Questions tagged [screen]

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

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Mail.app signature preferences too big for screen

Because I have so many .signature 'quotes' attached to Mail.app, when I switch to that tab in the Mail.app preferences, the window is too large for my screen. Click for full size. I cannot resize it ...
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MacBook Air camera's not working

When I turn on the Photobooth or Zoom app, the green light keeps on blinking and the screen just shows gray color. What to do?
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iPhone X overheating after drop on floor

I dropped my iPhone X and a 1cm vertical stripe of the OLED screen got super bright white so that in I had to tape it in order to continue to use my phone. Now I also noticed that the phone also in ...
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Macbook Pro - bottom part of the screen partly mirrors the top

Making the computer sleep will remove this symptom for a while. Tried disabling hardware acceleration (GPU) via setting or gSwitch, resetting SMC and PRAM/NVRAM, and rebooting. Apple diagnostics has ...
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In relation to the Red Pixels on Dark Mode Question, Here is something new to the issue

From the photo taken above, whenever my cursor would hover over specific tabs, there would be thin white lines on the border surrounding the url bar as well as the search bar. I have a video uploaded ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 Lid seemingly overnight stopped from closing properly

When I plugged my Macbook Pro (Early 2015) yesterday, the lid was closing perfectly. This morning I woke up early and left without checking on the laptop. 8 hours later, I came back and realized the ...
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Black Screen after Login

While I was using my MacBook, the screen suddenly went to black. I restarted it, but every time after I login the screen is black again. This doesn’t happen when I open it in safe mode though. I’ve ...
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How to get 1:1 scale in Keynote, Pages or Numbers?

I was an early user of Mac last century; I remember Jobs telling about how the Plus had the only screen with square pixels and how important it was for developers a consistent info on pixel size so ...
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Why does my iPhone ask for a screen time password when I’ve never set up one?

I literally set up screen time on my iPhone this morning and went through all the app limits, “this is my iPhone” etc. However I have never set up a screen time password on that device before and when ...
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Built in display Color Profiles are not being applied in Mac OSX Mojave

I'm using Mojave on an 11" 2015 MacBook Air. I was using the orangish Color LCD display profile until it was automatically changed to sRGB. Now the screen is bluish. Selecting Color LCD profile ...
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Can only see half of folder screen?

My Finder folders today have a line beside the folders Since the view is half blank, I have to move the line over before I can view the rest. Can anyone help a girl out?
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iPhone XS the display works but not the touch

I tried to turn on my iPhone XS; I succeeded but now that I have closed it again the display works but not the touch. It doesn't matter where I touch, it doesn't work. The rest of the phone works, ...
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Is screen flickering harmful to my MBP's health? If let it be, will it gradually screw up my display and create irreversal defects?

So my 2019 macbook pro screen's started flickering a few times a day since a few weeks ago. I'm aware it may be fixed through Reseting NVRAM or Reseting The System Magement Controller (SMC) as ...
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My Mac is very slow and lagged while connecting with ViewSonic screen

My Mac started to behave unusually when I connected it with the ViewSonic TD2420 monitor. For example, it would take too much time to open a folder. However, when I went to "About This Mac", ...
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Macbook Pro 13 Early 2015 Display flickering and show rows

I have recently bougth a broken Macbook pro 13' Early 2015. The display is the main issue. Infact, when the macbook turns on, the display shows this: When it goes to login, the display shows this: ...
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Strange temporary recurring flashes on the screen

So, I've been using my MacBook Pro (2019 15 inch) for quite a while now(somewhere about 6 months. Recently, I've started to notice strange blinking ringlike flickers on my screen that occur literally ...
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My LCD cracked - can I create a custom resolution to exclude the broken part of the screen? [duplicate]

My 2013 MacBook Pro was damaged -- the LCD is now cracked. The damage is fairly limited, however: only the right-most 1cm and the bottom 2cm are non-functional. Is there a way to create a custom ...
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How to get (logical) screen size from a shell script?

Using system_profiler SPDisplaysDataType, I can retrieve the size of a Mac's display in pixels. However, the command tell application "System Events" to get the size of every window of every process ...
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Wiggly lines and a sticky screen

I have an iPad Gen 7 which recently broke (digitalizer and LCD). I took it to a repair shop where they guy took a few days but returned the iPad. I have the following issues now: Diagonal lines made ...
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Does the MacBook Pro built-in screens support HDR?

On this Apple support article, it seems to say that the MacBook Pro introduced in 2018 or 2019 supports HDR on its built-in display. However, for what I understand, MacBook screens are not bright ...
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Connect iPhone 6 display to iPhone XR

iPhone XR display and digitizer not working. Need to access phone to retrieve some data. How can I unlock the phone, so I can backup from computer? I bought a replacement screen, but my cat managed to ...
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What external monitor and size combinations provide best scaling on macOS?

I am trying to get an external monitor for my MacBook. I have two requirements: Items on the monitor will be about the same size as items on the MacBook screen Text and other objects will not be ...
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Screen flashes while shutting down

While shutting down MacBook, I got a flash on the screen for really short amount of time, but it's noticeable. Is it normal behaviour or there is something wrong with it? It happens only while ...
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Login window, can't change brightness

So, after reinstalling MacOs I bumped into an issue regarding login window. Before reinstallation system started first (Apple logo appeared and the loading line under the logo) and after there got ...
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macOS Catalina - problems detecting external monitors

I am using MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2018 with Catalina 10.15.4. I am trying to connect 2 external monitors (Samsung S24C450) via USB-C -> DVI converter. Both monitors are then connected via DVI interface....
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Macbook Screen starts fluctuating and turns black after the Catalina Update

Ever since I have update to Catalina OS my MacBook Screen randomly starts fluctuating and eventually turns black. I can see some content on the black screen by flashing light on it. I was able to ...
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iPad 2 screen unresponsive in top half

I have an iPad 2 that I got for free that I’m going to fix up (digitizer) and give to my nephew. Before I fix it I was sorting out what I would have to do for it, and I noticed while in portrait mode ...
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Adjust screen width on external monitor

I'm using a Dell monitor 2007FP as an external monitor with my Macbook air Retina, 13-inch, 2019 with MacOs Mojave. I use a VGA cable. The problem is, the image exceeds the left lateral border of the ...
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Can I fix the screen on my macbook?

