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Contacts disappeared after re-authenticating with Outlook/Exchange

I sync all my contacts to my old Hotmail aka Live aka Outlook.com account. Today I needed to look someone up through Outlook.com / People web-interface (normally I just do it on my phone) and I ...
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Can't unlock file on mac

On my mac I can't edit ~/.ssh/known_hosts manually because it is locked. Right-click -> Get Info, the "Locked" radio button is not clicked, but the file still remains locked: attemps to ...
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What is the “Sites” folder in my macOS Home directory?

After running Migration Assistant (from a 2021 MacBook, reformatted and built from scratch last week, onto a 2018 MacBook, reformatted today), a folder named “Sites” has appeared in my Home directory (...
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Keyboard shortcut (Cntrl 1-7) not working on my Macbook Air (2015), how do I fix this?

I used this shortcut (Cntrl 1-7) on another Mac laptop once, but for some reason, it doesn't work on mine (2015 Macbook Air), and I can't figure out how to fix it. I am a photographer and want to use ...
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Disable Announce for Workout Start

I’m using the iOS 18 public beta and the watchOS 11 public beta. Since upgrading, I use the automatic workout detection and I get the “announcements” when my watch detects I’m cycling - asking if I ...
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Summoning Emoji menu for Google Voice: MacOS Safari

Context: MacOS Ventura: Intel CPU. => Safari pointed to Google Voice for sending text messages. Question: The Google Voice iPhone app's keyboard has a key to provide access to emojis. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to export Animoji to a file and preserve the transparent, alpha layer background?

I've created a Animoji (video version of an emoji) on my iPhone and I noticed that it appears to have a transparent, alpha background. I would like to save this Animoji with its transparent background ...
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How Fing app detects the model, iOS Version and Brand although Apple stopped access to MAC Address [closed]

I was using the Fing app and noticed it could identify my iPhone model, iOS version, and the brand of my other devices, even though Apple restricted access to MAC addresses starting with iOS 7. I'm ...
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Auto-power-up on Mac Mini 2014, but not running macOS

I have an old Mac Mini from 2014, which works perfectly running my 3D printer via Octoprint under Linux. The only negative is that the host won't turn on when power comes back. I know this setting is ...
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Clear cache but NOT the cookies in mobile Safari

How does one only clear the cache in mobile Safari while leaving the cookies untouched? The only method I know clears both.
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how to use WhatsApp on Sonoma 14.5 without a mobile device [closed]

I have no mobile device and so, while I can DL and open WhatsApp onto my laptop, I can't verify my account. I may have asked in the wrong section of StackExchange, but I didn't know else to ask this ...
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macbook runs something when closed

Macbook Pro, 2019, macOS Monterey. When done, I usually close my macbook and we both go to sleep. Recently I noticed that something is running on the closed macbook, heating it and draining the ...
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Escape and Fn keys not working on 2017 MacBook Pro with touch bar

The escape key on the touch bar of my 2017 MacBook Pro stops working periodically. F1 - F12 which seem messed up too but escape is what I originally noticed. They even light up when I press them but ...
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Google Chrome Triggers Microphone Alert

For some reason, Google Chrome is triggering the microphone alert even if I have no extensions installed and I am on the start up screen. Crazier still, this notification persist even after I quit ...
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Apple Watch Series 9 cannot use precision finding to locate an AirTag

I have some AirTags and an iPhone 11, all of which use Ultra-Wideband 1. With my iPhone, I can find the AirTags, but not with the Apple Watch. So, I wanted to know if the fact that the Series 9 has ...
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How to identify installed software on MacBook?

While checking the System report on my MacBook Pro (Sonoma 14.5), I found an installed third-party software under Software > Installations with Chinese characters (see attachment) that I do not ...
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How to find what app is preventing screensaver from starting (Sonoma)?

macOS Sonoma 14.5 — M3 Max MacBook Pro. Since a couple of days I have been noticing that the screensaver was not kicking in at the specified interval (2 minutes). How can I find what app is causing ...
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Force uninstall a cask with even more force than "normal extra force"

I'm trying to uninstall Autodesk Fusion 360 so I can reinstall cleanly. I have casks installed for both the old & new names of the cask: (base) [Wrench:~] % brew list | grep autodesk autodesk-...
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Should I erase the disk after cancelling mac os installation?

