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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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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 to import bookmarks to Safari with favicon?

When I import bookmarks to Safari (e.g. File --> Import from --> Chrome/Firefox/file), all the favicon are lost. See below: Before importing to Safari: After importing to Safari: Can anyone suggest ...
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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 ...
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Mouse pointer twitchy since high sierra update

Since I updated to High Sierra, me and my colleagues at work have the same problem with our mouse pointer. It appears to be twitchy when switching from the standard arrow to another image (pointer/...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13 briefly flashes screen content last seen before locking the screen when awaken

On macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, when I manually lock the screen (shift+ctrl+power) and later press any key to turn it on, the screen content which was shown at the time I locked the screen is briefly ...
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all process related tools stop working sometimes [duplicate]

So, for the 4th time now, all process tools on my mac stopped working (top, pgrep, kill, Activity Monitor, etc). I can't find a pattern nor any log on what's causing it. When it happens, iTerm ...
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Messages is unusable due to unresponsiveness!

Messages on High Sierra has become increasingly unusable for me. I get frequent (every dozen words or so, at least once per message) long (5-20s) lags when typing — which seem to occur most often when ...
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Mac lag terribly when restarted from chosen Startup Disk

My Mac has Filevault from quite some time ago. Just now, I restarted it and went into recovery mode using cmd+R. From there, I select Startup Disk from the menu, unlocked, and clicked restart. ...
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OneNote's box-outlines and text caret randomly become unresponsive on Sierra and High Sierra

When you hover your mouse over a "box" in OneNote, it should look like this: Instead, randomly, the application stops responding with the box outlines (my mouse is in the same place both above and ...
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Mac app icons dissapearing and reappearing randomly [duplicate]

Alright so most of the people have their desktop having some missing icons but i'm not really having this problem, the real problem is that all the apps in finder are missing icons and sometimes they ...
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iOS 11: Voice Control doesn't get turned off completely

I recently updated my iPhone 6s from iOS 10 to iOS 11.2. Together with the update the device started really annoying me by turning on Voice Control on headset button press. It gets turned on ...
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Wifi network selection window won't close

The network selection window that opens when you click the WIFI icon >> Join Other Network >> Show Networks, is stuck open. Clicking "Cancel" doesn't close it. How could I fix this without restarting ...
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Which iOS versions are affected by the 2nd December date bug?

There is a date bug on iOS 11.1.2 which causes iOS to constantly respring after 2nd December, caused by recurring local notifications. iPhone with repeating loading spinner I'm currently on iOS 11.0....