All Questions

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

How can I Create a Playlist on my iPod without Apple Music and without iTunes

So iTunes is gone but I still have iPods and like to create playlists on them. But I can't figure out how without subscribing to Apple Music. You can sync music but it appears only as songs and not ...
1
vote
3answers
31 views

Can. MacBook Pro run in closed-display mode without physically. closing the lid? [duplicate]

I have two external monitors with my MacBook pro. I'd like to keep the MacBook lid open for speaker quality - listening to music, but have the same result as it would be closed with external monitors. ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

Time machine is NOT excluding downloads

I have OSx Catalina. I have several folders and disks excluded from TimeMachine. TEST: I use Terminal to navigate to Downloads folder. I touch junk.txt I Enter Time Machine and navigate to Downloads. ...
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Printing Error - Stopped - The file '/private/var/spool/cups/tmp/…' could not be opened

When trying to print a PDF document using Preview (as well as printing any other document from any application), I'm getting the following error about how Stopped - The file '/private/var/spool/cups/...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Apple Developer Pay Out Currency

When selling an app or in app purchases in the Apple App Store and having customers paying in USD, EUR, GBP etc, does Apple do the conversion and then pay you in your native currency i.e. for me £GBP ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Recover Apple Music Playlist Deleted by Mistake

Does anybody know how to restore an Apple Music playlist that was deleted from my Mac? It's a personal collection I've been curating for a long time and my toddler deleted it. Is there a cached ...
4
votes
1answer
278 views

Is JXA still supported?

JavaScript for Automation was released some years ago, but I am having a hard time finding information about its current support status in macOS. It is not encouraging that the JavaScript for ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How to enable an unsupported HP Thunderbolt dock on macOS Catalina

I have an HP Elite Thunderbolt 3 dock, and it will only charge my Mac. Any monitor or other external device it won't recognize. I found an article by 9to5mac but tried it without success on macOS ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Can I share my 2TB iCloud storage with my family, using an *individual* Apple One plan?

Prior to Apple One, I was able to share my 2TB of iCloud share with my family; however it seems if I were to switch to Apple One, then I need to opt for Apple One's family option, rather than the ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

What is the technical difference between transferring from an old phone and an iCloud restore when setting up a new iPhone?

Is there a difference in terms of how the iPhone's settings and state are compared between setting up a new iPhone using a transfer from a previous iPhone and setting up a new iPhone using an iCloud ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

How can I turn off quick look on MacOS Catalina?

On Mac if you select a file and press the space bar on your keyboard, you can see a quick look of the file. Is there any way to disable this feature on Mac? Is there a terminal command or a system ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

YaraScanService makes my MacBook Pro slow [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to High Sierra and found out that it started working very slowly. As Activity Monitor says, the process YaraScanService is the one to blame. It's eating about 10GB ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Airdrop seems to be missing on my Macbook Pro

System: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) macOS 10.13.6 (17G14033) Issue: I cannot send files to my MacBook Pro from my iPhones using Airdrop. When I try to share a file from a iPhone to the Mac using ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Disk mount error: 49244; repair exits with code 8

I have a fairly new LaCie d2 4TB hard drive (roughly one year old). Some days ago it wouldn't show up anymore and now I looked into the issue. In disk utility the disk is unmounted. When hitting "...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Homebrew - How to upgrade a HEAD forumla?

I installed libimobiledevice a few months ago with brew install --HEAD libimobiledevice, and tried to upgrade it today with brew upgrade libimobiledevice (no --HEAD because it's not an option for brew(...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Finder sidebar showing duplicate and/or previously mounted mounts

This issue can be cleared by a restart, but that does not solve the problem. I had tried the following so far: Reinstall the system multiple times (preserving applications and data) Booting up in ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

MBP 2017 making high pitched noise when in Target Disk Mode

Recently, when I was transferring data between two MBPs, I found that the 15-inch 4 Thunderbolt MBP 2017 was making a high-pitched noise when in Target Disk Mode and connected to another mMc. It doesn'...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

How can I debug an extremely slow login?

