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Questions tagged [display]

Generally a visual screen used to display graphical or text output

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Display issues using docking station Dell universal 6000

I have bought dell universal 6000 docking station for my MacBook Pro 2018, to plug in 3 monitors via one thunderbolt. The problem is that after installing displaylink drivers I have only 2 displays, ...
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Overriding the default resolution on external monitor

I have an iMac 5K (mid-2017) and a USB-C to HDMI adapter. I used to have a standard 24" monitor (1920x1080) connected to the adapter, and it worked just fine; however, I have put a video capture ...
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Connecting Mac Book Pro 2017 to 2 Projectors via USB C

Just wondering can I connect my 13" MacBook Pro to 2 HDMI projectors? I would like to extend the displays ( 3 display, 1 laptop screen and 2 projector screen) instead of duplicating if that is ...
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External monitor connected to MacBook Pro says, “Entering Power Save Mode”

I am running macOS Mojave on a MacBoo kPro. I have connected an external monitor, a Dell E2214H to it using a Cable Matters adapter. On my MacBook Pro, under System Preferences → Displays, there is ...
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I need a clear differentiate between sdram and sodimm which is best for laptop? [on hold]

I need a clear differentiate between sdram and sodimm which is best for laptop? What's the main difference between them....
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Change / correct desktop to display mapping

I have a Mac Book laptop with Mojave. I use two desks (in different location) each having two Dell monitors that I connect via display port to the laptop. It works well, however when I switch ...
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External display color problem

So I have a weird problem... This only happens when I boot into macOS (10.14.4), when I boot into Win10 via bootcamp, everything is perfect and no color issues at all. So this rules out any ...
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Multiple Monitors, need to change which one is the main one

I have multiple monitors; in Displays, when I move the white bar to the left screen, notifications move to left screen. That's what I wanted. But my centre screen is my main screen, how do I stop ...
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Why does my HDMI display -sometimes- need to be manually reconnected after sleep? [duplicate]

My 27" Samsung display stays connected to my 2015 MacBook Pro (MBP) at all times when I'm home via a standard HDMI cable. The display stays powered on. My MBP sometimes goes to sleep e.g., overnight. ...
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crossover 27" monitor resolution OK on (2017) MacBook Pro, but wrong on (2017) MacBook

I'm using exactly the same usb-C to HDMI adaptor: when I plug it into the MacBook I get a maximum resolution of 1920x1080 and when I plug it into the MacBook Pro I get the correct resolution of ...
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How to fix MacBook Pro Display which is not working [closed]

I guess the reason you clicked this question is that you thought it was the backlight issue but it is not. This problem puzzles me. ISSUE: My display does not work. What MacBook do I have? ...
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How can I limit the max FPS for an app that doesn't have an FPS option

I'm trying to limit the max framerate for multiple apps which don't have built-in FPS options. Is there any tool (terminal or app) which can set this? I've tried searching, but haven't found anything....
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Connect Macbook Air with external monitor

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) that uses an Intel HD Graphics 5000. I also plan to buy the monitor that is supposed to have connectors for DisplayPort and HDMI with a resolution of 2560x1440 ...
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Connecting external display to Early 2015 MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Does Early 2015 MacBook Pro output 4K 3840 via Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort? I seem to get only HD max option on YouTube videos. I have a Samsung U32J590U 31.5" 4K UHD monitor. If not, do I have ...
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Assign specific display to specific USB-C port on Macbook Pro

At work, I have a 2016 MacBook Pro running Mojave with two external Iiyama GB2888UHSU displays. The leftmost display is plugged into the rear left USB-C port, and the centre display is plugged into ...
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Second monitor resolution adjustment?

I have a 2018 MacBook Pro and am using an Asus VA327 monitor as a second screen. The monitor's native resolution is 1920x1080, but for some reason, the mac won't output content at this resolution. ...
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Orange smudge/splotch near edge of screen on MacBook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro w/ Touch Bar, and on the corner of my screen there is a dark orange discoloration. It appears every now and then in different locations of the screen and then dissipates with time....
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Can MacBook Pro/Air models with just two Thunderbolt 3 ports support two external HDMI displays? [duplicate]

With recent models (2018/2019) having only two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one used for charging, can a single Thunderbolt port support two external HDMI monitors? Does the video chip-set support it? Can the ...
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Does screen protector really protect anti-relfective coating in Macboon pro Retina display?

