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Changing country or region without spending the remaining apple balance from gift card

What will happen if i change my country or region to another country without spending the remaining balance i have in my apple id which i redeemed from gift card? Can i still buy subscription from ...
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What is safest terminal client for iOS? [closed]

I need simplest & most secure terminal app for my non-tech wife to login to remote hosts from an up-to-date iOS iPad. There are many to choose from.
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How to completely clear identyservices

I am trying to completely erase all imessage data and any actions in it from the system. I follow all the recommendations from this question, plus some of my actions. But the problem is that the ...
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Does nvram boot-args=“debug=0x10” still speed up Parallels on newer versions with newer macOS releases?

As mentioned several years ago, sudo nvram boot-args="debug=0x10" used to speed up virtual machines significantly in both Parallels and VMware. Has anyone tested to see if this as any empirically ...
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What's a task-manager lighter than Activity-Monitor? [duplicate]

Apple Activity Monitor is nice and simple enough, but I tend to keep it open all the time in order: to have a CPU monitor always visible in the Dock without any click/gesture (and without wasting ...
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Persisting Fullscreen Split View Bar

This often happens when I quit apps in fullscren split view mode? Has anyone encountered this too? Any known fix for this?
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configure spotlight database to use pdftotex to extract text from PDF files

The default kMDItemTextContent populated by the metadata server on Mac has some problems. I'd like to replace the text in kMDItemTextContent extracted from PDFs by using xpdf's pdftotext. Does anybody ...
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iTunes Library - Help with transition to new computer - Backup Catch 22

Situation: Old version of iTunes Old version of Windows Operating System. Cannot backup library because I cannot access my account without updating iTunes and iTunes will not update until I update my ...
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If I shut down my MacBook and don't wait 60 seconds have I stopped it saving to iCloud?

I was working on a project yesterday and when I finished I decided to shut my MacBook down without waiting 60 seconds. I had just assumed everything was saved to iCloud already but when I turned it ...
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How to configure iTerm2 to not cycle/loop around/overflow while navigating in between split panes?

I want to be able to use the navigation hotkey to move around the split panes without cycling through them. For example, if I'm at the top-left pane, and I navigate left using the hotkey, I should ...
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Will deleting a message prevent it from sending?

I accidentally sent a message to the wrong person on my iPad air 2, so I quickly turned off wifi on my iPad. The message didn't send yet, but it doesn't say the not delivered thing. The loading bar ...
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Numbers formula for rolling 12 month sum

I have a table with income data over a 2 year period showing columns: date, description, job1, job2, job3, (the income shown is for 3 different work jobs over a period of time). In a separate table I ...
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What happens to files restoring from case-sensitive to case-insensitive?

If I have IMPORTANT-RESOURCE.jpg and important-resource.jpg on a case-sensitive file system, I do a Time Machine backup, then wipe boot volume, and create a case-insensitive volume, then restore from ...
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2019 iPad 10.2" (128gb) vs iPad mini 5 (64gb) - which one to choose? [closed]

I have an iPhone 7 and MacBook Air. Now planning to buy an iPad. But stuck between these 2 models. I will buy it mainly for Games, YouTube and Reading. I want to know the Pros and Cons from 1st-hand ...
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Do programs keep running on macos when user switches account?

I am wondering if programs keep running when users switch account, alas account is locked and another user account logs in. For instance, user Mike runs Photos (that will start curating pictures), ...
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FileVault on a 128GB SSD 80% full, it will be safe to do?

I need to encrypt my disk with FileVault. It's a MacBookPo (2014), 8GB with 128GB SSD, 80% full. I would like to understand if I could run into trouble because of low space available, if after ...
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xCODE 11.3.1 - Failed to create provisioning profile

I'm trying to create a project, which will run on the xCODE's simulator, not on an iPhone. Right after the project is created, there are multiple errors. The first one is: Failed to create ...
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How do I encrypt a built-in non-boot drive?

My iMac is a 2013 model with 7200 rpm internal drive. Needless to say, I boot from an external SSD. I found that you can easily encrypt an external drive by right-clicking and selecting "Encrypt..." ...
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Cannot get any macOS or Linux OS to install on iMac

I am having a strange issue with my Mid 2010 27 inch iMac - I get the chime, I can get into recovery partitions and into installer USBs no problem...but I can't seem to get a single install working. ...
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What do setting CGFontRenderingFontSmoothingDisabled from defaults actually do?

I was trying to make fonts on external non-retina display look good and I was playing with setting CGFontRenderingFontSmoothingDisabled as many advices on the internet said. But nothing helped me and ...
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Terminal redirection not working on MacOS Mojave?

System: MacBook Pro (early 2013), running up-to-date Mojave. To analyze CPU utilization when an application is running I'm doing the same I've done over and again in a Linux system; running the ...
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How to unmute headphones by default when plugged into MacBook Pro?

Each time the mac is turned on, and the headphones are plugged in, they are muted by default on my MacBook Pro. I need to unmute them every time in System Preference-> Sound -> Output. I have thus two ...
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How to restore apps with iPhone restore? (in year 2020)

All Apple questions are stale after one year. Why? Because iTunes is gone and other big changes this year. So I am re-asking. I have a new phone and backed up my old phone with Finder. Now when the ...
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Java 8 appears to be installed but in fact is not (macOS) [duplicate]

I downloaded Java 8 from oracle.com, and I installed it. Nothing unusual. But when I type java I get: No Java runtime present, requesting install. And if I go to settings the java icon is there!
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Standard user “SecurityAgent” prompt when mounting encrypted APFS volume

I have made a clean install of Catalina 10.15.3 to disk0s5 (disk2/volume macOS). My disk already has Mojave on disk0s8 (disk1/volume macOS2). Both are encrypted with FileVault and and I have stored ...
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Monitor LG 27MD5KL-B

I have a LG 27MD5KL-B, with this firmware: 3.04,2.23,5250,4.13,0.3. manufactured in June, 2019. Using this monitor with a Mac Pro 2013, when I boot into Apple Recovery Mode, as soon as recovery starts ...
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Make USB hard disk with OS X bootable as startup disk?

