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Questions tagged [screen]

The (usually) LCD display integrated into portable computing products, or external monitor/television connection to same.

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WebGL2 canvas causing screen flickering on macos chrome / firefox

While testing new webgl2 features I noticed that quite often screen flickers on MacOS Mojave 10.14. Flickering is more frequent in Chrome (69.0.3497.100), than in Firefox (62.0.3). Also on Opera ...
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How can I add a black screen bezel to my 2010 MacBook Pro Anti-glare?

I have a 2010 MacBook Pro with the anti-glare screen, meaning that the border around the screen is silver rather than black. I prefer the look of the standard black bezel. Are there any kits or ...
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MacBook Air A1466 Early 2014 water damage to display

My girlfriend spilled a full mug of tea on her MacBook. The battery at that time was only at a few percent charge. After a few hours she was able to get the MacBook to me and I opened it up ...
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Login screen characters all question marks, login info isn't working

I just reinstalled high Sierra after my Mac wouldn't restart. The moment it loads up I am presented with this screen. My login credentials don't work. Can someone explain to me what this screen is and ...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 occasional flickers

I just installed a new Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 video card into my Mac Pro (5,1 mid-2012). It works great, except occasionally, perhaps once every hour or so, the screen flickers. By "flicker" I mean ...
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iPhone SE - Icons at the top-right corner seldom work in many apps

I just got an iPhone SE. I have a strong suspicion that parts of the screen (mainly top-right corner, but it might be top-left corner as well) are not responsive enough. On the other hand they work ...
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Screen size/PPI issue

So I had my 4k monitor set to use 4k resolution but text was a bit too small so I went into the System Settings and changed it to 3360x1890 (the 2nd highest setting). That's when I noticed something ...
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External monitor causes very high CPU usage

I have an external LG 27UD69P-W monitor connected (via HDMI) to my late 2013 MacBook Pro, which causes the CPU usage of the Mac to go extremely high (kernel_task > 400%, sometimes much higher even), ...
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The display fault on my MBP - anyone knows what might be the cause of this and how to fix this?

A simple background of my MPB: macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.6 (15-inch, 2016 with TouchBar) Processor 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 / Memory 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 / Graphics: Radeon Pro 460 4096 MB ...
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Does Apple still fix screen coating issues on the mid-2014 MBPs?

I read on MacRumors that if I take my mid-2014 (purchased in early 2015) 15" MBP to an Apple store, they may fix the well-known anti-reflective screen coating issue. MacRumors is not an authoritative ...
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Display arrangement keeps changing

My iMac keeps changing the arrangement of my two add-on displays. The third one, the one in the middle, is the computer itself which always stays in the middle. I'm running High Sierra 10.13.6. It's ...
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MacBook Pro screen wobbly

I have a mid 2012 MacBook Pro. I have dropped it a couple times in a case but not far (maybe 2 to 3 foot drop onto carpet). The screen has become wobbly like it is loose or something. I don't want to ...
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Macbook Pro - Turn off display with the lid open for High Sierra

What is the command line equivalent to do this for High Sierra? I'm referencing this thread here that had it working on Yosemite. Turn off MacBook Pro's display while connected to external ...
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Early 2013 Macbook Pro with 4K: Picture quality?

This is sort of related to this question. The 13.3 inch Early 2015 Macbook has a resolution of 2560 x 1600. I'm not an expert on displays, I've done a lot of Googling but don't seem to understand. ...
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iPhone turns off display whenever covering the proximity sensor

I have an iPhone 7. Sometimes when I put my finger on the proximity sensor (besides front speaker), the display turns black. I can't find a setting to turn it off. Anyone know where it is? Or if I can?...
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There Are Screen Glitches on Normal Desktop Usage But not in Safe Mode

I've a iMac Late 2009 model with latest version of MacOS High Sierra and there are screen glitches/flickering on normal desktop usage but not in safe mode. Where is the problem?
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Brief mouse-disappearances + frozen video when using trackpad, late 2016 MBP

When I'm using the trackpad, occasionally the mouse pointer will disappear and the whole screen will freeze. It will remain frozen indefinitely if I continue to slide my finger back and forth on the ...
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Macbook Pro A1706, Glass Screen Repair (not the LCD)

So recently I broke the display of my Macbook by closing the lid with an item inside. I have repaired the LCD myself, however, when I was making the repair I cracked the glass screen cover. Just ...
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How do I stop a screen recorded video from being saving in my camera role multiple times a day?

