Questions tagged [m1]

The Apple M1 is the first ARM-based system on a chip (SoC) for Macintosh computers. This tag relates to software compatibility with that chip.

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Using an M1 Mac mini with HDMI to DVI Adaptor

I have been trying unsuccessfully to get my M1 Mac mini (M1, 2020, running 13.2 (22D49) Ventura) working with an older DVI monitor. My current configuration has my primary (4K) monitor hooked up via a ...
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Is it possible to play Age of Empires 2 on Apple Silicon M1 Mac via Parallels and Steam?

I want to play Age of Empires 2 Definite Edition on my M1 MacBook. The game does not run natively on Apple Silicon Macs. So I thought about Steam. The Steam Website states that the game is only ...
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MacBook Air M1 2020 touchpad and keyboard unresponsive after sleep

For the last week, I've been experiencing the following issue: After my MacBook Air (M1, 2020, Monterey 12.6.3 (21G419)) goes to sleep, it becomes unresponsive to touch and keyboard; only the power ...
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MacBook Pro M1 USB Type-C Power Charging every time first charging will be 8W need to replug then will be changed to 86W

What is the issue? Is it the power adaptor issue or the MacBook Pro M1 issue. First time plug in with Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 Original Type-C Charge 86W. It only show 8W charging. After replug and ...
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How to check if brew installs M1 or intel packages?

I have installed JetBrains Toolbox using brew install --cask jetbrains-toolbox. I am experiencing quite a lag when scrolling and overall slow interface while using WebStorm, IntelliJ and PyCharm. I ...
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MacBook Pro (M1) reports more disk space used than available on system

Hope the title is clear enough. When I go to System settings > General > Storage, the amount of used space showed is larger than the real actual disk capacity. Was wondering why this is so? I ...
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Converting an existing 'Data' volume to APFS encrypted

Laptop: Macbook Pro M1 OS: macOS Ventura 13.1 I regularly work on sensitive data on my laptop and I want everything to be encrypted by default. The best way to do that I imagine is to encrypt my ...
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How can I remove this MacBook Pro icon from the desktop?

I can remove the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop via the settings of the finder, but how to remove the other 'MacBook Pro' icon? Edit: it shows up after I changed the name of the Mac, however, ...
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The uniqueness of Neural Engine of Mac, among the chip industry/market

From Wikipedia: The neural engine allows Apple to implement neural network and machine learning in a more energy-efficient manner than using either the main CPU or the GPU. However, third party apps ...
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Mouse not working on MacBook Pro M1

I have a USB Fujitsu mouse (Blue LED Mouse M960) which refuses to work with my MacBook Pro 2021 with the M1 chip (MacOS version 12.6.1). When executing ioreg -p IOUSB -l -w 0: | +-o Fujitsu Mouse ...
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Stop zoom or MacOS from picking my external microphone as output

Zoom on my Apple M1 Max running Ventura 13.1 keeps picking my Blue Yeti external USB microphone for output, which means that I don't hear anything. This doesn't happen all the time but when it does, ...
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Problem with Xbox One controller on M1 in Grid Autosport

I have issue with my Xbox wireless controller. First at all Grid Autosport didn't see my controller. I found solution on the Internet. I downloaded .plist file and moved it to InputDevices folder. The ...
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MacBook Pro Erase All Contents and Settings

Does performing Erase All Contents and Settings as they described here 3 times in a short period of time have any adverse effect on the Mac? Specs: MacBook Pro, 2021, M1 Pro.
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MacBook Air M1 battery completely drained after not using it for a few months

I powered off my M1 MacBook Air a few (~3) months ago and I was surprised to find out that it had drained completely when I tried to power it on today. Why did this happen? If I recall correctly the ...
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Is my MacBook hacked?