I have cancelled the mac installation due to pkdownload error 8, which I look up on google and found out that this error due to my unstable internet connection. So I was wondering should I erase the ...
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iPhone tethering unsuccessful from “Self-assigned IP”

Something broke with my hotspot tethering from my iPhone. The internet is never successfully handed off despite the devices being connected and tethered to each other. Something feels like it broke as ...
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MacBook Pro M1 screen replacment black

I had broken my MacBook Pro M1 (A2338) screen some time ago. Now finally I got around to replacing it. Got a "suposedly" working screen from a doner machine. Once I replaced it the new ...
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Location of installed with homebrew postgresql data directory on MacOS Sonoma [duplicate]

Everywhere on the internet, it says /usr/local/var/postgres. But it is not the case on my Mac.
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Backing up multiple user accounts via Time Machine

A Macbook has 2 different user accounts: Mary & Joe It is my understanding that: a time machine backup is on a per user basis a USB backup device must have a dedicated partition for Time Machine ...
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Did a fresh install on old macbook pro, battery became nonfunctional (turns off when disconnected from power)

I have a mid 2014 macbook pro retina that I installed windows 10 on. I had to wipe the drive completely to do so. I installed the drivers using brigadier. The machine shuts off the moment I disconnect ...
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External SSD wont mount, sonoma os

I recently bought an external SSD and I have macbook air m1 with sonoma 14.5 The SSD does not mount. I tried forced mounting it through the terminal.
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How to install macOS Catalina on a 2013 iMac in VirtualBox?

I own a 21.5-inch, late 2013 iMac (with a couple hardware upgrades, namely RAM and hard drive) running macOS Catalina 10.15.7 (this is the latest macOS compatible with my specs). I'd like to run macOS ...
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What size of screw does fit on the macbook keyboard frame?

Version of Macbook: Macbook Air M1 late 2020 A2337 I’ve replaced my macbook keyboard at home, but the new keyboard has a little gap between the topcase frame because I couldn’t insert the screws on ...
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When did iOS remove the ability to set the alarm clock to play a Music playlist?

I am virtually certain that in early iOS products -- for example, on my old 5th-generation iPod Touch, which was contemporary with the iPhone 5, and which shipped with iOS 6 -- one could set the stock ...
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Is there a way to hide and password protect a Macbook menu bar item? Or permanently remove it from the menu bar? Not nefarious, I swear :)

I am using a NextDNS to filter web traffic for my family's devices. NextDNS currently shows in the menu bar and can be toggled on and off with a simple click, which defeats the entire purpose of the ...
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Remove files that were duplicated into sandboxes during Sonoma upgrade?

I've recently upgraded from Mojave (10.14) to Sonoma (14.5). The Sonoma upgrade scanned through ~/Library and then copied various files into their new sandboxed locations in ~/Library/Containers or ~/...
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My desktop files disappeared after I installed the Sonoma update [duplicate]

I use an Apple M1 Mac and I recently installed the Sonoma 14.0 update. Ever since I did that, all the files on my desktop vanished. They haven’t been deleted: when I use the Finder all the files and ...
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Windows Vista not showing in boot manager bootcamp

My mid-2010 iMac, running High Sierra and OS X Lion, is not booting from the usb of Windows Vista Bootcamp. I tried Boot Manager but it was not there. I tried EFI boot but it was still not there. ...
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Wakeup Hook on Apple Silicon [duplicate]

Mac Air M2 running Sonoma 14.5. Trying to schedule a wakeup from sleep and trigger a script. I can schedule the wakeup no problem using pmset -g schedule but the hook script is only executed if the ...
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How can I return the original selfie taken in night mode with a 3-second wait?

