Booting into Safe Mode

Issue/Question

How do I boot into Safe Mode?

Resolution

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Once the computer is fully off, press the power button to turn it back on.
  3. Immediately press and hold the left Shift key.
  4. Release the Shift key when you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.

Note: To leave Safe Mode, restart your computer without pressing any keys during startup.

Details

Article ID: 1344
Created
Mon 4/13/15 11:50 AM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 10:45 AM

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