Macbook Cannot Restart

Your Mac might be turned on but appear to be turned off, even though it's connected to AC power and a working display. Follow these steps.

  1. Cannot Turn On Macbook Pro
  2. Macbook Cannot Shutdown Or Restart
  3. Macbook Cannot Restart Windows 10
  4. Can't Restart Macbook Pro

Cannot Turn On Macbook Pro

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  1. Press and hold the power button on your Mac for at least 10 seconds, then release. If your Mac is turned on, this forces it to turn off.
  2. If you see no change on your Mac, press and release the power button normally.
  3. If your Mac now turns on but doesn't finish starting up, follow the steps for when your Mac doesn't start up all the way.
  4. If your Mac still doesn't turn on, please contact Apple Support.

Macbook Cannot Shutdown Or Restart

  1. If, while reinstalling macOS, you're asked to enter a password, enter the password you use to unlock your Mac, not your Apple ID. Restart your Mac. While the startup disc is waking up, hold down the Command+R keys simultaneously. You're Mac will boot into macOS Recover.
  2. If your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro freezes up you should be able to fix the issue with a simple hard reset or force restart. You can typically fix frozen MacBook issues in just a few.
  3. Reboot and go into recovery mode again (press cmd + r during reboot). This time when the options pull up, choose 'Restore from Time Machine Backup'. Now, as I mentioned before, I thought I hadn't got this turned on, but I guess it was turned on by default by the OS.

Macbook Cannot Restart Windows 10


Can't Restart Macbook Pro

There is no physical hard reset buttons on Mac. To reset MacBook Pro and any other Macs, you need to reformat the startup disk and then reinstall macOS on the Mac.