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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.

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My Macbook Pro often hangs up at shutdown - what should I do? [duplicate]

My system: System Version: macOS 10.13.6 (17G5019) Kernel Version: Darwin 17.7.0 Boot Volume: Macintosh HD Boot Mode: Normal Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro14,3 ...
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Screen Saver Stuck On, How To Escape?

Today I encountered a problem with the screen-saver, in which it couldn't be deactivated in order to return to normal work. Normally, hitting escape will deactivate the screen-saver, but this did not ...
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Mojave 30-60 second hang on boot

I am running Mojave 10.14.3 and getting this pause in my boot. Usually boot was taking about 20-30 seconds, now it is taking between 1:20 and 1:30. I found a 57 second pause in the logs on boot but ...
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Mac Mini freeze and Display glitch after delete a partition

I just received an old Mac Mini from my friend. It was a 2014 model, sitting in a locker for a while. It got a lot of stuff so I decided to re-install Mac OS using a Bootable USB. So, I used the disk ...
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Mojave freezes for a split second around every 25 seconds when there is a second user logged in

My MacBook Pro 2016 touch bar with Mojave freezes for a split second every 20~30 seconds when there is another user logged in. But the other account logged in does not have any apps or suspicious ...
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Mojave installation hangs repeatedly

I am trying to install Mojave onto an external USB stick. I have tried repeatedly and it gets to a point saying 16 min remaining and just hangs there. Is there something for OSX like the good old ...
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What's causing my MacBook to freeze and reset keyboard settings when I bring it back from a long sleep?

The problem: I recently got a 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro running MacOS 10.14.2 (Mojave). I'm running into a really long freeze when I bring it out of a long sleep (e.g. by opening the lid after ...
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Mac App Store app freezes when downloading apps or clicking on update tab

I have always had issues with Mac App Store. After I upgraded to macOS High Sierra, the app store basically died. If I click on the update tab, Mac App Store freezes. This is inter-user. I can't ...
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Mojave has apps in a zombie state, neither launched nor quit

I'm experiencing an unusual problem that is affecting many of the apps I use on a regular basis, including (but not limited to): Adobe Illustrator CC 2019, Sublime Text 3, FileZilla, and even Apple's ...
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Network (I think) freeze causes network-connected-apps to hang

Ever since I installed the latest MacOS (Mojave) I started to experience freezes once or twice a day. Sometimes I'm lucky and the freeze skips a day. The symptoms are my connectivity dropping (I see ...
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Macbook Startup Freeze

I have a mid-2013 Macbook Air (A1466) that has been freezing/hanging during the startup process. It is running Mojave 10.14.2. This issue first began when I attempted to wake the computer from sleep ...
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my mac pro with OS x.11.6 goes to sleep even with the energy saver set to never

my desktop mac pro with OS x.11.6 goes to sleep even with the energy saver set to computer sleep never. And keyboard is frozen when computer wakes up, I have to restart.
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Eject an external disk after improperly disconnecting it

I have a repeatedly run into this problem. On the one hand we could say, "always remember to eject your external drives before removing them". However, it's a matter of fact that I will forget, at ...
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Notifications greyed out after waking up from sleep

I got a fairly new MacBook Pro and I am quite happy with it. The only thing that keeps happening all the time and frustrates me is that Notifications appear greyed and not responsive (when clicking on ...
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Macbook Pro 2016 stuck on “restarting” after installing mojave

Whenever I try to upgrade my macbook with updates which require a system restart, it will begin the update then freeze on the screen with an apple logo and partially filled progress bar with the text "...
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iMac hard freezes intermittently after booting off an external SSD

I have hooked up an external USB3 Samsung T5 SSD to my iMac model iMac14,2, formatted it as APFS, and installed macOS High Sierra on it, to use as my primary system drive. I can use the system for a ...
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com.apple.hiservices-xpcservice results in frequent hangs and freezes in my mac

Problem: com.apple.hiservices-xpcservice hangs repeatedly ever since I upgraded to macOS Mojave 10.14.1. Now,everytime the process hangs it is indicated by red colored fonts in the Activity Monitor. ...
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iPhone 6s battery issues

My iPhone 6s sometimes suddenly goes to 1 - 10% and sometimes 70 - 80% after restarting. Sometimes my iPhone works for 4 - 5 hours and sometimes 100% goes down to 10% in 1 hour or less. What is this ...
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Mac randomly crashes, main boot volume disappears

Retina Macbook from 2017 running Mojave here. Every few days, my mac suddenly and randomly freezes (sometimes at times without user input) and crashes. When it tries to boot again, it fails and ...
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How can I isolate what is causing the temporary “stall” during startup?

As I see the progress bar on my MacBook Pro mid-2015 move from left to right, soon after it gets past the halfway point, it starts to slow down and eventually stops temporarily, at about the time the ...
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How to keep process running when I lock my Macbook

I'm on macOS 10.13.6. I often need to set a long process running from the terminal, and then lock my Macbook for a while, and I want the process to be still running when the screen is locked. However,...
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Intel HD5000 graphics driver renders late-2013 MPB display unresponsive

This problem has been bugging me for a while now and I'm not sure what to make of it. When AppleIntelHD5000Graphics.kext gets loaded up the display freezes wherever it was. This usually happens right ...
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macOS Mojave Beach Ball when saving a file

When I'm trying to save or select a file in a web browser, or any other application the beachball appears and the app hangs for ±30 seconds. I didn't have this problem in High Sierra. Is it a common ...
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Mac Pro Tower Repeatedly hanging/rebooting. Mint clean install with zero internet time

Hardware 5,1. I have replaced the power supply once. Machine keeps either rebooting or display the "your mac has a problem and needs to reboot screen". This is on a largely mint OSX and audio app ...
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Mac refusing to shut down because of finder?

