Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [macbook]

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

5
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I charge my Macbook pro 2015 without using MagSafe 2 power port?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) https://www.apple.com/in/macbook-pro/specs-2015/. Now after three years of use, the charger isn't responding to being plugged in. I tried to reset the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

What is this “Screen Shot” app using so much battey?

The battery on my macbook pro drains very quickly compared to what other people report. When I'm running Slack, lots of Chrome tabs, and Docker for Mac and everything, that's to be expected. ...
10
votes
10answers
23k views

MacBook Pro creates soft hissing sound through headphones

Recently I got a quite nice pair of in-ear headphones which block noise very well (with a very tight seal, not noise cancellation). Before that, I used Apple earbuds. With these better headphones, I'...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

MBP trackpad not working, but Apple (store) got it to work during reinstallation of macOS

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014, macOS Sierra 10.12.6). My built-in trackpad can click (sometimes) but not point, scroll, zoom, or perform gestures, so I have to use a USB Logitech mouse. ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Macbook pro mid 2012 won't output external monitor's native resolution

So I connected my mbp mid 2012 13" to my del p2213 monitor which has a native resolution of 1680x1050 and a aspect ratio of 16:10 but apparantly when I went to the display settings and pressed scaled ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

My Macbook Air Battery Is not Charging and the Icon Shows Charging

My MacBook Air does not charge sometimes. It shows a different battery icon and the battery does not charge. Previously I used to get rid of this by opening battery settings, upon opening the battery ...
1
vote
1answer
9 views

MacBook Pro 2011 with fuzzy screen won’t boot

I can’t boot into Safe Mode. Also tried recovery mode, but it won’t load. Tried internet recovery mode - no good. ☹️ I'm unsure if this is related to the fuzzy screen (see image above). I've also ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

How to update the EFI firmware of a replacement logic board of a MBP mid-2015 to make it compatible with Mojave?

Apple has put me in a pickle. I had a lot of parts (battery, display, logic board) of my MBP mid-2015 replaced at the local Apple Store. When it was returned to me, it had a big new problem: it would ...
0
votes
2answers
143 views

Lock Screen MacBook Pro 2015

How Can I Lock my MacBook Pro 2015 screen? In MacBook Pro 2014 it works with ControlCommandQ, but it doesn't work in MacBook Pro 2015.
1
vote
1answer
11 views

Is macbook pro 15 inch over-heating fixed?

I want to buy a macbook pro 15 inch with i9 processor but I have heard that it has unacceptable over-heating problem. To what extent is this true? and is the problem likely going to get fixed? or am I ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Black screen with cursor & black touchbar

I have rebooted by MacBook Pro 2018 (with macOS Mojave installed). Everything went well: I was prompted for my account password and then the system started loading. Here start the bad things: control ...
6
votes
2answers
9k views

What are the minimum requirements to charge the 2016 MacBook Pros?

As the MacBook Pro 2016 series supports various USB PD profiles, I'm wondering whether they will also charge using other USB standards, for example: USB Type-C, 1.5A or 3.0A at 5V using the passive ...
2
votes
1answer
14k views

MacBook Pro fuzzy screen and freezes on startup at the Apple logo with half progress bar

Details: MacBook Pro 2011, El Capitan. Issue: As mentioned above in the subject. Picture Given below. Resolutions tried so far: PRAM Reset - Heard the Chime of reboot but still hangs the same way ...
0
votes
2answers
84 views

Apple logo never lighted up!

