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  1. M

    iOS BUG or Malware?

    ## iOS BUG or Malware? * Duplicate Hidden Folders * Duplicate Legacy Locations * Duplicate but different Shelf Thumbnails It’s almost as if the iPad has a cloned partition on it .. a hidden sandbox app .. possibly malware .. accessed through the Files app using legacy API’s .. it could explain...
  2. S

    Duplicate Media Management

    Folks, I need advice on automating the detection of duplicate media. Background: I have photos from important life events of my immediate family. Examples include weddings, engagements, etc. I'm the end-user and not the photographer. The situation is, the photographer would first share a few...
  3. purdnost

    Purchased Movie Page Now Has a Purchase Button Instead of Play

    I purchased the movie “The Secret of Kells” from the Apple TV store in March. Rather than manually searching for movies in my library, I usually search for them or use Siri. Instead of a play button, it’s now giving me the option to purchase it. When I manually navigate to it in my library, I...
  4. D

    iTunes - duplicate music

    Most of my songs in iTunes on Mac are duplicated for whatever reason. I use Apple Music but also have some songs from local storage. Sometimes both copies are playable, sometimes one of them is greyed out. When I look at the cloud column, one copy says "Removed from iCloud" and the other one...
  5. dawindmg08

    Music store purchases show duplicates with cloud icon; any way to globally hide these?

    Apologies if this has been covered, but I couldn't find any recent notices in the search: I'm fairly new to Catalina and the new Music app. Just made some purchases from the store and I'm noticing consistent behavior with my new purchases (songs or albums): duplicate files are shown of each...
  6. iiurii

    theBin – the next generation of trash bin for macOS

    About three years ago we've confronted multiple errors in system Trash, which we had to solve manually. At this very moment, we've realized that there should be a better way to deal with this problem. In a couple of weeks an idea was born, to make theBin - a smart trash bin, that could do it for...
  7. Z

    duplicated footage in Photos

    Just upgraded Yosemite to ElCap and something strange has occurred. When i connect my iPhone, footage of photos and videos that are on the iPhone appear in Photos twice. Footage that i have already there appear fro the second time. This issue wasn't happening in Yosemite! Can i solve this?
  8. cezar.popescu.89

    Image Cleaner - Find and Remove Duplicate Photos

    Hello everybody, My name is Cezar Popescu and I am the CEO of 64BitApps, a software company that develops Mac apps. For more info please visit I am starting this thread as a developer on behalf of my company because I want to let you know about our Mac app called Image...
  9. cezar.popescu.89

    Duplicate File Doctor - Find and Remove Duplicate Files

    Hello everybody, My name is Cezar Popescu and I am the CEO of 64BitApps, a software company that develops Mac apps. For more info please visit I am starting this thread as a developer on behalf of my company because I want to let you know about our Mac app called Duplicate...
  10. LillaK

    Resolved All photos duplicated

    Hi all, A few hours ago, I had about 6000 items (photos+videos) in the IPhone library. (I tried to delete 3 photos, which was unsuccessful, because it’s a common glitch I find when my storage is low.) I opened it again in 30 mins, and saw that every single item had been duplicated + plus some...
  11. M

    Group FaceTime duplicating participants

    hi, Having a weird issue in which I start a Group FaceTime on 12.1 just released and some participants show in video and as a box with their initials... what’s causing this as it’s really annoying?? I hope someone knows the answer!!!
  12. Apple_Glen_UK

    Mail; Duplicate Emails in Sent Mailbox

    Despite having a Mac for a few years now I have only just started using Mail. My email account is through Hotmail/Outlook and it all synced without any issues yesterday. The only problem I am experiencing is when sending messages the email appears twice in the Sent folder. I have checked with...
  13. 2

    Why am I seeing multiple playlists Favorites, Favorites 1, etc on my iPhone?

    Not sure what happened but I had this problem before and now it came back and I'm not sure what's causing it to make these duplicate playlists. It's quite annoying. Does anyone know how to fix this and how to prevent it from happening again?
  14. macduke

    Gemini Mac app now on iOS, it's not good

    For those who don't know, Gemini is a long-time Mac app that allows you to find duplicate/similar files on your system and clear up space. Generally the Mac app works pretty well so I just installed it on my iPhone, signed up for the free three-day trial and it took a few minutes to scan my...
  15. RobCoenen

    iPad Clone iPad?

    Hello, I bought the new iPad today (2018) and have just set it up to my liking. I have another iPad Air 2 (2014) and iPad Air (2013) at home. Is it possible to clone my iPad (2018) to the Air 1 and Air 2? I know I can use iCloud to get some things back but is there a way to clone it exactly...
  16. jagooch

    Best app to remove duplicates from Apple Photos library

    I have a large number of duplicate photos in the Apple Photos library after regrettable selecting "consolidate photos" from the menu. It appears to have made 2 copies over every photo I had when I did that, so I have 3 of every photo in my library My research has turned up good reviews for...
  17. H

    iTunes duplicates "01" playlists when syncing with iPhone

    Hello, world! I noticed that iTunes "duplicates" my library playlists on my mac and on my iPhone. I realized there's a condition, iTunes seems to duplicate all playlists are been updated since the last sync ( so the ones with new songs) How to avoid this? It's so terribly annoying! Thanks!
  18. cosmic68

    I’m getting double notifications

    Hi, My Apple Watch (series 0) keeps pinging iMessage/text notifications even though my iPhone (X) is unlocked and I’m responding from that device. My understanding (and old behaviour) was notifications only go to one device. AW if iPhone locked, or just iPhone if in message app. It’s really...
  19. TripleYoThreat

    "Open With" showing applications from other drive?

    Hi, I have two installations of mac, on separate hard drives. The old one is Yosemite, and I barely touch it nowadays. My main, the Sierra installation, recognizes apps on the other drive when I use open with. It's bad because a lot of those old versions of applications can't even open on this...
  20. M

    Some photos I duplicated are gone

    Hi, I guess you're all aware of the "duplicate" button inside the Photos app on iOS. So recently, I've duplicated a few photos that I really liked to edit those duplicates inside the Photos app (I like to keep several versions of the same photo to be able to compare). However, when I imported...