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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Can’t add clock to world clock widget in El Capitan

Whenever I try to add a clock to the World Clock widget in the Today area of Notification Center, it never gets added. Sometimes I can’t even search for the city I want to add. However, whenever I am ...
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XCode Problem - Couldn't load settings from contents.xcplayground

I recently moved a few playground files from my documents folder to iCloud Drive. Then I noticed they all the files have been duplicated and non can be opened. I moved them back to the original ...
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Missing app icons on Apple Watch

I've got a problem in that some app icons on my Apple Watch seem to be missing their artwork. This only happens to a few apps at a time, seemingly randomly and I haven't noticed a specific trigger. ...
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How do you manually reposition faces in Mac OS X Yosemite's Photos App?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or just me missing something out, but when I try to manually add faces in my Photos app (go to photo, 'Get info', 'Add face'), a circle appears where I can name/tag the ...
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Apps open as black boxes in El Capitan

Lately, every time I open an app, the very first window of it appears as a black box with tiny white/transparent corners and it’s becoming very annoying. Why is it happening and how can I fix it? ...
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Mail shows 2 unread but there are no emails

Recently my Mail app is giving me the 2 unread badge, but there are no mail messages in the inbox: I do not remember when this started. I am on 9.3 beta but it started on 9.2 before I upgraded (using ...
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Terminal floats between desktops

On my mac, OS X Yosemite, if I have terminal open and multiple desktops the terminal window appears on all desktops. How do I disable this feature and have the terminal stick to the desktop it was ...
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Personal information in sysdiagnose dumps on OS X

Sometimes after I've sent bug reports to Apple, they ask for a sysdiagnose dump, which contains a bunch of files with information about my system. While it's very useful for Apple to get this ...
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Keychain won't let copy passwords after 10.11.1 update

After the 10.11.1 update, I can not get access to some of encrypted data stored in my keychains with Keychain Access.app. Most notably, I can not see or copy passwords stored. Normally, to do so, you'...
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White bar over menu bar?

I'm experiencing this weird bug on OS X El capitan. There is a white bar over most of my menu items in the top right of my screen. The items are still there and are interactable. Anyone got any ...
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Pages: line break appears before end of line

For some very strange reason, I cannot seem to fit the text on line 2 inside the empty space of the 1st line. I tried deleting the words and re-writing them, which didn't work. I tried changing font ...
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iPad iOS 9 Today View - Calendar Listing

How do you list your day's appointments on your iPad "Today's View" The article for the link below was great iPhone but not so much for iPad. How do I show all calendar events in "Today view&...
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Weird El Capitan interface / icon glitch - clear cache?

Yesterday, I've run into a weird problem on my early 2015 MacBook Air. I was copying over some files from a Windows 7 VM (Fusion 8.0.1) when all of a sudden my host OS' interface ran all sluggish and ...
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OS X 10.11 El Capitan GMT time issue

I upgraded to OS X 10.11 El Capitan Gold Master last week, and ever since I've been having weird time issues. All of Apple's apps think the time is the correct Pacific Time zone that I'm in, but third-...
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Why does my name not show up in messages

My contact name does not show up when I send a message, but my email address does. My contacts can't tell who messaging is from. How do I fix this?
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iPhone recent calls list reappears after clear

Today I've cleared my recent calls list about 6 times, and it keeps coming back. What gives?
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Does the new “Siri Page,” on iOS 9, work with the iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4s which has the new iOS 9 downloaded on to it. The only problem is, is that the left most page, the one with predictive Siri, is not present. Is there some setting that is off, or is ...
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git is broken: “Agreeing to the Xcode/iOS license requires admin privileges, please re-run as root via sudo”

My install of git seems to be broken, and it looks like somehow my Developer Tools are broken. When I try to run git, I get this error. This happens both with /usr/bin/git and /opt/local/bin/git (...
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Preview hangs no matter what I do

This question is a sequel of Preview hangs when I try to change a PDF but unfortunately it's getting bigger and bigger. Each time I open a PDF I get the spinning wait cursor instead of the normal ...
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How can I prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other in Apple Music?

I'm looking for a way to prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other, or at least maybe they could play well together. Currently, I've erased everything from my Library in an ...
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Volume Overlay Displaying Incorrectly/Not Centered

So basically my macbook pro (mid 2010) was acting funny (shutting off when left corner was tapped/bumped, high fan when no activity, etc.), nothing helped so I reset the SMC (I think that's what it's ...
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What causes the repeated popup? after installing yosemite

Bug. What could be the cause/s of the repeated popup? after installing yosemite. Emphasis here on different theories about what actually causes the repeated interruptions of the popup. There have ...
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How do I resolve the MADCATZ R.A.T 9 cursor bug in El Capitan?

As usual I wake up going to my computer playing some games. My mouse - a MADCATZ R.A.T 9 - is starting to be jerky and not working as I'd expect. Here is an example ---> youtube video. How do I ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Is there an (automated) test suite to find bugs for OSX?

Apple introduced a nasty issue with OSX 10.10.3 (see also questions here and here). Some Macs with an Intel HD 4000 have random kernel panics and sometimes graphics glitches. However, the problem is ...
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OS X Cmd+G starts searching for same text in different programs

I've noticed the following behavior, but cannot find a reason or a bug report on why this may be happening. Maybe this is normal on OSX? The situation: With the terminal open, I search for some text,...
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Mac graphical glitch, UI replaced with gradients?

