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Macbook Pro 16“ fried all USB-C ports after using a Samsung 43” monitor

I'm trying to understand what happened to my MBP because it's a rather weird situation. I hooked my MBP to a Samsung CJ89 43" monitor directly through USB type C. It worked for a while and then ...
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How to maximize window horizontally and minimize to its default position without a third party app using keybinding?

I am using my terminal on the right side of the window. When I click on the red line (left side of the terminal) it minimize horizontally. Because this is a built in property of Apple, I don't want to ...
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Is it possible to use a 2011 iMac as an external monitor for 2019 Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

I have a mid 2011 iMac, version 10.13.6 with a thunderbolt port. My work recently gave me a 2019 Macbook Pro with a thunderbolt 3 port. Is it possible to use the iMac as an external monitor? If so, ...
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How to use iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) as a second monitor for Macbook Pro (13-inch, 2020)? [duplicate]

I bought Thunderbolt 3 (USB-c) to Thunderbolt 2 by Apple and Thunderbolt Cable (0,5m). Cmd+F2 doesn't work for me. I guess it's just because Apple now prevents to use old iMacs as monitor with new ...
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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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13-inch 2020 MacBook Pro has incorrect “default scaling” value (compared to 2012 MBP)

I'm having a rather strange issue. When I opened my 13-inch 2020 MacBook Pro, right out the box everything seemed rather small. I went into the display settings and noticed the display setting was set ...
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How to open videofile in native resolution?

I have MacBook with 15,4-inch (2880 x 1800) display and for example I have video file for which ffmpeg -i video.mp4 shows me Stream #0:0(und): Video: h264 (High) (avc1 / 0x31637661), yuv420p, 2100x678,...
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Whats a good external monitor to connect with my Macbook Pro? [closed]

I am looking for a (not expensive!) external monitor to connect my MacBook Pro when working from home. It should have: USB-C 27/28" height-adjustable Glossy display Appreciate anyone who could ...
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16" MBP is detecting 2 displays as one, mirroring them

I want 3 independed, extended monitors. The retina on my MBP and 2 displays. In my current setup this isn't working as expected. I have 2 DELL2415 connected via a dock, but both are mirrored, while ...
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Can't activate 1280 * 720 scaling on my 2K external monitor but 1280 * 800 works

I'm using a Lenovo 1440p display on my MBP through a DP to TB3 cable. The UI looks way too small on the native resolution so I'd like to achieve a 2x scaling to 1280 * 720. However, it seems I just ...
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Macbook Pro 13 Early 2015 Display flickering and show rows

I have recently bougth a broken Macbook pro 13' Early 2015. The display is the main issue. Infact, when the macbook turns on, the display shows this: When it goes to login, the display shows this: ...
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External display sometimes briefly turns on but stays black

I have a 2019 Mac Pro (the new cheese grater) connected to an external display via Thunderbolt 3. When I put it to sleep though, sometimes the display will turn on and display all-black for a few ...
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D6000 Dock with OS X Catalina 2 external monitors

I have two 27 inch monitors connected to a D6000 dock which connects to a Thunderbolt 3 port on a Mac though it is USB C from the d6000. The Mac is a 2020 Mac book pro. The D6000 is supposed to ...
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Hp Compaq presario CQ56 display problem [closed]

Hp Compaq presario CQ56 is displaying irregular color on the screen instead of normal but when I tested another working screen on the laptop it is still displaying abnormal and when I tested it on ...
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Mac mini 2014 4k + 2k Monitor Configuration

I'm interested in getting a Mac mini Late-2014 (specifically A1347, Macmini7,1, MGEN2LL/A), but I'm concerned by the multi-monitor specifications published by Apple. The specs state:- Video Support ...
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MacBook does not go to sleep when powered with monitor via USB-C

It has been a few years now and across models. I've always wondered if there's a way to fix this. My MBP (15-inch, 2018), when powered with external monitor (LG 5K) via USB-C, is still warm even when ...
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2020 MacBook not waking with LG Ultrawide monitor and MX keys and mouse

I have an issue which I been researching with no luck. I have an ultrawide LG monitor set up to 3 laptops with the MX keys and mouse 3. (1)2020 MacBook Pro via Apple usc-c adapter with HDMI cable to ...
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Will this Mac mini setup work as I intend?

