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The Need for App Migration Assistant


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The Need for App Migration Assistant

It’s been a hard month. Thanks to both hardware and software issues with my Mac Studio, I wound up rebuilding my desktop setup from scratch twice. The first time was bad, but the second time around was brutal.

Once my hardware issues were resolved, I restored my Mac from a Time Machine backup, which took a long time but went smoothly. Of course, not everything comes over when you restore using Migration Assistant. I still had to log into what felt like a million services, and TestFlight doesn’t work with Migration Assistant at all, which isn’t great, but that was about it.

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