Mac NVRAM / PRAM Reset

Settings that can be stored in NVRAM include sound volume, display resolution, startup-disk selection, time zone, and recent kernel panic information. If you experience issues related to these settings or others, resetting NVRAM might help.

Option key plus Command key plus P key plus R key

Shut down your Mac, then turn it on and immediately press and hold these four keys together: Option, Command, P, and R. You can release the keys after about 20 seconds, during which your Mac might appear to restart.

  • On Mac computers that play a startup sound, you can release the keys after the second startup sound.
  • On Mac computers that have the Apple T2 Security Chip, you can release the keys after the Apple logo appears and disappears for the second time.

Keywordscvtc nvram pram reset MacBook Mac resolution startup   Doc ID106682
OwnerBryan W.GroupChippewa Valley Technical College
Created2020-10-16 10:47:15Updated2020-10-16 11:32:07
SitesChippewa Valley Technical College
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