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Questions tagged [display]

Generally a visual screen used to display graphical or text output

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How to connect an iMac 2011 to an HDMI laptop?

I have a 2011 iMac with one Thunderbolt 1 port and one FireWire port. Is there a way to use one of those ports to connect the iMac to an HDMI laptop so that it can be used as an external display? ...
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Apple MacBook Air display problem

I have 2017 MacBook Air and it shows display problem it did not fell but I dont know how this problem has come please help
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Black screen on startup on iMac

My dad's iMac (2010 27" i7, https://everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/specs/imac-core-i7-2.93-27-inch-aluminum-mid-2010-specs.html) has no gray apple boot screen on startup and displays a black screen. ...
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One of Two External Displays Stopped Working Suddinly

I have two external monitors (both the same model, from ASUS) connected to my 2017 MacBook Pro. (They each use HDMI-to-USBc connectors, one through a standard Apple hdmi/usb/usbc--to usbc adapter). ...
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2018 MBP “Forgets” Resolution, Force Reboot

macOS seems to have a problem with USB-C external monitors. My resolution is 4K, scaled up slightly to accommodate bigger text. When it awakens from sleep, the monitor resolution is "wrong". When my ...
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All connected displays go black

Why do all the connected displays, including the laptop display on MacBook Pro (2018), go black each time I connect an additional monitor? The MacBook knows which monitor is already connected, via ...
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Green lines on black pixels on screen that disappear with pressure points - Macbook Pro mid 2010

My macbook pro is showing green lines (that flicker sometimes) on black pixels. This disappears when I pressure in some random places on my macbook's body. What I've done so far: Replaced the screen ...
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Interested in running mid2015 MBP 15 with AMD gpu on a Dell U4919DW [duplicate]

I am concerned if the resolution of the U4919DW is supported since it is a whopping 5160 x 1440. I have a dual monitor now and one of them died....so thinking to upgrade to this 49" monster. What ...
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displays - drive displays from USB-C hub

Is it possible to drive a monitor from a hub? If the hub was Thunderbolt 3 compatible and I used a USB-C to HDMI adapter, from the hub to the monitor, would this work? The monitor in question is a ...
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Is it possible to use a 2009 imac as a display for a 2017 macbook pro? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use a 2009 imac as a display for a 2017 macbook pro? If so, what cable would I need to make this work? Ideally with a mini display port to usb-c cable it would just work but I have ...
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LG UltraFine 5K with MacBook Pro 2017 issues

Yesterday everything was working fine. I had my MacBook Pro (four USB-C ports & touch bar) connected to my LG UltraFine 5K monitor (official model name: LG 27MD5KA‑B). At the end of my day's work ...
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Two thunderbolt ports on my mid-2015 MacBook Pro how do I configure one monitor to be in mirroring mode and the other in extended desktop mode?

So its my understanding that I can have two flatscreen monitors as long as I use the right cables and each thunderbolt on my Mac will connect to each monitor for a total of 2 monitors and as long they ...
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Desktop notifications doesn't appear at all when Mirror Displays option is checked

When the "Mirror Displays" option is not checked, I am getting desktop notifications on the display which has the "white bar" in System Preferences/Display/Arrangement - and that's working fine, but ...
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How to use a portable display with an older Macbook 2011 (USB 2.0)

I've been looking at the Asus Zenscreen portable displays to add a second screen to my Macbook Air. (Model 1, Model 2) The problem that I'm running into is that it's a USB-C connection, or ...
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Shortcut for switching contents of monitors

I have a three monitor setup: my MacBook screen and two external displays. The first external display is my primary monitor, in the sense that it is directly in front of me; and the other display is ...
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How to enable mini-DVI on iMac with dead screen

I have an early 2008 iMac with a graphics card so dead that the display is not clear enough to be able to see where the password entry box is. I would like to use a mini-DVI to DVI adaptor to connect ...
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AirPods don't work when connected to external monitor - sometimes

I received a set of AirPods for the holidays and I'm generally enjoying using them with my 15-inch MacBook Pro (2018), which is running High Sierra (10.13.6). This MBP only has USB-C ports. Four of ...
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Can I put a monitor next to another monitor while both are connected to my MacBook Pro?

