2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar flickering issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by andy0883, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. andy0883 macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2016

    A question to all MBP-with-Touch-Bar-Owners: I have the new MacBook Pro 13" with Touch Bar.
    In case of switching fullscreen-apps like Safari or every other app (except Maps) to desktop, I see every time a short flickering from the Touch Bar. For example, the Safari-Touch-Bar-Buttons flickering/blinking for milliseconds, after I switched to the desktop.

    The problem is shown in this video, for a better understanding:

    I hope, you can understand, what I mean. Maybe is it an software-issue? Because the Maps-App in fullscreen-mode don't show this issue mentioned above.
    Have other owners also this "effect"?
  2. macintoshmac macrumors 68030


    May 13, 2010
    Try one thing, swipe between black desktops. I wonder if the TB is trying to increase decrease brightness and hence flickering or what.
  3. JPizzzle macrumors 6502

    Oct 30, 2008
    It's flickering the options that it had on the full screen page. Mine did the same thing and it doesn't do it when switching between non full screen programs. I'm guessing it's normal
  4. macintoshmac macrumors 68030


    May 13, 2010
    OK, then it might also just be a bug they will rectify later.
  5. deadworlds macrumors 65816


    Jun 15, 2007
    Citrus Heights,CA
    I have this same thing, Im pretty sure its a software bug.
  6. c8y macrumors newbie

    Dec 7, 2016
    Can anyone confirm it was fixed or not in the latest beta? I saw it in the store when I played with the TB and found it very annoying.
  7. smallcoffee macrumors 68000

    Oct 15, 2014
    North America
    It's 100% a software bug and looks like a benign one at that. You should send this video to Apple and report it.

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