Mac OS X – HowToiSolve Blog For Latest Tips & fixes for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, iOS, macOS Problems. Apps, Software, accessories reviews, news, Deals, Tutorials in Video. Fri, 24 May 2019 14:46:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Mac OS X – HowToiSolve 32 32 Fix Problem Blank White Screen on Mac: MacBook Pro, Air, iMac, Mac Mini Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:01:48 +0000 Let’s check the possible fix on Mac stuck on blank white screen problem during installation, upgrade, and downgrade macOS or start Mac system (Taking too long time on startup). Just like Apple iPhone logo screen, a blank White screen on Mac frustrating millions of users for many reasons that we can resolve own self. Otherwise, hardware problem obliges additional experience and call to expert or help from the Apple store.

Some users are expecting blank White screen on Mac manage configuration on every single startup. But it’s not true for the longest time, because Mac is known for speed & performance. Let’s fix.

Help in Device Types: Macbook, iMac, iMac Pro, MacMini, MacBook Pro 2018, MacBook Pro with Touch bar, MacBook Air

5 Methods to Fixed: Blank White Screen on Mac Problem

blank white screen Mac stuck on white screen

Method 1: Boot up in safe mode [Mojave & earlier macOS]

Prerequisite: macOS allow to safe mode on boot up.

This process Check your disk and repair correct issue automatically regarding software error.

Shutdown Mac, Now Press power + Shift key at once, until you see Apple logo.

Once turn on Mac in safe mode, Restart from Top Apple Menu > Restart.

Method 2: Fix by restore OSX from Disk Utility

Press and hold down Command + R + Power button at once, until you see power up, Now Select Disk utility.

Select your OS from the left pane and First aid from the top tab.

Click on run button from the popup, after verify it will repair disk problems.

Method 3: Reset Memory: PRAM (Parameter Random Access Memory)

PRAM store important Mac’s system settings – Clear Mac RAM

Shut down your Mac, then press and hold Option + Command + P + R + Power button at once, While booting your Mac.

Lift up all the fingers at once, the next screen doesn’t appear on screen but in the background, it will reset settings data (Back to default mode). Get more about on Reset PRAM on Mac

Method 4: Restore MacOS

Shut down Mac, Then start Mac with the power button,

Next, Press and hold Command + R during startup screen

Now, Disk Utilities windows will appear on screen, Click on Reinstall OS X.

Here’s Reinstall macOS Mojave

Method 5: Hardware issue Mac Mojave or earlier macOS

For this matter, there would be a serious hardware issue. So Check Device warranty Status, and try contact nearest apple support center for your fix.

Above all are the technically right solutions that work for repair Blank white screen on Mac problem in different ways depending on user’s causes.

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Hider Password Protect Software for MacOS High Sierra: Hide File, Folder Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:30:09 +0000 Private data should be always private from unauthorized access on Public Mac or multi-user system. Mac OS users’ repetitively finding the best solution overtime on how to hide Files/ Folders and Media file using Password Protect Software. There is tens of protection or Data hiding software for Mac.

Store some sensitive information on a cloud might be lost or cheat by anyone on single security miss. But here you can protect data locally with advanced encryption techniques.

I recommended Overtime best Password Protect software to keep your data all time protection, with encrypting data that no one can decrypt data or Get into the original file format.

Hider 2: Password Protect software for MacOS High Sierra, Reviews

1 Hider for Hide file and folder on Mac with Sierra for Password Protect Software

Hider2 – Download From Here

Encryption Level

Encryption techniques all-time most powerful, No one can recover from original data. Unique password for encryption key gives more security than other techniques. AES-256 encryption auto apply on data that you hide using hider 2 app.

One Way Password authentication

Used Password for hiding data using Hider 2 will be not recoverable. Because it saves on local system only.

Set Password in External Drive

Hider 2 also support to make data secure, by put external Drive data to Hider 2. Hider automatically encrypts data, that not visible once after disconnecting from Mac. Reopen Hidden Files/ Folder/ Notes, connect External Drive to Hider, that’s it.