This message keeps popping up on my MacBook The guy I bought this MacBook from helped me download some apps (e.g. Microsoft Office) using his hard drive. Could it be that he maybe somehow also added ...
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MacBook Pro M1 HDMI to VGA adapter [duplicate]

At my new job, I received an Apple MacBookPro to work on. Some specs: 16-inch 2021, Apple M1 Pro cpu, one HDMI port. Can you recommend me an adapter (not a cable) HDMI male to VGA female, to connect ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort adapter for a M1 MacBookPro

At my new job I received an Apple MacBookPro to work on. Some specs: 16-inch 2021, Apple M1 Pro CPU, one HDMI port. This Mac has USB-C ports and does not have any legacy mini DisplayPorts. Can you ...
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Security, touchid and password problems on my MacBook M1

After I got problem with the keychain and reset it I have the following issues on my MacBook that I have not been succeeding to fix: TouchId does is not activated. When I try to activate/set up in ...
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"Confirm Mac password" error

I have an M1 Mac and after updating to macOS Ventura I am asked to confirm my Mac password in the settings app. However, when I type in the correct password, my Mac rejects it as if it was wrong. I ...
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My Macbook Pro M1 2020 is not starting up without being plugged in and battery icon shows a cross with fans turned on

My MacBook Pro 2020 M1 is showing some issues related to battery. Earlier, its battery health started falling abnormally from 95 to 85 percent while charge cycle counts being 124 only. Now it wont ...
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MacBook Pro (M1 Pro) freezes for a while after login

I'm experiencing the following situation when booting my MacBook with MacOS Ventura 13.1. I turn on the Macbook. I successfully enter my user/password. The OS starts loading but the progress bar ...
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Replacing MacBook Pro M1 Screen Replacement

I have a 13-inch MacBook Pro M1 and my screen is broken. I found another MBP, same version exactly, from a friend of mine. I would like to know if I can replace my screen with the one from my friends ...
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My M1 Air restarts at some random time after shutdown

My M1 Air restarts at some random time after I shutdown -- thus it keeps on running forever. I tried with the sudo nvram AutoBoot=%00, and this works, but I’ve got to do this before every shutdown. ...
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How would I convert a macOS IPSW to a macOS Installer app?

I've been messing around on the internet looking for the older, first Big Sur installers and I've come across an IPSW for macOS Big Sur 10.16 (20A5299w), the first arm64 build of macOS that only ...
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Is this external monitor going to be compatible with my Macbook Air M1?

I am thinking about buying a second-hand monitor. This is the model: Monitor LG Ultrawide 29WL500-29", 21:9 IPS, HDMI, HDR10, Screen Split 2.0 The computer on the Brazilian version of Amazon.com ...
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I deleted 'data' in recovery mode on my mac, now only 5GB of the SSD shows up and MacOS can't be reinstalled

I wanted to clean install MacOS on my mac, but I didn't have the password for my old icloud account so I went into recovery mode and into Disk Utility and I erased 'data' this completely deleted it, ...
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Ansible stuck at gathering facts when trying to run playbook to configure Mac running macOS Ventura, Apple M1

I am trying to run Ansible to configure my new mac. The repo that I am using is from SaiKrishnaMohan7's Github. This is my first time using Ansible and I am not as familiar with it. When I run my ...
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iPad apps on MacOS don't start

I have an M1 Mac running macOS Monterrey 12.6.2 (21G320). I've used the App Store to download some iPad apps that say "Designed for iPad" but don't say "Not verified for macOS" (...
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libgd vs rubygem local-fastimage_resize on M1

This works on x86 mac but fails an M1 mac. $ brew install pkg-config libgd $ gem install local-fastimage_resize I suspect it might be something with libgd packaging on M1. But could be something else ...
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How can I install macOS version 11.2.3 (Build 20D91) (or older) on my M1 mac?

How can I install macOS version 11.2.3 (Build 20D91) (or older version of Big Sur, such as the one it came with) on a partition or volume (that I've already created) my M1 Mac? I've tried multiple ...
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Some unknown blue icon on macos system bar

What is that? Item does not respond to left or right clicks on icon. If somebody know what is that and how to remove it from top bar? (macos 13, Ventura)
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Enable auto turn on when plug in MacBook Pro (M1 MAX) in power and/or external usb c monitor

I have the 14” MacBook Pro M1 Max and need to enable the feature that it automatically turns on even with the lid closed whenever I plug it into the power or an usb c external monitor. I saw some ...
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Escape key press isn't registered on M1 Macbook

On my 14" M1 MBP running MacOS Monterey, pressing the escape key suddenly stopped registering for exiting dialogs or entering the command mode in VIM. I opened the on-screen keyboard in System ...
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How can I enable cross-OS cut-and-paste in Windows 11 with VMWare Fusion 13 on M1?

