Questions tagged [hang]

The problem when your computer/device as a whole OR an individual application becomes unresponsive, "hanging" as it were, in mid air.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
50 views

macos Big Sur Terminal hangs and no prompt appear

I have a strange issue on my MacBook Pro (Mid-2017 15" with touch bar; MacBookPro14,3; 11.0 Beta (20A4299v)). I've just installed macOS Big Sur on an external drive and everything was alright for ...
-1
votes
1answer
35 views

Can we expect most of the safari freezing issues resolved after the Big Sur update? [closed]

For the past couple of months, I have been dealing with a lot of issues with safari, most typically the constant freezing watching videos on youtube and on Netflix. For instance, when I consider ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Upgrading to Catalina from Mojave stuck at “Estimating time remaining” for days!

I was upgrading my 2015 Macbook Pro running Mojave to Catalina. It is stuck at a black screen with the Apple logo and "Estimating time remaining" for several days now. During that time, I ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

iTunes 12.6.20 freezes and shows nothing constantly on Macbook

Hundred of people have the same issues and reported on the Apple forum, one example thread. What I tried Reinstall iTunes. Set up Keychain Access Create a new iTunes library But none works. Is ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

iOS apps unresponsive after reboot

I have an iPhone 11 Pro running iOS 13.5.1, but this issue has happened since at least iOS 11 (with an iPhone X) If I either turn off or reset the device, when it reboots, the first app or two that I ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Diagnosing macos locking up when external displayport monitor connected

Whenever I connect my MBP to an external monitor via a DisplayPort cable the OS pretty much locks up. I have a new 2020 13" MBP running Catalina 10.15.5 (19F101). I'm trying to connect it to an ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Macbook Air on Catalina freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

My Macbook Air freezes for like 30 seconds up to a minute if I have my VPN active and try to wake it up while it is trying to connect to the vpn. Seems like as soon as the connection is established ...
2
votes
3answers
93 views

Computer freezes after update 2020-002 on High Sierra. How to revert / cancel update?

Since security update 2020-002, I'm having lots of trouble with a macbook pro early 2015 running high sierra The computer freezes all the time From what i read, this update causes problems when ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Finder hangs hard when accessing some files on NAS via SMB

I have a new Synology NAS that I'm accessing over SMB3 (AFP is completely disabled on the NAS). When accessing some files on the NAS, Finder, as well as any app that tries to show an Open/Save dialog ...
1
vote
2answers
42 views

Macbook Pro freezes after I enter my password

The mac starts up fine and goes to the login screen. After I enter my password the losing bar circles once then freezes, followed a few seconds later by the cursor changing from normal to the frozen-...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Apps hanging constantly on Catalina

I have apps hanging constantly on catalina. Right now TextEdit is hanged. I have tried to close a textfile that was being edited and boom, textedit is hanged. Looking at Activity Monitor I see two ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

How to fix latest text bomb on iPhone 8?

I sent the text bomb (Italian flag with a non-english characters on either side) to my girlfriend while she was on iOS 13.3. phone hung as expected. Was able to get control after a reboot and deleted ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Macbook pro wont update format or shut down and hangs everytime

I have mid-2015 MacBook Pro. My Mac first started to hang and a round mouse cursor with colours would appear. The only thing I could do is to force it to shut down and restart. I tried to fix this ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

MacOS UI Freezes and Hangs after 10.14.6 (18G4032) Security Update

I have updated my MacBook Air 2017 256GB model recently, the latest security patch 10.14.6 (18G4032). I started to have random freezes. Sometimes, it goes back to normal after a few seconds. ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

Persistent periodic hangs

I'm hoping someone can help with regular, persistent hangs that my 'cheese grater' 5,1 Mac Pro has suffered for several years, across major OS updates (10.12 > 10.13 > 10.14 etc.) and despite my ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

smb mount cause Finder to freeze

I mounted a smb share of my NAS through Finder. After some time, I discovered that Finder is not showing new files. I then forced-quit Finder. Finder did not restart and instead hangs. Because this ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Application bounces and never launches and it is Catalina fault. How to make it launch?

