App Got Stuck on Mac? How to Force Quit Apps

App Got Stuck on Mac-How to Force Quit

Did your app get stuck on Mac? Are you unable to quit the app? Don’t worry; this time we have come up with some easy tricks to force quit your Mac app within the fraction of seconds. There are times when your Mac’s CPU memory is full or the app is having loads of data in it and that might be the reason that app is getting stuck often. Follow our simple tricks on how to force quit apps on Mac and boost the speed of your device.

App Got Stuck on Mac? How to Force Quit Apps on Mac

#1. Press Command + Option + Escape

Escape, Option, and Command Key Combination

One of the easiest ways to find a solution to “App not responding on Mac” is to just press Command + Option + Escape on your Mac keyboard. It is quite similar to the task manager in the windows operating system. Right after pressing those keys at one, “Fore Quit Applications” window will appear. Now you have to select the apps which are not running or responding. And then click on “Force Quit” button at the bottom of the window. That’s it!

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#2. The Activity Monitor

The Activity Monitor is yet another option to choose to quit the apps on Mac book. Just press Command+Space and hit the box by typing “Activity Monitor” and the window will show you the apps running on your Mac book at present. Then select any one of the apps in the list which are not responding and click on “Quit”. These apps might use a lot of Mac’s CPU memory and make the system slow. So it’s better to quit and restart again.

Open Activity Monitor on Mac
Click on Quit App in Activity Monitor on Mac

#3. Use Apple Menu

This is the easiest of all the methods listed here. All you have to do is open Apple menu and just click on Force Quit any application. But if the tabs are not responding, you can try any one of the two methods given above. This might not be the powerful method, but it’s easy to remember and takes lesser time to quit the app not responding on Mac.

Click on Apple Logo in MacClick on Force Quit in Apple MenuSelect Apps and Click Force Quit on Mac#4. Another Keyboard Shortcut

All you have to do is press Command+Option+Escape+Shift to force quite all the apps running on the Mac. You have to hold the keys for few seconds and all the apps that are not responding on your Mac will be closed.

Escape, Option, Shift, and Command Key Combination on Mac

Be careful: Please take a note that all the apps which are running might get closed. So use this option only when you want to close all the applications on your Mac. #5. The Command Line

Get Process ID from Activity Monitor on Mac
Run Kill App Command on Mac

Well, if your app is still not responding on Mac, this is another way to quit it. If you know the command lines pretty well this is easy. But, if you are not aware of these command lines, better to opt any one of the four methods listed above. First open Activity Monitor by pressing Command+Space, not the PID of the app you want to close, then open the terminal and type Kill -9 App's PID and press enter to kill. Isn’t it pretty simple?These are the 5 easiest methods to force quit apps on Mac. I hope you loved reading it and if you too have any such trick by which you can kill app not responding on Mac, do let us know in the discussion.

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