How to change or upgrade time machine backup hard disk without loosing your old backups, In simple words how to transfer Apple Macintosh OSX Time Machine backups from a current backup drive to a new high storage capacity backup drive

Here is how to transfer backups from a current backup drive to a new high capacity backup drive

 
i.e. Here by learn how to transfer your existing Time Machine backups to a new drive in five simple steps.

 

Step 01: First check the format of your new backup drive

  1. Connect your new backup drive to your Mac.
  2. Open Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder).
  3. In Disk Utility, select the new drive’s icon to make sure it has a GUID partition and is formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Reformat it with option Mac OSX Extended (Journaled) with a GUID partition. At this stage you can format your new backup drive with Mac OSX Extended (Journaled, Encrypted) to password protect your backup drive & there by safe guard your data. Remember & write down what encryption password you set this time for your drive.

 

Step 02: Set permissions on your new backup drive

  1. Open a new Finder window > in sidebar of your Finder window > click the icon of the new backup drive.
  2. Choose Get Info from the File menu.
  3. Make sure “Ignore ownership on this volume” at the bottom of the “Sharing & Permissions” section of the Get Info window is deselected (unchecked).

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What is Trust this Computer functionality means & what if you accidentally tapped on Don’t Trust this Computer & you want to reset it

What is trust settings means to your iOS & OSX device

 
Background: When you connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a computer first time an alert asks whether you want to trust this computer or not.

 
Relationships of Trusted Devices:

  1. Trusted computers can sync with your iOS device, create backups, and access your device’s photos, videos, contacts, and other content.
  2. These computers remain trusted until you change device privacy settings or erase your iOS device.
  3. If you choose not to trust a computer, you block its access to content on your device. You’ll see the trust alert every time that you connect your iOS device to that computer.

 
ios9-trust-this-computer-alert-message

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How to open an Apple Mac OSX app from an unidentified developer using Finder App or using ‘Open anyway’ functionality in your System Preferences’ Security & Privacy Settings

If you are like mine using safe Macintosh’s OSX default settings to allow system to run & open app only from Third Party Identified OSX App Developers.

 
You may face problem something like this your Mac’s Security & Privacy preferences will not allow you to open app from Unidentified OSX App Developer.

 
If you navigate to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General tab you will see something like this:

 
System-Preferances-Security-and-Privacy-open-anyway

 
So how you will open that particular app that has been blocked by Security & Privacy Settings

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How to fix Apple MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch battery issue where battery status shows charging for long time & it never completes to 100% Charged

From time to time with long use of your Apple devices you may face issue like you may be charging your Apple MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for long time but battery charging never completes and display battery 100% Charged and it keep charging indefinitely.

 
So how to fix this?

 
Solution is simple…!!!

 
Assumption: I assume that you are using your Apple device without power cord attached & you have already backup your device using Time Machine for Macintosh & iTunes for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple iOS deleted apps reappear, keeps coming back or keeps reinstalling even if you have deleted them previously from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Here is how to fix this.

It seems Apple iTunes App Store having problem for users with iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

 
Symptoms: User deletes purchased or free app from their own iPhone, iPad or iPod touch but after few minutes same apps reinstalls / reappear on home screen.

 
Assumption: I assume your iOS device is connected to the internet.

 
First things first: Backup your iOS device using iTunes on your Macintosh.

 

Solution 01: This solution will work 100% of the time.

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What is Restrictions (parental control) in iOS, How to set & change password for restrictions on iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

Let’s know what is Restrictions:

 
Restrictions on iOS is also known as parental control.

 
You can turn on Restrictions on your iOS device to prevent access to specific apps and features.

 
You can disable hide specific apps or features to child lock or prevent particular user to access Safari, Camera, FaceTime, iTunes Store, iBooks Store, In-App Purchases, Siri, AirDrop, CarPlay, Installing apps from Apple App Store, Deleting apps.

 
You can also block changes or availability of types of content for specific user including Ratings, Music and podcasts, Movies, TV shows, Books, Apps, Siri, Websites etc.

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Here is how to set a background color in UIimage using Swift Programming Language while developing app for iOS in Xcode. With addition to this here is list of UIColor predefined / preset component values in Xcode that you can use using dot operator

I will explain below how to set background color to UIimage while developing app for iOS.

 

Assumptions: I assume that you have already created Xcode project for iOS app development & you are using storyboards for developing the same. Also you have dragged UIimage View to your current ViewController.

 
Step 01: Now connect your UIimage View to your ViewController.swift file with code something like this

 

@IBOutlet weak var selectImage: UIImageView!

 
Step 02: Now in your desired function set your UIimage’s background color with following code using dot operator

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