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Phone icons at top [on hold]

The recent photo call ID at the top of the screen- why did you remove it- it was great there's an old saying if it ain't broke don't fix it - I used that feature probably more than anything on this ...
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30hz vs 60hz 4K output

I am currently using a MacBook Pro 13" 2015 model with a Samsung U28D590 UHD display. Currently I am using the HDMI port of the monitor with a mini-displayport to HDMI adapter and receive 4K 30hz ...
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How to show a large notification banner on OSX screen?

Is there a tool to programmatically, from command line, show a large notification banner on top of other windows, on all screens, or at least on the currently active screen? I mean obnoxiously large, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch focus between monitors (from #1 to #2) in Yosemite

I like having my IDE on left screen and browser on the right one. Whenever I want to refresh page in the browser, I need to move hand from keyboard to mouse. In my previous setup on Fedora I was able ...
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How to prevent iOS from dimming or changing the screen brightness

I have the "Display & Brightness" feature of iOS disabled, and yet the device still dims to a brightness level that is unreadable after about 10secs of inactivity.. How do I turn this off?
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OS X 10.9 Fullscreen on second display doesn't stretch to full screen, but only part of it

I'm on OS X 10.9 and with this OS upgrade, the ability to run fullscreen apps on a second display while working on another was implemented. What I want: Play YouTube and other online sources (...
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Can two external displays be driven from one Thunderbolt port?

I have the new MacBook Air which only has a Thunderbolt output (no HDMI or DVI) and I have 2 external monitors. How can I get this all hooked up (at the lowest cost, if possible)? EDIT: After using ...
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Active Mac Desktop screen with the cursor on Multi-desktop configuration

I like to work with many mac desktop with two monitors. It is a bit bothersome to click in a particular desktop to activate it to work on it. So, I think that it could be a way for doing this more ...
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Backlight of macbook pro does not turn on under linux after exchanging display

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina 13'', End of 2013) and I have linux (fedora) installed on it. Everything worked fine. Than I got "display stains" and the local Apple Store exchanged the display for free....
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Windows 10 cannot use maximum resolution on external monitor

I have a mid 2014 macbook pro 13" with the Intel Iris 5100 graphics. When on OSX El Capitan, I am able to use an external monitor at its full resolution (2560x1440) and the in-built display at full ...
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MacBook Pro (Early 2015) works with monitor until connection drops, then never works with the same monitor again

My MacBook Pro screen has recently been damaged and I want to send it in for repair, but it will take a little bit for the claim to be processed and I want to be able to continue using it and back it ...
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Pain with using multiple monitors

Today I got a new 13 inch mac book pro. I have a 30 inch asus monitor which I use as a secondary display. The resolution of the monitor is higher than the macbook pro. when I move the mouse from my ...
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Mac mini (Late 2014) and 4K TVs

Based on Apple's documentation, my Mac mini (Late 2014, mid-range model with Intel Iris) should be able to support 4K video through HDMI. I've plugged in my Seiki 39" 4K TV (SE39UY04), but when the "...
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How can I run 3 4K monitors on my 2015 MBP

I just seen a video of a guy on YouTube running 6 4K monitors natively on his MBP but it didn't go into details as far as cabling/hub setup. How could I run just 3 4K at 60hz? I am confused as to the ...
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After system wake, Thunderbolt monitor underscans

Starting recently (but not aligned in my memory to any particular Software Update), when my MacBook Pro 13" Retina (late 2015) wakes from sleep with the external monitor connected (whether sleep was ...
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Why does Mac OS X turn off monitor #2 when an application is maximized on monitor #1?

I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 on a Mac Mini system with two monitors. When I maximize an application on monitor 'A', monitor 'B' then goes black while that application maximizes to fill 'A'. Why ...
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How do I get VMware Fusion to use the native screen resolution within a scaled OSX desktop?

