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How To: Reset Display Color Mac OS X

How To: Reset Display Color Mac OS X

Did you accidentally screw up or delete your Mac OS X color display setting  calibration? This is frustrating and there is no easy way to revert back to the old calibration you had. However, you can factory reset your Mac OS X screen display color settings. Follow the steps below.

 

 

  1. Open ColorSync Utility in Applications -> Utilities.
 
  1. Select Devices -> expand Displays -> select your display -> and under Current Profile select Set to Factory.
 
 
Mac os x colorsync utility factory reset color lcd
 
  1. Your display will be set to the default Apple Color (Color LCD) profile for your current screen.
 


 

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Leah on Sunday, 29 August 2021 00:20

Is this what we do before using a calibration tool?

Is this what we do before using a calibration tool?
Nury Olaya on Tuesday, 29 June 2021 11:05

Hi, it doesn't show up the option of Set to Factory, doesn't let me to clic on it. Any suggestion?

Hi, it doesn't show up the option of Set to Factory, doesn't let me to clic on it. Any suggestion?
paul on Tuesday, 09 March 2021 21:03

My display issue on my 2000 Max Pro is, all my photos and any videos are very dark coloured, not at all natural looking. I've tried resetting etc. but nothing seems to work.

My display issue on my 2000 Max Pro is, all my photos and any videos are very dark coloured, not at all natural looking. I've tried resetting etc. but nothing seems to work.
bella rose on Sunday, 12 April 2020 22:02

Thank you so much for this!! I accidentally deleted Colour LCD profile and this brought it back. Can't thank you enough!!!!

Thank you so much for this!! I accidentally deleted Colour LCD profile and this brought it back. Can't thank you enough!!!!
Stephen Gagnon on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 20:49

Thanks a lot guys! I had to go through a few websites to find this information!

Thanks a lot guys! I had to go through a few websites to find this information!
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