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Questions tagged [macbook]

All lines of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro portable computers.

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“Allow Payments on Mac” missing from my iPad

I'm trying to set up my Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) to use Apple Pay. All of the tutorials online say you need to go into your iPhone or Apple Watch under Settings > Wallet & Apple ...
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Every time my three-year-old bashes the keyboard randomly my hot corners stop working. What key combo is she pressing?

Whenever I make the mistake and leave my MBP unattended and unlocked for more than a minute, my three-year-old rushes in and starts randomly mashing keys on the keyboard, pretending to type. Every ...
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Cannot complete resetting MacBook with Sierra - HD locked. How can I unlock it?

MacBook with Sierra - Disk utility erase completed OK - Reinstall Sierra not possible HD is locked. How can I unlock it?
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iCloud opens as GameCenter?

MacOS High Sierra version 10.13.6. MacBook Pro Retina 13inch mid 2014. System Pref, after I sign into iCloud it opens in Internet Accounts as Game Center. Is this how is should be?
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Macbook Air doesn't turn on [duplicate]

I have a 2017 Macbook Air 2017. A week ago I turned it on and wrote my password, then it shut down. I tried to turn on but nothing happened. I read some posts on the Internet and tried the following: ...
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memory footprint of 4k monitor on 2018 13" Iris 655

I'm thinking of getting a 2018 MBP 13" to connect two 4k displays simultaneously. I assume that once that happens, the system memory footprint is going to increase in order to buffer these displays, ...
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Macbook Pro Can't Open Site Beside Google, Youtube, Facebook

I have macbook pro, with MacOS High Sierra. The thing is, i can't connect to any websites beside those on the title, but only when i connected to a specific Wi-Fi in my office, and happened on all ...
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How do I fix “Bluetooth: Not available”

I have a 2012 15" MacBook Pro and the Bluetooth is "unavailable". It has been like this for a while actually, probably about a year and a half. Sometimes it randomly becomes available and turns on ...
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Kingston Data Traveller would not launch, and now produces initialization prompts

Hi I have a Kingston data traveller G3. its been working perfectly on a Macbook Pro (2008) and on a Mac desktop for months. Today it would not boot. I have restarted the Macbook and downloaded a ...
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Macbook pro won't start after update to Mojave

I've just updated my 2012 MacBook Pro to macOS Mojave but it won't boot (the caps lock light won't turn on and off.) So I've try to hold CMD+R during the boot but it asks me for a password, but I don'...
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External monitor sometimes remains black

I've got an external 4K monitor that is connected to my 2017 MacBook Pro through a KVM switch and a Thunderbolt 3 Dock. I had several issues when using the Belkin dock, so I've replaced it with a ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2012 on Sierra: FileVault killed my keyboard and trackpad

Recently I decided to enable FileVault on my MBA mid 2012 running Sierra 10.12. Things that happened so far in a chronological order: After turning it on in Settings.app it seemed stuck so I forced ...
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2011 Macbook Air connects to WiFi but can't get Internet

This 2011 MBA is updated to High Sierra. I have tried to connect to 5 different WiFi networks but in all cases, the MBA can connect to local network but no Internet. All 5 of these networks are ...
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Wi-Fi says connected, but my internet does not work until I turn it on and off

I just got my first macbook, an used early 2014 14-inch macbook air, with Mac OS Mojave. And everything works fine but when im connected to the wifi, after like about 20-30 minutes it just stops ...
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Can I set a different default browser for localhost sites?

I'm a web developer and I want to use Brave as my browser for the normal stuff, and Firefox Developer for Web Development. Currently Brave is my default, but when I do npm run serve or whatever my ...
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How do I get a “line in” on my new MacBook?

