Solution for Mac Startup Sound Not Working on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac

If you are using Mac for a long time, then it is not possible that you missed that startup chime when we start the Mac. However some people like it and some not. Recently one of our old Mac users found that Mac stopped making startup sound. So after a few trials and errors, we have fixed that problem.

Today we will share our experience, how we troubleshoot Mac startup not working in this post. In case of you have any minor hardware or a software related error affecting Mac’s startup sound then carefully follow this guide and instantly fix this issue.

Workable Troubleshooting to Fix Apple Mac Startup Sound Won’t Work

Solution for Mac Startup Sound Not Working

Fix 1: Check if You Haven’t Muted the Mac

Sometimes when you are irritated by the sound of Mac and mute it, but forgot to un-mute then it might be possible that Mac doesn’t chime at startup. So go and check the volume of Mac isn’t low or muted. If you haven’t muted the sound on Mac, then continue to read next solution to fix Mac not making startup sound.

Fix 2: Reset PRAM on Mac

Resetting PRAM is very helpful to fix hardware related problems like MacBook Air’s keyboard is not responding, or trackpad is lagging and much more. Hence we will also try to fix Mac doesn’t chime at startup.

How to reset PRAM on Mac,

Step #1: Power off your Mac.

Step #2: Press and hold Command+Option+P+R keys altogether.

Step #3: Next, press the power button and continue to hold that keys.

Step #4: When Mac restarts a second time, release the buttons.

Further assistance, you can see given video tutorial too and can Reset PRAM.

Fix 3: Reset SMC

In case if resetting PRAM is not helpful for you then this will resolve Mac startup sound not working.

Step #1: Shut down Mac.

Step #2: Remove the power adapter or power source and also disconnect external accessories from Mac.

Step #3: Now, press and hold Shift+Control+Option+Power keys together.

Step #4: Release all the keys together after a few seconds.

Step #5: Power on the Mac by pressing the Power button.

If this solution fails, then you need to contact Apple Support for further guidelines.

Apart from given above tips, you have another workaround then please share with us in the comments.

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