Questions tagged [thunderbolt-display]

An Apple display that uses Thunderbolt connectivity with newer Macs. Sold as a 27" display with a resolution of 2560x1440, and includes a FaceTime HD camera, microphone, and speakers.

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Video from Thunderbolt Display FaceTime camera stops working in Catalina

I've started noticing this since the pandemic started: I'll launch FaceTime or Zoom with my MacBook Pro 2018 in closed-clamshell mode, connected to my Thunderbolt Display, and there will be no video ...
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Is it possible to use a 2011 iMac as an external monitor for 2019 Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

I have a mid 2011 iMac, version 10.13.6 with a thunderbolt port. My work recently gave me a 2019 Macbook Pro with a thunderbolt 3 port. Is it possible to use the iMac as an external monitor? If so, ...
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Thunderbolt cable that only works as USB 3.1

I have an LG 5k Ultrafine screen which does not work when connected to my Macbook Pro 2018. Before thinking that the screen may not be working, it could be that the cable which isn't working. In order ...
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Is it possible to turn down the frequency on a LG 5K Ultrafine and will it help reduce GPU heat?

My MBP15" often overheats (forcing fans to full) when plugged into my LG 5K Ultrafine. I understand that it runs at 60Hz and that this puts strain on the GPU. Since I'm mostly coding/browsing I wanted ...
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Late 2012 iMac - Thunderbolt : no hardware was found

I have an Late 2012 27" iMac (iMac13,2) and somehow when looking in system report for the Thunderbolt ports say "no hardware was found.” I have tried: Endless searching to find a solution Resetting ...
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Target Display Mode not working on MacBook Pro 13" 2020

I am using a 2011 iMac as an external monitor (and speakers) for my MacBook Pro (2014) on a daily basis. Last week, I upgraded to the 2020 MBP 13". The new MBPs with USB-C are supposed to work with ...
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Running 3+ external displays on iMac

I need help to resolve an issue with just one of my displays freezing / screen blacking out. My set up: iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) Processor: 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 Memory: 8 GB ...
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Apple Thunderbolt disconnecting, reconnecting from MBP 2018

I have a 2018 Macbook Pro with a Thunderbolt display hooked up as an external monitor using the Apple TB2/MDP to TB3 adapter. I have had this machine in to Apple to try to figure out why it is ...
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Will daisy chaining 2 thunderbolt monitors work on current 16" macbook pro?

My job is replacing my old mid-2015 15" retina macbook pro with a newer 16" macbook pro (not sure about the specific specs). I currently have 2 LG pure thunderbolt monitors (27MB85Z-B) that I daisy ...
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Use an iMac with Thunderbolt as an external display [duplicate]

I can't manage to connect my iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017) Display with my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018). I have an Apple Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cable, both computer are on (logged with an admin user), ...
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Connect Two Dell 27" 2719H Monitors to Macbook Air 2017

I'm trying to connect two Dell 27" P2719H Monitors to a Macbook Air from 2017 running Catalina 10.15.4. The Macbook Air has an Intel HD Graphics 6000 graphics card. This model also has a Thunderbolt 2....
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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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Super Ultra-Wide 32:9 at 5120×1440 @ 60hz on a MacBook Pro 15-inch, Mid 2014 with GeForce GT750M [duplicate]

Hardware: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) 16GB RAM with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB Samsung C49RG90 49-inch Super Ultrawide 1440p Thunderbolt to DisplayPort cable The official spec ...
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CRG9 Thunderbolt Display not displaying anything [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro (16" 2019) running Catalina. Trying to connect the samsung CRG9 to it using a thunderbold to hdmi adapter. When plugged in, the macbook recognises the monitor under display ...
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MacBook Pro 15-inches display not working: how to isolate the cause of the issue?

On last Saturday I left my MacBook Pro (15-inches display, mid-2012 release) on during the night in order to finish some backup tasks and I scheduled its shutdown for a certain time using shutdown -h. ...
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Can I use my iMac as a second display with my laptop, without a Thunderbolt port?

I have looked around the Internet for an answer to my specific problem, but can't seem to find the answer I'm looking for. I am trying to figure out whether it is possible to use my 21.5-inch mid-2011 ...
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Connecting the Pro Display XDR to a Razer Blade Pro 2017

I have recently acquired the Pro Display XDR and used it with no issues on my 2020 MacBook Pro. However, when connecting my 2017 Razer Blade Pro, I get no response from the monitor, despite the ...
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No video output over USB-C

I recently purchased a DELL U2719DC Display. Ive had the display for about 2 months with no issues. I'm using it with a MBP ~2018(only has usb c ports). Since yesterday I can't get the display to work ...
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How to leverage a desktop iMacPro with a Macbook Pro?

