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Command Line - Enable Remote Login and Remote Management

Modifying remote login and remote management settings is done with two different commands - both executed as root: systemsetup kickstart To enable remote login for members of the admin group enter:...
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Control and see iPhone from Mac with broken iPhone screen

No one actually fully answered the original question yet. Is there a tool I can use to see my screen on the mac, control it, etc? You can control your idevice (not only view it's screen) given you ...
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Command Line - Enable Remote Login and Remote Management

Enabling SSH: $ sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist Disabling SSH: $ sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist (the alternative, systemsetup is ...
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Apple TV Remote option in iPhone Control Center doesn't work

My guess is that you’re using either a 2nd or 3rd generation Apple TV. The iTunes Remote and Apple TV Remote apps available from the iOS App Store will work with all Apple TV units going back to the ...
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How to add startup program using Terminal?

LaunchDaemons – Run at Boot LaunchAgents – Run at Login So... you need a daemon suggest you to cat /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.pfctl.plist or any other in the same dir and use it as ...
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Advice to use a Mac Mini without display, but using an iPad (sidecar / screen sharing / remote desktop?)

What you want to do is entirely possible (in fact, it's pretty close to what I do). There are a few things to be aware of. For initial set up you will need to connect your MacMini to a monitor, ...
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Is remote wipe of a Mac content possible?

The person does have the ability to remotely erase it via Find My Mac.
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Apple Remote Control options does not appear on Advanced Security Preferences panel

iMacs late-2012 and newer, MacBook Air 2010 and newer, Retina MacBook, Mac Pro 2013, and Retina MacBook Pro do not have an infrared receiver. You computer may be one of these models.
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How to use my Apple Remote Control with Windows 10

You can use http://www.eventghost.org/ to map the infrared receiver to forward the Apple Remote's buttons to keyboard presses within Windows. See also https://superuser.com/questions/278951/my-...
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How do I send a Ctrl+Alt+Delete when connected from the Screen Sharing app to a Windows computer?

After some searching, I found the answer. On the mac keyboard, you have to press Ctrl + Option (Alt) + Command + Delete ctrl+option (alt)+command ⌘+delete ⌦
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Can I control an iPad with an Apple TV remote?

There's no way to use the remote which comes with an Apple TV to control the iPad, but you can connect an Apple or third-party bluetooth keyboard to control your iPad. Quoth Apple: Apple Wireless ...
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TeamViewer QuickSupport - Scam Damage Assessment

I'm a regular licensed TeamViewer user and frequently lament the security inherent in the iPhone OS. In your case, it's a good thing. The phone app is for remote control in which the phone owner is ...
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Will connecting an Exchange account to my Mac enable remote wipe?

The only supported devices for remote wipe are: Android, iOS, Windows. macOS is not supported. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune-classic/deploy-use/use-remote-wipe-to-help-protect-data-using-...
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Is it possible to control the Apple TV with the LG Magic Remote?

I found a really gross workaround. Buy a learning universal remote. I used this old thing After selecting any "DVD/Bluray" make from the LG TV UI, have the learning remote learn the keys you want to ...
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How to remote control Youtube from an iPhone?

On your PC/Mac, go to http://youtube.com/tv (that's not your usual URL, it's the "Lean Back" mode) Go to settings -> Pair a Device (on the sidebar, on the PC) Once instructed to do so, go to your ...
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How do I get Apple TV 3rd Gen to connect to new Wi-Fi settings with no remote and a TV too far away for ethernet cable connection?

Apple TV 3rd generation remotes actually use Infrared (IR) technology, so you should be able to just use the Apple Remote. The only reasons your remote may not work with the Apple TV are: A dead ...
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Does the Apple Remote (Aluminium) with IR still have a use?

Background The Retina MacBook Pro does not have an IR sensor, just like the missing battery indicator. Apple really pushed hard to feature more Bluetooth heavy peripherals from that point. Looking ...
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Connect to a remote windows command line from mac terminal?

An extremely popular option of connecting to remote computers' command lines is the SSH system (secure shell). In order to use SSH, you'll need a server and a client. Windows 10 comes with OpenSSH ...
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Full remote access and control of iPhone from Mac, other iphone or other device without icloud

No, what you describe is simply not possible to do as a third-party solution in a non-jailbreak context. Apps installed from the App Store, or via other means, are run in a sandbox. They have no way ...
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remote access for Mac (unattended)

If the remote user is going to be there to hit the 'accept' button, then Screen Sharing [using their Apple ID to find them] is virtually idiot-proof. It does need the Mac to be running & online, ...
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Unlocking and locking mac screen via ssh

I use this for locking the screen (works on Big Sur): osascript -e 'tell application "System Events" keystroke "q" using {control down, command down} end tell'
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Is remote wipe of a Mac content possible?

If you have another Macintosh handy, it is possible to use target disk mode. Reboot the MacBook Pro with the 'T' key held down; this will make the computer act as an external hard disk drive, which ...
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Is remote wipe of a Mac content possible?

If you or somebody else can remove the HD from the laptop and mount it (not boot from it) in an external case or a HD Dock, the data might be accessible unless the disk has been encrypted.
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Can I Airplay from one mac to another? (or from iOS to Mac)

You can AirPlay from your iOS device to your Mac using Reflector 2. This works on macOS Sierra.
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How does the Apple TV remote control my iPhone when using Airplay?

Applications can respond to the "Remote Events" from the AirPlay device. This is some kind of back-link as you described it. Developers has to respond to those events manually (unles they are using ...
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Can I remotely force a locked Mac to sleep or shutdown?

In order for a user on a remote computer to shut down another computer whether it's a Mac or a PC, they have to have access to it first. Whether you are using screen sharing or doing this via terminal,...
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Can Teamviewer be run without installing on a Mac for controlling another machine?

The following is based on information gathered from the TeamViewer web site and running the corresponding downloads for each: Under Windows, TeamViewer Installation options, using TeamViewer_Setup....
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Crashes related to Remote Access?

The first thing to do with any computer gifted to you is to nuke & pave. Nothing on there belongs to you anyway, not even the OS itself; any updates will require the credentials of the original ...
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Are there remote administration tools for iPad? Preferably screen sharing

I would probably recommend the Teamviewer app for iOS. Full instructions found here. It is Free and you can download it from App Store For your specific case read this How to Get Started with ...
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How can I detect if my computer has been remotely accessed and monitored by an employer?

Assuming they're monitoring or remotely logging in to your machine, the computer itself would have to be configured to accept these connections. Open System Preferences>Sharing and go to the Screen ...
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