How to Wipe a MacBook Without Password

Wiping a MacBook Without Password

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to wipe your MacBook but don’t have the password, there are a few steps you can take to resolve this issue. Please note that these steps will erase all data on your MacBook, so make sure you have a backup before proceeding.

Step 1: Restart Your MacBook

Start by restarting your MacBook. Press and hold the power button until it shuts down. Once it’s off, press the power button again to turn it back on.

Step 2: Enter Recovery Mode

As your MacBook restarts, press and hold the Command (⌘) and R keys simultaneously until the Apple logo appears. This will launch your MacBook in Recovery Mode.

Step 3: Erase Your MacBook

In Recovery Mode, you’ll see the macOS Utilities window. From the options available, select “Disk Utility” and click “Continue.” In Disk Utility, select your MacBook’s startup disk and click on the “Erase” tab. Choose a name for your disk and select the appropriate format. Finally, click “Erase” to wipe your MacBook.

Step 4: Reinstall macOS

After erasing your MacBook, close Disk Utility and select “Reinstall macOS” from the macOS Utilities window. Follow the on-screen instructions to reinstall the operating system on your MacBook.

By following these steps, you can wipe your MacBook without a password. Remember to back up your important data beforehand, as this process will erase everything on your device.

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