My new MacBook Pro has only 2 USB C inputs and a headphone jack. In my previous Mac, the headphone jack doubled as a line input. I want to record music from my stereo (vinyl LPs) to the Mac using a ...
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Change shortcut of <Copy “xxx”> in finder

I've managed to change shortcut of "Copy" to ^C for most applications by going to "keyboard->shortcut". But in Finder, the "copy" menu item is dynamic, like Copy "documents", I don't know how to ...
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MAC Address Spoofing on a Macbooks Pro through bootcamp in Windows 10

I tried to go about the traditional method of going through device manager/adapter settings and changing the properties of the adapter, but there was no section for the network address. The adapter ...
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Files disappeared after icloud shutoff

I wanted to backup certain folders on my mac and switched off icloud. I'm not sure whether I have done everything correctly but icloud started copying my entire Documents folder which was not what I ...
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How can I connect a Macbook 12-inch 2016 to a Macbook Pro 2010 in target disk mode?

How can I connect a Macbook 12-inch 2016 to a Macbook Pro 2010 in target disk mode? The Macbook has a USB-C port and the Macbook Pro 2010 has Firewire 800 and USB 2.0. I couldn't find an adapter or ...
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Is it possible to open Chrome's databases.db in another MacBook?

This is in response to another question I found interesting. Is it possible for an attacker to copy Chrome passwords found in /Users/$USER/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/...
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How do I disable the charging chime with Mojave on 2018 a MacBook?

Searching for commands to disable the charge chime, I have run both of these. defaults write com.apple.PowerChime ChimeOnAllHardware -bool false; killall PowerChime defaults write com.apple....
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QC 25 volume suddenly increases on Macbook Pro 2015

I'm using a pair of Bose 25s with a non-oem mike/cord. Occassionlly when I'm using them with my mac the sound will rapidly max out and start blaring. It's really aggravating. This headphone has a ...
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Why is Target Disk Mode so slow?

Two macs: maxed out 2017 MacBook Pro (MBP) base model iMac Pro (iMP) Using the MBP standalone, the internal drive gives me read & write speeds of about 2600 & 2000 MB/s respectively. Using ...
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How do I get an imessage conversation from my mac onto my new iPhone when it hasn't already been transferred through iCloud?

Recently had to get a new iPhone, set it up and logged into the same iCloud account used with my mac and it has restored some old messages from the last backup but not more recent ones already on my ...
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Dual 4K Monitor Daisy Chain with MacBook Pro 2016 and Lenovo P32U

I'm using a Macbook Pro 15" with Touch Bar MY 2016. Just got today 2 brand new Lenovo P32U, each one 32"4K - one of the first ever with 2 USB-C Thunderbolt 3 so allowing daisy chain configuration. ...
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How can I remove Applications from Security & Privacy?

Is it possible to completely remove Terminal and Chrome from the Privacy tab here?
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What is this Mojave security feature called? (screenshot) [duplicate]

Accessing certain files in Mojave via Terminal triggers the above security warning. What's the name of this particular security feature? And where can we find the technical details on how it works and ...
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Is there a way to transfer old iphone text messages to a macbook?

Is there a way to transfer old iphone text messages to a macbook? iPhone 7 Version 12.0.1 Mac OS 10.13.6
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Where does Chrome store login credentials in macOS?

I swear I've seen this question thoroughly answered somewhere before but I couldn't find the answer I'm looking for... Chrome secures our saved passwords in the System.keychain, right? But when I ...
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Mojave 59 second hang

About two weeks ago, my Mac started hanging on boot. It has been driving me crazy. Today I looked at the logs in /var/logs/system.log and on every boot I can see a 59 - 60 second hang, exactly. And ...
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My MacBook won't log me in, asking me to enter a password from August

My MacBook is asking me to enter my iCloud password as of 22/08/18. I must have changed it then, but I've tried every password I have ever used and it is still not logging me in. I tried the Command+R ...
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Graphical bug during the logging after installing Mojave

I recently installed Mojave on my MacBook Pro 2017, and I encounter a graphical bug which is, if not hindering, still annoying. When I boot the Mac and enter my password at the login screen, the usual ...
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Access MacBook Pro remotely while in sleep mode

