Questions tagged [display]

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LG Ultrawide 21:9, MBP 2017 no HiDIPI 2560x1080

I have a LG Ultrawide 34WN650 and a 2017 MacbookPro(Big Sur) with both Radeon Pro 560 4 GB and Intel HD Graphics 630 1536 MB. I have purchased a USB-C to Displayport cable, a USB-C to HDMI cable, ...
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M1 MacBook External Display Scaling

I just purchased an M1 MacBook Air that I would like to attach to an external display. When I do so, the video quality is pretty terrible. It almost looks like the the output is being slightly scaled. ...
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Mac unable to set rotations of multiple monitors

Having a little problem with my MacbookPro 2019-15inch-i9 (Big Sur 2020.07.08). I have two vertical monitors(ASUS VG249 1080p 144Hz)(BenQ GW2270 1080p 60Hz) and one normal monitor(DELL 2718Q 4k) set ...
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MacBook Pro M1 external display connection issue

I am trying to connect my 2020 MacBook Pro (M1) to an external display via a thunderbolt 3 dock. The dock is the Kensington SD5200T which supports M1 Macs with 1 external display. The screen I am ...
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Can I drive this 34 inch samsung display with my macbook pro?

I own a 13 inch early 2015 macbook pro and am in the market for an ultrawide display for my home office. I've landed on this display as a contender for purchase, but am worried that my macbook will ...
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An undiagnosable screen fault (flickering/glitching)

I have been experiencing an intermittent screen flickering/glitching. The problem occurs where I use, or leave the laptop on for several hours, until I let the laptop rest (i.e. shut it down and leave ...
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What are the wireless display options for MacBook Air?

Are there any viable Wireless display solutions for MacBook Air (with Thunderbolt port). I know I can connect to HDMI-compatible TV or Monitor using cables and convertors. Is there any way I can avoid ...
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Why does my external display run at a lower refresh rate when MacBook's lid is closed?

I'm on a 16 inch MacBook Pro connected to an LG 4k monitor connected via a USB-C to DisplayPort cable. The display runs perfectly fine at 4k at 60 Hz refresh rate when the laptop's lid is open. ...
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How can I connect to an external monitor and charge my Macbook Pro with one wire?

I have a 2020 Macbook Pro (with the M1 chip). I also recently got an ASUS ProArt display which has an HDMI port, Display Port and some USB ports. I wanted to see if it's possible to connect the ...
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Can macOS operate/output video at 144 Hz screen refresh rate?

I am planning to invest in an external 144 Hz display for smooth game developments, now as far as I know macOS outputs video at 60 Hz so if I buy an 144 Hz external display will my MacBook be able to ...
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How can I software disable a display?

I have a mac mini with two monitors but I often access it remotely over VNC. Screen Sharing (and other vnc clients) allow me to select a single display (or view both at once), but neither work well ...
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2018 MacBook Pro + LG 4k display = no 60hz

I've got 2018 MacBook Pro 15" (Radeon Pro 560X), which I'm connecting to external LG 4K display (27UD69P-W) via Satechi Type-C to HDMI Adapter (says 4K/60hz on the box), but the display is running ...
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Can retina display features be enabled on older (non-retina) displays?

I have an older iMac, without a true retina display. I want to be able to scale the user interface like the retina macs do, but I can't seem to find a way to do that. Does anyone know a way to trick ...
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Connecting Samsung 1080p Monitor to 2014 MDP via HDMI/Mini-DisplayPort

This question is related to Unable to connect display(s) to MBP 13'' Mid 2014 via Tunderbolt / mini DisplayPort, albeit with a different monitor that may have a different cause. As per the ...
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Use MacBook Pro as second monitor for iMac?

Is it possible to use a MacBook Pro as a second monitor for my iMac? Both of them have a Thunderbolt port. If not, is there any other way?
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External display resolution is broken after wake on M1

on my MacMini M1 I have the following problem: Very often (not always) when macOS (11.2.2) wakes up after some sleep time, the resolution on my main display (BenQ EW3270U) is broken in a very weird ...
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Windows resized after sleep with external display connected to Macbook Pro via DP to usb-c

I have an external display ASUS VG279 connected to my MBP 2018 via Display Port to USB-C cable by moshi (sold on Apple's website). I use 1080p resolution for the display and my macOS version is ...
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How to get full resolution for LG 27UK650-W with MacBook Pro?

I bought a LG 27UK650-W monitor that has 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160). When I connect it to my MacBook Pro (2019, 16-inch, Big Sur), the fonts are huge. I had to switch from "Default for ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut or app to *SWITCH* displays content?

Is there a free app or shortcut that I can switch my Mac's windows content from one monitor to the other monitor (assuming only two monitors) via the keyboard or app? I know there is a way to move ...
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Can mac os support greater than 2x retina (for a small 4k screen)?

I'm interested in a 4k portable monitor which is 14" in size. I believe it is mainly intended for use with iOS/Android, however it does say supports mac/win. The concern I have is that even at ...
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Grayscale nightshift

is there a way on the Mac to activate a greyscale monitor option after a certain hour of the evening, just like you can do on samsung galaxy smartphones?
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External monitor not working when in closed clamshell mode

I have a mid-2015, 15 inch MacBook Pro, connected to a Dell P2715Q with a Display Port to mini-DP cable. With the lid open, I get both displays working. I used to be able to close the lid and it ...
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Screenshot Dimension

When I go to About This Mac --> Displays, it shows I have a Built-in Retina Display with 2560 × 1600 display. However, when I try to take a screenshot with command + shift + 3, the dimensions for ...
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After connecting 3rd external monitor typing lag starts, Macbook Pro 2016

