Questions tagged [screen]

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

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How to make a larger iPad by changing screen and case?

Do you know of any attempt to hack an iPad and make it larger by using a larger screen and a custom case? I know iPad screen can be reused : recycling retina iPad screen as monitor. But I'd need the ...
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Is my MacBook replacement screen a genuine Apple product?

Model: 2017 Two-Thunderbolt Port One. Hi All! I had an issue in my MacBook display (product fault) and gave it to the local authorised dealer to replace the screen for me. Looks like I have been give ...
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Change the login screen background with FileVault enabled on macOs Monterey at first launch

I can change the login screen background on Monterey macOS version when FileVault is turned off and it works, but when I turn on FileVault the login screen changes again at the first launch. When I ...
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My MacBook connects to my TV through Airplay by itself, all the time

My Macbook Pro M1, keeps on connecting to my TV through Airplay, without my consent. I have used Airplay to display on my TV in the past, for specific reasons, but I don't want for it to do it by ...
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macOS choosing the wrong display to mirror when using the CMD+F1 (the shortcut to switch between extending and mirroring)

I have the 2021 MacBook Pro, macOS Monterey 12.0 I have an external monitor hooked up to my MacBook. I use the MacBook as the "Main Display" and therefore the dock shows up on the MacBook ...
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External Monitor dark?

After reinstalling macOS (Big Sur 11.6), my external monitor became dark even at full brightness. I thought it was an issue with the monitor itself, but I am doubting this now because when I use ...
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Prevent screen from turning off in lock screen

Is it possible to keep the screen on 24/7. I have all the sleep settings set to Never but when I lock the MacBook the screen turns off after a few minutes. I need this because I need to have a remote ...
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How can I turn off auto-dimming of the screen with `defaults write`?

Apple has a default setting that I find troublesome, where it automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen according to what it guesses is best for me, even when I'm constantly fighting with it ...
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Who repairs a two week MacBook Air cracked screen without Apple Care+?

I opened the lid yesterday morning and the screen was unresponsive (black) and cracked on one corner (4cm). Apple says that the only alternative is to contract Apple Care+ (300€) and they will cover ...
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MacBook Air (2019) screen freeze after login

I logged in on my MacBook Air after a week or so and after the login it started to act a little laggy but worked normal. After a few hours, the screen froze and after a hard reboot screen looks like ...
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Touching apple screen with nail

I saw this small dirt mark on my MacBook Air screen, and decided to clean it with a microfibre cleaning cloth. However when I went to clean it I may have pressed to a hard, because a ripple effect ...
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MacBook black screen after 5 seconds

Problem occurred when my MacBook was on. Screen suddenly goes black with line of randomly blinking pixels at very top. MacBook is responsive it’s just screen that goes black. Tried restarting NVRAM ...
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Graphic Card Problem?

My Mac Pro 2010, running Sierra 10.12.6, boots but the screen only stays on 2 seconds and goes to black. I can push the power button on the screen monitor off and on and it comes back on for 1 second ...
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Black vertical lines all over the screen my MacBook Air

How the issue occurred: I was just watching YouTube and all of a sudden I have black vertical lines all over my screen. macOS: Sierra MacBook Air 2017 What I tried : Force shutdown and restart. Cmd ...
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Is it possible to limit macbook display resolution/size for part of the screen?

My Macbook after falling incident lost it's 3 centimetres of screen on right hand side (the rest of the screen still works) - is it possible to change resolution (and limit width) and not use that ...
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iMac screen smear

My iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011) has this smear that appears after it has been on for a while, that disappears overnight. What exactly is the problem and what is the solution?
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MacBook Pro screen appears cracked but it isn't, and internal drive won't boot

My MacBook Pro has El Capitan 10.11.6. I have tried Firewire cable between my MacBook Pro and my daughter's MacBook Pro, starting mine in Target Disk Mode. My MacBook Pro appears on desktop as "...
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adjust iPad 10.9 display size to match older models (e.g., 9.7)

