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How to delete beta “update is available” after unenrolling from beta?

I unenrolled from macOS Big Sur beta program, however I am still getting the 11.0.1 "update is available" notification. I would like to remove this so that I upgrade directly to 11.0 when GM ...
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MacBook restarts when idle

MacBook Pro 2019 13" If I don't use the laptop, it goes into sleep mode about 5-10 minutes. When I want to continue working I press any key and I am greeted with a login window, after which I ...
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Face time in a middle east version of iPhone in India

I am planning to buy an iPhone 12 pro for my brother who is in Dubai now. But after a few months, he will go back to India. Middle East version of the iPhone doesn't have face time installed by ...
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How to turn off display by pressing the power button of MacBook Pro 2016? (Changing the behaviors of the power buttons)

I'd like to know how to change the behaviors of the power button of the MacBook Pro to have "turn off display" function. (As far as I know, default setting of a single press of the button ...
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Before Catalina, do live photos count as both photo and video in the “Photos” app tally?

I'm just wondering whether live photos were counted twice because they were photos but also videos. Thanks in advance.
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Why My MacBook Pro’s battery is swollen and it don’t turn on nor charge? It’s 13 inch early 2015 [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro’s battery is swollen and it don’t turn on nor charge? It’s 13 inch early 2015. I found my MacBook dead suddenly . Later I opened it up but found that the battery is swollen and after ...
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MacBook Pro 2011 has faulty power button - How do I enable any key or lid open boot settings?

I'm working on an Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" which suffered a little water damage. After cleaning the system I can get it to turn on by disconnecting the battery, then reconnecting it and ...
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How to clear these email suggestions from the top of the iOS keyboard?

I have googled a few times but I am unable to get the answer I wanted. Most results are about the Mail app one way or another. For me, my problem is actually as highlighted in the attached screenshot. ...
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How do I create a Mac OS install hard drive from InstallESD.dmg

I have the InstallESD.dmg file for Mac OS El Capitain, and external Hard Drive with more than 200 GB. I have no idea how to burn the InstallESD.dmg into the hard drive because I tried to burn it but ...
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Notes.app list search in a specified folder in mac

The macOS Notes.app list search will search all the folders in the current account. I am wondering if it can be done in one specified folder.
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Big Sur Beta repeatedly will not install

I have tried with the last 2 public betas, as well as dev beta 9 and 10 (the current beta) and no matter whether i choose to upgrade from my existing catalina install, or make a bootable usb of all 4 ...
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Remap external keyboard numpad so that dot “.” is a comma “,”

I am using an external keyboard with a number pad for my MacBook Air running Mojave (10.14.6). Currently, I use a comma "," as a decimal point in Excel - I would like to remap the ".&...
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Email body is smaller than emails Signature

I have a Gmail account though work. Everytime I email from my gmail account on desktop whenever I see it on my iPhone the body of the email is small. it’s an iPhone 7. I’m using iOS 14 and the mail ...
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Will a 2015 MacBook logic board work on a 2016?

I have an early 2016 MacBook A1534 with a failed SSD. I was thinking of buying a logic board from the A1534 early 2015. Everything looks fine by the looks of it all connections match up just fine. But ...
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iPhone website data for instagram [closed]

Website data for Instagram keeps showing up on my wife’s phone but she says she hasn’t been on there nor does she have an account could that be true ?
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Mid-2012 Macbook Pro, Dual Harddrives - Catalina Update Slowing Down, Always Beachballing

I have a dual hard drive set up. The main one running the system is a 250 GB SSD. I am running a user (for Documents, Downloads, etc.) on a 1 TB HDD. I am also running 16 GB RAM. For some reason, the ...
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why Music app in Catalina doesn't play music in usb connected iPod Touch 6th

I have a MacBook Pro 2016 with Mac OS Catalina, however when I used Mac OS High Sierra, I could play the music in my iPod Touch 6th (usb connected) in iTunes, but now, in Catalina, Music App show me ...
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Can I delete files in /Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Logs?

My MacBook is becoming unstable due to limited disk space the major culprit for which is a mysterious category called "Other". Poking around a bit (a lot actually) I find that I have over ...
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Unable to launch automations via NFC tags on iPhone 11

I’m trying to create a shortcut through the shortcuts app that triggers whenever I tag a specific NFC tag. I created the shortcut and when it asked to tag the NFC tag, it recognized it properly. ...
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How can I install Pages or iWork on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6? [duplicate]

Is there any way now of installing a version of Pages or iWork on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6?
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Change mac id of usb-c to lan adapter

I recently got a Macbook pro 13 inch and I bought this docking station for all the ports I need. The issue is that my university network requires registration of mac id to use internet in campus and ...
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what is ARM based mac and why they will be different from intel based chip? [closed]

I recently posted flickering of my external screen and I found out that it is my macbook pro as I tried my brother MBP with usb-c. So now the question comes if I should buy MBP and there is a rumour ...
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Can you make Bluetooth hardware work out-of-the-box in Boot Camp?

I have a Bluetooth keyboard (the Microsoft Surface Ergonomic) paired to OS X. When I boot into Windows, the only way I've found to get it to work is to manually put it into pairing mode again and pair ...
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I can’t tag people on instagram

I can’t tag people on Instagram before posting and after posting. My iOS version is 14.1 and Instagram has been updated. I also had this problem with a few older versions of Instagram. My friends also ...
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In macOS settings, what is the difference between apps accessing to iCloud vs iCloud Drive

I know the difference between iCloud and iCloud Drive. But I don't get what's happening if I allow – Mail for instance – to access iCloud or iCloud Drive. Mail won't save my emails as files in a ...
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Watch alerts for shared calendar events… how to disable?

