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How can I get FaceTime to output sound configuration of audio midi multi output device?

I have MacBook Air and I am trying to set up so that when I am making a FaceTime audio call, both myself and another (hearing impaired) person can listen on their own stream - the hearing impaired ...
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MacBook Pro Freezes Too Long After Sleep Mode

I am using a MacBook Pro 2019; after I close the screen, it enters the sleep mode as usual but when I reopen it freezes and doesn't respond for nearly ~30 seconds (No beachballs or anything, it just ...
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External monitor blinks when connected to MBP 13'' 2018 through USB-C to DisplayPort cable

When I have my Macbook Pro 13'' 2018 connected to the external display LG 27UL550-W monitor. The monitor often blinks (becomes black) for a second or so randomly. It happens even when the MacBook is ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 2012 Headphone Jack not Responding

I have a 2012 MBP Retina and it doesnt recorgnize my headphone jack. I have tried to plugin several earphones but nothing happens. also i tried resetting SMC and PRAM but still the same issue. i am ...
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Macbook pro 2015 13" keyboard and trackpad stopped working - Cable change did not work

Previously, the keyboard and trackpad was not working sometime but they work after one or two restarts. Since 2 months ago keyboard and trackpad stopped working completely. Tried the different resets, ...
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MacBook Pro | Screen Brightness not working

I recently got a a MacBook Pro early 2011 and I am not able to change the brightness, either higher or lower. The brightness keys don't work and the brightness setting in System Preferences > ...
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Can I use both Thunderbolt ports to get higher resolution/framerate

I have a mid-2014 Macbook Pro (Iris Pro 1536) with an AOC U2790B. It can only run 4k at very low framerate so I downscale it. I seem to recall reading a long time ago about using both Thunderbolt ...
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Does a deteriorated battery affect macbook performance when plugged in? [duplicate]

My early 2015 macbook pro battery has had the "service battery" warning for over a year now. I hit the 900 cycle mark before last summer, and now I'm at about 1000. The battery lasts for <...
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Is the MacBook Pro's internal microphone really stereo?

My MacBook Pro's (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) internal microphone identifies as a stereo microphone (in the System Report as well as in Audio MIDI Setup), However if I record some audio ...
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How to remove aux jack from Macbook Pro?

Recently I've got an aux jack stuck in the headphone port of my Macbook Pro 2015. (see photo below) The entire jack broke off, as opposed to just the tip which is usually what happens for most. The ...
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MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018), no sounds

I've MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018), and sometimes when I close the MacBook (not turn it off), like closing the lid and open it back. I found out there's no sounds anymore. I checked the volume ...
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2010 White MacBook won't shut down; restarts instead

I have ave a 2010 White MacBook 7,1 Core2Duo; bought used. I installed a previously unused HDD. I increased the memory to 4GB RAM. There are only three non-Apple apps, Citrix, Dropbox, Opera. It ...
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Connecting macbook pro (2019) to Samsung monitor turns both laptop and external monitor screen black

I tried to connect a Samsung monitor (SyncMaster 226BW) to my Macbook Pro (2019). At first it seemed to work for a few seconds, but now every time I plug it in both the laptop screen and the external ...
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Is there a way to get the TV sound being played on a MacBook Pro via HDMI?

I have an LG HDTV and a 2019 MacBook Pro with a thunderbolt to HDMI adapter. What i would like to do is to watch tv normally but playing the tv's sound on the Mac's speakers. Is this possible? Does ...
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Keeping iCloud from erasing my Mac data

I've saved several files and photos onto my MacBook. I've had iCloud syncing on my iPhone. I have synced my iPhone's media using the Photos app on my MacBook. I don't think I've ever synced my MacBook ...
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What is AXVisualSupportAgent, and why does it eat my RAM?

