All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Shouldn't iOS disallow apps to look at the clipboard? [closed]

I heard that TikTok was banned in some countries and was found to be looking at user's clipboard data at times and possibly transferring or storing them some where. But should any OS not allow the app ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

I got married and my surname changed. How do I change the surname part of my iCloud email address?

I’ve searched similar questions on this site but don’t find one the same as mine. Basically, I want to remove my old surname from my iCloud email address, which is mpumemthembu@icloud.com. My surname ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to see game controller key presses?

I have connected my Playstation DS4 controller via bluetooth to my macOS 10.15.5. How do you capture the key presses to make a program? I have seen Controller Lite, which are able to capture ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

2006 iMac5,1 Upgrade from 10.6.8 to a faster OS [closed]

I have an iMac 2006 5,1 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo to which I have changed the RAM to 4gb. I want to upgrade the OS of 10.6.8 to a better OS, not sure which system. Thanks
0
votes
0answers
7 views

quicklook skips around in the beginning when playing foreign audio formats (flac, mp3)

If I generate preview of an audio file of foreign format, for example, flac or mp3, quicklook skips around 2 times in the first 10~15 seconds of playing. This does not happen for native formats like ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

iOS - Can I “white label” certain apps not to be auto-offloaded?

I use the "auto-offload app" feature of iOS that uninstalls unused apps on my phone to free up storage. For the most part this is really useful. But there are some apps, which i use ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Converting large amounts of JSON to CSV on macOS

I want to convert some 20mb+ JSON files to CSV. Tried using webapps like https://konklone.io/json/ or https://www.convertcsv.com/json-to-csv.htm but they just crash. So how can I use other tools to do ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

MacOS Catalina make fs folder writable

i need to install some extension on MacOS Catalina. But i can't disable csrutil, after change the crsutil in recovery mode to disable after restart the csrutil status is enable again. I'll trying ...
1
vote
0answers
4 views

Proxy user/password setting in System Settings apparently ignored

Using macOS Catalina 10.15.2, I observe the following behavior: I open System Preferences, Network, the network I am on (only tested Ethernet thus far), Advanced, Proxies, Web Proxy (HTTP). I enable ...
1
vote
1answer
10 views

Starting a call from MacBook - Your iPhone needs to use the same iCloud and Facetime

I'm trying to start a call on iPhone 11 using MacBook Pro on macOS Catalina, however I'm getting an error message that says "Your iPhone needs to use the same iCloud and Facetime". I've ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

16" MBP is detecting 2 displays as one, mirroring them

I want 3 independed, extended monitors. The retina on my MBP and 2 displays. In my current setup this isn't working as expected. I have 2 DELL2415 connected via a dock, but both are mirrored, while ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

How to really remove old Macs from iCloud?

Backstory last year I got rid of two old Macs (one running Catalina, one Sierra, both were formatted in an attempt to reuse them for Linux). In the process I removed them from my Apple ID via: ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Next tab shortcut not working with right side keys

I often navigate my many many open Chrome tabs using shortcuts for 'goto left tab' and 'goto right tab' using cmd + alt + left/right. I'm using an apple keyboard and this works fine using the alt + ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

MacBook Pro freezing in games with eGpu

At staram this is my MacBook spec: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) CPU 2,6 6 core Intel Core i7 RAM 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB + Radeon Pro 560X 4GB Now let's jump to eGPU spec:...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

MacOS keeps asking for SMB password

Whenever I (re-)mount a SMB share, Mojave prompts me for my credentials. I faithfully enter my data, hit the "store in keychain" checkbox ("Password im Schlüsselbund speichern" in ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to change hdd read error timeout?

Sometimes the HDD encounters a bad block and freezes the system. I want to decrease the time. Is it possible with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6? Apparently it's possible on linux: https://superuser.com/...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Mac Book cannot identify my audio Mixer properly

I bought an Ammoon mixer, but when i plug it into my macbook, instead of showing up as a USB Audio Codec, it shows up as USB headset. I am unable to use it as intended. Anyone able to suggest any ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

What’s the purpose of the metal sponges around the CPU?

While repasting my Retina late 2013 MacBook Pro I noticed one of the spongy metal disks around the CPU partially broke. What’s the purpose of these? I reassembled the machine and it seems to work fine,...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Can't activate 1280 * 720 scaling on my 2K external monitor but 1280 * 800 works

I'm using a Lenovo 1440p display on my MBP through a DP to TB3 cable. The UI looks way too small on the native resolution so I'd like to achieve a 2x scaling to 1280 * 720. However, it seems I just ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

macos screenshot without opening preview application [duplicate]

Is there any way to take a screenshot without opening preview application on macOS Catelina ver. 10.15.5? I was trying to find some information, but all I could find was about disabling Screenshot ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Is Spotlight Raw Query / mdfind single character wildcard broken?

Despite many attempts I cannot get the single character wildcard to work. I need to match exactly 3letter-3charcaters pattern. It should be simple, yet it doesn't work even in a simplified version: % ...
0
votes
1answer
4 views

What is 'word left' and 'word right' keycode in Karabiner-Elements?

On Mac OS system, I modified the config file of complex map, but can't find keycode of wordleft and wordright: { "type": "basic", "from": { ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Using a screensaver as a desktop wallpaper?

I've looked around a lot for a way to use one of the screensavers as the wallpaper for my desktop. I found a few options but all of them didn't seem to work on macOS Catalina. The way I tried to ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How does one backup to iCloud? “Backup Now” greyed out

Googled "how to force iphone backup to icloud greyed out" but none of the top answer options exist on my iPhone 6. Logged in with Apple ID, not connected to wi-fi.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How do you “select-all” in Apple Calendar (iCal)?

