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Mojave freezes for a split second around every 25 seconds when there is a second user logged

My MacBook Pro 2016 touch bar with Mojave freezes for a split second around every 20~30 seconds when there is another user logged in the OS. But the other account does not have any app or suspicious ...
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Screen brightness keeps going to max

My system I'm running a 13" retina MacBook Pro and using El Capitan 10.11.6. Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz ...
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“Send as Text Message” not available on iMessage for one contact only

I am currently having issues with iMessage. I cannot text my friend for some reason (iPhone user as well). When I hold the iMessage to send it as a text, it says "Send as Email" instead. However, I ...
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iPhone won’t shut off

I’m sorry if this isn’t the right board, this seems to be the only Apple board. My iPhone 5s just randomly stopped allowing me to shut it off with the power button. I don’t understand why but every ...
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Apple Maps caching

I would like to download the streets and maps to my child's iPad. Google maps allows one to download a define map region by saying "OK Maps". Does Apple Maps have similar functionality. It would be ...
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Which video player uses the least power on iPad 1475?

To maximize battery life which video player is the most efficient? For example, I notice that on Ubuntu, the Videos application runs significantly cooler than VLC for the same video. I would like to ...
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How to use DV IEEE1394 to USB cable to import from camcorder

I purchased a DV to USB cable thinking that I would be able to import the videos from my old camcorder. Unfortunately when I connect the cable from the camera to my 2010 and 2015 iMacs, none work. Did ...
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Alpha index in IOS music?

We have two iPads, and one MacBook Pro (MBP) with two users. All four are on the same Apple ID. The iPads are similar models on the same IOS, 12.1.1 (16C50) but different memory sizes. One has ...
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After a failed bootcamp installation of Windows 10, I am stuck with multiple partitions

I canceled a bootcamp install of Windows 10 because it was taking AGES to work. Anyhow, I now have a partition on my Macbook I cannot seem to get rid of. If there is nothing on the extra partition (...
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Unable to install OS X from internet recovery

Had a computer working normally at work at last use. Wanted to reinstall OS from scratch. Went into internet recovery, deleted the computer's main drive. Now I am attempting to install the OS X ...
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Word docs saving to com.apple.mail only, can't change it!

After upgrading to macOS Mojave, i cannot save a word doc to anything but com.apple.mail. I have previous folders full of Word docs and cannot save to any of them. Defaults to com.apple.mail. How do ...
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My husband is the admin and can read emails and texts [on hold]

My husband bought and registered my iPhone, iPad, I watch and MaC. He’s the administrator of our private server. How do I detach myself completely from his abuse of power? Can I take myself off the ...
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Does this MacBook have a screen or GPU problem?

If it is a screen error then I don't mind fixing it myself, but if the GPU is the problem, I'm worried I might have to buy a new logic board assuming I can't use the GPU.
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Partition corrupted or disk breaked? mac osx

I have one of my external HDD stack. When I connect the disk first to boot and then boot I can't read the disk (The disk you inserted was not readable etc) if I connect after boot the HDD is readable ...
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What to do about scam app in app store? [duplicate]

When looking through the iOS App Store, I stumbled upon this app Submit Your App Idea. After some research, (checking their website and social media,) it is painfully obvious that this is a one-man ...
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Mojave installation hangs repeatedly

I am trying to install Mojave onto an external USB stick. I have tried repeatedly and it gets to a point saying 16 min remaining and just hangs there. Is there something for OSX like the good old ...
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how can i download any mac os full installer from windows [duplicate]

To start with, i have to say i dont know anything about apple products. I have got this macbook pro (i dont know version or serial number) of a friend who asked me to format it for him. after ...
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Why does iTunes stick on “Waiting for sync to start” when using WiFi sync?

Sometimes I get "Looking for iPhone" and then a silent failure. Sometimes it finds the iPhone and sticks on "Waiting for sync to start" long enough (more than 10 minutes) that I forget and/or try to ...
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What is this “Screen Shot” app using so much battery?

The battery on my MacBook Pro drains very quickly compared to what other people report. When I'm running Slack, lots of Chrome tabs, and Docker for Mac and everything, that's to be expected. ...
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Mac Touchbar Usability [on hold]

Does anyone else think the touchbar buttons should register a button-press on finger up instead of finger down? If I haven't used the touchbar in a few seconds I first have to flick the trackpad to ...
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Simple AppleScript exporting to Application does not work

I have created a simple script that takes some parameters as input, opens a new iTerm2 window and executes them. The script is fairly simple: on run argv set argList to {} repeat with arg ...
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MacBook Pro Audio Hi-Jacked on os x 10.10 Suddenly No Sound! [on hold]

System Libraries Settings & Many Key Preferences being moved, deleted or changed! NO audio.core.audio.PLISTS etc! mac becoming unbearably SLOW! Console now filled with error logs! Like hijacking ...
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External bootcamp drive not seen on different MacBook Pro

When I purchased my MacBook Pro I setup BootCamp to run Windows 10 from an external SSD drive. I wrote up the details here: https://blog.brettski.com/2015/11/08/booting-a-macbook-pro-to-windows-using-...
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Why when I make a change to a project on xcode the previous project is affected?

I recognize that I'm new in using Xcode but I noticed A very strange behavior from XCODE, when I clone a project and I make changes in the Localizable.strings. these changes are automatically ...
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The volume is the wrong format for a backup?