Is it possible to access a MacBook Pro remotely while in sleep mode using a software such as TeamViewer? If not, what are the other possibilities, if any, to wake up and access it?
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Unable to boot into MacBook Pro after macOS Mojave upgrade

I tried to install macOS Mojave on my MacBook Pro. It failed, but when it rebooted, it can't read the hard drive. I tried booting it into Recovery Mode, but First Aid says that it found an error and ...
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Installing Windows 7 in Boot Camp is Unavailable on Mojave

On my MacBook Pro (Mid 2014), it seems that Apple has stopped support for installation of Windows 7 via Boot Camp on my Mac. I am currently trying to edit the info.plist to attempt to find a way to ...
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My MacBook hard drive has 12 GB of mysterious hidden files, and nothing seems to know what they are

I recently noticed that my MacBook's 120 GB SSD was almost full, despite having only around 78 GB of total files. I couldn't locate any of the mysterious other stuff taking up space on the drive, so I ...
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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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Restore Time Machine backup to a new MacBook Pro

I own currently a 2012 13'' MacBook Pro with 2 SSD (one of 2 TB and one of 256 GB). I'm thinking to by a new 13'' MacBook pro with one SSD of 2 TB. Knowing the fact that I've an external Time ...
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Recovery USB doesn't work

I followed tutorial to create bootable USB stick with Mac OS Mojave and then from System Preferences --> Startup disk I selected USB drive and restarted my Macbook Pro and after boot I see:
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Should I buy the 2 year Apple Care, for my Macbook Pro with faulty butterfly switches? [closed]

The class-action lawsuit is ongoing I have a late 2017 Macbook Pro that has various stuck butterfly switches, since I use an external keyboard most of the time, I didn't even attempt to get it fixed ...
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Bluetooth keyboard doesn't work on Mojave

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 and ever since I installed macOS Mojave, my Bluetooth keyboard stopped working properly. I don't have a stock Apple Bluetooth keyboard, I have this one: https://www.gearbest....
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USB-C hub not recognized

I purchased two USB hubs from Chinese brand dodocool. One smaller without ethernet port and one bigger one with ethernet (DC50). The smaller one works fine on MacBook Pro 15 2018 - including HDMI. The ...
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Unable to reinstall OSX YOSEMITE on MacBook Pro

I got a MacBook Pro from my grandparents and I want to erase everything on it(basically like if I were going to give it to someone like it was brand new). Although I couldn’t really do anything on my ...
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Mid 2012 MacBook Pro randomly shuts down several times within minutes

My mid-2012 Macbook Pro has been shutting down several times in the past 2-3 days, with the last two times happening now and a couple of minutes ago. Originally I thought that the motherboard could be ...
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Is it possible to restore a macbook pro to an earlier date without an external hard drive backup?

I've read that "Time Machine" is the appropriate tool for restoring a Mac to an earlier state. Time Machine requires the use of some external storage device. If I remember correctly from Windows, ...
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Highlighted text is showing up abnormally on “highlights and notes” sidepane

I am having an odd bug with the Preiview app. Text is getting highlighted normally. However, on the "Highlights and Notes" sidepane, text slightly offsetted from the actual highlight is being ...
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disable screensaver

I stop my computer from sleeping by going into System Preferences > Energy Saver > Power Adapter and sliding "Turn display off after:" to 'Never'. But after a long time the mac screensaver turns on ...
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Different recoveries can (cmd+opt+R) and cannot (cmd+R) find new ssd

I bought the SSD Transcend 850 to replace my old stock ssd and I was trying to install it. Now, if I press cmd+opt+R utility disk lets me see the new ssd and initialize it but I can't install Mojave ...
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MBP 2015 Sierra strange behaviour while hibernating

I noticed that my MBP early 2015 with Sierra OS X drained a battery quite a lot overnight. I did some research and my pmset settings are like this: Here is a screenshot of pmset -g log | grep ...