I have two monitors. Just for my setup, I was wondering if I could position one monitor on the left of my 15" 2018 MacBook Pro, and then another one on the left of that.
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Mac mini (2014) won't output video signal over HDMI only via Thunderbolt

I've got a 2014 Mac mini running OSX 10.11.6 connected to 2 screens; one via the native HDMI and one via a Thunderbolt to HDMI convertor. It has been running fine for about 2 years. I turned it off ...
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Full HD not working on MBP 13 2017 with external display at 60hz

MacBook Pro: Mac OS Majove Version 10.14.2 MacBook Pro 13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536MB external Display: LG27UD58/b: 4K-60hz@DisplayPort, 4k-30hz@...
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iPad screen issue

Recently, I found out that my iPad (6th generation) screen layers are not well-aligned. At the margins, there is a black frame, around 1mm thick. However, the thickness of the frame is not evenly ...
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macOS Menu bar text rendering breaks often

I have no idea what causes this, but every few hours, something to do with how macOS displays text in the Menu fails to display. Additionally some windows, such as the shut down dialog box just show ...
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Can a monitor connected with Thunderbolt 2 power a mid-2013 MacBook Air?

Want to buy an external monitor for a mid-2013 MacBook Air. Am wondering whether one with a Thunderbolt 2 port will be better in that it will also power the laptop. Else I'll buy one with USB-C to ...
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2 VGA Monitors to Thunderbolt/USB-C on MBP

I had a previous monitor setup with two VGA monitors connected to my previous MBP, through mini port or display ports (I cant recall exactly but I had two nice big external monitors). Long story ...
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External display will not come back after power-off while connected to MBP 2017 with Display Port

My LG 34UC88-B ultrawide display has a weird issue: After the laptop goes to sleep - ~50% of the time, when the machine is woken up the display will not wake-up/power on. My MBP (macOS) thinks the ...
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Color Profile keeps resetting to “default”

I had this problem before with High Sierra and now I just updated to Mojave and still the same issue. Basically sometimes (sometimes after i reboot, sometimes after it goes to sleep, sometimes after ...
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2015 Macbook Pro display goes blank but machine continues to run and fans continue to go even if I close lid

I have a 2015 Macbook Pro that seems to turn the display off after it reaches a specific temperature. Is this a reasonable conclusion? Initially I thought I had to change the logic board ...
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Enable black bars on side of display

I have a display which is 2560x1080. My HDMI to Thunderbolt adapter does not support this resolution so it distorts the screen and shows 1080p. Is there some way to put black bars on the sides of the ...
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Issues with screen not coming on when Mac is running

I run a Late 2012 Mac Mini running 10.13 High Sierra with a Dell QHD monitor via DisplayPort. I've seen two different cases where as far as I can tell the Mac is running (HDD light flashing, etc) but ...
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Does macOS Mojave support NightShift on external monitors?

After upgrading to Mojave, I could have sworn I saw Night Shift kick-in on my external 4K BenQ monitor. But no more. Did I dream that? Or is Mojave supposed to be capable of supporting Night Shift ...
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White Screen edges on Macbook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro 15 inch, 2014 model, with 2 GPUs: Intel and NVIDIA 750M. Last Monday I turned it on and I noticed that the screen is white as you can see in the picture. The problem is that ...
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External display plugged in via HDMI flashes on once then goes to sleep

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 13 inch early 2015 edition into which I plugged through the HDMI slot an LG Flatron L227WT display. I do this in accordance with what I've found on Apple's website that is ...
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Dual monitors waking from sleep very slow?

