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Identify square icon with filled triangle up icon in iOS status bar

There's an icon just to the left of the battery percentage icon in the Status bar of my iPhone, which I am unable to identify. I have tried looking for it in the Apple Support document, but was ...
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osascript -e command for displaying a text in status bar?

Doc has reference to how to display a notification alert but not sure if there is an option to display a message in status bar that can be updated like a price ticker.
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How to quit finder

I am trying to quit finder along with the dock and status bar through terminal and I can't seem to find out how
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Location icon randomly appearing in status bar every hour

Since updating to 10.12.4, an icon has started appearing in my status bar 1-3 times every hour: It looks like something's requesting access to my MacBook's location, but there's nothing in the ...
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Default font size on the status bar

What is the default font and size of the font on the status bar on El Capitan and Sierra? My guess is: San Francisco size 14?
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Headphone symbol when headphones not in use

On my iPhone 5s I see a symbol for headphones next to the battery usage symbol. This only appears when the headphones are NOT plugged in. Also I am unable to get a sound notification for mail or ...
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What does this button do in the iTunes device sync status bar?

When an iPhone is plugged in and syncing, the status bar shows a message like: Syncing "Phone" (Step 2 of 6) On the left side of the bar there is this icon: It darkens when clicked, which implies ...
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What does an “X” in a black circle in the status bar mean?

Just to the left of my battery percentage, there is a x inside of a circle in the status bar. I've never seen this before and was hoping someone could explain this! Thank you! Edit: Here is an ...
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How to remove an application that has been deleted but remains in the Status bar?

I've recently deleted the Citrix Receiver app from my computer, but I've noticed that despite doing this (As well as deleting the plugin), my status bar has the Citrix roundel icon every time I boot ...
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How to change the input menu input method order

I use 3 input methods. The order of input methods on here is what I want, in this order: English, Chinese(Wubi), Japanese(Hiragana) but when comes to the input menu of status bar: I want to change ...
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What are the “Overlapping Squares” icon in status menu on login screen?

On El Capitan's login screen the status menu (top right near time) shows an icon of two overlapping squares, one square is to the top left and looks behind the other. It doesn't show once I login. ...
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Why is it that every time I put my mac to sleep it resets the dark menu bar?

As the title says, If I enable the dark status bar and then put my mac to sleep, when I wake it up, the menu bar reverts to the 'normal' color. Does anyone have any explanation for this behavior? I ...
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iOS 9 alarm icon in status bar behaviour change?

I just updated to iOS 9.0.2 direct from iOS 8.4 and this morning (a Sunday) I noticed the alarm icon in my status bar. I have two repeating weekday alarms, and I thought the previous behaviour was to ...
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Is there a way to bring back the full status bar in Safari 9?

Contrary to what Apple (or a Google search) seems to think, I don't want a more minimal status bar—I want one that stays in place, is the same height and width at all times, and doesn't distract me by ...
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How can I make Apple Mail show the URL (in mails) when I hover over a link?

There is a related question for Safari but I am interested in a solution for Mail. The ⌘View menu. I am using OS X 10.10.5, and I would really like to see the real full link I would follow, ...
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How to enlarge the status bar font size?

Can the status bar font be enlarged? Is this size hard-wired and unique? Is there any other (configurable) font size anywhere which could correspond to this one on user space? Some time ago, I asked ...
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Strange padlock icon on status bar (not rotation-lock!)

I recently noticed that a strange padlock icon with a "T" in it on my status bar. It is not rotation-lock tho. What exactly is this? iPhone 5s, iOS 7.0.6
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How to configure the status bar?

Does anybody know how to configure the status bar (bar size, icons and font size, and so on)? I'd like to do it while keeping the screen resolution, of course. I've browsed and searched both Ask ...
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Constant spinning circle right hand side on iPhone 4 [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 4 and for the last few days there has been a spinning circle in the right hand side of the status bar. I am wondering why this is. I've tried turning off the Wi-Fi and restricting ...
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iOS 7 Change Carrier name/logo without Jailbreak

I know it was possible in iOS 6 to change the carrier name (or logo) displayed in the status-bar. Is there any way to do so in iOS 7, without jailbreaking the phone?
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How to forcefully remove status bar icon?

I had this app called Spark for working environment communication. However, the status bar icon of this app is so ugly that I avoid look at it every time when I glimpsing over status bar. The worst ...
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App that allows to paste text snippets in any applicaton?

I'm looking for an OS X application that will allow me to add text snippets, like common text responses to emails or signature postings or whatever standard text phrases I wish to save and resuse. ...
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MacBook Pro Lion crashes after a progress bar boot

Basically my MBP started giving me messages (out of nowhere) about how my Memory was too low and that I needed to shut down a few programs before continuing. In the end I was left with only Finder ...
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Activate fluid app pinned to status from Quicksilver

I use Fluid apps that are pinned to my status bar. If I click on the icon in the status bar, the Fluid app will get focus. I'd like to be able to give an app focus from Quicksilver instead of having ...
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Is there a way to show an icon in the status bar if iPad is muted?

I "accidentally" muted the iPad (four finger up, slide to the left, push mute button). After that in iBooks an interactive book didn't play ambient audio, which is OK if you remember the muting. But ...
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What's a good, actively-developed status-bar-hosted mail client?

I currently use Notify, but it has gone out from under active development and there are a few bugs in Lion. Is there something that does an identical or nearly identical thing, but hasn't been ...
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Is it possible to switch to a specific keyboard layout via `defaults`, *.plist or similar?

I have figured out a workable shell script using osascript (AppleScript) to automatically switch to US keyboard layout when MacVim activates (triggered by Keyboard Maestro), and Swedish layout when it ...
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What is this little “pay phone” icon in the status bar?

A new icon appeared between the screen orientation lock and the bluetooth icons in my status bar. it looks like a phone over a keyboard. It appeared today after changing SIM cards, I switched to a new ...
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Why is there an active progress wheel (“turning worm”) in the right hand corner of the Finder status bar?

In Lion, everything is working but i am puzzled by the presence of a "busy" wheel in the far right hand side of the finder window status bar. What is it indicating is happening? I have no search in ...
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Finder does not show Path Bar and Status Bar, what to do?

I have OS X Lion and when I open a finder window everything seems OK. But I can't see the Path Bar nor the Status bar. When I activate one of the bars with View->Show Status Bar or View->Show Path ...
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Is there a sexier alternative to the status bar in Safari?

I hate the status bar. However, I love hovering over URLs to find out where they will take me. Is there an alternative to having the status bar on at all times, or constantly toggling on/off? An ...