Decipher Tools Blog: macOS

macOS Error Opening .dmg Disk Image - No Mountable File Systems


I ran into an interesting macOS error while working with a customer a couple of weeks ago. I didn't find a lot of good search results addressing the issue, so [... Read more about macOS Error Opening .dmg Disk Image - No Mountable File Systems]

Fix for "This Action Cannot Be Completed" in iTunes and Mac App Store


This morning I was trying to update one of my Mac App Store apps and noticed that I still wasn't signed in after my recent Apple ID password change. I [... Read more about Fix for "This Action Cannot Be Completed" in iTunes and Mac App Store]

Apple Mail离线SMTP Gmail发送邮件帐户


昨天我帮助了一位朋友,她的电子邮件帐户(SMTP务器)在设置后立即出现“离线”状态 [...了解更多关于Apple Mail离线SMTP Gmail发送邮件帐户]

修复或加强Apple iPhone USB和MacBook电源线


Let's face reality: Apple cables tend to wear out and break. This article is all about ways to reinforce your Apple cables to extend their lifetime, or fix fraying cables. [... Read more about Repair or Reinforce Apple iPhone USB and MacBook Power Cables]

Google Talk Not Working Via OS X Messages App


If you're like me, you participated in the 2015 Safer Internet Day by completing Google's Security Checkup to get an additional 2GB of quota in your Google Drive plan. (If [... Read more about Google Talk Not Working Via OS X Messages App]

iPhone Apps Won't Open, Crash on Launch


Yesterday, every third-party app I tried to launch crashed as it started up. Every one! My Apple apps (Podcasts, Mail, App Store, etc) all started without a hitch. The short [... Read more about iPhone Apps Won't Open, Crash on Launch]

New Photos Not Appearing in iPhone Camera Roll


Today my friend had an interesting iPhone bug. New photos she was taking in the iPhone Camera app were no longer showing up in her "Camera Roll" album, or anywhere [... Read more about New Photos Not Appearing in iPhone Camera Roll]

Apple ID: This Email Address is Already Being Used as an Alternate Email Address


I tried to log into iCloud.com yesterday, and I was greeted with a little security box asking me to verify my email address. When I entered my Apple ID email [... Read more about Apple ID: This Email Address is Already Being Used as an Alternate Email Address]

Display Glitch while Dragging Windows on Scaled iMac Retina


Because I'll take any excuse to go talk to the Genius Bar staff, I went with my husband to his appointment about his new iMac's spectacular graphics bug. When he [... Read more about Display Glitch while Dragging Windows on Scaled iMac Retina]

discoveryd or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


I originally wrote this back in March and it didn't get published, but given the new surge of discoveryd complaints, I'm posting it here now. Apple is getting a lot [... Read more about discoveryd or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb]

Fixing "Setup was Unable to Create a New System Partition" Error While Installing Windows 7 via Bootcamp


This is a little bit outside the scope of this blog, but I can't help myself. I recently got a new iMac, and tried to install Windows 7 on it [... Read more about Fixing "Setup was Unable to Create a New System Partition" Error While Installing Windows 7 via Bootcamp]