When boot to Mac Recovery Mode, you can do some actions below: Restore From Time Machine Backup: Restore your Mac from a previously-created Time Machine backup. Reinstall macOS: Erase, install or reinstall factory-preloaded OS X version. Get Help Online: Check Internet connection and get help from Apple Support website using Safari. Disk Utility: Scan, verify and repair or erase internal or connected external disk. You can see that those actions can be great help when your Mac has problems. And here we would show you how to boot to this helpful mode in Mac. Please follow me.
Way 1: Start Mac in Standard Recovery Mode
Step 1: Start or restart Mac. Press and hold on Command + R keys while you hear startup chime.
Step 2: Release the keys while you see Apple logo.
Step 3: Wait for Mac startup in recovery mode.
Way 2: Boot to Mac OS Recovery Mode after Downloading Recovery Image from Internet
Step 1: Restart Mac and press and hold down the Command + Option + R while hearing the startup chime.
Step 2: Release the keys after you see the spinning globe instead of Apple logo.
Step 3: After that, wait for Internet Recovery starting and downloading recovery image from Apple's servers.
Step 4: After the recovery image is successfully downloaded, Internet Recovery will boot your Mac from it and present you with the same options as standard Recovery Mode provides.
Attention : Internet Recovery is supported on newer Macs with OS X Lion or later.
Apple Mac is a world wide famous computer. Most of us are attracted by its good design. But sometimes we may find that our Mac can't boot normally. There are lots of reasons that can lead to failed Mac boot. Hard disk error is one of them. So it is urgent to check out the disk errors and repair them in time while you encounter this problem. Otherwise, not only you cannot boot Mac, but also you will lose many important files or folder on Mac.
When the disk errors happend, what would you do? Just crying? No, there are some ways to save you from that. Just follow me.
Way 1: Repair Disk Errors with Disk Utility in Mac Recovery Mode
Step 1: Start Mac in recovery mode and you could see four options that it provides to resolve hardware or software issues. Choose the Disk Utility and click Continue to open it.
Step 2: In the left pane, there lists the Mac startup disk and other connected drives. Just click the corrupted or damaged disk from the left pane, or any other drives you want to repair. Attention: You can see the selected disk whether it can be verified or repaired by clicking Info from top menu.
Step 3: Click theFirst Aidon the top menu and tap onRunbutton to launch First Aid on Mac.
Step 4: Click Continue button to execute the first aid. Attention: During first aid process, you may find that some other app would has no responds to your request. Don't worry, everything would be fine when the first aid is completed.
Step 5: First Aid will run and check out the possible errors on preferred disk. Click Done button to finish disk repairing when First Aid process is complete.
Way 2: Repair Mac Hard Disk in Single User Mode
Step 1: Press and hold onCommand + Son the keyboard. Until you see a text-code black screen, release the keys. Now you have successfully access Mac in single user mode and just wait for it starting fully about few seconds.Attention: Generally, the last line should end in root# if Mac has booted successfully in single user mode.
Step 2: Type /sbin/fsck -fyinto command prompt and press Return key. Note: When this command is executed completely, you will see the information such as "The volume (name of your hard drive) appears to be OK" or "FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED".
Step 3: Enter the command "reboot" and press Return key again.
iTunes offers us to backup our data in apple devices. It is great when you have to find the missing data through the backup files. But there are some inconvenient places. For example, if you have iTunes backup password, nothing will trouble you when you use iTunes backup. But if iTunes backup is encrypted and password is forgot, iTunes backup password recovery would be necessary at first if you want to restore iOS device from this backup.
To recover iTunes Backup password, we usually can use 2 ways.
Way 1: iTunes Backup Password Recovery with Keychain on Mac
If you are a Mac computer user, and there is password kept in Keychain. You can follow the under steps.
Step 1: Open Keychain Access utility from Application > Utilities.
Step 2: Search an apple device in the upper right search field and then look for a keychain item named XXX Backup of kind application password. Here we will take iPhone as an example.
Step 3: Double click "XXX Backup" and click on the "Show password" checkbox in the new window.
Step 4: A message will prompt you to enter Mac lock password to show iPhone backup password. Click Allow. Then you would see the iPhone backup password in clear text.
Way 2: iTunes Backup Password Recovery with iTunes Password Genius on Windows Computer
If you are a Mircrosoft Windows user, you can also use Windows computer to recover the iTunes backup password.
Here we would demonstrate one famous third party tool called iSunshare iTunes Password Genius to recover iTunes backup password.
Step 1: Click Open button and iTunes password recovery software would automatically help you find the possible or latest iTunes backup file. You just need to click OK to import it into software. Surely if it is not the backup file you have to recover password, you could just click Add File button to browse and choose the right iTunes backup.
Step 2: Set iTunes backup password recovery type. Note : Four powerful password recovery types are available here. Make general settings (password length and password range) and choose one appropriate from them according to forgotten password characteristics. For example, if you remember part of password, choose "Mask" and set "Mask" parameter like this "6??". Use "?" character instead of forgotten character. If you don't know anything about iTunes backup password, "Brute-Force" is a good choice.
Step 4: Click Start button.
Maybe you should wait some minutes or longer, the time to recover the backup password depends on how complicate the password is. Then When the operation is completed, it will automatically show you the password.
Windows 10 system requires password to login for sake of computer security. But if you are the only person who owns the computer for home use, you can try to skip Windows 10 login screen. We would offer 2 ways to skip Windows 10 login screen, just follow us.
Way 1: Skip Windows 10 login screen with netplwiz
Step 1:Press Win + R to open Run box, and enter "netplwiz". Click OK to open User Accounts dialog.
Step 2: Uncheck chenckbox labelled with User must enter a user name and password to use the computer.
Step 3: Click Apply and if there is pop-up dialog, please confirm the user account and enter its password. The specified user will be used to automatically sign in Windows 10.
Way 2: Bypass Windows 10 login screen with local group policy editor
Step 1: Type gpedit.msc in Run box to open Local Group Policy Editor, where you can manage all Windows system settings.
Step 2: Click on Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > Logon in the left window of Group Policy Editor. Then double click the setting called Don't display the Getting Started welcome screen at logon in the right side of the window.
Step 3: Check Enabled in pop-up dialog to bypass welcome screen.