Recently, I poured water onto the keyboard of my MacBook 2017 (4 thunderbolt), and I forced shutdown it. After letting it dry for two weeks, I opened it and everything seems to work. It also passes ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Can a USB-C to mini DisplayPort cable be used with USB-C to Thunderbolt ports?

I have the above cable for my current set up of sending display from my PC laptop with a USB-C port to my 2010 iMac with a mini DisplayPort port. It works great. I have now bought a mid-2011 iMac that ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

simctl errors in Console

I noticed that my Macbook Pro 2015 was making a fan noise in the morning, even though the lid was closed and it had been put to sleep 10 hours ago. When I looked at system.log in the Console, it's ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

How to sort by size of output by du -sh ~/* | sort -r

I use this command to find the disk usage: du -sh ~/* | sort -r But it messes up with with the K, M, and G suffixes added by du -h. 956M /Users/shinokada/Docker 9.2G /Users/shinokada/...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

iPhone 11 Touch Hit or Miss the Sweet Spot Bug

I have a new iPhone 11 and I just switched from Android.I noticed some touch issues with the phone 1.The calender month view touch is a hit or miss .I need to tap again to open the month. This also ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Automator.app “Watch me do” loop gets slower and slower

I have been using Automator to run "Watch Me Do" loop to click places repeatedly for tedious tasks. The loop works perfectly, but the longer the loop runs for over time the mouse movement ...
6
votes
1answer
336 views

What is the purpose of this plastic piece inside my MacBook Air?

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015). The model number is A1466 (EMC 2925). I recently removed the bottom case (in order to fix my trackpad) and immediately noticed broken plastic pieces inside ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Wifi Reception iPhone 6s Vs XR

I got a brand new iPhone XR and noticed that the it has quite poor wifi reception compared to iPhone 6s. On speed test I got 18.03mbps on 6s while only 4.92mbps on XR! Could this be due to thick XR ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How can I boot in single-user mode for terminal with grey screen?

It all started when I wanted to sell my old Macbook 2011 and remove it from iCloud. I clicked delete my Macbook in iCloud. AND Whoup!! My Macbook shuts down and deletes itself.... I reinstalled High ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

How do I disable the message “USB Accessories Disabled”

When I unplug my two USB-C plugs, I get this message on my Macbook Pro, 2017 (OS 10.15.7). The plugs connect to adapters that support an HDMI monitor each; and one of them has a USB dongle for a ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

MacBook Pro Screen Goes Black,Then Red Battery Indicator Shows When Battery is Charged

Am having an intermittent problem. My MacBook Pro screen goes black, red battery indicator then comes on but the battery is charged to at least 50%. Soon as I plug it in, this goes off. Initially ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Click on link to open a terminal in a specific directory using iTerm

I want to use OmniOutliner to attach a directory to my outline. I think that the best way to do that is to have a link which, when clicked, opens iTerm in a specified directory. Can this be done? Mark
1
vote
1answer
52 views

How can 2020 16" MacBook Pro output to 2 displays that also get used by a PC? (See diagram)

I have a new 2020 Apple MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports on each side, and I have an old desktop Windows 10 PC with a GeForce GTX 970 graphics card that has 2 DVI outputs, 1 HDMI output, ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Line-break after opening quotation mark in iOS 14

I’ve noticed a behavior lately that I find rather strange. In the middle of a paragraph, if a word coming right after an opening quotation mark (like the word ‘this’ in “this short quote”) doesn’t fit ...
4
votes
1answer
245 views

I have a 2020 iMac and I dont turn it off at night. Will this hurt the SSD

I have a 2010 iMac that I used until recently. It has an internal Fusion Drive. I seldom ever turned this iMac off. I just let the screen saver kick in. The iMac worked great for 10 years and is still ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Crontab -l command working. No other crontab command is working

