How to Force Shutdown of Macbookair

 Forcibly restarting your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro is usually considered a last resort, but if the worst happens and the computer freezes, this is the fastest way to make things work again.

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How to force a shutdown of MacBook air 2020-macbookair2020 can't shut down:

However, before taking this extreme choice, it is worth making sure that you have exhausted all potential software solutions.


If it's just a frozen application instead of the operating system, hold down the Option (⌥) key, then right-click the problematic application icon in the Dock, and select "Force Quit".

If the operating system freezes but the mouse cursor still respond, click the Apple () symbol in the upper left corner of the screen, and then select Restart. Otherwise, try holding down the Ctrl (Ctrl) key and pressing the power button. If the system shutdown dialogue box appears, select "Restart" from the available options.

On MacBooks with physical functions (F1-F12) keys, the power button is the key in the upper right corner of the keyboard (if it is an old Mac with an optical drive, this is also the eject button).


How to force a shutdown of MacBook air 2020-macbookair2020 can't shut down:

On the 2018 MacBook Air, the power button is the “Touch ID” button in the upper right corner of the keyboard, and on the MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar, it is the “Touch ID” surface on the far right of the Touch Bar.


How to force restart your Mac:

Hold down the Command (⌘) and Control (Ctrl) keys and the power button (or ‌Touch ID‌ / Eject button, depending on the Mac model) until the screen turns black and restart the machine.

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