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Questions tagged [macbook]

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

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Folders on icloud.com are not on my computer

I've just restored my MacBook Air. On icloud.com, I can see all the folders and files I used to have on my computer before the restoration: But locally I no longer have them: What can I do to make ...
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What makes a MacBook much thicker or thinner?

Apple's official website says the height of a MacBook could be from "0.35 to 1.31 cm". This is a wide range, more than double thickness. I'm buying a new customized MacBook. When is it 0.35 cm thick ...
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Download Shortcut Malfunction on Dock

Whenever I add the download shortcut to my dock and then click it, the dock area goes black and when it reappears it goes away. It basically looks like every time I click the download shortcut it ...
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MacBook Pro on table with water

So I spilled water on my table last night and thought I cleaned it all up but apparently not. I didn’t see there was still water on the table and I went to put my MacBook on the water. I only realised ...
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Adobe applications - Case-sensitive volumes not supported Mojave

I am trying to install the adobe creative cloud apps. when the setup launched it shows this error : Case-sensitive drives not supported I created a partition with the format APFS but nothing. ...
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USB-C to HDMI not working on USB-C port on dock

I have an Ansbell USB-C dock connected to my Macbook Pro. On this dock there's an HDMI port that is plugged in to one of my external monitors. This works fine. Also on the dock are two USB-C ports. ...
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My macbook air is stuck while it loading bar

My mackbook air 2017 is stuck while it is loading. I tried CMD+R nothing poped up. Can someonehelp me pease?
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My iPhone is no longer appearing in Wi-Fi menu above the line after changing mobile phone provider

I want to share Internet connection from my iPhone to my Macbook. Before, I just clicked the Wi-Fi icon on my mac and my iPhone automatically appeared there above the line. I did not need to enable ...
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Why can’t I sign in to App Store on MacBook?

I got to App Store and on the bottom left there’s a sign in button, I press it and it gives me a pop-up to sign in. I enter my password correctly and then the window goes away and... nothing happens. ...
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iCloud Drive contents appears differently on Macbook Air and iPhone

I have contents on iCloud that were generated from years ago by different devices that are now aggregated on iCloud Drive. I upgraded my Macbook Air (mid 2012) to High Sierra OS 10.13.4 and my iPhone ...
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Unable to login on Mac Appstore

MacAppStore When I enter my password and click submit, The dialog box starts loading and then goes away but does not sign me in. This is happening every time I am trying to sign-in. It's a new laptop ...
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Mojave Terminal lags with color

Last week I bought a 2018 13inch MacBook Air with Retina display running Mojave 10.14.1. I do lots of work on the terminal and have been disappointed to find that the terminal lags severely whenever ...
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How can I customize iCloud's “Optimize Mac Storage” function?

iCloud has the ability to offload files from my laptop, which is useful when I am running low on space, as shown below In my case, I just installed Syncfusion's demos, and my files appear to be ...
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MacBook Pro won’t turn on/boot (2015)

My MacBook was working perfectly yesterday but this morning it doesn’t seem to be turning on. There is no sound of fans or hard drive kicking in and no flicker/backlight on the screen, I have tried ...
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Macbook pro USB port works when connected through hub, but not when used directly

So, this is a very strange issue. One of the USB ports on my late 2013 13' Macbook Pro retina works when I connect it to the USB hub in my monitor through a male to male USB cable, but when I plug ...
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New MacBook Pro stuck at account creation

A coworker has a brand new MacBook Pro that is stuck at the computer account creation screen. Account data is fully completed. Press Continue and it throws an error ("the name you entered can't be ...
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MacBook Pro 17" Early 2011 running without the AMD GPU

Well, after my Discrete GPU failed for third time, I decide to eliminate it from the system, and followed the instruction from LangLangC in: GPU problem - Boot Hangs on Grey Screen All works fine ...
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Prevent external monitors from turning off when Mac is locked

I have a brand new MacBook Pro (2018) with two external monitors (AOC Q2790PQU), connected via a Kensington SD5200T docking station (1 x HDMI and 1 x DisplayPort). The Mac is closed when connected to ...
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Can I put MacBookPro5,1 RAM in a MacBookPro5,2?

