Start in Safe Boot mode | macOS

Start the system in Safe Boot mode

  1. Restart your Mac. Press and hold the Shift key immediately after you hear the startup tone.

  2. Release the Shift key when the Apple logo   appears. Safe Boot appears on the macOS startup screen. 

   Want to start the system in Safe Boot mode on your Apple silicon Mac? View how to use safe mode on your Mac.

Restore the system to its normal mode

Restart your Mac without holding any keys down.


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