The (usually) LCD display integrated into portable computing products, or external monitor/television connection to same.

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Vertical colored lines on broken screen — is it just my screen?

I cracked my iPhone 5S screen on pavement. It's currently not covered under AppleCare. I'm wondering, though, if it's worth it to take this to one of those companies that replace broken screens. From ...
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How to back up ipad with broken, unresponsive screen? [duplicate]

So I dropped my ipad a few weeks ago and the screen cracked and now is unresponsive yet I keep getting notifications. A tiny part of the screen works and let's me put in the first letter of my ...
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Strange colors on my iPhone screen

The icon for the Messages app looks grayish or blue. My app icons are different from the standard colors. The settings menu is black with white letters. My phone has not been dropped recently or ...
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Yosemite Change two destops at once

I'm using two screens on Yosemite 10.10.4. When I change desktops, I have to change manually for first screen and then again for the second. Is there any way to change both screens at once? Or make ...
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How to reset MacBook Air that is booted but shows no screen?

I was using my MacBook air after returning home. The network was down, so I put it down, closed the lid, and went to reboot the router. Upon returning to my MacBook Air, opening the lid, nothing ...
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How to check if the screen replacement part for iPhone 5s is an original one? [on hold]

I'm about to repair a broken screen for iPhone 5S at a non-official repair shop (as official ones don't provide screen replacement in my region, only replace the whole phone for exhorbitant price ...
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iPad screen doesn't respond on corners and types on its own after dropping it

My iPad's screen has been buggy ever since I dropped it 2 months ago. It was bearable back then but now it moves the icons by itself and types on its own. The iPad does not respond to touch on all ...
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Set Brightness to Full on Boot (MacBook Pro)

I frequently have the problem where my laptop's screen is too dim prior to login and I can barely tell where my account or the mouse is. Is there a way to set the brightness to maximum on boot before ...
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Macbook Pro screen replacement doesn't display correctly

I've tried to replace the display on my MacBook Pro (ME294ll/a) Late 2013 but the image is not displayed correctly. It looks like this: My brother had the same problem: …but he just reconnected ...
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Tell if screen is original or replacement on iPhone 5

I recently bought a iPhone 5 on eBay. Now I'm suspicious if the screen is the original one or a replacement. Is there a way I can clarify my concernings? The screen has problems to recognize my ...
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Macbook air mid-2011 visual glitch problem

I face some problems with my macbook air mid 2011 (HD 3000), some weird visual glitch on the screen (see pictures). Is there any solution or fix? Does anyone else have the same issue? I own a Apple ...
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iOS screen mirroring via USB onto PC?

I want to mirror the screen of an iOS device onto a Windows PC. I only found solutions which either uses a VGA-adapter or AirPlay. Because AirPlay uses WiFi I seek for a more stable and independent ...
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Resize and position screen

I have a retina laptop with Yosemite that has a broken screen which does not display anything on the bottom and on the left side anymore. So it would be handy if I could resize and position the ...
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Hide/Fix Macbook Pro Retina Screen Scratch

I noticed that I have a small scratch on my Macbook Pro Retina's screen. When this has happened on my desktop LCDs I've used some Vaseline to hide it. While I know that doesn't actually fix it I am ...
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Mouse Pointer Locator

Due to a stroke, I have had some vision impairment in that I sometimes have a hard time locating my mouse pointer on the screen. I have tried making the mouse pointer larger which helps but is still ...
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Install another OS on a MBPr with broken screen

I have a dead MBPr (mid 2009 I think), he works but the screen is totally broken. I would like to install another OS on it. I have an external monitor which I plug to my MBPr using an HDMI/Mini ...
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EDID loss on HDMI switching

I have a LCD tv hooked up to an HDMI switcher flipping between a Mac Mini (2006 snow leopard using a DVI - HDMI cable), cable tv and dvd player. Trouble is, whenever the switch goes away from mac ...
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iPhone 5c Digitizer or logic board damage

My wife dropped her phone on Sunday... I don't want to replace the screen if it's the logic board and nothing can be done to recover her data. A beautiful picture: If this were the 1970's her phone ...
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How to get my screen responding again?

My MacBook Pro is running, ssh works fine, but the screen does not respond anymore. The screen is frozen like the ice of Antarctica. The mouse does not move on the screen. The time of the clock does ...
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Which part of my iPhone 5 screen should I take off?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but first I have to take my screen off. My screen appears to be glued shut on the right side, but from what I can see of the inside of it, it looks very ...
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iPhone 5 screen appears to be using one screw and glue instead of two screws

My iPhone 5 was used when I got it about a year and a half ago, but it appeared to be in perfect condition. However, today I was trying to take the screen off and at that point I noticed it only has ...
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15" rMBP (mid 2012) - screen won't turn on, fans full speed

Since yesterday I've been having major issues with my 15" Retina MacBook Pro (mid 2012 model). When I boot it, the screen is black (no backlight: Apple logo doesn't light up). I do hear the startup ...
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iPhone 5S broken screen root access without iTunes authorization

I have an iPhone 5S with broken screen, I need to save my photos to my pc/mac, I can´t authorize iTunes cause of course the screen is broken and I don´t have iCloud, so the only way should be a root ...
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How can I dim the screen from Terminal?

Is it possible to dim the screen from Terminal, in a Mac with OS X Lion? Is there any command to do control brightness and volume?
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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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How to mirror Mac screen like a real physical mirror [duplicate]

Is there a way to mirror a Mac Book Pro screen like if it would be seen from a real physical mirror? I'm not talking about duplicating the screen on another screen (also called mirroring), I want to ...
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Is there a way to configure the automatic brightness adjust?

