How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VirtualBox on Windows
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How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VirtualBox on Windows

How to Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VirtualBox on Windows

One of the most well-known problems that most of you might encounter after installing macOS Mojave on VirtualBox on Windows PC. So, when you install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox or VMware by default the screen is resolution is not fixed. Without screen resolution their other issues we face during the installation of macOS Mojave on virtual machines. But one the common issue is screen problem, that through this guide I will show you how to fix that.

However, macOS Mojave is one of the coolest operating system out there and available on the Mac App Store. macOS Mojave is the succeed major release of macOS High Sierra. That comes out with unbelievable uncounted features to market. The macOS Mojave 10.14 features replacement for the operating system files, changes from APFS to HFS. Moreover, big changes to the speed and security preferences of macOS Mojave more than the previous OS of macOS. The most beautiful macOS Mojave operating system includes it is features that attracted the Windows users too. Now Windows users can test macOS Mojave on their computer on the VirtualBox. In case, you can test any operating system of macOS on your computer on VirtualBox. To complete your experience with a macOS operating system on VirtualBox with the full-screen mode of it.

There is the possibility of changing the actual screen resolution size of macOS Mojave to the following sizes.

  • 1280×720
  • 1920×1080
  • 2048×1080
  • 2560×1440
  • 3840×2160
  • 1280×800
  • 1280×1024
  • 1440×900
  • 1600×900

Fix macOS Mojave Screen Resolution on VirtualBox

Before going to start the process of fixing the screen resolution of macOS Mojave on VirtualBox. Completely close the VirtualBox because you can’t insert the code while the VirtualBox is opened.

Close VirtualBox
Close VirtualBox

Once the VirtualBox closed download the below code. Then replace “Your Virtual Machine Name” with your favorite screen resolution size. To do that, open the VirtualBox and copy the name of the Virtual machine from there and replace it. At the end of the code, there is “X” to replace the X with the preferred screen size. The screen resolution which I am using is 1920×1080. However, I have tested all the codes and resolutions one by one and it worked for me. If it didn’t work for you then you can choose a different resolution.

cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\Virtualbox"
VBoxManage setextradata “Your Virtual Machine Name” VBoxInternal2/EfiGraphicsResolution X

Check the below screenshot of changing the name of the virtual machine and the resolution size.

Replace the name
Replace the name

Once you did it, go ahead and launch the command prompt, if you don’t know that. Press the Windows menu and type there “CMD” then press enter.

Command prompt
Command prompt

When the command prompt opened copy the edited code paste the first line into command prompt and press enter. Then copy the second line and press enter, after that, close the command prompt.

Paste the code
Paste the code

When that’s done, go ahead and open VirtualBox then start the virtual machine

Start the virtual machine
Start the virtual machine

After starting the virtual machine you will see big changes to screen size, type your password and press enter.

Enter the password
Enter the password

Navigate to the top left-handed menu bar of macOS Mojave then click on “View”. From the menu click on the “Full screen-mode”, to change the screen resolution into full size. Or simply, use the shortcut key “Host+F” to zoom in and zoom out of the screen size.

macOS Mojave full screen
macOS Mojave fullscreen

That’s done, now you can use the full size of macOS Mojave on VirtualBox with a full HD screen. However, anytime you can change the screen size at the same place. To change the size open the commands and change the screen resolution size then apply it to command prompt or CMD.

macOS Mojave resolution on VirtualBox
macOS Mojave resolution on VirtualBox

Conclusion

That’s all about how to fix macOS Mojave screen resolution on VirtualBox. However, I hope the article was useful for you and you have gotten something. Again if there is any sort of problem feel free to share with us below in the comment section. Also, share your useful feedback with us about this article.

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