Quickly Shut Down Mac With This Shortcut

The usual way to shut down your Mac OS X is to move your mouse to the Apple icon (at the top left corner), click on it and select the Shutdown option. You will be shown a confirmation dialog and only when you click the “Shut Down” button, then will the machine shut down.

What about a much faster way? Use the keyboard shortcut: Control + Option + Command + Eject. (If there is no “Eject” button in your Mac, use the “Power” button instead)

Your Mac won’t even show you the confirmation dialog. It just shuts down. Done!


Damien Oh started writing tech articles since 2007 and has over 10 years of experience in the tech industry. He is proficient in Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS, and worked as a part time WordPress Developer. He is currently the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Make Tech Easier.

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