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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Bluetooth Speakers are waking up my MacBook

I have the Microlab H20 stereo speakers for my MacBook Air and it is connected via Bluetooth. I noticed that when speakers are connected it’s making Mac to wake up from sleep. This is causing the ...
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Mac OS forgets 2nd display

MacOS Catalina, 10.15.6. iMac27 late 2012. I have connected two external displays to my iMac and it often works quite well for a long period of time, but then suddenly, after waking from display sleep ...
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Is it safe to close laptop while “Shrinking APFS Data Structures”?

I just learned that the "shrinking APFS data structures" phase of creating a partition on a mac can take many hours, often overnight and I need to go from one place to another but I started ...
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iPad mysteriously sleeps when I turn away to sleep

I will preface this by stating that I'm not a nut. There's a very strange phenomenon that's been happening on my iPad Pro 2017 over the past 5 months that's mildly annoying and somewhat alarming. ...
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How to lock a Mac lock screen without using keystrokes in the script?

I'd like to go to the Mac lock screen with a command line script. Many of the existing answers suggest something like osascript -e 'tell application "Finder" to sleep', but my computer does ...
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How do I prevent kernel panics and failures on my MacBook with a Thunderbolt display connected?

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) running macOS Catalina 10.15.6 (19G73) will inevitably kernel panic while in sleep mode when my external display (LG Ultrawide 34UC98-W) is connected via an Apple ...
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Two Identical Monitors Plugged in with USB-C

I have two identical Lenovo P24h-10 monitors plugged into my Macbook. Each one has it's own USB-C cord. I thought about using a single Display Port cord and then daisy-chaining them together, but ...
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iMac locking immediately after remote connection via Anydesk or Chrome Remote

I upgraded my iMac Late 2013 to Catalina. When I login through Anydesk or Chrome Remote Desktop I see my desktop for a split second and then im presented with the lock screen again. While Anydesk is ...
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2017 MacBook Pro starts with a question mark folder when there is less charge and when it wakes up from sleep

My 2017 MacBook Pro reboots with a question mark folder when the charge is below 50%. When I connect my charger, it starts normally. I also noticed when the Macbook goes to sleep and wakes up, it ...
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macOS Catalina (MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)) restarting after sleep

Gist - Macbook Pro restarts after sleep I have the following setup, MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) External Monitor using a HDMI-USBC dongle I usually keep the Macbook screen open and use two screens ...
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Keep Zoom Screen Share Active

I am using Zoom on my iPad and sharing my screen. Anytime the iPad screen blanks zoom stops sharing. Then when I wake up the screen again I have to tell zoom to share. Zoom does not stop, just the ...
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How do I run a script when a particular bluetooth device wakes up?

I use a Microsoft Natural Bluetooth Ergonomic keyboard with my MBP. I remap the Windows & Alt keys on the Windows keyboard to ⌥ and ⌘, respectively, for the keys on both the left & right of ...
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Odd OS X behavior when it goes to sleep - returned to Login, said it shut down bc of a problem

I have posted something like this before, I run a 2012 MBP with Catalina. The odd behavior is that if I close the lid the machine seems to shut down completely (even with the power connected) and ...
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macOS Catalina hibernatemode 25 invalid?

(MacBook Pro 13" 2020 w/ macOS 10.15.5) I've always set hibernatemode to 25 for all my old Mac's (running OS 10.10.5) without a problem. However, setting hibernatemode to 25 on Catalina didn't ...
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MacBook Air 2020 (i5, 16GB, 512GB) uses a lot of battery while sleeping

Few days ago I received my new Macbook Air and I noticed that it just eats battery. But to have some numbers I charged it to 100% and then I closed the lid. After 6h20m I opened it and it had only 85% ...
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Laptop shuts down instead of going to sleep when lid closed

EDIT: Updating to Catalina 10.15.6 seems to have resolved the issue, at least so far. Only had it installed for one evening so I'm not 100% ready to say the issues are resolved I have a Macbook Pro ...
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External display sometimes briefly turns on but stays black

