Complete Guide to Force Quit Frozen Menu Bar Apps on Mac

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Have you been encountering such situation that your menu bar apps freeze and you don’t know how to get them back to work normally but wait? Or wondering how to immediately troubleshoot the frozen apps on your mac? Find out how to use Mac built-in utilities to solve that problem with ease. We will tell you the ins and outs of manual ways to force quit those frozen menu bar apps here. It begins by showing some basics that you need to know about the desktop and then goes into details about utilizing Finder, Applications folder, Utilities, Activity Monitor and more. I would love to have you in the instruction. Take a look at here!

How to Force Quit Frozen Apps in macOS?

The easiest way to stop the freezing menu bar apps is to end task/process of them in the background. Differing from Windows computers, Mac will use Activity Monitor instead of Task Manager. To open Activity Monitor and force quite the frozen apps, refer to simple steps as:

Step 1: Open Finder in the Dock > click Applications folder > click Utilities or use Spotlight &gt.

Double click Activity Monitor to open it.

Step 2: In the Activity Monitor window, choose CPU tab. You can scroll up and down to find the target menu bar frozen apps. You also can choose to search the frozen apps’ name in the Search box at the top right corner to get it quickly.
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Step 3: Once you’ve gotten the targeting frozen app, click the X icon in the top left corner to quit the app (as screenshot mentioned above). If you fail to quit the frozen app in this way, you can select the Force Quit option to try again. It will help to quit the frozen menu bar apps immediately.

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