I want to get a 10.9" iPad Air but the app I need to use for work was designed for a 9.7" iPad. Is there a way to adjust the screen size so that the app displays as though it were on a 9.7&...
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Screen randomly shuts off on an old iMac 27in

I am posting a self-answered question to help anyone for an issue I spent several days looking for a solution for, and finally found one. I had an old non-supported iMac 27in that had the screen ...
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Apple Remote Desktop - connecting to 11.5 BigSur, 'viewer and server are incompatible'

Having an issue connecting either via Screen Sharing app or Apple Remote Desktop. Upon connection establishment, the window size changes very rapidly in succession until eventually the app settles ...
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iPhone 6s refuses to boot after screen removal

Have a set of phone repair tools. After removing the iPhone 6s screen (carefully, teasing the ribbons off), and replacing with apple parts, there was an issue turning the phone on even after a hard ...
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Mac turning off erratically but working fine in safe mode

I have MacBook Air 2017, currently on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. For last two weeks my laptop is misbehaving - the screen just pops shut without warning. It wakes up whenever it wishes to, for a ...
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MacBook Pro - issues connecting to external monitor(both DisplayPort and HDMI)

I have an Apple Macbook Pro 16 Inch (Touchbar) 2019 w/ AMD Radeon Pro 5300M. I'm running into issues connecting it to this monitor, PX329. If I use DisplayPort(this monitor supports up to version 1.2) ...
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In Big Sur on a 2020 mini, is there a way to change the initial 'user list' screen background?

I have been told by Apple that it is impossible to remove or change the background of the initial screen which lists 'users'. Is this true? I'm talking about the cheap, garish, brightly coloured ...
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Invalid screen detect by xrandr

I using MacBook Air M1. When I run xrandr, output is: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 800 x 525, current 5760 x 1956, maximum 5760 x 1980 default connected ...
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Weak WiFi signal and Macbook Pro Antennae Cable - LCD screen replacement

I'm using a Macbook Pro Mid-2015, 15-inch laptop. I successfully replaced my Macbook's broken LCD screen, and the screen and camera are all working fine. However, when I got to the three antennae ...
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Get total "Screen On Usage" since last full charge

On my M1 MacBook Air I can check the "Screen On Usage" for the last 10 days: What I would be interested in is how much time I spent actively using the machine since I last charged to 100%. ...
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Screencapture does not include windows

I'm trying to take a screenshot of my main screen, but screencapture -x -Jwindow 1.png does not include windows, so a screenshot contains only my wallpaper. Basically, I want screencapture to work the ...
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Ghost Swipe up iPhone X after screen replacement

My girlfriend breaks her iPhone X at least 2 times per year, so after having spent 630€ at the Apple Store in one year I started to change her screen by myself. With today I did it 5 times, but a ...
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Dual screen bug on mac Big Sur

On my MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) with macOS Big Sur 11.4, my second screen works fine for approximately 2 hours. After those 2 hours, it turns off each 4-5 minutes for a few seconds. I tried to ...
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Do I need to worry about the scratch on my macbook screen?

I noticed there's a scratch on my Macbook Pro: It has been there for a couple of weeks and doesn't look very deep, but I'm wondering if that might impact how the screen functions. Do I need to ...
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Is it feasible to repair the screen of an iPad 9.7" by myself?

