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How to fix a Mac that won’t turn on?

How to fix a Mac that won’t turn on?

Are you looking for help to fix a Mac? Thinking what to do when Mac won’t turn on? Follow this guide and start your Mac to work again. These Apple products are more susceptible to a number of errors that can be stopped by booting up the device in a right way. Let’s see what can be done to fix a mac startup issues.

How to fix a Mac using simple troubleshooting techniques:

  1. Check all power connections

    First, check whether the main power source connections are properly plugged into a device. Check if your battery is running low, if yes, then start the charging process first.

  2. Perform a Power Cycle

    If an indicator is not turned as ON as green power light. you need to power cycle for mac system as steps described below:

    • Make your power cable as unplug.
    • Then need to hold the power button for at least 10-15 seconds.
    • Now connect the power cable without releasing the power button in the mac.
    • Just wait & hold on the power key for more 15-20 seconds.
    • Let it release the main power key and start your Mac device as normal.
  3. Try some other different adapter or a power cable

    There is also having some possible issue as like power cable is faulty or an adapter. Replace it and then check whether your Mac startup or not. If not proceed to the next step.

  4. Check the Mac display

    If an end user works on desktop Mac and facing display problem then instead of other rather than a Mac itself. Listen if no sound heard by a user while booting up the device.

    • First, check the power supply on a Mac.
    • Verify that all cables are properly connected and secured.
    • Check whether the monitor is being compatible on your Mac.
    • Remove all extenders as USB cables, switches that are connected between the Mac monitor.
    • At last, all Mac users need to perform a soft reset of NVRAM (non-volatile random-access memory) or they can make a startup into a Safe mode by making the adjustment into system preferences.
  5. Method to start up your Mac Apple device in a Safe mode

    • First of all, press the main power key to start your apple laptop.
    • When a user will hear a startup chime sound, then press or keep on hold the Shift button on your mac keyboard.
    • When an apple logo appears on your device, then release the Shit tab.
  6. Reset the SMC (System Management Controller)

    As we all know that in these two devices as MacBook Pro and MacBook Air do not have a removable battery, then follow the given points as mentioned below:

    • Firstly shut down the mac device.
    • Secondly, make sure that mac has connected a power adapter.
    • Thirdly, hold these keys on a mac keyboard as Shift-Control-Option along with the main power key. ( at the same time).
    • Then release all these keys together.
    • At last, reboot the apple system.

Hence all these methods can be used to fix a Mac. Hopefully, all users will get instant answers that troubleshoot their Mac starting problems. Share more doubts and send your feedback in a comment box. Like it, if our solutions find to be beneficial for you and fix your glitches.

One Reply to “How to fix a Mac that won’t turn on?”

  1. With my mac not working, I am not getting a lot done at work. I am not an expert on computers, so I appreciate all the steps on how to fix my computer. Until reading this article I didn’t consider forcing my computer to turn off. I will now hold my power key for 20 seconds instead of just pressing it multiple times. If I still can’t figure this out by the end of the day, I hope to find a good computer service that can offer me help.

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