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

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Battery consumption while MacBook connected to charger

I want to ask about energy consumption from the battery and wear-and-tear while the MacBook is connected to electricity socket / charger. As we know, laptops can work both on a battery and on ...
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How to prevent my Airpods Pro Gen 2 from waking my sleeping MacBook?

I use my AirPods Pro 2 for both my MacBook but also on another device. What I notice is that when my MacBook is asleep, but I take out my AirPods, it will cause my MacBook to wake up. I looked through ...
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MacBook keeps asking to install the Xcode command line tools for Git [duplicate]

I wonder why my MacBook keeps asking, for Git, to install the Xcode command line developer tools even though I installed it earlier. It is stuck in the loop.
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How to get diagnostic data on an Apple USB-C power adapter?

Four times, my MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) has had a panic and restarted while supposedly asleep (lid closed). The last time it was closed, I was still logged in when I opened it more than two hours ...
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MacBook Air M2 Dual Monitor Setup

I am connecting two Samsung 24” monitors (CF24F390 - 1080p) to a new MacBook Air M2. One monitor is connected through an HDMI to a USBC hub and the second monitor is connected through a Wavlink HDMI ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2015 turns off within 5sec of boot

I have an issue with my Mac where it shuts down automatically within 5-10sec of boot. It started out very randomly. There is no physical damage or water damage. One thing i noticed is that as soon as ...
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MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro computer no longer wakes up external monitor when waking itself

I have a MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) with M1 Pro chip, hooked up to a 32" BenQ monitor. This setup worked well until updating to macOS Monterey 12.6. Since that .6 update, when I press my finger ...
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Disable Macbook monitor with external screen AND open lid [duplicate]

Since my MacBook 2016 i5 built-in screen starts to flicker, I want to reduce the use by linking an external screen and fully disable the built-in screen. However, to use the macbook Touch ID button, ...
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Writing successful invitation to tender

I use macbook air for work and privately for many years. Every time I use to buy these laptops privately. However, I got recently funds to buy computers for my research group at university. Quite ...
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How do I unlock the mute button on my MacBook?

My MacBook won’t play any sound, when clicking the keys it comes up with this symbol underneath 🚫. I have looked under system preferences and it is muted but the mute button is a grey colour like it ...
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MacBook Pro display problems: continuous noise on the low side of the screen

for some time now, my MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2017) has been experiencing strange continuous noise in the bottom side of the display and a strange blue band when I open the screen. Here are the pictures:...
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How can I prevent my MacBook from driving the bluetooth volume of my phone?

I have ma Marshall speaker that has the (annoying) feature of letting two devices get connected to it. Volume of received signal is driven by a rotation button. I use bluetooth keyboard and mouse on ...
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Apple Silicon, Monterey - Window title bar persists on full-screen when switching focus back and forth

When I have a window on full-screen, if I move the cursor up to reveal the title bar (where the close, minimize buttons are), then switch to another window and back again, the title bar stays visible. ...
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What's "CPU die temperature"?

When I do this on my Macbook Pro: sudo powermetrics --samplers smc It shows this: CPU die temperature: 98.15 C (power) CPU die temperature: 97.68 C (fan) What's that?
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MacBook Pro won't turns on after a water damage to the trackpad [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro 13" Retina Display Early 2015 after I spilled a little water and honeslty didn't realize that it's toasted and so kept trying to turn it on. After like 48 Hours, It turned on then ...
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Macbook pro 2015 15inch a1398 trackpad not clicking after battery replacement

Today I switched out batteries on my Macbook Pro 2015 15 inch A1398. After I was done I noticed my trackpad doesn't give me feedback or lets me click/select text. My searches have so far not found ...
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How can I increase the number of maximum processes on MacBook Pro M1 chip

Whenever I am running more than 4000 threads, a testing application(jmeter) throws Uncaught Exception java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create new native thread in thread Thread[...
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Should I upgrade Mac OS El Capitan to High Sierra on Macbook white 7,1 mid-2010 (w/ 4GB RAM & SSD)?

