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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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iPad Auto-delete deleted iBooks, now all my highlights are gone

iBooks iOS recently deleted iBooks for no reason, it's an app I use everyday. I clicked the restore button with the little cloud icon and it reinstalled immediately with every single book and pdf that ...
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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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Enable Data Saver Lo-Fi mode in Chrome on macOS

Trying to reduce data usage on my MacBook. Connecting to Wi-Fi broadcast from a wireless dongle with 4G SIM. Data saved by 'Chrome Data Saver' seems to be minimal. Currently at 0.7%. I've adjusted ...
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How to check storage usage of offloaded apps?

In iOS 11, Apple introduced a feature to "offload" apps to reduce storage usage on the device. In the Storage preferences, there is a list of apps, sorted by storage usage. Offloading an app will ...
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How can users find out or download what information Apple has about them?

The issue of digital privacy is becoming more prevalent in the minds of many smartphone and social media users, especially after controversies such as the recent Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal....
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Opening Data folder in Time Machine

Since Apple will be discontinuing Time Capsule backups and I have a couple of years worth of backups I would like to access, please inform as to how to open the Data folder inside Time Machine and ...
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Did someone copy files from my Mac?

I was away from my MacBook Air (Yosemite) briefly and suspected that someone had copied files from my Mac. Here is what I can see from the system.log under console /var/log. Could some experts ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer 200GB data from 2014 Macbook Air to 2016 Macbook Pro

What is the fastest way to transfer 200GB data (~ 2 million files) from 2014 Macbook Air to 2016 Macbook Pro and how long will it take?
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What is wrong with my iPhone/iTunes? No matter how much I delete, my storage registers as completely full

I have an iPhone 5C. This is a complicated problem, ish, so I'll use bullet points: -My iPhone says that it has a hard storage limit of 5 gigs, roughly. It's actually like 4.98 and it says I have ...
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How to recover trashed GUID partition table?

I did something stupid. I ran (something like) diskutil partitionDisk /dev/disk2 GPT HFS+ newdisk against the wrong disk. It was one of those moments where you realize what you've done, as you're ...
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iOS - Data corruption after downgrade

Yesterday, I downgraded my iPhone 7 from iOS 11.3 Developer Beta 1 to iOS 11.2 Release (It was being signed then) using the "Upgrade" option. Downgrade went fine, but after the downgrade, the device ...
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Could Not Activate Cellular Data Network

This is not the first time I’ve had this problem, nor is it the least frustrating time I’ve had this problem, as the first time this happened to me I fixed it within twenty minutes. I’ve read ...
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How to access iMessage library using Sequel Pro on macOS

I'd like to access my iMessages using Sequel Pro. I have been told that they are in a sqllite file.
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Is it safe to give my MacBook to a service center with my data on it? [duplicate]

I have to give my Macbook Pro to a service center for a few days to replace the display. Is it safe from the data perspective? Can they access it? (user login is password protected, but I think the ...
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iOS app retains data between installs?

I recently installed VLC on iOS 10 and noticed that there is play history in it on a fresh install. How does this app preserve data between installs? Should it even be able to? It doesn't matter ...
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Why the DNS service is consuming so much mobile data?

I have reset the mobile data statistic the day before. So these are data incurred within a 24 hour window. I don't understand why the DNS service will consume a disproportionate amount of data. ...
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Recover external hard drive after dd command

I'm trying to be calm... and will try to explain this as best I can. I was trying to use the dd command to burn an iso image to a 16GB MicroSD for my RaspberryPi. I had my 2TB USB hard drive also ...
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How do I ensure my Mac is not sending data to Apple or programmers

The question is self-explanatory: How do I ensure my Mac is not sending data to Apple or programmers? I seem to recall these options appearing when I last installed the macOS, but want to make sure I ...
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How do I combine separate cells in a Numbers spreadsheet and paste the result as text into a TextEdit document?

I have a Numbers spreadsheet. Column B contains first names, column C contains surnames. I need an easy way to combine and reformat this data so that it’s in the format Surname, Firstname. I then ...
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Open CSV wtih Excel from Finder

Is it possible to open a CSV file with Excel direct from Finder and have the data grouped into columns. I know this is possible through the "File > Import" route, but it takes a lot of time if you are ...
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Can I swap an Apple SSD from one laptop to another?