I dropped my Macbook the other day, and when I opened it, there were lines on my screen. I have a pretty solid cover as a case and it was about a 3-foot drop. The colored vertical lines tend to ...
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Turn old iphone into extra monitor

I've just been wondering lately, would it be possible to turn my old iPhone into a temperature / small extra -monitor? I know there are apps like iDisplay, Spacedesk and Splashtop for connecting your ...
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Safari always brought to the front makes all the other apps unusable

If I open Safari, I can't use anything anymore. Basically, if I move to another Desktop or another Full Screen App, after a second, macOS moves back to Safari (if it is in full-screen mode) or to the ...
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Mac not waking from sleep after disabling dGPU

I have disabled my DGPU as it was intervening with by Mac boot up. It has solved the boot problem but my Mac screen turns black post sleep. Any suggestions to solve the problem ?
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Is there any way to turn an iPad screen off? (and not put it to sleep)

I specifically I want to turn the screen off but have it continue to run whatever app is running, in my case Duet, so that I don't have to restart the app every time I wake the iPad, which I what I ...
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Can I make my Mac re-adjust to the original brightness when I plug my power cord back in?

When I unplug the power cord from my mac, the brightness dims to save power. When I plug the cord back in, it stays dim rather than going back to the original brightness level. Can I change it so that ...
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Horizontal lines on top of my macbook pro 13-inch 2017 screen [duplicate]

There are a few horizontal lines on top of my screen. Is there any way to fix it? Look at the following image.
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Legacy iMac screen extending

I'm looking to use an ancient (2008!) iMac as a screen extension for a 2019 MacBook Pro. The iMac is running with a pretty random collection of ports, including mini dvi. The Macbook only has USB C ...
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Broken iPhone screen without siri

My iPhone screen is completely broken and Siri is not operational. I have not synced it to any computer before. It switches on and I can see parts of the screen, so it is not entirely dead, but I ...
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Resize screen of windows 10 using virtualbox in bootcamp windows

I use Windows 10 using bootcamp on Macbook Pro (16, 2019). I installed VirtualBox (6.1.4), and installed windows 10 in it. Then, the screen of guest windows 10 is small. I installed the guest ...
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MacBook pro 15 inch 2019 screen flickers with purple horizontal lines when iPhone is near my MacBook screen

When i bring my iPhone near my MacBook pro screen, the screen flickers with horizontal lines. I have tested the flickering with iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. All the devices are up to ...
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Any issues of Screen-Smudge-Gate for the Macbook Pro 16 2019?

Considering getting one for my new job since they provided a macbook budget and prices for the 16in base are comparable to the 13in i7. Last macbook i had was the 2013 13in Macbook pro and boy, was ...
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How can I use iPhone screen hardware as a standard monitor?

I have an old iPhone 4s and I can fully disassemble it. I was searching for a control board to connect the screen and use it as a standard monitor, but I found nothing. I'm not searching an app or a ...
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Mid - 2012 13" MacBook Pro screen conversion

I have an extra Mid - 2012 13" MacBook Pro screen laying around, and was hoping to make it into an external display. I was also hoping to mount it into a rack drawer or tray. Anyone have any examples ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to a MacBook Air (Mid 2012)

I need 2 external monitors but I am having difficulties to do it on my MacBook Air mid 2012. My monitors are 2 Ausus VG278Q. I tried different docks. Latest one (which I believee was my best shot) is ...
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Macbook pro hardware failure screen

Today I observed: Do you have any thoughts on what. I can try to get it fixed? It is a mac book pro 2017 with a GPU.
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Can a deteriorating battery cause screen flickering? [Early 2015 macbook pro retina]

I have a early 2015 macbook pro with a Retina display. I'm at about 950 charge cycles, and have had the "service battery" indicatory since last summer. I noticed that occasionally my screen does ...
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LG UltraFine 5K 27" flickers when connected via USB-C to MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018)

When I connect my MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018) running MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 to my LG UltraFine 5K monitor I notice a slight flicker in the bottom half of the screen. It seems to diminish over time. ...
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How to increase scrollback buffer in screen?

I am using screen in terminal and need to increase scrollback buffer (from the original size which is just as large as the current window). I came across this question but the solution seems not to ...
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External Monitor is detected but displays black screen on MBP 15" 2017

I have a 15" LTN156HL01 Lcd display which I turned into an external monitor by using a controller board. Here's the thing: It works perfectly on my PS4. It works perfectly with my brother's MacBook ...
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Is Screen Sharing Version 1.7.2 on MacOS Catalina an Encrypted Connection?

I can't find info from Apple on this...I typically connect via ip address and port forwarding. Is this a fully encrypted connection or do I need to configure an SSH tunnel?
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MacBook Pro does not detect the third screen

I am trying to connect two Dell screens to my Macbook Pro 13" via a Dell dock. One screen is using HDMI cable and the other one a DisplayPort cable to connect to the dock and I am connecting the ...

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