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iphone 5, ios 9.0.2 stuck on lock screen

Anyone have solution for my issue? My iphone 5, ios 9.0.2 stuck on lock screen. Sleep / wake button is not working for years (https://www.apple.com/support/iphone5-sleepwakebutton/). I live in ...
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Can I use an iPhone 6s in Sri Lanka if I purchase it in Dubai?

I am going to purchase an Apple iPhone 6s 16GB from Dubai. And I'll use it in Sri Lanka. The carrier I'm going to use is 'Dialog' in Sri Lanka. They has 4G LTE(band 3-1800MHz). There are variations in ...
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AppleScript runs twice?

This script should say a b just once but many times it says a b a b. I think this has something to do with Saved application stage. I emptied Saved application stage folder for this script then ...
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IiPhone 5s won't appear in iTunes (appears in my computer) after iTunes update

I'm running Windows 10, and I recently updated my iTunes to the most recent version. Ever since then, my iPhone doesn't appear in iTunes. However, it still appears in my computer under "Apple iPhone" (...
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iPhone 4 is unable to connect to 3G network

I am now unable to connect to a network to be able to use our internet provider or any other provider. It just keeps "looking" for a network however network options never appear. Despite manually ...
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Installing *.dmg via CLI [duplicate]

How are *.dmg packages installed via the command line? I noticed that they can be mounted with: me@MacBook-Pro:~$ open /Users/me/Downloads/installer.dmg What's next?
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How does air-drop detect other air-drop devices?

It is clear from other posts that AirDrop "uses" Bluetooth Low Energy to "find" other AirDrop enabled devices. How does it do this? Specifically, how does an apple device differentiate between just ...
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What happens to deleted texts on iCloud?

If i deleted a text from my phone and then backed it up to iCloud, is that text now deleted from iCloud?
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How to restore/re-create some folders from Time Machine backup of a different computer?

I have Time Machine backup of computer A, a Macbook Pro mid-2010. I want to restore/re-create some folders backed up in that backup on a different computer, a Macbook Pro Retina mid-2014. How to ...
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Audio Formats That Function With Multiple Streaming Devices/Software?

I'd like to know which audio encoding format(s), as part of a video container file, will stream with all of the following devices/apps: Apple TV 3 Roku 3 LG 2012 Smart TV MediaLink (Plex front end) ...
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Transfer Photos from Mac to Android Device

How can I transfer photos from Mac(including iPhoto) into Android phone? When I connect my android phone to Mac via USB, iPhoto can recognize it, but I can only find the import new photo button, then ...
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Is there a way to prevent iTunes from renaming TV Show filenames?

I have imported quite a few TV Shows into iTunes and I have noticed that iTunes renames the files in the style Episode number Episode name.m4v (e.g. 01 - My First Day.m4v). This is not a useful way ...
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Data still syncing with separate apple IDs

So I moved to college and decided it was time for me to make my own apple ID. Up to that point I shared an account with my mother. Since updating my phone all of her contacts are on my phone. I ...
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Alt-keys (option-keys) in emacs emulation (jetBrains PyCharm)

I suspect this is a general issue with the Mac as opposed to anything specific to the app I'm struggling with now, which happens to be PyCharm from jetBrains. The reason I suspect this is a general ...
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Can someone tell me why my macbook pro keeps crashing? 10.10.3 Mid 2012 Model

My mac keeps randomly crashing. I could be just browsing the internet with no other programs running and it would just crash. It literally just crashed while in the middle of this... Second time today....
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Music from windows 7 to iPhone 6 without itunes

I have a large number of songs I want to download from win7 to my iphone6, What is the easiest way? I don't have iTunes on this computer.
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iPhone not sending / recieving links

I've noticed that when I send a text with a link to or from my iPhone, the recieving phone does not display the link, but displays all other text. I'm not sure if this is affected by iMessage. In any ...
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No bootable disk when booting Windows after installing Linux on Mac

That must the weirdest title you've read in a long time. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012, I installed Windows 7 with Bootcamp and all was working fine. Last night I installed Kali Linux with a bootable ...
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Disk space not freed after deleting files, unable to save things, unable to delete things, unable to update things

Recently my Macbook Air has been saying "The disk you are attempting to use is full. Removing files and emptying the Trash will free up additional space." I have deleted everything in the trash, ...
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How do you get terminal to echo / print all key strokes?

Looking to see what the terminal gets when you press keystrokes such as alt+a or whatever. I remember there was a really simple way to do this with a one line command and without installing any extra ...
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Web Visit Generator - Similar to JingLing

I would like to know if there is a software for Mac similar to JingLing for Windows. I am looking for a free desktop software to generate automatic visits to my websites. If you know something online ...
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iPod touch 4 doesn't connect to WIFI

The following bug is something that started occurring today... Whenever I try to connect to any WIFI network (routers, mobile hotspots), I can see my iPod tries to connect, but instantly loses ...
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How to reset your keyboard on OS X 10.10.4

My keyboard number pad has been messed up ever since I installed OS X 10.10.4. The numbers type as follows: when I press "1" increase volume key goes up as well. When I press "2" the ' key ...
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403 forbidden on Apache vHost

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.8 and I'm trying to configure a vHost. I configured it and it gave me a 403 Forbidden, and I'm having trouble giving _www permission to read/write in ~/Document/workspace/dev ...
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Change the behaviour of Enter key in iMessage [duplicate]

I keep sending iMessages from my mac before I have finished typing them by accidentally hitting the return key. Is there a way to change the behaviour to send on Cmd-Enter instead?
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Can i use my ipad adapter cube and a usb cord together without any damage to the phone? [duplicate]

Is using the two together going to damage my phone in any way?
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iTunes downloading movie faster over WiFi

For some reason iTunes will download a movie faster over wifi than with ethernet on my home network. When I do a speed test the ethernet connection appears to be a few mbps faster though... Why would ...
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View Apple Music play history (playlists) from radio stations like Beats 1?