I have a MAC Book pro 15" built in end of 2014. It has a known issue of anti-reflective coating. I got Apple to replace them twice and I am not sure if they change it again as I entering 5 years soon)....
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Dual 4k displays on a Macbook Pro 15" Late 2013

I would like to get two external monitors for my MacBook Pro 15 Late 2013 running Mojave 10.14.3. Specifically, I'm considering two of the Dell P2415Q 24" Monitors. I may also keep my MacBook open and ...
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4k Display Limited to 30hz MacOS. SwitchResX LG 32UD59

I'm using SwitchResX to use a custom resolution of 3840 x 2160. But it's capped it at 30hz. Whereas if I switch to 2560 x 1440 I'm able to use 60Hz. I have purchased SwitchResX but I'm unable to ...
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External monitor HDMI vs Displayport

I just got a nice 4K monitor (LG 27ud68p-b) and, when connected to my 2017 MBP 15" via USB-C to HDMI, the refresh rate is noticeably slow and results in choppy moving images. Even when it's not a very ...
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iPhone 7 is frozen and I can't turn it off

I went onto my iPhone 7 and tried to get into an app but couldn't I then tried swiping sideways along the screen but it wouldn't move. I tried turning it off but it got stuck on the sliding part and ...
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Mbp early 2011 stuck at white screen

Can anybody help me witha fix about mbp early 2011 stuck at white screen after boot. I have tried to boot in safe mode before by pressing power button and shift key which it actually work but when i ...
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Weird problem with external display

I've just connected MacBook Pro 13" (new one with USB-C) to my external display (quite old Samsung, 24", 1920x1200) via HDMI and there is a weird glitch on the bottom of the screen. I used this ...
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Apple script to change main display

I have 3 displays, MacBook and 2x4k. My main display is one of 4k. The issue is when I lock computer often 2nd 4k Display (not main) move all full screen apps to MacBook, MacBook to this 4k. Only main ...
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Macbook Pro 2018: No Sound over Displayport after sleep

i use a Macbook Pro 2018 13" with the last Mojave Version. For better work, i use the LG 34WK95U-W as external Monitor over Thunderbolt 3. Always is fine. The Macbook is still loading over the Monitor ...
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iMac dual monitor set-up cursor locked on main screen in gameplay

Lately, when playing video games on my iMac configured with an external display, I noticed that I can't navigate to my external monitor. It is quite annoying to me, since I need to access it to turn ...
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2017 Macbook pro 13 inch 3 monitors help

I have done quite a bit of searching and haven't found a solution to my issue. I have a 2017 macbook pro 13 inch with touchbar. I want to be able to use 3 monitors 1080p via apple usb c digital av hub ...
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Macbook Pro mid 2014 can't adjust brightness

My laptop: Macbook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Processor 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel Iris 1536 MB OSX Mojave Version 10.14.3 My screen ...
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LG UltraFine 5k and LG 4K 27UD88-W with MBP 13” 2018

I have the 2018 MBP 13” with the four ports. I have an LG UltraFine 5k which connects fine. I also have an LG 4K 27UD88-W which has a USB-C port. I’ve realised I can’t plug these both in at the same ...
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MacBook Pro won't put external display to sleep when idle

I have a Mid-2015 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. I mostly use it as a desktop, in clamshell mode with an external monitor and keyboard. I just replaced the 24-inch LG monitor that was connected ...
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Is is possible that a software issue could be causing spotty USB-C connections on 2017 MacBook Pro?

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro. It has 2 USB-C ports on the left side and I use an Aukey hub to provide more ports (4 USB, 1 HDMI, 1 USB-C) and always to connect two monitors. I connect one monitor ...
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External Monitor Flickering when Chrome is running

I have a new macbook, v 10.14.3. It is connected to two external monitors -- both of them DELL which are connected via a DELL docking station using mini Displayport cables which came with them. My ...
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Can I get 2560x1440 resolution on external monitor?

