Green/Pink Spot in the Middle of the Screen

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by RobbieC, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. RobbieC macrumors newbie

    Apr 12, 2015
    I have a Macbook Pro, late 2013 retina display, (screen shot of specs -> and in the center there are 2 dots, side by side, both forming pink on the left, and green on the right. It shows up on dark colors, but not on white. Here are a few images of this. Black Screen- White Screen- Side by Side. White and Black.-

    I have tried, everything, resetting, leaving my computer off for 3 days, nothing. If any of you guys could help me, it would be amazing. If not, I may just get the top half replaced:( but anyway thank you guys.
  2. mns579 macrumors member

    Feb 28, 2015
    Out of warranty? If not, take it to an Apple Store to see whether you might be covered under some undisclosed recall program. At worst, you'll learn the cost for the repair.

    The screen appears to be damaged--and in the black background image, there's a tremendous amount of finger-smudging (?) visible. How abused is that Mac? You might want to inspect both the outer case and the screen itself for evidence of how the damage came to be. There's not a software fix for damaged pixels.

    If you're out of warranty and adventurous, search the web for "massage pixels" for possible (but always risky) solutions.
  3. howareyoukk macrumors regular

    Apr 1, 2013
    Hey i have a similar issue here. I have what appears to be green patches and pixels showing only at a grey or white background. The funny thing is that the green patches and pixels will only appear 10 minutes after the laptop is on. And i dont have my apple warranty anymore..
  4. cruisin macrumors 6502a


    Apr 1, 2014
    Do you carry it with things pressing on the screen? That could be it. It will only show up on darker colours since the screen adds colours to a white screen.

    The repair is for the whole top clamshell, and it costs $724 Canadian for the 15 inch version.

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