New to crontab, I wanted to experiment. Running the command crontab -l gave me the following answer crontab: no crontab for User_1 Every time I tried to issue a command like 1 16 24 10 6 ping -D -c 1 ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Slow and laggy Macbook Air 13" mid-2012 (A1466)

I've had it since it first came out and they're finally starting to give way. Maybe it's because I was rough with them, but I hoped they last me a little longer (or at least until after university). I ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

SSH Aliases in Finder

I have a feeling this is a new bug in macOS, but could also be to do with some misconfiguration on my machine. As this worked until recently. I'm on macOS 10.15.7 (19H2). I use the Finder's Connect ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

External monitor not working with Mini Display Port to Display Port adapter or cable

I just bought a Phillips 245B monitor with QHD (2560x1440) so I could run it in native resolution with my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) and its NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M GPU. Unfortunately with a Mini ...
8
votes
4answers
5k views

HP Easy Scan - “HP Scanner 3” will damage your computer

I have been using a HP Envy 4500 printer with my iMac for 2 years using HP Easy Scan - with no issues. Today I tried to scan a document, when I press the "scan" button on the app a pop-up ...
0
votes
2answers
19 views

AppleScript : Execute JavaScript on every Safari Tab/Window

How to run JavaScript in every safari TAB? I used to have a script with find a specific tab and run javascript but I have some issue and I was wondering how can I simply run some JavaScript in every ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Notifications for completed Time Machine backups?

Is there a way to enable notifications for completed Time Machine backups?
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Why my monitor connected via usb-c hdmi display blue lines?

When I connect monitor to my new MacBook Pro 2020 13 inch via hdmi to usb-c then I can see the picture like this: Why there is a lot of blue points? My cable and converter:
0
votes
0answers
7 views

iTerm2 freezing, how to I generate new and/or find existing crash reports or logs?

I start Anaconda Python 3.7.6 and run scripts from iTerm2 using macOS 10.15.7. A few times a week iTerm2 suddenly freezes, and I have to use Quit from the application and start it again. I loose some ...
1
vote
2answers
31 views

How to deal with IPv6 in Wireshark?

When I look up google, I get an IPv6 address and not an IPv4 address This is giving me issues in Wireshark with the source since I can’t manage to map the different addresses for the same name. Can ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

mute switch + do not disturb shortcut?

looked everywhere, but I couldn't find a way to make a shortcut for my silent switch to automatically put on do not disturb when on. Any ideas or tricks ? I'm new to the app, but just want a quick ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Error while setting up windows in my late 2014 iMac

Boot Camp Assistance is stuck on create a partition? So I used the procedures in this link to try and set up windows in my iMac , but when it reached the part where they asked where do you want ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

What is the iCloud Lock going on Apple Watch?

https://www.techmajesty.com/icloud-unlocks-activation-lock-removal/icloud-unlock-activation-lock-removal-for-any-iwatch.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXuAN-11Usc It seems (according to links ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How to delete user Downloads folder

I want to delete the Downloads folder on my Mac as I just save everything on my background so that way I have to sort it right away. I'm wondering if you can help me by telling me if there is a way to ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Services Shortcut & Automator: No icon when launching app

I would like to have a shortcut to open my terminal emulator "Alacritty". It is installed as a mac app (.app directory) and a standalone executable. (Installed via brew) I made an Automator ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How the iPhone Apple Maps My bike, E-bike option works?

I noticed there is an e-bike option on maps app, how is that supposed to work?
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Settings reset after slowdown

I was using BlueStacks and my MacBook started going REALLY slow, then all my settings got reset. I rebooted to see if that would fix my problem, and the Setup program started. I went through the setup ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

iPhone App Store: can I install free apps using Face ID instead of my Apple ID password?

The App Store prompts me for my password for every free app I am trying to install. I have already Face ID setup for the App Store, can I use it instead? Or even the phone's passcode? On my Macbook I ...

15 30 50 per page