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

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macOS stuck in recovery mode and can’t reinstall

When I try to reinstall it says like that and I cant erase my disk as well
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Macbook pro 16 inch does not recognize Samsung Ultra Wide LC34H890WGRXEN

When I first bought my ultra wide monitor everything worked as it should have. But one day I broke my stock USB-C cable that came with my monitor. Meanwhile I have tried several USB-C cables but my ...
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Macbook Air - Disable "Turn on wifi" button and can't create new wifi service

YouTube: macbook air wifi turn on button disable and can't create new wifi service One of my friends are facing this issue. He travelled from Sweden to Bangladesh, and successfully connected to his ...
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VGA from Mini DisplayPort not working on 2015 MBP

I have an LG monitor, that has VGA. I tried to connect it to my 2015 13' MacBook Pro but it doesn't show anything ("no signal from D-sub"). First I thought the adapter was broken, but I ...
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MacBook Air M1 bluetooth connectivity issue

I am a new MacBook user, bought MacBook Air M1 about 10 months ago. At first everything was great, bluetooth connection was working fine. But since a couple of months, I began to face bluetooth ...
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Which powerbank can be used like power adapter?

I see how the cycles on my MacBook increase every week but I use my Mac from a power adapter about 80% time. And my battery doesn't discharge lower than 70%. How I can fix it? I tried using a power ...
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M1 MacBook Pro disconnects USB keyboard on sleep, needs restart

MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) My keyboard usually looks like this in System Report: After sleeping, the MacBook can't see any USB devices. Unplugging and replugging the USB hub does not fix it. I ...
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can't change password on Mac Help!

I am trying to change the password of a user on my MacBook Air. from the apple dropdown menu, I go to System Pref then User/Groups and I can log in to my user but the bar to "Change Password&...
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How to make Adobe Photoshop automatically save to Photos Library?

On my MacBook Pro 2015 running macOS Monterey, I'd like to be able to set Adobe Photoshop to automatically save to my Photos.app library as the default location. I'd also like to be able to save to a ...
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Can’t log into my 2017 macbook pro

I can not log into my mac, it stops here after I enter the password, i have tried restarting it more than 10 times but it still stays here after I entered the password. I tried reinstalling the os, ...
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How can I use an iMac 2017 Retina 5k as external monitor for a MacBook Pro M1?

I want to use an iMac 2017 as an external monitor for a MacBook Pro M1. I know that the iMac is to new for Target Display Mode and is to old to be used for Airplay. Screen sharing is another option, ...
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Minecraft Error Failed to write core dump. Core dumps have been disabled. To enable core dumping, try "ulimit -c unlimited" before starting Java again

Minecraft hasn't been working for a while now. I've just been getting the same response over and over. Mods or any other version of Minecraft won't work. I've tried deleting and downloading Minecraft, ...
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Macbook previous shutdown cause: -6 . Any info on this? or any fix related to this? [closed]

I have a macbook air 2017 model and from last few weeks the macbook is shutting down for every 2min with previous shutdown cause -6. Any fix or info for this issue?
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Running MacBook Pro M1 16" on less than 140 watt charger

The MacBook Pro M1 16" comes with a 140-watt charger, with a MagSafe plug. I vaguely recall that such a charger provides rapid charging, but so many watts are not required. I recall that this ...
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Connecting Bluetooth headset to MacBook Pro, won't last more than a second

I'm trying to connect my bluetooth headset to a MacBook Pro (my work laptop). (It's an Anko/Kmart neckband with earphones and mic, which is working perfectly with all other Windows/Android devices). ...
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What i7 MacBooks have?

Here I have a mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro, CPU is identified as: Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 ...
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Having display problems with my external screen (Macbook Pro M1 to LG Ultrafine for Mac)

I'm having this weird problem with my MacBook Pro M1 connection with an LG Ultrafine for Mac external display. I'm using the Type C to Type C connection. It used to function fine, but now I can't use ...
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MacOS Panic every time it goes to sleep

My MacBook Pro throws a kernel panic after some time in sleep... it doesn't happen always, but very often. I have MacOS Monterey (12.0.1) installed. Here's the panic report panic(cpu 0 caller ...
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"Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer" not in Monterey, is there a command to change this setting?