Manage All hidden or Protected Files and Folders

2 Easily Hid or unhide file with just one toggle

Dedicated File manager and Hider Dashboard, from that we can Disable/ Enable Protection on Multiple Files and Folders.

Easy Control Hider 2 from Mac Menu

3 Search File that want hide by toggle on

Search File name From Hider 2 Shortcut icon available on Mac menu. Enable Encryption toggle for the specific file to hide. Or Ctrl + Click on File.

4 Instant Preview of secure notes saved in hider

Hider 2 is perfect for Sensitive information, Data and Use for Professional or Business use.

Compatible with MacOS High Sierra, MacOS 10.8, Yosemite, Mac OS X EI Capitan, MacOS Sierra

Macpaw Hider 2 ($19.95) Licence with premium features and Support, Else Trial also available but no longer activate in free

Also Useful: Clean My Mac Reviews for Mac

Above all are the safest features that are not possible to track or crack security barrier. Share your Experience and Reviews on MacPaw’s Best Password Protect Software for Mac running on All Mac OS.

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Contact App not working in Mac OS X EI Capitan: Contacts missing Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:03:27 +0000 Contacts are the most sensitive and useful data for all apart from iMessages, Mail and Notes. So apple always care your contacts under top security for no loss in any case and it will. In case due to some wrong configuration and past data history in contact app, you might be seen unexpected behaviors on Contacts app on Mac specially, after upgrade your Current OS X. Right now many users had a problem on Upgrade to Mac OS X EI Capitan or macOS sierra (Beta Available for developer). LEST noted about contact app wrong behavior or Contact App not working in Mac.

Note: Keep backup of all contacts by Export contacts from iCloud before you proceed and for future time restore it again or for the privacy.Contact App not working in Mac, MacBook, Air, Pro

Steps for Repair or Reset contact App not working in Mac OS X EI Capitan

Step 1: Go to the Command like on your system, System path for folder location.

~/Library/Application Support/AddressBookFind contacts in system folder

Step 2: Click on AddressBook folder, Next you will see the below three files.Contact folder on Macbook



AddressBook-v22.abcddb-walSaved files in contact book folder

Select all of three carefully and Delete it (By right click on it and Choose Move to trash)

Step 3: Start contact app, it will automatically re-index all the contacts after sync successfully. Now you experience proper configured contact app on your Mac system.

If you did backup your Mac on Time Machine then try to restore it from Time Machine. Or there are many recovery tools that also helps to fix this issue (Buy unexpected delete operation for your contacts).

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Note: Same for iOS device, You might be lost or hide all contacts app in contact iOS app by change group itself. Here’s the fixed on Unhide or find saved contacts in Contact iPhone app.

Let’s share your story and other alternate solution for Contact App not working in Mac or missing all contacts from contact app.

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Best Mac OS X Games 2019- Enjoy in your Free Time Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:22:16 +0000 Here you will get verities of best Mac OS X Games 2018.  Top games for gamers for time pass, Vacation duration and playing time session. Never lose a single hour to play the game while you are sitting on the sofa or lying on the bed. So what are you willing to download nominated good games to let’s dive on given list.

Note- Before going to download any game, must compare game requi201rements with your Mac system configuration Because high requirements game can’t play and install on the low system.

Enjoy this Best Mac OS X games 2018 – All games

  • #1- Cities: Skyline for MacBook, MacBook Air, Pro

Skylines is a best simulated and amazing graphics game. This game gives a realize of city transport system. Compare to other with Skyline game you can build the mega city with the mod which lets you create all 25 tiles instead of only nine tiles. The game works perfect with Mac OS X 10.9 and later, required 64-bit architecture.

It’s Online game, so you must be the required broadband internet connection. Features – Multi-tiered simulation, Extensive local traffic simulation, Districts and Police, and modding support. Why good for Mac owners, because you gets a code to do a digital download copy from steam. So you can also be played offline.