I have a 2019 Mac Pro (the new cheese grater) connected to an external display via Thunderbolt 3. When I put it to sleep though, sometimes the display will turn on and display all-black for a few ...
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Macbook Pro keyboard and mousepad hang after waking up while connected to VPN

I have a 2018 15" MacBook Pro running OS X Catalina 10.15.5 (19F101). When I am connected to the company VPN (via the built-in client, no third party VPNs), and my computer goes to sleep, it ...
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PerfPowerServices uses 60-70 percent of CPU all the time

Looks like this happens after i wake the machine from sleep. i am not sure. the machine is a MBP 13,1 2016. running Mojave I have tried rebooting, shutdown, force quitting the process and a ...
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MacBook Pro 16" battery drains overnight

I've had this Mac on Catalina 10.15.5 for a few weeks now and suddenly noticed this battery drain overnight. It went from 60% to 3% two nights ago and happening last night too. After doing some ...
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MacBook does not go to sleep when powered with monitor via USB-C

It has been a few years now and across models. I've always wondered if there's a way to fix this. My MBP (15-inch, 2018), when powered with external monitor (LG 5K) via USB-C, is still warm even when ...
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2020 MacBook not waking with LG Ultrawide monitor and MX keys and mouse

I have an issue which I been researching with no luck. I have an ultrawide LG monitor set up to 3 laptops with the MX keys and mouse 3. (1)2020 MacBook Pro via Apple usc-c adapter with HDMI cable to ...
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Macbook wakes up at night and resumes video playback

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15', Mid 2014) with Catalina running. Last night I paused a video from AmazonPrime and left the tab in the browser open. I fell asleep and the Mac turned into sleeping ...
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MBP16 charging: After sleep mode no charging (but with charging icon), restart helps

I have strange charging behavior that started some time ago. My MBP16 (Catalina 10.15.5 (19F101)) just stopped charging until i do some actions. [!]ITS HAPPENING RANDOMLY, not all the times. AND EACH ...
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Keyboard and trackpad launching too long after opening a lid

I own a MacBook Pro (late 2019, 13 inch, 10.15.5). I have an issue that when I open a lid sometimes takes too long up to 10 seconds to launch a keyboard and when the backlight turns on it is a sign ...
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Macbook Pro 16" shuts down after a while in sleep mode

I have a 2020 16-inch Macbook Pro running macOS 10.15.5. Recently, it has started shutting down after it's been in sleep mode for a while. This happens quite often and is annoying because I have to ...
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Sleepwatcher needs to be relaunch after every boot on Catalina

I have a .sleep script that I launch with sleepwatcher everytime my MacBook Pro goes to sleep (by closing the lid). On Mojave, everything worked fine. Now on Catalina (10.15.5), every time I boot I ...
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MacBook Pro 2020 13 Inch Powering Off When Closing Lid

Every time I close my lid on my MacBook Pro it powers off completely. When I turn it back on, it gives me a something went wrong error. I was getting a "sleep wake failure" error before. It's a brand ...
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Occasional low contrast on external display when waking MacBook Pro from sleep

I've been using the LG 43UN700-B for a few weeks now. It's connected to a 16" MacBook Pro (running 10.15.5) for power and video via the USB-C cable that came with the display. Right from the start, I'...
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2015 27" iMac unexpectedly wakes from sleep after upgrade to Catalina

Before upgrading to Catalina, my 2015 27" iMac would reliably stay sleeping as long as I had manually put it to sleep from the Apple menu. After the Catalina upgrade, I'd say at least 50% of the time,...
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MacBook Air “restarting” on wake after updating to Catalina

I recently updated to Catalina on my 2018 MacBook Air. Since then, I've sometimes been greeted by the Apple logo when my machine wakes from sleep. This is after being put to sleep the night before by ...
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USB disks not properly ejecting on sleep

My Late 2012 iMac, used to have a spinning disk. Last week I took courage and replaced that vintage disk with an SSD. Now, every time the computer sleeps, it unmount all USB disks without properly ...
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“Turn display off after” setting is not saved

I have a 16" Macbook Pro which is suffering from a common bug that causes it to kernel panic every time it sleeps. Until Apple fixes this (presuming they actually do), I am trying to work around it by ...
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I have my mac serving an application on port 80 that I can access within the network, how can I prevent it from sleeping?

