How To Schedule Startup And Shutdown On Apple MAC

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Are you a person who always forgets to shut down their computer before calling it a day? Many experts recommend switching off your system particularly if it is a laptop so that you can maintain high performance and save battery life.

How To Schedule Startup And Shutdown On Apple MAC

 

On your MAC, you can schedule your computer to startup and shutdown on its own. Here are some of the easy steps to implement these settings.

Step 1: Go to System Preferences on your MAC and click on the 'Energy Saver' which is under the hardware sector. There are many preference settings that include sliders that will help you to change the duration for your computer system to shut down or sleep.

Step 2: Select the 'Schedule' option which is at the bottom right-side corner on the Energy Saver Window. This tab will help you to change the automatic startup and shutdown time on your computer.

Step 3: Check for the boxes in the new tab. There are several pop-up menus like Startup or wake, Sleep, Shut Down or Restart. These menus allow to startup and shutdown of your computer. Click on the option on which you want this schedule observed at the starting and end of your computer's day.

Step 4: Choose the option which you want for your computer to function like Restart, Sleep or Shut Down while ending the computer's day. There are also options to select the days on which your computer can be scheduled like every day, individual days, weekdays or weekends.

In the end, select the number of times you want your computer to be scheduled. Finally, when all the options are selected, click on the 'OK' button for approval.

This article will help you to schedule the startup and shutdown on your MAC. Making use of the Schedule feature in the Energy Saver Preferences, we can schedule the time for your MAC to automatically Startup, Restart, Sleep, Wake, Sleep or Shutdown. However, ensure that your computer is connected to the power source to keep up this schedule.

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