Tag Archive: Delete


How to Delete iPhoto Library, but Why You Probably Don’t Need to

Now that most Mac users have migrated their pictures from iPhoto to Photos app in Mac OS X, when you’re absolutely certain that all the pictures have come through successfully you may decide to delete the old iPhoto Library file on the Mac. This is usually not necessary due to how Photos importation works with … Read More

Apple might finally let you delete unwanted iOS apps

Get ready to say goodbye to that folder on your iPhone holding all the stock iOS apps you never use. Code found in iTunes suggests Apple finally plans to give iPhone and iPad users the tools to delete unwanted iOS apps that come pre-installed on devices like the Compass, Tips, Stocks, Voice Memos, and more. […]

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How to Delete All Emails from Mail in Mac OS X

If you use the Mail app on a Mac, it’s fairly likely that you regularly delete emails that you determine to be unnecessary, junk, or that simply aren’t needed. Typically this is a selective process where particular email messages are removed as needed, but in some situations you may want to go all out and … Read More

How to Delete Specific Message Segments in Mac OS X Messages

The Mac Messages app allows users to delete portions of a conversation and specific messages contained within a thread, without clearing out the entire chat transcript. This targeted message removal feature is helpful if you want to delete a part of a chat that is best left private, or perhaps because it contains sensitive data, … Read More

Pro Tip: Delete files immediately in OS X El Capitan

Every day, I delete files. Usually, they’re images or screenshots I download or use for my work here at Cult of Mac. These kinds of files pile up across a full day, and I just want to get rid of them to de-clutter my workspace. Even if I use the Command-Delete keyboard shortcut to get […]

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XcodeGhost hack: Delete these infected iOS apps immediately

The App Store suffered its worst security breach in history over the weekend, when it was discovered that hundreds of Chinese apps have a malicious program dubbed ‘XcodeGhost’ embedded in their software. The huge security lapse made its way into legitimate apps thanks to Chinese developers who used a counterfeit version of Apple’s Xcode software […]

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Tim Cook reveals iOS is finally going to let you delete stock apps

The days of having a junk drawer full of stock iOS apps might finally be coming to an end, says Apple’s CEO. Tim Cook has been busy touring New York the last two days in anticipation of his appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight. Cook made a surprise appearance at the Fifth […]

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