I have my mac serving an application on port 80 and I can access it from another device just fine, but only when the screen is on, when I close the lid I can no longer access this. These are my power ...
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2018 MBP triggers calendar alarm when waking from sleep

I've set up a new calendar alarm from Automator. It pops up a dialog to remind me to do a specific task first thing after my machine turns itself on every morning. It runs specifically at 4:45am and ...
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iTunes is preventing display from sleeping when locked

I've been having an intermittent issue with my MacBook Pro 16" screen not sleeping after having locked it, it just sits on the login screen saying Touch ID or Enter Password. You can manually sleep it ...
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Catalina stops responding to input after monitor powered off

I have a 16 inch Macbook Pro with Catalina installed. I usually use it in conjunction with an OWC Thunderbolt dock with an external keyboard, mouse, monitor, etc as a desktop-replacement, but I do ...
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Thunderbolt 3 - Not delivering power when Macbook sleeps

I'm using CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 dock with a 13" 2020 MacBook Pro. Everything is working nicely, except that when the Macbook goes to sleep, the dock does too, and I can't wake the Mac using ...
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Macbook Pro does not wake up from sleep, unless forced reset

My 15 inch Macbook Pro (TouchBar) 2017, will sleep after the correct time but will not wake. on touch of the trackpad or press of the keys, the keyboard will light up and sometimes the fans come on. ...
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Sleep Wake issues on MacBook Air

For the past few weeks, I have been dealing with this frustrating issue of my laptop going to hibernation, every time I let it go to sleep for a long period of time. Due to this issue, I had to open ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 waking from sleep every few seconds

My 2015 Macbook Pro loses charge rapidly while asleep (almost as fast as while it's awake and I'm using it). From looking around online, some people seem to have resolved this by resetting the PRAM - ...
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Macbook Air on Catalina freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

My Macbook Air freezes for like 30 seconds up to a minute if I have my VPN active and try to wake it up while it is trying to connect to the vpn. Seems like as soon as the connection is established ...
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Macbook Pro not waking up on click (external monitor and thunderbolt dock)

Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.15.4 (19E287) Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015 I have a macbook pro plugged into an external monitor via a thunderbolt dock (I believe this one). ...
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Keyboard and trackpad freezes for a while after sleep in macbook pro 2019

I'm using Macbook pro-2019 13inch with Catalina 10.15, so recently I started facing this issue, after turning my mac on from sleep my keyboard and trackpad doesn't respond even the backlights doesn't ...
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Does booting into windows causes start-up issues such as hibernation?

I am using MacBook Air 2019 running OS X Catalina. For the past few weeks, I have been facing the issue with regard to my mac going to hibernate. This hasn't been the issue since I bought the mac this ...
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Are there any standard apps in iOS that implement isIdleTimerDisabled=true?

I'm wondering if any of the built-in applications in iOS have isIdleTimerDisabled set to true at any time? If so, which app, and how do you get in the state to activate it? Note - if an app is in ...
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Is there a way to stop my MacBook Pro from shutting off completely whenever I hit the power button?

I have a mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro running Catalina. I have accidentally hit my power button three times in the last three days while trying to hit the backspace key. Whenever I do this, even for a ...
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OS X Catalina seems to shut down during sleep

I run an MBP 13-inch Mid-2012, with an SSD I installed and running OS X Catalina 10.15.4 I notice that sometimes when it goes to sleep it shuts down if it isn't plugged in (I have to hit the power up ...
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MacBook will not give a HDMI output while it is closed - MB doesnt sleep because mouse and keyB can be used - audio output works too

I promise this is a different problem than all the other posts I've looked up on here. Its very weird and unique. So i have power and external mouse and KB and hmdi cable to my external monitor all ...
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How to stop MBP from disconnecting external display when screen is locked?

Setup MBP, 13", 2017, with touch bar; MacOS 10.15.4 (Catalina); LG 27UD88-W external display; Display is connected over USB-C -- USB-C cable. Signal and charging over the same cable. Problem Every ...

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