System Information can tell you whether or not your Mac is still covered by warranty and where you should take it for service if that is the case. You’ll find your Mac’s current coverage information in the Support window.
1. From the Apple menu, select “About This Mac”.
2. Click on Support.
3. Do one of the following depending on your Mac’s current coverage:
You can get information on Apple Stores and Authorized Service Providers for repair apple mac London, maintenance, and warranty extensions by clicking Details if a Limited Warranty covers your Mac. There are chat and phone help options when you click the Get Support button.
- If Apple’s Limited Warranty still covers your Mac and you’re eligible for AppleCare+, you can do so by clicking Add. There are various choices for repair apple mac London or servicing your limited warranty hardware.
- If you have AppleCare+ on your Mac: To find out where the nearest Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider is for your repair apple mac London, service, or warranty extension, click Details. To access chat and phone support, click Get Help.
- If you haven’t already, you’ll need to check in with your Apple ID on a Mac in order to see your current warranty and service coverage. Check Your Coverage if you haven’t logged in and read the general information regarding Mac coverage.
- Apple menu > System Preferences > Sign In, then follow onscreen instructions to sign in with your Apple ID on your Mac. You can check your coverage status at any moment by opening the Support pane of System Information after logging in.
- If your warranty has expired, click Details to find out where you can have your repair apple mac London, serviced, or extended through an Apple Authorized Service Provider. There are chat and phone help options when you click the Get Support button.
What Are the Most Common Mac Issues?
Not all problems necessitate going through steps 8-10, which are the most invasive.
1. Reboot Mac:
Rebooting your computer may be the most straightforward solution to your problem, depending on the specifics.
2. Reset the PRAM and NVRAM:
Perform the following steps to reset the PRAM and NVRAM:
1. Turn off your computer.
2. Turn on the computer.
3. Hold down the Command-Option-P-R keys before you hear the startup sound.
4. To get a second startup sound, hold down all four function keys simultaneously.
5. The keys can now be released.
3. How to enter safe mode?
Hold down the shift key when your Mac restarts until you see a progress bar at the bottom of the screen to enter Safe Mode.
4. Set the System Management Controller (SMC) to its factory default settings:
There are a few different ways to reset the SMC, depending on whether you’re using a desktop (iMac or Mac Mini) or a laptop (MacBook). The steps are as follows for both systems:
To reset the SMC on a Desktop, follow these steps:
- Power down your Mac:
- The power cord must be unplugged.
- Wait 15 seconds before continuing.
- Reconnect the power cord.
- Press the power button and hold it for five seconds to turn on your Mac.
5. Repair the permissions on the disk:
OS X El Capitan automatically protects file system permissions, making the need for disk permissions repair apple mac London obsolete.
6. Disk Verification and Repair:
Your disk and file system can be checked in Disk Utility. Apple has dubbed this tool “First Aid” in subsequent versions of macOS.
7. Safari Should Be Reset to Remove All Caches:
Make a backup copy of your passwords if you have a separate password manager before cleaning anything away.
8. Remove Temporary Internet Files:
Most applications and your Mac rely heavily on caching, but cache corruption can lead to a slew of strange problems.
9. Update MacOS to the Latest Version:
Apple patches bugs and other issues in new versions of macOS. If you’re having problems with an earlier OS X or macOS version, Apple may have already addressed the case with a more recent version.
10. Login with a New Username:
If you’re having issues with your user profile, establishing a new one is the best course of action. Invading this way may result in losing previously saved settings and preferences.
If none of those methods worked, you’d need to contact Apple Support or schedule an appointment at your local Apple Store’s Genius Bar.