I have a mid-2015 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. I normally use it as a desktop computer in clamshell mode with an external monitor. I just replaced my 24-inch external monitor with a 32-inch ...
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Incorrect external display resolution after an upgrade to Mojave

I am working with a MacBook Pro 2018 and an external Display EIZO CG 277. Since my notebook has been updated on Mojave, my external display have an incorrect resolution. I had a mail exchange with ...
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Adding a second monitor via ethernet

My DisplayPort connection is buggy and will only work when in a position that I can't ever seem to find. I've sent it off to repairs and the guy said that the board connecting to the socket is cracked ...
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Macbook pro disable charging when connected to external monitor via thunderbolt 3 port

I can connect external monitor to macbook via type C port. But the battery starts charging when I do so. This causes the laptop to always be charged at 100% (which is not good for battery life) How ...
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Cables required to use 2010 iMac as second monitor for Macbook [duplicate]

I have a 2016 Macbook and would like to use my 27" 2010 iMac as a second display for it using Target Display Mode, but I am a bit unsure as to what cable(s) I require, or if it is possible. The ...
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Full-screen applications on 90 degree rotated external monitor incredibly laggy

I have a 2018 MBP running 10.14.3 -- it's connected to a dock with 3 external monitors. Two are through display port and one through HDMI. The dock connects via USB-C. I have one monitor that's ...
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External Display recognized as DisplayPort, but connected via adapter using HDMI

I'm trying to connect a brand new macbook Pro with 2 USB-C using an adapter with HDMI. The macbook detects the display, but the Connection Type is DisplayPort. Is there a way to change it? Screen ...
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Disable Macbook internal display

I own a Macbook Pro 13 2017 (2 thunderbolt ports), and I would like to disable the internal display when an external monitor is connected to it through USB-C. I have ruled out the following Turn ...
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keyboard shortcut for “turn display off” not showing up in keyboard shortcuts menu

On my iMac, ctrl+shift+power turns the display off. But, I have a weird keyboard so the power button is hard to reach, so I'd like to use a different shortcut for this function. I navigated to "...
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Corrupted display on Mac Mini with two monitors

I have a Mac Mini (5,1 mid 2011) running High Sierra with two monitors connected, one HD and one ultra-wide. It's generally been fine, but sometimes (and currently every time) when I start it, one of ...
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Macbook with 2 external displays that share the same space but a separate space for Macbook screen

Is it possible to achieve the following using built-in settings or third-party applications: I have a Macbook Pro 2018 with 2 external screens. I'm using terminal that I would want to span over the 2 ...
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How do different methods of connecting USB-C display work?

There are multiple ways how we can connect an external display via USB-C to an Apple device (say MacBook Pro). For example: directly (e.g. LG UltraFine) using Apple's USB-C to HDMI/VGA/DVI dongle ...
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Current desktop on secondary monitor is lost after wakes up

I am using a Macbook Pro with a second monitor (connected through VGA via Thunderbolt adapter). Whenever I wakes up my Mac from sleep mode, the second monitor is showing « Desktop 1 », no matter what ...
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Can I use any hardware on MBP retina late 2012 on a MBP mid 2012 (non retina)?

My CD drive does not work on MBP 13 mid 2012 and I ended paying over the odds on a late 2012 13” retina which has a screen problem it does not turn on, when connected to external monitor it’s all well....
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2017 MBP screen flashes green or yellow when waking from sleep

Ive got a 2017 MBP 15". I have File Vault enabled. When its been sleeping and I wake it, the screen flashes either bright green or yellow for about a second before going to the login screen. Is this ...
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HiDPi Custom Resolutions are locked to 60Hz while monitor supports 100Hz

My monitor max res is 3440 * 1440 , 100Hz and i can use this config very well. The default available HiDPi res is 1720 * 720 , 100Hz (2X factor) but that is too big, so i used SwitchResX and i have ...