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Questions tagged [display]

Generally a visual screen used to display graphical or text output

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MacBook Pro 13" (2018) cannot drive 4k display @ 60Hz from right-hand USB-C ports

I have a new MacBook Pro 13" (mid-2018 Touch Bar). I'm connecting an LG 27UD88 external display directly via the supplied USB-C cable. It achieves 4K @ 60Hz via the USB-C ports on the left-hand side ...
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Screensaver/turn off second screen while not in use

So I've started working with an external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro trough a elgato thunderbolt 2 dock. I've made the external monitor my primary monitor, and since it's ultrawide I rarely ...
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Can I save Thunderbolt Display Arrangement so it is different depending on which Thunderbolt I connect?

I recently migrated from a 2013 MacBook Pro to a 2016 MacBook Pro, both running Mojave 10.14.3. I connect my laptop to a Thunderbolt 2 display. I have one Thunderbolt at my office, and a second one ...
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External monitor waking up often

I'm using a MacBook Pro 2016 with touchbar running High Sierra. I've got an external display connected over HDMI to a usb-c dongle (Apple's). When I put the laptop to sleep, the monitor continuously ...
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MacBook Pro 13inch 8GB/256GB A1706 EMC 3071 decreases the screen brightness and screen goes off till I open the lid vertically

I had recently bought a MacBook Pro late 2016 model from a private individual. As I removed the protective plastics I found a small crack at the right side near the hinge on the glass bar that ...
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Can window focus with multiple displays follow the mouse on macOS?

I'm a new MacOS user and some things disturb me as it was more convenient on Windows. One of them is the following: on a dual screen set up, I have to first click the second monitor for it to take ...
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Prevent external monitors from turning off when Mac is locked

I have a brand new MacBook Pro (2018) with two external monitors (AOC Q2790PQU), connected via a Kensington SD5200T docking station (1 x HDMI and 1 x DisplayPort). The Mac is closed when connected to ...
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Black screen on mac mini dual screen

So I have the new mac mini 2018 and I have a dual screen setup. 1 is connected via display port the other via HDMI. My main display is the one connected via the display port. However, I have this ...
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Resetting screen brightness setting in touchbar MacBook Pro during boot

Due to a series of unfortunate events, my 2018 15” MacBook Pro found itself out of battery and with screen brightness set to zero. I should also mention that I have FileVault full disk encryption ...
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Bootcamp with Windows 10 can not change display resolution

I installed Windows using BootCamp my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 on a separate hard drive running Windows 10. I have had issues playing all games on the OS, due to the game resolution being the same as my ...
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MacBook Air 2018 Thunderbolt/HDMI to external screen - low resolution, no sound, no options

So I just upgraded to a 2018 MBA from a 2013 MBP. I never had screen issues with the MBP, just plug in the HDMI cable and everything just works. The connection goes via a Denon receiver. Now on this ...
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How to interpret the USB MacBook maximum monitor resolution?

I'm wondering if a macbook (USB C only) can support a 49" (5120 x 1440) monitor display. The 2018 Macbook has the Intel® HD Graphics 615 card (per specifications). The Intel website for this ...
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4k external monitor shows 3840x2160 and 1920x1080 but not 2560x1440

I'm using a external monitor with 3840x2160 resolution but it's completely unusable at that resolution (27", too tiny). I want to try it at 2560x1440 but MacOS doesn't even show that option. Is ...
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How to connect macbook pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) usbc -> hdmi splitter -> 2 non-mirrored monitors?

Computer : macbook pro no touchbar 13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports Right now my macbook pro is connected to two external monitors (identical 274E softblue phillips < 4k)but both external ...
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How can I debug an unrecognised display in High Sierra?

My external monitor recently stopped being recognised by my MacBook Pro (Early 2011 - 8,2, High Sierra, 10.13.6) I have reset PRAM / SMC and tried a number of troubleshooting steps as outlined in the ...
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OSX wont save external monitor screen arrangement settings, weird graphics issues with displays

Ive got a 27" iMac 4.2ghz i7, 16gb ram, 8gb GPU, running OSX 10.13.6 Ive got 2x external 1080p monitors connected to it via the thunderbolt ports using 2x of these HDMI to thunderbolt adaptors ...
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Use Apple monitor as second monitor for windows pc

I've an Apple monitor 27' with thunderbolt port, such the one in the picture below. Do you know how if it could be used as external monitor for a windows pc, that has not thunderbolt port?
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How to fast forward and remind a youtube video in the external monitor without moving my mouse out of the main screen?