On the MacBook white 7,1 (mid-2010) the operating system can be upgraded this way: Snow Leopard 10.6.8 → El Capitan 10.11 → High Sierra 10.13 I have no special reason for upgrading, apart from the ...
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Is it possible to take multiple, continuous photos with a delay in i

I want to use photonoth or obs to take continuous photos on my Macbook on a timer delay without having to do some coding or workflow stuff I don't understand that and would need a step by step detail ...
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How to add Mic button on touchbar on Macbook pro 13"

I have a sound button on touchbar, however there's no mic mute / unmute button on the same. Is there any way to customize the same to add new control? It will be very helpful during online meetings. ...
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Big Sur — disable windows-size shrinking limitations of windows with a minimum size restriction

This is a continuation of the question: Lion - override windows resizing restrictions for certain applications on reducing the window size of applications that have a developer/manufacturer set ...
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Macbook Pro M1 shows cross in battery icon

Since yesterday, my mac is showing a cross in battery icon in menu bar. I'm unable to boot it up after shutting down without plugging in the charger. On removing charger, battery in system ...
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APFS Container error

After I accidentally turned off my MacBook Pro, my SSD won't work anymore. I'm not able to mount/read the disk. I have a backup but it is not recent. I can't lose the recent data. Screenshots of ...
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System Password [closed]

I have a late MacBook Pro, late 2011 with macOS High Sierra, version 10.13.6. I need to know how to retrieve the system password, so I can unlock it to make changes to it. How do I get to the ...
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Touch Bar MBP 2016 not displaying but working

I had issues with my MBP 2016 13" model, Intel Core i5, Intel Iris Graphics 550 touch bar not displaying but working. After resetting nvram, pram and smc, it still couldn't solve the problem. ...
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My MacBook Pro 2018 (Intel) reaches 100 degrees Celsius very often [duplicate]

I am curious if this is ok. It reaches this temperature very often when some intensive tasks are running. Sometimes it reaches this temperature when application is starting. Fan starts to spin up to ...
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Macbook pro connected to wifi but safari not working [closed]

As above, very frustrating. Could it be a long shot and I changed my phone to Samsung? I thought that, but the mac is connecting directly to the home WiFi and still not working. Any advice would be ...
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The script chardetect is installed in '/Users/vincenzo/.local/bin' which is not on PATH

Hi I have this issue with a package installation on MacBook m1 pro: The script chardetect is installed in '/Users/vincenzo/.local/bin' which is not on PATH. Maybe, I have to add to .bashrc this line:...
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Which iPhones and iOS's are compatible with which Macs and MacOS's (and iTunes)?

Current equipment: iPhone 6S with iOS 11.0.3 MacBookPro9,1 2012 (MD104) with MacOS 10.9.5, iTunes 12.6.2.20 Before you say anything, I still use the above laptop because of software for work that I ...
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No audio recorded when iPhone 8 connected to MacBook Pro using QuickTime Player

I am trying to record a video of an iPhone app using QuickTime Player on a MacBook Pro running Monterey connected to an iPhone 8 running iOS 15.6. Video records OK but when I select iPhone as the ...
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Why is a haptic motor used for trackpad clicks on the m2 MBA?

I understand it with the iPhone SE because it would add waterproofing. But the MacBook isn't actually waterproof. So what is the benefit? And isn't it another electrical component to burn out or ...
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Can I charge my iPhone 13 with the Power brick from my Macbook M1 Air (2020)?

So, I got a 30W charger with my M1 Macbook Air. Can I use it to charge my iPhone 13 without affecting its battery health more negatively, or I should go for a 12, or 20W charger? Also, are there any ...
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Keyboard doesn't work when Macbook is in lock screen

The keyboard doesn't work when my macbook pro 2021 (MacOS 12.6) is in lock screen. If I need to unlock it first time after booting, I need to use an external keyboard to unlock it. The keyboard works ...
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Dimming off the display when connected to external monitor will improve Macbook display?

