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  1. GIZBUG

    Help me understand iTunes (Music) Library

    All my music (that I ripped over the years) is stored on my Synology NAS, which is part of my home network. I did this because I don't want terabytes upon terabytes on music on my iMac drive. I am an Apple Music subscriber. I am trying to understand how the library of music works. In the past...
  2. Internet Enzyme

    Users/Library hidden in Big Sur?

    I was trying to find the true location of my iCloud files, and I found that the "Library" folder in my user directory was missing. I had to go into terminal and use the "open" command to find the folder, and now it appears, albeit greyed out. Does anyone know why this directory is hidden by...
  3. purdnost

    iCloud Drive Vs. Photos for Photo/Video Storage

    Curious if anyone has opted to use iCloud Drive instead of Apple Photos Library to store their photos and videos (especially old archives). Apple Photos is a great way to to sync recent media across all my devices. I archive my media library to an external hard drive every year, so I only have...
  4. S

    Apple TV doesn't want to work with Homesharing

    I am completely thwarted by tvOS at the moment. I've been trying like crazy to get my digital music to play through my home theater. I currently have an aTV4K running the current OS, and a 2017 iMac on Mojave. Homesharing is enabled on both pieces. My library is hosted via iTunes on the iMac...
  5. S

    HELP! Mojave install has screwed up my Mac!

    Just installed Mojave on an older system that had been running El Capitan. So many problems now: 1) Every time I restart the computer it goes through the Mojave "Setting Up Your Mac" screens that normally only appear right after an install and therefore a lot of changes I've made get reset. 2)...
  6. 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...
  7. Sovon Halder

    How Do I Uninstall parallels ?

    It's like a virus that won't go away. I tried everything their website recommended for proper uninstallation. Moreover I took time and deleted everything that I could find in various folders within ~/Library Still every time I open context menu, the crap is there.. And clicking on those...
  8. mrgreeneyes

    backup photos library help and suggestions

    Hello, In my photos library I have close to 15,000 photos. and I noticed that the library is very slow and I have noticed duplicates and junk photos, like screenshots and things like that in my library. I want to export all my photos and create a new library, but I want to retain all my...
  9. jagooch

    Will Time Machine backup an iTunes library that's stored on a network share?

    I store my iTunes library on a Synology NAS and access it from an SMB share. The library is larger the SSD in my Macbook, so I cannot store it locally. Does Time Machine back a library that is on a network drive? I entered Time Machine today and tried to navigate to the iTunes library share...
  10. Nadjla

    How to open old iPhoto library

    Hi everyone, I bought a new MacBook Pro in 2016 because my old one stopped working (bought in 2010). Luckily I did have a back-up. I put the complete back-up on a hard drive. Never looked at it until today, I was curious about some old pictures and opened the back-up. I was able to find the...
  11. trusso

    Books on iOS 12 (Issues with Design)

    Just looking to vent a little bit. Some of you may agree with me, but the majority of you will probably think I'm making mountains out of molehills. That's okay. Does anyone else find it troublesome that the Books app in iOS 12 conflates the Library and Bookstore functions? The last few...
  12. J

    Photos "just DOES NOT work" with local library?

    I have sign to a 2Tb iCloud for holding my ~500Gb photos and documents . However, I want to to also keep at least two local copies of my files and photos. With files, that's easy and done. However, with Apple Photos, it is being an year since I've been trying to re-sync my Photo Library. When...
  13. A

    Photo's/iPhone Library Query

    Hi Guys, So I wanted to free up some space on my machine and noticed the majority is being taken up by Photos. Now I pay the 79p plan with Apple for 50gb iCloud storage space however my mac is taking up a lot of space and I seem to have a "photos" section which is taking up 27gb then an iPhoto...
  14. S

    iPhone X Photos Not Restoring From Back Up - Help

    I upgraded from an X to Xs and I had ios12 GM on the X....did the restore from back up on the XS and my pics still wont restore. The back up screen keeps saying will restore...but after a while its now just showing ready for next back up...but still no pictures. Anyone else see this?
  15. AbSoluTc

    iPhone X iCloud Photo Library :(

    I'll try to keep this short. My boyfriend was in a location that did not have wifi or connectivity so when he came back, I got him setup on iCloud photo library. His computer started the upload just fine but gave an error and then later found out he ran out of iCloud space. Increased it and...
  16. H

    Can't get Apple Music library in new iPhone?

    I buy a new iPhone 7 (bought used on ebay) and I initialized it. I manually transferred all my datas (in my older iphone 6) to this new device and initialized iphone 6. I have an apple music license with lot of tracks downloaded from apple music and other ones i made, I used it from my Macbook...
  17. cbssys

    How to change wallpaper when at select user screen.

    Changing the background is easy when logged in. But when I am at the screen to select user and type the password, that wallpaper is a vestige of when a projector was plugged in at a different resolution. How do I change it now? The screens option in settings will not get me to it. Must I...
  18. B

    Viewing iPhone music library messed up again?

    …or is it just me? Just did the updates for AW and iPhone (I know,stupid me) and initiating music playback from the Apple Watch isn’t working correctly. I navigate to the phone’s music library on the watch, but when I choose something, playback doesn’t begin. The only time I can get it to...
  19. K

    (MacOS Photos) Unable to copy library from NAS drive to local iMAC drive

    Hi, I have been using Photos on my iMAC with my single photo library located in my NAS Drive. As it is quite slow to always access the NAS, I have decided to move the library to my iMAC locally, and do a backup once in a while instead. But I don't know how to get it work. I first closed photos...
  20. S

    How to Optimise a Humungous 500GB Photos Library?

    Hi all First time post! Hope you will be able to offer some advice My Photos library is 67,000 items and 490GB. Within that there is 545 movie clips which amount to 45 GB. I don't think there are many duplicates, but I have not checked with one of the available apps as yet. I have a new 2018...