Trapped at home with COVID (not diagnosed, but sheltering in place). My company will not allow me to install VPN software on my desktop (an iMac Pro). However, I have my Macbook Pro 16 with me that ...
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Macbook 16" won't extend desktop with Display Port Chaining [duplicate]

I have a new Macbook 16" running 10.15.3 OSx with an AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 4 GB for the graphics card and I'm unable to get the desktop to extend using just Display Port chaining. The monitors I'm ...
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Will ethernet work off of Thunderbolt/mDisplayPort/Ethernet adapter?

I'm trying to restore from Time capsule (via fresh recovery). Attempting to use Ethernet so the restore is faster. So I'm using an old mini displayport Ethernet adapter I have. But my MacBook needs ...
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How do I rename thunderbolt display?

Currently, my two thunderbolt monitors are Thunderbold (1) and Thunderbolt (2). Is there a right way to change the name?
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How to use my iMac 2017 as a second monitor for my MacBook Pro mid 2012?

I want to use my iMac 2017 running "Mojave" as a second monitor for my MacBook Pro mid 2012 running "Yosemite". I can't find any tutorials for such age difference. Any help or tips are very ...
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Can I connect a Windows 10 machine with USB C to a Thunderbolt display?

This question is related to How to connect a USB-C-based MacBook to a Thunderbolt display? and Connect a Thunderbolt Display to windows 8 desktop but not quite the same. I have a Thunderbolt monitor ...
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Thunderbolt Cinema Display to nonThunderbolt Macbook Pro 2010

I've been looking everywhere online to see whether my question can be answered and I still can't seem to find an answer. I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro with a Mini DisplayPort and I recently was ...
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What are the differences between Apple Thunderbolt Displays during their production years from 2011 to 2016?

I need to buy a refurbished Thunderbolt Display to use with my (late 2015) MBP. I would like to know what are the differences between Thunderbolt Displays that were produced during 2011-2016?
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connect Macbook Pro to Eizo display via Apple Thunderbolt display

I have Macbook pro 13" 2019 with four thunderbolt 3 ports, Apple thunderbolt display with one thunderbolt port 2 and an Eizo monitor. I am trying to connect: Macbook pro -> thunderbold 3 to ...
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Connecting Apple Cinema display removes wallpaper and hides dock

I have two monitors - a ThinkVision, another Apple 27" cinema. I have in the past individually connected them to 2018 MBP Retina via Thunderbolt. OS is Catalina. 32GB RAM. Radeon Pro 560X 4GB. ...
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How to use Thunderbolt Display with Laptop

I am currently using my 2015 MacBook Pro with my thunderbolt display. I want to buy a new laptop (HP) but I realized that I would have some problems to connect it to the Thunderbolt display. The new ...
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Difference between old and new LG UltraFine 5K(4K) Displays

The Apple Store shows the LG UltraFine 5K Display and LG UltraFine 4K display marked as "new". I have found reviews on YouTube of the same two displays dated 2 years ago. Does this mean that there ...
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How to fix thunderbolt to vga display port?

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2014) and a third-party thunderbolt to vga adapter. I have had the adapter for over 2 years now and it has given me no problem at all. Suddenly, this week the ...
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LG Ultrafine 4K stopped working after bootcamp driver installation

I had installed win10 with Bootcamp on a MacBook Pro 2019, then while my LG Ultrafine 4K was connected to the device via thunderbolt 3(USB-C) (and working properly) I installed (or update can remember)...
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2010 27“ iMac vs 2011 27” thunderbolt display

I have a 2011 27" thunderbolt display where the display doesn't light up. It's dead. Speakers work, screen still shows up when connected in displays, but nothing displays. My friend has a 2010 27" ...
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Will a ThunderBolt 3 (USB-C?) to ThunderBolt 2 cable allow me to use a MacBook Pro as second monitor?

