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The macOS Beta Program lets you take part in shaping updates to macOS by test-driving pre-release versions and letting Apple know what you think.

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Getting on beta and getting off again [duplicate]

I'm retired and no longer write code unless desperate. :-)  (Been nine years, and I'm surely rusty!)  Therefore I prefer not to install beta O.S.  But now, there’s a bug in 13.3 and 13.3.1 that is ...
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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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What can I do to install Big Sur without wipe?

I would like to upgrade to Big Sur on a test system (MacBook Pro (16 inch, 2019)) that already has macOS Catalina 10.15.6 installed. Since this is to work in a company network, additional software has ...
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How to upgrade to Big Sur?

I have difficulty figuring out how to upgrade a MacBook Air to Big Sur. macOS Catalina - Version 10.15.6 - MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012) - Processor 17. GHz ... - Memory 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 - ... ...
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macOS Big Sur Terminal hangs and no prompt appear

I have a strange issue on my MacBook Pro (Mid-2017 15" with touch bar; MacBookPro14,3; 11.0 Beta (20A4299v)). I've just installed macOS Big Sur on an external drive and everything was alright for ...
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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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macOS Big Sur and bash

In Catalina, Apple made ZSH the default shell, however, macOS retained the (now deprecated) Bash. Despite my attempts to unearth something related to this, I couldn't find out whether Big Sur will ...
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NPM installation issues with MacOS 10.15.2 beta 1

So, I've got an issue that may be related to this question: Can't connect to FTP with Catalina Beta I've been trying to npm install Bootstrap and Font-Awesome on an Angular application. Should be a ...
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How to force macOS Music.app to sync to cloud?

I'm running Catalina 10.15.1 Beta and Music.app 10.1.33, and I have a large library of music from CDs. I can see but can't play this music from my iPhone since it's not available in the cloud. In the ...
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Can't unenroll from Apple Beta Program: All System Preferences popups freezes

Version: 10.15 Beta (19A526h). Behavior: The window in the picture becomes unresponsive after this popup appears. I can't press "Restore Default" at all. I've restarted my computer, went in ...
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How to stop getting macOS beta updates?

Previously I was using Catalina Beta A few days back Catalina came out, and I upgraded to it. Just now I've got the following update notification: My guess is that I am still enrolled in 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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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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Where can I get public beta ipsw files for iOS?

I tried it via OTA but it failed (stuck at 95% for two hours), so I'm going to reinstall iOS. Because I have to reinstall iOS via Mac anyways, I would like it if I could install beta version in the ...
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"The creator of this list has upgraded these reminders" - macOS Catalina beta vs. iOS 12 Reminder incompatibility

After installing Catalina (10.15 Beta (19A487m))on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Reminders no longer sync across devices (e.g., between the Reminders app on a Mac running the Catalina beta ...
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Function keys stop working after a while in Mojave

After upgrading from Mojave developer beta 2 to developer beta 6, a ton of things broke and stopped working. Even on developer beta 8 (build 18A371a) this issue persists. One of these things is the ...
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Why the system takes up almost all the storage of iPhone

I barely installed apps on my iPhone, but it is obviously the system takes up almost all my storage? iPhone 6: 15.9GB of 16GB used. I do not know why. How to find the lost space on my phone? I ...
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Xcode environment not dark in Mojave beta's dark mode

I feel really stupid for asking this, but here goes: Is there a button or setting somewhere to make Xcode use dark mode for its environment in the Mojave Beta? Searching for this renders a lot of ...
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macOS - Determine current wallpaper path

I want to get current location of my macOS wallpaper. Is there a file or a command that will allow me to find this data? I would prefer a way that would allow me to do it from the Terminal. macOS: ...
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How does one remove FUSE from a MacBook?

How do you remove FUSE? I have FUSE on my MacBook Pro (don't remember why I needed it or installed it) and when I installed Mojave Beta I keep getting this message upon startup. As there doesn't seem ...
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How to delete Voice Memos on macOS Mojave?

I've been trying Mojave for a while, and I've been using Voice Memos, but I can't find a way to delete recordings. Does anyone know how to do it?
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Will new beta versions be delivered over air when out of home country?

I am out of U.S. for 2 weeks and I see that 2 new beta versions of ios have dropped. I haven't received any notification. Would this be because I am not in my home/registered country? Thx.
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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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Can no longer log into CUPS web admin on macOS Mojave Beta?

I have a printer and I'm trying to set the default paper size. Normally, I can do this via the cups webadmin localhost:631 If you make any changes to a printer, it asks for your login credentials ...
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Mac App Store not working on macOS Mojave 10.14 Beta 1 (18A293u)

Does anyone else have issues while trying to use new App Store on macOS? I can log in but I can't download or update any app. Sometimes it asks me to change App Store country to one linked with ...
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No apple news app after the mojave upgrade

I followed the steps to get a pirated version of mojave beta upgrade and everything is working fine except I don't see the much talked about apple news app, although other apps like voice memos, ...
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Install Homebrew packages on macOS Mojave Beta

I am trying to install some dependencies for flutter, which requires homebrew. The only problem is that homebrew does not install any tools. For example, if I try both brew install --HEAD ...
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How to get stationery back in Apple Mail on macOS Mojave?

According to this article, Apple has removed the stationery from Apple Mail. Apple Mail Stationery Removed. According to the release notes for the macOS Mojave beta, Stationery, the HTML email ...
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Running 10.13.4 Beta (17E182a), what is "Messages in iCloud currently disabled" message I am getting?

