MacMost Now 152: How To Report a Bug To Apple

Gary Rosenzweig shows you how to report a bug to Apple. If you've ever been frustrated by an Apple application that isn't working right or crashes, this is the way to tell Apple about the problem and help them fix it.

Comments: 9 Responses to “MacMost Now 152: How To Report a Bug To Apple”

    Daniel
    11 years ago

    Very cool Gary!
    Never noticed that “Report a bug” feature in Safari. That could have been such a time saver.

    11 years ago

    The web page would not open, it said that there were bugs. It also said WebKit error Domain:101. Hope you can help. Love my mac for 3 months now!!!

    Vicki
    10 years ago

    I don’t see how you’re supposed to provide any detail when it’s unclear what happened and the crash is the only thing you know occurred.
    My Firefox Browser always crashes when I play this game on Yahoo called Text Twist.
    All of a sudden, the screen will freeze, and the Browser crashes. They tell me to report it, but I don’t know what to say other than what I’ve already observed.

      10 years ago

      Your observations are exactly what is needed. Firefox has a built-in error reporting mechanism that it looks like you have triggered. It will send diagnostic into to the Firefox team. Reporting that A. You are at X page on Yahoo, B. Playing a Flash game called TextTwist and C. That is “always” happens is a great amount of detail.

    Jeff Ellis
    9 years ago

    What if you aren’t a developer? I’ve got a legitimate bug report – Assertion Errors in Mail 4.4 and I want to post the Console message to whoever reads this stuff – and find out how serious it is.
    Where do I go as a USER not a Developer to post this?

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