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Move app window to another Desktop without invoking Mission Control in macOS Mojave?

Sometimes a row of desktops appears at top of the screen while dragging window to the top. It happened without activating Mission Control. Unfortunately I am not able to reproduce this behaviour. How ...
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Cannot boot into macOS APFS after resizing Bootcamp using EaseUS

Trying to restore my Mac's APFS partition after it became unbootable from using EaseUS to resize Bootcamp. Trying to install Linux so wanted to resize the Bootcamp partition and now I can't boot into ...
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My external monitor no longer works with macOS Mojave

I have just updated to macOS Mojave and suddenly my Benq GL2750H no longer shows the original resolution (1920*1080). I have tried to select it in display options with the option key pressed:the ...
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'Unable to downloaded at this time' [closed]

Please help. I cant updating app. Its says 'Unable to downloaded at this time' error message. How do i fix it? Thank you.
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bash $PS1 containing an emoj

This question is related to https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/357132/44531 I would like to have a space after the emoj 😱. I've tried in the script below but I'm getting two lines instead of the ...
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How do I mount an SSD I got from an old Macbook?

I ripped a perfectly fine SSD out of a Macbook with a broken display. So far, all my attempts to access the file system on the SSD have failed. I've tried to put in a nearly identical Macbook. This ...
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Start a window on top of a full screened space [duplicate]

How can I open a window on top of a full screened space? I full screen a video in Safari. I want to run some app that opens a little window on top of that full-screened video. I don't mind what ...
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iMac tripping breaker just by plugging it to electricity, without even pushing the power button!

iMac 21” (EMC: 2638) The iMac was connected to a UPS but through an extension cable, so not directly. So the iMac was running as usual when suddenly it went off, with all the other devices that are ...
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macOS Mojave dual monitor seperate spaces force dock on one screen

I'm relatively new to macOS. I'm using macOS Mojave and I have 2 monitors. I want the dock to stay on my right screen. My problem is when I move the mouse to the the bottom center on my left screen ...
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Sending unknown callers to voice mail automatically?

It's gotten to the point with spamming phone calls here on the West Coast of Canada that I'd like to set up my iphone to automatically send any caller who's not in my contact list to voice mail. Is ...
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Have iOS device store directory and access it from app [closed]

I have a relatively large directory of files that an iOS app I am writing accesses for images and other things. The main issue I have is that when I go to rebuild the app (which happens frequently) it ...
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AirPort Extreme (0x14E4, 0xD6)

I have 3 identical MBP Early 2011 with the same chipset in all. 2 of them have access to WiFi regardless of where they move to in my house, one only has WiFi in certain parts of the house. Have run ...
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Unique wallpaper for desktop and lock screen

I recently got a macbook pro 2018 and was trying to change the wallpapers. I would like to be able to set a different wallpaper for my desktop and lockscreen. Googling around, I managed to change my ...
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How to hide or deny access to Wi-Fi access points in macOS High Sierra or Mojave [duplicate]

Backstory: I work in a building with hundreds of wireless networks. I want to hide these networks from my users and only allow them to access a specific network (SSID 1). They only have the ...
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Does apple pages sharing strictly require an iCloud account?

My client is attempting to share (via an email address) a Pages document. I walked him through using his iCloud account to do this, which worked. However, his first choice would be to have the file ...
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Why is kernel_task lagging my computer, and how can I limit it? [duplicate]

Kernel_task on my computer jumps from 3-380/400 CPU usage whenever I'm playing games, and causes my computer to lag. Is there any way to safely limit it. Edit: kernel_task's CPU usage is spiking with ...
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MS Office: Retrieve documents saved to “User Templates”

Sometimes, seemingly at random, when I go to save a Word document I'm working on, the "Save As" defaults to "User Templates" instead of "Docs". Sometimes I don't notice its done that and I just hit "...
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MacBook Pro: USB 2.0 flash drives not working while USB 3.0 drives work fine

I have a Late 2013 15 MacBook Pro. After updating it to macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, USB 2.0 flash drives has stopped working. They are simply not recognized by the operating system. However, USB 3.0 ...
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“Unbending” a Macbook Pro keyboard bent by swollen battery?

I have a late-2013 Macbook Pro. It's been working fine and meets my computing needs so I have seen no need to replace it. Recently though the Y, U, I and O keys have stopped functionally reliably. I ...
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Macbook Air USB ports stop working one after another until none (of the two) remain

I have a 2017 Macbook air that has a nice habit of sequentially disabling USB ports (even while they are not being used). I am forced to restart my machine at random times in order to get them back to ...
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iOS 12.2 Control Center Remote Control Finds no TVs

We have two Apple TV 4s and a number of iOS devices. After the iOS 12.2 update, my iPhone XS would not find the TV called LIVING ROOM but would work with PORCH just fine. I uninstalled the Remote app, ...
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Automator: Picking items from a list using characters in name and performing a “find” showing only the results

I regularly make folders filled with lots of items that contain multiple versions of specific files. We often need to view them in very specific ways by version number. i.e.: file_v01.jpg file_v02....
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Run AppleScript in background without showing in app switcher?

