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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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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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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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 ...