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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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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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How come my mac pro failed to wake up?

I have been trying to wake up my mac pro from sleep daily using System Preferences -> Energy Saver -> Schedule. The laptop is connected to a power adapter, but still my laptop failed to wake up. ...
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Roccat Kone Pure SE mouse buttons not working on macOS Mojave 10.14.2

Running macOS Mojave 10.14.2, Macbook Pro 2018: I am having issues with my Roccat Kone Pure SE mouse (new mouse), the mouse buttons are non functional on bootup and from sleep. The only way I can fix ...
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my mac pro with OS x.11.6 goes to sleep even with the energy saver set to never

my desktop mac pro with OS x.11.6 goes to sleep even with the energy saver set to computer sleep never. And keyboard is frozen when computer wakes up, I have to restart.
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How to I stop a launchd script from running on wake

I have a simple launchd script that plays a sound every 30 minutes and it runs out of the user library ~/Library . It doesn't run if my machine is asleep, but does run the last event missed when the ...
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How come terminal processes are paused when display sleeps?

I'm running some long-running CPU intensive scripts, but I've noticed that the CPU utilisation becomes 0 when the display sleeps. I've already kept the machine awake using caffeine. Is this expected ...
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MacBook Pro shuts down while in “Login Window”

I have run into this issue a couple of days ago and it keeps happening. MacBookPro in question is a 13" 2016 model with Touch Bar running macOS Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75). If I lock my MacBook with Login ...
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Macbook wakes up unexpectedly when the lid remains closed (power unplugged)

My Environment MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and OS: 10.13.6. pmset: $ pmset -g System-wide power settings: Currently in use: standbydelay 10800 standby ...
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Close the lid immediately After putting macbook to sleep manually by  → Sleep will cause the system awake, is this a bug?

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and OS: 10.13.6. My current pmset -g: $ pmset -g System-wide power settings: Currently in use: standbydelay 10800 standby 1 ...
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why “lidwake: 0” does not work?

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and OS: 10.13.6 My pmset outputs: $ pmset -g System-wide power settings: Currently in use: standbydelay 10800 standby 1 womp ...
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Since the last update external disk is ejected when put to sleep

Since my Macbook has limited storage, I use an SD card which is mounted all the time. Besides that, I use an external HD quite frequently. At night, I close the lid and put the mac to sleep, with the ...
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Ensure MacBook Pro is fully asleep when travelling

I have a 13" Mid 2014 MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I carry around my MacBook Pro in a backpack. I tend to close the lid to put it in sleep mode before putting it in the backpack. ...
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If I have set `disksleep` to 0 in pmset, will my disk go to sleep when I close the lid?

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and OS: 10.13.6 My pmset outputs: $ pmset -g System-wide power settings: Currently in use: standbydelay 10800 standby 1 womp ...
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Dual external monitors: Blink on wake

I have two HP 24es monitors connected to my MacBook Pro. The input to the monitors are via HDMI. One connects directly to the MacBook Pro via a HDMI cable. The other connects via a HDMI to DVI, DVI to ...
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kernel: (AppleSMC) Previous shutdown cause: -20

unfortunately I wasn't able to figure out the cause of Previous shutdown cause: -20 My Macbook Pro 2018 (Mojave 10.14) goes to sleep and if it remains there for too long (10 minutes?) It will ...
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Flash firmware without CH341A programmer

In this Answer, user @y-h-wong commented that he flashed the bootrom without using a programmer. I'm guessing this was done from terminal somehow. Not sure if this is done from within OSX or from ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina 2016) not waking built-in display

Recently my 2016 MacBook Pro has not been reactivating the built-in display when I've woken it. The keyboard lights up, the touch-id pad works and I get logged in, the touch-bar works and I can switch ...
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// , How do I lock my Mac without changing the display (keeps showing output)? [duplicate]

// , I'd like to lock my Mac, that is, require a password before any input. This is normal. What's different, though, is that I'd like to be able to show the exact same output as if the screen was ...
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Computer falls asleep “randomly” while using it and boots into Safe Sleep wake mode

Ive got a weird issue happening on a 2012 15" Macbook Pro, the computer works fine for but every so often the screen will just go black and the machine goes into sleep. As it goes to sleep my screen ...
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Automatically send kill -STOP or similar to runaway processes when the lid is closed?

From time to time (maybe a couple of times a week) when I get to my computer (a Macbook Pro) expecting it to be asleep with the lid closed the fans are running Most of the time it is a Chrome process ...
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Slow animations/graphics after waking from sleep or sometimes at random

Product: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2,2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB ...
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How do I unmount a drive with a script?

I installed sleepwatcher to run ~/.sleep before my computer goes to sleep. I need to unmount /Volumes/Backup before my computer falls asleep. If I forget to do it, I get a message telling me that I ...
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“Monitor stays black” lag?

Since lately, I am using an AOC 32 inch monitor. A Decent piece of hardware, but alas, one thing really sucks: When I come back from a break, and screen lock kicked in I press a key on my keyboard: ...
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Apple spaces switching screens after sleeping

I have a 2017 Macbook Pro. I connect to two external screens via a Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD. They are arranged external|external|internal left to right. I have my 'menu bar' dragged to the ...
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Keep WiFi alive when on battery and lid closed?

We're using a VPN to access certain parts of internal infrastructure from the office; the VPN uses 2FA, so saving credentials and bringing it up with the network when the machine wakes up is not an ...
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Does the “Put hard disks to sleep when possible.” option in macOS have any affect on SSD drives?

So, I completely understand the value of putting a hard disk (specifically) to sleep in some cases especially in the pre-SSD days of the past. It can save power, lower noise and such. But in the case ...
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iMac making noise.

for the last week, I had the problem that my iMac (Mojave 10.14) is making considerable noise when asleep. It was not always like that. I got macsfancontrol and all temperatures seem to be good. ...
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Installing SSD in Late 2013 15" MacBook Pro (A1398) [closed]

I have a Late 2013 15" MacBook Pro (A1398). I was wondering if I can install the Samsung Evo 970 SSD on my logic board + Sintech adapter without having any deep sleep, hibernation and battery drain ...
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Macbook Pro 2018 cannot wake up Dell 2713h until unplugged

I have Dell 2713h that has been working well with miniDP <-> DP cable with my previous Mac (Early 2013). I got brand new Macbook Pro (2018) with only USB-C ports, got Unitek USB-C <-> DP ...
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Run `pmset sleepnow` with a hotkey?

I have a 2017 rMB and WASD CODE keyboard that I use with with an external monitor in clamshell mode. I want to put the laptop into sleep mode (not just display sleep) with a hotkey when the laptop is ...
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Multiple “Disk not ejected properly” messages during sleep

When I hook up a WD My Book 3TB external hard drive to my 2016 MacBook Pro via a third party USB-C to USB-A hub and let the computer sleep during the night, this is what I’m greeted with the next ...
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Bedtime alarm not tracking awake time

I'm using the bedtime alarm but it doesn't track when I'm awake in the middle of the night playing with the phone. Example: Bedtime set to sleep at 11pm and wake up at 7am. I wake up at 3am to drink ...
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External display not recognized after waking from sleep until restarted

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6) which fails to detect an external display after is has woken up from sleep. Here's my situation: I have an external ...
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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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How do I get the Caffeine app working on macOS Mojave?

The Caffeine app for preventing sleep/screen lock is not working on macOS Mojave. Did I miss a setting to FAQ on making it work with macOS 10.14?
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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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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 ...