I have 2 EIZO screens via Thunderbolt/Display port connected to my MacPro (2013 cylinder). One day I press a key and the screen comes on straight away after sleep, the other day it can easily take 20-...
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Kept logging out after I log it or move pages between two monitors

This is somewhat complicated but simple. I have two BenQ monitors with Mac Pro 2010(RX570 8gb). (1) Im using MacOS Mojave but I can not log in cause my computer log out after 3 sec. (2) I pull ...
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How to enable external display on iMac with dead screen

On a iMac 24-Inch (Early 2008) Model:A1225 EMC:2211 I have a bad display - can just about make out the apple logo when I power up but can't see where to enter the password. I have a Mini-DVI to DVI ...
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Why does HDMI on the 2018 Mac Mini have a “codec compressed” look?

I just purchased the 2018 Mac Mini, and also a LG 32UD99-W monitor that does 4k (3840x2160) at 60 Hz. When connecting HDMI cables from the Mac Mini HDMI out port to the monitor HDMI in port, the ...
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How to connect MacBook Pro to an iMac with a 3rd party keyboard?

I was following the instructions here: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204592 which say to press CommandF2 and that works fine when I use my Apple keyboard. However, I want to connect my Apple ...
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MacBook Pro External Monitors Change Numbers

Every day I arrive at work with my 2016 Macbook Pro I plug in the 2 HDMI cords that go to my two external displays. Once in a while (sometimes multiple days in a row) the monitors will change their ...
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Whiter screen on MacBook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro 15 inch, 2014 model, with 2 GPUs: Intel and NVIDIA 750M. Last Monday I turned it on and I noticed that the screen is white as you can see in the picture. I don't know what is ...
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Retina Pro display gets stuck on startup screen while rest of system finishes booting

I recently finished replacing the "lower half" (upper case, logic and I/O boards, battery, keyboard, and trackpad) of my mid-2012 retina pro (MacBook 10,1) with an early 2013 "lower half" that I ...
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Citrix Receiver expand to 2 out of 3 screens?

Is there any way to get Citrix Receiver to use two screens when maximizing when there is a total of three screens? If I check "Use all displays in full screen" then it will always cover all three ...
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How to get Night Shift on both external monitors?

I just surprisingly find that only one of my two external monitors gets Night Shift effects. Can anyone tell me how I can make both work with Night Shift? MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2017) macOS 10.14 Both ...
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Using Macbook and Windows Desktop with wired mouse and keyboard

My Monitor has 1 spare HDMI port and the desktop it is connected to (through another HDMI) has wired mouse and keyboard attached to it. I am looking for a device or cable that would allow me to plug ...
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4k display detected as 8k

Now I have a new HP Z27 display, but when I connected it to MacPro (2013) via HDMI it was detected as 8k and working perfectly on this resolution (but all are too small :)). How can it be and how can ...
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Can macOS display a key shortcut when the cursor hovers over a visible control?

Is there a way to set the cursor so that when you hover over something it displays the keyboard shortcut like I can do on my pc? For example: if I hover over the Bold button in Pages it should show me ...
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Do I need DisplayLink software on my Mac?

I just upgraded to Mojave and my second monitor would not work. Tried all kinds of things suggested in the top Google results to no avail. Then I read to try and update DisplayLink, which I had not ...
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External 4K display with 2012 MacBook Pro 15"

I have a MacBook Pro Retina mid 2012 and have bought a couple of BenQ 4K EL2870U monitors. I've connected the two monitors up to the MacBook through a couple of Mini Display Port to Display Port ...
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Will a Dell U2419HC provide enough power to charge a MBP 15" (Late 2016)?

The monitor comes with a USB-C port that sends power as well as image. But it's unclear to me: What's the wattage it sends? Is that enough to charge an MBP that's in use?
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Does a USB-C dock connected to an external display leverage display link or a native graphics driver? [closed]

I'm looking at this Belkin USB-C dock to use with a MacBook Pro 2017. I'm aware there are some docks that use a display link driver that relies on the CPU to connect an external display via a USB ...
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Mid 2013 MacBook Pro displaying multi color

My MacBook Pro was displaying normally until recently. Now when I boot it up it displays different colors, sometimes white on the screen, but when I hook it up to a TV screen it displays normally. I ...