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Questions tagged [sleep-wake]

Putting a device into a low-power mode where only RAM is powered to conserve power at the expense of time to resume operation

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Fans do not shut off on my iMac in sleep mode

When I put my mid-2010 imac to sleep, the fans do not turn off. They keep running and are noisy and yet I am fairly sure that it is not hot. How can I turn these down or off in sleep mode, or do I ...
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disable screensaver

I stop my computer from sleeping by going into System Preferences > Energy Saver > Power Adapter and sliding "Turn display off after:" to 'Never'. But after a long time the mac screensaver turns on ...
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MBP 2015 Sierra strange behaviour while hibernating

I noticed that my MBP early 2015 with Sierra OS X drained a battery quite a lot overnight. I did some research and my pmset settings are like this: Here is a screenshot of pmset -g log | grep ...
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Since update to Mojave SD card disappears after sleep

Since an update to Mojave, the SD card which I use permanently in my MBP always gets unmounted after longer sleep and importantly, it does only remount after restart. I know this question has been ...
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MacBook Pro 2017 headphone jack seems to go to sleep when the laptop is idle

I have a 2017 MBP and i'm using a pair of basic Sennheiser earphones. I am finding when the laptop is idle for a period of time (I can't work out exactly how long yet) the earphone jack seems to hang ...
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Why won't my USB drive power down on eject?

I've just upgraded from High Sierra to Mojave. I have a Lacie Porsche USB-C drive that I use for Time Machine backups. In High Sierra when I ejected the drive, it would power off and I could safely ...
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1 To OWC Aura Pro X SSD in a MacBook AIr 6,1

Since I installed the OWC Aura Pro X SSD in the MacBookAir 6,1 it goes booting up and immediatelly reboot for finally start normally. I did format the SSD and do clean install. Under High Sierra 10.13....
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Macbook does not wake up properly after several hours of sleep

When I close my MacBook Pro in the evening, and then open it in the morning, the display is illuminated and the apple is bright but nothing is happening. So I need to push the power button to restart ...
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Can't hibernate computer MacOS High Sierra, no pmset “standby” option

I have a Mid-2009 Macbook Pro 17 inch (5,2), with MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 installed. I want to enable hibernation (or standby, or deep sleep, or safe sleep) in order to power off the RAM when in ...
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caffeine-analog for mojave

Learned hard way that old caffeine for preventing sleep/screen lock is not working on current macos. Is there any alternatives besides manual entry?
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Using USB ports for charging when MacBook Pro is not connected to power source and with lid closed

I remember than on older MacBooks, it was possible to charge any USB device with the lid closed and without connecting to a power outlet. However, at some point this has been disabled. I am currently ...
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Specify port number for Wake up on network access

On my mac , High Sierra, when the laptop is connect to power source and lid is closed, I can wake it up by ssh to it. So my ssh port is actually monitored for Wake on network option. Now I have Plex ...
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Why “wake for network access” does not work when setting CI server

We need to set up a CI server using mac. We set up our private gitlab server on the cloud and gitlab-runner on a mac at the office. When the mac does not go to sleep it works well. But when it goes ...
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What happened if I disable `Wake for Wi-Fi network access`? [closed]

I already read this Why does my WiFi disconnect when my Mac goes to sleep and this What is the “wake for wifi network access” setting in energy preferences?. Some answers contradict each other. Some ...
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Troubleshooting `InternalPreventSleep`

My MBPr has been draining itself frequently overnight if not plugged in. I noticed today when I had the lid open, it would unlock itself with my Apple Watch - no input from me. I looked in Console and ...
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Using optical drive for boot

I have an old MBP that refuses to see the HD in its normal slot , but I can boot from an HD in the optical drive slot using OSX 10.6.8. So far so good and it runs quite fast enough for my use , but if ...
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MacBook: woke up to an empty battery, how to get battery history?

