Category Archives: Apple

Change default Backup folder of iTunes in Windows 7/8/10

Change default Backup folder of iTunes in Windows 7/8/10:

  • Delete all backup file at C:\Users\___XXXUserNameXXX___\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
  • Delete Backup folder at C:\Users\___XXXUserNameXXX___\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\
  • Create a new backup folder: (e.g. D:\RunApp\iTunes\MobileSync\Backup)
  • Run cmd (command promt)
  • Create/Link current iTunes backup folder to the newly created folder by running the below command:
  • mklink /J “C:\Users\___XXXUserNameXXX___\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup” “D:\RunApp\iTunes\MobileSync\Backup”
  • Now all backup files will be save into D:\RunApp\iTunes\MobileSync\Backup

Install Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and xCode on VirtualBox


  • VirtualBox:
  • Download Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 via torrent
  • Download xCode from AppStore (inside virtual Mac OS)
  • GPX File editor: Adze Lite (for Mac OS) (download from AppStore)




Jailbreak iPhone for Pokemon Go

Step 1. Jailbreak iPhone:

  1. Install iPhone/iPad windows Drive:
    1. Download iTunes 12.1 Setup
    2. Install it (to install driver)
  2. Use TaiG Jailbreak Tool to jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 – 8.4
    2. Remember to uncheck “install 3K Support”.

Step 2. Hide Your Jailbreak:

  1. Use xCon (search in Cyndia store)

Step 3. Download a Location Faking App:

  1. Free: Anywhere
  2. or (with fee) On the iPhone, the best Cydia app to fake your iPhone location is LocationFaker. Here’s a guide on how to install and use LocationFaker for iOS 7, iOS 8 and iOS 9.

Change iTunes backup location (to another Drive)

– Copy current iPhone/iPad backup file into the folder you want to store (IF NEEDED).
Original iTunes Backup files are stored at C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
– Delete folder Backup in (Apple’s) original folder.
– Run CMD
– Copy the below command and paste into cmd window to run it:
MkLink /D “C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup” “D:\Run Files\iTunes Files\MobileSync\Backup”
Or you can choose any folder in D: or other drive to link.

Disable user in Mac OS

Disable user account in Mac OS X with command prompt:

You can disable a user account by setting their shell to /usr/bin/false.

Either run chsh -s /usr/bin/false , or change it in Users & Groups → Advanced Options.

To change it back, run chsh -s /bin/bash

Disable user account in Mac OS X with UI:

Go to Apple menu and open “System Preferences” and click on “Users & Groups”. Then click on the lock symbol to make changes (type an administrator/current user password in the pop up window). Now right click on the user which you need to disable temporarily and click on “Advanced options”. 


On the dialog box, you need to change the current shell of the user from /bin/bash to /usr/bin/false. (Take an extra care when you editing any value in this window). Change the shell and click OK and do restart your Mac.

The user is now disabled. Disabled users will not appear on the Mac startup login window or in Users & Groups section in System Preferences.

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Mavericks


Download-mavericks_0This method works for almost all users — it keeps your data and existing programs intact and upgrades your machine to the latest OS. But sometimes, you might not want to do a regular OS upgrade.

It’s possible to do a clean install of OS X Mavericks on your Mac — or on a new hard drive, if you’re upgrading or repairing your Mac — but it takes a bit of work.

The process is a bit more complicated than it has been in previous years, but it’s still relatively easy to create a bootable copy of OS X Mavericks that you can run from a USB stick or other drive.

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Hide user at logon screen of Mac OS

Mac OS

To hide the user with short user name “Jim” from the login window:

– first log in to an admin account,

– launch Terminal,

– and paste this:
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ \HiddenUsersList -array-add Jim

To unhide the account, enter this:

sudo defaults delete /Library/Preferences/ \HiddenUsersList