I'm using VMware Fusion 7.1.1 to run both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 on a mid 2014 15-inch retina Mac. I've heard it is possible to run VMware in such a way that the screen's native resolution (in my ...
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LG Monitor not working with MiniDP input when Macbook Pro is in clamshell mode

After three days I'm throwing in the towel on this one. Have an LG 27MB85R-B Monitor. Macbook Pro circa 2013. I first used an HDMI cable which worked fine, but I kept getting the Change Resolution ...
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Have all “ipad mini 2”s a retina display?

I want to buy a iPad mini 2 and I'm searching about it. Actually I'm confused. Somewhere people call it just "iPad mini 2" and somewhere else "iPad mini 2 with retina display" ..! Ok, all of them ...
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External monitor CPU usage

If i close my Macbook Pro laptop whilst it's connected to an external monitor of lesser resolution, will I have more CPU processing power as it's pushing fewer pixels?
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MBP display, keyboard backlight and camera issue

I have a mid 2009 MBP which was heating up way to fast because of the fan; then I bought a new one and changed it. I also applied a new thermal grease. Plugged all the cables, tightened all the screws,...
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Target Display iMac steals Thunderbolt when I unplug and won't give it back

I'm using a 27" iMac in Target Display Mode, daisy-chained though a Thunderbolt display on my MacBook Pro. Both are running Yosemite. MBP-->TBDisplay-->iMac (normal operation) Typically I come into ...
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Apple Thunderbolt Display randomly goes black throughout the day

My Mac is connected to two Apple Thunderbolt Displays. The first monitor works without flaw. The second however will randomly turn off its screen 3 to 4 times a day. A quick but annoying fix is to un-...
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Disable screen saver on secondary monitor

Is there a way to disable the screensaver from showing on my secondary display? I only want it on my primary display. Running 10.11.1 El Capitan
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MBP resolution changes when connected to an external display

Until recently, I was able to connect an external display to my 2013 MBP Retina without a problem. As of the past week or so, connecting an external display results in the resolution of the MBP ...
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Selective Mirroring of Applications between Displays in OSX El Capitan

Consider I have two displays and I have set to Mirror in Arrangement Section. Is there an ability, that a user can select applications that can be mirrored, only that will be mirrored, not all Other ...
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Arrange different external displays of same model to different positions

I am running Mac OS X (Version 10.10.5) on a MacBook Pro (13 Inch, Mid 2010) and want to arrange an external monitor of the same type to different positions. First, let me explain my setup: monitor ...
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Is there a way to display an instance of BezelUI (brightness HUD, volume HUD) using BASH or AppleScript?

Long story short, I've written a simple BASH script to control the brightness of a non-Apple external monitor using ddcctl. It works, with a couple hacks. It would be really cool if I could display a ...
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How to recognize compatibility with Thunderbolt 2 to VGA adapters in retina Iris 6100 MBP

Since the retina MBP models - at least mine: Early 2015, 13" rMBP Iris 6100 - either thunderbolt ports or the Intel graphics don't necessarily recognize miniDisplay port adapters or output correct ...
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How to fix the static screen on external monitor?

I have a macbook air and this is what essentially happens: I connect external monitor using thunderbolt to DVI converter The monitor works correctly I lock screen, monitor goes blank When I log back ...
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Thunderbolt display firmware update 1.2 keeps reappearing, but is not compatible

I've got a problem with the Thunderbolt display firmware 1.2. My screen is not compatible, because it was purchased in 2012 and the update can not be performed. However, the update keeps reappearing ...
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How do I reset/clear my external display settings in 10.9?

I messed up the settings for the clamshell display mode on my MacBook Pro. I can't get my external display to work when I close my laptop. I can get all other modes working (standard mirroring and ...
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2013 Macbook Air not showing 1440p Option on External Display

I have a mid 2013 Macbook Air with the Intel HD 5000 graphics chip. I recently purchased a 27" Acer K272HULbmiidp 1440p (2560x1440) monitor that just arrived today. I connected it via a mini ...
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How does Mac OS X 10.7 detect different displays?