I stupidly trusted MacScan to 'clean up' some old & unused prefs etc yesterday. I know, I won't do it again :\ However, I'm now left with a fairly broken & defaulted Photoshop setup. My Time ...
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Gmail app uses wrong date format [on hold]

The Gmail app version 5.0.181202 shows dates in US format MM/DD/YYYY instead of European like all other apps. My system language is English(UK). What could be wrong? PS: I checked a few minutes ...
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How can I create a new user through terminal macOS 10.14

I am trying to write a script to add a user to a computer. These will not be admin accounts and should be staff accounts. I ran the following script and can login to the account but I can't access any ...
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“whatis” returns 0 for missing commands

On macOS 10.14, using whatis on a command that is not installed prints 'command': nothing appropriate as is expected. But returns 0 instead of an error code, which I believe is expected behavior. It ...
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Something new on NFC capability on iOS12?

In lack of information - Google didn't help me - does anyone know about possible new capabilities regarding NFC functionality on iPhone with iOS12? There were several rumours that iOS12 will have a ...
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Sending group email from google contacts

When I select a group in google contacts and select all members then hit the email button, gmail launches but does not populate the address list with email addresses. What am I doing wrong?
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Macbook pro mid 2012 won't output external monitor's native resolution

So I connected my mbp mid 2012 13" to my del p2213 monitor which has a native resolution of 1680x1050 and a aspect ratio of 16:10 but apparantly when I went to the display settings and pressed scaled ...
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What dose this “square icon” mean for my imap sent mailbox, in mac mail?

Im running OSX 10.13.6 I have a range of email accounts setup in mac mail, mostly google apps for business gmail accounts and iCloud accounts. I have 1 custom hosted IMAP / SMTP account which for ...
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App like Lightroom and Photos to display geotagged images in a map

I am looking for a Mac app to display locations of the geotagged photos in a folder using google maps. I don't want to import them from Photos. I know it is possible using Lightroom but I am ...
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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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How can I type a Grave Accent (`) on the iPad’s Virtual Keyboard?

I’ve started using my iPad more and more (especially here on Ask Different) and I’ve found that I can’t find the grave accent character (also known as the "back tick" or "opening single quote"; it's ...
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How to set a fixed title for a terminal in Mac?

I am working a lot with terminals in a Mac with OS 10.13.6 and I want to set a title of a terminal (I have several terminal tabs open). I know that I can select the tab, go to Shell -> Edit Title ...
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How to enter various nvram boot-args

I'd like to set both vm_compression=1 plus serverperfmode=1. Can I achieve this by nvram boot-args"vm_compression=1","serverperfmode=1" Regards, Stefan
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I cant unlock my apple id for iPhone 6? [on hold]

I am having trouble in unlocking my apple id on i phone 6.my email is not receiving any email i have send for unlock. the security question, that is my date of birth is showing as wrong. how can i ...
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Is it possible to access the Clipboard as a file from the command line?

When something is copied to the clipboard, is it available anywhere as an editable file? I'd assume it's written somewhere even if it's just a temporary file - although I am likely mistaken. I'd ...
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Is macbook pro 15 inch over-heating fixed?

I want to buy a macbook pro 15 inch with i9 processor but I have heard that it has unacceptable over-heating problem. To what extent is this true? and is the problem likely going to get fixed? or am I ...
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And yet another… corrupted partition table

I have an external hard drive that has two partitions and one of them is not being mounted. The one that is not being mounted has data I would like to recover. Right before the problem I had installed ...
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Previously deleted pinned favourites re-appear after restart

After installing box.com for enterprise my Previously deleted pinned favourites re-appear after restart in finder. To clarify these are the pinned folders inside finder sidebar Any suggestions ?
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AppleTV4 Airplay 2 music out of sync with Airport Express Speakers

I recently updated my AppleTV from a v2 to a v4, as well as replaced three older Airport Expresses with the newest version that supports Airplay 2. This was done because iTunes 12 seems to have ...
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My Macbook Air Battery Is not Charging and the Icon Shows Charging

My MacBook Air does not charge sometimes. It shows a different battery icon and the battery does not charge. Previously I used to get rid of this by opening battery settings, upon opening the battery ...
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Black screen with cursor & black touchbar

I have rebooted by MacBook Pro 2018 (with macOS Mojave installed). Everything went well: I was prompted for my account password and then the system started loading. Here start the bad things: control ...
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What app has this blue penguin in the Social category?

Could someone identify what the app with the blue penguin is?
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Keyboard shortcuts for non-menued items Preview?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut action for Preview, namely Draw and Sketch. However, they are are the NON-menued items, which means can't get it done in System Preference I see someone done ...
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Should I delete my backup on my iPhone?

I want to delete my backup because it’s taking up all my storage but I’m scared too because I don’t want my photos deleted nor my saved games and stuff to be messed up in some way. So if I delete my ...
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iTunes always reset the “Automatically Back Up” option to “This Computer”

So, this section of iTunes idevice option always keeps resetting to "This Computer" from "iCloud", whenever the sync finishes / the device is reconnected. Is there any guess why this is happening, ...
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Automatically tag newly shared files?

I'm loosing track of all my shared iCloud files throughout my Mac. Is there a way to automatically tag newly shared files with a tag called Shared for example, then remove the tag when it is no longer ...

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