I'm thinking of switching to a Mac mini setup, this one in particular: New Apple Mac mini (3.6GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB) — https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/...
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Will one USB-C port be able to deliver power, data transfer and power two monitors on a Macbook Pro?

I have a USB-C hub (link to it on amazon is here). At the moment I have a setup of: Mouse and keyboard, hard drives, power cable and one monitor through HDMI into that USB-C hub and have had no ...
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External Display Issue - iMac Late 2015 Retina with Dell U2520D (25" 2560x1440) - Fuzzy Text

Computer: Late 2015 iMac 27" Retina (Catalina 10.15.5) External Monitor: Dell U2520D 25" Monitor. Connected using mini-displayport to displayport The text in the mac os is fuzzy on my ...
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Possible to connect 3 external monitors to Macbook Pro 15" (2017) via the USB-C ports? [duplicate]

I need to connect 3 external monitors to my Macbook Pro 15" (2017 version). I need the desktop to extend independently to the 3 monitors (the laptop lid will be closed, so only the external ...
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Link Displays Between Two iMacs (Late-2015 Retina running Sierra and 2017 running Mojave) Using Thunderbolt-to-Thunderbolt

I'm hoping someone can help me (and that this is possible, considering I just spent an arm and a leg to facilitate this setup). I have a late-2015 iMac (27" Retina 5K display, running Sierra) and ...
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External display attached to MacBook Pro has washed out colours

I have a BenQ BL3201 display, connected via HDMI (and a USB-C dongle) to my 2019 15" MacBook Pro. Light grey areas are completely washed out, and appear white. I've attached some photos to ...
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Can a projector be used as a good quality second screen? [closed]

I've never attached a projector to my Mac, so I don't know just how good the really good ones can be. I'm a graphic designer who used to use a 27 inch iMac but now works on a laptop most of the time. ...
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External Monitor Resolution Issue

I am using a Acer 27-inch (68.58 cm) Full HD - KG271 Cbmidpx (Black) monitor with my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). I am using it for the past 2 weeks. It was working fine till yesterday. Today ...
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Display configuration problems with Mac Pro

I have a Mac Pro (trash can) with dual D600 graphics connected to 3 x 4K displays using mini-DP to HDMI cables that are rated to work 4K @ 60Hz. Due to the size of the mini-DP connectors, I can fit ...
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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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How can I prevent external monitors from slowing my Macbook?

Until three months ago, I could use two external monitors with no problem. For 3 months I just used one, but now, trying two, I find that my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017, OS 10.15.5) gets slow--for ...
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Can I turn an old iMac (early 2008) into an external monitor

I have a dead iMac 24" (Early 2008) that has a broken graphics card (and doesn't boot up to any system), I was wondering if I could convert this into an external display for my Windows PC, ...
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How to calibrate external monitor with MacBook Pro?

I’m trying to calibrate the colour of my external monitor, which attached to my MacBook Pro as a second monitor, with my Spyder 5 colorimeter and DisplayCAL software as the colours are vastly ...
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Kernel task takes about 500% CPU after connecting external monitor

I work with macBook Pro (15 Inch 2019, Catalina OS). I can't work with external monitor. 3-5 minutes after pluging in I have kernel_task that takes something about 500-900% CPU. I know there are some ...
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External monitor can't be detected anymore

I know this is a reoccurring issue and I've gone through every forum, every topic and every blog post I could find. Two days ago my MacBook Pro 13 stopped detecting external monitors. I'm using a ...
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External Monitor + MBP 2016 15" TouchBar no 60Hz option on any resolution w/ DP; works on 2018

I have two MacBooks Pro 15" w/ TouchBar, one 2016 and one 2018. On the 2018, I was able to get 4K@60Hz (and 1080p@60Hz, along with most all other resolutions at 60Hz) using a USB-C to DP dock to ...
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How to enable the sound while screen recording a Zoom meeting on iPhone?

