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Does WhatsApp use data from an inactive SIM card?

I associated my WhatsApp account with a Canadian mobile/cell number. I am now in UK without any local SIM card installed. If I use WhatsApp outside of Wi-Fi, will it try to use/charge the Canadian ...
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Generic method to export app data?

Is there currently a simple way to just access/export all data from an iPhone app to a MacBook computer? I have been using a third part app for 5+ years in which I created a lot of data, mostly audio ...
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Any apps that can show a chronological record of your phone’s movement?

I used to have a sleep tracking app Rise Sleep, that would show almost like a seismograph of the degree of motion detected by the phone around the clock. In this way if you fell asleep on your bed for ...
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Timestamps in Numbers are only partially recognized as time?

I have a column with timestamps minutes, seconds and milliseconds. Originally they looked like this 6:24,120 (it is output from the time command) Pasting it into Numbers causes weird results. I can ...
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Macbook Air (2020) sudden increase in storage

Today I closed my Macbook then opened it again 4 hours later and the available storage went from 15.1 gb to 21.6gb. (I know that's very low for MacOS). I checked with Disk Inventory X and Grand ...
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change mutiple xml fields data and the data have differnt name #have try apple script #on mac

Scenario description This side needs to go to a ftp regularly to download the data down and change their fields. The process is: Download from a place to get a file name called "202301081014XXXX....
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Phone damaged in water 10 days ago but last back-up was made on computer 1 month ago. What shall I do to keep all the data when I get a new phone now?

I dropped my iphone x in the sea 10 days ago and since then been using an Android phone my friend loaned me. My last backup on that iphone was made a month ago on my Macbook. I have been using ...
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How do recover video lost after undoing copy operation?

I had shot some video clips using my phone which I "cut and pasted" in a new folder on my desktop (windows). By mistake, I pressed the Ctrl + Z button which undid the action when the phone ...
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If I erase an app purchased with an old AppleID and re-purchase it with a new AppleID, will my old data be erased?

Lords Mobile app was purchased with an old AppleID. Would the game data be lost if I re-purchase the app using a new AppleID?
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Gave Apple SSD disk password after selling. Is my security compromised?

I follow steps 4, 7 and 8 (I think...) here for a Macbook Pro 13 Late 2013 in order to sell it. I would like to know if my security is compromise for not doing steps 5, 6 and possibly 8. Asking since ...
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Backup iPhone with dead screen on unknown Mac

My grandma´s iPhone 6 dropped from about 6 foot height, and the screen is absolutely dead. The iPhone itself seems to not be dead, but it´s locked and shows no visual indication whatsoever. When ...
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Install macOS Monterey on data or univeristy wifi

I had to recently reset macOS Monterey on my macbook, but it then asked to download and install the latest version. Currently I am at university, so I did not know if it was the best idea to either ...
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Safely delete old "Macintosh HD - Data" partition?

I recently installed a new update and it took a lot of data. Assuming that I do not need old data in my "Macintosh HD - Data" how do I safely make room for some?
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Macbook Notes app can't access data

I was using the notes app just fine when I closed and reopened it to a pop-up message saying that it couldn't access my data. I tried reopening the app several times and restarting my computer. The ...
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Is there a way to save or export Screentime data? [duplicate]

Screentime on Mac and iOS records data every day but it only keeps the data for a few weeks. Obviously the data must be stored somewhere, is there a way to access it?
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Recover data from iOS app that needs to be updated

I have an app called Matcha that I’ve used for writing. I hadn’t opened it in a few months but when I tried tonight the message said the developer needs to update the app to work with this version of ...
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Handing in macbook with root access - protecting data

There is a macbook with a badly swollen battery that will have to be replaced. The macbook itself is out of warranty, and even though the public Apple site lists an option to get it serviced out of ...
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Time Machine backups to Time Capsule use internet data. How to stop this?

thanks in advance for the help. Main issue: by using an internet data traffic monitoring app (TripMode), I finally found out what was using up my home internet data allowance (1TB/month).... Time ...
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How do I migrate my Transmission torrents & settings from an old Macbook to a new one?

How do I transfer my Transmission 3.0 torrents, torrent data files, and colour tags/labels from 1 Macbook Pro to another. My old Transmission app is in the old Macbook Pro MacOS boot ssd on a 2.5&...
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bulk search and copy files on a mac

So i had previously used a software where i could paste a list of file names and automate it to copy all those files and paste into destination folder. Unfortunately i am unable to find it. So the ...
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How to access older iPhone auto-backups / restore lost Safari cards?

Recently I've lost all my open Safari cards on my iPhone. Since i want to move my data to a new model anyway, I was just disabling wifi every time I plugged it to the charger in order to not let it ...
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App that tells me what app is using data (Big Sur)

We just installed Eero and it has the ability to report which devices are using how much data. I was surprised to see one of our family's laptops uploading a ton of data. Nearly twice as much as ...
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How often should a RAID consistency check be done?