I have a liquid spill on my previous MacBook Pro 2014 Retina 15ʺ MGXC2LL/A. The logic board is dead and fixing it does not make any sense. But the SSD has all data saved and a technician told that it'...
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System Data Usage - iOS v10.0.2 AT&T

iTunes Accounts in System Services is draining over 3.5 GB of data per cycle (Settings-->Cellular-->System Services-->iTunes Accounts). I monitored it closely during this data cycle. I have disabled ...
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Mobile data connection lost on iPhone 5S

I have iPhone 5S with 10.1.1 iOS and sometimes happens to me that I loose mobile data connection. In other words in top left corner on my screen there is provider (operator) and right next to it I ...
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iMac data recovery - file icon with ? mark [duplicate]

My iMac went dead, and was trying to recover data from it by connecting Thunderbolt. The dead iMac's hard drive did not appear on the other Mac. As a next step, I was trying to reboot to use Disk ...
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saving contacts on iPhone 6 without bringing documents and data

This has always been frustrating. I've restored my iPhone 6 a number of times, but when I bring the contacts from iCloud, the documents and data comes along for the ride. Is there any way to save ...
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Auto adjust screen brightness data

I was wondering if there is a way to retrieve the data generated by the brightness sensor of the screen in a MacBook with this auto brigthness capabilities. Do you know something how can we do ...
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“Picture” folder basically empty, shows ~47GB usage

I have spent the entire day trying to resolve my 88GB "Other" problem (it is down some now). I discovered that my "Picture" folder, while basically empty, is ~47GB. In the folder is an empty photo ...
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When apps download from the iOS App Store, does it only download the changed parts of the app?

I downloaded some apps, and my data tracker showed I used significantly less data than the file size indicated on the apps. Is it possible that the app doesn't need to fully download if you're ...
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Numbers: Count number of payments, SumIf, CountIf, Concatenate Date, change data types

I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will figure out how much has been paid to date, from a list of payments in a separate row. I have tried many different options including using SumIF and ...
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WD My Passport 0820 USB HFS+ data disk drive partition problem following accidental use of Recovery Assistant

I have edited this post in view of recent developments I have a 2 TB USB Disk used for all my data. I accidentally ran Lion Recovery Disk Assistant on it, instead of my Pen Drive, to make a bootable ...
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problems with computer itself due to improper disconnection of disk?

I know if a disk is not ejected properly, that can cause corruption or data loss on that disk. But can it cause problems with the Mac as well, such as with the file directory? And if it did cause ...
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Various iOS apps log out randomly, lose all data & settings

I've been experiencing an issue that has causing me a lot of problems, as various apps including Whatsapp, Telegram, Linkedin, Authy, Lastpass, and more will randomly log out, and reset back to their ...
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It's possible to restore data deleted one month ago?

I ask if it's possible to resore some pictures taked last month an deleted from my iPad. More precisely, when I taked the pictures I wasn't connected to the internet.
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Data usage in MacBook Pro

Can someone tell me what is wrong with my MacBook Pro? My normal data usage for 1 day is shown on the image below: But in the past few days and for just 1 hour (I have no idea why) my data usage ...
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Backup of data on iCloud

I use iCloud as backup storage for my iPad, iPhone and PC. But if something were to happen to iCloud I would lose ALL my data. Is there any way of backing up iCloud data (especially backups) and if ...
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Data use for email to multiple recipients

Does sending a large email message to multiple recipients use more data than sending the same email to only one recipient?
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Free app for tracking data usage per app

I have a user that I want to monitor as he has a specific app which downloads a lot of updates. However the user will not pay for apps and its difficult to procure it over official channels. Ergo i'm ...
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What is actually happens when moving a file onto/into another file?

I was trying to move some files to a directory, because of wrong destination directory path all files are moved to another file. Can I undo this action to get my files back? - Hopefully NO Is there ...
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“Database” report writer for Numbers?

I serve on the Board of a Baroque Orchestra and have begun helping them get organized. The management of the orchestra does not have extensive technical skills so I've endeavored to help provide them ...
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How to delete App Documents and Data for iOS apps like Twitter?

Some apps like Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram end up storing a lot of Documents and Data, way more than their actual size. I want the exact opposite of this: How can I delete an iOS app and ...
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Processing videos through iMovie increases file size by 70x

This is just a curiosity of mine. I screen recorded ~5hrs of video using Quicktime, split up into roughly 10-20 minute segments. The folder which I saved them to is 4.73 GB big. However when I string ...
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'Use mobile data for' toggle changes won't save on iPhone 6, iOS 9.0 [duplicate]

When I change an app's setting to use mobile data (or not), the changes aren't saved when I exit settings. It's infuriating as, for example, I can't use WeChat at all unless I'm on wifi. Elsewhere on ...