Forgive me for this little rant. Catalina is Apple's Windows Vista. Said that, I have 10 to 20 little glitches, hangs and crashes with Catalina per day. Beyond crashing every time I shutdown, one ...
1
vote
3answers
27 views

Macbook Pro semi-frozen

My mac is in a weird state without particular reason. It is awake, but mouse clicks don't work, so I can't open any menus or apps. If I shut the lid, it locks after a while, but not immediately. When ...
2
votes
3answers
111 views

System Preferences freezes when I go to “Security & Privacy”

I'm in the process of migrating from Mojave (on the internal HDD) to Catalina (on an external SSD). Under Catalina, if I try to go to "Security & Privacy" in System Preferences, it hangs, and ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Keyboard freezes after pressing caps lock

After running for a day or two (not right after booting it), my laptop begins to display a strange behaviour: after pressing the caps lock my keyboard freezes which means that it does not respond to ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Security & Privacy preference always hangs when opening

Every time I try to open Security & Privacy preference it hangs indefinitely. Eventually I have to force it to quit. This is the top part of the latest crash report after forcing it to quit: Date/...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

MacOS Catalina mouse/system hiccups when external monitor connected via Green Cell USB-C Hub

I saw past posts about this issue but it's still hitting me on the current MBP 2019. I'm using external iiama black hawk external display monitor connected via Green-Cell USB hub Whenever I connect ...
3
votes
1answer
223 views

(MBP 2010 13") EFI BOOT Frozen when Trying to Install Windows 10

Would like to get some assistance: Device: Macbook Pro 2010 13" Previously I was successfully install windows by manually create partition, format partition to hybrid GPT/MBR by following a guide. ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Weird anomaly on my MacBook Pro

Recently I've encountered a problem, and quite frankly, of course it had to be one of those cases where nothing absolutely helps. It started around a couple weeks ago, the system was getting random ...
1
vote
0answers
230 views

My 2017 iMac has always been slow, why?

New iMac Specs: Mid-2017 iMac Retina 4K 21.5 inch 3.0GHz quad-core Intel i5 CPU AMD Radeon Pro 555 with 2GB Memory 1TB Hard Drive 8GB RAM macOS Catalina 10.15.2 It keeps hanging, lagging or ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Disk corruption found in Disk Utlity in Safe Mode, but no corruption found if booting into Recovery Mode. How do I fix it?

After installing a minor update to Mojave (did not try to update to Catalina yet), my iMac freezes during startup (progress bar stuck at about 90%). I can get to Safe Mode, where Disk Utility reports ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

OSX Web Browsers Won't Load a Page

I have a 2013 27" iMac running 10.15.3 and for some recent over the past couple weeks if I leave my computer idle for several hours (usually 12+) when I get back to my desktop none of my web browsers ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Cannot kill process in Catalina 10.15.3 due to child dialog freezing

[MacOS Catalina 10.15.3] How can I kill: 1. child windows of a process that seem to be preventing the parent process from terminating after using kill -9 ####? (At least this is what I think the ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Full screen video hangs on safari and chrome but not firefox

My Macbook pro retina Mid-2015 running Mojave 10.14.4 freezes in full screen mode for videos across any site I have tried. I have to go to Activity Monitor and End|Force either chrome or safari. ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

What caused my system to hang overnight?

I returned to my computer in the morning, and the screen didn't turn on when I press any key. There was no response, but the computer was on (warm). The computer was locked but awake when I left it in ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Catalina login screen hangs after power related restart

When the battery runs out on my MBP, after plugging in and pressing the power button, I am greeted with the login screen. I type my password, then it hangs and the only thing I can do is hard switch ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

Clipboard paste hangs application for 30s

I'm on MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 (Darwin 19.3.0). My Mac frequently gets into a state where every attempt to paste from the system clipboard freezes the application I'm pasting in to for about 30s, ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

macOS hangs on logout when installing system updates

My 2018 13" MacBook Pro has been having problems installing system updates. I don't remember when it started, but it's definitely been happening since upgrading to Catalina, if not before. I'll get ...
1
vote
2answers
271 views

macOS Catalina beachball appears when I use TextEdit or Preview apps

I have a MacBook with macOS Catalina 10.15.3 installed. I'm now noticing that whenever I open an image file with the Preview app, a beachball appears right about when I quit the app. Also, a ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