Yesterday I brought a iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017) which has two ThunderBolt 3 (USB-C?) ports. I also have a MacBook Pro Late 2013 which has two ThunderBolt 2 (I think) ports. If I buy a ...
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Disable Thunderbolt ports in macOS Mojave to mitigate the Thunderclap vulnerabilities

Due to the Thunderclap vulnerabilities we need to disable all Thunderbolt interfaces (except the DisplayPort signal). We are using Late 2015 iMac running macOS Mojave 10.14.5. Currently there is a ...
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What displays work with the Mac Pro (2019)?

What displays besides the Pro Display XDR will work with the 2019 Mac Pro? Is there a list somewhere of (both Apple and non-Apple) displays that are compatible?
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Using Late 2013 MacBook Pro with LG Ultrafine 4K Monitor - USB-C to Thunderbolt 2?

I bought a used LG Ultrafine 4K Monitor with USB-C to Thunderbolt, the ones Apple are selling, for a good deal. I assumed I could make it work with a simple USB-C to HDMI cord, but this didn't work ...
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Connect 3 external monitors to a macbook pro 2018 via USB-C

First of all, I am aware that there is an almost same question in the room here, but which does not solve my problem. I got my new Macbook Pro 2018 running Mojave 10.14.5. I got two external monitors ...
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Macbook Pro 2017 with 2 thunderbolt ports with triple monitor setup

I currently have a macbook pro with 2 thunderbolt 3 ports and integrated graphic card and a belkin dock that I use for work, but can't get work done with just 1 monitor. I have a triple 1080p monitor ...
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DisplayPort unable to display in 2560x1440

I have a mid-2015 MBP running Mojave with 1 HDMI and 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports. I have two 32 inches Acer monitor - same model - EB321HQU with max resolution of 2560x1440. My monitors do not have ...
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Dell D3818DW: How to connect KVM between PC and Macbook pro mid-2012?

I just bought a Dell 38" Ultrawide (D3818DW) and I wanna get all the cables I need while I wait for it to arrive. I want to use the KVM feature of this monitor between my MBP mid-2012 and my PC so I ...
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Any way to connect 3 external displays to a 2018 Retina MacBook Air? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there's any docking solution that provides the possibility to connect to 3 external displays to the MacBook Air 2018, or if we're hardware limited by the iGPU here.
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Switch between two devices on one Thunderbolt Display [duplicate]

I'm using a Late 2011 Mac mini with High Sierra on a Thunderbolt Display, connected by a Thunderbolt cable to the Thunderbolt port on the back side of the display. My wife has a Mid 2015 MacBook Pro, ...
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Can I save Thunderbolt Display Arrangement so it is different depending on which Thunderbolt I connect?

I recently migrated from a 2013 MacBook Pro to a 2016 MacBook Pro, both running Mojave 10.14.3. I connect my laptop to a Thunderbolt 2 display. I have one Thunderbolt at my office, and a second one ...
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OSX wont save external monitor screen arrangement settings, weird graphics issues with displays

Ive got a 27" iMac 4.2ghz i7, 16gb ram, 8gb GPU, running OSX 10.13.6 Ive got 2x external 1080p monitors connected to it via the thunderbolt ports using 2x of these HDMI to thunderbolt adaptors ...
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Use Apple monitor as second monitor for windows pc

I've an Apple monitor 27' with thunderbolt port, such the one in the picture below. Do you know how if it could be used as external monitor for a windows pc, that has not thunderbolt port?
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Does a 2017/8 MacBook, with 2nd display, remain at a scorching 90C if raised on a stand?

The reports are disconcerting . If one uses a 2017 or 2018 MacBook (Pro) as a dual-purpose machine, with an external larger monitor at home, and on its own on the road, then a temperature of 90C is ...
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How to connect an iMac 2011 to an HDMI laptop?

I have a 2011 iMac with one Thunderbolt 1 port and one FireWire port. Is there a way to use one of those ports to connect the iMac to an HDMI laptop so that it can be used as an external display? ...
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Two thunderbolt ports on my mid-2015 MacBook Pro how do I configure one monitor to be in mirroring mode and the other in extended desktop mode?

So its my understanding that I can have two flatscreen monitors as long as I use the right cables and each thunderbolt on my Mac will connect to each monitor for a total of 2 monitors and as long they ...
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Can a monitor connected with Thunderbolt 2 power a mid-2013 MacBook Air?

Want to buy an external monitor for a mid-2013 MacBook Air. Am wondering whether one with a Thunderbolt 2 port will be better in that it will also power the laptop. Else I'll buy one with USB-C to ...

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