I recorded a screen recording a few days ago and ever since then, instead of it saving just once, it saves again almost every 5 minutes so I’m continually having to delete about 10 videos of the same ...
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Trigger action on external monitor plug/unplug

I'd like to trigger an action (launch an app, execute a script…) when I plug or unplug an external monitor on my MacBookPro with macOS 10.13.5. Is there any native way or third party app to do that?
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How to shrink (?) iMac's screen?

I'm pretty sure there is a name for it, but I can't find it. Is there a way to make my screen smaller? By "smaller", I mean...shrink the whole screen so that there are black borders. I think I was ...
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AppleScript to change resolutions on my monitor [duplicate]

I have reviewed multiple scripts that address primarily changes on a retina display. I have a standard monitor (iMac 27"). The line of code that seems to give me trouble is: tell application "...
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Have a Mac mini hooked up to two screens, but can't rotate one, only both of them

Having a little problem with my Mac mini. I have two monitors set up with it, and they are working fine as a dual monitor setup. However I want to rotate one so it is in portrait mode but when I ...
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What is this blue half on my screen?

In the midst of plugging in my monitor and three-finger swiping up to move Chrome to the second desktop I got this. I couldn't access my top bar (with the time and battery) and if I clicked the side ...
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Why can't I see the names of people who sent messages in iphone locked screen? [duplicate]

I updated Whatsapp yesterday and after that I get bubbles saying only "Message" in the locked screen whenever I receive a message. My setting was to show the person's name but not the message, and ...
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Prevent iPad screen for turning off when not in horizontal orientation

Is there a way to prevent iPad from going into Sleep mode when not in horizontal mode?
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Why did all my menus go blank and views become illegible?

MacBook Pro 15-inch 2017 i7 16GB OS Version: High Sierra 10.13.4 (it's possible it was an earlier version 10.13.3 or something because this occurred about a week ago) Take a look at these images ...
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How can I create a shortcut to restore my MBP screen to a specific brightness?

I've recently calibrated my MBP's display and my LG 5K 27" display at home. When I'm on the go, at school for example, I would like to be able to raise or lower my screen brightness without screwing ...
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My iPad won't turn on even though it has charge

my ipad 2 won't turn on after i dropped it. it had 93% charge and is still on charge but won't turn on. i have pressed the power button, home button and both at the same time. i don't have a iTunes ...
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How do I fix interlacing lines going up and down on iPhone SE display

My wife's iPhone SE is a couple years old and many drops in (probably average of 1/week at least). It's been rock solid this whole time, but earlier today, it started having horizontal lines going up ...
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Water spots on screen after liquid got in iPhone 6, fixable?

Issue: The ringer on/off switch on my iPhone 6 was stuck/gummed up so I sprayed it with contact cleaner. I didn't think liquid could get in through that opening, but I was extremely dumb. iPhone was ...
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Screen rotation problem

I have a new iPad (iOS 11.3) and the control center does not contain anything related to screen orientation or lock rotation. I tried to ask Siri about this and got gibberish. Does anyone have a ...
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Is there an api to the Mac-OS where I can disable screen dim from an application (like python) and when I am ready I can enable it again? [closed]

I have an application to run a slideshow on the mac. I would like to disable screen dimming when I start the slideshow, and enable it again when I stop the slideshow... Therefore I need an api into ...
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What color wallpaper makes page control dots on iPhone invisible?