Wiped my keyboard with a damp cloth and now my macbook pro 2017 keyboard cannot type on the login screen

My macbook pro 2017 was working fine and I decided to wipe it with a damp cloth and now it wont work on the login screen. But I went to recovery mode terminal and all the keys work fine there. I must ...
0
votes
2answers
85 views

in macOS mojave apps freezes and beachball appears for some seconds when doing tasks like loading a conversation in Messages

macOS 10.14.6 on my MacBook Pro early 2015 13" with an i7 and 16GB Ram the active app freezes for some seconds when doing tasks in it, like loading conversation in Messages (happens not on every ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Calendar freezes when viewing event with videoconferencing

I use the Calendar app on iOS. My calendar is stored on Google, and I view it through the Calendar app. In Google, one can add videoconferencing to an event. However, when I try to open an event ...
0
votes
0answers
126 views

MacBook Pro Mouse and Keyboard freeze after opening the Lid

So recently my MacBook Pro 2018 Touchbar (4 USB-C and Intel I5 Quadcore) has been having a really weird problem after waking up from Sleep. Every time I open the Lid and log in, the screen wakes up ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

iPhone 6s nagged to update to 13.3, so I did but now I cannot use Whatsapp

Don't know where to start, did everything wrong. My frustation the last 24 hours: My iPhone 6s request me to update since a couple of months, so yesterday I thought let's do it. In summary: did not ...
8
votes
0answers
441 views

Macbook freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

I have a 2019 15" MacBook Pro running OS X Mojave (10.14.6) (company laptop, so can't update yet) and I have a weird problem. When I am connected to the company VPN (via the built-in client, no third ...
3
votes
2answers
618 views

MacBook Pro 15" mid 2015 retina randomly freezing, trying to pinpoint the issue (not sleep related)

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, Retina, Mid 2015, fresh install of latest Catalina) freezes randomly. It requires a hard shutdown (power button for > 5 secs) and then it takes a while to turn on. The MacBook ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Heavy issues with Finder make iMac unusable

My iMac 2017 (i7 4.2 Ghz, 40 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD) ran very well for around two years. Unfortunately, not anymore: Lately, I have severe issues with the Finder and it – honestly! – drives me insane. It ...
0
votes
0answers
493 views

Macbook pro freezing after clean install

My Macbook Pro (2015, Catalina) begun to freeze when I logged on to my main user account a couple of days ago. After the loading screen I approximately 2-5 seconds passed before everything froze, ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Catalina: Login Screen Freezes After Password Entry

iMac mid 2014 has been working fine for 5 years (well, sort of since I made the mistake of upgrading to Catalina). As of today: start the mac select a user from login screen enter password A few ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

VNC display of macOS Catalina frozen on login screen after reconnect

I have revived my Mac Mini 3,1 with Catalina thanks to dosdude1's patcher - and so far, it worked great! But, this is actually a Mac Mini Server (from 2009). So the obvious application is to deploy it ...
1
vote
0answers
117 views

Security & Privacy is not responding

I need to change enable camera for Google Chrome. So I go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and it hangs. Console log: Dec 13 07:17:37 macabook com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (com.apple.xpc....
1
vote
0answers
49 views

My Mac has recently been freezing several times a day and then eventually having to restart, unsure how to understand the error message or how to fix

My computer keeps restarting and I am unsure how to fix it, or if I will need to get a new Mac. I get this error report every time: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801fed1b92): initproc exited -- exit ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Unknown Binary in Application Samples

I recently started sampling applications that freeze on my machine. I have an iMac with 8 cores and 32GB of RAM running Catalina 10.15.1 fully patched. It's far from resource constrained yet certain ...
2
votes
1answer
819 views

Mail.app and accountsd are taking op all CPU Mac OS 10.15

I have suddenly (did not see when it is happening and when it is stopping) CPU peaks, which is coming from Mail.app and accountsd all together i did a screenshot of the activity monitor as well as ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

iPods crashing - Keynote freezing & glitching

The company I work for has started replacing approx 150+ old 4th gen iPods with brand new 6th Gen iPod touches. All we use is Keynote + a HDMI adaptor (sometimes Apple TV) but every one of them ...

1
2 3 4 5
12