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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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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 ...
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Macbook clamshell mode window resizing with external display

I recently purchased a 2017 Macbook Pro that I frequently run in clamshell mode. About 25% of the time I connect it to an external display, all my windows are resized for a resolution that I assume ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2017 runs hot while sleeping & closed lit

This problem happens to me every now and then and I still couldn't find a solution yet. Here's the console log for this night (when it happened), when running the command log show | grep 'Wake ...
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diskutil eject fails when screensaver is active

Have a bunch of DVD drives connected via USB. Have written some bash scripting to interact with these drives and eject the discs when done. Running MacOS 10.10 (Yosemite)....yes I know, need to get ...
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Hear two beeps after wake

When I sleep my MacBook Pro and then lift the lid to wake it, after several seconds I hear a double-beep. Here is a link to a recording of the sound. I'm not positive that this is related to the 10....
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MacBook 2015 High Sierra restarting every time it goes to sleep mode

Every time I try to use my macbook after a night in sleep mode it will restart Here is the error log, any suggestions to fix this? Wed Jun 6 06:22:55 2018 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 1 caller ...
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See which app drained my Macbook's battery

Sometimes I close my laptop, assuming that there is nothing running that prevents sleep, put it in my bag, and then find the next day that it didn't sleep - instead it ran out of battery and shut down....
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Stuck on boot screen - Timeout IOFirewireLocalNode

Mac gets stuck in boot screen with apple logo. Verbose log shows, there is timeout in IOfirewireLocalNode. This happens, whenever I make my Mac sleep, very often. There are no pattern for these ...
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Option-Command-Power will not sleep the Mac

So I've recently noticed that my standard shortcut will not put my Mac to sleep. If I use Command-Option-Power, it will just give the error sound. I've currently tried removing keyboard plists, ...
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Why does MacBook not respond to keyboard?

Every now and then, when my MacBook has been left alone for quite awhile and somebody goes and closes the screen or folds the laptop up, when I go to get back into my work, my MacBook will not respond ...
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OSX Sierra. Account not accepting password after sleep, works fine after restart

Question says it all, I'm very confused and this doesn't make sense to me. I power on my computer, put in my password, and it works just fine. I leave my computer, the screens turn off after a while....
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Add Energy Saver to menu bar?

On my iMac, I tend to adjust the Turn off display after: from short to long and back again, pretty frequently. It would be convenient if I could get to this with one click, perhaps from the menu bar. ...
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My primary display loses connection when i turn on my secondary display

Mac Mini (late 2012). Primary monitor is a Dell 34" U3415W and the secondary screen is a TCL 1080p TV. For the most part everything runs smoothly and I have no issues but... occasionally when I ...
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Spotlight shortcut not working after MacBook waking up from sleep

I am running into an odd situation recently, that when my MacBook Pro wakes up from sleep, it will not be able to activate the Spotlight shortcut (command + space), not until a reboot. I am not sure ...
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On iPhone 5s, can the battery itself be the cause of fast draining, even after a brand new U2 chip is installed?

My battery was draining very fast even when UNUSED and in LOW POWER MODE. This was happening even in AIRPLANE mode (i.e. overnight, unused, in Airplane and Low Power Modes both enabled). I got the ...
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Mac turns off the power supply when it sleeps

I'm send my laptop to sleep ( -> Sleep) and when I open it later, it starts loading system from the beggining as if I powered off it. I lose progress in my work because of this. I don't found where I ...
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Why is TextReplacementCKSyncTask preventing my Sierra 10.12.6 from sleeping?

This nagging background task comes on every midnight and prevents the mac from sleeping after morning wake. I found this out by doing: pmset -g assertions I get: pid 380(UserEventAgent): [...
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Bootcamp Windows does not wake from sleep

I'm on a late-2016 MacBook Pro with Touch bar. I recently created Windows partition with Boot Camp which is running a clean install of Windows 10. When I tell Windows to go to sleep, it will do so. ...
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Adjust delay in Watch display when turning wrist

The Apple Watch spends most of its time sleeping with the display turned off. When you twist your wrist, it wakes and displays on screen. Unfortunately, the Watch does not always appear for me. Is ...
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Python process suspended despite running caffeinate

I have a long running Python process (using multiprocessing), run from Terminal, and regularly come back to it realizing that it has been suspended for several hours while I was away from the Mac. The ...
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How do I make macOS properly blacken my TV screen on standby

I have a Mac Mini connected to a Sony W755C TV by HDMI. If I put "Set display to sleep" on the Mac, the TV goes to black but displaying a very unsightly OSD text "HDMI 1 (Clock) No input. Check your ...