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

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Macbook Pro screen display problems

I am using a Macbook Pro (the 2015 model A 1398). Just overnight my screen shows strange horizontal lines as this: These horizontal lines are roughly gathered in the same place on the screen (on ...
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Prevent turning off the display when MacBook is physically dropped

I own a 2015 MacBook Pro. If you accidentally drop your MacBook, or it slips from your lap, the screen automatically turns off, and the device is locked. I could not find documentation on this ...
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Used a chemical on my MacBook screen. Now what? [duplicate]

I used Monster ScreenClean to clean the screen of my MacBook Air. I later read that this will leave a film on the screen, which seems to be the case when holding the screen up against the light. How ...
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What are the dimensions of the Mac Book Air 13" screen?

Every spec I've seen shows the diagonal measurement of 13.3". I'm interested in the actual width and height of the screen. Thanks!
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iPhone 7 screen is frozen on the shutdown screen [duplicate]

my screen is frozen on the slide to power off screen and it won't let me get out of it. I've tried holding down the home button and the lock button for a long time and it hasn't worked. I've also ...
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What's causing my screen to do this?

I have a Mid 2015 MBPr ("About this mac" screenshot below) Since I attached a 27" 4K Monitor (HP Envy) via one of the thunderbolt ports, the built-in screen occasionally (a few times an hour) appears ...
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Trying to use an iMac as a second screen, but it keeps dimming

I'm hooking up my new MacBook Pro (13-inch 2016) to my old iMac (27-inch late 2012) using a lightning-to-USBC converter, in order to use the latter as a screen when working from home. Pressing CMD-F2 ...
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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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Macbook pro 13 2017 model. screen is very delicate. are screeen replacements reliable?

so i closed my space grey 2017 macbook pro 13" ( i opted for the model without the touch bar) after a lecture and was going to put it in my backpack , but when i closed it, the edge of my zip up ...
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iPhone 8 plus stuck on loading screen

My iPhone froze and wouldn't unfreeze. After messing with it for awhile it finally went to a black loading screen. I have help power and home button down together and down volume and power button ...
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15" MacBook Pro 2016 External Monitors cause screen flickering [duplicate]

I've had my Macbook for a while, and since I now have gotten a new desk and monitors, I've hooked them up for a dual external display setup. I've linked the products I use below. HDMI Cords x2 HP ...
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screen turns off and i get locked out when move my macbook air on the bedsheet

I have an 11 inches Macbook air. My macbook air turns the screen off and logs me out anytime i move it slightly across my bed. (it does not happen when i move it from bed and move it) even two inches ...
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Lock without going to sleep

Whenever I lock my screen (using command+control+Q), the display goes to sleep within about 5 seconds. How can I prevent this? This happens while plugged in, and my screen is set to never go to sleep ...
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Will a Mac mini run two QHD monitors?

I have a Mac mini which has hdmi and display port outputs. The spec says it can drive one monitor at QHD and the other at 1900x1200. I have a nice dell u2715h QHD monitor and would quite like my 2nd ...
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Mouse pointer twitchy since high sierra update

Since I updated to High Sierra, me and my colleagues at work have the same problem with our mouse pointer. It appears to be twitchy when switching from the standard arrow to another image (pointer/...
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Imac stuck on boot screen

I know that this is a recurring topic but wondered if any one of you is experiencing this issue with mac os high sierra? I don’t know what really happened on the eve; but the day after when i ...
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How to set up second screen in iMac 2017 with macOS 10.12.6 Sierra?

I have a new iMac 4k 21.5" (2017) running under macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and featuring 2 Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports for the connection to additional displays. I'm attempting to connect this Mac to my 6 ...
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Make one MacBook Pro use the screen of another MacBook Pro

I have two MacBook Pros: a 2011 17 inch and a 2017 15 inch; both have the latest macOS installed. Does anyone know if it is possible to make the 15" MBP use the 17" MBP as an external monitor?
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Night Shift & Flux not working on MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) since macOS 10.13.2

Hope anyone might have an idea how to troubleshoot this problem: Since I updated my MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) to macOS 10.13.2 both Night Shift and Flux have completely stopped working. Meaning no ...
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A white line sticks on the top of on my MacBook Pro 15 inch 2016's screen

Recently I've bought I new MacBook Pro 15 inch and after a while I noticed that a thin white line appears on the top of my MacBook Pro's screen as it's show in the pictures below: Please note ...
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On-screen indicator for brightness level or sound level not showing up when changing settings

I was deleting some CoreServices and without knowing what OSDUI helper does I deleted it instead of renaming it as .disabled and now when I change the brightness or sound I don't see an on screen ...
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Damaged Anti-reflective Layer on MacBook Pro [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro's display has the anti-reflective coating damaged. What can I do about it?
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iPhone screen degraded performance - evident when using Maps

I have an iPhone 5s and I have the following issue: after a while, the screen gets progressively less responsive and horizontal and vertical stripes appear. Things are much worse if I use the phone ...
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Macbook Air screen fading randomly between off and full brightness

My Macbook Air (2015 model, High Sierra) screen is dead most of the time but randomly fades in and out. Sometimes it fades rapidly in and out non-stop for a prolonged period, before fading out ...
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Cleaning ‘staining’ off bottom of MacBook screen

