How to reset the SMC on Mac desktop computers

-Choose Apple menu > Shut Down.

-After your Mac shuts down, unplug the power cord.

-Wait 15 seconds.

-Plug the power cord back in.

-Wait 5 seconds, then press the power button again to turn on your Mac.


How to reset the SMC on Mac notebooks

If the battery is nonremovable:

-Choose Apple menu > Shut Down.

-After your Mac shuts down, press Shift-Control-Option on the left side of the built-in keyboard, then press the power button at the same      time. Hold these keys and the power button for 10 seconds. If you have a MacBook Pro with Touch ID, the Touch ID button is also the power button.

-Release all keys.

-Press the power button again to turn on your Mac.

If the battery is removable:

-Shut down your Mac.

-Remove the battery.

-Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.

-Reinstall the battery.

-Press the power button again to turn on your Mac.


 

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