How to turn on MacBook Pro without power button
If you’ve been having trouble with your Mac and need to troubleshoot it, you will have noticed that lots of advice includes pressing keyboard combinations that involve the power button, but what if your Mac doesn’t have one, what then? We’ll show you how to turn on MacBook Pro without power button. Tips also work for MacBook Air.
What happened to my Mac’s power button?
If you have a recent MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, you might well be asking that question. The answer is that the power button in the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air is now also the Touch ID button. It doesn’t look much like a power button, but if you press it while the Mac is shut down, it will start it up.
How to turn on Mac with no power button
If your problem is that the power button on your Mac is not working, that’s a different story. The only way to boot a Mac in that situation is to choose Restart from the Apple menu. If you’re having problems with the power button on your Mac, try the following:
Check the power cable is securely connected.
Press and hold the power button for ten seconds. Then, press and release it normally.
Unplug all accessories and try again.
And that’s how to turn on MacBook Pro and MacBook Air without power button.