I have a LaCie 60TB RAID array. I've had it for a couple of years, but I am wondering how often I should do a "Consistency Check" on it. I don't know a whole lot about RAIDs. It's formatted ...
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Cryptographic hash of resource fork

In macOS, do hashing tools (shasum, crypto libs, openssl, etc), only consider the files' data forks when calculating a digest? Does the resource fork just get ignored? If so can it be included?
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iPhone 7 using a lot of Wi-Fi data

From 27th October, my iPhone started using a lot of Wi-Fi Bandwidth and I can't use the Wi-Fi for any other purposes. Things I checked: Checked for WhatsApp chat backup, No. Checked for Translate ...
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iPhone 8 on iPhone 6 analytics

I have a strange issue where I have iPhone 8 on my iPhone 6 analytics. Listed in analytics as: AppVariant: 1:iPhone8,2:13. I have an iPhone 6.
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Can Apple give an option to check cellular data usage for every bill cycle?

How can i find on iphone 11 pro the cellular data usage for every bill cycle?
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How can I export all my Iphone's data from the backup data into a useable format?

I am switching from my iphone after many years to a pinephone. I would like to be able to use or access the data, notes, files, sms, images, voice memos, contacts and so on. I don't need to worry ...
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Can employer install any software in Macbook to monitor activity?

My work laptop is a MacBook. can my employer monitor my activity? I have to run a certain proxy config file via Tunnelblick( VPN ) the config file I had to take it from IT.thats it
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Can I remove the content from Time machine?

Is it just delete all the folders in the Time Machine drive ? I am about to leave my current company and want to follow the policy to wipe everything related to IP (e.g., code) Time Machine was ...
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iOS 13/iPhone 7: Abnormally high data usage by system services and apps

I have been observing excessively high data usage each month that appears to be way more then I am actually using. I have always had background data turned off and tried to limit the amount of ...
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I dropped my iPhone Xs into a hot dishwasher, will that damage the data on the iPhone?

I dropped my iPhone Xs into a hot, steaming dishwasher, and it seems to be working fine. However, the photos on it are very grainy and pixelated. Could hot steam damage the data on an iPhone X?
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Other Data on Apple - How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac

How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac?
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How can I delete saved game data off Iphone?

I am trying to delete saved game data on my phone for a specific app so that I can start over. Problem is I have tried every way i can find including the icloud storage way. Everytime I redownload the ...
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Record network traffic to plain text similar to nettop

I have been monitoring my network traffic by app with nettop -P The result is similar to this: interface state bytes_in bytes_out rx_dupe rx_ooo re-tx rtt_avg ...
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Fastest way to migrate file by connecting two Macs together

I am migrating data files from an Early 2011 MacBook Pro to a 2019 MacBook Pro 16" (all UCB-C cables). What is the best (fastest) way to migrate the files in terms of connecting one mac to the ...
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Does SuperDrive read 8GB DVDs?

I would like to read some old 8GB DVDs I burned on Windows years ago. Does Apple SuperDrive read that discs? Reference: https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MD564LL/A/apple-usb-superdrive https://www....
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Will backing up files also include files that are marked for deletion?

If i use Time Machine to back up my data to an additional disk, will the backup also contain files marked for deletion that have not been overwritten yet? To clarify, I do not mean files in the ...
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How do I download all photos to a HDD from iCloud? [duplicate]

I have a very simple request, I want to download all my data, or at least all my photos, from iCloud to a local drive, and then I can do whatever I want with them. The instructions here: https://...
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Let a friend/child try a game on iOS?

Is there currently (iOS 12) any way to let a friend or child try a game on an iOS device, starting from the tutorial, without losing my own progress?
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How to get my old disk back that contains personal data?

I was not able to power on my MacBook Pro 2015. It was getting stuck on the Apple Logo. I took it to the Apple Service Centre, they diagnosed it and replaced the SSD. The kept my old disk with them ...
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Access app data of a 3rd party iOS app

I want to access data stored in a 3rd party iOS app called FriendLoan. This app crashes every time I try to open it. Also, it's not available on the App Store. I just need to recover the data somehow. ...
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Does 'erase all content and settings' actually erase all data?

I recently decided to sell two of my iPhone's (5 and 6s) and I used the 'erase all content and settings' option to wipe and factory reset my iPhone. Now, I'm a little concerned whether this is enough ...
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How to revoke the Health App's permissions to Messages

Under Privacy -> Health the App Messages is listed as an App accessing my Health data, and in the Health App, Massages is listed as a Source. How do I revoke those permissions? And is there a way ...
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Cancel Apple Music subscription > Subscribe in future > Playlists lost or not? [duplicate]

If you cancel your Apple Music subscription and subscribe again in the future (say months or a year later), do the playlists you had created and other account data(?) "reappear"? Or when you cancel ...
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How do I delete data on my iPad Mini 3?

I would like to start over on one of my games. But each time I deleted it and downloaded it again, my data was still there. I’m not sure how to get rid of it. It is updated.
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Is there a way to download Screen Time data from iPhone or other Apple iOS devices?

I am a data analyst and would like to look at the underlying data that is the basis for the relatively simple screen time reports. I want to be able to look at my phone usage data in more detail and ...
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How to force iPhone to upload to iCloud over mobile data

Using iPhone 10.3.3 with no possibility of WiFi. Is there a way to force the use of mobile data to upload to iCloud? I understand why the phone will not update using a potentially insecure signal but ...
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Prevent mobile data being turned off

Does anyone know how to prevent mobile data being turned off on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 7. I want to ensure my daughters data is not able to be turned off at any time. their other parent turns off the ...
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Help - Have I bricked my MacBook Air?

I have a late '10 MacBook Air with 64gb ssd, it was getting very slow and very full so I decided to wipe and start afresh. I followed some online instructions, signed out of everything then erased ...
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