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Hibernation and Sleep Mode

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Your Mac's hibernate and sleep settings can be accessed through Energy Saver in your System Preferences.

Click the Apple symbol in the menu bar and select System Preferences to open the System Preferences window.

Within the System Preferences window, click on the Energy Saver icon.

Computer Sleep Slider is Present

You will see the Energy Saver pane displayed.

  1. Set the Computer sleep: slider bar to Never.

Computer Sleep Slider is Not Present

You will see the Energy Saver pane displayed.

  1. Check the Prevent computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off.

After making these adjustments, close System Preferences and continue with your normal computer tasks.

  • To change these settings back later, follow these instructions again. When you reach the step for adjusting the settings to Never, click Restore Defaults instead.
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