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How to troubleshoot WD My Cloud Home connection

I've got a WD My Cloud Home that I use as my personal NAS. I installed the software WD Discovery (in a Mac Mini with OS version 10.11.6) so it could detect such device. Until now, it has been working ...
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Easily Type Esperanto ^ characters using x convention on iPhone

As some of you may know, Esperanto has several characters that have diacritics: ĉ, ĝ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ, and ŭ. None of these characters are available in the standard iOS 13.6 keyboard (what I am using ...
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How can I fix my iPhone not showing up in Screen Time on my other devices?

My iPhone SE 2020 won't show up in Screen Time on my Mac or iPad. All three are signed into the same iCloud account and fully updated to the latest releases of iOS, macOS and iPadOS respectively. All ...
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Automatically Delete Files From Downloads Folder Daily Unless Tagged With “Keep”?

How can I automate the deletion of files from my downloads folder but keep files I've tagged with "Keep"? I've been able to use Automator to delete files daily, but I can't work with tags in ...
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What is the ApplicationsStorageExtension process on macOS?

I heard my MacBook Air's fan running loudly, so I opened Activity Monitor. I see that a process named "ApplicationsStorageExtension" has a high number for % CPU. How do I kill that process? ...
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Big Sur virtualbox ubuntu can't be opened

I tried uninstalling using the .dmg file, and also tried csrutil clear and reboot in recovery mode before uninstalling and none of these solutions worked. Please help!! Thanks Big Sur, macboook air ...
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My iPhone thinks there are 3.5 GB of photos but I literally have no photos there (just deleted everything!)

I’m not sure why this is happening. I tried deleting my photos and emptying the deleted photos file. I also deleted all shared albums etc. there’s literally nothing on my photo album. This issue ...
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Can I make/receive calls on a MacBook if connected to same iPhone's personal hotspot

My MacBook pro is connected to my iPhone's personal hotspot. I am not able to make/receive cellular calls on my MacBook, is that a limitation that I have to be on the same network applies to it should ...
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Recover accidentally reformatted encrypted HFS+ volume

On my Mac I have an internal SSD divided in 2: encrypted HFS+, case-sensitive, journaled volume: noether 1 250 Go noether 2 250 Go Last night I mistakenly formatted the 2nd volume with Disk Utility: ...
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How do I reset microphone permissions on Catalina?

I know there is an article covering this for MacOS Mojave, but as I am trying to grant an application (Plogue Bidule) permission to access the "microphone" and with this all audio input but ...
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Add group from directory service to Mac’s admin group

I have been searching the entire web for a couple of days now, but could not find a solution to the following problem: We would like to add a group from a directory service (LDAP) to the Mac’s admin ...
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Web Content radio buttons don't switch in Screen Time Family

As my daughter grows, I wanted to change the settings of Content & Privacy Restrictions > Content Restrictions > Web Content, from Allowed Websites Only to Limit Adult Websites. But radio ...
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iPhone 7 recording issues

For a while now my Voice Notes on WhatsApp record blank. I mean you can’t hear anything. The same goes for Voice Memos app. I can make cell calls without a problem, use speech-to-text and even record ...
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Migration Assistant Freezes at About 90%

I am swapping the SSD on an early 2015 Macbook Pro 13". The drive installation seems to have gone well. I have used Samsung EVO 970 1TB if that matters. Prior to doing the swap, I had upgraded ...
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Does deleting a game and reinstalling it over and over can harm the gameplay on IOS devices? [closed]

I’m currently playing games on my iPhone 8+ device and I deleted and reinstalled the same game few times. Now I’m wondering if each time that I’m deleting the app the performance of the game is ...
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Weird folder setup in Big Sur compared to Mojave. Lots of questions

I just upgraded to Big Sur from Mojave. Why are there 3 Applications folders in Big Sur? One listed on main hard drive which seems to contain everything Another in system folder: only some programs ...
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How to search for a message in Apple Messages app and read messages before and after

I frequently need to search for messages on the apple Messages app (on my mac). After I find the right message, I sometimes want to look at the messages that were sent before and after. It's easy ...
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EvoCam (video camera software) did not capture audio for 2 weeks on Mac running Mavericks—way to find it?