When I shut down, restart, or update and restart my mac goes about shutting applications down to get ready to turn the computer off as it normally does but after my top bar and desktop icons have gone ...
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My MacBook Pro freezes if nothing is moving on the screen

My MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) started freezing every time I boot it. I've tried resetting the NVRAM and SMC, and have even reformatted it. After doing that, I noticed that if I kept ...
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I constantly get a never-ending spinning beach ball in Safari on tabs that have Google Calendar loaded

I keep seeing the spinning beach ball on any tab that has Google Calendar loaded. It doesn't happen right away, it typically takes a while before it starts beach balling. The calendar works fine the ...
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External monitor causes very high CPU usage

I have an external LG 27UD69P-W monitor connected (via HDMI) to my late 2013 MacBook Pro, which causes the CPU usage of the Mac to go extremely high (kernel_task > 400%, sometimes much higher even), ...
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Why does loginwindow keep freezing in Mojave?

This is a follow-up to my previous question: Function keys stop working after a while in Mojave The issue I had is that loginwindow kept freezing. In this Gist, the issue is explained in detail. The ...
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YouTube freezes with Safari

I'm running macOS High Sierra and have had a bizarre problem for months. When I use Safari to watch videos on YouTube, occasionally changing the time of the video (either with the arrow keys or with ...
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No Reboot on MacPro using a new Samsung 860 EVO SSD

From the standard hard disk I can start, restart, and shutdown with no issues. From the new Samsung EVO 860 I can start and shutdown, but I can NOT restart. It freezes with a black screen. If I ...
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Mac OS X 10.6.7 freezes on restart

I recently got a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.7. I installed the software update that was available, and when I tried to restart it, it seemed to be going well until it froze on the original space ...
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MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) hang ups with artifacts on the screen

Sometimes my Macbook Pro hang up with the artifacts like on the photo Basically it occur if i move my notebook from one place to another, open-close it and so on. If notebook stay still, this hang ...
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Mac freezes after entering login password

My Mac starts up normally, but when I enter my password on the login screen, it freezes with a spinning beachball. I am unable to access it due to this problem. How do I resolve this issue?
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High Sierra freezing all the time

I have a Macbook Air 2014 that I updated from Yosemite to High Sierra 10.13.4 just recently, but now the laptop freezes multiple times per day :( Here are the things that I've tried: Upgrade ...
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macOS freezes. keyboard/mouse input is registered. screen freezes

I am on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. Macbook Pro 15" w/ Retina display, mid-2015. The OS seems to freeze sometimes: the screen freezes all output sounds freeze (most of the time now, but didn't use ...
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Macbook Pro: all apps crashing?

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra. Today, System Preferences app suddenly stopped responding, followed by every other app whenever I had them active. Force quitting them was useless, ...
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Troubleshooting macOS 10.13 (beta) freeze

I have a MacBook Pro (13" Retina, Mid-2014) running the macOS 10.13 public beta (currently 10.13.6) and it freezes pretty regularly for a few seconds at a time. Then it thaws out and goes about its ...
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TouchBar keeps freezing

The TouchBar in my new MacBookPro 2017 keeps freezing every time I use it to adjust the brightness of the screen. In order to circumvent this, I need to use the "Force Quit" command, but is becoming ...
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macOS temporarily freezes

After working fine for days, my Mac has started freezing temporarily. This is triggered by switching between applications. This freeze may last a couple of seconds to a minute or even more. After that,...
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Brief mouse-disappearances + frozen video when using trackpad, late 2016 MBP

When I'm using the trackpad, occasionally the mouse pointer will disappear and the whole screen will freeze. It will remain frozen indefinitely if I continue to slide my finger back and forth on the ...
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macOS freezes every few days

I've bought iMac 27' in 2017 since the beginning I'm having a very annoying issue with it. On average every two weeks, my mac will freeze to the point where the mouse is still moving, audio continues ...
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System crashes / logs out after visiting specific website

This might be a weird question, but I'm asking for some guidance for how to investigate this more. It's not a reproducible issue, but it happens often enough (e.g. a couple of times a week). Here's ...
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iPhone 7 Plus freezing and acting weird after storage became full

A family member has an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10. Last night, the storage filled up completely (while doing video recording, it stopped, and no new recording could be started). Strange behavior ...
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HDMI freezes on High Sierra

Sometimes when I plug my HDMI cable in, the macbook freezes. It's 15inch retina, early 2013, recently clean installed macOS High Sierra. I've resetted the NVRAM and the SMC, many times, problem is ...
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How to determine why my Mac temporarily freezes?

Every couple days, my Mac will simply freeze for several seconds to a few minutes. Any audio stops playing, and the mouse stops responding. Then it's back to normal. The 99.9% of the time it's ...
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How to fix long delay after clicking on Wifi symbol in menu bar?

I'm on a Early 2015 13-inch macbook pro with macOS version 10.13.4 (model MacBookPro12,1). When I click on the wifi symbol in the menu bar (the 4 curved lines in the shape of a triangle), there is a ~...
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HomePod no longer responds to Siri

HomePod does not respond to my Siri commands anymore. I have tried to reset HomePod.
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Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.4 Broken/Frozen

So yesterday I went to sit down and use my computer (for programming with Xcode) as normal. When I opened up my computer it froze and I was unable to interact with any apps. I shut down and rebooted ...
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Mac OS stuck after login

This screen came after I entered my credentials to login, and stayed here for a long time. I have tried reinstalling the os and clearing nvram, tried booting into safe mode and run diagnostics and ...