How to Speed Up MacBook Pro/MacBook Air

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How to speed up my MacBook Pro? No matter you are using a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, this guide tells you 4 solutions to speed up your MacBook.

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Mar 05, 2015

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A faster Mac is a better Mac. The MacBook Pro is one of the most popular Macs, and there are many things you can do to get the most performance from your Mac. This post is all about teaching you how to speed up MacBook Pro/MacBook Air in 4 methods.

Speed Up MacBook Pro

Speed Up MacBook Pro

Solution 1. Upgrade Your MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite

As ever Mac user knows, Yosemite is the newest operating system which is said to be the world most advanced operating system on computer. If you have not upgraded your MacBook to Yosemite, it could be missing out on various performance enhancements, the Continuity or iCloud Drive feature, for example. Backup your MacBook Pro and carry out the update to speed up your MacBook Pro now.

How to Speed Up MacBook – Solution 1

How to Speed Up MacBook – Solution 1

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Solution 2.  Quit Resource Hungry Applications

Although OS X has very efficient memory management, for it automatically allocates memory and adjusts the contents of memory as needed. Each application or background process runs on your computer uses a percentage of your computer's CPU (central processing unit). Your CPU and RAM can be hogged by some resource hungry applications.

To kill such applications, go to Utilities > Activity Monitor > Select apps to quit > Quit Process. You can also add the Activity Monitor icon to your dock to monitor your activity at all times.

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro – Solution 2

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro – Solution 2

Solution 3. Perform Resets

Another easy way to speed up your MacBook Pro is to perform resets, say, SMC reset and PRAM reset. The resets will not delete any of your data. They just reset controllers in your MacBook that might lead to faster performance.

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro – Solution 3

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro – Solution 3

Perform the SMC Reset

1.Shut down the your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air.

2.Disconnect the MagSafe power adapter from the computer, if it's connected.

3.Remove the battery.

4.Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.

5.Release the power button.

6.Reconnect the battery and MagSafe power adapter.

7.Press the power button to turn on the computer.

Perform the PRAM Reset

1.Shut down your MacBook.

2.Turn on your Mac, and immediately press and hold the Option-Command-P-R keys. You must press this key combination before the gray screen appears.

3.Continue holding the keys down until your Mac restarts, and you hear the startup sound for the second time.

4.Release the keys.

Solution 4. Speed Up Mac with a Mac Cleaning Software

MacClean is specially made to remove junk files from Apple Mac computer to speed up your MacBook Pro/MacBook Air/iMac/Mac mini/Mac Pro etc. It helps you scan and delete Internet junk, user junk, system junk and application junk on Mac. After removing gigabytes of cache, cookies, user logins, system logins, application leftovers from your MacBook, your MacBook will regain more free space and run smoother than ever before. Download for free now >

Step 1. Take few seconds to install MacClean on your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air.

Step 2. Open MacClean > Choose the junk files you want to delete under Cleanup, here take System Junk for example > Click on Scan button.

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro/Air – Step 2

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro/Air – Step 2

Step 3. Preview and select the junk files you want to delete > Click on Clean button.

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro/Air – Step 3

How to Speed Up MacBook Pro/Air – Step 3

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The Bottom Line

After tried the mentioned solutions, your MacBook Pro could run faster and smoother than before. And MacClean is a free Mac cleaning software that allows you to speed up your MacBook by removing junk files. Give it a try now. At the same time, don't forget to share this guide with your friends.

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