My colleague has shared her work calendar with me via Outlook/Exchange (for meeting scheduling, etc). My watch alerts me for every one of her upcoming meetings… no matter what settings I change. And ...
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iCloud folders not appearing in the Mac Finder

Really frustrating problem where files and folders in a folder synced to my iCloud were not appearing in Finder. They were still on my iCloud and when I looked into my iPad which synced these files ...
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Folder name change in Finder but not changed in Terminal

iMac running Mojave 10.14.6 I changed a folder name in Finder but I can't see the change in Terminal. old folder name: A.B new folder name: A in Terminal ls still shows A.B cd . or cd .. then cd back ...
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Can I limit Time Machine is backups of files within Dropbox folder to those that actually changed?

I'm using Dropbox Plus in conjunction with Time Machine on a Mojave MB Pro. My Time Machine is configured to backup the data in my Dropbox folder. I like having a local as well as a remote backup of ...
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zsh comment character

Many bash scripts invoke the #character to indicate a comment. Catalina migrated to zsh. The command: # Comments should elicit no response returns zsh: command not found: # I have found it ...
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Why I cannot extend value column for plist files?

This is what I see and cannot extend the value column at all. Why is it so? Is it a bug or am I missing something?
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Different hibernate modes on MacBook Pro?

Sorry if this question will appear to be stupid. Is it possible to set one hibernate mode (for example 3) when macbook is on power adapter and another hibernate mode (25) when it’s on battery. Is it ...
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Can I upgrade to an SSD with the newest macOS from an old HDD with old macOS on MacBook Pro 2012?

As per the title, my MBP 2012's hdd with Mavericks installed had recently failed and I am looking to replace it with an SSD. I also have a MacBook Pro 2017 that I'm going to use to install macOS ...
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Mac Pro Overnight Freeze

My Mac Pro (El Capitan) has an issue that happens quite often. Every morning I expect to have to force quit applications and restart, in order to get the day rolling. It's a routine that I've become ...
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PHP Version 7.3.22 to be removed in future macOS

I just attempted to load a new development page without having created the httpdconf entry, & got the PHPinfo page with the following in the header... PHP Version 7.3.22-(to be removed in future ...
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Why do some programs start with a one minute delay, and how to fix it?

Last week, my Mac running 10.15.7 became slow: starting apps took a long time. This is the case for both UI and console programms. After some analysis, I found out that In most cases, program startup ...
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BetterSnapTool Doesn't Work With Safari

BetterSnapTool works on my MacBook Pro with all my apps (including Chrome) except Safari. Safari is the only app that doesn't work. When I drag the Safari window to an edge BetterSnapTool attempts to ...
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How can I stop Homekit devices being unresponsive in the Home on iOS (but not macOS or vendor apps)

I have a bunch of Homekit devices (some plugs and lightbulbs), and they're all happily configured in the Home app on my iPhone (14.1). Periodically (daily), some of them will stop being responsive in ...
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Can I set my Mac up to take a screenshot everytime I left click?

I understand I am able to set my mac up to screenshot using timed intervals. But is it possible to set something up, in terminal perhaps, that would allow me to automate my screenshots so that every ...
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Where do the language indicator icons live in OSX?

Where do the language indicator icons live in OSX? I'm on OSX Catalina but if different on Mojave, would appreciate where it is on Mojave too. I want to write a program that shows that icon in a ...
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Can I trace movement of files on macOS?

I would like to be able to collect data on file movement to filter it by time, type and/or size. Is there a procedure or third party app that will allow tracing of any file as it moves from a place of ...
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Disable MacBook Pro discrete GPU for specific apps

Is there a way to prevent certain apps from switching the active GPU to the discrete graphics card? I tried looking in System Preferences but there's only a setting to use the discrete GPU all the ...
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tmutil command to install a new larger Time Machine disk, copying old backups to it

My old Time Machine backup drive (external USB) is now almost full. I have purchased a larger drive and want to switch to it for Time Machine, migrating all my old backups to the new drive's archive. ...
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Upgrade iOS 12 to iOS 13? [duplicate]

Seemingly I cannot update using the older IPSW files, only iOS 14. I have an iPhone 7 test device with iOS 12, and I only want to update to iOS 13 (iOS 13.7). Every attempt failed with basically the &...
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Macbook Pro 2020 doesn't recognize second monitor while using usbc [duplicate]

I want my MacBook pro-2020 to be closed and have one screen as the main screen(desktop) and the other screen as an extended one. I have 2 new Dell UltraSharp U2419HC monitors, and an UltraSharp U2419H ...
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How do I disable a Macbook pro A1502 keyboard, under Catalina 10.15.7? Karabiner does not work. The terminal command "sudo kextunload [duplicate]

The shift keys, left and right, are stuck ON. This causes MANY problems. An external keyboard works, but the internal keyboard is the default on reboot, so it boots in safe mode and Safari stumbles ...
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Macbook 15 mid 2010 screen goes black and shows panic kernel screen

I have a problem with my Macbook 15 mid 2010. The screen goes black and shows the kernel panic screen sometimes immediately, sometimes after a few minutes while using the macbook eg chrome I have ...
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Cannot add my own music to my iPhone using the Music App

New iPhone user here. I have a few mp3s from music that I recorded myself. I cannot seem to find a way to add them to my phone. I have them on 'Music' on my computer and can play them normally, ...
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Why can't I get rid of this widget that is stuck on my page on Google Chrome? [closed]

So my roommate has a gateway laptop and when he clicks on Google chrome, this widget type thing appears and there is no x tab or minimize tab. I can't even move it from side to side to get it out of ...
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Stop sharing printer over WiFi

I recently bought a HP Envy 5000, and annoyingly it came without a cable to plug directly into my Mac. I must connect it to my WiFi network. I live in a large shared building of around 12 people, but ...

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