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iPhone storage is full and stuck into a restart loop

My iPhone XS's storage is full and I removed a couple of applications to free up space, but I thought that a restart could help to delete its cache files... And well, it entered into a reboot loop. I ...
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Macbook Pro mid 2015 + Dell P2721Q + DP - mDP cable not booting after restart in clamshell mode

I am pretty happy with the combo I have currently but this issue drives me nuts. I am using Macbook Pro 15" mid 2015 with Dell P2721Q 4k monitor connected with DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort ...
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How to stop applications / programs starting on startup on macOS?

I'm trying to have precise visitability of, and most importantly, control over which applications / programs do and do not automatically start when the OS starts up (e.g. after a reset etc). I've ...
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M1 Mac mini - Your computer was restarted because of a problem

I've used my M1 Mac mini for about a month and already got about five crashes/reboots. Whenever this happened, I hadn't been doing anything special, nothing that was related to any installed software. ...
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Mac mid-2010 screen stay black but sometimes works

I have an mid-2010 iMac with 2 gigs of rams and he doesn't work everyday. He make the start sound but I need to restart 4 or 5 times to see somethings . Is this a problems of gpu or power supply ? Did ...
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Can an app cause your iPhone to crash

I installed Quick Notes with Widget on my iPhone SE (1st gen, iOS 14.1) and after a while my phone kept restarting every 5 minutes. Removing the app solved this issue. So I was wondering if, even when ...
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Weird restart - need help troubleshooting

I restarted my 2011 iMac running High Sierra and after entering my username (this field was blank this time whereas it's usually pre-populated) and password, my desktop came up but I was presented ...
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Why iphone 6s frequently restarts?

I have an iphone 6s with 76% battery health. the problem started, when it got frozen and touch screen didn’t work.so I held the power button to restart my phone. when it got restarted, while booting, ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 memory BSoD

I have run windows 10 on my iMac (late 2015, Catalina) over the last year through bootcamp with no issues. I only use it for video games. I recently built a PC for a better gaming experience and to ...
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Automator script for restarting an application minimised without AppleScript

How do I get an Automator script to restart an application and make it minimised after restart? The application in question has no support for AppleScript. I have an application (Setapp version of ...
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MacBook Air 2015 1465 Catalina 10.15.6 Update Fail!

I am using 128gb MacAir 1465 2015 version. I have XCode and some other apps. When I try to update my mac. It looks like completely fine. I click Update Now button and it requests restart but that is ...
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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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-20 shutdown, what to do?

Comp just shut down. Checked the logs and it says: Previous shutdown cause: -20 A shutdown causes page says: -20 BridgeOS T2-initiated shutdown. The T2 chip in your 2018+ MacBook Pro or other ...
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2015 Macbook Pro running Catalina keeps restarting while in use

I've had this issue intermittently over the last ~month or two where I'll be doing something on Chrome on my laptop and it will suddenly restart; usually the screen freezes, the audio repeats its last ...
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Time Machine backup on shared folder prevents automatic update

I set up my MBP to use Time Machine backup on a shared folder located on a Mac Mini. For the Mac Mini when it perform automatic OS update and required a restart, the restart is prevented by a dialog &...
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2018 Mac mini random restart problem

Over the past couple of days, my 2018 Mac mini has been randomly restarting/shutting down after I’ve stopped using it. When I power up my Mac mini, it says that it’s been restarted because of a ...
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21.5" iMac Mid 2010 | Restarting On Boot OSX Utilities Menu

I made an OSX High Sierra Bootable USB. The iMac starts fine and enters the MacOS Utilities GUI screen. But when I press either Disk Utility or Install MacOS, the iMac restarts ubrubtly. What could ...
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Completely replace main monitor with external monitor Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro 8,1 running macOS Mojave (I used a patch to get it, the warranty was already expired). I hooked it up to an external monitor, but when it restarts or when I shut it down and try ...
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Your computer was restarted because of a problem macOS Catalina

I just bought a new Macbook Pro 16" 2019 with macOS 10.15.4. The computer keeps restarting when sleeping. Here's the following log. panic(cpu 6 caller 0xffffff8006e91b2c): Sleep transition timed out ...
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Macbook Pro (mid 2009) crashes after RAM upgrade

I just upgraded the RAM memory from 2x2GB ram to 2x4GB on my Macbook Pro mid-2009. A few minutes after startup with the new memory the screen freezes for 2 seconds, then the Macbook restarts. When it ...
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Can't remote login after startup

I have an iMac running Catalina (10.15.2) that I don't have a keyboard or mouse plugged into. I just want to use it via screen sharing and SSH. The problem is that often when I want to use it I can't....
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Macbook Pro mid-2012 restarts after entering password

Macbook Pro mid-2012 restarts after entering password and gives an error after restart I'm unable to use any other boot command like Command + R etc as it leads to a screen with a lock and I've ...
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Mac automatically restarts after shutdown

I was using Win 10 on my 2017 21.5" iMac before, but formatted it and installed Mac Mojave again. Here format means I've formatted the data disk as well as system disk, merged all partitions and make ...
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MacBook Pro keeps crashing [hardware issue?]

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running on Version 10.15.2. It happens a couple of times now this week. Is this a hardware issue? Should I just bring my MacBook pro to the store?...
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How can I find out which program is trying to restart my Mac?