Is there any way to run an AppleScript command (which runs infinitely) completely in the background without any icon showing in the dock or app switcher (⌘+Tab)? For example, hiding the AppleScript ...
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How to make sublime text the default file viewer for all file types it supports

I want sublime text to open all the file types it supports. For e.g., if I double click on .hpp file, Xcode tries to open it. I want sublime text to open the file. I've looked at RCDefaultApp, but it ...
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Lock iPad into single folder view with pdf files

I have a requirement, to have an iPad locked to a single folder view, with 1 level subfolders, each with a list of pdf files: . ├── Bob Dylan/ │ ├── file1.pdf │ ├── file2.pdf │ ├── file3.pdf │ ...
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External monitor connected to MacBook Pro says, “Entering Power Save Mode”

I am running macOS Mojave on a MacBoo kPro. I have connected an external monitor, a Dell E2214H to it using a Cable Matters adapter. On my MacBook Pro, under System Preferences → Displays, there is ...
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AirDrop: My iPhone appears as an option in my MacBook, but not the opposite

I'm trying to user AirDrop from my iPhone to Mac, but my device doesn't show up. But I can share from my Mac to my iPhone. It's can be something related to my company's internet connect because at ...
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Prevent Voice Memos from ending up on iPhone when connecting to iTunes

I deleted Voice Memos from my iPhone. However, after I connected it to my laptop and open iTunes, it just restored all the Voice Memos again. How do I get rid of this? I just need all notes on my ...
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I erased my stolen iPhone instead of putting it in lost mode

Recently my iPhone was stolen, and instead of putting it in lost mode, I erased it via Find My iPhone. Is there any way to switch it to Lost Mode? Can I see its last location? And will the thieves be ...
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macOS: Setting up an administrative account from a user account without admin password

I need to get administrative privileges from a standard user account. I am using macOS Sierra 10.12.6. I have six accounts on my MacBook for me and my family. One of them is administrative and the ...
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Enable packet filter firewall (pfctl -Ef) temporarily stops all network connection

I've noticed that when re-setting my firewall with a new set of rules, all network communication completely stops for a short time, until it regains with the new set of rules. In fact, it also ...
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What is the 41GB of “System” on my MacBook? [duplicate]

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, and it's running out of storage:. What I cannot understand is, what is the 41GB of "System" (grey). I installed an app called Disk Inventory X which scanned my drive and ...
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Wake on lan with MacBook Air 2018?

is it possible to use wake on lan via wifi on the macbook air 2018? What iOS app (or terminal command?) can you recommend to use? I want to wake of the MacBook Air with my iPhone which is in the ...
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Is there any program to delete cache files automatically?

Every time I need to clear cache, I have to go inside each folder and delete the contents. Doing it via terminal deletes the whole folder which is not recommended. What shall I do?
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Bundle identifier of Zathura (not listed in 'Applications' folder, to be used in Karabiner)

I installed a PDF reader called Zathura in MacOS Mojave 10.14.4. Zathura's version is 0.4.3, and I installed it through Homebrew (brew install zathura). It works correctly: I can open PDFs in ...
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Is it OK to install one Office 2019 license on both Mac and Windows?

I have purchased a standalone version of Office 2019 for my Mac. So far so good. I also have a spare Windows 10 notebook and would like to occasionally run Office apps on it (not at the same time as ...
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Latency spikes on wifi - power saving measure?

I'm seeing intermittent latency spikes when on wifi, but only when pinging my MBP from another machine and not when pinging from the MBP to another machine. It seems to be causing stuttering with ...
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How to delete macOS Installer boot

I tried to install a macOS High Sierra update, but I got the error "An error occurred installing macOS" and thus I decided to erase the Installer.app and dmg on my drive. Now every time I close my Mac ...
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Is there any (non-obvious) way to diagnose a damaged magsafe supply on a Thunderbolt display?

I recently had my MacBook (Mid 2015, Retina) repaired for hardware issues related to SMC failure. After about a day of it working, it started having the exact same issues, which is odd considering ...
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osx 10.11.6: SDcard reader

SDcard from Raspberry pi 0 has several text files (and python scripts) which do not show up when mounting on internal mac SD reader. How can I recover those files?
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How to remove emoji autocomplete suggestions?

I would prefer to not have emoji's suggested. Is it possible to remove emoji's from the autocomplete suggestions on macOS? If so how?
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Pair my Apple Watch back to my iPhone

My iPhone and Apple Watch were paired but the iPhone went in for repairs. On return, the pairing to my Watch was broken. Now I want to re-pair the Watch without losing my exercise data gathered for ...
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Can I assign a custom alert time to a calendar entry?

I want to have an alert 90 minutes before a calendar event. That isn't an option in Calendar on iOS. Fantistical has more alert time options than Calendar so I imagine there's a way to set an ...
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Disable accent functionality from backtick button

I often type backticks (`) in various situations (Markdown, Github, SO, etc), and since the button used to type them also is used to modify letters (é/è/ú), writing backticks is generally a pain. On a ...
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Prevent MacBook from waking automatically while it is kept in sleep mode

Is it possible to prevent my MacBook from waking automatically from sleep mode unless I manually intervene by opening the lid or touching the keyboard/using the mouse? I have set it up to announce ...
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Is it possible to fix my iPad screen? Large areas of black after bending it

Some random man sat on my iPad and bend it. Now I have these black parts in my screen. Can you tell me what is wrong with my iPad. Everything works smoothly but these black parts make it difficult to ...
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Is it possible to put Windows 10 onto an external SSD and boot it through VirtualBox/VMware?

I am getting a 13-inch Macbook Pro (possibly the 2019 model) on my birthday. I am wondering if I can put Windows 10 onto an External SSD and boot it with virtual machine software on my Mac (ex. VMware,...
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Finder window reappears if still open

I am sure this question was asked somewhere but just could not figure out precisely how to describe the behaviour so as to find the answer. I have multiple windows open on the screen. The one in the ...
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Force charging a iPad 4 battery [closed]

I recently found my iPad -- it's a 4th gen and it hasn't been used in a long time. When I plug the cable it just keeps rebooting and not turn on. I tried so much pressing home and power buttons and ...
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Using a pre-owned Mac

My Dad passed away a few weeks ago and I now have access to his Mac computer. I have little to no knowledge of Apple devices and ecosystem, having used Windows for everything before. I have all his ...

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