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Android File Transfer Woes

What's up with Android File Transfer? Went to the download site but couldn't find the link. I saw on the forums it's not supported anymore. What are some other ways I can transfer files from my phone ...
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Apple Application for transferring "filtered photos" (eg portrait) that avoid aae files

I know that with AirDrop when I share/transfer photos from my phone that have portrait or some other filter/effect applied to the image that it is the rendered/filtered image which gets copied over to ...
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How to transfer a lot of photos to another iphone including edit history?

Is there a way to transfer a lot of photos (from the Photo Library AKA Photos app) from one iPhone to another including edits? AirDrop does transfer the edit history, but transferring a lot (about ...
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How to retrieve sync'd photos and videos from an iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 15.7.1. On that device I have some photos taken with that device, which I can easily back up / transfer to other devices and so on -- just adding this note, so it is ...
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Stop Mail app from importing mails from transfer so we can use app from scratch

My husband took over my 2017 Macbook Air 13 inch three months ago. We transferred everything from his 2011 iMac via Time Machine. We just tried to open the Mail app today (he normally uses Gmail). ...
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Transfer PDFs from a Win PC to iBooks on iPad3

I have a Win PC and an older Ipad3 (iOS 9.3.6) which I want to use as a PDF reader. Right now I copy the PDFs from my PC to iDrive/iCloud. On the iPad, in the iCloud app I "Share/Send" the ...
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How can I transfer media in a loselessstate? Photos app VS Image Capture VS Air Drop [duplicate]

Trying to back up over 11k of photos and videos. (Back them up as in have a copy of every photo and video stored on backup media (NAS + external drive + my own cloud) as individual photo and video ...
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What is the proper way to transfer from an old iPhone to new one?

When I transfer from an old iPhone to a newly purchased one using the auto detect (i.e. hey we found a new iPhone nearby, click to continue), I need to log into all the apps and set up Face ID again, ...
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How to export Tab Groups

I have to reset a computer I was working with and want to export Tab Groups. When I export Bookmarks (File > Export), the resulting file looks like this: When I click on the Tab Group, all tabs ...
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Move entire Notes.app database from iPhone to Windows PC?

I'd like to move the entire Notes.app database (all the notes, all the folders, all the file attachments inside the notes) from iPhone to Windows PC? I've scanned a lot of documents with my iPhone's ...
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How to download all ECG reports to my laptop at once? Can I set it up for automatic future downloads?

The Health app on my iPhone SE-II iOS 16.4.1 has over 200 ECG measurements from my Apple Watch. I would like to get them all on to my laptop (individual PDFs I assume?), but I would like to avoid ...
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What does the "preparing" step do when I upload a video on some website with my iPhone?

I have an iPhone 12 mini, which runs iOS 15. When I upload a 5GB video on some website such as https://www.filemail.com/, https://www.datatransfer.com/, https://www.sendbig.com/ or https://wetransfer....
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Brand new iPad Pro -- forces update to iOS 17.0.3 and fails every time

I'm attempting to transfer my ipad to my brand new iPad Pro. Whenever I try to transfer it gets to a state where the it installs iOS 17.0.3 -- there doesn't seem to be a way around the update -- and ...
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How can I do an actual clone of the Mail app and data to a new Mac?

I want to make an exact copy of my Mail app and all the data, settings, preferences, and more from one Mac and put it on another. I spent a lot of time researching and can find ways to transfer SOME ...
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Transfer contacts from a feature phone to an IPhone

I try to import the contact list from an old Samsung to an IPhone (SE 2020, running the latest iOS) and it looks like more challenging than it should. What I tried so far : Sharing contacts from the ...
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How can I download a torrent with my iPhone?

I have a torrent file (example). How can I download its content on my iPhone 12 (iOS 15, not jailbroken)? When looking at the Apple app store, I can't find my torrent clients that I typically use on ...
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How much faster can apps download if they have the focus on iOS?

