All about Booting Mac in Safe Mode

Talking about safe mode, first of all let’s see what safe mode is. It is developed for troubleshooting purpose in OS X as well as in windows. It helps all software issues to restrain from any sort of hardware failures. If you are wondering how to boot Mac in safe mode, so here are few easy steps to be on safe side. Using the below given easy MAC tips you will be able to boot your mac in safe mode without any problem and damaging anything. You may also find the following topics useful during the booting mac in safe mode :  How to See and Restore Files using Time Machine on MAC,  Easy Method to Force Quit a MAC App and How to Recover Deleted Messages on Android and Mac.

All about Booting Mac in Safe Mode:

boot mac in safe mode
boot mac in safe mode
  1. Restart your Mac from the beginning.
  2. Right at the moment you hear start up tone, press and hold the shift key. (do not hit shift before the start up tone)
  3. Release the key when you have spinning wheel in front of you on your screen below the apple logo. And your Mac is in safe mode now.

Now we need to know about things our Mac does in safe mode which are:

  1. No start up items or login items would open automatically.
  2. User-installed fonts would be disabled.
  3. Deletes all kind of caches.
  4. If required, it will try to repair directory issues automatically.
  5. If in doubt that whether your Mac is in safe mode or not, you can check it in 3 ways.
  6. Your menu bar will read “Safe Mode”.
  7. Your Mac’s overall performance will be slower. Graphics would no longer be as efficient as before. Also, your screen might rupture while activities like login process etc.
  8. Numerous OS X features might not be available to you.

    boot mac in safe mode
    boot mac in safe mode

In some situations, starting up your Mac in safe mode is NOT a good option. What are these situations ?

  1. If a particular app isn’t working properly
  2. Our Mac is too slow.
  3. Any directory issues
  4. Incomplete start-ups.

This is all basic and necessary knowledge regarding your safe Mode in your Mac. Hopefully it is going to help every Mac user.




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