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Problem saving shared photos to device

My gf and I regularly go on trips and each take pictures from our own phones that we then share to with each other to a common shared folder. When I look at the "For You" folder and find ...
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I would like to make sync.com app appear early on sharing

I have sync from sync.com installed. When I want to add photos to share.com I press the share button. Then I get a selection of apps to share with. Sync.com app appears at the very end and I would ...
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How to get list of users connected to file sharing?

My desktop Mac mini (2018) shares files to other computers on the network. I've set it up in System Preferences > Sharing so that only known users can connect, with their username and password. If I ...
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Problems writing to Samba-share via Files

I've created the following Samba-share to allow Apple-devices at home to dump pictures and scans directly: [tmp] comment = Temporary file space path = /symbion/tmp read only = no ...
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Mac computer name is not replicated in sharing addresses or terminal [duplicate]

When I upgraded to Catalina, I have noticed that the computer name in Terminal was not what it is set to in System Preferences > Sharing. When I looked at the System Preferences > Sharing pane, I saw ...
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Trying to share an inner directory through the LAN where its outer directory is not shared

I have MacOS El Capitan Through preferences I am able to share directories, such as: home username directory-01 directory-02 directory-shared <-- unique to be shared through the ...
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File sharing between two Catalinas - Finder cannot connect

So I can screen share between the two Macs; I can ssh, rsync, and scp the files between the two Macs; but having Finder try to “Connect As” always fails the login sheet using the same user and ...
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Share Internet through thunderbolt between two Macbook Pros

WHAT I WANT TO ACHIEVE I have two Macbook Pros (Mojave 10.14.6) with me in a country different than US. A and B. What I need and requirements: I want computer B to be connected from a US IP address ...
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How to send photos from iPhone to Windows PC without cable and Internet

I am trying to send the pictures (and videos) I have to my Windows PC, but don't want to upload them to any cloud services. I cannot use USB because there is a problem with the socket. I can only ...
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Separate/different sharing of sub-folders in Notes.app

I am trying to share a (sub)folder within a shared folder hierarchy with a different person, but this seems to not be possible in Notes.app on Catalina. ... ? Let's assume I have a folder structure ...
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What is this icon on top of the photo on the share sheet?

When on the share sheet trying to share a photo, I noticed this icon: What does this icon mean? Device: iPhone SE (1st Generation) running iOS 13.4.1
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Set permissions for sharing only user through terminal

I am sharing my media folders on my local network by means of a sharing only user. The "sharing only" user is given read access to these folders, and anyone can connect with the user's log in ...
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Sharing folders on iCloud with non-iCloud users Catalina

I have a folder on my iCloud and in the beginning I shared it with edit rights to anyone who has the link, then it asked them to have an iCloud account, so then I thought may be because I set it as ...
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Automating opening a PDF from Preview.app in preferred PDF editor

When having a PDF file open in Preview.app, I'd like to click a menu item or keyboard hotkey to open the same file in my preferred PDF editor (f.x. PDF Expert). I suppose it could be done by creating ...
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How do I bridge a wifi connection from MacOS

[I have used WiFi bridging in Windows 10 to share my WiFi with other devices. This was done on my Mac using Windows 10 on Bootcamp. Specifically, I want to share WiFi to WiFi. How can I achieve the ...
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How to change default folder/file permissions for file sharing

I have 3 Macs on the network. Each has a Standard User account that is using the Mac. User A has a folder with files that other user (B & C) can access. When I first copied a bunch of files from ...
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Sharing iCloud folder in macOS Catalina

There were some discussions about sharing folders (not files!) on iCloud Drive; for example, here and elsewhere. It seems that this is not possible straightaway. Can anyone provide a step-by-step ...
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Stop macOS from ejecting external disks on logout

I have a Mac Mini running 10.14.6 and hosting file sharing and Time Machine backups on an external drive. Every time a user logs out of the console, the external drive is ejected. This happens even ...
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Is Screen Sharing Version 1.7.2 on MacOS Catalina an Encrypted Connection?

I can't find info from Apple on this...I typically connect via ip address and port forwarding. Is this a fully encrypted connection or do I need to configure an SSH tunnel?
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Why are the Desktop, Documents, and Downloads folders empty in Samba shares?

I'm sharing between iMacs with Samba. Both computers are running macOS Catalina (10.15.3). To get full disk sharing to work, I opened Settings > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk ...
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Sharing data between multiple macOS installs

For development purposes I need to have multiple versions of macOS installed. Here is the setup I have at the moment: 1Tb drive is split into 3 partitions 300Gb goes to System 1 300Gb goes to System ...
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Pool multiple drives into a single network share in macOS 10.14 or later

I have a mac fileserver with multiple drives that I'd like to combine into a single pool (such that the filesystems appear to be combined together) and then have accessible as a network share, ...
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Google Maps for live location on WhatsApp [duplicate]

A friend of mine shared his live location (before he started to drive) and another location on WhatsApp. I was able to open "another location" on Google Maps, while live location always made use of ...
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How to download only those pictures in shared icloud album which are not in my album already?

Our family has a shared iCloud photo album and everyone uploads/shares their pictures from family events. I know how to select images manually and download them into my personal photo album. However ...
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Splitting shared Apple ID

While similar to some questions, I think my question has some unique differences. My family (mult iphones and iPads) with 6 people. We have been sharing a single apple ID as we started before the ...
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How to configure iOS 12 sharesheet to add WhatsApp Messaging?