Some years ago it was easy to clone the current system partition of a Mac computer to an external firewire hard disk and then use this as a startup disk for the same Mac or even for another Mac. When ...
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How to get rid of the stocks app from spotlight?

I run OS running on german - there the stocks app ("Aktien") clashes with the activity monitor ("Aktivitätsanzeite"). I prefer to launch apps via spotlight. Often just a millisecond before I press ...
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Which Apple Watch Faces Support Modular Large Complications

I've been searching everywhere for this and I can't find it anywhere. I'm learning how to develop WatchOS apps. In the tutorial I'm working with they're working on building a Modular Large ...
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iMac Compatability for Xcode and Android studio on same time [closed]

i want to buy a iMac ,which i shortlist according my budget is iMac 21.5 with 8gb of RAM , 1TB Hard drive and Eighth-generation 6-core Intel Core i5 processor. IMac link . Actually I am starting ...
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Why is CTRL + = shortcut blocked?

When I'm e.g. in the Terminal and press CTRL^= I get the "invalid key sound". I need to bind this shortcut to a Terminal app, but it doesn't work. Just get this sound and it's not evaluated. What's ...
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Zsh cleanup for clean lookup? multiple zsh in both /usr/local/bin/zsh & /bin/zsh

The "command not found" problem shows up consistently. I am currently on Mac Catalina. I am wondering if the root to this is that when I: where zsh it shows: /usr/local/bin/zsh /usr/local/bin/...
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No sound with Bose QuitComfort 35 ii

I had trouble getting sound in my Bose QC35 ii headphones connected by Bluetooth to my Macbook Pro 2015 running Mojave 10.14.6. After today, I don't get any sound at all. The only way I get them to ...
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Can I use a 2016 MacBook pro charger on a 2019 MacBook Pro

I’m borrowing a 16 inch 2019 MacBook Pro while my 2016 is in the shop, I figured I could use the same charger being USB-C and it would just charge slow but it doesn’t seem to be charging at all... is ...
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How to clear the username from the App Store Dialog box?

When I trying to verify and application's receipt from the App Store, a dialog pops up asking for the sandbox username and password. This box always comes pre-filled with an username. Is there a way ...
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speakers stopped working after i installed windows 10

speakers stopped working after windows 10 was installed (without bootcamp) i had a similar problem with the wifi but i fixed that, the speakers are not broken because the mac start up noise plays fine,...
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My Mac is beeping 3 times every couple of seconds when it starts

Here is what happens, I have 5-10 seconds to do stuff on my computer, then it turns off, turns back on again and attempts to load or something, then turns off. then eventually after enough on and offs,...
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Cmd-Tab loses focus after recent update

Model: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) Cmd-Tab to an application does not keep focus on the app. I have to click on the application for it to get focussed on. Can someone help ...
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can't change permissions on /usr/lib folder [duplicate]

Im trying to install an iLok crack at /System/iOSSupport/usr After installing the plugin, and trying to Replace a libstdc file at / usr / lib / (with a file from an archive for the current version) ...
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Is it possible to disable the Command+Tab switcher while in a specific application only?

I using an RDPish client (Teradici PCoIP) and I would like for Command+Tab to activate the remote desktop's window switcher instead of my local one when I am in that program. Is there a way to tell my ...
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Why would an iPad fail to connect to an iMac (via lightning cable) to sync, after all `trust` steps are followed?

When attempting to connect a new iPad (iPad Air, 3rd generation) running 13.3 to an older iMac running MacOS 10.11.6, the iPad/computer connection (via cable) never succeeds. All prompts are followed ...
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Does Mac App Store provide an email support channel? [closed]

I want to know if there's any email support specific for Mac App Store. Anyone have the idea?
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Where are the console messages of the days before stored?

I open macOS' console. I see my computer as the first device in the column at the left. I click there and I see the console messages. The first message is the earlier one and its date is from when ...
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Can’t boot up Macbook after failed reinstall

Yesterday I got my first MacBook Pro mid 2015 in very good condition. Everything was working fine until I decided to do a fresh start and reinstall the OS. I booted up in Recovery Mode in Disk ...
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Make iOS App Store search stop “helping”

Apple’s App Store search function sucks. Example: I thought (wrongly) an iOS app existed called “cookie” that helps us reduce tracking. But I can’t tell whether I’m wrong or right, because Apple’s ...
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TimeMachine in the “Cleaning Up…” state forever

My TimeMachine is in the cleanup state for a long time (several days). The backup is to an external drive and the disk on the mac laptop is less than 500 GB. It usaually takes much less time to clean ...
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How can I create a global keyboard shortcut to focus a specific window?

I'd like to have a keyboard shortcut that focuses a Sublime Text window with "notes" in the title, so from anywhere I can bring that window to the front and access my notes. I've tried using Better ...
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Microsoft Outlook iOS app - change default time for new events in calendar?

Whenever I go to create a new event, it defaults to an event going from 8am to 9am. I never need to create events at that time and dragging it to the appropriate time is annoying. Is there some ...
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What are the two beeps my iPhone makes before bluetooth connection is made in this video?

See the video here: https://youtu.be/RDEszGStvjY I'm using an app called Zello, and triggering a walkie talkie message using a bluetooth button called a Pryme BT-PTT-Z. In the video you can hear ...

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