A couple months ago, I started to see some very small stain spots on the bottom of my MacBook Pro early 2015 screen. It's very annoying to see while I'm using it. When the screen is turned off, I see ...
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MacBook Air A1465 screen black and full of multi coloured lines how can I fix this? [duplicate]

has horizontal and vertical lines flickering and then screen starts rolling nothing is displayed tried cmd opt rp still not working help!
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Macbook Pro Retina 2015 display issue on startup

I'm having some trouble with my MacBook Pro Retina display. When it starts up, the display momentarily shows strange colours in 'blotches' on the screen (see image). This just lasts for a couple of ...
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How fix fonts on external tv look good view?

i have a little problem with my mac and external tv (LG 4K). Macbook air 2012 (intel HD 4000) LG 43UJ6307 i connect macbook with MiniDisplayPort -> DVI -> HDMI (1.4). by default i cannot set ...
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MacBook has black screen, boots up but just the fan runs

Want to know what can be the problem and if it worth repairing. Just the fan boots up, the screen is black and the keyboard won’t light up. Apple genius could not troubleshoot.
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Got water on my laptob and now my screen looks like this (stuck/dead pixels?) but the laptop is still working fine

Title says it all--but basically I wiped the water off and my laptop was fine for a few hours and then the next time I opened my laptop part of my screen was discoloured. I flipped my laptop upside ...
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MacBook Pro dead screen with update to High Sierra

My MacBook Pro 15” 2012 Retina screen is completely black. This happened right after I updated to High Sierra. I tried doing all the resets, and at some point I realized that I could flashlight the ...
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My iPhone screen doesn't turn off during calls?

I have been recently noticing that my iphone does not turn off the screen when I answer calls or have it in my pocket... something seems off with proximity sensor... but how do I assure that this is ...
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Problem starting my machine

So, a while ago something happened to my MacBook Pro such that when I boot it, it doesn’t turn on the screen - it hasn’t been a problem, because I simply closed the screen, waited for it to go to ...
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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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Will leaving the screen of an iPad turned on 24/7 decrease its lifespan?

I am coding a time attendance app to be used on an iPad in a secure mount outdoors (in a weather proof box). I am thinking of blocking the home button, and leaving the iPad’s screen turned on at ...
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Macbook Update to High Sierra unbootable

I updated my late-2013 MacBook Pro from macOS Sierra to macOS High Sierra this morning. The update ran fine and I got back into my system everything looking ok. Then I shut the MacBook down to go to ...
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Strange colors on screen

Can someone please help me solve ? The screen suddenly turned blank with strange colors on the left, as the picture shows.
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Why there is a black spot in the display of my iMac?

Yesterday I was working on a project in Adobe illustrator, that project had various white spaces it was then when I noticed a black spot/smudge in the lower corner of the display of my iMac. I thought ...
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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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What are possible consequences for the screen, when doing the replacement of iPhone 5s home button

I need to replace the fingerprint sensor along with the home button on my iPhone 5s, but I am afraid of what would the consequences be on the screen. Right now, the screen assembly seems to be ...
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Quick Time player records screen very quickly?

I use Screen Recording feature in Quick Time player for some purposes, but when I record my screen it records the screen actions very fast.Is there any way to chnge this to normal? Eg. If I move my ...
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How can the MacBook screens get so dim with its brightness set to lowest (compared to the others)?

The MacBook Air I own, and all other MacBooks I have seen can get its screen almost completely black with its lowest brightness settings. I have always wondered how Apple has managed to achieve this, ...
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Macro software on iPad

I wanna have a background software than can press a certain spot when the notification appears immediately. Is there any app that can do that? Or can I manually write an app and execute it on my iPad?
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My screen saver no longer shows pictures from albums

My screen saver no longer shows pictures from albums - it says there are no photos but they are there. It will show single pictures and the default directories.
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Macbook is not starting up / random shut down

I was working on illustrator and suddenly my laptop went off, and is now failing to boot. Random lines are appearing on my screen as it tries to boot. Below is a link to a video I made of the issue: ...
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Screen resolution 4k vs remote desktop resolution (Microsoft Remote Desktop)

First, very sorry for my English. I do not write often in English... I just upgrade from an old iMac 2011 to the new iMac 4k 2017. I am quite pleased with it, but something's bothering me. I have ...
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iPhone 4S fell into water and blacked out, with only CPU and mainboard burning. Is it possible to export the data from two years ago?

In the fall of 2015, my previous iPhone 4S fell into water and blacked out. Afterwards, like now, when charging, the mainboard will get hot, but nothing will show up on the screen and the battery also ...
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How do I disable screen dimming *only during sunset*?

Screen dimming is a great feature when moving to differently lit rooms. However, if the MacBook is facing a bright window, and the user is thus backlit, then the sensor goes haywire. I need to ...
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Screen Artifacts at Shut Down when using scaled display on 15" rMBP mid 2015 running Sierra 10.12.5

I am having an issue on a week old rMBP 15" mid-2015 running Sierra 10.12.5. I use the scaled display option and have noticed that there is a concerning screen artifact that occurs when I shut down ...
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Fullscreen on multiple displays and swiping moves all screens

This worked up until May 16th. Before and after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12.5 did not solve problem. Config / Specs: MacBook Pro Dell monitor iPad using Duet app Previous functionality I could ...