a detailed explanation. I have a Macbook Pro and I use it in 2 "modes" when working: Connected to a external monitor I run 2 desktops (A and B) on the ...
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iOS - Which user data are apps able to collect by default?

On iOS, I'm often considering using the mobile website of services instead of their app because of possible privacy concerns. Now I'm wondering if this is actually unnecessary. So my question is: ...
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Zoom.us Installer bypassing security

Has anyone else experienced this with any app install, or with the Zoom.us installer specifically? Normally, when you start an installer for an application in a Mac, it will go through the steps of ...
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App to lock my iPhone for some time [closed]

I already asked a similar question sometime ago (though that was focused on free apps) and the answers were negative, but I've done some research and it seems there could be a way. Basically, I’m ...
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Unable to open any applications Terminal System Prefs

OSx has thrown a wobbly on me. I cannot open any applications whatsoever. When booting into safe mode:
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Keynote 8: change dropdown colors

I want to change the colors that appear in the dropdown here: If I open the Colors window and select another color, nothing changes. The steps outlined for older versions of Keynote don't work. ...
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how to avoid the “downloaded application” warning for a Standard User

This is a followup on this post of mine: Application permissions for Standard user I'm now running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5 and this problem is still irritating. I use my Mac as a Standard user. ...
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How can I stop the whole state of Texas from calling my number? [duplicate]

I get about 5-6 calls daily (6:30am to 4pm-ish) from the whole state of Texas. My phone number is just one digit away from matching another number with the area code for Texas (which is 936, mine is ...
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How do I identify adware when browsing Apple's App Store?

I'm new to iOS and setting up a new iPhone. Can someone please explain how to avoid adware when choosing apps in the App Store? I will not install adware on my devices, and I'm happy to pay for apps ...
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Offloaded app is not reinstalling

i need help please.. Few days ago i offloaded an app and i tried to reinstall it again because i need the data on it. But it says that the app is no longer on the apple store! And it shows only one ...
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Is there an app that could create a daily checklist from a template?

I'm looking for an app that could automate some of my routines at work. Each working day I start with checking emails, new issues in bugtrack, cup of coffee and etc. Some of the work requires step ...
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Possibilities when not using background app refresh

I like the idea of Background app refresh in iPhone that whenever I open back the app, I'll get new content on screen. However, can someone enlightenment me what happens if i opt not turning on ...
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Where does f.lux install itself?

I'm really puzzled here. I just installed a new copy of Sierra on another partition, and as part of setting it up I double-clicked on my saved copy of f.lux that I keep in my "system rebuild" folder. ...
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How do I fix “Unable to download app” error on iOS 10?

Recently, i've been unable to download a single app that I have already purchased on my iPad. I've tried the DNS 8.8.8.8, time and date, hard reset, sign out and in, nothing has worked. Any ...
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App updates from a different country's iOS App Store?

I have a Turkish Apple ID which uses the Turkish iOS App Store. An application which I needed is not available in this store, so I temporarily changed my App Store ID with a different ID which uses ...
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app install from iCloud

My daughters game roblox won't re install. We have deleted a lot off of the iPad and it doesn't say that we don't have enough room
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Is there an easy way to add, change, modify, or remove what files or URLs are associated with Apps?

This is an attempt to write a canonical QA for this issue, as per the Meta post: Where is the list of canonical questions stored for Ask Different? I expect it to be periodically edited with the goal ...
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How to delete .app from High Sierra OS?

I want to have Open Terminal Here context menu option in Finder. I found this answer https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/278915/176856 and have installed the .app it suggests http://openterminal....
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How do I show the High Sierra application privacy dialogs again?

Background: see my other question here. I missed the new application privacy dialogs (e.g. in iTunes) the first time around after I upgraded to High Sierra. Is there any way to show them again? I ...
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Move an app to applications when it's installed itself elsewhere [duplicate]

I installed SmartGit on my iMac, and it put itself in the Eric's iMac folder, adjacent to Macintosh HD. When I open the SmartGit 18.1.2 folder, it has the following contents: It would be nice if I ...
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How can I automate “I am Groot” reply to annoying friend's texts? [duplicate]

I kinda want to convey the point that all this individual's texts are just as meaningful as the phrase "I am Groot." Can this be done on my iPhone? That is, anytime I get a text from said individual, ...
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Application opens twice when file specified

Typing open -a emacs opens one window. Fine. Typing open -a emacs foo.txt opens two windows, one as above, and one with foo.txt in it. Why is that and what should I do to fix it?
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App icon badge wont go away (Skype4Business)

I have S4B (latest, version 6.20.2) on iPhone (iOS 11.4). For a few days now the app icon has a badge (notification) for one message. When I open it, is says "Recent (1)", but I don't see which ...
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How does one transfer old apps from one Mac to a new Mac?

I have some app on my old iMac (Dasiy Disk, MS Word, etc) that I want to install on a new MacBook Pro. What is the best way to do that? I tried taking some of the apps and saving copies in Dropbox ...
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Web/app dashboard suggestions for a 1st gen iPad

I have a a 1st gen iPad that I still keep around for some of the games that have gone to that great App Store in the sky but I'd like to make it a little more useful for the house by using it as a ...
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How to check storage usage of offloaded apps?

In iOS 11, Apple introduced a feature to "offload" apps to reduce storage usage on the device. In the Storage preferences, there is a list of apps, sorted by storage usage. Offloading an app will ...
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Clearing cache and configuration settings for iOS apps

iOS noob here. How do I go about deleting all of the configuration and/or cache for a single iOS app? My goal isn't to simply uninstall the app, but rather to delete all the app's settings to make ...
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LaunchAgent loads app but clicking app icon doesn't

I have an issue where I installed an app, the installer completed with no apparent errors, the app launched immediately after installing, but afterward if I click the app icon in /Applications the ...
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Removed app is still available - how to remove it?

I just removed Calibre app via Finder Cmd+Backspace. The app cannot be found via F4 key now. But it is still available via context menu "open with", even two versions there. So how app can be really ...
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IOS App - Start/Stop Timer Like App - Suggestion Needed

Hopefully this is the right place to ask as this is more about "looking for an appropriate iOS app". I've got some noisy neighbors that do construction at all hours of the day and night. My city has ...