On Sunday I purchased a brand new MacBook Pro 13" w/TouchBar. I used it a little last night and put it in my backpack with 75% battery life. I shut the lid and assumed the MacBook was sleeping when I ...
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Window moved after wake up from sleep

When I leave my MacBook Pro idle for a while (either login or logout), it will automatically go into sleep mode. After I enter my password and wake it up from this mode, I usually see all the windows ...
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schedule to wake up and power-on

I set the computer to wake up at 4:45 AM, I have a script scheduled to run at 4:50 AM to play wake up music. However, this morning, it didn't work as I intended. It seems that the machine wake it up ...
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Power Chime Sounding at odd times 2018 MBP

I recently bought a 15-inch 2018 i9 MacBook Pro. After a few days, I realized that whenever I close my laptop lid for the night, it keeps on periodically making the battery chiming noise every 7 ...
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Set pmset to sleep in a specified time

I could set sleep as pmset sleep now I'd like the machine to sleep in 10 minutes later for example, (I am going to have lunch but desire Mac wait a process to be finished) I checked the "pmset" and ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 switch from sleep to DarkWake in loop. How to diagnose?

Having a lot of issues with MacBook Pro 2018 (macOS 10.13.6) connected to a single ThunderBolt 3 cable to a CalDigit TS3 docking station. When going to sleep sometimes it starts switching to ...
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MacBook Air Starts up when I close the lid

When I turn off my MacBook Air running High Sierra by selecting  > Shut Down, then close the lid, the white Apple logo in the lid will come on and I hear the startup chime. At first I thought that ...
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Battery drain during sleep (MacBook Air) - weird “powerd” processes?

My MacBook Air 13-inch (Early 2015) loses about 30% battery every night - last night went from 99% at midnight to 73% at 9:00AM without ever being opened. PowerNap is off. Looking at /var/logs/...
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Kernel Panic right after sleep in macOS High Sierra

Recently I have noticed my MacBook Pro restarting as soon as it tries going to sleep. If I plug it in and leave it on for the whole day, it will work fine. I have tried resetting SMC, NVRAM etc. ...
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MacBook Air 2013 rebooting when waking up from standby

I recently started having this problem with my MacBook Air 2013 (i7/8GB) running the latest High Sierra: Sleep itself works perfectly fine. If I wake up the device within the standbydelay of 3 hours, ...
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MacBook Pro (2015) constantly wakes up during sleep

As the question implies, recently my MacBook Pro (2015) has been overheating when I close the lid. I first tried debugging the issue by going to the preferences and making sure it wasn't put on the "...
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External display isn't used if lid is closed

I want to be able to use a macbook with external display with closed lid, but it cannot do that. As soon as I close the lid, there's no signal to the display and no amount of keystrokes on external ...
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checking the status of an ongoing “sleep” process from the terminal

Is there a way to check how long a running "sleep" process has left to go before it ends within the terminal?
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Managing PreventUserIdleSystemSleep on MacBook

I have had some issues with the battery on my MacBook draining prematurely with the lid shut, and I think I have found a clue. Following advice found elsewhere on the Web, when I issue: pmset -g ...
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My Macbook Pro (2017) running High Sierra (10.13.5) does not work in clamshell mode with my Dell Ultrawide monitor's built in usb/kvm switch

This may be an edge case scenario but I'm really hoping someone can help with it. I use my monitor's built in usb/kvm functionality so that I can directly plug my mouse and keyboard into the monitor ...
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I was able to change lock screen wallpaper but can't change of that screen which comes after sleep on MacBook pro

I was looking some ways to customise my mac, and I saw a way to change lock seer wallpaper by keeping the same name "com.apple.desktop.admin.png" as of the automated lock screen wallpaper When i ...
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Mac producing corrupt “dataless” local snapshots

On my MacBook Pro running 10.13.6 and formatted with APFS, I'm periodically seeing an issue where the machine is frozen when I try to wake it up, and requires a hard reboot to use again. After some ...
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MacBook Pro (2018) stopped detecting external monitor

My new MacBook Pro suddenly stopped recognizing external monitor (Dell U2515H) after 2 days of normal usage. Yesterday, after I was done with my work, I closed the lid as usual and today, I opened ...
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MacBook Pro 2011 having problems with sleeping and screen brightness after removing GPU drivers (it had failed)?

