Apple’s upcoming macOS 12.1 replace will repair some odd interactions between its new MacBook Execs’ notched shows and menu bar apps, which ought to not be blocked behind the notch, according to MacRumors.

Beforehand, some customers had reported points the place menu bar icons might find yourself getting pushed behind the notch within the occasion that too many had been open. Or, as Apple’s changelog describes the difficulty, previous to macOS 12.1, “[menu] bar extras may be obscured by the camera housing on 2021 MacBook Pro computers.”

The bug admittedly was uncommon to start with, requiring that customers had sufficient menu bar icons (referred to by Apple as “menu bar extras”) to achieve from the precise aspect of the show to the notch’s location, however notably giant menu bar apps (like iStat Menus) might accomplish the duty.

Along with fixing the menu bar / notch bug, the brand new replace additionally brings a number of different points, together with HDR issues with YouTube and MagSafe bugs on the 16-inch MacBook Professional.

macOS 12.1 continues to be in beta, however provided that the corporate has seeded the discharge candidate model of the software program to builders, the replace (and the bug repair for the notch points) needs to be rolling out to all customers within the coming weeks.


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