I'm trying to record the screen while attending a Zoom meeting on iPhone, but the video after the recording seems to have no sound! Before I started recording, I have turned the microphone on! But It ...
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Monitor only works after turning on multiple times [duplicate]

I have had two monitors for my Late 2016 MacBook Pro running the latest updates, a 1080p one and now a 4K monitor. Both have had the same issue described below. When I connect my external monitor to ...
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How do I get my 2019 MacBook Pro to support higher refresh rates than 60 Hz?

If I switch my the external monitor to 85 Hz, it goes really weird. What does it need to support an lg uhd with 85 Hz? MacBook Pro 2019 i7 16 GB & lg gk950-b
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Macbook PRO 2015 doesn't recognize my external monitor

I bought a new monitor, a ViewSonic VA2259-sh and it's not getting recognized by my MBP 2015. I tried the monitor in my desktop and a rpi, and it gets recognized. In my MBP 2015, the monitor shows “No ...
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Connecting Apple TV HD to a monitor over USB-C port

Does Apple TV HD support connecting to a display via USB-C port? I use the same display with my newer MacBook Pro with USB-C port. I use a display with three input options, a DisplayPort, an HDMI ...
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Occasional low contrast on external display when waking MacBook Pro from sleep

I've been using the LG 43UN700-B for a few weeks now. It's connected to a 16" MacBook Pro (running 10.15.5) for power and video via the USB-C cable that came with the display. Right from the start, I'...
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Macbook Altering External Display Colors

I have been using an external display (Alienware 34" AW3418DW) and the monitor appears to adjust its color settings rapidly, IE: blue tones dropping or jumping, much like the screen warming and ...
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MacBook Pro 2020 Model - External Monitors Now Have Strange White, semi-transparent, Box On Top Left Corner

I have a new Macbook Pro 2020 model, have attached a couple of external monitors. Everything was fine until last night, suddenly there is now a semi-transparent white box appearing on the top left ...
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How to prevent MacBook pro heating when using external monitor, which causes the internal monitor to flicker after hours of work

Problem: It is well known that when MacBook Pro is connected to the external monitor, the GPU gets involved and the system heats up. The common advice is to just live with it because the system will ...
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Switching inputs on my monitor requires me to unplug and replug my MacBook Air USB-C Cable

My monitor has 2 inputs, an HDMI input (which is plugged into my Windows machine) and a USB-C input (which is plugged into my Macboook Air). I switch between these inputs often, but everytime I switch ...
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My LCD cracked - can I create a custom resolution to exclude the broken part of the screen? [duplicate]

My 2013 MacBook Pro was damaged -- the LCD is now cracked. The damage is fairly limited, however: only the right-most 1cm and the bottom 2cm are non-functional. Is there a way to create a custom ...
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Can't get 5120 x 1440

I bought a LG 49WL95C-W 49" 5120 x 1440, but I can't run it at this resolution with my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) (it's work fine with my iMac 5K. It's seems that max I can get is 3840 x 1080 (...
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Use only external Monitor on MacBook Pro

When in my office, I want to disable the internal display of my 16" MBP 2019 since it's disturbing and uses extra resources. The Windows solution would be pretty simple: WIN + P > external display ...
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How does CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock support two displays from one USB-C port?

According to the FAQ for the CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, two different monitors can be connected in extend mode through the single USB-C port. How is this possible if MST is not supported? Why ...
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OSX increase display font size without changing display resolution?

I am using an iMac 5k display. The system display font is really too small but the only way the system gives, the casual operator, to change the size of the system display font is to reduce the screen ...
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How do I fix small gap at top and on the left of iMac display?

I have an iMac mid-2010 (11,3) that is showing a small gap at the top and left side of the screen in the built-in display. It is almost like the screen position is off, or the display is not being ...
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macOS Catalina 10.15.4 - MacBook Pro Retina, mid 2015 - dual screen bug

Since updating to Catalina two months ago I have had this problem: My MacBook Pro HDMI output is attached to a NEC monitor. Every time I log in on my standard account the monitors are mirrored and ...

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