Mitchell D
  • Member for 6 years, 10 months
  • Last seen more than 1 year ago
Will AirDrop use the data allowance from my phone and wifi modem?
Accepted answer
6 votes

With airdrop it is always a direct connection (usually wifi or a mix of wifi + bluetooth) between the 2 devices. No internet connection is required at all. So you can transfer as much as you like and ...

View answer
Best practices to migrate from a single shared iTunes account to family sharing
Accepted answer
4 votes

Personally I would create subsequent accounts for other family members, then you can use your current account as the "parent" or "leader" account and then add the new accounts to the family. You are ...

View answer
How to auto-complete url in safari
4 votes

When the list of suggestions comes up use the up/down arrow keys to scroll through the options. Press Enter to accept the currently highlighted option.

View answer
How to Command-X files on OS X El Capitan?
3 votes

Just copy the file as normal with command+c and then when you past use command+option+v and it will paste the file, and also cut it from its original location

View answer
iPhone 6 screen burn
3 votes

If you have an Apple Store close to you definitely go in and/or book an appointment with a Genius. They will be able to take a look at it and advise you what has caused it. If it is hardware failure ...

View answer
How can I see a list of events in one specific calendar?
3 votes

typing a "." into the search field and pressing enter will bring up a chronological list of events. As far as sorting by calendar, I think the only way is to de-select the other calendars and then do ...

View answer
How to upgrade my iPad mini OS?
Accepted answer
2 votes

If you connect your iPad to your mac via its lightning cable and then open up iTunes, the iPad will show up as a device. Click on it to bring up an info page that has an overview of everything stored ...

View answer
Mid-2015 Macbook Pro Dented on Arrival
2 votes

If the laptop is brand new then it should be covered under warranty by Apple for at least 12 months. I would definitely recommend getting in touch with them. You can lookup whether you're covered by ...

View answer
iCloud photo library on iOS 9.0.1 only uploaded when screen is on and photos app is open
Accepted answer
2 votes

I found that there was no way I could speed up the initial sync. I just had to wait and let it upload at its own pace. Even though I was getting now visual feedback from a progress bar, the photos ...

View answer
Super bad audio quality from iPhone 6s Plus speaker
2 votes

Apple generally give 72 hours for a Dead On Arrival (DOA) or Early Life Failure (ELF) swaps. I would take it to an Apple retail store as soon as possible to have them test it.

View answer
Send SMS/text messages from Windows through USB + iPhone?
Accepted answer
2 votes

Not without jail breaking the iPhone. There are numerous tweaks available on Cydia (jail break equivalent of App Store) that enable this functionality. iPhones and a Mac computer will both send SMS ...

View answer
MobileBackups is using too much space
Accepted answer
2 votes

Mobile backups are a part of Time Machine called "snapshots" basically it lets you restore to one of the most recent backups without the need for you time machine disk. I believe OSX will ...

View answer
If I uninstall Terraria on my son's ipad 2 will he lose all his work and worlds done to date?
2 votes

if the game doesn't have the option to save progress to iCloud or "iCloud sync" then yes he will loose all game progress

View answer
Stuck on apple logo
1 votes

Factory reset, restore, re-jailbreak, don't download the offending tweak

View answer
Does deleting a photo from iCloud on PC affect its copy on iPhone storage?
1 votes

If the only copy on the phone is in Photo Stream or iCloud Photo Library then yes, if you delete it somewhere, it will be removed everywhere you are signed in to iCloud. If you haven't subscribed to ...

View answer
Can't install Windows 7 on Macbook Pro
Accepted answer
1 votes

Steve Chambers is right. As Windows release new versions boot camp is updated to support them and more often than not they drop support for the previous version of Windows. You could either ...

View answer
Can iPhoto version 9.6 locate where photo was taken?
1 votes

If you have taken the photos using an iPhone and location services was enabled for the camera app, then yes you should be able to see the location the photo was taken in iPhoto (as well as the new ...

View answer
Use caffeinate to prevent sleep on lid close on battery
1 votes

Have you tried this app? I find it very useful for exactly what you're after. I'm fairly sure it has a timeout feature that you set within the settings of the app.

View answer
Normal websites use large amounts of RAM
1 votes

Are you running on OSX Yosemite? There were some changes that allow the OS and by extension Safari to make use of your computers whole amount of RAM, the mantra being that unused RAM is being wasted. ...

View answer
Help with iPod 5 and desktop Mac regarding iMessage
1 votes

You have to either sign out of your Apple ID on your Mac or disable just iMessage by signing out of it. If you use the same Apple ID on both devices, then in general a lot of data will be shared ...

View answer
Reject incoming call while on waiting
1 votes

If you go into settings > phone and turn off call waiting then any calls you receive when you are busy with another call will be auto-rejected and sent to voicemail or other similar service. If you ...

View answer
Stop syncing Safari History through iCloud between 1 or more computers or iOS devices
Accepted answer
1 votes

Yes. Links, browsing history, open tabs. Everything should stop syncing on the device you uncheck Safari on.

View answer
Can I keep apple appstore revenue with apple for longer time?
1 votes

Yes, you will not lose the revenue from not withdrawing it. It will stay against your account as long as your account remains active.

View answer
I have photos on my phone that I can't delete
1 votes

Assuming you have an iPhone; probably best to backup your phone through iTunes then do a factory reset and restore your data. If they are ghost/misbehaving photos then they won't be included in the ...

View answer
migrating local USB to AirportExtreme USB for Time Machine
Accepted answer
1 votes

I have done this before and all I had to do was connect the HDD to the AirportExtreme and point Time Machine to the new location. I would recommend copying the backups from the drive to another drive ...

View answer
iPhone app that records audio during specific time
1 votes

try this free app Some of the features:Compare These Features: One Touch Recording One Touch Stop & File Saved Super Small MP4 Recording File Sizes Send Voice Emails Up to 5MB Records for ...

View answer
Apple ID review information
1 votes

Have you tried logging on to the iTunes store on your computer rather than an iOS device? That will usually allow the account to settle and allow you to start purchasing apps.

View answer
iPhone open YouTube video in YouTube App
1 votes

It would appear to be dependent on how the website has embedded the video. In the example you give there is the option to tap the youtube icon in the bottom right which launches the youtube app. Some ...

View answer
How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?
1 votes

You could create a temporary 'second family' account and transfer the child to that. Then change country to UK and transfer the child account back. Little bit of messing around but you wouldn't loose ...

View answer
iPhone dropped not responding to touch
1 votes

It is likely that only the screen itself if broken. If it turns on and lights up then the internals (logic board, battery, memory) would most likely all be working fine. You can get the screen ...

View answer