I have an old 5,2 17” June 8, 2009 MacBook Pro that I want to upgrade the RAM in, can I put some slightly older MacBookPro5,1 RAM in it, or will it not function right? I’m assuming it will mess up the ...
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Can you add an external fingerprint reader to a MacBook that will work like the built-in reader? [duplicate]

I would like to use an external keyboard, mouse, monitor, etc and have my MacBook closed. The only issue is that I can no longer access the fingerprint scanner. Is there a way to use an external one? ...
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MBP 2016 - High Sierra - Thunderbolt Ethernet stops getting detected after frequent plugging/unplugging

I have a 2016 MBP 13". I frequently work from home and office and use Thunderbolt Ethernet using Anker USB-C Ethernet I also run and work on VM ( Fusion ) for my development tasks. During switching ...
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Is my magsave power adaptor dead?

Last night, I heard a spark noise while my mac power adaptor was connected, and the charger stopped charging my machine. There was no light on the connector. I should also say that the cable attaching ...
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Can I use Karabiner to disable built in keyboard during start up [duplicate]

The D key on my built-in keyboard (MacBook Pro) is stuck and it keeps looping into self diagnostic when I boot up. I would like to disable the keyboard during computer startup and go straight to the ...
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Installing modern OS X version on 2013 with external SSD and missing OEM internal SSD

Background: I have a mid-2013 MBA I was given a couple of years ago without its SSD. I used it with an external USB 3.0 HD and upgraded the OS each new version up to Sierra, but could never get High ...
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Mac Appstore (on Mojave) issues

When I type my email and password and then click the login button, after a few seconds I am returned to the login button and not logged in. Please help ASAP.
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MacBook Pro 2018 ventilation slots blocked

I bought my MacBook Pro in October 2018. Now, on both the left and the right side of the machine's backside (the bottom) both the ventilation slots show some kind of foil coming out. The foil is ...
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Safari Reading list not working offline. Failed to load resource

I have this problem on my both Macs. 1st is my personal Macbook Pro 15" 2014, used a lot. 2nd is my working Macbook Pro 15" 2015, right from the box, unused. No torrent software, no extensions for ...
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Can a MacBook Pro 13 (Mid-2010) battery be used in a 2009 unibody polycarbonate MacBook?

I have one somewhere, I just don't have it on me. I'm just curious because my MacBook Pro died but has a new battery, and my 2009 MacBook has a dead battery. I'd rather not buy a new one if I don't ...
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macbook mid 2010 white 13.3" running high sierra has half chance to boot

I have "Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010)" it has white plastic case with 4GB 1067MHz DDR3 RAM and NVIDIA Geforce 320M 256MB. Model Identifier: MacBook 7,1 Boot ROM Version: MB71.003F.B00.18022149 SMC ...
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Why does Safari add a weird extension to YouTube links?

When I click on a YouTube video the browser always adds this extension to the link: "&frags=pl%2Cwn". Example links: Normal link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Example123 Link in Safari: https:...
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Cannot select “Install or Remove Windows 7 or Later Version” while trying to create a partition through Bootcamp

Here is a screenshot of just what is happening. (Nothing changes when I click the "OK", I just thought that may be relevant") But here is an image showing that I have plenty of space on my hard ...
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Resetting screen brightness setting in touchbar MacBook Pro during boot

Due to a series of unfortunate events, my 2018 15” MacBook Pro found itself out of battery and with screen brightness set to zero. I should also mention that I have FileVault full disk encryption ...
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How to Summarize total of multiple columns on Apple Excel

I have totaled each column But don’t know how to get one total that represents the total from multiple columns. Thank you!
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Macbook Pro starts by itself, with lid closed, since upgrading to Mojave

Three times since upgrading to Mojave a few weeks ago, my mid 2014 Macbook Pro has spontaneously switched itself on, with the lid fully closed. This is happening many hours after I shut it down (...
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Make old snow Leopard MacBook safer

I have an old MacBook running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. Specs are 2.4 GHz Intel Core Duo, 2GB RAM. I bought it for my gf (now wife) around 2008 and we have not used it in the last couple of years. The OS ...
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How to interpret the USB MacBook maximum monitor resolution?

