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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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Enable screen sharing on mac w/o display

I have an old mac mini with a dead video card but otherwise it is working fine. I don't think screen sharing is currently enabled on that mac mini. What I'm trying to do is enable screen sharing on ...
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Every time I move this to trash, it keeps appearing [closed]

Every single time I move this into the trash, this keeps popping up. I'm not sure if this is the problem but my mac's camera LED? It keeps glowing the standard green color when the camera is on; even ...
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How I can set a dot to center of MacBook monitor?

Actually, I'm a gamer and for better shooting, I wanna set a dot to the center of my MacBook screen. in some games like Call of duty or CSGO this dot help me to better shoot.
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iPhone 6 display works on charge screen but not when powered on

Strange issue with an iPhone 6 here that was sent in for repair.. it had been run over but was still in good cosmetic condition. The base of the phone was bent into a slight s shape with the top of ...
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Apple iPad Air - No screen rotation control

I'm running iOS 12.1 on an iPad Air. Regardless of the switch setting (mute or rotatation) the side switch does not control screen rotation. There is no rotation control icon available to select ...
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MacBook Air 2018 vs. MacBook Pro: What is the battery life at equal brightness in nits?

The MacBook Air 2018 is advertised as 12 hours battery life, the MacBook Pro as 10 hours. This official Apple testing is done using 3/4 brightness setting. Since the maximum brightness of both models ...
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external display is dimmed when dark UI is displayed

I'm running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 (16G1618) on a 2015 MacBook Pro and noticed recently that when dark websites or applications with a dark UI (such as e.g. Spotify) are shown, the external display is ...
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Connect two USB-C displays to MacBook Pro 15" 2018 [duplicate]

is it even possible to connect two USB-C displays to one MacBook Pro 15" 2018? Seems like MacOS intentionally shuts down one of them. I'm a bit puzzled why..
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Different scales (or resolutions) for different apps in the same screen?

Today my cat stepped on my keyboard and somehow changed the scale of one app. The problem is that scale of the display is globally the same what changed was the overall resolution of my app. In the ...
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What baud rate should I set when using screen tty for bluetooth?

I'm trying to do screen tty.Bluetooth-Incoming-Port 9600 on my mac, but I'm not sure about my baud rate. How can I determine this? It's just giving me a "Cannot open line" error. I'm trying to view ...
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Macbook Pro constant artifacts in the screen

I'm Currently using MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013, OSX Mojave). I was getting the artifacts occasionally only while I was viewing photos, processing videos in FCP and artifacts won't show ...
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Why my mac screen acting weird? [duplicate]

Why my macbookpro screen looks like this at the bottom? like black and white pattern?
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Rotate screen on macOS 10.13

I would like to work on a vertical screen but I can't find a way to rotate the screen. The following solution doesn't seems to work on High Sierra: Macbook Air 2013 rotate screen? I'm ok for a ...
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Something is corrupting my SMC, why or what changes the SMC settings?

I asked a question that led up to this: Raise/lower brightness is extremely slow It works just fine after SMC Reset. But the next day same problem. It appears that the problem is that something is ...
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Horizontal bar at top center of screen display what I last typed

A black bar with random text appeared in the center of my screen. Whenever I type something, the text in the black bar changes. I have MacBook Pro Late 2011 running on macOS 10.13.6. I have no idea ...
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Transparent strip on part of the screen [duplicate]

I have some trouble with my MacBook Pro screen : on it appeared a transparent strip. It's visible from the MacBook start and I can't make it disappear. However, I still can click on files, softwares......
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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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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 iOS jailbreaking) 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 ...