Since Apple removed the option, is there a way to get it back with the command line? I'd like my headphones not to wake the Mac up every time I put these on my head I've searched everywhere and could ...
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External SSD Corrupted

I have been downloading a (legit) torrent file to my external drive, and left it overnight, then I woke up and found unable to connect to my mac anymore on its own, and I have been trying every ...
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Old MacBook, how to reinstall OS (fine to delete all data on the drive), but screen doesn't work

I've been using this MacBook for years even though the screen is damaged -- I just use an external monitor. So what's the problem? I want to reinstall the OS -- take it back to the base state, ...
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LDAC support (macOS Monterey MacBook Pro M1)

I'm using a Sony XM5 headphone. Is it possible to use LDAC as the bluetooth codec for my MacBook and iPhone?
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Unable to connect to windows PC from MacBook (but vice versa possible)

My office WiFi Network consists mainly of Windows PCs. From my Macbook I can see one Windows Laptop (device A) but I am unable to connect to the second Windows PC (device B - which has the shared ...
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My MacBook Pro beeps at random intervals

I was awakened last night by my MacBook beeping at what seemed like regular intervals. I shut it down. This morning I turned it on and the beeping came back. It was not completely regular. Sometimes, ...
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mac force quit application modal

I have a MacBook with 16GM ram. I use all of this memory. My browser and IDE constantly overloaded. As result each several minutes I got modal window - Force Quit Application (Your system has run out ...
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My Macbook Pro M1 2020 won't open with one hand

I just bought this laptop 1 week ago. However my Macbook Pro M1 2020 won't open with one hand. Is that normal? Then will it affect the health of the laptop screen?
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How to get "3 months of Apple TV+ for free" offer back?

We bought a new MacBook Pro for my wife around a month ago and there was this message about "3 months of Apple TV+ for free" somewhere in settings, but it has disappeared recently. Is there ...
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Wireless mouse very laggy when using external display

I have a new MacBook Pro and whenever I'm using my external wireless mouse, the pointer is extremely laggy. Anecdotally, this only appears to happen when the external display is also in use; when ...
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If I put my Photo library on an external drive, can I still see the iCloud version when I disconnect the external drive?

For my Macbook, I'm considering moving photos to an external storage device. These photos are also on iCloud. If I remove the external storage device, will I still see the iCloud copy of the photos? ...
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Trying to install a new macOS but it says I need Wi-Fi to continue but I have no option to add Wi-Fi

So I’m trying to reinstall macOS onto my Macbook Air and it’s telling me that I need to add Wi-Fi to continue. The only thing is it doesn’t give me the option to add my Wi-Fi. How can I resolve this ...
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M1 MacBook Pro charging indicator stays orange even while 100% charged

My MagSafe charger shows an orange light on my 16-inch M1 MacBook Pro (Late 2021) from time to time for hours/days when the lid is closed (monitor, webcam, microphone connected externally via USB-C). ...
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MacBook Air M1 2020 and Cisco AnyConnect VPN shuts off after lid is closed

I have changed my settings under as such: Right now I have my Mac plugged in, and with these preferences the Mac should not go on sleep mode making the vpn off. Whenever I close my lid and reopen ...
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Macbook Pro logging out when launching game

(EDIT: I ran Apple Diagnostics and no problems were found.) For some reason, suddenly Infinifactory causes my laptop to log out on my first attempt to launch it through Steam. Once I log back in, ...
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UserBenchmark for Apple silicon

CPU UserBenchmark and the like provide detailed specs and performance comparisons between many CPUs, which I always find entertaining and as well useful. But there seems to be nothing for Apple ...
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Macbook Battery Calibration. Cell Voltages not the same, One cell is likely depleted and the other two are full

