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How to download an iPhone backup from iCloud to my Mac?

I recently switched to a new phone. I’d like to delete the back up of my old iPhone from iCloud to save space there. However, I’m a little paranoid about backups and data loss, so I’d like to ...
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Estimation of the release date of 10th generation icore processor on MacBook pro 16" 2020 [closed]

Could anyone tell me an estimation for the release date of new MacBook pro 2020 16" on which there will be the 10th generation of intel core ? This processor is already present on MacBook 13" 2020, ...
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App Store Review “3. 2.0 Business: Other Business Model Issues” | App already online in the App Store

I am a developer for a University and developed a "Class Record Book" app for teachers to register the presence of students and content of the classes. I sent the app to App Store for review and it ...
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What do numbers in red circles mean on launcher icons?

What do these numbers mean on Mac? I am on an iMac running Catalina.
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“Battery Health” in macOS Catalina 10.15.5?

I have just installed the macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update on my 11" Mid 2013 MacBook Air. The update is working fine. The MacBook Air specifications on the Wikipedia page says that this model has a ...
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Using LibreSSL 3.1.1 without messing with the system

I did a brew install of OpenSSL/LibreSSL (3.1.1)... it's located in /usr/local/opt/libressl/bin/openssl I also have the usual macOS Catalina OpenSSL/LibreSSL bin at: /usr/bin/openssl I don't ...
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How do I password protect a folder on macOS Catalina?

I have been attempting to password protect a folder on macOS Catalina. I did read through a couple of articles and previous answers and all of them talk about creating an encrypted disk image or ...
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Laser Measurement Nomenclature

FaceID is Apple's implementation of facial recognition utilizing laser measurements. Does the class of said application have a generally accepted name? FaceID is an example of the ???? bio-metric ...
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How can I boot Windows bootable USB for Mac book pro 2018 mojave?

I want to install Windows in memory stick or USB SSD Drive (I have both) At first I made USB bootable memory stick by Windows OS. My memory stick is like this. Then I boot my mac with [option] key ,...
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Should I format my disk when reinstalling macOS?

I'm having some issues with my 16 inch MacBook Pro. It restarts and gives me the "Your computer was restarted because of a problem." prompt. It has done that 5 or 6 times so far. I was advised to do a ...
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How to see root user processes in Activity Monitor?

I am wondering how to show the root user processes in Activity Monitor. On my mac, my personal user and root user show up, but on my sister's mac, only her personal user processes show up in Activity ...
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Restrict “Find My” on kids' iPad

Is there any way to restrict access to the Find My app on my kids' iPads? I'm concerned about the possibility of precocious six-year-olds marking their parents' devices as lost or remote wiping them.
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Thunderbolt 3 - Not delivering power when Macbook sleeps

I'm using CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 dock with a 13" 2020 MacBook Pro. Everything is working nicely, except that when the Macbook goes to sleep, the dock does too, and I can't wake the Mac using ...
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How to turn off the dictation beep on macOS Catalina?

Before Catalina there was an option to turn off the sound. Now that is gone. And the trick to remove the sound file does not work with Catalina SiP. Are there any sane way to get rid of that beeping ...
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max resolution for external monitor with iMac 5K [duplicate]

I was just about to get a LG 49WL95C-W (5120 x 1440) for my iMac Retina 5K, 27-inch 2017, (either with a USB-C Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C to DisplayPort) but I was told the iMac might not be able to ...
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Problem with local file server connection dialogue

I am running a Mac Pro (mid 2012) and a Mac mini file server. The Mac Pro is running Mojave and the mac mini is running El Capitan. I connect to the Mac mini server using SMB (AFP doesn't work for ...
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Setting System Preferences via script

Good thing: I got a spiffy new e-ink monitor and it's going to help a ton with my concussion symptoms. Bad thing: It can't exactly handle things like video conferencing, so I need to switch back and ...
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Snapchat video call is safe or not [closed]

I use Snapchat to talk to my girlfriend but lately im worried about how secure is Snapchat video call. Will someone be able to hack our snapchat video call easily and recorded it? How safe is snapchat ...
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Create a symlink pointing to a variable filepath

I am using MacVim installed via homebrew. The absolute path to the app is /usr/local/Cellar/macvim/xxxxxx/MacVim.app, with xxxxxx the version number. MacVim version number is updated often. Now I ...
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Connect to server - password syntax (symbols) confusing the expression

I'd like to connect to my local server using the following expression in Finder/Go/Connect to server: afp://username:password@serverIP.local My password is using characters which I'm pretty sure are ...
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Change the shell that functions use

In my current terminal setup, I make use of zsh; it's my default shell. I also have an up-to-date version of Bash for other reasons installed from Homebrew. However, there is also the Bash provided ...
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macOS 10.15.5 update not installed despite 30gb disk space

I have 30gb of free disk space on 250gb disk which should be more than enough I cannot install 10.15.5 it just restart and still says I haven’t installed Update Just now it wasn't showing the ...
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iOS Shortcuts: shortcut not dismissed after cancelling menu selection

I have a shortcut that ends with a menu choice. After running the shortcut and tapping Cancel in the menu, I expect the shortcut to be dismissed, but it's not. It doesn't even help to explicitly exit ...
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Workaround for a MBP 2017 overheating

I am facing an issue with my MBP 2017 without Touchbar and without a T2 Chip. When I am working with the MBP, for the first hours, sometimes when I perform heavy tasks with it, I notice that the FAN ...
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how do I merge the tabs of two open Preview windows if I have more than two open?

