How to Force Quit App on Mac Catalina, Mojave: Tricks to Force Quit Frozen, Hanged and Crashed Apps on Mac

Force Quit App on Mac Mojave 10.14 and Tricks to Force close frozen Hanged Apps

My last article is near to manage running frozen windows using Force Quit App on Mac running with MacOS Catalina, macOS Mojave [10.14], macOS Sierra, EI Capitan or Yosemite. First, we have to check why an app is a freeze? How many applications and processes running on our Mac in the background or on-screen? That you can see by View running all Apps on Mac. Also, learn alternate ways to fix your problem on close frozen windows from MacOS.

A single app that can affect your Mac’s performance and other running Mac Programmes. So you will feel your Mac slow performance overall. Don’t be panic/ hesitate, First, follow my simple guide given below. The primary reason is the incompatible App version or lower MacOS Version. Check that in the App Store App > Update tab.

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Tricks to Force Quit App on Mac which is frozen, Hanged and Crashed Apps on Mac

First, I covered the simple method to Force Quit App on Mac then hard.

Method 1: Force Quit App Using Dock

Quit or Force Quit app on Mac

Open up an app icon that is shown in the dock with a white dot just below the app. It’s easy to identify if multiple browser or windows opened from the same app. do Right-click on an app icon in dock > Choose Quit or Force Quit.

Now, let’s look at alternative tricks to Force Quit App on macOS Mojave and earlier operating systems of Apple Mac Computer.

Method 2: Get all running Apps to Force Quit App on Mac

  • Go to the Apple icon in the top right corner of the screen.

Close app from apple menu

  • Next, Force Quit. Get Force Quit Applications windows on screen then
  • Select App > Force Quit
  • (Force Quit App on Macos Mojave Shortcut keys: Command + ALT + ESCAPE) && Command + ALT + SHIFT + ESCAPE

Select frozen app and quit

Method 3: Force Quit App on Mac via Activity Monitor tool

Just like windows users (Command + Alt + Delete for Task manager), OS X Users also use Activity monitor and close running but the frozen app on-screen forcefully.

  • Open Finder on Mac.
  • Find Applications folder from side panel > Utilities Folder.

Find Utilities folder on Mac under Application

  • Under the Utilities > Activity Monitor

Launch Activity App for Mac

  • Click on CPU tab to see all running applications with detailed technical information.

Find the app from name > Select it > Click on the cross close button at the top right side in the same windows > Click on Force Quit.

Select Running or Background app on Mac for Force quit using Activity monitor

Also, Check App Process and Threads inside the process tab,

1 Find app process on MacOS Mojave in Mac

That’s it. You’re done!

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