What color wallpaper do I need to use to make the page control dots invisible? I know, you can't really hide them, as in "remove from the screen" (without jailberaking) but you can make them almost ...
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My MacBook Pro screen cracked and can't connect to external display

My MacBook screen cracked (very minimal tiny crack) and at first it was showing something, a few minutes later the screen is completely black. Now, I didn't have an issue with that the first couple of ...
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Marks on my Macbook Pro Retina's Screen [duplicate]

I was cleaning my macbook pro retina's display with Apple's piece of cleaning cloth that came with the macbook in box. But after I'm done cleaning I noticed weird marks on my screen and they won't be ...
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Glass panel compability for iMac 21.5'' late-2012 (A1418 - EMC 2544)

Do 21.5'' iMacs from other years use the same glass panel than the A1418 of late-2012 ? Not only the screen diagonal 21.5'' must be same, but also the height, width, thickness, and width of the ...
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Macbook Pro screen display problems

I am using a Macbook Pro (the 2015 model A 1398). Just overnight my screen shows strange horizontal lines as this: These horizontal lines are roughly gathered in the same place on the screen (on ...
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Prevent turning off the display when MacBook is physically dropped

I own a 2015 MacBook Pro. If you accidentally drop your MacBook, or it slips from your lap, the screen automatically turns off, and the device is locked. I could not find documentation on this ...
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Used a chemical on my MacBook screen. Now what? [duplicate]

I used Monster ScreenClean to clean the screen of my MacBook Air. I later read that this will leave a film on the screen, which seems to be the case when holding the screen up against the light. How ...
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What are the dimensions of the Mac Book Air 13" screen?

Every spec I've seen shows the diagonal measurement of 13.3". I'm interested in the actual width and height of the screen. Thanks!
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iPhone 7 screen is frozen on the shutdown screen [duplicate]

my screen is frozen on the slide to power off screen and it won't let me get out of it. I've tried holding down the home button and the lock button for a long time and it hasn't worked. I've also ...
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What's causing my screen to do this?

I have a Mid 2015 MBPr ("About this mac" screenshot below) Since I attached a 27" 4K Monitor (HP Envy) via one of the thunderbolt ports, the built-in screen occasionally (a few times an hour) appears ...
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Trying to use an iMac as a second screen, but it keeps dimming

I'm hooking up my new MacBook Pro (13-inch 2016) to my old iMac (27-inch late 2012) using a lightning-to-USBC converter, in order to use the latter as a screen when working from home. Pressing CMD-F2 ...
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I phone 6 not working after screen and battery replacement. How do I diagnose/troubleshoot?

This may very well have been asked/answered, but I sure can't find it. I replaced the screen, battery, wifi module and wifi antenna on a iPhone 6 (not + or s). The symptoms are: no display, no sound,...
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Reflect Mac mini's content on PC and LG screen

I have a Mac mini 2014 and I would like to show its content on a PC (Ubuntu) and an LG screen. I succeeded for the LG screen but for the Ubuntu PC, I don't know what to do. I tried to plug-in an HDMI ...
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What is the definitive iPhone X corner radius?

I've been experimenting and have found no conclusive corner radius for the iPhone X. Some sources, such as iPhone X Screen Demystified - PaintCode, say its 40pts. Some say it's 44, like UI Design for ...
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Artifacts on primary retina display after connecting to external monitor

I'm using a MacBook Pro (Retina 13-inch, Late 2013) with a 2,8 GHz Intel Core i7 processor and 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR 3 RAM. Graphics chip is Intel Iris 1536 MB. My operating system version is macOS ...
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Macbook pro 13 2017 model. screen is very delicate. are screeen replacements reliable?

so i closed my space grey 2017 macbook pro 13" ( i opted for the model without the touch bar) after a lecture and was going to put it in my backpack , but when i closed it, the edge of my zip up ...
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iPhone 8 plus stuck on loading screen

My iPhone froze and wouldn't unfreeze. After messing with it for awhile it finally went to a black loading screen. I have help power and home button down together and down volume and power button ...