How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware on Windows & macOS?

How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware

With the Release of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, iPhone Xs, X max and X r, Apple has abandoned all its Competitors on the market.  And right they are the solid company in Field of computer and mobile technologies. Since the Mac users are super excited to use the new operating system of Apple MacOS 10.14 Mojave, Windows user are looking forward to testing that on the windows system.

Yet, Windows Users are able to test macOS 10.14 Mojave on Virtual Machines such as VMware and VirtualBox, also they are able to Install macOS Mojave on PC.

Those Windows Users who are testing macOS 10.14 Mojave on VMware or VirtualBox they are facing many errors back to back. They are able to solve many of those errors, but one of those errors which they are facing the Screen resolution on VMware and VirtualBox.

That’s’ why today I am going to show you How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware? But for VirtualBox, You have to wait until I should do some test.

How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware?

If your system has a display of 4k, 2K or maybe Full HD, then you have faced the screen resolution error on VMware. If you have opened the Display settings and you have selected 1920 * 1080, after some seconds it turns back to 960 * 540 (HidDPI).

How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware

Step 1. In order to Fix the macOS Mojave Resolution on VMware on Windows 10, First Open Spotlight whether by opening it from menu, Launcher or by the spotlight.

Step 2. Once the Spotlight is opened you have to search for Terminal and when it comes you have to open it.

Search for Terminal

Step 3. Once you accessed the terminal you have to paste the below commands in it and hit enter on the keyboard.

sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ DisplayResolutionEnabled -bool NO

Once the command it applied you have to enter your login password in order to confirm the process editing the default setting of macOS Mojave.

Paste the Command in Terminal

Step 4. Now, close the terminal and open restart your system.


well, It was all about How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VMware on Windows 10 and macOS. I hope it was helpful for you and you have fixed the Resolution Problem. If you really liked the post please share on Facebook, twitter also subscribe to IntoGuide Channel on YouTube.

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Sid October 10, 2018 at 9:29 am

i installed macOS Mojave on windows in VMPlayer. But the resolution is always 1024 x 768. I tries this trick mentioned here but it remains same. my VRAM shows only 3MB. any idea how can i change this. Checked the VM config in vmplayer, vram assigned is 128 MB

Ghulam Abbas October 10, 2018 at 12:11 pm

Hi Sid
Please try the below command, it is slightly different than the previous which you used.
sudo defaults delete/Library/Preferences/ DisplayResolutionEnabled

MATTEO CONSOLATI November 2, 2018 at 4:56 am

hi, installed mojave 10.14 and upgraded to 10.14.1
installed vmware tools.
my vram is 3mb
not effect with the two commands you gave.

Ghulam Abbas November 2, 2018 at 6:36 am

Once give a try to the New VMware tools, or you can simply use the VMware Workstation Pro 15 which has fixed the problem of full screen.

Bob December 10, 2018 at 2:32 am

Hi, I installed VMware Workstation Pro 15, nothing has fixed. Same tring even the string on Terminal. How did you get the full screen mode ?

Bismo December 10, 2018 at 11:28 am

Hello Bob,
Read this article:
It will help you to enter full screen, moreover, try to install VMware tool to solve the problem.

Angelo Tejada November 16, 2018 at 7:30 am

1. Open the System Preferences -> Security & Privacy to confirm -> General tab in the guest, make sure there is nothing to allow.

2. Virtual Machine -> Reinstall VMware Tools. Open volume “VMware Tools”, double click “Uninstall VMware Tools”, then reinstall it.

Empowering Solutions December 29, 2018 at 9:57 am

Hello. I too was unable to get a resolution any higher than 1439×1007…THEN I figured out the solution:

Under “Display scaling”, UNCHECK, “Automatically adjust user interface size in the virtual machine”

Now whatever size window, including full-screen, runs at the proper resolution.



Bismo December 30, 2018 at 9:34 pm

Thank you, Andrew, for the solution.

Frans Bouwmeester January 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

I believe the command should be:
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ DisplayResolutionEnabled -bool NO

The name of the preferences file should include .plist

beMuc February 14, 2019 at 7:08 pm

I got it: VMWare tools from Unlocker 3.02 for Workstation 15 couldn’t be installed correctly unless you disable SIP. Therefore I used this how to to get into the recovery mode within the VM:

After this simple disable SIP csrutil disable and reinstall VMWare Tools.

Rehless June 19, 2019 at 4:32 am

It was awesome, do you know how to fix MacOS Catalina screen resolution?

Ghulam Abbas June 19, 2019 at 4:37 am

Hi Rehless,
here is the Post which you are looking for.
How to Fix macOS 10.15 Catalina Screen Resolution on VMware on windows 10?

karthgieyan July 1, 2019 at 2:08 am

Please tell me I follow your all instruction to fix resolution in mac OS 14 but I have different issues in resolution .How to fix it ????Please see this screenshot

Ghulam Abbas July 5, 2019 at 7:20 am

First Reinstall the VMware tools.
Then Power on the guest OS, then visit the VM menu> settings> Hardware then uncheck the Automatically adjust the user interface size in the virtual machine.


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