The Apple logo on my MacBook was never ever lighted up since I purchased it over a year ago. I was under the impression that some models are made this way, but on checking out how to turn it on, I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

MacBook Pro 2017, part of screen static

My screen went black randomly and after I restarted the computer was part of my screen static and is flickering. Is there some solution for this or is there some hardware problems? MacBook Pro (13-...
2
votes
1answer
192 views

Keyboard marks on MacBook Pro display

This issue starts to annoy me too much, time is passing, I have been changing laptops and the problem persists (didn't have this issue with the old keyboards), therefore wondering if there are any ...
4
votes
1answer
353 views

Problem connecting to public wifi on Macbook Pro [closed]

When I try to connect to public WiFi networks that have a pop-up window to finish connecting, a notice comes down saying “A problem occurred. The webpage could not be loaded” and I am unable to fully ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

10moons graphics tablet with Macbook pro [on hold]

I'm trying to use 10Moons T503 graphics tablet with MacBook pro and have a problem with tablet orientation. Now it acts like the coordinate system is turned by 180 degrees. If I move the pen on tablet ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Removed /usr/lib/libstdc++.6.0.9.dylib - how to retrieve the original?

I'm on macOS Mojave and accidentally removed the following library: /usr/lib/libstdc++.6.0.9.dylib Upon booting up the system, I am greeted by the login screen followed by a black screen. I have ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

Macbook Pro 13 2017 suddenly shutdown then stuck at apple logo

I have a Macbook Pro 13-inch, 2017 model, and an original OS. I'm currently using Mojave. I updated two weeks ago and everything seems running smoothly. But last night, my Macbook just suddenly shuts ...
3
votes
3answers
228 views

How to see Spotlight history?

Can I see the history of what I've typed into Spotlight? If not on default macOS, are there third-party apps that will add this? I want to be able to look back through things I've searched for, I ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Connect MacBook Pro 2015 to iMac 2015 with HDMI?

I forgot to bring my "Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt" cable to connect my MacBook Pro to my iMac screen. I do not wish to spend again all that money to go buy one now. The only thing I have here is a "...
6
votes
1answer
112 views
+100

Copy entire user profile to new device with different username

My work MBP has been set up as a standalone device, but now needs to join the corporate network. Is there a way to copy my entire user profile (apps, config, terminal settings etc) to a new device (...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

MacBook Pro 13” screen dead - how can I use external display?

An authourised Apple store have told me I need a screen replacement after my screen went dead. When I connect the MacBook Pro (late 2013 model) to my Samsung TV via hdmi I see the log in screen on the ...
2
votes
2answers
836 views

2011 Macbook Pro - GPU dying?

I have a 2011 MBP, 2.2 GHz, 8 GB, AMD 6750M, 512GB SSD that I installed myself. No AppleCare. Recently, I have had these weird glitches showing up shortly after I connect an external screen: What ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

Loud squealing noise in headphone/speaker followed by computer freezing

Every so often when I move my MacBook Pro I get a loud squealing noise through the headphones/speakers and then it freezes. After a forced reboot, everything is back to normal. I looked in to the ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Reset USB bus without reboot (MacBook ignores display)

I have a MacBook Pro and work with different external monitors. The monitors have a keyboard and a mouse attached. Frequently the MacBook does not recognize the USB devices in the display and the ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

What is the best charging strategy for a macbook? [duplicate]

I heard several strategy about macbook power supply connection: keeping alway at least 50% of battery level let unplugged until reaching the 10% warning perform once a month a full discharge What is ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

How are the three modes of the MacBook Pro usb-c charger being used?

I'm trying to figure out what usb-c charging hubs would be useful to charge my MacBook Pro. The specs for the charger that is included (61W) says: Output: 20.3V - 3A (USB PD) or 9V - 3A (USP PD) or 5....
1
vote
2answers
96 views

My iPhoto library takes way too much space on my Mac Air. Can I upload it to the iCloud?

So, the iPhoto library (not to be confused with the "Photos library") takes almost 30 gigs on my 250 gb macbook air. I am curious, I've managed to upload the Photos library to the iCloud reducing it's ...
0
votes
2answers
109 views

MacBook Air Fan Problems

My MacBook Air fan is producing excessive air when it isn't hot whenever I open it even after I have restarted it, shut it down, and force quit everything many times and it won't stop. I cannot play ...
0
votes
1answer
201 views

Aura Pro X SSD upgrade for MacBook Pro Mid 2014 issue

I have recently upgraded my MacBookPro with an OWC SSD after the original SSD crashed. I have not seen any issues with the system performance after performing the SMC & PRAM reset after the ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Horizontal drag motion - How to disable? [duplicate]

