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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MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) graphic card issues

First of all this is my hardware: When i power on my new mac book pro (with touch bar) i figured out a strange problem (i think is related with my graphic card). This is the procedure to get that ...
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Does Apple maintain a public list of known serious bugs?

Is there somewhere public that Apple (or a third party) maintains a list of known serious bugs with Apple's software? For example it would have been nice to have known: That the reason that iCloud ...
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macOS Mission Control strange behavior on Sierra

I have noticed a bug in Mission Control on macOS Sierra (10.12.2). Here's a GIF to reproduce the bug: It happens when I try to open an app from the Dock, while I'm showing the Desktop: the app doesn'...
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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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How to fix slow trackpad: OSX 10.12.2

I just installed the latest patch for Sierra, so am now on 10.12.2. Post-upgrade my pointer controlled through trackpad runs very slow when I open the laptop. I can fix it by opening System ...
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How do I send invitations for Calendar events with locations?

If a Calendar event has a location associated with it, no invitations are ever sent to any of the invitees. In fact, once a location is added to an event, no subsequent updates about changes to the ...
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Why does my computer hibernate when it sleeps?

I am MacBook Pro w/ Retina, Mid-2014, running macOS Sierra 10.12.1. About 2/3 of the time my computer times out and goes to sleep, the screen goes blank as normal, but tries to wake it don't work. ...
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How do I remove search suggestions from iOS Safari?

On macOS, Safari can be configured to provide search suggestions "from" a chosen search engine. A similar feature appears to be present in iOS, but it doesn't not work as expected: even when the "...
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Odd UI glitch in Mail.app's Archive Mailbox

This was occurring in Mail.app 10.1 (3251) and is still occurring in Version 10.2 (3259) and is still occuring in Version 12.2 (3445.102.3) When I view messages in the Archive mailbox, The entire ...
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Keyboard shortcut for service only works after I manually run the service

After I assign a keyboard shortcut to initiate a service in System Preferences, I press the keyboard shortcut and nothing happens. I have to first click on the service title under the services menu (...
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How to remove adware on macOS Sierra 10.12.1?

I recently came across an adware on my Mac. I've uploaded a video on youtube. Pay attention to the very redirects! I used to have this on El Capitan as well, then I clean-installed Sierra. After about ...
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Mac OS Sierra 10.12.1 Dock behaviour and command tab issue

I've got a brand new computer which I bought last week. I've noticed that sometimes when I cycle programmes using command and tab, some of the icons don't appear, even though the programme is open. ...
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How does Apple Watch Activity app deal with timezone changes?

I have noticed very strange behavior of the rings and Activity.app when traveling. Thus the question: How does the app deal with time zone changes, and how should it deal with time zone changes? ...
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macOS Sierra 10.12 ghost window space

After installing macOS Sierra 10.12, I have started seeing these ghost windows across the top of the screen. Unfortunately they are appearing at random and I can not determine if this is the OS, a ...
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How do I avoid “message could not be moved to the mailbox Trash” on iOS 10?

Since upgrading to iOS 10, in certain e-mail accounts (notably an msn.com account) I cannot delete certain messages in Apple Mail. If I swipe left or open the message, and click the Trash icon, I get ...
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Command+Tab between apps does not work in Sierra

Since updating to macOS Sierra, many apps fail to respond correctly to Command+Tab switching. For example, if the three most recent apps are any two other apps A and B and C, in the order A B C, ...
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Why do I have to enable 'Developer' for Spotlight to find Numbers documents?

In order to get macOS Spotlight to find Numbers documents, I need to enable "Developer" in Spotlight's settings. Why do I need to do this? I don't want to enable developer searches from Spotlight, ...
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macOS Sierra: Wrong 'Date Modified' column when searching in finder

I did ample research before posting this. I am using macOS Sierra 10.12 on a brand-new iMac, and when I search my files (I am searching for all .psd files in a folder with many sub-folders) the Date ...
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Command+C (copy) not working in Finder (Sierra)

I just update from El Capitan to Sierra on my iMac, and the Cmd+C shortcut stopped working in Finder. This means I cannot copy files nor filenames. I tried both Cmd keys, neither works. Command+V ...
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How to fix keyboard layout bug in Sierra?

Yesterday i had updated El Capitan to macOS Sierra on my Macbook Air 2015. But i had found a bug with changing keyboard layout. I have two keyboard layouts: US and Russian. When i'm pressing CMD + ...
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Sierra Finder aliases appearing as generic icons

Since updating to macOS Sierra, many Finder aliases appear as generic document icons rather than as the informative icons that were available in previous versions of OS X. Is there something I can do ...
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How can I fix the tiny type in iOS 10 Mail?

The update to iOS 10 has made type in Mail messages often appear too tiny to read. How do I restore readable type in iOS 10 Mail? This is not a question about how to globally adjust text size (the ...
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Is my iPhone bugged?

Is there any way to determine if a non jail broken iPhone is bugged?, is it even possible to bug a non jail broken iPhone? Thanks
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What is causing my browsers to require multiple clicks?

As of about a few weeks ago, I'm finding that I need to often (not always) click on links multiple times before they activate in my web browsers. The details: it happens in both Chrome and Safari ...
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Big Mac Pro issue (1,1 - 2006)

Three days ago for some damn reason I decided Snow Leopard wasn't good for my Mac Pro 1,1 anymore. I decided to embark on the quest of updating it to El Capitan. So using the Pikify and downloaded ...
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Multiple or duplicate cursors

I'm seeing a problem where I have multiple mouse cursors on certain parts of my screen or screen configurations. I've searched bug reports and haven't seen any mention of something similar, so I'm ...
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Why is my Mac seem to be divided into two desktops and how can they be combined?

Recently, I'm observing weird behavior when switching between applications and also when switching between some Finder windows. I'm using an external 4K monitor with my MacBook Pro Retina. It is as ...
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Find My Friends and Podcasts Bug in OS X iTunes

Both Find My Friends and Podcasts apps are listed among the updates in iTunes on OS X, but when I attempt to update my apps there, I get a warning for each app: This happens each time I update my ...
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Phantom Email Window Keeps Appearing in Apple Mail

Apple mail has found itself in a strange state: an email I tried to send this morning (which apparently failed) keeps appearing for perhaps half a second, then disappearing again. This happens even ...
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How do I disable the Java updater on OS X? [duplicate]

I've disabled automatic checking for Java updates the Java Control Panel, but my changes are always ignored, as I can confirm by checking the control panel after making and saving my changes: How do ...
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Spotlight search returns no results on iOS 9

The bug mentioned in this question continues: Spotlight search on iOS 9 returns no results. I've tried Sending myself an e-mail (yes really; this occasionally works for a few minutes) Toggling off ...
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Log out or sign out of Apple's Bug Reporter AKA Radar?

I accidentally signed into Radar with the wrong account and I can't find the log out or sign out button in order to switch accounts. Is there any alternative besides clearing my cache?
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Disk size keeps shrinking [duplicate]

I am not a pro at Mac / OS X. But I know my way around. I just installed OS X El Capitan. However when I first started up, my harddisk used 30GB with 'other'. With time the capacity just keeps ...
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Safari won't display the all page (to wild)

I noticed that some webpage won't be displayed correctly in Safari since 10.11. The page are to wild and we can't see the left side (even if trying to scroll right) Actually its not even the page ...
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How can I delete a (null) app in usage?

In my usage list(settings>general>storage & iCloud usage>manage storage), there is an app that registers as (null) with no icon, a version number that doesn't match anything I've previously ...
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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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