Questions tagged [high-sierra]

macOS 10.13 High Sierra is Apple's operating system for Macintosh hardware. macOS Sierra was announced June 5, 2017 at WWDC, Apple's annual conference for developers where new operating systems have been announced for the last several years.

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macOS Calendar app stopped syncing with Google Calendar

My Google Calendar account has stopped syncing with the Apple Calendar app on macOS (High Sierra 10.13.4). I've tried turning Google Calendar off and back on in the System Preferences -> Internet ...
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Mac Pro 4.1 (flashed) High Sierra Firmware Update

I just created a USB Installer for High Sierra and tried to install my Mac Pro 4.1 (flashed to 5.1). But the installer wants to do a Firmware Update too and says I have to shutdown and press the ...
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How does APFS encryption work?

I recently upgraded my 2013 MBP to High Sierra. This changed my unencrypted file system to encrypted APFS. Does Apple provide any information about how APFS encryption works? Does the account ...
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Can i restore a back up of the user folder to a fresh install without issues?

Can i restore a back up of the user folder to a fresh install without issues? I created the back up with the disk utility tool I am fresh installing an iMac late 2015 because it's very slow. I have ...
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Mac Command Line Tools Continue to Update

This morning, I decided to re-install MacOS High Sierra using macOS Recovery by pressing Command + r. The system got stuck when only 11 minutes were remaining. I restarted it and did the same process ...
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Encrypt external HDD without erasing data on High Sierra?

I'm running Filevault on my internal hard drive, but I realized that I never encrypted my external drive. Currently it's running Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and I'm not seeing any encrypt options ...
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Fastboot error on high Sierra

I'm having problems using ´fastboot´ in high sierra. When I run the command: fastboot devices it tells me: ERROR: Unable to create a plug-in (e00002be) Now, I've googled a lot and a lot of ...
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How to disable switching user with Touch ID?

So here is a hypothetic scenario: I'm at work presenting something to a colleague and we are both looking at my screen, when suddenly I have to access a service that requires a password. I use ...
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Show Package Content option not available in High Sierra on a pkg file

I want to "Show Package Content" of a pkg file which is inside this dmg file : https://desktop.visio.renater.fr/scopia/entry/pic/ClientComponents.dmg So I drag'n'drop the pkg file which is inside the ...
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Boot Camp Assistance is stuck on create a partition?

I have a MacBook Pro, Late 2013. I have done a clean install of High Sierra macOS 10.13.3. I am trying to install Windows 10, Fall Creators Update, on my Mac by following Boot Camp Assistant's ...
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Macbook pro 13 inch 2017 W/ touch bar - battery drain during sleep

OS Version I'm on is High Sierra 10.13.2 My battery seems to drain way too much on my new MacBook Pro 13 w/ Touch bar 2017 when it's supposed to be sleeping. Things I've done after reading other ...
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Trouble repairing a corrupt Time Machine sparsebundle on Synology NAS

I am having difficulty repairing a Time Machine backup. After upgrading from Sierra to High Sierra, the Mac had difficulty finishing Time Machine backups to the Synology NAS. Ultimately the Mac ...
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Problems installing Audio Unit components on High Sierra

Apple Mac Pro (early 2009) Firmware 4.1 -> 5.1 macOS 10.13.0 High Sierra Logic Pro X 10.3.2 Hello, I upgraded my Apple Mac Pro to High Sierra last week. This may have been a slightly rash move for ...
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Upgrade to High Sierra stalls/fails at “Calculating installation time“

I am trying to upgrade my 2015 MacBook Pro from Sierra to High Sierra. I downloaded the installer from the Mac app store and started it. The first slightly alarming sign was during a reboot about a ...
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Mac Mail “View as Icon” missing in High Sierra?

I upgraded to High Sierra and now the "View as Icon" option in Mail is no longer there. Anyone know where it went? Is it gone for good :-(
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Does Parallel still allow booting from a Bootcamp partition with HIgh Sierra?