I have an early 2018 iPad 9.7" (not the pro version). Here is what it looks like currently: https://imgur.com/a/wPrl56r. The touch screen still works, so I think it's just the glass surface that'...
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How can I get back my full screen back without line

When I rebooted my MBA M1, I see the screen with divider, like a horizontal split screen, with the top pane showing a zoom version of whatever I'm doing in the bigger screen. The line is not movable. ...
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macbook pro 2017 15": screen display a white film that enlighten the vision

When I open my laptop the screen becomes so bright that I can not distinguish clearly shades of grey and colors. There is just a hallo all around that is normal but otherwise, all the screen appears ...
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Macbook Big Sur screen flickering (briefly goes black then returns to normal)

I just upgraded to Big Sur 11.4 from Catalina 10.15 on my MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019). It completed without error. Everything is fine, except... Randomly, approx once per hour, but can be as little as ...
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MacBook sky-blue screen login

I have a E2008 black MacBook 4.1 (core2duo, GMA x3100) When I boot osx 10.6 or 10.7 it will show a light blue screen at Login (as if the display was a second monitor). It's possible to go further by ...
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MacOS - Scale screen on custom resolution

PS This is not a question about the basic functionality of scaling or changing the resolution of the screen. The screen: Specs: 23" 4K 60Hz Ports: HDMI (supports up to 4K on 30Hz, 2K/FHD on 60Hz)...
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How to know if a MacBook Pro 15" screen is genuine?

I bought a used MacBook Pro 15" 2016 and suspect that the screen was replaced and the replacement is not genuine. I went to terminal.app and checked using this code: system_profiler ...
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Macbook Air - Trying to start after a week -saw a geometrical flicker for moment - Not booting now?

My Macbook Air (2018) is not booting. Trying to start after a week. Saw a geometrical flicker for moment - Not booting now ? Not showing any light in keypad. Showing nothing on screen or any sound. ...
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Screen goes black in the middle of doing something

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) running OSX 11.3 In the middle of doing something (coding, reading a PDF book, switching between apps...) I get this scary black screen: More Details: ...
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Horizontal lines on screen and burned image rendering on macbook air 2015

The exact problem as mentioned in the Title appeared out of the blue one day and all the text and images on the screen of my Macbook Air 2015 are beyond comprehension as the screen is constantly ...
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Second display stretched/distorted

The photo and the title pretty much say it all. I've played with all the display settings on both the Mac and the new monitor but it continues to show the display stretched instead of adding more ...
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I have an iPhone whose screen turns on but doesn't respond to touch. Could this be a software issue?

This is my first post on this StackExchange community, so I apologize in advance if my post doesn't meet community standards. An immediate family member recently started having a bizarre issue with ...
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Macbook Pro only mirrors 2nd/3rd monitor (even with it unchecked)

I have a Macbook Pro with a dongle charger via USB C that has 2 HDMI Ports. I have two monitors plugged in and they are both displaying, however only one is showing up under the Display System ...
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In my MacBook Pro one label called 'Password..' showing. How should I remove this permanently?

On my Macbook Pro, sometimes the password label appears on the screen. I closed all applications, but it did not go away and sits on the screen on top of all applications. I need to restart the laptop ...
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MacBook Pro 13 inch mid 2012 black screen

I have MacBook Pro 13 inch mid 2012 model.. Earlier MBP is running with macOS mojave ... later I upgraded with latest version “catalina” I found strange after upgrading macOS...few flickerings are ...
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2020 M1 MacBook Pro: Built-in display does not show entire desktop (truncates 300px from right and 200 px from bottom)

It seems like I have a desktop which is slightly larger than my screen. When I maximise a window the bottom portion (approx 300 pixels) and right portion (approx 200 px) are not visible. I can move ...
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Red screen and glitchy video playback at times

It has been going on always, but I always thought it was just a software bug in the browser or something, but I am more and more often experiencing that video playback on my Mac Pro is glitching and ...
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Mouse click while screen turned off

I have an iMac 2013 with Catalina. I need to turn off the screen and continue able to clicking the mouse with AnyDesk/AppleScript. But when I turn off the screen, I can move the mouse but clicking ...
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iPhone 11 What are the authorized manufacturer/s for iPhone 11's Screen

I have an iPhone 11, and today the screen broke when my mobile fall down. I want to buy a new screen for my iPhone 11 from Amazon, but I am not sure which are the authorized brand(s) for iPhone 11. Is ...

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