How to Fix “application is damaged, can’t be used to install macOS” Errors

How to Fix “application is damaged, can’t be used to install macOS” Errors

If you have attempted to use a MacOS installer application recently, you may discover an error message stating something like “This copy of the Install macOS Mojave.app application is damaged, and can’t be used to install macOS.” This prevents the installer of macOS from working and running, and essentially makes the installer applications useless. The…

How to Fix App “is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash” Error on Mac

How to Fix App “is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash” Error on Mac

Some Mac users may occasionally run into a somewhat strange error when they try to open an app that was downloaded to their Mac, upon launching the app a little “verifying” progress bar will appear and stall for a moment before an error alert message says “Appname.app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should…

How to Bypass “Safari no longer supports unsafe extension” Error in Mac OS Mojave

How to Bypass “Safari no longer supports unsafe extension” Error in Mac OS Mojave

If you try to install an older Safari extension in modern Mac Safari versions, you will see an error message stating “Safari no longer supports the unsafe extension “Extension name”. You can find newer extensions reviewed by Apple in the App Store or Safari Extensions Gallery.” This error occurs because the latest versions of Safari…

How to Fix “Cannot Get Mail” Error on iPhone and iPad

How to Fix “Cannot Get Mail” Error on iPhone and iPad

Rarely, iPhone and iPad users may encounter a “Cannot Get Mail” error message in the Mail app of iOS, indicating that Mail for iOS is unable to retrieve new emails or some other issue with the mail account as configured. The full error message shows up as pop-up window and usually says something along the…

Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

If you’re a Mac command line user you may have noticed that many frequently used commands entered into the Terminal (or iTerm) result in an “Operation not permitted” error message since updating to MacOS Mojave 10.14 or later. The “Operation not permitted” error in the Terminal can be seen after issuing even simple commands like…

How to Remove Stuck Time Machine Backups from Mac Trash Due to System Integrity Protection Error

How to Remove Stuck Time Machine Backups from Mac Trash Due to System Integrity Protection Error

If you’re trying to remove a Time Machine backup from a drive and find that it’s stuck in the Mac Trash with a specific error message stating the trash can’t be emptied because “Some items in the Trash cannot be deleted because of System Integrity Protection”, then read on to learn how to resolve this…

iPhone or iPad Says “Incorrect Password” Fails to Join Wi-Fi? Here’s the Fix

iPhone or iPad Says “Incorrect Password” Fails to Join Wi-Fi? Here’s the Fix

Some iPhone or iPad users may occasionally encounter a strange issue where they are attempting to join a familiar wi-fi network, but iOS throws up an “Incorrect password” error message, and the iPhone or iPad refuses to join the wireless network. Often users will see the “Incorrect password” wi-fi error despite they being certain the…

How to Fix “Verification Required” for Apps Downloads on iPhone and iPad

How to Fix “Verification Required” for Apps Downloads on iPhone and iPad

You may discover a “Verification Required” error message when attempting to install or update free apps from the iOS App Store on an iPhone or iPad, thereby preventing the user from downloading apps or updating any apps. The complete message is either “Verification Required – Before you can make purchases, you must tap Continue to…