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

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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 ...
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Color Profile keeps resetting to “default”

I had this problem before with High Sierra and now I just updated to Mojave and still the same issue. Basically sometimes (sometimes after i reboot, sometimes after it goes to sleep, sometimes after ...
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White Screen edges on Macbook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro 15 inch, 2014 model, with 2 GPUs: Intel and NVIDIA 750M. Last Monday I turned it on and I noticed that the screen is white as you can see in the picture. The problem is that ...
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How to enable external display on iMac with dead screen

On a iMac 24-Inch (Early 2008) Model:A1225 EMC:2211 I have a bad display - can just about make out the apple logo when I power up but can't see where to enter the password. I have a Mini-DVI to DVI ...
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Screen starts flickering when in streaming

I have this problem that now I am really getting bothered from it. It always starts when I am streaming something on the web like YouTube videos and open other programs which I have to work with like ...
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Whiter screen on MacBook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro 15 inch, 2014 model, with 2 GPUs: Intel and NVIDIA 750M. Last Monday I turned it on and I noticed that the screen is white as you can see in the picture. I don't know what is ...
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Weird Distorted Paint Screen When Waking MacBook Air 2017 (High Sierra)

Once in a while when waking my MacBook Air (from being off the charger and closed to open), I see a weird paint screen flash for a second (probably less then that). It kinda resembles that paint like-...
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set brightness lower than lowest without overlay [duplicate]

I want to set my brightness lower than the 1-tick brightness accessible via the brightness buttons. I have seen utilities like Shades but that won't work, it uses an overlay over the screen and this ...
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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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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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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 for bluetooth TTY to Xbox controllers?

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...