I use my calendar like a scheduled to-do list. I sometimes want to shift all today's events down by 15 minutes. Select All is grayed out in the Edit menu, and it's tedious to click on every event ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Mac OS Blocks Reinstall on Macbook Pro 2019

My work donated a Macbook Pro to me, when I attempt to reinstall a clean copy of Mac OS Catalina via USB drive I receive a message saying that I don't have permission to install Mac OS. Anyway to get ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to change lock screen wallpaper in macOS Catalina?

Is it possible to change lock screen (not login screen, I mean the one triggered by Ctrl+Cmd+Q) wallpaper to different one than desktop wallpaper?
1
vote
3answers
81 views

Automatically delete files older than 3 hours macOS

I have a camera setup up to take an image every few seconds and then the image is processed and is no longer required. Can anyone help me to write a script/service that will delete files/images in a ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

How do I access the information stored in my Game Center on my iPad?

I have a game linked to my Game Center and I need to get the login information for that game since I don’t seem to recall it. However I can’t open the Game Center. It’s not on the screen, it’s only in ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Why is my HomePod making a very loud buzzing noise and reboots?

I've recently acquired a 2nd hand HomePod in seemingly spotless condition. However, after setting it up and listening for a while I've noticed a very disturbing issue. A very loud <1sec long ...
0
votes
2answers
21 views

Issue with Microsoft Word on Mac

Hopefully, this is the right site for this. I am using a 2020 MacBook Pro and Word 2016. I am having issues opening a document sent by a friend. He is able to open it, and this problem does not ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

some mouse clicks not registering in steam

When in a game on steam, about half the mouse clicks do not register. This issue doesn't seem to happen in any other applications that i've tried or on the steam client itself. The issue started when ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Where are OS-level crash reports stored?

I have a machine that has some intermittent rebooting. When it restarts, I get the familiar dialog to report this to Apple. I don't always remember to save the details of the crash. I'm sure that ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

MacBook Air SMC Update v1.8

MacBook Air SMC Update v1.8 This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning. ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

iOS 9.3.5 recover photos with broken touchscreen

I've got an iPad 2 running iOS 9.3.5 which has a touchscreen that doesn't work. I'd like to recover the pictures from it preferably without having to pay to have a screen replaced on what is ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Catalina: Can't sign out of iCloud and Update Apple ID settings error, WindowServer high cpu. Now fixed

I had this issue for a while where system prefs -> icloud complained about "Update Apple ID Settings". Clicking continue it'd eventually ask for my icloud password and then it would an ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Macbook Pro 13 Early 2015 Display flickering and show rows

I have recently bougth a broken Macbook pro 13' Early 2015. The display is the main issue. Infact, when the macbook turns on, the display shows this: When it goes to login, the display shows this: ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

macOS briefly falls back to console after login

A few days ago, my 2018 MacBook Air entered console mode after logging in: and then switches back to graphical mode (full video here). I didn't install any system updates. I didn't see anything in ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Any solution for Windows 10 sound problem on MacBook Pro Late 2011?

I have been able to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro Late 2011, thanks to all your earlier posts, however i have been unable to fix the sound problem after installation. Please if anyone can give ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Why does the Note I shared via AirDrop to my Mac from my iPhone not show up in Notes.app?

I can successfully AirDrop the note from my personal iPhone to my work Mac (seems to work fine), but when I go to Notes.app on my Mac - the note is not there. I'm logged into Notes with iCloud on my ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Format disk in mac with a lot of reading and writing

What I want to do is Format my SSD disk of my Mac Book Pro (2019), but I want to do it in a VERY safe way. So that there is no trace of the deleted files and nobody can access them anymore. That's why ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Mail crashing in High Sierra

2011 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. My Mail app crashes constantly, most frequently when I empty the trash bin or the junk mail. I have tried deleting the envelope files and preferences to no avail. ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

I can’t hear anyone and they can’t hear me iPhone 6 [closed]

My phone won’t let me enable speaker and no one can hear me and I can’t hear anyone else anyone know why?
0
votes
3answers
37 views

MacBook Pro gives slight electric shock [duplicate]

I just bought macbook pro 16 and I get mild shock when charging and when I touch surface. Is this to be expected or do I need to have it serviced?
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Ditto command and wildcard on Catalina?

I've learnt a bit about ditto and tried this: mkdir testingdir ditto myfile.css testingdir which seemed to work. How could I ditto one file , e.g. myfile.css to several folders within testingdir, e....
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Can I use iCloud Photos on an iPhone without every new photo being uploaded to the cloud?

I will be switching to an iPhone soon. At the moment, my best photos reside in a nice folder structure in iCloud Photos. When getting the iPhone, i still want to be able to view those images but not ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Mac mini mid 2010 stuck on Apple logo with full progress bar

I bought a used Mac Mini mid-2010 server. When it arrived I turned it on and it booted regularly into macOS High Sierra, since this is the last version supported by this model. I verified that ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

iphone xr's screen triggers other devices

Recently I bought a brand new iPhone XR. When its screen is activated by some application (not necessarily a GSM call or a Wi-Fi thing), it affects other speakers or headphones around it. All of them ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Is it possible to automate/add a shortcut to getting a link to an iCloud file in macOS finder?

I know that I can get a link by right-clicking on a file in my iCloud Drive in macOS finder, then selecting Share -> Add People -> Copy Link -> Share Options -> Anyone With The Link. If ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Mail.app - compare two mailboxes?

I try to transfer 50 000 mails from an IMAP account A to another IMAP account B using Mail.app but it constantly fails during the process (that takes a day or so). There is a message-id-based ...

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
2136