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Fix AOL Mail Not Working on iPhone or iPad

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Some AOL email users may find that AOL mail is not working on their iPhone or iPad as expected. For example, the Mail app may show an “Account Error: AOL” error message on the bottom, indicating that AOL mail is not working, or perhaps you are just no longer getting emails to your AOL account that is setup on the iPhone or iPad.

Troubleshooting When AOL Mail is Not Working on iPhone or iPad

Whatever the situation, there are several possible solutions to this issue, so let’s get to fixing AOL email on your iPhone or iPad to get Mail app working with your…

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Fix Mac “App can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store” Error

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If you are attempting to open apps downloaded from the web or elsewhere on modern versions of macOS like Big Sur, you may see an error message that says something like ‘”AppName.app” can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store.’

Below that warning also states “Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the App Store.” and the error message dialog box also shows when and where the file was downloaded from, with two options, choosing OK or to Show in Finder. But what if you want to open the app? That’s what…

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How to Fix “Import Failed” Mail Error on Mac

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Rarely, Mac users encounter an “Import Failed” error message when trying to open the Mail app in Mac OS, with a brief Message Import splash screen. The import failure prevents the Mail app from opening any further, and therefore renders the Mail app and inboxes unusable. This can happen on any version of Mail for Mac, sometimes at random, or sometimes after updating system software, if user accounts have been migrated, or in many other situations, including if the Mac hard drive is too full without available disk space.

The full error is usually encountered…

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Fix “Unable to Install Update” Error for iOS & iPadOS

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If you’re trying to install an iOS or iPadOS software update and discover a failure error that states “Unable to Install Update – An error occurred installing iOS 14.5” (or any iOS/iPadOS x.x.x) with an option to Retry or to Remind Me Later, you may be understandably frustrated. Fortunately this is usually pretty easy to get around.


This “Unable to Install Update. An Error Occurred” failure and error can happen with basically any iOS or iPadOS version so it’s not limited to any particular release. It’s typically only experienced when attempting…

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Fix macOS “Installation failed, An error occurred while installing the selected updates” Errors

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Some Mac users have run into an error when attempting to download or install system software updates that says “Installation failed, An error occurred while installing the selected updates.” This alert comes up in the Software Update system preference panel, and has been encountered in macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, and prior versions too.

There are a variety of reasons Mac users may see the “installation failed” error when trying to download and install a particular MacOS software update, and we’ll go through some troubleshooting steps…

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Errors with MacOS Big Sur Downloading; Update Not Found, Installation Failed, Forbidden, etc

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Many Mac users are currently unable to download macOS Big Sur. This could be due to overwhelmed servers, or a number of other issues. If you’re experiencing problems trying to download macOS Big Sur, whether it’s an error message, a failed download, or an incredibly slow download, you’re not alone.

We’ll go over a few common error messages that may be seen when attempting to download macOS Big Sur, with possible remedies as well when available.

“Update not found – the requested version of macOS is not available”

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How to Fix “This app is no longer shared with you” Error on iPhone & iPad

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Some iPhone and iPad users have discovered a curious “This app is no longer shared with you” error message when trying to use some apps own their devices. For some users the error is apparently random, but for others it is showing up after updating apps, or after updating their system software to iOS 13.5, iPadOS 13.5 and iOS 12.4.7.

The error message appears as a pop-up dialog when attempting to use the app, and then trying to use the App Store to correct the problem fails, resulting in an endless loop and an unusable application.

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Cannot Connect to App Store on iPhone or iPad? Fix & Troubleshoot App Store Connection Issues

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If you’re using the App Store on iPhone or iPad you may occasionally run into an issue where you see an error message upon launching the App Store that says “Cannot Connect to App Store”, rather than the typical App Store options you’d expect to see. This can be frustrating as an inability to connect to the App Store can prevent app downloads, app updates, and all other App Store activities on iPad and iPhone.

This guide will walk through troubleshooting methods to resolve and fix a “Cannot Connect to App Store” iPhone and iPad error message.

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