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5 Common Problems and Troubleshooting Tips for Mavericks

Top 5 Troubleshooting Tips for Mavericks

Jan. 21, 2014 10:29 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to Computer Data Recovery
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Apple released OS X 10.9 Mavericks with more useful features, improved power efficiency and battery life for laptop users, giving users a lot of reasons to update to Mavericks. However, Mavericks is not problem-free. A lot of users complain about the annoyances of Mavericks.

Here are some troubleshooting tips on Mavericks to keep you updated with what have been changed in the latest Mac OS.

1. How to Stop Mail from Crashing

Some reported on the Apple forums that whenever they try to open the Mail app in Mavericks, it crashes immediately. There's a simple fix that has worked for many of those that have experienced this issue, so give it a try.

2. How to Fix the Wi-Fi Disconnect Problem

After installing OS X Mavericks, the Wi-Fi signal just seems to be not as good as it used to be? You're not the only one with this problem. Luckily, there's a fix you can try that has proven successful.

To find a good Wi-Fi network and improve internet connection, read the post How to Find the Best Wi-Fi Channel with Wireless Diagnostics in Mac OS X.

3. How to Delete Finder Tags

Tag is a unique feature in Mavericks, allowing you to label files and folders with tag names that you create. Tags make it easier for you to organize and later find related files. The problem is that many Mavericks users still have no idea how to delete a tag. To delete tags in Finder, follow the steps below.

how to delete finder tag

4. How to Make Mail Remember Your Password

It must be very annoying if you have to enter your password for certain website or service again and again. For those who check emails constantly, you could avoid this by making Mail remember your password. If Mail keeps asking you for password every time it starts up, just do the following to make Mail remember your password.

5. How to Make Changed Preference Take into Effects Immediately

Most Mac users are aware that you can change application preferences via editing the app's .plist file (typically stored in the Preferences folder of your Library folder). Many apps, just like Apple's Xcode, make it possible to change preference via an OS X interface.

However, in Mavericks, changes you make to .plist files via these apps will not take into effect immediately—even if you quit and relaunch the relevant app. The only way you can do is to log out first and then log in. Or you could make changes via the defaults command in Terminal, which will come into effect immediately.

Besides the 5 most common problems, we've also gathered troubleshooting tips for other problems like What to Do if Mac Trash Bin Won't Empty, How to Recover Photos from Trash Bin on Mac. Just check for details.

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