My MacBook Pro 2011 GPU has failed earlier last week, I had to remove the GPU drivers to get it to work again. After doing so, it either doesn't sleep at all (when closing the lid), or it goes to ...
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Several Problems with AnyConnect VPN and Microsoft Remote Desktop

When my Mac wakes up from sleep AnyConnect shows that it's connected but the remote apps don't work until I disconnect and reconnect. The error in Remote Desktop is: "We couldn't connect to the ...
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Undesirable wakeup from hibernate/sleep with acwake 0/lidwake 0

I have a 12 inch 2017 MacBook. My machine currently wakes from hibernate as soon as I open the lid or plug in AC power (apple logo, pw screen). I want the machine only to wake from hibernate upon ...
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Applications on macbook pro close waking computer up after 1 hour lunch

It's lunch time at work and I put my macbook in screen saver mode by using a hot corner. I return back to wake my computer up, and type in my password to resume work (I have the require password ...
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What can I do when the power button does not put the macbook to sleep?

I have this randomly recurring problem that a short press on the power button will not cause my Mbp mid-2012 to sleep. Besides that, everything is normal, i.e. I can still use it to power off and I ...
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How can my Mac still be falling asleep with Caffeinate?

After long-running problems where my Mac mini (Late 2012 unibody) won't wake up from sleep, I started running caffeinate -s. But even this doesn't fix it. My Mac claims to still be running, flickering ...
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Running a Mac Remotely Over a LAN

I have a Mac Mini that I use as a build platform, from within Visual Studios 2017 for Windows, to write and debug iOS apps. I've noticed that when I establish a connection between VS and the Mac, I ...
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Mac Pro goes to sleep despite settings

My Energy Saver system preferences look like this: The thing is, I don’t want my Mac to ever go sleep — especially last night when I had Handbrake transcoding a ton of important files I was expecting ...
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Macbook restarts repeatedly while sleeping

Last night, my macbook (10.13.4) was sleeping while low on power. I got on it this morning and the battery was dead. After charging, I noticed that if I close the lid to put the computer to sleep, it ...
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rMBP high battery drain, doesn't seem to sleep after HS upgrade

I have a 2015 A1502 13" Retina MBP, originally running Sierra. Since upgrading it to High Sierra, it doesn't seem to sleep properly. Before, I could leave it in sleep mode on its battery for over a ...
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Troubleshooting a mac that won't go to sleep

I have a small issue where my macbook won't go to sleep on lid-closing when it's connected to a power supply. I remember having this problem a few weeks ago, and I found this command that could help ...
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Screen corruption after wake - 10.13.5, 13-inch Early 2011 MPB

Ever since the macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 Update on my 13-inch, Early 2011, this issue has been happening recurrently: The computer goes to sleep (or I activate sleep manually) Some time passes, 10, ...
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How to schedule or execute install package while computer is sleep? using Apple Remote Desktop

I want to install packages on all our endpoint Apple computers using Apple Remote Desktop. I can't execute scripts or schedule install on the computers that are sleeping. Is it possible to execute ...
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MacOS Sierra sleep mode after a couple of minutes

I am new to Mac and writing codes. When I leave the laptop idle for a couple of minutes, it goes into hibernation or sleep mode and doesn't run it. So, I have to press the power button to activate it. ...
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What is going with this progress bar on waiting from sleep [duplicate]

Recently a late 2012 Mac mini has begun to display the following segmented progress bar on waking from sleep. There is nothing else displayed on the screen and it doesn't look like a normal Apple ...
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MacBook Pro Retina (2012) restarts multiple times when closed

Sometimes when the screen is closed and the laptop is running happens that it restarts itself automatically multiple times (I've realized it from the restarting sound). It does not happen all the ...