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iPhone 10- bluetooth speaker issues

when I have my iPhone on silent and I'm playing music through my Bluetooth speaker if someone calls me I hear the ring over the speaker. How do I stop this?
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clang: error: unsupported option '-fopenmp'. Change default compiler?

I am on a Mac (Mojave) but I am not a Mac user. I am doing this mostly blindly, since I do not have the basis of make commands, compilers, xcode, and so on. I need to run a make command (actually ...
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Wake on LAN (WOL) on Mac Pro 3,1 WITHOUT MacOS

I've been re-purposing my Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) to be a server using docker and Ubuntu Server 18.04.2. I'm trying to get wake on lan to work, as this is a really power-hungry machine and I would rather ...
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Google Voice Indicator

I would like to know when an inbound call originates from the GV number (versus the iPhone's carrier number). Is there a procedure that allows one to configure the iPhone to indicate the call is a GV ...
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Macbook 'Missing Space' Issue after Removing Partition

I had previously set up my 2012 Macbook Pro in a fusion drive configuration (250GB ssd and 500GB HD) for macOS and had a 250ish GB partition for Windows on my 500 GB hard drive. I tried removing the ...
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AirPods won't switch to MacBook

My AirPods (1st gen) won't switch over to my MacBook Air (early 2015 running the latest Mojave) from my iPhone 8. When I click 'connect' the indicator just spins and nothing happens. Restarting ...
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Is my screen being shared?! With whom?

For the last few days I've been getting a message on my lock screen Unlocking with Apple Watch is not available with your screen is being shared A tad worrisome but I sort of disregarded and ...
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Can't access localhost server after pf redirect

After adding some pf rules to redirect certain egress traffic to a localhost server, I can't access that localhost server directly. I can access it through the redirect just fine though. I basically ...
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How to control iPhone “Personal Hotspot” via Terminal

I'm a recent convert to Alfred and want to build workflows to connect and disconnect my MacBook to my iPhone's Personal Hotspot. Are these commands easily available in Terminal please? I've looked ...
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Creating a Windows partition on an external drive

I am trying to basically add a Windows 10 bootable system to an external hard drive because I haven't the space on my internal to do it. I have a mid-2013 MB Pro running Sierra. So I tried the ...
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Why a binary file is not show as 0 and 1?

In my Mac OS: crafts-MBP:bin ldl$ pwd /bin crafts-MBP:bin ldl$ ls [ csh ed launchctl mv rmdir tcsh bash date expr link pax sh test cat dd ...
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iPad 1st generation, automatic page reload [on hold]

I have an old 1st generation iPad, which I want to recycle as a family photo/info display. I plan to create a website with the required info and want to have the iPad to display just that site, ...
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Determine Bottlenecks on MacPro 1,1 Hardware [on hold]

I've got an original MacPro 1,1. Its an oldie but a goodie. I've upgraded the spec to make it usable for my professional requirements (heavy duty printing, dealing with gigantic photoshop files). ...
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Macbook Air 2017 128 gb storage, 8gb RAM

my macbook air 2017 fell from about 3 feet. i can see the backlight on keyboard working when it turns on and the chime is also audible but my display remains black. can i try anything to make it work ...
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mouse with the same features as Apple MagicMouse 2 [on hold]

A mouse with the same features as Apple MagicMouse 2 is on the market? Must have the Lightning Port and of course a Lightning to USB cable in the box.
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How can I find all the modifications and installations done by a spam dmg?

I downloaded a 1.5 MB dmg file from a inauthentic site and despite suspicion, opened it and opened the app inside it. Assume that the game I wanted was game, so it was named game.dmg. It mounted ...
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App and hardware to use phone as a one way ‘walkie talkie’

I am looking for an app and a battery power device so I can use my phone as a audio transmitter to the device. The device will be plugged into some noise cancelling headphones for my child. My child ...
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Paid consumables and App Store Terms & Conditions

I have a friend who works for a charity that offers courses on a donation basis as a way to fund themselves. Recently the charity built an iOS app so people can download the course videos and other ...
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I paid for 50GB icloud space [on hold]

I paid through my credit card to buy 50GB space 2 days ago, and now after two days still it is showing me 5GB space of icloud, i have received payment confirmation from my bank. Please advise what to ...
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iPad 1st generation, using as full screen browser (kiosk mode)

I have an old 1st generation iPad, which I want to recycle as a family photo/info display. I plan to create a website with the required info and want to have the iPad to display just that site, ...
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Siri doesn't respond while playing youtube on iphone xr

Try open youtube and play something, then try "Hey Siri" it won't work. But when I pause the video or close the youtube app it works. I also checked the Siri&Search settings for youtube and ...
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Configure Google Calendar notification sound on iOS

On iPhone we can configure notification sounds for iCloud Calendar and the iPhone Reminders app, but I cannot find any way to configure a sound for Google Calendar app on iPhone. I find the default ...
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If we install “modified games” on our iPhone or iPad, what risks are we exposing ourselves to? [on hold]

For example, through TweakBox, AppValley, or even some website, we can install some "mod" or "modified games" (such as a Pacman that never dies, or a game that requires your location but the app can ...
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Is it true that iOS devices use a hard coded time.apple.com dns for an ntp server?

I read that the only way to point an IOS device at your own NTP server is to change your dns sever’s record for time.apple.com to point at your NTP server so that when the iOS device requests the time ...
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Limit mac CPU frequency without disabling Turbo Boost?

Intel mobile CPUs now have a really low base frequency and a high Turbo Boost freq, e.g. i5 2.4~4.1 GHz. Turbo at 3.8+ makes it go all the way up to 100°C. Using 'Turbo Boost Switcher' to disable TB ...
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Where can I find the APFS format documentation / volume specification?

