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

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What use for the thin, folded, two-side protector that was boxed with my iPhone XR?

The iPhone XR that I recently bought from Apple came with a thin folded plastic protector that covers both sides. (In what follows I call this the Apple protector.) I have also bought (again from ...
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How do I prevent my MacBook Pro from dimming the screen on battery power?

I sometimes work on my MBP in the car (from the passenger's seat, of course) and it is impossible to see anything unless the screen is on the maximum brightness. Every few minutes, however, I have to ...
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Increasing screen resolution to 1920x1080 in Macbook Air

Is it possible to change the maximum resolution of MacBook Air 13" (2015), by replacing its panel (i.e. screen)? The model only supports 1440x900. What I want to achieve is making the resolution of ...
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2018 MBP Display cable loose after keyboard repair?

My MBP 2018 13" i7 had to get its keyboard replaced a whole two days after I got it...a brand new work machine. That was in May 2019. Flash forward to two weeks ago, I noticed an occasional and very ...
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not mirrored ext screen - save set-up

in relation to this What Window Management Options exist for OS X? Is there a way or one of these apps or another app that would allow me to save my ext screen set-up when I'm in separate (fn/Cmd/F1 -...
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Macbook Screen Graphics Glitching From One Frame To Another

My MacBook Pro (13.3 inch, MacOS Sierra 10.12.15,Late 2017) started to have grey horizontal lines appearing on my screen in Mid 2018. At first I thought it was not very serious and could deal with it, ...
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iPhone X has a green line on the left of screen. How to fix it?

My friend got this iPhone X and it suddenly has a bright green line on the left side of the screen. Whole display getting bit greenish because of it. The warranty is also finished because it's more ...
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How to remove a very thin screen protector from an iPad?

I have an iPad with a "Paper-Feels Like" screen protector, which I now want to remove. I have tried toothpick, fingernails, etc., but it is so thin and well-placed that I cannot find an edge. Apple ...
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MacBook Pro with two external monitors : one is flickering

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) version 10.14.5. A first monitor (DELL P2719HC) is connected through thunderbolt 3 while a second monitor (DELL E2313H) is connected ...
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What to do about keyboard protector grime left on MacBook Pro screen? [duplicate]

For the first couple of years that I had this MacBook Pro (Early 2015, 13 inch) I had a keyboard protector on it. After awhile, the protector left some pretty obvious marks on the screen from it ...
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Request screen sharing always by requesting permission

Usually, when I request a screen sharing from my colleagues, I get the dialog window asking whether I want to ask for permission or specify a registered account. I wonder if there's a way to bypass ...
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One inch black bar on lower portion of my screen

I've noticed a black line on my desktop, and I can't seems to figure out how to remove it. I've restarted my computer several times, relaunched my Finder through "Force Quit," and searched through my ...
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Macbook PRO 2017 touchbar - Screen won't turn on sometimes

Sometimes when I open the lid of my MBP, the screen won't turn on. No black screen - the screen is just completely off. macOS is definitely running on the background, since I hear sounds, the touch ...
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Automatic display brightness in iMac behaves wrong and is only semi-automatic

I use the automatic display brightness function in the System Preferences and I have noticed that it is doing totally wrong. When I turn the feature off and set the brightness to let‘s say maximum and ...
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Can i use A1278 screen to replace with my A1502 screen

I've a A1502 macbook pro late 2013 with damaged 13" retina display. There is another A1278 macbook pro with 13" display. I am getting this laptop way cheaper than the screen replacement. I was ...
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Internal screen black, external screen works

Good morning, everyone, A recurring problem that doesn't seem to have a solution for Apple. I own a MacBookPro, here are the details: The MacBook Pro (Retina, 15 inches, mid-2014) 2.5 GHz Intel Core ...
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MacBook Pro 2017 screen “dents”

I bought my MacBook Pro 2017, brand new, about 1 year ago. (I have about 3 weeks left on the warranty). I love almost everything about it, except for the screen, which now has over a dozen little sand ...
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MacBook Air screen problems after changing refresh rate

I was experimenting with SwitchResX software, and thought it would be a good idea to change the refresh rate to 83 Hz. When I rebooted the laptop, the screen looked like this Is there any way to fix ...
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Screen distortion during login

When restarting my login screen looks normal, but soon after I press enter, before showing me my desktop the screen becomes weirdly distorted for a few seconds. Is there any way to fix this? EDIT: ...
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Changing Screen Resolution in OSX Mojave

Screen of my MacBook Pro Retina 2015 is broken and a vertical block with ~2 inches width on the right edge can't be seen. I have been using it like this for a couple months since it is my second ...
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Vertical lines on the left side of iPhone 4s after it fell down. Can it be fixed without replacing its screen?

I accidentally dropped my iPhone 4s and vertical lines have appeared on the left side. Although, the screen did not break. The screen works well, but I can't see the other side of the screen. this is ...
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Are there any utilities out there that allow you to manually define available screen area?

I have a spare 27 inch monitor that I'd like to use in vertical mode as a side monitor, but it's way too tall - are there any tools out there that allow you to manually define the effective usable ...
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iPhone 5s Screen popping out due to “clicking thing” fix?

My iPhone 5s had a swollen battery and was replaced by a new one. However, there were some damages related to the screen and now it is popping out. I went looking for the reason and found out that ...
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Can you change an iPhone startup screen background from white to black?

