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Close and Force Quit Apps on MacBook Pro or Air

How to Close and Force Quit Apps on MacBook Pro or Air

  • To force quit apps on macbook pro or air -> Right click on the app on bottom task bar menu and select quit option.

On your macbook for example if you have open an app like google chrome or any other software like adobe photoshop or any other software and when you close the app that will not close properly, means the app will be running in background and when you open app then it will open from where you left it.

In order to close the open application on your macbook pro or air you need to force quit the application from your bottom taskbar menu properly. So, let’s see in detail below.

Force Quit Apps on MacBook Pro or Air

Below steps will help you close apps and force quit apps properly on your macbook pro or air.

Step 1: Locate the app which you have closed on the bottom taskbar of your mac.

Step 2: RIght click on the app and a new menu will pop up.

Step 3: Now, select Quit.

That;s it, this is how you force quit apps on macbook pro and fully close an application on your mac which you have opened.

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How to know if app is fully closed or not

When you open an app like a calendar app and close the calendar app then it will close but it will run in background and there is a simple way to identify apps which are not fully closed on your macbook pro.

You will see a little dot icon on the bottom of the app on your bottom taskbar, if your app is not fully closed then you will see that dot and you need to right click on it and select quit option to completely close app or quit app.

How to Close or quit safari app completely on  Macbook pro or air

Step 1: To force quit or quit safari app completely -> Click on Safari app on top

Step 2: Select Quit Safari option.

That’s it, this is how you fully close the safari app on your macbook pro or air.