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Turn off stand/walk/you did it notifications on watch

I have an Apple Watch and do not have an iPhone. How do I turn off these annoying "you walked today" "you bla bla bla today" notifications? These cause me to not take seriously the ...
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Rename files in subfolders by adding "_ParentFolderName"

I have hundreds of Parent Folders, each containing a few subfolders. Each subfolder has a few .docx files and a few .pdf files. I need to rename all my files inside the subfolder by adding "_&...
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How can I delete thousands of Reading List items on iOS Safari at once?

I added a bunch of URLs to my reading list from my Mac and there is apparently some kind of bug as I now have thousands upon thousands of duplicate entries in my iPhone's (iOS 14.8) reading list. How ...
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How to fill an Apple Watch with music with a small capacity iPhone?

It looks like the only way to add music to an Apple Watch is via the Watch app on iPhone (I'm not an Apple Music subscriber). Thus the music to be added to Apple Watch already needs to be on the ...
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List all entries of 'Lock Screen' events from logs

I am trying to access the logs that show when the screen was locked (e.g Apple Icon > Lock Screen). After looking in the Console app I think the event is called 'kAELockScreenEvent', but I am not ...
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Customizing CERTAIN Function Keys on Mac

Is there a way to customize certain function row keys on Mac, without losing the functionality of others? I have a third-party display hooked up to my Mac mini and I want to use the standard F1 and F2 ...
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df output: some mount points taking up to much disk space

I have this setup on my MacBook Pro and due to the used space in disk1s5 am not able to install any new software. I also do not want to clean install at the moment, but simply free up space. I didn't ...
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MacBook Pro water damage

I spilt a cup of tea over my MacBook (MB) pro (gutted) and it promptly stopped working, wouldn't turn on and the fan wasn't turning over (I have done this before with wine). So I have received my new ...
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Change Finder sort from descending to ascending in anything but list view?

Is it possible to change the sort order when viewing files in Finder in the symbol, column or slideshow view? I am going through pictures and sorting them by creation date. For some reason, the ...
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What causes my podcast episode to be renamed when Finder syncs to iPod Nano 7th generation

My Macbook Air 13 2017 is running MacOS Catalina, so there is the Podcasts app and no iTunes app. For one particular episode of the NPR Fresh Air podcast the title gets changed from "Inside the ...
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Error when creating Kerberos ticket: "unable to reach any KDC"

Do you know why I have this message when I use kinit? kinit: krb5_get_init_creds: unable to reach any KDC in realm LOCAL, tried 0 KDCs Thanks.
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Adding metadata/keywords to pdf

What software, either Apple built-in or open-source, could add metadata/keywords to a pdf document? I have tried Inkscape, but that overwrites metadata. I want to add keywords specifically to an ...
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Answer Whatsapp video call from lock screen

I would like to answer Whatsapp video calls from the lock screen. Whatsapp and Apple Communities say it's possible and the default, but it doesn't work for me. I can answer a voice call from Whatsapp ...
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Launch Daemon to keep me logged out between certain times

I'm currently trying to figure out how to better control the time I spend on my laptop in the evenings, but for reasons I'll spare you, I'm not having a lot of success. I'm finding that the OSx ...
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Adding text between sublists in pages

I'm facing difficulty with nested lists in the Pages app. I'm able to do the following easily. 1. List Item 1 [shift + return] 
 Some text [return] [tab] 1....
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Can I use a Mac Mini M1 with a Dell u4021qw monitor?

My computer is a Mac mini with M1 chip. I want to buy the Dell u4021qw monitor, but I have a concern: Does the computer actually work with this monitor (especially: does hidpi work? Does the font ...
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Right-click on Big Sur

The right click/secondary click can no longer be called by clicking on the bottom right of the trackpad in Big Sur. You have to Ctrl-click or two-finger click instead. I have too much muscle memory ...
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Alternative to Taply

I've relied on Taply, a simple music player, since at least Leopard. The program is 32 bit and won't run on MacOs after Mojave. There is no 64 bit version of the program, which is no longer in ...
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Hide minimized or hidden windows in app switcher

I'm new to MacOs and something drives me nuts. When I minimize(command + w) or hide(command + h) a window, this window will still be selectable in the app switcher (command + tab). Is there any ...
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homebrew. Cant start service. get "Bootstrap failed: 5: Input/output error - Postgres - Mac

I am trying to re-install Postgres via home-brew on Mac. I uninstalled Postgres, updated home-brew and ran the install command for brew install postgres when I run brew services start postgresql I get ...
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Fix terminal shell to defaults

I don't know much about shells, i just now i use some functions in terminal (like xattr, and npm and so...). Recently i tried to do something and i don't remember what i did exactly but now for some ...
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Making it easier for Scan Text function to read text?

One of the recent additions to iOS is the capability of scanning text as a popup option for an input field. Is there any way of improving the reading of text by the Scan Text function? So far I used a ...
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Are my Facebook Messenger messages being read?

I sent a Facebook Messenger message I want to meet and therefore was not added to my friends list or any list on Facebook (he has an iPhone). I just got a “Sent” receipt on my side and I also know ...
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Mobile devices: Does using a protection case decrease the life expectation of the battery?

Some people say that using an iPhone-, iPad-, Watch-case does reduces the life expectation of the battery. I could imagine that it's true, because the heat drain becomes worse. On the other hand is ...
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Emacs can't find latexmk

I've been using org-mode in Emacs for a while now; specifically, I've installed emacs-mac with brew install --cask emacs-mac and then installed Doom Emacs. A problem I've consistently had with my ...
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Mac OSX artificially restricts speeds to 100 Mbps over ethernet

Overview I have a 1 Gbps connection via a Cat 6 ethernet cable to my Macbook (MBP 16 2019). The ethernet cables connect to the thunderbolt port via a dock supporting a 1 Gbps networking and my router, ...
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Safari Mac missing tab

I'm on the latest version of Big Sur and Safari and I get this strange bug very often. The tabs split off like this and there is a missing one in the middle. I can only click on these three tabs when ...
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Set password on iPhone 13?