From time to time I log into my server through screen sharing to find this warning: There is a program trying to restart my server, and I can't for the life of me figure out which one is the culprit....
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How to identify the cause of a restart on MacBook Air via Console app in OS X Yosemite

Recently my MacBook Air restarted in the middle of the night and cost me some data. I understand there is a support page that tells me the possible causes, but they don't include a way to find the ...
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xCode project causes system restart

I’m an amateur using xCode 10.3 on a MacBook Pro in Safe Mode,Mojave 10.14.6 with 4GB of DDR to generate tensors of complex numbers (to be processed in subsequent projects). The code, which I ...
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macOS forgets login screen keyboard setting, falls back to US English [duplicate]

My keyboard setting is German. After restart the login screen keyboard setting is always US English. How can I permanently change the keyboard to German, also for login after restart?
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iMac won't shut down or restart

Running High Sierra 10.13.6, I tried to install Security Update 2019-003, but it would not install because the computer gets stuck (blank screen, responsive pointer) when trying to restart. Now I see ...
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When MacBook runs out of battery after restart message problem detected occurs

For some months I have the following problem: After a restart (when my MacBook Pro 2017) runs out of battery, and after having logged in, a message that the computer was shut down unexpectedly occurs. ...
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After reinstall macOS 10.13.6, App store not work with updates

Simple. Opened App Store Updated software Stuck. Now my computer not restart. Now the only way to restart my computer is via terminal
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How To Execute Login Items Before Application Reopen?

System Preferences -> Users & Groups -> [user] -> Login Items seem to be executing after, or at least in parallel with, the application reopens on reboot. In my case this is undesirable because ...
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How to permanently disable “reopen windows”?

I never want to login and be bombarded with the old windows I had open last time I was using my Mac. It is distracting and it is counter to my understanding that the computer is here to serve me, not ...
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How to prevent apps from from not letting you restart Mac OS

When I press restart button I mean it. Though Netbeans, iTerm, XAMPP think that they know better than me, and I get an error that the process has been stopped because of one of these apps. Is there ...
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My iPad Air Wi-Fi (A1474) won't restart after getting a new system update

After I updated my iPad Air Wi-Fi (A1474), I couldn't get it to turn on again. What could have possibly gone wrong and how do I rectify?
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iMac6,1 showing multicolor after installing mac os x 10.7

It was on Os x 10.6.3 before I decided to install fresh OS x 10.7 everything was fine after the installation but when I restart the 🖥 it start showing multicolor as seen in the picture attached. I ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 Random Restart > Previous shutdown cause: -20

I have MacBook Pro 2018 (Mojave 10.14.1) just brought it 3 weeks ago, now i have random restart when i use it. i only browse internet, play spotify but suddenly the screen goes black and it ...
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Can't restart Mac: Finder not responding or «not open anymore» & other culprits

First-timer here. I have been experiencing several serious-looking problems with my MacBook (OSX Yosemite 10.10.5, model MacBookPro10,1: Mid 2012 Retina, 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD) for a while now, the ...
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How to troubleshoot spurious restart?

MBP 15 inch 2018, 2.9 GHz i9, 32 GB, 2TB; 10.13.6 If I leave my system unattended for several hours, it will restart itself - as if someone selected applemenu>Restart... Apple has been no help so ...
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Can't start Mac in recovery mode - only get folder with question mark instead

I can't start my MacBook Pro 2017 using controlR, controloptionR, or shiftcontroloptionR. For all combinations I only get the folder with a question mark shown. What can it mean and how can I fix ...
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iPad Pro keeps repeatedly restarting

My iPad Pro(9.7" cellular) keeps restarting and sometimes I won’t even get to finish entering the passcode. Troubleshooting I have done a hard reset I have not installed any new apps I have updated ...
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Mac keeps randomly restarting after logic board replacement

I got my logic board replaced due to water damage a few days ago and ever since i've got it back, a few times a day my laptop has a kernel panic and restarts. This appears to happen when i leave it on ...
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Macbook Pro Rentina 2015 suddenly restart without giving any message

My Macbook just suddenly restarted last night. I did some research on this morning and I found my log of kernel panic as below. Please may you help me to find what was the cause and how to solve it? ...
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Re-start an app game from zero [duplicate]

I bought a new iPad and my wife is taking my old Mini. She really likes "Word Collect", but wants to start at the beginning, not at my level. I deleted the app, deleted the backup, but when I reload ...
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MacBooks randomly restarting at same time: virus or forced software update?

At about 8:50 PDT this morning, 2 out of 3 MacBooks in our household restarted at the same time (about 1 minute apart). What happened is I left the room for about 5 minutes, and when I came back I saw ...
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How can I stop applications from preventing restarts?

I have some applications that routinely prevent restarts from happening correctly (most often iTerm2 and Slack, though others participate as well). When I request a Restart, these applications will ...
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Problems booting from Windows 10 Boot Camp into High Sierra

Since installing High Sierra I’ve had trouble booting into Mac OS X from Windows 10. I use a 2016 MacBook Pro, run closed, hooked up to two external monitors. When I restart Windows, I hold down the ...
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How can I find the reason for my Mac's recent “restart”?

My Mac just "restarted" while I was looking away and I'd like to know if it was a crash or a postponed restart due to an update. My Mac does sometimes crash and restart but hasn't done so for a ...
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Safari downloads sometimes continue, sometimes restart

I'll be in the middle of a long download (a software package or movie) and a network glitch will halt the download ("The network connection was lost"). In the Downloads icon on the Toolbar, I see the ...
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Every few restarts, Mac won't start up, unless I reset PRAM

For some reason, every few times (let's say every 5 times) I restart my Mac Mini (running MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3, on an SSD), the startup screen will get stuck on the white loading bar with a black ...