See picture below. I am seeing "Messages in iCloud is currently disabled. Repair Account." The "repair account" is not clickable. I have enabled Messages in iCloud and I have tried to sync several ...
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systemd is using >150% CPU

I'm not sure what's causing it, but suddenly the systemd process just started using about 150% CPU (according to my iStat menu). I checked in Activity Monitor and it said the same. I checked the CPU ...
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How to install a public Beta version of macOS in a Fusion VM?

I'd like to run the latest public beta of High Sierra (10.13.4 Beta 1) in a VMWare Fusion VM. I already have a Fusion VM running High Sierra 10.13.3, but trying to upgrade it to 10.13.4 with the App ...
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iOS 11 split screen doesn’t work on iPad mini?

I’m running iOS 11 on an old iPad mini. When I open slide over, it works fine. But when I try dragging down or up on the tab, split screen doesn’t work. Am I doing it wrong? Or is it just not ...
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Big file folder icon at the center of the screen when tried macOS high Sierra public beta

Today, the long-waited macOS high Sierra was finally arrived. I can’t help trying it after downloading it for several hours. But out of my expectation, the updating is stuck during the process of ...
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iPhone 6s stuck in DFU mode after downgrading [duplicate]

I'm trying to downgrade from iOS 11 beta 2 back to iOS 10.3.2. I've downloaded the .ipsw from iOS 10.3.2 file from ipsw.me. After that, I've put my iPhone in DFU mode and plugged into my Mac (Sierra ...
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Downgrade from iOS 11 (beta) to iOS 10.3.2 and restore iOS 11 backup

I've upgraded my iPhone to iOS 11, but I regretted from doing this. I've a backup saved at iCloud from Yesterday, and I would like to know if I reset my phone back to iOS 10.3 it's ok to restore this ...
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Beta iOS/stable watchOS conflicts?

I have an iPhone that I fully plan to put on the iOS 11 public beta later this month, but I also have an Apple Watch that's going to be stuck on watchOS 3. Are there going to be any issues from that, ...
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I cannot turn off beta software updates

Step one, open App Store control panel: Step two, click CHANGE under beta updates: Step three, click DO NOT SHOW BETA SOFTWARE: Now if you look at the control panel it looks like this and the beta ...
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How can I download macOS High Sierra's full installation file?

I've installed the macOS Developer Beta Access Utility (.pkg file) from Apple Developer's official website. Upon completing installation, it opens the Mac App Store to the macOS High Sierra ...
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Why are my app settings not appearing in the Settings app?

I cannot seem to find my app settings in the setting app after updating my iphone to iOS 10.3 beta 4 (14E5260b). The issue is still present even after waiting a night, so it's not an issue about apps ...
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Installing macOS 10.12.4 beta 2 breaks OpenSSH installed via homebrew

ssh: OpenSSH_7.4p1, LibreSSL 2.4.5 (installed via homebrew) System Version: macOS 10.12.4 (16E154a) Error: me@mymac:~$ ssh [email protected] dyld: lazy symbol binding failed: Symbol not found: ...
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App Store wants to install Public Beta 3 but I’m no longer in the Beta Program?

I used to be in the beta program before Sierra came out, but I have since un-enrolled. I don’t have the beta profile in my App Store settings as mentioned here but the App Store still wants to update ...
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macOS updated to Beta despite opting out

This morning I was surprised seeing that my Mac mini has updated to 10.12.2 (16C32e) beta although I did opt out under the System Preferences from receiving future beta updates . I am an Enterprise ...
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macOS public beta stopped updating

The macOS Sierra 10.12.1 public beta train keeps chugging along, but my MacBook is stuck on 10.12.1 public beta 2 (16B2333a), which I installed over two weeks ago. Apparently the current public beta ...
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Sierra Beta: External keyboard won't type "a" and types an "i" instead of "h" after several seconds of being plugged in

This is driving me crazy and I think I've done all the obvious troubleshooting. Where might OSX be keeping keyboard-specific settings that would do this? Here's what's happening: When I plug in the ...
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Can't opt out of Beta downloads

I opted out of beta downloads under System Preferences > App Store, but I still see macOS beta downloads in the Mac App Store. How can I fix this? Caching issue?
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com.apple.PhotoIngestService crash crashes on Sierra

Every 5 or 10 minutes (or so) I see this window on my mac: I cannot play games. Cannot write a song. It's highly distracting thing. I searched for solution on the internet and found nothing. macOS ...
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Is it safe for me to delete this profile?

Can I delete the Apple beta program profile? I've signed up for the beta, and I want to get rid of it now that I'm on the official release. Is this ok to do? I'm on iPhone 6 running iOS 10.0.1.
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Why is the software under the Public Beta Program considered confidential? [closed]

The FAQ page for the Public Beta Program includes the following entry: Is the public beta software confidential? Yes, the public beta software is Apple confidential information. Don’t install the ...
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Can Notification Center be made black/dark in macOS Sierra beta?

How do you get Notification Center to be dark/black in macOS Sierra beta? I had it that way in OS X El Capitan but cannot find how to do it in new beta.
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iOS Beta Sign Up Not Working

I sign in, and go to the sign up page. That's where I have to accept the terms. Everytime I click the accept button, it reverts back to the sign up page. It's not taking me to the download profile ...
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