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How to show actual email address in iOS email client?

iOS: 12.2 In the built-in email application, if the sender or recipient of an email has more than one email address associated with it, how can I tell which specific email address was used? For ...
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13'' 2011 MacBook Air: Stuck at blank gray screen, no boot option working

I have a 13" 2011 MacBook Air A1369 stuck on a grey screen. When I startup I can hear the chime and the computer proceed to go to a blank gray screen immediately. The screen has no Apple logo or ...
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Move Wifi passwords from one mac to another

A little bit of background here. I previously had High Sierra installed on my Macbook Air, but for some reason, at one point when I tried to boot up my mac, it showed a folder with a question mark ...
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Place html data on the macOS clipboard via applescript

I want to use applescript to place HTML data onto the clipboard from a text variable. I have at present a line of code that invokes applescript via the command line from my applescript. set toUnixSet ...
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How to disable “Group MMS” in iOS 12

Previously, you could disable Group Messaging. But I don't see this option in iOS 12. Does anyone know how to turn off Group MMS messaging without disabling MMS entirely? "Group MMS" is described ...
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Is there a way to launch application in certain screen region with Automator in Mac Mojave?

I can launch certain applications or open certain files through the Automator, but is it possible to specify the layout they will have on-screen ahead of time?
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Trouble extracting zip file in macOS

I downloaded Signal desktop app from this URL: https://updates.signal.org/desktop/signal-desktop-mac-1.24.1.zip However, when attempting to extract the zip archive using unzip command, this is what ...
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Annoying prompt keeps popping up: 'The “cc” command requires the command line developer tools.'

After 4 years of use, I decided to reset my Mac, cleaning up years of garbage in some folders. Surprisingly I was able to recover 20 GB of free space (which is a lot on a 128 GB SSD). My workflow is ...
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What’s the difference between diskutil unmount and diskutil eject?

On macOS (eg. Mojave 10.14), what is the difference between the diskutil unmount and diskutil eject commands? For example, if I want to execute this from the command line (eg. bash in terminal), but ...
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How to make Siri aware of Google Chrome browser on Mac?

I have Google Chrome browser installed on my Mac. It's set as my default browser. When I tell Siri: Siri, open browser It launches Safari. I tell Siri: Siri, open Chrome browser It says "It ...
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Is there any command line alternative to Activity Monitor that would yield the same results?

I know there's top and htop commands, but they lack a lot of information. For example there is no way to list processes from Energy tab. Or is there at least some kind of API for Activity Monitor ...
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How secure is File Vault 2 on Mac, given the fact that resetting/finding out someone's login password is not impossible?

There are ways to break File Vault 2 encryption: https://www.blackbagtech.com/blog/2017/07/13/macquisition-best-just-got-better/ Since you can reset a password when it's locked, I wonder in practice ...
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Is it possible to customise Look Up in macOS Mojave?

When I three-finger tap on a word, I get a variety of definitions, from Dictionary.app, Siri knowledge, News, the App Store, etc. Would there be any way, either through Settings or through developing ...
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What formats of bootable USB does 2018 Mac mini support?

What formats of bootable USB does 2018 Mac mini (with T2 chip) support? Is it different from the older models of Mac minis?
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Unable to scroll through search results in App Store on iOS

I’m using an iPhone 5s running iOS 12.2. I can't scroll in the App Store after entering a search term. The Search results load, but it just won't scroll down the list of results. However, tapping on ...
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Difference between “⌘ + ↓” vs. “Double Click” vs. Right Click → Open when launching an .app?

I noticed that if I perform ⌘ + ↓ on foo.app, it will display a different output vs. right clicking and selecting Open vs. double clicking. This is a Wineskin application. ⌘ + ↓ launches Wineskin, ...
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(Mojave 10.4.2) Missing top right items (clock, network, battery etc.)

I don't know what happened. I restarted mac and since then I don't have top right icons: network, sound, battery, clock, notification but from time to time it blink and for a moment become visible but ...
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Contacts missing on iphone

Why did some of my contacts disappear on my iPhone? I know they exist because when they call me, they show up on the Caller ID with their contact info. But if I go to My Contacts on the phone, they ...
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Fast User switching shared folder permissions

I have touch ID and fast user switch between accounts using dif fingers. They have have dif gmail info and home folders. I don't make the guest an admin. Whats the best way that I can set up the home ...
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iPod Classic160gb/MacBook Air [duplicate]

Can anyone figure this out for me before I send iPod away and spend money?! I have over 18k tracks on my iPod but after its battery ran down last week, I plugged it into my MacBook via USB and when I ...
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My mac keyboard print ˜ instead of ~

when I press delta key a ˜ instead of ~, I have to hit space every time after printing ˜ to get ~. How to print ~ directly without clicking space after it? my system is Mojave 10.14.4 my keyboard is ...
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List PIDs of processes that require high perf GPU

Macbook Pro with Radeon card is huge pain. Is there a way to list in terminal processes/PIDs that use high perf GPU so I could easily kill them? I know Activity Monitor has "Energy" tab and there you ...
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Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor?

I have a larger, external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro and have arranged it such that the dock is in the external monitor (via System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement, by dragging the white ...
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2018 MacBook Pro won't let me install macOS High Sierra 10.13 from USB installer

I've got a 2018 MacBook Pro (Model ID : MacBook 15,1) that shipped with macOS Mojave 10.14, that I need to downgrade to run macOS High Sierra 10.13. I've tried reformatting the main drive using Disk ...
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How to quickly move mouse cursor between monitors?

