Questions tagged [beta]

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Xcode 11.3 beta asks for password [duplicate]

I just downloaded the Xcode beta 11.3, but it asks me for a password that I do not have. There is no "Forgot Password" functionality. I do not know how to proceed to open the application.
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Why is Xcode 11.2.1 not appearing in the App Store updates tab? [duplicate]

I use OS X and have Xcode 11.2. I tried to push an app to TestFlight and got a warning that I needed to upgrade to Xcode 11.2.1. Every time that I've upgraded Xcode in the past, I went to the Updates ...
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Summoning phone controls on CarPlay

Whenever I start a call while on CarPlay and browse away from the phone controls (the screen where you can mute and hang up the call), let's say to check the maps app, I have a hard time to get the ...
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Catalina update not showing

I installed MacOS 10.15 public beta when it came out and I've updated to a few other betas. Since Catalina update came out, I've not been able to install it because it doesn't show up. I've deleted ...
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Can't upgrade to Catalina - only Catalina Beta is available

Stupidly self-inflicted issue here. For whatever reason, my initial upgrade to Catalina didn't go well. It could not be verified first time around. Restarted. Update not found. Restarted again and ...
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Skype for business's share my screen shows only skype screen and desktop background

Whenever I share my screen using Skype for business(SFB), only SFB's window and mac background image is visible nothing else. Is it a bug from SFB or Catalina ? Anyways to resolve this bug ? P.S ...
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iOS 13 simulator has nothing installed

I just booted up the iOS 13 simulator on Xcode 11 GM, and there is nothing installed. Usually there are some basic apps (Messages, Photos, Safari etc.) preinstalled. Also, SpringBoard and ...
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Would iOS 13 have 3D Touch App Switcher?

As some of YouTube videos and other sources are saying that iOS 13 will probably kill 3D touch. It will function as a haptic touch. Will it have the 3D Touch App Switcher to swap between apps? or any ...
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How do I get dual colour theme for numerals duo watch face?

I am using the Beta of watchOS 6. In the keynote, I saw the numerals duo watch face with two different colors for each number. Is this exclusive for series 4 or series 5? I am Series 3 user. I did ...
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Safari not opening local html files after upgrading to macOS Catalina Beta

I recently upgraded to macOS Catalina (10.15 Beta (19A546d)) on my Mid 2014 MacBook Pro. Then I can not open local html files on Safari (13.0 (15608.2.5)) and got the following error message. However, ...
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How do I downgrade from the iOS 13 beta to iOS 12 without a backup/resetting my device? [duplicate]

I have an iPad 6 running the beta of iPadOS (iOS 13) and I want to downgrade to iOS 12. All the articles on the Apple support page referenced restoring to a backup, but I didn't make one before ...
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How can I download the file on iCloud Drive manually?

I have a few music files I put on iCloud Drive a while ago, and now I want to move them to my Dropbox directory. So I tried to download them locally in order to move to my Dropbox directory, but the ...
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Apps that are Chromium or Electron base crashes on Catalina beta 6 (19A536g)

So I recently updated from beta 5 of Catalina to beta 6 and noticed more than half of my apps will crash after the initial launch, these apps include things like: Brave browser (beta, nightly) Chrome ...
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Why doesn’t the watchOS beta profile show up in my list of available downloads?

I am trying to install the watchOS 6 beta profile to my watch from an iPhone X running iOS 13 beta. At https://developer.apple.com/watchos/ I see a link to a downloads page that should link the ...
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Cannot drag a window in Catalina Beta

I am running macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta in a virtual machine on Parallels Desktop for Mac version 15.0.0. I installed the Beta on top of Mojave what was working well within the VM. Unfortunately, ...
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How do I get my iPhone and Apple Watch to beta together?