I know it's a longshot. I have an old Mac Mini running Mavericks running EvoCam 4.2.6 (old software no longer available). The Mac Mini is connected via WiFi to an Amcrest camera. The Mac Mini is not ...
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pinentry-mac: disable Keychain storage

I'm using pinentry-mac with openfortivpn, to prompt for passwords and tokens. I installed both using Homebrew. However, there's a button in the pinentry dialog to save to the keychain, and it's ...
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How to configure macOS Server 5.11 for CI with XCode?

I have a question. I bought macOS Server from the App Store. I want to achieve this basically: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/IDEs/Conceptual/xcode_guide-...
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Attempting to install HP LaserJet on macOS, no DMG

I want to install an HP LaserJet Pro M1536 Multifunction Printer on macOS 10.15 Catalina. The printer already works with AirPrint. I'm attempting to setup the scanner. I can not find .dmg, only HP ...
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The APFS partition on my external hard drive doesn't mount anymore

I have a WD Elements 1.5Tb external hard drive with two partitions. One is for Windows (that I use with Bootcamp on my mac), the other is for OSX (APFS file system). Usually, OSX can see both WIN and ...
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Make and receive land line phone calls on my mac?

I have two phones, an iphone and a land line. I'm spending several hours a day on the phone. I know I can use my iphone and my mac working together, but I want to be able to do this with my landline ...
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Securely deleting data in iOS

My understanding is that resetting an iOS device by using Erase all Content and Settings is considered secure deleting, as the key for the encryption is obliterated and no data can be recovered. Just ...
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How can I clean my keyboard without turning my Macbook Air on?

I would like to turn off my Macbook Air in order to clean the keyboard and not repeatedly press buttons. However, when pressing any button, the Macbook immediately turns on again. Is there any way to ...
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Why would I get Kernel Panic after wiping my MacBookPro10,1 SSD and starting from scratch? Looking for help to resolve this kernel panic

Here is the error I am getting: Interval Since Last Panic Report: 2102 sec Panics Since Last Report: 1 Anonymous UUID: A2D9708D-90D9-6291-C995-53578F118FF4 Sat Apr 10 22:45:46 2021 panic(cpu 4 caller ...
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Why HUGE Big Sur 11.2.3 Update 6X–9X Download (apparent) Overhead (≥17.5GB dn to get 3.43GB, ≥527MB up ???; 8h 23m)? [closed]

Yesterday, for a friend, I configured all the System Preferences except network settings of a new Apple-sealed-box MacBook Air (M1, 2020) 8GB, 256GB [macOS 11.2 (20D64)] ("MBA"), then ...
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Why does my external display run at a lower refresh rate when MacBook's lid is closed?

I'm on a 16 inch MacBook Pro connected to an LG 4k monitor connected via a USB-C to DisplayPort cable. The display runs perfectly fine at 4k at 60 Hz refresh rate when the laptop's lid is open. ...
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Is the Truststore/Keychain writable for the Chrome process?

While browsing a TLS-protected website in Chrome (89.0.4389.114), the button on the left side of the address bar opens a dropdown menu. Pressing on "Certificate" opens a (system-) dialog ...
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iOS — Is there any way to send a gift to a user of another App Store?

The recipient of your gift must have an Apple ID in your country or region. For example, if you're in the United States, you can't send a gift to a friend who lives in Australia. I'd like to send an ...
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Using Model i phone 12 mini( A2399) in USA?

I bough an iPhone 12 mini (A2399) in Asia. My research indicates that T-Mobile US supports band n41, which apparently works with this iPhone model. Will I be able to receive 5G or at least 4G at its ...
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How can I export a list of files within a volume or folder?

I would like to export a list of files contained in a Volume into legible text, or a spreadsheet document that I can easily share. Things I have tried so far that didn't work: TextEdit: If I select ...
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Is there a way to get Finder to remember all my tabs and reopen them after restarting?

