My last article is near to manage running frozen window on Mac running with MacOS Sierra, EI Capitan or Yosemite. First we have to check why app is freeze? How many applications and process running on our Mac as background or on screen? That you can see by View all running Apps on Mac. Also learn alternate ways to fix your problem on close frozen windows from MacOS.
Single app that can affect your Mac’s performance and other running mac applications. So you will feel slow performance overall. Don’t be panic/ hesitate, First follow my simple guide given in below.
Primary reason is incompatible app version or lower MacOS Version. Check that in App store App > Update tab.
Alternate ways to Force quit or close frozen window on Mac
First i covered simple method to quit frozen windows then hard.
Method 1: Close app from Dock
Opened app icon will show in dock with white dot just below the app. It’s easy to identify if multiple browser or windows opened from same app. Right click on app icon in dock > Choose Quit or Force Quit.
Method 2: Get all running app for Quit
Go to the Apple icon at top right corner of the screen.
Next, Force Quit. Get Force Quit Applications windows on screen then Select App > Force Quit (Shortcut keys: Command + ALT + ESCAPE) && Command + ALT + SHIFT + ESCAPE
Method 3: Force quit from Activity monitor
Just like windows users (Command + Alt + Delete for Task manager), OS X Users also use Activity monitor and close running but frozen app on screen forcefully.
Open Finder on Mac.
Find Applications folder from side panel > Utilities Folder.
Under the Utilities > Activity Monitor
Click on CPU tab to see all running applications with detailed technical information.
Find app from name > Select it > Click on cross close button at top right side in the same windows > Click on Force Quit.
That’s it. You’re done.