I'm currently running on a Mac Mini (2014 Model) and recently although rare I have been experiencing some strange graphical glitches, it seems to replace parts of my UI and whenever I open an ...
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OS X 10.11 El Capitan - Verifying file dialog, every time a file is opened

Not sure, if this question will be closed, but the situation is quite annoying. Every time, I open some .pdf or .jpg file, a dialog appears,and it seems to be stuck there for a long time. After I ...
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Iphone 5s ignoring some inbound calls

I have an Iphone 5s that appears to randomly ignore calls from certain numbers. Other numbers appear to be able to connect, but most just ring out as if I just left the phone untouched. If they ...
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Why BSD eval cannot run gtime?

I am considering this answer with GNU time which I installed by brew. data.txt hello amigo this line 3 and here we go 4 and 5 is here Code in BSD time time eval $(echo sed $(for i in 1 2 3 5; do ...
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Command + f hangs Finder

I just bought a new MacBook Pro running OS X 10.10.3 and then migrated from my old Mavericks MacBook Pro. Now when I search for a file using command+F, Finder hangs/beachballs/becomes unresponsive ...
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iOS iPhone Safari freezes and is unresponsive

Safari on my iPhone is completely unusable. It opens fine but when I try to visit an address it freezes. The loading bar sticks at maybe 10%. This happens with any address I type or any search query ...
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iOS 8.3 Keyboard (3rd party) hidden/missing in messages

This happened to me on older iOS 8.x versions, but stopped for a while and came back when I upgraded to a newer iphone (from 5s to 6, with 8.3). Seemingly randomly, certain times the keyboard just ...
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Why transparent preview?

I press Space at any document. I get transparent preview which makes difficult to read anything about the document. I think this is not a feature of the latest OSX 10.10.3. I have reduced ...
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Apple Bug Report (Apple's Response Time?)

I did a bug report because of this Xcode Situation ( Xcode.app gets scanned by socketfilterfw (OS X Firewall) at every launch ). I wonder about the time Apple usually needs to respond. Weeks, Months?...
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Xcode odd behaiviour and bad rendering code

Recently I'm experiencing some odd behavior from Xcode. It jump up and down on its own, it does not render codes correctly. Like this screenshot ↓ It's driving me crazy. Have this ever occurred to ...
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Why does Apple Watch keep installing apps I didn't ask it to?

The iOS Apple Watch app has a setting (General > Automatic Download > Automatically Download Apps) that is described as follows When this is on and you have apps on your iPhone that also work with ...
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Reminders app showing wrong day, or may be its confused between 1985 and 2085

Please check attached image Anyone faced similar problem? any reason for odd behavior?
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How to fix “xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/…/org.macosforge.xquartz:0” error?

I run xvinfo and get xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.D2FFj2I3es/org.macosforge.xquartz:0 I do not understand. No previous google match for it. Something wrong with ...
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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Wallpaper flickering

I've noticed after updating to the latest OS X update 10.10.3 my desktop wallpaper flickers frequently. The flickering will momentarily go if I have a window cover the location of flickering but it ...
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How to mitigate CVE-2015-1130 (Hidden Backdoor with Root) due to lack of Apple support?

This is related to CVE-2015-1130, a.k.a Hidden backdoor API to root privileges in Apple OS X. It appears Apple has refused to fix it in OS X 10.9 and earlier. Emil Kvarnhammar, the one who reported ...
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To solve this extra window bug in Yosemite?

I have got this kind of glossy window on top of other windows regularly in OSX Yosemite 10.10.2, two times per month approximately. You cannot press anything there. It blocks the user interface ...
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A bug preventing iPhone audio from reverting to speaker mode after unplugging headphones

I encountered a weird glitch with my iPhone while listening to a Youtube video over headphones. One of the earbuds shorted out (they're old and somewhat damaged), so I unplugged the headphones and ...
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Slow indexing and/or hashing in nearly low memory in OSX

I have observed slow indexing and/or hashing in OSX which are expressed in the SSD disc which is nearly full (about 5% free space). This bug has been reported to me to exist in earlier OSXs too so ...
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The “Open” and “Save” system dialogs get taller every time I open them

I'm using Mac OS 10.10.2, and I believe this problem only occurs with Mac OS X Yosemite. Here is the dialog box I am talking about: I just pressed Cmd+S on Ask Different to trigger this dialog. If ...
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Control center bug on iPhone

I have an iPhone 6 Plus. There is a fairly recurring display bug concerning the AirDrop/AirPlay area in control center. Sometimes it appears squished, so that only a few pixels of it is visible. ...
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Have iTunes on Mac show the iPad with wi-fi

Usually, when I launch iTunes on my Mac and I have my iPad on nearby, iTunes shows the iPad at the top right. Then I can do a backup of my iPad in wi-fi. Sometimes, randomly, iTunes fails to show ...
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Window-shadow causes weird bugs in Google Chrome

I'm coding a website, just with a text editor and my browser. I use Sublime Text 3 and Google Chrome. When I hover my text editor over my browser, the background color of my site gets a bit darker in ...
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App icon duplicated with a 'grayish' overlay on iPhone 6 with iOS 8

I've had this iPhone 6 for a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how can I ...

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