Will I be able to create a Bootcamp partition that I can boot into from Parallels once I've upgraded to High Sierra?
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What is the latest version of Java for macOS High Sierra?

On my High Sierra Mac java --version gives java version "1.8.0_172" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_172-b11) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.172-b11, mixed mode) but in ...
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Bootcamp: Black screen shows after windows 10 installation

I have a MacBook Air with OS High Sierra. I tried to install windows 10 by selecting the top and the bottom selections in Bootcamp, which installs the setup on a USB and partitions a section for ...
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Black screen with cursor after logging out of guest account on High Sierra

When I log out of my guest account, it gets stuck with a black screen and a cursor that I can move around but can't do anything except do a forced restart. In my searching, I have seen an old ...
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MacOS High Sierra - Unable to mount network drive after waking from sleep

I have a 2017 MBP with MacOS High Sierra. When working from home, I typically connect to my work network via VPN and then I can mount various network drives (SMB). When my Mac goes to sleep, I seem ...
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Night Shift & Flux not working on MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) since macOS 10.13.2

Hope anyone might have an idea how to troubleshoot this problem: Since I updated my MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) to macOS 10.13.2 both Night Shift and Flux have completely stopped working. Meaning no ...
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Mac had High Sierra, had to install Lion from Internet Recovery into a new hard drive, can't install High Sierra

I had Mac OS High Sierra on my laptop. I have had some errors on my laptop's hard drive. I bought an SSD and had to install Mac OS Lion from Internet Recovery. I see ads for a free Mac OS High Sierra ...
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clipboard not working after Security Update

EDIT: The update had the Security and Privacy icon (steel home with vault lock), while the last installed update (2017-001) has the High Sierra icon. So may not be 2017-001. Yet this is the last ...
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MacBook Air turns off whenever lid is closed after High Sierra update

Ever since I updated my MacBook Air to High Sierra, it turns off almost every time I close it. Sometimes when it is closed it'll actually restart - I can tell because it makes the Mac "ding" startup ...
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Can't connect from macOS High Sierra to Windows 10 share on home network

At wit's end. Have MBP named newt running High Sierra. Have Windows 10 machine named "Vader" that's always up & running with a physical drive (X:) shared as //Vader/x with permissions set to ...
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Failed to upgrade to OS X High Sierra with two non-descriptive errors

I've downloaded "Install macOS High Sierra.app" from the Apple App Store. On launching I get: "This copy of the Install macOS High Sierra.app application is damaged, and can‘t be used to install ...
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Not able to login using network account after upgrade to High Sierra

I just upgraded to macOS High Sierra and now I am not able to login using network account. However, I am able to unlock the FileVault2 volume using the old credentials but then it asks for credentials ...
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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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Apple Music checked as disabled and grayed out in iTunes

In iTunes' preferences pane for Restrictions, Apple Music is grayed out and checked as disabled. Any idea how to enable this? The lock is not engaged at the bottom.
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Expected incremental backup performance on Mid-2015 MacBook Pro

I use Acronis True Image backup software on a new mid-2015 MacBook Pro Retina with a 2.8GHz processor and a 1TB SSD running High Sierra and APFS. Incremental backups, even when there's almost no ...
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How to get back the missing monitor option in High Sierra's menubar?

When plugging in an external monitor on my MacBook-pro Sierra I could set the monitor options to show up on the menu bar. That works like a charm. Since the upgrade to High Sierra, I am not able to ...
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MacOS intermitently shows system messages in wrong, non-default language

So at some point last year I set MacOS language to my native language. I didn't quite like it, so after a while I switched back to English. Since then, MacOS keeps sporadically showing me messages in ...
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Can't resize macOS partition (APFS error code 49187)

I'm unable to shrink my APFS macOS partition in Disk Utility or by using diskutil. When I try with either method, I receive error code 49187. There appears to be no reference for these codes and I can'...
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How can I stop my Mac from automatically upgrading to High Sierra?

