Questions tagged [beta]

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Big Sur 11.3 beta removes command line tools (CLT) and reinstalls same version present on 11.2

Prior to 11.3 beta install: Xcode: 12.4.0.0.1.1610135815 CommandLineTools: 12.4.0.0.1.1610135815 Post 11.3 beta Xcode: 12.4.0.0.1.1610135815 CommandLineTools: not installed <--------------- I ...
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After Big Sur 11.1 replaced beta, No Safari available

No problem converting from Beta to Big Sur 11.1non 2016 MacBook 12 except for Safari. The beta Safari remains, is not compatible, and I haven’t been able to locate installer for the right Safari. This ...
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Update from macOS Big Sur public Beta to official release

My MacBookPro is currently running macOS Big Sur Version 11.0 Beta. Now that an official release for Big Sur has arrived, is it possible to move to the public release, just like a regular software ...
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Xcode 9 beta 403 forbidden

For an old C++ project compilation test I would need to try the first XCode 9 beta specifically: http://adcdownload.apple.com/WWDC_2017/Xcode_9_beta/Xcode_9_beta.xip However the page returns error &...
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How to delete beta “update is available” after unenrolling from beta? [duplicate]

I unenrolled from macOS Big Sur beta program, however I am still getting the 11.0.1 "update is available" notification. I would like to remove this so that I upgrade directly to 11.0 when GM ...
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Big Sur Beta repeatedly will not install [closed]

I have tried with the last 2 public betas, as well as dev beta 9 and 10 (the current beta) and no matter whether i choose to upgrade from my existing catalina install, or make a bootable usb of all 4 ...
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Big Sur Filesystem: APFS Snapshot Nested in main HD drive

I am running macOS Big Sur, and noticed my filesystem was behaving differently than I had ever seen. Most notably, the nested hard drives with an APFS Snapshot nested within the main HD. Furthermore, ...
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Merge “free space” with Mac OS Volume

Let me tell the story from the beginning: I installed Big Sur on an unsupported Mac using guidelines at Medium. In the guide it was stated that I should create a separate partition for Big Sur, and ...
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Big Sur Beta 5 clean reinstall stuck on macOS Update Assistant

I’m running a macOS Big Sur Beta installer from Recovery after erasing my drive on Mac mini 2014, and after running a Reinstall macOS utility for over an hour, this Update Assistant appeared. The ...
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Installing Big Sur Beta 5 on Catalina: stuck on black screen

Mac mini (late 2014) macOS 10.15.6 running from a bootable microSD card (inserted into SDXC slot) no firmware password FileVault enabled (should be supported for install as of Beta 4) Enrolled my Mac ...
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Safari can't copy images

I'm on a big sur beta and I'm using Safari 14.0 (16610.1.23.1.3) and I saw that when I click on "Copy image", it'll copy the URL not the image. Did it happen also to someone else here? If so,...
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Code Highlighting is not working on Chrome, Big Sur

I was reading the rust book, however the code was not highlighted. (It is using highlight js to highlight the code) OS: MacOS Big Sur public beta Browser: Chrome(Maybe Chromium) (Not on Safari) ...
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I recovered keychain files from a half wiped drive. Now nothing happens when I try to add them to my keychain app. What can I do?

I wanted to downgrade from Big Sur Beta because of some bugs in apps. I followed the first few steps found on the Apple support website. I got up to Step 4; Reformat and partition your startup disk. I ...
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Q: Cannot spoof MAC Address on Macbook Pro 2019 13.3 on Big Sur Beta 4

I usually change my MAC Address frequently and it worked perfectly on Catalina, however when I transitioned to Big Sur it didn't seem to work correctly, at least for Beta 4. I would run the command ...
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How to access console mode in macOS Big Sur [duplicate]

I can't login using the >console trick to disable the GUI on macOS Big Sur. Is there any other way to use macOS Big Sur in console mode?
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The easiest way to restart active directory connection (preferable from command line)

I'm currently testing my software compatibility in macOS Big Sur, and it requires connection to domain controller… Unfortunately, in this new environment (beta version) the connection goes down after ...
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LLDB command line installation on macOS Big Sur edition (11.0) beta

I'm using the following command in order to install lldb without Xcode xcode-select --install However, the window that pops up with the progress bar gets halted on task "Finding Software" ...
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S.M.A.R.T. Error MacOS 11 Big Sur Beta Installer

Mid-2014 MacBook Pro 13" lowest spec. I recently upgraded the SSD to a 500GB WD Blue NVMe M.2 drive. I suspect the given issue may be something to do about this upgraded SSD. I have three ...
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Upgrade to Big Sur Beta 3 Broke Brew Build system

Today I upgraded to Big Sur Beta3 and I cannot install anything with Brew. I get the error: Error: Your Xcode (11.6) is too outdated. Please update to Xcode 12.0 (or delete it). Xcode can be updated ...
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How do you mount a rw APFS volume in / on Big Sur Beta 3

Create a mount point in /etc/synthetic.conf, e.g. /Foo Create a new APFS volume ??? Previously you could mount as rw via FSTAB. UUID=<FOO_UUID> /Foo apfs rw This no longer works in Beta 3. Any ...
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Mac unable to set rotations of multiple monitors

Having a little problem with my MacbookPro 2019-15inch-i9 (Big Sur 2020.07.08). I have two vertical monitors(ASUS VG249 1080p 144Hz)(BenQ GW2270 1080p 60Hz) and one normal monitor(DELL 2718Q 4k) set ...
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MacOS Big Sur cannot use wifi adapter device

Recently, I upgrade to macOS Big Sur (11.0 Beta (20A4300b)). After upgrade, my tp-link usb wifi adapter(Archer T2U Plus model) no longer works. I had tried to reinstall the driver, and even other ...
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Cannot resize APFS container after updating to Big Sur

I've installed Big Sur beta 2 and tried to use Boot Camp Assistant but I got the error "disk could not be partitioned". Also tried to partition manually but "a problem occurred while ...
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Apple DTK, how long did it take to get an approval?

for those of you how got an approval for the DTK. How long did it take to get an approval? Did you enter an iTunes link?
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Will BigSur Beta update do a fresh install or upgrade Catalina? [duplicate]

when you install the BigSur Beta, does it upgrade the current installation of Catalina (if there is one) or will it always to a fresh install? Best
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How to install macOS Big Sur update on a Parallels VM?

I have a macOS 10.15.5 VM I created using Parallels on macOS. I don't want to upgrade my main OS to the Big Sur beta just yet, so I was hoping to run in in a VM to see how things are before trusting ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for enabling dictation on iPad?

I‘m using an iPad Pro 10.5 iPadOS 13.5 and a Slim Combo keyboard case. I use dictation a lot. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that? Right now I have to toggle the default on-screen keyboard and touch ...
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MacOS 10.15.3 Update Can't Be Installed

I tried to install the last update of macOS but it gives me this error, Can anyone help me with that? Note: I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2014
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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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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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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 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 ...