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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How to browse var/log directories in console app as could be done in OS versions prior to Catalina?

In Mac OS prior to Catalina, the left sidebar in the console app would show a directory tree for the /var/log directory and a few other log directories. These could be expanded to navigate logs for ...
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Internal keyboard randomly stops working (after upgrade to Catalina) - any way to reset it?

Is there anything like a reset of the internal keyboard device that I can try doing instead of having to restart my MacBook completely? The internal keyboard on my MacBook Pro just stops responding ...
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Extreme lag when opening folders, new tabs, dragging/minimizing any windows. and clicking on any text box

When I use Finder, whenever I open or close a folder, even if it just has a single text file inside, my computer completely freezes for 30 seconds to one minute. In addition, whenever I click the ...
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How to reenable accessibility options?

For some unknown reason NONE of my accessibility options seem to work. I'm trying to enable Invert Color Display for example but checking or unchecking the box in system preferences has no effect ...
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My Macbook Pro is acting as if the SHIFT key were pressed when it absolutely isn't

This started happening suddenly yesterday, and it's annoying/making my life impossible, to say the least. I've tried searching for a solution but every solution given points toward a hardware issue. ...
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Preview document not updated

I am currently using Macbook pro 2017 Touch Bar that is on the Mojave OS. I do most of my work on Preview. I have noticed recently that my preview does not load the latest document version. For ...
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iPhone XR stuck on update

Apple iPhone XR gets stuck on update. Usual reset (quickly press and release Volume Up, quickly press and release Volume Down, press and hold side button) doesn't help. I found this issue on apple ...
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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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Calendar freezes when viewing event with videoconferencing

I use the Calendar app on iOS. My calendar is stored on Google, and I view it through the Calendar app. In Google, one can add videoconferencing to an event. However, when I try to open an event ...
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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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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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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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iCloud allows access to files via direct link without authentication!

I've been testing sharing files from iCloud when I accidentally stumbled onto this bug. Steps to Repro: In Firefox preferences, set "Portable Document Format" download action to always ask. ...
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Screen glitch when two users are logged on

The following happens on my MacBook Pro 16", macOS Catalina 10.15.1. I have two active user accounts which may be logged on simultaneously. If two users are logged on, I observe a split-second freeze ...
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accountsd eating up all CPU resources when wireless has no internet connectivity

it's a shame that the OS have degraded to this levels of breakage and bugs. There's a way to stop accountsd from eating up all my CPU when I'm without internet access in a wireless connection for LAN ...
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How do I change the icon on an external drive?

How do I change the icon on an external drive? I have a Samsung T5 SSD but following the instructions (copy from source Get Info dialog, and paste into destination Get Info dialog) has no effect and ...
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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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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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Photos.app shows wrong picture

I have a weird bug in the Photos.app, where the wrong picture is shown in the full view and the wrong key photo is shown in the People albums. For instance, when I browse through a particular album ...
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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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MacBook not asking for password after sleep

My mid-2015 MacBook Pro (Sierra 10.12.2) skips the login screen when waking from sleep, it goes straight to my desktop. I have my System Preferences set to require my password 1 minute after being ...
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Weird Files and Folder Permissions behavior (OS X Bug)

I have noticed some really strange behavior with File and Folder Permissions on Catalina 10.15(19A603). I have done some simple tests such as using a text editor to read, view, create, update a file ...
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Bad USB not recognized by Finder

I have a 15 GB USB that I want to use as a macOS installer, and it got corrupted. I tried to reset it, but Finder and the normal Disk Utility does not recognize it, the Recovery Disk Utility loops on ...
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Duplicate of all calendars as “On My Mac” after Catalina update

Following an update to Catalina, Calendar shows, under "On My Mac" duplicate calendars for each of the calendars I have in iCloud. I've never had any "On My Mac" calendars before, and these calendars ...
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How do I prevent “Local Items” Keychain from locking?

My "Local Items" keychain keeps locking and I can't figure out how to prevent it from doing so. As near as I can tell it locks when my Mac sleeps (which I want) and also after a very short timeout (...
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Catalina upgrade leads to permanent “system has run out of application memory”

After upgrading to Catalina I get a permanent error message stating "Your system has run out of application memory" which appears in a dialog that obscures my active windows. This appears when I ...
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NoSleep still in in settings though uninstalled?

I have still the NoSleep options in my settings panel although it's fully uninstalled. How can I remove them, too? System is 10.9.
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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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Blank Notification Banner Stuck in macOS Sierra

This blank notification banner appeared out of nowhere, at the top-right corner, and won't go away even if I restart/shutdown the MacBook, kill Dock, Finder or Notification Center. It won't appear if ...
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How to investigate Mail app's random popup bug on Mojave?

My friend's computer (running the latest version Mojave) is experiencing that bug where mail.app suddenly — randomly? — and automatically takes focus while having his Google-account connected to it. I'...
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How to pin down and fix a small but egregious bug in a Firefox profile's user prefs.js?

The latest update to my Firefox browser produced an unusable interface and content area: all instances of where a character should appear were dark garbled blobs of pixels. In menus, in the viewing ...
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Computer restarting on video cam after update to 10.14.6

I've updated to Mojave 10.14.6 and since then I had two random restarts. Both of them while I was having a video call. First one, I was using Slack. A video call. Second, I was using Facebook. ...
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AppleScript and Mail: Weird selection behaviour?

I) Intro In AppleScript, when - for example - I do tell application "Mail" set mselection to selection as list tell application "System Events" tell application "Mail" ...
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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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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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Odd behavior in “Find and Replace” functionality, possibly a bug?

I have just noticed an odd behavior with Find and Replace: if any matches are found, the replaced string is first inserted at the current insertion point (unexpected), and only afterwards used to ...
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?corrupted iCloud calendar

My iCloud calendar has started behaving very strangely. Syncing issues, randomly changing date, but the weirdest thing is, if i login to iCloud from any browser, and enter an event it gets moved 3 ...
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MacBook Air — Cursor gets stuck as arrow/finger

When I am using my MacBook Air, my cursor sometimes gets stuck and remains as either the default pointer (black arrow), or as the link-clicking finger. I generally have to quit the application and go ...
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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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Safari search/url bar resets on change

I'm using the latest Safari but have noticed this in previous versions too. When I'm on some page, http://example.com/page/111 And I'm trying to type and go to another page http://example.com/page/...
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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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Chrome doesn’t start on Mac OS

I successfully installed Chrome on my Mac. However, when I'm trying to start it the browser icon just bounces in the dock once and disappears. Reinstalling, rebooting Mac and other options found on ...
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Cannot login to macbook pro due to keyboard not working. Mouse can move, but not click

I was just watching a youtube video on chrome with no other programs running, when my keyboard stopped working. I could still move the mouse with the trackpad, but not click. I could use the upper ...
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Mojave dark mode not reflected properly on search bar

As you can see in the picture, there's black text in search bar. I saw some pictures online but all of them shows white text in search bar when using Dark Mode. Is it some kind of color profile issue? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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