Just like with Terminal, I tend to have many Finder tabs open most of the time. Sometimes, I need to restart Finder and OneDrive (e.g., see https://superuser.com/questions/1546441/very-high-cpu-usage-...
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How do I type an acute accent on the Russian PC keyboard layout?

I need to write an acute accent over over a Russian letter to indicate stress. Google tells me to switch to QWERTY, hold the letter key and select the accented one. This types a U+00E9 LATIN SMALL ...
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How to automate find and replace in numbers with a predefined list?

How can I automated find and replace in a Numbers file based on a predefined master list? For example, I want to find and replace all: "ABC" to "XYZ" "123" with "...
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How to resolve missing “Setup” button for Cardio Fitness feature?

Apple recently added the ability to track "Cardio Fitness" levels in the Health app using newer models of the Apple Watch. Official setup documentation: https://support.apple.com/en-us/...
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How to prevent iPhone 12 Pro from overheating?

My iPhone 12 Pro (Max) gets extremely hot (to the point the screen dims, and beyond) with regularity, usually several times per day with just regular use of fairly basic apps. Others have reported the ...
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Goodnotes + Airplay with cable?

A few weeks ago I was trying to give a lecture on Zoom by sharing my iPad screen using Airplay. My Zoom session was through a Mac computer so the connection to the iPad was over the WiFi. The issue ...
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“Automator could not convert the input data to the desired type.” in quick action

I want to be able to view a location embedded in a HEIC file quickly by using 'quick action'. It is how it looks like when I tried to use the function via finder. Here is the definition of the quick ...
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Why does Finder give several different sizes in Get Info?

I'm looking at the size of a folder in get info, and Finder is giving me two different sizes, differing by about 10 GB! I'm curious as to the reason and source of this size difference. In the image ...
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Stop malware from being executed by launchd

I've got this program running on my computer, /var/root/Library/Application Support/.SectionChannel.dp/SectionChanneldd, which Norton has identified as the malware OSX.Malcol. However, Norton has ...
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Why does Mac OS include both ABC and US keyboard layouts when the two perform the same functions?

The ABC and US keyboard layouts on Mac OS appear identical in layout. Is there any reason why Apple chose to include two identical keyboard layouts that perform the same functions?
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Input source changing when it shouldn't

I have three input sources in the menu, one I use 99%. The others, I switch to occasionally to type a glyph they support and then switch back. In the preferences, "automatically switch to a ...
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Disks won't stay unmounted

When not using my 2019 MBP, I keep it in a back room plugged into a bank of backup drives. When I want to use it, I want to take it into the living room. So, I go and dismount any drives that aren't ...
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2008 MBPro Crashes when reinstalling Yosemite

My friend asked me to reset this old MBP to its original state so she could pass it on to her niece. The erase went ok. The re-install, not so much. It does the install, but then when the installer ...
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Verbose Mode during startup not working on Apple Silicon

I have a Mac mini 2020 (with the Apple Silicon M1 chip). I want it to boot up in verbose mode, i.e. the details of the boot process should be logged as text on the screen during bootup. The following ...
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Why does Files create such large scans?

I scanned 24 pages on latest iOS, creating a 200 MB pdf. With Ghostscript and QPDF with default-like flags, I compressed it to 11 MB. Is there a way to remove bloat from the PDF created from scanned ...
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Sharing contacts with husband who has separate Apple id

My husband and I have separate Apple IDs. We have family sharing and are able to share our calendars. But we want to share our contacts in a way that is easily accessible on all our computers and ...
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Impossible to downgrade admin user — “Allow user to administer this computer” box greyed out

I am trying to remove the admin right from my personal user account. To do so I created another admin account, but the checkbox in System Preferences > Users & Groups remained greyed out. Then ...
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Mac Mini M1 can't recognize external SSD [closed]

I recently bought A XPG SSD (SX6000 Pro 1T) and an Orico case, to use as an external SSD drive. When I plug it into my Mac Mini (M1), it doesn't detect it. It doesn't even appear in Disk Utility. I ...

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