System requirements for Cities:

Memory- 4GB RAM

HDD – Available space 4GB

Graphics Card- Nvidia Geforce GTX 260, 512 MB (it Does not support Intel integrated graphics card)

Processor – Intel Core 2 Duo, 3.0GHz

Get here more details – hard copy in CD Form, but it’s useful for PC, too.

  • #2- The Sims 3

The Sims 3 is a game that open neighborhood explore the neighborhood freely. Allows creating Sim that you can imagine, New personalities traits, unlimited customization.

The Sims 3 Best Mac OS X games 2016

Key features- the new phase of Gameplay that’s rewarding and quick. Below you can see System needed.

System requirements for The Sims 3:

Mac OS X 10.5.7 Leopard or later

Memory- 2GB RAM

HDD – Available space at least 6.1GB

Graphics Card- Nvidia 7300 GT with 128MB of video RAM

Processor – Intel Core 2 Duo

Get here full details and video of Sims 3

  • #3- Zoo Tycoon 2 – Mac

It’s game who hearty love wildlife. The award-winning and first-person views and much more. Including zookeeper, guest and photo safari level.

Zoo Tycoon 2 MacBook, MacBook Air, Pro best game

Many other Features: 3-D graphics, Amazing animals, Zoo Guest mode, Zookeeper mode, Photo Safari mode, Zoopedia, Impressive exhibits.

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How make burn folder on OS X EI Capitan: Make CD/ DVD Mon, 23 May 2016 10:30:15 +0000 Burn folder on Mac OS X is most important part of Data security and Keep data at one place. Data may be your backup files, Video/ Audio file, Picture file, also easy to move all files from one Mac to another in bulk, Share files act. In that here, I explained whole guide on how we can make burn folder and Burn CD/ DVD by copy in it without third-party software or Application. No more changes Make burn folder on OS X EI Capitan moderately but too much improvement in speed process.

Whole burning process divided in two portions. First, Prepare burn folder and then Start copy to blank CD/ DVD using USB super drive or Other Mac Supported External DVD drive.Make burn folder on OS X EI Capitan And Write CD or DVD

Make burn folder on OS X EI Capitan, Next Burn CD/DVD disk

Go to the location there you want create burn folder or save burn folder. Otherwise go to the desktop or finder, from top menu and Choose File Option from menu > New Burn Folder. Next type folder name.Burn Folder on Mac OS X

Drag all Folders/ Files in burn folder. (In that Original source files/ Folder not removed or deleted from your System)

Use Burn folder for Burn Empty CD/DVD Directly on Mac OS X, Follow the below step

Step 1: Connect Optical drive to Mac, insert Blank CD/DVD to optical drive. Disk appears on your OS X Desktop screen. Also you have an option to set aliases name point. Follow the on screen options and complete burn process. After burn complete disk will be automatically eject from drive.

Note: In case, if you eject Disk or stop Disk burning process before complete. Your DVD/CD is not use for further burn process.

Burn .dmg file: Go to .dmg file on drive, Press Control + Click on dmg file. Choose Burn disk image file name and start burning process. For the information, you can burn Audio or Video directly from iTunes.

Write re-writable disc (CD/DVD)

Erase all content from CD/DVD, Control + Click on Disk and Choose Erase Rewritable Disc from sidebar finder menu. That’s it, Give use feedback on Google, Facebook or Twitter about how useful to Make burn folder on OS X EI Capitan and Burn on CD/ DVD directly.

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iOS 9 Won’t Sync Music with iTunes, How to Fix it? Wed, 11 May 2016 10:39:55 +0000 Help!!! Yesterday, I upgraded my iPhone to the latest iOS 9 successfully. This morning, sadly, my iPhone with iOS 9 is unable to transfer music with iTunes. Is there any idea to fix? Many Apple users have met the same problem – Can’t sync playlists/music to iPhone in iOS 9 with iTunes. iTunes is defined as the best way to organize and enjoy the music, and movies users already have by Apple, officially. But this is obviously not true. Many users frequently report iTunes can’t be recognized, the content of iDevice can’t be read and iTunes corrupts for no reason. Here we offer you with all possible solutions to solve iPhone/iPad/iPod with iOS 9 can’t sync music with iTunes.