At August 8, 2019, 01:55 UTC+8, from Apple's Feedback Assistant I'm told that: Warning You must update your watch to watchOS 6 beta 2 or later before updating to iOS 13 beta 6 otherwise your watch ...
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'The requested version of macos is not available - macOS Catalina

I have nothing more to say other than I can't seem to download macOS Catalina beta... it's not available apparently? I even followed this link, which shows the update in the app store: https://apps....
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Does iOS 13 (aka, iPadOS) provide better support for connecting a webcam to an iPad?

Does iOS 13 (aka, iPadOS) provide better support for connecting a webcam to an iPad? If it did, then an iPad would become an excellent device for supporting video conferencing, since using its USB-C ...
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macOS Catalina beta could not be verified

I'm trying to install the latest beta on my MacBook and always get the message at the end: macOS Catalina beta could not be verified Any suggestions how to solve this?
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How to skipt the prompt for time-triggered automation Shortcuts in iOS13?

I have created a simple shortcut that collects certain data and displays it via a push notification. I just told the app to run my shortcut every day at 10AM. The feature certainly works, however ...
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How do I clear disk space on Mac OS Catalina?

diskutil shows Container Total Space: 250.1 GB (250135076864 Bytes) (exactly 488545072 512-Byte-Units) Container Free Space: 10.1 GB (10112528384 Bytes) (exactly 19751032 512-Byte-Units) ...
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Missing Reminders since upgrade to Catalina beta

I am using macOS 10.14.5 and all but one of my reminder lists have gone. I have macOS Catalina Beta installed on a separate testing partition and all my Reminders are there. But they don't appear on ...
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`.DS_Store N` files appearing on Desktop in macOS Catalina

I am using macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta (19A501i) My desktop is becoming cluttered with hidden files: pi@πPro ~/Desktop > ls -la total 240 drwxr-xr-x@ 3 pi staff 96 13 Sep 2018 $RECYCLE.BIN ...
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How to change the boot order of APFS volumes? [duplicate]

I recently set up a new APFS volume to support dual boot for the macOS Catalina beta alongside my Mojave install. Unfortunately, this new "beta OS" volume seems to have set itself up as the default ...
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Where can I download iPad apps in macOS Catalina Beta?

I have heard that macOS Catalina can run iPad apps. I have the public beta version of macOS Catalina. Where can I download iPad apps?
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Something taking up 90GB of storage in MacOS Catalina 10.15 Beta

After installing MacOS Catalina 10.15 Beta (19A471t) there is something taking up 90GB of my Disk. I tried scanning with Daisy Disk but wasn't able to identify what those files are. How can I find ...
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Catalina import iTunes Library.xml from Music app

I formatted my Mac Catalina beta, because I expected the redesigned Music app to successfully import iTunes Library.itl file from Time Machine Backup. However, when I import > select the file, ...
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Re-download macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta

Is there a way to re-download macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta?
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Cannot find/download/install the iOS 13 Beta profile

I have a paid membership for Apple Developer Program, but for some reason cannot find a way to install the new iOS 13 beta profile. Am I doing something wrong? This is what the page looks like when I ...
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Dual Boot Created a New Volume

I created a second bootable volume called "Beta" in order to install the macOS Catalina beta. I successfully installed and booted to this new volume, but when I returned to the first volume (which has ...
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Command Line Tools beta 1 for Xcode 11.0 offered as an update in the current latest public release of macOS Mojave 10.14.5 [duplicate]

I am running the current latest public release of macOS Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) with the current latest public release of Xcode 10.2.1 installed. When opening System Preferences app → Software Update,...
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Dual boot macOS Catalina 10.15 beta and macOS Mojave 10.14

I wish to keep my fully working MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14, but I also want to install macOS Catalina 10.15 beta on another drive, so I can choose which OS to use when booting. I've ...
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How do I download a macOS beta point update?

What this question is not about Downloading macOS Developer Beta Access Utility Downloading a stable/GM release of macOS Downloading the .0 release of a new macOS beta (when it is released at WWDC) ...
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Is a 16-day Apple Beta Review time normal?

