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How to Turn On and Shut Down MacBook Pro

Ryan Anand

| 2 months ago


Knowing the basics of how your MacBook Pro functions are essential for you.

Learning the proper functions and shortcuts to manage your device, such as turning on and turning off your MacBook Pro, will save you a visit to the Apple Store for help.

Learn how you can turn on and turn off your MacBook Pro by following the guide below.

To Turn On and Shut Down Your MacBook Pro:

  1. Turn on your MacBook Pro by pressing the Power Button on your Touch Bar. The power button is at the top of your keyboard.
  2. Shut down your MacBook Pro by selecting “Shut Down” from the Apple menu.

Good To Know:

When you force a shutdown, you risk losing any unsaved changes to opened documents.

Products Covered

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MacBook Pro
Release Date
November 2020


• 256GB / 512GB
• 13.3" LED-Backlit Retina Display with IPS Technology
• Apple M1 chip
• 8GB / 16GB unified Memory
• Up to 17 Hours Wireless Web


The brand-new 13-inch MacBook Pro uses Apple's best-ever chip on its most advanced MacBook model. Designed for speed, power, and excellence, the 13-inch MacBook Pro improves all the features that make the MacBook Pro one of the most popular and capable laptops out there. The M1 chip, macOS Big Sur, and a host of upgrades make this MacBook truly a Pro.

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