I just set up a new MBP with M1 Pro. macOS: Ventura 13.0.1 VMWare Fusion: 13.0 (Pro license) I installed Windows 11 into a VM based on this guide. I installed VMWare Tools and they appear to be ...
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Does an x86_64 Image Capture driver work on Apple Silicon?

I recently got a new scanner (Epson RR-600W) that claims compatibility with Image Capture on macOS 13, but when I look at its binary, it has only Intel architectures: $ file /Library/Image\ Capture/...
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KeepassXC update

A new release of KeepassXC has been released and I want to update it on my MacOS M1. However, when I try it: % brew upgrade --cask keepassxc Error: Cask 'keepassxc' is not installed. Probably ...
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Have StarTech dock default to Thunderbolt output for M1 MacBook Pro

I have a StarTech dock that I have connected to a 5K monitor via Thunderbolt and a 4K monitor via DisplayPort and connected to my laptop via a Thunderbolt cable. This works great with my Intel MacBook ...
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Why is my WiFi speed killed by certain events?

Update: This is a bug that has been recently fixed with the release of macOS Ventura 13.1. I have a MacBook Pro M1 14" and have it connected to a 5Ghz WiFi. I can usually use WiFi and Bluetooth ...
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Command-D from startup options doesn't start Apple Diagnostics on 2021 M1 MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021)

Use Apple Diagnostics to test your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202731 Steps: Apple silicon Turn on your Mac and continue to press and hold the power button as your Mac starts up. Release ...
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RAID crash on Mac Studio

I have a Mobius 5C external 16TB USB-C RAID connected to a Mac Studio Ultra. Whenever I try to copy anything to it I get an instant crash and then restart. The RAID is formatted as HFS+ and I think ...
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How do I distinguish between iOS apps and macOS apps on my Mac?

I have a new M1 Mac Mini running Ventura. I downloaded a few of my iPad apps to see them work, and they now appear on the Applications folder and in the launchpad. The question is how can I ...
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Macbook M1 connected to display randomly shuts down while sleeping

A Macbook M1 connected to external display randomly shuts down while sleeping. The problem occurs regardless of the type of display connection (HDMI or USB-C). What can be the cause of this problem? I ...
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Macbook Pro M1 momentarily goes black on an external display

I have a Samsung M7 screen connected to my Macbook Pro M1 via a thunderbolt 3 cable. Occasionally, e.g., once daily, the screen momentarily goes black for a second. I did not have the same problem ...
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Is M1 chip aarch64 or amd64?

Just as the question says: I'm looking for the canonical word on which architecture M1 is. For when I'm downloading a .dmg to install .... ie, which one means "ARM" ? On the command line: % ...
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Force USB-C keyboard to wake up

My MacBook Pro M1 is connected to USB-C EPOMAKER keyboard directly, after waking up, the keyboard just does not work, I have to unplug it and plug it again. Any idea if this issue was resolved?
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How to configure different networks for host and VM with UTM?

I have two networks: a wifi network and an USBC-connected Android device tethering 4G. Both connections are working. I'd like to have 2 different public IP addresses. How can I get my UTM VM to use ...
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GPU-specific stats/view on Apple Silicon

On Apple silicon Macs, how can stats like frequency and utilization particular to GPUs be observed? Activity Monitor gives a nice graph on Activity Monitor's CPU History screen. Activity Monitor's ...
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Untitled Media won't mount multiples in Finder

I work in film. We use gopros a lot and the cards after being reformatted in the GoPro are named "untitled". Before Ventura, I could mount as many untitled cards as I had readers. Finder ...
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Laptop crashes on Window Server malloc error

I do see some similar reports on here, but they are old. The symptoms are that I'll be working, it can be saving a doc, or using zoom, or switching windows, and the screen goes black, and eventually I'...
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Remove animation or fades completely when switching spaces/desktops [duplicate]

Edit: not sure what to add here other than the fact that all the answers from the other questions don't work I am trying to disable the animation played when I switch between desktops/spaces because ...

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