I've submitted an iOS beta Testflight build for external testing on Jan 9th and it went into review that same day and has not changed status since. Normally it's only a few days as our previous beta ...
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Stop public betas from downloading on iPhone [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE running iOS 12 with the beta profile installed. I don't always update to the next beta when it comes out. Is there any way to stop updates form downloading as they can take up ...
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Install Mojave 10.14.2 beta on a different partition

I wanted to test macOS Mojave 10.14.2 Public Beta so I downloaded and ran the macOS Public Beta Access Utility provided by Apple. However, I don't seem to have an option to download a full installer ...
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Cannot leave iOS 12 beta testing program on iPad

I installed the iOS 12 Beta Software Profile on my 9.7 iPad 2017 a few months ago. I got a notification today that iOS 12.1 beta is available for download, which I did not want to install, so I went ...
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Starting applications, `open` vs mouse click

What is the fundamental difference, for .app-bundles/applications, between open Application.app in a bash-shell and opening it by clicking on it in for example Finder or the dock? It seems the ...
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Is there a publicly-accessible changelog for Mojave beta?

I have an Apple Developer account, but it is not a paid account - I'm not really a developer, I just like to be able to see what's going on. Therefore, when I try to access https://developer.apple....
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Not able to upgrade to iOS 12 from iOS12 Beta

Every 2 seconds I’m getting the notification above But when I go to the Software updates’ tab it says: Your software is up to date iOS Version: 12.0 (16A5365b) Model: iPhone 6Plus (64GB) ...
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Removing public beta failing

Information: Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.13.5 (17F77) iOS 12 Read the first: How to remove iOS 12.0 Public Beta from iPhone 8 in order to restore archived iOS 11.4 ...
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Can't boot into windows with Mojave

So I just installed the Mojave public beta version 10.14, when I turn off my machine and use the option button and select Windows it is always booting into macOS. Disk output /dev/disk0 (internal): ...
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MacOS 10.14 Mojave public beta captive portal Wi-Fi issue

I can not connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot that does not require a password but instead shows a captive portal pop-up window. The pop-up opens blank with the error "The web page couldn't be loaded" (...
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Can I fresh install a Beta version of macOS?

Current Beta access program enables one to upgrade to macOS Mojave from a stable release, but I want to try out a fresh installation instead of upgrading with previous data, so that I can assess it ...
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“Cleaning…” phase when deleting apps

I am currently on iOS 12 beta 2. I noticed a new phase when deleting apps and was wondering what it is and what it's doing. After pressing the "X" on the app I want to delete and select "Delete" on ...
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Trackpad secondary click requires more pressure than usual in Mojave beta

I've just updated my MacBook Pro Retina Early 2015 to Mojave via Apple Beta Software Program. Everything works smoothly except the Trackpad. Tap with one or tap with two or three fingers work as ...
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How do restore an iOS 12 beta backup to a new iPhone running iOS 11?

I have an iPhone 7+ that is running iOS 12 beta. I got a new iPhone X and I want to have it mirror the 7+ by restoring the X from the backup. When I try to do this process, it seems that the X gets ...
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Zoom in on a photo in Quick Look in macOS Mojave Beta

One invaluable Quick Look feature which I used to use pre-Mojave was pressing the "alt/option" button when using Quick Look to view a photo, which zoom in on the photo to its actual size. However, it ...
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“System Extension Blocked” after upgrade to macOS 10.14 Beta (18A293u)

Keep popping up this window if I don't click "Allow". How can I disable it if I don't click "Allow"? After a period of time, will collapse to restart. Anonymous UUID: A82E64D9-FCAE-DEF8-9400-...
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Beta Command Line Tools offered as update—why?

Today the App Store is offering me the Command Line Tools for Xcode 10.0 beta 1. I do not recall ever signing up as a beta tester for any Apple software. Why do I get this update and how can I ...