It seems light-coloured iPhones have a white startup background colour with black Apple logo. As you can’t control the brightness on startup - this screen is offensively bright at night - searing your ...
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Calling Screencapture of a Web Page in AppleScript

As a newcomer to AppleScript, it is quite possible that I am missing something obvious, but I would appreciate feedback! My intention is to use Safari to load a series of images from an issue of The ...
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Beer Spill on my Macbook Pro Late 2015

I have spilled a glass of beer on my Macbook. The screen and at least some keys on the keyboard no longer work. When I start the computer and try to log in blind, I can hear that the password is not ...
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MacBookPro Desktop Screen Display Action

I need to know how to keep open windows from disappearing while working with one or more programs. It seems like they vanish when I linger the cursor too long on one or the other but I can't seem to ...
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MacBook pro 2017 touch bar model.. Horizontal Lines on screen

While logging in initially the screen doesn't show problems but soon as time moves after some minutes horizontal lines start appearing in the bottom of screen of black or multi colored that progresses ...
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Blur screen live on macOS

Any suggestions for an app that can blur a specific part of the screen while working on in macOS? Or a browser extension that blurs the specific part of the screen (again) while surfing the Internet?
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Audio Stops Playing when screen locks in iPhone 7 Plus

Until a few days ago I used to enjoy listening to "Ayat" app which used to keep playing even when the screen was locked. However, I had to reset the carrier network and after that playing Ayat has ...
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Macbook Pro mid 2014 can't adjust brightness

My laptop: Macbook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Processor 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel Iris 1536 MB OSX Mojave Version 10.14.3 My screen ...
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Auto brightness not working correctly on Macbook Pro 13" 2015

I have problem with set up auto brightness. Everything was fine until I didn't pushed brightness button on keyboard. Now system report says that auto brightness settings are not working but in ...
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Mac Mini screen glitch followed by fan noise then reboot

My Mac Mini 2014 has been glitching recently. I don’t know whether its releated to the recent OSX update. Without any sign, the screen would blur as the image bellow. The keyboard and mouse has no ...
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Mac display flickering

I have a 2016 Macbook Pro 13" touch bar. Recently I have started facing issues with my display. It appears as if the display turns ON and OFF over and over again; I mean like every second or two. I ...
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Hazy lines around dock and windows in Mojave

I’m currently experiencing this issue (refer to picture above). It started after I upgraded to Mojave and it appears on both dark and light mode
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2015 Macbook Air screen gradually dimming and dying

This is not a problem at booting up. For a couple months now I'll be using my laptop when suddenly the screen dims to about 50% of normal. According to the brightness indicator the brightness is all ...
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MacBook Pro, Mid-2014, Dead screen

I recently updated my mid-2014 MacBook Pro running High Sierra, which was working perfectly to Mojave. As soon as I did this my screen went pixelated (just like if you added noise on photoshop) and ...
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How to turn off the screen without sleep on a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? [duplicate]

Is there any shortcut for it? I tried Control + Shift + Touch ID, which didn't work.
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Replace MacBook Pro screen with Screen from old MacBook

I have a 13” MacBook Pro mid 2014 as well as a late 2011 MacBook Pro. My 2014 MacBook Pro screen is broken and I was wondering if I could replace it with the screen from my 2011 MacBook Pro. Will ...
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iPhone 6s keeps rebooting after screen replacement

One week ago I did a screen replacement on my iPhone 6s. I successfully tested the home button, sensors like the front-facing camera, the speakers and so on. Two days later the smartphone didn't boot ...
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Black screen on mac mini dual screen

So I have the new mac mini 2018 and I have a dual screen setup. 1 is connected via display port the other via HDMI. My main display is the one connected via the display port. However, I have this ...
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4k external monitor shows 3840x2160 and 1920x1080 but not 2560x1440

I'm using a external monitor with 3840x2160 resolution but it's completely unusable at that resolution (27", too tiny). I want to try it at 2560x1440 but MacOS doesn't even show that option. Is ...
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How to capture a high quality screeshot in 1920 x 1080?

I want to make 1920 x 1080 screenshots of the entire screen, but there's no 1920 x 1080 option in the Displays menu. There's a 1920 x 1080 option on SwitchResX, but when I select that one, the text ...
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Volume buttons on EarPods activate iPhone screen

When the screen to my iPhone is asleep/deactivate whilst it is playing music, I often adjust the volume using the buttons on the control for my EarPods, but annoyingly this always activates the screen ...
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Screen blinking “HDMI no signal” when Mac is sleeping

I usually leave my computer, and let it go to sleep after 15 minutes. My external screen is showing a blue screen saying "HDMI no signal" every other minute while my MacBook is asleep, and the screen ...
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What is this Vertical bar of Inverted Colours on my Screen?

I was cleaning my Macbook Air at the weekend and think I might have damaged the screen. A vertical bar of inverted colours appeared on the left-hand side (the right was fine initially) but then both ...
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Replace a 2017 Touch Bar MacBook Pro retina display with late 2013 MacBook Pro retina display?

I cracked my 2017 Touch Bar MacBook Pro display, and I have an old Late 203 MacBook Pro with a screen in good working condition. I am wondering if it's possible to replace the display of the new one ...
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Screen brightness keeps going to max

My system I'm running a 13" retina MacBook Pro and using El Capitan 10.11.6. Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz ...
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Does this MacBook have a screen or GPU problem?

This is on an Early 2011 Macbook Pro 17" with i7 2.2ghz and the Intel + Radeon HD6750: If it is a screen error then I don't mind fixing it myself, but if the GPU is the problem, I'm worried I might ...
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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 ...