How to Fix Macbook M1 Pro / Air Black Screen on macOS Monterey

  • To fix macbook m1 pro or air black screen issue on macOS monterey then you need to force restart your mac and reset pram/nvram.
  • Restart your macbook in safe mode and reset smc and other solutions explained to fix macbook m1 black screen issue.

When you turn on your MacBook and you get to see black screen on your macbook m1 pro or air having macOS monterey then by using these simple troubleshooting methods you can fix black screen on macbook m1 pro or air. So, let’s see in detail below.

Fix MacBook M1 Pro / Air Black Screen on macOS Monterey

Below troubleshooting methods of macbook m1 pro or air black screen or black screen of death problem will be resolved.

Charge Your MacBook m1 Pro / Air

The first thing you need to do is charge your macbook, sometimes you may have charged your mac but it may run out of charge and your macbook m1 air / pro screen goes to black. So, make sure you charge your macbook air / pro and press the power button or touch id on your mac and see if you can turn on your mac. If not, follow below solutions to fix black screen on your macbook m1 air / pro.

Reset SMC on Your MacBook M1 Pro / Air

Step 1: Reset SMC

Step 2:First make sure that your mac is completely turned off.if your mac is not turned off,shut down your mac as i said in the previous solution.

Step 3:After that,hold down the control + option + shift + power button/touch id at the same time for 7 seconds.

Step 4:Now wait for 7 seconds,release the keys 

Step 5:now press the power button/touch id to turn on your mac 

   After trying these solutions,let me know which solution did work for you 

Force restart Your macbook air / pro

Step 1: Hold down the power button / touch id for 10  seconds 

Step 2: After 10 seconds, let go of the power button / touch id and your macbook will restart on its own.

Step 3: If your macbook air / pro restarts then it will force restart your Macbook

Step 4: if there is no change then press power button / touch id to turn on your mac.

That’s it, once you force restart your macbook air / pro you will not see black screen on your macbook air / pro.

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Reset PRAM/NVRAM to fix Black Screen on Macbook M1 pro / air

Step 1: To reset pram/nvram hold down power button for 10 seconds and turn off your mac

Step 2: Now, wait for a few seconds and turn on your mac by pressing the power button or touch id.

Step 3: Now, immediately hold down -> Option + command + P + R keys at the same time until you hear the startup sound for second time.

Step 4: If you are using a t2 security chip then don’t release the keys until you see the apple logo appear and disappear for the second time.

Step 5: Now your Macbook will restart and it will take around 10 to 15 minutes to restart.

That’s it, once you reset your PRAM / NVRAM then your macbook m1 chip pro / air will boot up and restart and your black screen issue will be fixed successfully.

Restart Your MacBook M1 Pro in Safe Mode

If you restart your macbook m1 pro in safe mode then black screen issue will be fixed so to restart macbook m1 chip air / pro in safe mode follow below steps

Step 1: Turn off your macbook by holding power button for 10 seconds.

Step 2: Press and hold power button / touch id on your mac until you see startup options on your mac.

Step 3: Select Startup Disk (macintosh HD).

Step 4: Hold down shift key -> and Press continue

Step 5: Holding shift key -> Click continue in safe mode 

Step 6: Now, release the shift key until you see login window on your Mac screen.

Step 7: Enter login credentials here (enter twice if you are using t2 security chip) and you will be able to enter macbook m1 pro / air without login.

Step 8: To exit safe mode -> Restart your mac.

By following above methods you can easily fix macbook m1 pro / air black screen issue on macOS monterey issue successfully.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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