I missed "liking" a song that was playing on Beats 1. Now I'm trying to see what songs were played previously in the Beats 1 radio station (like a playlist history). Is there a way to do so?
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Strange issues with garage band 10 and sound fonts sf2

I'm having issues with Garage Band 10, when trying to set up custom sound fonts. I installed them in /Library/Audio/Sounds/Banks Then I opened the MIDI file, doing these steps: I select my track I ...
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Unable to tap on Apple ID in app store iphone 5s

I am using iPhone 5s. I checked on various site on how to sign out of apple id in app store, but I am unable to select the apple Id since it is coming in grey color (normally it is shown in blue). I ...
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How can I use Automator to open a website & log in everyday at a certain time?

I need to set up an auto log in for an Intranet web site so I can get right to work with no delays. I want Automator to open safari, go to the page, input log in and password credentials and hit log ...
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How to detect whether the ios app is pirated or not?

This is my first question here and iOS is something very new for me currently. If we have an app on iTunes and same app on some third party appstore, then does it mean the app is pirated ? How to ...
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My iPhone won't back up at all

I have just upgraded my phone and I need to ensure everything transfers accurately. However my iPhone is not allowing me to back up. Not on iTunes or iCloud. I have tried plugging it into my mac to ...
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USB drive appearing as two different devices

I just plugged an empty flash drive into my computer, and it thinks there are two drives - the flash drive I expected, and a small CD-ROM drive. Here is the relevant section of output from running ...
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Password reset issue using terminal method

No user accounts are displayed in the window that pops up after I enter the 'resetpassword' command into the terminal. Is there another way to reset my admin password or fix this issue?
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fixed date in numbers template [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the =today() function (or something else) to insert the current date but then not update each time the file is opened? I want to create a numbers template for my invoices. I'd ...
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The effective power bug made my iMessage not work [duplicate]

I gave a "friend" my number and he sent the effective power code and now my iMessage doesn't work anymore I click on the app for iMessage and the app crashes
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How to disable restore/resume/saved-state for a specific application in Yosemite

For most applications I like the OSX feature of remembering which documents were open. But it drives me nuts in Preview. In past versions of OSX there was a simple preference that could be altered ...
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Will using the iphone camera flash as a flashlight for long periods harm it in any way?

We have an old iPhone 4 that we use as a music machine in a spare room. Will using the flash as a nightlight overnight cause any damage? My guess is no, but a part of me (maybe thinking of old ...
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Tech Specs of Built-in iSight Camera of MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)

What are the tech specs of the Built-in iSight Camera of the MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)? Especially: What is the focal length? Does anybody happen to now, if there is something online, ...
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Safari no longer defaults to typing in address bar. Why?

I recently deleted cookies and deleted my AdBlocker for Safari. Since then, things have been acting weird, e.g. websites open slowly, my homepage was set to Yahoo, etc. Previously, when I would open ...
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iTunes only showing Purchased Music

My iTunes is suddenly only showing music purchased through iTunes. I have tried renaming the files per as mentioned on this Apple Support Communities thread and had no luck. I am also not using ...
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Reset iPad mini forgotten Apple ID [duplicate]

I wanted to know if there is a way to reset my son's iPad mini, because he forgot the Apple ID password. He accidentally reformat, and now, he doesn't know the password.
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MacBook Pro won't shutdown

My MacBook Pro seemed to get hung up in Chrome. Was able to quit Chrome and all other apps running (Mail and TextEdit) and tried to restart. Screen went black, trackpad still moving cursor but didn't ...
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Testing an iPhone 5C without a battery or screen

I have a previously broken iPhone 5c that I removed the offending parts from. The screen was shattered beyond repair, and the battery was in pretty bad condition. I'm planning to buy some new parts ...
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Dock is not working anymore

All of a sudden some running applications were not shown on the ⌘+⇥ on-screen list. I had to restart my MBP, running Yosemite 10.10.2. After restarting, ⌘+⇥ was not working any more (no app shown on ...
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Safari keeps losing connection

I'm trying to download CentOS' ISO from a mirror, and the download fails all times (connection lost). It fails after downloading something like 3.5 GB out of 4.5 GB. The problem is that every time ...
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server x...x@...
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Missing photos on my iPhone

I have a Macbook Pro and an iPhone that share the same iCloud account. On my Macbook's Photos I have a smart album that contains 52 photos. On the iPhone the album contains 40, with 12 photos are ...
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Long text-drag delay

Dragging text used to be instant. Now, especially after an application’s been open a few minutes, it takes forever from the time I press the mouse button on text until I can drag it. (If I try to drag ...

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