How to Start Intel-based Mac in Recovery Mode

If you have problems with your Intel based Mac/Macbook and want to restart your computer in recovery mode, then you can try the below options.

  • Step 1: Click on the Apple Icon on your Mac Menu bar and select Restart...
    Restart macOS
  • Step 2: Once your Mac restarts, quickly press and hold the Command ⌘ + R buttons until you see the white Apple startup screen logo.
    Command-RTo start up your Mac from built-in macOS Recovery reinstall the latest macOS or use other recovery apps.
    Option-Command-RTo start up your Mac from macOS Recovery over the internet for macOS reinstall and upgrade.
    Option-Shift-Command-RTo start up your Mac from macOS Recovery over the internet for reinstalling the original macOS version.
  • Step 3: When you see a lock screen, enter the password for your Mac.
  • Step 4: Now select the volume on your disk you want to recover and click Next.
  • Step 5: Next, the Recovery app should appear in the menu bar.
macOS Recovery

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