I saw this notification on my iPhone 12 Mini running on iOS 15: This made me wonder: How much faster can apps download if they have the focus on iOS? Focus = running in the foreground.
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how to transfer files from SE 30 to usb device

I inherited a working SE 30 Macintosh, how can I transfer the Word 5 files to a USB device?
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40Gbps Thunderbolt 4 (TB4) connection between Mac and Linux

I want to connect a M1 Max Macbook Pro 16" 64gb ram (2021) with a GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 Core i5 Intel + GIGABYTE GC-MAPLE RIDGE, PCIe 3.0 x4 card (Intel JHL8540 (Maple Ridge)). What is ...
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How to export a Viber conversation on iOS?

I can't find such an option in Settings for iOS or the app itself. Is there a way to export a Viber conversation on iOS?
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iPhone: How to connect to Windows 10 to transfer photos/videos?

My uncle has: iPhone iOS Version: 16.5.1 (c) Model Name: iPhone X The device has a good amount of photos/videos stored. Question What is the best approach to transfer that data to a PC Desktop with ...
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Why do I have to retry copying many times and with many errors to move Gigabytes of image and video files from iPhone 7 to Windows PC?

Background I want to move all of my images and videos on the iPhone 7 to a disk, remove them from the iPhone and then make a therefore much smaller backup in order to switch to another iPhone since on ...
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How to increase transfer speed from problematic external hard disk?

I have a Western Digital HDD 2 TB external hard disk. I had not used it for a while. It seems the drive has been corrupted and turned a bit raw. I believe this to be the case because the hard drive is ...
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How to transfer all non-live photos to a pc?

I have thousands of photos on my phone and want to free up storage by transferring all non-live photos to my PC through a USB. The problem is I can't find an easy way to filter out the live photos ...
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Transferred from old iPhone to new iPhone and shared items in Messages app didn’t sync

I’m transferring from an old iPhone SE 2nd Generation (iOS 16.3.1), to a new iPhone 14+ (iOS 16.4) using the out-of-the-box-keep-the-phones-near-each-other wireless transfer method. The transfer ...
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How to backup in recovery mode

How can I backup my iphone from this screen? It got wet a couple weeks ago and it has not been working ever since, it doesn't turn on and apple said they can't repair it. I've tried updating it using ...
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Manually transfer system settings and app data

M1 mini on Ventura. I want to transfer my system settings and app data to a new Mac. However, I can't use Migration Assistant because I will not have this Mac by the time the new one arrives. When I ...
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AirTags chiming after data transferred to new iPhone and new iPhone deleted

I got an iPhone 12 Pro for testing. In order to have all the functionality and settings cloned from my old iPhone SE (2nd gen), I used the Quick Start as described by Apple. The new phone worked fine ...
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Iphone Data Transfer: Same Number of Photos but Different Total Storage

Context I am transferring all my data from an iphone X to iphone 14 pro. I was about to wipe the iphone X , when I did a last second comparison to make sure that the data was correct on both phones ...
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Reduce Macbook data usage while it is connected to internet through iphone hotspot

Is there a way to limit internet data usage while a Mac laptop is connected to internet through an iPhone hotspot? Some background tasks such as backing up, dropbox activity, automatic updates, can be ...
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My late 2009 MacBook 6,1 windows 10 is corrupted

I have a late 2009 MacBook 6,1 just for gaming purposes. I tried rolling back my system using system restore but unfortunately, my machine went off in the middle of the process. I got error code: ...
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Safari is not able to download any files

Whenever I want to download a file in Safari I get the following message: Safari could not download the file XYZ because the disk “Harddisk” doesn’t have enough free space. I do have enough space on ...
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What's the equivalent of md5sum --check for a mac?

I have a lot of files that I need to check. In a UNIX environment I can simply type: md5sum --check MD5.txt and the checksum of each file is calculated and compared against the checksums in MD5.txt. ...
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Where is the URI of a downloaded file stored?