Links, Photos, and other data can be shared through options: Messages, Mail, etc. For example, if I am browsing images in the Photos app, I would like to the ability to click the share button and ...
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iCloud photo sharing - member cannot view photos?

My friend has accepted my request for the shared photo album but cannot see any of the items in the folder- it is blank. On my phone it has 400 pics in there. It says she is a member of the group. I ...
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Is it possible to share a OSXFUSE volume over SMB?

I've been trying to share an osxfuse volume with SMB but the macOS share options won't let me select the drive to share it, the volume is made with the allow_other command. What sort of works is ...
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Can I not share external hard drives through my Macbook's standard file sharing system?

I'm trying to share an external hard drive through lan file sharing (SMB). The sharing works for folders and file in my Macbook. I have set up a “Sharing” account that I give access to the files I ...
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Way to utilize iCloud shared album externally

I use iCloud to share photos with people, and I would like to use that resources in my personal blogs(similar to AWS S3) I know there is a way to access the shared photos via web, but is there any ...
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Network shares sometimes show wrong custom icons

I have a Mac acting as a file share and I use a Automator app to mount 3 shares on my desktops, but for many OS's now the custom icons I use will show up on the wrong shares. But only sometimes. And ...
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How do I share an entire album in iCloud photos? Not just individual pictures [duplicate]

I have several albums with photos taken on an iPhone, which I view and work with at https://www.icloud.com/photos/. I can select individual pictures and create a share link, and I do this all the time....
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How can I solve “Cannot Start Family Sharing” error, when trying to set up family sharing?

On my iPhone I go to Settings -> Apple ID, and click "Set Up Family Sharing", and this error appears: But... I am Jon, and I'm not familiar with any family sharing setup. And my Mac says basically ...
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iOS 13 (and web interface): Cannot share an iCloud folder

I read about folder sharing feature recently added to iCloud (Can I share iCloud Drive folder with other iCloud user? and here). Although I have iOS 13+ on my phone, I still cannot share folders. ...
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macOS Catalina: Shared folders require password to save when not owner

Sorry if this is really simple, I hadn't used shared folders until now. User A & User B. I store files to the Public folder of User B. I then sign in under User A. I open a file in the Public ...
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How can I disable iMessage suggestions in iOS 13’s share menu?

In iOS 13, when I try to share something, the first row is all suggestions about who I should text whatever I’m reading to. How can I disable this “feature” so that it stops taking up space in the ...
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What's easiest way to share/collate fullres photos with family in 2019?

My wife and I both take pictures on our iPhones. We have our own iCloud accounts. Sometimes we want to make albums of pictures selected from both our accounts. What is the easiest way to share high ...
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How is access granted to a Mac User on newly created folders in a windows shared drive?

All, I have a situation where I have several users on MacBook Pros (Latest OS) who have access to a shared drive on a windows 2008R2 server. The users are using a VPN to tunnel into the network and ...
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Getting logs from Apple or iPhone when someone looks up someone's location

Details: Someone close to me and that I trusted logged into my iPhone and turned on Share my Location with their phone. On iMessages I see the note that says iMessage with 3*******78 You started ...
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How to disable URL sharing

On macOS High Sierra (perhaps also earlier version of macOS), I noticed that when I open a URL in a webbrowser (tested with Safari and Opera), that on other Macs in the local network, the Docks shows ...
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How to change the default login account on a NAS Share

I have a Synology NAS which is connecting with the NAS admin account when I log into my Mac. I would like to change the account to a user account. I have tried to disconnect and reconnect with the ...
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Network Sharing Dies Constantly followup

We have the same situation as in this post - Network Sharing Dies Constantly The server stops publishing its shares to the network and none of the 10.13 and 10.14 Mac clients can access the shares ...
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Improving NFS client performance

I have my Macbook Pro (MacOS Mojave) connecting to an NFS share on a Linux machine directly connected via Thunderbolt with jumbo frames. Testing with iperf3, I can do ~14 Gbps (~1.8 GBps) over the ...
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Any one know how to remove this shared chrome instance?

This keeps popping up and showing current tabs from a colleague's computer. Any way to disable this? It may be because we're using a global apple ID but unsure. Thanks in advance.
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One specific user can't access the shared network drive, how to resolve?

I have a network based on a default 192.168.1.1 gateway. Multiple devices are connected to the network; (3 apple devices, multiple android devices, windows and linux based machines, ). One of the ...
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Request screen sharing always by requesting permission

Usually, when I request a screen sharing from my colleagues, I get the dialog window asking whether I want to ask for permission or specify a registered account. I wonder if there's a way to bypass ...
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Itunes sees, but won't load other user's shared library

I'm stumped. My computer, Lothlorien, shares my iTunes library to the local network. My wife's computer, Gutenberg, can 'see' my library in the drop down ribbon top left (Music...) but if she ...
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Can more than 10 devices be associated with one Apple iTunes account?

I'm not an active user of Apple devices, and researching this for a project. I'm trying to have a group of MP3 players for shared use with a shared library. I wouldn't care if it costed more, but I'd ...
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Share Photos library with other user on same Mac

I would like to share my Photos library with another account on the same Mac. I have done exactly what @metatechbe suggested in his answer to How can I share Photos across multiple users on Apple ...
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Is there a way to prevent simultaneous mounting of a DMG in a shared folder?

I share encrypted disk images (dmg) over Dropbox to share sensitive information with others (or across my own machines). Is there a way to 'lock' the DMG when it is mounted in one machine so that it ...

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