how to force quit on mac

I’m going to show you how to force quit mac an app just in case it crashes, it hangs, it’s really not responding and you just have to restart it now currently I’m using Mac OS but this will work on pretty much any version of Mac.

1. how to force quit on mac [first way]

how to force quit on mac [first way]

it’s one of the first ways to force quit an app is to go over to your dock and either click and hold or you can right click while holding the old option key and you’ll see that quit changes to force quit and then you can just force quit it from there.

2. how to force quit on mac [second way]

how to force quit on mac [second way]

the second way is to hold down the alt command and Escape keys this is going to bring up a window with all of your currently open apps and then you can just select the app that you want and hit force quit from there

force quit mac click relaunch

this is also where you can relaunch finder, so you can just go down to that and hit relaunch and it’ll restart the app like that.

3. how to force quit on mac [third way]

how to force quit on mac open activity monitor

now if none of those methods work for some reason or another, you can always open up activity monitor and then go to the search menu at the top right

select it and then go to this little X sign at the top left

just type in the app you want to delete select it and then go to this little X sign at the top left

little X sign at the top force quit

now you can either quit it or force quit it it’s usually better to just quit, but if it’s really not responding you can always force quit

from there so those are three simple ways to force quit an app on your Mac I hope that was helpful.

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