New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Showing results 1 to 25 of 388
Search took 0.49 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Alwyn
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-21-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By Alwyn
Mail Chimp

I have had a short presentation on Mail Chimp today. Is there an equivalent Apple feature? Apart from the ability to upload CSV files for multiple addresses the main advantage appears to be that...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-09-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Alwyn
Gift subscription to New Daylight

Okay it's the Bible Reading Fellowship's New Daylight. I subscribe to their Guidelines. There are separate apps for both. Neither of them appears to offer a gift subscription.

Thanks for your...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-09-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Alwyn
Gifting subscriptions

Thanks. Unfortunately Zinio doesn't include this particular periodical; it's not a magazine.
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-08-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Alwyn
Gifting a periodical subscription

Is there a way to gift a digital subscription for which there is a free dedicated app? I have been in touch with the publishers who say that Apple controls the digital subscription? I don't want...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Alwyn
Having, as I thought, resolved the matter I'm now...

Having, as I thought, resolved the matter I'm now back to square one. Plusnet will blame Apple and it is true that this does seem to be related to Yosemite. I wonder if others have had similar...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Alwyn
Plusnet outgoing mail

SOLVED. UK PLUSNET ACCOUNT HOLDERS READ ON.

The problem below would appear only to affect those with Yosemite. The solution is to go to Mail/Preferences/Accounts/Advanced and untick the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-19-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Alwyn
Sending attachments requiring a password

SOLVED - see http://osxdaily.com/2013/05/29/password-protect-pdf-mac-os-x/

Is it possible to require a password to open an attachment? Microsoft zip files can be set up with a password but there...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks for the ideas folks. There's also one...

Thanks for the ideas folks. There's also one called ICE with the medical serpent running down it. However the first thing it does is ask to allow access to contacts. I haven't done that yet as I...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Alwyn
In Case of Emergency (ICE)

We are all advised these days to have ICE numbers on our mobiles/cellphones. This is useless when device is locked.

Is there a way that emergency services/rescuers could have access to these...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Alwyn
Crashed wi-fi

Internet connection on one iMaclost yesterday. I had assumed that this was a hardware but now the second has crashed. All other Apple devices working fine. Any suggestions gratefully received...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-21-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found...

Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found that a CD that has been privately recorded is reckoned to be a blank to burn, presumably 'cos music is not formatted as mp3. Once you've said no...
Forum: iOS and Apps 02-19-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Alwyn
Changing Primary e-mail address

When I set up iCloud I was asked for an alternative to my iCloud e-mail address. Having just replaced my previous iPad with another one and restored it from the previous backup I tried to log on to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar repeat problem

I am occasionally finding that, even though I have inserted a weekly event repeat, it is showing as a daily event. Once this has happened nothing I do seems to rectify the problem short of deleting...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar

iCloud

I have unticked it but I really want to remove it completely.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-12-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar not deletable

Work seems to be a default that we don't want. Is there a way to remove it?
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been...

I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been amenable in agreeing to pay for return and refund money or, if appropriate to pay for repair.

He admits to being a greenhorn and will have learned...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
Faulty volume control.

The seller has agreed to refund the cost of repair. My guess is that the dent has jammed the control. I've booked a Genius Bar visit for tomorrow so I'll get them to check it over.

Apart from...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
Damaged iPad

We are negotiating at the moment. Unlike on my iPhone the external volume is not, for me, essential so, if we can reach a satisfactory reduction I will probably settle.

At least the seller is not...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Alwyn
Damage to iPad 2 in transit

I have just taken delivery of a second-hand iPad 2. It was badly packed and there is a dent next to the volume control.

Unlike my wife's iPad mini there appears to be one control rather than two....
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any...

Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any of the other forums on the internet and both of you have already helped me on a number of occasions. Thanks.

I did send a message to the seller...
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Alwyn
eBay and lost or stolen iPad

Today some bright spark listed an iPad on eBay with an image of the screen with the original owner's statement that it had been lost and giving his mobile number. I sent a text message to the owner...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-04-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Alwyn
Delete mailbox

This raises a question to which I hope somebody has the answer.

In my Archive File there are 2 identical "On My Mac" mailboxes. I deleted one of the mailboxes inside one of the 2 and both were...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper uninstall

Thanks for that. Some bizarre results. Trash had over 48k items to delete. Some of these seemed to be in Time Machine so I tried quitting it. As TM is deleting old files having reached capacity,...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-28-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper Message

I have a message saying 'MacKeeper is updated successfully! Would you like to launch it?' Judging by other comments the answer would appear to be 'No'.

What is it?
Where does it come from?...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,415
Posted By Alwyn
The poor chap who originated all these replies...

The poor chap who originated all these replies must have taken fright! I think most of us, when we first converted from PCs asked the same question about anti-virus and were swiftly disabused.

I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 388

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?