Since I fresh-installed macOS Catalina on my MacBook Pro, I've noticed a strange process called AXVisualSupportAgent slowly eating up my RAM little by little. Upon a fresh reboot it doesn't seem to be ...
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Windows 10 USB installer not detecting Mac SSD on Macbook Pro 2016

I have been trying to install Windows 10 via a bootable USB on my Macbook pro (2016 running Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6) for some time now, but I continue to run into issues. The USB boots up just fine,...
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There is a non removable, outward protruding speck on my MacBook screen, Apple is denying warranty coverage

A few days ago I noticed a black speck inside my screen, someone suggested it is a thunderfly, others to use a microscope. I took pics using microscope, please help me to classify what the speck is, ...
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Sleepimage deletion in Mac

I am not able to delete the sleep image. It currently runs on macOS Catalina. As root, when I try to delete the sleep image I get the message "Operation not permitted". Can someone help ...
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Macbook randomly shutdown 4k external monitor

I have a Macbook 16inch connecting to Dell 24inch 4k P2415Q with Moshi USB-C to Mini DisplayPort, bought from Apple. After 1-2 hours the monitor just shut down like there's no signal, macbook still ...
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My MacBook Pro doesn't recognize the battery after minor liquid spill

Hello and thank you in advance to everyone that will try to help me. My MacBook Pro get water damaged with some drops of water on the left/up side and, as it should do in this cases, i rapidly shutted ...
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My MacBook Pro Shocks Me When I Connect It To A Three-Prong Charger

There are already many questions about how to solve a problem where touching a MacBook Pro while it is charging gives one an electric shock. In most of cases, connecting a three-prong extension to the ...
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Why are CPU fans running on my MacBook Pro 15" full blast while my laptop has just booted up and waiting at the login screen?

I know a lot of people have problems with the MacBook Pro's CPU fan running super loud and IMO the Activity Monitor is less than unreliable in telling what's really causing it… but let's check what ...
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external monitor won't go full screen with MBP 13" 2020

I searched but couldn't find anything relevant. I have a 2020 Macbook pro 13" that's updated to the latest OS. I got a secondary external monitor AOC 24B1H 24" LCD Monitor (1920x1080 @60Hz). ...
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High CPU usage by system

I'm having by time to time problems with my OS running really slow because the System uses a lot of CPU (it stays like this ~30min). I've checked different articles on the internet in regard to this ...
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Macbook air - Input signal not found with - HP27es Monitor

I have a Macbook air with Mojave. I moved my monitor to a new location. When I reset it the monitor was working for a few hours when I put my system to sleep and connected back the system won't ...
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No User Account or Text on new install

I have an early 2015 Macbook Pro, and had High Sierra installed, on which I started having booting issues, due to which I finally resorted to a clean re-install via recovery mode to Catalina. I was ...
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Audio issue on 2nd device when connected to Macbook via Bluetooth headphones

I have been using a JBL Tune 750 bluetooth headphones for the past couple of months and haven't managed to find a solution to this problem While connected to a MacBook Pro via Bluetooth, the multi-...
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Setting speed of effects

There are some effects in osx. For example minimize effect, fullscreen effect, slide effect when changing desktop. But I think these effects taking too long time. For example I'm pushing to CMD+TAB ...
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Can’t restore Time Machine back up - an error occurred while adding recovery system to destination disk

Just upgraded my 2012(mid) non-retina 13” MacBook Pro with a crucial sad 1tb and having troubles restoring back up from Time machine. I’m sure it’s important to mention I installed a new data cable ...
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I can't change my desktop background-image for my macbook air

I'm trying to change the background-image from my MacBook Air background, but it won't change it. I try to click on the image I want from my pictures and it makes it seem like it worked but then it ...
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iCloud still full after deleting lots of messages

My iCloud was full, mostly due to messages. So, I deleted the biggest message files, reducing the space down to 1.78GB. However, it still says my iCloud is full - on my phone, laptop and on icloud....
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Reinstalling OS X on a Macbook Pro 8,1 (Early 2011) from Linux without Internet Recovery

I've been finding a way to reinstall OS X (or macOS) on the Macbook Pro 8,1 that I've been using. The Macbook has been wiped out to install only Windows 7, and then wiped out again to install Linux. ...
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External usb webcam flickering (ripple effect) on MacBook Pro

