Few issues are extra irritating than having your browser freeze whilst you’re streaming or browsing or having your messenger app lock up mid-rant. So what to do in the event you’re confronted with the spinning seaside ball of loss of life in your Mac and the appliance you’re utilizing isn’t responding?
There’s a fast keyboard shortcut for that: simply press Cmd+Choose+Shift+Escape for just a few seconds to give up the appliance in entrance. You can too press Cmd+Choose+Esc to deliver up the Drive Stop menu and choose the app you need to kill.
These steps are outlined within the video above—simply take into account that the present Mac OS interface seems slightly totally different than what’s proven.
And so long as your mouse or trackpad is totally useful, you may as well force-quit functions by clicking and holding on their dock icon (or right-click) till a menu seems with Stop as the underside possibility. Consider Drive Stop as “Finish Activity” for Mac customers.
Shortcut of the Day highlights a terrific shortcut on varied platforms from the desktop to cellular units to the net. You’ll find extra shortcuts right here.
This text was initially revealed in 2011 and up to date in December 2019 with extra thorough and present present info.