The Basic Ways to Solve iTunes Don’t Sync Problem – iOS 9/9.1/9.2.1

  1. Try to sync files again after turning off iCloud Music on your iPhone
  2. Try to transfer music after close iTunes Match on iDevice
  3. Try to sync library after switch off Show Apple Music 

The Ultimate Solution to Fix iOS 9 Can’t Sync Music with iTunes:

If the ways above are unworkable for you, you need an alternative tool to sync music. Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro for Mac (Windows Included) offers one powerful feature, Repair iOS, that can fix most iOS system problems such as iPhone with iOS 9 can’t sync music/playlists with iTunes, iTunes can’t be read and recognized. Keep on reading to fix music/library can’t be synced with iTunes.

Before that, you need to free download and install iPhone Care Pro on your computer.

Step 1. Run the program and you can see the detailed info about memory of your device. Then click Repair iOS in the left green bar. Next, click Start next to Fix iTunes Media.Sync Music with iTunes for iOS 9 iPhone, iPad

Step 2. Before continue next click, you have to make sure your iTunes is turned off. In this window, click Fix iTunes Media Files Now. Then program will automatically repair your wrong iTunes. After finish repairing, you can reopen your iTunes and try to sync music with iTunes again.Start fix internal error in iOS 9

Step 3. This is an optional step for you, not necessary. If your iTunes still won’t sync music onto iPhone/iPad/iPod with iOS 9, you are allowed to click Deep Repair to try fixing it.Fixed iOS 9 sync error

In addition, if you accidently lost your precious data such as contacts, photos, music and so on because iTunes can’t transfer music to iOS devices, I suggest you have a try on iPhone Data Recovery. That is a professional data recovery tool to retrieve lost/deleted files for you instantly. If you still have any problem about how to fix iTunes can’t import music to iPhone/iPod/iPad with iOS 9/8/7, you are welcomed to leave it in the comment section. You will be replied as soon as possible on Sync Music with iTunes and we will try best to offer your best solutions. from: tenorshare

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Save webpage login credential on Mac OS X EI Capitan using Keychain Tue, 03 May 2016 11:21:24 +0000 Keychain is password/ Card management app for all Mac OS X users, who can easily save/ Update or Delete login credential on Safari without accessible from third-party extensions or Websites. Alternatively, all web browsers (Safari, Chrome, Opera and etc) allow for save login and password within browser. That can be stealing by hackers in most cases, be aware. So, Save webpage login credential on Mac using Apple keychain app, later on use to and easy sync on cross platform (iOS) and devices (iPhone/ iPad).

Keychain also use to for save login details forcefully after command never save details from this webpage to browser. Convincingly, keychain evaluation is surprising for all apple lovers.

Setup or Save webpage login credential on Mac Using Keychain

Step 1: open Keychain app from finder on Mac under Application/utilities/Keychain Access.appSave webpage login credential on Mac OS X EI Capitan, Yosemite

Step 2: Next, Choose Login keychains and Password from category in side pane on keychain windows.All saved login credentials list

Note: Before you have to unlock login keychain for make changes in Keychain access using your administrate password.Unlock for change in Keychain

Step 3: Now, Add login credential with web address login page, Username and Password.Enter Webpage login and Password

Test on Safari browser, Enter URL in browser and Login page screen shown popup from keychain, Access your page for fill saved login and password by allow permission it manually.Access Keychain on Browser

Here, in test example I added facebook page URL and Username, Password in keychain app. See screen whenever I access this page will receive verification popup. In the case if I want to go with another login then click on Deny and Enter updated login credential.

Manage Password on safari browser, Go to Top Menu Safari > Preferences > Password.Browser login filled by keychain

Note: There are many third-party apps for manage all passwords on Mac under one roof, 1Password, Bluenote 1.25, Keeper, OneSafe 1.0.3, PassLocker and Passwarden.

Any queries and want help on keychain save webpage login credential on Mac OS X IE Capitan, OS X Yosemite.

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