Category: Apple

Apple Mac Mavericks / Yosemite – Refresh Shared Computers in Finder

Sometimes the list of shared computers on the network will not refresh within Finder. To fix this issue, re-launch the Finder, from the dock. You can do this by: – Hold down the Alt key and right-click on the Finder icon in the dock. The pop-up menu should include Relaunch as the last item. Click […]

How-To Unlink a Phone Number from Apple ID, iMessage and Facetime

I received a new iPhone with a new number so I wanted to cancel my previous iPhone and number. I wanted to remove this number from my Apple ID so that it was removed from being used in iMessage and Facetime on all of my devices. UPDATE : NOVEMBER 18th, 2014 Apple has released a […]

How to Make a Bootable Mavericks Install Drive

I needed to make a bootable Mavericks install drive using a USB flash drive. I followed option 1 from the below site and it worked perfectly! http://www.macworld.com/article/2056561/how-to-make-a-bootable-mavericks-install-drive.html Copied here for future reference: Option 1: Use createinstallmedia Hidden inside the Mavericks installer is a Unix program calledcreateinstallmedia, provided by Apple for creating a bootable Mavericks installer. […]

How Can I Get a Receipt for a Previous iTunes Purchase?

1. Launch iTunes 2. Click on iTunes Store 3. Click on your email address on the upper left hand corner 4. Click Account from the drop-down menu 5. Enter your password for your iTunes account 6. Scroll down to Purchase History and click “See All” 7. Find your “receipt” for the music/apps/etc you downloaded by clicking […]

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