Questions tagged [bug]

An unintentional mistake or omission in the programming code of an application that causes undesirable results. This tag will be used in discussions identifying potential bugs and seeking ways to circumvent or correct them.

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What could cause iCloud Drive to refuse to sync Desktop & Documents?

After a sort of manual system restore in which I copied my ~/Library/ from my now-dead 2017 MacBook Pro's BackBlaze to a 2019 MacBook Pro, pretty much all my software has nicely restored its settings, ...
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Cusor won't react to hyperlinks when using Safari

Problem Descriptions: Normally when hovering the mouse cursor on a hyperlink, the cursor turns into a little hand, and the link will show the CSS hover effect. But a weird Safari bug kept this from ...
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Big bug: why does iCloud Keychain remember the wrong expiration month for all of my credit cards?

I've been adding credit cards to my iCloud Keychain for years, and after a few months, I notice that my payments receive errors when I use the autofill from iCloud. The bug: I've realized that ...
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How do I get Apple to accept my account passwords?

My Mac has started asking for passwords to several of my (non-Apple) accounts (listed in Settings > Accounts), which until recently have been working fine. Entering these passwords (for several ...
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Macbook Pro not playing any chrome sounds, youtube videos not working, system audio is working

On my MacbookPro, no sites can play audio on either chrome or safari, and youtube and vimeo do not load. However, I can still play my itunes music with or without headphones, so I don't understand ...
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Occasional dialogue Boxes where all characters are question marks [duplicate]

Every so often, I get dialogue boxes that look like this: Selected the text, pasted it into another editor, and lo and behold: “Slack” cannot be open during installation. Click Continue to ...
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“t” key always pressed on mac

For some reason, my Mac keyboard always thinks that the "t" key is always being pressed. However as you can see I can still type in the letter t, but it comes out delayed compared to the other keys. I ...
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issues rendering images when using any icc profile (including apple's default). clipped dark areas. preview/quicklook shows wrong contrast

Firstly: I know this problem has been around and recurrently emerges since around 2014. Many OSs and program updates happened since then. Some solved the problem (cfr. Lightroom version 5.7 that fixed ...
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Unknown Icon on iPad Lock Screen

I don’t know what that white glob like thing right over left upper corner, I think it’s kinda bug , it just doesn’t look good can any body tell me what is that and how can I take it out
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How to leave product feedback on macOS? [duplicate]

I love how Microsoft products have built-in customer feedback (click the smiley face) and wish I could do the same with Apple products, especially macOS. What is the fastest way to provide feedback ...
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MacBook lid opened while away (possible bug?)

I was recently trying out the command: log show —style syslog | fgrep ”Wake” I noticed that there were two EC.Lidopen events at a time when I had left the MacBook in my locked apartment. The two logs ...
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Preview notes/highlights offset and uneditable

Recently, I have had a problem with highlighting and adding notes in preview. When I highlight, the correct words show up highlighted in the document, but the side panel shows a set of words which is ...
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Mac OSX Command-R Recovery Mode - “rm” is ineffective even in read/write mode?

I have a mac with low disk space, that failed to update, and displays an OSX install error on boot. How can I delete some files, so the update can complete? I can boot this in recovery mode with ...
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My MacBook is in boot loop

My MacBook Air is stuck in boot loop i.e. When I start my mac I see apple logo for some secs and the restarts again. This happens over and over. I can't get to os. When I try to get to utility disk ...
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I can't manage my iTunes subscriptions

When I try to upgrade or otherwise manage my iTunes subscriptions, I'm told I need to verify my payment information and am taken to my account screen, an when I then attempt to submit that screen (...
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Security Q:A new app fails signature verification. What steps are appropriate to address this?

