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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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Macbook doesn't turning on after SSD switch

I have MacBook Air 2012 Mid. I decided to clean it from dust, but I totally forgot to shut it down - I put it into sleep. I removed SSD while it was in sleep, I think this is the issue. Now it turns ...
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Can't exit screen saver except with system sleep

When my Mac Mini goes into screen saver, I can't get out of it unless I press the hotkey that puts the computer to sleep. If I do that, then immediately press the shift-key, it wakes up from sleep and ...
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Is there a way to configure iTunes on a Mac to wake up another Mac to access its music collection?

macOS pleasantly has a few on-demand wake-up-from-sleep features, most notably that a wireless keyboard or mouse/trackpad will wake up a Mac attached through Bluetooth. The music scenario is less ...
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Mac completely freezes when waking up from sleep

When I wake my MacBook Pro 15 inch up from a long period of time (2-5 hours) of sleep, my Mac shows a black screen (there is clearly some backlighting, so its on, just showing only black), and my ...
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Mac Wake From Hibernate (not sleep) - prevent asking for password?

I have an old 2011 iMac (OSX 10.12.6) in the kitchen which I want to use as a "kiosk". It can go to sleep and on touching the keyboard I want it to come back on without asking for a password. Works ...
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iMac with Mojave disconnects from WiFi when sleeing

My iMac late 2012 with Mojave is using several minutes to connect to WiFi after i wake the machine from sleep. Until a few weeks ago, the machine was connected to WiFi in matter of seconds after i ...
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MBP shutting down during sleep

I usually put my 2018 MBP into sleep by closing the lid (without any program open) and next time I only need to open the lid and unlock with fingerprint. However, it recently got an annoying behavior ...
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External HD (Time Machine) sleep issues

I have a 4TB WD external hard drive with three partitions on it, one being a Time Machine partition. When a Time Machine backup is running and the computer goes to sleep, it triggers a few different ...
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WOL with an iMac (10.13.6)

I didn't manage to setup WOL (Wake on LAN) from my iMac running 10.13.6. I do have Wake for Network access enabled from system preference / Energy Saver I did enter the ethernet MAC (and not the ...
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Return status of SleepDisabled in Applescript

I'm trying to do an Applescript to enable or not SleepDisabled (using pmset) depending on the state of SleepDisabled. Something like : set SuperSleep to do shell script "return status of ...
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Safari cached “Failed to open page”

Page I'm working with, accessible only via VPN. My VPN connection drops when MacBook goes to sleep, and on wake it reconnects to VPN. But during this 5 seconds delay, Safari can't open this page, as ...
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macOS prompts to log in to Google accounts on every wake

I have several Google accounts set up in System Preferences > Internet Accounts on macOS 10.14.5. The Google accounts have two-factor authentication. I'm able to log in the accounts via a Safari ...
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MacBook with broken display - can't get an external monitor to work!

So I've been using my 2016 MacBook Air with an external monitor ever since I fell over and broke the laptop screen. I'm using a displayport adapter that goes directly to VGA (sadly, it was the only ...
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Prevent Mac to sleep when lid closed on Mojave

So I saw a lots of old discution on this topic, but I'm trying to find out an actual solution that still works on Mojave, without the use of external monitor/keyboard/mouse/with power adapter. When ...
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2018 Mac book pro doesn't go to sleep sleep after being idle

The new 2018 MacBook pro has no setting to go to sleep after a set amount of time of inactivity. Often I'll leave my laptop for a few hours, the display will be off but the laptop will have drained ...
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What is the best approach to ejecting disk while in sleep mode, scheduled?

So, I have an external HDD which is being used for Time Machine. After getting to home, I usually connect my MacBook to a HDD via Hub and put it into sleep mode. Because I sometimes get back home ...
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What does a “<private>” wake reason mean from powerd?