I have a Macbook Pro with Mac OS X 10.7, and an external display screen attached to my Macbook, which is working fine. Sometimes, I have to switch the second display to a projector (because I want to ...
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Dock won't appear on other displays

I know, you can't have the dock on both screens at the same time, and I know that there's a 'swipe down' gesture I'm supposed to be able to do with the mouse to make the dock appear. I just can't seem ...
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4k vs 5k Monitor as “Retina” on older MacPro

I am currently running my MacPro (late 2010) with a 30" (2840 pix wide) and often an old iMac 27 as a secondary display. I'd really like to upgrade to something more crisp - the difference on my MBP ...
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Can I switch between multiple Macs connected to an iMac with Target Display Mode?

I have a MacBook Pro that I use with a pre-Retina iMac in Target Display Mode, using Thunderbolt. I'm thinking of also getting a Mac Mini, and I want to run it in TDM on my iMac. Can I connect both ...
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How to AirPlay or stream video to PlayStation 3 from OS X?

I'm hitting brick walls it seems on finding any topics that pertain to streaming video and / or live display to a PlayStation 3. I am not sure if I'm just missing the correct terminology or if a ...
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Why is my Mac seem to be divided into two desktops and how can they be combined?

Recently, I'm observing weird behavior when switching between applications and also when switching between some Finder windows. I'm using an external 4K monitor with my MacBook Pro Retina. It is as ...
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Youtube full screen doesn't work properly on yosemite

Since my macbook is a 13" model, I like to use my entire screen when watching YouTube. But a problem has started. When my Firefox isn't in full screen, and I click the full screen button of my video,...
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What is the maximum resolution for using two external monitors with a Macbook Pro 15" Retina?

I've got a MacBook Pro 15" retina with the NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB. I'm looking for two high-resolution monitors to hook up to it. Can anyone tell me what the maximum resolution is that is ...
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IMac display problem

This just happened while I was using iPhoto. I've tried a restart and unplug and it's still there. The whole left side of the screen is vertical stripes and blocks of colour; I wish I could post a ...
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Early 2013 Macbook Pro with 4K

From what I'm reading online it sounds like 4K displays like Seiki displays will work correctly with a late 2013 MBP or later. I have an early 2013 MBP and am not finding much of any evidence that a ...
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Can 2013 MacBook Air output to 2560x1080?

I recently purchased a 21:9 LG monitor (model 29UM57) and I'm having difficulty getting my 2013 MBA to output to 2560x1080, which is the monitor's resolution. My max resolution is 1080p. I purchased ...
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Accept login policy banner without mouse

My computer setup currently has three monitors: the 15.4" built-in display of my MacBook pro, a 27" Apple Thunderbolt Display connected by Thunderbolt, and a 10" Mimo Magic Touch display connected to ...
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Early 2011 Macbook Pro display crash

In the last week I started seeing a serious issue with the display on my Macbook Pro (Early 2011, El Capitan) where the screen has gone "crazy". I didn't apply any updates just prior to the issue, so ...
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Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor?

I have a larger, external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro and have arranged it such that the dock is in the external monitor (via System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement, by dragging the white ...
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Constant flickering on my external display

I've recorded a 7 second video of it here: http://youtu.be/2k9P59Z32wE. Basically, the screen will alternate between a fuzzy picture, color bars, and then black every ~2 seconds or so. Technical ...
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MacBook Pro Retina 15" late 2013 shuts down suddenly [duplicate]

I'm not sure how to post a diagnostic here so if you have any tip, tell me I will post it. I just got a MacBook Pro Retina 15" late 2013 that shuts down randomly without any warning. Sometimes it ...
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Is there a way to use a Thunderbolt monitor with Bootcamp and not need to restart each time it's connected?

So, I'm using a brand new Mac Book Pro with Bootcamp and Windows 7 and I have at giant 27" thunderbolt display. The problem I'm having is at the office I take my laptop with me to meetings. Upon ...