How to Fix Screensaver Not Working on MacBook Monterey

  • To fix Scrensaver Not Working on MacBook Monterrey you need to set starting time to screensaver and set display sleep time and check with your screensaver and fix the issue.
  • Quick Fix: Restart your mac and restart your macbook in safe mode.

On your Mac Monterey OS if you are trying to change screen saver not saving then you need to try these troubleshooting methods to fix the following issue of screensaver not working issue will be resolved successfully. So, lets see in detail below.

Fix Screensaver Not Working on MacBook Monterey OS

Follow below troubleshooting method to fix screensaver not working on Macbook monterey os

Set Starting time of Screensaver

Step 1: Click on the apple icon on top left corner of your screen

Step 2: Select System Preferences under apple menu

Step 3: Select Desktop and Screen Saver

Step 4: Now, select Screensaver tab

Step 5: Select Screen saver that you want to set as screen from left side column

Step 6: Next, Click on Show  screen saver after drop down menu and select 1 minute time duration.

Step 7: After 1 minute of inactivity screensaver will appear. If you set 5 minutes screen saver will appaer after 5 minutes of inactivity and you can change these settings when ever you want

Set the Display Sleep time

Step 1: Click on Apple menu -> Select System Preferences.

Step 2: Now, click battery option.

Step 3: Select battery from left side menu again.

Step 4: Now, set the turn display off after slider to 10 minutes. If you set screen save to 5 minutes then set the display sleep to 10 minutes.

Step 5: if you dont want your mac to sleep set display sleep slider to never. If you set to never it wont go to sleep or black screen will not be shown on your macbook.

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Restart Your MacBook

Step 1: Go to Apple menu -> Select restart from here. 

Step 2: Click on Restart on pop up box to confirm and wait for your macbook to restart.

Step 3: Once your mac restarts -> go ahead and check with your macbook screen saver and your issue with screensaver not working on macbook monterey os will be fixed successfully.

Restart Your macbook in Safe mode to fix Screensaver not working issue

If you are using intel based mac follow below steps

Step 1: Shutdow your mac -> wait for few seconds and press power button.

Step 2: Now after pressing power button immediately hold down shift key until you see login window.

Step 3: After you see login window -> let go off shift keys and enter login credentials.

Step 4: Now, screensaver should work fine and to exit safe mode you just need to restart your mac.

To restart our Macbook with M1 Chip follow below:

Step 1: Shut down your macbook -> wait for few seconds and hold down your power button until you see start up options window.

Step 2: Now, select startup disk (macintosh HD)  and hold down shift key and click continue while holding shift key.

Step 3: Click continue in safe mode while holding shift key -> then release the shift key once you see login window

Step 4: Enter your login details once you see login screen and enter safe mode

In mac safe mode you will not face screensaver not working issue on your mac monterey OS and restart your macbook to exit safe mode.

  • Swathi is Content Writer, Author Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She writes about technology troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 2+ years of experience.
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