This morning, like every morning, I sat down at my laptop but this time the tabs that I normally leave open were closed and Photoshop was trying to quit. This was totally unexpected so I tried to ...
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MacBook Pro having trouble sleeping

Problem My MacBook Pro seems to have trouble sleeping when closed. I noticed it because it's hot in the mornings, while the battery is nearly drained. It doesn't happen all the time, and, ...
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Sleep/Wake iPads running in single app mode at certain hours

A friend's business is opening soon and he would like to have a few iPads around that he can play videos on. I have already found out how to put the iPads in single app mode, but I can't figure out ...
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Can system logs tell me when I closed my Macbook?

I'm trying to figure out how late I've been working for the last few months. Normally my old line manager would not have given me time in lieu. However she was fired last week and I now stand a ...
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How to charge iPhone from MacBook Pro overnight?

I want the iPhone to be charged connected to the MacBook Pro while I am sleeping. When I connect the iPhone, the computer charges the mobile battery. But when I wake up, the cellphone is not fully ...
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Issues in macOS after installing Windows

I have been experiencing issues on my Mac, which started after I installed Windows 10: Frequent kernel panics when waking from sleep. After these kernel panics, the machine will reboot, then show a ...
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Could not log in; restarted MacBook Air; icons exchanged position; Got a login warning at my iPhone [closed]

I took my MacBook Air offline and put it to sleep. After some 4 hours, I opened the lid, entered the password wrongly, corrected it and hit enter. The password field and the "next" arrow were greyed ...
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Mojave: Mac keeps restarting 'due to a problem' after waking it from sleep mode?

I've looked through threads but can't seem to find a solution to my issue. When I close my MacBook into 'sleep mode', then open it, it restarts. Then displays a window saying it restarted due to a '...
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2018 Mac Mini - Won't boot when power applied

I work in an environment where power is turned off to the building nightly. On previous revisions of the Mac Mini, I was able to get them to automatically boot when power is applied (in the mornings) ...
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External display often does not wake up

I have a "mid-2012" MacBook Air 13" running Mojave 10.14.4 Since around Sierra or High Sierra time I have had a problem where frequently my external display does not come on when I plug it in or wake ...
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Sleeping Apple Devices Responding to ARP Requests for the Default Gateway

Hoping to get some insight regarding a bizarre issue that is being seen at a few of our networks, as well as others (based off reddit and NANOG posts). The short story of what is happening is that ...
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What happens when macOS “Turns the display off”?

When I run this command: sudo systemsetup -getcomputersleep I'm getting this: Computer Sleep: after 55 minutes And that corresponds to the setting in the "Energy Saver" Preference panel, the ...
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Does iPad cover trigger the same sleep mode as using the power switch?

When I close my iPad's 3rd party smart cover, the iPad goes into sleep mode. And when I tap the power button, the same thing seems to occur. So far, so good. I have an app that runs in the ...
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Prevent MacBook from waking automatically while it is kept in sleep mode

Is it possible to prevent my MacBook from waking automatically from sleep mode unless I manually intervene by opening the lid or touching the keyboard/using the mouse? I have set it up to announce ...
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How do the sleep sensors in latest Mac laptops work?

On older Mac laptops, placing a magnet near the steep sensors sleeps the Mac. However, on newer Macs, putting magnets on the sleep sensors won't sleep Mac, such as closing the lid does. How do sleep ...
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High Sierra lockscreen appears about one minute or more after waking the computer and interacting with it

After waking my macbook air from sleep I can immediately interact with visible apps and launch new ones -- but I can't type, click on webpages, switch spaces/desktops or enter fullscreen. After ...
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Why does my HDMI display -sometimes- need to be manually reconnected after sleep? [duplicate]

My 27" Samsung display stays connected to my 2015 MacBook Pro (MBP) at all times when I'm home via a standard HDMI cable. The display stays powered on. My MBP sometimes goes to sleep e.g., overnight. ...
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MacBook Pro battery gets empty while lid is closed

For some time now I cannot left my MacBook Pro unplugged while I close the lid, or the battery will get empty overnight. I have MacOs 10.14.4 (18E226) on a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four ...
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MacBook Air battery discharges overnight (April 2018)

