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How can I see everything authorized to use my Apple ID?

Does Apple only provide you with information about what devices are currently signed into your Apple ID account? Is it possible and how can I see all devices, computers, Home Sharing, Audible ...
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How to reset an authorization rule?

I was using gdb recently on my Mac and I was annoyed with the incessant popup which always shows up when I try to use gdb: I read on StackOverflow that you can make this popup go away with the ...
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Account username and password don't match on mac users & group on Mac

I had to format my Mac and make a new user, the guy who formatted it for me made the acc called "USER" and I changed it to my name from users & groups. It gave me a message that some changes will ...
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Restored from iCloud - asking for old friends account constantly

I just got a new phone, and I restored from my previous phone's iCloud backup, which worked great EXCEPT I apparently had one or two songs in my music that were authorized by an old friend of mine. It ...
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Authorizing a computer that is authorized

I am trying to sync my iPhone X and Mac Pro, I get an error message saying not authorized, but when I go through the steps to authorize, I get a different message saying the computer is already ...
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Authorization in iTunes - by computer or by user account?

Although the official information states that iTunes authorizations apply to the computer, I recall reading somewhere that in fact an authorization applies to the specific user account on that ...
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How do I authenticate my external hard drive?

macOS Sierra 10.12.6 (MacBook Air) I am trying to move a directory/folder from my local disk to an external hard drive. But I get an error that says: Modifying "Remote Disk" requires an ...
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How to use pip after the OS X El Capitan upgrade?

After the El Capitan update, I am unable to run pip install. The error I get is that the "operation is not permitted" when pip tries to create new folders while installing. creating /System/Library/...
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How to unlock my new iPad by just sliding to the right?

On my iPad mini, when the screen is locked, I unlock it by just sliding to the right. This is very nice. I want to be able to do the same on my all new iPad Air 2. It seems that the only way to do ...
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ssh key persists even after I delete the private key from ~/.ssh — why?

I generated ssh keys (public and private) and stored them in ~/.ssh/myServer/. I added the public key to the server's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file and everything works great! In my effort to try and ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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sudo: /etc/sudoers is owned by uid 501, should be 0

To run programs as sudo without password, I edited /etc/sudoers with wrong content. Then I re-edited it with Mac's default text editor(course sudo cannot be used when /etc/sudoers is wrong). I ...
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Allow read-write access to subdirectory in first local account to second local account

I have two accounts (one for work, the other for private stuff) on a Mac, which is running OS X Yosemite. I would like to share a directory, say ~work/Documents/SomeDirectory/SomeSubDirectory/, such ...
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How do I find Authorised Devices

I have an iPod and iPad which I sync with my Mac. My wife has has an iPod, iPhone and iPad which she syncs with her Mac. These are all associated with the same Apple ID. I am planning to buy an ...
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IPSec/L2TP Unable to connect

When attempting to connect to my StrongSwan server I'm getting getting an error message saying the server did not respond. However, looking in /var/log/system.log shows that it is responding but that ...
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Logging onto Mac with RFID Cards

I want my users to be able to login to their computers (which are Macs) using RFID or Magnetic Stripe. Can anyone recommend a way to implement this? They all run Mavericks or Yosemite, and it doesn't ...
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, in iTunes, I have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press "Install" next to myApp and the ...
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How do I find out what my iBooks “authorized computers” are?

I saw a "Free" book on iBooks today and decided to download it. I've never used iBooks before. After it downloaded (and I entered my password), I clicked "Read", and iBooks said: Computer ...
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Can't share the boot drive root dir with authorization for “everyone” set to “no access”?

If you add your boot drive to the network filesharing list of shares, the option to set the privileges for class "everyone" to "no access" is disabled. Can anyone explain why? Or how to enable it? ...
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How to deauthorize an iPhone without iTunes?

I no longer wish to use my old iPhone 3GS. I used to use my Apple-ID to log into The iTunes & App Store on it. Since I use that Apple-ID for iTunes & App Store on several other iDevices, I ...
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How to force Mountain Lion “NetworkAuthorization” prompt

I remember being able to make the edit defaults write com.apple.NetworkAuthorization ShowAuthUI -bool YES back in the day, in order to force username/password prompt for users connecting to AFP ...
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Deauthorizing a working computer: does the iTunes library need to be present?

I am shortly going to be reformatting a Windows computer that my wife uses for iTunes. She keeps her library and her library files on an external drive. This is her active library -- that is, it is ...
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How to authorize a new computer to Play but not to Purchase in iTunes

My need is to authorize one more computer in my family to play my content bought on iTunes. I understood this is possible up to 5 computers. The way to do this seems to be to authorize the computer by ...
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Can I see any information about which machines are authorized against my iTunes account?

When I just opened iTunes and authorized my Mac against it for purchases, it told me there were two machines authorized against my iTunes account (therefore, one other one). However, I can't think ...
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Why does my 1st Gen Apple TV say my TV Shows are not authorized?

I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see 'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.' ...
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How can I “authorize” a computer?

I'm trying to sync my iPhone to my MacBook Pro. I connect the iPhone, launch iTunes, click on the device, then click "Sync". 1 I'm presented with this dialog: 2 I click "Authorize". Then I get ...
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Do I have to authorize purchased iOS apps to run on iOS devices?

I can't seem to find a straight answer to this. Do I have to authorize iOS apps I have purchased on my iOS devices to run on other iOS Devices? For example I have an app that I bought on my iPhone - ...
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Can't authorize computer to play iTunes songs

I purchased music on my old computer with different email addresses ans passwords. The computer died and I need the old passwords to play some of my music. Is there an email address for iTunes support ...
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Can I use the same iTunes account on all my devices?

I've heard a lot of conflicting information about how many devices/computers can share an iTunes account. What are the actual limits, and are devices distinguished from computers? My current ...
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How do I unlock my iTunes account when my old e-mail is unavailable?

When I originally set up my iTunes account, I used an email address from my prior employer. I later moved my account to a personal rather than corporate email address and I have since changed jobs. ...
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How can I share apps and music purchased on one apple ID between 7 devices?

I have: 1 Macbook Pro for office use 1 Macbook Air for personal travel use 1 Mac Mini to run my home theater system 1 iMac that my wife and kids use 1 iPad v1 for the kids to play with 1 iPad v2 for ...
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When restoring In-App Purchases, is there any limit to how many devices I can restore my In-App purchased content?

Suppose I have multiple iOS devices, say more than 5, and I purchase a gun through In-App Purchase, after I restore my purchases, will that gun be available in all my devices, in that game? Just want ...
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OS X Lion: Authorization Plugins

I tried to install an authorization plugin on mac OS X 10.7 that previously worked on Snow Leopard but all I'm getting is a white screen with the cursor. Did something happen to authorization plugins ...