I have two external monitors, positioned horizontally on each side of my MacBook Pro. When I am working in the far left or far right screens, I find it a little annoying to have to move the cursor all ...
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Do I need a newer Mac if I want to continue to use Xcode with my iPhone?

Recently I updated my iPhone 6s to iOS 12.2. When I went to compile my app, Xcode told me it needed to be upgraded to deploy to device running iOS 12.2. When I went to upgrade Xcode, it told me my ...
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Apple Store Connect: Access to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles grayed out

I want to add one of my friends to our development team in App Store Connect, so he can see/add Certificates and Provisioning Profiles. There is a Access to Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles ...
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Is it possible to make a macOS app accessible via Status menu?

Is there any way to place a macOS app in Status bar which does not originally have a Status bar component? Is there any simple app which can make this conversion for any macOS app?
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macOS Terminal.app can't split with Command + D

I installed zsh. When I press Command + D in iTerm2, it could split normally. But when I return to using Terminal.app, I use bash or zsh, it can't split with Command + D, it changed like the ...
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iPhone SE: broken screen and no connection via USB

I have an old iPhone SE from which I need to recover all media, but its screen is broken. I've tried the suggestions given at https://www.restore-iphone-data.com/unlock-iphone-with-broken-screen.html ...
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Display arrangement gets reset after connecting to a different external display

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) is connected to two Lenovo ThinkVision P27q-10 displays via a Kensington SD5200T docking station. One display is connected to the docking station via DisplayPort; the ...
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Automatically Mount Encrypted Core Storage Volume (10.14.4+)

Prior to Mojave 10.14.4, macOS would automatically attempt to mount locked Core Storage volumes, and if the necessary password was found in the current user's keychain this would occur automatically. ...
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Disable Wi-Fi card on macOS Mojave

I have disabled the Wi-Fi by moving the IO80211Family.kext from /System/Library/Extensions with SIP disabled of course. However, this does not seem to work anymore. Before (on macOS High Sierra and ...
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How to make Boot Camp partition bootable again after update?

I use an early 2011 MacBook Pro 15". It has partitions for Mac OS 10.13.6, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Recently, when I tried to update Mac OS, the update failed with a message warning that the ...
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How Apple EarPods send the volume up/down signal?

I am trying to trigger an iPhone's camera with my own development board. I figured it out volume up/down signal is trigging the iPhone's camera, but I managed it at an Android device with touching an ...
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FaceTime continually drops and loses net connection

Comcast high-speed internet; up-to-date Apple devices. I'm never able to complete a conversation: FaceTime freezes, modem loses Internet connection. Every.Single.Time.
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MacBook going into blank screen after Apple Logo

I’ve been trying to turn on my MacBook Pro. It goes into a black screen while it’s trying to boot ( as the progress bar reaches 50% on the Apple Logo Screen). I am able to boot into the recovery mode ...
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Word for Mac: Quickly checking a check box

I have several Word documents with check boxes On Windows, you can simply click them to change the status (checked / not checked). But the only way I found to check/uncheck the checkbox with Word 15 ...
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Wrong date format in the menu bar

I set up some custom date formats, and while at first the date in the menu bar did honor them, now I've noticed it stopped and it's just using a standard one. How do I switch it back? Screenshot: ...
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Disabled always use location for Google Maps, but I still get “Google Maps is using your location”

So basically, here are my settings for Google Maps for iOS (running on an iPhone): As can be seen Location is set to While Using, and Background App Refresh is turned off. But, still when I exit ...
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How to trigger iOS-Alarm to start another app in iOS Shortcuts-App?

I am really looking for a Radio-Clock for my iPhone. This seems to be non-trivial looking at iPhone/iPad alarm clock app with custom radio stream support . All proposed solutions require the app to be ...
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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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How to enable Spotlight search in NAS attached folder with macOS Mojave 10.14.4?

I'm using Synology NAS for my file storage solution. It has been doing great, except one thing. I am unable to do Spotlight search to any of my network drive. I have enabled the indexing in my ...
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Login problems with Automount and SMB shares

I am using automount to mount a set of network shares on my macbook. My problem is that when these shares are not available, e.g. when I am out of the office using a different network, I cannot login ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration AND adjust tracking speed in High Sierra?

The obvious answer you can find everywhere is: defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 which disables mouse acceleration, but locks you at one sensitivity. Old solutions: ...
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Why can't I import AAC files downloaded with youtube-dl into iTunes?

When I download a song with youtube-dl into AAC, then I cannot import it into iTunes. iTunes doesn't give an error. It just ignores it. youtube-dl -x --audio-format aac https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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macbook pro stuck in boot loop - recovery mode and safe mode not working

I have a macbook pro 2015 (8gb ram, running macOS mojave) stuck in the loading screen with the apple logo and the loading bar 100% completed. I tried leaving it for long periods of time. Resetting ...
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Which iOS RTMP live streaming library to use for iPhone devices? [on hold]

I want to put live streaming functionality in my iPhone App. The user will be able to record using the iPhone app, and the video will be available for viewing using Amazon aws streaming. Rtmp ...
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Mac Wifi Slow, Fine on Other Devices

I've read through a similar sounding problem here: My MacBook pro Wi-Fi is slow, other devices are OK. However, my MCS index, Transmit Rate(Tx), RSSI and Noise seem to be relatively acceptable. See ...
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Can an eGPU work on Boot Camp with a Thunderbolt 2 port?

I aim to purchase an external GPU (likely this: https://amzn.to/2UvNTeh) and am wondering if a Thunderbolt 2 port will work with an eGPU on Windows 10 Boot Camp. I know there is a file for the macOS ...

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