My MacBook Air's battery sometimes discharges overnight. Not always, perhaps just 60% of the time. It is always on sleep (I just close the lid) and it is usually for 8-9 hours. I unplug it, close the ...
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iPhone graph of - Average sleep per week or month

I am trying to track my sleep, currently using Pillow. But there is a lot of variation in my sleep per night. I’m looking for an app that displays a graph of the average hours of sleep per night for ...
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I want to prevent the Touch Bar from sleeping when left inactive

I just bought a new MacBook with Touch Bar and when ever I'm watching something, or the Touch Bar is left inactive, it dims and sleeps which is really annoying to me. Is there any terminal command or ...
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iPhone Goes To Sleep While Navigating

This is a new thing my phone does since I believe iOS 12. Is there any way to stop it? I use turn-by-turn navigation on my phone all the time. But these days, the phone tends to go to sleep in the ...
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Is it normal for Mac to make startup sound every morning?

If I'm not using it, about 8:00 every morning my sleeping MacBook Pro (with lid shut) makes a starting up sound (the sound of the hardware, not any system sound). I guess it wakes up by itself. What ...
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Macbook Pro 2018: No Sound over Displayport after sleep

i use a Macbook Pro 2018 13" with the last Mojave Version. For better work, i use the LG 34WK95U-W as external Monitor over Thunderbolt 3. Always is fine. The Macbook is still loading over the Monitor ...
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My MacBook Pro doesn’t wake up after sleep mode

I have a MacBook Pro 13" (2013). After it goes into sleep it does not wake up. I see the tabulator key light goes on if I press it, but the monitor stays black. I can only restart the Mac by pushing ...
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iOS 12 devices randomly wakes to Home screen and doesn't turn off again automatically

I've got an iPhone 8 and an iPad mini 4 (both running iOS 12) that both seem to have the same issue. For some reason they randomly turn on the Home screen when they are resting, as if they have just ...
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Command-line for iPhone Wifi Sync

I have a Mac mini which is on sleep but set to wake for network access. This works very nicely with something like Carbon Copy Cloner as the machine indeed wakes when I sync another machine to the ...
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Why, when my MacBook goes to sleep, does the WiFi stop working, unless I restart?

Is anyone else seeing this issue? If my MacBook goes to sleep and wakes up the WiFi simply will not work without a restart. I'm on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I always test with the website cat.com ...
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My MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) does not go to sleep after Mojave update [10.14.3]

Ever since upgrading to the latest version of Mojave[10.14.3], my MacBook Air (MBA) (13-inch, 2017) refuses to sleep with the lid down in the default settings on battery power. This leads to severe ...
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When waking from sleep, login input acts as if delete key is stuck; can't log in

I've had this symptom only twice, both in the last week: I wake my MacbookPro11,4 (mid 2015) from sleep, and I can't type my password to log in because every input keystroke is immediately deleted. ...
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Disable Macbook internal display

I own a Macbook Pro 13 2017 (2 thunderbolt ports), and I would like to disable the internal display when an external monitor is connected to it through USB-C. I have ruled out the following Turn ...
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Current desktop on secondary monitor is lost after wakes up

I am using a Macbook Pro with a second monitor (connected through VGA via Thunderbolt adapter). Whenever I wakes up my Mac from sleep mode, the second monitor is showing « Desktop 1 », no matter what ...
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2017 MBP screen flashes green or yellow when waking from sleep

Ive got a 2017 MBP 15". I have File Vault enabled. When its been sleeping and I wake it, the screen flashes either bright green or yellow for about a second before going to the login screen. Is this ...
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MacMini 2018 is slow to wake after sleep

I have Mac mini 2018 with Mojave 10.14.3 and external display LG 27UK600 connected via hdmi 2.0 cable. When i put my mac to sleep, then wake it after 5 minutes, it takes like 60 seconds to wake it up....