This is doable in Safari, but I don't know how to do it for Preview.
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PDF marked up in OSX Preview loses all formatting once i try to re-edit after saving

I have an issue when i use OSX's preview tool to markup a PDF, at first the markup works fine, but if i save the PDF and re-open it to edit the text the text loses all its formatting. In the example ...
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Find a specific word within a specific folder on a cloud drive?

I send out monthly wine cases to my clients, and we never send the same wine twice (until the vintage changes). I need to be able to search through all the existing tasting sheet docs to make sure ...
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How do I remove or disable Adobe Registration request and kill Adobe IPC, Adobecloud

I found this on the registration, but where and how to put this into: #!/bin/sh # Determine OS version osvers=$(sw_vers -productVersion | awk -F. '{print $2}') sw_vers=$(sw_vers -productVersion) # ...
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Dynamic QRCode does not work on my iPhone in 4G (it works with Wifi)

I hope I'll be clear... I try to scan a QR code (dynamic URL) with my iPhone XR and it works fine when I'm on wifi but it does not work when I'm on 4G. I get an error message saying that the ...
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iMac (early 2008 macOS 10.11) showing colourful lines during startup [duplicate]

I recently fixed an old iMac (early 2008) that was showing lines during boot and then going into white screen, I installed Ubuntu Server first and the problem seemed to have gone away, then i tried ...
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How to stop speech in automator action

I can make an Applescript within automator so it reads text at N speed: on run {input, parameters} repeat with thisText in input say thisText speaking rate 400 end repeat end run However, ...
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How can I transfer my contacts from iPhone to MacBook?

I don't know why I'm unable to do such a simple thing, I have tried everything which I could find on Google search. I want to transfer all my contacts from my iPhone to my Mac so that I can manage ...
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Connect iPhone 6 display to iPhone XR

iPhone XR display and digitizer not working. Need to access phone to retrieve some data. How can I unlock the phone, so I can backup from computer? I bought a replacement screen, but my cat managed to ...
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Dock moves to either bottom of main screen OR left of second screen - can't do left of main screen

I'm running macOS Catalina on a Late 2014 Mac mini. Up until now things have been fine with the Dock (apart from it moving around unexpectedly sometimes). However, when I started it up again, the Dock ...
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Apple Diagnostic Result PFM006 and Kernel_Task taking upto 300 % of CPU and Depleted Battery

My Macbook Air (2018) Retina battery has depleted within 130 cycles. I was running Windows via Bootcamp in heavy load, letting it discharge fully and charge repeatedly. If I unplug from power source ...
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Can I downgrade Catalina to El Capitan using a flash drive? [duplicate]

I downloaded Catalina but it broke critical applications on my computer, I need to restore it to El Capitan as it was before, can I do it safely with a bootable USB? Thank you
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Screen recording ios audio zoom

I have been trying to screen record zoom several zoom meetings on my iPad in the last few weeks but I am unable to figure out why there is no audio. I have tried the same on my iPhone and I never had ...
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Unlocking new Mac not working with Apple Watch

I've grown accustomed to the convenience of being able to unlock my MacBook Pro with my Apple Watch, but I just got a new Mac Mini, and no matter what I do, it is not unlocking it for me. I have ...
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Problem creating new Apple ID. Account cannot be created at this time

I'm attempting to create a new Apple ID with a new @icloud.com email address from a new Mac user account. I enter the required information, including a new unique iCloud email address. Attempting to ...
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How to stop a stuck folder action

I have a folder action script I wrote that I use on all my computers named prompt-to-rename-on-add.scpt. I always attach it to my screenshots folder and it works great. There’s not a problem with the ...
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Restoring from backup after jailbreak

If I have a back up on iTunes from before I was jailbroken and I wanted to go back to stock IOS, can I restore to that back up from iTunes and be unjailbroken?
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Local CDN emulation for Safari?

I'm looking for a Safari extension that will function like this one: https://decentraleyes.org The idea is to bypass CDNs because many of these are hosted on domains (by Google and others) that are ...
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How strong is mac login password protection?

I am trying to strengthen the login password i use on my mac as i feel its the weakest link in all my password. I use 1password for all my website passwords, but of course i need to be able to ...
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Why won’t my iPad backup?

I always get notifications that my iPad “hasn’t been backed up in X weeks. Backups occur when the iPad is locked, connected to WiFi and charging.” I feel that this must occur all the time, but the ...
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2018 Mac mini random restart problem

Over the past couple of days, my 2018 Mac mini has been randomly restarting/shutting down after I’ve stopped using it. When I power up my Mac mini, it says that it’s been restarted because of a ...
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Going from Windows 10 to Mac questions [duplicate]

So I have been a web developer for years and have always used Windows with either Virtual Boxes or local network Linux servers for development. I recently brought a MacBook Pro as my new Laptop (...
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Is it possible to disable macOS requesting permissions via Apple Watch, but still use it to unlock Mac?

I've found that it's quite slow to go from typing my user password to unlock/allow something in macOS by double clicking the side button on my Apple Watch. So is it possible to keep the unlock my ...
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Midi keyboard to ipad not working

I have a new ipad pro, a midi keyboard and a lightening to usb converter cable. I connect them, and of course it does not work. What do i need to make this work?
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What is a typical Notability's file size?

I don’t think I can research from the vendor, and I want to plan if I choose to use this app. What if the notes contains that 20-minutes lecture/audio clips - what is the size for each of these ...
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Another personal AppeID for work

How to do not mix my personal AppleID and my work MacBook Pro which i use as freelancer (have no Corporate AppleID)? I mean do not mix my iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air which I use for anything in my ...

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