I downloaded an app, and after installation, it fails signature verification: codesign -vv Amazon\ Music.app Amazon Music.app: a sealed resource is missing or invalid file added: /Applications/Amazon ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2015 iGPU slows down from normal 750mhz to 200mhz

I've faced with issue when sometimes after leaving sleep mode the iGPU is going into 200mhz instead normal 750mhz. The UI works slow, especially while you're switching desktops, scrolling in WebStorm ...
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Does the FaceTime eavesdropping bug affect iOS11 devices?

According to CNN Business the FaceTime eavesdropping bug affects iOS 12.1 with group calling, but I'm wondering if anyone was able to reproduce a variant of this bug on pre-iOS12? CNN Business seems ...
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Xcode 10 Not Always Jumps to Location of Warning/Error

After upgrading to Xcode 10, I have noticed that for some issues (not all) the source code editor no longer jumps to the location of a compiler error or warning when I click said issue on the issue ...
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Permission prompt has misaligned button and breaks input

For at least two major macOS versions now, just about any time any programs requests elevated permissions, the OK button is misaligned and often missing text. For example, on Mojave while updating ...
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Mail.app opens spontaneously

Mail.app opens spontaneously. Not on startup, but during my work. Even if i don't touch keyboard or mouse mail.app can open a half window. I'm working with IDE in fullscreen mode and Mail.app splits ...
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What can I do about duplicate data in Apple Health?

Recently (and not tied to any iOS or app update) Apple Health has doubled all the steps it has recorded. This occurred literally overnight, so that now for every day, as far back as I've looked, all ...
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Factory reset iPad asking for passcode

I have an iPad Pro that I recently completely wiped and reset (following all of the usual steps correctly) which I am now unable to access without entering a passcode. However no passcode that I've ...
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Suddenly the “diagnosticd” daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage

Suddenly the diagnosticd daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage, even with Xcode is not running, on OS X Mojave 10.14.1 I can't figure out it. The fans become very noisy.
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What is stored in the NVRAM that could cause my Macbook Pro to fail to detect sound output devices?

My Macbook Pro (2016, 4 thunderbolt 3 ports) has this very annoying problem where something breaks in the audio system, and it stops playing sounds and being able to detect any output devices. It's ...
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Deleted file taking up space

A few months ago I deleted a game that was taking up a lot of space on my Mac (all files from the game were removed). It was a game I downloaded through the Steam application, which I have since moved ...
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QuickTime Player 10.5 (928.50) Mojave - Controls Stuck, Always Visible

Latest version Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75) did not fix it. Can't get the controls out of the way. Mouse pointer is also always present.
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Mystery Sound on my Macbook - Triggers every 3-5 Minutes!

Weiiird problem. Every 3-6 minutes something is triggering my computer's text-to-speech to say the word "nut." I have zero programs running in the background, I know it is internal because I can see ...
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Why do tagged folders do not appear in open/save dialogs?

On my Mac, I use tags for both files and folders. In the Finder, when clicking on the « tag view » in the sidebar, I see every file and folder which holds that tag, as expected. However, for some ...
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Graphical bug during the logging after installing Mojave

I recently installed Mojave on my MacBook Pro 2017, and I encounter a graphical bug which is, if not hindering, still annoying. When I boot the Mac and enter my password at the login screen, the usual ...
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Why does loginwindow keep freezing in Mojave?

This is a follow-up to my previous question: Function keys stop working after a while in Mojave The issue I had is that loginwindow kept freezing. In this Gist, the issue is explained in detail. The ...
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How do I fix Launchpad not saving icon order settings?

I'm on High Sierra 10.13.6, and Launchpad is not saving my icon order when I log out. Only happens on my account, it works fine for other users in the same machine. Some webpages say I should delete ...
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Windows and Navbar went invisible (2nd time it happened)

So, I have a macbook pro late 2016, and its my 2nd macbook after upgrading from the other one. The past two days i've had this weird bug, where windows would become transparent except the wireframe, ...
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Can't boot into windows with Mojave

So I just installed the Mojave public beta version 10.14, when I turn off my machine and use the option button and select Windows it is always booting into macOS. Disk output /dev/disk0 (internal): ...
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Why does 0^0 in the macOS and iOS calculator give different results on different versions?