If I "Get Info" on an image I downloaded, I see the URI of the original: Where/how is this stored? I'd like to come up with a command-line way of getting it from multiple files. Neither ...
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Transfer files attached to notes on iPhone 5c to PC/macOS

I want to transfer large ZIP files (up to 200 MB) attached to notes created with Notes app to my PC or macOS. Because I have a iPhone 5c running iOS 10, I can't install Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. ...
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Why does my new iPhone Quick Start migration have 2 different iOS requirements?

Old phone - iPhone 6S running iOS 11.0.3 New phone - iPhone 13 When trying to do "Quick Start" on my new iPhone, the instructions say to bring an iPhone with at least iOS 11 near to the new ...
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Transfer iCloud GCBD (China Mainland) data to iCloud global?

Just like the title goes. No one wants GCBD. Every article I found on the internet suggests that there are no way but to backup everything yourself, then create a new account and select region besides ...
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Receive photos from iPhone users while keeping EXIF metadata (time, location,...)

I need to collect photos from all my friends, some of whom use iPhone. (I have no Apple devices btw). Usually, I send people a link using which they upload all their photos to my cloud through a web ...
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How to transfer terabyte of data faster?

I have a terabyte of data to copy from old external HDD to new external HDD. By the way the new hdd is encrypted via DiskUtility. I'm using macbookpro,two hdd's and two apple's USB-C to USB Adapters ...
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Endless copying more than size of folder

I'm trying to copy files from one HDD to another. For some reason copying ''Backups.backupdb'' folder won't end. The original size of the folder is 145gb,but when it hits 145,it is just adding more ...
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Chrome doesn't always add file extension to downloaded images

When I download an image using Chrome or Chrome Canary, the saved file sometimes (not always) lacks an extension. For example, I can reproduce it with this image: https://external-content.duckduckgo....
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Is there a way to copy data from your iphone internal storage to your mac?

On a windows pc - a folder called iPhone -> Internal Storage is available to copy things from your iphone to your pc. I would like to do the same with my macbook. Where is the iphone internal ...
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Does transfering data to a new iPhone from old iPhone keep all app state?

Let's say I bought the latest iPhone. I migrate my data from my old iPhone to the new iPhone. What does the transfer does to my banking app for example? Will I still be logged in the new iPhone or it ...
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How do I move a macOS installer from root Applications folder on Monterey

On Monterey (macOS 12.4 in a VM), I downloaded a macOS installer by running softwareupdate --fetch-full-installer --full-installer-version 10.15.7 I cannot seem to be allowed to move it from root ...
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How does one transfer data from an iPhone 6 to a Pixel 6 pro that has already been set up?

So this is not the first time I turn on my Pixel 6 pro. When I connect the devices with a cable no options appear so it is unclear what to do next to transfer the data and the video I was watching ...
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Temporarily use another older iPhone

I currently have an iPhone 12. [redacted] have a old iPhone 8. Their iPhone exhibits some weird behavior and is becoming slow so they want to upgrade to a newer phone. The current plan is for them to ...
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How to stop constant re-upload/re-download of my iCloud files?

I recently acquired a MacBook Pro (Retina), OS Monterey, and turned iCloud syncing on for Documents and Desktop. It had downloaded (made local copies) more than 200GB of files from my iCloud, then ...
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Use MacOS Update file for installation on other volume/partition

I have a M1 dual boot configuration with two installations of MacOS in separate APFS volumes. I recently updated one of them to Monterey. When I boot into the other system running Mojave, it also ...
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Ask me where to save downloaded pdf

When I download a file (such as a PDF), rather than prompting me to ask where I want to save the file, it instead downloads the file to ~/Downloads, then opens the file. I almost always want to save ...
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How can I find files recently downloaded from the Internet?

I sometimes struggle to find the files I downloaded from the Internet. They don't show up in "Recent files" in Finder, and if I'm not aware of the name they are also difficult to find in the ...
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