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Forum: iOS and Apps 12-15-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By matty1
Yes I am syncing other stuff. Music and apps...

Yes I am syncing other stuff. Music and apps account for the lion share of data. Photos, videos and audio books take up a few gigs max and then there is "other data" which occupies about 1.5GB. There...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-14-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By matty1
iPhone "other data" expanding spontaneously to > 50GB

I have just purchased an iPhone 6 running iOS 8.1.2. I have had enormous headaches trying to sync my music library using iTunes. The initial sync seems to work OK but subsequent syncs stall on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By matty1
It would be great if you could work out and...

It would be great if you could work out and explain how to do that.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-08-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By matty1
Make iTunes always ask to select library

You can make iTunes select a library or create a new one by holding down the option button when opening iTunes. Is there a way to force iTunes to display this dialogue every time it is opened...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By matty1
Thanks. How do I determine what type of drive I...

Thanks. How do I determine what type of drive I have and whether it is a Fusion drive?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By matty1
Move disk space from hfs+ to ntfs

My iMac is running Bootcamp with Win7 and Mavericks. They are installed on the same physical drive. I am running out of space on the Windows NTFS partition and have plenty of space on the Mavericks...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By matty1
Thanks for the feedback. I discovered and used an...

Thanks for the feedback. I discovered and used an iPhone app called "Contacts Backup - IS Contacts Kit" which backs up up your contacts from one device to Dropbox and from there can be restored on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-02-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By matty1
Thanks. All good. Was able to successfully...

Thanks. All good. Was able to successfully install from there.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By matty1
Thanks. I am reinstalling because I had trouble...

Thanks. I am reinstalling because I had trouble updating to Mavericks and the "solution" I found was to delete and merge the recovery partition which is now sitting there blank.

Should I merge...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By matty1
I downloaded Mavericks OS from the app store,...

I downloaded Mavericks OS from the app store, formatted a flash drive, called it "Untitled" and ran the following command from a terminal prompt:

sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By matty1
Reinstall Mavericks

I have an iMac with Win 7 and OS X bootcamped. I am trying to install Mavericks after my OS X partition was corrupted. I have downloaded the Mavericks Installer on my MacBook and have transferred it...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-30-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By matty1
I find that syncing between a single iOS device...

I find that syncing between a single iOS device and a Mac computer works well with iTunes but when I tried syncing with several iOS devices, it completely messed up my contacts with deletions and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-30-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By matty1
After deleting the recovery partition, I can no...

After deleting the recovery partition, I can no longer boot into Mac OS. When I hold down the Option button while booting, there is no longer an option to boot into Mac OS - only Windows. When I boot...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By matty1
Thanks. The error message in that thread is...

Thanks. The error message in that thread is precisely the error that I am getting.

I have followed the instructions here:

Deleting the Mac OS X 10.7 Lion “Recovery HD” Partition...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By matty1
Install Mavericks Error

I went install Mavericks on my iMac (upgrade from Mac OS 10.7.5) and it failed with the following error:

"OS X can't be installed on the disk Macintosh HD because a recovery system can't be...
Forum: iOS and Apps 02-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By matty1
Thanks guys. Very helpful.

Thanks guys. Very helpful.
Forum: iOS and Apps 02-06-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By matty1
Share itunes video

I want to purchase a film on iTunes for someone who is not very computer literate. If I give her the video file that I download from iTunes, what will happen when she tries to open it on her machine?...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-04-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,287
Posted By matty1
Excel pros and cons template

I am running Excel For Mac 2011. When creating a "pros and cons" template spreadsheet, there is a drop down list called "How important is each item, on a scale of 1-5?" How can I change this to a...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-27-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By matty1
I sync my iPhone with iTunes on my MacBook. A...

I sync my iPhone with iTunes on my MacBook. A while ago I plugged my iPad into my MacBook (which I hadn't done for a long time) and synced it. Because there were no calendar items on the iPad, it...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-26-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By matty1
Which way does it sync? From iPhone to iMac or...

Which way does it sync? From iPhone to iMac or vice-versa. Ie. I don't want the "nothing" on my iMac to replace the "something" on my iPhone. I want it to work the other way around. I recently...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By matty1
Move iTunes Library

I want to move my iTunes library from my Macbook to my iMac. I assume I simply need to copy the iTunes folder across. However, I want to make sure that when I sync my iPhone that I don't lose all of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By matty1
I made sure Notes for the same account was...

I made sure Notes for the same account was switched on on my iPhone. Now it appears to be syncing from Mac to iPhone but not from iPhone to Mac.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By matty1
That didn't work. I have created new notes both...

That didn't work. I have created new notes both on my Macbook and on my iPhone but neither were copied to the other device.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By matty1
Notes not syncing on mountain lion

I have just upgraded to Mountain Lion on my Macbook and notes to do not sync with my iPhone 5 running iOS 6. Is there any way of doing this without using iCloud on Mountain Lion?
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-01-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,601
Posted By matty1
CAN"T UPDATE IPAD 1 TO iOS 6

My iPad 1 is saying that the currently install version of iOS 5.1.1 is the latest. I have tried using wi-fi from the iPad and also via iTune but same thing. I want to update to iOS 6.
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