I have checked the result of 0^0 in the calculator on different versions: iOS 10.3 => 1 iOS 11.4 => Error macOS 10.12.6 => 1 macOS 10.13.5 => Not a Number What is the reason for the difference?
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Icons on menu bar redraw at each monitor change

I have an issue with my setup that drives me nuts and is more and more annoying. I have a 4 displays setup and each time I change of monitor most of the icons in the menu redraw and introduce lag ...
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iTunes truncates MP3s. I know the fix, but I want to automate it with AppleScript

iTunes has started truncating the MP3s that I add. Who knows why. They tend to get cut off at 4:10. There's a discussion, and a fix, here The amazing problem-solver, abuckiew, gives an AppleScript to ...
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On my iPhone I can't give my apps access to the camera, microphone, etc

iOS Version: 11.3 My iPhone won’t allow me to give any apps camera, microphone, or library access. I’ve gone to their individual settings for the apps and there’s no options. If I go to Camera in ...
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iPhone - Edited photos reverting to original state [duplicate]

I am facing a strange phenomena on my iPhone X running iOS 11.3. Whenever I edit a photo in the Photos app, the edits simply disappear the next day. Any photos I edit, all of them revert to the ...
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Symbolic integration in Grapher.app?

Several months ago I was using Grapher, something strange happened. Instead of going to Equation → Integrate, I clicked the symbols menu (with the summation notation, cube root, etc.) and clicked the ...
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What is the best way to report a bug/feature request discussed here to Apple? [duplicate]

If a question asked on this forum does not get an answer because the feature requested does not exist (e.g. [1]), or it is agreed that there is a bug, ... what is the best way to report this to Apple? ...
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How can I stop the Photos app showing the “What's New Photos” screen every time I launch it?

I'm on macOS 10.13.3, and every time I launch the Photos app, I get the following screen, showing "What's New Photos". I have to click the "Get Started" button to access my library, which works every ...
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Are these Apple software bugs resolved? [closed]

I came across this article: http://www.cestarcollege.com/blog/software-development/the-3-most-devastating-bugs-found-in-recent-software/ which is talking about 3 bugs found in Apple software. Are ...
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Service crashes when using AppleScript to click menu bar icon [duplicate]

The following AppleScript code clicks the WiFi icon found in the menu bar (source): tell application "System Events" to tell process "SystemUIServer" to tell (menu bar item 1 of menu bar 1) to click ...
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Update trusted phone number: Cannot tap “keep using current number”

I am abroad so I'm using different SIM to that associated with my Apple ID. I'm getting an annoying badge in my iPhone settings prompting me to "Update Trusted Phoned Number". Which takes me to the ...
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Setting up new iPhone — asks for MacBook password then doesn't recognise it

I'm in the process of configuring my new iPhone7. At some point it requested the password for my MacBook, which I gave. However it didn't recognise it. After three tries I got the following screen: ...
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systemd is using >150% CPU

I'm not sure what's causing it, but suddenly the systemd process just started using about 150% CPU (according to my iStat menu). I checked in Activity Monitor and it said the same. I checked the CPU ...
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macOS: What is this mysterious white window?

This small white window often pops up and it's very annoying. I'm using macOS Sierra 10.12.6 It may or may not be related to these questions: 1, 2 The only way to get it to disappear is to click on ...
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Messages brings macOS to its knees with soagent and callservicesd

When I launch Messages on macOS and attempt to do anything at all with it (or even, it seems, if I just wait a while until a message is received) the two processes soagent and callservicesd start ...
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AppleSpell error: Contacts change history truncated, resetting!

My macOS High Sierra system is increasingly slowing to a crawl and having huge spikes in CPU usage, notably in Messages, but even when it not running. The logs that seem to be most closely associated ...