I'm new to Mac. I've bought an external usb HD webcam and I would like to use it with Mac. Connectivity-wise, Mac recognizes the camera, I can use it from any application - so far so good. The issue ...
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Time machine restoration frozen at “Preparing to restore ”Macintosh HD"…*

I am using Time Machine to restore a new MacBook Pro 16″. I am using an encrypted HDD that's connected with USB 3 for the restoration. However, since about an hour the Mac is frozen at the step "...
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Airdrop not working on my macbook pro

Airdrop is not working on my macbook pro (early 2015, 13-inch, 8G, Mojave 10.14.6). To be more specific: My macbook can see and send files to my iphone and ipad, but not vice versa. My iphone and ...
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Reallocate space from others on mac

Whenever I delete something on my mac, the storage gets reallocated to Other instead of my mac. I deleted windows, games on steam, and space gets reallocated to Other. How do I recover the space ...
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Why is there 200 GB's of space belonging to “Untitled” on my Macbook Pro?

So basically my Macbook Pro (2015 Model) has been giving me a lot of issues recently. Yesterday it kept force restarting on me and I had to factory reset it to get it to stop. Well, I guess I messed ...
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MacBook Pro 15 uses 60+ GB of swap memory

So, today something quite weird happened. I was watching a video on my MacBook Pro, and I noticed the fans started to ramp up quite a bit. I didn't think too much of it at first, since it often ...
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Is this display problem of my MacBook Air a GPU issue?

I have a 2019 MacBook Air and sometimes, this problem happens when I try to open the laptop; it glitches. I think this happens because I restored the Mac and deleted all my old files last week. But ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the ram of MacBook pro 2017 from 8GB to 16GB in India? [duplicate]

Config: MacBook Pro (13-inch,2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Processor 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 Memory 8GB 2133 Mhz LPDDR3
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USB charger of Macbook Pro disconnecting rapidly

Suddenly I am facing this strange problem, When I plug my type C charger on Macbook pro, it go on cycle of connecting and disconnecting. I have restarted multiple times, tried all the ports and ...
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External Monitor Blurry text and Sluggy Mouse on MBP 2020

I have bought the MBP PRO 2020 13" after lot of struggle convincing my family for lot of money. Thinking it would help me ease my work and help me with my work. However,The problem is I feel like ...
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Battery percentage is wrong and cannot wake from sleep, have to reboot a lot

MacBook Pro early 2013 3 Ghz Inte Core i7 running Mojave 10.14.6. Bought it used from Mac of All Trades about one year ago. Six months ago I replaced the internal SSD with a 1 Tb Aura SSD from OWC and ...
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How can I repair my Mac OS X High Sierra partition file system?

My computer was slow a few days ago due to LittleSnitch, I forced shut-down and it wouldn't start back up. I started seeing the prohibited sign. While attempting recovery, I wouldn't see any of my ...
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MacBook-pro Internal PCIe Samsung 512g SSD no longer recognized on MBP (mid 2015 15" A1398) after crash and hard reset

Short version: Need help finding, diagnosing and fixing the internal factory installed Samsung SSD that has vanished after hard reset. Trying to retrieve data or avoid data loss with whatever options ...
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Attach 15-inch Macbook pro screen (with broken logic board) to 21-inch iMac (with broken screen)?

I am curious to know if I can take the screen from my Macbook Pro (15-inch, 2010) and somehow use it as a display for an iMac (21-inch, 2012) either through a direct connection to the logic board's ...
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2008 Macbook not recognizing bootable USB

I've recently bought a new SSD for my 2008 13" Macbook, wanted to perform a clean install of El Capitan, however after creating the bootable USB I am unable to boot from it. I plugged the USB ...
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MacBook Pro cannot find keyboard and searching for keyboard for 1-2 minutes

I never use a wireless keyboard or mouse. I do use a wired keyboard and wired mouse. I've noticed on several occasions when I unplug and move to a different location without those accessories, for a ...
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Max external monitor on MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) not retina

I have a macbook pro 13" mid 2012 not retina, and am looking at wide monitors. Apple says that my macbook can support 2560 by 1600 at 60. https://support.apple.com/kb/sp649?locale=en_GB But the ...

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