Okay, so I have my macbook set to auto adjust to the room's brightness. In a room with no light aside from the macbook it will auto adjust to 30% brightness and hurt my eyes, in a normal room it will ...
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Connect MacBook Pro to two external monitors

Is there a way to connect my MacBook Pro to two external monitors (either VGA or HDMI; no Thunderbolt) in such a way that the Mac screen serves as a third monitor? What hardware do I need?
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Black screen every boot

I have a new 2014 MacBook pro. Since some days, I get a black screen for every boot. So I always pressed 'cmd + option + r + p' when the booting sounds comes and it works again. Any idea how I can ...
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Macbook Pro - Faulty keyboard short circuit at video connector

I have a 2010 13" Macbook Pro. A few days back, the middle row of the keyboard (i.e. the keys from A-L) stopped working. Since the laptop was not under warranty I thought I would give checking the ...
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Record mac screen + audio + skype call?

my friend and I are planning to make minecraft gameplays, but each one from home, so what software I need, I know quicktime records the screen but I need also the recording from the skype call... ...
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Screen not working on water damaged iPhone and can't disable Find My iPhone to restore

I've got a got water damaged iPhone and the screen no longer allows me to see anything at all. It turns on fine and I think in some parts the touch sensors work as well. I could use Siri yesterday but ...
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Ipad 2 screen replacement, small cut in LCD

I'm working on replacing the digitizer on my ipad 2. In the process, I put a small cut in the bottom of the LCD (I think there is even a little liquid leaking out). I'm certain that area of the LCD ...
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MacBook Air boots to strange screen showing Magic Mouse and TrackPad

I left the MacBook to be idle for a while and its keyboard and trackpad became non-responsive. I shut it down and restart 3 times (using the power button), and the MacBook now goes to a strange start ...
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Need to replace iPhone screen. Are aftermarket parts OK?

I have an iPhone 4 or 4s (not sure which) with a cracked screen that a friend of mine asked me to replace. I see online that you can pick that part up for $20-$30, but they are all "aftermarket" ...
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Macbook Air 2013 rotate screen?

I refer to How to rotate screens separately, and it is not working for me. When I clicked Displays with the other two keys on the keyboard, nothing happened. So I wonder how to rotate the screen on my ...
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Do I have a stuck pixel on my iPod touch 5?

So, today I picked up my iPod touch 5th generation to use it as normal, and after a few minutes of use, I noticed that a there was a vary tiny white dot at the top of my screen, and about half way ...
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How can I repair a scratched MacBook Air screen? (A1369)

I have a mid-2011 MacBook Air (model A1369), whose screen has attracted some unsightly but superficial scratches. They look like smudges, but I suspect a layer of coating (or similar) has come off. ...
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Replaced Screen “Searching…” - cannot find network provider

EDIT 16/06/2015 - Replaced Cellular Antenna - no fix. I own a small IT repair business and we've recently expanded into the iPhone/iPad repair sector. A customer came in with an iPhone 4s, and the ...
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windows 8.1 bootcamp screen macbook pro (Early 2015)

my problem is when switch from os x Yosemite to windows 8.1 when windows 8.1 is boot the screen make that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpXidvzBvMM the screen is work fine when run os x Yosemite ...
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Replaced RAM and now web browser flickers

I have a Macbook Pro 13-in. mid-2012, OS X Yosemite 1010.3. I recently upgraded the RAM from 4 GB to 8 GB using Apple's guidelines: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1270 After replacing the ...
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Backing up an iPhone 6 too damaged to be able to be unlocked

Having searched through other Q&As on backing up damaged phones, I can't seem to find a solution for my little problem, so I'm really hoping that by asking directly someone will have an answer! I ...
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iPhone 5 stuck at Apple boot logo after screen replacement

My girlfriend smashed her iPhone screen. Being technically competent and after looking at YouTube videos of how to fix it I thought I would give it a go. After replacing the screen and moving the ...
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Screen sharing from iPad to iPad [duplicate]

I want to share my screen with another iPad, but I can't find any free apps that will do that while on another app. For example: I want an app that can allow me to play minecraft and have to other ...
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iPhone restarts every three minutes after screen replacement

I recently just replaced my screen on my iPhone 4s and everything works fine! But every three minutes my phone will go black and restart again I was wondering if anyone might know at all? However my ...
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Screen capture not working for satellite view of Maps

I'd like to know if it's possible to take a screen capture of the satellite view of 'Maps' on my iPhone 6. It doesn't respond using the Home and Sleep buttons.
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iPad 2 Air Screen Not Responding

I received an iPad 2 Air about two months ago as a birthday present. Yesterday I was sitting in class and I turned it on to use it, but for some reason it said it was too hot. After the temperature ...
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iPad air 2 screen rotation

I just got an iPad Air 2. I would like to lock the screen rotation but it doesn't have the rotation lock switch. I also checked this community and tried someone's answer, which was to go to control ...
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Testing an iPhone 5C without a battery or screen

I have a previously broken iPhone 5c that I removed the offending parts from. The screen was shattered beyond repair, and the battery was in pretty bad condition. I'm planning to buy some new parts ...
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Problem with Monitor, flickering green

I have the MacBookPro 15'' mid 2009 (10.9.3) , and from today I have green flickering on my monitor. I did try with Reset PRAM, Repair Disk, also TechToolPro but i have the same problem. It seem ...