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Why: iPhone Music not showing up in macOS Music app even though synced

Why: iPhone Music not showing up in macOS Music app even though synced

When you connect your iPhone to your Mac and open Music App, does your iPhone music not appear in the macOS Music App? In addition, if you try to copy new songs to your iPhone from Music App, the songs do not appear in your library.   1. Did you recently rename your iPhone in Settings...

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macOS Preview: Insert image into PDF

macOS Preview: Insert image into PDF

1. Open the PDF and image in macOS Preview.   2. Select the image and CTRL + C copy and CTRL + V paste in same window. You now have two images overlapping like below.     3. In the same image window, CTRL +C copy one more and then CTRL + V paste into the page in your PDF like below....

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How to show folder arrows in list view – macOS

How to show folder arrows in list view – macOS

If you aren’t seeing arrows next to folders in list view on macOS, it’s likely because your Group By view is being sorted.   1. In the list view with folders not showing arrows, right-click -> Show View Options or ⌘ + J.       2. In Group By change to None.    ...

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How to Encrypt External Drive in macOS - APFS

How to Encrypt External Drive in macOS - APFS

To encrypt an external drive in macOS, you must partition the drive to be GUID Partition Map and formatted as APFS – Encrypted. Apple uses AES-XTS Data Protection Class C using a volume key for encryption. For more on Apple’s encryption method, see this.   How to Encrypt External Drive - macOS   1. Insert your...

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Increase Open File Descriptor Limits – (Fix Too Many Open Files Errors) Mac OS X 10.14

Increase Open File Descriptor Limits – (Fix Too Many Open Files Errors) Mac OS X 10.14

Mac OS X limits the amount of open files (file descriptors) by default to 256. This sometimes causes certain applications, such as Oracle MySQL and certain Java processes, to show errors like “too many open files”. You can check the current maximum open files limit in Terminal by typing the command below.   launchctl limit maxfiles...

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