Questions tagged [screen]

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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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Monitor turns off for two seconds after login

I have a mac mini 2018 model that runs mojave with an external monitor connected via hdmi output of mac mini. After login with my credentials and when the progress bar is loading my monitor turns off ...
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How to enable horizontal split in full screen mode in El Capitan

I use my external display in tower mode. I've been using third party software ( like Moom ) to split my screen horizontally when needed. Now that El Capitan supports split screen in full screen mode, ...
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How to unlock Sierra Refresh Rate for other resolutions less than 4k?

I had a MacBook Pro 2017, using a USB-C to HDMI which can support 4K@60Hz. I ran CoreDisplay patcher to enable 60Hz for 4K resolution: But Refresh Rate is still locked at 30Hz for other resolutions....
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Mouse Pointer Locator

Due to a stroke, I have had some vision impairment in that I sometimes have a hard time locating my mouse pointer on the screen. I have tried making the mouse pointer larger which helps but is still ...
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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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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X

I have owned a MacBook Pro for a year, however at work I use a Windows laptop. Since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows by just pushing it to the top of the screen, I would like to ...
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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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Turn off macbook screen when connected to a monitor

When connecting my 2017 15' macbook pro to a 4k external monitor it gets a little bit warmer (65° celsius, while it's only at 35 without the monitor) than I want it to be, even if it's just idling. ...
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How to clean off keyboard marks on screen?

On the screen on my MacBook Air, there are some little square marks from the keyboard. Are they permanent, or can I clean them off? How can I prevent this from happening in the first place?
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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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How to fix an iPhone with half a screen showing a different color?

I have an iPhone 6. It screen was changed about 10 months ago and its battery was changed about 1.5 months ago. Yesterday, I suddenly noticed that half of the screen is darkened and with yellow-ish ...
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Dim screen brightness of MBP, using AppleScript (and while using a secondary monitor)?

I just got a secondary monitor to use with my MacBook Pro (13" Retina Early-2015). I previously had AppleScripts for dimming and for increasing the brightness of the MBP screen—either to no bars or to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mac Mountain Lion on screen keyboard

Is there a way that, when you switch language inputs for your keyboard, the onscreen keyboard will automatically show up?
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Inkscape (or other XQuartz) window disappears when using external screen

I have this issue where Inkscape does not appear when my MacBook Pro is plugged to an external screen. I tried several windows management tools (like Spectable, or Stay) but these did not work for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I sleep the display from Terminal?

I'd like to be able to turn my screen off from command line. I know there's the keyboard shortcut ctrl+⇧+⏏ but I want to do it from a shell script or remotely. Is there a way?
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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 Air screen turns off randomly

I had my MacBook Air 13" 2011 for almost 2 years now. And right from the start I kept having this weird issue: sometimes while I'm working on it, the screen (and the monitor attached via displayport ...
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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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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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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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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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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