I took a selfie in night mode, which required a 3-second wait for the best photo quality (it was automatically turned on). As a result, this photo turned out to be completely blurred, since the phone ...
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Any version of Java crashes with signal SIGBUS on macOS Sequoia

When running anything that uses Java I get the following error, but with a different log path. # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # # SIGBUS (0xa) at pc=d, pid=18954,...
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How do I disable notifications of top channels in WhatsApp?

I use WhatsApp on iPhone. I received a notification from WhatsApp this morning. The notification says, "Top channels on WhatsApp. Follow updates from Real Madrid C.F., Netflix, Shakira and more.&...
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How to make my iPhone use less battery in poor-coverage areas?

When cellular reception is bad, my iPhone uses more than 2x more battery than it would have otherwise. I've read online that this is because it emits more power to try to communicate with cell towers. ...
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Severe problems with all .numbers files that are on iCloud + shared to other people (everyone with link / read only)

Business user here. I didn’t get an answer at discussions@apple so now I am here. I use iCloud for my law office, every client folder has its own Numbers file so it’s at least hundreds of .numbers ...
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Using your iMac as an external monitor for a Windows laptop [duplicate]

I have an iMac Retina 2020 and a Windows ThinkPad laptop. I need to use the iMac's display as an external monitor for the Windows laptop. However, I understand that this is not possible with iMac ...
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How to share my entire screen during a Zoom video call on my Macbook Pro with someone else?

I have Zoom calls with students and an administrator would like to see my entire screen while I am giving a lecture to give me pointers. What are some feasible ways to do this? I have a few ideas: ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Will Not Boot From Disk Or USB Drive [closed]

My A1311 iMac (Mid 2010) can not boot from internet recovery nor snow leopard usb restored iso image from archive and even flashed the usb no matter what stuck on apple logo not even loading circle! ...
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How do I lock an iOS app from accidental touch in pocket?

I have an iPhone 15 Pro Max on latest public release iOS.I deliver Doordash for extra cash. The driver app is called “Dasher”. I constantly need to pocket the phone so I can carry orders, open doors,...
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I can't sign in with my Apple ID after transferring a copy of my data using Time Machine imac

Problem: After transferring Ventura 13.6.7 system and files from MacBook 16 2019 to iMac 2017, I can't log into my Apple ID like any other, always like in the video. If you create a new user in the ...
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Automating Outlook Tasks under Sonoma using AppleScript

I am trying to automate some tasks in macOS Sonoma and Microsoft Outlook 16.78.3 using AppleScript. This is my simple test script to check if I can access outlook items at all: tell application "...
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Mac To Raspberry Pi: Intermittent Broken Pipes

When SSH'ing into my Raspbery Pi, I'll be typing away when suddenly the prompt will freeze. Then after 20 seconds or so, I get a client_loop: send disconnect: Broken pipe error. The time before I get ...
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How to list calendar events containing certain word?

I prefer to text dates and times of events containing certain word within date range. A shortcut called “Calendar to PDFs” didn’t work entirely because it listed only first month of date range. ...
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Macbook Air 2017 Thunderbolt to HDMI no signal to external moniter. Monitor detected in displays but no signal-Detects only when I wake up from sleep

I've been using a MacBook Air 2017 model for the past 4 years. I recently bought an external monitor and tried to connect it with a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable, but I don't see any signal on the monitor....
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What are the hostnames that Apple products contact for location services?

I need to give location access to some apps on macOS and iOS so they can scan wireless networks, that's a thing now. I do not want system services or other apps to make location queries to Apple's ...
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AppleScript Not Selecting Button in System Settings

I'm trying to write an AppleScript that selects "Shuffle All" and toggles "Show on all Spaces" in the Wallpaper preference pane in System Settings (see screenshot). However, the ...
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Sharing my iPhone location [closed]

I noticed on my iPhone that I’m sharing my location with a phone number that I don’t recognize. I search that phone number and it appears it belongs to a person I don’t even know. What’s going on?
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