Category: error message

Fix iCloud Errors & “Can’t Establish Secure Connection with idmsa.apple.com” on MacOS Sierra & High Sierra

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Some Mac users running MacOS Sierra and MacOS High Sierra have found they’re unable to login to an Apple ID or iCloud through System Preferences, or access iCloud.com in Safari. Additionally, Apple websites requiring usage of an Apple ID from Safari fail with a ‘Safari Can’t Open Page’ error “because Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server ‘idmsa.apple.com’.”

If you’re experiencing any of the following type of error message on MacOS High Sierra or macOS Sierra, you should be able to fix them by installing an Apple certificate…

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Fix “Safari Can’t Open Page NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” Error on Mac

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Some Mac Safari users are encountering a Safari failure that causes a curious “NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” error message to appear, preventing the web browser from working as usual.

The full error message appears seemingly at random when Safari on the Mac is used to open a new Safari window or tab, or when a page is trying to load, and is stated in full as follows:

Safari Can’t Open the Page.

Safari can’t open the page. The error is: “The operation couldn’t be completed. No space left on device” (NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28)‘

Variations of the generally…

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How to Fix “USB Accessories Disabled” Mac Error Message

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Some Mac users may see a “USB Accessories Disabled” error message when using their computer. This is often encountered with a USB-C hub that has many devices attached to it, but it can also occur when a Mac has connected an external USB drive, disk, camera, keyboard, controller, USB-C power cable, or other device to the computer, and then the USB devices are no longer usable or accessible.

The full text of the error message is “USB Accessories Disabled : Unplug the accessory using too much power to re-enable USB devices.”, which basically informs you the…

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Fix “This message has not been downloaded from server” in Mail on iPhone & iPad

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Occasionally, Mail app users on iPhone and iPad may try to open an email and encounter an error message in the email subject that says “This message has not been downloaded from the server.” The Mail app does not provide any means to download the email message from the server, leaving it up to the user to figure out how to get the email and read the email.

If you encounter the “message not downloaded from server” error message in Mail on iPhone or iPad, read along to fix and troubleshoot the problem so that you can see the email as intended.

1: Make…

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“Your system has run out of application memory” Mac Error

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“Your system as run out of application memory” is an error message encountered by some Mac users, often seemingly out of nowhere. The message appears alongside an option to force quit applications, which if an app consuming a large amount of resources is force quit, may temporarily render the Mac usable again.

The full error message says “Your system has run out of application memory. To avoid problems with your computer, quit any applications you are not using.”

Fixing “Your system has run out of application memory” on Mac

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How to Fix “Blocked Plug-in” PDF Safari Error on Mac

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Have you ever tried to open a PDF in Safari on the Mac, only to be hit with a “Blocked Plug-In” message in the browser, rather than the PDF?

While sometimes this can relate to having the Adobe Acrobat plugin installed on the Mac, it can also be an issue with Safari and loading some PDF files in general. Perhaps it’s just a bug, or an overzealous security measure, but if you find the “Blocked Plug-in” message in Safari on the Mac when attempting to load a PDF, and you need to have access to that PDF, here’s one way to get around the error message and…

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Fix Apps Crashing on M1 Pro/Max Mac After Migration Assistant or Monterey Update

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Some M1 Mac users may discover that apps like Steam, Minecraft, Lightburn, 0ad, Atom, Skype and any other Rosetta applications are crashing or unable to launch.

This issue seems to happen most often after using Migration Assistant to setup a new Mac, but it can also happen to some Apple Silicon Macs that have downgraded from MacOS Monterey back to Big Sur, or even updated to MacOS Monterey from macOS Big Sur. A common example is something like this; having used Migration Assistant to setup a new M1 Pro or M1 Max MacBook Pro from a previous gen M1 MacBook Pro,…

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Fix “Your Mac was unable to communicate with your Apple Watch” Error

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Some Mac users may experience an issue when unlocking their Mac with Apple Watch where they discover it is no longer working as expected, despite all the conditions being met to do so. Instead, users may get an error message that says “Your Mac was unable to communicate with your Apple Watch. Make sure your Apple Watch is unlocked and on your wrist, and your iPhone is unlocked” despite those conditions being met.

If you encounter this error, below we’ll run through some troubleshooting methods to fix the issue and get Apple Watch to unlock the Mac again as…

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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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