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Question: Spotlight: Applications not showing up

Does anybody have the same problem?

Rebuilding the Spotlight Index didn't fix it.

Running macOS 10.13.1.

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, 4 TBT3), macOS High Sierra (10.13.1)

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Dec 1, 2017 10:56 AM in response to MattBerlin In response to MattBerlin

I have this same problem on an iMac 5K. I've tried all of the re-index tactics found and nothing works. I've tried re-installing from recovery mode, too. No joy.


Interestingly enough, I tried "mdimport /Applications/*.app". This caused the applications to show up briefly in Spotlight results but they disappeared shortly thereafter.

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