One of my favorite Mac apps, DiskWarrior, has been waiting for the APFS format documentation (also called the APFS volume specification) for a while, in order to make a new program version which can ...
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NoteStore.sqlite

Rec'd popup "the file NoteStore.sqlite couldn't be opened because it isn't in the correct format. The file might be corrupted, truncated, or in an unexpected format." Unable to access any of my ...
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Why is the iPhone 7 missing things? [on hold]

I have the iPhone 7 and I don’t understand why it doesn’t have a headphone jack + the charger. It only has a charging plug. Why doesn’t it have a place for the headphones? Why does it use 1 special ...
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How do I clear disk space on Mac OS Catalina?

diskutil shows Container Total Space: 250.1 GB (250135076864 Bytes) (exactly 488545072 512-Byte-Units) Container Free Space: 10.1 GB (10112528384 Bytes) (exactly 19751032 512-Byte-Units) ...
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Sophos AV always runs double instances of it's app. How do I just have 1 running?

I run Sophos Anti-Virus on macOS Mojave and it always runs two instances of the app. It has 2 menu bar icons and it runs as 2 separate processes. When I attempt to quit or force quit either of the ...
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iCloud vs iCloud Drive [duplicate]

I have just watched several professional-level YouTube videos on iCloud and one on iCloud settings in Sys Prefs, but remain unclear on what different settings do. To take a very simple one: Click on ...
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How to replace rather than add tags in MacOS?

I've been scratching my brain on this one for a while. In macOS, it's easy to add tags to a file (whether right-clicking on a file, using the toolbar shortcut button or using the File menu). In each ...
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Using @me.com email when @icloud.com is also available

On iCloud Mail I can see that I have two email adresses: myname@me.com myname@icloud.com I would like to use the @me.com as my primary email address. However, on Apple Mail (on macOS and iOS), it ...
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Finder connects to FTP server, but has blank file list

Description When I mount a LAN or WAN FTP share in Finder under High Sierra (10.13.6), it lists no files or folders. Steps: Connect to the server via Finder's "Connect to Server..." command ("Go" ...
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Macbook A1342 2010 - OS Installation Issue

I purchased a Macbook A1342 2010 (white one) from eBay and it arrived with software and a password on it. This was not in the seller's description. I instinctively (have had many macs before) used ...
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Enable screen zoom via terminal

There are two accessibility settings (indicated by the red rectangle in the screenshot below) that allow for zooming into the screen by holding ctrl and scrolling the mouse. Is there a way to enable ...
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MacBook Pro 2011: vibrating horizontal dotted lines all over the screen

I have had the well known AMD GPU failure on my 2011 MacBook Pro. Thanks to the instructions of Nimesh Neema, I have successfully disabled the AMD GPU and enabled the onboard Intel GPU. Fantastic! ...
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Comparing Directory Structures recursively in bash

I'd like to recursively compare two directories in bash using something I can put into an if ![ x=y ] type test. The directories are intended to have a synchronisation between them using rsync which ...
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Cycle through pair of spaces for two screens with one keyboard shortcut

I have two displays and created for each display with Mission Control several desktops (also known as Spaces): Display 1: Desktops 1-5 Display 2: Desktops 6-10 I have following related settings ...
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How to embed matadata when recording files in an iOS app [on hold]

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I want to be able to synchronize video recorded from an iOS devices in my software with data recorded from a data logger. Since both devices ...
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Macbook Pro 2018 Dead after waking from sleep mode running Catalina [on hold]

Have been running Catalina since it came out looking to use the shared tablet screen mode when it is available. Last time I used the machine, it was in sleep mode, (MacBook Pro 2018) and when I tried ...
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How to remove podcast from home lock screen?

Is it possible to turn the podcast home screen to off? Currently if I lock my phone, the last podcast I was listening to is displaying and if I accidently press the start button it turns on. I don't ...
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Mojave 32 Bit Apps: Finder dialogue boxes are slow

When using a 32 Bit app on Mojave, parts of the App that use the Finder are very slow (e.g. Open/Save dialogue boxes). Sometimes I can take over a minute to select an option in these dialogue boxes. ...
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Is there a way to expose virtual USB controllers in mac os x? [on hold]

I was wondering if Mac OS X allows me to develop a driver / kext that looks like a USB host controller to the rest of the system. Windows provides such a driver model called USB device emulation. To ...
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How do I set the terminal tab title via command line?

I want to set the terminal tab name from the command line. I am using this command to update the name echo -en "\033]0; New Name \007". Here is what my terminal now looks like. When I use the ...
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How to get DMG file for making macOS USB on Windows PC?

I saw this discussion and updates on StackExchange on making macOS USB on Windows. I'm unable to comment there, so I'm posting a new question. I have been trying everything from that page, but as of ...
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“Prevent the Dock from being modified” not working in Mac managed user account

I am creating a standard user account with parental controls ("managed" account) on my Mac (OS X Yosemite 10.10.5) for my housemate to use. I want him to be able to modify the Dock as he sees fit, and ...
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Issue setting environment variable that points to smb [on hold]

Can someone tell me the proper syntax for setting an environment variable that points to a smb volume directory? What I have tried so far: PATH=/Volumes/abc PATH=smb://servername/abc PATH=/...
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Prevent files in a folder from being moved?

On a Mac, is there a way to prevent files in a folder X from being moved by any means (by the Comd+C then Comd+Opt+V on Finder, or by mv command on the command line, or by other apps etc.) to another ...
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Opened a zip file in a spam email which created a folder in the /net folder

I accidentally opened a zip file from a spam email. There is a text file in the zip file which I have also clicked to view. Later, I checked that this file has the following content: /net/us.e-fax....

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