I've already disabled the Swipe between pages option, but I still have this drag jitter... Can I turn this off? Edit: It's turned off and not swiping between pages, but I still have this drag motion. ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Connect an iPad Pro to an older Macbook Pro using a generic USB-C to USB-A cable

The older Macbook Pro I'm using doesn't have USB-C ports. The cable that came with the iPad Pro I'm using came with a USB-C to USB-C cable. I tried to use a USB-C to USB-A cable from a Huawei phone to ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

How do I lock my Mac without changing the display (keeps showing output)? [duplicate]

I'd like to lock my Mac, that is, require a password before any input. This is normal. What's different, though, is that I'd like to be able to show the exact same output as if the screen was not ...
14
votes
10answers
23k views

External monitor flicker / signal loss

I have a Samsung 28" U28E590 4K Display and a 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Intel Iris 550 1536 MB Graphics). I have a dongle for HDMI output. The problem is that the external monitor flickers, ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

New SSD can't be initialized

I have an old Macbook Pro for which I bought a new SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD. Can't go further, see below. I really don't know what to do. I could return the SSD which, finally, might be ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Improve palm rejection on 2018 MBP

I kept having failing palm rejections on my new 2018 MBP's trackpad. I've never had any issue on my 2013 MBP or my 2009 MBP trackpad. The 2018 MBP's trackpad is impractically huge, and the heel or ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

Identify keyboard localization

What keyboard localization is present on this MacBook?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

External hard drives are not showing up on the desktop or Disk Utility

I've upgraded to Mojave on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Now, my external hard drives are not showing up on the desktop nor in Disk Utility. I need to access this work and Time ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to delete all conversations all at once in iMessage?

It's clear on how to delete conversations in iMessage one by one. Does anyone know how I can delete multiple or all conversations all at once? Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
240 views

MacBook Pro with shot battery, possible to prevent CPU throttling?

I have a late-2013 MacBook Pro 15" which still has the original battery. It's at 1,144 charging cycles, and a few days ago the battery health was at about 50%, though since then it plunged to 4%. The ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Weird behavior when charging iPhone on MacBook

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook to charge it, a sound is played on the iPhone, the green battery symbol appears instead of the clock, the small battery symbol the upper right corner turns green ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

Macbook Pro SSD Upgrade

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) (11,3) and I'm looking to change it's drive. I've found 2 models that I think fits my model. OWC 480GB Aura Pro X SSD For Mac Pro (Late 2013) with ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

MacBook Air turns off whenever lid is closed after High Sierra update

Ever since I updated my MacBook Air to High Sierra, it turns off almost every time I close it. Sometimes when it is closed it'll actually restart - I can tell because it makes the Mac "ding" startup ...
1
vote
1answer
369 views

Macbook pro 2018 with Mojave overheating when connected to external monitor

I'm on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) with Mojave 10.14.1. When I connect MBP to a external displays (either via HDMI or via Thunderbolt 2 adapters), the temperature raises sensibly (i.e., CPU ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Macbook pro 13" - 2017 - heating issues when connected to external monitor

My question is about chassis temperature and overheating issues. I have a recently bought a Macbook pro 13" - 2017 with two thunderbolt 3 ports. The notebook is performing fine, but when it is ...
10
votes
6answers
71k views

MacBook is displaying the message “no hardware installed” when I click on wifi?

So I have a MacBook Pro 2009 running OS X El Capitan. Recently the wifi has stopped working. When I click on the WiFi icon it displays the message "No hardware installed", but Ethernet still works. ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Dell P2314H Monitor Cannot Connect to Macbook Pro

I've got a late 2013 model 13 inch Macbook Pro with Retina Display, and a new Dell P2314H monitor. I keep getting a message on the monitor saying its going to sleep. I've tried the following: ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Macbook Pro 13" Stolen [on hold]

my Macbook Pro 13" have been stolen at Orlando International Airport, Florida on January 9, 2019 around 9PM