Will dimming to zero the Macbook display when connected to an external monitor improve monitor lifespan and, most of all, the quality of the Mac's display? I am aware that MTBF is 100,00 hours, BUT, ...
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Macbook Pro External Display Issue without AC Adapter

I have a Macbook Pro Max (2021) running Monterey. I has an annoying feature. I can't get it to use the external displays when the lid is down, and the AC Adapter is disconnected. While the AC is ...
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M1 Pro Macbook Pro + Ultrawide locked at 30Hz

Hardware MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021), Apple M1 Pro, running Monterey 12.6 ASUS MX38V Ultrawide 3840x1600. Expectation Ultrawide refuses to run at 60Hz, defaulting to 30Hz. In most cases, the option ...
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MBP 2019 13" 4x Thunderbolt 3 ports (electric ESC button)

A novice here. I got a PC repair kit to open my titular MBP machine to clean under the trackpad. After success, I closed it and everything working normal. Found a missing washer, opened it again to ...
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Will my MacBook Air 2019 support two extra monitors with a 3in1 Thunderbolt to VGA/DVI/HDMI adapter?

I have a MacBook Air 2019 laptop and I got a Dell monitor 24 inches (with VGA and DVI). I bought a Thunderbolt video adaptor: ... connected it with a DVI cable and it worked perfectly. I can work ...
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Error updating Monterey "An error occurred migrating user data during an install. Reinstall macOS" loop

I'm having trouble updating Monterey for the last 2 updates. When I do it restarts in recovery saying: "Your computer started up in Recovery because a failure occurred during installation. An ...
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MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) and dual 27inch 4k monitor setup

I will be using the MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) with the Apple M1 Pro 10 core CPU, 16 core GPU mostly for programming(python, machine learning, deep learning and docker) and davinci resolve(only for ...
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Partition type FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF for the primary macOS partition after uninstallation of Ubuntu Linux [duplicate]

A few month b ack I installed Ubuntu Linux on my early 2015 MacBookPro, but after not using it for a while I decided to uninstall it. After that, when I tried to boot my mac I was brought to the GNU ...
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How do you prevent a MacBook Pro from sleeping when using battery?

I primarily use my Mac Book with the lid closed and connected to external keyboard, monitor and mouse. To save a small amount on the power bill, I would like to run it from the battery during the day ...
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Completely unable to connect to Internet via Ethernet

2020 13-inch MacBook Pro, OS 12.1, for some info So the title is pretty self explanatory. I've been able to connect to WiFi just fine, but every time I connect via Ethernet, I get this notification: [...
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Macbook M1 Gray Login Screen

I have a MacBook Air M1. After around 10 months suddenly the login screen is showing a grey background screen. I looked around on the Apple forum, and it was because I turned on FileVault. I checked ...
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How to change the key § to key ` on macOS? [duplicate]

I would like to change the key § to key ```` on MacOS 12.6. Not a Mac GURU, but when I type, I'm using the ` apostrophe and is much easier for me if possible. Can someone please provide step-by-step ...
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Underscan only one side [duplicate]

This is a weird one.. I have a portable second monitor I use to work when on the road, but I use a clip to secure it to my MacBook (https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07ST3VXLG/ref=...
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Disable click on external monitor to activate it

I am using 2 external monitors with my MacBook Pro. When I move my pointer to a different screen, I have to click on it first to activate it, then proceed with what I want to do. Is there a way to ...
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Show menu bar in full screen for Studio Display only

I have 16 inch m1 MBP with Studio Display. The built-in screen have a notch so the space is wasted if I don't show menu bar in full screen, so I show that. However, I connect to the Studio Display ...
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Should I downgrade my MacBook Air 2017?

I recently found my MacBook Air 2017 becomes slower after upgrading it to the latest macOS. And, now it's too slow when I write code in vsCode and if I switch screens then it's laggy sometimes. I have ...
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Installing MacOS High Sierra on a Macbook Pro 17 mid 2010, after formatting the drive

There is a 2010 Macbook, in which the hdd disk was replaced with x2 Samsung ssd 860 evo 500gb. Foolishly, I decided to roll High Sierra. I formatted the disk, I'm waiting, but nothing loads (it ...
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