I want to do programming in my MacBook Pro while looking at the lectures on Udemy on my external monitor. Thanks to this question: How do I control the Play/Stop button for a website (e.g., YouTube) ...
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Trying to use a mid 2011 iMac as a display screen for my 2016 MacBookPro

I have the two computers connected with the Thunderbolt cord. But when I hit F2 on the 2011 iMac, nothing happens. Well I shouldn't say nothing happens, the screen flashes as if I were taking a screen ...
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How to capture a high quality screeshot in 1920 x 1080?

I want to make 1920 x 1080 screenshots of the entire screen, but there's no 1920 x 1080 option in the Displays menu. There's a 1920 x 1080 option on SwitchResX, but when I select that one, the text ...
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Why do 1080p displays look pixelated unless the monitor is 4k when retina is 1080p?

I had a 1080p monitor and it looked slightly pixelated. I bought the LG Ultrafine 4k display and it looks great. I asked my work to buy me a monitor for the office and they offered a 1080p monitor. I ...
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MacBook performance degrading while using external screen through some USB-C Adapters

The Setup: MacBook pro 2018 13" without touchbar Asus 24" Screen GooBay 62113/Inateck sc01001 USB-C Adapter When the Screen is connected through the GooBay Adapter via HDMI, the performance of ...
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Screen blinking “HDMI no signal” when Mac is sleeping

I usually leave my computer, and let it go to sleep after 15 minutes. My external screen is showing a blue screen saying "HDMI no signal" every other minute while my MacBook is asleep, and the screen ...
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Use Web browser and Latex using iPad, Monitor, Apple Mouse and keyboard

I own a ASUS monitor (VGA, HDMI, DisplayPort ports), and am about to buy a computer to use it with. I usually use Apple devices, so I am oriented towards getting a Mac mini. However, I suspect that ...
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Setting TRUE 1080p output on Mac Mini HDMI?

At my church we have a display system that uses a HDMI splitter to drive three 1080 TVs as well as an old (might be relevant) 1080 monitor. We were running this setup off a 2012 MacBook pro with a ...
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Replace a 2017 Touch Bar MacBook Pro retina display with late 2013 MacBook Pro retina display?

I cracked my 2017 Touch Bar MacBook Pro display, and I have an old Late 203 MacBook Pro with a screen in good working condition. I am wondering if it's possible to replace the display of the new one ...
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Screen brightness keeps going to max

My system I'm running a 13" retina MacBook Pro and using El Capitan 10.11.6. Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz ...
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Macbook pro mid 2012 won't output external monitor's native resolution

So I connected my mbp mid 2012 13" to my del p2213 monitor which has a native resolution of 1680x1050 and a aspect ratio of 16:10 but apparantly when I went to the display settings and pressed scaled ...
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1440p/144hz Causes Mouse Stuttering

I have a 15" 2018 MacBook Pro with 4GB Radeon Pro 555X graphics. I also own a Pixeo PXC32 monitor that I use between my Windows 10 laptop and this MacBook. I am having trouble getting 144hz in 1440p ...
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LG UltraFine 5K firmware update

I have an LG Ultrafine 5K (27MD5KA-B) monitor. I finally wanted to fix the volume issue and just found out that there should be a firmware update that is supposed to be installed through the LG Screen ...
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Default color profile for display and mystery profiles that look like defaults

When I go into ColorSync Utility and look under the Profiles tab in the Profiles window or when I go into System Preferences and go to the Color pane of Displays preferences, I don't see anything that ...
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MacBook Pro 13” screen dead - how can I use external display?

An authourised Apple store have told me I need a screen replacement after my screen went dead. When I connect the MacBook Pro (late 2013 model) to my Samsung TV via hdmi I see the log in screen on the ...
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Connect Xbox to iMac

I am trying to connect my xbox to my iMac using a Thunderbolt HDMI adapter. One end is an HDMI port, which I plugged my xbox HDMI cord into and then I plugged the Thunderbolt into my computer The ...
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iMac Target Display Mode

I am trying to go into target display mode on my iMac. Its a 2012 iMac which does support TDM. However, I don't have a standard iMac keyboard because I bought a refurbished Mac which comes with a ...
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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 ...