I'm wondering if a macbook (USB C only) can support a 49" (5120 x 1440) monitor display. The 2018 Macbook has the Intel® HD Graphics 615 card (per specifications). The Intel website for this ...
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Can't connect to some WiFi networks

I've recently give my MacBook Pro 16' to a repair and after that I can't connect to some of my work WiFi networks. If I use my mobile as a hotspot, it works okay. Here's what I get at /var/log/wifi....
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How to connect macbook pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) usbc -> hdmi splitter -> 2 non-mirrored monitors?

Computer : macbook pro no touchbar 13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports Right now my macbook pro is connected to two external monitors (identical 274E softblue phillips < 4k)but both external ...
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Google Chrome won't Force Quit and Keeps Relaunching - MacBook

I have been trying to force quit Google Chrome, I realise there is some malware issue, however I still Don't know what to do! Please can someone HELP me! Thanks
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Macbook pro 2012 flashing folder question mark, goes to white screen after recovery

I have a MacBook pro 2012 which my friend gave me with the hard drive removed so they could keep their data. I have since bought an SSD and installed it but when I boot up I get a flashing question ...
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Terminal host and user now showing

terminal output \W $ I was trying to change the hostname and due to some error in the command, my terminal got messed up.
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Macbook Pro Early 2011 13" I5 - Wifi Works Only During Disk Selection But Not Anywhere

I own a MacBook Pro Early 2011 13" i5 2.3 GHz model Lately as my MacBook was shutting down randomly I fiddled with it a lot and finally I messed with its Wifi.(I do not remember how I did it as I was ...
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Upgraded to 16gig ram mid 2010 macbook pro core2duo, slot missing and computer not waking up

I upgraded my ram as was specified online, 1066Hz, it worked. But then, if my computer reads 16 gigs of ram, when I close my lid, it won't wake up anymore. I force shutdown with the power button, ...
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I removed another Mac's HD and reformatted it on disk utility, now it just shows blinking folder [duplicate]

So I removed a 2015 Macbook Air's HD from the computer and then using an OWC tool, I plugged it into my Macbook Pro and then erased it completely using Disk Utility. When I plugged it back into the ...
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How can I install macOS to an internal HD on a different Mac?

I have a MacBook Pro and my girlfriend has a MacBook Air. Her's is broken, so I reset her HD, which I did it from Disk Utility. Can I reinstall macOS to hers from my Mac? I have an attachment that ...
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For Install MacOS mojave [duplicate]

I purchased a MacBook Pro 6,2 (15" mid 2010) running macOS High Sierra How I can install macOS Mojave in this Mac? Several time I tried to install Mojave in this Mac, but it gives an error message ...
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[MBP9,2]Can I replace the Broadcom AirPort card with another vendor's 802.11?

My MB Pro Mid-2012 A1278 has a Broadcom AirPort card. I’ll be brief and just say I have lost a lot of time trying to get this device working on a linux distro I’m running on the MacBook. I can use a ...
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Internet recovery mode: Always restart after download complete

Please help :(. I have a problem with my macbook pro md101 2012 when i work with it then my mac is suddenly die by itself. When i turn it on it show a kernel panic, and when i log in it just stuck in ...
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Is there any way to remap my Caps Lock key to simulate a numeric keypad?

On OSX Mojave, using a Macbook Pro 13" (2019), is it possible to remap the Caps Lock key, so that, when it is pressed down, the keys nm,. jkl uio become a numeric keypad instead? Preferably without ...
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How can I hide the path bar in the Mac Terminal

There's a bar under the title bar of the Mac terminal showing the path the terminal is open at. I'm pretty sure this has recently appeared and I'd like to removed it. Is there a way?