Category: external display

Fixing M1 Mac External Display Issues (Flickering Screen, White Noise, Black Screen, etc)

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Some M1 MacBook Pro, M1 MacBook Air, and M1 Mac Mini users have discovered display issues when using an external display connected to their M1 Mac. Typically the M1 Mac external display issues are either a flickering display, a display that won’t wake from sleep and where the screen stays black, or a white noise display visible after the Mac has woken from sleep, or after the display has slept or turned off and is attempted to be used by the Mac again.

If you’re experiencing external display issues with an M1 Mac, read on to learn about possible fixes and…

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Can I Show the Dock on All Screens on Mac? Moving the Dock in MacOS

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If you’re a Mac user with multiple monitors, you may be wondering how to get the Dock to show up on all Mac displays, or perhaps you’re wondering if you can add a Dock to the secondary screens.

Indeed, you can set the Mac Dock to display on any Mac screen. But if you’re wondering whether or not you can have multiple Docks on each display, it turns out that is not quite possible.

Unlike the menu bar, which will display across all screens used with a Mac, the Dock does not. There is only one Dock, and the Dock is set to show on the primary…

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Can I Show the Dock on All Screens on Mac? Using Dock on Different Displays in macOS

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If you’re a Mac user with multiple monitors, you may be wondering how to get the Dock to show up on all Mac displays, or perhaps you’re wondering if you can add a Dock to the secondary screens.

Indeed, you can set the Mac Dock to display on any Mac screen. But if you’re wondering whether or not you can have multiple Docks on each display, it turns out that is not quite possible.

Unlike the menu bar, which will display across all screens used with a Mac, the Dock does not. There is only one Dock, and the Dock is set to show on the primary…

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How to View Display Refresh Rate on Mac

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If you’re a Mac user running an external display, you may be interested in knowing what the displays refresh rate is. For whatever reason, refresh rate is hidden from easy view in the places you might think to look, but with a little effort you can show the refresh rate on display connected to a Mac.

Knowing the refresh rate of a display can be helpful for many reasons, particularly if you want to be sure you’re using the displays native refresh rate. Perhaps you connected an external display to a Mac and find the monitor is laggy or choppy, or the cursor…

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How to Change Sidecar iPad Position Side on Mac

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By default, Sidecar for Mac sets iPad to be on the right side of the Mac display, but what if you want to change the iPad position to be on the left side? Or to the top, or bottom of the Mac display? Or perhaps you want the iPad display to be a little bit up or down? Much like you can change positions and orientations of other external displays on Mac, you can also change the iPad Sidecar position side on Mac too.

For the less familiar, modern versions of macOS and iPadOS allow an iPad to turn into an external display for a Mac by using the fantastic Sidecar…

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How to Change Refresh Rate on Mac Displays

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Changing the refresh rate of a display can be needed by some Mac users, particularly if they work with movie files and video editing. Generally speaking, most users should keep their displays set to the default refresh rate for their particular screen, but if you need to adjust refresh rate you’ll find it’s simple to do so with displays used on the Mac.


It’s important to note that not all Mac displays can change their fresh rate, though many third party external screens offer different refresh rate options. In fact, most Mac internal screens can not…

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