No matter how expensive gadget you buy, it tends to age and gets annoyingly sluggish over time. And yes, the same happens with Mac as well. Be it startup issues or Internet connectivity troubles, we’ve got you totally covered. So, before you junk it and start of buying a new Mac here are the 5 most common Macbook annoyances along with their quick fixes to enhance its performance.
1. Startup Troubles
Does your Mac take forever to Boot? Do you find yourself stuck with a white screen or blue screen while your Mac starts? If yes, then what you can do to avoid this is start your Mac in Safe Mode. To start your Mac in safe mode, first switch on your Mac like you usually do and then press & hold the Shift Key until the Apple logo appears on the screen. You can leave the Shift key as soon as the login screen appears on the window.
2. The Annoying Blue Screen
There are always a few Startup items that are incompatible with your device and stop your Mac from starting quickly. So, to manage the startup items of your Mac go to System Preferences > Users & Groups and click your name on the left under Current User. Now, click the Login Items tab above the window to the right. Select any app and tap the “-“(Minus)sign below it. You can try the hit and try method here and try this for each and every application. Continue this process until you find the culprit.
3. Slow and Unresponsive Apps
While working on Mac you must’ve come across a lot of apps which hang your device and stop you from doing anything further. So, if you find yourself stuck in this scenario you can always try the “Force Quit” option. Hit the Command-Option-Escape keys together until the Force Quit menu pops up on the screen. Here you can tap the respective application and force quit it to resume working.
4. Keep An Eye on the Activity Monitor
The Activity Monitor on a Mac is a special utility where all the currently running applications of your Mac are displayed along with other crucial information like how much space they’re occupying, current stats etc. You can find the Activity Monitor in Utilities folder of your Mac. If you think an app is using more than its preset storage, you can also use the Activity Monitor to quit any app instantly. To do so, pick the app from the list, hit the X button in the upper-left corner, and select Quit or Force Quit option.
5. Internet Connectivity Troubles
Facing WIFI connectivity troubles on your Mac? Don’t worry! To fix any kinds of Internet connectivity issues on your Mac you can try removing a network and then reconnect it. Go to System Performances> Network. Now tap the “Advanced” button in the lower left corner. Here you’ll see a list of all active networks of your Mac under WIFI section. Remove the particular network name which is troubling you by tapping the “- “button and then click on “Remove” to confirm. Once the selected WIFI network is removed from the list, you can again try reconnecting by entering the password and starting afresh.
Here were the 5 most common Mac annoyances which most of us face while working on it. Hope these quick fixes will make your Mac experience smoother and faster. For any other queries hit the comment box below to get in touch with us!