I was recently considering buying an Apple iPhone 13 Pro. I like to ensure all of my devices are protected with passwords, having had a prior negative experience with a rogue organisation which could ...
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How can I have Finder find a file for real? ( search all files )

I open up finder and use command shift g to go to the root directory /. I type in the search bar in the upper right hand corner mongod.conf but Finder does not find it. I verified the file is at: /...
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Bulk download sideloaded books from iCloud

I have about 4,000+ books that have been backed up to iCloud from an older iPad. Is there a way to bulk download all of the books to my new iPad. At present, I can only download them one by one in the ...
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What is the purpose of having a mac connected to an iPhone/iPad through bluetooth panel

I am not talking about handoff or things like that, these work perfectly for me among all my devices, macs, iPhones, iPads, etc. I am talking about this: I have noticed an entry with my computer name ...
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iOS does not alert to texts if macOS is in DND

I have had a chronic issue with inconsistent alerts flowing through my Apple ecosystem, and I think I might have just figured out why. I have a 2018 MBP, and original iPhone SE, and an Apple Watch ...
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How to set resolution to below 360p for youtube in safari browser on ios 15

To avoid unnecessary ads in youtube app i use youtube in safari browser which i installed with some ad blocker add ons.But lowest resolution possible in youtube safari is 360p,but i want to set this ...
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Is it possible to replace an iMac Fusion Drive HDD with a bootcamp partition on it with an SSD using migration instead of reinstalling Windows?

On a late-2015 27" iMac, I have an SSD and a 2 TB HDD as a Fusion Drive, and Windows installed on the HDD with bootcamp. I'd like to replace the HDD with a 2 TB SDD. Is it possible to e.g. ...
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What level of access does a password manager app in iOS have?

In iOS, can a password manager app access and read everything that's displayed on my screen? Like app being used, or url being visited etc? How does it actually work? How does a password manager know ...
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Blank screen during installation of Windows 7 (Mid 2009 MacBook Pro)

I've been having a lot of issues trying to install Windows 7 on my MacBook, to eventually upgrade to Windows 11. However, after the first stage after the reboot, the system completely blank screens ...
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Why isn't my iMessage and FaceTime working?

I broke my iPhone 8 and just got my iPhone SE and transferred all my data to the new phone. It has my number in it but when I try to have messages received and sent from the number instead of my ...
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Can Shortcuts listen for events of any kind?

I would like to make a Shortcut which auto-refreshes a webpage (in any browser on iOS) if it is inactive, every 25 minutes. Are there are event-listening capabilities in Shortcuts, like “Safari is ...
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What is meant by "Institutional Purchase" in App Store Connect?

I've recently discovered unusual spikes in the downloads of my app. I could trace them back to the source type "Institutional Purchase". What does this mean? The other source types are more ...
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Mac system preferences settings greyed out, can't change

I am running macOS Big Sur 11.6 on a device and I would like to disable the "Require password after sleep or screen saver begins" setting, but it is ticked and greyed out even with the ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 15" DG shuts down at 50% on progress bar

Tried to start my Macbook last night but would restart as soon as it reached 50%~ on the progress bar. When trying to boot into a recovery mode it would restart at about 30% on the progress bar and my ...
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Usage: tmutil listlocalsnapshots <mount_point>

hello guys. my Mac's system has 184GB. I believe that's for time machine's local snap shot. I tried to tmutil list localsnapshots, but Usage: tmutil listlocalsnapshots <mount_point> returned. ...
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Can I activate an iPhone 12 over WiFi?

I know there are other similar questions, but I want to double-check before I screw: After updating to iOS 15.0.2 my phone keeps telling me "Mobile Data Update Failed", so I cannot use ...
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Apple Mac mini, IOS Catalina 10.15.7 All documents are now showing as locked, but finder menu shows as unlocked

All of a sudden I find I cannot edit any documents as they are locked. I have gone into finder menu and get info and that states that they are unlocked. Also when I open and try to edit them it states ...
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MacOS won't print color on HP inkjet

When we bought our "HP ENVY 5000 Series 2," it did everything we expected. But a few months later, unchecking the "black and white" box would still print black and white.  A few ...
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How to MacBook Pro into a remote "server" for running applications?

I often need a stable development environment that has enough CPU and RAM to handle demanding applications (like Confluent), for personal/hobbie use. I want to be able to access the environment from ...
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is it possible to tap into audio stream on Mac ? while on conference call apps like zoom or google meet etc [closed]

Is it possible to tap into audio stream on OSX? While either Zoom or Google meet etc is running? I want to build a OSX desktop app that takes the stream and does live transcription
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$500 PAYPAL CASH BONUS TONIGHT to the first one who can explain this picture to me [closed]

"Okay, let's try cash." Because I've got it. Here is a picture of Tom Hanks. On my screen it is entirely gray. No color at all. On my fairly-recent Macbook Pro, every image or movie ...
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macOS 11.6 Big Sur dns privacy service inactive/not running

How is macOS 11 dns privacy restarted? Installed dns privacy profile from here: https://github.com/paulmillr/encrypted-dns download rename extension to filename: google-https.mobileconfig double-...
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Identification of macOS SSH file activity [closed]

Does anyone know a utility for identifying file activity of a specific application? The main goal is to connect via SSH protocol and view file activity.

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