Have macbook pro 2016 and connected 3rd external monitor. Then all monitors including macbook screen have typing lag. But let me clear about there is no mouse lag OR when I move the application window ...
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Screen freezes but mouse/keyboard/sound working

Lately I have been experiencing screen freezes when I am playing some games. Screen is locked, only mouse pointer moves. I can still hear and talk through vc and have sound from game. Keyboard is also ...
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Sudden greyscale shift on Macbook Air

I think this is a duplicate of an old question without a good answer: Display appears different on two accounts using same color profile My child was doing schoolwork on her school-issued Macbook Air. ...
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Change display arrangement in OS X/macOS programmatically

I periodically have to move my display around (physically1) and this requires also rearranging my display arrangement in System Preferences. Manually doing this all the time is a pain in the neck. ...
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Cursor Lag / Stutter & Media Blacked Out

Wondering if anyone has a solution to the HDCP issues with external monitors. I'm fairly desperate for a solution. I have a 2019 MBP 16, and I’m having cursor lag/stuttering, and media is blacked out ...
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External displays keep getting back in the wrong order

I work with my macbook (16", 10.15.7) closed and plugged into two external monitors, with two Apple USB-C Multiport Adapter. One adapter has HDMI, Power and USB-A plugged, and is connected to my ...
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How do I turn off (sleep) one monitor?

I have an MBP (lid closed) that drives two monitors. However, I only once in a while need the second monitor. Is there a way to put it to sleep, without sleeping the other monitor? Note that the ...
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OSX cmd+tab behavior with multiple windows of same application and monitors [closed]

First of all, my question is not answered in any of the questions with the similar titles. My context is a little different. I have 2 monitors connected to my MacBook Pro. I opened 2 windows of Safari,...
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MacBook Pro (2018) stopped detecting external monitor

My new MacBook Pro suddenly stopped recognizing external monitor (Dell U2515H) after 2 days of normal usage. Yesterday, after I was done with my work, I closed the lid as usual and today, I opened ...
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Group displays/spaces in mission control

Mission control has the binary options of either "Displays have separate spaces" or, if unchecked, all displays belong to the same virtual space (allowing you to have a window across 2+ ...
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Problems (consistently) Connecting 2 External Monitors to MacBook Pro (Late 2013) - Please Help!

I have been having issues to consistently be able to connect two external monitors (both HP Z23n G2 Displays) to my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) and cannot pin down the problem. I connect ...
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Macbook external display rearranges homescreen

I've just set my PC moniter as primary screen when I plug in my MacBook (Air 2020) but it keeps rearranging my Homescreen. When I rearrange it so it fits my external display and unplug my laptop it ...
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Can MBP 16" ( Late 2019) retina screen can be replaced with non-retina non-Apple screen?

I am getting some lines on one end of the screen I went to Aptronix (Apple retailer in India) customer care they are saying its pressure damage. I have never dropped the laptop nor hit the screen ...
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Outlook Display Change in High Sierra

When I click on an incoming message instead of enlarging to fill the screen as always has been the case, I now get a postcard sized enlargement of the message superimposed atop the Message List and ...
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MacBook Pro not filling the entire screen of external display

I recently bought an LG 22MP68VQ, but when I connect it MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2016) + Big Sur OS + USB Connector + VGA Cable. But it's working fine when I am connecting an HP + Windows + VGA cable. ...
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Using MacBook Pro 13' (2019) in lower resolution in Windows (1280x800)

I know the native resolution for MacBook Pro 2019 is 2560x1600. Using this resolution makes everything very small in Windows 10 and its needed to use scales (for example 200x). Another solution for ...
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MacOs BigSur 11.1 Display Flickering

Since I have updated my Mac on the newest version of MacOS BigSur 11.1 my external monitor HP Z27n G2 starts flickering heavily in 2560 x 1440 resolution. Now I have changed the resolution to 2048 x ...
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Dual monitor flickering: the secondary monitor does the flicker

I am experiencing flickering with my dual monitor setup. The nature of the flicker is "on/off", i.e. the screen gets completely black for a split second (sometimes a few seconds) and it goes back on. ...
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When using a dummy VGA projector, some of the software does not appear on my built-in retina screen

So the reason I attached a VGA dummy to my mid-2014 retina Macbook is to solve this problem which it did. But now I have a new problem. From time to time, if I try to open a software, it won't appear ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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MBP 15" Retina problems: one display hinge is way too tight

I'm trying to nurse my Mid-2014 Macbook Pro Retina 15" through at least another year. Unfortunately, the hinges seem to be going bad. They were getting loose, but in the last few days the right rear ...
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External display works on 30Hz

I have MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) with macOS High Sierra installed. I plugged it in to external display: LG 24UD58 24" via DisplayPort through USB-C For unknown reason ...
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Any way to modify DISPLAY similar to how it works for X11 with the macOS display system / window manager so other users can display on active display?

I have a scenario where I need to run graphical applications from other users from shell on the currently active display. In other words, I am logged in as user "A" and in Terminal I su to ...
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How to connect 2 external non Apple monitors with 13" MacBook Pro 2017

This MacBook Pro has only two USB-C ports. Since one is used to charge the laptop (the monitor can't charge the laptop), there is only one available port to plug a monitor. Is it possible to connect ...
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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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MacBook Pro (16" 2019) Does Not Recognize Correct Resolution

I'm having a rather annoying issue with my MacBook Pro 16" 2019 device since upgrading to macOS Big Sur. Every time I plug my device to my 4K monitor into the device (via USB-C to USB-C, or USB-C ...
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Can I use two USB-C to HDMI/DVI cables to hook up to two monitors from my MacBook Pro (2017)?

I want to add a second monitor that is connected to my MacBook Pro. Right now I am using a USB-C Apple adapter which allows me to plug the HDMI to HDMI cable from the adapter to the monitor. I want to ...

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