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I understand that both have almost the same meaning.
But I was pointed out.
Is this a preference issue, or is one prioritized?

i.e
「リンゴマークがあるか確認します。」
「リンゴマークがあるかを確認します。」

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Both are grammatical, and it's a matter of preference to a certain degree. Generally speaking, が/を at the end of an embedded question before a verb is usually omitted unless you want to emphasize the embedded question.

  • リンゴマークがあるか(を)確認します。
  • 彼女がどこにいるか(が)分かりません。
  • ハートマークではなくリンゴマークがあるか確認してください。
  • どうやるのかではなく、なぜやるのか分かりません。
    What I don't understand is why I do this, not how I do this.

Related: Usage of か after a clause?

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