As per the title. If I have a Mac running Sierra, what can/should I do if I don’t want to be upgraded to High Sierra? I’ve already unchecked “Install macOS updates” in System Preferences: but I’m ...
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How do I enable Time Machine local snapshots on an iMac?

I have an iMac with a Fusion drive running High Sierra. Time Machine is enabled and backs up to an external disc. Time Machine takes daily local snapshots so that you can go back to a specific day, ...
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Automatically Inhibit sleep while transferring files over the network?

I was transferring some files over the network and my macbook pro just fell asleep. I had the "Wake for network traffic" in Preferences>Energy checked. I am using High Sierra. It doesn't sound like ...
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Activity Monitor show no processes

With 10.13. I using Item2 to compile golang (src/all.bash). When cpu is get 100% The Item2 can't response. I have already open Activity Monitor. But I can't force quit the Item2. Then I quit ...
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Fresh macOS install: Console.app displays errors/faults. Is that to be expected?

I have installed a fresh copy of macOS 10.13 on an empty drive. After logging in I checked for errors/faults in Console.app. I didn't expect to see any errors let alone faults but Console.app ...
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macOS Photos.app - Names Missing on Shared Albums

Recently the names from users of my shared album have disappeared from the activity feeds (See picture) - this has only happened on the desktop, both the iPhone and iPad are fine. Just updated to ...
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Partition problem with APFS containers in macOS High Sierra

As always I'm so impatient and migrating with my main devices to the first developer previews the day they are available. Which as always bring me only problems but I just cannot help myself. So ...
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Upgrade to High Sierra [duplicate]

I currently run MacOS 10.12.4 Sierra on a mid-2011 iMac. I want to upgrade to 10.13 High Sierra. On the App Store, the only option (after Sept 24) is 10.14 Mojave. Where should I go to get High ...
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Preview is Not Remembering Window Sizes and Positions on Startup (after Update to High Sierra)

Since I updated to High Sierra the Preview app no longer remembers the sizes and positions of its open windows. Instead it just opens all windows on the same desktop with standardised size and ...
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Boot Camp Control Panel macOS partition doesn't show up

Not sure why. I can access my macOS partition via hitting the option key. But the control panel doesn't seem to find it, And I want to set it as my default drive to boot into rather than Windows. ...
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Fix boot loop of macOS updater

The latest macOS 10.13.2 update apparently didn't install well on my MacBook Pro 13" with Touchbar. On every boot the system loads the update installer but gives then an error message that the ...
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System Administrator Profile shows up after auto-lock High Sierra

I have a MacBook Pro running High Sierra. Sometimes when I let my computer auto-lock itself, (like closing the lid for a while) when I come back the user is not the profile I was using, but says ...
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High Sierra upgrade does nothing at all when opened

I downloaded the High Sierra upgrade a few weeks ago and have tried to launch it now and then since, but it does nothing. Not even report an error. The High Sierra icon with apparent stalled download ...
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High Sierra forgets display layout on reboot

Since I upgraded to High Sierra, my 2-display layout gets reset to side-by-side every time I reboot, when instead it should be vertical to match the physical layout of my monitors. While potentially ...
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APFS decryption stuck

A week ago, I updated my Macbook Pro to 10.13 and reformatted both internal disks (SSH and HDD) to encrypted APFS. So far the SSD is working but I have a problem with the HDD. I can't mount the APFS ...
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Problem while updating to macOS High Sierra (Target is not convertible to AFPS)

I started my update at night and woke up in the morning to this screen, stuck at the same place for hours now. The error log is a long sequence of the same two lines. isConvertableToAPFS: was called ...
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Macbook Update to High Sierra unbootable

I updated my late-2013 MacBook Pro from macOS Sierra to macOS High Sierra this morning. The update ran fine and I got back into my system everything looking ok. Then I shut the MacBook down to go to ...

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