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro 15 with a fairly new battery. One day it just suddenly switched off with 80% battery remaining and when I switched it on (or tried to) it said the battery was empty. Since ...
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Main account missing after migration

I have run a migration form my old mac to my new one using the Migration Assistant utility. However, after the process was completed I am stuck with this screen to which I don't know the password. My ...
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MacOS Monterey createinstallmedia Error : Failed to extract AssetData/boot/Firmware/Manifests/InstallerBoot/* from update bundle

I'm trying to create a bootable USB with a MacOS Monterey disk image. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012 i5 (MacBookPro9,2). I'm using Open Core Legacy Patcher (OCLP) to run Monterey (macOS 12.4 21F79 - 12....
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How to get rid of cursor highlight?

I held down some key for too long while I was thinking and the Mac bleeped at me to intimate that some mode had been triggered, analogous to StickyKeys or FilterKeys on Windows. Now, whenever I click, ...
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Old user info keeps coming back on M1 MacBook Air

I bought my M1 MacBook Air, second hand, and not only the host name keeps coming back after several factory resets (one of them erasing the partition), but also, an old email, that I don't recognize ...
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Connect Logitech Z906 5.1 to MacBook Pro 2018

How do I connect the Logitech Z906 5.1 speaker system to my MacBook Pro (2018, ports: 4 usb-type c, 1 3.5mm headphone jack) to get full surround sound / best quality sounding music? Will it just ...
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MacBook Pro failed the OS update, and now disks are unavailable

My 2010 MacBook Pro that has been functioning without issues before failed a High Sierra update today, and then started showing a blinking folder icon, which indicated that it was not able to locate a ...
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How do I link my airpods to my iCloud without an iPhone?

My new job offered me a MacBook Pro and AirPods. For the rest, I don't have any Apple device (no iPhone, no iPad, etc.) I recently lost the AirPods but could find them back the old way. Now, I've ...
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Using more than 2 displays on the M1 Pro

I have an M1 Pro MacBook Pro which can reportedly support up to 2 external displays. According to Apple: [The 14" MacBook Pro supports] up to two external displays with up to 6K resolution at ...
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Predictive text on MacBook

I have a MacBook 2015 macOS Monterey. When I am typing, can I get it to show me predicted next-words like iOS does above its keyboard?
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MacBook Pro Retina Early 2015 – Trackpad working, but no tactile feedback and no trackpad settings ✅ SOLVED

FYI: Apple veteran (first Mac 1989), would call myself a Pro (unfortunately not at board level). I have a 13" MBPR Early 2015 (A1502) here on which the internal trackpad fully works, but doesn't ...
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Big Sur update to Monterey, with DEP

I wanted to ask about the consequences or the steps I should follow in order not to do something wrong with the update of my Macbook Pro 2019 from Big Sur to Monterey. I have never accepted the popup ...
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Setting Individual Folders To a Different Sorting Method? & Icon Size

How do you set each folder on the MacBook to a different sorting method? It's driving me crazy: I've watched videos, googled & nothing, no answers. Say I have 3 Folders on the desktop. I want to ...
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Would the performance of i7 + 16GB be equalled/excelled by 8GB RAM and M1? (Or, is M1 more RAM efficient?)

My current laptop runs an i7 with 16GB RAM. However, I'm looking to upgrade for compatibility with macOS Ventura in the fall. New M1 Macs being expensive, I'm looking to slim down the cost while still ...
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Should my CPU load be that high?

I have a mid-2009 13" core 2 Duo MacBook Pro running High Sierra w/ upgraded 8 Gb RAM. On Activity Monitor I usually get 20-40% 'idle CPU' with only Finder, Safari (3 tabs) and Activity Monitor ...
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Is there a way to copy content from a broken (no display) m1 macbook to another m1 macbook?

The broken MacBook is an M1, still turns on, but the display is broken so no visual. There are no external monitors to connect either. I don't wanna do any open-heart surgery on the broken MacBook ...
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